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Rio Celeste Hideaway

Liberia, CC, Costa Rica (LIR)

Room rates from:
$132 $99
Per Adult Nightly
Hotel + Flight from
Starting from:
$1,539 $1,049
Per Guest for 5 Nights
Based on 735 reviews
Hideaway Resort in the Secluded Rain Forest!
Style: Authentic Rainforest Experience!
Room & Rates
Casita Deluxe - Garden View - Rio Celeste Hideaway - 2

Casita Deluxe - Garden View

Starting from
$132 $99
Per Adult Nightly
Equipped for up to 3 people with two queen beds, balcony and private patio with outdoor shower. There is a choice of 1 king size bed or 2 Queen size bed.

Fantastic Accommodations
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • Daily Continental Breakfast included in rate
  • Jacuzzi
  • Cable, LCD TV, DVD/CD Player
  • iPod Dock
  • Safe- Laptop Capacity
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Bathroom with Hot Water
  • Minibar
  • Coffee Maker
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Casita Deluxe - Forest View - Rio Celeste Hideaway - 1

Casita Deluxe - Forest View

Starting from
$166 $124
Per Adult Nightly
Equipped for up to 2 people with a King size bed. Two Queen beds are also available where 3 people can stay. The room has a balcony and private patio with outdoor shower.

Fantastic Accommodations
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Jacuzzi
  • Cable, LCD TV, DVD/CD Player
  • iPod Dock
  • Safe -Laptop Capacity
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Bathroom with Hot Water
  • Minibar
  • Coffee Maker
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Rio Celeste Hideaway
700m After the entrance to Tenorio Volcano National Park and Rio Celeste Waterfall, Liberia, Costa Rica Guanacaste


Rio Celeste Hideaway is a small resort-style and ecologically-oriented hotel that supplies a truly unique Rainforest experience, situated next to the Volcan Tenorio National Park.

Why Stay Here

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Concierge Service
  • 24-Hour Front Desk 

Resort Details

In a hidden rain forest, next to the Tenorio Volcano National Park, Rio Celeste Hideaway Resort has opulent bungalows with a hot tub and a plasma TV. This resort also includes an outdoor pool.

Accommodation Details

The air-conditioned bungalows of Rio Celeste Hideaway are decorated with warm colors, parquet floors, and elegant wood furniture. All bungalows have an iPod stand, free Wi-Fi, and a private backyard with an outdoor shower.

Restaurants, Lounges & Bars

Kantala has been created to offer an  exclusionary dining experience with open walls enclosed by lavish tropical plants and flowers. Kantala Restaurant provides three meals each day and treats you with delicious flavor fusing Costa Rican classic ingredients with an International flair. The restaurant provides a la carte International and National cuisine along with wonderful service characterized by the curteousness and helpfulness of the best of their staff.

For the Family

Rio Celeste`s Hideaway Resort offers a tour desk that organizes various activities, such as horseback riding, bird watching, rafting, biking, and hiking. Guests can also visit the Palo Verde National Park, the Rio Celeste waterfall, and the Arenal Volcano.

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Breakfast Room
  • Cafe
  • Coin Operated Laundry (+)
  • Complimentary Coffee
  • Complimentary Use of Bathrobe
  • Concierge Desk
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Currency Exchange
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Movie Rentals
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Full Breakfast
  • Guest Activity Desk
  • Handicap Services
  • Horseback Riding (nearby) (+)
  • Kiddie Pool
  • Kids Stay Free (Based on Age)
  • Lounge/Bar (+)
  • Massage Services (+)
  • Medical Services (+)
  • Mountain View
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Public Internet Access
  • Restaurant (+)
  • Room Service (+)
  • Safe Deposit at Front Desk
  • Secured Parking
  • Shopping
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wake-Up Service
  • Wedding Services (+)
  • Widescreen TV
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 735 reviews
from Toronto
Submitted on 02-09-2017
We just spent two nights at The Hideaway - and honestly its a beautiful hotel in a beautiful spot, although my husband said it felt a bit like The Shinning's Overlook Hotel - due to its seclusion. The weather certainly didn't help things (as it added to the dreary vibe) but I completely understand this is not the hotels fault as it cant control the weather. On this note - please understand - this is the CLOUD FOREST and you are literally up in the clouds - so its very rainy. As in, it rained p... Read more
from Minneapolis, MN
Submitted on 01-22-2017
Well the first thing I need to mention is the location and the drive to get there. I would definitely recommend an SUV of some sort because the roads are bumpy to say the very least. It looks like eventually they will be paving the road as there seems be be some work being started, but it doesn't look like it will be anytime soon. Also make sure you have good directions as roads are generally not marked and there are not many signs. Once you arrive you will be pleasantly surprised. The place i... Read more
from Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Submitted on 01-15-2017
We spent 3 nights in peaceful serenity, in the midst of beautiful flowers and birds with wonderful accommodations. The room was very nice, well decorated with beautiful wood floors. We enjoyed sitting on the porch in the early mornings sipping coffee and listening to the Howler Monkeys above us in the trees. The restaurant was very spacious, opened up to the beautiful fauna surrounding it, and the food was delicious. We especially enjoyed the breakfasts. The swimming pool and the Jacuzzis wer... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 01-14-2017
We stayed just one night in December. Sadly it rained the entire time so we didn't get to enjoy the hotel as much as we could've given how beautiful it was. We did do the hike to Rio Celeste but due to the rain is was more grey than blue but nothing anyone could have done about that. I echo every review that complains about the damp smell and dampness in the rooms. The hotel could easily save this by turning on the function on the A/C units that allow them to dehumidify rather than just cool. Ev... Read more
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 01-07-2017
We spent three lovely nights at Rio Celeste Hideaway and it exceeded all expectations. Our room was gorgeous. Huge, very clean, very comfortable bed, Big deck with lounge chairs, massive bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers, lots and lots of closet room and space for suitcases. The staff at the hotel were extremely gracious - all of them. We had exceptional service from the check in staff to the restaurant servers to the launderers. Everyone was warm and friendly and very eager to ensure ... Read more
from Miami Beach, Florida
Submitted on 01-05-2017
Best massages, great customer service Really close to rio Celeste, you can actually walk to the cascade and there is a river where you can swim right behind the hotel They offer horse rides We live bed the breakfast
from Florida Panhandle, Florida
Submitted on 01-04-2017
i booked this place a few months back and if i knew it was gonna be this beautiful i would have reserve more nights. they gave us a very nice welcoming, and Marilyn at the reception was very nice and helpful, all the staff in general was great. our casita was lovely very spacious, clean and had a nice terrace with a georgeous view. i loved the walking shower;so open and refreshing. the pool was very nice and the grounds of the hotel are well kept. we did see the little coati that came to say he... Read more
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 01-02-2017
This is the kind of place I was looking for when I thought of Costa Rica: In the middle of nature, but very well cared-for. We arrived in our own rental car, but we were glad we'd rented a sturdy vehicle as the roads are rough! I understand that they offer shuttles from the airport, but this was part of a larger road trip around the country for us. We only stayed for two nights, but we found that to be plenty of time. Staff helped us book our Tenorio rafting excursion, and guided hike of Rio Cel... Read more
from Portland, OR
Submitted on 12-31-2016
We visited the Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel on our third trip to Costa Rica. It was posh, relative to most of the places we have stayed. Each guest room is a separate building with huge bedrooms with a sitting area. The four-poster king bed was very comfortable. The bathroom was gigantic and had a jetted tub. There was ample space to put away our luggage, including a large closet with a small safe. There was a deck on the front of our unit that was very comfortable and semi private. In the back, t... Read more
Submitted on 12-01-2016
This hotel really is a hidden gem, like another reviewer said. We stayed here last week during Hurricane Otto - and despite the terrible weather (we weren't able to take advantage of any tours and we lost power and plumbing due to the storm), the staff took great care of us during our stay. The location is off the beaten path, so give yourself time to get here as the roads (like many in Costa Rica) are rough on the way up. 4WD is essential as well. But once you're at the hotel, it is a PERFECT ... Read more