The Restaurant

    We are proud to announce the opening of Pacifico Azul at The Gilded Iguana. Grand Opening November 1, 2014.
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    The Hotel

    A landmark at the beaches of Nosara, Costa Rica, The Gilded Iguana Hotel brings casual relaxation, comfort and excellent service to the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Constructed as one of the first residences in Guiones in 1973, The Gilded Iguana opened for business as a Hotel and Restaurant [...]
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    The Beaches

    Playas de Nosara is made up of three beaches, Guiones, Pelada and Nosara, and all three are all part of the protected areas within the Ostional Wildlife Refuge. Whether you come for the world class surf, to enjoy the beautiful 2 mile long stretch of sandy beach, or to [...]
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    • This is about as high end as food gets in Nosara. European-like atmosphere. Excellent food. Amazing ambiance.

      T. E. - Jacksonville, FL

    • You can not go wrong with any of the seafood. My favorite is the Shrimp Curry. The Tuna Tar Tar is also amazing.

      Eileen M - Anaheim Hills, California

    Standard Room w/ Air Conditioning – Rooms 7-12

    These rooms are located behind the pool and are best for travelers who are looking for more peace and quiet. Perfect for surfers, travel groups, and families. All of these rooms have A/C and are more The Gilded Iguana's more traditional hotel rooms.
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    Restaurant Suites – Rooms 5 & 6

    The restaurant suites are two bedrooms, one bath, and are located directly above the restaurant area. These rooms do not have AC but get the nice breezes to keep them cool. These rooms have queen beds and can sleep up to 6 people, a great budget option for the [...]
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    Original Hotel Room – Rooms 1-4

    The original hotel rooms are located next to the restaurant. You can choose from upper units or lower units. The upper units each have both queen and twin bed, the lower units have just a queen bed. No AC, but plenty of breezes and each room comes with [...]
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