I was lucky enough to stay at El Sol in October 2012. I am an avid traveler who has stayed all over the world and will say 100% hands down that this is the most magical, relaxing and beautiful place I have ever stayed at. The pictures and words do not do it justice. Costa Rica is an enigmatic country, and EL Sol is as close to heaven upon the clouds as you can get. The rooms, views, food, staff accommodations are remarkable, as it the peace and tranquility one discovers when staying here.