Papagayo Gulf in the extreme north of Guanacaste, is known for its long, sandy beaches, excellent diving, surfing and sailing and beautiful sunsets, so it’s not surprising that many of the country’s best hotels and resorts are found here. As well as sunbathing and taking life easy, this is a good base for visiting local national parks, like Marino Las Baulas, Santa Rosa and Rincon de la Vieja.
A classy resort hotel set on Culebra Bay on the north Pacific coast, with restaurants, pools and a spa and a relaxed atmosphere.
A beach resort with an impressive array of facilities including a spa, pool, gym and choice of restaurants, just steps away from the beach.
Enjoy amazing views of the Pacific Ocean from this hillside oasis on the Papagayo Gulf.
A welcoming beach-front hotel with spacious rooms, an open air restaurant, pool and gardens filled with flowers and wildlife.
Time: GMT -6
The flying time is about 12 hours from the UK. There are now direct flights from the UK using British Airways. We work with all the major airlines and can offer flights from the UK or via the USA, Panama or a European hub. With the connection times you are looking at around 15 or 16 hours.
Language: Spanish is the official language. English is widely spoken throughout Costa Rica
Not required for British travellers. Other nationalities should obtain advice from their embassy.
There are no compulsory vaccinations.