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Hotel Description

4-star beachfront lodge with snorkeling

Beachside getaway

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Piedras Blancas National Park and 16 miles (25 km) of Playa Isidora. Playa San Josecito is 21.6 mi (34.7 km) away.

Poolside dining

This lodge features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Dine at the beachfront restaurant and relax with sun loungers. Free perks include cooked-to-order breakfast, free self parking, and a roundtrip airport shuttle.

Plunge pools, free WiFi

The 7 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Private plunge pools, furnished balconies or patios, and dining areas are also available.

Luxury Guest Room Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$561* Per night/room Jun 15 - Jun 16

Premium Plus, Honeymoon Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Guest Room, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. An outdoor pool, spa services, and a library are also featured at the business-friendly Playa Cativo Lodge. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are free. Self parking is free. This 4-star Golfito lodge is smoke free.

  • 7 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Separate dining area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Playa Cativo Lodge offers 7 accommodations with private plunge pools and minibars. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate dining areas. This Golfito lodge provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and laptop-compatible safes. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Private Plunge Pool
  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

El Gavilan - This beachfront restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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. No onsite parking is available.

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. No onsite parking is available.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators

Hotel Names

  • Playa Cativo Lodge Puntarenas
  • Playa Cativo Lodge
  • Playa Cativo Puntarenas
  • Playa Cativo Lodge Golfito
  • Playa Cativo Golfito
  • Playa Cativo Lodge Lodge
  • Playa Cativo Lodge Golfito
  • Playa Cativo Lodge Lodge Golfito

You should know

  • Playa Cativo Lodge offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
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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.