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

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for 5 days and I can not stress enough how EXCELLENT this resort is!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The staff treated us like family and we were totally spoiled by the attention. I congratulate this hotel for its staff, location, luxurious surroundings. Just magestic!!!!!!!

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Grapevine, Texas
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We did not stay here. We only visited the resort to eat two times. I am Celiac and they have gluten free choices at both restaurants! The food and service were wonderful. The resort property is absolutely gorgeous.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 5 nights here and did not want to leave. The location, beauty, friendly and helpful staff, great facilities, restaurants, etc., all were just great. Their participation in sustainability and respect of nature and ecology are unique and a great example. Also, the staff really seemed like a big family that enjoyed working there. This spilled over to the... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort was expensive but it was gorgeous and had outstanding service. It delivered everything it promised. All the staff were helpful and spoke English well; they were kind about my attempts to speak a bit of Spanish.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I normally would have given this resort a 4-5 rating. The rooms are night, the setting is lovely, the food is quite good. However, our last day at the resort was hard to forget and left a lasting negative impression. Each day at the resort, we had visited a baby sloth who had spent the prior 2-3 days napping in... More

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

Dear Catie, On behalf of all of our team at Arenas Del Mar, we regret having provoked this bad memory about your stay with us. Even if there is a natural “circle of life” that we deeply respect as part of our sustainability philosophy, there is a greater respect that we like to pay to our visiting guests. We would... More

Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a wonderful visit to Costa Rica. It is a beautiful country, and is distinguished by the warmth of its people. One of the high points was absolutely our 3 night stay at Arenas Del Mar. The only "downside" was we had to depart. The resort is distinguished by its location directly on beach. The dense jungle... More

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Agoura Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 (2 adults, 2 kids 13yrs & 15yrs) stayed here for 5 nights in July, 2014. We had a wonderful experience and I would absolutely recommend this hotel to others! Our rooms were beautiful, the staff was so friendly and nice, the beach is amazing, the food wonderful, and we saw more animals here than we did... More

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Address: Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica 4.5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park #2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park #2 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park #2 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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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, this hotel has 38 rooms with exclusive beach and nature views as it is 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—the first Costa Rican luxury hotel to be awarded the Five Sustainability Leaf Award and a Five Star Award. Arenas Del Mar is the perfect base for exploring on your Manuel Antonio vacation. ... more   less 
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