Hotels in Costa Rica

Amanda Pratt

Despite what some guidebooks may tell you, Jacó is not a family destination. But Hotel Villa Caletas, which sits on a mountaintop above the seediness... Read More

At the Iguana Lodge on the Osa Peninsula, remoteness is considered a key element in achieving joy, health, and well-being, but the resort plenty of... Read More

It’s not the most opulent hotel in Manuel Antonio, but for couples Issimo is a real treasure. The lacy white bedspreads are sprinkled with rose pedals... Read More

This sprawling 310-room property—open since February 2009—distinguishes itself by straddling the line between major resort and remote wilderness lodge.... Read More

Marriott hotels have never been my style—maybe there are just too many of them—but this laid-back and well-placed resort won me over. Located within the... Read More

Way at the tippy top of a mountain overlooking Bahia Balena, Kura Design Villas is the sexiest new hotel in the country. This place simply has it all:... Read More

The perfect 4x4 road trip destination, this secluded and romantic getaway specializes in cozy accommodations, wood-fired hot tubs and fresh, organic... Read More

Drake Bay’s swankiest accommodations don’t come cheap, but they do come in a package deal. Guests stay in spacious bungalows that overlook Costa Rica’s... Read More

If the idea of open-sided, thatched-roof bungalows with netted teak beds, private decks with hammocks, and secluded outdoor showers stirs you, you&rsquo... Read More

For eco-conscious families looking to bond with each other and their natural surroundings, there’s Osa Peninsula’s Lapa Rios Ecolodge. The upscale... Read More

For a more remote and intimate option, Latitude 10’s five open-air casitas land guests just few steps from the crashing waves of Playa Santa Teresa. The... Read More

In a part of the country once known mainly by intrepid surfers for its waves, the splashy new boutique hotel Le Caméléon is changing the... Read More

Up in the hills above Tamarindo, this spa is legendary, namely for it’s famous “Spa Day,” which lasts from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes... Read More

Golfers, sportfishers, and families looking for American-style services favor this sprawling, Spanish colonial–style resort perched midway between... Read More

When Lana Wedmore came to Costa Rica 30 years ago, she knew she wanted to move there. Purchasing 150 acres of tropical wilderness on the Peninsula de... Read More

Built into a hillside on 12 acres of tropical jungle, this adults-only resort is situated approximately halfway between Quepos and Manuel Antonio... Read More

With just four bungalows on the premises, a night at Milarepa Hotel, on the southern coast of the Nicoya Peninsula, offers all focused attention to all... Read More

This rustic eco-lodge in the lush, misty Tilarán Mountains set the standard for environmentally sustainable properties here when it opened in... Read More

Birds of paradise, saffron curtains, and tropical hardwoods define this volcano-side escape that is routinely named one of the best hotels in the... Read More

At Nayara Springs, each of the 16 villas comes with its own plunge pool, drawing on mineral-rich spring waters from Arenal Volcano next door. Venetian... Read More

All across Costa Rica, other hotels have copied the genius concept of this mountainside hotel in Uvita: cabins whose walls are made completely glass.... Read More

Just outside Tortuguero National Park on the northeast coast of Costa Rica, the Pachira Lodge sits on a thin strip of land surrounded by a network of... Read More

Hidden in a cloud forest near the Póas Volcano, this extravagant property feels a little like Disney Land Costa Rica. There’s a well-maintained... Read More

Deep in the forest nearby the Gulf of Dulce on the southwest Pacific Coast of Costa Rica lies the Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge. Constructed from... Read More

  • <
  • 3 of 5
  • >
Back To Top