Rio Celeste Hideaway

Location: Arenal & Northern Costa Rica | Costa Rica

Rio Celeste is a chic, comfortable hideaway tucked into a pristine corner of the rainforest by one of Costa Rica’s newest and most beautiful National Parks.
Perfect forCouples, solo travellers or small families looking for tranquility and class in a tropical paradise.
In the knowThe Rio Celeste’s awesome blue waters are due to the emanation of sulphur from the volcano and the precipitation of calcium carbonate. Keep your camera to hand!

Recommended for...

  • Eco-tourism
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Hideaway
  • Honeymoon

Hotel Overview


Near the Tenorio Volcano National Park in the northern highlands of Costa Rica.

Rooms at Rio Celeste Hideaway

Rio Celeste’s oversized casitas (bungalows) are separated from each other by exuberant landscaping and thick tropical vegetation. Inside, they feature dark polished wood and bright walls, and are fitted out with Jacuzzis, plasma TVs and outdoor jungle showers.

Food and facilities

The hotel’s Kantala restaurant has been designed to provide a natural dining experience with open walls surrounded by lush tropical plants and flowers. It features a menu that blends traditional Costa Rican ingredients with an international twist. Rio Celeste Hideaway also has a spa and a swimming pool with a swim-up bar.

Activities at Rio Celeste Hideaway

The eco system that surrounds the hotel is renowned for its abundance of birds and animals, and the hotel can arrange trips to nearby wildlife areas and beauty spots. A glimpse of the famous azure waters of the Rio Celeste is a must; whether you’re traversing it on a whitewater raft trip or gazing down from the top of a hanging bridge. After a hard day’s hiking, guests can relax amongst the volcanic hot springs that dot the surrounding area.

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