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Nantipa, the Chorotegan word for blue, is located on Costa Rica’s spectacular Nicoya Peninsula., recognized by UNESCO as one of the world’s 5 ‘Blue Zones’, zones of the world in which people live extraordinarily long lives, they eat healthy, practice daily exercise, and maintain a low stress life so this is the ideal place to stay if you plan to experience a real Pura Vida way of life and experience a Barefoot Luxury and wellness holiday in Costa Rica.


Nantipa has 15 bungalows framed by vividly green tropical rainforests. This small luxury hotel offers a range of distinct features including independent bungalows equipped with A/C, flat SMART TVs with cable, Wi-Fi, small dining table and chairs, hammocks, and a minibar. Besides you can enjoy a lovely 5.7 acres private property with 155 meters of unique beachfront splendor and fantastic sunsets.

Guests can also enjoy an authentic gastronomic experience at the beachfront Manzú restaurant, the perfect place to celebrate special or romantic occasions as well. Just imagine you and your love sharing a 6-course dinner under the stars with the sound of the ocean as your background music and a romantic chat, this and more options for private dinners can be arranged according with the occasion and your preferences.

Our opinion

Hotel Nantipa is a wonderful place to stay if you want to get away to an exclusive and charming oasis to find peace in paradise and reconnect with yourself. The perfect place where you can be part of a distinctive wellness experience designed to help you rediscover the strength and resilience that resides within you.

Don’t miss Manzú beachfront restaurant, featuring Costa Rican genuine cuisine and amazing views of the beach, ocean, and sunset. Every meal is chef-prepared, including fresh, local ingredients and recipes.

Nantipa rooms are classy and tastefully decorated, ideal to relax after a long day of adventures.

If you are thinking about celebrating an intimate beach wedding in Costa Rica, as well as any other special occasion, here you can find the ideal beachfront scenery to make your dreams come true. Ask our wedding planner to guarantee a unique celebration according to your plans and budget.

Enjoy privacy, wellness, a lovely beach, secure and perfectly clean environment, amazing ocean views, authentic cuisine, endless adventures, and natural attractions nearby like Cabo Blanco Reserve, Tortuga Island, Montezuma Waterfall, and more…Take the chance to live a real tico beach experience!

If you’re looking for a barefoot luxury holiday in Costa Rica, Nantipa is just the right choice for couples and families alike.


Ninta Beachfront

Ninta is the Chorotegan word for beach, the ideal beachfront bungalow for a memorable honeymoon or just an idyllic escape surrounded by pure nature and the romantic sound of the ocean.

These bungalows are made up of 80 square meters (80 square feet) of comfort space including a spacious terrace, a private plunge pool, hammock, king bed and double indoor/outdoor shower. The floor to ceiling glass doors open to ocean views to transform your room into an open-air luxury beach bungalow

5 units sleeps 2

Ninta Pool View

These bungalows are made up of 80 square meters (800 square feet) of comfort space including a spacious terrace, a private plunge pool, hammock, king bed and double indoor/outdoor shower. The floor to ceiling glass doors open to pool views.

2 units

Nanku Suites

Nanku means home in Chorotega, which is how we hope you feel staying here! The 8 Nanku bungalows are perfect for small families or friends. They offer a separate sleeping area with either one king bed or two queen beds, and a big living room space with two twin daybeds. A large bathroom and terrace or balcony completes the unit, making it the ideal home setting  to share time together.





Free WiFi


Gay – friendly

Wedding & Honeymoon packages available

Updated health policies and best practices as recommended by Costa Rica’s health authorities and the World Health Organization


High Season: Jan 02 to April 11

Green Season: Apr 12 to Dec 23

Peak Season: Dec 24 to Jan 01


The beachfront hotel is located in the heart of Santa Teresa, Nicoya Península.


Combined packages to save money


Private service from/to Paquera dock or Tambor airstrip to the hotel at extra charge

Check our wedding packages to know what more is included


Tour desk available

Holistic healing experience