A Relaxing Resort Retreat for all on Costa Rica’s Famed Playa Flamingo

Crowned by volcanic mountain ranges in the east and fertile lowlands and stunning beaches in the west, Guancaste is an enchanting paradise. Discover the blissful setting of Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa, the only hotel and resort located directly on Costa Rica’s beautiful Playa Flamingo, one of the most eco-friendly beaches in Costa Rica. We pride ourselves on offering friendly and welcoming services and modern amenities to our guests, and we are also committed to taking care of our unique location through dedicated sustainable tourism practices.

We invite you to indulge in some of the enticing attractions and activities available only in Costa Rica:

  • Spend a day on the beach, or at our swim-up pool bar or enjoy one of the many optional adventure tours available
  • Unwind at our luxurious onsite spa with a pampering massag , and then hit the links at a Robert Trent Jones, Jr. or Mike Young-designed championship golf course, offering exclusive privileges for Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa guests
  • Watch the sea turtles lay their eggs on a nearby beach, or visit one of Costa Rica’s National parks
  • Try Scuba – a complimentary and relaxed scuba experience in our resort pool supervised by PADI instructors from our dive operator.  Is it for you? Give it a quick try and experience the magic of breathing underwater.  If you love it, sign up for a Discover Scuba Diving Resort course.
  • Enjoy our daily complimentary resort activities. Learn how to Salsa, try some water aerobics, or an escorted nature walk.

This exotic destination blends the tranquility of an unspoiled tropical paradise with an extensive array of leisure pursuits and a rich, colorful culture.


A Pristine, Tranquil Selection Of Costa Rica Lodging

Escape to a fun, adventurous & romantic oceanside retreat just steps away from the Pacific Ocean, sheltered by forested mountains. Flamingo Beach Resort offers comfortable Costa Rica lodging in the tropical province of Guanacaste. Our spacious Costa Rica accommodations come in distinct sizes and styles, and provide an abundance of luxury amenities. Awaken to the sound of ocean waves lapping the pristine white sands of Flamingo Beach, as well as a kaleidoscope of exotic plants and wildlife just outside our doorstep. Abandon your cares! Refresh, relax and rejuvenate at our intimate beach resort featuring an oversized outdoor swimming pool with swim-up cocktail bar, indoor/outdoor dining, spa, casino, beauty & fitness services & all of the exciting, adventure nature tours and water sports that Costa Rica has to offer!

All of our restful guestrooms offer modern amenities including direct dial telephone with voice mail, complimentary WIFI access, AM/FM clock radio, minibar (fee), ceiling fans, flat screen cable TV, remote controlled air conditioning, private bath with tub and shower combination, make up mirror, hairdryer, and complimentary bath toiletries. Pool or ocean views can be purchased as an upgrade here:

Food and Dining:

Delicious Dining At Our Costa Rica resort

Your vacation at our resort will be even more memorable with the our international cuisine which bursts with authentic local Costa Rican flavors that are sure to tempt the most discriminating appetites while you enjoy the warm Latin hospitality of all of our bartenders and wait staff.

The resort is a proud member of La Chaîne Des Rôtisseurs™. The Chaîne offers its member chefs the opportunity to demonstrate their exceptional skills and creativity to a discerning, appreciative audience.

Arenas Restaurant offers all-day dining in both indoor, air-conditioned comfort and on a breeze-kissed outdoor oceanfront patio.   The resorts restaurant is a true Epicurean experience, using local fresh native seafood.  View Arenas Restaurant menu here.

The resort has it’s own organic farm, growing an abundance of vegetables and herbs that are used daily in many of our dishes, providing our guests with “farm-to-table” culinary freshness.  For more information on our resorts commitment to using local, sustainable products click here.

OnZen Spa:

Rejuvenate Body, Mind & Spirit at Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa

Health, beauty and fitness are a key part of your journey to receive relaxation and wellness. For this reason, we have partnered with expert health and beauty treatment providers to ensure a restful and relaxing spa experience. We also have our own full–time activities director should you wish to  participate in our daily fitness activities.

Take advantage of our health and beauty services or let us customize a spa retreat just for you. Indulge in:

  • Spa massages, facials , and body treatments through OnZen Spa. Located just off the second floor lobby, our spa facilities include his and hers locker rooms, indoor Jacuzzi pools, saunas, and steam–therapy rooms. In keeping with our sustainable and eco-friendly practices, our highly-trained therapists use healthful, organic products wherever possible.
  • Manicures & Pedicures including our signature pedicure.
  • Spa packages , Place yourself in the skilled hands of a OnZen spa care expert and relax for hours at a time with these specially tailored packages.
  • Wellness activities to suit every fitness level , ranging from a well-equipped fitness center with a panoramic view of the pool and beach – to tennis and complimentary activity classes like water aerobics, salsa dancing and yoga.

Beach Activities:

Water Sports:

The Water Sports Center at the Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa offers guests the option of an exciting water adventure or just relaxation on beautiful Flamingo beach. We offer everything you need to enhance your beach experience! From beach chairs– which are complimentary to guests of the resort–to umbrella rentals, boogie boards, paddle boards, kayaks, and exhilarating tours on high performance Yamaha Wave Runners. Nothing compares to a high speed thrill ride along the rugged coastline, and through the beautiful waters of Playa Flamingo. Beautiful beaches, emerald water, and stunning scenery are only the beginning! Turtles, whales and dolphins frequent the local waters and are often spotted on our jet ski tours.

We also rent bicycles and offer ATV Tours so you can explore the beautiful area around the Flamingo Beach Resort on land as well as by sea!

We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful beach.

ATV Tours:

A variety of ATV Tours are available for guests of Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa including combination tours like ATV / Canopy tours, ATV / Snorkeling tours, ATV / Sunset tours, and ATV / Mountain tours.  We guarantee there is something for everyone!

Body/Skim Board:

Fun for all ages- Enjoy the thrill of the rolling waves here in Flamingo Beach. You can sit and watch the kids have all of the fun or you can rediscover your youthful self and take a Body Board out and catch a few waves or glide across the surf with a speedy Skim Board. Be careful, some of those pictures can make it back to the office.

Paddle Boards:

A great way to get out on the water for some fun and exercise!

Beach Chairs and Umbrellas:

Enjoy a day on beautiful Playa Flamingo. See the resort’s pool bar  staff between 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. to arrange for our beach concierge to set up your chairs and/or umbrella on the beach for you.


Umbrellas are $14/day for non-guests and discounted to $9/day for Flamingo Beach Resort guests.