Harbor Reef Surf Resort

The Hotel

About Us

Located a short walk from three miles of white sand beaches, Harbor Reef is surrounded by the astounding beauty of the tropical dry forest.  Our rich natural land and seascape is part of Ostional Wildlife Refuge, protected by the National Park System of Costa Rica.  Part of the Playa Guiones community for nearly 20 years, the hotel changed ownership and enjoyed a small renovation in 2016.

Harbor Reef is the ideal spot for those seeking to experience the beach that Natural Geographic Adventurer named as one of the world’s Top 20 surf locations. Playa Guiones offers a challenge for the seasoned surfer, and an opportunity for the beginner to stand up after just one lesson.

And between the early morning and late afternoon sets, experience any number of local adventures, from the rush of a canopy-top zip line to a lazy kayak paddle up the Nosara River.  Or take it slower and enjoy a massage or a yoga class at any one of Nosara’s world class studios.

Accommodations at Harbor Reef Hotel

All rooms at Harbor Reef offer air conditioning, ceiling fans, private bath, mini-bar, safe, and complimentary WI-FI.  Harbor Reef provides 24-hour security and daily housekeeping.  We have an outdoor pool and a small shop stocked with travel necessities you may have left behind.

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Restaurant and Bar

The Harbor Reef restaurant serves a full menu of made-to-order dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  The bar serves a choice selection of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as ‘spiked’ versions of our delicious house made lemonades.

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 Pura Vida Massage

Harbor Reef is home to Pura Vida Massage.  Hotel guests and members of the community can experience relaxing and therapeutic treatments by Jesse, a skilled massage therapist.  She offers a variety of techniques that are catered to your specific needs.

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