Central Pacific Coast Hotels



Hotel Villa Lapas

At a Glance


  • surrounded by forest
  • lots of activities
  • birds
  • kid-friendly


  • rooms sometimes musty
  • air-conditioners old
  • mediocre buffets

Hotel Villa Lapas Review

These austere rooms within a tranquil rain-forest preserve are nothing special, but they have terra-cotta floors, hardwood ceilings, and large baths and are a great escape for nature lovers. The resort is far from other hotels (and the beach) but has on-site entertainment to keep you busy, such as a large-screen television, a pool table, and foosball and leads a canopy tour on the property. You can follow the river flowing through the protected forest for a pleasant hike and cross a suspension bridge to reach a small replica of a Costa Rican colonial village with a restaurant, cantina, church, and gift shops. An all-inclusive meal plan is available, but you're better off eating your lunch and dinner elsewhere.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Off Costanera, 3 km (2 miles) after bridge over Rio Tárcoles, turn left on dirt road, up 600 m, Tárcoles, 61102
  • Phone: 2637–0232
  • Website:
  • Location: Tárcoles

    Hotel Details

  • 56 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 04-08-2013

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