Guanacaste and the Nicoya Peninsula Hotels

Hotel Arco Iris

  • Follow signs past turnoff to Playa Langosta and go up hill to right Map It
  • Tamarindo


  • Transportation service and concierge
  • Boutique feel
  • Great restaurant


  • Not a lot of privacy in bungalows
  • Dusty walk to beach
  • Very small pool

Fodor's Review

Beautiful bungalows dot the grounds of this chic compound, half a block off one of Tamarindo's main drags. The five bungalows have high, sloping cane ceilings, handsome contemporary furniture, and sleek marble bathrooms with huge showers and trendy vessel sinks. Stone pathways lead to each unit, fronted by a private porch, hammock, table, and chairs. There are also eight ultraspacious, deluxe rooms with two queen beds, minibars stocked with gourmet goodies, and lots of storage space. All accommodations include flat-screen TVs, hair dryers, coffeemakers, and mini-refrigerators. There's a small pool and pleasant shaded sitting areas in the garden and by the pool. The hotel is also home to the best dinner restaurant in town, Seasons by Shlomy, and there's a massage therapist on call. Amiable owner Richard Resnick is usually around to fill you in on the local scene.

Hotel Information


Follow signs past turnoff to Playa Langosta and go up hill to right, Tamarindo, 50309, Costa Rica

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Hotel Details:

  • 5 bungalows, 8 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

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