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About Costa Rica Hotel Index
The hotels featured in this section have been selected by Costa Rica Expeditions based upon 22 years of experience in arranging vacations for the most sophisticated and demanding travelers to Costa Rica.

None of the hotels on this site have paid to be included. They have all been selected because, over the years, they have proven to be the best of their kind, dedicated to the highest levels of service and guest satisfaction.

Tortuga lodge & gardens, "best family lodge" travel and leisure
Tortuga Lodge
Recently remodeled and expanded, with an award-winning pool. Travel & Leisure Family says this about the Lodge: "Owned by Costa Rica Expeditions, one of the country's best outfitters, Tortuga Lodge offers amazing wildlife viewing. Watch iguanas dive into lagoons and ogle the glowing eyes of crocodiles at night." (April 2005)
Monte verde lodge & gardens
Monteverde Lodge
Located at 4,600 ft. near the world's best known mid-elevation cloud forest. Guests will appreciate spacious rooms with picture windows, and the setting amid beautifully landscaped gardens. Owned by Costa Rica Expeditions, the Costa Rica Handbook (1999) says: "...Monteverde Lodge is (the area's) most outstanding hotel and also a good bargain."
San José
grano de oro hotel, costa rica
Grano de Oro
Located in San José on a quiet street near many restaurants, theaters and shops; an easy walk to the city center. Guests will appreciate the charm of a stately mansion built at the turn of the century combined with the comforts of modern amenities and excellent service. The hotel also has one of the San Jose's best restaurants.
South Pacific
cristal ballena hotel costa rica
Cristal Ballena
Just south of Manuel Antonio and near Ballena Marine Natl Park, where Humpbacks breed during the months of Feb. and March. Rooms have a 180-degree view of Bahia Ballena (Whale Bay) and feature private balconies. Snorkeling/scuba, kayaking, turtle observation (best in Sept. and Oct.), hiking, horseback, ultralight and boat tours are some of the activities available.
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