06 Sep Costa Rica: the Best Honeymoon Resorts
Costa Rica is quickly becoming one of the more popular honeymoon destinations for couples. The biggest draw to the country is it’s stunning natural beauty. In addition, Costa Rica is known for their laid-back culture, with a lifestyle they call “pura vida”, meaning pure life. It is the perfect destination to unwind and take it all in after the whirlwind of a wedding.
Although Costa Rica is a relatively small country, if has so much to explore. The capital city of San José is a great place to start or end your trip. Here you’ll find local cultural attractions like historic landmarks and museums. Many day trips pick you up in San José, including a day trip to the famed Arenal Volcano, located in the central northern region of the country. You can also opt to stay nearer to the famed Volcano in the small town of La Fortuna de San Carlos. Here you’ll find many boutique hotels offering therapeutic thermal hot springs and spas.
Guanacaste is another great option for honeymooners. Located on the Pacific side of the country, this long peninsula has some of Costa Rica’s most stunning beaches. In addition, this is where you will find most of the all-inclusive resorts. It is also a popular spot for surfing.
Let’s take a look at some of the best resorts for honeymooners in the magical country of Costa Rica.
Guanacaste Honeymoon Resorts
Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica – Unlimited Luxury
Secrets Papagayo is a gorgeous five-star, all-inclusive resort in the Gauanacaste region. This adults-only property is tranquil and intimate – perfect for honeymooners. One unique thing many guests love about this resort is it’s black volcanic sand beach. The property is surrounded by lush hills and mountains, so you can enjoy the natural scenery and get some R&R. Our Enchanted Travel honeymoon specialist Mandi Schlautman stayed here last summer, so contact us at 402-390-9291 to speak to her about this property directly.
The Occidental Papagayo hotel is a fantastic adults-only experience in the Gulf of Papagayo on the stunning west coast of Costa Rica. Guests can enjoy both the comfort of the All-Inclusive program and the exotic surroundings of the resort’s location. To enjoy Guanacaste and Culebra Bay even more, make the most of activities such as diving, cycling, guided tours, or kayaks. The hotel provides an array of restaurants, including 2 international à la carte restaurants and a buffet with international food. In addition, the hotel has a fantastic snack bar and a great lobby bar with excellent views. Tranquil pools and lush gardens surround the property, making it easy to relax and enjoy one another.
The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal
Spread across a lush landscape of tropical green, this stunning all-inclusive resort fronts one of the finest beaches in Costa Rica and offers a luxurious retreat for honeymooners. Although this option is not adults-only, it is a very luxurious five-start property.Here you’ll find a wide variety of bars, lounges and restaurants. In addition, they have a great spa and an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. on the property.
Arenal Volcano/La Fortuna Honeymoon Resorts
Hotel Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa – European Plan
Hotel Arenal Kioro is a four-star resort in the La Fortuna area of Costa Rica, near the Arenal Volcano. The hotel is a mix of modern amenities and rich, natural beauty. Views from nearly every corner are absolutely stunning. Here you’ll find eight different pools made from the natural hot springs which surround the property. In addition, the resort has a great spa where honeymooners can enjoy a relaxing couples massage. There is also a golf course located within 1 mile of the resort, and of course it is near the famed Arenal Volcano which you absolutely must see if you stay in this area.
Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
This 4.5-star resort is nestled Costa Rica’s gorgeous tropical rainforests. It offers a truly magical setting at the base of the Arenal Volcano. The resort´s unique healing thermal mineral spring river emerges from the volcanic Earth, forming Costa Rica´s largest network of naturally flowing hot springs. Explore Shangri-La Gardens, the perfect hideaway (exclusively for our hotel guests over 18 years of age), delight your senses with world-class cuisine inspired by local fares, or experience a memorable spa treatment in an open air bungalow.
Call us today at 402-390-9291 to talk to one of our Honeymoon Specialists. You can also get started here.