Costa Rica hotels in Puntarenas offer just about anything a savvy traveler seeks at prices that range from amazingly affordable to downright luxurious. Whether you are looking for a boutique Costa Rica accommodation, a luxury experience at one the many five star Costa Rica hotels, an eco-friendly spa experience, or a budget-friendly place to sleep and keep your gear, Puntarenas offers lots of Costa Rica hotels that can meet your needs.
The Puntarenas region of Costa Rica is a hot destination. Puntarenas includes miles and miles of gorgeous Pacific Coast beaches, Puntarenas City, and the Cabo Blanco Strict Nature Reserve. Many small islands and resorts in the area offer fantastic fishing, surfing, and scuba diving. Amor de la Mar is a boutique beach hotel located just a few miles from the Cabo Blanco Reserve and a five minute walk from the village of Montezuma. Rooms start at only $50 and include a double bed and a shared bathroom, and there are also two small detached beach houses for rent. The rooms are clean and cool, but the real attraction of Amor de la Mar is the incredible bargain price and the Pacific beach front right outside the window. You can’t stay in a Cleveland Motel 6 for $50 anymore, much less rent a beach front room backed by paradise. The Amor de la Mar is a true bargain and a luxury all in one package.
For a more upscale luxury hotel option, the Costa Rica Hotel & Resort Punta Leona fits the bill. Located about 90 minutes from San Jose, the Punta Leona Hotel is situated in a tropical rainforest that is just steps away from some of the most beautiful white sand beaches you will ever see. A full service golf course is available nearby, and the hotel will happily arrange day trips for you to nearby attractions like he Arenal Volcano, Carara National Park, and Manuel Antonio National Park. Snorkeling, day tours, dance lessons, boogie boarding, and just about any other active sport can also be arranged for you by the friendly staff. Rates per person start at $146 per night, and honeymoon and wedding packages are also available, as well as condominiums for longer stays.
The Doubletree Resort by Hilton Puntarenas is an all-inclusive experiencethat provides all the comforts of home without skimping on exotic scenery or luxurious amenities. Tennis is available around the clock, and the hotel is located on an unbelievably beautiful black sand volcanic beach. Rooms start at $101 per person per night and include all meals, all snacks, and unlimited nonalcoholic beverages. Beach front activities include wind surfing, sailing, and kayaking, and the nearby rainforest is home to ancient trees and many colorful exotic bird species.
Finally, if you are looking for a clean, air-conditioned room on the discount end of the Costa Rica hotels continuum, the Gran Hotel Chorotega in the small city of Bienvenido might be your answer. The Chorotega will save you big money and keep you cool and safe at night so you can explore the Puntarenas beaches and countryside during the day without going broke. With rooms that start at only $25 per night, you can stay in Puntarenas for a long time and still have cash for daytime adventure.