Costa Rica

Experience the beauty of rare and endangered birds, watch playful monkeys, and uncover the many natural wonders the rainforest has to offer. A land of volcanoes, rainforests, waterfalls, and rivers plus, a list of world class museums, parks, hotels, theaters, and historic buildings, are some other options to be discovered. The underwater scenery is marvelous, with a wide chain of coral reefs, composed of different types of coral and occupied by an immense variety of tropical fish. Adventure lovers choose from a variety of activities such as rafting, snorkeling, kayaking, sport fishing, surfing, and lots more.

Casa Conde Beach Front Hotel

Hotel Location

Beach Front All Inclusive Boutique Resort of 50 rooms located within a twenty two acres Tropical Dry Forest. Casa Conde Beach Front Hotel offers comfort and relaxation in a welcoming environment located in an area with one of the most pristine beaches in Costa Rica, Playa Panamá, only 30 minutes from the Liberia International Airport in Guanacaste.

Clear waters with a soft current bath the 1-mile extension of taupe sand beach. Many water sports can be enjoyed including fishing, swimming, and windsurfing, among others, from a beach surrounded by the exuberant vegetation after which the beach was named.

Playa Panamá has the Blue Flag certification and categorized as one of the most sanitary beaches in the country. The hotel offers 20 Standard Partial Ocean View, 4 Standard Garden View, 16 Superior Suites and 8 Master Suites. There is also a restaurant the “Mare Calmo,” offering a variety of dishes and the “El Bucanero” bar.

Hotel Riu Guanacaste

Hotel Location

This sprawling all-inclusive resort overlooking Matapalo Beach is 6 km from The Congo Trail Canopy Tour and 20 km from attractions at Playas del Coco.

Airy rooms have Wi-Fi (fee), flat-screen TVs, minibars and liquor dispensers, along with balconies or terraces. Upgrades add sofabeds, and suites have whirlpool tubs and living rooms.

All meals and drinks are free at 5 restaurants (1 serving Italian cuisine) and vibrant bars. Additional amenities include an outdoor pool with a sun terrace, plus a hot tub, a gym, and a spa with treatments and a steam room. Water sports, activities, a kids' club and nightly entertainment are also offered.

Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

Hotel Location

Set along Culebra Bay, this luxurious, adults-only beach resort is all-inclusive and is 12 km from the Playas del Coco beach community.

Featuring bay- or garden-view balconies, minimalist rooms offer free Wi-Fi, smart TVs and minibars, plus tea and coffeemakers. Slick suites provide additional living space; some have plunge pools or hot tubs. Room service is available 24/7.

Breakfast is free. Amenities include 4 bars and 9 dining options, including a seafood restaurant. There's also an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar. Other amenities include regular live entertainment, private beach access and a spa (surcharge).

Villas Playa Samara Beach Front-All Inclusive Resort

Hotel Location

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this elegant beach resort is 2 km from Playa Carrillo and 26 km from the Refugio de Vida Silvestre Camaronal wildlife refuge.

The relaxed, contemporary studios have living areas and kitchenettes with minifridges, microwaves and coffeemakers, as well as safes. The 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom villas add living rooms with pull-out sofas and dining areas, full kitchens, and terraces with hammocks and garden or ocean views.

The resort features an outdoor pool with a hot tub and swim-up bar, a gym and a full-service spa. There's also an international restaurant and an on-site surf school. Parking is complimentary.