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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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Aspley Guise, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Normally when we stay at hotels we books the same rooms for us and our children. This time we decided to spend a little more on ours. After a stressful drive we arrived and saw our children's fantastic ground floor room. We went upstairs eagerly anticipating our fantastic room with sea view. Doh. I had booked the "inferior" sea view... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing staff, service, and view! Everything about our stay was perfect! From the transfer from the airport provided by the resort to the transfer back to the airport was an amazing experience! The drivers were amazingly friendly, caring, and patient! I was truly sad to leave this place and cannot wait to return !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My fiancee and I decided to take an "engagement moon" and head to Costa Rica for vacation. We picked Arenas Del Mar based on trip advisor reviews. It was a wonderful place, and looking back on it, a few things stood out as particularly fantastic. 1) The Property - Arenas Del Mar is spread out on a beautiful property, with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park #2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park #2 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park #3 Top resorts 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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