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Room (B2C)
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite Jacuzzi Ocean view
710 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Standard Room
355 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Suite, Jetted Tub, Ocean View (B2C)
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Suite (B2C)
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Superior Room
355 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Latam
355 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, Ocean View
355 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Standard Room (B2C)
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Standard Europe
355 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, Ocean View (B2C)
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Suite
710 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Upscale property on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Smoke-free property

Location

Nestled on the beach, this El Ocotal property is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Diamante Eco Adventure Park and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Haras del Mar Equestrian Center. Penca Beach and Danta Beach are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Resort Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the property's 5 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 701 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include free bottled water, ceiling fans, and hair dryers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive

Sardinal de Carrillo, El Ocotal, Guanacaste

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Room service during certain hours
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment
All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Volleyball

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Airport transfers
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

  • Kayaking included
  • Access to onsite clubs included
  • Windsurfing included
  • Taxes included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Airport transfers not included
  • Surcharge for premium or imported non-alcoholic beverages
  • Volleyball included
  • Scuba diving excursions not included
  • Snorkeling excursions not included
  • Motorized water sports not included
  • All available beverages included
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included
  • Activities/services from independent operators not included
  • Transportation to offsite activities not included
  • Offsite tours not included
  • Sailboats not included
  • Onsite entertainment and activities included
  • Gratuities included
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • All food and beverages included
  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Minibar (all beverages included)
  • Room service during certain hours
  • All onsite activities, and facilities and equipment included
  • All non-motorized water sports included
  • Onsite live performances included
  • Theme parties included
  • Snorkeling included

Hotel Amenities

Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive property. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, an indoor tennis court, and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the property's 5 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the property's bars, which include 5 bars/lounges and a swim-up bar. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This all-inclusive property also offers a children's pool, a health club, and a nightclub. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Smoke-free property
  • Nightclub
  • Children's pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Indoor tennis court 1
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 701
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Tennis on site
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Indoor tennis court1
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive offers 701 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Liberia - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Furama - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only.

La Toscana - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only.

Tucan - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only.

Ocotal Steak House - This poolside restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor tennis court and a health club are featured at the property. 3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby

Spa Services

Renova Spa has 8 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Number of treatment rooms 8
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Debit cards not accepted

Hotel Names

  • All Inclusive Guanacaste
  • Guanacaste All Inclusive
  • Guanacaste Riu
  • Riu Guanacaste
  • Riu Guanacaste All Inclusive
  • Riu Guanacaste All Inclusive El Ocotal
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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Promotions

Golf Offer


Book a stay in any room or rate category for travel now-December 23, 2019 and receive round trip golf course transportation to Vista Ridge Golf & Country Club, use of a golf cart, 18 hole golf round, golf club rental, complimentary bottled water with cooler rental, fresh towel, and use resort style pool before or after round of golf.


Full details at check-in. Guests must contact the property in advance to arrange tee time; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

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