Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo Rating: 5.0 Pearls
Easily among the most luxurious resorts in Central America, The Four Seasons is as close to perfection as it gets. With two beautiful beaches, ocean views from each one of the sumptuous rooms -- decorated in materials including wood, bamboo, and stone -- and a luxury spa with treatments for couples, the resort makes it possible for guests to spend their whole vacation on-site. Suites -- described by the hotel as luxury tree houses -- are perched in the hills and have extra-large terraces, some with plunge pools.
Gaia Hotel And Reserve Rating: 4.5 Pearls
Tucked away on a 14-acre nature reserve, Gaia is an adults-only hotel that gives guests a perfect blend of attentive, personalized service and utter privacy on a quiet property. With only 29 rooms -- all with huge, very comfortable beds -- guests will feel like they have the place to themselves.
Hotel Punta Islita Rating: 4.0 Pearls
Situated in a lush, remote location, the Punta Islita offers guests ample opportunity to be alone. After enjoying the stunning infinity pool, the tasty cuisine at 1492 Restaurant or a treatment at the beautiful spa, couples can retreat to one of the Casitas or Suites, which have private Jacuzzis or plunge pools, king canopy beds, and big hammocks on terraces overlooking the beautiful grounds and the ocean.
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Rating: 4.5 Pearls
The JW Marriott is one of the top luxury properties in Guanacaste, with beautiful, hacienda-style architecture, and lots of romantic touches, like large white hammocks and terraces with lounge chairs where guests can watch the sunset. Couples will enjoy the treatments for two in the tranquil rooms of the world-class spa, as well as the lovely beach. Room service is available around the clock, convenient for couples hoping to enjoy a romantic night in.
Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens Rating: 4.5 Pearls
Along the stone paths that wind through the incredibly lush, tropical flora here are individual casitas, tucked away behind the trees and plants, each one a separate guest room. The casitas range from great to fantastic, and each has an outdoor shower, views of Arenal volcano, and a wrap-around wooden deck with a hammock and Jacuzzi. Couples will likely enjoy the charming wine bar, and the small but lovely spa, where they can get treatments together.
Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa Rating: 4.0 Pearls
A hotel stay at the foot of an active volcano should help heat things up, especially for guests staying at The Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa. Every room has phenomenal volcano views, two terraces, and enormous Jacuzzis. On the beautiful grounds, guests will find winding paths surrounded by plants, a hammock in secluded gazebo, and natural thermal springs in seven waterfall-connected pools. The spa is small but lovely, and offers couples treatments.