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Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been visiting Punta Islita 4 times for the last 7 years around January. The service we got in the past were friendly, made us feel like we are "home". Not sure if there is change in management, but we were greeted this time with the question "is it your first time here?", then later on...

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Greetings and thank you for alerting us about your uncharacteristic experience. As you know from your repeated visits, Hotel Punta Islita is a unique place where guests enjoy homelike hospitality. We would really like to understand what happened. Please write to me at your earliest convenience. Warmest regards and I hope that the rest of your stay is enchanting.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Punta Islita is magical. This was our second visit, and somehow to our surprise it was even better than before! The hotel itself is stunning. It is indescribable. It takes your breath away. We watched the sun rise over the pacific ocean, and then the moonrise over the mountains. You can watch the macaws eat beach almonds above you at...

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Prompting magical experiences that create lasting memories of Costa Rica is our hospitality purpose. Thanks for letting us know that you had a fantastic time during your two Hotel Punta Islita stays. Friendship bonds are what really sets a meaningful travel experience apart and we are delighted to call you our friends. Looking forward to your third visit!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel Punta Islita is a real gem situated in an idyllic location, isolated from crowds and tourist attractions and offering all the luxury you need for a special vacation. My wife and I stayed 9 nights on Marriott points and had a great time ever day! I will review different aspects of the hotel to show you why this is...

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Our location certainly sets us apart, making us perfectly suited for travelers who want to avoid crowds and the trappings of touristy destinations. We are delighted to learn that you and your wife fully enjoyed the experience, including immersing in our neighbor communities. Sharing our authentic culture is a key part of the Hotel Punta Islita experience and we are...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good stay. Very welcoming staff and great outlook for the hotel. Feels a bit better than 4 star. Lots of included activities which are well worth doing like the zip wire, horse riding, cooking, cocktail making. Book them in advance when you arrive because yet are popular. Highly recommend.

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thrilled to have staged your perfect Costa Rica getaway! Our Authentic Costa Rica program is designed to engage the traveler with wonderful experiences to highlight adventure, culture, and fun. Warmest regards!

La Jolla, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Mariposa house that is situated at the top of Hotel Punta Islita and absolutely LOVED this resort. It truly is a piece of paradise. Although you don't really ever need to leave the resort, it was great that it was close to Samara with restaurant and adventure options. The customer service is impeccable and we enjoyed...

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your dreamlike experience! Costa Rica is a wonderful family destination, with many engaging activities that are perfect to bond, celebrate, and remember. Finding a secluded location is the perfect way to live authentic Costa Rica.

Montgomery, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was lovely! We loved the pool outside of our villa, the delicious food and the excursions that were offered at the hotel. We went monkey-hunting and horseback riding on the beach. The views were beautiful and the staff was very friendly.

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Greetings Kevin and thank you so much for joining us in this secluded Costa Rica beach. Our off-the-beaten-path location is perfect to enjoy authentic Costa Rica experiences that bring you closer to nature's exciting sights and sounds. Warmest regards and a wonderful 2017!

Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place that is not your typical "resort" , yet with great resort amenities. Deep sea fishing thru hotel and Elite Tours , great spa experience with people like Jessica, Liseth and Janneth , nice golf course and golf with Cowles,great beach side pool with Miguel providing great drinks and hospitality and great tours and Costa Rican experiences thanks...

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Looking forward to your 6th visit! Thanks for fully immersing in the region's natural and cultural charms. We will always be thrilled to offer a respite from the ordinary! Warmest regards and the best wishes for a magical 2017.

Belton, Texas
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Hotel Punta Islita after staying several nights at their sister property, ElSilencio. These are two different environments. At Hotel Punta Islita you can stay very busy or just relax at the beach or hang out by their 2 pools. We did many of their activities, and we enjoyed them all. The turtle hatching and release on the beach...

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Delighted to have had a chance to share the best of Costa Rica's beach and cloud forest experiences at our properties, Hotel Punta Islita and El Silencio Lodge & Spa. Combining them is the perfect way to enjoy our country's diverse landscapes and culture. And as a sneak preview... we are about to announce the opening of new and unique...

michigan
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Where do I even begin... we spent 7 nights at this beautiful remote resort and loved every second of the unique experience. I have been missing it ever since and can't wait to plan a return trip. We rented an SUV from Liberia airport and drove 2 1/2 hours to the resort. I recommend planning to do your drive during...

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

So thrilled that you found us Cristi! The Hotel Punta Islita experience is uniquely suited for travelers who want to embrace a destination with enthusiasm for culture, nature, and its unique character. Our staff is stands out for heartfelt, unscripted hospitality that is rooted in a planet-friendly, people-positive outlook. Thanks for finding us, thanks for taking the time to detail...

Louisville
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stayed here 6 nights celebrating a birthday. The facility was beautiful; activities such as horseback riding, zip lining were included. The staff could not have been more attentive. Hurricane Otto hit when we were there. The resort was not touched but the staff was so well prepared in case we were in danger. The food was well prepared and...

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Sunny greetings from Costa Rica! Thank you so much for choosing us as a special birthday destination. It was a pleasure to be your hosts. The presence of Otto was unexpected but our staff was fully prepared. Hurricanes normally don't approach Costa Rica (this was the first since 1887). Thanks for noting our team's commitment to safety.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Punta Islita is the only beach resort in Costa Rica to offer a full menu of complimentary tours, activities, and experiences. These include favorites like canopy zip-lining, horseback riding, monkey quests, and sea-turtle spotting. Plus unique experiences like creating art with local community artists, traditional cooking lessons, golf clinics, and more! Set in a secluded ocean cove in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Its award-winning planet-friendly, people-positive model offers a unique opportunity to fully engage in intense eco-adventures and authentic cultural experiences. The property features Deluxe Rooms, Suites, and fully-outfitted Private Villas. Ideal for honeymoons, relaxation getaways, family vacations, extended stays, or destination weddings. COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE AVAILABLE FROM LIBERIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (LIR) PLEASE CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection

Address: Punta Islita 50201, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Punta Islita
Price Range: $446 - $1,215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Room 20-24 small suites with great views of the Ocean”
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“Private villas are incredible, rooms 202-203 are set off and offer views of the ocean from your private terrace”
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