Hotel Punta Islita's parent company, Grupo Islita, is a developer and manager of upscale Costa Rican resorts and hotels. Its talented team of Costa Rican investors and professionals has developed a groundbreaking sustainability model that best showcases Costa Rica's natural and cultural treasures. Grupo Islita's properties fully integrate local communities to promote environmental stewardship, human betterment, cultural authenticity, and enriching travel experiences.
Inaugurated in 1994, Hotel Punta Islita bears the design of Ronald Zurcher, a prominent Costa Rican architect. The tiered layout gazes upon Islita Beach and the namesake islet that separates from the mainland during high tide. Hotel Punta Islita features an infinity-edge freshwater pool for adults, two restaurants, one conference room, a unique Spa, an executive golf course, tennis courts, and an ocean-side family beach club with a freshwater pool and lounging gardens.
Hotel Punta Islita has a privileged location along the sunny Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica's Guanacaste Province. Regarded by author (and favorite TED Speaker) Dan Buettner as a Blue Zone, Nicoya is one of the five regions in the world where healthy longevity is most common. At Hotel Punta Islita, nature is intense, friendship is heartfelt, and the best of Costa Rica's treasures are abundant.
Lauded as one of the best 100 hotels in the world by Travel+Leisure Magazine and featured in Conde Nast Traveler Magazine's "Gold List" for five consecutive years, Hotel Punta Islita fulfills the service excellence expected by upscale travelers.
Flanked by two national parks, El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an all-Suite property set in Costa Rica's central valley. You can enjoy a 500-acre cloud forest reserve, crisp mountain air, hidden waterfalls, spa wellness, and premium room amenities that include a private viewing deck with Jacuzzi. For a complete Costa Rica vacation, opt for the value and convenience of a combined special blending Hotel Punta Islita's beaches and El Silencio Lodge & Spa's mountains.
Hotel Punta Islita was the first property in Central America to be admitted to the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH). It is also a member of Virtuoso Hotels and Resorts, Signature Travel Network, and The Harper Alliance.