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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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Reno, Nevada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from 5 nights at Arenas del Mar in Manuel Antonio. In the other parts of Costa Rica we visited, we truly experienced 5* services, amenities and accommodations. I want to be very honest about Arenas del Mar in my own opinion, because so many rate it as a 5* and that has me scratching my head. It... 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 974 Traveler, we would like to sincerely thank you for writing such a complete review of your stay with us. While we are very proud of our resort and the great reviews we typically receive, we also realize that sometimes it takes a review like yours to make sure we don't fall into a "comfort zone" and don't see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We could not have asked for a better experience at Arenas Del Mar. Everything about the resort was excellent, especially the service. Highlights of our stay were tortilla making, taking a Spanish lesson, brushing up on our Costa Rican slang, and seeing a sea turtle laying her eggs. We felt like we were friends with the hotel staff - everyone... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish I could keep this place a secret!! It was too good to be true. We got here at night and were greeting by some very vocal howler monkeys and a very friendly and inviting staff. Thamar, Ariel, Bryan, Serjio were very accommodating, informative, and worthy of a special mention. A great introduction to a magical place. Thankfully I... More 

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London
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164 reviews 164 reviews
30 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fabulous location, great beaches, a fantastic suite, good food and perfect service, this is the very best in Manuel Antonio. Four nights here after six in the cloud forest and two in San Jose was the perfect balance. Thanks for a memorable experience.

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I needed a vacation; we're both hardworking people; I was the successful bidder at a charity auction in April and was high bidder on a two bedroom unit at Arenas del Mar, a hotel on an 11 acre property on the Pacific side of Costa Rica near the towns of Quepos and Manuel Antonio. From the time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have now been home for almost a week and I cannot wait until we get back there someday! This was simply an amazing vacation. The staff at Arenas Del Mar is wonderful!! They're so friendly and instantly know you by name. I have a food allergy and they were aware of that every time I sat down for a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hospitality here is amazing. They are eager to help and anticipate your needs. Everyone is so friendly and there are carts to get you around the grounds which are hilly. I was surprised the food was so amazing because I had heard the food in the country wasn't good. This is clearly from people who haven't been to Arenas... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We loved Arenas del Mar and if we had to choose the top thing we loved about it we would say that it was the service. From the manager, to the waiters/waitresses and especially the bell boys who would take us back and forth from our room to the lobby in the golf carts. They were so friendly, willing to... 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 Sara, thank you for your very kind review of your stay with us at Arenas del Mar. We were happy to hear that you got to experience the abundant wildlife around the property and that you enjoyed the beach experience. But as you clearly pointed out, what it really comes down to is the service. We are very happy... More 

Moscow, Russia
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26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I would recommend this hotel. Food is great. Staff is very friendly, attentive, but not annoying, Forest where hotel is located is nice with lots of animals. Beachfront is amazing, You can enjoy the sun or the walk along the beach, or jumping on waves or surfing, or just taking beautiful picture. Rooms are quite dark (you are in the... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It was hard to decide between beachfront hotel Arenas del Mar or others such as El Parador and Hotel Gaia. We finally decided to spend two nights in each for blog content. Although all properties were very nice, the next time around it will be not to beach. Reasons were simple, more insects, hotter, less breeze and a long way... 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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