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Arenas Del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort
5
Costa Rica
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Mix of rainforest and Pacific Ocean beach
  • Opportunity to see monkeys and sloths on property
  • Large balconies with ocean vistas, many featuring Jacuzzi tubs

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
96%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Kids'/Theme Meals
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Meal Plan
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
Rafiki Safari Lodge
4
Costa Rica
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Surrounded by wildlife and jungle
  • Eco-friendly resort
  • Personal, friendly service

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Hiking, 
Pool
96%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
Four Seasons Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo
4
Costa Rica
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Upscale service and amenities
  • Kids For All Seasons program
  • Spacious accommodations for families

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Water Sports
94%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Children's Program
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Family Room 5+
  • Game Room
  • Kids' Pool
  • Kitchenettes
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
Si Como No
4
Costa Rica
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Proximity to Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Eco-friendly attitude
  • Abundance of wildlife

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
88%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • Kids' Pool
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose
4
Costa Rica
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Ideal gateway to Costa Rica
  • Variety of dining options
  • Two pools and driving range

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Biking, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
88%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • Kids' Pool
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort
4
Costa Rica
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Massive pool and narrow waterways
  • Pacific Ocean setting with palm trees and hammocks
  • Variety of restaurants with children's menus

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Horseback Riding, 
Pool
84%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Children's Program
  • Cribs
  • Kids' Pool
  • Kids'/Theme Meals
  • Laundry Service
  • Meal Plan
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Cristal Azul
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Private location with amazing views
  • Pool, hammocks and a game room
  • Activities and attractions nearby


Interests:
Beach, 
Pool
100%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Pool
Lapa Rios Ecolodge
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Private nature reserve
  • Families welcome
  • Conde Nast Traveler's 2009 Gold List

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Hiking, 
Pool
98%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Pool
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Private suites that sleep up to 10
  • Free beach amenities like towels, chairs and boogie boards
  • Nature trails with colorful toucans

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Sailing, 
Water Sports
97%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Children's Program
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Family Room 5+
  • Kitchenettes
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Hotel Robledal
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Beautiful gardens
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free airport shuttle services

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Pool
95%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
Arenal Kioro
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Family suites with Jacuzzi tubs
  • Two onsite restaurants

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
94%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Game Room
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
The Springs Resort and Spa
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Large suites with balconies
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Four restaurants and numerous pools

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Water Sports
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Children's Program
  • DVD Player
  • Family Room 5+
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Buena Vista Luxury Villas
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Large private villas
  • Beach, pool and excursions

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Sailing, 
Water Sports
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • DVD Player
  • Family Room 5+
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Crocodile Bay Resort
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Private villas with full kitchens
  • Meal plans available

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Water Sports
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Meal Plan
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Close to airport

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
91%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
Hotel Buena Vista
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Free airport shuttle service
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Rooms that sleep up to six with balconies

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
91%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Family Room 5+
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Hotel Grano de Oro
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Friendly attitude
  • Private patios
  • Family accommodations

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural
90%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Laundry Service
Westin Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Beachfront, all-inclusive resort
  • Relaxing and luxurious environment
  • Lots of onsite activities and children's program

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Pool
89%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Pool
The Preserve at Los Altos
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Large suites for families
  • Infinity pool and exclusive beach
  • Kitchenettes and balconies

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Sailing, 
Water Sports
89%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Children's Program
  • Family Room 5+
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Blue River Resort Hotel & Hot Springs
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Rainforest paradise
  • Spacious suite accommodations
  • Eco-adventure tours and excursions

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Hiking, 
Horseback Riding, 
Pool, 
Water Sports
86%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Pool
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose - Costa Rica
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Onsite dining, including kid-friendly options
  • Close proximity to Juan Santamaria International Airport

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Pool
84%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Great views
  • Resort's hot springs available
  • Family activities and tours available

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Hiking, 
Pool
82%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Pool
Hotel Los Lagos
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Seven onsite pools
  • Onsite horseback riding and canopy tours
  • Breathtaking views of Arenal Volcano


Interests:
Pool
82%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Pool
Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Beachfront location
  • Children's swimming pool and playground
  • All-inclusive rates for families

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
All Inclusive, 
Beach, 
Horseback Riding, 
Pool, 
Sailing, 
Water Sports
81%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Children's Program
  • Kids' Pool
  • Kitchenettes
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • All-Inclusive family resort
  • Adventurous tropical escape
  • Children's program and kiddie pool

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Hiking, 
Pool, 
Sailing
80%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Pool
Hotel Condovac la Costa
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Relaxing and secluded paradise
  • Villas with fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes
  • Canopy tours

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Hiking, 
Pool
78%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Beachfront location
  • Kids club and babysitting available
  • Five onsite restaurants

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Sailing, 
Water Sports
75%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Children's Program
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Kids' Pool
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Hotel Riu Guanacaste
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • The long stretch of beach and warm ocean waters
  • The large pool area and swim-up bars
  • The sightings of monkeys on the perimeter of the property

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
All Inclusive, 
Beach, 
Pool, 
Water Sports
74%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Children's Program
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Kids' Pool
  • Kids'/Theme Meals
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Meal Plan
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Barcelo Langosta Beach
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Spacious suites
  • On-site dining available
  • Children's program and recreational activities

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Pool
73%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Central Pacific - Costa Rica
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Children's program and teen's club
  • Modern, all-inclusive resort
  • Tropical decor and exotic grounds

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Hiking, 
Pool
70%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Pool
Dreams Las Mareas
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • All-inclusive resort
  • Explorer's Club and Core Zone Teens Club
  • Beach, pools and water sports

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
All Inclusive, 
Beach, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Water Sports
70%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Children's Program
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Arenal Paraiso Hotel & Spa
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • Best view of Arenal Volcano
  • Tropical gardens and gorgeous scenery
  • Family activities and 14 swimming pools

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
67%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Family Room 5+
  • Kids' Pool
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
Allegro Papagayo
0
Costa Rica
  • Families will love:
  • All-inclusive resort
  • Traveler's paradise
  • Beach activities and water sports

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
All Inclusive, 
Beach, 
Hiking, 
Pool, 
Sailing, 
Water Sports
53%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Children's Program
  • Cribs
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
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