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

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

We stayed at this hotel, and this was our best stay in Costa Rica so far! The staff was very friendly and helpful. Our family felt very welcomed and comfortable,and all staff members from receptionists to the cart drivers were nice, friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. They made our stay very special. The food at the restaurant was very delicious. The... More 

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2014

This was my husband and my first trip to Costa Rica and it was unbelievable! My husband's family had been to Costa Rica before and stayed at Arenas del Mar and have talked about it for years! After spending 8 days there, I can definitely see why they still rave about it! The property, staff, rooms, and cuisine are outstanding!... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2014

In addition to great food and lodging the service is perfect. The staff is helpful, knowledgable, and very friendly and patient making the whole experience most pleasant. Our family was made welcome and comfortable. I would have moved in had that been possible.

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

I chose this hotel based on the reviews on tripadvisor and all I can say it was even better! It was our first trip to Costa Rica with our 17 yo daughter. We did spend our first night at the Grano de Oro in San Jose which is also a wonderful property then to La Fortuna for 3 nights and... More 

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Reviewed 25 July 2014

First of all the bell boys who ride the golf carts are awesome!!!! They made us fel like we were safe all the time. They use to spot animals in the property and stop and show us. My thanks to all the bell boys. The waiters and waitresses are very helpful. The guys in the bar are awesome. I love... More 

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Dunwoody, Georgia, United States
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

I love, love this resort. The beach is so beautiful with soft sand and warm water. they resort has a private beach that is so quiet and there is wifi on their beach! I was in heaven. in response to a previous review, the baby resident SLOTH IS ALIVE :) the snake did not eat the sloth. The food is... More 

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Saratoga, California
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and it turned out to be an incredible vacation! We stayed for 8 nights at Arenas Del Mar so we really got to know the hotel and restaurant staff well. This is a first class property with staff to match! Everyone from the restaurant staff, the concierge, bartenders, housekeeping, the "golf-cart" drivers,... More 

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

Dear Robert, thank you for taking the time to write such a rave review of your recent stay with us. We are excited to hear that we have exceeded your expectations and hope that your review will inspire many other travelers to visit us in Manuel Antonio. You took great advantage of what Arenas del Mar has to offer: the... More 

Malibu, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We loved our visit! The hotel is lovely, our big room overlooking the forest and ocean was perfect for viewing animals or sitting in our jacuzzi. The staff could not have been more gracious or helpful.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

We took our teenage granddaughters to Costa Rica this past June for a week and stayed at Arenas Del Mar. It was the PERFECT choice! My husband and I had been to Manual Antonio/Quepos once before and were frustrated by the lack of beach access. Arenas Del Mar is one of the few resorts that is directly on the beach... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

My wife and I stayed here three nights and the stay was excellent. The staff could not do enough to make the stay wonderful. On the day we arrived we saw and heard howler monkeys on the way to our room which was an ocean view room. We also saw sloths and a boa on the property. We booked a... More 

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

Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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: €346 - €951 (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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Arenas Del Mar Beachfront And Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Manuel Antonio National Park
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#3 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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