What makes vacationing in the region of North Puntarenas so special is that not only is the region within close proximity of San Jose, but here you can also enjoy a myriad of things to do and see. Covering Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast, North Puntarenas is the spot to head for if you love to surf, fish or simply like chilling out on the beach. Visit the ever popular Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio or if you are a serious surfer Mal Pais, Jaco, Playa Hermosa and Dominical are the places to be at.
There are currently only a few all inclusive resorts in North Puntarenas. However, this number is rapidly increasing. One reason for this is as this region grows in popularity, more and more resorts and hotels are being set up along the coast to meet tourist demands. Here you can also find the superb Los Sueños Marriott Beach and Golf Resort, considered by many to be one of the best all inclusive resorts in the country at the moment. Featuring a 250 slip marina, an 18-hole championship gold course, a shopping center, pool, tennis courts and a casino, this resort is the ultimate in luxury accommodations. With room rates going at over US$ 300 a night, staying here is perfect if you have an unlimited travel budget.
If you can’t afford the Los Sueños Marriott, there’s no need to worry as there are plenty of other all inclusive resorts to be found up and down the coast. A good option is to head to the Mal Pais and Playa Santa Theresa area. A surfer haven, you can find a number of resorts here that are willing to fulfill your every whim and need. Another top tourist destination to head for is Jaco, which caters to the surfer crowds as well as younger couples. If you are here with your family, Quepos and it adjoining area is a great region to stay at, being so close to the Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio or Manuel Antonio National Park.
The all inclusive resorts in North Puntarenas are a fantastic as vacation getaways as they allow you to not only enjoy the many wonderful beach activities such as swimming, scuba diving, sportfishing, snorkeling and surfing, but also let you avail the many facilities the resort has to offer at more affordable rates. Everything from your plane ticket to your meals and short trips and tours are also covered in your vacation package.
Top Hotel Picks in Costa Rica
- Hilton Papagayo Resort & Spa Costa Rica Papagayo Gulf, Guanacaste
- Agapi Hotel Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limon
- Tropical Gardens Suites and Apartments Playas del Coco, Guanacaste
- Hotel Bula Bula Playa Grande, Guanacaste
- Cabinas Jimenez Puerto Jimenez, South Puntarenas
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