Resorts in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Resorts in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Costa Rica's northern Pacific district of Guanacaste is a land of tremendous diversity. Outdoor enthusiasts have a choice of hiking Rincon de la Vieja's volcanic terrain or diving among the Bat Islands' coral reefs. Many Guanacaste resorts arrange guided sea kayaking tours, while others offer caving expeditions to Barra Honda National Park. Family beach and poolside fun, cultural tours and duty-free shopping round out Guanacaste's vacation resort possibilities.

Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa

Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa sits on a protected Gulf of Papagayo Bay, only 20 minutes from the Liberia International Airport. The gleaming golden marble floors and polished tropical woods of its 202 guest rooms, bungalows and deluxe suites provide the ideal setting for relaxation. Standard room amenities include high thread count cotton bed linens, down pillows and comforters, 32-inch flat-screen televisions with premium channels, Wi-Fi ( fees apply), two phones with voice mail and designer toiletries. The Hilton offers an on-site fitness center, tennis courts, a tri-level infinity pool with water sports and children's areas, rental bikes and the Kidz Paradise Club. Children's activities include guided nature walks. Three restaurants serve up a variety of menus. Regional and international breakfasts are a specialty at La Cosecha. Costa Rican cuisine is the focus at El Dorado, and the Grill del Fuego serves evening tapas.

Hilton Papagayo Resort Costa Rica
Playa Arenilla Golfo de Papagayo
Guanacaste
Costa Rica
011 (+506) 2672 0000
http://www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/SJOPAHH-Hilton-Papagayo-Costa-Rica-Resort-Spa/index.do

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo.

Guanacaste's Four Seasons Resort meanders down a landscaped hill to a pair of sand beaches. On its spacious grounds is an 18-hole Arnold Palmer-designed golf course. The Four Seasons has 155 guest accommodations, each of which welcomes visitors with comfortable bamboo and rattan furniture, original Costa Rican artwork and an outdoor terrace or balcony with breathtaking views. Secluded Hillside suites are a 5-minute stroll from the resort's beaches and pools. Standard rooms have LCD cable TV with in-room movies, CD and DVD players, refrigerated bars, designer toiletries and high-speed or wireless Internet access. Children younger than 18 stay free. The hotel provides children's toiletries, robes and a teen center with a basketball court, video games and iPod docking stations. A fitness center, tennis court and three swimming pools provide on-site recreation. Beach and water activities include volleyball, sea kayaking, snorkeling and boogie boarding. A seafood restaurant, steakhouse, poolside snack bar and casual all-day dining room keep guests fueled between activities.

Four Seasons Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo
Peninsula Papagayo
Guanacaste
Costa Rica
(506) 2696-0000
http://www.fourseasons.com/costarica/

Sol Papagayo

An intimate 22-room resort on Guanacaste's Gulf of Papagayo, Sol Papagayo sits among lush tropical gardens and expansive lawns. Playa Chorotega, one of its two beaches, offers guests the opportunity to see the stone fish traps that native Costa Ricans built centuries ago. The dense vegetation and serene waters at Playa Panama ensure privacy and snorkeling (equipment provided) fun. Sol Papagaya has two swimming pools---one for advanced swimmers and one reserved for children. The resort's 22 air-conditioned rooms have private baths, cable television, telephones, mini-refrigerators and private terraces. Babysitting services are available by prior arrangement. The palm-roofed Bambu Restaurant offers Costa Rican and international dishes via popular theme dinners. Los Corales serves buffet breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Sol Papagayo
Panamá Beach
Gulf of Papagayo
Guanacaste
Costa Rica
011 (+506) 2672 0121
http://www.solpapagayo.com/

Article Written By Judy Wolfe

Judy Wolfe has owned her own writing business since 2006. She is a professional florist, holds a certificate in advanced floral design and had her Valentine's Day floral design published in "Super Floral Retailing." She spent her college summers tending her family's Santa Barbara avocado orchards. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from California State Polytechnic Univeristy in Pomona.

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