Punta Islita is a peaceful place. Developed with an eye to keep the area wildly pristine, with small clusters of just a few private villas set in thousands of acres of protected wildlife area. Luxury and privacy.
View west toward sunset
The upper deck/palapa at Amapola
The upper deck/palapa
view from upper deck Amapola, overlooking the "Punta Islita"
The upper deck/palapa at Amapola-great ocean breezes, great views.
Entrance to Amapola courtyard
The front gate entrance. Stairs lead you up to the upper palapa terrace with the picnic table
Front Door and entrance to Main house
Great room- teak beam ceiling.Two,10 foot wide sliding glass doors open the rm to the outdoors
The great room is open to the pool and patio areas as well as the kitchen
Dining area with seating for eight
Garden area of half bath
The Half bath is partly open to the beautiful Costa Rican sky.The sink rests upon a huge slice of solid teak
Full kitchen and daily maid service
by the pool
View from the upper deck/palapa at Amapola
private 25' pool
The master suite Amapola
End of the day peacefullness
Palm trees,almond trees and red flowering ginger plants grace the driveway entrance
The property with the circular driveway
From the middle of the circular driveway looking toward the house.Kitchen window is on the right center
Night view of private pool,cabana,and living room
Our Hotel Punta Islita beach front pool, with restaurant and a swim up bar is a great spot to spend an afternoon, in a hammock under a palm tree,listening to the surf.
The Punta Islita beach with a pizza lunch served under the palm trees
looking south down the Punta Islita beach
The beach club pool
Dr Bill relaxing on the Punta Islita beach after surf lessons
A local artists "lolisigns" symbolizing Love, Health and Eternal Return seen in many spots along the Nicoya coastline. Golf cart on left, is a easy way to get around. Available at the main desk of the hotel.
Horsebacking riding on the Punta Islita beach
A sabanero-costa rician cowboy
The surf spot Carmaronal-know for great waves ,no crowds and huge turtles. The mature Olive Ridley turtle is over 100 lbs.
Surf lessons for all ages just ask at the main hotel desk.. It is a great way to spend a day in the 85 degree water.
A baby Olive Ridley turtle, just hatched on the Carmaronal beach. You can arrange to see the night time turtle nesting. The female lays close to 100 eggs at a time.The area is a protected nesting site.
The main entrance to the hotel lobby and dining room
The infinity swimming pool and swim up bar next to the "1492" restaurant
The "1492" restaurant pool
The "1492 "restaurant
Dining with the endless pacific view at the "1492" restaurant
The ridge just above Amapola, viewing Punta Islita coastline
Sunset on ridge just above Amapola. You can hike here or take the sunset horse ride to this spot
A spa treatment room
The hotel spa
One of the hot tubs in the spa
spa hot tubs
The golf course
zip line tour just above the spa at the Hotel Punta Islita
Zip line tour
An artist decorated tree in the center of the village of Punta Islita
sculpture in the village of Punta Islita
Sculpture in village of Punta Islita
The local airport. This airport is 10 minutes from Punta Islita. The hotel can pick up up from here and drive you to Amapola. Sansa Air and Nature Air flys here.
The airport waiting room.
Flight from San Jose arriving at Punta Islita airport
A shy howler monkey in the trees behind the villa
mother and baby Howler Monkeys are often seen in the tree canopy around the villa and Hotel
The Guanacaste area is know for it's cattle ranches
Typical grazing field for cattle and horses in our area all open range ranches,. The volcanic mountains are in the distance
Horses in fields and pasture land in Punta Islita as seen from Villa Amapola
The entire Punta Islita valley. Amapola is located on the left near the beach