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Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wanted to take my son on a real adventure for Spring Break and decided on Arenas Del Mar. We had an ocean view room close to reception. I thought this was a great location as you were close to all the golf carts and the main building area. The view was beautiful and the veranda was a great place...

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were fortunate enough to spend a few nights here in early March during our 3 week trip to Costa Rica, and our experience was very positive. The staff is friendly and professional, and our room was quite lovely. We were in an ocean view suite in the 600 building, and we liked the location-it was quiet and close to...

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Israel
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This wonderful resort is in the jungle and on the beach, You arrive, after a very steep and scary downhill drive in a covered welcome area where you leave your car and receive drinks and a hot towel and from then on you are pampered till the moment you leave. Staff is incredibly attentive and caters to your every wish...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a look at the web-site before we visited this hotel, and I was a little underwhelmed (a travel agent had recommended we stay there). I needn't have worried - this hotel is lovely. As you can see from the other reviews it is located on the headland between two beaches. We had breakfast on the smaller of the...

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights to visit Manuel AntonioPark. Stayed in garden room which had a terrace with sea view. The resort is set in a hillside reserve, golf carts take you around. Two beaches, one right next to hotel restaurant, sun loungers ,towels etc. The sea here is extremely rough fun to jump the breakers but not great for...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I really wanted to give the resort an excellent rating because there is a lot that is worthy of praise. It's a gorgeous location with spectacular views of the ocean; perfectly appointed, large suites with amazing patios (including hot tubs);friendly and helpful staff; and a tremendous array of exciting excursions to choose from - zip lining, waterfall hiking, rainforest tours,...

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Cayuga S, Manager at Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, before anything, we sincerely apologize for the experience that you had and hope you are recovering well. What happened to you is totally unacceptable and please believe us that we are taking very strong measures to make sure that this does not happen again. Ever. We are very serious about the issue of Celiac disease and Gluten free...

Rosemere, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a beautiful place with fabulous views (of sunrise and sunset) and access to two terrific beaches (one quiet, perfect for relaxing, and the other for long walks and fun in the surf). The staff were wonderful. Anything we needed they helped us with. Very friendly and kind. We would love to go back. We were there two nights...

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Reigate, Surrey
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Two nights was not really enough for this great hotel with lovely spacious rooms and suites with stunning views. On arrival you are driven in a golf buggie up to hotel through rain forest with loads of monkeys and sleepy sloths up to reception with a glorious view over the ocean. Two super restaurants, one on the beach. Food and...

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Stacy, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 4 stayed six days at Arenas Del Mar the first week of March. I booked an Ocean Breeze Suite. We were in building 5 on the second floor and it was perfect for us!! The deck is amazing with a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean and the rock islands. We had a daybed, four chairs, a...

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Mystic, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent four nights here with wife and 8 year old daughter, had such a great time! Cristian from the staff was great setting us up and explaining the grounds, from there on smooth sailing. Beautiful grounds, wildlife everywhere. We saw monkeys, sloths, iguanas, beautiful birds, even animals I thought of as more North American like raccoons, squirrels and even a...

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Near Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located within walking distance of Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenas Del Mar is an extraordinary beachfront and rainforest resort catering to travelers looking for more than the typical luxury hotel experience. Stunning, luxurious, and sustainable, our hotel has 38 rooms with exclusive beach and nature views, nestled in eleven acres of rainforest with private trails and two tree-shaded white sand beaches. Unique among the hotels in Manuel Antonio, our carbon-neutral property offers sustainable, luxurious lodging. As well, we are proud to be the first Costa Rican luxury hotel to have been awarded the Five Sustainability Leaf Award and a Five Star Award. With this stunning location and a myriad of personalized services, on-property activities and land and water-based tours catered for honeymooning couples and families alike, Arenas Del Mar is the perfect base for exploring on your Manuel Antonio vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Address: Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: €294 - €613 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica 4.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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#2 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Pick an Ocean View room as the view is outstanding”
 of 5 bubbles mayablu, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms down the hill give you easy access to a beach,pool and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles hepzibah2, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in building one to four - they are higher on the cliff and have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles 187fraserm, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Building 7 has the best views!”
 of 5 bubbles TheHolcomb10, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room in one of the buildings next to the Playita, a private beach.”
 of 5 bubbles marinaheck, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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