Isla Chiquita - Jesusita Island, Gulf of Nicoya

Isla Chiquita - Jesusita Island, Gulf of Nicoya

The small Jesusita Island lies in Costa Rica’s picturesque Gulf of Nicoya. You can embark on an adventure by land and sea; bioluminescence expeditions, birdwatching, forest bathing hikes, snorkeling excursions, and island hopping.

Your hotel
Your accommodations at Hotel Isla Chiquita blend the adventure and eco-friendly appeal of a camping holiday with the comforts and amenities of a traditional hotel. Isla Chiquita elevates the glamping experience with premium tent accommodations featuring plush bedding, organic bath products, and lounging decks with gorgeous ocean or tropical forest views.



Explore the area

  • The most popular activity is the Bioluminescence experience. This unmissable adventure explores bioluminescent algae as it lights up the sea under dark evening skies.
  • The hotel offers a diverse selection of excursions – from self-guided kayak tours and stand-up paddle-boarding to forest-bathing hikes, bird watching, snorkeling, and touring some of the fascinating local farms and biological reserves for which Costa Rica is known.

Good to know
The hotel provides a complimentary water taxi service between Paquera and Isla Chiquita.
Jesusita Island is a tiny island in Costa Rica’s Gulf of Nicoya. It sits right across the Paquera Ferry Arrival Deck (ferry service between Puntarenas and Paquera).