Punta Islita
Punta Islita

Punta Islita

A luxury travel destination on the Costa Rican coast line, Punta Islita gives you a romantic sanctuary for you to enjoy with you partner, in true Caribbean style.
Province: Guanacaste


Punta Islita is a resort town on the West side of Costa Rica facing the Pacific Ocean. A famed romantic travel hot spot, it gives you the luxury and tranquillity you need when holidaying with your partner. With remote beaches and secluded hideaways, with stunning sceneries, this natural coastline is a beautiful place to get comfortable and unwind. Nestled in a corner of the Nicoya Peninsular, this artistic town attract many near and far to a spectacular Caribbean getaway, ideal for honeymooners and newlyweds. Separated from the rest of the area by volcanic rock formations, this beach stretches for miles curving into a cove that connects to two small estuaries. 

Home to some of the best hotels of Costa Rica and a variety of comfortable accommodations, ranging from minimalistic boutiques to luxury hotels, all forms of accommodation offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding areas. Indulge in a selection of water activities such as swimming, diving and world-class surfing at the nearby Playa Camaronal. A few miles off, you get a change to enjoy an ocean kayaking experience where you can paddle to Isla Chora for some snorkeling and beach relaxation off the coast of Sámara. Or go horseback riding at the coast, hiking in the nearby hills, and catch a chance to unwind at some of the luxurious spas. Wander through the tropical jungles or verdant valley, enjoying the exotic the flora and fauna. The warm and tropical climate will have you coming here every year to enjoy Punta Islita’s beautiful beaches and natural beauty. 

This town is famed for the Hotel Punta Islita, one of the country’s most exclusive, luxurious resorts, popular with honeymooners and romantics of any age, which gives panoramic views of the beautiful beach and the ocean the stretches beyond. Punta Islita is known for its museums and local arts and crafts shops, so don’t forget to drop by the local souvenir shops and check out some of the intricate and colour local handicrafts and artworks. With a thriving artistic community, and with the help of renowned Costa Rican artists, the town has been converted into a mega gallery with almost all the buildings being galleries, workshops, or works of art in themselves. Museo Islita is an open-air contemporary art museum, the only one in the country, and is a treasure trove of art displayed in a gallery and throughout the entire village. It showcases one-of-a-kind textile prints, folk-art paintings on wood, jewellery, and objects made from recycled materials.


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