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Luxury Beach Resorts in Costa Rica

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Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa (Esterillos Este) 4.0 of 5 Special Offer Stay 3 Pay 2
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#1 of 5 hotels in Esterillos Este
One traveler mentioned "upscale beachfront" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is an upscale beachfront boutique hotel & spa, where you really indulge yourself. From the moment you walk in, you immediately realize this will be an unforgettable time..."
  • "I can't rant and rave enough about this hotel. First of all, it's beautiful there, the rooms are only steps away from with beach. The rooms themselves are by far one of the best hotel rooms I have eve..."
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Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo (Gulf of Papagayo) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2016 Winner Luxury | Top Hotels
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#2 of 15 hotels in Gulf of Papagayo
One traveler mentioned "luxury beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "spot. I don't think we'll be back. Though Costa Rica is gorgeous, there are far better value luxury beach resorts than this one...."
  • "my title really sums it up, an amazing resort in every way. Incredible service from every touch point with the staff, really couldn't be happier with the staff's level of service. The catch: its expen..."
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#2 of 3 hotels in Sardinal
One traveler mentioned "lush !!! beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "It's a nice layout , very lush !!! Beach : The beach is very nice , it is darker sand so make sure to always have your flip flops as gets very hot . You can walk for quite a..."
  • "Hotel & location was great. Very clean. Food was good. 'Orion' from Nexus was very informative and helpful. Booked through Sunwing. Beach brown sand but stretches a long ways and makes for an interest..."
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Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica (Gulf of Papagayo) 4.5 of 5 Special Offer Save Big & 3 Ways to...
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#3 of 15 hotels in Gulf of Papagayo
  • "This is an interesting resort as everything is built into the hill. The rooms consist of many small groups of rooms spread out over a large are not your typical huge resort complex. All the restauran..."
  • "This was our second Secret's resort and couldn't have been more impressed with the brand. We worked with Joanne at Beach Bum Vacation -- our go to travel agent-- she handles all of our travel arrangem..."
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#1 of 1 hotels in Playa Avellanas
One traveler mentioned "luxury beachfront" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you want a luxury beachfront resort to rest your weary bones, this is it. A beautiful and spacious resort located right on the beach with spectacular views, well trained and..."
  • "I am going to start with a few notes about myself and travel preferences. I travel extensively for work, staying at 5 star hotels and resorts. I look for quality first, price second. Location is im..."
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Ocotal Beach Resort (Playa Ocotal) 4.0 of 5
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#2 of 2 hotels in Playa Ocotal
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  • "Ocotal Beach Resort is a perfect hotel for couples or a honeymoon, I been there for relax and the views from the romos are just perfect. Next time I I´ll visit with my girlfriend, the place is amazing..."
  • "Great place to stay and dinner the view is super nice I recommend the rooms up on the hill with ocean view. the Place is just perfect to relax and sit down for weekend at night coco beach offer a lot ..."
Flamingo Marina Resort (Playa Flamingo) 4.0 of 5
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#6 of 7 hotels in Playa Flamingo
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  • "Nice, clean resort and just yards from the beach. The restaurant has a fence around it. I assume to keep birds out but most places are completely open air and we never noticed a problem. Security ..."
  • "I am so happy I stayed there. Though the stairs up and down to the beach are inconvenient, there are pools. I liked the stairs, good excersize. It was the nicest resort I have ever seen. The monkey ba..."
#8 of 23 hotels in Punta Arenas
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  • "The complex is very safe, beautiful and peaceful. Everybody is extremely friendly, we spoke to one of the security guards of the complex, Marlon Gonzales. He was very friendly and took time to help us..."
  • "Stayed at dos delfines country club, the place to be. Nature in your front yard while dining, yet away from the crowd. Dining at the clubhouse more than 3 times, always great service, quantity big por..."
Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (Manuel Antonio National Park) 4.5 of 5
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Travelers' Choice® 2016 Winner Top Hotels | Best Service | Romance Special Offer One Night on Us
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#4 of 48 hotels in Manuel Antonio National Park
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#1 of 3 hotels in Playa Conchal
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  • "At first we were a bit put off by the sheer size of the resort ...but after settling in we changed our minds. It was not crowded, we got reservations at the restaurants of our choice every night and t..."
  • "I stayed the first weekend in November. The forecast showed thunderstorms everyday but only rained one night. The property is gorgeous and huge but thank goodness they have shuttles to get you to your..."
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Croc's Casino Resort (Jaco) 4.0 of 5 Special Offer Package Deal
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#7 of 45 hotels in Jaco
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  • "This was an excellent place to stay after a not-so-great initial hotel choice in Jaco. The concierge was wonderful and helped us book multiple excursions that became the highlight of my trip. I would ..."
  • "It is conveniently located within walking distance from town where all the action is. The pool area was great with ample space so it was never crowded. Breakfast was included in our package and it off..."
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#1 of 3 hotels in Sardinal
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  • "Me and my partner booked this with a little regret after seeing some of the reviews so the day of our holiday I was a little nervous as to where I will be staying for the next 2 weeks. But I have got ..."
  • "We loved it here - thank goodness we weren't put off by the negative reviews, we didn't have any of their issues. All the staff were excellent and very helpful. We didn't have any language issues. ..."
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