Cheap Vacations to Costa Rica

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Costa Rica cheap vacations can help you find a variety of cheap Costa Rica vacations for any budget, departure date or destination.

It is Easy to Use the Vacation Package Filter

The Package Filter is highlighted in blue and is on the left side of the page. First you need to choose where you are leaving from. Click on the space or the down arrow under Leaving from. This will open a list of Canadian departure locations. Choose the one you will be flying from.

Next select Costa Rica as your destination. Click on Choose Your Destination or the down arrow under Going to. A pull down menu will appear with available destinations. The list is organized so that you can choose a general range, such as Sun Vacations. Then it is organized by country, for example Costa Rica. Under each country specific vacation areas are listed, such as San Jose. Click on Costa Rica so that you will see everything available San Jose and Liberia.

You will also need to include your desired departure date. You can type the date in the empty space below Departing On. There is also a small calendar on the side that you can click on. This makes it easy to see what day a date is on. For example, if you know you want to go on a Sunday in October you find the October calendar page and choose which Sunday you would like.

You will need to choose your flexibility. You can click on Choose Your Flexibility or the down arrow below Flexibility. You can choose between the exact date you want, 1, 2 or 3 days plus or minus from your desired departure date.

You will notice areas for Duration, Star Rating and Meal Plan. You do not fill them if you want to see all cheap Costa Rica vacation deals available. Click on the Start Searching button and a list of cheap vacation packages that meet your criteria will be displayed. The cheapest vacation deals for Costa Rica will be on the top of the list.

Duration, Star Rating and Meal Plan

Duration: You can also choose between Costa Rica vacation deals for a week, more than a week, and even less than a week. Click on One Week or the down arrow under Duration. A pull down menu will show you the selections, One Week, Less than a week, more than a week. To see all available cheap vacations in Costa Rica for any length of time simply don’t specify the duration.

Star Rating: It is easy to find cheap vacation deals at Costa Rica resorts that meet your standards. The quality of the hotel can be judged by its star rating. If you are interested in simple, basic and cheap hotels then leave the selection as Any star rating. If you leave the star rating at Any star rating then all discount vacations at resorts with one to five and higher star ratings will be displayed. You can quickly choose between Star ratings of three, four and five star or higher. Click on Any star rating or the down arrow under Star Rating. A drop down menu will appear with 3 star or higher, 4 star or higher, 5 star or higher. Click on the star rating you want to only see discount vacations in Costa Rica that are that star rating or higher. 
Meal Plan: To choose a meal plan click on Any or the down arrow below Meal Plan. A drop down menu will appear with four selections; Any, Some Meals, All Inclusive, No Meals. Choose which meal plan interests you.  If you want a cheap all inclusive vacation in Costa Rica you should select all inclusive for the meal plan. Otherwise the list shown will include vacation deals that are not all inclusive. If you select all inclusive meal plan then only cheap all inclusive vacation packages for Costa Rica will be displayed.

It is important to note that just because a hotel or resort offers an all inclusive vacation package does not mean all of their vacation packages are all inclusive. Some hotels will offer all inclusive vacation packages where all meals are included, or vacation deals which include a few meals or none at all. Many cheap vacation deals in Costa Rica are all inclusive, but not all of them are. For example Estrellamar, Punta Leona and Barcelo San Jose Palacio all have cheap vacation deals in Costa Rica that do not include any meals.

Refine your search criteria to identify the discount Costa Rica vacation that best meets your requirements at the cheapest price. Check the Package Description to find out what is actually included in the cheap vacation packages in Costa Rica you are interested in. This can be done by clicking on the Book button.  A new page will appear showing the available discount vacation packages for that destination and departure date. Click on the Package Description to see what is included in that vacation package. 
Flexible Departure Date or Destination

Many people don’t begin their search for cheap vacations with a date or resort in mind. They want to look around, discover what is available in their price range first. You may be interested in a cheap vacation in Costa Rica. Now you want to know what types of cheap vacation packages are available. You may also want to find out when the cheapest Costa Rica vacations are available. Please note that the more flexibility your departure dates are the more cheap vacation packages in Costa Rica you will find. 

You don’t need to know when you want to go or even where you want stay at to see what cheap Costa Rica vacations are available. You can actually find discount vacations for any departure date or location on There are three main pages on to find cheap vacations.

Home Page

You can start searching for a discount Costa Rica vacation deal right on’s home page. Vacation packages with the lowest price are displayed on the home page. You will need to scan down the list to find any discount vacations in Costa Rica.

Last Minute Vacation Deals

Looking at last minute vacation deals is a good way to find quality vacations for Costa Rica cheap. Frequently the cheapest discount deals for vacations are discovered within the last minute vacation deals selection. This is because hotels will offer last minute discount vacation deals to fill the resort. They would rather give you savings then have empty rooms. You can discover good value and low prices when you look under last minute vacation deals. Especially if you find last minute deals for all inclusive vacation packages in Costa Rica.

The Last Minute Vacation Deals button is on the top of the page between the Home and Cheap Vacations buttons. Hold the pointer over the Last Minute Vacation Deals button. A list of departure locations will appear. Find and click on your departure location. A list of all available last minute vacation deals will be displayed, cheapest first. You will need to check the selection for any vacation deals in Costa Rica. The list displays prices and taxes, the locations, hotel star ratings, departure dates and the length of stay for each of the last minute vacation packages. You will also be able to see if a last minute vacation package in Costa Rica is all inclusive or not.

Cheap Vacations

The quickest way to find the cheapest discount vacations for Costa Rica resorts is to search under Cheap Vacations. The Cheap Vacations button is on top of the page beside the Last Minute Vacation Deals button.  Move the pointer over the Cheap Vacations button. Then bring the pointer down and over the Sun Vacations option. This will open another drop down list with different locations. Find Costa Rica on the list and click on it. All available discount vacation packages in Costa Rica will be displayed, cheapest will be on top of the page.

Get the Most Value out of Your Discount Vacation Deal for Costa Rica

There are some fun and cheap Costa Rica vacations. To find discount vacation deals that give you the most value for your money check the vacation package information. This can be done by clicking on the Book button.  A new page will appear with the different discount vacation package options. Click on the Package Description to see what is included within that Costa Rica vacation package.

It takes a few minutes to compare the different vacation package descriptions. But it is important to do so. You don’t just want a cheap vacation in Costa Rica.  You want your dream vacation in Costa Rica cheap. So compare what is available and get what you really want out of your discount vacation package.

For example:

Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort is an hour away from the Liberia airport. There are different vacation plans available, with different meal plans. Make sure you get the meal plan you want. Onsite there is a buffet, an à la carte restaurant, 2 bars and a European style coffee shop. There are three pools. One of them is for kids. Children 4 and under stay for free. There is a golf course nearby, and a casino.

Doubletree Resort by Hilton Puntarenas is on the beach, has 5 pools, 4 restaurants, 5 bars and kids’ and teens’ clubs. There is one buffet, one fast food restaurant and 2 à la carte restaurants. Domestic drinks are available from 10 am until 2 am. There are 24 hour security guards on the grounds. There are a lot of daily activities available, including contests and games. They even have bingo, beach soccer, board games, dance lessons and a lot more.

Both are cheap vacation packages in Costa Rica but offer completely different experiences.

Value in All inclusive Vacation Packages

Costa Rica all inclusive vacation packages usually provide the best value for your money. Often cheap all inclusive vacation packages will have a lot more then meals included. However, each resort will usually offer unique all inclusive packages. Do not assume that all inclusive packages will be the same at all of the resorts. One resort might include dance lessons and golf greens. Another might have water bikes and scuba diving lessons. If you want unlimited à la carte meals you want a location that offers that. You would probably also want to make sure they had a variety of à la carte restaurants to choose from.

Sometimes hotels have a variety of all inclusive Costa Rica vacation packages. It is important to find out what is included in the different all inclusive vacation deals in Costa Rica. Look at the all inclusive Costa Rica vacation description to see what is actually included. For example Occidental Grand Papagayo often has 5 different all inclusive vacation packages available. Tamarindo Diria usually has 2 all inclusive vacations to choose from.

Many people like taking all inclusive vacations because meals are included. If food is an important part of your ideal vacation you need to find out a few things before you book. How many restaurants are in the hotel? What type of food is served? Are they buffet or à la carte? How many à la carte meals are included with all inclusive vacations? When is the food served? Is it 24 hrs or are there specific times the restaurants are open? One question many people don’t think to ask is if there is a dress code for the restaurants. Most do not, but some do. Do you need to pack more than shorts, t-shirts and bathing suits when on vacation in Costa Rica? If there is a dress code and other information about the restaurants it will show up in the all inclusive vacation description.

Wedding Vacation Packages in Costa Rica

All inclusive wedding packages in Costa Rica are very popular. Again it is recommended that you compare the different wedding vacation packages before you book. You want the best value for your money. is a great resource to find the Costa Rica vacations you dream of at the lowest price available.

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