El Castillo

Boutique Luxury Hotel

 Where LOVE is truly in the air!

Costa Rica Boutique Luxury Hotel

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Welcome to El Castillo

Guests describe their five-star experience at El Castillo as magical. Revel in our luxurious mansion. Lounge in our iconic cliffside pool overlooking the mighty Pacific. Indulge in our remarkable food and cocktails. But don’t forget to take off your shoes and be at home. We call it casual elegance.


Stay - Dine - Play. El Castillo Boutique Hotel, Costa Rica
There is a reason our nine-room adult-only luxury hotel is named The Castle: The magnificent structure perched 600 feet above the Pacific Ocean has arguably the most dramatic view in all of Costa Rica. Spectacular, yes. Stuffy, no. Our exceptional staff will ensure your vacation is the greatest of your lifetime.


Stay - Dine - Play. El Castillo Boutique Hotel, Costa Rica

Dine at El Castillo’s own restaurant, Castillo’s Kitchen, a Chef’s Table concept mastering the evolution of Costa Rican cuisine. Experience elements of Costa Rica in every dish in a new and innovative way. 


Stay - Dine - Play. El Castillo Boutique Hotel, Costa Rica
Welcome to the jungle and about three percent of the biodiversity on this side of the planet. If you prefer wildlife over nightlife, this is the place for you. Whale watching, snorkeling, hiking, deep-sea fishing, zip lining, surfing, kayaking, beach combing, and sea turtle viewing are all within minutes of El Castillo.
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What People are Saying About El Castillo

We loved staying at El Castillo, it’s gorgeous and the staff is made up of genuinely nice people. We stayed in one of the spa rooms and liked having our own space, but enjoyed hanging out by the pool having drinks also. The French toast is the best I’ve ever had, and we enjoyed both dinners there. The view is amazing!
Susanne M
May 2022
It was a magnificent stay made possible by Daniel, Luis, Stephen, Luis’ amazing chef wife. Everyone was truly accommodating— so grateful for the wonderful hospitality . The people, the views, the pool, the food, the drinks… the Pura vida at its finest!! 💕💕🙏
April 2022
BOOK IT! Don’t over think it. Amazing. What an amazing hotel and experience. We spent 3 nights here and would have stayed more if we weren’t meeting friends in another town.
Beth B
June 2022
Wonderful place!!! It is a beautiful place, the view is special, from one side you have where the river join to the sea and on the other side there is a green beautiful mountain. Wonderful staff, delicious food.... everything was great!!!!
August 2021

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