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Hotels with rooftop pools in Costa Rica

A curated list of hotels and resorts that have a rooftop swimming pool

Tomas Mazowski A list by Tomas Mazowski. This guide was last updated in December 2023.

Hey! What's better than having a swim and enjoying the city views at the same time? To make it easier to find a hotel with a rooftop pool in Costa Rica, I've put together this list. I hope you will like it!

Please note that most rooftop pools are not open to the public, so if you're not a staying guest but want to visit the pool, check with the hotel first.

  • 1 Hilton Garden Inn Santa Ana, San Jose San José, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Hilton Garden Inn Santa Ana, San Jose

    **** Hotel. Set in San José, 45 km from Poas National Park, Hilton Garden Inn Santa Ana, San Jose offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a terrace. Each accommodation at the 4-star hotel has city views, and guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and to a bar. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around $115.

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  • 2 Hotel La Mariposa Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Hotel La Mariposa

    **** Hotel. Hotel La Mariposa is located 2 km from Manuel Antonio Beach. It features panoramic views of the ocean and the Manuel Antonio National Park, Spanish-Mediterranean design and a terrace with swimming pool. The rooms offer modern décor, air conditioning, a desk, fridge, telephone and flat-screen cable TV. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around $275.

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  • 3 Santarena Hotel at Las Catalinas Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Santarena Hotel at Las Catalinas

    Hotel. This property is a beachfront hotel that has an outdoor rooftop pool, spa facilities, and massage services. It also features meeting rooms, plazas, and on-site shops. The hotel offers Wi-Fi in all guest rooms and suites and private parking. Show full description Guest review score 8.6, rooms from around $275.

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  • 4 Hotel Villabosque Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Hotel Villabosque

    *** Hotel. Situated on the edge of Manuel Antonio National Park , Hotel Villabosque has an outdoor pool and rainforest views. Each air-conditioned room offers free Wi-Fi. Hotel Villabosque is a charming, traditional-style building with a central courtyard and terraces. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around $180.

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  • 5 Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo

    **** Resort. Escape to a tropical paradise where golden sands invite you to linger under shady palms and the warm, blue Pacific Ocean beckons you to dive in and explore. Where a relaxing and casual beach vibe and authentic hospitality truly inspire the spirit of Pura Vida - the pure life. Relax in beautiful rooms and suites overlooking beautiful gardens, oversized pool and the Pacific Ocean. Indulge your senses at OnZen Spa, lounge on the pristine beach or enjoy paddleboarding on Pacific waves. Relax by the sparkling outdoor pool and sip a cocktail at the swim-up pool bar. Take in a spectacular sunset over the ocean while enjoying international cuisine infused with Costa Rican flavors at the restaurant. Enjoy whitewater rafting, zip-lining adventures, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing and volcano tours. At the Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo , the possibilities for romance and adventure are endless. Guest review score 8.2, rooms from around $289.

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  • 6 Hotel Le Priss Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Hotel Le Priss

    Hotel. Offering an outdoor pool, Hotel Le Priss is located in Quepos. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with satellite TV and air conditioning. Show full description Guest review score 6.8, rooms from around $89.

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  • 7 Gaia Hotel & Reserve- Adults Only Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Gaia Hotel & Reserve- Adults Only

    ***** Hotel. Surrounded by spectacular rainforest and wildlife, Gaia Hotel and Reserve is located near Manuel Antonio Beach, 7 minutes' drive from the coast in Costa Rica and offers chic accommodation. The luxury hotel features a luxury spa, gym, pool and one day tours. The air-conditioned rooms are beautifully decorated in neutral tones, with wood and wicker furnishings. Guests at this property have access to a rooftop swimming pool. Show full description Guest review score 8.7, rooms from around $268.

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  • 8 Hotel Colores del Arenal Fortuna, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Hotel Colores del Arenal

    Hotel. Offering an cover pool, Hotel Colores del Arenal is located in Fortuna. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a cable TV, air conditioning and a patio. Guests at this property have access to a rooftop swimming pool. Show full description Guest review score 8.7, rooms from around $57.

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  • 9 Ávita Lodge Quesada, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Ávita Lodge

    Hotel. Ávita Lodge is located in La Abundancia, Ciudad Quesada. Surrounded by peace atmosphere, nature and a great variety of animals and instects. There's a bar-restaurant open only on weekends. Guests at this property have access to a rooftop swimming pool. Show full description Guest review score 8.1, rooms from around $50.

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  • 10 San Rafael Ecolodge San Gerardo, Costa Rica

    San Rafael Ecolodge

    ** Hotel. These comfortable villas feature a common use outdoor pool, free parking and Wi-Fi access, plus they include the continental breakfast for its guests. Furnished terraces in the gardens are also available. Each villa at Villas San Rafael has a cable TV, seating and dining areas, plus a private bathroom that offers a shower. Show full description Guest review score 9.6, rooms from around $90.

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  • 11 AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen San José, Costa Rica

    AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen

    Hotel. AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, a terrace and restaurant in San José. Among the facilities at this property are free shuttle service and a 24-hour front desk, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can make use of a bar. Show full description Guest review score 8.8, rooms from around $139.

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  • 12 Villa Bell-Lloc Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Villa Bell-Lloc

    Villa. Boasting accommodation with a private pool, sea view and a balcony, Villa Bell-Lloc is situated in Santa Teresa Beach. It has an outdoor swimming pool, a terrace, city views and free WiFi throughout the property. The air-conditioned villa consists of 4 bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and a coffee machine, and 4 bathrooms with a bidet and a shower. Show full description Guest review score 10.0

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  • 13 Palo Rosa Quepos, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Palo Rosa

    Apartment. Located 2.1 km from Biesanz, Palo Rosa offers an outdoor swimming pool, a terrace and air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. All units feature a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. Show full description Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around $243.

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  • 14 Villa JOEYSHE- New Luxury Villa with Pool & AC Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Villa JOEYSHE- New Luxury Villa with Pool & AC

    Villa. Villa JOEYSHE- New Luxury Villa with Pool & AC, a property with an outdoor swimming pool, is located in Puerto Viejo, 1.5 km from Cocles Beach, 2.8 km from Chiquita Beach, as well as 2. Show full description Guest review score 9.2

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  • 15 Apartamento The Garden Liberia, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Apartamento The Garden

    Apartment. Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, and a garden, Apartamento The Garden features accommodation in Liberia with free WiFi and garden views. This property offers a private pool and free private parking. This apartment has 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with a fridge and a microwave, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 2 bathrooms fitted with a shower. Show full description Guest review score 9.0

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  • 16 Residencias Arenal Fortuna, Costa Rica

    Rooftop swimming pool: Residencias Arenal

    Villa. Located 3.2 km from La Fortuna Waterfall, Residencias Arenal offers an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and air-conditioned accommodation with a patio and free WiFi. The villa provides guests with a terrace, lake views, a seating area, cable flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchenette with a fridge and an oven, and a private bathroom with shower and free toiletries. Show full description Guest review score 8.8, rooms from around $79.

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  • 17 Harmony Vacation Home-La Fortuna-Volcan Arenal San Ramón, Costa Rica

    Harmony Vacation Home-La Fortuna-Volcan Arenal

    Villa. Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, and a terrace, Harmony Vacation Home-La Fortuna-Volcan Arenal offers accommodation in San Ramón with free WiFi and garden views. It is set 16 km from La Fortuna Waterfall and features a 24-hour front desk. The air-conditioned villa consists of 2 bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and a coffee machine, and 2 bathrooms with a shower and free toiletries. Show full description Guest review score 10.0

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  • 18 Beach-House with a pool Playa Guacalillo, Costa Rica

    Beach-House with a pool

    Holiday home. Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, and a shared lounge, Beach-House with a pool offers accommodation in Playa Guacalillo with free WiFi and garden views. Set 40 km from Parque Marino del Pacifico, the property features a terrace and free private parking. The air-conditioned holiday home consists of 1 bedroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and a coffee machine, and 2 bathrooms with a shower and a hairdryer. Show full description Guest review score 9.5, rooms from around $135.

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  • 19 El mejor apartamento en excelente ubicación. San José, Costa Rica

    El mejor apartamento en excelente ubicación.

    Apartment. Boasting city views, El mejor apartamento en excelente ubicación. Features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a garden, around 5 km from La Sabana Metropolitan Park. Situated 6. Show full description Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around $48.

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  • 20 Cosmopolitan APT 1407, 5 Star Facilities, 15m SJO Airport, Parking, Pool, Gym San José, Costa Rica

    Cosmopolitan APT 1407, 5 Star Facilities, 15m SJO Airport, Parking, Pool, Gym

    Apartment. Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, and a garden, Cosmopolitan APT 1407, 5 Star Facilities, 15m SJO Airport, Parking, Pool, Gym offers accommodation in San José with free WiFi and city views. Set 47 km from Poas National Park, the property provides a terrace and free private parking. The air-conditioned apartment is composed of 2 separate bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and oven, and 1 bathroom. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $125.

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  • 21 Villa a Playa Ocotal Coco, Costa Rica

    Villa a Playa Ocotal

    Villa. Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, and a terrace, Villa a Playa Ocotal features accommodation in Coco with free WiFi and garden views. This villa provides free private parking and a 24-hour front desk. The air-conditioned villa consists of 2 bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, and 3 bathrooms with a hot tub and a hairdryer. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $416.

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  • 22 Peace Lodge Vara Blanca, Costa Rica

    Peace Lodge

    ***** Lodge. Offering an indoor pool and a restaurant, Peace Lodge is located a 1-hour drive from San Jose in Vara Blanca. Free WiFi access is available in this lodge. The accommodation will provide you with a TV and a balcony. Guests at this property have access to a rooftop swimming pool. Show full description Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around $826.

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