world’s most vibrant natural environments, Costa Rica attracts many tourists every year to its pristine beaches and tropical rainforests. Located in Central America, this gorgeous country is a paradise for nature lovers and adventurers. Diverse landscapes offer habitats for exotic flowers, animals, birds and reptiles as well as adrenaline rushes like ziplining, whitewater rafting, sport fishing and mountain biking. What could be more perfect than a modern vacation resort right in the middle of all this splendor? Find out more about the best beach resorts in Costa Rica.
Costa Rica has nearly 300 different beaches along its stunning Pacific and Caribbean coastlines, each with a unique draw and distinct setting. Even on nearby beaches the sand can vary from white, black, or brown coloration. Some beaches are full of shells or scattered with rocks; others are soft with fluffy fine sand. Some are fantastic for swimming, and others are better for surfing.
Villas Tranquilas Resort
The Villa Tranquilas presents a beautiful, remote setting that brings exotic wildlife right to the door. This family-friendly resort features 16 villas that each contain 4 private town homes with kitchens, modern appliances, cable TV and wireless Internet. Guests also have access to laundry facilities, gardens and outdoor pool. Area attractions include the Manuel Antonio Beach, Finca Naturales Wildlife Refuge and the lively town of Quepos, which offers shops, art galleries, restaurants and nightlife venues.
Hotel San Bada Resort
Costa Rica tourists could not ask for a better hotel location than Hotel San Bada. Located next door to the impressive Manuel Antonio National Park and its beautiful beach, this jewel of a hotel offers 67 rooms that include standard, deluxe and luxury suites that all open to balconies with garden or ocean views. Guests here can enjoy access to three outdoor pools, a full-service spa, gym, terrace bar and excellent restaurant.
Four Seasons Resort
Costa Rica near the Gulf of Papagayo, this family-friendly accommodation continues to be one of the best Costa Rica beach resorts. With more than 155 rooms that include standard rooms, villas and luxury tree houses with plunge pools, the wonderful Four Seasons Resort Culebra also offers three swimming pools, a spa, and tennis courts.
The Villa Caletas is a luxury Costa Rica beach resort offering both privacy and adventure. Esteemed for both its location and exquisite decor, this gorgeous hotel features an outdoor pool with bar, Jacuzzi tubs, a spa, fitness center and two restaurants. Guests can choose to wake up each morning to spectacular views of the mountains or the ocean.