Costa Rica Vacation Planning Forums

Costa Rica Vacation Planning Forums

Everyone is talking about great vacations to Costa Rica and you want to go but are doing your research. Here are the best Costa Rica vacation planning forums to help you make the best decision for a memorable vacation.  RPM Vacation rentals has condensed the wealth of information down to these 5 great vacation planning forums. We look forward to helping you plan your incredible vacation.

Costa Rica vacation travel forums

Trip Advisor

With over a half million reviews and opinions Trip Advisor is a great go to source for information about restaurants, activities, and lodging this is a great resource. The site is structured based on location and you can find out great information from other travels who have experienced the popular destinations in Costa Rica. Additionally Trip Advisor is linked into accommodation options (Hotels, BnB’s, and Vacation Rentals) that can be booked through the site.


Fodors is a great resource both online and also with their excellent guide books. A great purchase before your trip. Fodors “hires local writers who know their destinations better than anyone else. Our worldwide team of over 700 travel writers bring you the latest, most accurate coverage, and like trusted companions, reveal local treasures and everything you need to know before you arrive.”  

International Living

International Living is a great resource if your vacation is also a research trip as you consider a move abroad. International Living is a great resource to learn more about living or retiring in Costa Rica and everything that comes along with it such as buying real estate, health care, and taxes.

Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet is probably one of the best forums for the more adventurous travelers who are really into experiencing some of off the beaten path gems. Focused more towards budget and young travelers, the forum is a great resource to connect with others and share some experiences.


Established in 1957 with it’s first publication, Frommer’s has grown to provide over 300 guide books. “We at Frommer’s want to help you explore your travel destinations the way locals do. Whether you’re venturing close to home or across the globe, whether your budget is limited or limitless, we strive to live up to your discerning approach to travel by delivering the most candid and reliable information on this Web site and in our guidebooks and products.”

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Great rental!

5star rating
November 15, 2018
Lovely apartment with tons of space. My husband and I were comfortable and very appreciative of the air conditioning. Very clean and property management very responsive to any issues or needs. They also assisted with activity booking for us. Loved...

The best

5star rating
October 28, 2016
Most amazing private pool and view of all the places I've stayed. Great for a family of 4. truly paradise. I will note that the Casa Leo Loco directly below if big group won't see them...but will hear everything! We were lucky and o...

Best location

5star rating
December 5, 2021
We stayed here for 2 weeks and loved every moment. Condo view from every window and balcony was spectacular. Condo was clean and spacious. Will be coming again, hopefully for a longer period and with our shiatzu!

3-4 star

4star rating
April 27, 2015
Overall property was nice for the area. Not a high end luxury resort but a nice, clean, 3.5-4 star resort. There was a large family pool which was clean as well as an adult pool. The furnishings were also modest but adequate. There was a grill at ...

Maravilloso lugar!

5star rating
October 14, 2020
El apartamento es muy grande y cómodo La vista al mar es inmejorable Muy limpio y eleganteTropical Vacations muy pendientes de la estadía y comodidad

Beautiful and spacious

5star rating
January 30, 2019
Perfect for a family of 5. My favorite part of this apartment was the outdoor furniture and balcony. I also loved the spacious feel of the apartment. It has a separate laundry room which was very helpful.


5star rating
November 25, 2013
It was great. Someday we may go back.

Tamarindo vacation

Maxime Elfassy
4star rating
January 8, 2023

Verrrrrrrrrrrrrrry nice

5star rating
March 11, 2013
We arrived after the office was closed late in the evening, but the guard had the keys and paper work all ready. No problem with parking as there was plenty of room. Ground floor beach front unit was perfect since we came there to surf. Got to lis...

princeton goes to Costa Rica

5star rating
January 17, 2015
it was the best being with friends and meeting new friends. We were busy every minute. The boys enjoyed surfing.We all enjoyed golfing. Yoga and the spa was relaxing. Food delicious; all in flip flops and comfort.

Everyhing perfect

4star rating
January 19, 2013
Appartement was very comfortable and clean. Everything that you Need was available. 8 Minutes to beach by walk.

Great place!!

5star rating
September 28, 2013
Property was in excelent conditions. Cleaning seevice very good as well as the maintenance

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Wedding trip

5star rating
March 8, 2017
Great condo and the view was wonderful. Accomadstions were clean and everything was appreciated by all my travel family.I recommend using this company to anyone traveling to location. Did not see anyplace that would come close to this property!

Best time ever!!

5star rating
February 23, 2013

Fabulous Casa for up to 3 couples!

4star rating
February 13, 2018
Beautiful home in a gated environment with amazing amenities. Private yard with a pool, BBQ and outdoor furniture. Only a 5 minute walk to the beach and beach club that is included in the rental. Beach Club is an excellent amenity with free beac...

Vert Nice place to be Inde Tamarindo

4star rating
February 18, 2013
Perfect location. I would recommend next building on site.

great condo

5star rating
December 12, 2016
Place was clean and had everything that we needed. Unit was nicely decorated. Close to beach with a nice view of the ocean. Would highly recommend.


5star rating
July 5, 2013

Very Impressive

5star rating
July 14, 2016
We were very impressed with this rental. It was beautifully decorated with lovely local art and the physical space was very comfortable. The kitchen was fully equipped and felt like home. Most rentals have cheap dishes, etc. but this kitchen had l...


5star rating
August 6, 2013
We booked Horizontes #106 the day before we decided to travel to Costa Rica. Carla was great responding to me so fast and making sure I was completely taken care of for our stay. The condo's location is directly on the beach and beautiful. My fami...

Casa Pipilacha – Like living in a dream!!!

5star rating
November 26, 2013
Casa Pipilacha is everything you could hope for and more! The perfect luxury retreat hidden high above the ocean. Make sure you have a 4x4 vehicle, as the road to the house is a little tricky... Once you arrive, however,you will be in paradise! Yo...

Zen Vibes

5star rating
February 15, 2022
Our return to Casa Bendita was just as amazing as our first stay! Five star accommodations on the beautiful Playa Langosta. Great location, within walking distance to Tamarindo. Perfect place to watch the incredible sunsets. Beautiful property wit...


5star rating
December 16, 2013
We had an unforgettable trip to Tamarindo and an extremely confortable relaxing stay in Sr 16 at the Sunrise Condos. I would definitely recommend Sunrise condos to stay and cant wait to come back to Tamarindo, Costa Rica!!!!!!!!!

Great Condo

5star rating
July 24, 2014
Great condo. Well decorated. 4th floor with high ceilings. Balcony overlooks scenic pool. Nice kitchen, laundry, and living room areas. Fantastic location. Would recommend.

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