Located in the Gulf of Nicoya, Isla Chiquita is perfect for global travelers, adventurous spirits, and nature lovers. Isla Chiquita dazzles visitors with peaceful waters, 360 degree views of the ocean, fresh-catch dining, and eco-adventures.
Isla Chiquita blends the thrill of camping on an island with the comforts and services of a traditional beach hotel. The 15 glamping tents are equipped with a king size bed, day bed lounger, private shower & bathroom with double sinks, and a spacious lounging deck with stunning ocean views. Please note that they do not feature either a swimming pool or AC, but nature's amenities more than compensate with peaceful sea waters and cool ocean breezes.
The dining experience at Isla Chiquita brings together the best of two worlds, the stunning natural beauty of the Gulf of Nicoya and the freshest ocean-to-table seafood to be found in Costa Rica. The culinary team celebrates the bounty of island cuisine, promising an array of flavors with every dish served.
Isla Chiquita guests enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning. With menu items ranging from continental, American and Tico specialties to healthy options, it’s the perfect start to everyone’s day.
Isla Chiquita's glamping tents are designed so that every guest may enjoy a deeply relaxing stay and delight in the ocean views all tents feature a King bed, a day bed lounger, a private shower and bathroom with double sinks, and a spacious lounging deck with stunning ocean views.
The waters surrounding Isla Chiquita offer a fantastic setting for a fun guided kayaking adventure. Perfect to connect with the ocean, gaze at birds in flight, marvel at crustaceans, and other marine life. It combines adventure, physical activity, and the incomparable serenity of gliding through the water.
Our planet offers privileged locations that feature a mesmerizing natural phenomenon when the ocean lights up during very dark nights. Produced by high concentrations of light-emitting plankton, bioluminescence imbues the waters with a starry night effect. This one-of-a-kind evening kayaking adventure will seek this spectacle in the waters surrounding Isla Chiquita.
Morning Bird Watching Hike
Isla Chiquita and its surrounding islands host a diverse collection of coastal birds. Their relative isolation has given rise to unique environmental adaptations that are fascinating to study. This guided hike will let you peek at the secrets of our special tropical dry forest, taking you to the highest point for the best views of the Nicoya Gulf and/or Punta Cuchillo Island.
Artisanal fishing is a key component of the region’s culture and economy. Traditions that have been passed from generation to generation are essential to the lifestyles of many of our neighbor communities. A local fisherman and a guide will take you on a small boat in a charming expedition to the area’s best spots.
Don Chico’s Finca
Located right across the waters from Isla Chiquita, Paquera Community is well-known for its indigenous plantain and sweet guava produce. Don Chico’s farm offers an authentic experience that lets you explore plantations, learn about Costa Rica's local agriculture, and enjoy freshly prepared snacks.
Curú Bioreserve Expedition
The first private biological reserve in Costa Rica extends an invitation to embrace adventure. Wild trails lined with tropical wonders set the stage for discovery and surprise. Monkeys, birds, and other exotic species will grant you a strong connection to nature. Hiking difficulty ranges from tame to intense. Just talk to your guide to choose your preferred pace.
The perfect option for beach enthusiasts! Board an open boat and voyage through the Gulf of Nicoya in search of your favorite sun & sand spot to enjoy swimming, snorkeling, or simply laying back to let the coastal breeze tease your hair.
White sand trimmed by clear blue ocean is Tortuga Island’s signature sight. Considered one of the most beautiful islands South of the Nicoya Peninsula, it can be reached in less than thirty minutes from Isla Chiquita. Enjoy the views, snorkeling, and a-la-carte paid activities like hiking, kayaking, and banana boat rides. During your stay, you will enjoy access to an exclusive area with special amenities.
The thrills of sportfishing are closely tied to Jesusita Island, home to Isla Chiquita. For many years, this tiny island nook was a favorite resting spot for sport fishing enthusiasts. It is only natural for us to offer guided expeditions to let you experience the ocean’s raw big-game challenge.