One of our favorite things about a vacation in paradise? Doing everything and absolutely nothing. And by absolutely nothing, we mean lounging around some of the best pools in Costa Rica, be it for an afternoon or an entire week.
The choice is yours. We don’t judge. We do enable, though! So today, we’re serving up six of our picks for the best pools in Costa Rica: ocean-view, infinity-edge, and surrounded by all the luxury accouterments you could dream. Jump in. Cool off. Enjoy!
Tamarindo | 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms | Sleeps 17
Casa Ilios is more than a stunning, ocean-view vacation rental in Tamarindo: It’s a stunning, ocean-view vacation rental in Tamarindo with an incredible private, multi-leveled pool! We’re talking full-fledged luxury, from the cushioned sun loungers and grass-roofed palapa, to the adjacent shaded lounge space, complete with billowing curtains, sofas, a television, and a wet bar.
Tamarindo | 8 bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms | Sleeps 19
Set into the Tamarindo hillside, El Chante is its own Balinese-inspired resort – including a resort-worthy luxury pool deck and sun terrace. Here, you’ll admire the ocean view, zen fountain, sun loungers, and ocean-view infinity pool – specifically, your own, private paradise at one of Tamarindo’s most magical homes.
Tamarindo | 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms | Sleeps 10
Casa Catalina lives where sky meets sea – suspended in a dream-like panorama where the earth drops away to leave you alone at the top of the world, swimming in your very own infinity-edge pool. We love the sliding glass doors that open onto the mountain- and ocean-view pool and the breezy, covered terrace with comfy loungers, hammocks and total tranquility.
Playa Flamingo | 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms | Sleeps 8
Perched on a vibrant jungle ridge, just south of super-chill Playa Flamingo, Casa Celeste offers breathtaking 360º panoramic views of golden coast, smooth sea, and rolling hills. The only thing that can compete with these views are Casa Celeste’s spectacular pool, with its grand staircase and crystalline waters – crystalline waters that overlook Playas Brasilito and Potrero.
Tamarindo | 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms | Sleeps 8
This sleek, modern villa unfolds over breathtaking panoramic views and a hillside paradise – over soft sands and lush scenery, blue skies and bluer sea. And here, on a sun deck crafted from local hardwoods, the casa’s outdoor luxury living centers around an ocean-view, infinity-edge pool, outdoor sitting room, and barbecue patio.
Playa Flamingo | 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms | Sleeps 10
Set on a hillside that stretches from the heavens down to the sand, Casa Las Palmas is a testament to curves, textures, and utmost privacy – a tropical dream world, meant only for you. And here, your private, infinity-edge pool owns a sun-splashed main terrace, suspended just above the ocean and opening onto a beach-access stairway that descends to the sand.
Looking for something different?
None of these pools (or homes) quite right for your vacation? That’s cool – we have many more to recommend! Please get in touch and we’ll help you narrow down the perfect vacation home. And we’ll definitely hook you up with one of the best pools in Costa Rica. That’s a promise!