Esencia Hotel and Villas

Rated 8.3 in 272 reviews. 19 rooms.


Just 100 metres from Santa Teresa beach, Esencia Hotel and Villas offers spa services amid a beautiful natural garden. The outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace are some of the most attractive features of this hotel boutique.

Each room and villa is air conditioned and free toiletries are available.They also feature a terrace with views to the garden or the pool.

Esencia Hotel and Villas serves the breakfast, but several restaurants are located within 50 metres from the facility.

The staff at Esencia can help the guests organize tours, and can contact them with the suitable agencies. The Cabo Blanco Natural reserve is 8 km from the hotel, in the Nicoya Peninsula.

To arrive to the hotel, a 30 minutes’ flight from San José has to be taken, and after that guest will have to travel 30 minutes by car to get to Esencia Hotel and Villas.

Spa Facilities

  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Swimming pool
  • Beach
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool

Available Rooms

2 guests




Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Esencia Hotel and Villas

  1. Kika Rest.

    Thursday night parties with Live music! After party at La Lora!

    24 m from hotel

  2. Ginger Cafe

    The "Red" drink is effing amazing.

    25 m from hotel
    Route 160

  3. Soda Tiquicia

    Los precios y el sabor son muy buenos. Prices and food taste are both very good.

    286 m from hotel
    Ruta 160

  4. Koji's

    The carpaccio is incredible and the tempura is easily the best I've ever had.

    368 m from hotel

  5. Olam

    Super healthy organic Israeli-owned cafe (breakfast/lunch only). Fruit smoothies with chia/hemp/flax seeds and even gluten free pasta...need I say more? Rec'd by someone who eats here everyday!

    388 m from hotel

  6. Soda Pura Vida

    Piczerola fish is awesome! And the ceviche comes with a bunch of patacones!

    481 m from hotel

  7. Zwart Cafe

    Craved a fresh salad: Zwart had it! Had the health salad w/ chicken & the Passion Fruit Limonade. Fresh produce, organic when possible, gf, homemade, superfood. Breakfast 7am-4pm, dinner 4pm-9pm. GO!!

    0.5 km from hotel
    50 mts Norte de Pizza Tomate

  8. Al Chile Viola

    This is a phenomenal Italian restaurant w/ a Tico touch. Came here for Christmas dinner: grilled octopus w/ peas and pancetta, pumpkin gnocchi in gazpacho w/ eggplant croutons + chocolate mousse.

    0.7 km from hotel

  9. Burger Rancho

    Belgian Waffle w/ vanilla ice cream & fruits w/ chocolate Maple Syrup: IS THE BEST!! don't eat to much, you must leave some space to try this dessert! ;)

    0.8 km from hotel
    300 m noroeste de la plaza de fútbol

  10. Santa Teresa

    Get off your phone and get to the beach!

    1.2 km from hotel
    Ruta 160

  11. Playa Santa Teresa

    Just wow! Very chilled and relaxing. White sand beach. Great waves for surfing and amazing sunset!

    1.7 km from hotel

  12. Playa Carmen

    Use googles

    2.7 km from hotel