Ratings based on 64 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.7 out of 5
97% of guests recommend
4.8 Room cleanliness
4.7 Service & staff
4.6 Room comfort
4.8 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
We double-checked.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Families
by Jose from San Jose

Excelent!

Posted Apr 21, 2015 on Hotels
Service was perfect!
Comment from Hotel Management
Jul 4, 2015 by Maria, Hotel Management
Thanks for celebrating our service excellence!
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler from San José Costa Rica

Excellent service

Posted Apr 20, 2015
We got a nice deal for out rooms. The facilites are not the newest or most flashy, but the service is unparalleled. The rooms have great views and private outdoor Jacuzzis and hammocks with an awesome view. Recommended
Comment from Hotel Management
Apr 29, 2015 by Maria, Hotel Management
Thank you so much Jose!
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by Ewald

This traveler left a rating score only Posted Mar 16, 2015 on Hotels
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by A verified traveler

Great place, hard to get to...

Posted Feb 24, 2015 on Hotels
Hotel is great. Good prices and wonderful staff. Everything is onsite. Zip lining is very cool - you hike a little ways up and then zip line right back to the hotel. Horseback riding is a real trail, long, up and down a mountain. Everyone is very patient and tries to teach you to speak Spanish. Excellent food Only downside, is you are completely stuck there. There is nothing outside the hotel and you are a ways away from the next town over. You are relegated to doing only what the hotel has to offer. Hard to get to also. You either fly into a small local airstrip by taking a connection from San Jose, in which case you won't have a car and you're stranded there with no way of doing anything outside the resort. OR...you fly into Liberia, rent a car - the drive is long, I mean 3 hours long and you have to drive on dirt roads, no highways, and the drive is too dangerous to do at nighttime. Would recommend but just keep in mind the trip there takes up additional time driving.
Comment from Hotel Management
May 2, 2015 by Maria, Hotel Management
Thanks! We are honoured to showcase Costa Rica in all its legendary intensity and hope to spellbind guests with sights and experiences that stay with you for life.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler from Toledo, OH

Family vacation with teenagers

Posted Dec 29, 2014
Great place in a beautiful setting. Spectacular view and lots of wildlife. Food and staff wonderful. Could not get hot water while showering during peak times but a very small inconvenience when compared to all of the positive experiences. Don't recommend rental cars , as the driving is torturous.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jul 4, 2015 by Maria, Hotel Management
Thank you so much for your visit and for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are delighted that your experience was so positive and diverse. Our sincere thanks for alerting us to the problem with the water pressure and for being so gracious. Alternatives for reaching Hotel Punta Islita and enjoying its wonderfully secluded setting include private drivers or for the ultimate in convenience, taking a local 35 minute flight to the nearby Islita Airstrip. Please return very soon to Costa Rica, it truly is a magical destination!
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Getaway With Friends
by Katherine from New York

Outstanding slice of heaven

Posted Dec 3, 2014 on Hotels
Amazing experience - stayed for one night as a treat during our 2 week cycling tour. Best decision we made. By far the highlight were the staff, welcoming, interesting, knowledgable & couldn't do more to make the stay. Marvin in particular was outstanding. The view and setting is spectacular with the infinity pool as the cherry on top. Rooms are comfortable, like sleeping on clouds, and the food... Yum! Try the tuna down at the beach club.. Just trust me! We didn't have dinner at the hotel as it was thanksgiving.. Instead we went to the local place in the village which was also great. I dream of coming back...
Comment from Hotel Management
Mar 7, 2015 by Maria, Hotel Management
Thanks Katherine! It was a true pleasure to be the highlight of your two-week biking adventure. We are delighted to pamper guests with outstanding comforts that perfectly match the unrivaled views of our beach cove. Warmest regards and please do return soon.
2 out of 5
Recommended
for Families
by Floridacontact from Florida

5 estrellas tienes que ser a todo nivel

Posted Aug 1, 2014 on Hotels
El sitio se ve muy bien pero la attencion al servicio falta mucho.
5 out of 5
Recommended
by A verified traveler

This traveler left a rating score only Posted Jul 3, 2014 on Hotels
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Families
by Gene from Bretagne

Je l'avais rêvé ils l'ont réalisé...

Posted May 9, 2014 on Hotels
Que dire, c'est un hôtel tellement magique, beau et confortable... Nous avons passé deux jours de rêve.. On y retournera c'est sur...
Comment from Hotel Management
Jul 26, 2014 by Maria, Hotel Management
Merci beaucoup!
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler from Indianapolis, IN USA

Fabulous trip to paradise

Posted Apr 5, 2014
Location: Horse back riding, Zip lining, surfing/boogie boarding, swimming, sunning, hiking, walking on the beach, visiting a local town, kayaking, etc
Be prepared to be enchanted! The rough road leads to an amazing hotel with even more amazing people. This was a family vacation with our two older teenage children. From the beginning until the end, it was a vacation of a lifetime. We were greeted in the parking lot by a friendly face who turned out to be our concierge - this was a wonderful surprise! After our long journey, he recognized that we were hungry, and so he escorted us to the restaurant for a relaxing lunch and complimentary drink - oh, by the way, he checked us in as we gazed over the beautiful ocean view. The next trip was to our 3 bedroom villa that I can only say was amazing. The kids wondered if we had become rock stars since we left the States... yes, it was that amazing. The 1st night we thought we heard a gorilla... turned out to be a howler monkey - a veryLOUD howler monkey. By the end of our 1st day, our teenage son declared that he would have to stop saying everything was amazing because, well, everything was amazing! Our trip was filled with encounters with a truly caring and courteous hotel staff, first class food and accommodations, views to die for, wildlife sights and sounds from National Geographic, and did I mention the amazing people? We would return to Punta Islita in a heartbeat, and we actually discussed the need to start playing the lottery with the hope of returning to beautiful Costa Rica sooner vs. later. It is truly PURA VIDA!
Comment from Hotel Management
Nov 29, 2014 by Maria, Hotel Management
Thank you for sharing your enchantment with Hotel Punta Islita. It was an honor to be your hosts and look forward to a future return visit!