Costa Rica, with its gorgeous miles-long coastlines and famously flourishing forestation, is a list-topper for exotic destination travelers around the world. Translated, Costa Rica means "rich coast" and it sure doesn’t disappoint any tourist looking to spend a little time in paradise. Costa Rica is a "must-visit" during any Central America trip, and booking your stay at an all-inclusive resort is the best way to ensure you have all the details covered so you can focus on everything that this travel hotspot has to offer. |
An all-inclusive resort package is designed to cover a traveler’s general needs, like transportation, room, daily meals, drinks, alcohol and entertainment, for one up-front cost. Some packages also include activities like surfing lessons or canopy tours. There are plenty of all-inclusive options that are perfect for all types of travelers, from families to honeymooners and from thrill-seekers to nature lovers. Resorts with all-inclusive packages are also great for someone that is just looking for a little R&R with a view.
All-inclusives, however, are not one-size-fits-all. Most resorts cater to a certain group of traveler, and their accommodations and packages reflect the needs of that group. An all-inclusive package is a great way for any traveler to find the biggest bang for their buck while keeping everything affordable. With an all-inclusive trip, you know exactly what to expect when you arrive.
Family-Friendly All-InclusivesMany all-inclusive resorts in Costa Rica are great at catering to families. Besides the standard room and meals that are typically included, look for spots in Guanacaste, North Puntarenas and San Jose to offer additional services as part of their packages, like on-site child care, excursion planning and transportation, and sports.
All-Inclusives for Nature-Lovers and R&RGet a once-in-lifetime local experience by booking an all-inclusive in places like Alajuela, which offers spa and lodge accommodations. With stunning views and amenities for those that love the outdoors, these packages often include spa services like massages and acupuncture, as well as local living lessons like sustainability. All this in addition to your trip cost and standard meals and drinks. Be sure to check to see if alcohol is included at your selected Costa Rica resort.
Couples and Honeymooners All-InclusivesAny spot in gorgeous Costa Rica would be ideal for a romantic getaway, but provinces like South Puntarenas definitely know how to cater to lovers. Check out resorts that offer the seclusion of private beaches along with modern features. Couples all-inclusives include rooms and meals, and may include entertainment shows too. Everything you need for a romantic getaway can be found in affordable Costa Rica all-inclusive packages.
Luxury All-InclusivesLooking to sail, golf, shop and gamble in one of the most beautiful places in the world? For the ultimate luxury vacation, visit an all-inclusive resort in the Costa Rica province of North Puntarenas. A growing tourist area, North Puntarenas offers low-key all-inclusives also, but specializes in catering to those travelers that need the ultimate pampering.
Inclusives for Adventure-SeekersCosta Rica is a great place for adventure-seekers, which its surfer-friendly beaches, canopy tours (zip-line) and lush forests. Provinces like South Puntarenas are more remote, but still offer inclusive resort packages that cater to sports and leisure. Stay at an eco-lodge and enjoy pre-planned excursions. These all-inclusives are even great for groups, no matter how inexperienced they might be at surfing or other Costa Rica sports and activities – ask if your resort offers instructors for novices.
The Best of Costa Rica, The Best PriceBooking all-inclusive trips is the preferred way to travel, and the Costa Rica resorts that participate in inclusive programs are the best way to get an authentic Tico experience. Choose to do nothing, something or everything during your stay with a variety of activities and friendly staff to help you achieve your dream vacation. The first, but certainly not last, magic of your Costa Rica trip lies in choosing your all-inclusive experience, affordably ranging from economical to luxurious.
Top Hotel Picks in Costa Rica
- The Westin Playa Conchal Playa Conchal, Guanacaste
- JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Hacienda Pinilla, Guanacaste
- Almonds and Corals Lodge Manzanillo, Limon
- L’Acqua Viva Hotel Playa Nosara, Guanacaste
- El Establo Mountain Hotel Monteverde, North Puntarenas
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