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17 Most Romantic Costa Rica Honeymoon Resorts

There are so many wonderful places to plan your honeymoon after saying “I do,” and Costa Rica is always at the top of that list. This Central American destination is ideal for adventure-loving couples who enjoy being active and experiencing the outdoors and want to experience an alluring beachside getaway. It is also a great pick for nature-loving couples who want to experience wildlife in a natural habitat. For romance, fun, and lots of amazing Costa Rican cuisine nearby, here are the most romantic Costa Rica honeymoon resorts for your post-wedding excursion.

Nayara Springs, La Fortuna/Arenal Nayara Springs, La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Nayara Springs, La Fortuna/Arenal

One of the honeymoon resorts that we love in Costa Rica is Nayara Springs, an adults-only and intimate oasis in paradise. It has been voted one of the most romantic hotels in the world and offers secluded villas in the rainforest. Honeymooning couples will enjoy daily yoga classes, a la carte or in-room breakfasts, complimentary laundry, and the minibar. Nayara Springs has two pools, including a lap pool and swim-up bar, a great spa for treatments, and three of the top restaurants in Arenal. You can also access exciting tours right from the resort to see the Mystic Hanging Bridges, Arenal Volcano, Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, hot springs, waterfalls, and other top attractions.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only secluded villas in rainforest

  • Daily yoga classes and on-site spa

  • Two pools and swim-up bar

Hotel Bosque del Mar, Playa Hermosa Playa Hermosa at Bosque Del Mar
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Hotel Bosque del Mar, Playa Hermosa

Honeymooners also enjoy staying at Hotel Bosque del Mar in Playa Hermosa for a post-wedding trip to Costa Rica. The all-suite hotel offers luxury suites with furnished terraces and ocean views, while upgraded options also included full kitchens and open-air whirlpool tubs. You’ll find plenty of mountain and ocean tour activities available as well as easy access to the island’s top attractions, and couples can also dine and drink at the Niromi Restaurant and Lounge Bar on site. There is a pool and Jacuzzi area for couples to enjoy, and Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the property.

Key Amenities:

  • All-suite hotel with furnished terraces and ocean views

  • Mountain and ocean tours on-site

  • Jungle-style gardens, pool and beach access

Andaz Resort, Papagayo Peninsula Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo
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Andaz Resort, Papagayo Peninsula

One of the best beachfront accommodations in Costa Rica, Andaz Resort is also a romantic resort for couples on their honeymoons in Guanacaste. It’s located on a 1,400-acre private peninsula and offers beachfront dining, four restaurants, and live music. Meanwhile, the Onda Spa here has six indoor and three outdoor treatment suites. There’s an adults-only pool here for couples and also a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary use of kayaks, electric bikes, snorkel gear, and stand-up paddleboards. There is 24-hour room service available for romantic meals and spacious suites to enjoy them in for your honeymoon, such as the Andaz Large Suite and Andaz Bay View Suite.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront on private peninsula

  • On-site spa with indoor and outdoor treatment suites

  • Adults-only pool and free kayaks, bikes, snorkel gear and stand-up paddleboards

Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, Punta Islita Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection
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Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, Punta Islita

The Hotel Punta Islita is another favorite pick among honeymooning couples because of all the complimentary hotel-led activities to choose from, including cooking classes, art sessions, and horseback riding. You’ll both enjoy amazing ocean views from the resort’s infinity pool that is on the top terrace and adjacent to the Pacifico Restaurant. Packages are also available that include meal plans, spa treatments and transportation for extra convenience and to celebrate.

Key Amenities:

  • Free eco-adventures and cultural experiences

  • Infinity pool on top terrace

  • Packages with extras like meals, spa treatments and transportation

Makanda by the Sea Hotel, Manuel Antonio Makanda by the Sea Hotel
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Makanda by the Sea Hotel, Manuel Antonio

Couples can also stay at Makanda by the Sea Hotel for their honeymoons for a boutique hotel experience in an adult-only setting. Here you’ll enjoy two infinity pools, a huge Jacuzzi, high-end restaurant, private beach, and spa. Honeymoon suites are available here with their own private pool or Jacuzzi. Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the mornings, savor amazing cuisine at the Arbol Restaurant, and indulge in treatments at the spa.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only with honeymoon suites and villas

  • Two infinity pools, Jacuzzi and private beach

  • On-site spa

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Guanacaste JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
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JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Guanacaste

This Marriott hotel in Guanacaste is also a top pick for honeymooning couples looking for luxury. You’ll be right by gorgeous beaches, natural gardens, and an 18-hole golf course here. The onsite spa offers couples’ massages and many other wellness treatments. Meanwhile, there are numerous dining options onsite. Couples also enjoy spending time at Mansita Beach, the whirlpool, and the free-flowing outdoor pool with an infinity edge while honeymooning here.

Key Amenities:

  • 18-hole golf course and on-site spa

  • Beaches and natural gardens

  • Free-flowing outdoor pool and whirlpool

Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, Manuel Antonio Villa Perezoso at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, Manuel Antonio

The Tulemar Bungalows & Villas in Manuel Antonio is the sister operation of the Tulemar Resort Hotel, meaning guests have access to all amenities, including the famous Tulemar Gardens. At Tulemar Bungalows and Villas, you have access to the only exclusive sandy beach in the region, as well as four pools. You can also hire a private chef to cook meals for two, relax with a private couples massage, or go paddleboarding in the moonlight along the coast. Overall, this resort has villas and bungalows that range from one to four bedrooms with private terraces. Adventurous couples also enjoy taking surfing classes, going ziplining, and going whitewater rafting while staying here.

Key Amenities:

  • Villas, bungalows, casas and studios with private terraces

  • Exclusive sandy beach and four pools

  • Access to Tulemar Resort amenities

Los Altos Beach Resort, Manuel Antonio Los Altos Beach Resort
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Los Altos Beach Resort, Manuel Antonio

This resort also offers a beach getaway for newly married couples and honeymoon packages geared towards both luxury and adventure. The resort itself is on a quiet part of the mountain in a private nature reserve along the ocean, offering a tranquil vibe that’s just what you need to recharge after your wedding. Couples staying here will enjoy the infinity pool, exclusive beach, Karolas Restaurant, Thai and sushi restaurants, on-site spa, cooking classes, and hiking trails with wildlife nearby too.

Key Amenities:

  • Private nature reserve

  • Infinity pool and exclusive beach

  • On-site spa

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Papagayo, Playa Hermosa Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo
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Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Papagayo, Playa Hermosa

This Four Seasons Resort is a coastal retreat with eco-luxury touches and excellent access to nature and adventure. It is a five-star resort that is ideal for couples and has accommodation options that include a five-bedroom estate at Prieta Bay and a three-bedroom canopy villa. This is a popular resort in Costa Rica because of the spa, golf, and wedding venue. The private retreats here offer an elevated vacation experience, complimentary butler service, private wellness classes, poolside barbecues, and other fun perks. Many culinary experiences await you here, plus personal chefs, kayaks, catamarans, and pool cabanas.

Key Amenities:

  • On-site spa and golf course

  • Private wellness classes

  • Complimentary butler service

Rancho Pacifico, Uvita Rancho Pacifico
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Rancho Pacifico, Uvita

The Rancho Pacifico is a boutique hotel just for adults that has an award-winning spa and world-class dining. It is a romantic option in Costa Rica and a place where you can enjoy a honeymoon or romantic getaway. There are even all-inclusive honeymoon packages available that take advantage of the many wellness offerings here, including daily yoga and therapeutic massages. You can get active in the surrounding area at Corcovado and Marino Ballena National Parks. This is an eco-friendly resort with modern suites, luxury villas, and rainforest treehouses for your stay.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only resort with suites, villas and rainforest treehouses

  • Award-winning spa and daily yoga

  • All-inclusive honeymoon packages available

Origins Luxury Lodge, Upala Origins Luxury Lodge, Upala
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Origins Luxury Lodge, Upala

The Origins Luxury Lodge is a romantic place to stay in Costa Rica and a favorite spot among traveling couples. You’ll enjoy gastronomical artworks with locally grown ingredients and created by masterful chefs during your stay. There is a unique wellness program offered onsite at this resort that is perched high on a mountainside. The lodges have handcrafted canopy beds and offer 180-degree views while you enjoy a sunset soak in a fire-heated bath together on the terrace. Check out the honeymoon package or B&B package at the hotel to get special perks during your stay.

Key Amenities:

  • Wellness program with spa treatments and yoga

  • Lodges with canopy beds and fire-heated baths on terrace

  • Inclusive packages for honeymooners or couples

Tango Mar, Péninsule de Nicoya Tango Mar, Péninsule de Nicoya
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Tango Mar, Péninsule de Nicoya

The Tango Mar resort offers a beachfront boutique hotel and villas that are perfect for a romantic getaway. This is a spa resort with a gourmet restaurant, seaside bar, yoga studio, and golf course. It has rooms, suites, and villas available. You and your partner can book massages, facials, and package deals at the onsite spa. Then play a game of golf together on the nine-hole par-3 and par-4 executive golf course to get outside and active. There are also many tours that you can book for your romantic trip, such as horseback riding, boating, ATVing, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, and mountain biking.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront hotel with rooms, suites and villas

  • On-site spa, pools, golf course and yoga studio

  • Tours available to be booked through hotel

Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa, La Fortuna Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa
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Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa, La Fortuna

For a natural hot springs-themed vacation with the one you love, book a room at the Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa. It offers the healing waters of nature and a spa where you can rejuvenate yourselves as a couple. Here you’ll find the largest network of naturally flowing thermal mineral springs in Arenal’s private rainforest reserve. The resort is located in the northern region of Costa Rica and at the base of the Arenal Volcano. The river pools have temperatures ranging from 72 to 105 degrees, and overnight guests have complimentary access to all of the pools plus the adults-only hideaway of Shangri-La Gardens.

Key Amenities:

  • Mineral springs and spa in private rainforest reserve at base of Arenal Volcano

  • Complimentary river pool access for guests

  • Adults-only hideaway Shangri-La Gardens

Arenas Del Mar, Quepos Arenas Del Mar
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Arenas Del Mar, Quepos

Arenas Del Mar is the only luxury resort in Manuel Antonio and is located right on the beach. It’s a great place for a romantic trip because of the easy access and the national park right at your doorstep. The resort is located on an 11-acre piece of beachfront property and has access to two beautiful beaches, Playitas Beach and Espadilla Beach. You can see sloths and monkeys right at the resort and take complimentary yoga and exercise classes during your stay. Meanwhile, the Playitas Restaurant & Bar is a great place for tropical smoothies and cocktails, plus beachside BBQs and street food nights.

Key Amenities:

  • Access to two beaches and a national park

  • Two pools and wildlife right at resort

  • Complimentary yoga, fitness classes and wellness center

Casa Chameleon Hotel at Las Catalinas, Guanacaste Your own slice of hidden paradise
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Casa Chameleon Hotel at Las Catalinas, Guanacaste

For your stay in Guanacaste, consider booking accommodations at the Casa Chameleon. Here you’ll find private villas in a secluded paradise that is both adventurous and comfortable for couples. Each has its own saltwater plunge pool and ocean views. Rooms come with fully stocked minibars, complimentary Wi-Fi, organic toiletries, and private terraces. There’s a three-night “dive into romance” package that includes champagne, a couple’s massage, a chef’s tasting for two, and other perks.  

Key Amenities:

  • Private, secluded villas with saltwater plunge pool

  • Packages that include dining, accommodation, transfer and spa services

  • Pool, tours and activities available on-site

Jardin del Eden Boutique Hotel, Tamarindo Jardin del Eden Boutique Hotel, Tamarindo
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Jardin del Eden Boutique Hotel, Tamarindo

Enjoy your own tropical oasis of relaxation and privacy with a stay with your sweetheart at the Jardin del Eden Boutique Hotel. This is an adults-only hotel that is steps from the center of Tamarindo’s beach life. Your hotel rate includes a buffet breakfast and gourmet dinner each day. Some rooms have ocean-view balconies and terraces. Couples also enjoy the plunge pool, oceanfront bar, and tropical setting.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only hotel near Tamarindo city center

  • Buffet breakfast and gourmet dinner included

  • Private beach garden, plunge pool and oceanfront bar

Shana By The Beach, Manuel Antonio Feel like you're truly on vacation here
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Shana By The Beach, Manuel Antonio

Shana by the Beach offers spacious accommodations for couples and has an adults-only pool where you relax and cool off. The Shana Restaurant serves casual fine dining fare that is full of flavor, while the spa offers massage, body treatments, a gym, and pools. You can book adventure tours through this resort, such as river rafting, snorkeling, hot springs, and canopy tours. Traveling couples will also enjoy the resort’s live music and cinema nights for easy onsite entertainment.

Key Amenities:

  • Two pools, including an adults-only option

  • On-site spa and gym

  • Live music, cinema nights and tours available

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