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Costa Rica glamping:
What you need to know

Glamping & Costa Rica travel

Costa Rica may be tiny, but when it comes to outdoor adventure, this country has it all. Costa Rica only occupies 0.03% of the surface of the globe, but it is home to 5% of the existing biodiversity in the entire world. Even further, 26% of the country is composed of conservation and natural protected territory making this a great vacation destination for outdoor lovers. Located in Central America, Costa Rica is one of the most-visited international destinations and it’s easy to see why. With coasts on both the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Oceans and volcanic rainforests running down the middle, Costa Rica is a natural paradise. Mountain ranges span the entire length of the country, from the Guanacaste Mountain Range to the Talamanca Mountain Range, with several active volcanoes along the way, like Arenal Volcano and Irazu Volcano. With no national army and a developing infrastructure based on green energy, Costa Rica is a safe and popular holiday destination for all. And what could be better than luxury camping? Costa Rica tourism is constantly renewing itself, from surfing or yoga retreat trends, farm-to-table restaurants, and sustainable tourism. So not only is Costa Rica a peaceful and prosperous country, it’s one of the world’s most biodiverse countries with a quarter of its natural land protected through law. If you ask us, it sounds like a pretty good place to go glamping. Costa Rica luxury camping offers a range of vacation rentals and holiday accommodation, for the perfect alternative to all-inclusive Costa Rica resorts. Break away from the crowd when you plan for a vacation in Costa Rica and do something more unique. Visit Costa Rica with Glamping Hub and discover places like Tamarindo Beach, Arenal National Park, or Irazu Volcano. Costa Rica attractions are largely outdoors, so it’s only natural to go luxury camping in Costa Rica. Grab your surfboard or yoga mat, hiking shoes or flippers, and pack your bags for your luxury camping Costa Rica vacations. From villas to beach houses, tree houses to yurts in Costa Rica, book with Glamping Hub for the best Costa Rica accommodation.

Places to visit in Costa Rica

Wildlife and outdoor adventures abound in Costa Rica. Travel the country and you’ll find an endless list of things to do and places to visit in Costa Rica. With coasts on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, the beaches in Costa Rica often take center stage. Along the approximately 1,200 kilometers of coastline are about 600 beaches, perfect for glamping in Costa Rica or luxury camping, Costa Rica. The Caribbean beaches are known for the variety of marine ecosystems and the white- and black-sand beaches and are perfect for activities centered around nature and the ocean, from surfing to diving, swimming to hiking. The Pacific coast is home to some of the most popular beach towns and a favorite among surfers. Great surf beaches here are Esterillos, Jacó, Hermosa, Boca Barranca, as well as the Sector and the surroundings of the Marino Ballena National Park, with its famous long left wave. Beaches in the Guanacaste area offer adventure and recreation and with almost year-round sun, these are the perfect beach holiday destinations. Pick from places to stay in Tamarindo Beach, Playa Grande, Sámara, among many more! The South Pacific region of Costa Rica is home to some of our favorite beaches; visit the island of Caño for snorkeling or take a walk down the beaches of Golfo Dulce and the Osa Peninsula (protected by Biological Reserves and the National Park of Corcovado). On the Caribbean Sea, snorkeling, sunbathing, and much more are great ways to pass the time. Here, visit the beaches in Cahuita, Cocles, Punta Uva, and Manzanillo, for some of the best snorkeling in the Caribbean! No matter how you spend your beach holidays in Costa Rica, you’re sure to have an even better time if you go luxury camping. Costa Rica glamping on the beach is a great way to relax and with such a variety of places to stay, you can take your pick of Costa Rica glamping resort options, luxury safari tents in Costa Rica, or even a bubble hotel. Costa Rica holiday destinations are not solely on the coast, however. Head inland to explore Costa Rica’s national parks, covering cloud forests, active volcanoes, rainforests, waterfalls, and more. Some of the best places to visit in Costa Rica include Arenal Volcano National Park, Barbilla National Park, Corcovado National Park, or Manuel Antonio National Park. With 29 national parks, 19 wildlife refuges, and 8 biological reserves, ecotourism is one of the most obvious and easy ways to explore the country. Keep reading to find out about more Costa Rica destinations and activities!

Things to do in Costa Rica

Whether you’re in a yurt, Costa Rica tent resort, or luxury holiday villa for rent, you’ll find an innumerable list of things to do in Costa Rica. Our guests’ trips to Costa Rica have been filled with unique outdoor adventures, from zip-lining to hiking, whitewater rafting to surfing. If you’re looking to go surfing, check out Potrero Grande, Negra Beach, or Witch’s rock in Guanacaste; Jaco, Escondida Beach, and Boca Barranca in the Central Pacific region; and Cabo Matapalo, Pavones Beach, and Punta Banco in the Southern Pacific. Surfing in Costa Rica is also possible on the Caribbean; surf beaches here include Puerto Viejo, Manzanillo, Punta Mora, and Grande Manzanillo. Surfing is not, of course, the only water sport available in Costa Rica. There is also fishing, wind sports, diving, and whitewater rafting in Costa Rica. Hiking in Costa Rica is another great way to cover lots of land and explore many different terrains. Check out the Rio Celeste Waterfall Hike in Tenorio Volcano National Park or hike the Main Trail in Manuel Antonio National Park. Spend a day in the Los Angeles Cloud Forest Reserve or have a picnic at the end of the Bajos del Toro Waterfall Hike (near the Catarata del Toro). Go zip-lining through the cloud forest of Monteverde or horseback riding around the Arenal Volcano; book a whitewater rafting tour on the Pacuare River or rent a tube and go tubing at Rincón de la Vieja; all this and more is possible when you go glamping in Costa Rica. Camping takes on a whole new meaning when you go luxe camping in Costa Rica. Luxury camping, Costa Rica style!

Best time to visit Costa Rica

Going glamping? Tamarindo, Costa Rica to San Jose, Playa Hermosa to Limon, Costa Rica is a country full of amazing outdoor destinations. If you’re going to be spending lots of time outside, you’re probably wondering when is the best time to visit Costa Rica and go luxury camping. Costa Rica has a tropical climate and with the mountain ranges running through the middle, the Pacific and Caribbean sides of Costa Rica have their own microclimates. The Pacific region has a well-defined dry and rainy season. Dry season is from December to March, April is a transition month, and rainy season is from May to October, November again being a month of transition. The driest and hottest month is March while September and October are the rainiest months. The Caribbean side of the country has more steady rainfall throughout the year, with two relatively dry periods, between February and March and the second between September and October.