Within a short walk of The ARA Project, Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection is within 2 miles (3 km) of Museo Islita. This 57-room, 4-star resort has conveniences like a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Camaronal is also 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away.
Enjoy dining at the resort's 2 onsite restaurants: 1492 offers relaxing ocean views; Borrancho specializes in Latin American cuisine. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.
All of Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection's 57 rooms are individually decorated and have an array of amenities, including patios, iPod docks, and free minibar items. 32-inch LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and beds sport premium bedding. Coffee makers, ceiling fans, and safes are other standard amenities.
At Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CRC 200000 per vehicle one way. The front desk has multilingual staff that can help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury resort include a fitness center, a spa tub, and outdoor tennis courts.
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Free valet and self parking
- Onsite dining
Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection
Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection offers 57 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and minibars (stocked with some free items). Rooms open to patios. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.
This Islita resort provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
- Premium TV channels
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Minibar (stocked, some free items)
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Satellite TV service
- Premium bedding
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Ceiling fan
- Access via exterior corridors
- Free WiFi
- iPod docking station
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Shower only
- In-room massage available
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Free cribs/infant beds
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room safe
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Room service (limited hours)
- Individually decorated
- LCD TV
In addition to a full-service spa, Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection features outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the resort's 2 restaurants. The property also offers a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a beach bar, a swim-up bar, and a bar/lounge. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.
Event facilities measuring 2691 square feet (250 square meters) include a meeting room. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in November 2012.
Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection is a smoke-free property.
- Smoke-free property
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Supervised childcare/activities (free)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 57
- Number of floors - 1
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Fitness facilities
- Full-service spa
- Free beach shuttle
- One meeting room
- Multilingual staff
- Free valet parking
- Beach bar
- Luggage storage
- Outdoor tennis courts - 2
- Beach umbrellas
- Free pool cabanas
- Beach sun loungers
- Pool sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Free self parking
- Year Built 1994
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Conference space size (feet) - 2691
- Spa tub
- Outdoor pool
- Swim-up bar
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Pool umbrellas
- Grocery/convenience store
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Poolside bar
- Conference space size (meters) - 250
- Tennis on site
- Shopping on site
- Spa services on site
- Children's pool
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Free valet parking
Casa Spa has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 5 years old are not allowed in the spa.
- Minimum age to access spa is 5
- Number of treatment rooms 5
- Outdoor treatment areas
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
Where to Eat
Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.
1492 - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.
Borrancho - This beachfront restaurant specializes in Latin American cuisine and serves lunch only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
Start your morning with a buffet breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 10:30 AM for a surcharge. You can order a meal from room service during limited hours.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
- Accessible bathroom
Nearby Things to Do
An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts and a fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Kayaking nearby
- Ecotours on site
- Fishing on site
- Golf driving range on site
- Golf lessons on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Horse riding/rental on site
- Playground on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Beach volleyball on site
- Boat tours nearby
- Ziplining on site
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.
Only service animals are allowed
Between December 20 and January 3, this property requires a 100% deposit for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for CRC 25000 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time ends at 10 PM
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Fee for buffet breakfast: CRC 15 per person (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: CRC 200000 per vehicle (one way)
- Rollaway bed fee: CRC 25000 per night
We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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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- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.