Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with free breakfast and restaurant


Located on the riverwalk, this family-friendly hotel is within 16 mi (25 km) of Marino Ballena National Park, Punta Uvita Whale Tail, and Arco Beach. Pinuela Beach and Ventanas Beach are also within 20 mi (32 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and an outdoor tennis court are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 52 rooms provide free WiFi, room service, and rainfall showerheads. Free local calls, ceiling fans, and showers are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool and a children's pool, Villas Rio Mar provides an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 947 square feet (88 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a beach shuttle. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Villas Rio Mar is a smoke-free property.

  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 52 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 947 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 88 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 13 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Garden 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free long-term parking, Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Shower only 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Villas Rio Mar has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Game viewing nearby 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Reflexology 
  • Number of treatment rooms 1 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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 rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Cleaning fee: CRC 6000 per accommodation, per stay (varies based on length of stay and unit size)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 24500 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: CRC 0 (one-way), (from 0 to 4 years old)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Rio Mar Villas
  • Villas Rio Mar
  • Villas Rio Mar Dominical
  • Villas Rio Mar Costa Rica/Dominical
  • Villas Rio Mar Hotel Dominical
  • Hotel Rio Mar
  • Villas Rio Mar Hotel

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 4 children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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