Hotels: Central Pacific

Dominical

Villas Rio Mar
Hotel Villas Rio Mar is located in Playa Dominical, 25 miles south of Quepos. On the bank of the Baru River , 800 meters from the beach, surrounded by impressive tropical forest, the hotel awaits you with traditional true hospitality. A great combination of nature and comfort. This is the perfect place for surfers, bird watchers, honey mooners, family and friends! If you want to have fun, relax, or just enjoy the spectacular tours, you should come and visit us! The hotel offers a lot of activity and comfort at the same time. The hotel is specialized in adventurous holiday and also offers the possibility to do your honeymoon at the hotel. Hotel Villas Río Mar is a hotel with a lot of attention for adventures. It is a resort with the accent of comfort in Nature and Adventure. We are an Exotic Get-a-way and a Gateway to the South-Pacific. The perfect combination of Beach, Jungle, Mountains and eco-Adventure.
Website: www.villasriomar.com

Jaco

Best Western Jaco Beach Resort
The Best Western Jaco Beach Resort is located in the bustling little town of Jaco, in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica, and less than two hours away from San Jose, the capital city. The hotel is the perfect hideaway for those that want to be close to services and facilities, and yet away from city life. The hotel offers not only the comfort of the rooms, but also services such as restaurant, bar, games room, tennis court, free bicycles, and much more. For those who are adventurous, horseback riding, sportfishing, and many other options are available from the Fantasy Tours desk in the lobby. 125 rooms, air conditioning, telephone, cable television, private bath all with tubs, hot water, laundry service, security boxes, restaurant, bar, room service, swimming pool, souvenir shop, conference room, gymnasium, travel agency, shuttle service, car rental, parking area, English speaking staff. Phone: +506 2643 1000, Fax: +506 2643 3833.

Hotel Cocal & Casino
Hotel Cocal is situated in the center of Jacó Beach and occupies spectacular beachfront property. All the services and amenities of downtown Jacó are as convenient to the hotel as the tropical sand beach that stretches from the front door. The Hotel Cocal Casino is Jacó’s newest and largest Casino, and is open seven days a week. Candlelight dining on the veranda creates the lasting impression of the tropics. Palm fronds frame the sun setting over the ocean while elegant dinners are hospitably served. Area tours leave daily from the hotel to volcanoes, sub-tropical rainforest, Manuel Antonio Park, Tortugas Island, and deep sea fishing. The popular nightspots nearby provide evening entertainment and are within walking distance of the hotel. 43 rooms (two suites), ceiling fans, air conditioning (6 beach rooms without a/c), television in pool bar, hot water, private bath, security boxes, laundry service, room service, restaurant, breakfast included, bar, casino, swimming pool, souvenir shop, parking area, tours, car rental and shuttle service available through the front desk. Tel: +506 2643-3067 Fax: +506 2643-3082

Hotel Copacabana
The Hotel Copacabana is located right on the beach, in the pacific resort town of Jacó. It is a Canadian-owned and operated hotel that has a “two-palm” rating. Enjoy yourself on the beach just outside the front door, or take a dip in the pool with its swim-up sports bar. The owners and the friendly staff are dedicated to making your stay an enjoyable and memorable one. Always a lively place and a friendly atmosphere, a great place to spend a fun-filled vacation. Many sights and activities in the area, as the hotel can provide you with the help for tours and excursions. This is the place to have fun! 29 rooms, a/c (available), ceiling fans, lobby telephone, television (satelite in bar), private bath, hot water, kitchenette (available in six suites), laundry, restaurant, bar, souvenir shop, swimming pool, parking area, tours and car rental available through front desk, English speaking staff, credit cards accepted; Visa, Mastercard. Tel: +506 2643-3131

Las Canciones del Mar
Las Canciones del Mar hotel is perfectly situated directly on the beach in downtown Jaco, Costa Rica. A short one and a half hour scenic drive from the airport in San Jose, this beautifully appointed 9 unit facility is a true jewel. With its large free form pool and its diverse gardens complimenting the local flora and fauna this Canadian/Dutch owned and operated facility truly is an exquisite vacation experience. For your next Costa Rican vacation make your destination and accommodations the Hotel “Las Canciones del Mar” and enjoy the songs of the sea.
Website: www.cancionesdelmar.com

Apartotel Flamboyant
With just eight units, the quaint El Flamboyant is a cosy little property in the heart of Jaco Beach, ninety minutes from the airport in San José. The apartotel is directly facing the beach, set back among palm trees and a quiet tranquil atmosphere. The apartments surround the beautifully landscaped garden area which includes a pool. The El Flamboyant is centrally located in the town of Jacó and close to many restaurants, souvenir shops, grocery stores, drugstores, etc. The owners and staff strive to make their guests feel at home, …”almost like staying as someone’s houseguest”. Ceiling fans, lobby television (optional for rooms), telephone at front desk, hot water, private bath, fully equipped kitchens, security boxes, laundry service, room service, restaurant, swimming pool, barbeque, parking area, tours and car rental and shuttle service available through the front desk, English spoken, credit cards accepted. Tel: +506 2643-3146 Fax: +506 2643-1068

Mar de Luz
A hotel located at Jacó Beach in the central-pacific zone in Costa Rica. The hotel is a distance of 75 meters from the main street and 125 meters from the beach front. The Mar de Luz offers excellent accommodations and beautiful surroundings, and is owned by a Dutch family. It consists of 20 beautiful rooms all equipped with air-conditioning and kitchens complete with refrigerator, coffee machine and cookery set. After a scenic two hour drive from capital of San José, you’ll find the Hotel Mar de Luz relaxing, peaceful and very green surroundings, close to the beaches of the warm Pacific Ocean. 20 rooms, ceiling fans, air conditioning, cable television in lounge, hot water, private bath, kitchenettes, security boxes, laundry service, bar, swimming pool, meeting area with capacity for up to 25 persons, parking area, English, French, German and Dutch spoken. Tel: +506 2643-3259 Fax: +506 2643-3259

Villas Miramar
A small hotel, surrounded by a lush tropical garden and managed by the friendly Austrian owner who likes to ensure the satisfaction of her guests personally. The Villas Miramar are located approximately 60 meters from the beach, and the closest restaurant is 50 meters away. There is also a supermarket closeby. The six villas and two apartments are beautifully set in an exhuberant and well kept subtropical garden. The swimming pool and barbeque area are surrounded by magnificent bushes, flowers and palm trees. There are sunchairs and beach umbrellas and the apartments have been furnished in an efficient and friendly manner. Twelve apartments, ceiling fans, private bath, hot water, laundry service, security box, fully equipped kitchens, breakfast prepared upon request, swimming pool, parking area, tours and car rental available at office, English spoken, credit cards accepted: Visa and Mastercard. Tel: +506 2643-3003 Fax: +506 2643-3617

Manuel Antonio

Hotel Costa Verde
The Costa Verde Hotel is located on a coastal rainforest bluff overlooking the Pacific beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park near Quepos, Costa Rica. Its many amenities make Costa Verde a perfect destination for those seeking adventure travel, ecotourism, sportsfishing or just the tranquillity of white sand beaches and magnificent ocean views. Just a few hundred yards from the beach and Manuel Antonio National Park, the Costa Verde Hotel features two cliff side pools with sundecks and spacious rooms and balconies, all offering a bird’s-eye view of the Park’s coastline plus rainforest canopy vistas dotted with native birds. Our full-service restaurant offers a broad selection of Costa Rican and international cuisine emphasizing fresh fruit and sea food dishes. Many people have enjoyed the balmy ambiance and luxuriant rainforest setting of our restaurant terrace, with its opportunities to observe the diverse local wildlife up close. At times, you can sit at your breakfast table and almost reach out and touch the giant iguanas lounging in the branches! Phone +506 2777-0584 or +506 2777-0187 Fax +506 2777-0560
Website address: www.hotelcostaverde.net

Hotel Divisamar
Divisamar is a Costarican family owned and operated Hotel, reasonalbly priced. Located halfway between the tropical rainforest of Manuel Antonio National Park and Quepos Town. Offers 24 comfortable rooms, a choice of standard or superior rooms and one apartment A/C with cable TV plus kitchenette. All rooms are with air-conditioned, private hot water showers. Tropical flowers & gardens surround the complex, with swimming pool, jacuzzi, car rental, library, several independence restaurants and cafeterias in front the property. The hotel is helpful in arranging transfers from San José. Excellent daily bus service several times a day. Major credit cards and Travelers check are welcome. Daily tours to the National Park and beach. Fishing tours are available half and full day plus 25 different tours in the area, including Canopy, Kayaking, Canoe tours. Phone: +506 2777-0371, 2777-1096 Fax: +506 2777-0525

El Byblos Hotel
Located between the picturesque fishing town of Quepos and the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park, the Hotel El Byblos offers the great opportunity of living the contrast between the jungle and the ocean. The seven jungle bungalows (all with balcony), are close to a stream, and ten junior suites (five of them with ocean view and balcony), are built in a combination of Spanish and French-Polynesian style, beautifully decorated with fan or air-conditioning, satellite TV, phone, hot water, hair dryer, mini-fridge and two double beds. From 10 am to 10 pm, you can enjoy the beauty of the gardens watching the birds, butterflies and monkeys at the new poolside Pizzeria. The French Restaurant “El Byblos” is specialized in sea food: lobster, oysters, clams, fresh water shrimps and some other exotic dishes and (as rewarded by Gourmet Magazine) is one of the best in the area in service and quality. Tel: +506 2777-0411 Fax: +506 2777-0009

Hotel La Mariposa
The twenty-one room Hotel La Mariposa offers to the discriminating traveler, both villa suites and deluxe rooms. Some with air conditioning and each with its own balcony overlooking the panorama of Manuel Antonio National Park, and many unspoiled palm-fringed beaches that await you. Rated by travel and leisure as the 15th best hotel in Latin America. Some features; charming atmosphere, bar, complimentary shuttles to park and airport located only 20 minutes via domestic flight. Tel: +506 2777-0456 Fax: +506 2777-0050

La Colina
Enjoy the unique and charming bed & breakfast nestled on a hillside overlooking the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. La Colina has five standard rooms, six suites, and two casitas with kitchenettes. Each of the new suites boasts a spectacular ocean view, ample bath, large balcony and quality beds for restful nights. Enjoy the tropical breeze as you begin your day with a delicious full breakfast served in our garden restaurant overlooking the ocean. In the evenings unwind by the pool and watch the breathtaking sunset melt into the sea. Conveniently located near the town of Quepos and just a few minutes drive to the abundant wildlife in Manuel Antonio National Park. The friendly and professional staff is always happy to assist you in any way. Fax and e-mail service is available. Gift shop and book exchange. Three types of rooms available; Standard, Suite, and Suite with a/c.
Website: www.lacolina.com

Hotel California
Nestled among the majestic tropical forest, with spectacular views of the sunset crystal-blue water of the Pacific Ocean, the Hotel California in Manuel Antonio offers the perfect accomodation for your vacation in Costa Rica. Hotel California in beautiful Manuel Antonio has recently been completely renovated. All 22 rooms have air conditioning, color cable television, direct telephones, balconies and mini-bars. All rooms feature beautiful handcrafted woodwork and furniture from various parts of Costa Rica. The deluxe rooms have the same lovely view as the swimming pool, bar and restaurant, 40 miles of Pacific Coastline framed in a jungle setting. We feature a spectaular view, a tranquil setting and are situated between Quepos and Manuel Antonio Beach. Tel: +506 2777-1234, Fax: +506 27771062
Website: www.hotel-california.com

La Mansion Inn
Welcome to La Mansion Inn, one of the most exclusive destinations in Central America. Located in Manuel Antonio, near Costa Rica’s famous National Park, La Mansion is nestled in one of the last remaining “natural zoos” of the world. Welcome Home! Our small, romantic Inn is located only steps away from a beautiful and secluded beach. La Mansion Inn offers a magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean and is an all-suite hotel that satisfies the most discriminating tastes. The Inn offers spacious, yet intimate areas for dining and relaxing. These include a patio with barbecue and an infinity swimming pool with Jacuzzi. You will be enveloped in luxury while you enjoying the natural beauty of Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast. The suite rates include a complimentary fruit basket and a bottle of wine upon arrival. Also included in the daily rate are breakfast, lunch, coffee and tea service, and a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. We stand by our motto: We are not exclusive, we are very exclusive! Your host, Harry Bodaan (former co-owner of the nearby five-star El Parador hotel), has personally attended to hundreds of distinguished guests and celebrities such as Vanessa Williams, Elizabeth Taylor, Stephen Stills, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ricky Schroder, Robert Redford, Don Johnson and Kevin Costner…to name but a few! We are confident that we can satisfy your needs as well!
Website address: www.lamansioninn.com

Makanda by the Sea
Located near Manuel Antonio National Park, Makanda By the Sea’s unique contemporary design blends elegant architecture with its striking green backdrop in one of Costa Rica’s richest natural settings. At Makanda By the Sea you will find a number of ways of keeping comfortable on even the hottest of tropical days. From our infinity pool, follow the passage of monkeys, sloths, pizotes and other jungle life as they wind their way through the surrounding rainforest. Or unwind in the jacuzzi while the wildlife watches you! Spectacular hardwoods, vaulted ceilings and hand-crafted tile are just a few of the added overtones of elegance that distinguishes Makanda By the Sea as no ordinary vacation getaway. Makanda By the Sea is 12 acres of sanctuary, 100 meters above the ocean. All of Makanda’s Villas and Studios have been carefully placed in the botanical rainforest gardens with spectacular views of the sixty mile coastline. It is truly a haven for the adventurist seeking relief from controlled environments of modern life. Tel: (506) 777-0442

Hotel Si Como No
Si Como No was developed by a new Costa Rican hotel company, Ecovision, to take advantage of the overall surge in worldwide eco-tourism, and particularly to contribute to the growth of Costa Rica’s own eco-tourist industry striving to be in balance with nature. It is a place where tourists can experience a safe and ecologically rewarding adventure amid nature’s most beautiful sites without sacrificing comfort. Manuel Antonio is Costa Rica’s most famous beach and national park. Luscious tropical rainforests, stretching all the way to the soft sand of its beaches, fill with the clamour and banter of hundreds of birds and monkeys that greet the morning sun and the early riser on their private villa or suite balcony. Thirty-eight rooms. Tel: +506 2777-0777 Fax: +506 2777-1093
Website: www.sicomono.com

Villas Nicolas
Villas Nicolas is located on a mountainside approximately 2 kilometers from Manuel Antonio National Park and beaches. It consists of 12 fully furnished one or two-bedroom villa suites. Its terraced multi-level design blends beautifully into the natural jungle surroundings affording a commanding view of the Pacific Ocean and the National Park. There is a large swimming pool and Jacuzzi on the property. Breakfast is available in the “Ranchito” in high season only. Villas Nicolas is about a 5 minute walk from a half dozen bars and restaurants in the Manuel Antonio area. Our front desk personnel are well versed in the local activities available such as sport fishing, rafting, park tours, etc., and will make whatever reservations are required for our guests. Villas Nicolas is Canadian owned and operated and “Canadian rates” are available. Tel: +506 2777-0481 Fax: +506 2777-0451

Monteverde

Arco Iris Lodge
On a small hillside, neighboring the picturesque village of Santa Elena de Monteverde, the Arco Iris Lodge seems to be in another world. Yet it is only a few minutes walk to the center of the village. The Cabins are independently situated in a tropical highland garden which allows you a maximum of privacy and tranquility in a peaceful environment. The rooms are tastefully furnished and vary in size. Each Cabin has a private bath with hot water. The Arco Iris Lodge is ecologically managed by its German owners. Because it has only ten rooms, they are able to give you a personal and individual attention. Located right in the middle between two important highland forest preserves – the Monteverde Cloud Forest and the Santa Elena Rainforest Reserve – it is an excellent base to explore the magic of the surrounding countryside. In addition, they arrange tours with local naturalist guides, or accompany you on scenic horse-back rides. The restaurant is only operated for an abundant breakfast buffet with freshly prepared, homemade treats. In the kitchen two cultures melt: traditional Costa Rican cooking with modern European cuisine. Phone: +506 2645 5067, Fax: +506 2645 5022.

Belmar Hotel
The family owned and operated Hotel Belmar is located in the mountains adjoining the world famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. It consists of two chalet style buildings with wood paneling and a view from every window. Rooms are comfortable and cozy. Homemade meals are served family style. Neither air-conditioning nor heat is needed due to the altitude 1500 (4500 ft). A small game room is on the premises and many attractions are close by such as sky walking, visits to the reserve, butterfly garden, horseback riding, bird watching and many others. Slide shows are given nightly in the game room. Phone: +506 2645 5201,
Fax: +506 2645 5135.

El Sapo Dorado
Our 30 mountain suites nestled in a pastoral setting provide you with spacious, comfortable accommodations just minutes from the Monteverde Cloud Forest and other natural attractions. Costa Rican beauty and genuine hospitality blend with an internationally influenced service style and ingenious cuisine to create a unique atmosphere of comfort and simple elegance. At El Sapo Dorado we offer you the privacy and seclusion of 30 mountain suites, each with its own entrance and balcony. All suites accommodate up to four people. Spacious grounds and gardens provide a safe outdoor environment for childen’s play. For your relaxation, enjoy a massage by El Sapo Dorado’s professional staff masseur. El Sapo Dorado restaurant features original recipes in a blend of international and Costa Rican cuisine. Dishes are prepared with attention to nutritional value and are low in fat, sugar and salt. Whole grains are used whenever possible, vegetarian and vegan dishes are always available. At our full bar you may choose from a wide range of beverages. Enjoy your meal either indoors or on the open-air terrace, accompanied by a variety of Latin, Jazz and Classical music selections.

Fonda Vela Hotel
The Fonda Vela Hotel is located in beautiful Monteverde, famous for its resplendent quetzals, three-wattled bellbirds, an abundance of orchids, and a gorgeous cloud forest. The climate is refreshing, many times referred to as “eternal spring”. The views of the Gulf of Nicoya from this 1400 meters elevation are spectacular. Monteverde is an ideal destination for relaxing and enjoying the wonders of the tropics. A visit of at least 2 nights in Monteverde is recommended. On the 35-acre property, you will find the lush forests and verdant pastures excellent for birding and hiking. In this tranquil setting, you may see flocks of parrots and emerald toucanets that come to feed in the fruit trees. Horses graze in the pasture below. A 15-minute walk away is the world famous 10,500-hectare Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, which incorporates five tropical life zones. The Santa Elena Reserve is a short drive away, where on a clear day you may observe the Arenal Volcano. The Fonda Vela has 40 rooms in 9 separate buildings, this includes 20 standard rooms, 18 junior suites, and two mountain suites. All rooms have private bath, hot water and 2 queen-size beds or a king size bed. Tel. +506 2645-5125 Fax. +506 2645-5119
Website: www.fondavela.com

El Sueño
The Pension El Sueño is a family owned and operated lodge in the center of Santa Elena, a small village next to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. A favorite for budget travelers and backpackers, the lodging is hosted by a family originally from the Monteverde area. The eating/kitchen and reception areas are surrounded by the rooms, all with their outside private entrances. Three new rooms have been recently built at the back of the property. Breakfast is served daily between 6 and 8 a.m. and is very reasonably priced. Lunch and dinner are also available at good prices, and a homemade lunch will be made to go upon request, if you’re spending the day in one of the nearby parks. The friendly owner, Rafa Trejos and his family, are helpful hosts, and offer horseback tours from their nearby farm. A number of horseback tours are available. When you’re finished visiting the Monteverde area, a one-way trip to the Arenal Lake and Volcano by horseback may be an exciting part of your vacation. The trip lasts four and a half hours, and takes you across the Tilaran Mountain Range past the spectacular views of the cloud forest and the volcano. It is a great adventure for backpackers and allows to carry on with your travel adventure from the Lake Arenal and La Fortuna area. An extra pack horse with take all your extra luggage or backpacks.

Finca Valverde
Finca Valverde is among the oldest farms in the traditionally farming community of Monteverde. On their still productive land, the Valverdes harvest coffee for export, as well as most of the vegetables that are served in their small hotel. Situated as it is, between the region’s two most important nature reserved, Finca Valverde is also a haven for more than 100 species of birds and numerous mammals. Observe a good variety of of wildlife in the quiet serenity of this natural setting, or simply watch from the balcony of your hotel room. Set well apart from each other on a wooded hillside, each of Hotel Finca Valverde’s five charming cabins enjoys its own private space Every cabin houses two separate guest rooms which consist of a main bedroom and an extra large bathroom complete with bathtub. Alternative Trips/Attractions: Canopy tours, horseback rides butterfly farm, night walks to the forest, guided walks, private trails, coffee plantations, cloud and virgin forest. Tel: +506 2645-5157 Fax: +506 2645-5216

El Establo
Hotel El Establo is situated in the heart of the turistic zone of Monteverde, 7 kms from the Santa Elena Rain Forest and 4 kms from the Monteverde Cloud Forest Traditional Quaker friendship awaits you in our hotel set in a private 150 acres farm (50% protected primary forest) adjacent to the Monteverde Reserve. The Monteverde cloud fores is famous around the world for its rich flora and fauna, where six different ecological system converge. With a short walk you can admire the forest Hotel El Establo is just one building which allows easy access to the different areas of the hotel such as restaurant, TV room, reception, even when it’s raining. The Hotel’s locations allows an excellent movement of its guests to the different tours and entertainment. Tel.: +506 2645-5110, 2645-5033 Fax: +506 2645-5041

Montana Monteverde
The Hotel Montana Monteverde is located in the north west of Costa Rica, in the pacific province of Puntarenas at 4,500 feet above sea level in the Tilaran Mountain Range. The Montana Monteverde offers free parking, free private reserve with walking tracks, conference room for 65 people, playground, gardens and green areas, sauna and jacuzzi. The hotel has been awarded with a “Cultural Star” from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, and with the “XVIII Trofeo Internacional de Turismo, Hoteleria y Gastronomica” Espana 1993. Tel: +506 2645-5046 Fax: +506 2645-5320

Puntarenas

Hotel Tioga
The Tioga Hotel, on the ocean front, is 90 minutes from San José. The city has a modern bus fleet, which will make your transportation easy, and a good infrastructure to meet all the needs visitors might have. The hotel, founded in 1959, stands facing the sea on the lively street “Paseo de los Turistas” with its old dock, and the business district at the heart of the city. In a pleasant atmospere, the hotel offers the service of their terrace cafe with a view of the ocean. Enjoy the refreshing experience of the swimming pool, or if you prefer the sea, walk a few steps from your room to the beach of Puntarenas. Beach umbrellas are supplied at no extra cost. From the Tioga you can reach national parks, islands, biological reserves, or go on exciting cruises through the Gulf of Nicoya. 46 rooms, air conditioning, televisions, telephone, private bath, hot water, security box, laundry service, restaurant, (american breakfast included with room rates), bar, casino, meeting room with capacity for 60 persons, souvenir shop, swimming pool, parking on street with full time guard. Tel: +506 2255-3115 or 2661-0271 Fax: +506 2255-1006

Hotel Villa Caletas
Crowning a towering mountain skirted by luxuriant jungle, Villa Caletas commands a breathtaking view of sea and sky. The hotel is an inspired fusion of design styles – tropical Victorian, neo-classical, French – magically metamorphosed to harmonious beauty in its 29 luxurious accommodations. Villa Caletas is ensconced in lush gardens with a horizon swimming pool whose edge melds with the sea below. Fishing, golf course and marina are nearby, horseback riding and nature tours also available. The hotel’s most remarkable asset is its Greek amphitheater, set into the mountainside.
Website: www.hotelvillacaletas.com

Punta Leona

Punta Leona
Surrounded by 750 acres of lush tropical rainforest, pristine white sand and gold sand beaches and the deep blue waters of the Pacific, you will be swept away by the natural beauty experienced at our private tropical rain forest and beach resort. Conveniently located just ninety minutes from San Jose by car, here you can experience nature without discomfort. Wake up to the sounds to some of the over 330 exotic bird species living in the area. Participate in an early morning nature walk on our private wildlife reserve, rich in plant and animal life. Explore amongst giant tropical trees and hundreds of fascinating plant species. While hiking you may spot such fauna as white faced monkeys, iguanas, short nosed coatis, toucans and brilliant scarlet macaws, announcing their arrival with awesome high pitched calls. Later, relax on beautiful, pristine beaches set between the lush tropical forest on one side and the spectacular Pacific ocean on the other. Observe the white sand being washed by the crystal clear water, inviting you for a refreshing swim. Tel: +506 2231-3131

Quepos

Hotel El Parador
Build in harmony with nature in the Old Mediterranean Spanish style, Hotel Parador provides a private and serene ambiance. A true sense of European refinement and commodity in a tropical paradise. The resort is located in the most pristine area of Manuel Antonio with astonishing views of the Pacific Ocean, and hundreds of acres of lush tropical vegetation, yet within minutes from the World Famous Manuel Antonio National Park, beaches, the small sport fishing town of Quepos, and the national airport. All 80 guestrooms and suites, surrounded by beautifully landscaped tropical gardens, feature balconies or terraces with ocean, jungle, or garden views. Amenities include: room service, cable TV, air conditioning, mini bar, coffee maker, telephone, safety box, ceiling fan, hair dryers, and sliding door with screen. Right on the hotels 12-acre premises you can experience some of the most exciting flora and fauna. It is home to many species of mammals and more than 200 kinds of birds that are indigenous to the area. Just minutes walking from the hotel is the secluded “Biesanz Beach” where you can relax and snorkel the tranquil turquoise waters. Exciting tours such as canopying, rafting and jungle cruises are all a short distance away. Special events, seminars and weddings can be arranged up to 100 people.
Website address: www.hotelparador.com

Las Tres Banderas Hotel
Las Tres Banderas Hotel is situated on the west coast of Costa Rica. It is newly built, reasonably priced and in close proximity to Manuel Antonio National Park, the most famous beach destination in the country. It is moderately sized, permitting your needs to be personally attended to by its owners. The hotel offers secluded setting amongst tropical trees and plants, far away from traffic noise and city hustle and bustle. While the beach is nearby, your only visitors will be birds, monkeys and sloths. All units have a private balcony. Besides the park Quepos / Manuel Antonio offer some of the best sport fishing in the world, rafting, kayaking, birdwatching, horseback riding and surfing. Phone: +506 2777-1871.

Hotel Kamuk
Kamuk comes from the local BriBrí dialect and means “white stones”. The Hotel Kamuk was designed on the Quepos coast with the intention of conserving and maintaining this beautiful protected area. The hotel is strategically located for easy access to the area’s attractions such as Manuel Antonio National Park, the beaches and mountains and other nature preserves. Within minutes from the Hotel, our visitors will be able to enjoy nature in her many forms through hiking and strolling, outdoor sports, and nature tours. Hotel Description: Elegant casino hotel in one of the worlds jet set locations: Manuel Antonio. You might rub shoulders with such stars as Don Johnson of Miami Vice inside the casino. This hotel offers both sides of Quepos / Manuel Antonio night life being in the heart of the action in Quepos and a five minute ride to the National Park of Manuel Antonio. Tel: +506 2777-0379 Fax: +506 2777-0258

Villa Romantica
Our Villa is German owned and Swiss (family) operated. It is conveniently located at a walking distance from downtown Quepos (5 mins) and a quick 15 min. bus ride will take you to the world famous Manuel Antonio beaches. Our Hotel has a main building plus a two storey colonial style complex. 16 beautiful, quiet rooms surrounded by a paradistic garden provide the perfect setting for you. Our pool will quench even the hottest Costa Rican sun.A full buffet breakfast is served for you from 7-10am. Bring your cameras!! Often Titis, Sloths and iguanas make their way towards our villa…. catch this rare glimpse!! Come, relax and enjoy the family atmosphere. “….Wir freuen uns auf Ihren Besuch….”
Website: www.villaromantica.com

Tambor

Tango Mar
Near Tambor and located on a 150-acre private beachfront reserve along the Nicoya Peninsula on the Pacific Coast, Tango Mar offers the intimate exclusivity of a small, deluxe beach resort on a vast site where you can find a space to call your own. Here is a place that is charmed by a unique atmosphere, its own microclimate and favorable all year round conditions. Manicured grounds and fine accommodations blend with exuberant jungle vegetation and exotic birds and animals to create the perfect balance of nature and refinement. Tel: +506 2289-9328

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