If you are looking for Costa Rica All Inclusive Resorts (Adults Only), you will be surprised at the large number of options that exist. There are hotels on the beaches, in the mountains, near volcanoes, with extreme activities such as canopy and surfing, and much more. Costa Rica is one of the most visited countries in the region, due to its spectacular nature and hotels. To make your choice easier, we are going to share a list of the best all-inclusive hotels in Costa Rica.
Costa Rica All Inclusive Resorts (Adults Only) – The Ultimate List
1. Nayara Hotel Spa and Gardens
The luxurious Nayara boutique hotel is located in front of the spectacular setting of the Arenal volcano and is surrounded by the Costa Rican tropical rainforest. This hotel has a spa and offers private bungalows with a private terrace and 2-person whirlpool bath. The bungalows at Nayara Hotel Spa and Gardens have local handmade fabrics and artesanal wooden furniture. They also have an internet connection, a DVD player and an iPod docking station, as well as a garden with flowers. Guests at Nayara can participate in a safari through the Caño Negro natural park or take a horse ride along the Fortuna waterfall. The Celeste River also offers a magnificent environment for hiking. The Nayara spa offers exfoliating treatments with coffee and volcanic mud treatments. The hotel facilities include an outdoor pool
and a bar area, where exotic cocktails are served.
The restaurant has bamboo flooring and serves Costa Rican cuisine in a dining room with panoramic views of the gardens. The wine cellar offers a selection of Spanish and South American wines, as well as canapés. In addition, this accommodation has one of the best ratings in Fortuna. Customers like it more than other accommodations in the area. Couples love the location – they rated a 9.7 for two-person trips.
2. Blue River Resort & Hot Springs
The Blue River is located in Costa Rica, in a tropical forest with botanical gardens and natural pools of thermal waters and minerals, and offers luxury cabins. It has a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. This 4-star resort offers a wide variety of adventures and nature excursions. Guests can admire the orchid garden, visit the turtle ponds, receive a mud treatment or take a trip to the volcano or nearby waterfalls. The resort has a fitness center, sauna, 3 thermal and natural steam pools, a massage service and a balcony with hammocks.
The bungalows come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a balcony with a hammock and wooden furniture. The rooms have tea and coffee making facilities and a refrigerator. Each day they serve a complete American breakfast and the Tiki restaurant and bar serves local specialties. Blue River Resort is located north of the volcano Rincon de la Vieja and 59 km from Daniel Oduber International Airport. More information about Blue River Resort & Hot Springs here
3. Copa de Arbol
This eco-friendly resort offers beautiful cabins with terraces overlooking the rainforest and is located in Drake Bay, 100 meters from the beach. El Copa de Arbol Beach & Rainforest Resort has an outdoor restaurant. All the Copa de Arbol Beach & Rainforest Resort cabins are built with recycled cypress, teak and melina wood. They feature bright, attractive décor, high ceilings, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and private bathrooms. The Copa de Arbol restaurant is located on the beachfront and serves seafood and dishes with local meats. Costa Rican coffee and cocktails are also served. The resort offers healthy cuisine and there are menus for vegetarians and people with special dietary needs available upon request.
The complex is located in a jungle environment, surrounded by wild animals and tropical plants, and you access the complex by boat. The Corcovado National Park and Caño Island are about 50 minutes away by boat. In addition, this accommodation has one of the best ratings in Drake. 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 Drake. Clients get more out of their money compared to other accommodations in the same city.
4. Costa Rica Yoga Spa
Nosara Costa Rica Yoga Spa overlooks the ocean, offers an outdoor pool and different spa services. The property, located 3.5 km from Sibu Shrine, offers healthy breakfasts, lunches and dinners. The shared rooms include a fan, a desk and a shared bathroom with toiletries provided. The suites have a balcony overlooking the sea and a private bathroom.
A yoga class is offered every day in the Yoga Rancho exterior pavilion, 50 meters in the air. At the touristic information desk you can arrange trips to the beach and hiking trips. The stays include daily meals, made with vegetarian and organic ingredients, as well as products from the establishment’s own garden. The resort offers a shuttle service to a local restaurant one night a week. The property is 6.2 km from Nosara Beach and an 8-minute drive from the airport and the center of Nosara.
5. Croc’s Resort & Casino
Located on Jacó Beach, Croc’s Casino Resort features a Las Vegas-style casino, an outdoor pool and a spa. Its spacious rooms have balconies with wonderful views of the sea. The rooms at the resort are decorated elegantly and include air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. All rooms have cable TV and a bathroom with a hairdryer and complementary toiletries. At Croc’s Casino Resort there are 3 restaurants and a nightclub. There is also a fitness center and water sports facilities.
The complex is located at the northern end of Jacó Beach, less than 15 minutes of walking from the restaurants, bars and shops of the city center. Juan Santamaría International Airport is 90 km away. Our clients say that this part of Jacó is their favorite, according to independent comments. Couples love the location – they give a rating of 8.9 for two-person trips. This accommodation also has a very good score for the best value for money in Jacó. Clients get more out of their money compared to other accommodations in the same city.
6. Drake Bay Getaway Resort Osa Peninsula
This accommodation is a 6-minute walk from the beach. Drake Bay Getaway Resort is located in Drake and features a restaurant and a butterfly garden. It offers free Wi-Fi. The bungalows have a balcony, lounge area and a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer. They overlook the sea and the mountains. In addition, they include a safe and a fan. The Drake Bay Getaway Resort has an airport shuttle service, a garden, a terrace and a laundry service. Activities such as horse riding, fishing and hiking can be practiced on site or in the surrounding areas.
The property has a café and offers panoramic views of the ocean and mountains. Drake Bay Airport is 25 minutes away by car. In addition, the rating of this accommodation is one of the best in Drake. Customers like it more than other accommodations in the area. Couples love the location – they give a 9.6 rating for two-person trips.
7. Dreams Las Mareas, Guanacaste
Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica is located on a private unspoiled beach in El Jobo and offers swimming pools, tropical gardens and suites with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. The Santa Rosa National Park is a 25-minute drive away. The elegant suites at the Las Mareas resort have lounge areas and a balcony with views of the gardens, mountains or Salinas Bay. The modern bathroom includes a hairdryer and bidet. Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica has a fitness center, tour desk, nightclub and entertainment staff. Activities in the surrounding area include hiking and snorkeling.
Dreams Las Mareas is surrounded by lush vegetation and pristine beaches. You can go rafting and whale and dolphin watching after traveling just 35 minutes by car. The border with Nicaragua is a 15 minute drive away and Granada, Nicaragua, is 1 hour away. In addition, the rating of this accommodation is one of the best in El Jobo. Customers like it more than other accommodations in the area. Couples love the location – they give an 8.2 rating for two-person trips.
8. El Mangroove Autograph Collection
This accommodation is a 2-minute walk from the beach. El Mangroove is next to Panama Beach, in Papagayo Bay. This modern and quiet hotel has an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a free gym. The hotel rooms have air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a wardrobe and a terrace with views of the surrounding gardens. Some rooms include a pool, and all come with a private bathroom. There are several dining options less than 1.5 km away, including a seafood restaurant.
El Mangroove is 5 km away from the town of Playa Hermosa, where different activities such as sport fishing, sailing and diving are organized. It is a 2-hour drive from the Arenal Volcano and a 30-minute drive from the city of Liberia. Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport is only 19 km away. Couples love the location – they give a 8.9 rating for two-person trips.
9. Lapa Rios
Lapa Rios Ecolodge is located in Puerto Jiménez, on the Costa Rican Osa Peninsula, 32 km from Golfito. It is located on a 400-hectare private nature reserve in the last tropical forest basin of the lower area of Central America. It features an outdoor pool and overlooks the sea. The establishment has 17 private bungalows aligned across 3 cliffs with views overlooking the point where the Dulce Gulf meets the Pacific Ocean. Some include a lounge area, and there are also terraces or patios. They all have a private bathroom with a bath or shower.
The establishment has a bar and free private parking is provided. There are many activities in the area, such as snorkeling and fishing. The Lapa Rios Eco Lodge is about 20 km from the nearest airstrip, in Puerto Jimenez, a 50 minute plane ride from San Jose-Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). From this airport to the establishment is about a 7-hour drive.
10. Los Altos de Eros
This adults-only boutique hotel is located in a tropical forest, 10 km from Mansita Beach and 12 km from Tamarindo Airport. The 6 spacious and informal rooms have cozy wooden furniture, private modern bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. Some have a private balcony; there is also a luxurious suite with a lounge area and separate bathtub.
Breakfast and lunch are complementary, as is the shuttle service to the beach. The hotel has a gourmet restaurant serving organic cuisine and a luxurious spa with a jacuzzi and 5 treatment rooms. Los Altos de Eros offers yoga, cooking classes and ecological tours.
11. Occidental Papagayo – Adults only
This lodge is just a 12-minute walk from the beach. Overlooking Culebra Bay’s spectacular cliffs, this all-inclusive, adults-only complex offers a private beach, 2 freeform swimming pools and a spa. Each stylish room has a balcony with partial views of the bay. The spacious rooms at Occidental Papagayo – Adults Only-All Inclusive include satellite TV, and a safe. There is a coffee maker and a free minibar with beer, soft drinks and water.
Unlimited food, drinks and snacks are available from the international restaurants and bars. Daily activities at the hotel include kayaking, aerobics and scuba diving classes in the pool. You can also use the tennis courts and the gym. Occidental Papagayo – Adults Only-All Inclusive is located on Costa Rica’s tropical Pacific Coast, a 35-minute drive from Liberia International Airport. Staff can arrange rainforest excursions or visits to Palo Verde National Park. Couples love the location – they give a 8.7 rating for two-person trips.
12. Resort Occidental Tamarindo
This refined beach resort, located amongst tropical gardens, is 2 km from the Tamarindo shops and restaurants, and 16 km from Las Baulas National Marine Park. The rooms are spacious, decorated with wooden and wicker furniture, and have flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi (for a fee). All of the rooms feature minibars, coffee makers and terraces or balconies. The two-floor suites also offer jacuzzis and living rooms with sofa beds.
The hotel includes a seafood restaurant, a buffet restaurant and a lobby bar, as well as an outdoor pool with a bar and live entertainment. Other facilities include a day spa, a gym and a tennis court. Kayaks are available for use and parking is free.
13. Parador Resort and Spa
This accommodation is a 4-minute walk from the beach. The complex is located on the promontory of Punta Quepos, Costa Rica, is surrounded by 4.8 hectares of tropical jungle with abundant fauna and flora. You can enjoy panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Manuel Antonio National Park. This luxurious eco-resort has 3 swimming pools and 3 restaurants. The bright and air-conditioned rooms at the Parador Resort and Spa have balconies overlooking the ocean, the garden or the jungle, cable TV, a minibar, a coffee machine and free Wi-Fi.
La Galeria restaurant serves innovative cuisine and overlooks the Parador gardens, while El Quijote and El Galeon offer lighter dishes. There are also 2 bars. The Parador’s spa offers a variety of treatments, including wraps and massages, and includes a hot tub and a small pool. This establishment is very close to the national park, so many animals regularly come close to the resort, such as several species of monkeys, sloths and birds. The complex organizes a free shuttle service to the beaches surrounding Manuel Antonio National Park. In addition, in the surrounding jungle area there are several hiking trails. Couples love the location – they give a 9.1 rating for two-person trips.
14. Playa Cativo Lodge
This accommodation is just a 1-minute walk from the beach. Featuring a restaurant, bar and free WiFi, Playa Cativo Lodge is located in Esquinas, 15 km from Golfito. The hotel has 2 outdoor swimming pools, one of which is open all year round, and a restaurant. In addition, there is free private parking. Some units feature lounge area. There are also rooms that offer views of the sea or the garden. The private bathroom has a bath or shower, bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries.
The lodge has a 24-hour front desk, a gift shop and free shuttle service. You can practice various activities in the surrounding area, such as snorkeling and fishing.
15. Rio Perdido
Rio Perdido is located just a 45-minute car ride from Daniel Oduber International Airport and has 18 km of trails and a thermal river with thermal pools. The property offers spa treatments and an award-winning restaurant. The rooms have direct access to the river and are equipped with air conditioning, a safe, a coffee maker and a minibar. They also include a flat-screen cable TV, an iPod docking station, a telephone and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. The resort’s restaurant, which overlooks canyons and volcanoes, serves a free continental breakfast and typical regional cuisine. There is bar service and several shops in the establishment.
Staff at the Rio Perdido can organize activities such as cycling, hiking, zip-line and canopy tours. This property is 20 km from the Miravalles Volcano and a 50-minute drive from the city center of Liberia. In addition, the rating of this accommodation is one of the best in Fortuna. Customers like it more than other accommodations in the area.
16. Secrets Papagayo, Papagayo Peninsula
This luxurious beach resort, which is adults-only and all-inclusive, is located next to Culebra Bay. It is 12 km from the community of Coco beaches. The rooms are minimalist and overlook the bay or the garden. They are equipped with free Wi-Fi, smart televisions, minibars, coffee makers and tea making facilities. Suites are elegant and have additional living rooms; some have a pool or jacuzzi. Room service is available 24 hours.
Breakfast is free. The hotel has 4 bars and 9 restaurants, including a seafood restaurant. It also has an outdoor pool with a water bar. In addition, it has live performances, access to a private beach and a spa (for a fee).
17. Villa Buena Onda
Offering a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property, Villa Buena Onda is located in Coco, 31 km from Tamarindo. This hotel overlooks the sea, has a year-round outdoor pool, restaurant and bar. Free private parking is available on site. The rooms have a flat-screen cable TV. Some have views of the mountain or the garden. The bathroom is private. There are bathrobes and free toiletries. The property also has a shared lounge.
The surrounding area offers various activities, such as horseback riding and snorkeling. Car rental service is provided. Conchal Beach is 20 km from Villa Buena Onda, and Hermosa Beach is 4.4 km away. The nearest airport is Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport, 17 km away. In addition, the rating of this accommodation is one of the best in Coco. Customers like it more than other accommodations in the area. Couples love the location – they give a 9.4 rating for two-person trips.
18. Ylang Ylang Beach Resort
This quaint resort, surrounded by the jungle on Montezuma Beach, features unique bungalows, cabins and safari shops. It is a 5-minute walk from the interurban bus station and 21 km from the Cabo Blanco Absolute Nature Reserve. The colorful rooms, suites, bungalows and shops have a terrace or balcony and come with free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a coffee maker and a safe. All have hot water, and some also include air conditioning, views overlooking the ocean, an outdoor bathroom and kitchen. There is no television.
A bar-restaurant serves breakfast and dinner (both free). The resort includes an outdoor pool, a spa, yoga and hammocks. Between so many options, you can guarantee that your trip to Costa Rica will be unforgettable. Relax, explore and remember to take plenty of photos in this Costa Rica All Inclusive Resorts (Adults Only).