Hotel & Club Punta Leona ~ Puntarenas


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A Beautiful and Fun Hideaway



About the Hotel

Hotel & Club Punta Leona is located in one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica ~ the Central Pacific region. The area of the Central Pacific is very well known for its spectacular beaches, activities and adventure, golf, sport fishing, sunbathing, snorkeling & scuba diving and wonderful surfing!


At Punta Leona you are surrounded by the deep-blue waters of the Pacific, secluded white-sand beaches, and spectacular rainforest. Just 20 minutes from our Hotel you will find the town of Jaco, which for a long time has been a pillar of tourism in Costa Rica. 

With its close proximity to San Jose City, this beach town is the ideal spring board for those touring the west coast and its wonderful beaches. (see how to get there below)


The Punta Leona Beach hotel in Costa Rica offers a variety of water sports you can enjoy during your stay. From a kayak tour with your friend, during which you may encounter dolphins, to boogie boarding or snorkeling, all activities are a unique experience. Punta Leona offers a great spot for surfing in Costa Rica.


One Day Tours
Near the hotel there are different tourist attractions which you can enjoy during your stay. Among the most sought after tourist attractions are:

  • Visit to Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Safari tour Crocodiles
  • Rapids in the Savegre River
  • Arenal Volcano and hot springs
  • Cruise to Tortuga Island


Outdoor fun
Dance to Latino music such as cumbia, salsa, merengue and bachata. Join more relaxing classes such as tai chi, yoga, or one of our aerobics, aqua gym and cardio gym classes for something more dynamic. 

If classes are not your thing, you may take part to the various tournaments organized, such as football 5, beach volleyball, ping-pong, boccias, water polo, pool volleyball and water basketball.


Professionals specialized in various techniques and committed to offer you a service of the highest quality will take you to a world of aromas, relaxation and rest. In the midst of Hotel Punta Leona’s lush, the Nature Spa is an intimate oasis designed for those who seek replenishment.

You can enjoy of the following:

  • Exfoliation treatments
  • Boddy wraps treatments
  • Massages
  • Facials
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure

At night
After an intense day of sun, sand and family moments, visit the Al Garete Bar, where the Karaoke will make you laugh and bring out the artist in you or take part in the musical quiz and test your knowledge on music from the 70s, 80s, 90s to current ones. If music is not your thing, join in for Punta Leona’s Bingo and share a great moment altogether.


Children activities
During their time at the hotel, children will have the opportunity to test their skills in a series of challenges such as the famous children’s Rally or the sack race on the beach. Everything is made to put a smile on their faces and keep them in full contact with nature.

For the younger ones, we offer activities such as makeup workshops, pool volleyball, water polo, crafts workshop, birthday parties, youth cine-club as well as the Punta Leona’s mini-tournament.


Guided Nature Walks

Hotel Punta Leona is one of the most important private reserves in the Pacific zone of Costa Rica and plays an important role in biological conservation.

Due to its unique geographic location and an important conservation plan, the reserve is one of the few remaining forests situated in the transitional zone between the Dry Forest of the Northwest and the Rainforest of the Southwest.

The reserve is home to more than 330 species of birds as well as to various mammals, such as the white white-faced monkeys, raccoons, kinkajous and spider monkeys. Discover the reserve and its wildlife through its three easily accessible and well marked trails or stop near one of the various feeding stations for hummingbirds, birds and other mammals.


How to get there

Why not rent a car from San Jose (probably the most cost effective way to visit), the scenerey on route to the hotel is magnificent and gives you the opportunity to explore the area whilst you are there. Try the major car rental companies below. Or try an Uber!


Hoppa offer private transfers too. Enter San Jose (Juan Santamaria Intl) (SJO) going to Jaco Beach, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. The more people with you the cheaper it is!


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Extra Staff Bonuses!

Book By Extra
For stays during
23 Dec 2021

FREE USD$100 extra credit voucher for food & beverage when you purchase a USD$100 credit voucher on check in

25 May 2021
24 Dec 2021
23 Dec 2021


25 May 2021
24 Dec 2021
23 Dec 2021


25 May 2021
24 Dec 2021

Space Available Late Check Outs

"Space Available" Room Upgrades and Late Check-out, if granted will be at the time of check-in/check-out and at the sole discretion of the hotel.


Bird Watching
Enjoy the exciting experience of one of our trails and discover the extraordinary variety of the exotic flora and fauna surrounding the area. Feel the thrill of walking through an environment where the only noise is the harmonious and unique sound of nature. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars, so you don’t miss out on the opportunity to watch some of the 330 species of birds that live in the area.


The more adventurous will also have the opportunity to enjoy night walking tours, during which they will encounter animals such as frogs, scorpions, snakes and various insects. Closed Shoes and long pants are necessary for this tour.

Nature walks are about an hour long, during which you will be accompanied by a bilingual guide. All you need is to book your spot one-day in advance at the reception.


Butterfly Garden & Insects Observatory
Enter the beautiful world of the butterflies; learn about the full cycle of their metamorphosis, their natural habitat, their peculiar way of living with the surrounding ecosystem and immerse yourself in the deep blue of the morpho.

Discover a world that can only be observed at nighttime. Bring your flashlight and join our guide for this unique adventure.



Whether you prefer a beachfront restaurant, eating in the middle of the rainforest or near the swimming pool, at Hotel Punta Leona you can choose according to your taste. Walking to the different restaurants and enjoy the exotic environment is always a great experience.Internal transportation runs approximately every 30 minutes from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

El Leon Marino
Located next to the swimming pool, offers snacks options or light meals. 

Is located in the heart of the rainforest, next to the Selvamar rooms. Every meal at the Carabelas restaurant is a unique experience.

Playa Blanca
After a refreshing swim in Playa Blanca discover the various flavors and colors of the Costa Rican cuisine with a michelada and a cassado.

El Grill
If you are planning a romantic dinner for two or want to enjoy a la carte meal with your family, “El Grill” will delight you with a variety of international meals.

Bar al Garete
Try one of our various house cocktails while watching the sunset on Mantas Beach or enjoy a beer while meeting people from different parts of the world.

Bar Cafe 1492
The perfect place to read
a good book accompanied by your favorite fresh coffee, and enjoy the cool and pleasant atmosphere of the tropical rainforest.

Selvamar Rooms

The Selvamar rooms of Hotel Punta Leona have been strategically designed and located to minimize their impact on the environment without compromising with your comfort and enjoyment. These rooms are distributed in modules of four units, linked by a small courtyard.


Selvamar Standard Room 
These rooms are distributed in modules of four units linked by an internal courtyard. Overlooking a tropical garden, the Selvamar Standard are equipped with two double beds, a private bathroom, a mini-fridge, AC, cable TV, a coffee maker, a telephone, a hair dryer and a safe.

Superior Room 
These recently renovated rooms come either with a king bed or two double beds, high ceilings and large windows with view on the rainforest and large private bathrooms. All rooms are equipped with ceiling fan, coffee maker, cable TV, telephone, hair dryer, AC and a safe. Some of the superior rooms have terraces with garden view.



Punta leona also provides a range of apartments in a variety of locations across the resort.

Double Chatlet Apartments
Apartments are located near the entrance’s roundabout. Built in one-floor houses.

Arenas Apartments
The Arenas Apartments are located on the private road that goes to Playa Blanca and are spread out over two levels. 

Leonamar Apartments
The building is located in front of a neighborhood street,  150 meters east of the Punta Leona Chapel. 

Arrecife Apartments
The Condominiums are located 150 meters east of the Punta Leona's chapel, in a private residential area.

Bella Leona Apartment
A modern two-storey building with three apartments on each floor and a small swimming pool.

Resort Plan

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