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Hotel Punta Islita

4.0 of 5 Punta Islita, Punta Islita 50201, Costa Rica
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Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed at Punta Islta several times over the past dozen years. Very impressed with the number of upgrades. Wi-Fi coverage is now ubiquitous. The path and the rest areas to the beach are great improvements. We were particularly impressed with the emergence of the Scarlet Macaws. Saw them in abundance every day...often so close you could touch them. Most... More 

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Saludos again AVFcliff. It is always a pleasure to be your hosts. Thank you for celebrating Hotel Punta Islita as a true tropical paradise. The intense eco-adventures, immersion in nature, authentic culture, and signature heartfelt hospitality of our staff will always be the hallmarks of our experience. Our membership in Autograph Collection lets us be part of a growing group... More 

San Diego
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second stop on our honeymoon. Beautiful hotel and the staff was great. More importantly the bartender at the upstairs infinity pool was AMAZING. Great to talk to and he even had some good suggestions for our next stop in Arenal. The only negative was some of the tours weren't operating because it wasn't their busy season. My... More 

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Thanks Sean for your enthusiastic celebration of our hotel and our team! Knowing that we have succeeded in our hospitality mandate. It was a pleasure to be one of your special destinations during your Costa Rica honeymoon. Our apologies for the tours that were not offered during your stay. Some experiences, like turtle-watching and mangrove kayaking are seasonal because they... More 

Aspen, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed here and we enjoyed just about everything! The check-in was wonderful, the grounds amazing, the staff over the top friendly, the food delicious and the views incredible!! We especially appreciated the beautiful way the hotel fits in with its surroundings and still offers high end amenities. We took a trip with Nelson to see Olive... More 

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Thanks Kerry! We are enthusiastic about creating a heavenly destination that is planet-friendly and people-positive. We hope to inspire every guest with the most authentic and amazing Costa Rica experiences, like the baby turtles hatching and finding their way out to sea. We are thrilled that you and your family will share and enjoy this memory for many years. Please... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently visited punta islita for an anniversary celebration with my wife. Right from the moment we got there it was clear that the staff make a really big effort to make you feel welcome they were all very courteous and friendly. The room was really nice with an amazing view of the ocean. The food was really good and... More 

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Greetings Carlos and thank you for letting us be part of your anniversary celebration! It was a pleasure to be your hosts and we certainly look forward to your return. Our food and beverage department is revamping our menus and many more exciting dishes are coming our way! Warmest regards! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our family's absolute favorite vacation destination. We have gone five times and can't wait to go back again. The location is superb. The grounds are beautiful. You can hike through the tropical dry forest or just relax on the nearly deserted beach - but either way it will be beautiful. The staff are friendly and turnover is very... More 

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Dear David -Thank you so much for embracing Hotel Punta Islita and our team as family! That sense of elation that you vividly describe is exactly the type of experience we want to provide to our guests. We certainly look forward to your sixth visit! More 

San Francisco, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the kids and grandkids this time. They LOVED it. Actually, my son said that next time they planned to leave the baby with us in Playa Langosta and visit Punta Islita themselves! We had a wonderful time at the resort and visiting the ARA center. Thanks again Marvin, you and your staff are the best! We will be back... More 

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Hello again rmaria! It was a singular pleasure to enjoy the company of your extended family. Wanting to share the Hotel Punta Islita experience with your loved ones is the warmest and best compliment you can give our team. Delighted that you had a chance to enjoy bonding experiences, especially the visit to Ara Project to see first-hand the impressive... More 

Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mom and I stumbled across this stunning resort during a massive rainstorm when we couldn't cross the next river down to our intended stay... and we were so glad we did! This is one of the most beautiful resorts I have every stayed at. We were warmly greeted with a free drink-- the staff is super friendly. Massages are... More 

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Greetings Kate and thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience after your serendipitous stay at Hotel Punta Islita. We are delighted that you and your mom found us and are quite excited that you enjoyed your stay so intensely! You know the way now and we certainly hope to see you again in the very... More 

Avondale, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second time here and we are coming back in February with more of our family. The staff understands taking care of the guest and making sure your visit is perfect!! If you want the beach it's here if you want to see the wildlife / jungle it's here. We rent a 4x4 and drive in, the drive... More 

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Thanks Dave! Making guests feel so welcome that they are inspired to return with their loved ones is evidence of our staff's extraordinary hospitality. Our secluded beach corner of Costa Rica is teeming with adventures and exciting displays of wildlife. We look forward to your return with your family. I strongly recommend considering a Private Villa to best accommodate you... More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love it here. Very relaxing and stunningly beautiful. The only thing I could say is that when you arrive and they ask you for your credit card to authorise $300 a day expenditure seems like a hard sell when you have just arrived and not acclimatised to the atmosphere of the hotel. But in reality it is fine. Just... More 

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you so much for taking the time to post during your well-deserved relaxation getaway. We are delighted that you are fully enjoying our stunning environment, wild macaws, monkeys, and picturesque town. I apologize for the awkward experience during check-in. We recently implemented new procedures that were supposed to speed the checkout process but have in fact had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic place and splendid service!!! This, said by a Tico...! I had to choose a hotel in CR for my honeymoon, so in the big variety of fine hotels that my country has to offer, I had to choose a perfect one. And there it was, no regrets and 100% satisfied!!!

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sheperdismyname for celebrating your favorite aspects of Hotel Punta Islita. We are blessed to be located in a mesmerizing setting that perfectly frames Costa Rica's natural intensity. The forested mountains overlooking the pristinely peaceful ocean cove are certainly hard to leave. We look forward to your return. More 

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Address: Punta Islita, Punta Islita 50201, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Punta Islita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Punta Islita 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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