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Hotel Río Celeste Hideaway

Rio Celeste Hideaway is located 100 miles north of San Jose, between the provinces of Guanacaste and Alajuela and is within a 1 ½ hr drive from Arenal / La Fortuna and 2 hrs from Liberia's International Airport.


Located just 5 minutes away from the main entrance of the Tenorio Volcano National Park, this idyllic location allows guests to enjoy what is considered the jewel of Northern Costa Rica, the Rio Celeste.


The hotel is tucked away in the middle of the rain forest adjacent to the Tenorio Volcano National Park where the amazing Rio Celeste is located.  With its beautiful sky blue coloration and waterfall, the Rio Celeste is a mayor eco-tourism attraction.


Rio Celeste Hideaway is a luxury hotel in an oasis of tranquility that provides a uniquely natural experience with stunning accommodations. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, each one of its 26 spacious casitas (bungalows) provides an exclusive retreat in which guests can relax amidst the breathtaking rain forest.


The hotel’s gorgeous tropical architecture mirrors the beauty of Costa Rica’s natural wonders and gives the opportunity to enjoy the best of the authentic local cultural hospitality. Its tropical grounds woven with rich gardens create the perfect setting to rest and enjoy nature.  It is the perfect place for nature lovers, couples and honeymooners and others who want an experience off the beaten path.


From this amazing area you can embrace nature at its maximum majesty. Discover “Rio Celeste” (The Blue River) on a guided tour at the Tenorio Volcano National Park, as well as a great variety of guided activities including;  white water rafting, hiking, mountain biking, volcano treks, and hot springs.


Rio Celeste Hideaway offers a full service restaurant, where local ingredients blend with a world-class cuisine to provide an incomparable dining experience. The restaurant has been designed to provide an exclusive dining experience with open walls surrounded by lush tropical plants and flowers.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner menus are available with exquisite creations blending Costa Rican traditional flavors with an international twist and great service.


The very spacious (900 sq feet) lodging accommodations at Rio Celeste Hideaway have been designed to provide the ultimate in comfort and style while maintaining close contact with the natural surroundings.  Each bungalow is separated from the other by exuberant tropical landscaping providing maximum privacy.

The casitas feature king size beds or two double queen size beds, outfitted with luxury lines and a cloud top mattress, private backyard with an outdoor shower as well as wide glass doors facing the private front balcony. Premium amenities include; Jacuzzi, Plasma Cable TV, DVD/CD Player, iPod Stand, Internet Access, Safe (Laptop capacity), Air Conditioning, Private Bathroom with Hot Water, Stocked Mini Fridge, Coffee Maker and Movies. Two handicap casitas are available and all are No Smoking.

RATES 2014

Lodging & Breakfast
DESCRIPTION Jan. 04, 2014 to Dec. 19, 2014 Dec. 20, 2014 to Jan. 03, 2015
$259.00 $309.00
$190.00 $240.00


  • Rates are per room based on single or double occupancy.
  • Rates do not include 13% tax
  • Rates in US Dollars
  • Children under 12 years old free of charge, includes breakfast.
  • Extra person surcharge $35.00 plus tax.
  • Rates are subject to change without previous notice.


Transfers from San Jose area hotels or San Jose's Juan Santamaría International Airport to hotels in the Arenal area are $160.00 each way, for a minivan with a capacity of up to 9 passengers. Approximate time from San José to the Arenal area is approx 2 hours and 45 minutes. Transfer from Juan Santamaría International Airport to any hotel in San José $35, including airport assistance, for a minivan with a capacity of up to 9 passengers.

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