Casa del Cielo
Key selling points: The recently renovated Casa del Cielo is heavy on the organic design and highlights exotic indigenous materials like capiz shell and royal mahogany.
Located at the tip of Peninsula Papagayo, this estate home affords views of the Pacific Ocean.
Standout service: For one guest who was proposing to his girlfriend, the staff coordinated a romantic beach dinner with “Marry Me” written in the sand.
Style: Tropical luxury, by Tamardino Interiors, 2013
Special amenities: 80-inch Sharp Aquos Quattron 3D LED TV, two Panasonic 3D Blu-ray players, Sony PS3, Geneva alarm clock, Viking kitchen appliances, butler service
Square footage: 6,727
Number of bedrooms in suite: Five
Number of bathrooms: Five and one half-bath
Number of rooms and suites in hotel: 154 rooms, suites, and residences
Who’s slept here?: Actress Mary-Louise Parker, tennis star Maria Sharapova, celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan
Nightly rate: $20,000
Location: Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica