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.
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Nayara Springs, La Fortuna/Arenal (Prices & Photos)
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 mini bar. 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.
Hotel Bosque del Mar, Playa Hermosa (Prices & Photos)
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 accessible throughout the property.
Andaz Resort, Papagayo Peninsula (Prices & Photos)
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. Overall, there are 132 rooms and 21 suites at the Andaz Resort. 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.
Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, Punta Islita (Prices & Photos)
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. Choose the resort’s honeymoon package for a four-day/three-night stay that includes daily breakfast, cocktails, seaside romantic dinner, 90-minute couple’s massages, and onsite activities. Packages are also available that include meal plans for extra convenience and to celebrate.
Makanda by the Sea Hotel, Manuel Antonio (Prices & Photos)
Couples can also stay at Makanda by the Sea Hotel for their honeymoons for a boutique hotel experience in an adults-only setting. Here you’ll enjoy two infinity pools, a huge Jacuzzi, high-end restaurant, private beach, and spa. Makanda offers a honeymoon package to help you enjoy a little romance in the beauty of nature. 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.
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Guanacaste (Prices & Photos)
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 couple’s massages and many other wellness treatments. Meanwhile, breakfast is offered starting at $15, and are numerous dining options onsite. Couples also enjoy spending time at Mansita Beach, the whirlpool, and the free-flowing outdoor pool with infinity edge while honeymooning here.
Latitude 10 Beachfront Resort, Puntarenas (Prices & Photos)
For a luxurious but unfussy place to spend your honeymoon, check out the Latitude 10 Beachfront Resort in Puntarenas. This St. Teresa-area resort has just five casitas in a boutique hotel atmosphere and is known for its perfect sunsets and romantic vibe. Choose the honeymoon package here for relaxation or adventure, with fun tours you can book to ride the waves or just enjoy some chill time together. The list of amenities for the rooms here includes candlelit turndown service, Wi-Fi, a minibar with local snacks and drinks, open-air bathrooms, hot showers, and organic toiletries. The Master Suite and Junior Suite are perfect for having a little more room to relax for your honeymoon here. Popular activities are yoga, cerviche making, and private beachfront dining.
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, Manuel Antonio (Prices & Photos)
The Tulemar Bungalows & Villas in Manuel Antonio also has a great honeymoon package to add a little romance to your Costa Rico trip. This includes a bottle of sparkling wine, gourmet chocolate, fresh brownies, flowers, candles, and incense. Here you can also hire a private chef to cook meals for two, relax with a private couple’s massage, or go paddleboarding in the moonlight along the coast. Overall, this resort has villas and bungalows that range from one to four bedrooms. Adventurous couples also enjoy taking surfing classes, going ziplining, and going whitewater rafting while staying here.
Los Altos Beach Resort, Manuel Antonio (Prices & Photos)
This resort also offers a beach getaway for newly married couples and honeymoon packages that include couple’s massages geared towards both luxury and adventure. The resort itself is on a quiet part of the mountain 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, cooking classes, and hiking trails nearby too.