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Certificate of Excellence
Hotel El Manglar is proudly managed by three costarican brothers and sister, that will make sure you have an enjoyable experience during your vacations. The hotel is suited with all you need to experience the beach life, enjoy nature and the beauty of life.We look forward to making your stay as unique, as comfortable and as memorable as possible. We’ll be delighted to share and show you all the beauty of our coast, enjoy surfing, our country and make sure that our favorite phrase is accomplished……all our friends always come back…
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Getting there
Liberia Airport44 km
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All reviews private access to the beach standard room minute walk the pura vida lifestyle costa rica nice surf friends or family superior villa common kitchen piece of paradise fully equipped kitchen palm trees convenience store friendly dogs cold shower the wi fi beautiful beach
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for just over a week. The first night we stayed in one of their rooms as our villa was not available. The rooms are adequate however the Villa was just what we needed and as shown in the picture. We cooked most...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Barb C
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This place is a quaint quiet place with great customer service. Price is perfect for what they offer. Beach is across the way and felt like you had your own private beach. Not over crowded at all. Restaurant right next door and if you have...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank victoryofblessings
Response from Federico d, Gerente at Hotel El ManglarResponded 24 October 2018

Hello, Thank you for your review! We are really excited you had a nice time with us! We take very serious our costumer service to provide your best and unique experience in Playa Grande! Pura Vida Federico de Mezerville

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Beautiful property, outstanding owners/host, quiet and laid back and close to the beach. But--- I had zero WiFi in my room. I had to go outside, feed the mosquitoes and steal WiFi from a nearby restaurant or the Surf Camp next door which barely worked....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank dfarm357
Response from Federico d, Propietario at Hotel El ManglarResponded 30 July 2018

Hello!! Thank you so much for sharing your experience! We are working on a Wifi project to improve it to all rooms, in the meantime we offer free Wifi on the lobby by the pool! We are working in the hot water situation on the...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Villa 2, it had everything we needed a kitchenette fully equipped, fridge, private bathroom with hot shower, AC, cable tv and a terrace with a hammock. The villa was in front of the swimming pool and the garden is well kept. The...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Meander788724
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

If your looking for amazing hospitality an great people the el manglar is where ya wanna stay! I met so many great people there an the area is amazing! I can't wait till next may to go back!!!! Amazing. Eat sleep surf an adventure! Thank...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Rob I
Response from JavierdeMezerville, Owner at Hotel El ManglarResponded 19 May 2018

Hola Rob, What a pleasure to read you ! We are glad you enjoyed your vacations with us. It would be great to see you again in Playa Grande for your next beach vacations. Pura Vida Evelyne Lariviere Operations Supervisor

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2 September 2018|
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Response from Federico d | Property representative |
Hola Linda, is about 1.2hrs drive from the airport to our hotel. (70km distance approx.) If you need help set up transportation let's us know! We will be happy to assist you. Pura vida Federico
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"WiFi works best on the first floor by the pool and the rooms by the pool have there own little porch."
17 Oct 2018
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"The Villas are very nice for the price, hot water, full kitchen,BBQ grill on the front porch and a hammock."
25 Jul 2018
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"If WIFI is important request rooms closest to the office to receive signal!"
21 Mar 2018
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"I would go for the villas. You pay a little more than a room, but it is so worth it!"
17 Mar 2018
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US$54 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Grande
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