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Tilajari Resort Hotel

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Starting at $82 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights

Tilajari Hotel is one of the best semi all inclusive hotels in Costa Rica and the only one that offers 32 deluxe suites, 40 standard rooms and 4 family rooms, a bar, an international restaurant, beautiful swimming pools, a gift shop, sport facilities, botanical gardens, butterfly garden, conference/meeting rooms and many other services, all of this in their 35 acres along the banks of the San Carlos River. Tilajari Hotel and Resort is one of the principal vacation spots for Costa Rican


Tilajari Swimming Pool
Tilajari Swimming Pool

Tilajari Hotel is one of the best semi all inclusive hotels in Costa Rica that offers 32 deluxe suites, 42 standard rooms and 2 family rooms. In additions, it has a Lounge Bar and a restaurant open to the public with a variety of dishes, beautiful swimming pools, a gift shop, sport facilities, botanical gardens, butterfly garden, conference rooms with capacities of up to 1,000 people, and many other services, all of this in their 39 acres along the banks of the San Carlos River.

Tilajari Hotel Resort is one of the principal vacation spots for Costa Rican families on weekend excursion trips. They have approximately 150 family members who have right to use the pools, tennis courts, and the restaurant, a cross cultural experience with the opportunity to meet different affluent people. Due to our size and variety of activities, it is never too crowded to truly enjoy your experience. In fact, we could easily double our hotels capacity without making Tilajari a crowded facility.

Located in the lush San Carlos Valley in the north central region characterized by mountains, plains, rivers, lakes, rainforest and some outstanding natural wonders as the Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, Fortuna Waterfall, Venado Caves and Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge. Set among 39 acres of magnificent gardens and tropical fruit trees overlooking the San Carlos River, guests can see american crocodiles, giant iguanas and an immense variety of tropical birds. This makes it a garden paradise for natural tourism.

Key Features

Katira Restaurant - Tilajari
Katira Restaurant - Tilajari
  • Located in the Lush San Carlos Valley
  • Near Arenal Volcano
  • Large Swimming Pool & Childrens Pool
  • Jacuzzi & Spa
  • Laundry & Gift shop
  • Conference Rooms
  • Restaurant & Snack Bar
  • 6 Lighted Tennis Courts (3 outdoor - 2 indoor)
  • 1 Multi Sports Court (Basketball & Volleyball)
  • Lighted Soccer Field
  • Horseback Riding
  • Primary Tropical Jungle (1000 Acres)
  • Butterfly & Orchid Farm
  • Medicinal Plants Garden
  • Execellent Bird Watching
  • Tropical Agriculture Plantations
Starting at $82 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Air Conditioning
Airport Transfers
Breakfast Included
Cable TV
Conference Center
Family Friendly
Fitness Center
Flat Screen TVs
Gift Shop
Hair Dryer
Handicapped Accessible
Hotel near Forest
Hotel near Volcano
Internet Available
Laundry Service
Packages Available
Refrigerator in Rooms
Restaurant On Site
Security Box
Smoke Free Rooms
Telephone in Room
Tour Desk
Wi-Fi Internet


Room - Tilajari
Room - Tilajari

All hotel rooms are equipped with air conditioning, fan, cable TV, hot water, telephone, safe and terrace. Also a coffee maker, temperature maintainer, living room and an excellent view of the San Carlos River.

Standard Rooms
Two double beds, hot water, telephone, television, hairdryer, radio and alarm clock.

Standard King Size Deluxe
One king size bed, hot water, telephone, television, hair dryer, radio and alarm clock.

Junior Suite Deluxe
Two queen size beds and a temperature maintainer, reading table, coffee maker, television, air conditioning, hair dryer, radio and alarm clock.

Family Suite
Two double beds, air conditioning, television, telephone, hot water, radio alarm clock, a small living room and a corridor overlooking the San Carlos River. It also has three single beds in a mezzanine, this area has natural ventilation. Recommended for children between 7 and 14 years old. This suite also has the option of a connecting room.

The restaurant at Tilajari Resort offers the best of the international cuisine as well typical Costa Rican dishes. The chef has worked for some of the finest hotels in San Carlos and will gladly prepare your favorite dish, while you are having a tropical drink, and enjoying the rich variety of birds and flowers around our open air restaurant.

Starting at $82 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


This are our Top Tours, feel free to ask for more at our hotel!

  • Don Carlos Farm tour

    Do you want to learn how to milk a cow? What a chapulín is? How to make cheese?
    You can do it all with this tour, The Vargas Family awaits you to share the experience of being a real “costarican lechero” and its culture. Located in La Fortuna, 30 minutes away from the hotel, the property has 70 hectares which are surrounded by lakes, gardens, secondary forests, rivers, tubers and fruits plantations and of course, the pastures where more than 400 cows feed. Within the facilities the visitor will find are: reception room, milking parlor (where is possible to milk a cow and learn about it), the orchard, the utilization of organic fertilizers, the dairy farm and the stables, the cheese plant and the souvenirs.
    A rural tourism highly recommend option.

  • Río Celeste, Teñideros and Waterfall

    This is a full day experience for the jungle lovers in great physical conditions. Leaving the hotel just before breakfast (7:30 a.m.), we begin a 90 minutes drive to Tenorio Volcano National Park. There a local guide will take you through the real rainforest, hiking around 2 hours of natural and moderate-high difficult paths to get to volcanic hot springs, near also the amazing place where Río Celeste (Sky Blue River) take its name: the teñideros, this chemical phenomenon is produced by the high level of volcanic minerals in the river button turning drastically the water color from transparent to turquoise or sky blue.
    Enjoy a snack in the rainforest heart, with a beautiful waterfall right next to you. Relax with the landscape, learn about nature and then start your hike back to the National Park office where hot delicious and typical lunch will be waiting.
    By the end of the afternoon, we will be back in the hotel. ¡RECOMMENDED!

  • Safari Float Tour

    Only five minutes from Tilajari Hotel Resort and Conference Center, you will begin a leisurely ride in an inflatable kayak or boat down the scenic Peñas Blancas River. As you personally paddle or float down the river, our bilingual guide will alert you to a wide variety of trees, birds, monkeys and other wildlife. This eco tour, without the noise of a motor boat, is a perfect way to relax and enjoy the wonders of nature. Eco Tour includes: transportation, fruits and refreshments, equipment, and bilingual naturalist guide. Duration: 4 hours.

  • Arenal Canopy Tour

    Tilajari, like most Arenal Costa Rica hotels, offers canopy tours. However, our adventure tour begins with a horseback ride of approximately 40 minutes, or a tractor ride. We continue with a short walk through the primary forest where a Costa Rican guide will explain the flora and fauna that prevail in the rainforest.

    Sometimes it is possible to see and appreciate several types animals at the same time - monkeys, guatuzas, snakes and a great variety of birds. There are nine platforms located on the three species of trees. All platforms are specially designed for the observation of the life in the top of the trees.

    No experience required.

  • Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs

    Less than 30 minutes away from the Tilajari Resort Hotel is Costa Rica's majestic Arenal Volcano, considered to be one of the most active volcanoes in the world. This nature tour departs at 4 pm and takes you through a variety of agricultural plantations including passion fruit, cassava, papaya, orange, cacao and ornamental plants. Once you get to Arenal 1968 Volcano View and Lava trails, the sensation it's simply a breathtaking to see glowing hot rocks tumbling down the side combined with thundering explosions, a truly spectacular sight. Upon returning to the hot springs you will have the opportunity to soak in these natural hot medicinal waters for over an hour to relax body and soul surrounded by the forest. This nature tour returns to Tilajari at approximately 8:30 pm, just in time for dinner. Tour includes: transportation, entrance fees and bilingual guide.

  • Arenal 1968 Volcano View and Lava Trails

    This amazing spot belongs to Tilajari´s family and is the best overlook in La Fortuna to enjoy Arenal Volcano and Lake at the same time! Only 30 minutes from our hotel, Arenal 1968 offers three options: you can sit, take pictures and relax waiting for the frequent volcanic activity, hike along the lava trails from 1968 eruption or have a horseback ride through all this unique area. After living this experience, if you also want to enjoy Hot Springs just let us know when you book this tour so we can coordinate properly.

  • Horseback Riding & Rainforest Hike
    To begin Tilajari´s Rainforest Tour you can get by car or by horse. This privately owned 1,000 acres of tropical rainforest is undoubtedly the best in northern Costa Rica, located only one half mile from the Hotel. Beginning normally around 8 a.m., you will be riding a horse through cattle farms properties for half of a hour and then, taking a nice interesting walk to see three to four hundred years old trees, poisonous frogs, monkeys, birds and if you are lucky, small mammals. This tour includes: transportation and bilingual naturalist guide.

  • Hanging Bridges

    Located within the corridor followed by birds migrating between North and South America, the trails and bridges of this project will bring you as close as you could ever hope to get to the birds, the flowers and the lush vegetation of the primary rain forest. You will be able to walk right into the forest, thanks to the imposing 3.1 kms of hanging bridges and the beautiful trails that are safe and easy to walk on.

  • La Fortuna Waterfall

    La Fortuna waterfall are located 20 miles from Tilajari. It involves a 20 minutes walk through a beautiful rain forest to arrive at the bottom of the cascade; where you can have a refreshing swim surrounded by nature, nature and nature!!

Tours Offered

ATV Riding
Bird Watching
Butterfly Farm
Canopy Tours / Zip Line
Family Friendly Tours
Horseback Riding
Mountain Biking
National Park / Reserve Tours
White Water Rafting
Wildlife Viewing

Location & Map

Arenal Volcano & Northern Highlands Map
Arenal Volcano & Northern Highlands Map
Tilajari Resort Hotel is 25km east of La Fortuna at Muelle de San Carlos


Season Date FromDate To 
Green Season May 1stOctober 31st
High Season November 1stApril 30th
 Green SeasonHigh Season
Standard Single or Double $90 $120 
Standard King Size Single or Double $90 $120 
Junior Suite Single or Double$110 $140 
Family Suite Double$100 $135 
Extra Adult$30 $30 
Extra Child (under 10)$10 $10 
Guide or driver room $35 $35 
*Rates Subject to Change Without Notice.
*Room Rates do not include taxes.
*Taxes are subject change according to law.
*Breakfast included in room rates.

Customer Reviews for Tilajari Resort Hotel

Overall Rating
3 of 53 of 53 of 53 of 53 of 5
Based on 1 review

3 of 53 of 53 of 5
From: United States12/20/2011
"Very good service. Nice resort. Nice rooms. Why did i give them 3 stars:
One thing I did not like was how they change prices on the safari tours etc. They gave me one price at the starting and then when I called them back, they raised the prices. Kinda shady in my opinion. For a high end resort like that, keep the prices consistent"
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