In exchange for being 150 feet away from the beach, you get spacious, well equipped, ochre-walled rooms with views of the pool and gardens rather than surf and sand. Lots of foliage and a large, blue-tile pool add a tropical feel to the grounds. Multi-bed units are well suited to families and include some second-floor rooms with one king and a loft with two twin beds. If you tire of the surf, there are communal computers, books, fooseball, and billiards to keep you entertained. The restaurant has an extensive menu that includes sea bass served with various sauces, pastas, pork loin, filet mignon, and jumbo shrimp.
Road to Playa Bejuco, on left, Playa Bejuco, 61101, Costa Rica