We aim to make your stay at Casa Bella Rita completely stress free. We pride ourselves on providing amazing service. From the moment you land to the wave goodbye, we will make sure all of your needs are met. We have a courteous and attentive staff that will make sure to answer all your questions and provide concierge level service throughout your stay. You will see why our hospitality makes our bed and breakfast the best place to stay in Costa Rica’s Central Valley. That’s why we are one of the top bed and breakfasts in the Central Valley according to Trip Advisor. Our many services show why we should be your place to stay in Costa Rica.
Rooms Each room at Casa Bella Rita is unique which makes each guest's stay one of a kind. Our staff ensures each room to be clean, the linens fresh and the necessities stocked. An honor bar is in each room featuring drinks and refreshments to satisfy any late night crave. And if you need anything, any one of our staff will make sure you get what you need.
Late Arrivals: Seldom do you get anything to eat on your flights and this is a problem for many who have a late arrival. With advance notice we will be happy to have a lite meal waiting for you. We can prepare a snack tray of local empanadas, fruit and a lite dessert so you won't go to bed hungry. A vegetarian snack tray also available. Charges range from $7.00-$9.00 per person, depending on order.
Gym Facilities A luxury gym does not mean a few dumbbells, some old weight machines and a treadmill in a small room off to the side. At Casa Bella Rita, we believe a true workout means a premium fitness facility. Day passes are available to local gyms just a short distance away that offer a wide range of classes and equipment for your workout needs. Yoga mats, barbell and tubing are also available at Casa Bella Rita if you decide you would like to workout while enjoying the breathtaking view of the canyon. Casa Bella Rita is located in a very safe neighborhood if you want to put on your running or walking shoes and get some exercise.
Spa All travelers want to be pampered and made to look their best on vacation. Casa Bella Rita has teamed up with one of the best and most luxurious day spas in San Jose to provide professional nail, skin and hair care to the discriminating world traveler at prices well below what you would pay at home. So relax, let us set up your spa day while you enjoy your vacation! Massages can be done on site in the privacy of your room with advance notice.
Personal Driver Don't feel like haggling with taxi drivers in a language you don't speak? Just want to enjoy the night life with a personal driver at your disposal? Let us know and we will arrange to have one of our drivers chauffer you wherever you want to go at fair prices. We have connections to many great taxi services. That means you don’t have to worry!
Car Rental – Let us help you with your car rental by having a car delivered to Casa Bella Rita after a good nights sleep. We work with the most reliable agencies to guarantee the best price and service for your tour of Costa Rica. Arrival and departure information and make of car needed to secure a rate for you. Please note that when getting a car in Costa Rica you will need a credit card with raised numbers on it if you are to use it outside the agency office.
Currency information: Please do not exchange money at the airport unless you need a couple of colones for the toll booths. The exchange rate is never good at the airport and there are banks and ATM's in most locations. VISA and MC are widely accepted and some businesses will accept AMX. Remember to have $28.00 per person in dollars, colones or credit card for your exit tax when you depart Costa Rica. This is paid immediately after you enter the airport to the right. You will have a form to fill out after paying and then you can proceed to the check-in. You will get the best rate on your exit tax if paid in US Dollars. Please do not pay your exit tax at the small airports if you are flying within the country as they will service charge it.
Honeymoon: One of the best things about getting married - aside from spending the rest of your life with the one you love - is the honeymoon. Our beautiful Mariposa Room will make your honeymoon memories more enjoyable with the garden double shower, views of the canyon just outside your door, King bed and DVD player. We will make your honeymoon relaxing and memorable with hassle free airport pick-up and return making Casa Bella Rita the perfect place to relax and call home base. Our perfect honeymoon package includes (2) nights accommodations in Mariposa Room, a complimentary bottle of premium sparkling wine, dinner overlooking the canyon, a cooked to order breakfast served in the privacy of your room or next to the pool overlooking the canyon each morning, tour and travel information and booking if needed. Casa Bella Rita is the perfect setting to begin and end your memorable honeymoon vacation. Prices begin at $400.00 plus local sales tax. Spa services can be added on if desired.
Single Travelers: Traveling alone? No problem as our complimentary airport pick-up guarantees you a stress free and safe arrival when traveling outside your comfort zone. Enjoy the views and rooms and then let Rita or Steve help you with your next destination with recommendations and transportation bookings to help take the worry and guessing out of where you should go next. We can help make your trip seamless and worry free and a lot of fun.
2013 Costa Rica Holidays
- January 1 New Year's Day"
- March 19 Saint Joseph's Day
March 28 Holy Week Holy Thursday *
- March 29 Good Friday *
- March 31 Easter Sunday
- April 11 Juan Santamaria Day*
- May 1 Labor Day*
- June Father's Day ( the third Sunday)
- July 25 Annexation of Guanacaste Province*
- August 2 Virgin of Los Angeles Day
- August 15 Mother's Day*
- September 9 Children's Day
- September 15 Independence Day*
- October 12 Columbus Day - Discovery of America
- October 12 Limón Carnival
- October 31 Día Nacional de la Mascarada / Halloween
- November 2 Day of the Dead
- December 8 Immaculate Conception
- December 25 Christmas*
- December 26 the great Horse Parade – Paseo Colon, 2nd Avenue, San Jose
- December 25 to January 1. Feria de Zapote. Town fair with rides, bull
chases,food stands,concerts etc
*Asterisks indicate paid holidays and days off for workers.