Guanacaste and the Nicoya Peninsula Hotels

Hotel Villa Casa Blanca

  • Inside gated entrance to El Ocotal Beach Resort Map It
  • Playa Ocotal


  • Romantic
  • Fabulous breakfasts
  • Use of outdoor kitchen


  • Smallish, aging rooms
  • Noisy parrots
  • No night staff

Fodor's Review

For romance, you can't beat this Victorian-style bed-and-breakfast on a hillside buried in a bower of tropical plantings. Four-poster beds, plush furniture, and Victorian detailing set the mood in the rooms while the lobby area has a sunken reading nook behind the dramatic staircase. The honeymoon suites have deep soaking tubs built for two, but the hotel is showing its age–-the bathrooms are in need of some TLC. The outdoor pool is small but pretty, with an adjoining hot tub. There's no room service, but the obliging staff can arrange for local restaurants to deliver dinners à deux, to be enjoyed by candlelight at the pool or on the terrace. Waffles, pancakes, and savory dishes provide fuel in the morning. Breakfast entertainment is provided by various pet parrots that are vociferous as well as notorious moochers.

Hotel Information


Inside gated entrance to El Ocotal Beach Resort, Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica

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Hotel Details:

  • 10 rooms, 2 suites
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

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