Hotel Isolina

100 m north of Restaurant La Perla, on beach road, Potrero, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

This small hotel complex, a little island (isolina) of palm trees shading two pools, has basic and clean rooms with some of the best rates in the area, making it popular with Costa Rican families seeking a weekend getaway. Red-tile roofs top rooms painted in cheerful yellow, orange, and tangerine. Stonework around the pools and a gorgeous garden create a pleasant oasis in the hotel's interior courtyard. Rooms are simply but adequately furnished with small dining areas and blue-tile bathrooms; larger rooms have kitchenettes, with microwaves, fridges, and coffeemakers; and the three villas, perfect for families, have two bedrooms and poorly-stocked kitchenettes. Italian owned, the hotel has an alfresco restaurant for simple meals ($) that focus on pasta and fresh fish.


  • all rooms face the pool
  • affordable
  • secure parking
  • clean rooms


  • loud a/c
  • breakfast not included for rooms with kitchenettes
  • dated rooms need upgrades
  • Wi-Fi near reception only


Phones: -2654–4333


9 standard rooms, 22 equipped rooms, 3 2-bedroom villas
Rate Includes: Breakfast