At the foot of the Arenal Volcano in northern Costa Rica, a network of thermal pools and rivers braids through a lush rainforest reserve. It is where Tabacón Thermal Resort and Spa was founded with the aim of protecting this jungle ecosystem while allowing guests to reap the healing benefits of the hot springs.
As remote becomes more and more the keyword of luxury travel, sustainable and seamless interface with the environs should continue to be paramount in design.
Visit Costa Rica has put together a weekend guide to travel the country’s culinary offerings, natural landscapes, and culture—all from home.
We suggest three luxury lodges in one of the world’s most stunning and sun-blessed destinations.
Experience the best of indoor-outdoor living on Costa Rica’s manicured slice of paradise.
With its remote location halfway between capital city San José and the Nicaraguan border to the north, Nayara Springs specializes in seclusion.
The beach promises a full day of leisure. Whether you spend it relaxing on the shore or splashing in the waves, these five tropical destinations will accommodate any level of intensity.
Over the last few years, Costa Rica, in particular Papagayo, has become one of the most talked-about places to visit in Central and Latin America. Hotels like the Four Seasons, the Ritz-Carlton and the Mandarin Oriental—not to mention a handful of other high-enders, plus condos, residential villas and smaller hotels—just can’t be built quickly enough.