We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
6/8/2017 7/8/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Cristal Azul

    Norte Entrada de Residencias San Miguel 1KM, Playa San Miguel 50906, Costa Rica
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    6/8/2017 7/8/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$254
    View Deal
    Traveller (217)
    Pool & Beach (59)
    Dining (35)
    Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection
    958 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Punta Islita
     
    La Colina Pura Vista
    47 reviews
    #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Playa San Miguel
     
    Hotel Laguna Mar
    229 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Playa San Miguel
     
    The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
    840 reviews
    #1 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
     
    Overview
    • Excellent97%
    • Very good2%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “pool table” (18 reviews)
    “infinity pool” (38 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Cristal Azul
    Special Rate: Book Direct for Best Rate
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection
    958 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Punta Islita
     
    La Colina Pura Vista
    47 reviews
    #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Playa San Miguel
     
    Hotel Laguna Mar
    229 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Playa San Miguel
     
    The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
    840 reviews
    #1 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
     
    Rooms
    6 Aug7 Aug
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from US$254.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Playa San Miguel hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "31bdf0b5616a43e9b0f27926f7d615d6", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1367637,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[59021682],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":254,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"31bdf0b5616a43e9b0f27926f7d615d6","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":254,"lowestMetaPrice":254,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":254,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":254,"lowestMetaPrice":254,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":254,"hotelName":"Cristal Azul","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjMxYmRmMGI1NjE2YTQzZTliMGYyNzkyNmY3ZDYxNWQ2IiwiQUlLIjoiMjViYWIyNTkyYmY1NDQ4YWJjMzIxODI2OTY2NzYxODQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$254", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"59021682":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (202)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for Cristal Azul
    See the most recent reviews

    91 - 95 of 167 reviews

    Reviewed 16 February 2013

    Cristal Azul is a perfect beach getaway off the beaten path. The views combined with the infinity pool were incredible. In addition, Zene and Henner were fantastic hosts who made us feel at home. Both offered insightful recommendations on the area and helpful suggestions for...More

    Thank TMarie22
    Reviewed 24 January 2013

    We stayed 3 nights in Cristal Azul in the beginning of January 2013. We were thrilled to arrive to this jevel of a place up a hill with a stunning view of the Pacific - perfect for watching the sunset every night, in great natural...More

    Thank FruBak
    Reviewed 21 January 2013

    We found Cristal Azul on trip advisor, so it's only fitting that we leave a review here too. We drove down from my mother-in-law's place up in the mountains (see review from 5puravida5) the day after Christmas for a couple of days at the beach....More

    1  Thank erwiji
    Reviewed 6 January 2013

    I'll let the others tell you about the spectacular views and the physical set up of this very private and relaxing getaway. I'm more inclined to tell you how I feel about Cristal Azul rather than the statistics. So many perfectly kept properties have all...More

    Thank 5puravida5
    Reviewed 3 January 2013

    I had picked Cristal Azul because of the great reviews. I had never been to Costa Rica before so really had no idea where to stay. I had definitely made the right choice. After being there for a few days I checked out some of...More

    1  Thank J M
    Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection
    958 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Punta Islita
     
    La Colina Pura Vista
    47 reviews
    #2 of 4 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Playa San Miguel
     
    Hotel Laguna Mar
    229 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Playa San Miguel
     
    The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
    840 reviews
    #1 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$121 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Orbitz, Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, Hotwire and Priceline so you can book your Cristal Azul reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa San Miguel
    • Also Known As
    • Cristal Azul Hotel Playa San Miguel ,
    • Cristal Azul Costa Rica/Playa San Miguel
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (217)
    Pool & Beach (59)
    Dining (35)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Hotel & Grounds (155)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
    Bathroom (2)
    Nearby
    Casa Caletas Hotel
    11 reviews
    7.20 km away
     
    Hotel Laguna Mar
    229 reviews
    1.10 km away
     
    Casa Caletas
    42 reviews
    7.20 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    LocosCocos
    55 reviews
    1.08 km away
    El Barco Restaurante & Bar
    41 reviews
    3.75 km away
    Pizza Tree
    65 reviews
    1.07 km away
    Rancho Loma Clara
    25 reviews
    6.96 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    The Ara Project
    142 reviews
    11.58 km away
    Playa Santa Teresa
    804 reviews
    25.04 km away
    Samara-Carrillo Info Center
    519 reviews
    25.05 km away
    Playa Hermosa
    417 reviews
    21.22 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Cristal Azul staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "For privacy, try to get the cabina at the far end so you have no foot traffic in front of glass doors."
    Read review
    "There are not too many rooms -- I don't think you can get a bad one!"
    Read review
    "All Cabanas have excellent view of ocean and sunset."
    Read review
    "All have amazing rooms"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing