With its dry weather, bright sunshiny days and ahhhhh-mazing beachfronts, Guanacaste
is one of the most toured regions in Costa Rica. The beautiful, protected ecological habitats in this province are connected to the world by the Daniel Oduber International Airport
in Liberia, and it is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on its western coast.
Among the most popular destinations in Guanacaste are Tamarindo
, Playa Flamingo
, Playa Hermosa
, Playas del Coco
, Playa Ocotal
, Playa Negra
and the Papagayo Gulf
. The natural beauty and opportunities for exploration, relaxation and entertainment are endless, and the hotel accommodations don’t disappoint either! The activities in Guanacaste offer something for everyone, from adventure-seekers to families, and the hotels and other lodging options follow suit.
Types of Hotels in Guanacaste
Depending on the kind of vacation you wish to enjoy, Guanacaste has accommodations ranging from fine villas and resorts to all-inclusive lodges and B&B’s
Travelers can find all-inclusive resorts on the province of Guanacaste
, which offer meals, drinks and sometimes even activities included in the price of the room. All-inclusive hotels in Costa Rica aren’t all luxury-style, so this is an option for families and groups as well as individuals. You may also find lodges that are focused on spa services, and some hotels that have a minimum age requirement. No matter which type of hotel you stay at in Guanacaste, just being in the natural Costa Rica environment will make any accommodations feel like luxury.
What You’ll Get at A Guanacaste Hotel
The highlights of staying at a Guanacaste hotel range from the good vibes of natural beauty to the awe man-made features. Many hotels will offer the conveniences of on-site restaurants, so that you don’t have to travel to eat all of your meals. If your excursions and adventures leave you with any energy left over, you can take advantage of fitness centers and tennis courts or golf courses. Many of the hotels in this region of Costa Rica have swimming pools that offer breathtaking views of the ocean. Most hotel rooms will come with Internet access (in your room or in the lobby), a TV, a hairdryer, a coffee maker and an iron. Some hotel guestrooms will also have a balcony, safe and ceiling fans. You may also be able to revel in awesome on-site activities like nature or garden walks, yoga, massages and even bird watching!
Your complimentary amenities will vary depending on where you stay, but the amazing hotels in Guanacaste may offer free breakfast, access to beaches, private hiking trails, beach shuttles and concierge services that will organize day activities for you.
Map of Guanacaste
Beautiful National Parks of Guanacaste
You don’t want to miss a chance to visit the incredible national parks within Guanacaste including: the bubbling mud pots at Rincon de la Vieja National Park
, Guanacaste National Park
, the unbelievable surf at Santa Rosa National Park
, the beautiful bird watching at Palo Verde National Park
, a glimpse of the magnificent leatherback marine turtle at Las Baulas National Marine Park
or the impressive caves of Barra Honda National Park
. You may even want to plan your stay nearby one of these impressive national parks!