(Editor’s Note – This original post from March 2010 has been updated to reflect current Costa Rica vacation details.)
There are many beautiful white sand Costa Rica beaches to explore, many surrounded by verdant valleys, undulating mountains and nearby pristine lakes and rivers. Hacienda Pinilla Costa Rica is surely one of the best beaches you can vacation on and it is home to the JW Marriott resort and spa.
Hacienda Pinilla boasts over three miles of pristine sandy shoreline with no less than six incredible beaches along the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Hidden away in the province of Guanacaste in the Canton of Santa Cruz area, Hacienda Pinilla Costa Rica is an area of incredible beauty that has been developed in harmony with nature.
Hacienda Pinilla Resort & Community
Hacienda Pinilla Resort in Costa Rica is a stunning luxury beach resort developed in conjunction with a local residential community and encompassed by a large protected wildlife refuge.
Hacienda Pinilla Costa Rica includes a gated community with accommodations ranging from cottages and condos to houses and hotels set amid the luxurious tropical greenery. It is one of those places that epitomize all that is fun and fantastic about Costa Rica.
Hacienda Pinilla is a prime Guanacaste location and many visitors become residents or purchase vacation properties here, including beach houses and villas. This is an ideal location for nature lovers offering the opportunity to live amidst dry tropical forest in a naturally abundant environment groomed by year round exceptional weather.
Home to the JW Marriott Resort & Spa
The brand new J.W. Marriott Resort in Costa Rica is a stunning luxury beach resort situated right on Mansita Beach Costa Rica in Hacienda Panilla. This Pacific Coast Costa Rica Marriott resort and spa is rated as one of the Top 5 in Latin America and its 25,000 square foot pool is the largest in all of Costa Rica. Each of the 316 rooms at this Costa Rica resort feature luxury bathrooms and a private balcony or terrace.
Nature Trail of Hacienda Pinilla
The wildlife refuge surrounding Hacienda Pinilla is full of exotic tropical animals, birds and reptiles, which thrive here among the many rivers and lakes that dot the area.
Be sure to explore the 10 mile Nature Trail of Hacienda Pinilla as it meanders through the wildlife refuge. Tourists can observe up close the many varieties of amphibians, insects, butterflies, iguanas, frogs, turtles and monkeys that populate the area.
The Nature Trail at Hacienda Pinilla is best experienced in the company of a naturalist guide who can direct your attention to the many natural wonders of this wildlife refuge and offer much insight into the area’s flora, fauna and wildlife.
Hacienda Pinilla Flora & Fauna
The flora and fauna of Hacienda Pinilla has been added to on a regular basis over the last decade as part of an ongoing effort to implement a reforestation program. The entire Hacienda Pinilla area is extremely peaceful, bathed in a serenity that blends with nature, making this one of the most “must-see” destinations in Costa Rica.
Hacienda Pinilla Activities
Hacienda Pinilla Costa Rica is a little bit of paradise on earth. Residents, tourists and guests can enjoy adventurous recreational activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, fishing, and hiking, plus world class golfing and kayaking. Horseback riding is also available for those who would like to observe nature while taking an invigorating ride along the nature trails.
Tours of the Nature Trail at Hacienda Pinilla are very popular and offered by Hacienda Pinilla Resort and many other hotels. To truly experience Hacienda Pinilla Costa Rica and the surrounding fauna and flora, many visitors forego staying in the hotels and opt for one of the many small cottages tucked away in the nature park.
Marriott Hacienda Pinilla Included on Caravan Tour
Two nights at the JW Marriott Resort and Spa in Hacienda Pinilla are currently included with the Natural Paradise Costa Rica Tours by Caravan. These are very affordably priced, fully escorted tours considering the cost to stay just one night at the Marriott!
Call 1-800-CARAVAN (227-2826) to reserve your space today!