Smack dab in the middle of town, this pleasant respite lets you leave the commotion of central Escazú behind. The recently constructed building maintains the historic style of an airy Italian villa with a large central courtyard. The theme of spaciousness continues in the rooms and suites, which all have balconies and hardwood or tile floors. Beds have quality mattresses with Italian linens, and down comforters and pillows. Beacon has become a favorite of the growing numbers of visitors who come to Costa Rica for health-care reasons, a fast-growing segment of the tourism industry.