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North

High End

  • Rio Celeste Hideaway
    Río Celeste Hideaway

    The comfortable casitas are tucked away throughout the gardens of Río Celeste Hotel, offering guests complete privacy, with only the sounds of the rainforest to lull you to sleep. Tastefully designed, those 26 casitas reflect the natural setting with ceilings fashioned from bamboo, wood floors and artfully tiled bathrooms with 'his and hers' vanities, soaker tubs and secluded outdoor showers. Relax and unwind on spacious decks as the tropical rainforest melodies.

  • Nayara
    Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens is a luxury boutique hotel that is widely recognized for providing premium luxury amenities and ultra-personalized service at surprisingly affordable rates. Located in the outskirts of the amazing Arenal Volcano, Arenal Nayara is an oasis of tranquility, 50 spacious casitas (bungalows) provide an exclusive, ultra-luxurious retreat. Each expansive casita includes a secluded garden with an outdoor shower and a beautiful terrace overlooking the volcano with a private, intimate Jacuzzi for two.

  • Tabacon
    Tabacón Hot Springs

    Tabacón Grand Spa offers the unique combination of the energy of the active Arenal Volcano, the heat of the Tabacón Hot Springs and the purity and mystic of the surrounding rainforest blend into what many have described as “paradise” or “the eight-wonder of the world”. The four elements of nature are present in this unique Arenal Volcano luxury hotel and resort, featuring the heat of the volcano, the flowing waters of the hot Springs, the pure air of the rainforest and the fertile earth of the of the Fortuna de San Carlos Region. Tabacón Grand Spa Thermal Resort is a 102 guest room Costa Rica luxury hotel located at the base of the Arenal Volcano. This luxury resort is recognized as a member of The Leading Hotels and The Leading Spas of the World.

  • The Springs Resort
    The Springs Resort

    A World Class Luxury Resort featuring Spectacular Hot Springs, This Costa Rica luxury resort perches one thousand feet above the Arenal Valley on a mountain ridge just six kilometers north of the active volcano but safely outside the government declared danger zone. The luxury hotel’s higher altitude relative to other hotels in the area allows for not only incomparable views of the Arenal volcano, the lush valley, and the surrounding towns that sparkle at night, but also access to the area’s famous prevailing breezes. And also, is one of the seven resorts with the most spectacular views in the world, according to CNN. The 27,000 square feet of event, convention and meeting space have also made us the leading Costa Rica conference hotel.

Mid Range

  • Royal Corin
    Royal Corin

    Located in La Fortuna, Costa Rica, they offer great service with accessible rates to enjoy Arenal Volcano, fun & entertainment. The Royal Corin Resort & Loto Spa has 54 rooms (42 standard rooms plus 6 suites and 6 master suites) with an elegant design, quiet atmosphere in harmony with natural wealth of the area of the majestic Arenal volcano. Each room has fantastic view of the volcano mainly because of the excellent architectural design of this five stories hotel.

  • Los Lagos
    Los Lagos

    Today, Los Lagos Hotel, Spa & Resort is the most comprehensive, peaceful, adventurous and restful place that you can find in the Arenal Area, offers 5 different pools with natural Hot Waters /certified not heated/, and regular water pools available and it has 87 rooms (standard / superior), International restaurant, souvenir shop, tours, and free internet.

  • Arenal Observatory Lodge
    Arenal Observatory Lodge

    The Lodge itself sits on a piece of 870-acre land. There are 270 acres of primary rainforest fitted with well-marked trails, 400 acres of reforestation projects, and 200 acres of farm land. Every day, resident naturalists lead complimentary walks along these trails. Some of the trails even lead to waterfalls and a hanging bridge. The Arenal Observatory Lodge offers 48 rooms. All rooms are comfortable and most have volcano views from the bedroom. Five rooms are fully equipped for disabled travelers.

Central

High End

  • Peace Lodge
    Peace Lodge

    Located on the grounds of La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park just one hour from the San José International Airport, the award winning Peace Lodge introduces its guests to a symphony of purely Costa Rican experiences celebrating the natural wonders of the rain forest and the splendid creatures that inhabit this magical environment. The ultra upscale accommodations are uniquely themed to complement the inherent beauty of its rain and cloud forest setting and the detailed architecture exudes a natural elegance and sophistication.

Mid Range

  • Poas Volcano Lodge
    Poás Volcano Lodge

    Poás Volcano Lodge is a stunning boutique hotel, the eleven suite bedrooms, some with balconies to enjoy the majestic views and others with their own private garden, are divided between the main Lodge and the outside Garden Rooms and, each one have their own character and individuality. They include six spacious, luxury, master suites with King or Queen beds and elegant en suite bathrooms; three of which have balconies overlooking the sweeping views towards Poás Volcano. The other three master suites have private gardens and are just steps away from the cloud forest.

  • Villa Blanca
    Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Lodge

    Just over an hour from San Jose International Airport, Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve is a 75-acre boutique mountain hotel surrounded by the spectacular Los Angeles Private Biological Reserve. You’ll be ensconced in a beautifully appointed 19th century recreation of a mountain village. It offers charming Superior and Deluxe Casitas to romantic private Honeymoon Suites, elegantly handcrafted furniture and a variety of convenience amenities that include fireplaces, private porches and in-room whirlpool tubs in all the suites.

South

High End

  • Savegre Lodge
    Savegre Lodge

    Hotel Savegre is 89 km. (55.3 miles) south-east of San José on the flanks of the Cerro de la Muerte, in the village of San Gerardo de Dota at an elevation of 2200 meters (7,200 feet) above sea level in a valley deep in tropical cloud forest. Savegre Hotel offers 50 comfortable rooms: 21 Standard and 29 Junior Suites. All are surrounded by gardens with mountain view and a terrace for relaxing with a good book, bird watching or just enjoying the nearby exuberant vegetation.

  • Trogon Lodge
    Trogón Lodge

    Trogón Lodge is located in Savegre, San Gerardo de Dota, near Cerro de la Muerte, one of the Costa Rica’s highest peaks. The drive takes approximately 02 hours from San José heading southeast in the Pan-American highway. The hotel features comfortable rooms all with private bathroom and hot water, all feature a view of the Savegre River or the forest.