Casa Turire was designed in the style of a grand plantation home, to receive guests in the ultimate elegance and comfort. Completed in 1991, Casa Turire soon rose to become one of the only first-class hotels in the Cartago area.
Ideal for relaxing and escaping the city, guests at Casa Turire can also enjoy the natural beauty of Costa Rica while exploring the area. Surrounded by coffee plantations, sugar fields as well as having the Turrialba Volcano just beyond the gardens surrounding the hotel the locations is ideal for agricultural tours, birdwatching as well as outdoor adventure such as white water rafting.
Casa Turire is located less than two hours east of San Jose in the province of Cartago, entering the heart of the agricultural region of Turrialba, this beautiful property is bordered sugar cane fields, coffee plantations as well as by the Angostura Lake.
Easily accessible for guests come from various touristic areas throughout Costa Rica, such as the North or South Caribbean, Dominical on the pacific coast or San Gerardo de Dota in the highlands as well as from the capital city of San Jose.
Casa Turire’s restaurant is located beside the pool area, with excellent views of the lush gardens that surround the hotel. The restaurant features international cuisine fused with traditional Costa Rican ingredients, many of which are grown in Casa Turire’s own organic garden. The staff provide personalized attention, helping guests to feel completely at home when staying in Casa Turire.
Other areas that guests can enjoy while at Casa Turire is the spa which offers a wide variety of treatments, trails, mountain bikes as well as the farm which features beautiful horses, friendly goats as well as an an organic vegetable & herb garden.
Casa Turire boasts an exquisite menu, using only the best local ingredients. Their cooks are from the Turrialba area and have been carefully trained to provide works of art, for the eyes as well as the taste buds.
The restaurant’s bilingual waiters will recommend dishes that range from organic, vegetarian and vegan to gluten-free, as well some of best cuts of beef and fresh seafood, all accompanied by delicious home-grown vegetables, salads and more.
The restaurant also features an English style bar with an excellent wine selection ready to accompany the delicious meals served in the restaurant.
Costa Rica is renowned for its whitewater rafting, and Casa Turire is close to the best rivers on which to practice the sport. Pacuare River offers Class III and IV rapids, and the Pejibaye offers routes appropriate for beginners, who can float along the river while enjoying the exquisite landscape.
Other options for outdoor activities include Canyoning, zip lining, horseback riding tours as well as, plantation tours, a guided tour of the botanical garden belonging to the CATIE and the world famous historical site of the Guayabo Archeological Monument.
This unique plantation home features 16 rooms, each meticulously decorated to reflect the beauty of the surrounding nature.
The 12 Standard rooms are equipped with one king-size or two queen-size beds and all the amenities you would expect from a luxury hotel. Private balconies offer magnificent views of Turrialba Volcano and Angostura Lake.
The three Suites feature a king-size bed and sofa-bed, generous living areas, a hydro-massage shower and whirlpool bath.
The Master Suite offers the ultimate in luxury accommodation, split over two levels.
The master bedroom includes a Jacuzzi as well as a living room on the first floor which enjoys a panoramic view of the property entrance!