Blue Dream Kiteboarding Resort Hotel is an undiscovered refuge of peace and quiet specialized on You, where visitors can experience the last unknown beauty of Costa Rica in privacy, comfort, security and a lot of fun with the touch of Italian heart and style, located on the north Pacific coast, in Salinas Bay, 250 m away from Papaturro beach.
Blue Dream Hotel is a 4 wooden bungalows construction, all of them equipped with private bathroom with hot water, free fast internet Wi-Fi connection and beautiful ocean view, surrounded by trees and plants. Guests can choose among these types of accommodations:
Standard Room: (2 people) with double bed or 2 single beds with big terrace in common with deck chairs.
Wooden Chalet Style Room: (3 people) with private balcony, double bed or 2 single beds, sofa bed, coffee maker, table with chairs.
Suite: (2 people) with private balcony with deck chairs, room access with table and chairs, air conditioning, Jacuzzi, fridge, coffee maker, garden shower.
The Blue Dream Hotel also has a shared room up to 4 people and one dorm up to 4 people for long term staying guests.
The Blue Dream Hotel offers a bar, lounge open terrace for dining, satellite TV and DVD player, free WI-FI, wide screen projector for movies and videos recorded during the day at the kite beach, foosball, hammocks in the garden area for relaxing under the stars & live music or recorded music from Electronic to Latin for those that have still energy for dancing. Musicians are welcome to perform their music, as the hotel has available a guitar, a key board and a synthesizer, so let us know if you would like to share your passion with the guests.
The Blue Dream Hotel restaurant opens for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Specialized in local and Mediterranean food, with fresh fish of the bay, sea food, wood oven pizzas, pastas, bruschettas, focaccias, sandwiches, export quality meat, “casados” (the local Costa Rican plate of chicken, pork or fish filet accompanied with rice, beans and salad), home made bread, lasagnas, pork and Mexican burritos, as well as ice creams, local desserts, fresh fruit, all served with Italian wines or local and imported beers.
At Blue Dream Hotel you can combine relaxation and adrenaline sports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, sea kayaking, sport fishing, scuba diving or just some snorkeling. The hotel also offers some terrestrial tours as mountain biking and 4X4 one/half day trips to national parks, volcanoes, secluded beaches, all with personalized service surrounded by nature, leaving a great vacation with the right amount of adrenaline, relax and fun!
Blue Dream Hotel has a kite boarding shop, private parking, laundry service, free tourist information, and a private pick up and drop off service from Liberia international airport.
Getting to Blue Dream Hotel:
From San José
Drive north to Puntarenas and then follow the Pan-American highway towards Liberia. Once in Liberia, continue along the same highway for about 55 km (34 miles), turn left towards El Jobo, continue for 8 km (5 miles) turn right towards Papaturro beach and continue for 300 m (985 ft) until you get to Blue Dream Hotel. This route requires a total of 5 to 6 hours from San José.
From Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR)
Drive northeast towards Liberia. Once in Liberia, continue along the same highway for about 55 km (34 miles), turn left towards El Jobo, continue for 8 km (5 miles) turn right towards Papaturro beach and continue for 300 m (985 ft) until you get to Blue Dream Hotel.
Location: 250 mt. away from Papaturro beach in Salinas Bay, district: La Cruz, canton: La Cruz, province: Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Zone postal code: 51001.
GPS Coordinates: 11.024271,-85.688467 (11°01’27.37″N, 85°41’18.48″W)
Telephone: +(506) 2676-1042 / 8826-5221 / 8660-3923
Address map: Click here to view directions from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), Alajuela, Costa Rica TO Blue Dream Hotel in Carrillo, beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica at Google Maps
Leyenda Hotel offers a renovated accommodation option, where comfort and personal service are combined with a family and natural atmosphere of sun, sand and sea, which will make your vacation a delight for the whole family. It’s located on the paradise Carrillo beach, Guanacaste.
Leyenda Hotel has its own restaurant providing visitors with a nice open place where they can see beautiful green areas, while enjoying with the most sophisticated food and beverages of their national and international menu, as an excellent wine cellar, always enjoying a quiet atmosphere where you can enjoy your meal in a relaxed manner. Leyenda Hotel offers a variety of accommodations. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, ceiling fan, safe box and satellite TV. Following are the descriptions for each room:
Standard Room: This room has 2 queen size beds, refrigerator and balcony overlooking the green hotel areas. Maximum occupancy 4 people
Suite: This room has 2 queen size beds, refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, basic cooking utensils, laundry room and a small terrace overlooking the pool and green areas. Maximum occupancy 4 people.
Suite Premium: This room has 2 queen size beds, 2 LCD TV with cable, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, basic cooking utensils, living room with a sofa bed and a small terrace overlooking the green areas and pool. Maximum occupancy 4 people.
VIP House: This house has 4 bedrooms each for 4 people, all with private bath, fans, A/C, cable TV, safe box. Fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, living room, terrace, jacuzzi, pool and rancho. Maximum occupancy 16 people.
The Leyenda Hotel has large green areas, play ground for your children to enjoy, grassy soccer field, a small shop inside the hotel, a ranch with food and beverage service near the pool area, which has three depth levels, board games and much more for a fun family vacation. The hotel also offers facilities that enacts the Law 7600 for people with disabilities, and offers a shuttle service with comfortable units, for transportation from San José, Liberia or any other destination in Costa Rica to the Leyenda Hotel or from Leenda Hotel to any destination within Costa Rica, with very comfortable rates.
Leyenda Hotel is the only one that off-site and directly in Carrillo beach, has two “Super Trailers” equipped with toilet, shower, changing rooms and lockers for use by guests who want a better experience on the beach, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, the hotel always keeps chairs, tables, hammocks, umbrellas and a variety of sports equipment for customer use.
Getting to Leyenda Hotel:
From San José drive north to Puntarenas and then follow the Pan-American highway towards Liberia until you reach Limonal. Turn left at Tres Hermanas Restaurant and continue to La Amistad bridge until you get to Nicoya. Once you reach Nicoya, continue your drive taking the road to Samara passing through Hojancha and continue South to Carrillo beach. It is a very scenic route that exemplifies rural Costa Rica. This route requires a total of five hours from San Jose.
From Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport (LIR), take the Pan-American highway and drive south to Nicoya. Once you reach Nicoya, continue your drive taking the road to Samara passing through Hojancha and continue South to Carrillo beach. It is a very scenic route that exemplifies rural Costa Rica.
Location: 2km northeast from Carrillo beach district: Puerto Carrillo, canton: Hojancha, province: Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Zone postal code: 51103.
GPS Coordinates: 9.874216,-85.466349 (9°52’27.18″N, 85°27’58.85″W)
Telephone: +(506) 2656-0381
Fax: +(506) 2656-0003
Address map: Click here to view directions from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), Alajuela, Costa Rica TO Leyenda Hotel in Carrillo, beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica at Google Maps
The Punta Leona Hotel and Club is located on the gorgeous central Pacific coast, in the province of Puntarenas and just an hour from San Jose. This unique hotel has one of the most important private rain forest reserves in Costa Rica, with over 750 acres of trails leading into wild paradise where avid bird watchers and nature buffs will delight in the spotting of endangered and indigenous birds and animals. Punta Leona Hotel offers the best of both worlds: lush tropical forests and pristine white sand beaches, bordered with palm-trees, being washed by the crystal blue waters of the Pacific.
Punta Leona Hotel offers visitors a different and personalized option to experience your vacations combining the peace offered by the environment facilities with entertainment, recreation, comfort and architecture in harmony with nature around you.
Amidst the natural wonders and trails, guests also may choose from a myriad of Punta Leona Hotel activities such as a game of volleyball, tennis or basketball, exercise in the fitness facility, take some water aerobics or learn to dance the Latin rhythms of Salsa and Merengue. For the more adventurous, Punta Leona Hotel offers some of the finest Sport Fishing tours directly from the hotel to some of the best fishing areas. There are also some water sports, such as boogie boarding through the rolling ocean waves or snorkeling, where you may come face to face with colorful exotic tropical fish. Guests can also find a canopy tour within the resort, take a visit to the butterfly farm or go horseback riding into the mountains. Those searching for something a bit more relaxing can bask in one of the three pools or wade in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean. There are also special children’s activities, and golfers will be happy to know that there is a champion golf course nearby awaiting their swing.
Hotel Punta Leona offers 3 different restaurants and 2 snack bars or light food restaurants, each one with a unique atmosphere that range from the romantic up to the natural, cozy or casual. The Leon Marino Restaurant, located next to the pool offers snacks or light food. The Carabelas Restaurant, at Selvamar area, serves International and Costa Rican buffet style food located in a beautiful forest surrounding. The Playa Blanca Snack, located next to the amazing white beach of “Playa Blanca”, prepares snacks and international food.
Punta Leona Hotel has three pools, lighted tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, children&s play area, amphitheater, bars, discotheque, mini market, souvenir shop, boutique, physician, 24 hour telephone, foreign currency exchange and reception services, business center with internet connection ASDL- high speed, WI-FI (Wireless Internet Access) for corporate events in the Conference Center (upon request), in-house shuttle transportation, tourist information desk for booking day tours to nearby sightseeing attractions and car rental (pick up and drop off at resort).
Punta Leona Hotel offers a wide variety of accommodations. All the rooms are surrounded by an exuberant rainforest and all accommodations have hot water, AC, TV and telephone. Following are the descriptions for each room:
Arenas apartment (Sleeps: 8 )
Equiped with 2 bedrooms with 2 double beds each one, 2 bathrooms, air conditioning in the bedroom and a fan in the living room, cable television, dining room, kitchen, fridge, fully equipped kitchenette, security box and a terrace with ocean view.
Arrecife apartments (Sleeps: 4 to 6)
Comfortable apartment with two bedrooms, one double bed in each bedroom, bathroom with hot shower, living room, breakfast table, equipped kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, rice cooker, fryer, frying pan, toaster (no electric stove), air conditioning in the bedrooms, fan ceiling in the common area, telephone, cable TV and Wi-Fi access ($ 3.00 per hour). This apartments are located in a safe, quite and Costa Rican style private residential, just 5 minutes from the Chapel. Lots of flora, easy access to white sand beaches and natural beauty at just a few minutes walk. For 6 people the apartment has two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two double beds.
Arrecife Master suite (Sleeps: 6 to 8 )
Comfortable apartment with three bedrooms, each bedroom has a double bed, 2 bathrooms with hot shower, living-dining room, fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, rice cooker, fryer, frying pan, toaster (no electric stove), air conditioning in the bedrooms, fan ceiling in the common area, telephone, cable TV, Wi-Fi access ($ 3.00 per hour). Master bedroom with walking closet and bathroom. For 8 people the apartment has three bedrooms, two bedrooms with one double bed each and one with two double beds.
Studio apartment (Sleeps: 4)
Comfortable apartment with two double beds, mini refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, air conditioning, telephone, cable TV, Wi-Fi access ($ 3.00 per hour) and a bathroom.
Condominium Bella Leona (Sleeps: 6)
Condominiums with 2 bedrooms, kitchen, private balcony, private under roof parking for one car, living and dinning room. The main bedroom has a King size bed and the second bedroom has a double or a 2 twin beds, also with a full sofa bed in the living room. All condominiums are equipped with hair dryer, a 32” flat screen TV in the living room and a 20” flat screen TV in each bedroom. The kitchen has stove microwave, refrigerator and kitchen appliances.
Double Chalet Apartment (Sleeps: 8 )
Equipment with two bedrooms with two double beds in each, living area, dining area, fully equipped kitchenette, microwave oven, BBQ area, one and two bathrooms, hot water, air conditioning, cable TV, telephone and safety deposit box. This Chalets are located 5 minutes walk from our gold sand beach and the center of the hotel complex.
One Bedroom Chalet (Sleeps: 4)
One bedroom with two double beds The apartment has fully equipped kitchenette, dining area, living room, private bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, cable TV, telephone and safety deposit box. This Chalets are located 5 minutes walk from our gold sand beach and the center of the hotel complex.
Leonamar Junior Suite (Sleeps: 4)
Equiped with one bedroom with one king bed or two twins, queen size wall bed in living room, one bathroom with bathtub, hot water, air conditioning, dining room, living room with 25″ color television with cable, complete kitchen with large stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, washer, dryer, safety deposit and ocean view.
Leonamar Deluxe Suite (Sleeps: 4)
Equiped with one bedroom with a king bed or 2 twins, queen size wall bed in living room, two bathrooms – one with bathtub, hot water, air conditioning, dining room, living room with 25″ television with cable, complete kitchen with large stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, washer, dryer, safety deposit box and private terrace with ocean view.
Leonamar Senior Suite (Sleeps: 6)
Equipment with two bedrooms with a king bed or 2 twins in each, queen size wall bed in living room, two bathrooms – bathrooms one with bathtub, hot water, air conditioning, dining room, living room with 25″ television with cable, complete kitchen with large stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, washer, dryer, safety deposit box and private terrace with ocean view.
Selvamar Standard Room (Sleeps: 3)
Separate unit room with two double beds, private bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, cable TV, mini-fridge, telephone and safety deposit box. All of them are surrounded by lush tropical rain forest. Located 5-10 minutes walk or 2 minute internal shuttle bus ride from our gold sand beach and the center of the resort complex.
Selvamar Superior (Sleeps: 3)
Comfortable and spacious newly refurbished rooms, distribute in separate unit rooms with a king size bed or 2 double beds, high ceilings, private bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, cable TV, mini-fridge, telephone and safety deposit box. Some of the Superior rooms have also a terrace with forest view but you must request it for an extra charge. The Selvamar Superior rooms are surrounded by lush tropical rain forest and are located 5 minutes walk or 2 minutes by internal shuttle bus ride from our gold sand beach and the center of the resort complex.
For Punta Leona Hotel and Club the commitment to the environment and the community is a priority, which is why they use a technology to reduce negative environmental impacts, worrying about preserving their natural resources, so it has earned the Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST in Spanish), awarded by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT in Spanish). In addition, the hotel also ensures the quality of the waters of its beaches with the Blue Flag program, granted by Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA).
Enjoy the pleasures of a perfect vacation and make your time in Costa Rica the adventure you are looking for. You will be swept away by the natural beauty experienced at the Punta Leona Hotel.
Getting to Punta Leona Hotel:
There are two different routes that you can choose from to get to Punta Leona. One Road is the newest and fastest way to drive to the Hotel. The second and curvier Road is a little longer but it offers a very unique view, passing by little towns where you can stop and visit.
Directions for the traditional way: From Juan Santamaria International Airport follow the highway towards north for about 10-15 minutes, until you see an exit for Jaco or Manuel Antonio. Take this exit and you will see a sign for Hotel Punta Leona. Continue following the signs to Hotel Punta Leona, Jaco and Quepos, as you go through the towns of Atenas, San Mateo, Orotina and Tarcoles. The hotel is located on the right hand side of the road, about 15 minutes after you pass over the Tarcoles River. You will see a big sign and the entrance gate on your right hand side. This route requires a total 1 1/2 to 2 hours from San Jose, depending on traffic.
Directions for the NEW CALDERA HIGHWAY (Route 27): From Juan Santamaria International Airport follow the highway towards San Jose and look for the Intel exit on your right. Continue through the town of Belen until you see the Panasonic Building on your left. Here yo have to turn left and drive for aprox. 5km on the Lindora-Belen road (South) until you get to an intersection. Take the exit to your right towards Guacima and Orotina. Go straight on this road, past 3 tolls, the last one is at Orotina. After this toll, make a right on the sign to Jacó, you will encounter the Tarcoles River bridge and Carara National Park, stay on that road for approximately 15 kilometers until you see the Punta Leona entrance on the right. This route requires a total of 1 hour from San Jose. Make sure you have change to pay the tolls, which is about c1,500 ($3).
Location: district: Tárcoles, canton: Garabito, province: Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Zone postal code: 61102.
GPS Coordinates: 9.711778,-84.635931 (9°42’42.40″N, 84°38’9.35″W)
Telephone: +(506) 2231-3131
Fax: +(506) 2232-0791
Toll-Free: (888) 301-9473
Address map: Click here to view directions from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), Alajuela, Costa Rica TO Punta Leona Hotel in Tarcoles, Puntarenas, Costa Rica at Google Maps