There are hotels and resorts that are suitable for all age groups and families. Whether you are looking to stay at an all-inclusive resort, or visit multiple places within the country, there are so many things to see and do with your kids in Costa Rica.
When traveling with kids, one of the most important things to consider (besides safety) is accessibility. Some of the most popular areas for families with kids are on the central pacific coast and northern pacific coast. There, the beaches are beautiful, it is easy to get in and out, there are all kinds of services and activities available, and there are options for all budgets.
There are also lots of family-friendly resorts and ecolodges in Costa Rica. Many of them have family rooms, which are bigger and have extra beds for kids. Some also have kids’ clubs and surfing camps perfect for Costa Rica family vacations.
Here are some suggestions for different budgets for a family stay in Costa Rica:
San Jose: Hotel Presidente San Jose City Center (luxery), Country Inn & Suites by Radisson (midrange), Hostel Urbano (budget).
La Fortuna: The Springs Resort & Spa at Arenal (luxery), Arenal Observatory Lodge (midrange), Arenal Backpackers Resort (budget).
Monteverde: Hotel Aguti Lodge & Reserve (luxery), Monteverde Country Lodge (midrange), Casa Campo Verde (budget).
Tamarindo: Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort (luxery), Drift Away Eco Lodge (midrange), Tee-K Lodge (budget).