The Sanctuary Resort & Spa at Playa Azul
Its your home away from home at The Sanctuary Resort & Spa at Playa Azul in Costa Rica. Set in the surroundings of a natural tropical mango grove, your private two-story Key West style resort home has many comfortable first class amenities.
This secluded Playa Azul Resort
is nestled between the Pacific Ocean and lush Costa Rican forests on 80 acres of pristine, uninterrupted coastline.
The Sanctuary Resort and Spa is near many ecotourism attractions, including Playa Ostional Beach, inhabited by the endangered Olive Ridley turtles; Barra Honda Caverns National Park, home to one of the last tropical dry forests in the world; Tamarindo National Wildlife Refuge, a saltwater jungle estuary spanning 1,200 acres with a mangrove border; Diria National Park, a 13,402-acre wildlife refuge; and Lomas Barbudal Biological Reserve, which houses almost one-quarter of the world’s bee species.
The Sanctuary Resort and Spa offers a variety of spacious and modern accommodations: guestrooms with balconies, one- and two-bedroom private beach cottages, and a custom-designed 5,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style villa. Accommodations provide both air conditioning and ceiling fans. Amenities include kitchenettes, microwaves, compact refrigerators, and coffeemakers. Rooms have views of the ocean or of the tropical gardens.
Each fully furnished two-story vacation home features two bedrooms (a master suite and an additional bedroom), two bathrooms (in addition to a secluded outdoor shower under the stars to bring you closer to nature), a kitchenette, air conditioning, ceiling fans and private oceanside porches with lush private gardens. Your resort home can also comfortably accommodate up to six family members, important clients or business associates relaxing in the natural beauty of Costa Rica.Appropriate for all age groups.
* Caters to families
* Complimentary breakfast
* Front desk (limited hours)
* Gift shops or newsstand
* Laundry facilities
* Number of floors: 2
* Number of rooms: 20
* Poolside bar
* Private beach
* Restaurant(s) in Hotel
* Safe-deposit box - front desk
* Suitable for children
* Swimming pool - children's
* Swimming pool - outdoor
* Swim-up bar
* Tour assistance
* Video library
* Airport transportation (surcharge)
* Full-service health spa
* Internet access in public areas - complimentary
* Internet access - wireless
* Massage - treatment room(s)
* Multilingual staff
* Parking (free)
* Room service (limited hours)
* Security guard
* Wedding services
* Concierge desk
* Event catering
Policies & Restrictions
Rates & Availability
June through November 15 $1200.00 U.S. per weekDecember through May $1800.00 U.S. per weekEaster $2500.00 U.S. per weekChristmas/New Year weeks 2003 SPECIAL $1795.00 U.S.
Special rate on all bookings less than 2 week notice, subject to availability
Special rates for large groups.
Directions from San Jose using Tempisque Bridge: (4 1/2 hours)
At San Jose International Airport take the freeway (Pan American Highway #1) to Puntarenas, follow the road to Limonal at the Shell Gas station turn left and follow signs for Tempisque Bridge/ Ferry, after 27km you will cross the New Tempisque's Bridge and follow until you arrive at the main road, take your right turn to Nicoya- Santa Cruz.. at approximate 1km. After the last entrance of the town of Santa Cruz (crossing small bridge) you will find signs: Veintisiete de Abril - Junquillal - Tamarindo, turn left (Route 152) follow small signs- to Playa Junquillal & Tamarindo. Continue on this road unitl you get to Veintisete de Abril (27th of April) at this point you have to turn right or left (a right turn takes you to Tamarindo) turn left and a few hundred yards up the road turn right follow the signs to Playa Junquillal and Paraiso. Now is when the fun starts, no more paved roads, it gets a little bumpy for the rest of the trip. You will pass through the small town of Rio Seco and there will be a turn off on your left with a sign saying to Marbella, Ostinal, Lagarto, The Sanctuary, turn left (24 km to go) and follow sign to Laragarto and Marbella (about 1 mile up the road make sure you do not take a left fork in the road saying to Florida). You are getting close, You will pass through the small fishing village of Largarto, and soon you will pass through the small town of Marbella (be careful, believe it or not they have 2 speed bumps in the road, one entering the town and one 100 yards up, leaving the town. About 2.5 miles up the road look for the sign saying The Sanctuary and turn right ( if you get to the town San Juanillo, you passed us) continue down the road til you see the entrance make a right and make your second left.
Y O U A R E H E R E! !
APPROX. 239 KM FROM SAN JOSE
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Sport Fishing Package
* 2 People
* 5 Nights in an Oceanview Balcony Room overlooking Playa Azul Beach
* Full Day of World Class Sport Fishing
* Our Chef will prepare your catch to your desire
* Transportation to/from Liberia International Airport
May - December 15 $1,450.00
December 16- April 30 $1,650.00
*Excludes: Christmas, New Years and Easter weeks
* Excludes Taxes and Gratuties
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