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Kinkara Luxury Retreat, El General

Mountain hotel with restaurant, near Alexander Skutch Bird Sanctuary

  • Free local cuisine breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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$255 CAD
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  • I was here for a short break to decompress and no place could be better for that. It’s so relaxing. The food was amazing as were the incredible showers. Most of what’s prepared…

    Sep. 1, 2019

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  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 3 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant
  • Spa services
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace

For families

  • Playground on site
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • Alexander Skutch Bird Sanctuary - 41 min walk
  • Chirripo National Park - 18.5 mi / 29.7 km
  • Nauyaca Waterfalls - 25.6 mi / 41.2 km
  • Uvita Beach - 26.3 mi / 42.4 km
  • Marino Ballena National Park - 26.3 mi / 42.4 km

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Location

  • Alexander Skutch Bird Sanctuary - 41 min walk
  • Chirripo National Park - 18.5 mi / 29.7 km
  • Nauyaca Waterfalls - 25.6 mi / 41.2 km

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Alexander Skutch Bird Sanctuary - 41 min walk
  • Chirripo National Park - 18.5 mi / 29.7 km
  • Nauyaca Waterfalls - 25.6 mi / 41.2 km
  • Uvita Beach - 26.3 mi / 42.4 km
  • Marino Ballena National Park - 26.3 mi / 42.4 km

Getting around

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 3 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 1:00 PM-9:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Water dispenser

Things to do

  • Spa services on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Playground on site

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Bathrobes

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

Dining

Casa Bulú - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Small print

Also known as

  • Kinkara El General
  • Kinkara Hotel El General
  • Kinkara Hotel
  • Kinkara Luxury Retreat Hotel
  • Kinkara Luxury Retreat El General
  • Kinkara Luxury Retreat Hotel El General

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 225 per vehicle (one-way, Maximum occupancy 5)

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Kinkara Luxury Retreat does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 1:00 PM - 9:30 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes, Casa Bulú offers garden views. Nearby restaurants include Restaurante Y Pizza Sabores (6.9 mi), Ye - Lau (8 mi), and Bar Restaurant Excelente Chinese Food (8 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on request. The charge is USD 225 per vehicle one-way.
  • Recommended spots to visit include Alexander Skutch Bird Sanctuary (2.1 mi) and Chirripo National Park (18.5 mi), along with Nauyaca Waterfalls (25.6 mi) and Uvita Beach (26.3 mi).
  • 8.0Very Good

    Lugar grandioso, con una experiencia gastronómica maravillosa

    2 night romance trip, Aug. 2, 2019

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