Costa Rica Travel News – With hundreds of beach resorts in Costa Rica, how can you choose where to stay? While all the resorts give you proximity to tours, beaches and rainforests, some stand out above the rest. Here are Costa Rica’s top ten best beach resorts.
Hotel Punta Islita is a colorful resort nestled into the rainforest. You can choose a spacious room with an ocean view balcony or a private villa with two to four bedrooms and your own plunge pool. The resort has a full-service spa, 9 hole golf course, and beautiful gardens. It’s near the Carrillo Beach and the Islita Art Museum.
Villas Caletas sits on a hilltop overlooking a secluded beach. The decor is impressive. The gorgeous property has an outdoor pool with bar, jacuzzis, a spa and fitness center, and two restaurants. Rooms offer either ocean or mountain views. It’s near national parks and cruises to Tortuga Island.
Falls Resort is in Manuel Antonio. It’s tropical gardens are picture perfect. The rooms have terraces, minibars, and luxurious details. There are luxury tree houses available that overlook the jungle full of toucans and monkeys. Adventures in the area include rafting and mangrove hiking.
Villas Tranquilas is in a remote setting near the airport. It’s family friendly with four private town homes complete with cable and internet. Guests can use laundry facilities, gardens, and the pool. The town of Quepos is nearby with art galleries and nightlife.
Hotel San Bada is next to Manuel Antonio National Park. It offers 67 rooms including luxury suites that open to balconies. There are three outdoor pools, a spa, gym, terrace bar, and a fabulous restaurant. Activities near this facility include dolphin watching and sport fishing.
Tambor Tropical Beach Resort is on the unique Nicoya Peninsula. It’s romantic enough for a honeymoon. There are 12 beachfront suites with living rooms and modern kitchens. They offer a full service restaurant, massage treatments, and a mosaic-tiled pool. Tours nearby include bird watching and photography.
Gaia Hotel & Reserve is for adults and teens only. There are rooms with tropical terraces, LCD TVs, DVD players, and WIFI. There are two outdoor pools, a spa, fitness center, restaurant, and lounge. Guests can easily get to locations for mountain biking and canopy tours.
Zephyr Palace Luxury Rental Mansion offers panoramic views of the Nicoya Gulf. The seven suites feature themes such as African, Egyption, 1920s, and Royal Palace. There’s an infinity pool, disco, art gallery, spa, and gourmet restaurant. The area has beaches and wildlife reserves that house scarlet macaws.
Los Altos Beach Resort & Spa is in the rainforest with ocean views. There are Balinese luxury condos with multiple bedrooms. The resort has a pool, fitness center, spa, and restaurant. They offer outings like hiking and parasailing.
The Four Seasons Resort Culebra is near the Gulf of Papagayo. It has 155 family friendly rooms including villas and tree houses with private plunge pools. There is also a spa and tennis court. They offer complimentary classes in cooking, dancing, and flower arranging for adults while the kids do arts and crafts and sea shell collecting. Nearby there are attractions like golf and a bird sanctuary.