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Rancho Pacifico in Uvita, Costa Rica

Tranquil, chic and completely at one with nature, the adult-exclusive Rancho Pacifico resort delivers on the Costa Rican promise of adventure and style in equal measure. On a private 250-acre nature preserve, perched serenely over the expansive Pacific Ocean, Rancho Pacifico offers an unprecedented level of service and incomparable luxury. Overlooking the fabled Whale's Tail and jungle canopy, the resort's five suites and five villas feature zen-like modern architecture, contemporary furnishings and natural gardens in an estate-like setting. A member of the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Rancho Pacifico promises a one-of-a-kind Costa Rica experience with comfort, style and sincerity.

Each villa is a secluded haven nestled in the shade of the lush forest, with dramatic views of the sea and sky. Private decks, outdoor showers, Japanese soaking tubs and intimate plunge pools make for a unique paradise, where nature and nurture reign as one. Outdoor activities abound, ranging from the adventurous to the relaxing—swing through the rainforest canopy on a zip line, whitewater raft on the Rio Paquare, head to sea for sport fishing and snorkeling, or enjoy solitude and soft sand in a private beach cabana. Return to Rancho Pacifico for rejuvenating spa treatments at the aptly named Spa Tranquila, and delectable sunset dinners at the award-winning Whale's Tail Club. Surrounded by an exotic wilderness and miles of stunning beaches, Rancho Pacifico redefines relaxed luxury.

Location of Rancho Pacifico

Rancho Pacifico
1 Rancho Pacifico Road
Uvita, Costa Rica

Nearest Airport: SJO

Amenities for Rancho Pacifico

  • General Information
  • 9 Guest Rooms
  • Adults Only
  • Dining
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Bar
  • Room Service
  • On-Site Amenities
  • On-Site Car Rental
  • Concierge
  • Spa on Property
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Fitness Center
  • Private Beach
  • WiFi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Gardens
  • Music & Movie Library
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Private Patios or Balconies
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryers
  • Mini Bar
  • Luxury Linens
  • Outdoor Showers
  • Private Pools
  • Screened Living Spaces
  • Private Gardens
  • Activities
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Yoga
  • River Rafting
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • Beaches
  • National Park

Reviews for Rancho Pacifico

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want to experience living in a rainforest surrounded by nature, this is your place! Great hikes, great photos, great service. The food was excellent. The staff was the best. This was my second trip to Rancho Pacifico and it couldn't have been better. I stayed in one of the "treehouse" accommodations, and it put us right in the middle of the nature experience we were craving. The treehouse was very private and nicely appointed. This was my honeymoon trip and my wife was truly amazed by the lush vegetation and excellent service. A very romantic place.

tougholla - Los Angeles, California


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 week ago

I've only been back a couple of weeks and already I want to plan my next trip! We had an amazing time at this spectacular retreat, which was made even more special by the thoughtful and friendly staff. The food was out of this world as was the view. Every experience here was top notch. I can't recommend this getaway highly enough.

Marie M


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second time at the resort in uvita and it was even better than the first. The service, food, spa was 5 star all the way. It is an adventure to get there but the views on top of the mountain are to die for. You will not be disappointed at all.

Jim L - Grecia, Costa Rica


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been home a week and am missing RP like crazy. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. We did yoga, hiked, swam, got massages, lounged, played games, ate and drank. The food was phenomenal. Scenery can't be beat. I sincerely hope I get to go again.

Fmkbzn - Bozeman, Montana


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rancho Pacifico is a jewel overlooking the Pacific perched high above the "whale's tail" beach. It is not easy to get to. But the journey is so worth it! We arrived after dark and a long drive in the rain to see Salome (the concierge) waiting for us in the driveway holding an umbrella over her head along with two umbrellas for us. It was a movie-like dream. The staff does a great job of getting to know the guests. And they do a great job of sharing a bit of themselves. Whether it was Anna who seems proud of working there for 9 years or Vianney and his love for metal music or Alex and his knowledge of all things culinary. I can't think of a single thing I'd change. Well, maybe I'd make the last kilometer a little less steep. Of course it would feel less dramatic arriving then!

Mike G - Des Moines, Iowa


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