Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection 

Wild rainforest adventures and authentic flavours

Cut into the hillside on the Nicoya Peninsula, this eco-friendly hideaway comes with a host of free experiences.

This family-friendly hotel is wonderfully remote but has plenty of activities to keep you busy, most of which are included! Whether you’re keen to spot monkeys on a nature walk, have a go at making ceviche, experience the thrill of ziplining or go horse riding, each guest can enjoy up to four free activities each day. This ‘Authentic Costa Rica’ programme is a great way to make the most of the incredible setting, see wildlife and engage with the local culture.

Why we love Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection

  • A stunning infinity pool with ocean and rainforest views

  • Deluxe Rooms with a Jacuzzi, Casitas with a plunge pool and Family Villas with a pool

  • Incredible inclusions cover canopy ziplining, horseback riding, mangrove kayaking and yoga

  • Guided sunset hikes to a scenic viewpoint and moonlit hikes as nocturnal wildlife wakes up

5 stars
11 hours
300 hillside acres on the Nicoya Peninsula, just a 10-minute walk from the beach and the small village of Punta Islita
Approx. 4 hours' transfer from San José airport
Honeymoon, Villas



  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Sustainability
  • Children
  • Good to Know

Food is fresh, flavourful and beautifully presented. Enjoy tropical fruits, catch-of-the day and Costa Rican favourites at Alma restaurant or head down to Aura Beach Club for lunch and snacks – ceviche, seafood and brick-oven pizza – served until 6pm.

Alma Restaurant
The poolside Alma Restaurant offers dishes made from fresh local and regional ingredients, served under a palm-thatched roof. There is a focus on freshly caught seafood for dinner and a zero-kilometre menu.

Aura Club
Los Cocos Restaurant offers a casual setting for lunch with popular choices such as burgers, sandwiches, brick-oven pizza, salads and fresh seafood.

What's included

Breakfast at Alma Restaurant.

Indoor spa and beach spa

Hotel Punta Islita promotes planet-friendly, eco-friendly adventurous travel and supports wildlife conservation and reforestation. Over the last ten years they have financed the Ara Project which shelters and protects scarlet macaws and have worked with the Camaronal Wildlife Refuge Programme to help protect sea turtle eggs. The hotel is single-use plastic free, runs on 100% renewable electricity and offsets a portion of its carbon footprint.

Families will adore Los Cocos Beachfront Club which is set between tropical gardens and a secluded beach. Splash around in the family-friendly pool, enjoy the sea breeze and watch scarlet macaws in the trees.

Guests over 16 are welcome to use the infinity pool.

We recommend booking early for the activities to avoid disappointment.

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