Hotel Olas Verdes has a prime location near one of Nosara’s long beaches — Playa Guiones covers a little over 4 miles (7 km) of white sand. Playa Guiones has hearty surf, with waves that are accessible to beginners but are still fun for more experienced surfers. On the southern end of the beach you can find tide pools that make a good destinations for snorkeling. Visit the private pavilion to do yoga, one of Nosara’s favorite pastimes. You can also venture into town to try some popular local yoga studios.
The suites are spread out over several small beach houses called casitas. You can rent as much of each casita as you need — just one suite, an entire floor, or the whole house.
From the hotel you can take two daily shuttles that deliver visitors to either the bus station or a local restaurant. Your breakfast is included in your stay, and you’ll get to choose from five daily options. For the rest of your meals you can try local fare at some of the small restaurants nearby. El Manglar, the hotel restaurant, offers a delicious version of farm-to-table, organic Costa Rican favorites.
There is a pool that curves around the outdoor dining room and the lounge area. Guests can access the Wi-Fi from anywhere in the house, and from any of the common areas.
Beds are handmade by local craftsmen, and the countertops in the bathroom are made from recycled glass. You’ll also have a sofa (or sofa bed). All of the rooms come with mini-fridges and coffee makers for all your refreshment needs. For extra security, store your valuables in the room’s safety deposit box.
You can pour yourself a drink from wet bar in the living room, and prepare your coffee using the room’s coffee maker. Hotel Olas Verdes offers guests several convenient services for free, including complimentary laundry services and refillable water bottles.