Colina del Mar Barefoot Sophistication

Colina del Mar (formerly Lodge Las Ranas) is a quaint and quiet boutique hotel perched on a small hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Please be our guest where you will enjoy gentle tropical breezes, incredible ocean views, colorful sunsets, amazing wildlife and the personal service you expect from a unique boutique hotel in Costa Rica.
We look forward to serving while you’re visiting Samara, Costa Rica.

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Experiences & Tours

Sometimes you search for adventure and excitement, and sometimes it finds you. Ask the front desk about our menu of exciting experiences and local tours both here in Samara or anywhere in Costa Rica. We work with Pure Luxury Costa Rica to offer you the finest experiences at any destination you are traveling to in Costa Rica.

Samara’s Most Comfortable Beds

It’s no secret that a great night’s sleep makes for a great start to your day. At Colina del Mar we take this seriously. So we’ve designed our Cielo Bed (Spanish for Heavenly) featuring an ultra-comfortable Beauty Rest Mattress, fine linens and towels to make your stay as relaxing and restful as possible. At Cielo del Mar we really do care about your comfort and a restful night's sleep.

Special Offers & Direct Bookings

If you are looking for special rates, packages, information on group discounts, or to find out how to save by booking directly with us, please click on the link below. By booking directly with us we guarantee the best price available for your stay.

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Best Price Guarantee

If you call or email us directly you’ll find we offer exclusive rates through our hotel, and in the event you find a lower rate we match it, thus, guaranteeing you the best possible rate available.

Complimentary Breakfast

Our Chef makes the finest made-to-order breakfasts in Samara. From fresh squeezed OJ, homemade breads, local fruits to Smoothies and Omelettes any way you like them…our breakfast is a great way to start the day!


For your convenience we offer all our guests free Wi-Fi in your room, at the pool as well as the restaurant and bar.

Wellness & Spa Services

If you wish to pamper yourself, we can help you find the best local wellness options or arrange for an in-room spa experience.

Experiences & Tours

Our Concierge and Front Desk can help you plan the most fascinating local experiences here in Samara or throughout your travels in Costa Rica with our signature experience company, Pure Luxury Costa Rica.

Late Check-out Request

When available we will be happy to extend you some more time if needed…even early check-ins to help you if we can.

Rooms & Suites

from $157 per night

Jungle View Room

from $110 per-night

Colina del Mar’s location on a hill perched in the dry tropical forest gives our Two Jungle View rooms a special feel. And don’t be surprised when you wake up and enjoy your gourmet Costa Rica coffee on your balcony, if you get a free show of the three Howler Monkey Families that live on our property. It’s almost a daily event that you won’t find in town. You’ll also see other wildlife from all of our rooms is including incredible exotic birds and colorful Iguanas.

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from $169 per night

Partial Ocean View Queen

from $120 per-night

Although Colina del Mar is situated in the dry tropical forest, we have four Partial Ocean View rooms with a balcony to gaze at the sparkling Pacific while enjoy your morning coffee or favorite beverage at sunset. And don’t be surprised if you get a free show of the three Howler Monkey families and other wildlife that live on our property, with a beautiful backdrop of the Pacific in the distance.

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from $259 per night

Two-Bedroom Ocean View Apartment

from $170 per-night

Located near the pool and offering amazing Pacific and Bay views from two sides for both sunrises and sunsets, our quaint two-bedroom apartment is perfect if you wish for a little more room. The apartment features a living room, a full-kitchen with ocean views and a large bathroom. The apartment is perfect for honeymooners looking for a little more space and privacy or those looking for longer stays in Samara.

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