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Santa Cruz Vacations

Pack those stellar shades. We have Santa Cruz vacation deals for you!

If there’s one thing you should spend in this busy world, it’s your vacation days. We know it’s easy to hang onto them, but Hotwire votes for putting them to use. It’s time to let an adventure lead you away from the daily grind. Stock up on what really matters on your trip to Santa Cruz – great memories and a tall tale or two.

Hotwire can help you find your travel bliss with Santa Cruz vacation packages. Bundling your hotel, car and flight means more unexpected fun with the money you saved. We’ll cover the bases; now it’s time for you to get up and go!

Pack everything you want – then take half of it out

We mean it. It’s far too easy to over-pack. We recommend picking your essentials and washing them along the way. Then you’ll have room for that goofy souvenir you know you want – or for some new outfits from that cute boutique you discover.

Bring comfortable walking shoes on your trip to Santa Cruz

No one should have to endure walking tours in dress shoes or high heels. No one.

Bring photocopies of your passport or license

You flew home from a great Santa Cruz vacation but your most important documents stayed behind. We’ve heard that story before and recommend keeping an extra copy on hand – just in case. Hey, at least it wasn’t a family member.

Don’t underestimate the power of earplugs

Among crying babies, rowdy crowds and honking horns, take our word for it. One pair can save you from the zombie-like state of a sleepless night.

Always carry some cash

You’ll be ready for anything from an evil ATM to lost credit cards. Holding a little extra cash in your wallet and carry-on means you can breathe easy if anything unexpected pops up.

Explore like a local

Guidebooks and maps are great for getting an overview of the place, but to really dig in, go where the locals go. Pick up a newspaper or city magazine to see what restaurants and neighborhoods are hot. Check events listings and go see a band or attend a street festival. Or ask your friends for recommendations. You’d be surprised who in your circle knows Santa Cruz well.

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Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort

Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort

Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo
    4.0 out of 5.0
     
     

    Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort fronts a white-sand beach in a dry tropical forest of Costa Rica's Guanacaste province. The international airport at Liberia ...

    Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort$162

    Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort$162
    Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa

    Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa

    Flamingo Beach, Playa Flamingo
      3.5 out of 5.0
       
       

      This Playa Flamingo resort is on the beach, 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Flamingo Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Conchal Beach and Playa Brasilito. Penca Beach and ...

      Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa$104

      Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa$104
      Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive

      Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive

      Playa Langosta, Tamarindo
        4.0 out of 5.0
         
         

        This Tamarindo resort is on the beach, 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Tamarindo Beach, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Grande Beach and Ventanas Beach. Hacienda Pinilla Golf ...

        Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive$180

        Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive$180
        JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa

        JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa

        Playa Mansita, Hacienda Pinilla, Pinilla
          4.5 out of 5.0
           
           

          Located in Avellanas Beach, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course, 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Tamarindo ...

          JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa$229

          JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa$229
          Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas

          Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas

          1000 Calle Principal, Tamarindo
            3.0 out of 5.0
             
             

            Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Grande Beach, Avellana Beach, and Conchal Beach. Flamingo Beach is 13.5 mi (21.8 km) away.

            Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas$57

            Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas$57
            Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas

            Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas

            Playa Langosta, Tamarindo
              4.0 out of 5.0
               
               

              This family-friendly Tamarindo resort is located near the airport, 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Tamarindo Beach, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Grande Beach and Ventanas ...

              Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas$160

              Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas$160
              Jardín del Edén Boutique Hotel - Adults Only

              Jardín del Edén Boutique Hotel - Adults Only

              Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo
                4.0 out of 5.0
                 
                 

                Offering direct access to the beach, this Tamarindo hotel is next to a golf course and within 9 mi (15 km) of Tamarindo Beach, Grande Beach, and Las Baulas de ...

                Jardín del Edén Boutique Hotel - Adults Only$179

                Jardín del Edén Boutique Hotel - Adults Only$179
                Bahia del Sol Beach Front Boutique Hotel

                Bahia del Sol Beach Front Boutique Hotel

                Playa Potrero, Potrero
                  3.5 out of 5.0
                   
                   

                  Nestled on the beach, this Potrero resort is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Penca Beach and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Flamingo Beach. Conchal Beach and Playa Brasilito are ...

                  Bahia del Sol Beach Front Boutique Hotel$118

                  Bahia del Sol Beach Front Boutique Hotel$118
                  Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive

                  Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive

                  Sardinal de Carrillo, El Ocotal
                    4.0 out of 5.0
                     
                     

                    Nestled on the beach, this El Ocotal resort is within 12 mi (20 km) of Penca Beach, Coco Beach, and Flamingo Beach. Papagayo Golf and Country Club and Haras ...

                    Paradise Flamingo Beach Hotel

                    Paradise Flamingo Beach Hotel

                    Playa Flamingo, Santa Cruz, Playa Flamingo
                      3.0 out of 5.0
                       
                       

                      This Playa Flamingo hotel is on the beach, 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Flamingo Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Conchal Beach and Playa Brasilito. Penca Beach and ...

                      Paradise Flamingo Beach Hotel$75

                      Paradise Flamingo Beach Hotel$75

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