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3 out of 5
75 Meters West of Giardino Tropicale, Nosara
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4.6/5Wonderful! (29 reviews)

"The design and flow of the entire property is done very well down to the very last detail. I enjoyed the pool, and the upper deck where yoga mats were provided for yoga in the morning. I also enjoyed the filtered water they had through the property."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2019

The Nomadic Hotel
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3 out of 5
Playa Carrillo, Puerto Carrillo, Guanacaste
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Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.3/5Excellent! (154 reviews)

"Food could be better for the prices. Pool is great, bar is nice and staff was incredible but the chef has to do better if they plan to charge such high prices for Costa Rica."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2019

Nammbú Beachfront Bungalows
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3.5 out of 5
Samara-Guanacaste, Samara, Guanacaste
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Sep 22 - Sep 23
3.3/5 (165 reviews)

"For an all inclusive it was pricy and small. Food selection was very limited. There was always something that didn't work - door, safe, air conditioning, wifi etc etc. Staff was a mix of lovely friendly and helpful people and people who hated their jobs or us (but miserable with something). No surfing ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2019

Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive
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3 out of 5
Playa Guiones, Nosara, Guanacaste
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.5/5Wonderful! (50 reviews)

"This was a beautiful place and the food was amazing."…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2019

Sunset Shack Hotel
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4 out of 5
Nosara, Guanacaste, Nosara
per night
Oct 21 - Oct 22
4.8/5Exceptional! (86 reviews)

"Excellent location and views, poor roads , very helpful Staff and amenities"…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Hotel Boutique Lagarta Lodge
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2.5 out of 5
Pista 21, Nicoya
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4.2/5Very Good! (17 reviews)
Amazing view close to beach

"We got room 401 which has an amazing view Friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2018

Hotel Río Tempisque
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3 out of 5
1,5 km del Cruce de Nicoya, Carretera Santa Cruz, Nicoya
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Sep 22 - Sep 23
3.5/5Good! (24 reviews)

"Arrived a little bit late but there was no problems at check in, everything went well. For a one night stay and next to the highway this is a good hotel to stay at."…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019

Hotel El Regalo
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4 out of 5
3 km South of Marbella, Santa Cruz, Playa Azul, Guanacaste
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Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.3/5Excellent! (314 reviews)

"The suits were great - private and you couldn’t hear other guests. Bedrooms nice and dark and beds super comfy. The fold out couch for third guest was also the best quality golf out we have ever slept on in a hotel"…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Azul Ocean Club Hotel
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4.4/5Wonderful! (14 reviews)
Once we did the drive - it was gorgeous!

"The communication was amazing prior our visit and the directions were spot on! Thanks! Not a full 5 stars as it is a working farm and we were woken up early 2 mornings (at 5am!). But the house and surrounding are beautiful and relaxing!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019

Secluded Mountain Top House With Nature all Around
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Visiting Nicoya

Visitors can enjoy all that Nicoya has to offer including the parks, monuments, and museums. In Nicoya, there are 3 hotels and other accommodations to choose from. The closest major airport is in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), 31.8 mi (51.2 km) from the city center.

Sightseeing and Staying in Nicoya

A couple of favorite places to visit are Nicoya Colonial Church and Recaredo Briceno Park. You'll also find Barra Honda National Park and El Viejo Wetlands in the area.

Below is a top place to stay based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hotel Río Tempisque - This 2.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and pool.

Dressing for Nicoya

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 83°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 61°F
  • From April to June, the average is 84°F during the day and 64°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 81°F during the day and 63°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 80°F as the daytime average and 62°F as the nighttime average
  • Nicoya gets about 72.76 inches of rain per year
  • April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 83°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 62°F

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