Picture Perfect Pleasures: Costa Rica
Find yourself admiring the jewel of Central America, waking up to the exotic sights and sounds of its pristine jungles – immersing you deep in its natural playground. This special country will not fail to charm you after a visit to Volcan Arenal, a relaxing dip in Tabacon hot springs, and 18-holes at a Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed golf course—all surrounded by lush landscapes and beach towns. Where to next? With our luxury partner Butterfield & Robinson, we are heading to Costa Rica this travel season starting with our favorite things to do and see in this beauty of a country.
Costa Rica is a nature lover’s paradise, offering bountiful amounts of untouched landscapes and equal amounts of exotic wildlife. It’s adventure filled playground is sure to offer something for everyone. One of its tallest sights near the capital of San Jose is the fiery and still active Volcan Arenal. Last erupted in 2010, Volcan Arenal is one of seven active volcanoes in the country and the center of the northern lowlands. With its colorful sights, sounds, and imposing symmetrical shape, Volcan Arenal makes the top of our must-see list.
Tabacon Hot Springs
Thanks to Volcan Arenal’s geothermic activity, follow a daring hike up the sleeping giant with a relaxing dip at the luxurious Tabacon Hot Springs. The center of the Tabacon experience is its hot thermal springs, pools and the spa. The main complex features five pools with temperatures ranging from 25 to 38 degrees C (77 to 102 F), with each pool offering a perfect balance of mineral content, volume and temperature.
Punta Islita Resort
A trip to Costa Rica must include a royal treatment at Hotel Punta Islita, a luxury resort along the coast of Guanacaste set within a secluded beach cove. Among the best experiences in Costa Rica are enjoyed in feel-good equilibrium: exuberant tropical forest, colorful communities, and an abundance of wildlife.
Enjoy a refined experience filled with cultural authenticity, fun eco-adventures, sustainable luxury, and Costa Rica’s signature friendship and peaceful hospitality at this oasis.
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