Just 350 feet from Santa Teresa beach, Esencia Hotel and Villas offers spa services amid a beautiful natural garden. The outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace are some of the most attractive features of this hotel boutique.

Each room and villa is air conditioned and free toiletries are available.They also feature a terrace with views to the garden or the pool.

Esencia Hotel and Villas serves the breakfast, but several restaurants are located within 150 feet from the facility.

The staff at Esencia can help the guests organize tours, and can contact them with the suitable agencies. The Cabo Blanco Natural reserve is 5 mi from the hotel, in the Nicoya Peninsula.

To arrive to the hotel, a 30 minutes’ flight from San José has to be taken, and after that guest will have to travel 30 minutes by car to get to Esencia Hotel and Villas.

This is our guests' favorite part of Santa Teresa Beach, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Esencia Hotel and Villas has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 15, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Santa Teresa Beach, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.1

Breakfast Info

Continental

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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Closest beaches
  • Santa Teresa Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    700 feet from property
  • Carmen Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.4 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are pets allowed..
    Unfortunately they are not allowed. Regards,
    Answered on December 11, 2019
  • Is there a kitchen in the room?
    no, only in the villas
    Answered on October 1, 2020
Hotel area info *
Amenities of Esencia Hotel and Villas
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Activities
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Car rental
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

House rules

Esencia Hotel and Villas takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Esencia Hotel and Villas accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Esencia Hotel and Villas of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Esencia Hotel and Villas

  • The prices at Esencia Hotel and Villas may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Esencia Hotel and Villas can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Esencia Hotel and Villas by:

    • Car 5h

  • Check-in at Esencia Hotel and Villas is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Esencia Hotel and Villas offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Beach
    • Horseback riding
    • Swimming pool

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Esencia Hotel and Villas.

  • Room options at Esencia Hotel and Villas include:

    • Double
    • Villa
    • Twin/Double

  • Esencia Hotel and Villas is 1,000 feet from the center of Santa Teresa Beach.