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Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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detroit michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Service is exceptional, (I can't think of a single example of anything less than 5-stars from check-in to housekeeping), amenities are first-class, setting is unparalleled and complimentary activities are a fantastic addition to any vacation. Can't say enough-- thanks to all who gave us a trip to remember!

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

You are most welcome! Thanks so much for choosing Hotel Punta Islita as a special setting for your 20th Anniversary celebration. It was a pleasure to be your hosts, sharing wonderful eco-adventures in an intense and unique setting. Felicidades!

Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort is a gem! It is isolated with many activities included. We enjoyed the monkey walk, bird walk, yoga, cooking lesson, and a beach day. After an initial difficulty with our room, everything was worked out by Marvin to more than our satisfaction! The food quality was good and only suffered one day when it appeared the chef was...

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

Thanks for letting us share Costa Rica's full bio-intensity with you! By including favorite activities like zip-lining, horseback riding, monkey safaris, cooking lessons, and more, we hope to fully engage our guests with Costa Rica's authentic charm.

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is remote, but that was exactly what we were looking for. This was our first trip to Costa Rica, and we loved Punta Islita. Very relaxing, beautiful grounds (except the back walk to the beach needs a little sprucing up). The staff is what makes the experience so great. They were all simply amazing! Beach was secluded, spa...

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

Thanks so much for finding our secluded, nature-intense location! It was a pleasure to help you celebrate a special birthday and we are thrilled that your experience was complemented by exploring our surroundings. Warmest regards!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price you would expect them to do better to keep up the place. I will say I did like it and loved the location. In addition the service was very good. The food was OK, and the golf course is ragged (good thing we did not want to golf). The highlight is their beach which is very nice...

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

Thanks for celebrating our impressive location, great service, and engaging free experiences like zip-lining, horseback riding, and monkey safaris. We are glad you enjoyed your overall stay and would certainly welcome any suggestions for improvement. Our design highlights the rugged elements of an authentic Hacienda with rustic charm and an open-layout to bring in the wild surroundings. But we always...

NYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone told us not to expect too much of beaches in this region. The beach at Punta Islita was perfect for couples and families. Some rocky areas but a great swimming area and two lovely surf schools. The property has a very wide array of rooms to accommodate many different groups. We stayed five nights in a two bedroom. Unlike...

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

Saludos and thanks so much for your reviews! It is wonderful to know that your overall experience was enjoyable and that our beach provided many wonderful opportunities for leisure. Your helpful comments will help us address the shortcomings you describe. Warmest regards!

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After ten days staying in hotels for only two nights at each, we had chosen to make the journey out to Punta Islita for some special relaxation time before making the long journey back to U.K. We were so delighted to have made this excellent choice as the hotel was 'perfecto' for us all round. We were greeted by Marvin,...

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

Travel can easily help you reconnect with activities and experiences. Thanks for letting us know that your stay triggered wonderful memories and an enthusiasm for returning to horseback riding. Thank you so much for celebrating such a wonderful stay! Pura Vida!

New Bern, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ohhhh I want to be back at Hotel Punta Islita! We were in five different cities while in Costa Rica and this by far was our favorite lodging, favorite place for adventure and overall our favorite part of our trip. The service is spectacular...the view is something you never want to leave..our room and our private back porch were so...

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

Our view is certainly one of Costa Rica's most memorable and hard-to-leave-behind experiences. Thanks for taking the time to share your travel expertise. Your Armadillo friend says hi! ;)

Ra'anana, Israel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was part of a large team, everyone of us with their special needs - and the hotel team was so attentive, they made us all feel like we were the only people on site - taking care of us and our needs to the last final detail - and beyond. The team itself is great - and works in a...

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

Saludos rjsher and thank you so much for taking the time to share your enthusiasm about your Hotel Punta Islita experience. Our staff, location, authentic hacienda setting, and included activities set a great destination for group travel. It was a pleasure to be your hosts.

Tustin, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in Feb 2017 and stayed in a villa. 3 bedroom, full kitchen, private pool. This was a wonderful vacation. We never got to see any monkeys but everything else was fabuolous. Special shout out to Luis, the waiter in the restaurant, he was particularly awesome

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

The monkeys probably wanted to give you another great reason to return! Thanks for letting us know that you enjoyed a wonderful family vacation in Costa Rica. Please do return and we will make sure that you spot plenty of Howlers or even White-Faced monkeys. Warmest regards!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew into Liberia airport and landed around 1pm. After picking up our car from Vamos and having a quick pastry, coffee at the German Bakery, we headed for Punta Islita as I knew the roads would be a no go after sundown. If you are flying into Liberia and arrive in the afternoon, do not linger, get on the...

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

Thanks so much for your thoughtful and thorough review. It was a pleasure to be your hosts! It is especially meaningful that you found so much connection to our surrounding communities. Islita is a tiny little village that pre-dated Hotel Punta Islita. It had been declining due to lack of economic opportunities and its remoteness. When the hotel opened, it...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • 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 Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: £212 - £474 (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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