All-inclusive adults-only resorts in Costa Rica

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Find your all-inclusive adults-only resort in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the best destinations for a worry-free vacation. Whether looking for an adventure-filled break or a tranquil getaway, this stunning country has it all.

With the Caribbean Sea on the one side and the Pacific Coast on the other, Costa Rica is full of tropical sand beaches, perfect for every nature- and ocean-centered activity. There is a variety of wildlife, and throughout the year, visitors can witness spectacles like birds migrating, the massive arrival of sea turtles, coral reefs, and many more unique natural occurrences.

Lastly, this is a land of volcanoes, rainforests, waterfalls, and other natural wonders, which offers you an abundance of extreme adrenaline activities and more relaxed ones to connect you with nature. 

Browse our list of the finest all-inclusive adults-only resorts in Costa Rica and choose your favorite accommodation now!

Best all-inclusive adults-only resorts in Costa Rica

Rancho Pacifico

Located in the rainforest with breathtaking ocean views and mountain breezes, this luxury boutique hotel is one of the only areas in Costa Rica where the mountains meet the sea.

You can choose to stay in a luxury villa with a private plunge pool, a rainforest treehouse with soaking tubs overlooking the ocean, or a modern suite with a private terrace. This adults-only hotel offers optional all-inclusive dining packages.

Pamper yourself in the award-winning spa, or hike to the waterfall and explore Corcovado and Marino Ballena National Parks. There is also an Adventure Package for adrenaline lovers, where you can choose from nature, land, water, or culture and wellness adventures.

Secrets Papagayo

This plush all-inclusive adult-only resort offers a perfect getaway on Arenilla beach in the Gulf of Papagayo. 

The suites are on the picturesque beachfront overlooking the Pacific Ocean and equipped with a private balcony or terrace. This intimate resort for couples provides its guests with luxurious spa services and endless fun activities in a tropical paradise.

You can stay at the resort and make a splash in the pool, try out the spa and fitness area, or go for endless activities, from scuba diving or mountain biking to exploring the beauty of Guanacaste mountains and tropical forests. Have fun at different theme nights, shows, and live performances in the evening.

Oxygen Jungle Villas & Spa

This boutique hotel for adults offers a uniquely intimate experience in the middle of the jungle and near pristine beaches.

Stay at the villas offers an immersive experience with ocean or jungle views. Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes from your private terrace and indulge in the hotel’s luxuries.

Rejuvenate in the spa and on the yoga deck, explore one of the many national parks nearby, or indulge in the award-winning indigenous cuisine prepared by the native chef. And to awaken your inner explorer, the hotel offers plenty of watersports, bird watching, horseback riding, and canopy tours.

Jardin del Eden Boutique Hotel

Jardin del Eden is located in the beautiful lush nature surrounded by flowers and palm trees.

This boutique hotel offers free breakfast and free dinner and features a private beach garden, plunge pool, and an oceanfront bar. Modern accommodations offer spacious rooms with ocean views and tropical gardens. In the gardens, there is an elegant outdoor dining area.

The province of Tamarindo offers plenty of air, water, and land excursions, as well as shops and restaurants. This is a perfect place to go surfing, sailing, or scuba diving. Visit the famous Arenal Volcano, take a canopy tour, or go to a professional golf course.

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Hotel Azul Ocean Club Beachfront

This beachfront boutique hotel is an all-inclusive paradise that will immerse you in nature and transform your vacation.

Luxurious villas and rooms with private entrances feature balconies or terraces with a view of the ocean or stunning gardens.

Situated right on the Playa Azul, this is a perfect place for a relaxing beach getaway or a group retreat. You can relax by the pool and experience wellness right by the beach. Use the yoga decks, discover exclusive restaurants and make use of work and lounging spaces, as well as the games tables. You may also enjoy the day trips and tours to the surrounding areas.

Azura Beach Resort

This upscale, all-inclusive resort on the golden coast, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, will let you experience the Pura Vida lifestyle.

Luxurious suites feature a swim-up to the river pool or private terraces with hot tubs overlooking the vistas of the Pacific ocean. Immerse yourself in the luxury dining and pampering experiences the resort offers.

Choose to relax or go for an adventure. Enjoy yourself to the fullest in the extended spa center or explore the lush area through one of the many activities: watersports, wildlife viewing, jungle tours, fishing, or ziplining. There is something for everyone.

Casa Chameleon Mal Pais

Located on the Nicoya Peninsula, this secluded romantic hotel awaits you to discover the jungle’s depths and the beach’s calmness.

Casa Chameleon Mal Pais is situated in one of the world’s seven Blue zones, between the two surf destinations: Santa Teresa to the north and the Cabo Blanco Nature Preserve to the south. It is perfect for those seeking adventures and cultural experiences in the middle of untouched nature.

The splendid villas feature intimate plunge pools overlooking the ocean and a terrace with an outdoor dining area. The hotel offers all-inclusive meal packages, on-site wellness treatments, as well as off-site adventures.

Occidental Papagayo

Situated on the west coast of Costa Rica, Occidental Papagayo Resort offers everything necessary for a relaxing but entertaining adult vacation.

Enjoy the view of the Guanacaste and Culebra Bay from your room and immerse yourself in one of the experiences, such as diving, kayaks, and cycling, or opt for relaxation in the outside gardens.

Have fun during the daily activities by the pool or at the beach, and during the night loosen up with the resort’s nightly entertainment.

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Kura Boutique Hotel

Escape into this upscale, contemporary-designed hideaway located in the jungle-covered hills.

Open-plan suites feature outside and inside private lounge areas and 180° rainforest and ocean views, and from the salt-water infinity pool you can observe the unique scenery and watch breathtaking sunsets.

In this area, named “one of the most biologically intense regions on earth by National Geographic, you can explore Nayuaca waterfalls or one of the seven beaches of Uvita, go paddleboarding, snorkeling, horseback riding, and much more.

Nayara Springs

Situated in the middle of the rainforest, this wondrous resort will let you experience the authentic Costa Rican flora and fauna. With a focus on sustainability and the preservation of the environment, Nayara Springs Resort is committed to conserving the natural surroundings and their guests are up to a truly unique experience.

The luxurious, jungle-wrapped villas feature a private pool fed by natural mineral hot springs, a terrace, and an expansive private garden.

You can unwind at their open-air spa that uses locally-grown organic ingredients or explore the adventurous side through one of the many adrenaline or cultural activities.

Los Altos de Eros

This hidden luxury oasis located in the heart of the Guanacaste province offers a perfect mix of a private getaway and exciting adventures.

The rooms feature a private terrace with front-row seats to stunning Costa Rica views. As a guest of the hotel, you have access to an infinity pool, fitness center, yoga shala, infrared sauna, and jungle canopy net.

Rejuvenate in the spa nestled in the jungle overlooking the ocean. This is a perfect place to host your customized retreat or spend a romantic getaway.

For us, one of the best adults-only in Costa Rica.

Issimo Suites

Located in Manuel Antonio, this 5-star Boutique Hotel presents you with a unique blend of relaxation and privacy surrounded by nature.

It is a family-owned hotel with one of the best views in the area. All suites feature a private balcony, luxurious hot tubs,  and sunset and jungle views.

Immerse yourself in one of the endless experiences that the area has to offer. Just a short walk away there are three stunning beaches: Playa Beisanz (a semi-public beach), Hidden Rocky Beach (access only through a few hotel properties), and Secret Beach (secret access from Issimo Suites).

Three Sixty Boutique Hotel

Three Sixty Boutique Hotel is located on the South West coast of Costa Rica. This area combines the coastline, islands, beaches, mountains, and rainforest. 

The astonishing views of nature surround the villas. The whole concept of Three Sixty is to define complete perfection and you can enjoy the breathtaking vistas from a gourmet restaurant, infinity pool, or the comfort of your own balcony.

Rejuvenate in the spa and fitness center, yoga deck, or 720 meters of Nature Trails. In the area, you can visit Nauyaca Waterfalls, explore the jungle, go whale and dolphin watching, kayaking, surfing, skydiving, and much more.

Makanda by The Sea

Stay at this gorgeous upscale hotel for adults surrounded by lush rainforest, rich wildlife, and amazing landscapes of the Pacific coast.

The suites offer private balconies overlooking the ocean. Enjoy the pool and the poolside bar, or visit the romantic beaches with turquoise water just a short walk away.

In your free time, you can choose to explore Manuel Antonio Natural Park, the Damas Island, go on a waterfalls tour, hike over the hanging bridges, go parasailing, or even go on the jungle night tour.

Hotel Banana Azul

Hotel Banana Azul is a perfect place if you’re looking for an authentic Caribbean vacation.

The hotel is surrounded by tropical gardens, a pool, and an ocean view. You can choose between the Private Garden Villas, different-styled rooms, and suites. Some of the features include ocean or garden views, a private plunge pool, a terrace, or a patio with a fish pond.

Experience the process of making chocolate through the Chocolate Forest hike, or go for Caribbean water adventures and expeditions.

Gaia Hotel & Reserve

This 5-star adults-only hotel and nature reserve was designed for privacy, tucked away in 15 acres of pristine jungle. It is perfect for experiencing a tropical luxurious getaway in an exotic location.

The suites feature terraces that offer breathtaking views of wild surroundings and the hotel’s sky lounge is a perfect place for sunset watching, with a 360-degree panoramic view of the central Pacific.

The signature landmark in the area is the Manuel Antonio National Park, with astonishing rainforest, white-sand beaches, and impressive wildlife. Choose between many tours in the area: from chocolate, coffee and spices tour, to reserve hikes or white water rafting.

Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas

Located in Playa Flamingo, a few steps from Danta Beach, Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas provides everything needed for a perfect vacation.

The resort offers multiple elegant villas situated by the hills, overlooking either the Guanacaste Coast or the Catalinas Islands. They are equipped with private, salt water plunge pools and a private terrace.

Embark on epic adventures: you can choose between many land and water experiences, and even make your own itinerary. Immerse yourself in a relaxing world of Costa Rican wellness in a beautiful spa with a local touch.

La Maison Blanche

Tucked away near the mountains and close to the marvelous beaches, this is a perfect location for this more budget-friendly accommodation.

La Maison Blanche vacation house is situated within 15 minutes walk of the center of Manuel Antonio and a 10 minutes drive from Playas Gemelas. La Maison Blanche features an outdoor swimming pool with an ocean view and a terrace.

Visit the fabulous Manuel Antonio National Park, a blend between wild jungle and white sand beaches, and observe breathtaking nature and wildlife.

More all-inclusive adults-only resorts near Costa Rica


  • Which is the best all-inclusive adults-only resort in Costa Rica?

    Secrets Papagayo is the best all-inclusive adults-only resort in Costa Rica. The resort has it all: the beach, a beautiful landscape, a spa, and a pool. Secrets Papagayo also offers endless day and evening activities, both on- and off-site.

  • Which all-inclusive adults-only resorts in Costa Rica feature an on-site spa?

    Secrets Papagayo, Nayara Springs, Rancho Pacifico, Jardin del Eden, Kura, Oxygen Jungle, Azura, Three Sixty, Makanda by the Sea, Casa Chameleon Mal Pais, Gaia, Losa Altos de Eros, Issimo and Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas all feature an on-site spa.

  • Which is the most luxurious all-inclusive adults-only resort in Costa Rica?

    With multiple rewards and accolades, Gaia Hotel and Nature Reserve is the most luxurious all-inclusive adults-only resort in Costa Rica. In 2022 it has been named a World's Leading Green Hotel.

  • Which is the most affordable all-inclusive adults-only resort in Costa Rica?

    Occidental Papagayo is the most affordable all-inclusive adults-only resort in Costa Rica.

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