Hotel Punta Islita
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
One of Costa Rica's most renowned luxury eco-resorts, Hotel Punta Islita enjoys a truly spectacular setting on a forested mountaintop overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The open layout and tiered topography ensure magnificent views from element of the property. Punta Islita's design and decor are a tropical fusion of colonial and indigenous features, including local fine art. Room categories include standard, deluxe and suites. Private villas are available for families or larger groups. All rooms have solid wood beds with crisp white linens, tile floors, spacious bathrooms with walk-in showers and raised basin sinks, and private terraces with panoramic views and hammocks for secluded relaxation. Amenities include air conditioning and ceiling fan, complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD flat screen satellite TV, desk and chair, coffeemaker, mini bar, safe, and eco-friendly toiletries.
Two restaurants offer open-air dining. Pacifico features ocean cove views beneath a 50-foot-high palm-thatched ceiling and specializes in sustainably sourced seafood and and local tropical produce. Los Cocos Beach Club offers casual shoreside charm beneath mature shade trees, with a children's play area and freeform family-friendly swimming pool nearby. On the hotel's upper terrace, an infinity pool creates the illusion of being one with the ocean beyond. The Casa Spa, surrounded by lush tropical gardens, promotes wellness and relaxation, from the moment you are greeted with a mug of just-brewed herbal tea to the serenity you feel after your treatment incorporating therapeutic arts and local herbalist wisdom.
A multitude of nature adventures awaits the guest at Punta Islita. Resort staff can arrange a variety of activities, from a visit to Camaronal biological reserve to a sea turtle nesting and hatching area, and much more.