Hotel y Club Punta Leona - Western Costa Rica

Three-, Four-, or Five-Night Stay with Canopy Tour at Punta Leona Hotel & Club in Western Costa Rica

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Sustainable Ecotourism Hotel on a Private Nature Reserve

While at Punta Leona Hotel & Club, an ecotourism resort on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast, keep your eyes open for spider monkeys, iguanas, and sleepy-eyed sloths frolicking among the boughs. Three well-marked trails lead into the resort’s 750-acre private nature reserve, a diverse ecosystem sandwiched between the dry forests of the northwest and the rainforests of the southwest. Within the reserve, you’ll quickly begin spotting the colorful avians on the hotel’s bird-watching checklist. More than 330 species of migratory and nonmigratory birds frequent its lush habitat, including scarlet macaws, toucans, and hummingbirds. Eco-friendly management of this reserve—in addition to water- and energy-conservation efforts—helped earn Punta Leona Hotel a Sustainable Tourism award from the Costa Rican Tourism Institute.

At the main part of the resort, verdant landscapes surround Selvamar superior guest rooms, which are tastefully decorated with dark wood furnishings and burnt-orange bedding. A short walk along private winding roads takes you to Mantas Beach’s golden sands. The road also ends up at Carabelas Restaurant, which serves a Costa Rican buffet.

This deal also includes a canopy tour, where you’ll whiz down a series of ziplines high in the nature reserve’s trees. Guests can venture out into the surrounding countryside on ecotourism day trips, including horseback riding in the mountains and a cruise to deserted Isla Tortuga. Or spend a day at the resort’s Natural Spa, where you can unwind with a coffee scrub, a volcanic-mud body wrap, or another one of the spa’s treatments.

Puntarenas, Costa Rica: Scarlet Macaws and Surfing at Popular Ecotourism Getaway

Located along the Pacific coastline, Puntarenas is Costa Rica’s largest province, extending more than 500 miles from the Panama-Costa Rica border up to the Gulf of Nicoya. Its proximity to beaches, national parks, and nature reserves makes the area a popular ecotourism spot. A good place to start is the beachside town of Jacó, which attracts surfers from all over the globe with consistently big waves and good breaks. Just a few miles inland lies Carara National Park, an 11,600-acre nature reserve that’s home to crocodiles, two-toed sloths, and hundreds of scarlet macaws, a rare sight in most parts of the country.

About 60 miles northeast of Jacó, Costa Rica’s capital, San José, is a cultural hub filled with colonial architecture, open-air artisan markets, and street vendors selling tamales and pupusas (stuffed flatbread). Further north, Arenal Volcano is one of the country’s most popular attractions. Before 2010, the 5,437-foot volcano was Costa Rica’s most active, frequently spouting plumes of ash and lava. Since then, the volcano has entered a dormant phase, but you can still enjoy its geothermal hot springs and steamy rainforest hikes.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

Stay for two in a Selvamar superior room with canopy tour and daily breakfast buffet

  • $275 for a three-night stay
  • $345 for a four-night stay
  • $425 for a five-night stay

Book by: 9/7/12
Travel by: 11/15/12

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

Amenities

  • Tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts
  • Three swimming pools
  • Guided nature walks
  • Natural Spa onsite
  • Restaurant with Costa Rican buffet
  • Two snack bars
  • On-site convenience store
  • Day trips into the surrounding area

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 9/7/12 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 11/15/12
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Subject to availability
  • 24-hour cancellation notice required or fee of applicable one-night's stay up to the amount paid for Groupon applies
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • 13% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

  • Two double beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 3
  • Adding occupants above standard: $24 per additional guest per night in July and November; $19 per additional guest per night in August, September, and October
  • Mini refrigerator, coffeemaker, and safety deposit box
  • Cable TV

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: noon
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: not available
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are available upon request during booking.
  • Room upgrades: not available

What It's Worth

Stay for two adults in a Selvamar superior room with daily breakfast buffet

  • $275 for a three-night stay (a $402 value)
  • $345 for a four-night stay (a $536 value)
  • $425 for a five-night stay (a $670 value)

Included in all options:

  • Canopy tour for two (a $70 value)

Total value: up to $740

Getting There

  • By plane: about 54 miles (86 km) from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)
  • By transit: public buses run several times a day between San José and Jacó

Traveler's Tips

  • Before international travel, always check the State Department's website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.
  • Click here for more information on the public bus system as well as a daily bus schedule. Make sure to have Costa Rican colones to ride the bus.

Customer Reviews

26 Ratings

The staff there are irreplaceable. So hospitable and friendly and helpful.
Patricia R. · November 15, 2013
We totally enjoyed our stay and would go back again. We didn't expect the humidity of the rainforest, but acclimatized very quickly. We found a local guide at "Travel Like a Local" and she was wonderful too. Zahara knows so much about the country and all the things to be offered to tourists, as well as being able to carry on a conversation in English! Will hire her again if we ever go back.
E K R. · November 14, 2013
The staff was incredible helpful and the grounds were beautiful.
E K R. · November 14, 2013
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