Hotel Marriot ,
Voted by Conde Nast as one of the best hotels in Central America and Mexico, the Marriott San Jose, Costa Rica Hotel is a beautiful colonial hacienda set on a 30 acre coffee plantation. With unique architecture and elegant antiques, this luxury San Jose hotel features exceptional service.
Lost Iguana Resort,
Located west of La Fortuna, this peaceful jungle lodge has rooms with balconies offering volcano vistas, large, comfortable beds and a swimming pool.
Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel & Spa
This 75 acre boutique hotel is surrounded by the spectacular Los Angeles Private Biological Reserve. There are 35 individual casitas and a large common ‘Hacienda House’ with billiards room, comfortable salons with fireplace and the Sendero Restaurant, where authentic Costa Rican meals are served.
Lodge at Cristal Ballena,
Located within walking distance of Ballena Natrional Park (named for the whales that are often seen close to shore in winter months), this hotel sits on 30 acres of land with extensive gardens. The infinity pool is large with sweeping views over Ballena National Park and the restaurant on site is excellent.
Si Como No,
This upscale, boutique hotel boasts outstanding treetop views over the forest to the Pacific. The rooms, situated in 3-story villas are very comfortable and all have superb views. Amenities include 2 restaurants, 2 beautiful swimming pools, spa, on-site theatre. The service is excellent and this is our favorite hotel in Manuel Antonio!
Hotel Santa Teresa,
This casual hotel boasts the best location in Santa Teresa, with beachfront bungalows and duplex units with A/C and is a Frommers guide favorite. There is a good swimming pool, an excellent restaurant on site, as well as yoga studio and impressive spa.
Here’s what Frommers says: “This lush hotel is the most luxurious option in this neck of the woods and one of the top boutique hotels in the country.” The individual villas are huge, the spa is modern and there is a full-size dojo, or yoga studio. There is a free-form swimming pool and small, but private beach. The restaurant Nectar offers New American and Nuevo Latino cuisine at its finest. If you want to spoil yourself, this hotel is the place to finish your vacation in Costa Rica.