We know that sometimes all-inclusive vacations are all what you need. Worrying about nothing but enjoying the beach and having amazing meals is just necessary, and in Costa Rica you can have all that.
Here you will find adult’s only all-inclusive resorts, family all-inclusive resorts and some all-inclusive resorts located nearby incredible golf courses, so you can combine your holidays with other activities you like.
Most all-inclusive resorts in the country are located in Guanacaste province, nearby (LIR) Daniel Oduber - Liberia International Airport; although, there are some other all-inclusive resorts located in other regions of the country such as the Central Pacific. And as you may have heard, in Costa Rica there are also amazing beach resorts that are not all-inclusive but luxurious, offering amazing experiences during your days of leisure.
Due to the climate that is very hot and dry during the summer, which usually lasts from December to April; and hot and humid during the rest of the year, almost everyone spends some days at the beach during their Costa Rica vacations.
Besides, in both, Central and Northern Pacific, the positive energy of the radiant sun, which shines long hours, combined with the hot temperatures, invites you to enjoy the warm waters and the great Pacific Ocean all year long.
So, here is a list of resorts in Costa Rica that we recommend you visit in 2016:
This resort is located in a beautiful place, where you can enjoy the possibilities offered by the privileged surroundings: relaxation and water sports on the beautiful beaches; diving or fishing in the waters of the Pacific and eco-tourism in the volcanic areas and natural parks. The resort offers 701 rooms, of different categories, and all of them feature a variety of first class amenities.
Besides, as part of the resort's all inclusive concept, you can feast on a wide variety of cuisines: a main buffet restaurant, an Asian restaurant, an Italian restaurant and a grill and steakhouse restaurant. You can also enjoy a well-equipped fitness center, children's pool and swimming pool with adjoining Jacuzzi, poolside bar with swim-up bar, sauna and Spa. There is also a daytime entertainment program for children and for adults, casino, night club, shows and live music in case you also want to party a bit.
Featuring a beautiful setting on Playa Langosta Beach and next to Las Baulas National Park, Barceló Tamarindo Beach features an outdoor swimming pool and spa. Each room offers Pacific Ocean views from its balcony.
Barceló Langosta Beach is perfect if you are a nature and beach lover, and it is also recommended as one of the best all-inclusive family resorts. This property offers 193 Standard rooms, four Suites and one Master Suite; all rooms are equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, telephone, mini bar, safety box and hair dryer; among other amenities.
Barceló’s all-inclusive program includes three buffet meals a day, snacks, wine, beer and house liquors (foreign ones are not included), natural juices, soft drinks and bottled water. You can also enjoy the swimming pool, beach volleyball, dance lessons, aerobics, tennis courts, bingo café in the afternoon, entertainment and live music at night, Karaoke, Casino and Club. The resort has a Spa run by Aslan Clinic which offers different treatments and massages, a beauty salon and a fitness center. Additionally, the hotel has been awarded with the Blue Flag, which certifies the safety and cleanliness of its beaches.
Secrets Papagayo Resort & Spa is located on the stunning Papagayo Peninsula, in Guanacaste. Perfectly situated on a serene hill surrounded by beautiful black volcanic sand beach, combined with a lush setting with beautiful views of the mountains and gardens, this adult-only hotel offers an exclusive, intimate and relaxing experience, under the concept of Unlimited Luxury®, an experience where everything is included and the wristband and the restaurant reservations are no needed.
The property features 202 luxurious suites with views either of the gardens or of the Gulf of Papagayo and finely-appointed amenities. Additionally, the hotel offers a great selection of places to enjoy the most exquisite dishes; a cafeteria, four restaurants and five bars are the ideal spots for the delight of the guests.
A Spa and a beauty salon, gym, gift shop, entertainment center, 24/7 room service, laundry service, business center, free Wi-Fi around the property, and a variety of activities during the day and life entertainment at night are only some of the facilities guests can enjoy during their stay. Besides, the hotel offers the possibility of upgrade this unparalleled experience with the Preferred Club program.
Discover the all Inclusive luxury resort The Westin Resort & Spa in Playa Conchal, where amazing beaches and lush forests combine with detailed service to offer you 5 star all-inclusive family holidays in Costa Rica.
Nestled in the green forests of Costa Rica’s magnificent North-Pacific Riviera, Playa Conchal beach owes its name to its unique sand, comprising millions of finely crushed seashells.
The resort offers 406 luxurious spacious suites with deluxe amenities and if you are in the Royal Beach Club (adults only), you will enjoy preferential exclusive services such as assistance of personal Concierge Service throughout your stay, access to a private pool with Bali beds, pool concierge and bar service, exclusive breakfast and lunch service at the Royal Beach Club Restaurant Faisanela, preferential reservations for specialty restaurants, free pressing for up to two garments per person, private transportation in the resort grounds and complimentary internet access at the Lounge and guest rooms.
In addition, the resort offers a unique concept of “Family Concierge Club Service” that offers specially appointed Suites and the all-day assistance of a Family Concierge. Other benefits include private area for breakfast, personalized mini-bar contents for kids & adults and children’s bathroom amenities kit, mini bathrobes and slippers.
There are eight restaurants and six bars offering the best of the gourmet cuisine. Besides, you can enjoy two free form large swimming pools, play in the spectacular 18 holes championship course designed by Robert Trent Jones II (and awarded by The Audubon International Society for its efforts in protecting the environment) or experience a relaxing treatment in the luxurious Ahuia Spa.Back to Top
If you don’t have a lot of time or prefer something a little bit closer from Juan Santamaria International Airport, there are also some all-inclusive resorts located in the Central Pacific; for example:
This beachfront, all inclusive resort is located in Jaco Beach, a small city that offers visitors a great variety of restaurants, art, clothes, crafts & souvenir shops and an animated nightlife. The beach is very popular among the surf community. The Best Western Jaco Beach Resort boasts 120 beautifully-appointed guest rooms, each featuring special amenities such as free Costa Rican coffee for every morning.
The hotel also features unlimited food offerings from 6:30am to 9:30pm. Venues include: El Puerto Restaurant with relaxing views of the Pacific, El Muelle Beachfront Bar and El Almendro snack bar (hours vary at each venue).
For entertainment, there are many fun daily activities for all ages, a large swimming pool for children and adults, a tennis and beach volleyball courts and a recreation room.
Live a truly Costa Rican hacienda-style experience in a rustic luxury beach resort in Guanacaste. JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa is located within the famous Hacienda Pinilla, a unique and sophisticated residential beach and golf community, facing the beautiful and secluded Mansita beach, only accessible to resort guests and residents.
Featuring the largest pool in Central America, a fully equipped Kids Club and a luxurious Spa, this 5-star resort offers 289 guest rooms and 21 Suites. All of the rooms are tastefully furnished for comfort and convenience and offer the JW Marriott bedding concept (down comforters, custom duvets and cotton-rich linens). General room amenities include: air conditioning, individual climate control, iPod port and alarm clock radio, cable TV, DVD player, mini bar, bottled water, coffee maker/tea service, electrical adapters, iron and ironing board and safe.
The Resort offers five restaurants to choose from: casual dining right on the beach in Azul Grill, Asian fusion cuisine in Tamarine, a Guanacastecan style steakhouse in Sabanero, a full buffet at Mansita Restaurant or relax ambiance with great beach and pool view at Nau Lounge and Bar.
Challenging its guests is an 18-hole championship golf course that neighbors the resort, providing a breathtaking view of flourishing landscapes and the Pacific Ocean.
Four Seasons is one of the top resorts in Costa Rica. It is located at the renowned Papagayo Peninsula; near the marina, the golf course and the heliport…to ensure guests a 5-star experience. The golf course is an Arnold Palmer, 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course and has been ranked among the "Top 100 Courses Outside the United States" by Golf Digest.
The hotel features 182 guest rooms – including 34 suites, 25 villas and 3 estate homes. All of them carefully designed and decorated capturing the exotic character of Costa Rica, with comfortable rattan and bamboo furnishings, local artwork and indigenous wood and stone finishes. The in-room services and amenities are also first class. Thick terry bathrobes, down duvets and pillows, LCD screen television, complimentary Wi-Fi, twice-daily housekeeping service with evening ice delivery, in-room safe, and many more…
Besides, the resort offers four restaurants specialized in Latin and Italian cuisine, and all of them use fresh local Costa Rican ingredients to create innovative menus that offer one-of-a-kind dining experiences.
Located on the Peninsula Papagayo, this luxury resort stands quietly and almost imperceptible among the trees, overlooking the sapphire blue waters of Culebra Bay. Design by renowned Costa Rican architect Ronald Zurher, the first Latin American Andaz was inspired by the organic forms and shapes of the native flora and fauna.
Andaz Papagayo´s free-flowing environment means: no desks, no formality and thus, no stress.
The hotel features 153 guestrooms and Suites decorated with woven textiles, solid woods and carved artifacts highlighting the rich Costa Rican aesthetic. Each of them offer a spacious balcony with breathtaking views of Culebra Bay and the tropical dry forest.
Four of the twenty-one Suites have plunge pools, while the Presidential Suite offers a private, full-size pool. Upscale amenities, a healthy-minded minibar and complimentary wireless Internet are available to all guests.
Besides, three themed restaurants offer farm-to-table ingredients and locally inspired cuisine.Back to Top