Nicoya is a town in Costa Rica's Guanacaste province, and one of its most important tourist zones. It serves as a transport hub to Guanacaste's beaches and national parks. According to the 2000 census, the city's population is 13,334-second only to Liberia in the province. The city is also the district seat of a cantón of the same name, which in 2000 had 20,945 residents.
Hotel Punta Islita is set in Nicoya, along the open-ocean coastline of the Nicoya Peninsula. The hotel offers world-class facilities for fine dining, relaxation, spa treatments, soft adventure, and beach activities.