Punta Islita Hotel, Guanacaste
|1225 Plaza Mayor, Nicoya, Guanacaste, COSTA RICA.|
Description: Punta Islita HotelPerched over a secluded beach in a corner of Guanacaste, Punta Islita is the perfect destination for anyone who desires luxury, tranquility and spectacular scenery. The charming colonial decor, complete with thatched palm and tile roofs, gives a Costa Rican touch to this exclusive boutique hotel. The use of earth tones, bare wood, palm fronds, and antiques makes this resort particularly enticing for the romantic hideaway of your life.
All rooms are built upon a gentle knoll nestled up against the mountains, with a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean. In the main building you will find a cascade style swimming pool with Jacuzzi, that appears to flow into the ocean beyond, a swim-up bar, restaurant and boutique.
If it is exquisite dining you crave, discover Punta Islita's renowned cuisine and friendly down to earth service. Their majestic "1492" restaurant offers a wide variety of delicious fresh sea-food, French and International cuisine, as well as native Costa Rican dishes.
Type of rooms: Punta Islita Hotel20 Bungalows
5 Casita suites
The ocean-view Bungalows: has 2 queen size beds or 1 king size bed, an open terrace equipped with a comfy hammock, where guests can relax and enjoy the fresh ocean air and lovely natural surroundings.
The Suites: also have an outdoor whirlpool for two on a private ocean-view deck and a bath tub that looks out over a small enclosed garden.
The charming Villas: have three bedrooms, a living room and a fully equipped kitchenette.
'Casitas suites': have a king size bed, a private pool, terrace with ocean view, ice maker, and bathtub.
Additional information: Punta Islita Hotel
In addition all accommodation has colonial decor in vibrant colours, indigenous wood furnishings, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, minibar, coffee maker, terrace with hammock and ocean views.
Enjoy a spectacular view while working out in their cybex equipped gym, which contains free weights, weight tower and cardiovascular equipment.
Appointments for skin treatments, manicures, pedicures and massages can be arranged at the front desk.
There are plenty of activities at Punta Islita: try horseback riding, all-terain-vehicles (ATV), guided hiking, mountain bikes, nature walks in reforested and virgin forest, sportfishing, boat tours, birdwatching, snorkeling, 4x4 Kawasaki vehicles, hiking tours and turtle nesting tours to nearby Camaronal Wildlife Refuge in season. There is also excellent surfing nearby.
Take a ride to the beach on their Canopy Tour see the Tours Desk or see "Tour Brochure" for more details. They have two 4x4 rental cars available for you to venture out to the beaches and towns nearby.
Transfer in/out airstrip-hotel $15.00 per person, round trip.
Number of rooms: 32
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1995.
Period of closure: Open all year.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English.Smoking policy: Smoking not permitted in the bedrooms.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Amex.
Restaurant closed: Open all year.
GPS Coordinates: 9° 51' 13.77'' N 85° 24' 2.66'' W
Nearest airport: Punta Islita Airstrip - 5 km.