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This 65 rooms ravishing property, Among the finest five stars hotels in Costa Rica is set in the beautiful and legendary Orosi Valley 39 Km./ 24 Mls. from San José represents the only Mountain & Spa destination in the area. The exclusive Hotel Río Perlas Spa & Resort is surrounded by tropical gardens of the rain and cloud forest with many natural attractions as: Tapantí National Park (15 Km./ 9 Mls.), the Irazú Volcano (57 Km./ 35 Mls.), the Turrialba Volcano (30 Km./ 19 Mls.), the Arqueological Reserve of Guayabo ( 30Km. / 19 Mls.), the Pacuare and Reventazón Rivers normally used for white water rafting, the Lankaster Gardens (9 Km./ 6 Mls.), the Ujarrás Valley and also the Cathedral of Nuestra Señora de los Angeles located in the center of the old Costa Rica metropole: Cartago.

General Information:

Hotel Rio Perlas Spa & Resort is pleased to offer the following services:

6 Standard rooms.

34 River Sound Suites.

17 Wood Cabins.

3 Mountain View Suites.



3 Honeymoon Suites.

1 Master Suite.

1 Presidential Suite.

* All our rooms offers FREE breakfast

* Babies (0-3 years old) are welcome to stay FREE of charge

Thermal Pools

The Natural Thermal pools in Rio Perlas are an excellent way to soothe the muscles and relax after a day on the nearby attractions or on the walking tracks! Enjoy a daytime soak to warm and rejuvenate the whole family / romantic gate away, or make a night time visit and marvel at the clear night sky as your worries and aches are gently soothed by the warm thermal waters. The resort have one hot thermal pool, and another one with normal temperature – both obtain a bar with drinks & snacks, also there is a big impressive childrens pool.


Bar - Located steps away from the beautiful Thermal pool of Rio Perlas, the water fall front bar is an ideal setting for enjoying the Costa Rican scene while sipping on your favorite drink and snacking on delicious appetizers. Join us to sip exotic handcrafted cocktails while soaking in the breathtaking panoramic Mountain View in the rain forest. Your memorable nature experience begins at this inimitable lake front bar where you can lounge and listen to modern melee (songs) performed from time to time by the Central American most talented musicians. Vibrant tropical music and live local entertainment at sunset provides the perfect atmosphere for winding down. Las Loras, our poolside snack bar, offers refreshments, snacks and beverages by the hot springs outdoor thermal pool.


The Rio Perlas Church is a replica of the well-known "Iglesia Católica de Orosi church" - The Iglesia is truly a national landmark. Built in 1743, this is the oldest church still in use in Costa Rica. Here you’ll find a small museum which houses some interesting Spanish Colonial artifacts and religious art. The paintings, the altar and the colonial architecture of this church take you back to another time. Also we offer you to use our church in order to get married and enjoy with family & friends from the ceremony in the breathtaking resort.

Conference Center

Our conference room and sun-washed river view dining area allow for a variety of setups for: weddings, meetings, Friends/Family gathering, break-out sessions, workshops, special events, parties or retreats. There are places where big ideas are born and great concepts are sold. Whether it’s a major presentation, an intense brainstorming session, or a happy celebration we’ll make sure your event is a huge success.


The Rio Perlas receptionist's team will welcome you with a big smile as you arrive at the hotel. Our duties include checking guests in and out, issuing keys, and taking reservations – The team will make your stay as comfortable and fun as possible Offering 24/7 service. Please don’t hesitate to ask about anything in your mind to get the best tips about the resort, the surrounding & Costa Rica.


La Taberna del Capitán, the hotel’s main restaurant, located near our lake (scenic lake overview), offers uniquely prepared Costa Rican cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The local Costa Rican cuisine is of the highest quality, brought to you from our renovated and improved Costa Rican hotel kitchens, which include special toxic cleansing diet and mineral balancing menus, mineral-rich cheeses, organic fruits and vegetables, self-raised fish, and other locally procured specialties. La Taberna del Capitán can cater to over 100 guests. Our second food service site, the El Rancho Restaurant, serves a buffet and rich traditional Costa Rican breakfast, with a naturally produced healthy lifestyle theme. El Rancho can cater to over 50 guests. Las Loras, our poolside snack bar, offers refreshments, snacks and beverages by the hot springs outdoor thermal pool.

Spa Treatments

Enjoy massage treatments meant to soothe your muscles and nourish your soul. Our Spa offers both indoor treatment rooms and outdoor treatment areas, for full relaxation and rejuvenation. Our services include warm stones massages, Swedish massages, Thai massages, facials, detox, rejuvenation treatments, therapeutic mud wraps, therapeutic water massages, personal trainer and weight loss programs.  .   Our hydro treatments and mud therapy is utilizing the Rio Perlas Resort's on-site hot, volcanic thermal springs and minerals.   A variety of treatment therapies is provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy, amongst others. Our spa is equipped with a Swedish dry sauna, a spa hot tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/Khammam. 


Our rooms offers:  Daily housekeeping service. WIFI. Minibar. Safe box. Phone. Fully equipped bathrooms. Security boxes. Hair dryer. TV via satellite. Luxurious bathroom amenities Coffee Makers. Walk-in shower / bathtub / Jacuzzi. Smoking and non-smoking. Gorgeous terraces and balconies. Facilities for disabled.

Benefits of booking with us

5 Stars

The only 5 stars Hotel, Spa & Resort in Cartago, Costa Rica. We are as green as possible – supports wildlife, nature & the environment.

Best Rate Guarantee

The prices comparing to our luxurious facilities is unbeatable!

Secure Reservations

The Reservations are privates & with top of the line security system.

Pay at the hotel

You are more than welcome to show up & pay at the hotel front desk subjected to availability.

Don’t hesitate - BOOK NOW, and accommodate in this pure Costa Rican gem!