Situated 2000 feet above sea level in a tropical rainforest overlooking the South Pacific Coast, Rancho Pacifico is an adults-only (guests must be over 18 years) exclusive boutique hotel that feels like a sprawling private estate. This is the perfect destination for guest who is looking forward to a chance to renew and rewind after […]
Swiftly becoming one of the hottest Costa Rica destinations, the South Pacific is a unique area of the country, full of diverse wildlife, pristine beaches, and beautiful rainforests. For a beach experience unlike any other, this area might be what you’re looking for! Along the coastline from Dominical to Ojochal, the area known as the Costa Ballena is an untouched paradise, away from the bustle of busy tourist resorts. Thanks to the environmental laws in place, the South Pacific has the quiet solitude of a stunning tropical location, staying off the beaten path. Hotels in the South Pacific region of the country are primarily focused on showing off the beauty of the rainforest – but in style! Check out Kura Design Villas, which sits atop a mountain ridge, for a tropical minimalist experience with all the luxuries imaginable. If it’s luxurious romance you want, Rancho Pacifico is an adults-only eco-hotel that contains only five villas and five suites. Looking for something a bit more in touch with nature? Rafiki Safari Lodge is a tent camp with luxury tents atop hardwood decks. There’s definitely something for everyone in this part of the country!
Built on an impressive mountain ridge, Kurà´s tropical minimalist architecture provides a luxurious romantic vacation.
El Castillo Hotel is an adults-only six room luxury boutique hotel perched 600 feet above the Pacific Ocean with one of the most dramatic views in all of Costa Rica.
Minutes from stunning beaches and National Parks, enjoy personalized and luxurious service.
Rafiki Safari Lodge, a safari style tent camp, is on 750 acres of jungle along the Savegre River on the South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The ten rustic safari tents are set atop hardwood decks and come with its own private bath and pristine views of the mountain. The lodge houses a restaurant, bar, and […]
This boutique hotel features 25 rooms decorated with an angel theme including stained glass windows and lampshades, carved wood details, tile mosaics and other artistic touches. Located about 4.5 miles south of Dominical Beach on the South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Cuna del Angel Hotel is set inland and up from the beach with easy […]
La Cusinga Lodge is a rainforest eco lodge set up from the beach offering guests sweeping views of the South Pacific Coast. A steep trail leads guests through the rain forest down to the very private Acro Beach. An excellent restaurant serves meals in a family style setting. Yoga is offered on a regular schedule and […]
CLOSED FOR RENOVATION: Hacienda AltaGracia is a sprawling luxury estate in the southern mountains of Costa Rica that any foodie, affluent traveler, and skilled horseman can appreciate.
Staying in the South Pacific of Costa Rica
Whether you want to spend a week on the beach or trek through the rainforest in hopes of spotting that elusive bird on your watching list, the South Pacific coast is unbeatable. Visit the Marino Ballena National Park, which protects 270 acres of land and about 13, 300 of ocean – all to protect the massive migrating whales that gather offshore. A close-up view of a humpback whale is something you’ll never forget! Playa Dominical has some of the most consistent waves in the country, making it a favorite for surfers world-wide. For just a relaxing time on a pristine beach, Playa Uvita is perfect for relaxing on the sand while keeping an eye out for dolphins in the water!