Table of Contents
- 1 YOUR EXPERT COSTA RICA PLANNERS
- 2 The Best Hotels in Costa Rica—Your Picks
- 2.1 The Westin Conchal Golf Resort and Spa, Guanacaste
- 2.2 The Springs Resort and Spa, Arenal Volcano
- 2.3 Nayara Gardens & Nayara Springs Resorts, Arenal Volcano
- 2.4 Los Sueños Resort and Marina, Herradura Bay & Jaco Beach
- 2.5 Villa Buena Onda, Coco Beach
- 2.6 Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio
- 2.7 Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa, Arenal Volcano
- 2.8 Andaz Costa Rica Resort in Papagayo Peninsula, Guanacaste
- 2.9 Si Como No Resort and Wildlife Refuge, Manuel Antonio
- 2.10 Cala Luna Hotel, Tamarindo
YOUR EXPERT COSTA RICA PLANNERS
Are you looking for the ultimate voyage to Costa Rica? Our team of local experts will design your custom,vacation package. We do NOT sell cookie-cutter trips. Instead, we take the time to get to know your unique “travel personality”. Then we match you with a hand-picked selection of hotels, tours & transportation. The result is a tailor-made journey that will fit you like a glove.
We email you a detailed travel itinerary filled with info, pictures, and videos. Your Costa Rica travel agent will work with you to adjust your all-inclusive package until you are 100% satisfied. When you’re ready to book, we send reservations and payments to every single hotel and tour provider for you. This makes for a seamless, worry-free experience that allows you to relax & enjoy the journey.
Upon arrival to Costa Rica, we meet you at the airport and escort you to your transport. For guests arriving through San Jose, we offer a VIP meet & greet service which will help you navigate customs and escort you to your driver. From the minute you step off the plane, our friendly, bilingual drivers and tour guides will make you feel safe and completely at home during your holiday.
While you are in the country, our customer service team is on-call 24/7 throughout your stay. If you need a restaurant reservation, a travel tip or would like to make an adjustment to your trip, just give us a call. No other Costa Rica travel agency can match our commitment to guest happiness, and we have over a decade of satisfied clients to prove it.
Whether you are seeking a family getaway to a top all-inclusive resort, a luxury romantic honeymoon to a secluded boutique hotel, or an adrenaline-filled expedition packed with adventure tours, we will craft a getaway that is right for you! With 20 years of local experience, you can trust our recommendations and the high-quality service we provide.
Why spend long hours trying to plan for yourself, stressed out by info overload? RELAX and let our travel agency handle the details. Our 100% local experts live, work and play right here. We have decades of experience that makes us uniquely suited to give you insider tips & tricks on the best places in Costa Rica to visit. We will gladly answer your questions and make the travel planning process easy and enjoyable. Make this trip THE best escape you have ever had… You Deserve It!
Sure, you may find cheaper options, but for this adventure, go with THE BEST. We stand behind the quality of every single itinerary that we design & deliver. We are so confident that you will love your custom Costa Rica vacation, We Guarantee It!
The Best Hotels in Costa Rica—Your Picks
And by ‘your’, we mean our customers’ picks. Year after year, we collect feedback on vacations from our customers, what experiences they loved, just liked, or didn’t really like.
This very biased list features the most sought-after lodging options that we offer, sprinkled over five of the most popular destinations in the country.
The Westin Conchal Golf Resort and Spa, Guanacaste
The most popular name on this list by far is The Westin Conchal Golf Resort and Spa, a beachfront resort in Guanacaste.
Popularity is partly due to its sheer size. The Westin has more than 400 rooms, a separate adult-only section, six on-site restaurants, and a stunning white-sand beach (not that common in Costa Rica).
This hotel manages to have an all-inclusive model that provides a good balance of what customers expect. Access to a great beach, good on-site dining options, and satisfactory service. Guanacaste has recently seen a mini-boom in diverse resort options, but the Westin still keeps up with its fame.
The Springs Resort and Spa, Arenal Volcano
This boutique hotel is a favorite among celebrities. Featured in The Bachelor 2011 season (and the new one on the way!), The Springs Resort and Spa will not disappoint.
Facing the magnificent Arenal Volcano, this luxury hotel features 17 spring-fed thermal pools and a wildlife sanctuary. Rock-climbing, river tubing, kayaking, horseback riding, are all accessible on-site as well. With many connecting suites, 2-, 3- or ultra luxury 5-bedroom villa options, it’s a family favorite.
It’s great for a romantic getaway as well. Enjoy the view of the Arenal Volcano from your room’s private balcony while lying in a hammock. Or sip tropical cocktails while relaxing by one of natural hot-spring-fed lagoons and pools.
Nayara Gardens & Nayara Springs Resorts, Arenal Volcano
The Nayara Resorts complex seems to be always one step ahead of everyone else. A combination of luxury-equipped bungalows with perfect volcano views, great dining, and unparalleled service brought this hotel into the spotlight more than five years ago and it’s been a media favorite ever since.
Recent accolades include Travel + Leisure’s Top 100 Hotels in the World and being one of the Recommended Hotels in the Forbes Travel Guide.
The most recent addition to the family is Nayara Tented Camp – Luxury Glamping Extravaganza, which opens for the 2020 season. If neither of these options speaks to you, check out the other hotels in the Arenal Volcano region.
Los Sueños Resort and Marina, Herradura Bay & Jaco Beach
This resort features everything from 2- or 3-bedroom condos to some of the most luxurious villas in the country.
Los Sueños is popular for its full-service marina servicing many luxury sport fishing boats and luxury yachts. The waters of the Central Pacific offer world-class deep-sea fishing, which is good year-round, making it a prime location for avid anglers.
It also features a championship eco golf course and a beach club. It’s conveniently located just one hour from the San José International Airport and five minutes from the popular beachtown of Jaco.
Villa Buena Onda, Coco Beach
This ultra-boutique, 8-bedroom secluded oasis has managed to pull off what many couldn’t: offer all-inclusive plans with no skimping on the service.
Villa Buena Onda is an adults-only property—unless you would like to rent out the whole place for your family stay. Either way, the cool vibe, great ocean views, and dining will get you in the right mood.
If you don’t like resort crowds and want to be close to the airport, this hidden gem of Coco Beach is a perfect place for a relaxing retreat.
Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio
This is Manuel Antonio’s unique beachfront luxury option. And not just that: it’s also surrounded by lush rainforest. Wildlife? Check. Beach? Check. Cocktails on said beach? Check. Complimentary yoga? Check. Exquisite dining? Check. Amazing spa? Check. And there’s even more.
Arenas del Mar is what every Manuel Antonio hotel strives to be—best in everything they do. Immerse yourself in the Pura Vida luxury that you won’t find anywhere else.
Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa, Arenal Volcano
Kioro is built on the slopes of the towering Arenal Volcano, and it features the best views of this impressive giant from just about everywhere on the property.
Relax in the natural volcanic thermal springs and explore the extensive gardens—a treat in themselves. Each room faces the volcano and comes with its own Jacuzzi.
Andaz Costa Rica Resort in Papagayo Peninsula, Guanacaste
Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle brand, Andaz, has opened the doors of its unique and original Costa Rica resort several years ago. A swanky and cool vibe will make you feel at home as soon as you enter the resort gates.
The resort features 153 thoughtfully appointed guest rooms and suites. It offers complimentary water sports on two resort beaches, as well as separate sections for adults and a kid-friendly pool.
There’s also a variety of options for dining across three restaurants: with live music, mixology, and even custom designed ceviches!
Si Como No Resort and Wildlife Refuge, Manuel Antonio
A pioneer of eco-sustainability in the Manuel Antonio area, Si Como No features stunning scenery, amazing wildlife, and genuinely warm, Costa Rican service.
If staying here, you are bound to see sloths, playful monkeys, basilisk lizards, and exotic birds right on the grounds. The charming guest rooms have rustic wooden accents and comfortable modern amenities too.
Located in the very heart of Manuel Antonio, it sits on the hillside, blending seamlessly into the jungle and overlooking the azure blue waters of the Pacific.
Cala Luna Hotel, Tamarindo
Cala Luna is found just outside of the popular Tamarindo Beach, on the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This charming boutique hotel is a true gem among Tamarindo hotels and resorts.
The region is well known for its gorgeous beaches, with year-round sun, and a stunning tropical dry forest setting where you can spot monkeys, birds, and iguanas. The hotel is surrounded by lush gardens and offers laid-back luxury with fantastic personal service.
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