Located at the edge of the jungle, but easily accessed, with paved road to our door, El Sueño Tropical is an intimate 16 unit resort set in 3 acres of lush tropical gardens. There are 4 buildings that house 4 units per building. There are 8 large double rooms, 4 larger deluxe rooms that sleep 4 and have kitchenettes, and 4 two bedrooms apartments with full kitchens that sleep up to 5. All have coffeemaker, cold split system A/C and ceiling fans, brand new flat screen LED TVs with CableTica, private baths with unlimited hot water and wall safes. All have front porches with tables, chairs and a hammock. There is high-speed real 5 megs up and down WiFi with many routers for service throughout the property. There is a large free-form Italian-tiled pool for adults with a small wading pool for the small kids, lounge chairs and three gazebos with tables and chairs for relaxing and pool-side dining, and lots of inflatables, noodles, etc. It is open 24 hours, for your daytime tanning pleasure as well as your midnight dip.
We have the Fighting Gator Bar with lots of cold beer and Sangria, liquours and liqueurs, and Salsa Restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our menu includes typical Costa Rica cuisine, international classics and fusion dishes creatively prepared from fresh local ingredients — seasonal exotic fruits and farm-to-table vegetables, freshly caught seafood, grass-raised beef, and local pork, lamb and poultry. We have over 30 types of pizza from our brick-lined pizza oven which makes perfect crust. Create your own from our extensive list of ingredients, even get behind the counter and flip it yourself!
“Jose and Maria were amazing hosts, and I felt more like extended family — a true guest — than I did a customer. … I can’t wait to visit again.”
by Rob Cole
“Last fall I spent a month at El Sueño Tropical … and I look back on that as one of the most enjoyable, productive, and unique experiences of my life.”
by Danny Panzer
“Had a fantastic time at El Sueño! Getting to know the staff was a ton of fun, and I’m very glad that I stayed with Jose, Maria, and the rest of the El Sueño crew.”
by Charlie Guo
“The couple running the hotel were amazing. They were perfectly kind, hospitable, and humorously playful.”
by Lane D
“This hotel has everything going for it! Great staff, very comfortable rooms, and a beautiful location.”
“My daughter and I had a wonderful safe stay and enjoyed day surfing, evenings of bohemian serenades, and generous, authentic hospitality.”
15% Discount Aug. 1 thru Dec. 1, 2015!
Standard rooms have a queen, king, double bed or 2 twin beds. Deluxe rooms have 2 queens or a queen and 2 twins, and the Apartments have a queen or king in both bedrooms, or 2 twin beds in the second bedroom, plus a twin bed in the living room.
All apartments and 3 of the deluxe rooms also have full kitchens and all the accesories to cook your own meals. All units have brand new 24 inch LED TVs with cable, coffeemaker with coffee, sugar and creamer, split system airconditoning with remote control and ceiling fan, a wall safe, a large bathroom with unlimited hot water, complimentary soap and shampoo, and a front porch with chairs, table and a hammock.
There is daily cleaning if desired and laundry service available. We will even deliver a pizza to your room. We have a secure, gated, and well-lit parking area.
+ 13% sales tax
Standard or Double Room
The Standard or Double Rooms have either a queen, king, or double bed, or 2 twin beds, a private bathroom with hot water showers, Air Conditioning, ceiling fan, mini refrigerator, coffee maker and Cable TV. There is also a private front porch for relaxing outside, with a table and 4 chairs, and a hammock that you can take to the beach and hang between 2 coconut trees.
We have 4 large quad/deluxe rooms that sleep up to 4 people. 3 of them have been recently outfitted with cooking facilities, with double burners, minifridge, rice cookers, dishes and silverware, pots and pans, etc., ready for for self catering. These 3 have one large bed and 2 single beds, the other one has 2 large beds. They are all airconditioned, have ceiling fans, security safe, flat screen tv with cable service, unlimited hot water and coffee makers. Wireless high speed internet via microwave is available throughout the property through the use of several strategically positioned routers.
The Villas have 2 bedrooms. One bedroom is outfitted with a king or queen bed and the other with either 2 single beds or 1 queen bed. The sitting room has a sofa that is also a single bed. The Villas each have a private bathroom with hot water showers, AC, ceiling fan, coffee maker and Cable TV. There is a fully equipped kitchen with double burner tabletop gas cooker, full sized refrigerator, pots and pans, glasses, plates and utensils.