Valentine’s Day at Costa Rica’s Most Romantic Hotels
Romance blooms on Valentine’s day at these tropical Costa Rica hotels
Nothing spells romance like a tropical boutique hotel in Costa Rica for valentine’s day.
These luxury hotels in Costa Rica are among the best in the country and many are adults-only, some are eco-resorts, and most have soothing, top of the line spas on site. In addition to the usual amenities found at hotels and resorts of this caliber, you can expect an atmosphere of romance.
When you rent a car for your Costa Rica travels, you can expect the journey to be as romantic as the destiny.
A Valentine’s Day getaway for two in one of these beautiful Costa Rica hotels is just the ticket; it won’t be easy, but no matter which one you choose, it will be an escape to remember.
The Springs in Arenal, Costa Rica
Perched on a ridge 1,000 feet above the Arenal Valley, the views from The Springs are unparalleled. Looking out at Arenal Volcano, you’ll appreciate the breezes and slightly cooler temperatures as you laze on your balcony, soak up the hot springs, or dine in the open-air restaurant which overlooks the valley. For a romantic, upscale dining experience, be sure to book a reservation for the evening at Las Ventanas.
Pure luxury and romance, The Springs offers sumptuous digs with expansive private balconies (some with hot-tubs), state-of-the-art media equipment and streaming television, well-equipped mini-bars, first class service, and plenty of quiet corners to enjoy privacy and passion.
Makanda by the Sea in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Surrounded by rainforest and high above the Pacific, the adults-only Makanda by the Sea resembles a village of treehouses. With 27 elegant and airy rooms guaranteed to spoil you for the real world, luxurious amenities include: private plunge pools overlooking the ocean, a poolside gourmet restaurant, a full-service spa, and balconies with sweeping views. Playa Biesanz and Manuel Antonio National Park are minutes away.
Rio Perdido in Guanacaste, Bagaces, Costa Rica
If getting away from it all is a must for your Valentine’s retreat, Rio Perdido at the base of Miravalles Volcano, where you’ll be well off the beaten track. The resort incorporates the natural world in its design and layout. Each of the 20 toney bungalows sits on stilts and faces the river. A large balcony—complete with hammock—serves as a focal point for each of the minimalist bungalows.
Hotel Three Sixty near Ojochal, Costa Rica
Wherever you are at Hotel Three Sixty, you’ll find sweeping 360-degree views that give the hotel its name. The resort’s mountaintop setting sits nearly 1,000 feet above the lush, green rainforest and stunningly blue Pacific. The adults-only resort’s luxury spa and stunning infinity pool complement the private villas at Hotel Three Sixty near Ojochal.
Nayara Springs in Arenal, Costa Rica
In Arenal Volcano National Park, surrounded by lush rainforest, Nayara Springs is a place of outstanding natural beauty, complete with thermal mineral springs. With only 16 rooms, this adults-only resort is the perfect setting for an intimate romantic, and very exclusive, luxury getaway.
Hacienda Altagracia in Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica
Hacienda Altagracia, stretching along a ridge in the Pérez Zeledon mountains and overlooking San Isidro Valley, is one of the Auberge Resort collection of boutique resorts. Here, it’s about the outdoors—864 acres of it. Each of the luxury casitas features a large terrace, with thatched pavilions dotted around the property for relaxing and taking it all in: horse paddocks, riding stable, swimming, farm-to-fork dining and the largest spa in Central America.
Peace Lodge near San Jose, Costa Rica
An hour north of San José, Peace Lodge, on the grounds of La Paz Waterfall Gardens, embodies romance: the magic of the gardens and waterfalls in a mountain setting on Poas Volcano combines with the richly appointed elegance of the rooms in this mountain lodge. The surrounding natural beauty, luxury, and romantic atmosphere are a natural for a Valentine’s getaway. Sister hotel to The Springs in Arenal, this luxury resort is up to speed with what can be expected from luxury properties by hotelier Lee Banks.
Florblanca in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
At Florblanca, you may indeed be ‘Lost in Santa Teresa’ and willing to stay that way. The resort’s 11 villas (one, two or three bedrooms) are the epitome of casual luxury. Designed for al fresco living, Florblanca’s villas deliver on an intimate atmosphere, as well as a connection to the natural world. The Pacific Ocean is on your doorstep, perfect for romantic walks on the beach or awakening to birdsong and chattering monkeys.
When driving through Costa Rica to arrive at any of these hotels, the trip there will be one of anticipation; the return, one of complete satisfaction.