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Bahia Del Sol Beach Front Hotel & Suites
Santa Cruz, Costa RicaEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At Bahia Del Sol Beach Front Hotel & Suites
It's no wonder this intimate, friendly property is a favorite for both couples and families—it fronts a wide breadth of sand framing perfect Pacific sunsets along Costa Rica's Potrero Bay.
This beachfront resort has everything you'd expect from a Caribbean-style getaway: a huge swim-up bar, candlelit tables under palm trees, thatched palapa roofs, rooms with ceiling fans and pastel-hued walls, and of course a sandy swimming beach. But it's the little Costa Rican influences that make this tucked-away hotel special—mainly, the smiles on the family-like staff and their non-jaded, helpful attitudes. Four of the 28 rooms come with Jacuzzis on their private patios, and all come with hammocks, air-conditioning, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. You're also just a few minutes away from Flamingo Beach and Prieta Beach, and you can meander on foot from the hotel to nearby villages and marketplaces.
From June to October, the northwestern Guanacaste region has its rainy season (a.k.a. "green season"), although it's drier than in other parts of the country. Be sure to pack bug spray.
If it's available, ask to upgrade to the King Sun Suite for a private patio with a Jacuzzi, stellar ocean views, and shower that opens up to the outdoors.
Arrive at Liberia Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR), which is approximately 30 miles from the hotel. Anticipate about 1 hour of travel time.Playa Portero, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Outdoor Pool
- Spa On Property
- Eco-Friendly Practices
- Wireless Internet
- Private Terraces
- Cable Television
- Private Bathrooms
- Mini Bars
- Coffee Makers
- In-Room Safes
- Ceiling Fans
- Air Conditioning
- Swim-Up Bar
- 2-person occupancy in Standard Room
- 4-person occupancy in Two-Bedroom Suite
- Welcome drink
- Breakfast each morning
- Complimentary WiFi
- Coffee maker and coffee in room
Why We Love Santa Cruz
A true taste of Costa Rica—exotic beaches with an at-home vibe coming from ultra-friendly locals.
Ocean Excursions: Go sports fishing, join a sunset cruise, or take sailing lessons with Oso Viejo ("Old Bear") charters in Huacas, Guanacaste. Half-day trips start at $200. Read More
Best Restaurant: Mar y Sol Restaurant. Beyond the spectacular hillside ocean-view setting, Mar y Sol Restaurant in Flamingo Beach is one of the best in the area, with Continental delicacies you wouldn't expect: escargot, filet mignon, lobster, and a wine list that's seemingly a mile long. Meals from $30 without wine. 011-506-654-4151. Read More
Why Go Now
Museo Del Oro Precolumbiano
This two-story museum, built beneath the shady Plaza de la Cultura in downtown San Jose, is known for its well-regarded collection of Pre-Columbian artifacts and jewelry.
Groups of diverse artistic and sports disciplines will be participating, as well as craftsmen of the region of Puntarenas.
Playa Blanca, Puntarenas.
Día de Guanacaste
The second-to-last week in July is devoted to celebrating Guanacaste's annexation to Costa Rica in 1824. Nicoya's version of the celebration involves parades and traditional marimba and xylophone music.