Feel the Love at Costa Rica's 10 Best Romantic Hotels

Costa Rica may well be the hottest, happiest, and most romantic place on earth, judging by its volcanoes, smiles and these ten best romantic hotels. The Playa Hermosa Bosque del Mar is an ideal spot to tie the knot in style: beachfront villas come equipped with plasma screen tvs and jacuzzis, and include the sound of waves crashing on the Pacific coast. The seclusion of hotel Copa Del Arbol in Drake Bay and its proximity to the Corcovado National Park make it ideal for couples who appreciate privacy and the romantic adventure of arriving by small boat, the only way to reach this remote corner of Costa Rica. The Hotel Grano de Oro is a boutique hotel in the capital city of San Jose that oozes romance from its rooftop deck with two jacuzzis and a view of the city to its candlelit restaurant that serves excellent food and exquisite desserts. El Silencio Lodge turns up the romance factor with Egyptian cotton sheets and plush bathrobes for guests- some of its sixteen rooms feature fireplaces, others balconies overlooking the rainforest. Spa Bambu at Florblanca Resort captures the romantic essence with a titillating menu of body treatments that will win your heart.

Santa Teresa

Florblanca is a luxury resort on Costa Rica's Pacific coast, overlooking Playa Santa Teresa with its world class surf, Florblanca is located on the pristine Nicoya Peninsula, surrounded by nature. Nectar, the onsite restaurant, has chefs that...  Read More

Far from the madding crowds of Puerto Viejo de Limon a few kilometers to the north, this beachfront resort hotel is quiet except for the sounds of nature: waves crashing on beautiful Playa Chiquita and howler monkeys having fun in the jungle...  Read More

Copa De Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort is set on 70 acres of pristine rainforest reserve and it offers intimate eco-luxury lodging on the beach in the remote enclave of Drake Bay, Costa Rica. Located on the Southern Pacific coast's Osa...  Read More

Manuel Antonio

The Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort does a great job of combining the best of all worlds for visitor to the Quepos area of Costa Rica's Pacific coast. A member of Small Distinctive Hotels of Costa Rica since its opening in 2008, this...  Read More

Just about an hour south of San José, Savegre Hotel, Natural Reserve & Spa lies in a private reserve of 400 hectares, an the ideal base for exploring Costa Rica's amazing tropical cloud forest and many of its nearby attractions. Hotel...  Read More

This is a beautiful beach front resort on a beautiful beach in Costa Rica, so named Playa Hermosa, in the Pacific region of Guanacaste. Weddings are picture perfect at sunset on the sandy beaches, and romantic dinners are par for the course at...  Read More

Far from the madding crowds of San Jose- and anywhere else, for that matter, Hotel Posada del Canal Grande is just that, a beautiful Victorian hacienda style hotel beside a large lake, up on a lush green hill on the very outskirts of the city....  Read More


Despite its stature as a luxury hotel, this place feels more like a boutique bed and breakfast than a mega-resort, and offers all the creature comforts of home, if home were a 40-room converted "Tropical Victorian" mansion. Located just off of...  Read More

The Ecolodge Inn at Coyote Mountain is an exclusive nature lodge offering a cozy yet luxurious retreat from the world to intrepid travelers on its 70-acres private nature reserve. The expansive grounds invite both outdoor adventures and near...  Read More

With only sixteen rooms, El Silencio is not only quiet, but small and cozy, too. Some rooms have fireplaces, other have balconies, all feature Egyptian cotton linens, down comforters and high-quality guest bathrooms. Guestrooms. 16 guestrooms...  Read More


Meet Sophia LaMonica

On Sophia's first trip to Costa Rica, she came face to face with white-faced monkeys, gasped at the sight of giant purple crabs, and rode horseback through plunging waterfalls. Costa Rica...  More About Sophia
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