Costa Rica is home to some of the worlds most bio-diverse ecosystems and exotic backdrops; it is an adventure junkie’s paradise. Are you looking for volcanos surrounded by rainforests, mountain zip-lines and hanging bridges, jungle waterfalls, surf worthy beachfront towns, some of the best sports fishing in the world, and volcanic fed hot springs galore. Costa Rica might be the spot for you. Below are some of the resorts I work heavily with in this wildlife abundant country.
See something online that doesn’t appear below? I am happy to reach out to other resorts on the island on your behalf. Just fill out a trip request form and let me know what catches your eye and we can get to planning from there!
Located in the middle of the jungle and directly in the shadow of Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna is home to some of the most luxurious spa and hot spring resorts in all of the world. Alternatively, adventure junkies – this is where you want to stay to access all of the excursions Costa Rica has to offer!
Drive times varies depending on which of Costa Rica’s two airports you arrive at; 2.5 hrs. from the Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR) in Liberia, Guanacaste and 3.5 hrs. from the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose.
Volcano Foothills Horseback Riding
Arenal Volcano Hike
Arenal Best 4 Attractions
Rio Celeste Rainforest Hike
Rincón de la Vieja 4 Waterfalls Hike
White Water Rafting (Class III & IV)
Rainforest Night Walk
Don Juan Chocolate & Coffee Tour
*does not include transportation
Located anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours from Liberia International; the Pacific coast is home to some of Costa Rica’s most sought after beach resorts and laid back beach towns. Surf worthy waves crash into expansive white sandy beaches featuring unobstructed sunsets every night.
Private Surf Lessons
Rincon de la Vieja Combo Day Trip
Scuba the Catalina Islands
Rio Celeste and Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Day Trip w/ Sloths
Travel Aesthetic has resort partnerships with the below brands. This means we have contacts in the corporate office and on the ground in Costa Rica dedicated to making your trip extra special.
While the below resorts/brands are some of our favorites in destination, we are not limited to only working with only these properties. Should you be interested in something more specific, please reach out via our contact form and we are happy to create a custom experience for you!
Black sand beaches surround the country’s best all inclusive resort – Pacific Coast
Expansive complex of volcanic fed hot springs in the shadow of Arenal Volcano – La Fortuna
Hotel Azura Beach Resort
All-inclusive, beachfront luxury located at the end of the secluded bay at Samara Beach – Pacific Coast
Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica
Boundless adventure, fine dining, spa treatments and more overlooking the Pacific Ocean – Pacific Coast
Modern & ultra luxury beachfront retreat in the hills of the coastal rainforest – Pacific Coast
Ultra luxury and private accommodations divided into three resort styles (family friendly, adults only, luxury glamping) – La Fortuna
The Westin Reserva Conchal
All-inclusive, beachfront, mega resort catering to retreat for honeymooners, families and friends Pacific Coast
Costa Rica’s oldest beachfront resort right in the middle of it’s most iconic surf town – Pacific Coast
Ultra-luxury volcanic resort featuring 28 hot spring pools. Known to be frequented by various members of the Hollywood elite – La Fortuna
Planet Hollywood Costa Rica
Fashionable, modern, all-inclusive vacation, surrounded by ocean & mountains that caters to families – Pacific Coast