Costa Rica Hotels

    277 Hotels Found
    1. Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo
      Gulf of Papagayo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      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 an 18-hole golf course, the resort makes…
    2. Hotel Punta Islita
      Playa Samara, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      This ultra-remote, rustic luxe hideaway is worth the bumpy, two-and-a-half hour drive from Liberia Airport. The rooms aren't as impressive as those at larger luxury resorts in the region, but the unparalleled views, stunning infinity pool, and ruggedly beautiful (if rocky) beach more than Plus, this…
    3. JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
      Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa is a four-and-a-half pearl hotel located on Playa Mansita beach. The resort’s 310 guest rooms are subtly luxurious, offering marble bathrooms and roomy private balconies or terraces. Excellent on-site amenities include a sprawling infinity pool, an array of dining…
    4. Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort is a four-pearl hotel located on the outskirts of Manuel Antonio National Park. This remarkable location is combined with impressive eco-conscious practices and upscale amenities. It’s almost impossible not to spot exotic wildlife while dining at one of…
    5. Nayara Springs
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Luxurious in every way, the 16-room, adult-only resort Nayara Springs is the top resort in the area for couples seeking romance and privacy -- but who can do without volcano views. Large, rustic-luxe rooms have a bevy of free amenities (free minibar items, free international calls) and gadgets music…
    6. Hotel Riu Guanacaste
      Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • All-Inclusive
      • Beachfront
      • Party
      • Resort
      The 701-room Riu Guanacaste is a lot like a Riu anywhere, with a good beach, a huge, raucous pool, an energetic entertainment staff, and a party-hearty, booze-fueled atmosphere. Rooms are nothing special, and a la carte restaurant reservations need to be made a day in advance. If you're after a this…
    7. Gaia Hotel & Reserve
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      • Value
      This intimate luxury hotel located a 10-minute drive from the entrance to Manuel Antonio National Park is one of the area's top options. Tucked into the hillside of a 14-acre nature reserve, Gaia feels appropriately exclusive and private, and has the attentive, personalized service to match. abound…
    8. Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica
      Gulf of Papagayo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • Adults-Only
      • All-Inclusive
      • Beachfront
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      Secrets Papagayo Resort & Spa is an adult-only, four-pearl property located on the Gulf of Papagayo. The resort’s 202 rooms have elegant decor, along with thoughtful features like special two-sided compartments for room service delivery. From the sizable fitness center to the attractive pool areas…
    9. The Springs Resort and Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      A posh wonderland for affluent Americans and their kids, the 74-room luxury resort The Springs is 165 acres of seemingly endless pools and hot springs, restaurants, and activities -- all hidden on a volcano-facing slope seemingly in the middle of nowhere. (Expect a long, bumpy ride to and from the a…
    10. Copacabana Hotel & Suites
      Jaco, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
      • Adults-Only
      • All-Inclusive
      • Beachfront
      • Party
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Open-minded singles and swingers of all ages will feel at home at this three-pearl, adults-only hotel on Jaco Beach with 33 rooms and suites and plans to expand. For a hint at the vibe, there are two pools: one clothing optional and one where nudity is required. The poolside sports bar, called the a…
    11. Makanda by the Sea
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Adults-Only
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Everything about the four-and-a-half pearl Makanda by the Sea offers a wow-factor that eclipses almost any other hotel in Manuel Antonio. The lush rain forest surroundings and prime location high above the Pacific Ocean create the feeling of sleeping in a luxurious treehouse village. All 27 rooms to…
    12. Occidental Papagayo - Adults only
      Gulf of Papagayo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • Adults-Only
      • All-Inclusive
      • Beachfront
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      Occidental Papagayo is an adult-only, three-and-a-half-pearl property located on the Gulf of Papagayo. The resort’s 163 rooms aren’t especially chic, but they’re nonetheless adequate, offering coffeemakers, minibars, and flat-screen TVs. Occidental’s all-inclusive package covers food, drinks, and to…
    13. Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Tabacon is the original and best-known resort in the Arenal Volcano area, and is deservedly famous for its 18 natural hot springs at the Tabacon spa property up the street, which are the most extensive in the region. This 102-room, eco-friendly spa resort and local institution is a sensuous Eden in…
    14. Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat
      Santa Teresa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      This intimate, Balinese-inspired resort has 10 villas (one- and two-bedrooms) on the north edge of Santa Teresa. It's no wonder that Pranamar specializes in yoga and surfing -- it has, arguably, the best yoga studio in town (with daily classes), and is within walking distance of some of the area's a…
    15. Tree House Lodge
      Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Province of Limon, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      An exceptional property, the Tree House Lodge gives guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature: either lolling on the beach, exploring the jungle habitat, or sleeping in tree-top rooms. The mid-range property takes up 10 acres inside the Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge. Countless the…
    16. Casa Chameleon Hotel Mal Pais
      Mal Pais, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
      • Adults-Only
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      This off-the-radar getaway for couples may not be on the beach, but those seeking secluded luxury will love the location high up in the hills, neighbor-free. Six stylish villas -- all stand-alone and individually decorated -- have private pools with flora, fauna, and ocean views beyond. Most of the…
    17. Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa
      Playa Flamingo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • All-Inclusive
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      This mid-priced, 120-room resort -- popular with Americans -- looks onto a white sand beach in Costa Rica's Guanacaste region. Several types of accommodations (most with balconies) have varying views with contemporary furnishings, coffeemakers, and stocked minibars. Optional dining packages include…
    18. Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Located at the base of Arenal Volcano, Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa offers a healthy dose of upscale relaxation and sophistication without a lot of pretense. The pool is a bit small, and there’s nothing within walking distance, but the long list of amenities -- hot spring pools, a large, all-day with…
    19. Sueno del Mar Beachfront Bed & Breakfast
      Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • Adults-Only
      • Beachfront
      • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
      • Boutique
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Sueno del Mar Beachfront Bed & Breakfast is a three-pearl bed-and-breakfast located on Langosta Beach. This small property’s four rooms and two casitas feature distinctive Central American decor, whitewashed walls, and vaulted wooden ceilings. Nestled amid tropical plant life, the small pool and a a…
    20. The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal
      Playa Conchal, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • All-Inclusive
      • Beachfront
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal is a four-pearl all-inclusive resort located in the northeastern part of Guanacaste. The resort’s 326 guest rooms are understated and contemporary, with many featuring a smart split-level design to separate the bedroom and living area. With 11 restaurants…
    21. Villa Caletas
      Jaco, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      This secluded, 45-room upscale boutique hotel exudes European elegance and sits atop a 1,100-foot-high cliff. Stunning rainforest and Pacific Ocean views are the highlight -- especially from the jaw-dropping Greek amphitheater and the martini bar popular at sunset. There are also two beautiful (with…
    22. Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The beautiful Arenal Nayara's 44 individual bungalows, restaurant, wine bar, and spa are all tucked into incredibly lush grounds. Some of the amenities are small (pool, spa, fitness center), but guests come here for the private bungalows with special touches like an outdoor garden shower and a deck…
    23. Villa Buena Onda
      Playas del Coco, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • All-Inclusive
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      This seven-room, upscale, all-inclusive boutique hotel is set on a hillside overlooking the region's dry forest and distant ocean. Villa Buena Onda's hushed, retreat-like vibe stems from the fact that it caters to adults only. The decor is stylish with lots of white seating and colorful contemporary…
    24. Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa Peninsula
      Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Lapa Rios, located in the remote coastal rainforests of the Osa Peninsula, is Costa Rica’s original luxury eco lodge. This is the opposite of a Cancun-style beach resort -- guests come to the upscale Lapa Rios to enjoy the spectacular surroundings, learn about sustainable tourism, and re-connect The…
    25. Tulemar Resort
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The four-pearl Tulemar Resort is one of the largest, most full-featured resorts in Manuel Antonio. The lush, 33-acre grounds are abundant with tropical wildlife and beautiful flora. Plus, with four infinity pools, a secluded beach, and an all-day, ocean-view restaurant, most guests won’t need to the…
    26. Los Altos de Eros
      Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • Adults-Only
      • All-Inclusive
      • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Los Altos de Eros is an upscale, adult-only, six-room boutique hotel set on 28 acres of mountaintop terrain. The vibe is social and villa-like with rooms ringing a free-form infinity pool that overlooks the stretching mountains and valleys of the Guanacaste region and the distant Pacific. The hotel…
    27. The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Value
      For a small hotel, this 54-room boutique has a lot to offer: A beautiful hot springs pool complex with natural thermal waters, great views of Arenal volcano, a lovely spa, a bar with an outdoor terrace, and an on-site restaurant. Contemporary rooms all have volcano views, but the property feels more…
    28. Ylang Ylang Beach Resort
      Montezuma, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
      • All-Inclusive
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Off-the-beaten-track and oozing Tican charm, this 22-room hotel is situated at the end of a scenic beach, within walking distance of Montezuma -- an area popular with surfers and dreadlocked expats. The property stretches across a lush rainforest nature preserve, where monkeys and exotic birds are a…
    29. Karahe Hotel
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      For beach lovers, Karahe Hotel is one of the best mid-range bets in Manuel Antonio, as its one of the few properties with direct, private access to Playa Espadilla and is a 13-minute walk to Manuel Antonio Beach and National Park. It's best to think of this hotel as two properties, with the cheaper…
    30. Issimo Suites Boutique Hotel and Spa
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Issimo Suites Boutique Hotel and Spa is a small, upscale property that's a strong contender for most romantic in Manuel Antonio. All of the rooms are suites and include jetted tubs, ocean views, and minibars. Issimo Restaurant serves a free, luxe breakfast buffet and Italian favorites for lunch and…
    31. Asclepios Wellness & Healing Retreat
      Alajuela, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      The upper-middle-range Asclepios bills itself as a wellness center rather than a hotel, though it successfully incorporates elements of both. Located in the hills near the Central Valley town of Alajuela, it’s conveniently close to the airport but worlds away from the hustle and bustle of downtown A…
    32. The Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort
      Nosara, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • All-Inclusive
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Nearly all of Nosara’s hotels offer some kind of yoga class, but the upper-middle-range Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is the area’s premier retreat for serious yogis. The Bodhi Tree has the best yoga teachers, facilities, and equipment in Nosara, with six indoor and outdoor shalas and an international can…
    33. Hotel San Bada
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      For those who want fast access to both Manuel Antonio National Park and Manuel Antonio public beach, it doesn't get any closer than three-and-a-half pearl Hotel San Bada, built directly next to the park's entrance and a two-minute walk from the sand. The hotel is large enough to provide separate for…
    34. Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort
      Gulf of Papagayo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Travelers seeking minimalist jungle luxury will find it at the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo — an architectural stunner that appears to be built into the side of a cliff. Hyatt’s hip boutique line, Andaz, is known for its high style and creative approach to hotel design, and the chain’s luxurious outpost…
    35. Heliconias Nature Lodge
      Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
      • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      Heliconias Nature Lodge is a pitch perfect example of Costa Rica’s tasteful rain forest-inspired flavor. The outdoor plunge pool and large, open-air restaurant with free breakfast, a full wine list, and nightly entertainment are surprising touches for a small, mid-range property. All 18 freestanding…
    36. Florblanca Resort
      Santa Teresa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      This boutique beachfront resort in Santa Teresa with 11 standalone villas epitomizes laid-back luxury. Designed for privacy and a connection with nature, the one- and two-bedroom options (and three-bedroom Surf House) have spacious open-air living areas and bathrooms. Health nuts will be spoilt for…
    37. Hotel Si Como No
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Among area resorts, the three-and-a-half-pearl Hotel Si Como No is one of the most accessible in both atmosphere and price. It's not on the beach, but the hillside location grants beautiful water views. The long list of features, including a full-service spa, two restaurants, a movie theater, and to…
    38. Hotel Tamarindo Diria
      Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Party
      • Resort
      • Value
      Hotel Tamarindo Diria is a popular, three-and-a-half-pearl hotel located in downtown Tamarindo. The hotel’s 239 guest rooms are clean and pleasant, although not all have balconies and some lack natural light. Tamarindo Diria’s extensive facilities, which include four pools, six a la carte and buffet…
    39. Los Lagos Hotel Spa & Resort
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      The 98-room, upper-middle-range Los Lagos is the Disneyland of Arenal, with a water park, small zoo, and hotel all rolled up into a 1,050-acre property. It appeals to families with young children, but may turn off international travelers looking for that “authentic” Costa Rican experience. Rooms are…
    40. Volcano Lodge & Springs
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      This 11-acre, 68-room resort appeals to families with kids, couples, and travelers who prize privacy, and is centrally located 10 minutes north of town on the way to the Arenal National Park entrance. Rooms are perfectly adequate for a mid-range property, and feature wood ceilings and photographs of…
    41. Hotel Banana Azul
      Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Province of Limon, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      The 14-room Hotel Banana Azul is one of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca's smaller properties. The upper-middle-range hotel is tucked away along the Costa Rican town's popular surf beach, Playa Negra, just a five-minute drive from Puerto Viejo's central town area. Banana Azul, situated along a rain forest…
    42. Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort
      Playa Hermosa, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • All-Inclusive
      • Kid-Friendly
      Though it only has 160 rooms, Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort feels like a much larger property. Thanks to its sprawling acreage on the cliffs above Playa Hermosa, this upper-middle-range hotel feels like a massive resort. With two pools, a beautiful restaurant, and rooms that range from standard to…
    43. Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      It's hard to believe that four-pearl Shana Hotel is located in Costa Rica and not in the Aegean Sea. With terra cotta roofs, a blue and white color scheme, and beautiful outdoor pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the hotel looks straight out of Santorini. The location is excellent for access to but…
    44. Bahia del Sol Beach Front Hotel & Suites
      Playa Potrero, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      This 28-room upper-middle-range resort is set on the shores of Playa Potrero, an uncrowded, black-sand, crescent-shaped beach that’s ideal for swimming, not surfing. The resort caters to active travelers with free fitness and yoga classes as well as to those who crave a more sedentary vacation. Rows…
    45. La Mariposa Hotel
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Historic
      • Romantic
      • Value
      As one of the oldest hotels in Manuel Antonio, the three-and-a-half-pearl Hotel La Mariposa balances Old World charm, authentic Costa Rican design, and modern amenities. Panoramic views from the hilltop alfresco restaurant and two outdoor infinity pools are among the area’s best. All 62 rooms have a…
    46. Arenal Lodge
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      The 50-room Arenal Lodge is like a summer camp in the rainforest. It offers a good likelihood of up-close-and-personal encounters with the local fauna, thanks to the daily guided tour through the hundreds of acres of trails; guests may also be greeted by friendly, hungry coatis at the front gate. of…
    47. The Preserve at Los Altos
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      In an area beset with modest hotels and traditional guesthouses, the four-pearl Preserve at Los Altos stands out. The sheer number of resort-style amenities outnumbers the competition. There's an ocean-view restaurant, free breakfast, a sparkling infinity pool, and a hillside spa. The 28 condo-style…
    48. Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort
      Herradura, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      The Marriott Los Suenos is one of Costa Rica's few large-scale resorts, with 201 comfortable rooms, an 18-hole golf course, a big pool complex, full-service spa, six restaurants, and beautiful Spanish colonial architecture. But the on-site beach is extremely rocky, so you may want to take a taxi to…
    49. Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa
      Esterillos Este, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa is an upscale hotel located on picturesque Playa Esterillos beach. Its 20 bungalows and villas have dazzling, open-plan layouts that include wet bars and private terraces. The property is defined by imaginative art and architecture, with its rooms, restaurant, and…
    50. La Posada Private Jungle Bungalows
      Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Party
      • Romantic
      • Value
      La Posada Private Jungle Bungalows is a budget option with an incredible location directly next to the entrance of Manuel Antonio National Park and a three-minute walk to the beach. Rates are low for the area, and include a free daily breakfast buffet, Wi-Fi, and limited street parking. Rooms range…

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