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Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just awesome - pura vida - so remote - we saw monkeys macaws every day - just great staff ....great people - I really believe that this is the place that everyone should visit - I am writing this sitting on a patio listening to waves crashing, bats flying all over, lightning storms on horizon...great stuff -just come and you... More 

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MA
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Over the 4 days we stayed, this place grew on me to the point I never wanted to leave. It is remote, for sure, with an hour or so of bumpy road before you arrive. The beach is very natural, almost rustic. It is somewhat odd how there is a public street dividing the main upper level of the hotel... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the best luxury hotels I ever visited, and I'be done London, Paris, Prague, Bangkok, Tokyo, Honolulu and more. The best staff I ever saw. Wow, worth the drive, because they will do whatever needs to be done to take care of you.

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

Thanks so much for celebrating our hospitality and location. From including a full menu of resort tours and activities to personalized attention, we hope to make guests fall head over heels with Costa Rica! More 

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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow this place is worth the drive. The drive is unpaved and a beating during the rainy season. Enough said, when you get to resort you know you made the right choice. Beautiful resort, great staff, good food, private beach, and golf course. Marvin was great, he helped us with anything we needed our whole stay. Waves are huge and... More 

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

Thanks for finding us Kurtisa and for taking the time to share your experience. Those Red Macaws flying free over the property are certainly a highlight. Our partners at Ara Project have done an amazing job at protecting them and bringing them back to our skies. Warmest regards! More 

Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like a resort to be a little bit away from it all, but busy enough to still be fun. Hotel Punta Islita was it. The accommodations were beautiful and the activities were plentiful and well executed. We did horse back riding, bird watching tours, and a nighttime sea turtle hunt on the beach. All of these were the right... More 

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

Including a full menu of complimentary activities and experiences has been fully embraced by our guests. We are delighted to see that you were able to engage the destination, with adventures, cultural expeditions, and eco-discoveries. Warmest regards! More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved our 1 week stay at Punta Islita for our honeymoon - highly recommend it! They gave us a lovely room (201) set off from most people. It was very quiet, remote, and we had our own lap pool and hammock. The decor felt very "Costa Rica" and the staff was almost all local to the area. We... More 

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

Thanks for choosing Hotel Punta Islita as your authentic Costa Rica destination. We are thrilled when our friends leave with a true sense of our country's culture, hospitality, and love of life. Your celebration of our staff is much appreciated! Warmest regards! More 

McKinney, Texas
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was fantastic with a plunge pool and great view. Beach area is beautiful but a bit rocky. I can't say enough to about the friendliness of the Costa Rican people! It's very refreshing to travel to a place where you are greeted with a warm smile and friendly staff . Marco was especially helpful in setting up a surprise... More 

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

Thanks Russ! We are incredibly fortunate to have a chance to display the very best of Costa Rica's Pura Vida welcome! We look forward to many returns and many birthdays! Warmest regards. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As with any hotel there will always be room for improvement. Punta Islita is no exception, but...the location and the layout of this resort is tough to beat. We stayed for the second year in one of the three bedroom villas and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. From the beachfront to the restaurant our family could have stayed another month. Most... More 

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

Thanks so much for celebrating the unique character and beauty of our secluded location. Our Private Villas are indeed perfect for families and extended stays. The home-away-from-home feeling is ideal to relax and have a chance to fully embrace our complimentary tours and activities. Thrilled to learn that your wife and daughters found in our Casa Spa a refuge for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the restaurant at this hotel a few times while staying in Punta Islita. First of all, getting into the hotel grounds is like trying to enter fort Knox. The security writes down your plate, asks for your ID, and often has to make phone calls, this process can sometimes take up to 10 minutes. They spoke very... More 

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

Greetings Mr. Mcwarn! Thanks for taking the time to write. We have read your comments with concern because we certainly want day visitors to enjoy the same superlative experience as registered hotel guests. Gate processing is necessary to ensure the safety of our guests and to verify that the restaurant is able to accommodate impromptu visits. We are reviewing procedures... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the resort is well kept, staff calls you by your name and are extremely accommodating. The rooms are serviced very well and the food is great! the pools are well maintained and for the rain forest the beach isnt bad either! Wonderful resort and a great place to relax and chill!

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

A heartfelt thanks for your visit and for taking the time to share your comments with the Trip Advisor community. It is a singular pleasure to showcase magical elements of Costa Rica's hospitality. Hope the chill and relaxation linger! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Punta Islita is the only property in Costa Rica to offer a full menu of complimentary eco-adventures and cultural experiences. The Limitless Costa Rica program includes favorites like canopy zip-lining, horseback riding, kayaking, monkey quests, and sea-turtle spotting. Plus unique experiences like creating art with local community artists, traditional cooking lessons, golf clinics, and more! This luxury boutique beach resort is set in a secluded ocean cove in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Its award-winning planet-friendly, people-positive model offers a unique opportunity to fully engage in intense eco-adventures and authentic cultural experiences. The property features Deluxe Rooms, Suites, and fully-outfitted Private Villas. Ideal for honeymoons, relaxation getaways, family vacations, extended stays, or destination weddings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection

Address: Punta Islita 50201, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Punta Islita
Price Range: $274 - $631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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Hotel Punta Islita
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