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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at another hotel in the area and heard that Playitas was the best beach in town. IT IS!!! The beach is perfect! The chairs are right on the sand and the restaurant right behind. The staff provided incredible service and the mojitos are amazing! Not to mention the great waves and view. After the beach we went...

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is beautiful and outstanding. Wonderful scenery, 2 great pools, wonderful beach front with dining and beach side service, easy access to a long sandy beach to walk on and grounds to hike. You will see parrots, all kinds of other birds, sloths and monkeys on the hotel grounds. The service and the people are amazing and will help...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just took a day pass for our stay here. Some friends told us the beach is beautiful and almost private. All that is true. But to get here is quite a ride down hill. And the ocean shows very strong waves very close to the beach. Food is nice, service is like it should be and prices are a...

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Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We left the Arenal Volcano area and made a trip to the beach. When we drove up to the hotel the view of the ocean was stunning. There were monkeys in the trees across the street and between those two things it was hard for me to want to take the time to check in! Our room was small, but...

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

Dear Judy, greetings from all at us here at Arenas del Mar Resort in Manuel Antonio. We appreciate you taking the time to write such a detailed review about your stay with us. You mentioned the things that many of our guests find so special about our resort and decide to come back. The location in the rain forest reserve...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is awesome. Rooms are small. Not enough poolside lounge chairs. We felt very isolated because you pretty much need to take a cab to go out at night. The roads are winding and steep so walking is not advised and the town of Manuel Antonio is a 25 minute walk along the beach which is probably fine when...

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

Dear Lee, thanks for your feedback on your stay with us. We are sorry to hear that we did not fulfill your expectations in terms of the selection of food. It seems like you were looking for more nightlife and entertainment and yes, we are a bit isolated in a 5 acres rain forest reserve next to two secluded beaches....

Advance, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The final leg of our Costa Rican adventure & what a great resort! I would recommend this place to couples, families, business, nature lovers, beach lovers, foodies, or whatever category you're in. There aren't enough good things to be said. We were in Building 7 & had a view that had a WOW factor. Could have sat on our deck...

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2Thank TheHolcomb10
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, confortable, but particularly an impeccable service. We got all the attention and the premises are beautiful. Dry season in Costa Rica is the perfect time to visit. It was sunny, the food was very nice and the spa was very good.

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1Thank marinaheck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will try to keep this short because this was the best resort experience we ever had. The first reason is the people here. The staff got to know us and made us feel like family. We truly consider that we have many new amigos at Arenas del Mar, and this is why we hope to get back there soon!...

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Glasgow, Kentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was nervous about traveling with my three young children (ages 6, 2, and 2) but I have been longing to get back to Costa Rica for ten years now and we have saved and planned for quite a while. I arranged for ground transfer from San Jose for myself and my three kids as my husband and his friend...

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Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 days at this wonderful little resort and would absolutely return again. The resort is located on the beach and also in the middle of the rainforest which was truly unique. Our balcony was in the canopy and each day we had white face monkeys visit on the balcony. These monkeys are also all over the property. It...

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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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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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 Green 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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