Small Distinctive Hotels is a collection of boutique hotels in Costa Rica, which are located throughout the most beautiful, diverse, and e xciting regions of the country. Nine members that offer you the best experience in the happiest country in the world.
The Gilded Iguana
The Gilded Iguana is the original surfer spot in Nosara since 1988. Surfers, yoga lovers, and adventure travelers seeking the best in Costa Rica hotels come for direct access to the region’s most famous beach, Playa Guiones, and stay to experience the most consistent surf breaks in the world, a relaxing yoga retreat, and adventurous mountain biking.
Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge
This unique adventure-travel destination surrounded by toucans, monkeys, iguanas and dolphins, extends over jade-colored water. Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge embraces harmony with nature, with lush, green vegetation as far as the eye can see, and leaves as big as elephant ears. This exclusive retreat offers the perfect blend of comfort.
Hotel Villa Caletas
A luxury boutique hotel inspired by tropical colonial architecture, with a touch of neoclassical influence. Reflecting the eccentric, colorful style of French owner and interior designer, Dennis Roy, the property is chockablock with artifacts, from European art and oriental rugs to terracotta masks and a host of Latin American earthenware.
Hotel Tango Mar
Tango Mar is a 150-acre (60Ha) exclusive private beachfront reserve with ample of added attractions. The blend of fine accommodations with exuberant jungle vegetation, exotic birds and wildlife makes Tango Mar the ideal hideaway for anyone who wants to enjoy refinement in a natural setting.
Hotel Grano de Oro
A converted Tropical Victorian mansion, the Grano de Oro Boutique hotel offers the warmth and comfort of staying in a private home with all the amenities of a Luxury hotel. Situated on a shady street just off Paseo Colón, San José’s main thoroughfare, Hotel Grano de Oro is a sanctuary in the heart of the city.
Hotel Capitán Suizo
Capitán Suizo is an environmentally conscious, forward-thinking boutique hotel, where nature is integrated in every aspect. The hotel is set beneath native trees and nestled between rich, organically-maintained gardens that are home to a variety of wildlife. Natural paths and corridors have been maintained with the outside forest.
Hotel Arenal Kioro
A concept that mix a luxury service with a thousand natural greens that surrounded our resort. Kioro offers a fabulous place with a natural viewpoint to the Arenal Volcano. The hotel has 27 acres of undulating land, surrounded by two streams (La Palma and Kioro) with crystalline waters that begin to flow in the Arenal Volcano National Park.
Borinquen Thermal Resort
The Hot Springs Spa at Borinquen Mountain Resort is your exclusive location spot located in Guanacaste in the North Pacific Region of Costa Rica. The Hotel was designed and created in 1999 with the sole purpose of unlocking the exceptional beauty of the Rincon de la Vieja countryside and bringing it to the world.
Alma del Pacifico Hotel & Spa
Located on the beach along beautiful Playa Esterillos Este, in Costa Rica’s breathtaking Central Pacific region, this 4 star international hotel is the ultimate seaside escape. The sun-splashed beach, glistening ocean waves and steep verdant cliffs create an awe-inspiring landscape gainst the unique pastel villas of Alma del Pacifico.