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The Best Camping in Costa Rica

Looking for the best camping in Costa Rica? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Costa Rica. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Costa Rica

  • Jacó, Costa Rica

    Catch Waves and a Sunset at Playa Jacó

    5.0
    There are hotels nearby, but if you are staying in San Jose this is a great day trip since it is only a couple of hours away by bus. Jaco is a big, wide open beach with room for everyone. Even on packed days, it doesn't feel very crowded. It's a pretty famous surf spot in Costa Rica, but even wit...
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  • Quepos, Costa Rica

    Explore Playa Espadilla Beach

    5.0
    The beach just outside of Manuel Antonio National Park is called Playa Espadilla and you can camp here for free if you have a tent or hammock. This is a safe place, accustomed to tourists, but be careful with valuables while camping on the beach - always a good idea, anyway.The alternative would ...
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