Best Costa Rica Resorts
Costa Rica resorts range in style from the small boutique to luxurious mega-resorts.

A Costa Rica Resort For Everyone

Costa Rica’s undeniably beautiful shorelines, delicious cuisine and a landscape that dreams are made of draws vacationers and thrill seekers of all kinds. From families seeking fun to honeymooners looking for a little slice of heaven, Costa Rica has a resort for you. Ranging from small, intimate boutiques to luxurious mega-resorts dedicated to making your vacation everything you could imagine and more! Discover some of our favorites below.
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Margaritaville Beach Resort at Flamingo Beach

Margaritaville Beach Resort at Flamingo Beach

For those who crave golden sands, shady palms, and a “change in latitude” on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, Margaritaville Beach Resort at Flamingo Beach is the place to escape. Boasting a wide variety of rooms and suites and a relaxed, playful atmosphere, this Jimmy Buffett-inspired hotel is ideal for families, honeymooners, and solo […]

Paradise Hot Springs Thermal Resort Costa Rica

Paradise Hot Springs Thermal Resort

With sweeping views of the majestic Arenal Volcano, spacious accommodations surrounded by the rainforest, and relaxing thermal pools fed by the region’s natural springs, Paradise Hot Springs Thermal Resort is a wonderful option if you’re looking for a smaller, boutique hotel in the Arenal region. The hotel boasts 8 separate natural hot spring pools and […]

The Springs Resort and Spa at Arenal Volcano

The Springs Resort and Spa

Other than the spectacular view of the Arenal Volcano, The Springs Resort offers 18 mineral-laden hot and cold springs, and four unique dining experiences.

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 Kioro Hotel, Costa Rica

Arenal Kioro Hotel

Located on over 65 acres of land with miles of foot trails for exploration, Arenal Kioro boasts some of the best views in all of Arenal.

Hotel Royal Corin

Hotel Royal Corin

Hotel Royal Corin Resort is a modern, comfortable & luxurious property in the Arenal Volcano area. Their great services are located in one of the most beautiful areas of Costa Rica, not far from the volcano.

Andaz Papagayo Resort Costa Rica

Andaz Costa Rica Resort

Featuring 153 deluxe rooms, 3 restaurants, and 2 cascading outdoor pools, the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort begs to be discovered.

Stay at Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas, Costa Rica

Casa Chameleon Hotel at Las Catalinas

Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas is a luxury adults-only boutique hotel in the Guanacaste province overlooking the Pacific Ocean, tropical dry forests, and the newly developed beach town of Las Catalinas.

Planet Hollywood Costa Rica

Planet Hollywood Papagayo

Planet Hollywood is a new deluxe all-inclusive resort located on the Papagayo Peninsula in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica. The hillside property looks out of over the inlets and islets of the coast. Dining Planet Hollywood has seven themed restaurants and three bar lounges with dining options like the poolside Guy Feri’s Burger Joint, […]

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.

Hacienda AltaGracia, an Auberge Resort

Hacienda AltaGracia

Hacienda AltaGracia is a sprawling luxury estate in the southern mountains of Costa Rica that any foodie, affluent traveler, and skilled horseman can appreciate.

The W Hotel at Reserva Conchal, Costa Rica

The W at Reserva Conchal

The W Hotel at Reserva Conchal is situated on Conchal Beach in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica. The hotel is nestled between beautiful Pacific beaches and tropical mangroves. W Amenities Relax by the pool or at the W Beach Club. Indulge at the spa, work out at the gym, or schedule a T-time at […]

Isla Palenque Private Island Resort

Isla Palenque Private Island Resort

Situated in the Gulf of Chiriqui on the Pacific Coast of Panama, Isla Palenque is an intimate eco-lodge accessible by boat. This private island is made up of over 395 acres of jungle surrounded by seven pristine beaches – just waiting to be discovered! How to Get to Isla Palenque Once you arrive at Tocumen International Airport in […]

Westin Playa Bonita, Panama

Westin Playa Bonita Resort

Situated alongside the Pacific Ocean, the Westin Playa Bonita Resort is a 20-minute drive from Panama City, the vibrant capital city of Panama. Amenities Westin Playa Bonita amenities include beachfront swimming pools, kayak rentals, concierge, spa, fitness center, steam room, free in-room internet, beauty salon, gift shop, business center, and a complimentary parking facility. The hotel […]

RIU Playa Blanca All Resort

RIU Playa Blanca All-Inclusive Resort

About 2 hours from Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, Panama RIU Playa Blanca is a beachfront resort with all-inclusive amenities. The RIU provides a worry-free resort experience with a multitude of options for everyone. RIU Amenities Enjoy the warm peaceful waters and white sand beaches of this beachfront resort. Resort amenities include two swimming […]

Hotels & Resorts for Honeymooners

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming all on its own, but planning your dream honeymoon doesn’t have to be. At Costa Rica Experts, we pride ourselves in offering you the best the country has to offer. We’ve narrowed down some of our most unique resorts and hotels for an unforgettable honeymoon.


Latitude 10 Resort

Santa Teresa
This small boutique property features open-air suites enveloped by lush vegetation in a downbeat coastal setting. The intimate atmosphere and ethereal tropical ambiance provide the perfect combination for quiet romantic evenings and beautiful sunny strolls. Just a few steps separate you from the ocean, with miles of beach to walk in either direction. Rent a Jeep or ATV and explore Nicoya Peninsula coast.
Just a short drive from Hacienda Alta Gracias are views that are sure to spoil! The resorts infinity pool seems to blend right in with the ocean’s horizon. No filter will be necessary at this picture perfect boutique hotel, which promises to make your honeymoon the most drool-worthy on Instagram. Active couples can head out to Corcovado National Park for unsurpassed rainforest and wildlife or snorkeling at Cano Island.
The trendy boutique suites offer honeymoon couples private plunge pools and endless ocean views. This adults-only hotel puts guests in proximity to some of the best beaches in the Guanacaste province. Sip drinks near the dramatic infinity pool or plan local day tours like surf lessons, snorkeling, SCUBA, and more. Casa Chameleon is the perfect choice for an intimate, convenient & trendy Costa Rica honeymoon.

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Resorts for Family Fun, Relaxation & Adventure

Family vacation can be a daunting task, let us take the stress of your hands by helping you plan the perfect family getaway. We showcase the best Costa Rica resorts that are sure to create unbeatable fun and lasting memories.


The Spring Resort

Arenal Volcano
This gorgeous resort is designed to offer a one-stop shop of hot springs, adventure, fine-dining, and relaxation. The hotel sits in an elevated position, giving spectacular views of the massive Arenal volcano from just about every inch of the sprawling property. Families can enjoy water activities and horseback riding the Club Rio Outdoor Center, and the kids are sure to love the on-site animal sanctuary!

Hotel Si Como No

Manuel Antonio
Made for family vacations, Hotel Si Como No features a family pool, 2 restaurants, a butterfly garden, a free shuttle to the beach and a private cinema that plays family friendly movies. Just 5 minutes away from Playa espadilla and the Manuel Antonio National Park - perfect for families who want to enjoy the beach and rainforest without wasting precious travel time.


JW Marriott

Hacienda Pinilla, Guanacaste
One of the most common requests from families traveling to Costa Rica is a hotel where the kids can have fun while the adults can relax without being too far. We recommend the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa, home to the largest pool in Central America. Indulge in a spa treatment or squeeze while the Kids Club enthralls the little ones. Explore the tide pools together or take a family day trip to nearby Tamarindo.

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Luxury Hotels for The Trendy & Fabulous

Sometimes getting away needs a little more than a change of scenery - sometimes, you need a little luxury and Costa Rica has exactly that with its wide range of high end mega resorts and small private boutique hotels, tucked away from the public eye. Whatever luxury you seek, our experts will help you find it.


Alta Gracia

Southern Mountains
One of Costa Rica’s newest luxury resorts is Hacienda Alta Gracia, a member of the Auberge Resorts Collection. This sprawling property offers a serene experience in the country’s central region, where the pace of life is slow and the vistas breathtaking. The extensive property is a dream for equestrians, foodies, and seekers of refined relaxation.


An adults-only extension of the Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens, Nayara Springs has quickly become one of the best luxury resorts in all of Central America. Each villa has its own volcano-fed thermal plunge pool and is surrounded by private gardens. The intimate setting is enhanced by complimentary butler service and numerous amenities that go above and beyond that of a typical resort.


Found between the dense rainforest of the Osa Peninsula and the waterfront, it is one of the only lodges on the peninsula to offer air conditioning, which means you can experience the true wild without breaking a sweat. And if you do, you can always take a dip in the 3-tiered pool. Between hikes of the Corcovado National Park and snorkeling at Cano Island, guests enjoy gourmet meals made with the freshest tropical ingredients.

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Costa Rica’s Sunny, Fun-Filled Beach Resorts

Lined by beautiful coasts on either side, Costa Rica offers a beachside vacation experience for everyone. Soak in the rays on your own private beach or hit the surf before hiking or zip-lining through the rainforest - you can have it all with Costa Rica Beach Resorts!


Home to the largest pool in Central America, this is a great option for families who want to minimize travel and maximize relaxation. Kid’s activities are scheduled daily, giving adults a chance to indulge. The beach directly in front of the resort is a network of lively tide pools, great for marine exploration. Further down the beach guests can enjoy surf lessons and other water activities arranged by the hotel concierge.




Gorgeous architecture and attention to detail put this resort over the top. From the music to the carefully curated ambiance - this beachside resort is the perfect destination for those looking for a low-key vacation. The still waters are perfect for swimming, paddle-boarding and snorkeling. Seeking bigger waves? Pick up a kayak and tour the beautiful coastline of the peninsula.





Don’t want to sacrifice sandy toes for beautiful lush hikes? You don’t have to! Arenas del Mar Beach and Nature Resort offers the best of both worlds. Located between the rainforest and two different beaches, Arenas del Mar lets you relax and explore at your leisure. Combine this with unbeatable service, breathtaking views and close proximity to Manuel Antonio National Park, and you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience. Soak in the sun, take a surf lesson or take a long walk through Manuel Antonio - the options are endless!

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