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Alajuela, Costa Rica

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Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica

Hotel Villa Decary - Gay owned hotel

gay hotel in Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica near the Arenal volcano.  Previous owners Bill Hemmer and Jeff Crandall have worked their magic to make this place a botanical paradise.  New owner Dan from West Hollywood, California is doing a fine job at keeping this wonderful place up and running.

Hotel Villa Decary Bed & Breakfast has botanical garden and rain forest settings, spectacular views of Lake Arenal, the Tilaran Mountains and the rain forest. Located 45 minutes outside the town of La Fortuna. All accommodations have private entry, private hot water bathroom, private deck, orthopedic mattresses. Rates include scrumptious breakfasts, beautifully served. Casitas with full kitchens available.

Nuevo Arenal, San Carlos, Costa Rica
T: USA or Canada - 1-800-556-0505
T: (506) 2694-4330
T: (506) 8383-3012
W: www.VillaDecary.com
E: e-mail from their website

La Fortuna (Arenal), Costa Rica

Abercam La Fortuna - Gay owned hotel

gay hotel in La Fortuna, Costa Rica near the Arenal volcano offering 4 spectacular villas catering to gay men only.  Owners Wayne Campbell and Tim Abernathy have gone all out to make this place a little slice of heaven for the gay traveler.

SORRY GUYS! THIS HOTEL IS NO LONGER AROUND!!!

Abercam La Fortuna is a private upscale gay hotel nestled at the base of the beautiful Arenal Volcano surrounded by lush tropical gardens, clothing optional pool, and social areas. Start your day with a complimentary light breakfast and relax by our heated pool or take advantage of the many activities near us. Included in your night stay is unlimited beer, cocktails, soft drinks and juices. This hotel is for men only

La Fortuna, San Carlos, Costa Rica

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Santa Clara, San Carlos, Costa Rica

Tree Houses Hotel - Lesbian owned hotel

Ex-pats Raeann MacInnes & Kelly Legler from the USA, are the owners of this lesbian owned hotel near La Fortuna, Costa Rica and the Arenal volcano offering 3 tree house type houses surrounded by jungle.  Sloths, monkeys, toucans, and other exotic animals have been known to bee seen here.

Fancy hotels or resorts not your thing? What about a tree house? Just 25 minutes outside the town of La Fortuna our Costa Rican Jungle hotel offers you an unique experience in an awesome country: a hotel where all the rooms are individual tree houses, where the trees are part of your room, where your room sways with the trees in the Costa Rica rain forest and where you become another inhabitant of the jungle day and night.

Santa Clara, San Carlos, Costa Rica
T: (506) 2475-6507
W: www.TreeHousesHotelCostaRica.com
E: info@treehouseshotelcostarica.com


San Ramon, Costa Rica

Eco-Lodge Inn at Coyote Mountain - Gay owned Eco-lodge

Ex-Pats Daniel Abel, Vaughn Perret and Charles Leary from the USA got together to bring us this gay owned hotel in San Ramon, Costa Rica featuring 4 wonderful rooms up on top of a mountain with spectacular views of the country. They specialize in culinary delights and run a cooking school at the lodge as well.

Eco-Lodge Inn at Coyote Mountain offers guests a small & secluded place with just 4 guest rooms, at a true Eco-lodge. The Lodge uses wind power for electricity, maintains its own organic vegetable and fruit tree plantings, conserves energy and resources, and engages in local reforestation and nature preservation. Each room features breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, full ensuite bathrooms, handmade tropical hardwood furniture, and queen or king beds. The food here is world famous as these guys have traveled the world to create a cooking school here as well as there sister properties over seas. They have received critical praise for their culinary talents from Food & Wine, the New York Times, New Orleans Times-Picayune, and the TV Food Network, among many others.

San Ramon, Costa Rica
T: For reservations: +1 (902) 482-8360
T: for the Lodge: (506) 8383-0544
W: www.CerroCoyote.com
E: info@CerroCoyote.com

Angel Vally Farm Bed & Breakfast - Gay owned B&B

gay owned bed and breakfast in San Ramon, Costa Rica featuring spectacular views of the country.  Andrew Mastrandonas is an ex-pat from Washington DC who came down to Costa Rica to remodel this lovely home and create a gay owned B&B. As well as open a real estate company.

With unparalleled scenery, fresh air and nearly perfect temperatures, Angel Valley Farm Bed & Breakfast sits in the middle of 100 acres of pristine valleys and hills. We offer an opportunity to do many things, or just relax while escaping your everyday life. Angel Valley Farm B&B, a quaint yet remodeled former farm house with all modern conveniences, offers a different "off the beaten path" way to spend some time here.

Los Angeles Sur, San Ramon de Alajuela, Costa Rica
T: (506) 2456-4084
T: (506) 8350-7647
W: www.AngelVallyFarmBandB.com
E: AVF1@hotmail.com

Limon (Caribbean Coast), Costa Rica

Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa Rica

Casa Las Brisas - Gay owned Bed and Breakfast

B & B owner Michel has put together this great bed and breakfast right on the beach in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.
Casa Las Brisas B & B has 2 rooms (with private entrance) located on the second floor with a terrace overlooking the ocean. Each room is equipped with a comfortable double bed, shower, vanity and fan. A shared toilet room is located between the 2 rooms as well as a living room, dinning room and kitchenette. Your breakfast includes fresh local fruits, 3 options of main course, coffee or tea. We are located directly in front of the black sand Playa Negra beach next door to Hotel Banana Azul where you can get the full services of a restaurant, bar, internet cafe and tour desk. The friendly folks there also handle our reservation requests.

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
T: (506) 2750-2035
T: (506) 2750-0212
W: www.CasaLasBrisasCR.com
E: info@bananaazul.com

Hotel Banana Azul - Gay owned Hotel

Ex-Pat Colin Brownlee from Vancouver, Canada along with his Tico Boyfriend Roberto set out to create the only gay hotel on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.  With little to know about building they've managed to create a wonderful place, enjoyed by many.

Banana Azul Guest House is the only gay owned hotel on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica, and is located on one mile of unspoiled beach just north of the town of Puerto Viejo. It is close enough to town to access the variety of entertainment and services yet far enough away to experience a truly tranquil beachfront vacation experience. The 13 rooms are new and designed to allow guests to experience the beauty of outdoor living, yet protected from the elements of nature.


Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
T: 1-(877)-284-5116 from Canada and US
T: (506) 2750-2035
W: www.BananaAzul.com
E: info@bananaazul.com

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Playa Junquillal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Casa de Manana - Gay owned guest house

Owners Keith and Al Toney from Worcester, Massachusetts have yet taken the plunge to move down to Costa Rica full time, but they have scouted the country to find this little piece of paradise and created this wonderful gay owned guess house on one of Costa Rica's best locations.
Casa de Manana is a brand new 2-bedroom, 1-bath home (perfect for 2 couples, small families, or close friends) that is an 8 minute walk to one of the largest stretch of untouched beaches in the country. The house is fully furnished and includes all of the necessary amenities. Playa Junquillal (Hoon-kee-yall) is a very quiet and safe beach town. Women and GLBT travelers will feel very welcome visiting here. It is home to approximately 120 permanent residents comprised of both Tico's and foreigners alike. Here you will find an incredible landscape and an abundance of wildlife. From Howler Monkeys to parrots, you are sure to see and hear the wonderful sounds of the tropics around every turn.

Playa Junquillal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
T: US Phone: (508) 450-5065
W: www.CasaDeManana.net
E: CasaDeManana@charter.net


Playa Samara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

LazDívaz - Lesbian owned Hotel

Ex-Pats Sara Arrand from U.S.A and  Berit Funke from Munich, Germany moved down to Costa Rica after meeting at the gay games in Amsterdam.  After settling down in Samara over 9 years  ago they opened up this beautiful hotel right on the beach and seconds away from the ocean.
LazDívaz is an intimate bed and breakfast right on the beach on beautiful Playa Sámara Relax in your own private cottage with a porch overlooking the sea. We are a five-minute walk down the beach from the bustle of central Sámara. The bay stretches for four miles, offering solitude, peace, and relaxation. Hang in your hammock and watch howler monkeys compete with iguanas.

Playa Samara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
T: (506) 2656-0295
W: www.LazDivaz.com
E: lazdivaz@gmail.com


Tamarindo (Playa Grande), Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Hotel Bula Bula - Gay owned Hotel

Ex-Pats Todd Redeker and Wally Beck from Santa Cruz, California moved down to Costa Rica and opened up this lovely gay owned hotel as well as the towns most popular bar and restaurant.
Hotel Bula Bula is located in Playa Grande, on the Pacific Northwest of Costa Rica. The 5 kilometer white sand beach boasts one of the most consistent surf breaks in Costa Rica and is known for incredible barrels. The nearly private beach is also a terrific place to unwind and collect seashells. Tamarindo, a town featured in the surfing movie Endless Summer II is just across the estuary. Hotel Bula Bula’s nightlife rivals the wildlife.

Playa Grande, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
T: toll free: 877-658-2880
T: (506) 2653-0975
W: www.HotelBulaBula.com
E: frontdesk@hotelbulabula.com


San Jose, Costa Rica

Casas Rainbow Canyon - Gay owned Bed and Breakfast

Casa Rainbow Canyon is owned by Wayne Turcotte an ex-pat living in the Santa Ana section of Costa Rica.
Most of our rooms face the pool with a spectacular view of the canyon. Watch the tucans and wildlife by day and great city scape of lights by night. Our bedroom suites have either balconies or private terraces, full kitchens, and over size living rooms which can easily support a 3rd person. Santa Ana, San Jose, Costa Rica
T: (506) 2249-4785
T:U.S.A. (410) 268-7109
W: www.CasaRainbowCanyon.com
E: info@casarainbowcanyon.com

Gay owned Hotel Colours Oasis Resort

Ex-Pat James Remes originally form Iowa came to Costa Rica years ago to relocate his Colours hotel in Key West, Florida.  This gay owned hotel is a popular destination for many gay travelers.
This gay and straight friendly hotel resort, located in the capital city of San Jose, is a hidden gem. You can not tell from its exterior and entrance that behind those walls is a stylish haven for gay and lesbian visitors and their friends. Colours is a full-service boutique hotel, with Spanish-style courtyard. Guests hail from the all over the Gay Planet, drawn by Colours reputation for attentive service and extensive knowledge of Gay Costa Rica destinations. Barrio Rohrmoser, San Jose, Costa Rica
T:toll free from USA & Canada 1-866-517-4390
T: (506) 2296-1880
W: www.ColoursOasis.com
E: info@coloursoasis.com

Castle La Corona de los Santos - Gay owned Bed and Breakfast

Ex-Pat James Nathaniel (J N) Holland from the USA came down to Costa Rica to enjoy the relaxed life Costa Rica has to offer as well as pursue his music career. He and his boyfriend Roy opened up their home as a B&B and now makes the list as one of Costa Rica's gay owned establishments.
Stay in Costa Rica's only Renaissance castle! Sitting on the top of a grand vista, the enchanting "The Crown of the Valley of the Saints" is a castle in the clouds that faces four volcanoes of Costa Rica (Irazu, Turrialba, Barva and Poas). The romantic house is built in the early French Renaissance style and is the visitor's cozy, warm setting while experiencing the natural beauty and wildlife of the region.

Santa Cruz de Leon Cortes, San Jose, Costa Rica
T: (506) 2544-2381
W: www.LaCoronaDeLosSantos.net
E: lacorona@lacoronadelossantos.net


Hotel Kekoldi - Gay owned Hotel

Edgar Neidhardt is the owner of this gay hotel in Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
You find us in the historic Barrio Amon in a beautiful Art Deco building, keeping you away from the noise and hectic of the streets of downtown San Jose. We are located only walking distance to all points of tourist interest, bars, restaurants, clubs, movie theaters, bus stations, museums, etc. Your home in San José offers superior quality with 10 elegant, well appointed guest rooms, all with large private bathrooms with hot water, comfortable Queen size beds, telephones, cable TV and safety boxes. Free internet access and wireless internet is available to our guests.

Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
T: (506) 2248-0804
W: www.Kekoldi.com
E: reservations@Kekoldi.com

Bed and Breakfast San Pedro - Gay owned B&B

Bed and Breakfast San Pedro is located just minutes from stores, restaurants, cafes and schools. San Pedro is ideal for a home base when exploring the Central Valley. We offer accommodations for the budget conscious traveler. Enjoy a private room for up to two people with shared bath, cable TV, wireless internet and breakfast served daily.

San Pedro, San Jose, Costa Rica
T: (506) 8370-2928
W: www.BBSanPedro.com
E: Info@bbsanpedro.com

Casa 69

This hotel is no longer gay owned but is still very much gay friendly. The house was built by one of San José's most prominent families in 1938. In renovating the house to a B&B we kept the character of this beautiful old single family home. Located just four blocks east of the National Museum, no more than 10 minutes walking distance to the center of town. You can walk to all museums and places of interest like National Theater, Jade Museum, Plaza de la Cultura, Simon Bolivar Zoo as well as many very good restaurants, bars of all kinds and casinos in minutes.

Barrio California, San Jose, Costa Rica
T: (506) 2256-8879
W: www.Casa69.com
E: casatua69sur@yahoo.com

Gay owned hotel - Casas Agua Buena

We also offer budget style accommodations for visiting students and travelers in "Casas Agua Buena." There are three furnished houses (each with six bedrooms) in the San Pedro area, about a mile from the University of Costa Rica and about three miles East of downtown San José. Each house offers the following features: common kitchen with all utensils, and dishes provided, two baths with hot showers, telephone with unlimited local calls, cable television, washing machine, fully furnished living and dining area.

San Pedro, San Jose, Costa Rica
T: (506) 2280-3548
W: www.AuguaBuena.org/CasaBuena
E: rastern@racsa.co.cr

Secret Garden Costa Rica B&B - Gay owned B&B

Ric Ellis is the owner of this gay owned Bed and Breakfast in the Rohrmoser neighborhood of San Jose, Costa Rica.
The Secret Garden Bed and Breakfast is located in the historic Rohrmoser district of San Jose just a short distance from the American Embassy, museums, shopping and the nightlife. Your Host, Ric Ellis, has embraced all of those elements of Costa Rican Hospitality. The Secret Garden is charming, friendly and your discreet home away from home during your visit or vacation to Costa Rica. It is a small intimate, 2 room B&B.. Very pretty and private

Barrio Rohrmoser, San Jose, Costa Rica
T: (506) 2220-1837
W: www.SecretGardenCostaRica.com
E: ric@secretgardencostarica.com


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