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Hotel Punta Islita

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Punta Islita, Punta Islita 50201, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2010
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2010

This is a beautiful hotel. When you pull into the reception area and first see that view, it really does take your breath away. We were a little hesitant about booking here, since it seemed predominantly like a couples/honeymooners spot, but saw all the great reviews from families and changed our mind. Very glad we did! Although we had booked... More

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2010

Hotel Punta Islita was just such a great stay! If you hav succeeded to make the difficult way to the hotel, you arrive in a paradise of luxury und leasur! service is perfect, food is perfect, location, the sea , just everything for a real payable price. If you can make it, really really visit this place (especially for honeymoon!!)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2010

First of all, Punta Islita is not a top-noch hiper luxury hideway, so set your expectation properly if you are an hotel entusiast like me and you are planning to go there just based on the many awards and positive reviews it gets. Location is very remote and nice but somehow a kind of "no fish - no meat" in... More

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New York, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

We are just back from Costa Rica , afer a week stay at Islita Hotel: Pluses: Great location: on hills, Staff is nice and discreet Room was a mini-villa, which is large with a lot of room for kids to plays and most importnatly a mini-pool, for our kids who can spend the day in water, saving us a trip... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

We've just returned from a five-night stay at Punta Islita. We arrived by van from Monteverde. It was a long and rough trip, but well worth it. Check-in was nice in the restaurant with a complimentary drink. Very nice, if a little slow. We were starving. It would have been nice to eat lunch before checking in. Our room was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2010

Perfecto! Food fresh, well prepared, nicely plated, and reasonably priced. All service excellent with dignified, friendly and professional staff happy to serve. Room (Golf 1) was newly furnished, spacious, clean and comfortable with high ceilings and large walk-in showers. We enjoyed Kayaking, Zip line, horseback riding and hiking, all guided by knowlegable staff with good equipment. The spa was relaxing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2010

We stayed for 5 nights in a suite (with plunge pool) - we had a beautiful view (although also had an unwelcome visitor - a scorpion! Do make sure to shake out your clothes and towels before using them!). The best thing about the hotel is the pool area. Gorgeous, not too busy and with an amazing view of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2010

One of the most memorable moments of my life. Amazing people, everything is a postcard and the weather is always perfect, even when it's raining. I wish I could live there. This hotel had the mountains, ocean, and jungle all in one. Very quite and peaceful, you'll feel like your the only one there. - **** IT'S WORTH PAYING EXTRA... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience at Hotel Punta Islita. Great to know that we are remembered so fondly. We certainly hope to see you again soon. Since your last visit, we have implemented new activities to better showcase our incredible natural setting and our neighbor communities' colorful culture. Muchas gracias! More

Boerne, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2010

This is the place u go to just get away from it all and be waited on hand and foot. From the moment u arrive u r greeted w/ ur welcome drink and ur personal concierge. He will be there for u your entire stay to check on how everything is and set up any activites. We were in casitas... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2009

This has to be one of the best resorts or hotels we have ever stayed at! Our family ended our costa rican adventure trip here this christmas and it's a good thing we stayed there last or we never would have left. It is simply gorgeous with lovely private rooms/bungalow, excellent staff, great food, etc. The beach is too die... More

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Address: Punta Islita, Punta Islita 50201, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Punta Islita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Punta Islita 4*
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Hotel Punta Islita is a luxury beach resort set in a secluded ocean cove in Guanacaste (Costa Rica. Hotel Punta Islita features Deluxe Rooms, Suites, and fully-outfitted private Villas. Authentic experiences and eco-adventures highlight the best of Costa Rica's exciting cultural and natural treasures. Ideal for honeymoons, relaxation getaways, family vacations, extended stays, or destination weddings. ... more   less 
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