Costa Rica Boutique Hotels & Resorts
The plentiful boutique hotels of Costa Rica provide some of the most intimate and unique accommodations available in the country.
The small stylish boutique hotels of Costa Rica are omnipresent. In fact, it’s uncommon to find large-scale name brand resorts after leaving the cities of San Jose or Liberia or the resort strip of Guanacaste. The charismatic Costa Rican boutique hotels bring a personality all their own and connect travelers to the world-renowned Tico hospitality.
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Sibu Lodge Monteverde Costa Rica

Sibu Lodge

Nestled within the lush, verdant cloud forest of Monteverde, Sibú Lodge offers a unique blend of rustic charm and modern comfort. The lodge has recently renovated 100% of its infrastructure and also offers brand-new rooms. This serene retreat, situated in the breathtaking region of Monteverde, provides an ideal base for travelers seeking to explore the […]

Ocotea Boutique Hotel

Ocotea Boutique Hotel

Nestled in the misty cloud forest of Monteverde, Costa Rica, the Ocotea Boutique Hotel stands as a serene sanctuary for travelers seeking a harmonious blend of luxury, sustainability, and immersive nature experiences. Named after the native Ocotea tree, this boutique hotel reflects a deep commitment to environmental stewardship while offering a high-end, comfortable stay. This […]

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

The Tabacon Grand Spa Resort offers spectacular views of the 5,000-foot volcano and natural, therapeutic hot springs and pools that meander through one of the most exotic gardens in the world.

Arenal Manoa Hotel, Costa Rica

Arenal Manoa Resort & Hot Springs

Hotel Arenal Manoa is close to many of the main attractions in the area yet maintains a silent tranquility. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, as well as a small stream and old growth trees, this hotel has some of the best views in Arenal.

Hotel Si Como No

Hotel Si Como No

The magic of nature comes alive at the Hotel Si Como No, where an exemplary combination of environmentalism, stunning design and barefoot elegance harmonize with the lush tropical rain forest.

Escape to Tulemar Resort Costa Rica

Tulemar Resort

Nestled in the lush rainforest, overlooking the stunning Manuel Antonio coast, Tulemar Bungalows & Buena Vista Villas are the ultimate in vacation luxury.

Gaia Hotel & Reserve, Costa Rica

Gaia Hotel & Reserve

Gaia Hotel & Reserve is located near Quepos on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica amidst 12 acres of paradise near Manuel Antonio National Park.

The Cloud Forest Lodge

Cloud Forest Lodge

Located two kilometers from the town of Monteverde, the Cloud Forest Lodge is situated directly between the famous Monteverde Cloud Reserve and the Santa Elena Reserve in the Bellbird Biological Corridor, an important landbridge for wildlife between the two reserves. The lodge has recently undergone a major renovation in which no detail was spared. The […]

Koora Hotel Monteverde

Koora Hotel Monteverde

Located minutes from the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Koora Hotel Monteverde is the newest luxury eco-lodge in the area. This intimate lodge has just 10 suites and bungalows in various categories, ideal for a range of travel styles from couples to families. Amenities Amenities of Koora Hotel include Kiré bar and restaurant, a coffee shop, […]

Senda Monteverde Hotel

Senda Monteverde Hotel

The Senda Monteverde Hotel is a new sustainable hotel located outside Monteverde Cloud Forest on Costa Rica’s continental divide. A modern design, local artwork, and cozy nooks paired with the cool mountain air make the Senda experience one of a kind. Area Activities A hike through Monteverde Cloud Forest with a naturalist guide is a […]

Stay at Hotel Capitan Suizo, Costa Rica

Hotel Capitan Suizo

Hotel Capitan Suizo is a gem and an unbeatable choice for those travelers looking for a combination of relaxation and activity.

The Gilded Iguana pool

The Gilded Iguana

The Gilded Iguana is located in the little beach town of Nosara on the remote Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica. This off-grid hotel is perfect for surfers, yogis, and adventurers! Amenities Hotel amenities at The Gilded Iguana include an outdoor pool with a Jacuzzi and kid’s pool, an on-site restaurant, a complimentary breakfast buffet daily, […]

Tierra Magnifica Pool View

Tierra Magnifica Boutique Hotel

Tucked away on the north Pacific Coast of Nosara, Costa Rica, Tierra Magnifica Boutique Hotel features a sprawling view of jungle and ocean. Discover an intimate escape on the off-the-beaten-path beach escape on Playa Guiones in the soulful town of Nosara. The Beach Club Tierra Magnifica guests have complimentary access to The Beach Club at […]

Nantipa Resort, Costa Rica

Nantipa Resort

Nantipa Resort is a boutique beachfront hotel with free-standing bungalows overlooking the coast in the beach town of Santa Teresa on the Nicoya Peninsula.

Ranacho Pacifico Hotel, Costa Rica

Rancho Pacifico Hotel

Situated 2000 feet above sea level in a tropical rainforest overlooking the South Pacific Coast, Rancho Pacifico is an adults-only (18+) boutique eco-resort that feels like a sprawling private estate. This is the perfect destination for guests looking for a chance to rewind from the stresses of busy modern life. Guests of Rancho Pacifico are […]

The Retreat, Costa Rica

The Retreat

The Retreat is an 11-room luxury boutique hotel located 40 minutes away from San Jose International Airport in the Central Valley of Costa Rica. Amenities The Retreat amenities include a pool, Jacuzzi, yoga, fitness room, and steam room. There are morning Hatha Yoga classes and afternoon Restorative Yoga classes daily. A few hikes are available on […]

Aguas Claras Hotel

Hotel Aguas Claras

Inspired by traditional banana plantation houses, Hotel Aguas Claras is a stylish boutique hotel located on Chiquita Beach, Puerto Viejo on the remote Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. Charming white interiors with pops of color and unique decorative pieces are definitive of the Aguas Claras experience. With an emphasis on tranquility and delicate decor, Aguas […]

With such a broad spectrum of boutique hotels throughout Costa Rica, travelers have a variety of choices in relation to style and budget.

Manuel Antonio Boutique Hotels

Manuel Antonio is one destination that consists mostly of independent boutique accommodations. The boutique hotels here range in style from bungalow style villas to small eco hotels. Most Manuel Antonio Hotels line the road that connects the port town of Quepos to Manuel Antonio National Park with views overlooking the coast and dense rainforest vegetation.

Nicoya Peninsula Boutique Hotels

The Nicoya Peninsula is an off the beaten path destination just south of Guanacaste with stunning views and plentiful boutique hotels. The focus here is health and wellness. Many of the accommodations here bring a unique approach to their hospitality with juice bars, yoga, massages, and the like. The Nicoya Peninsula is celebrated as one of the world’s blue zones. So, take it all in and enjoy the region’s extraordinary approach to daily life.

South Pacific Boutique Hotels

The South Pacific Coast is a far-flung destination removed from the hustle and bustle of the cities and busy tourist resorts. A variety of boutique hotels, lodges, and villas can be found overlooking the rainforest cliffs or set back in the southern highlands. Despite its remote setting, luxurious accommodation options are accessible and the nearby town of Ojochal is known for its fine tropical cuisine.

Caribbean Coast Boutique Hotels

The Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica is the less frequently visited of the country’s two coastlines. The two main destinations for travelers are Tortuguero National Park and the Southern Caribbean Coast both of which are predominately lodges and hotels.

Cloud Forest Boutique Lodges

The accommodations found in the cloud forest of Costa Rica are mostly boutique lodges or boutique eco-lodges. Despite their rustic style, there are many luxury and award-winning lodge experiences in Costa Rica. Talk with a Costa Rica Expert about which boutique lodges will work best for your group.