Located within 2 miles (3 km) of Grande Beach, Hotel Bula Bula is within 3 miles (5 km) of Playa Ventanas. This 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 10 rooms and conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park is also 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from the hotel, which is on the waterfront.


Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. Start each morning with full breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.


Hotel Bula Bula's 10 rooms are individually decorated and provide lanais, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and cable TV. Other amenities include free bottled water, ceiling fans, and safes.

Property features

Guests of Hotel Bula Bula have access to an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and free WiFi in public areas. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle for CRC 40000 per vehicle one way. The front desk has multilingual staff that can help with concierge services, and offer advice about sights and eateries nearby. This hotel also has wedding services.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 13 September to 3 November:
  • One of the dining venues

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Bula Bula features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This Playa Grande hotel also offers multilingual staff, concierge services, and 24-hour room service. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 10 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Free self parking 
  • Children's pool 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Concierge services 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Restaurant 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Bula Bula offers 10 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and safes. Rooms open to lanais. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and ceiling fans. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • DVD player 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Lanai 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 9:30 AM.

The Great Waltini - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.
The reception desk closes at 4 PM on Monday. If arriving after 4 PM on Monday or after 10 PM on Tuesday - Sunday, guests must contact the property prior to arrival to receive late check-in instructions. Check-in after 11 PM is not allowed. Contact information is provided on the confirmation page received after booking.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: CRC 15 for adults and CRC 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 40000 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bula Bula
  • Bula Bula Hotel
  • Bula Bula Playa Grande
  • Bula Hotel
  • Hotel Bula
  • Hotel Bula Bula
  • Hotel Bula Bula Playa Grande
  • Bula Playa Grande

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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