Hotel Capitán Suizo , Costa Rica

Hotel Capitán Suizo is located at the end of the bay outside the town of Tamarindo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

With a discreet elegance and a touch of Swiss quality that blends with an informal and joyful atmosphere, Capitán Suizo is an oasis where it is implicit that nature and animals are integrated with love and respect.

Hotel Capitán Suizo is a beachfront boutique and Four Star hotel located on Tamarindo beach, one of the most beautiful swimming and surfing beaches on the Costa Rican Pacific coast.

Hotel Capitan Suizo - Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Since opening its doors in 1992, Capitán Suizo has been rated by its guests, among the top ten hotels in Central America by Condé Nast (2009-2017) and received a 2015-2017 Travelers' Choice award from TripAdvisor.

Located in a privileged area outside of town, at the end of the bay and directly on the beach merged with thoughtful design, friendly staff, excellent service and delicious food, the hotel is the perfect gateway for your relaxing Costa Rica beach holiday.

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The restaurant is directly located on the beach and offers a tranquil ambiance whilst being surrounded by nature. The ample breakfast buffet and our a la carte lunch and dinner with a mixed cuisine of international dishes and classic Costa Rican cuisine can be enjoyed daily.

The garden consists of a wide variety of native trees and abundant ornamental plants which attract a vast diversity of wildlife. In each corner of the hotel one can observe the magnificent beauty of Costa Rica’s nature.

Birds, howler monkeys, squirrels, gray iguanas, green iguanas, porcupines, geckos, armadillos, skunks, frogs, raccoons and anteaters are just some of the animals that can be seen almost daily throughout the hotel’s garden.

Hotel Capitan Suizo Wildlife

Hotel Capitán Suizo Wellness Experiences:

The cozy spa embedded in the tropical gardens provides you with the relaxing moments you seek for. Indulge yourself with an unforgettable treatment in the hands of experts and in the midst of the lovely, natural surroundings of Hotel Capitán Suizo.

Massages on the beach are also offered to those who would like to enjoy the treatment while listening to the gentle murmur of the waves.

Hotel Capitan Suizo Spa

It is quite likely, that afterwards you will be floating to the beach, feeling as light as a butterfly and enjoying a brief swim out to visit the pelicans. Our Spa team is looking forward to pamper your senses.

The hotel consists of 35 units nestled between lush, tropical gardens: 6 bungalows, 6 oceanfront units, 22 superior rooms and the four-bedroom-suite. All units overlook exuberant tropical gardens, face the ocean and feature a balcony or terrace and king size beds with mosquito net for those who prefer it.


All have a comfortable sitting area with a queen size sofa bed (except the 2 ocean front garden rooms) and sliding doors to let the refreshing ocean breeze in.

They all have air conditioning, ceiling fans and wireless Internet access. They are equipped with a small refrigerator, coffee and tea facilities, direct dial telephone, safe deposit box. Daily breakfast included.

Hotel Capitán Suizo Rooms:

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Superior Rooms

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Beachfront Bungalows

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Beachfront Garden Rooms

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Beachfront Suites

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  • Hotel Capitán Suizo Outdoor Activities:
  • Hotel Capitan Suizo Outdoor Activities
  • Walking / Jogging
    Directly in front of the hotel 4 kilometers of beautiful sandy beach invite you to enjoy nice walks or runs.

  • Swimming
    With the ocean in front of the doorstep you are privileged to enjoy the warm waters all year around meanwhile you observe the pelicans close to you and on distance the gently sway of the boats in one of the most beautiful and safest swimming beaches of this country.

  • Sunset Watching
    Enjoy the spectacular and famous sunsets Tamarindo very often displays.

  • Surfing
    Take your own surfboard or rent one directly at the hotel. The beach offers opportunities for surfers of all skill levels to enjoy the great waves that bless this part of the world. Right in front of the hotel is a perfect spot for beginners. Be ready to catch a good wave!

  • Surf Lessons
    Tamarindo has the best warm water waves for learning how to surf. Whether you are new to the sport or not, the experienced surf instructor will guide you through the basics of this fun an exciting sport and before you know it you will be riding the waves.

  • Boogie Boarding
    Complementary boogie boards are offered for you to play safely with the gentle waves right in front of the hotel.

  • Sea Kayaking
    Take a kayak to explore Capitán island and the Tamarindo Bay.

  • Build Your Own Castle
    Use some tools, sand water and a lot of imagination to create your own sandcastle.

  • Pool Table
    There is an outdoor pool table in the shaded area right outside the beach.

  • Table Tennis
    A ping pong table is situated in the shade of the trees next to the beach.

  • Volleyball
    The beach in front of the hotel is a beautiful spot to play volleyball.


Hotel Capitan Suizo

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