Alta Las Palomas Boutique Hotel

A beautiful boutique hotel with spectacular views over the central San José valley.


Escazú, San José.

Accommodation Type

Boutique hotel

Accommodation Level

Mid-rangeOverall good quality. This is a wide category, but you can expect a comfortable stay.

Price Guide

Alta Las Palomas Boutique Hotel

Alta Las Palomas is a beautiful Boutique Hotel located just 10km from San José city. The hotel is built at the top of a hill boasting views over Valle de Sol and the city. With a unique collection of 23 rooms and suites this is an ideal location for a romantic getaway or a honeymoon though all visitors will feel at home here in this modern, tastefully decorated hotel. The popular La Luz restaurant serves a host of delicious meals, using fresh, organic produce sourced from their own farm and from local farmers. This is rated as one of the best restaurants in San José.

Why go to Alta Las Palomas Boutique Hotel?

San José is a city with plenty to do, and it’s all within easy reach of the hotel. From a coffee tour in the morning to a one-day tour to see volcanoes, parks and gardens. Also only 5 minutes away from the hotel you will find the biggest mall in San José, Multi Plaza Escazú which has both gourmet restaurants and traditional Costa Rican fare in abundance. San José has a multitude of spas where you can relax and pamper yourself, a great way to start or end your trip. The airport is nearby, and it is just 15 minutes by light aircraft to Manuel Antonio and some of the most beautiful beaches in Central America.

Wildlife around Alta Las Palomas Boutique Hotel

In San José itself as well as in the surrounding towns of  Heredia, Alajuela and Cartago you will be able to see many beautiful species of birds such as parrots, quetzals, hummingbirds as well as tapirs, lizards, bats, butterflies, toads and if you are lucky, wild cats.  Visit the surrounding areas and parks to discover the flora and fauna of Costa Rica.

Alta Las Palomas highlights

  • Each room has a private balcony, with beautiful views.
  • Fine dining is available at La Luz Restaurant.
  • Member of the Condé Nast Johansens Collection.
  • Five minute drive from a major shopping centre.
  • Volcano and coffee tours are available.
  • Personal service amid stunning, tasteful décor.

Alta Las Palomas location

Alta Las Palomas Boutique Hotel


  • 23 rooms
  • Open all year round
  • A scrumptious á la carte breakfast is included in your stay.
  • Children under 12 stay for free when staying with 2 adults in a deluxe room or suite with 2 queen sized beds. Breakfast is of course included. The restaurant has a children’s menu for young visitors


  • Restaurant with stunning views over the valley.
  • Swimming pool
  • Library and lounge area
  • All rooms have air conditioning, Wifi, room service, hair dryer, TV, safe and minibar
  • Free internet access throughout the hotel
  • Free Wi-fi in all rooms and throughout the hotel


  • Coffee tours
  • Birdwatching tours
  • Guided excursions to national parks
  • White water rafting
  • Craft tours to Sarchi

Alta Las Palomas rooms

The hotel has three room types, Delxue, Master Suite and Grand Suite. 16 Deluxe rooms – 6 with two double queen size beds and 10 rooms have a king size bed. 2 Master suites.- 1 with a jacuzzi and one with rain shower & bath 4 grand suites – 3 each with a king size bed and 1 with two queen beds. All rooms have a private balcony or terrace with stunning views over the valley and city.

Deluxe room

Master Suite

Grand Suite

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