Enjoy the indulgent side of la pura vida by checking-in to Costa Rica's ten best luxury hotels. Playa Cativo is a new luxury eco-lodge that tops the list, as far away from it all as it gets, this boutique beachfront property in the remote tropical fjord of Golfo Dulce is accessible only by boat, and boasts some of the best bird-watching in the world. In the capital city, the Alta Hotel is a sleek modern Costa Rican boutique hotel with twenty seven rooms overlooking the pool, and the excellent La Luz restaurant on-site. The ultra luxurious Costa Rica Mariott Hotel San Jose has two outdoor pools, a golf driving range, a coffee inspired Kuö Spa, and La Isabela restaurant. Four acres of pristine beach surround Hotel Tropico Latino on the Nicoya Penninsula, which boasts beautiful beachfront bungalows built from reclaimed hardwoods. On the caribbean coast, Hotel Le Caméléon is a modern luxury hotel just south of Puerto Viejo de Limon, or the more secluded Almonds and Corales on the kid-friendly beach of Playa Chiquita. Rest assured, the best luxury hotels in Costa Rica each offer a unique taste of la pura vida and a lodging experience that will likely exceed your imagination.