Just a few hours' flight from many U.S. cities, Costa Rica has become the go-to destination of many travelers. Whether you’re looking to be pampered by the beach or zipline through the rainforest, there’s a convenient hotel eager to cater to your needs.
You’ll find these top properties in many favorite Costa Rican spots. Just north of the Nicoya Peninsula, you can wind down after horseback riding and swimming in a luxurious guest room arrayed with indigenous stone and wood, geometric-pattern rugs, and Costa Rican art. Read on for more of Costa Rica’s best hotels, from San José to the Arenal Volcano, as selected by T+L readers in our annual World’s Best Awards survey.