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Where to Stay in Costa Rica

December 21, 2021 0 Comments

Have Costa Rica on the brain? We don’t see how you couldn’t. Towering volcanoes, gorgeous waterfalls, adorable sloths—it’s a pretty sweet place to vacation. Throw in some crazy good eats and a variety of water sports and you’ve got yourself some A+ entertainment. And since we’d never steer you wrong in the food and fun department, you can trust us to point you in the right direction when it comes to where you’ll be staying. Check out these three resorts and start planning that much-needed vacay!

Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica by AMR™ Collection

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So, you have your sights set on San Jose. But you’re just not quite sure where you want your home base to be while you’re there. Say less, friends! We’ve totally got you covered with Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica by AMR™ Collection. This Unlimited-Luxury® resort sits right on El Jobo Beach and is surrounded by a tropical jungle, gorgeous palms and stunning ocean waves. When you’re not out enjoying the beach, you can kick back and relax by the 44,000 square foot swimming pool and sip your favorite cocktail. And don’t worry about the kiddos. The Explorer’s Club for ages 3-12 will keep them entertained with sand castle competitions and arts and crafts—so you have plenty of time to pamper yourself.

Riu Palace Costa Rica

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Over in Guanacaste, the all-inclusive Riu Palace Costa Rica will have you enjoying the finer things in life, including four swimming pools, a beautiful beach and a variety of activities to keep the outdoor fun going all day long. Soak up that warm sun as you windsurf, sail, kayak or enjoy a game of golf over at the Four Seasons Golf Club. Want to step into some softer lighting? Renova Spa offers super decadent treatments like massages, facials and more. So, whether you decide to venture out or stay in, you’ll never run out of things to do.

Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, An Autograph Collection – All Inclusive

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Sometimes, you just have to go full-blown rock star during your vacation. Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, An Autograph Collection – All Inclusive is the perfect place to do just that. And since “Hollywood” is in the name, you know it’s going to be a good time (trust us, we know our stuff). Filled with authentic memorabilia and tons of themed experiences, this resort boasts the perfect kind of beachfront bliss for your next getaway. Upgrade to STAR Class™ and unlock a whole new level of exclusive goodness, like your own personal agent, a rider that lists your preferred snacks and drinks, access to a private pool and beach area with waiter service, and tons of other extras. Long story short, you’ll have it made!

Now that you have an idea of where you want to stay, we’re pretty sure you’re pumped to book your next Costa Rica vacay. Head on over to and start planning some fun in the sun today!

Lauren Fritz