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Last Updated: Feb 21st, 2021

Costa Rica welcomes travelers from any country in the world, following specific protocols, listed on our entry requirements page.

Secret Deals for Winter, Spring and Summer Still Available!

Our latest package deals could save you hundreds of dollars on your next vacation. With all that savings, there has never been a better time to travel to Costa Rica!

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Combined with the flights at more than 50% of their usual cost during the holiday season or 2021 winter, you will:

– Enjoy a memorable, relaxing, and FUN experience (important!)
– Experience far less crowds than usual when traveling to, from, and around Costa Rica
Save 10-30% off a regular package price (in USD, that would be $650  to $2,832 in savings!)
– Score some extras
– Have our undivided attention: 24/7 concierge line, VIP Airport ‘Meet & Greet’ Service and more!

Book now for the best Costa Rica deal available this season!

Best Flight Deals for March

Here Are the Current Deals for 7-Night Round Trip to SJO from….


Boston—one stop, with Spirit, on March 8: $215
Newark—direct, with United, on March 15: $304
New York—direct, with American, on March 17: $270
Philadelphia—one stop, with Delta, on March 16: $180!

South East:

Atlanta—direct, with Delta, on March 16: $324
Charlotte—one stop, with Spirit, on March 16: $254

Fort Lauderdale–—direct, with Spirit, throughout March: $188
Miami —direct, with American, throughout March: $212
Orlando $170 —direct, with Spirit, throughout March: $209


Dallas—direct, with American, throughout March: $414
Houston—direct, with United, throughout March: $624


Chicago—one stop, with Spirit, on March 14: $255
Detroit —one stop, with Spirit, on March 14: $276
—one stop, with Spirit, on March 14: $349


Denver—one stop, with Spirit, on March 16: $309
Las Vegas—one stop, with Delta, on March 16: $217!
Los Angeles—direct, with Delta, throughout March: $254
Phoenix—one stop, with American, throughout March: $379
San Francisco—one stop, with American, throughout March: $285
Seattle—one stop, with American, throughout March: $411

Find your own:

Google Flights: Pricing for LAX to SJO on Dec 23

Read on Who Is Flying to Costa Rica Here.

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Introducing Anastasia McCulloch: Your Travel Consultant

I came to Costa Rica in 2009 from Raleigh, North Carolina. After a year of teaching English, I found the best job in the world, planning vacations for other people to come down and experience this little slice of paradise. I have been with Costa Rican Vacations since 2010. Costa Rica completely changed my life in an amazing way, and it is a privilege to be able to share this beautiful little country with others. Anastasia’s top Costa Rica travel tip:

✔️ The best part of Costa Rica is the people. It’s a very safe country and I always encourage my clients to explore the local towns and try the restaurants, shop local, and talk to their drivers/guides to get to know more of what makes Costa Rican culture so special. ✔️


Click here to learn more about Rebecca and check out her rave reviews


‘Let’s Talk Tourism’ Podcast by Casey Halloran

– What do you see has changed the most in the tourism industry?
– Is becoming Cancun or Barcelona inevitable of any successful tourism destination? If so can we slow it?
– If you could implement a few things from best practices you’ve seen in other destinations, what would they be?

Casey covers all these topics, and more, in another episode of Let’s Talk Tourism podcast–a 20-min talk with Daniel Chavarria, CEO of Enchanting Hotels Collection in Costa Rica. Enchanting Hotels is a property management company running over ten different sustainable luxury resorts and hotels,

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Costa Rica to Allow One-Year Tourist Visa for Remote Workers

In the hopes to promote Costa Rica as a digital nomad-friendly destination, executive branch of Costa Rican government moved forward with a bill that will allow one-year stay for remote workers.

If you’re holding a job that allows remote work, this is a perfect chance to test out the life abroad and see if the Pura Vida lifestyle is perfect match for you!

With warm weather year-round, abundance of outdoor adventures, open-air restaurants and even lodging, as well as low volume of traffic to the country, Costa Rica is an ideal place to escape the craziness and cold of the 2021 winter.

Up to 50% OFF Short and Long Term Rentals

Seeing the recent shift in demand for visits longer than a seven-nights stay, we went ahead an negotiated for you amazing discounts for your extended vacation, or remote work gig in Costa Rica. More details here.

Other Important Notices for Travelers to Costa Rica

– Private flights, yachts and sailboats are welcome as well

– Once you’re in Costa Rica, what is actually open?

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