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PACIFIC AREA

South

High End

  • Lapa Rios
    Lapa Ríos

    Set in a private nature reserve spread over 1,000 acres of Central America's last remaining lowland tropical rainforest in Costa Rica's wild Osa Peninsula, Lapa Ríos is paradise for lovers of wildlife, birding, nature and beaches. The 16 private bungalows line three ridges overlooking the pristine point where the Golfo Dulce meets the Pacific Ocean and are situated 350 feet above sea level. Much more than a luxurious eco lodge, Lapa Ríos is a model ecotourism project and a sustainable tourism pioneer.

  • Nicuesa Lodge
    Nicuesa Rain Forest Lodge

    Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge embraces conservation and harmony with nature, and offers a perfect blend of comfort with environmental preservation. This unique Costa Rica eco lodge is sensitively designed with the environment and constructed from naturally fallen trees, recycled materials and harnesses the natural energy from the sun to provide electricity.What also makes Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge so unique, pristine and private is that the lodge is accessible only by boat.

Central

High End

  • Arenas del Mar
    Arenas del Mar

    Arenas Del Mar is located on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica about 2 miles from the nearest airstrip located in the town of Quepos (in the Manuel Antonio area). Quepos is a short 20 minute flight from Costa Rica’s capital of San Jose where international flights land at Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO). Driving from SJO takes about 3 hours. The resort is situated on a cliff with direct access to two pristine sand beaches: Espadilla Beach and Playitas Beach. Our property overlooks the spectacular Manuel Antonio National Park and is located within walking distance of Costa Rica’s most visited national park.

  • Gaia
    Gaia

    Gaia Hotel and Reserve - Located in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, is an adult and teen’s only luxury boutique beach hotel and resort and a member of "Preferred Boutique" of the Preferred Hotel Group. Imagine a tropical getaway that offers sublime luxury in a spectacularly exotic locale. The hotel achieves an ideal blend of modern amenities and natural scenery. Nestled in the magnificent coastal forests of Costa Rica, the hotel’s well-appointed, terraced suites and villas offer views of lush and pristine wild surroundings that are beyond compare.

  • Makanda
    Makanda by the Sea

    Hotel Makanda By the Sea provides fully equipped villas and studios carefully placed in rainforest gardens 100 meters above the ocean. Located on the map between the fishing port of Quepos and famous Manuel Antonio Park, a wide variety of tours, attractions and beaches are all close by. Soak in the gorgeous weather and unwind at our poolside Sunspot Bar & Grill, one of Costa Rica's most award-winning restaurants.

Mid Range

  • Si como no
    Si como No

    Located along Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast, Si Como No is a uniquely special Manuel Antonio Resort Spa and Wildlife Refuge that sits atop one of the most idyllic hillsides in Manuel Antonio. The resort’s lush jungle terraces and brilliantly vivid gardens overlook the sparkling ocean just above world-renown Manuel Antonio National Park. Ideal for families or couples seeking comfortable, well-appointed accommodations, it features a full array of spa & other resort amenities, superb dinning, custom designed nature-based tours and adventure activities.

  • Costa Verde
    Costa Verde

    On a coastal rainforest bluff nestled between Manuel Antonio National Park and incredible Pacific Ocean vistas that will take your breath away, Costa Verde is a vacation adventure, tropical wedding or honeymoon and hotel experience unlike any you have imagined. Just 3 miles from the village of Quepos and 2 hours by car from San Jose‘s International Airport, Costa Verde is a perfect destination for either a short stay or for those seeking a comfortable base camp. All rooms offer balconies with a bird's-eye view of the Park's majestic coastline or rainforest canopy vistas dotted with toucans, sloths, coatis and monkeys.

  • Espadilla
    Espadilla

    Espadilla Hotel and Cabins Espadilla are sister projects located in the area of Manuel Antonio - Quepos, Costa Rica. Just 200 meters from the entrance of Manuel Antonio National Park and 150 meters from the Espadilla Beach.

North

High End

  • four Seasons
    Four Seasons

    Nestled on a Pacific coast hillside and overlooking golden sand beaches, Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo is the premier destination. The Resort’s 154 guest rooms, suites and private residences capture the exotic character of Costa Rica, with comfortable rattan and bamboo furnishings, local artwork and indigenous wood and stone finishes.

  • Punta Islita
    Punta Islita

    At Hotel Punta Islita, Costa Rica's best experiences are enjoyed in feel-good equilibrium. Surrounded by exuberant tropical forest and colorful communities, Hotel Punta Islita gazes upon a secluded beach cove along Guanacaste's open-ocean coastline.

  • JW Marriott
    JW Marriott

    Live a Costa Rican hacienda style resort experience, in a rustic luxury beachfront property in Guanacaste. Featuring the largest pool in Central America, offers 5 restaurants to choose from. The resort is surrounded by the splendors of Costa Rican nature; with a choice of 3 beaches. The town of Tamarindo is just 5 miles away, were you will find restaurants, bars, souvenirs in a “Pura Vida” laid back atmosphere.

  • West in
    West In

    The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal sits on Costa Rica's magnificent North-Pacific Riviera, nestled between lush forests and the sparkling azure waters of the Pacific Ocean. Starwood's first all-inclusive resort, The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal is set on 2400 acres and offers everything you need to revitalize and thrive. The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal is conveniently located 45 minutes (60km) from Liberia International Airport, and 15 minutes from Tamarindo local airport.

Mid Range

  • Barcelo Langosta
    Barceló Langosta

    Barceló Langosta Beach Hotel is situated on dazzling Playa Langosta, where the crystal waters of Barceló Langosta Beach offer guests a sanctuary to renew their souls while delighting in the natural surroundings of the hotel. This beach hotel is a surfer’s dream, ideal for warm-water surfing and scuba diving or merely relaxing on the long stretch of warm, white sand. The climate is tropical dry with 2 seasons in the year very well marked.

  • Tamarindo Diria
    Tamarindo Diria

    At the end of each day, gaze at an unforgettable palette of colors courtesy of Tamarindo’s oceanside sunset which can be viewed from while you dine at our beachfront restaurant, or sip a refreshing cocktail at one of the bars, 240 different rooms in 5 different categories.

  • Flamingo Pool
    Flamingo Beach Resort

    Escape to a fun, adventurous & romantic oceanside retreat just steps away from the Pacific Ocean, sheltered by forested mountains. Flamingo Beach Resort offers comfortable Costa Rica lodging in the tropical province of Guanacaste; the spacious Costa Rica accommodations come in distinct sizes and styles, and provide an abundance of luxury amenities. Awaken to the sound of ocean waves lapping the pristine white sands of Flamingo Beach.

Osa Peninsula

  • Bosques Del Cabo
    Bosques del Cabo

    Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge offers a rare opportunity to comfortably vacation among all this rugged natural splendor. It has ten beautifully crafted thatched-roof bungalows; each is privately set among lush gardens; offering stunning ocean views, modern bathrooms with delightful outdoor garden showers, and porches furnished with hammocks and easy chairs. And for the ultimate in jungle living, Bosque del Cabo has two rental houses.

Drake´s Bay

  • Aguila de Osa
    Águila de Osa

    Surrounded by vibrant jungle, the hotel provides guests with the ultimate ecotourism experience: peaceful luxury and limitless adventure amongst a magnificent natural backdrop. Águila de Osa offers its visitors accommodations with exquisitely handcrafted details, gourmet tropical dining in the hotel’s open-air Great Room, gracious hospitality, and the opportunity for even the most intrepid traveler to experience Costa Rica’s finest natural gifts, all while we strive to meet the highest standards of sustainable tourism.

  • Copa de Arbol Resort
    Copa de Arbol Resort

    Luxury beachfront eco-resort set among 70 acres of pristine rainforest reserve, located in Southern Pacific Costa Rica on the Osa Peninsula, perfectly situated between Drake Bay and the Corcovado National Park. This area of the Osa Peninsula is accessible by boat only and is one of the most remote and untouched places on Costa Rica’s entire Pacific coastline. If you're searching for hotels near Corcovado National Park, they offer some of the ultimate in eco-luxury.