Caribbean Resorts in Costa Rica

The Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica features virtually untouched beaches with clear blue, shallow waters as well as surrounding jungle terrain that teems with rare plants animals. These features have made the region a popular spot for eco-tourism, forming an excellent launching point for a variety of outdoor activities and expeditions. At Costa Rica's Caribbean resorts, enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds you with the comfort of beachside bungalows, swinging hammocks and top-notch tropical cuisine.

Shawandha Lodge

Shawandha Lodge is a small, rainforest resort located on the southern coast of Costa Rica, 6 kilometers from Puerto Viejo. The lodge describes itself as "neo-primitive," combining natural materials and eco-friendly practices with luxury level comfort. 14 distinct bungalows house guests either in the woods or by the beach. The structures are made from bamboo, palm and noble woods and contain private bathrooms with custom-made ceramic features. The hotel and its bungalows lack modern amenities such as TV and Internet in favor of a more natural and tranquil atmosphere. In addition to guided tours of the area, which includes hundreds of species of plants and animals, the hotel also provides activities such as zip-lining, bird-watching, sea-kayaking, snorkeling and whitewater rafting. Shawanda's restaurant features tropical breakfasts and cocktails, fresh seafood and locally grown fruits and vegetables incorporated into a variety of dishes.

Shawandha Lodge

Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo

Limón, Costa Rica


Cariblue Hotel

Situated on the Caribbean coast of Puerto Limon, Cariblue Hotel is a resort that offers hardwood bungalows right by the sands of Playa Cocles. The resort is a mix of modern luxury and natural beauty, as each of its 22 bungalows offer views of the 5-acre tropical garden in which the hotel resides. There is an outdoor pool and hot tub with a swim-up bar, stocked with beer and tropical cocktails prepared with fresh, local fruit juice. Standard bungalows are equipped with a porch and hammock, Sky TV, thatched roof and bamboo chairs. Superior bungalows have additional features such as high ceilings, mozaic-style bathrooms and multiple rooms. Soleluna restaurant serves up Italian-style fine dining with a tropical touch. Cariblue will arrange tours and expeditions such as ATV rides, snorkeling, birdwatching, horseback riding and rafting.

Hotel Cariblue

P.O. Box 51 - 7304

Puerto Viejo, Limón Costa Rica


The Jaguar Hotel

The Jaguar Hotel is an eco-friendly resort located in the Afro-Caribbean village of Cahuita. Nearby National Park Cahuita is a popular destination, featuring a large biodiversity of plants and animals as well as one of the largest coral reefs in Central America. The hotel has its own expansive tropical gardens as well as a 220-meter stretch of sands off the coast of Playa Negra. Forty-five guest rooms and suites have private balconies and covered terraces, high ceilings, screen windows and cleverly designed air flow for natural cooling capabilities.The Jaguar Hotel offers tour services such as guided park tours, organized cultural encounters with local indigenous peoples, snorkeling expeditions as well as bicycle and beach equipment rentals. Additional hotel amenities include massage therapy, swimming pool, internet, laundry as well as an on-site restaurant and bar.

The Jaguar Hotel

Playa Negra, Chiquita Limon

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica