Welcome to Isla Chiquita Glamping Hotel

Enjoy our Glamping Experience in Costa Rica

Rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit as you forge a meaningful connection to nature at Isla Chiquita Glamping Hotel. Perched on the tiny island of Isla Jesusita in Costa Rica's picturesque Gulf of Nicoya, our hotel is the first and only destination of its kind in the country.

Celebrate the island’s artisanal fishing heritage with a delicious seafood meal at Donde Tía Nora Restaurant, or sip a drink at Harry’s Bar & Restaurant as you survey the beauty that envelops you. Embark on an adventure by land or sea; bioluminescence expeditions, birdwatching, forest bathing hikes, snorkeling excursions and island hopping are among the engaging experiences we offer. Upon returning to the hotel, relax in our tropical lounging gardens or soothe tired muscles with a massage on our wellness deck.

What is "Glamping"?

"Glamping" (a combination of the words “glamour” and camping”) blends the adventure and eco-friendly appeal of a camping holiday with the comforts and amenities of a traditional hotel. Isla Chiquita elevates the glamping experience with premium tent accommodations featuring plush bedding, organic bath products and lounging decks with gorgeous ocean or tropical forest views. 

Glamping Costa Rica

Tent Suite (One King or Two Double Beds) and Premium Suite (King Bed)

Perfect for families or groups, these tents offer either one king or two comfortable double beds, an en-suite bathroom, a mini refrigerator and a lounging deck with breathtaking ocean or forest views. Our King Tent Suites also include a day bed. Our six Premium View Tents put the spotlight on the Gulf of Nicoya with dazzling views.

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Master Sunset Suite

Set at the cusp of the island, this magnificent suite is our most luxurious.  It features an unparalleled 360° ocean view and is furnished with a king bed, two day beds, a spacious en-suite bathroom, a Palapa lounging deck and a bubbling outdoor whirlpool.

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The Best of Costa Rica

Seasonal, local seafood, creative cocktails and unmatched views: all of this and more are yours to relish at Donde Tía Nora Restaurant and Harry’s Bar & Restaurant, our signature dining and drink destinations.


Unforgettable Adventures

Our thrilling experiences are designed to help you achieve mindful harmony with the world around you. Explore the bounty of the land or discover the wonders of the sea through our unique tours, excursions and adventures.


Discover our Nimbu Spa

Nimbu, the melodic Chorotega word for water, captures Isla Chiquita's feel-good essence. Embedded in a secluded bluff on the island’s high grounds, our wellness deck fosters a private wellness retreat. A backdrop of endless ocean complements a selection of massage therapies designed to relax the body, soothe the mind and uplift the spirit.

How to Reach Our Hotel

Isla Chiquita Glamping Hotel is separated from the mainland by a 10-minute boat ride from Paquera, Puntarenas. The hotel offers a floating dock for dry-foot arrivals by yacht or boat, as well as a clearing for helicopters.  There is a complimentary round-trip water taxi that serves both our dry land facilities in Punta Cuchillos and the Paquera Ferry arrival platform.

Frequently Asked Questions

Environmental sustainability is of the utmost importance to all of us at Isla Chiquita Glamping Hotel. We’re committed to protecting and preserving the beauty of our surroundings, with a host of green-friendly initiatives and programs.

El mejor Glamping de Costa Rica
Es un glamping que ofrece todas las comodidas de un camping de lujo. Perfecto para desconectar con el sonido del mar, los monos y la naturaleza. Tienen muchas actividades dentro de la isla: kayaks, paddleboarding, tours de bioluminiscencia (que está increíble), senderos, spa, tours a otras islas, piscina, etc. La comida es increíble, por lo que vale la pena pagar la pensión completo. Además, el personal es muy amable. Los recomendamos 100%.
Worlds, May 2022 - Costa Rica

Truly luxurious glamping in one of the most beautiful settings in the world!

The staff was the nicest and most accommodating we’ve met in Costa Rica, which is saying a lot because most people in CR are extremely friendly! The views were breathtaking, the glamping tents were luxury tents with everything you needed to be comfortable in a glamping environment. The bioluminescence tour was amazing and the complimentary kayaks, paddle boats and paddle boards provided hours of entertainment for our family. I would have stayed longer had we known how exquisite and unique our stay would be. It was my favorite stay in Costa Rica!


Audrey, June 2022 - United States

The best!

What a beautiful island and what a great hotel!! The tents are so beautiful, and so luxurious and our own little private pool on our private terrace was the best!! Staff is so friendly and are working as hard as they can to give you the best time of your life!!!

Anne, August 2022 - The Netherlands

Un Paraíso cerca de la Ciudad

Estábamos buscando un lindo lugar donde pasar el fin de semana sin ir muy lejos de la Ciudad. Isla Chiquita resultó ser el lugar ideal. Manejamos hasta Puntarenas donde dejamos nuestro vehículo, de allí tomamos el Ferry hacia Paquera donde nos esperaba un bote para llevarnos a la Isla. El hotel es simplemente increible, las habitaciones tipo glamping son muy cómodas y están integradas en la naturaleza, la decoración es muy bonita. La comida en el hotel es increíble, algo que deben probar. Nosotros aprovechamos y relizamos el tour de Bioluminiscencia, muy recomendado.

Otto, July 2022 - Costa Rica

Un personnel au top dans un site de rêve

Une expérience de glamping (mix entre glamour et camping) niveau haut de gamme ! Le site est au milieu de la nature et on peut voir des singes hurleurs, des iguanes, des serpents, même un tatou ! se promener librement. C'est magique. Deux incontournables selon moi : la balade en kayak pour observer le plancton bioluminescent et la visite du parc national de Curu. Les guides nous permettent d'apprendre une foule de choses. Un grand merci et bravo à Daniela, Rafa, Nelson et Jeffrey ! Et tous les autres !

David, May 2022 - France

Glamping at its finest!



What a faaaaaabulous getaway! We've done a lot of glamping and Isla Chiquita does it so well. One the location is absolutely incredible--surrounded by the water, islets, and mountains and to feel like you have it all to yourself is priceless. The quality of the accommodations was top-notch and soooo chic.
Plus, they do a great job with activities. We kayaked around the island, went on the sunset boat ride, and the bioluminescence night tour. To see such vibrant bioluminescence alone is worth it. This was all complemented by great food (we're vegan and they had so many options for us!) in a beautiful setting. We can't recommend this place enough!

Mike, April 2022 - United States


C est un lieu magnifique, splendide...il faut l avoir vecu au moins une fois dans sa vie. Je le recomande.

Audrey, December 2021 - France

Isla Chiquita was our favourite location in Costa Rica!

Our family traveled to several places during our Costa Rica vacation. Isla Chiquita was our favourite location. The personal, friendly attention from the staff, the simplicity and unique location, and the overal experience exceeded our expectations. We loved every staff member and wish to thank them all for making us feel right at home.

Thank you for everything!

Gravatt Family, April 2022 - United States
Glamping Tent Suite Layout