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Hotels by country: Costa Rica

The following hotels match your request. Our LF recommended logorecommendations are properties that we particularly like, independent of budget.

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    Alma del Pacifico

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    Beach hotel - Playa Esterillos Este
    30 minutes from Jacó. A beautifully private and isolated hotel right on Playa Esterillos. The hotel is relaxed with a lovely open restaurant. There are two pools and a spa. Read more»
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    Amor Arenal

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    Country hotel - Arenal (Arenal and the North-east, Costa Rica)
    A luxury lodge in the foothills of Arenal volcano. Read more»
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    Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort

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    Beach hotel - Papagayo Peninsula
    A stunning low rise resort surrounded by forest and nestled between two white sand beaches at Culebra Bay. Facilities include two infinity pools, one for families, with views of the bay and one for adults only, with views to the mountains. There are three restaurants serving international and local cuisine. Read more»
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    Aquiares Coffee Estate

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    Lodge/Hosteria - Aquiares, Turrialba
    Casa Esperanza farmhouse on the Aquiares estate dates from the 1900's and has been lovingly maintained. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens, the coffee estate and community of Aquiares. Aquiares is the largest coffee estate in Costa Rica and produces very fine coffee, which guests will of course try. Read more»
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    Arenal Kioro

    Country hotel - Arenal
    An airy hotel, with a large restaurant on the upper level and wonderful views of the volcano on a clear day! The lower level has a reception and several sitting areas. There is a pool in the vast garden. Read more»
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    Arenal Nayara

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    Country hotel - Arenal
    The resort is divided into three sections: Nayara Springs, Nayara Gardens, and Nayara Tented Camp. Nayara Springs is a child-free area, with a minimum age of 18, and is separated by a treetop bridge. Each room has a king or two double beds, an indoor and outdoor shower, and a jungle-facing terrace, some of which have views of the volcano. There is a choice of 4 restaurants, one of which is in Nayara Springs, in addition to a café and a wine bar, 3 swimming pools, 3 hot tubs, a gym and spa, a yoga deck, and a number of wildlife trails. Read more»
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    Arenal Observatory Lodge

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    Lodge/Hosteria - close to Arenal Volcano
    Originally a Smithsonian Institute research station, the hotel is set on a ridge opposite Arenal Volcano, offering fantastic views. Read more»
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    Arenas del Mar

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    Beach hotel - Manuel Antonio
    Luxury beachfront hotel, a few kilometres from the centre of Manuel Antonio. There are 2 swimming pools (1 by the restaurant and 1 by the beach), 2 restaurants including 1 next to the beach serving lunch only and a small spa. Read more»
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    Bosque de Paz Lodge

    Lodge/Hosteria - Near Bajos del Toro
    A rustic eco-lodge in a 400 hectare private biological reserve, nestled between Poas Volcano, and Juan Castro Blanco National Park. At 1,450m above sea level, the cloud forest surrounding the lodge attracts numerous bird species, including quetzals, emerald toucanets and hummingbirds. The lodge has a restaurant, living area, and an orchid garden. Read more»
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    City hotel - Heredia
    A lovely hotel on the edge of San José with vast gardens and views across the city. It is not far from the international airport and an excellent base for excursions within the Central Valley. Read more»
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    Buena Vista Chic

    Country hotel - Alajuela
    A beautiful Spanish colonial-style villa with 360 degree panoramic views of the Poás, Barva and Irazú volcanoes. With pleasant gardens, a pool and friendly staff, the Buena Vista makes a wonderful base from which to organise tours to places such as the Doka coffee plantation and La Paz Waterfall gardens. Read more»
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    Casa Chameleon

    Country hotel - Highlands above Santa Teresa
    An exclusive hotel designed with romance in mind. The six separate villas all have their own private pool and are stylishly decorated. Built into the hillside, there are three separate levels with two villas on each level. The gardens are well kept and there is a bar and good restaurant. Read more»
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    Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas

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    Beach hotel - Las Catalinas
    A chic hotel perched on a hill above Las Catalinas, with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. The hotel's infinity pool, restaurant and bar are all sunset-facing. Read more»
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    Casa Turire

    Estancia/Ranch - Turrialba
    Set in an old plantation (cane, coffee, macadamia) on the shores of a small lake. Read more»
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    Celeste Mountain Lodge

    Lodge/Hosteria - Tenorio
    Nestled between two volcanoes (Tenorio and Miravalles) and surrounded by primary rainforest, this hotel has a simple and contemporary design. An open plan bar/restaurant serves traditional Costa Rican cuisine with a splash of French flair, and has panoramic views towards the Tenorio National Park. Nearby is tropical hot bath - a lovely place to relax after a day of activities. Read more»
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    Colores del Pacifico

    Villa - Flamingo
    Just three kilometres from Playa Flamingo, this is a stunning villa designed by the Costa Rican architect Ronald Zurcher. The main house has a bar, dining room and swimming pool all overlooking Flamingo bay.

    Minimum stay 7 nights - exclusive use only. Read more»
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    Copa de Arbol

    Beach hotel - Osa Peninsula
    A small beachfront hotel set amongst 70 acres of pristine rainforest made up of number of air-conditioned cabins and a four level infinity swimming pool. There are hiking trails leading into the forest and fresh water lagoons that begin in the hotel gardens and the Corcovado National Park is a short boat ride away. Read more»
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    Corcovado Wilderness Lodge

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    Lodge/Hosteria - Osa Peninsula
    This carefully-designed lodge is tucked away in a 70 hectare private reserve, bordering the Corcovado national park and overlooking the Pacific ocean. There is a spring-fed swimming pool at the lodge and the nearby beach is half a kilometre long. It was previously called Casa Corcovado. Read more»
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    Costa Verde Resort

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    Beach hotel - Manuel Antonio
    This hotel overlooks the beaches of the Manuel Antonio National park and is surrounded by thick rainforest. Read more»
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    Dantica Lodge

    Lodge/Hosteria - San Gerardo de Dota
    The lodge is set in 20 hectares of private cloud forest and has beautiful views of the forest with self-guided nature walks through it. Inside the lodge is a gallery with local artwork and a dining room. All rooms are scattered in the gardens. Read more»
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    Beach hotel - Manuel Antonio
    3km from Park entrance. White villas, with comfortable rooms all with either a small balcony or terrace. Lovely gardens and 3 swimming pools. Warm friendly atmosphere and excellent restaurant. Read more»
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    El Mangroove

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    Beach hotel - Playa Panama
    A chic beach-front hotel overlooking Papagayo Bay that offers barefoot luxury with personalised service. This boutique hotel was designed by one of Costa Rica's most iconic architects, Ronald Zurcher and features a large pool, gym and spa. There are two restaurants, Matiss and Makoko, with unique menus that are inspried by local cuisine. Read more»
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    El Remanso Lodge

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    Lodge/Hosteria - Osa Peninsula
    The lodge offers a wide range of activities such as hiking along remote trails and rappelling down waterfalls (there are five on the property) so it is more geared for youthful or active guests. There is a canopy tower which is only reached by zip wire. Read more»
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    El Silencio Lodge

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    Lodge/Hosteria - Bajos del Toro
    A small luxury lodge set in a 500 acre private reserve in the cloud forest, just under two hours from San José, with a restaurant and bar overlooking the river and a Spa. Read more»
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    Evergreen Lodge

    Lodge/Hosteria - Tortuguero
    Sister lodge to Pachira, Evergreen is a comfortable and friendly option on the edge of Tortuguero River. There are three restaurants (each serving the same buffet), two swimming pools and the separate communal areas give the property the feel of a smaller lodge. Read more»
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    Finca Rosa Blanca

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    Country hotel - Heredia
    A lovely boutique hotel with an abundance of character, just 20 minutes from San José airport. There is a pretty pool overlooking the valley and coffee plantations, a hot tub and tropical gardens. It has a good restaurant with indoor and outdoor sitting areas, a bar and small spa. Read more»
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    Flor Blanca

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    Beach hotel - Santa Teresa, Malpais
    A beautiful and tranquil beachfront hotel with a large pool and stylish restaurant. Perfect for honeymooners, the villas are surrounded by lush forest and the two nearest the beach have lovely ocean views. Read more»
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    Four Seasons Costa Rica

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    Resort - Papagayo Peninsula
    A secluded resort hotel in extensive grounds on a private peninsula. There are excellent facilities including pretty swimming pools, two white-sand beaches and a sophisticated spa and gym complex on site. Read more»
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    Gaia Hotel

    City hotel - Manuel Antonio
    A luxurious and stylish hotel with gym, spa, swimming pool, excellent restaurant and bar with wonderful 360 degree views. Staff are very attentive. Read more»
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    Hacienda Las Delicias

    Country hotel - Uvita
    A beautiful country home in Ciudad Cortés, about 20 minutes from Uvita, and built in a traditional style on a working rice plantation. Owned by an Italian family, the hacienda is available for rent all year round and comes complete with household staff and concierge service. There are 6 bedrooms and would suit a group of friends or a family up to 8 people. There is a swimming pool, living room, dining room and mirador on the top floor of the building. Read more»
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    Harmony Hotel

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    Beach hotel - Nosara
    Set a short distance back from the sandy beach, just outside town, this is a lovely laid back eco-oriented hotel with good restaurant (mainly vegetarian food), juice bar, large gardens, good size pool and games area. Read more»
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    Hotel Arenal Paraiso

    Lodge/Hosteria - Arenal
    Rustic cabins set around a large garden area, with large central restaurant, bar and pool. Good views to the volcano. Read more»
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    Hotel Borinquén

    Lodge/Hosteria - Rincón de la Vieja
    A secluded mountain lodge set within a cattle ranch just outside Rincón de la Vieja national park, about 47 kilometres (1 hour 15 minutes on gravel roads) from Liberia international airport. There are plenty of activities on and off site for those looking for adventure, or you could just relax in their spa, with thermal spring water pools, natural steam rooms and volcanic mud baths. Read more»
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    Hotel Cala Luna

    Resort - Just outside Tamarindo
    Small, intimate hotel on the outskirts of Tamarindo, a fishing village of about 1000 inhabitants. There is a wild, beautiful beach about 100 yards away, and we would usually recommend a hire car in order to explore the area and for easy access to the village with its beach, restaurants and bars. Read more»
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    Hotel Capitan Suizo

    Beach hotel - Just outside Tamarindo
    Bungalows are set in tropical gardens with direct access to the beach, a 10 minute walk from Tamarindo, a fishing village of about 1000 inhabitants. Large pool and restaurant area and informal, relaxed atmosphere. Read more»
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    Hotel Cariblue

    Beach hotel - Puerto Viejo
    Rooms are in pretty wooden cabins set around beautifully maintained gardens. A 40 minute walk from the main town of Puerto Viejo (bars, restaurants, nightlife), but just 5 minutes from the beach. Read more»
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    Hotel Grano de Oro

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    City hotel - San José
    A beautifully furnished and friendly hotel, formally a town mansion in a quiet area of downtown San José. It has a wonderful restaurant, and a roof-top terrace with two hot tubs. Read more»
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    Hotel Playa Espadilla

    Beach hotel - Manuel Antonio
    The hotel is within easy walking distance of the park, there is a small swimming pool and bar/restaurant. It does not offer the great ocean views that some hotels in the area do, but has everything you need and is good value for money. Read more»
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    Hotel Sueño Azul

    Country hotel - Horquetas
    Lovely hotel set on a farm of 750 acres with beautiful gardens and rooms, pool, open air restaurant and bar. Read more»
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    Hotel Xandari

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    Country hotel - Alajuela
    A colourful hotel beside a coffee plantation, with stunning views of the valley and yet only half an hour from San José airport. There are two swimming pools and walks to five natural waterfalls. There is a spa, large sitting area and lovely gardens. Read more»
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    Kura Design Villas

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    Country hotel - Highlands above Uvita
    An exclusive design hotel set within the lush forest above Uvita overlooking the famous Whales Tail beach. The six rooms are designed with acute attention to detail with a modern finish and air-conditioning. Aimed at couples, the staff are extremely attentive and endeavour to make each stay unique. Read more»
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    Lapa Rios

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    Lodge/Hosteria - Osa Peninsula
    A comfortable jungle lodge nestled in the rainforest on the tip of the Osa Peninsula, with fine views over the sea. There is a restaurant, and swimming pool and a variety of excursions are available (including riding) to see the abundance of wildlife in the surronding forests. Read more»
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    Le Caméléon

    Beach hotel - near Puerto Viejo
    A chic, very modern and relaxed hotel just a short walk from the beach, and the laid back town of Puerto Viejo. Read more»
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    Macaw Lodge

    Lodge/Hosteria - Playa Jacó
    A small rainforest lodge set within a 264 acre private reserve of lowland and premontane forests, about an hour inland from Jacó and bordering the Carara National Park. The octacgonal main lodge overlooks a lagoon and has an open-sided restaurant and communal sitting area, with eight rooms upstairs. There are 8 acres of beautifully cultivated gardens with over 500 plant species from around the world attracting an abundance of bird species, insects and wildlife. Walking paths lead around the property and to a waterfall, there is a yoga platform and the lodge also produces its own chocolate. Read more»
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    Makanda by the Sea

    Beach hotel - Manuel Antonio
    A beautiful drop away pool and fantastic views. Makanda owns 13 hectares of lush hillside leading down to a small and effectively private beach. Breakfast is brought to your room each morning. Read more»
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    Manatus Lodge

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    Lodge/Hosteria - Tortuguero
    Small, friendly lodge on the edge of the river. Cabanas are set around the gardens and they have a medium-sized pool, good restaurant (all meals included in your stay) and games room. Read more»
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    Maquenque Eco-Lodge

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    Lodge/Hosteria - Boca Tapada
    A family-owned jungle lodge, built within the Maquenque National Wildlife Reserve and surrounded by tropical rainforest. The lodge is just north of Boca Tapada and access is by boat across the San Carlos river. Read more»
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    Mawamba Lodge

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    Lodge/Hosteria - Tortuguero
    Mawamba is nestled on a sand bar between the Caribbean Sea and one of the Tortuguero canals, an excellent location that provides direct access to the pristine beach and canals. Read more»
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    Monte Azul

    Country hotel - San Gerardo de Rivas
    A luxury mountain resort at the base of Chirripó, Costa Rica's highest mountain. Intially designed as an artist's retreat the property combines combines a 125 acre private nature reserve with a designer hotel and contemporary art project. The aptly named Azul restaurant is excellent. Read more»
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    Monteverde Lodge

    Lodge/Hosteria - Monteverde
    A very comfortable lodge with a good atmosphere. The grounds are lovely and offer excellent wildlife and birdspotting opportunities. The restaurant and bar area are cosy and the food is very good (complimentary tea and cake are served each afternoon). Read more»

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