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Hostel Business Opportunity In Costa Rica For Sale

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limon, Costa Rica
Asking Price:
$200,000 (USD) Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included
Sales Revenue:
$75,000 (USD)
Cash Flow:
$50K - $100K (USD)

Discover an extraordinary opportunity to own a captivating hostel nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Embraced by the vibrant jungle and just a stroll from the pristine beaches, this turnkey business invites you to immerse yourself in the essence of Caribbean living.

Enveloped within a cozy wooden structure, the hostel features six private rooms and two expansive dormitories, providing comfortable accommodation for travelers seeking an authentic experience. Shared among the guests are five communal showers and bathrooms, fostering a sense of camaraderie and connection.

Step into the heart of the hostel and you'll find a welcoming reception area, where guests are greeted with warmth and hospitality. Venture further, and you'll discover a variety of communal spaces, perfect for relaxation and socializing amidst the natural splendor.

Culinary enthusiasts will delight in the two kitchens available – one currently utilized by guests for their culinary adventures, while the other, conveniently located near the reception, holds tremendous potential for a future restaurant venture. Imagine creating delectable dishes inspired by the flavors of Costa Rica, offering guests an unforgettable dining experience.

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the jungle, where monkeys, sloths, birds, and other exotic creatures are your neighbors. With a reputation for its eco-friendly ethos and warm hospitality, the hostel enjoys consistent bookings year-round, promising a stable income for its new owner.

The business rights are sold as well as the property. Whether you're an experienced hostel operator or a visionary entrepreneur, seize this chance to embrace the pura vida lifestyle while running a successful business in one of the world's most coveted destinations.

Your Caribbean dream awaits – inquire today and take the first step towards owning your slice of paradise!"

Property Information

Real Estate:

Real Property Included

Living Accommodation:

A second floor accommodation above reception, one bedroom with bathroom, living room with small kitchen, usually uses for hostel administrator or owner.


Located a bit into the jungle and only 600 meters from the main road and beach.
Close to cocles Beach, great surfing spot that also hold social events such as open jam, drums circle, fire shows...
In the area of the Caribbean side of Costa Rica in a small town called Puerto Viejo.

Premises Details:

Front building:
Reception area with some tables and chairs for the guests to use.
Laundry room for the business, with laundry machine and a dryer, bathroom with shower.
A kitchen with a great potential of becoming a restaurant for guests and neigboors.
A second-floor accommodation, one bedroom with bathroom, living room with small kitchen, usually used for hostel administrator or owner.
On the path to the back part of the hostel you will find a big common area with sofas, tables and chairs for the guests to sit and relax, practice yoga, meditation, watch tv (big screen tv).
Back building two-story wooden house:
4 double rooms with a shared bathroom, one double room with a private bathroom, and a 4 ppl family room with a shared bathroom. on the back part of this building, you will find two big dorms with 6 bunk beds in each. shared bathrooms a showers with hot water.

Size in square feet:

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

*open a restaurant for guests and neighbors
*add activities such as yoga classes, sound healing, or any other type of classes.
*special events such as movie nights, flea markets...

Competition / Market:

The place is very touristy, there are a few hostels around but not many. hotels and Airbnb's available.

Reasons for selling:

Moving on to new projects, looking for someone who wants to take the business to his next step.

Trading hours:

8 AM to 10 PM reception hours, covered by volunteers.

Years established:

Other Information

Support & training:

As the current manager of the hostel, I am committed to ensuring a seamless transition for the new owner. To facilitate this process, I am offering thorough training on all administrative tools and procedures essential for the successful operation of the business. This includes hands-on instruction on utilizing the channel manager for managing the reservation calendar, effectively managing charges and expenses through Google spreadsheets, and providing training for volunteers.

My goal is to equip the new owner with the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently manage all aspects of the hostel business. Whether it's understanding the intricacies of the reservation system or mastering financial management, I am dedicated to providing comprehensive support every step of the way.

Additionally, I am available to address any questions or concerns that may arise during the training period, ensuring a smooth and efficient transition of ownership. Your success is paramount, and I am committed to offering the guidance and support needed to achieve it.

Furniture / Fixtures value:
$2,000 (USD) - included in the asking price
Inventory / Stock value:
$1,000 (USD) - included in the asking price
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