Costa Rica All Inclusive Family Resorts

Top 7 Costa Rica All Inclusive Family Resorts: Amazing Hotels for Everyone

Feb 6, 2018 | costa rica all inclusive family resorts

The beautiful rainforests, great beaches and abundant wildlife make Costa Rica a surprising holiday destination for nature lovers. A wide variety of accommodation options, including ecological hotels, make this destination a feasible getaway for families.

If you want to take the children to this Central American country, there are some hotels that are better prepared to entertain the little ones. Here is our summary of the Top 7 Costa rica All Inclusive Family Resorts.

Top 7 Costa rica All Inclusive Family Resorts: Amazing Hotels


1. Barcelo Tambor (family)

This all-inclusive resort has an outdoor pool and is located on Tambor Beach, a volcanic sand beach. It has spectacular views of Ballena Bay on one side and the leafy hills on the other.

Rooms at the Barceló Tambor have elegant décor and tiled floors. Each has a private bathroom with a hairdryer and a balcony or a terrace with views of the sea or garden.

The Barceló Tambor has 4 restaurants, such as El Tucan, which serves breakfast, lunch and a dinner buffet, and the Japanese restaurant Miyako. It also has a bar next to the pool and offers evening shows and live music. You can practice various outdoor activities, such as golf at Los Delfines Golf and Country Club, located 2 km away. In addition, the hotel has an ecological park.

The hotel organizes numerous excursions to nearby attractions, such as trips to Turtle Island, horseback riding or a visit to an amusement park. A shuttle service to the airport is also provided.


2. Best Western Jaco Beach All Inclusive Resort (family)

This 4 star hotel is located on Jaco Beach, in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica. It has outdoor swimming pools, tennis and volleyball courts. The price includes drinks and food.

The spacious rooms at Best Western Jacó Beach have satellite TV, air conditioning, a private bathroom and tea and coffee making facilities. In addition, there is free Wi-Fi throughout the complex.

Breakfast is served every single day. El Puerto Restaurant overlooks the Pacific Ocean and serves international and local dishes. The Almendro Bar offers snacks and El Muelle Bar is located in front of the sea.

There is a games room and also supervised activities for children. The Best Western Jacó Beach is just 3 km from Hermosa Beach, where you can practice water sports and activities.

This hotel is just 1 km from the center of Jacó and 10 km from Carara National Park, where tropical birds can be spotted. It is also a 90-minute drive from the city of San José and a 70-minute drive from Juan Santamaría International Airport.

Families love the location – they rated an 8.6.

3. Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge (family)

Located in Providencia, Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge is surrounded by private tropical gardens and offers an à la carte restaurant, an art gallery and free daily breakfast.

All of the lodge’s spacious bungalows have modern decoration with wooden elements and feature seating and dining areas as well as a whirlpool bath. The accommodations overlook the lodge’s extensive nature reserve.

Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge features the Le Tapir cuisine restaurant, a tour desk, a children’s playground and dry cleaning service.

The capital city of Costa Rica, San José, is a 3-hour drive from the property and Juan Santamaría International Airport is located in Alajuela, a 3.5-hour drive away.


4. Doubletree Resort by Hilton Central Pacific (family)

This all-inclusive resort complex is located in Puntarenas, next to the sea, in a zone with a large beach of volcanic sand, several outdoor swimming pools with sun terraces, and various bars and restaurants. The Palo Verde National Park is only 10 km away.

Rooms at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Costa Rica – Puntarenas are decorated in bright colors and are air conditioned. They feature dark wood furniture, cable TV, luxury bedding and tea and coffee making facilities.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Costa Rica – Puntarenas offers a gym, tennis court, children’s and youth clubs, daily activities, live shows every night, and facilities for non-motorized water sports.

You can receive facials and massages in the Heliconia spa, as well as body wraps and treatments. The Heliconia spa is located in a secluded area by the sea, amidst tropical gardens, and features a jacuzzi. The treatments are provided in 2 double bungalows and 2 individual bungalows.

The DoubleTree Costa Rica tour desk can help plan trips to many of Costa Rica’s natural tourist attractions, such as Tortuga Island, Monteverde National Park, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio Beach.

DoubleTree Resort offers food and beverages on an all-inclusive basis, and you can enjoy international and Costan Rican cuisine at various dining options, from casual poolside bars to elegant à la carte restaurants. The buffet restaurant organizes themed dinners every evening.

In addition, this accommodation’s rating is one of the best in El Roble. Customers like it more than other accommodations in the area.

This accommodation also has a very good score for the best value for money in El Roble. Clients get more out of their money compared to other accommodations in the same city.


5. Flamingo Beach Resort And Spa (family)

This refined hotel, located across from Flamingo Beach, is 8 km from Robert T Jones Golf Course and 20 km from Las Baulas National Marine Park, where you can spot turtles.

The rooms are spacious and have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars and coffeemakers. Most have balconies or terraces, while the family-sized rooms also have sofa beds.

The studios and 1 and 2 bedroom suites include living rooms and kitchens, and select rooms have jacuzzis. Room service is available.

Parking and breakfast are free. There is a rooftop bar, a restaurant and a casino. Other facilities include an outdoor pool, a water bar, a spa, a tennis court and a diving center.

More about this amazing resort here.


6. JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa (family)


This luxurious hacienda-style resort is located on a Pacific beach and is 11 km from Playa Negra (Black Beach) and 17 km from Costa Rica Stand Up Paddle Adventures.

The rooms are elegant and equipped with Internet access (for a fee), flat-screen TVs, docks for iPods, teapots and coffeemakers, minibars and balconies. The higher-quality rooms have views of the pool or the ocean. Suites have living rooms, and upgraded suites have their own pools. Room service is available 24 hours.

The hotel has 4 restaurants, including an Italian restaurant and a steak house, as well as a lobby bar. It also has a full spa and an infinity pool with a bar. In addition, it has a kids swimming pool, kids club, and a bicycle loan service.


7. Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa (family)

Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa is a 15-minute drive from the Arenal Volcano National Park. It offers thermal baths, a sauna, massage services, luxury spa treatments and 5 swimming pools.

The rooms and suites have modern décor and overlook the garden. All rooms include air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a coffee machine, a minibar and a private bathroom with bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries. Suites also have a lounge area.

This property features a pool bar, lobby bar, and Los Tucanes and Ave del Paraíso restaurants, which serve international gourmet cuisine as well as local dishes. In addition, guests can enjoy free valet parking, unlimited access to the thermal baths and a welcome cocktail.

The property can organize various activities, such as tours of the volcano, rappelling, hiking on hiking trails with hanging bridges and rafting.

The resort is a 20-minute drive from the main square of La Fortuna and a 1-hour drive from the Venado Caves. Juan Santamaría International Airport is a 2-hour drive away.


We hope that this list of costa rica all inclusive family resorts will make your visit unforgettable for every member of your family!