Aguila de Osa Inn Hotel, belonging to the Greentique Hotels chain in Costa Rica, is located in Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, situated on a high bluff overlooking the Aguitas river with panoramic views of Drake Bay. The hotel has 2 suites and 11 deluxe rooms, all of which feature large Italian tiled bathrooms, cathedral style ceilings, hot water, ceiling fans, hand crafted decor, in addition to drinkable well water that is UV treated with a micro-filtered system and 24 hour electricity. The rooms are separated into three distinct clusters, each offering spectacular views of the lush, tropical jungle that surrounds the hotel. Resting high above the water’s edge, the rooms are open and spacious; with mesh windows to ensure a tropical breeze to pass through your room.
In Aguila de Osa Inn Hotel, your dining experience will be set in a tropical atmosphere with ocean views. Its distinctive gourmet cuisine, is created with a uniquely tropical flair; fresh seafood from our boats, pasta, sushi, vegetables and luscious tropical fruits, prepared with simplicity and originality.
Also, the hotel has a variety of daily and nightly tours, designed to help you enjoy and maximize your time while at the hotel. The excursions range from short, low impact birding tours to full day hikes.
Among Osa Peninsula’s delights are its remoteness and undeveloped, primitive state. Accessible only by boat, the Drake Bay area is free of roads, cars, and even electricity (the hotel supply their own power 24 hours a day). Reaching out into the Pacific Ocean along the southwest coast, the Osa Peninsula is undoubtedly a priceless natural treasure with an abundance of tropical plants, mammals, insects and over 350 species of birds. It was once described by National Geographic as one of the most biologically intense places on earth. Encompassing Corcovado National Park and Caño Island Biological Reserve, two of Costa Rica’s most prized protected areas.
Location: Drake Bay at the Osa Peninsula, district: Sierpe, canton: Osa, province: Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Zone postal code: 60503.
GPS Coordinates: 8.694314,-83.673272 (8°41’39.53″N, 83°40’23.78″W)
Sierpe GPS Coordinates: 8.8598,-83.4708 (8°51’35.28″N, 83°28’14.88″W)
Telephone: +(506) 2296-2190
Hotel direct number: +(506) 8840-2929
Fax: +(506) 2232-7722
Web Site: www.aguiladeosainn.com
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Si Como No Resort Spa and Wildlife Refuge is a central-Pacific coast resort in the jungle-covered hills just above Manuel Antonio National Park. It’s barefoot luxury with a “Pura Vida” vibe, is perfect for families and couples who love the beach, tropical adventures, spa, pools, superb dinning and four-star accommodations.
Since 1992, Si Como No Hotel has been a shining example of the global eco-tourism movement. As such, the hotel is a unique blend of the country’s incredible bio-diversity and the deeply-rooted cultural values of the Costa Rican people. An active member of many planet-saving conservation programs, the Si Como No Hotel practices what has come to be called “sustainable hospitality.”
The hotel strikes the perfect balance of design and comfort, connecting you with the surrounding tropical forest of Manuel Antonio and the essence of the spirit of Costa Rica. This award-winning eco-design nature resort and spa offers its guest its own signature version of “barefoot luxury”. Panoramic views are yours to enjoy from beautiful balconies looking down from the most idyllic hilltop in the area.
Its 58 rooms are literally contoured into the jungle hillside across the ten acres property. What immediately strikes you about the rooms is just how much you become a part of this exotic environment and how comfortable being this close to nature can be. Each spacious room has well-appointed bathrooms, fully stocked mini-bars, direct dial telephones, Wi-Fi Internet, with energy efficient lights and air conditioning, most with private balconies. But what stands out the most is the hotel’s ability to immerse you in a Costa Rica experience born of the surrounding habitat. You are in the jungle, but you are completely comfortable.
The poolside experience at Si Como No Hotel, offers the very best in swimming, sun and service. Sun decks and the shaded rancho area command spectacular jungle and ocean views. There’s an adult pool and a family pool with a terrific waterslide for guests of all ages. Both pools have swim up bars, Jacuzzis, towel service and pool side dining. The hotel also offers 2 restaurants, the Claro Que Si Seafood Restaurant, located next to the new pool and swim up bar Boca Bar Mogotes, and the Rico Tico Bar & Grill Restaurant, a casual outdoor dining surrounded by jungle gardens and graced with breathtaking jungle and ocean views.
Enjoy nearby beaches, Manuel Antonio National Park and the hotel’s private Wildlife Refuge and Butterfly Atrium, adjacent to the property. Renowned for warm, friendly service, guests can choose from two excellent restaurants, guided nature walks and adventure tours plus shopping, fabulous nightlife, the hotels own private cinema up to 46 people, and of course, the magnificent Serenity Spa, where you can release all your senses and refresh your soul with the purest atmosphere I’ve ever heard. And for Costa Rica weddings and honeymoons, this is where life memories are made, one tropical sunset at a time.
Location: in Manuel Antonio, district: Quepos, canton: Aguirre, in the province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Zone postal code: 60601.
GPS Coordinates: 9.404194,-84.155064 (9°24’15.10″N, 84°9’18.23″”W)
Toll Free: 1-888-742-6667
Direct Hotel Telephone: + (506) 2777-0777 (Dial 011 first if calling from the U.S.)
Direct Hotel Fax: + (506) 2777-1093 (Dial 011 frist if calling from U.S.)
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Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Spa is a 75-acre boutique hotel, part of the Greentique Hotels™ Nature Resorts in Costa Rica, surrounded by the spectacular Los Angeles Private Biological Reserve, located just one hour from San Jose International Airport.
At Villa Blanca, comfort goes hand-in-hand with conservation. The philosophy behind Green Hotels management is to combine country-style hospitality with a profound respect for the natural surroundings. Clients from around the world come to Villa Blanca to soak in the charming ambiance, to experience the authentic Central American flavor and to explore the most bio-diverse ecosystem on the planet.
The Villa Blanca experience begins with the unique personality of your private accommodations. There are 35 casitas to choose from, including 5 romantic Honeymoon Casitas, each with custom queen or twin size beds, whirlpool bathtub and separate shower enclosure, living room with fireplace, sofa, stocked mini-bar with coffee maker and a garden porch or terrace with breathtaking views of pristine tropical cloud forest.
On the main hilltop is the Hacienda House, the centerpiece of the hotel. Here you can enjoy fresh baked breads and pastries at El Cafe del Bosque. Guests can also play a game of chess or billiards in El Mirador de Los Angeles Salon, watch a movie at Villa Blanca private movie theater, or delight with our authentic Costa Rican cuisine at restaurant El Sendero while appreciating the awe-inspiring views of majestic Arenal Volcano.
If you are coming to Costa Rica for relaxation, Villa Blanca is without doubt the right choice. The hotel spa facilities are world-class. And the beauty of the Los Angeles Cloud Forest Private Reserve that surrounds the property provides the perfect setting for inner peace and tranquility.
Location: in Los Angeles of San Ramon, district: Los Ángeles, canton: San Ramón, province: Alajuela, Costa Rica. Zone postal code: 20208.
Hotel entrance GPS Coordinates: 10.149083,-84.485575 (10°08’56.70″N, 84°29’08.07″W)
Toll Free: 1 (877) 256-8399 / 1 (877) Cloud99
Telephone: (506) 2401-3800 – Dial 011 first when calling from the U.S.
Fax: (506) 2461-0302
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