Come On Get Happy at the Best B&Bs in Costa Rica

Bed and Breakfasts in Costa Rica are a both a classic and blossoming segment of the country's lodging options, and there's a B&B to suit most all who prefer coziness to craziness and comfort in great food. The Aranjuez Hotel is a charming B&B re-fashioned from a traditional Costa Rican home, famous for its affordable prices and generous buffet breakfast served in its sunken inner garden. The Hotel Grano de Oro may have more than 100 rooms, but it maintains a cozy boutique B&B feel with antique furnishings and sumptuous bed linens.A room at the Robledal Hotel Alajuela is a good choice for those en route to Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO). Leave the long lines and mazes of hotel floors to enjoy a private room just a few feet from the entrance at the La Gioconda House Hotel one of Costa Rica's most popular B&Bs. At El Silencio Lodge, each of the exquisitely appointed 16 rooms offers unparallelled privacy with amazing views of the rainforest and intimate access to the intense natural surroundings.  The Eco-Lodge Inn at Coyote Mountain is as remote as its gets, but it has all that nature-lovers may want on its 70-acre preserve, including and excellent farm-fresh restaurant.



Located just 3 miles from the Juan Santamaria International Airport, Robledal Hotel Alajuela offers more than just convenience. Room rates include a delicious full breakfast and transportation to and from the airport. The service is friendly and...  Read More



As the name suggests, this bed and breakfast style hotel is located in a beautiful property dating back to 1915, updated with all the modern amenities that don't detract from the beautiful architecture of the time. Each of the rooms is...  Read More



The Alta Hotel is a subtly luxurious hotel located close to the historic district and within walking distance of many museums, shops and attractions of San Jose- it is also only seven miles from SJO International airport. In addition to modern...  Read More

Hotel Luisiana
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Hotel Luisiana was originally owned by an American, who built the hotel in the 1950s in his native southern-American style. In 2008, Italians took over and completely renovated the property into the boutique hotel that it is today, with a...  Read More



The Lizard King Resort is a bed and breakfast hotel with a pool and cafe ideally located in Puerto Viejo de Limon. Modern yet rustic, the polished wood rooms are the perfect place to wait out a rainstorm with flatscreen tvs, high speed wi-fi,...  Read More



The name actually refers to the proximity of many of Costa Rica's adventures, but the grounds are quite peaceful and guests are also able to head into the city and visit a variety of cultural attractions, too, such as the National Theater, the...  Read More

Aranjuez Hotel
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The Hotel Aranjuez is a multi-level maze of indoor and outdoor spaces, designed and laid-out to capture the experience of a real traditional Costa Rican home. Interspersed with tropical gardens and casual seating areas, this bed and breakfast is...  Read More



Owned and operated by a friendly Italian couple, Vincezo and Antonella, La Gioconda House Hotel is a charming bed and breakfast in a remodeled house in the heart of the city of San Jose, Costa Rica. It is conveniently located within walking...  Read More

El Silencio Lodge and Spa


With only sixteen rooms, El Silencio is not only quiet, but small and cozy, too. Some rooms have fireplaces, other have balconies, all feature Egyptian cotton linens, down comforters and high-quality guest bathrooms. Guestrooms. 16 guestrooms...  Read More



The Ecolodge Inn at Coyote Mountain is an exclusive nature lodge offering a cozy yet luxurious retreat from the world to intrepid travelers on its 70-acres private nature reserve. The expansive grounds invite both outdoor adventures and near...  Read More


Meet Sophia LaMonica

On Sophia's first trip to Costa Rica, she came face to face with white-faced monkeys, gasped at the sight of giant purple crabs, and rode horseback through plunging waterfalls. Costa Rica...  More About Sophia