Hotel Aguas Claras

Category: deluxe
Style: boutique | villas

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 Claras does not accommodate children under 12 years of age.


Begin your day with a dazzling sunrise on the beach – just steps from the hotel. Reenergize at Casa Gandhi, the Aguas Claras yoga shala. Cool off in the pool surrounded by lush vegetation and visiting birds. Enjoy lunch at Papaya Restaurant. In the afternoon, head to the beach to explore the reef with Agua Claras’ complimentary snorkel gear.

The Papaya Restaurant

Aguas Claras Papaya Restaurant

Papaya Restuarant

The Papaya Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner daily. This laid-back open-air space is poolside with refreshing sea breezes. Enjoy a menu that focuses on fresh, local ingredients while sipping cocktails crafted by their in-house mixologist.

Suites & Bungalows

Pavlolva Sweets

Aguas Claras Pavlova Sweets Chiquita

Pavlova Sweets – Chiquita

Pavlova Sweets is a Victorian Row House in a complex strip by the restaurant and pool area. There are six rooms with king beds and one room with two double beds. Each room has a minibar, sofa, desk, small living room table, and an outdoor open-air shower on a private wooden Moroccan-style semi-open terrace.


All of the private bungalows are modern Caribbean-Victorian style houses with recycled furniture, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. The bungalows feature ample space, a semi-open shower, mini bar, a/c in bedrooms, fans, amenity gift bag, and solar-powered batteries.

Casa Floralia: 5-bedroom house

Aguas Claras Bungalows Casa Floralia

Bungalows – Casa Floralia

The five-bedroom Casa Floralia is the largest accommodation on the property. Split between two floors, this traditional Caribbean house has three rooms on the ground floor – each with two single beds and private bathrooms along with a kitchenette and lounge space. The other two bedrooms are upstairs with king beds and their own private bathrooms along with an open living area and full kitchen. The house has a capacity to accommodate 10 people  – an idea escape for large groups! It’s also possible to rent the upstairs alone – as a two-bedroom bungalow.