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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Terrace/patio

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5.0 out of 5 Exceptional
108 reviews
Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air conditioning
Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationFrog Pad1 min walk
Popular LocationNosara Beach4 min walk
Popular LocationSafari Surf School12 min walk
AirportTamarindo (TNO)108 min drive

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PREMIUM 1 KING BED

5/5 guest room rating
  • 602 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2

PREMIUM PLUS 1 KING BED

5/5 guest room rating
  • 602 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2

Standard Double Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • 377 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4

PREMIUM PLUS 2 QUEEN BEDS

No guest room rating
  • 602 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4

PREMIUM 2 QUEEN BEDS

5/5 guest room rating
  • 559 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4

Standard Handicap

3.8/5 guest room rating
  • 376 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2

Surf Suite

No guest room rating
  • 87 sq ft
  • Sleeps 6

About this area

Nosara

Located in Nosara, The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel is near the airport and near the beach. Nosara Wildlife Rescue is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Nosara Beach and Playa Pelada. Make sure you don't miss outdoor adventures like hiking/biking trails and mountain biking.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Frog Pad - 1 min walk
  • Nosara Beach - 4 min walk
  • Playa Pelada - 11 min walk
  • Safari Surf School - 12 min walk
  • Nosara Spanish Institute - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportLiberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.) - 133 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bagel House - 10 min walk
  • Café de Paris - 11 min walk
  • La Luna - 11 min walk
  • Beach Dog Cafe - 11 min walk
  • The Sunset Shack - 12 min walk

About this property

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel

Beach hotel with a full-service spa and a conference centre
At The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel, spend the day relaxing on the nearby beach or pampering yourself at the hotel's full-service spa. All 29 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and minibars. Guests will also find balconies or patios, room service (during limited hours) and Frette Italian sheets.
The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel offers 29 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. This Nosara hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead and a hydromassage showerhead, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; local and international calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

The on-site spa has 2 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include facials, body wraps and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 6 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Ecotours
  • Fitness centre
  • Free bike hire
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Beach towels
  • Renovated entire property – March 2018
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free international calls
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 20 December 2020 to 3 January 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are available for USD 20.0 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 100
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 50 (from 6 to 12 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 150.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

The Gilded Iguana Surf
The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel Hotel
The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel Nosara
The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel Hotel Nosara

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel?
As of Oct 24, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel on Oct 26, 2020 start from CA $155, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel?
Checkout is at noon.
Does The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 150.00 per vehicle applies.
Where is The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel located?
Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nosara Beach and Playa Pelada. Nosara Wildlife Rescue and Garza Beach are also within 6 mi (10 km).
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4.9/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Just Amazing! Excellent place! I’m really happy with my vacation!
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with group
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small size and outdoor spaces were really cool. Restaurant with no walls!
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Beautiful design- clean and modern. Would definitely return.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Exceptional greeting and checkin. Thorough explanation of the grounds and our room. Love this place in paradise.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

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