, Playa San Miguel
Nestled high on a hillside overlooking the town of Playa San Miguel, Cristal Azul is the perfect place for privacy, comfort and tranquility. Ideal for couples, friends and families, we are located in an area considered to be one of the last untouched gems of Costa Rica. Offering barefoot luxury for travelers who like to stray off the beaten path, guests always leave wishing they could stay a bit longer. Join us and enjoy what Costa Rica was like before the world arrived.


About the hotel

Cristal Azul is an award winning, small boutique hotel offering barefoot luxury to travelers who like to stray off the beaten path. Situated on 15 acres of private, beachfront property there are no public roads to reach us, and no signs to point the way. Guests here enjoy the ultimate in privacy, comfort and tranquility – a perfect destination for friends and families traveling together or couples in search of a truly deserted beach in paradise.

Four charming cabinas ensure there is never a crowd and each is equipped with AC, hot water, a personal safe, fine bedding and linens, beach and pool towels, ceiling fans, a tropical outdoor shower and our custom made line of organic soaps and lotions. Floor to ceiling windows provide stunning views of the six-mile stretch of undeveloped beach below! A full typical breakfast is served daily in the rancho and all activities and adventures are pre-planned for you, according to your desires, by your hosts.

Located in area considered to one of the last hidden gems of Costa Rica, Cristal Azul is a perfect place to unwind and take a break from daily life, or a break from your adventure vacation! Rest, relax and rejuvenate! Trade those stilettos for flip flops...let paradise soak in!

Get lost in a book or the miles of undeveloped coastline & 180’ ocean views that can be seen from anywhere on the property! Spend days lounging by the pool, swinging in a hammock or playing in the rancho, (Billiards & Games on site) Spend days playing in the sand and surf and join us at LocosCocos, our beachfront snack bar serving cold beers and Catch-of-the Day fresh fish and seafood! Surf, yoga, kayak, sport fishing, zip lines, snorkeling and much more are available in our immediate area or in the nearby town of Samara which is perfect for day trips.

A beach lovers dream destination – Cristal Azul allows adventurous travelers to experience what Costa Rica was like before the world arrived! Enjoy barefoot luxury at this toes-in-the-sand gem!!!!


Price Range

$110- $190


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