Inside of the Best Western Hotel lies the only casino in the small coastal town of Quepos. The picturesque town is best known for its mangroves, lagoons and beach-lined rainforests that shelter howler, white-faced and squirrel monkeys. While surrounded by natural splendor, Casino Kamuk will keep you entertained for hours.
Casino Kamuk and Best Western Quepos are a 3-hour drive away from the nearest international airport in the capital city of San José. The best way to get to the casino is by rental car or airport shuttle. You can easily enter the country via Juan Santamaria International Airport in San José by using a major airline service.
If you do find yourself with some free-time try and do some exploring in the coastal town of Quepos which is called the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park. Nearby sandy beaches include Playa Espadilla and Playa Biesanz and if you look northwest of Quepos, the Damas Island mangrove estuary is home to wildlife including caimans, snakes, and iguanas.
Casino Kamuk has a casual dress code and guests must prove that they are at least 18 years of age to enter the casino.
Casino Kamuk is a medium-sized establishment with high ceilings and an abundance of mirrors to make it feel a lot larger than it really is. The color scheme of the casino is mostly red with lots of triangular patterns on the walls and carpets.
The casino is arranged in a way that table games are evenly spaced out in a separate section of the casino while the slot machines are arranged in a couple of rows in its own section of the casino. Between the two sections is the bar where active gamblers enjoy free drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available).
If you plan on visiting the casino, take note that all bets must be placed in either US Dollars or Costa Rican Colones. Casino Kamuk is open daily from 11 AM to 4 AM.
There is a relatively large variety of table games at Casino Kamuk which should be able to satisfy the needs of most gamblers.
Those who are familiar with Italian games will know the game Tute which is available on 2 tables at Casino Kamuk. The limits here range from $5 to $100 (USD).
Casino Kamuk has 1 table dedicated to American Roulette (which has two zeroes as opposed to the Europen version which has only one zero) and bets range from $1 to $50.
The majority of tables, however, are dedicated to Romy blackjack. There are 6 blackjack tables total which accept minimum bets of $2 and maximum bets of $100.
You will also find poker at Casino Kamuk in the form of Pai Gow and Caribbean Stud. There is 1 table dedicated to each game, and they are generally do not have high limits.
Finally, there is 1 mini-baccarat table that follows the Punto Banco rules of the game.
The slots at Casino Kamuk are updated machines with the latest in touch-bet technology. These are all linked to the best progressive jackpot in the city of Quepos.
There are two video machines that offer a variety of classic casino games like poker, baccarat, blackjack, and even Bingo. These machines accept bets in the region of $2-$10.
The rest of the slot machines are video “reel” slot machines (such as Lucky 7’s and The Godfather) or modern multi-line betting machines that can accept multiple coin entries and accept coins denominated in $0.25 to $10.
As you know by now, Casino Kamuk is located within Best Western Hotel. Best Western has a choice of 3 room types: Standard rooms which sleep a max of 2 people, Superior rooms which sleep a max of 4 people and Premium rooms which sleep a max of 4 people. All rooms come standard with Air-Conditioning, WiFi, Hair Dryers, Coffee makers, Cable Television and an iron.
The price range for a room at Best Western in Quepos is between $95 and $250 and the lowest price represents what you will pay for a Standard room while the highest price represents what you will pay for a Premium room.
The hotel in which the casino is situated has a few dining options so that you do not have to travel outside of the hotel to find food.
The Mira Olas Restaurant and Bar is located on the third floor of the Best Western Hotel serves handmade cocktails (and other refreshing beverages- both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and authentic Costa Rican food and its specialty is seafood that is sourced locally. They are open daily for breakfast and dinner but are closed during lunchtime.