The Gilded Iguana

Category: deluxe
Style: eco

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!


The Guilded Iguana 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, free high-speed Wi-Fi, hotel gift shop featuring local artisan handicrafts. concierge service, self-parking, and meeting and event space. They also have the Gilded Iguana surf school and club available to new and experienced surfers – just 200 meeters from Playa Guiones, the main surf beach in Nosara. They also have a mountain biking program with bike rentals and weekly rides with onsite instructors who can show you the surrounding area!


The room categories available at The Gilded Iguana include Surf Rooms, Premium Rooms, Premium Plus Rooms, and Surfer Suite.

Surf Rooms

guilded Iguana surf room

Surf Room

The Surf Room is available with double beds or a handicap accessible room with one double full-size bed. These rooms have a spacious desk, side tables, closet, and storage along with a private bathroom with a glass wall and private garden space. Rooms have a pool view, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, room service, mini bar, coffee maker, mini-fridge, and hairdryer. The Surf Rooms also includes a surfboard storage area and rack.

Premium Rooms

Guilded Iguana Premium Double Queen Room

Premium Room with Double Queen Beds

The Premium Room has the option of either a king or double queen configuration. Premium rooms have a work desk, table and chairs, and either an outdoor terrace with an outdoor shower or vaulted ceilings with an outdoor balcony. Amenities include a balcony, air-conditioning, WiFi, room service, safe, mini bar, coffee maker, and hairdryer.  Surfboard locker and storage rack are included to store your gear.

Premium Plus Rooms

The Gilded Iguana Premium Plus King Room

The Gilded Iguana Premium Plus King Room

The Premium Plus King Rooms are located on the upper level with vaulted ceilings, a spacious bathroom, and vaulted ceilings. These rooms can either feature a king bed or two queen size beds. A surfboard locker and storage rack are also included.

Surfer Suite

The Surfer Suite has two rooms – ideal for groups or families! The main bedroom has one queen bed and two sets of bunk beds with two single beds on each (for a total of four single beds).  There are also closets and a storage area. The second room in the Surfer Suite has a living space with a table and chairs. The room also has an outdoor terrace! The bathroom has two toilet rooms, a large shower, and double sinks. With easy access to the pool, Jacuzzi, and restaurant – the Surfer Suite is one of the most popular rooms! Surfer Suite amenities include air-conditioning, WiFi, mini bar, room service, coffee maker, hairdryer, surfboard locker, and storage rack!