WELCOME TO EL CASTILLO

A Luxury Destination for Adventurous Travelers

STAY

There is a reason our nine-room luxury hotel is named The Castle: The magnificent structure perched 600 feet above the Pacific Ocean has arguably the most dramatic view in all of Costa Rica. Spectacular, yes. Stuffy, no. Our exceptional staff will ensure your vacation is the greatest of your lifetime.

DISCOVER EL CASTILLO

DINE

Dine at El Castillo’s own restaurant, Castillo’s Kitchen, a Chef’s Table concept mastering the evolution of Costa Rican cuisine. Experience elements of Costa Rica in every dish in a new and innovative way. Chef Pablo will dazzle you.

INDULGE YOUR SENSES

PLAY

Welcome to the jungle and about three percent of the biodiversity on this side of the planet. If you prefer wildlife over nightlife, this is the place for you. Whale watching, snorkeling, hiking, deep-sea fishing, zip lining, surfing, kayaking, beach combing, and sea turtle viewing are all within minutes of El Castillo.

EXPERIENCE ADVENTURE

What People are Saying About El Castillo

“This place is spectacular! When you stay here, it is all about you. The attention to detail is unmatched.”
Justin G – September 2017

“This place has been on my bucket list for years and we were finally able to make it happen. Wow! Was it worth it. The best service, great views, amazing food and drinks. Wow, we felt like movie stars.”
Lady T – Bagdad, Florida– August 2017

“Wow, we returned to El Castillo after exactly one year and we have to say it even was more perfect than it already was last time.”
Pia V. – Davis, California – July 2017

“We were very lucky to choose El Castillo as our home away from home for our first trip to Costa Rica. It is probably one of the best small luxury hotels we’ve ever stayed in.”
Tatiana P – Vancouver, Canada– March 2017

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