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Sunset Shack Hotel

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Outdoor pool
Beach nearby, white sand
Deluxe Room | Balcony
View from room
Classic Room | 8 bedrooms, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, iron/ironing board

Overview of Sunset Shack Hotel

Sunset Shack Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Nosara with spa and outdoor pool

9.2/10 Superb

73 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
The price is S$325
Price available on 11/12/2022
Playa Guiones, Nosara, Guanacaste, 50206
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Babysitting
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
For families
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • 8 bedrooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Samara Beach - 47 min drive

Getting around

  • Nosara (NOB) - 22 min drive
  • Tamarindo (TNO) - 111 min drive
  • Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.) - 141 min drive


  • Taco Taco - 4 min drive
  • Giardino Tropicale - 5 min drive
  • El Local - 5 min drive
  • Beach Dog Cafe - 5 min drive
  • Pacifico Azul - 5 min drive

About this property

Sunset Shack Hotel

Enjoy your visit to Nosara with a stay at Sunset Shack Hotel. Guests can be pampered with spa services at the spa and grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. Other highlights include an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a terrace. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and location.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 8 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 11:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 8 PM
  • 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


  • Babysitting*


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Travelling with children

  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff


  • 4 buildings/towers
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • Designer shops on site
  • Full-service spa


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Free bottled water
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Healing Centre. The spa is open daily.

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global).


This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a first aid kit and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Sunset Shack Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Sunset Shack Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Sunset Shack Hotel?
As of 9 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Sunset Shack Hotel on 9 January 2023 start from S$325, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sunset Shack Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Sunset Shack Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Sunset Shack Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Sunset Shack Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Sunset Shack Hotel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 11:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Sunset Shack Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling, boat tours and horse riding. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Sunset Shack Hotel also has spa services and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Sunset Shack Hotel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Taco Taco (2.5 mi), Beach Dog Cafe (2.6 mi) and El Manglar Restaurant (2.7 mi).
Does Sunset Shack Hotel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a fridge, cookware and a coffee maker.
What's the area around Sunset Shack Hotel like?
Sunset Shack Hotel is a short 1-minute walk from Nicoya Peninsula and 3 minutes' walk from Guiones Beach. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Great location!
Rooms were clean, coffee & pour over for daily use, small kitchen sink & utensils if needed. the onsite restaurant had great food for all meals, great drinks, very friendly staff, highly recommend this place. LIked that it’s not a big touristy hotel & is down to earth where you get a feel for the local culture.
Trina, 4-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Peter, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

David, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Pura Vida paradise
Fantastic spot to eat sleep surf yoga…. Fantastic staff & great breakfast included. I will be back for sure! I have fallen in love once again w Costa Rica- the place the beach the people the plants the critters- the food pura Vida all the way
Connie, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice little hotel. Excellent location
Great location close to the beach. A little quieter there vs right next to all the busiest restaurants. Issue with the AC one night but it was fixed promptly. Kids liked the pool
Todd, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Very nice and friendly place
It is a lovely place. The staff at the reception and team at the restaurant are super friendly and make the stay very nice. Daily cleaning and huge size nice breakfasts! Every room has a kitchenette with a coffee maker which is nice. One thing that was a bit of wobble for me is that I stayed in room N1. Everyone was passing by. So you have to keep your windows always closed with curtains and it was dark and at times a bit nosy. It is not a cheap place but then Nosara is generally very expensive and comparing to other hotels it ended up been a reasonable deal. And the place is close to the beach.
7-night trip
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8/10 Very good

LOCATION IS PHENOMENAL. Sunset Shack is the little sibling to Harmony Hotel across the street. My room was well tended to and breakfast is included at El Chile (nice surprise). Room and property were very clean, I did however find 2 large ants, and multiple little legged worms in my room over my stay which were easy enough to get in a cup and throw outside - not unexpected being in Costa Rica/Jungle territory. What I didn't know until my last day was that you can charge food from Harmony Hotel over to your room at Sunset Shack if you go over the the juice bar or restaurant so that's a handy hack if you don't want to be carrying your card around! Would definitely stay there again, perfect spot if you want to be close to Guiones/Surf (which was my intention)
Kara, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Brendan, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing experience
Amazing room, the staff was so friendly, the beach is so beautiful, definitely we are going to return!
Javier F, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Allison, 1-night trip with friends
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