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Hotel Description

Luxurious 4.5-star hotel with private pools

Oceanside stay

You'll be within 6 miles (10 km) of Punta Uvita and 9 miles (15 km) of Arco Beach.

Poolside dining

This smoke-free hotel features a full-service spa, 6 spa tubs, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, express check-out, and airport shuttle. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy perks like free self parking.

Private pools, free WiFi

Boasting private pools and private spa tubs, the 5 guestrooms also include comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets. Other amenities include kitchenettes, free WiFi, and furnished patios.

Luxury Villa, Private Pool, Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

Vista Celestial offers its guests a full-service spa, 6 spa tubs, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a swim-up bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury Vista Celestial. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a beach shuttle are available for a fee. Free self parking is available. This 4.5-star Ballena hotel is smoke free.

  • 5 guestrooms or units
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Towels for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) (178 km / 110.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and beach shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Vista Celestial offers 5 air-conditioned accommodations with private pools and private plunge pools. Rooms open to furnished patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Accommodations at this 4.5-star hotel have kitchenettes with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, microwaves, separate dining areas, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include private spa tubs and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Private pool
  • Private hot tub
  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private patio (furnished)
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Deep soaking tub
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.

9 Degrees Lounge - This poolside fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

6 spa tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a children's pool.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Tree of Life Spa has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10:30 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 10:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 10:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 12.00 for adults and USD 6.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 220 per vehicle (one-way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.