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Costa Rica Honeymoon Resorts And Hotels
For Romantic Vacations

Looking for romantic Costa Rica honeymoon resorts and hotels is often an easy task if what you’re after is a real getaway.

With its many lodges and hotels amidst such natural surroundings, it won't be difficult to find a place with a romantic setting.

Listed below are 5 of the top romantic retreats in Costa Rica which are great accommodation for honeymoons, anniversaries and other romantic getaways.

Hotel Punta Islita
Hotel Punta Islita

Hotel Punta Islita is a favorite among many honeymooners in Costa Rica. It was named #1 Resort in Central and South America by Conde Nast. Located in Guanacaste, this is an ecotourism lodge that overlooks the Pacific Ocean and is surrounded by lush tropical jungle (aren’t they all?)

A four night honeymoon package includes one breakfast & dinner with a serenade, a spa treatment for two and a horseback riding or Zip line adventure tours. If your budget allows it, go for the casitas with a private plunge pool.

Other amenities include:

  • An infinity pool with a swim up bar
  • A beach club
  • Spa treatments
  • Romantic beachfront dinners can be requested ( make advance reservations )
  • Complimentary wireless access throughout property
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry and business services

Rates: $340 and up

Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge

Located amidst the rainforest, Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge is one place where you wake up to the chirping of birds, sunbathe for days on end, and spend dusk watching the beautiful sunset. This is an ultimate getaway with neither phone nor tv (you’ll have no problem filling your days with activities though).

A 4-night honeymoon package in this resort includes transfers, a deluxe bungalow accommodation, free bottle of wine in the rooms, one breakfast in bed, all meals and tours to Corcavado national park & Cano Island. Note that this resort is closed from September 15th to November 14th.

Some of the reasons why this place is loved by many honeymooners are the

  • Friendly & knowledgeable staff
  • The location
  • Good food
  • Proximity to the park for wildlife adventures and to the beach
  • Gift shop
  • Two swimming pools
  • Packages are meals, park fees and tours

Rates: $285 and up in offseason, $325 and up in peak season

Makanda By The Sea

Makanda By The Sea is located in Manuel Antonio and offers secluded & relaxing beach honeymoons. And if you’re looking for an adults-only honeymoon retreat in Costa Rica, this is the place to go.

Its proximity to Manuel Antonio National Park also ensures that adventure seekers will have the pleasure of enjoying the wildlife & activities that the park has to offer.

There are many honeymoon packages that Makanda By the Sea offers. You can choose from an adventure-focused honeymoon or a relaxing honeymoon.

For a relaxing honeymoon, you can choose to spend most of your time in one of its studios and villas which are amidst a botanical garden overlooking the coastline. There is also an infinity pool as well as a spa. The beautiful beaches which Manuel Antonio is famous for are also within walking distance.

For a more active honeymoon in Costa Rica, you & your new wife/husband can also engage in various activities such as surfing, hiking, rafting, sailing, canopy tour or an ATV motorcyle tour.

Rates: $200-$765 (depending on villa) in low season, $300-$1156 in peak season

Lost Iguana
Lost Iguana Resort

If you want to stay near Arenal yet be away from the crowd, the Lost Iguana is a new luxury acccommodation that will give you this and more. This is where you can enjoy the tropical surrounding of the park as well as have a view of the mini eruptions of Arenal Volcano right on your own balcony.

Romantic honeymoons in Costa Rica can be easily had in this hotel. Choose the suites with garden shower and jacuzzi for maximum laid-back holidays.

Some of this honeymoon hotel amenities include:

  • Open air restaurant with view of volcano
  • Swimming pool with swim up bar
  • Pool-side massage cabana
  • Spa and fitness center

For active honeymooners, various activities that you can do around the area include rafting, walking the hanging bridges, canopy & zipline tours, a visit to the famous tabacon hot springs and a hike up to the La Fortuna waterfall.

Rates: $185+ per night

Other Costa Rica honeymoon hotels you might want to look at are:

  • Issimo Suites
    An all suites hotel in Manuel Antonio with all inclusive packages
  • Bosque Del Cabo
    A romantic honeymoon getaway in the Osa Peninsula with hiking trails just a few steps from spacious bungalows.
  • Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge
    An eco lodge in Golfo Dulce of the Osa Peninsula accessible only by boat
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