The North Puntarenas
region of Costa Rica is truly a special spot for travelers. Nestled on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast, North Puntarenas offers many of its own activities that are popular with tourists, and it is also close to San Jose
and all that the capital city has to offer. This region is continuing to grow and become a more and more important tourist region for Costa Rica. Visitors that are discovering North Puntarenas for the first time, or returning to a place they just couldn't forget, have the option of booking their trip with a stress-free all-inclusive resort.
Whether you are headed to the beautiful Manuel Antonio National Park
, or hitting the surf in Santa Teresa
or Playa Hermosa
, you can find an all-inclusive resort that will handle all the details and keep you focused on fun.
For those that are looking for an extremely pampered all-inclusive experience, you can find that in North Puntarenas. While there aren’t many all-inclusives here, and even fewer luxury all-inclusives, the ones that are available offer a genuinely unforgettable stay. Choose a luxury all-inclusive in North Puntarenas and you can find yourself with access to a marina, a golf course, spas, pools, tennis courts and casinos. If you're worried about budget but still want luxury, this is a great option as putting your accommodations, food, drinks and activities into one cost will save you money.
If you are looking for a standard all-inclusive resort that is a little more budget friendly, you do have some other options in North Puntarenas. Since the region is still growing, there aren't as many options as the Guanacaste region
. There are still several options that offer all the conveniences of hassle-free travel for individuals, groups and families. The more people visit this region, the more all-inclusive resorts that will become available. The existing all-inclusives can be found up and down the coast in areas like Manuel Antonio
, El Roble
and Santa Teresa. Playa Santa Teresa
and Mal Pais are a surfer's haven
, while Jaco is also great for surfing
and much easier to get to. Puntarenas
is a great area for those that are traveling as a family. And finally Manuel Antonio is has one of the best national parks in Costa Rica.
Map of North Puntarenas
What Do You Get With All-Inclusives in North Puntarenas?
While it is hard to list the exact accommodations and benefits you'll get at an all-inclusive, there are a few things that most will offer. For starters, your package should include the room charge for all nights you'll be at the hotel. Of course, you'll have access to all of the resort's amenities too, from pools and spas to concierge services. It is standard that packages include 3 meals a day at restaurants located on the property, with non-alcoholic drinks included. Some packages include alcoholic beverages and entertainment, like shows. You can also find packages that cover your transportation to and from the airport, but usually the local activity tours like fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving and day trips to surrounding parks are not included.