Top 5 Hotels in Guanacaste

 Los Altos de Eros


This is a supreme “5-Star” destination offering ultimate serenity, peace and privacy. There are 4 poolside rooms and a suite called Eros Suite. This suite offers all the comfort and privacy you need to have your dreamed private romantic hideout upstairs with majestic views through valleys and mountains directly to the sea.

Spa de Eros, a lush and tropical spa center, has been meticulously carved from the side of a hill. The breathtaking  views of the ocean and the tropical forest have made this spa center a heavenly place with all the amenities you have been craving for. You will have an  absolutely indescribable spa experience of a lifetime. No detail left untouched.

Beutiful front view of Los Altos de Eros

They have an exclusive spa menu which has about 25 items including Massage, Facial Treatments, Body Scrubs, Body Polishes, Hand and Foot Therapy, Soaking Baths, Manicure and Pedicure. But if you are looking for a special one then there is a Three-Treatment Day Spa Package which is also available to visitors to the Tamarindo area.

The core concept of their Yoga practice is “staying at present” , not in the past, nor in the future. Yoga sessions are designed to help you stay focused on present. All the structures and interior are made in such a way that you will feel more relaxed and calm. Experienced and friendly instructors will help you to explore the ultimate blissful state of mind.

They offer a wide variety of Yoga sessions. There morning classes which are open to all guests. Private lessons at sunset are on demand sessions. They have specially designed programs to meet your exact needs.

Luna Azul


Ostional is the only beach in the world where harvesting turtle eggs is legal. During the time of  “arribadas” hundreds of thousands of marine sea turtles are landing at night for nesting. Arribadas usually occur during during the darkest nights: a few days before the new moon. The majority of the turtles arrives between 8pm and 4am. So you need to stay at a place near to Ostional beach. Its close vicinity to the world famous turtle beach of Ostional makes Luna Azul the ultimate place for the observation of the big “arribadas”.

small cabina midst a garden with red flowers


Luna Azul has 7 elegantly decorated bungalows. Each of these stylish bungalows is dedicated to a special, colorful theme. All these bungalows are designed incorporating the latest technologies with the classical taste. All bungalows have an open shower, a big terrace with total privacy, air condition, ceiling fans, refrigerator, safe. To ensure connectivity, they have wireless internet. There is a beautiful sun terrace with infinity pool and jacuzzi.

The Hideaway Hotel


If you are looking for a luxury boutique hotel with special amenities, you will definitely like The Hideaway Hotel. It has an exclusive location on Samara Beach and you will enjoy special access to this beach while staying at the hotel. There 12 Superior rooms. Each of these exclusive rooms has either one King bed with double sofa bed or two Queen beds. You can keep your toiletries in the large granite counters. Bathrooms with walk-in showers have all the complementary shower items. All these rooms are fully air conditioned. They have overhead fans and enough ventilation.

front view of The Hideaway Hotel


If you love to have turtle tours or zipline/canopy tours, then Hideaway is the best option. It’s exclusive location which is close enough to both Samara & Carrillo is perfect for relaxation and privacy. You will enjoy dolphin & whale watching, horseback riding. Their property backs to lush trees, home to howler monkeys and beautiful bird.

Lodge Las Ranas


The Lodge Las Ranas is located in Playa Sámara on the northwestern segment of Costa Rica’s Pacific coastline. Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant, Lodge Las Ranas offers rooms with balconies and views of Sámara Bay. It has a peaceful setting within 1 km of the nearest beach and Ostional Forest. The Hotel Lodge Las Ranas The hotel has 10 rooms. All the rooms have a magnificent view of the mountain and the sea and are fully equipped.

lodge las ranas


There is an excellent restaurant with a diverse menu, worth trying. You can select different items from the menu depending on your mood and environment.  Every day a lot of animals  including monkeys, parrots and iguanas visit the surrounding are and you can watch them from both the restaurant terrace or the pool deck.


Hotel & Restaurant Cantarana


This is an small but smart hotel locatad in a beautiful tropical garden. Though it is located just a short distance from the light-colored sand beach of Playa Grande, a very special beach because of its length and loneliness, they hotel has all the amenities you have been looking for. They are bordering directly on the Marino Las Baulas National Park, just 100m from the almost deserted beach of Playa Grande. During the nights of November to March the Leatherback Turtles come ashore to lay their precious eggs in the sand.

Beautiful red building of Cantarana


If you want to enjoy the lush surroundings and view of the pool, if you want rooms with private bath, hot shower, if you want air conditioning, ceiling fans and refrigerator, then their beautiful double rooms are are perfect for you. All these rooms have semi orthopedic queen sized or twin sized beds. These accommodations are nearer to the estuary & its fascinating mangrove forest between Playa Grande & Tamarindo. Both tastefully furnished rooms have separate entrances from a large joint patio. Hotel Cantarana is unique in its offerings of exceptional quality food and efficient, delightful service.


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