La Costa de Papito Costa Rica
La Costa de Papito Costa Rica
Rooms and Rates
Notes about this Hotel:- Costa Rican tax of 13.00% is not included.
- Rates include breakfast.
Costa de Papito is set against the dramatic background of this laid back Caribbean town. This charming establishment boasts a care free atmosphere complemented by the outstandingly beautiful stretch of sand known as Cocles Beach, located not far from Puerto Viejo, Limon. This coastal destination is the only beach on the Caribbean Coast protected by lifeguards and has been awarded a blue flag for its ecological cleanliness. Visitors fall in love with the easy-going lifestyle featured here, it combines Afro Caribbean indigenous and Costa Rican cultures. This stunning shoreline is naturally adorned with a quiet river, warm sands, tropical foliage, exotic wildlife specimens and cool ocean breezes. Costa de Papito is strategically situated on a lush 5 acre garden teeming with jungle flora, providing an environment that suggests that our verdant jungle has met our pristine coasts.
Costa de Papito is owned and run by Eddie Ryan, creator and manager for 13 years of the internationally famous Carlton Arms Hotel in New York City. This quaint establishment boasts 13 individually designed bungalows that are set to privately, apart from each other among a lush tropical garden just minutes away from the seashore. Each spacious sheep unit is beautifully decorated with charming details such as stained woods, tiled bathrooms, bamboo tables, wood carvings and artistic railings. These cabins feature large windows that offer amazing vistas of floral landscapes. There is a handicap accessible bungalow available for special guests. Costa de Papito sits surrounded by exotic vegetation that provides in more secluded atmosphere. A curious detail about the area is the absence of mosquitoes, an unusual but welcome difference from other coastal destinations. If you’re interested in dining out there are many delicious restaurants at a relatively close distance. Spend some leisurely time admiring the fantastic scenery, as you kick back and relax in a comfortable chair or ham make located on the wraparound porch.
The front desk remains open from 6:30am to 9:30pm offering general info, booking services and personalized client attention. Many services are provided to make your visit more pleasurable, such as on-site laundry, safety deposit boxes, telephone services, Internet access, even rental for water sport equipment such as surfboards boogie boards or snorkeling gear. Costa de Papito provides a convenient location near nesting sites and botanical gardens for guests interested in touring different parts of the coast. The breathtaking surroundings showcase colorful floral specimens such as heliconias, bromeliads, palms and gingers. Keep your eyes open to spot butterflies, birds, iguanas and sloth. Costa de Papito proudly shows off local artwork, provides great service, comfortable accommodations and has received top scores for style, service and setting in an important travel magazine. So come experience this unique hotel that mixes culture highlights with fun vacationing elements. Spend your dream getaway among paradise and its natural wonders at Costa de Papito Hotel.
Location and Driving Directions
The distance between San Jose and Puerto Viejo is 130 miles. You can choose to take a domestic flight or acquire a rental car for a road trip. Driving there is simple; follow the highway signs to Limon, pass through the Braulio Carrillo National Park. At the city of Limon you will find signs that will lead you to Puerto Viejo. Costa de Papito sits about 37 miles from the domestic Limon airport and approximately a mile from the center of Puerto Viejo on the coastal road, in Playa Cocles.