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Why Stay At Vista Hermosa
This three-room villa in Costa Rica's Papagayo Peninsula offers all the luxuries of a resort (infinity pool, access to golf and tennis) plus covetable views of the Pacific.
There's no shortage of top resorts in Costa Rica, but this three-room villa close to the Four Seasons Resort on the Papagayo Peninsula offers total seclusion, plus easy access to blissful beach scenes as well as adrenaline-pumping activities. The 2,800-square-foot luxury condo, complete with an infinity pool, private balconies, a fully equipped kitchen, and open-plan great room, opens onto a large outdoor terrace with bird's-eye views of nearby Culebra Bay and the Pacific. A personal concierge is available to pre-stock food and beverages or book local adventure activities—from tennis and golf to sport fishing, scuba diving, and boat charters.
For those who don't want to cook, the villa staff will stock premade meals that require only simple cooking or grilling.
Guests have access to the peninsula's posh amenities including the Prieta Beach Club, the Four Seasons Resort's spa* and tennis courts, and the 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course.
*Reservations are required for spa access, based on availability.
Arrive at Liberia International Airport (LIR) which is approximately 19 miles from the property. Anticipate about 45 minutes of travel time.Papagayo Peninsula, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Infinity Pool
- 2,800 feet Condo
- 3 Bedrooms
- 3.5 Bathrooms
- Great Room
- Gourmet Kitchen
- Terrace Bar
- Gas Grill
- Private Decks
- Personal Concierge
- Floor-to-ceiling Windows
- Zoned A/C
- Washer + Dryer
- Wireless Internet Access
- Private Terraces
- Flat-screen TVs
- En-suite Bathrooms
- Restaurant nearby
- 6 person max occupancy
- 6-passenger golf cart to use for the duration of your stay
- Welcome Costa Rican organic coffee and selection of tea
- Locally made organic shampoo and conditioner
- Fresh orchids
Why We Love Papagayo Peninsula
The Papagayo Peninsula, on Costa Rica's northwest coast, is one of the country's leading outdoor playgrounds. In addition to beaches and water sports, the area offers golf, tennis, and wildlife experiences in nearby national parks.
Where to Shop: Just off the road between Papagayo and the airport, the sprawling art gallery Hidden Garden showcases crafts ranging from borderline kitschy souvenirs to traditional Costa Rican folk art pieces. Head there on Saturday mornings for the gallery's artisanal flea market.
Highway 21, Liberia.
Where to Eat: Di Mare, the restaurant at Four Seasons Resort on the Papagayo Peninsula, serves Italian-inspired seafood—such as lobster tortelloni with caramelized fennel and arugula pesto—on an outdoor sea-view terrace.
Dinner for two $80.
Where to Drink Happy hour at the Dive Bar is a beloved tradition for locals thanks to the refreshing ginger mojitos as well as the sunset views over the Bahia Culebra. Marina Papagayo; drinks for two $12
Why Go Now
October through December
Leatherback Sea Turtle Nesting Season
Las Baulas National Marine Park.
January 13-18, 2014
Santa Cruz Fiesta
El Cristo Negro (Black Christ of Esquipulas) is the focus of this annual religious celebration in the town of Santa Cruz, about 40 miles south of Papagayo.
March 29, 2014
Traditional crocodile hunt (the animal is only captured, not killed) celebrated with music, live performances and food.
Ortega, Santa Cruz.