Hotel Villa Caletas in Jacó, Herradura, Costa Rica

Villa Caletas is a luxury boutique hotel inspired by Tropical Victorian Architecture with a touch of Neo Classical influence shining like a jewel among resorts, prized not only for its location, design and décor, but also for its outstanding facilities and first class service.

Hotel Villa CaletasThis photo of Villa Caletas is courtesy of TripAdvisor.

Villa Caletas expresses a truly unique combination of mountain and seaside resort. Nestled  1150 feet above the Pacific Ocean, this unique hotel overlooks the Nicoya Gulf to the crescent beaches of Jacó, Herradura offering spectacular 360-degree panoramic views.

Overlooking a beautiful coastline, the breathtaking views bring our country to life. Villa Caletas is located on a rain forest hilltop in the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. From each side of the mountain, rain forests spread to sandy, quiet beaches below. Views of lush tropical rain forests with the emerald green ocean complement someof the most breathtaking sunsets you will ever see. At the bottom of the mountain, Villa Caletas offers its own very private beach.

Hotel Villa Caletas Accommodations and Amenities

Inside the Suite Junior Suite
Inside the Suite (left) and Junior Suite (right). These photos of Villa Caletas are courtesy of TripAdvisor.

There are 9 accommodation options that guests can choose from at Hotel Villa Caletas. All rooms and suites are superbly equipped with the following in-room amenities:

  • Shampoo, Rinse, Body Lotion and Shower Gel
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • Direct dial telephones with multilingual voice messaging
  • Cable TV
  • Safety deposit box
  • Minibar
  • Coffee maker
  • Umbrella
  • Hairdryer
  • Electricity (110 volts)


Standard rooms are equipped with two twin beds. They have garden or courtyard view and are located in the main building. They have easy access to the public areas.

Standard Deluxe

These rooms are equipped with one queen bed. They have a partial ocean view and are located in either of the main buildings (few steps). They have easy access to the public areas.


Villas are slightly larger than a standard, equipped with one queen bed and in some cases there is enough space to add one or two rolling beds. They have a terrace and some Villas have partial ocean view; others will have garden or Mountain View. The hotel cannot guarantee any kind of view. They are spread out throughout the property and may be situated a number of steps away.

El Rancho

The Beach Bungalow is the dream place for those who are willing to disconnect from the world in an easy and peaceful way. It is right on Caletas Beach, has its own terrace with Jacuzzi, its own small kitchen, a large living room and a second floor mezzanine with a queen size bed. There is no cable TV nor phone here. Just the sound of the wave and the jungle around.

Junior Suite

Villa Caletas has 7 Junior Suites which provide more space and luxury than Villas. They are equipped with one queen bed and a small living room. They have a magnificent Pacific Ocean view from the terrace, as well as an independent Jacuzzi or Jacuzzi-bathtub for two persons.

Junior Suite Superior

New version of the Junior Suite, they have a King size bed, big closet, and sofa bed. This is the only room category with high speed internet connection by cable and a hot tub Jacuzzi. Each of them has a terrace with an independent Jacuzzi along with a panoramic view to the Herradura bay and Jaco surrounded by a beautiful secondary forest. These are located in a 4 floors building with 8 units. In the first floor there is a swimming pool for the guest of the building. The rooms in the first floor have privacy inside the room but from the terrace guests can see the swimming pool area.


The 2 suite’s concept is not much about size as it is about style and its private plunge pool bordered by lush tropical greenery. They are equipped with one queen bed in the independent bedroom, and one single sofa in the living room. They are located a few steps away and have easy access to the public areas.

Superior Suite

The superior suite has an impressive panoramic "Pacific Ocean view" from the terrace and the room. It is equipped with one queen bed and a living room. This suite is specially for honeymooners and has a very private deluxe plunge pool. Located a number of steps away, it has its own private parking lot.

Master Suite

Master Suite is the best category at Villa Caletas due to its elegance and comfort. They are equipped with one king bed, sofa bed. They possess a spacious terrace, hammock and a private plunge pool with a spectacular panoramic ocean view, bordered by exuberant tropical greenery. This is a Special room for honeymooners. They are spread out throughout the property and may be situated a number of steps away. The Master Suites are totally different in decoration, location and size.

Hotel Villa Caletas Facilities

Infinity pool Private beach area
Infinity pool (left) and private beach area (right). These photos of Villa Caletas are courtesy of TripAdvisor.

The following are the facilities that the visitors can find at Hotel Villa Caletas:

Swimming Pool

The vast, deep-blue pool with an "infinity" edge creates the illusion of being one with the Pacific Ocean. An island of tropical plants, a miniature waterfall, adds to the serenity that reigns at this magnificent pool area, in keeping with the atmosphere of the gardens. Hotel Villa Caletas offers bar and lunch service by the pool where visitors can enjoy the delicious cocktails and a la carte menu. The bar is open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


In the hotel, there are facilities where the visitors can enjoy the supplements that their body needs to exercise. There is a number of packages available that can strengthen their spirit and their body.


One mile from the hotel, guests can enjoy Caletas beach. An hourly transfer will take them back and forth starting at 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm. If they have their own 4x4, they can go at any time to this wild and very private pebble beach, equipped with sun beds, showers, restrooms and refreshing drinks out of El Pelicano snack bar to relax under the sun or the cool shade.

Serenity Spa Services

Hotel Villa Caletas also offer spa services to help visitors regenerate their spirits. They can take time to relax and enjoy the spa treatments at the hotel's Serenity Spa, allowing them to indulge themselves in the tranquility of this exclusive retreat close to heaven.

Boutique & Tours

In the main building of the hotel, the Concierge Desk and the Boutique can be found, where guests can find a nice selection of jewelry, souvenirs, gifts, and toiletries. The concierge desk will help them organize all their activities including booking tours, car rentals, air flight tickets, and transportation to complete the travel arrangements of their trip to Costa Rica. There are many attractions in the area, such as hiking in the rainforest, Canopy tours, horseback riding and visits to National Parks.

Restaurants and Bars

The charm and elegance of Villa Caletas Hotel is enhanced by the tempting variety of its cuisine, an irresistible combination of French and Central America recipes, all elegantly presented to look as good as they taste. Fine selection of wines. Reservations are a good idea.

Visitors can enjoy gourmet dishes in the resort’s elegant Mirador Restaurant, or be delighted with sunset views and outdoor dining at the Anfiteatro Sunset Restaurant & Bar, or dine in total privacy on their own terrace, courtesy of Room Service. One mile away from the hotel guests can enjoy Caletas beach and the hotel's Beach Bar Pelicano.

Dining at Villa Caletas. These photos of Villa Caletas are courtesy of TripAdvisor.
Restaurant at Villa Caletas, Jaco Dining at Villa Caletas, Jaco

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