Best Luxury Villas and Vacation Rentals in Guanacaste

Rental Homes in Guanacaste

Guanacaste is known for its sun-drenched beaches scattered along Costa Rica’s North Pacific coast. The area’s popular destinations, like the white sand beach and crystal waters of Playa Conchal, the surfing Mecca of Tamarindo, and the fishing and diving hub of Playas del Coco are less than an hour away from the Guanacaste International Airport in Liberia. 
Rental homes in Guanacaste are built to accommodate families and large groups looking to enjoy high-end luxury and personalized service on a tropical beach.
Guanacaste is the ideal location to rent in Costa Rica because of much more than just its beautiful beaches. It’s also home to many adventure tour companies, which will keep you moving from one thrilling adventure to another. You might try zip lining, mountain biking, waterfall rappelling, surfing, white-water rafting, kayaking, snorkeling, ATV tours, horseback riding, and stand-up paddle boarding.
The weather in Guanacaste is hot and sunny year round, receiving less rain than elsewhere in Costa Rica.
Additionally, Guanacaste has fine dining options not found in many other parts of the country. As a result, you’ll have quite a few restaurants to try and many that you’ll want to go back to again and again.
Guanacaste is known as the most luxurious part of Costa Rica. 
It’s where you find the high-end resorts and condos, and where nearly all the all-inclusive options in the country are located. These can include food, drinks, and activities. Each all-inclusive villa rental in Guanacaste has a slightly different definition of all-inclusive, so check with our experts to know what each option includes.
Another aspect of luxury that’s often added to vacation home rentals in Guanacaste is a private chef. A chef can be brought in for a special dinner celebration one evening or be there the whole time to prepare all of your group’s meals and snacks. 
Having a private chef takes your vacation experience to the next level.

Guanacaste Luxury Beach Vacation Houses, Condos, and Villas


Reserva Conchal Rentals

Reserva Conchal Rentals offer the best of both worlds: all the amenities of a 5-star luxury hotel, including a spa, beach club, fitness center, tennis court, 18-hole golf course, and access to restaurants and bars with international cuisine, while still having the privacy of a home-like condominium or villa, fully equipped with modern features and amenities. 
You can also access various beach activities and nearby tourist destinations, including national parks. Sport fishing trips and diving tours can maximize your Costa Rica adventure experience.

The Pacifico Residence by the Four Seasons

The Pacifico Residence by the Four Seasons is an exclusive home for groups of up to six people. 
The intimacy of a private home combines with access to all the amenities of a well-known resort. Expect forest and ocean views, privacy, and an affluent and wellness vibe, from the furniture to the design.
It’s a well-appointed residence with a full kitchen, large living area, separate dining area for eight, a full-sized office, and a laundry room. There’s also an outdoor dining area with a grill. 
The residence is near the Kid’s Club and Teen’s Center. There are four on-site restaurants and an Arnold Palmer-designed golf course to enjoy.

Vista Hermosa Condo in Papagayo

The Vista Hermosa condo is a three-bedroom unit full of exciting artwork. The two main suites have king-sized beds, and the guest suite has two twins. The main primary suite has a jetted tub, and there are 3.5 baths.
The condo has access to a shared infinity pool, concierge service, and tennis court. There’s wireless internet, cable TV, a fully equipped kitchen, and A/C.

Venado Villa in Papagayo

The Venado Villa is a four-bedroom rental option. The ocean view is incredible and there's a private infinity pool, modern kitchen, and four en-suite bathrooms. It has cable TV, wireless Internet, A/C, and access to concierge service and tennis courts.
A stay at the Venado Villa comes with a golf cart and access to two separate, private beach clubs.

The Palms Villas in Flamingo

The Palms Villas are among the best Guanacaste vacation rentals on the beach. Totally beachfront, they offer inspiring ocean views from your balcony and floor-to-ceiling glass doors.  
Guests staying here will find fully equipped kitchens, high-quality bedding, and high-speed wireless internet. These two-bedroom, two-floor villas, usually $550 per night, are discounted to $301 per night for stays of one month or more. That’s 54% off! 
They are situated on Playa Flamingo, a white sand beach with the best sunsets in Costa Rica, less than an hour from the airport. On-site amenities include umbrellas, sun loungers, surfboards, snorkel gear, paddle boards, kayaks, a fitness center, and an infinity pool.

Las Catalinas Beach Home Rentals

The rental homes in Las Catalinas offer access to a beach club, a 25-meter lap pool, kids’ play pool, adults-only lounging pool, hot tub, beach toys, spa treatments, housekeeping, restaurant, bar, and an exercise room with weight lifting and cardio equipment.
Your concierge can arrange to have your groceries stocked before your arrival, or even call in a private chef for a meal to remember. Some of the luxury vacation homes at Las Catalinas include Casa Mira Mar, Casa de Sueños, and Casa Sirena.
Mira Mar is a beautiful beachfront getaway with three bedrooms sleeping up to eight people. You'll love the wrap-around terrace with ocean views and a beach-like feel.
There’s a breakfast bar and a fully equipped kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances. You can also enjoy the rooftop terrace with a BBQ, couches, and board games for those sunsets. 
Casa de Sueños is great for large groups. It’s a luxury three-story villa in an artsy, rustic style. The wooden interiors are beautiful, as is the locally sourced furniture. There are great views, tons of privacy, and a layout that supports family time. 
The five bedrooms sleep up to 12 people and the balcony, vast windows, high ceilings, and natural light emit a peaceful, soothing vibe. There’s even a zen garden and water fountain.
The elegant Casa Sirena features a Spanish-style exterior and a modern interior. You can fit up to nine people in the four bedrooms. So much to do, chill in the courtyard, swim in the private pool or Jacuzzi, and enjoy sunsets on the balcony. 
There’s an open living plan, stainless steel appliances, marble surfaces, and French windows.
Casa del Alba, StuCasa, Casa Indigo, Casa Cazenovia, Casa Athena, Casa Sonrisa, Casa de Colores, Casa Pelicano, Casa Cielo, and Casa 41 Plaza Central are just some of the other recommended rental properties at Las Catalinas.
There are so many excellent choices. It all depends on your preferences. Each has details that set them apart, be it the individual style and decor or features like an outdoor shower.
A big factor is the size of your group. There are a number of vacation rentals for large groups and they come in different layouts. Do you need a separate studio for some members of your group or a house like Casa Pelicano that can fit all 20 of you? Let us know.

Long-term Beach House Rentals in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

So many more clients are asking about longer-term rentals these days.
Are you planning to spend a month here to get away from it all? Are you a digital nomad hoping to work from your slice of Costa Rican paradise? In 2022, Costa Rica passed a remote worker law so it’s easier than ever to live and work down here. 
Do you dream of an ocean view from your home office? If so, a luxury beach house rental in Guanacaste could be for you.
We’ve branched out to be able to offer you new deals and discounts for seasonal stays and extended vacations at luxury villas and vacation homes throughout Guanacaste. If you plan to stay for more than two weeks, a rental is the best option. 
Hotels and resorts get tiring after that much time. You’ll want something more home-like.
We know you want to feel truly at home while abroad. Our rentals are luxurious and go above and beyond to offer you great views, amenities, and services. We'll have you in a luxury villa or home rental, where everything is at your fingertips, and save you money all at the same time, with deals of up to 50% off for both short and long-term rentals. It’s time to live abroad in style.
The rentals we offer at Costa Rican Vacations are all of the highest quality. If you are interested in finding out more about this unique way to experience Costa Rica, please call us.

FAQs about Guanacaste Rentals

How much does it cost to rent a house in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, for a week? 

That's a tricky question because it depends on so many factors. Some options cost $400 a night, and others cost $3,300 a night. Our experts can help you find the perfect choice for your group’s size, travel style, and budget.

Is it safe to rent a villa in Guanacaste, Costa Rica? 

Guanacaste is one of the safest parts of Costa Rica. Many of our villas are in gated communities with private security or include overnight or 24-hour security guards.

What is Guanacaste Costa Rica known for? 

Guanacaste is known for being part of Costa Rica without a heavy rainy season. Aside from beautifully sunny weather, it’s known for beaches with so many colors of sand and sea and for being the ideal spot for snorkeling, diving, and fishing.

Does Guanacaste have good beaches? 

Yes. You can try out a different one each day without getting bored. There are white, black, and pink sand beaches… and one covered in shimmery shells. The sea has a different tone at each beach too. One is more beautiful than the next, and so many are unique. 
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