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Costa Rica Resorts: Luxury Resort Lodging
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Costa Rica Resorts: Luxury Resort Lodging
Some resorts offer all-inclusive resort options, king beds, private villas and special amenities muy rico that are unavailable in a hotel for a beachfront room in Flamingo or Tamarindo, or other towns along Costa Rica's Gold Coast and the Gulf of Papagayo. Playas del Coco, Cahuita, Puntarenas, Drake Bay -- luxurious resorts abound in these exclusive vacation...

Costa Rica Hotels: San Jose and the Beaches
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Costa Rica Hotels: San Jose and the Beaches
Near San Jose Airport. Reviews of Hotels. Hotels on the Pacific and Caribbean beaches of Costa Rica offer a variety of options for your tropical vacation. Stretched out on a king bed in a luxury room on a strand of golden beach, or in a hillside hotel surrounded by rainforest or cloud forest, you will relax like nowhere else. This column reviews hotels in San...

Costa Rica Resort and Hotel Reviews
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Costa Rica Resort and Hotel Reviews
Reviews of the top hotels in Costa Rica are now just a click away. The Gran Hotel's 75 years of history shouldn't go unnoticed. In the middle of the active capital city we find the first high class hotel in the country. Built to help the business travelers during the 1930's, it was declared a Historic Architectural National Monument because of its neo-classic...

Adventure Inn, Near the San Jose Airport
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Adventure Inn, Near the San Jose Airport
Hotels near the airport go for $50-$200 a night. In the scenic mountainous outskirts of San Jose, towards the airport with rainforest, volcano, and rafting tours, and still easy access to the city, the Adventure Inn has single rooms for $59 and double for $69 plus tax if you pay with cash or travelers' checks, and this includes a tropical buffet breakfast; And only...

Hotels in San Jose, Costa Rica
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Hotels in San Jose, Costa Rica
In the Costa Rica capital of San Jose, hotels accommodate a wide range of budgets. No matter where you stay, you will find easy access to the most dynamic city in Costa Rica. From large hotels such as the Marriott, a colonial hacienda set on a 30 acre coffee plantation, decorated with antiques for an elegant and relaxed atmosphere. The architecture, grounds and...

Downtown Hotels
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Downtown Hotels
In choosing from the many hotels in downtown San Jose Costa Rica, the first thing to consider is proximity to the downtown Gringo Gulch area. Hotels here deliver easy access to the numerous nightclubs, bars, discos and restaurants that in downtown San Jose. Hotels in San Jose Costa Rica San Jose hotels such as the Holiday Inn and El Presidente, are right smack...

Hotels: Manuel Antonio & Quepos Costa Rica
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Hotels: Manuel Antonio & Quepos Costa Rica
The wide range of Manuel Antonio hotels, are close to surfing and swimming beaches in Costa Rica. Manual Antonio hotels are also close to the National Park with it seven exotic beaches. But even the public beach here qualifies as exotic. Manuel Antonio and Quepos Hotels The languid setting of lodging here gives you a perfect view of the gold and red sunset from...

Hotels in Quepos Costa Rica
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Hotels in Quepos Costa Rica
Hotels in Quepos, Costa Rica, range in quality and price from the Best Western Kamuk to the Sanchez. There are only a few true hotels in downtown Quepos. All the others in the area are up the hill in Manuel Antonio. Cabinas and other budget lodging is the mainstay of downtown innkeepers. The Kamuk gets a refreshing sea breeze, as the Pacific is across the street....

Hotels in Guanacaste Costa Rica
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Hotels in Guanacaste Costa Rica
Beachfront hotels in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, represent some of the best vacation values in Costa Rica. Guanacaste hotels, resorts, luxury suites and villas will make your tropical vacation a memorable one. You'll find fishing, surfing, beaches -- all the tours, sportfishing, diving and eco-type tourism attractions you can stand are close by. Several National...

B&Bs and Inns of downtown San Jose, Costa Rica        Hemingway Inn: Literary Lodging
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B&Bs and Inns of downtown San Jose, Costa Rica Hemingway Inn: Literary Lodging
On a breezy hillside street a few steps from downtown San Jose, the Hemingway Inn offers a one-of-a-kind B&B experience in addition to its convenient location. The eclectic atmosphere and charm instills a sense of "being somewhere" rather than just staying in a typical hotel or other accommodations. It was named for Ernest Hemingway, though he never slept here....

Tabacon Hot Springs Resort in Arenal, Costa Rica
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Tabacon Hot Springs Resort in Arenal, Costa Rica
Tabacon Springs Resort is one of the most popular resorts in Costa Rica and it affords some of the best views of Arenal Volcano. Tabacon also offers activities for the kids, making it a highly recommended resort for the family vacation. There are 95 standard rooms and 11 Junior Suites. All have a private terrace or balcony facing the tropical gardens. Some rooms...

Hotel Plinio in Manuel Antonio
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Hotel Plinio in Manuel Antonio
Teak walls and panels gleam in the Manuel Antonio moonlight. The soft cinnammon breeze caresses tropical flowers that grace the tables and bar. A longtime favorite, Hotel Plinio has more local color than the vivid red and yellow frogs in the rain forest behind the hotel. Just two minutes up the hill from downtown Quepos, it is near the public beach and Manuel...

Resorts in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica: Byblos
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Resorts in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica: Byblos
Resorts in Manuel Antonio are all of the boutique variety, with few boasting more than two dozen rooms or cottages. One such resort popular with Europeans as well as North Americans is Byblos, with seventeen cottages overlooking tropical landscaping and the sea. A key element of any resort is expansive grounds, and Byblos has some of the most inviting and...

Manuel Antonio Resorts: Tres Banderas
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Manuel Antonio Resorts: Tres Banderas
Manuel Antonio resorts are among the world's top vacation choices in the tropics. Tres Banderas is a seventeen-room resort halfway up the hill on the way to Manuel Antonio National Park. (Tres Banderas means "three flags," suggesting its popularity with tourists from different parts of the world. The outstanding feature of this resort is the feeling of openness...

Radisson Hotel: Poker Tournaments, 2005
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Radisson Hotel: Poker Tournaments, 2005
The Hotel Radisson Europa in San Jose sees more tournament action than any other card room in Costa Rica, with four weekly tournaments. In August, 2006, the year's biggest Hold'em tournament will take place. Weekly Tournament Schedule At the Radisson there are now tournaments each week. (The Monday night freeze-out, which averages a $450 first prize, is the most...

Jaco Beach Hotels and Resorts: Overview
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Jaco Beach Hotels and Resorts: Overview
From the north end of the beach to the south, hotels in Jaco - Costa Rica's most popular beach town - are strung along the sand like iridescent pearls. Ranging from small cabinas to luxury resorts, few are more than two stories high. And unlike in Mexico, there are no high-rises. Jaco Hotels with an Ocean View Most hotels in Jaco are on the beach or a short...

Hotels in Jaco Beach
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Hotels in Jaco Beach
On the north end of Jaco Beach, hotels include a Best Western, the Copacabana and several affiliated with major chains. On the south end, a good choice for families as well as couples and singles is the Mar Paraiso. You won't find as many bars and restaurants on the south end, though the multitude of options farther north are only minutes away by car or taxi....

The Hotel Radisson Europa Cardroom
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The Hotel Radisson Europa Cardroom
The card room at Hotel Radisson Europa in San Jose runs more live action games every night than any other card room in Costa Rica. That's usually two or three tables, while the others practically never run more than one table at a time. Live Action No Limit Texas Hold 'em The big game here, as in the rest of Costa Rica, is No Limit Texas Hold 'em. The...

Beach Hotels in Costa Rica
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Beach Hotels in Costa Rica
Costa Rica beach hotels and resorts line the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. Fit for a king is how some visitors have described the accommodations, especially those with king or queen beds and all-inclusive packages. Whether you stay in Costa Rican resorts or hotels on the beach in Manuel Antonio or Flamingo, Jaco or Tamarindo, you will find a lovely oceanview...

Jaco Beach, Costa Rica
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Jaco Beach, Costa Rica
On the mid-Pacific coast, Jaco is the nearest beach from San Jose (Puntarenas does not count, as it is polluted.) Jaco is as popular with the locals as with tourists, so plan ahead for weekends and major holidays. There is plenty to do in town and on the curving stretch of sand. Surfing, fishing, swimming and canopy tours are all nearby. Nonstop nightlife and a...

Costa Rica Beach Hotels and Resorts
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Costa Rica Beach Hotels and Resorts
Costa Rica beach hotels and resorts in Playas Coco, Flamingo and Tamarindo in Guanacaste on the north Pacific coast are the setting of the newest luxury Costa Rica beach hotels and resorts here. Papagayo in particular is experiencing a boom in luxury resorts and hotels. This is also the area to go if you want an all-inclusive vacation, as the majority of...

Costa Rica Beaches and Beach Hotels
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Costa Rica Beaches and Beach Hotels
The beaches of Costa Rica vary immensely on both coasts. Costa Rica beaches, or playas as they are called in Spanish, range from the dazzling white sands of Flamingo to black sands of Nicoya. On the north Pacific coast, Guanacaste province boasts the greatest number of Costa Rican beachfront hotels. Manuel Antonio, Jaco and Nicoya are closer to San Jose than...

San Jose Costa Rica Hotels
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San Jose Costa Rica Hotels
Hotels in San Jose put you on the fast track to the exotic nightlife of this sensual metropolitan city. The Real InterContinental Costa Rica Hotel is strategically located in San Jose, Costa Rica, within the exclusive area of Escazu, across from the Multi Plaza Shopping and Entertainment Center. It offers 261 elegantly appointed rooms and suites with 20 meeting...

Cheap Hotels on Costa Rica's Central Pacific
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Cheap Hotels on Costa Rica's Central Pacific
To find cheap Costa Rica hotels on the central Pacific coast, the first thing to do is plan your trip for low season. In Costa Rica, many cheap or at least budget hotels, are much easier to find from April through November (low season, or rainy season) than during high season. Especially on the central Pacific side. A good place to begin your quest is near the bus...

Hotels in San Jose Costa Rica
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Hotels in San Jose Costa Rica
San Jose hotels such as the Holiday Inn and El Presidente, are right smack dab in the middle of downtown. You can stroll along the pedestrian walkway, taking pictures and photos of local vendors, historic buildings, and pot holes. Shop for souvenirs at the outdoor artisan mall near the National Museum, only a five minute walk from the neighborhood. Gringo Gulch...

Havin' Fun at Playa Flamingo
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Havin' Fun at Playa Flamingo
Playa Flamingo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica Playa Flamingo, with some of the top hotels, resorts, bars, casinos and nightclubs on Guanacaste's "Gold Coast," offers a rich variety of fun things to do on vacation. Your hotel or resort can help you book a tour or fishing boat. And check the news for the any new updates about Playa Flamingo at Costa Rica news. This...

El Jardin, Playa Coco
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El Jardin, Playa Coco
In February of 2005 I stayed three nights at El Jardin in Coco, Costa Rica. Upon arrival, I learned that it had changed hands two months before. The previous owner had leased it to a man and a woman. They have made some changes. She is European and a chain smoker, so they now draw a very European crowd, also one that smokes heavily. Additionally, they have...

Guanacaste Costa Rica Hotels
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Guanacaste Costa Rica Hotels
All the hotels and resorts in Guanacaste offer a world of vacation fun in this province on the northwest Pacific coast, just south of Nicaragua. From Guanacaste beach hotels Flamingo, Coco and Tamarindo, you can golf, go fishing or surfing, take nature hikes and visit live volcanoes and geysers This area also boasts the most all-inclusive package deals in Costa...

Hotels in downtown San Jose, Costa Rica
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Hotels in downtown San Jose, Costa Rica
All the hotels in downtown San Jose, Costa Rica, are located near the casinos, bars, nightclubs, bars, sports books, discos and restaurants of Gringo Gulch. Hotel Grano de Oro is a true oasis, a sanctuary in the heart of the city. Nearby points of interest include National Theater, Gold Museum, Sabana Park, Jade Museum and the Central Market. Converted from a...

Hotel Presidente in San Jose, Costa Rica
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Hotel Presidente in San Jose, Costa Rica
In the heart of downtown San Jose, Costa Rica, Hotel El Presidente offers one of the most convenient hotels in San Jose for tourists of all types, from eco tourists to surfers to rain forest aficionados. El Presidente is very popular, due to its proximity to the liveliest bars and some great places to eat. And you can see many historical and cultural sights on on...

Peace Lodge Hotel
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Peace Lodge Hotel
Peace Lodge encompasses the rustic past and natural beauty of the rainforest and the essence of Costa Rica. They endeavored to create the finest quality accommodations. Every room boasts a Jacuzzi tub and stone fireplace along with showers that transform into waterfalls with a turn of the knob. Picture perfect views of the La Paz River Valley complete the...

Grano de Oro Hotel
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Grano de Oro Hotel
Situated on a shady street just off Paseo Colon, San Jose's main througnfare, Hotel Grano de Oro is a true oasis, a sanctuary in the heart of the bustling city. Converted from a Tropical Victorian mansions, the hotel maintains the warmth and the comfort of a private home. The hotel's charming atrium terrace and corridors have sparkling fountains and lush tropical...

Capitan Suizo Hotel
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Capitan Suizo Hotel
Capitan Suizo is an environmentally conscious and future oriented beach Hotel. Located in a privileged area outside of town, at the end of the bay and DIRECTLY on the beach of Tamarindo, Capitan Suizo rests on one of the most beautiful swimming beaches of Costa Rica. The 22 spacious rooms, 7 bungalows, honeymoon bungalow, beachfront restaurant and free form...

Cala Luna Hotel
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Cala Luna Hotel
Located steps away from the ocean, and surrounded by tropical forests and marine parks in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, a small fishing village of 1,000 inhabitants in the north-western Guanacaste region, CALA LUNA Hotel and Villas is a tropical paradise fully- equipped with modern conveniences but far away from fast-paced lives and mainstream tourist routes. Visitors...

Lapa Rios Ecologic and Romantic Hotel
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Lapa Rios Ecologic and Romantic Hotel
Set in a private nature reserve spread over 1,000 acres of Central America's last remaining lowland tropical rainforest, Lapa Rios Ecolodge overlooks the pristine point where the Golfo Dulce meets the wild Pacific Ocean, making it the destination that matches everyone's idea of paradise.

Best Western Jaco Beach Hotel
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Best Western Jaco Beach Hotel
Hotels in Jaco - Best Western Jaco Beach Resort This beach-front resort is located in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica, only two hours away from San Jose, the capital city. The all inclusive hotel offers a restaurant with relaxing views of the Pacific, outdoor swimming pools for adults and children, tennis and volleyball courts, a fitness room, and many...

Most romantic: Borinquen Hotel
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Most romantic: Borinquen Hotel
Located at the base of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, the romantic Hotel Borinquen Mountain Resort & Spa is one of the more perfect places for fun, adventure and relaxation. Surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and beautiful forest, the hotel offers a wide range of outdorr activities to enjoy. Rustic charm and luxurious accommodations will allow you to relax in...

Best Western Jaco Beach Family Hotel
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Best Western Jaco Beach Family Hotel
Hotels in Jaco - Best Western Jaco Beach Resort This beach-front resort is located in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica, only two hours away from San Jose, the capital city. The all inclusive hotel offers a restaurant with relaxing views of the Pacific, outdoor swimming pools for adults and children, tennis and volleyball courts, a fitness room, and many...

Ocotal Beach Resort
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Ocotal Beach Resort
Ocotal is a four-star beachfront resort, a leader among Costa Rica's hotels and resorts, known for its outstanding style, comfort, and service. The property lies along the country's beautiful Northern Pacific coastline and yields breathtaking panoramic views of the Papagayo Gulf. Ocotal offers an extensive variety of services, including romantic honeymoon...

Hotels in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica
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Hotels in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica
Hotels in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica, are centrally located on the Pacific coast, making it possible to take day trips to Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas and other fun spots in Costa Rica. Hotels here run the gamut, from luxurious resorts to economical cabinas. The farther from the beach, the cheaper the hotel is the general rule. A variety of hotels of Jaco run along the...

Peace Lodge a Romantic Hotel
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Peace Lodge a Romantic Hotel
Peace Lodge encompasses the rustic past and natural beauty of the rainforest and the essence of Costa Rica. They endeavored to create the finest quality accommodations. Every room boasts a Jacuzzi tub and stone fireplace along with showers that transform into waterfalls with a turn of the knob. Picture perfect views of the La Paz River Valley complete the...

The Four Seasons
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The Four Seasons
This wonderful hotel resides down a lush hillside at the tip of the Papagayo Peninsula. Spilling down a coastal hillside to an isthmus of golden sand, Four Seasons creates an ambience of simple luxury in this pristine natural setting. With two unspoiled beaches, an indigenous spa, championship golf and the magic of the tropical dry forest. The 151 generously...

Flor Blanca Hotel
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Flor Blanca Hotel
This brand new property occupies a couple of beachfront acres on the remote southern coast of Costa Rica's Nicoya peninsula. There are only ten villas (three of which have two stores) set in gardens fashioned from the tropical forest, accessed by winding pathways of soft-edged flat pebbles - ideal for skimming over a millpond, but not over the surfer (but not...

Makanda By the Sea
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Makanda By the Sea
The Makanda is a luxury, romantic, adults only hotel offering contemporary Villas and Studios in a quiet jungle setting with a sunset ocean view. Makanda offers only 6 open air villas and 5 studios (air conditioned upon request) scattered throughout the beautiful jungle property; villas offer a large king size bed with mosquito net, air conditioning, fully...

Si Como No Resort
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Si Como No Resort
The Si Como No is a luxury resort located on top of the hill in Manuel Antonio, offering incredible jungle/ocean views. Only 5 minutes from the beautiful Manuel Antonio beach and national park, this hotel is in the ideal location for enjoying the sunny beaches and warm waters of Costa Rica. Superior rooms offer both ocean and jungle view balconies, bath with...

Villas Cala Luna
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Villas Cala Luna
The Cala Luna is secluded at the southern end of Tamarindo and Playa Langosta. This enchanting hotel offers 21 luxury villas and 20 deluxe hotel rooms and by far stands in a class of its own. Villas are equipped with one, two or three bedrooms each with king size beds, air conditioning, fans, two complete bathroom, spacious living rooms with sofa, dining table,...

Gaia Hotel & Forest Reserve
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Gaia Hotel & Forest Reserve
The forest reserve of Manuel Antonio is one of the most beautiful and bio-diverse areas in the world. In just 1,700 acres, countless rare species thrive, made accessible by ground and treetop canopy trails. As the jungle abruptly meets the Pacific, the adventure continues: a gorgeous crescent beach, offshore islands, a lagoon, coral reefs and exotic marine...

Hotel Tamarindo Diria
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Hotel Tamarindo Diria
The Tamarindo Diria is a luxury hotel located beachfront on the Northwest Pacific coast that offers their guests the ideal place to spend a peaceful yet exciting vacation. This hotel is ideal for couples, families or for those looking to be right on the beach, in the center of town. This hotel is one of the very few hotels in Tamarindo that sits on the beach, and...

The Hotel Villa Caletas
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The Hotel Villa Caletas
The Villas Caletas is located high on a cliff over the ocean surrounded by rainforest, this tropical mansion and the surrounding private villas provide the ideal getaway for honeymooners/couples to enjoy the beauty of the Central Pacific in a first class environment. This unique hotel offer 8 rooms (in the main building) and 20 secluded bungalows each with king...

Marriott Los Sueños Hotel
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Marriott Los Sueños Hotel
The brand new Marriott Los Suenos resort is an incredible resort that offers everything that one could imagine. This 202 room hotel, located only 5 minutes from Jaco has an 18 hole golf course, a private beach/marina, 6 restaurants and lounges, large pool, casino and entertainment center, lighted tennis courts, jogging trails, a 1,100 acre rainforest reserve and...

Lapa Rios Hotel
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Lapa Rios Hotel
This secluded luxury resort consists of 14 private comfortable cabinas that are surrounded by the lush rain forests of the Osa Peninsula. Each cabina consists of 2 queen size beds with mosquito nets, private bath with hot water and a deck with spectacular ocean/jungle views. This area is home to its own private 1000 acre private reserve with plenty of private...

Bosque Del Cabo
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Bosque Del Cabo
The Bosque del Cabo is a private resort located 500 ft above the ocean where the Golfo Dulce meets the Pacific Ocean, nestled in the unspoiled jungles of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. Bosque del Cabo with its private, cliff top bungalows is a romantic getaway and a naturalist's dream come true. Private spacious bungalows offer beautiful ocean views, tropical breezes...

Punta Islita Hotel
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Punta Islita Hotel
Punta Islita is hidden in a small cove, offering a beautiful beach, which is good for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and of course relaxing. The only hotel here is a 5 star hotel situated on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Punta Islita is ideal for honeymoons, couples or anyone looking for a remote, luxurious experience. The only services in the area are...

Peace Lodge
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Peace Lodge
Peace Lodge is located on the grounds of La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park and includes use of all the amenities of the park. There are only 3 rooms in the entire lodge, and are designed with unique amenities such as oversized balconies, Jacuzzi tubs (in every room), waterfall showers and grand stone fireplaces. You will experience the true essence of the Rain...

Xandari Plantation Resort & Spa
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Xandari Plantation Resort & Spa
The Xandari Plantation is a tropical paradise of 16 private villas, secluded on a coffee plantation overlooking the Central Valley of Costa Rica, only minutes from the International Airport. Each spacious villa has a large panoramic view terrace, plus a walled-in patio for privacy and solitude. Rooms are elegantly decorated in unique styles offering a very unique...

Si Como No Resort & Spa
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Si Como No Resort & Spa
The Si Como No is a luxury resort located on top of the hill in Manuel Antonio, offering incredible jungle/ocean views. Only 5 minutes from the beautiful Manuel Antonio beach and national park, this hotel is in the ideal location for enjoying the sunny beaches and warm waters of Costa Rica. Si Como No captures the magical nature of Costa Rica's incredible...

 
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