Hotels in El Castillo, Costa Rica

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El Castillo overview

Surrounded by picturesque views of the volcano and lakes, El Castillo is also known for its natural features. You'll enjoy the great outdoors and activities like hiking and ziplining. Visitors to El Castillo can take time to see places like Butterfly Conservatory and Arenal Eco Zoo. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Costa Rica Sky Adventures.

Where to stay in El Castillo

Whether you plan to stay for a night or a week, El Castillo has the right hotel for you. There are 11 hotels in El Castillo and you can shop as many as 1231 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 51%. Our room prices start at 9 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in El Castillo as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 5 5-star hotels from 290 USD per night
  • • 24 4-star hotels from 108 USD per night
  • • 160 3-star hotels from 30 USD per night
  • • 27 2-star hotels from 10 USD per night

How to get to El Castillo

Fly in to San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 47.4 mi (76.3 km) from downtown El Castillo. San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 52.7 mi (84.8 km) away.

What to see around El Castillo

Highlights of the area include:
  • • Butterfly Conservatory
  • • Arenal Eco Zoo
  • • Costa Rica Sky Adventures

When to visit El Castillo

Do you want to know the ideal time of year to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 83°F day, 61°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 64°F night
  • • July-September: 81°F day, 63°F night
  • • October-December: 80°F day, 62°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.63 inches
  • • April-June: 21.57 inches
  • • July-September: 30.91 inches
  • • October-December: 19.65 inches