Cativo Restaurant

The open restaurant is situated under the trees and near the ocean, where meals are both unusual and beautifully presented adding to the whole enjoyable experience the music of the Costa Rican Caribbean or if you prefer, the melodies of the Caribbean rain forest and the rhythm of the sea


When you decide to go on vacation, you certainly also outline a plan for the dining options, right? You choose some local cuisine spots to try new flavors, fusion cuisine to experiment exotic combinations and perhaps some good old fashioned comfort food to remind you of home.

Well, at Almonds and Corals, you might just find all of those options at one single spot. Yes, our restaurant is well-known for its amazing flavorful menu options, which seamlessly combine local and international cuisine, inspired by the enchanting landscapes and colors of the Southern Caribbean Coast. Our guests enjoy delicious meals while delighting on the view of the tropical rainforest, just steps away from their dining table at our open concept restaurant area.

The hotel aims to offer guests a well-rounded vacation experience of lounging at a rustic wooden bungalow cabin and tasting delicious meals for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Menus are redesigned every season by our Executive Chef to ensure uniqueness and versatility in every serving. Whether you love seafood, meats, poultry, vegetarian or desserts, you will definitely enjoy every bite

Our chef, characterizes his cooking style as a blend of traditional and international cuisine, using multiple ingredients to create colorful culinary creations that catch the eye and stimulate the senses. “Small details, great moments” is his signature phrase, when describing the inspiration behind his ingredient choices and names for his recipes.

Always willing to innovate and amaze customers, once a guest group has confirmed a reservation, Our chef will take on the task of creating specially customized menu options, to surprise you with variations of local and fusion cuisine, but also incorporating some of your home country’s specialties, to celebrate your stay.

Aside from creating a great array of seasonal choices, our chef will customize the menu to match special events such as weddings, beach day celebrations, birthdays or simply large group reservations. The dining area is occasionally transferred to the beach, just for one meal service, so you won’t have to step away from the beautiful turquoise and emerald sea to enjoy your meal.

However it is that you have planned your vacation at Costa Rica’s Southern Caribbean Coast, the restaurant and Executive Chef at Almonds and Corals wants to ensure an impeccable culinary experience, merging fresh ingredients with creative displays.