Home Page

Costa Rica Marriott

Region:San José
Habitats:Suburb

Activities:
estrellaestrellaestrella Rafting, Tennis Courts
estrellaestrella Spa/Yoga
See definitions of star ratings.
Valid -
Prices in US$, local taxes not included
See prices for all other dates and room types. For reservations visit How to Book.



SEE VACATIONS INCLUDING Costa Rica Marriott

WHAT THE GUIDEBOOKS SAY
“This showy jewel sits amid a coffee plantation and boasts sweeping views down through lush, landscaped grounds to distant mountains.” Costa Rica Handbook, Moon Publications.

COSTA RICA EXPEDITIONS DESCRIPTION
Located minutes south of the airport, this large resort has 244 rooms and seven executive suites with all the amenities of Marriotts worldwide. Features include a ballroom, a golf practice range, a swimming pool, three tennis courts, three restaurants for International cuisine, casual and café dining, a gym, shopping complex, amphitheater and heliport. Temperate climate.

FROM THE HOTEL'S WEB SITE
This hacienda-style hotel features the splendor of a 30-acre coffee plantation setting, decorated with antiques for an elegant and comfortable atmosphere, and a magnificent view from all rooms and suites.


WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY:
Jun. 23, 2005''Your efforts and energy made sure we had our best trip ever.''
We have been home almost a week and are still talking non-stop about all the wonderful things we saw and did in CR!!! Had we known that the Marriott was so gorgeous and an oasis in SJ we could have just stayed there a few days ( < :

We especially enjoyed our adventures in Tortuguero w/Gerardo Aguilar on the river. Cesar was a gracious host and helped make our stay there superb. We all agree we would like to return to Tortuquero. We were able to see one turtle on our night walk. We managed to survive the little plane experiences. Being so remote was very special.

On our drive to Monteverde, Stephen was a wealth of information re: culture, food, history, education and ecology. We had plenty of time to discuss everything as a big rig had crashed on the infamous Pan American Hwy. The road to Monteverde definitely needs work. Our kidneys took a beating both directions, but again we lived to tell about it. Elliamar, our guide in Monteverde, was the BEST. He was well spoken, knowledgeable and fascinating to listen to. One day we were soaked to the skin, including boots and rain gear. We have never experienced rain like that. Our son Phil happen to meet one of his Professors from his college, also staying @ the Monteverde Lodge. Amazing. Our driver down the mtn didn't speak much English but took us to a restaurant for a "pit stop" and breakfast. The rice and chicken dish was scrumptious and will always be remembered.

Lapa Ríos Ecoresort was the highlight of our trip. Staying right in the rainforest was unbelievably exciting, relaxing and educating--fabulous wildlife that constantly entertained us. The surfing was uncrowded and allowed Alison and Phil to feel very successful. What a setting. The food @ Lapa Rios was unsurpassed anywhere else during our trip. The choice of fresh food was terrific. Again we survived the small plane rides. Whew!

We were pleasantly surprised when Julio met us on our return to SJ. We had a lengthy layover before leaving for Tamarindo and he took us to a typical CR restaurant where our lunch was yummy. We also stayed cool @ the Plaza Mayor. Julio was incredibly well informed and was able to answer even the toughest questions. We saw a bit of SJ so that was fine.

Tamarindo was where we relaxed an unwound. Cala Luna Hotel & Villas was lovely and very roomy. The small pool w/each villa is very convenient. We did find it to be a little too far from the town and the surfing area which for my children was very important. We ended up renting a car and driving where we needed to go. We headed down to Avellena and spent a day there--what a spot. We thoroughly enjoyed Tamarindo, the beach and swimming in the ocean.

This is a very long way to say THANK YOU SO MUCH. All your efforts and energy made sure we had our best trip ever.
-Nancy


Warning: mysql_fetch_array() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /home/cre/public_html/Lodging/hotels/index.php on line 450
Close
MY FAVORITE TRIPS

Keep a list of favorite trips by clicking the link, "Add to My Favorites" found on all itineraries.

Close
Creating a My favoriteS LIST

As you search for your ideal trip in the custom itineraries section of our web site, you may wish to create a list of favorite trips. To do so, click on the link above each itinerary, “Add to My Favorites.” Each itinerary you chose will be added to a personalized list of trips. You can add as many trips as you want to your list and refer back to them by clicking on the link, "See My Favorites," which will appear in the right column once you have selected a favorite.

Your list of favorites will follow you as you surf the site, allowing you to refer back to selected itineraries at any time. On your next visit to our web site, the list will reappear by clicking the link, “See My Favorites.”

RECOMMENDED HOTELS

See recommended hotels main page.

See a list of all hotels.

Rent a luxury villa.
(Min. stay one week.)

Click on photos
to enlarge.

HOTEL SEARCH
BY REGION

Arenal
Central Highlands
Central Pacific
Corcovado & Osa Peninsula
Guanacaste Beach
Guanacaste Inland
Manuel Antonio
Monteverde
Nicaragua
San José
Sarapiqui
South Pacific
Tortuguero
Turrialba

DAY TOURS & TRANSFERS

Tours from San José.

Monteverde day tours.

Tortuguero day tours.

Rafting & float tours.

Transfer services
Airport, hotel and other transfers.

Vacation time is precious Follow Me on Pinterest
 
Close
The activity is excellent: Worth a special trip just to do this.
The activity is good: Worth making the time to do it.
The activity is acceptable: Once you are there if you have the time you may well enjoy it.