Costa Rica should be at the top of the list for anyone who wants to experience luxury in unsurpassed natural settings. Whether you want to watch monkeys from your private plunge pool or enjoy a beachfront massage, these top 6 Costa Rica luxury resorts have you covered.
Andaz Papagayo Resort, Papagayo Peninsula
The Andaz Papagayo Resort seamlessly blends authentic Costa Rican culture with luxury travel. Architect Ronald Zürcher designed the hotel, drawing from his childhood experiences in the Guanacaste region to incorporate Costa Rican touches into every detail. Even the music in the restaurants was carefully curated by the design team, giving guests a bit of local flavor without taking away from the resort-style experience. Enjoy a cocktail with Costa Rican Cacique while lounging at the infinity pool and you will see just how authentic luxury can feel.
As seen in our: 8 night Romantic Escape vacation package
Hacienda AltaGracia, Southern Mountains
One of Costa Rica’s newest luxury resorts is Hacienda AltaGracia, 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.
As seen in our: 7 night Exotic Honeymoon vacation package
Nayara Springs Resort, Arenal
The Arenal Volcano is one of Costa Rica’s most-visited destinations, but you’ll feel like you have it all to yourself at Nayara Springs Resort. An extension of the Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens, Nayara Springs has quickly become one of the best luxury resorts in all of Central America. It’s easy to see why people are drawn to the exclusive, adults-only property. 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. The looming volcano sets the perfect backdrop for these chic villas.
As seen in our: 10 night Ultimate Holiday vacation package
The Four Seasons Resort, Papagayo Peninsula
Don’t mess with a good thing – The Four Seasons may be a recognizable name but that doesn’t mean your experience will feel stale. Sitting on the tip of the Papagayo Peninsula, the resort is flanked by two beaches, providing guests unlimited possibilities for fishing, SCUBA, snorkeling, as well as beach dinners and parties. Guests can rent a private cabana by the pool or take a swing at the famed Arnold Palmer golf course before dining at a number of world-class restaurants.
As seen in our: 7 night Exclusive Getaway vacation package
Kura Design Villas, South Pacific Coast
Kura Design Villas brings the definition of boutique luxury to the South Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Sleek and modern, the hotel’s infinity pool blends seamlessly into the horizon of the Pacific, making for some unreal views – especially at sunset. The property houses just 6 villas, ensuring a truly intimate setting for your luxury vacation. At Kura you’ll feel far away from the tourist crowds but never far from exceptional service.
As seen in our: 9 night Luxury Adventure vacation package
Copa de Arbol Beach & Rainforest Resort, Osa Peninsula
The wildest of the Costa Rica’s top luxury resorts is Copa de Arbol Beach & Rainforest Resort, located 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. Luxury in the rainforest awaits!
As seen in our: 7 night Show Me The Wildlife vacation package
Costa Rica offers a varied blend of luxury and raw nature. At these top luxury resorts you really can have it all.
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