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

4.5 of 5 Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great resort! A vehicle was blocking access to part of the road that led to Arenas del Mar so a golf cart came to rescue my partner and me as we exited the taxi. We were greeted in the lobby with smiles and signature Welcome Smoothies. Everyone was friendly and made sure that we were comfortable. The staff was knowledgeable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I just returned from our honeymoon where we stayed for 7 nights here! It was by far the best place I have every stayed. The hospitality and service was over the top and we were actually sad to leave the staff because they felt like friends. The maids were great and folded our clothes and kept things... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great hotel, in a beautiful natural setting, with a small private beach, and with great service. Golf carts are always available to zip you around or you can walk for a little exercise. Beach is beautiful with a dream sunset just steps away from every room.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are actually waiting to check out...sadly. I would give a 6 out of 5 if I could! We really cannot think of any issues or complaints about the resort! We have even stayed for 6 nights and 7 days so there was plenty of time for us to truly experience the resort! Our room, 503B provided us with the... 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 Jerbuckel, thank you for writing such a great review of your recent stay with us. It is probably one of our favorite reviews of the year since it is so complete. If we were to do a sales pitch for a stay at Arenas del Mar, we would probably take your review as a template. You mentioned the exclusivity... More 

Albany, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was in a beautiful private setting with it's own private beach and access to a public beach right on site as well. The rooms and hotel were beautiful, one with nature and all the wonderful animals there. What a wonderful place to live. The food was exceptional and the staff were very friendly and english speaking. We caught... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a ton of research on Manuel Antonio-area resorts for the first part of our Costa Rican honeymoon, and decided that Arenas del Mar's combination of upscale amenities, beautiful jungle settings, and a (mostly) private beach couldn't be beat We're happy to report that our research definitely paid off and we were thrilled with the 5 nights we spent... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just finished our 6th visit to Arenas Del Mar. The staff treat guests as royalty. Everyone worked hard to ensure that we had a great vacation. The dinner selection has improved over the past few years. Splurge for a premium suite with great views and a hot tub. Walk the property, including the hill entrance before the welcome center,... 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 Steven, greetings from sunny Manuel Antonio. What can we say... Thanks for being one of our most faithful guests the last 6 visits. We look forward to #7 next year. We love seeing you and your wife roaming the property with your camera looking for wildlife. Thanks for pointing out to future guests the opportunity to observe lots of... More 

Portland, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome resort, the staff was very attentive and fantastic hosts for our stay. The restaurant was great, and the bartenders were very friendly. We cant wait to get back and stay longer next time around.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arenas Del Mar is the greatest hotel resort on earth. We loved it so much we went for a second time. The staff is incredible. Baby Sloth, Pink Panther, Yogi Bear, Sable, Freddy Kreuger, and Anono are the best! The breakfast is amazing. The guests are amazing. The beaches are amazing. The rooms are amazing. The wildlife is incredible. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were visiting Costa Rica from Nov 23rd - Dec 6th for our 30th anniversary and spent the last 4 days at Arenas Del Mar in Manuel Antonio. From the moment we arrived we were treated like VIP's and when the hotel found out about the reason for trip, they upgraded us to a suite with no... 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*
Number of rooms: 38
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