Villas San Rafael Natural Paradise Resort

Self Rated: 2.5 out of 5
La Tigra, San Carlos, La Tigra, Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5 rating 4 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in La Tigra, Villas San Rafael Natural Paradise Resort is on the riverwalk, within a 10-minute drive of Children's Eternal Rainforest and Proyecto Asis. This hotel is 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park and 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from Arenal Adventure World.


Stay in one of 6 guestrooms featuring LCD televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries.


Treat yourself with massages, body treatments, and facials. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).


Enjoy a meal at Colibrí Restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. Planning an event in La Tigra? This hotel has 431 square feet (40 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Children's Eternal Rainforest - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Proyecto Asis - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Arenal Volcano National Park - 12.4 km / 7.7 mi
Arenal Adventure World - 21.4 km / 13.3 mi
Costa Rica Chocolate Tour - 22.9 km / 14.3 mi
La Fortuna Waterfall - 25.6 km / 15.9 mi
Chato Volcano - 26.1 km / 16.2 mi
Ecoglide Arenal Park - 27.2 km / 16.9 mi
Quesada City Park - 27.6 km / 17.2 mi
Ecotermales Fortuna - 27.8 km / 17.2 mi
Kalambu Hot Springs - 28.1 km / 17.5 mi
Arenal Volcano - 28.3 km / 17.6 mi
Camara de Ganaderos de San Carlos - 28.8 km / 17.9 mi
Lake Arenal - 43.1 km / 26.8 mi
Costa Rica Sky Adventures - 44.5 km / 27.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 90.3 km / 56.1 mi
La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 25.4 km / 15.8 mi

The preferred airport for Villas San Rafael Natural Paradise Resort is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The front desk is open daily from noon - 8 PM.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 170 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 170 (one-way), (up to 18 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Wedding services
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Computer station
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Concierge services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Terrace
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -Conference space
  • -One meeting room
  • -Reception hall
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Restaurant
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 431
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 40
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking