Hotel Riu Guanacaste sits proudly in a seafront location on Matapalo Beach in the Costa Rica resort of Guanacaste. This luxurious 24-hour all inclusive resort is the ideal place for Mum and Dad to spend their days re-charging and unwinding poolside, while there is plenty to entertain tots to teens on the doorstep.
Whatever holiday means to you, you'll find it in abundance at Hotel Riu Guanacaste. Sunbathe by one of the three pools or escape to the spa for a revitalising facial. Get active with a gym session or take to the water on a stand-up paddle board or kayak. Younger guests have a kids' club, mini pool, and playground to have fun with new-found friends.
The guest rooms and suites combine a neutral decor with dark wood furniture and a host of welcome touches such as complimentary Wi-Fi access, flat-screen satellite television, and a minibar and drinks dispenser. There is also a balcony or terrace to sit and soak up the views, while the comfy beds and air-conditioning set the scene for a restful night's sleep.
The five eateries tempt your taste buds with a world of flavours - from buffet-style dishes and themed dinners to gourmet, Italian, Asian, and steakhouse fare. You're never too far from an ice-cold beer or two with five bars on site. Live music and shows entertain you in the evening or bring your day to a close at the casino's gaming tables or dancing in the disco.
Discover why Hotel Riu Guanacaste is a popular place to stay for Costa Rica holidays.
Hotel Riu Guanacaste offers plentiful facilities, including: three swimming pools, children's pool, sun terraces with sun loungers, towels, and parasols, five restaurants, five bars, disco, casino, shopping street, spa with Jacuzzi, gym, and sauna, children's playground, mini-club, tennis and beach volleyball courts, medical service, and complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout.
Food, drink & entertainment
Liberia main restaurant serves up buffet-style fare at mealtimes and an open-air terrace. Themed eateries comprise Asian-inspired dishes at Furama, Italian favourites at La Toscana, gourmet specialities at Tucan, and hearty steaks and grilled specials at the poolside a la carte Ocotal steakhouse.
Discover a wide selection of hot and cold drinks and cocktails at Filadelfia Lobby Bar, Pura Vida Lounge Bar, Sports Bar, La Plaza Bar, and Santa Cruz Pool Bar with Swim-up Bar. The evening entertainment brings live music and shows to the stage plus a casino and also late-night dancing in Pacha disco.
Sport, games & activities
Start the day with a few laps of one of the three swimming pools or keep in shape with a workout in the gym. Partner up for a game of tennis or join in a beach volleyball match. Have fun on the water with windsurfing, stand up paddle surfing, snorkelling, and kayaking or have a go at scuba diving with an introductory lesson in the pool.
There is fun and activities for tots to teens at RiuLand children's club, the playground, and mini pool. Golf is also available nearby at Four Seasons Golf Club. A menu of indulgent treatments soothes your mind and body at Renova Spa, where you can also make use of the Jacuzzi and sauna.
Excursions to Rincon de la Vieja Nature Park, the Safari Park, and the capital of Guanacaste, Liberia are also available to book.
This Costa Rica hotel has a total of 701 luxury guest rooms and suites across five categories; ranging from Double and Family Rooms through to Whirlpool Bath Suites. Double Rooms offer a bathroom with hairdryer, telephone, complimentary Wi-Fi access, centrally-controlled air-conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar, liquor dispenser, flat-screen satellite television, electronic safe, iron/ironing board, twin beds or a double bed, and a balcony or terrace. Inter-connecting rooms are also available.