Mermaid II

The favorite resort hotel in the San Carlos area, Tilajari is characterized by its strategic location in the heart of the northern part of Costa Rica. The facilities are surrounded by extensive gardens on the banks of the San Carlos River, in a property that combines pastures and tropical forest framing the natural magic of the area. Overall there are 76 rooms ranging from standard rooms to junior suites and family suites.

Hotel Tilajari maintains the warmth in its customer service that it has offered for so many years, with the best of gastronomy fusing local and international flavors, activities and relaxation to make your stay a unique and memorable experience. A few minutes away is the Arenal volcano and the Arenal lake, which complement adventure activities for the enjoyment of all ages. On site are lush grounds, tennis courts, a pool, jacuzzi and fitness area, butterfly and botanical gardens.

Superior Junior Suites: NEW!
Brand new building surrounded by amazing gardens and a lake, besides Arenal Volcano view from one side. Superior Junior Suites are designed to offer space and comfort with a combination of modern characteristics and natural elements as wood, steal and stone to turn your room into a cozy but luxury atmosphere.

Junior Suites:

This room includes:

Bedroom with two queen size beds

Mini fridge

Reading table

Coffee maker

Satellite TV

Direct dial telephone

Wireless connection

Clock radio

Ceiling fan & A/C

Bathroom with hot shower and hair dryer

Family Suite:

Large terrace with san carlos river view. In a second floor mezzanine type with natural ventilation are located 3 single beds recommended for children between 5 and 15 years, also Family Suites with connecting rooms.

This room includes:

Bedroom with 2 double beds

Ceiling fans

A/C

Satellite TV

Radio-alarm clock

Direct dial telephone

Living room

Mini fridge

Standard King Rooms:

These rooms are clean, bright and airy with:

Bedroom with 2 double beds

Satellite TV

Direct dial telephone

Wireless connection

Radio-alarm clock

Ceiling fan

A/C

Coffee maker

Bathroom with hot shower and hair dryer

There’s so much to do in this region from high adrenaline adventures to sporty fun to nature tours. Here’s some of the most popular things to do in this region:

ARENAL VOLCANO AND HOT SPRINGS

The majestic Arenal Volcano is less than 30 minutes drive from Tilajari Hotel Resort. This observation and relaxation tour leaves the hotel around 4 pm, driving through tropical plantations as papaya, orange, pineapple, ornamental species and other crops. Arriving to Mirador Arenal 1968 (Tilajari family owned), the view is simply breathtaking.You will be in front of the volcano, but having on the left the lava flows of 1968 eruption and to your right the Arenal lake. This angle of triple view undoubtedly offers the visitor a unique experience so you can sit pleasantly to observe these natural monuments and with a little luck witnessing an eruption.

Later, the guide will take you to an exclusive thermal spa surrounded by forest. Here the visitor will have the opportunity to relax in these naturally medicinal waters. You will be back in the hotel around 8:30 pm, just in time to enjoy a delicious dinner in our restaurant.

Tour includes: transportation, entrance to Mirador and the hot springs + bilingual guide.

Duration: 4 ½ hours Tour operated for minimum two people.

PEÑAS BLANCAS SAFARI RIVER

Just 5 minutes drive from Tilajari Hotel Resort, this pleasant journey begins in an inflatable boat through the scenic Río Peñas Blancas. While you go paddling or floating downstream, our naturalist guides will show you a wide variety of trees, birds, monkeys and other wildlife.

This eco-tour, without the noise of a motor boat, is the perfect way to relax and enjoy the nature that usually coexists on the banks of rivers in San Carlos. During the tour, you will stop to share a great costarican coffee offered by a traditional farmer family living isolated from the town.

Includes: Transportation, fruits, beverages, equipment and bilingual guide. Duration: Approximately 4 hours and requires 2 people.

ZIPLINE TOUR

Tilajari, offers the option of taking a Canopy tour in the La Fortuna area and no previous experience is needed for this adventure activity. It begins with a 40-minute ride on horseback or, you can make the ascent to the forest by tractor. Then we continue with a short walk to the forest where a guide will comment on information about the existing wildlife since it is possible to see a huge variety of birds and sometimes some types of animals such as guatusas, snakes, monkeys.

The 9 platforms with interconnected cables are located in 3 different species of trees and are specially designed for observing the forest canopy. The hotel also offers an option to take the Canopy tour with a closer view of the volcano and greater adrenaline. You just have to ask the reception for details and choose your favorite.

Tour includes: transportation, guides and necessary equipment. Duration: approximately 4 hours including transportation time. Tour is operated with a minimum of 2 people.

FOREST AND HORSEBACK RIDING

The forest is located in front of the hotel property, less than 20 minutes ride by horse. There are also spacious pastures to horseback riding, so this route can be extended if client wants to. The forest area is a private nature reserve and extends over 400 hectares of rainforest. The trails are designed for easy access for its flat geography, combined with some streams and a significant variety of flora and fauna. The walk extends for over 1 hour, where naturalist guide will explain the characteristics and interaction of different species, so if with a little bit of luck there is a good chance of seeing frogs, monkeys, birds and some small mammals. Back to the hotel, the horses will be waiting at the exit of the forest again.

This is actually a 2 in 1 activity, but our clients can also ask to be taken to the forest by car in case they dont want the horses ride. The tour includes: transportation (horse or vehicle) and naturalist guide. Duration: about 2 ½ hours.

Special: 

The Costa Rica Combo!
2 nights here & 2 nights at Bosque del Mar - from $635
* Includes 4 nights in Jr. Suite, all food, hot springs & Arenal tour, snorkeling at the beach and more! Does not include transportation.