South Caribbean Hotels in Costa Rica

Caribbean hotels in Costa Rica are excellent for a unique cultural experience found no where else in the country. Costa Rica’s Caribbean is famous for it’s open-air bars and discos which come alive on the weekends, exotic restaurants, small bungalow beach resorts embedded with rich Afro-Caribbean flavors.

Explore the national park found at Cahuita from one of the area’s excellent accommodation options. The coral reefs off Cahuita Point are considered one of the best snorkeling destinations in Costa Rica.

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is one of the most popular beaches towns along Costa Rica’s Southern Caribbean coastline. If you are looking for a hotel in Puerto Viejo there are a number of options available such as the beautiful Azania Bungalows. For those who are looking for luxury, no hotel on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast rivals the newly opened Le Cameleon.

Manzanillo Beach is connected by coastal jungle road viewed by sloths, monkeys, and toucans up in the trees. This rural road is traveled by numerous bicycles reaching many hidden beaches that host yoga retreats, bungalow resorts and the coziest Caribbean hotels in Costa Rica.

Give us a call and we can help work out the details of your next visit to this unique and beautiful area.

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La Selva Biological Station Entrance

La Selva Biological Station Under $125, 3 Stars.
Off The Beaten Path, Students Groups

The OTS wants to ensure that every visitor has a great experience on their stay and guarantees that the local people benefit from the ecotourism.

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Arenal Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens Suite Interior

Arenal Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens $125 - $200, 5 Stars.
Boutique, Romantic, Luxury, Volcano

The Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens is a great alternative to stay when visiting the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica. With great accommodations and an in-house wine bar, this hotel offers great views of natural wonders, while relaxing in your own private balcony.

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Tabacon Resort & Spa Bedroom

Tabacon Resort & Spa $200 - $300, 5 Stars.
Romantic, Luxury, Volcano

Famous for the thermal springs, the Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort offers 114 rooms tastefully furnished. You can enjoy the thermal and hot springs with some of the most beautiful views of the Arenal Volcano and the Rainforest around the property.

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The Springs Resort & Spa Bedroom

The Springs Resort Costa Rica Over $300, 5 Stars.
Romantic, Luxury

The Springs Resort and Spa is a luxurious resort offering 42 exclusive Rooms in different categories and two incredible Villas overlooking the Arenal Volcano. The facilities include some of the best accommodations matched only by the amazing hot springs and the many restaurant alternatives. It’s also known for its very own Springs Spa and Fitness Center.

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Hotel Arenal Kioro Rooms

Hotel Arenal Kioro Over $300, 5 Stars.
Romantic, Luxury, Volcano

The Hotel Arenal Kioro, is a family owned business that offers luxurious rooms with some spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano. The hotel has fifty-three suites with private terraces, Titokù hot springs and Spa services. They are also committed with the environment, do a great job reducing their carbon footprint.

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Hotel Royal Corin Suite

Hotel Royal Corin $200 - $300, 4 Stars.
Luxury, Volcano

A luxurious and modern hotel with a great location facing the Arenal Volcano. Offering a variety of services, this hotel offers a great balance of harmony and luxury.

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Arenal Springs Resort Bedroom

Arenal Springs Resort $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Family Friendly, Volcano

Amazing hotel with comfortable rooms that offer amazing views of the active Arenal Volcano. With hot springs for both adults and kids, it’s a great option for couples or family vacations.

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Hotel Mountain Paradise Bedroom

Hotel Mountain Paradise Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Volcano

Hotel Mountain Paradise is a luxury Resort with private bungalows that offers the peace and quiet of tropical gardens and a jacuzzi for you to relax while enjoying the view of the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica.

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Hotel Belmar Hotel View

Hotel Belmar Costa Rica Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly

Right outside your private room is a healing garden sanctuary of wildlife, exotic foliage and a tropical paradise at your fingertips. Breathe, relax and restore your mind, body and spirit at the Hotel Belmar Monteverde.

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Pachira Lodge Romantic View

Pachira Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

The area is considered to be one of the most exotic regions of the world, characterized by its rich, green vegetation.

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El Sapo Dorado Hotel View

Hotel El Sapo Dorado Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly

Relax, restore and rejuvenate your mind-body-spirit. Hotel El Sapo Dorado overlooking the Gulf of the Nicoya Penisula is here for you to explore.

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Villa Blanca Porch View

Villa Blanca Cloud Forest $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Volcano

Hotel Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Resort offers a unique cloud forest experience less then an hour away from the Juan Santamaria Airport. Perfectly situated between San Jose and the Arenal Volcano, guests can enjoy world-class dining and spa treatments while staying in one of the most sustainable hotels in Costa Rica.

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Hotel El Establo Suite

Hotel El Establo $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Family Friendly, Luxury

Let the clouds lift your spirit. While heavenly landscapes surround you, traverse into divine adventure.

Rio Celeste Hideaway Room

Rio Celeste Hideaway Under $125, 3 Stars.

Sunny days have a beat of Latin music from the wet bar that sparks a smiling staff to dance and be more than glad to serve your drinks at the pool.

El Silencio Lodge & Spa Bungalow

El Silencio Lodge & Spa $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Family Friendly, Romantic, Off The Beaten Path

The hot springs at Arenal are world known. There are also many other options for canopy zip line tours, horseback riding, mountain biking, as well as world class white water rafting. All of these activities are available locally.

Sueño Azul Hotel & Spa View

Sueno Azul Hotel & Spa Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Romantic, Off The Beaten Path

Imagine a special place in the middle of the forest, surrounded by lakes, rivers and an exuberant vegetation where wildlife is abundant, and the weather is nice and warm years round (between 25 – 30 ºC). A nearby place (only 40 miles from San José City) that allows for the maximum relaxation that you deserve, while, at the same time, enjoying diverse activities at the fresh air and receiving service of the highest quality.

Selva Verde Lodge Welcome

Selva Verde Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Students Groups

Selva Verde is more than a lodge and more than a rainforest reserve. It is your gateway into a magical world of towering Almendro trees, Mantled Howler Monkeys, and Keel Billed Toucans. Immerse yourself in tropical nature as you hike through deep green forest or reflect quietly in a comfortable hammock.

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation and Inn Bungalows

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation and Inn $200 - $300, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation and Inn is a Pre-Columbian serene sanctuary nestled in 20 acres of organic coffee amongst hundreds of tropical trees and flora.

Poas Volcano Lodge Gardens

Poas Volcano Lodge Under $125, 4 Stars.
Romantic, Off The Beaten Path, Volcano

Poas Volcano Lodge is a stunning and unique mountain lodge nestled into rolling pastures, with breathtaking views of Poas Volcano and the northern Caribbean Plains. The eleven en-suite bedrooms, some with balconies to enjoy the majestic views and others with their own private garden backing onto the cloud forest, are divided between the main Lodge and the outside Garden Rooms.

Lost Iguana Resort Bedroom

Lost Iguana Resort $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Romantic, Luxury, Volcano

Immersed in 120 acres of property facing the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica, The Lost Iguana Resort offers great accommodations for travelers looking to explore the tropical forest or just relax watching the volcano from a private terrace.

Arenal Paraiso Resort & Spa Bungalows

Arenal Paraiso Resort Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Adventure, Volcano

The Arenal Paraiso Resort & Spa is a locally owned family run operation that features different alternatives for both fun and relaxation with amazing views if the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica.

Arenal Observatory Lodge View

Arenal Observatory Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Volcano

What used to be part a facility for the Smithsonian Institute is now an amazing lodge located in 870 acres of private forest with a breathtaking view of the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica.

Resort Montana de Fuego Lobby

Montaña De Fuego Resort Under $125, 3 Stars.
Adventure, Volcano

With some of the most spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano, Montana de Fuego Resort and Spa is a great alternative for the traveler that wants the perfect balance between adventure and relaxation.

Los Lagos Spa & Resort

Los Lagos Resort Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Adventure, Volcano

Set on a large property, this luxurious hotel offers everything for the perfect vacation. Outstanding views of the Arenal Volcano, paired with all the services you might need to spend a perfect vacation in Costa Rica.

Baldi Hot Springs Hotel & Spa

Baldi Resort $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Volcano

At the very base of Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna, Baldi Hot Springs Hotel & Spa is maybe the most popular hot springs hotel destination in La Fortuna Costa Rica. Baldi Hot Springs Hotel & Spa uses heat from underground rivers energized from Arenal’s magmatic chamber deep below the Earth’s surface to temperatures hot enough for 25 mineral pools dedicated to leisure and entertainment at 12 different temperatures.

Rancho Margot Garden

Rancho Margot $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Nature, Adventure, Sustainable Ecolodge

Recognized as the first carbon neutral lodge in Costa Rica, Rancho Margot is a one-of-a-kind slice of eco- paradise that invites guests to enjoy sustainable living at its purest. Situated in the village of El Castillo near the shores of peaceful Lake Arenal, this lodge takes a holistic view of responsible tourism in the nation’s adventure capital. Featuring 17 lovely bungalows, spring-fed pools and onsite yoga classes, Rancho Margot offers a relaxing retreat to escape and unwind yet is close to all the local attractions.

Hotel Fonda Vela Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly

Lush tropical gardens surround your private lodging with the sounds/smells and beauty of wildlife at your fingertips.

Trapp Family Lodge Hotel

Trapp Family Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly

The dark natural woods and warm environment give you the true feeling of a tropical adventure.

Poco a Poco Hotel Garden

Poco a Poco Hotel Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly

Sit back, relax and put your feet up! This is your time to rejuvenate your mind-body-spirit.

Celeste Mountain Lodge Pool

Celeste Mountain Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Off The Beaten Path, Volcano

Welcome to one of the greenest, still untouched and out-of-the-beaten track area of Costa Rica: the Volcan Tenorio National Park, boasting the astonishing Rio Celeste, the village of Bijagua, the Miravalles Volcano.

Tirimbina Lodge Balcony

Tirimbina Lodge Under $125, 4 Stars.
Nature, Sustainable Ecolodge

The lodge with the center is a perfect place to be able to discover more about the nature of Sarapiqui.

Caño Negro Natural Lodge Pool Area

Cano Negro Natural Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path

A paradise for nature lovers, Caño Negro offers a habitat for many fish, reptiles, plants and migratory birds that are in danger. It is also considered a bird watcher’s paradise.

Maquenque Eco Lodge View

Maquenque Eco Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path

Maquenque Costa Rica Eco Lodge is ideal for lovers of nature. We are strategically located within Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge, bordering the San Carlos River. We have 14 bungalows of approximately 45 m2.

Occidental El Tucano and Spa Jacuzzi

Occidental El Tucano and Spa Under $125, 3 Stars.

Occidental El Tucano and Spa is located in a Private Rainforest Reserve of 7 acres carefully maintained to preserve our natural environments.

Hotel Linda Vista $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Family Friendly, Volcano

The Hotel Linda Vista is located in the perfect location, as a guest you will have panoramic views of the majestic Arenal Volcano and the beautiful Arenal Lake. From this hotel you can enjoy Costa Rica’s famous natural wonders in comfort and have great service from the Linda Vista staff.

Greenlagoon Lodge $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Romantic, Luxury, Volcano

Green Lagoon Falls Park & Lodge, a 2013 winner of TripAdvisor’s Award of Excellence, occupies 400 acres in a lush mountain top of North Western Costa Rica. Its private trails lead to a Lagoon in the crater of an extinct volcano. As a guest of the Resort, you will enjoy complimentary access to the entire glorious expanse of Cerro Chato Volcano.

Hotel Arenal Lodge Suites

Hotel Arenal Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Adventure, Volcano

Set on an amazing property right on the mountainside, this hotel offers some of the best views of the volcano while enjoying the nice cool breeze and the amazing wildlife all around the area.

Volcano Lodge & Gardens View

Volcano Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Adventure, Volcano

Volcano Lodge & Gardens offers amazing views of the Arenal Volcano from its comfortable rooms. You’ll find comfortable accommodations those looking to explore Costa Rica, or just looking to relax by the pool.

Hotel Magic Mountain

Magic Mountain Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Volcano

Magic Mountain Hotel in Costa Rica has a sports bar, restaurant, swimming pool bar and 42 rooms facing the majestic Arenal Volcano.

Hotel Casa Luna

Casa Luna Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Volcano

Casa Luna Hotel and Spa is an eco-friendly lodging nestled into the tropical rainforest gardens near Arenal Volcano. It has an excellent Spa, Restaurant and the view of Arenal Volcano.

Hotel El Silencio del Campo

Hotel El Silencio del Campo $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Volcano

Hotel El Silencio del Campo is perfectly situated to give you the most breathtaking view of the world-famous Arenal Volcano surrounded with colorful gardens and the lush tropical rainforest.

Hotel Kokoro

Arenal Kokoro $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Nature, Volcano

Situated near one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica, you will find the family run boutique Hotel Kokoro. Right by the Arenal Volcano, the Hotel Kokoro offers a variety of rooms, from eco-villas to tree houses. Relax while enjoying gorgeous views of the volcano from the hot springs, explore the hotel’s jungle property, or treat yourself to a nice meal or massage at the spa!

Chachagua Rainforest Hotel & Hacienda

Chachagua Rainforest $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Romantic

Chachagua Rainforest Hotel & Hacienda is the perfect place for those seeking to immerse themselves in Nature, with splendid rainforests, raging volcano, waterfalls and lagoons all around them, why they can learn about sustainable living.

Claro De Luna Room

Claro de Luna Costa Rica Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly

Santa Elena, Monteverde, Claro de Luna Hotel is in a town named Santa Elena engulfed by cloud forests and wild life high on a green mountain range called Monteverde.

Hotel Montana Monteverde Sunset

Hotel Montana Monteverde Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly

Breath in the splendor of the Rainforest that surrounds you. Slowly and serenely your mind body and spirit will relax into paradise.

Hotel Heliconia Restaurant

Hotel Heliconia Monteverde Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly

Coast below you and the majestic clouds of Monteverde above you. You can only feel your lapping in leisure between Heaven and Earth. Wildlife, hundreds of exotic plants and plenty of rainforest adventure are here for you.

Monteverde Country Lodge View

Monteverde Country Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Romantic, Sustainable Ecolodge

Beauty with rustic ambience describes the Monterverde Country Lodge perfectly, which located high in the mountains of Monteverde, Costa Rica. The lodge is careful not to leave a tainted footprint on the cloud forest and is eco-friendly, yet, full of all the necessary amenities.

La Mansion Inn Day Pool

La Mansion Inn Arenal $125 - $200, 4 Stars.
Boutique, Romantic, Luxury, Volcano

A boutique hotel with 17 private villas featuring outstanding views of the Arenal Lake. With private gardens and terraces and a full stable, the hotel is perfect for a private getaway or honeymoon.

Tenorio Lodge Gardens

Tenorio Lodge, Costa Rica $125 - $200, 3 Stars.
Nature, Off The Beaten Path, Volcano, Sustainable Ecolodge

The Tenorio Lodge is a perfect getaway to relax and enjoy Costa Rica’s beautiful nature and sights. The area is perfect for birdwatchers as there are abundant species and many beautiful gardens.

Rara Avis Rainforest Lodge And Reserve Bungalow

Rara Avis Costa Rica Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure, Off The Beaten Path, Sustainable Ecolodge

Though a tiring trip, the tropical atmosphere, the lush rainforest and exceptional wildlife will make it a trip of a lifetime!

Ara Ambigua Lodge Pool

Ara Ambigua Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly, Nature, Adventure

Owned and operated by a traditional local Costa Rican Family, this resort is a cultural and tropical getaway in the Rainforest of Costa Rica.

Arco Iris Lodge Bungalow

Arco Iris Lodge Under $125, 3 Stars.
Boutique, Family Friendly

The property is surrounded by the beautiful cloud forest of Monteverde, as well as an organic garden where vegetables and fruits are gathered for the delicious breakfasts that the Lodge serves daily.

Cabanas Los Pinos Costa Rica Under $125, 3 Stars.
Family Friendly

Rest assure you will feel the splendor of tropical air above you and the nourishing properties of Mother Earth below you.

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