Alta Hotel

Location: Central Valley & Highlands | Costa Rica

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

With tasteful decor, a contemporary style and commanding views overlooking sprawling mountains and volcanoes, this chic boutique hotel has a refined beauty that is emphasised by its great location near San José, the country’s vibrant capital.
Perfect forRomantic getaways and honeymoons. Great for couples seeking a sophisticated Costa Rican hilltop retreat.
In the knowWith many local tours offered by the hotel, such as visits to Manuel Antonio National Park and the Arenal volcano, why not take an aromatic tour to the Doka Estate, only a 50-minute drive from Santa Ana, and spend the day watching how the centuries-old technology still makes a perfect cup of coffee.

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Hotel Overview


Clinging to the hills of Alto de las Palomas in Santa Ana, a 25-minute drive from Juan Santamaria international airport.

Rooms at Alta Hotel

The 23 rooms ooze charm with beautiful handcrafted furnishings, romantic pendant lamps, Italian tobacco-coloured artisan leather chairs, and soothing colour schemes. The collection of deluxe rooms and suites offer upscale lodgings with contemporary cathedral ceilings and spacious private balconies. Enjoy spectacular views over the exotic garden and the forest-covered mountains beyond the Valle de Santa Ana.

Food and facilities

With delicious meals created by head chef Angelo, La Luz restaurant combines international and Mediterranean flavours with Costa Rican tropical ingredients sourced from local organic farms. For dinner, try the tantalising rack of lamb served with organic coffee sauce and finish off the evening with the crème brûlée trio: vanilla, lemon with rosemary, and panameño hot pepper.

Activities at Alta Hotel

For a day of quiet relaxation, take advantage of the outdoor swimming pool, spa tub and sauna. Or for some retail therapy, visit the nearby mall for a day of shopping bliss.

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