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

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Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
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Dublin, OH
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

I read many reviews before our trip. I was surprised so many people mentioned the staff considering the spectacular location with both rainforest and beach. The rainforest, two beaches and ocean view rooms truly are spectacular, but now I understand the reviews. The staff are nothing short of amazing. Your happiness really does matter to them. They want to get... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

We were amazed at this place. They use golf carts to ferry you around. The staff does everything, brings your luggage to the pool so you can shower when we were leaving after we checked out and took an ocean dip. Breakfast by their main pool overlooking the Pacific: pastries, fruit and you also have wide choices, coffee, juice. Restaurant... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Our family of 4 spent 2 weeks at Areans Del Mar in June. This is our 4th trip to this resort and we are already planning our trip next year. The staff is over the top! Always willing to do whatever is needed to make our stay relaxing and enjoyable. It is nice to see them every year. The rooms... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

I cant wait to stay here again. The staff was always willing to help with a smile and great attitudes. The food was amazing, and the atmosphere was truly unbelieveable. One of the best vacations I have ever taken

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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Rooms were great, very clean. A/C. The property is beautiful, very nice private beach. It's a hilly site, and it's humid, so the staff happily shuttles you around in golf carts. Got some of our best pictures of monkeys and sloths right at the hotel. Breakfast (included) is excellent. Restaurant for lunch (down by the beach) is also excellent (for... 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 Warm Greetings from Manuel Antonio. Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. I am sure many future guests will find your review very helpful. It is ironic how many visitors go all over to spot wildlife and at Arenas del Mar it is right at your footstep. We are always very grateful for guests pointing out... More 

albany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

We truly enjoyed our stay at Arenas del Mar. The staff was so helpful with all our requests. Our room overlooked the beach and had views of the forest. We were a short ride to the park and `1 min walk down to a private lovely beach. Would recommend it to all. I wish there was a shuttle to the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

You won't believe how your vacation begins when you step out of your car/taxi at the base of this amazing place. Kind of reminds me of Fantasy Island. I don't want to give it away, but you won't be disappointed. The staff goes out of their way to make sure you have everything you need. The staff arranges any tours... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We had our wedding here with 78 total guests. We reserved the whole resort for 4 days, 3 nights. It was the wedding of a lifetime and I'm sure one that ALL will not forget. Everything was perfect. We seriously couldnt have asked things to go smoother. Everyone is still telling us how much they wish they could go back.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

I went here on my honeymoon. This place takes extreme pride in having one of the best establishments in Central America. The employees are so friendly and welcoming. The place is on an epic property overlooking the ocean and park, with beach front lodging. Instant access to surfing, or whatever else you do at the beach. Its a short walk... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012 via mobile

From the great tasting welcome drink to the friendly staff this place is an amazing getaway. Wildlife abounds and the staff even helps point things out. The location is a bit remote so transportation to anywhere off property is necessary but the hotel grounds are enough to keep you in place. The included breakfast with fresh pastries and juices are... More 

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