Costa Rica, Central America
Villa Caletas, a luxury boutique hotel inspired by Tropical Victorian Architecture and a touch of Neo Classical influence. This luxury hotel is shining like a jewel among resorts, prized not only for its location near Jaco beach Costa Rica, its design and décor, but also for its outstanding facilities and first class service.
Villa Caletas is located on a rainforest hilltop in the Central Pacific coast of Puntarenas Costa Rica and expresses a truly unique combination of mountain and seaside resort. Overlooking the beautiful coastline, the breathtaking views will bring your experience to life. Views of lush tropical rainforests with the emerald green ocean complement some of the most breathtaking sunsets you will ever see while pairs of Scarlet Macaws fly by in this spectacular scene. At the bottom of the mountain, Villa Caletas offers its own very private beach. Guests are welcomed to bask in seclusion, either at this volcanic private beach or on top the mountain at one of the magnificent infinity pools or partake in many of the Costa Rica tours nearby.
As part of the Hotel Villa Caletas commitment to the environment, the Alliance Foundation Lappa contributed research and travel agencies Hotel Beds, Destination Costa Rica and Latitudes contributed financial support, to build three macaws nests in the Tropical Forest and Trail "Forest Friends" that leads to the beach .
The hotel offers a variety of facilities including:
An infinity pool, spa, restaurants and bars, a boutique shop, tour center and a private beach.
Villa Caletas also offers the Zephyr Palace (separate complex) a lavish mansion with 7 distinct themed suites, the ultimate of luxury hotels in Costa Rica.
43 Rooms and Suites
Restaurants & Bars
Tour Center & Concierge
Weddings & Events
Zephyr Palace – Luxury Mansion with 7 Themed Suites
The culinary and creative talents have long been appreciated and acclaimed at the Mirador Restaurant. From the restaurant or our ocean view terrace, the international cuisine offers recipes that combine delicious flavor with artful presentation. It is truly the perfect place for a romantic dinner or for sharing with friends. Desserts crown the occasion, with extraordinary pies and cakes in a variety of local fruit sauces. Let our chef surprise and delight you! Open for dinner from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Reservations are suggested.
This amazing Greek amphitheater offers impressive views on the Pacific Ocean and the rainforest. A local favorite for cocktail specials and its Martini Bar during sunset everyday. The restaurant features international cuisine with a local flair and is known for service, consistency and quality. Outdoor dining is available in the Anfiteatro Restaurant for those looking for succulent specialties and intimate surroundings. Open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
El Pelicano Beach Bar & Restaurant
The Villa Caletas private pebble beach offers a beautiful and wild area to relax and unwind. Take a nap under the coconut trees in one of our private gazebos facing the ocean while listening to the breaking waves or get the perfect tan on a lounge chair while drinking a freshly made local fruit cocktail. You can spend the day at the beach and have a light lunch with our delicious snacks available at the Pelicano Snack Bar. An hourly transfer will take you back and forth from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. A Jacuzzi, showers and restrooms are available. Open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The vast deep-blue infinity pool, 1150 feet over the sea, creates the illusion of being one with the Pacific Ocean. From the edge you will also enjoy the view of the tropical forest and maybe spot some whales passing along in the ocean. In the same area, an island of tropical plants and the sound of small waterfalls will add to the serenity that reigns at this magnificent pool. We offer bar and lunch service by the pool where you can enjoy our delicious cocktails and an a la carte menu. The bar is open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Come regenerate your spirit. Take time to relax and enjoy any Costa Rica spa treatments in our Serenity Spa. Indulge yourself in the tranquility of this exclusive retreat close to heaven. We offer massages, body treatments, and facials all with Costa Rican organic products that rejuvenate the skin and heal the mind.
Fitness & Outdoor Jacuzzi
Enjoy the supplements that your body needs to exercise in our facilities. We offer packages that can strengthen your spirit and your body. We have a full service gym that has outstanding views of the Nicoya Gulf and the rainforest. After your workout you can relax in our Outdoor Jacuzzi, while enjoying the view at the Pacific ocean and the jungle. The hotel also offers a seasonal yoga program and full body work out trail at the beach.
One mile from the hotel, guests can enjoy Caletas beach. An hourly transfer will take you back and forth from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 pm, or even better if you have your own 4x4, you can go at any time to this wild and very private pebble beach, equipped with sun beds, showers, restrooms and refreshing drinks from the El Pelicano snack bar to relax under the sun or in the cool shade. New at Caletas Beach : The hotel´s private boat! Villa Caletas is now offering its guests to discover some breathtaking scenery and some of the most crystal clear waters in the Nicoya’s Gulf on a private boat. For an extremely enjoyable experience in the company of family and friends try our two hour tours, trips to Tortuga Island or even a romantic sunset cruise. Caletas One is available for privately skippered cruise rentals for up to ten guests.All cruises depart just down from the hotel private beach so you don’t have to drive anywhere.
Concierge - Boutique & Tours
In the main building we have the Concierge Desk and the Boutique, where you can find a nice selection of jewelry, souvenirs, gifts, and toiletries. The concierge desk will help you organize all your activities including :
-Booking tours (There are many attractions in the area, such as hiking in the rainforest, canopy tours, horseback riding and visits to national parks.)
-Transportation to complete the travel arrangements of your trip to Costa Rica.
Friends of the Forest Trail
Villa Caletas is very involved with the Certificate of Sustainable Tourism (CST program). We want our guests to be able to touch and feel the nature around them and that is why we have created a trail on our grounds that goes from the top of the mountain to our private Caletas Beach. White faced monkeys, toucans and coatis might cross your path as you follow the trail. The path is also lined with magnificent plants and flowers. Close to the end of the trail you will find a small river with waterfalls and a little whirlpool where you can plunge in and relax with the sounds of the forest surrounding you.
Standard Rooms (4)
Our four standard rooms are perfect for those looking to stay at Villa Caletas at a value while exploring the surrounding of the Jaco area. Each Standard Room is equipped with two twin beds. They have a garden or courtyard view and are located in the main building. Two of our standard rooms are specially designed to receive guests using wheel chairs. They all have easy access to the public areas.
333 sq. feet (room)
193.5 sq. feet (terrace)
Standard Deluxe Rooms (6)
Our six standard deluxe rooms have private balconies facing the Gulf of Nicoya or the Herradura Bay with views through the rainforest. These 6 rooms are located either in the reception building or the main building. These rooms are equipped with one queen bed. They have easy access to the public areas. As a convenient family option 2 of these rooms have a connecting door and can easily sleep up to 6 guests.
333 sq. feet (room)
193.5 sq. feet (terrace)
Our 12 villas are spread throughout the property and offer a lot of privacy. Some may be situated a number of steps away from the main reception.They all have a terrace to sit, relax, & enjoy the sounds of the rainforest. It is also possible to have breakfast delivered by our room service. Some have ocean and jungle view, others offer a partial ocean and jungle view. Our reservation department cannot guarantee one kind of view. They all have a master bedroom with one queen bed and a lounge area on the side with a sofa. In some of them there is enough space to add one rolling bed. Please ask our reservation dept for availability.
430 sq feet (room & terrace)
El Rancho (1)
The Beach Bungalow (1 room) is the dream place for those who are willing to disconnect from the world in an easy and peaceful way. It is right on Caletas Beach, has its own terrace with Jacuzzi, a small kitchen, large living room & a second floor mezzanine with a queen bed. There is no cable TV nor phone here, just the sound of the waves and the jungle.
Junior Suites (8)
Our eight junior suites were designed to provide space, luxury & romance. To offer maximum privacy they are spread out through the property and may be located a number of steps away from the main reception. They all have magnificent Pacific Ocean and mountain views. From your terrace you will be able to enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding rainforest or unwind with a cocktail while relaxing in your private outdoor Jacuzzi. All our junior suites have a master bedroom equipped with one king bed and a lounge area on the side with a sofa.
Junior Suite Superiors (8)
Our eight junior suite superiors are a larger version of our junior suite. They are conveniently located in a four-story building, just a few hundred meters from the main reception. They have their own parking lot and the service of a golf cart to go back and forth from the main building. They were designed to provide even more space, luxury, romance and amazing views. From your terrace you will be able to enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding rainforest, the Pacific Ocean and the Herradura Bay, or unwind with a cocktail while relaxing in your private outdoor Jacuzzi. All our junior suites superior have a master bedroom equipped with one king bed and a private office area on the side where a extra bed can be set up. For ultimate privacy they have a private swimming pool to be use only by the guests of the building. Our reservation department cannot guarantee any specific floor.
774 sq. feet (room)
645 sq. feet (terrace)
Our two suites were designed around the idea of romance and complete privacy. Even though they are located a few steps away from the main reception, they have their own private plunge pool and terrace bordered by lush tropical greenery. From here you can enjoy all Villa Caletas has to offer without even getting out from your room. Have a private dinner on the terrace, a fresh fruit cocktail while relaxing in your pool, read a book or get the perfect tan in the comfort and seclusion of your suite.
430 sq. feet (room)
602 sq. feet (terrace)
Superior Suite (1)
Our superior suite is designed with elegance & style. This suite has an impressive panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean view from the terrace and the room. It is equipped with one queen bed in the master bedroom and a sofa in the living room.This suite is espcially nice for honeymooners or to celebrate anniversaries and has a very private deluxe plunge pool with a view of the rainforest & the ocean. Enjoy a breakfast on your private terrace while looking at the toucans and macaws flying by. Get the perfect tan or just unwind on the lounge chair by your private pool. This suite is located a number of steps away from the main reception and has its own private parking lot. You can call our golf cart service to pick you up and go back and forth from the main building at anytime.
537.50 sq. feet (room)
354.75 sq. feet (pool/ terrace)
Master Suites (3)
Our master suites are the epitome of elegance, comfort & privacy. They all possess a very spacious terrace with lounge chairs, a hammock, dining table, and a private infinity plunge pool with spectacular panoramic ocean view. They all are bordered by exuberant tropical greenery & are the perfect spot to enjoy the show that the rain forest provides. Each offer one of a kind decoration, floor plan & view, but all are equipped with a king bed in the master bedroom, & a sofa in the lounge area. They are spread throughout the property and are situated a number of steps away from the main building. They are cherished by honeymooners!!
537 sq. feet (room)
795.55 sq. feet (pool/terrace)