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Punta Leona Hotel and Club

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Overview
Perfect for nature lovers, this secluded complex encompasses 750 acres of tropical rain forest. Secluded white sand beaches look out to the blue waters of the Pacific. And for active travelers, there is sailing, sport fishing, tennis, a rain forest canopy tour and golf and horseback riding nearby.
 
Location: Beachfront, 20 minutes from Jaco Beach, 10 minutes from Carara Biological Reserve, and 90 minutes from the San Jose airport.

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  • TravelingWoman001 : Henderson, Nevada
Wake up in a Rainforest right next to the beach...

This private and fully-secure wildlife reserve a short driving distance from Jaco, is a 5-star property located on a private beach. It is so large, I would call it more of a compound than simply a hotel! Homes are grouped by Central American country names and are separate,free standing units equipped with excellent a/c, Wifi (router is in the room), strong water pressure in the shower and very comfortable double beds (2 in each room). Great satellite television with numerous English language channels. Three restaurants and two snack bars onsite, some can be a long walk away. The main gate is probably 3 miles from the actual reception desk, winding thru dense rainforest foliage. Excellent private resort which supplies internal shuttle service during daylight hours, but without a vehicle, you really are somewhat marooned here. Be prepared for soaking rains at any time and the humidity is stifling day and night. The property is about 1.5 hour drive from San Jose, on the Central Pacific coast.

  • hroseatl : Atlanta, Georgia
Disappointed with our stay here

This place is not a hotel and club. It is a massive compound! After driving almost a mile in from the gated entry off the main road, you check in. Check-in was great and the staff very helpful. This place is just ridiculously big, you would be in trouble if you didn't have a car. Our room was ok, a little tight with two beds and a small bathroom. We stayed in the Selvamar room, I believe. The restaurant near this area was closed the week we stayed, meaning we had to drive across the compound to eat. The beaches and pool are also very far, you literally have to drive for 5+ minutes to get anywhere in the "resort." It lacked activity, not many things happened as advertised. It also got dark at 6 pm, then there really wasn't anything to do. I think we were in bed between 8 & 9 both nights there, mostly out of boredom. We stayed in for dinner one night. The buffet was expensive, and food average at best. It was a very un-inviting atmosphere as well. The next day, we drove to Jaco beach to eat and hangout. Much better choice. The beaches at this resort are very pretty though. We enjoyed a day on the beach. That is really the only thing making me give a 3 star review.

  • PVD111 : London, United Kingdom
Jungle, with all nice and inconvenient things

Located in a massive compound in the forest, near the coast. Very humid. 'Minibar' is understood here to be an empty fridge with a jug of tap water.House keeping of rooms is poor and intrusive. Wildlife everywhere,including macaws and monkeys, armadillos and raccoons, but never intrusive or problematic. Great experience of Costa Rica's abilities in eco-tourism. Bungalows can be sweaty-far from the reception, which is overall of limited responsiveness.Management responds swiftly to issues. Access to the beach is not impressive. Beach towels available, with a cumbersome arrangement with towel cards. Expect close encounters with (rather harmless) wild animals.

  • jenskoopmann : London, United Kingdom
Wildlife and great hotel

Location: Punta Leona 100km from San Jose.Atmosphere: gated hotel and residential area with exclusive access to 2 beaches. Nice restaurants and pools. Shuttle service between facilities. Buttlerly farm and huge tropical rain forest at your disposal.Service: OKFood & drink: breakfast is served in a self service buffet. They have an service for fresh omelets/eggs Summary: lovely place with a lot of wildlife.

  • sademcfadden : New York City, New York
STUDY ABROAD PARENTS WEEK.

My son was afforded the amazing opportunity to study abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica. For spring break the parents were allowed to join and partake in exploring Costa Rica. One of the places we went to was Punta Leona. It is such am amazing place. The food, lodges, beach...everything was simply breathtaking. They have their own private beach wich is a fun house. It has all type of water activiries, amazing photo op opportunities, and very relaxing.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

All Inclusive Option:
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner daily (Buffet)
  • Snacks served at Playa Mantas and Playa snack bars (closed Mondays)
  • Domestic alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks (bars are open from 10am - 11PM Sunday - Thursday & open until 12:00AM Friday & Saturday)
  • 1 a la carte dinner per week
  • Daily activities
  • Evening entertainment (twice per week)
  • WI-FI in designated areas
  • Shuttle service to the private beaches of Playa Blanca and Playa Mantas (7 am - 10 pm)
  • 108 rooms
  • 2 buffet restaurants
  • 1 a la carte restaurant
  • 2 snack bars
  • Disco (fee)
  • 3 pools
  • Children's pool
  • Tennis court
  • Mini-golf (fee)
  • Gift shop
  • Mini-market
  • Currency exchange
  • Deep-sea fishing (fee)
  • Laundry services (fee)
  • Common area Wi-Fi
Standard Room:
  • 2 double beds
  • 1 bathroom with shower only
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Cable television
  • Mini-fridge
  • In-room safe available for a fee
  • Surrounded by lush tropical rain forest.
  • Located 5-10 minutes walk or 2 minute internal shuttle bus ride from our gold sand beach and the center of the resort complex.
  • Maximum occupancy of 3
Selvamar Superior Room with Balcony:
  • 2 double beds or 1 king-size bed
  • 1 bathroom with shower only
  • Comfortable and spacious new refurnished rooms
  • Maximum occupancy of 2
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  • Punta Leona Hotel and Club
    Jaco Beach,Costa Rica

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Hotel & Club Punta Leona
Playa Blanca Punta Leona, Jaco 1000 Costa Rica

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

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Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

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