All COVID entry requirements and restrictions have been lifted.

Vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers are welcome
No COVID-19 test is required before traveling to Costa Rica
No COVID-19 insurance is needed
Face masks are optional

Additionally, as of June 12, 2022, a COVID-19 test is no longer required for re-entry to the USA.

Should you reside in a country other than the USA or Canada and require a COVID test for re-entry, arrangements can be made at our Front Desk.

For more information, visit the official Costa Rica Entry Requirements page.

We look forward to welcoming you to the award-winning Tulemar Resort Hotel!

It’s easier than ever to travel to Costa Rica!

There are no special entry requirements, travel insurance is no longer a government requirement, and vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers are welcome. Masks are also now optional within Costa Rica.

Additionally, as of June 12, 2022, a COVID-19 test is no longer required for re-entry to the USA.

For more information, visit the official Costa Rica Entry Requirements page.

We look forward to welcoming you to the award-winning Tulemar Resort Hotel!

COVID-19 Testing for Your Trip Home

We recommend that guests review their nation’s entry requirements before beginning their travels.
Our concierges are happy to schedule convenient onsite testing for guests prior to their trip home.


Antigen rapid tests cost $70.
Results are received within 16 hours.
These meet the entry requirements for many nations,
including the United States & Canada
PCR tests cost $140.
Results are received within 24-32 hours.
These meet the entry requirements for many nations,
including Canada.

* It is the guest’s responsibility to provide us with accurate details of the COVID-19 test required by your nation.

Costa Rica Entry Guidelines (Until March 31, 2022)

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, please review Costa Rica’s entry requirements before beginning your travels.
Details can be found at the following link:

Costa Rica Health Pass (Until March 31, 2022)

Visitors to Costa Rica are required to complete a digital Health Pass application. The application can only be completed within 72 hours leading up to your arrival in Costa Rica. A Health Pass application must be completed by every traveler, including minors. This information is only used by the Costa Rican government and has no association with Tulemar Resort.

The Health Pass application can be completed at the following link:

Travel Insurance (Until March 31, 2022)

From August 1, 2021, travelers who are fully vaccinated with Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca or Johnson & Johnson can enter the country without a travel policy. The last dose of the vaccine must have been applied at least 14 days before arrival in Costa Rica.

Vaccinated tourists must attach the vaccination certificate to the Health Pass application. Vaccination records must contain at least the following information:

Name of the person who received the vaccine
Date of each dose
Pharmaceutical house

In the case of U.S. travelers, the CDC COVID-19 vaccination record card will be accepted.

Start Your Vacation!

Welcome to the Tulmear Resort on the Manual Antonio coastline of Costa Rica. It is time to start your vacation!  The well-being of our guests has always been of the utmost importance, and as such, we have undertaken significant efforts to ensure that your vacation will be as relaxing and worry-free as always.

Your Experience

Set in the world famous 33-acre Tulemar Gardens, the Tulemar Resort Hotel is set in a lush rainforest overlooking the world-renowned Manuel Antonio coastline. Surrounded by nature, Tulemar Resort offers incredible gardens, a myriad of walking paths, thriving wildlife, and the only exclusive sandy beach in the region. While there is plenty of room to spread out and enjoy our many amenities, masks are optional in our indoor public areas, as well as in our restaurants prior to being seated.  Masks are no longer required in outdoor spaces, on trails, around pools, or at the beach.

Ground Transfers

Spacious, air conditioned, clean and comfortable, our reliable transport shuttles will take you through the Costa Rican countryside and have you at Tulemar Resort ready for your vacation! Note that masks are now optional on all transportation.


Our check-in process is seamless and exclusive. We look forward to making your stay a welcome and worry-free one.

Enhanced Housekeeping

As always, the cleanliness of our accommodations is a top priority. Our housekeeping team is dedicated to the highest levels of sanitation. We continue to use the best cleaning products on the market and have invested in state-of-the-art cleaning technology, like ultra low-volume fogging machines, to eliminate all microorganisms from our guest rooms.


Enjoy delicious, unique Costa Rican dishes created by our chefs in our clean and comfortable. As of April 1, Masks and social distancing are no longer mandatory and we are operating at 100% capacity. Whether you pop in for lunch before heading out on your next adventure or stay awhile for a romantic evening, the dining possibilities are endless at Tulemar!


The spa services offered at Tulemar Resort will help guests relax and rejuvenate in the heart of the Manuel Antonio jungle. Guests may enjoy our spa services in the privacy of their rooms or in the relaxation area located near our adults only pool. From deep-tissue massages and body scrubs to facials and wraps, we have a plethora of treatments to choose from. Spa treatments are only available by appointment. As of April 1, mask use is now optional.

Tulemar Beach

Award-winning Tulemar Beach is located at the base of our 33-acre property. With a stunning stretch of sand surrounded by vibrant jungle and brilliant blue waters, Tulemar Beach is an idyllic escape. Our dedicated staff are happy to provide you with extra towels, tropical beverages, or anything else you might need. Close your eyes and let the sea breeze wash your worries away! Social distancing and masks are no longer mandatory in Costa Rica.


At Tulemar Resort, we are lucky to be situated amid some of the most beautiful natural wonders Costa Rica has to offer. Let us take you on a tour to explore the land and sea of Manuel Antonio. With the lifting of most COVID-related restrictions, we are able to operate most tours at full capacity.


When your vacation is over, checking out will be a seamless experience. From the Tulemar Resort family, take care, and we’ll see you again soon!

Our Employees

The health and wellness of our Tulemar Resort family and the community at large is imperative. Our dedicated team has been trained in all new safety protocol so they, along with our guests, stay safe.

*Please note that our processes are continually evolving as a result of the guidance we receive from government, industry, and health organizations. As such, our measures, and all of the information provided on this page is subject to change without notice.