The Islita Airstrip is a small regional hub. It is serviced by private local flights, charters, and commercial flights by local airlines SANSA (flysansa.com) and Nature Air (natureair.com). It is located about 15 minutes away from Hotel Punta Islita.
The Islita Art Museum is the flagship of Hotel Punta Islita’s sustainability model. This innovative program pairs established Costa Rican artists with local counterparts, transforming Islita village into a living museum featuring colorful murals, installations, and sculptures. Community art groups are led by Museum Curator and Artist Laureate, Loida Pretiz. The Islita Art Museum provides an open space where guests can visit art studios, purchase signature pieces, and enjoy local culture.
umpstarted in the 1980's by a retired expat American couple The Ara Project is now staffed by a dedicated group of scientists, administrators, and volunteers who have successfully reintroduced close to a hundred red and green macaw specimens in three wildlife release sites in Costa Rica. Hotel Punta Islita is proud to host the program’s headquarters, donating a plot of land, a specialized aviary cage, living quarters for a biologist, and the biologist's wages. The recently- inaugurated Lapa Lookout is an education and viewing center where guests can learn and participate in the recovery and release efforts.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an eco luxury hotel located in Costa Rica's central volcanic region. Silencio (silence in Spanish) is a name befitting of a place where daily stress is hushed by nature’s melodies. This special all-suite property features a 500-acre private cloud forest reserve, crisp mountain air, hidden waterfalls, a healthy organic menu, spa, yoga, and premium amenities. Combining Hotel Punta Islita with El Silencio Lodge & spa is the perfect way to enjoy a complete Costa Rica vacation.