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How to get an all-inclusive holiday in Costa Rica

From all-inclusive beach resorts to a thrilling Costa Rica adventure holiday, there are two main ways to get an all-inclusive holiday to Costa Rica - online and through a travel agency.

Costa Rica Resorts

Costa Rica or "Rich Coast" has many resorts ideally suited for an all-inclusive holiday. With the Pacific Ocean to the west and Caribbean to the east, the country boasts a year round tropical climate. Occidental Hotels Occidental Hotels ( offer all-inclusive vacations to the province of Guanacaste. They have two hotels in the resort of Papagayo, the Occidental Grand Papagayo and the Allegro Papagayo. Both can be booked via their website or through the travel agency Thomson (
Virgin holidays Virgin holidays ( offer also offer all-inclusive Costa Rica packages. The company have stand-alone travel agencies around the UK, or their holidays can be booked online through their website. Other travel agents and websites offering all-inclusive holidays to Costa Rica include First Choice Travel Agents (,, and

Flights to Costa Rica

There are two main airports in Costa Rica. San Juantamaria is located north of the country's capital city San Jose. The second airport Daniel Oduber in Liberia serves the Costa Rican resorts in Guanacaste.

It's a good idea to check this review website before booking an all-inclusive holiday to Costa Rica. It gives reliable, up-to-date information on the various all-inclusive resorts and hotels, including the Occidental Grand Papagayo and Allegro Papagayo. The website also contains information on things to do and links to other travel websites that sell all-inclusive holidays to Costa Rica.

Family resorts

There is something for the whole family to enjoy in Costa Rica. The choice of an all-inclusive resort therefore, may depend on the location of activities on offer.
Activities A Cost Rica adventure holiday may include hiking through national parks and spotting protected species of vegetation, mammals or birds. Then, you can also walk over hanging bridges and through the tree tops or take a horse back ride. The hotels for this type of holiday may differ from the all-inclusive beach resorts, thus offering a more laid-back ambience. Tourist seasons One final point to remember before choosing an all-inclusive holiday to Costa Rica is when to go. There are two main periods: the dry season (December to April) and the wet season (May to November). It is important to note that in some areas, it rains constantly during these months.

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