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Horseback ride to the Beach at Recreo
Horseback ride to the Beach at Recreo

Experience the wonderful Villas at Recreo, where guests enjoy the intimacy of a private luxury villa in a beautifully furnished one-to-five bedroom estate home, each with its own private plunge pool. Villas are arranged ideally for group and leisure travelers, yet secluded enough to promise each guest a quiet retreat. Within the natural beauty of the Costa Rican rain forest, ocean breezes await on the terrace with breathtaking sunrises and sunsets in Bolanos Bay, all to be enjoyed by the pool or at the nearby pristine beach at the base of the mountain.

Recreo complex has 7 secluded villas, each one featuring one to five bedrooms. Each villa has panoramic views of the Guanacaste mountains, beaches and Bolanos Bay from private balconies and plunge pools. Guests can explore the surrounding area with with rental car, by walking, or via mountain bikes. All villas offer all the conveniences of home with a full kitchen, living and dining room, private bathrooms, washer/dryer and outdoor dining area.

There are a few local options for dining out within 5 to 15 minutes of the villas. Please consult the concierge for more information. If guests would like to purchase their own groceries, there is a grocery store on the way to recreo in Liberia and another in La Cruz which is also on the way about 25 minutes from recreo. If you are renting a car, it would be easy to stop along the way and stock up.

Key Features

  • The Mountain Top Lookout
  • Fitness Center
  • Private pools
  • Secluded beaches
  • Onsite amenities included
  • Wifi, phone, DVD, Satellite Television
Relaxing chairs by the pool at Recreo
Relaxing chairs by the pool at Recreo

Amenities

Air Conditioning
Air Conditioning
Babysitting Service
Babysitting Service
Cable TV
Cable TV
Family Friendly
Family Friendly
Fan
Fan
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Flat Screen TVs
Flat Screen TVs
Hair Dryer
Hair Dryer
Hotel near Beach
Hotel near Beach
Hotel near Forest
Hotel near Forest
Hotel near Volcano
Hotel near Volcano
Internet Available
Internet Available
Iron Available
Iron Available
Laundry Service
Laundry Service
Packages Available
Packages Available
Pool
Pool
Refrigerator in Rooms
Refrigerator in Rooms
Security Box
Security Box
Smoke Free Rooms
Smoke Free Rooms

Rooms

Beautiful colonial style bedroom at Recreo
Beautiful colonial style bedroom at Recreo

Accommodations at Recreo Hotel

3 Bedrooms with optional bunkroom

-Villa 2
This 2 level villa offers luxury and privacy in a
romantic natural setting with stunning views. Relax with sitting and dining area,adjacent kitchen and pantry.All bedrooms have ceiling fans, air conditioners and stylish armoires. Three of these bedrooms have queen beds and their own bathrooms, and the optional fourth bedroom has two twin beds.

2 Bedrooms

-Villa 6
This stunning contemporary two bedroom private home is the latest addition to the recreo collection. The villa features a master bedroom with queen sized bed and its own private balcony with dipping tub overlooking the bay below. The second bedroom has a queen sized bed and 2 optional built in bunk beds for families traveling with children.

4 Bedrooms

- Villa 7
Capturing the exotic character of Costa Rica, these villas are the perfect combination of comfort and luxury, letting you settle into the Recreo way of life. The master bedroom has 360-degree ocean views, king-size bed, and master bathroom with jacuzzi tub. The additional three bedrooms have queen-size beds two are located upstairs and one downstairs, all with private bathrooms

5 Bedroom

-Villa 19
Designed to inspire these villas blend sensitively into the natural surroundings as you embrace unimaginable luxury in these lavish, innovative and exquisitely stylish villas. The moment you walk through the door the breathtaking panoramic views entice all your senses.Four individual private bungalows with separate entrances connected by outdoor walkways surround the perimeter of the pool and courtyard.

1 Bedrooms

-Villa 20
This spacious one-bedroom bungalow with queen-size bed, tub and shower, offers luxury and privacy in a romantic natural setting. The bungalow has its own private patio with plunge pool where guests can enjoy relaxing and admiring the beauty surrounding the villa.

Activities

KAYAKING: Half Day
Sea kayaking is one of the most low impact ways to enjoy the beauty of the waters off of Playa Rejada or Manzanillo Beach, known as “fisherman’s beach”, only 5 minutes from Recreo.

SNORKELING: Anytime
Get an up close view of the world beneath the waters off the shores of Playa Rajada and Playa Jobo. An abundance of marine life is waiting to be discovered.

SPORT FISHING: Half Day
Experience the thrill of the rod and reel in your hand as you fish for red snapper, tuna, mahi mahi, sailfish, and rooster fish.

HIKING AND NATURE WALKS: Anytime
Explore our 68 acre mountain as you walk along the roads and forests of Recreo. Learn about the area’s plant and animal life and spot iguanas, birds, land crabs, frogs and monkeys along the way.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Anytime
Feel the white sand under your feet as you, your family,and your friends smash and volley the ball over the net.

SUNSET LOOKOUT POINT: Sunset
Walk or drive to one of the most beautiful places to catch the sunset and the incredible views of the surrounding coastline. Enjoy a visual treat of yellow, orange and violet hues as the sun sets into the distance.

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Anytime
Set your own pace as you ride around the 68 acres at Recreo.

HIKING AND NATURE WALKS: Anytime
Explore our 68 acre mountain as you walk along the roads and forests of Recreo. Learn about the area’s plant and animal life and spot iguanas, birds, land crabs, frogs and monkeys along the way.

THE MOUNTAIN TOP LOOKOUT:
Enjoy the indoor/outdoor social area at the top of Recreo mountain, with spectacular views of the bays, ocean, national parks and volcanoes. This is the perfect destination to watch the sun rise and set. Play cards and darts, share a few cocktails with friends as you take in the beautiful views.

ISLA BOLANOS: Half Day
A short boat ride will take you to this 14 hectare island, designated as a Bird Sanctuary. Located in Boloños Bay, this is the home and nesting grounds for Brown Pelicans, Frigate Birds, and the American Oystercatchers. They generally nest from December to March. The Brown Pelicans favor the treetops on the north side of the island, whereas the Frigate Birds favor the south side. For anyone who is physically fit, a three-hour hiking tour provides an opportunity to explore the entire island.

BOAT TOURS: 4 hours
Whether you are interested in waterskiing, tubing, snorkeling, sport fishing, scuba diving or just a leisure boat ride, we can get you there and back in comfort.

EXPLORE COSTA RICA

RINCON DE LA VIEJA HIKING TOUR: ½ Day
Take this half day tour with an English speaking guide to the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, and hike through steamy sulfuric fumaroles, bubbling mud pots, boiling thermal waters and vapor geysers while exploring the 2 miles of trails in the middle of the rainforest. This tour includes a picnic lunch in the park.

RINCON DE LA VIEJA HIKE TO THE SUMMIT: Full Day
Climbing Rincon de la Vieja Volcano to the summit is best done during the dry season (Feb - April) to take advantage of the breathtaking views. It can be cool at the top so be prepared with a light jacket and long pants.

HACIENDA GUACHIPELIN: Full Day
A working cattle ranch set below the Rincon volcano. Raft along the Rio Negro, zip line above the forest canopy, and horseback ride to the spa. Soak in the volcanic mud and hot springs.

SURFING TOUR TAMARINDO: Overnight
Enjoy world class surf along with all the necessary equipment and lessons with our overnight surf trip to Tamarindo. With its sandy bottom and smooth, perfectly shaped waves, it is the ideal location to learn how to surf.

KITE & WIND SURFING: Full Day
The Recreo staff is happy to arrange kite surfing or traditional surfing lessons for adults and teens. A number of kite surfing schools are located at Bahia Salinas bay, just minutes from Recreo. This is one of the windiest bays in Costa Rica, where you’ll cruise along some of the best waves Costa Rica has to offer. Ideal months to kite and wind surf are December through April.

SURFING TOUR SAN JUAN DEL SUR, NICARAGUA: Full Day
Nicaragua is a surfer’s paradise and Recreo has the benefit of being located just 30 minutes from the border of Nicaragua. Once inside Nicaragua, the quaint surfing town of San Juan Del Sur is only 45 minutes away.

SAFARIS COROBICI: Full Day
A gentle river boat ride will take you down the river, allowing you to observe exotic plants and animals along the way. Birds such as aracaris, parrots, cuckoos, falcons can be observed. Monkeys, iguanas and otters are also observed during your tour. A half-day adventure on the river Corobici is a sightseeing experience that should not be missed.

COLORADO RIVER RAFTING: Full Day
Brave the class I and II rapids of the Colorodo River, on a two person inflatable canoe. Located in Cañas, this white water adventure is designed for beginners and those skilled in the sport.

BUENA VISTA: Full Day
A full day of adventure for young children and adults. Experience horseback riding, zip lining across the forest canopy, sliding down the large waterslide, and relaxing in the mud baths.

NICARAGUA : Full Day
Tour three historic cities, including Granada, which was founded in 1524 and is the oldest city in all of Latin America. Feed the monkeys on Monkey Island, dine in three rustic restaurants, watch the sulfur rise from the active volcano, Masaya, and purchase souvenirs while shopping at the Sioux Indian Market. Perfect for all ages, and those who love sightseeing.









Tours Offered

Bird Watching
Bird Watching
Canopy Tours / Zip Line
Canopy Tours / Zip Line
Canyoning
Canyoning
Family Friendly Tours
Family Friendly Tours
Hiking
Hiking
Kayaking
Kayaking
Kite Surfing
Kite Surfing
Mountain Biking
Mountain Biking
National Park / Reserve Tours
National Park / Reserve Tours
Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving
Snorkeling
Snorkeling
Sportfishing
Sportfishing
Sunset Cruises
Sunset Cruises
Surfing
Surfing
Surfing Lessons
Surfing Lessons
Swiming
Swiming
White Water Rafting
White Water Rafting
White Water Tubing
White Water Tubing
Wildlife Viewing
Wildlife Viewing
Wind Surfing
Wind Surfing

Location & Map

North Pacific Coast Map
North Pacific Coast Map
Satellite Map of Recreo
Recreo is 800 West Playa Rajada

Rates

Season   Date From Date To  
Green Season 2016 April 28, 2016 Dec 17, 2016
Christmas Holiday 2016/2017 Dec 18, 2016 Jan 5, 2017
High Season 2016 Jan 6, 2016 April 27, 2016
 All Inclusive Holiday PackageHigh Season 2016Green Season 2016
One Bedroom Ocean View Villa$5385 $360 $270 
Two Bedroom Ocean View Villa $17500 $1195 $970 
Three Bedroom Ocean View Villa$15208 $445 $290 
Four Bedroom Ocean View Villa$21540 $655 $480 
Five Bedroom Ocean View Villa$26925 $875 $600 

Customer Reviews for Recreo

Overall Rating
5 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 5
Based on 4 reviews

5 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 5
Mandy
From: United States 8/25/2014
 
"The best vacation we have ever taken. Both times. And are planning our next visit! Great out of the way place to connect with nature while experiencing the pleasures of an all inclusive. Nothing better than having a private pool and a semi private beach!!!"
 
Number of times you have visited this Hotel?
2
How friendly were the employees?
5 (very nice)
Would you stay there again?
Yes
Languages spoken at Hotel?
English
How many times have you visited Costa Rica?
2
 

5 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 5
leisurept
From: United States 9/8/2009
 
"Viila:We stayed at villa #10. I was with my wife, 2 kids (4 and 6), in-laws, wife's uncle and cousin. So 8 in all.
The locations of the bedrooms are great to get away from the main level. The bedrooms are also pretty
separate. I didn't feel like the 8 of us were on top of each other. Each bedroom had it's own bath. Very
spacious. Tremendous outdoor living. We barely spent anytime inside. Great views. We looked at the other
home's views and this one we felt was the best. The private pool and golf cart were great.
Beach: The beach (playa rajada and playa el jobo) amazing. Very secluded. One night we had a campfire
and roast marshmellows. Very sandy. Water at el jobo is calmer and clearer. A lot of fish of the shore. Saw a
huge rooster fish break water. Must have been 40 pounds."
 
Number of times you have visited this Hotel?
1
How friendly were the employees?
5 (very nice)
Would you stay there again?
Yes
Languages spoken at Hotel?
English
How many times have you visited Costa Rica?
1
 

5 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 5
CALGARY
From: United States 9/8/2009
 
"My husband and I spent our honeymoon at Recreo at the end of May and beginning of
June! We were initially set to go to Mexico but because of the flu outbreak our flights got
cancelled and we were scrambling to find a new place to go! I must say that that was the
best bad news ever! Recreo was beyond our dreams for a honeymoon...and we would
never have seen it if the flu outbreak didnt happen."
 
Number of times you have visited this Hotel?
1
How friendly were the employees?
5 (very nice)
Would you stay there again?
Yes
Languages spoken at Hotel?
English
How many times have you visited Costa Rica?
2
 

5 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 5
Orsquiggy
From: United States 9/8/2009
 
"I have been long overdue to write a review about Recreo since we got back to the States
on July 2. This place is GREAT! We stayed in Villa #10 which was roomy, gorgeous, and
had a fabulous view. Our bedroom (the largest one of the four in the villa) was huge. The
king bed was very comfortable and the master bathroom was spacious along with the
large shower. Our personal chef Corey was very talented. The breakfasts were
unbelievable. The freshest fruit and tastiest coffee ever. The lunches were like 5-star
restaurant quality. And the dinners were spectacular, especially the desserts! The beach
(a 10 minute golf cart ride) was gorgeous and almost completely private. Your chef will
pack a cooler of beer and water or whatever else you want to take down with you.
Definately go out in the kayaks at the beach. We saw a sea turtle just 40 yds off shore
and you can see parrot fish swimming around if kayak out near the Bird Island."
 
Number of times you have visited this Hotel?
1
How friendly were the employees?
5 (very nice)
Would you stay there again?
Yes
Languages spoken at Hotel?
English
How many times have you visited Costa Rica?
2