That’s the phrase that describes a stay at Hotel Pelicano. Our “best of the basics” approach to hospitality means that we provide clean, comfortable, appealing accommodations designed for guests who desire an economical alternative to high-priced resorts without compromising on atmosphere or available area attractions. We’ve got everything you need for an enjoyable, restful stay, and Hotel Pelicano serves as the perfect “home base” as you explore the sights, sounds and wonders of Puntarenas’ Pacific coast.
Ours is a small enclave of 15 comfortable rooms featuring fans, AC, and wireless internet are suitable for hosting an average of 2-4 people each, situated at the edge of Playa Esterillos Este amidst lush forests and protected marshlands. You are always mere steps from one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful beaches, a natural wonder in itself: Playa Esterillos Este is host to crab and sea turtle migrations, and migrating whales are frequently seen from our shores. Our beautiful bar is surrounded by tall waving palm trees; it features a pool table, open access to the pool and beach, and is a great focal point for parties, events, and celebrations; we offer a large and fully equipped kitchen for food preparation, or delicious restaurant menu and catering is available if desired.
Be Someplace Special
- Picture perfect sunsets on tap!
Even on Costa Rica’s beautiful Pacific coast, Hotel Pelicano stands apart. Enfolded in lush forests and protected marshlands, surrounded by soaring palm trees and majestic mountains, a mere few steps from one of Costa Rica’s longest beaches…within moments of your arrival, you know that this is what Costa Rica is all about.
Hotel Pelicano is a secluded enclave existing in harmony with the natural world around it, a place tailor made for relaxation and reflection, with particular appeal to those inclined to appreciate the natural wonders abundant in a tropical paradise. Monkeys, hummingbirds, and iguanas are your nearest neighbors; the air is filled with the calls of exotic birds and the sound of the crashing surf.
Despite the natural setting, traditional vacation attractions – sun, sand, outdoor activities and sports, touring and more—remain readily available. Swimming, surfing, snorkeling, hiking, poolside lounging, wildlife tours, evening cocktails, and a lively Saturday night dance floor are all readily at hand. Behind it all, a friendly and helpful staff, eager to ensure that you enjoy every moment of your stay on the beautiful Playa Esterillos and in Costa Rica.
Hotel Pelicano • Esterillos Este • Costa Rica
Someplace special, and yours to enjoy!
Notable additional amenities of our facility include a beautiful swimming pool, outdoor showers for beach goers, parking suitable for trucks and tour buses, and an abundance of interesting wildlife—geckos, iguanas, monkeys, hummingbirds, and other exotic species make their homes in our area. And of course… you will enjoy viewing the Pelicans!