A landmark at the beaches of Nosara, Costa Rica, The Gilded Iguana Hotel brings casual relaxation, comfort and excellent service to the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The Gilded Iguana has been a part of the Beach community of Nosara since 1986, making it one of the oldest, most established hotels in the area.
Our open air restaurant and bar, looking out onto tropical gardens, is open from 7:30 am until 9:30 pm. Our diverse menu has something for everyone and aims to keep food simple, healthy and affordable. The Gilded Iguana Restaurant receives an award of Excellence from Trip Advisor every year and is one of the favourites among those living in Nosara year round because of our fast and friendly service.
Playas de Nosara is made up of three beaches, Guiones, Pelada and Nosara, and all three are all part of the protected areas within the Ostional Wildlife Refuge. Whether you come for the world class surf, to enjoy the beautiful 2 mile long stretch of sandy beach, or to play in the tide pools at low tide, Nosara's beaches are a treasure you will not forget in Costa Rica.