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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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Windsor, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

I have just spent a week at the Arenas del Mar with my husband and children (age 7 and 4) and none of us wanted to leave. The staff are amazingly friendly and accommodating, always keen to share their knowledge and love of the surrounding area and the wildlife. Every little request we had was immediately dealt with, often going... More 

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Bernardsville, NJ
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83 reviews 83 reviews
52 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

My husband and I stayed at Arenas del Mar for four days and three nights. Check-in was quick and we were weclomed with their house cocktail- Mint Pina Colada (non-alcoholic). We stayed in room 102B. It was a spacious room with a large bathroom and large balcony facing the ocean. The refrigerator was stocked with local Costa Rican snacks, which... More 

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Davis, California
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18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

This is a truly extraordinary ocean front resort in the rain forest with a private beach and away from the Manuel Antonio bustle and crowds. Our family of five rented an Ocean View suite and a connecting Ocean Breeze room for three nights. The views are unforgettable. While the individual rooms are not large, the overall size was 1650 sq.... More 

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Canada
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

I have stayed in many beachside hotels but this one really has a raw beauty and takes you away from it all. I loved the way the architectural seemed to fit into the surrounding enviornment. Green paradise. The room had a stunning view of the crashing tide and sunset. The staff are kind and considerate and cater to your every... More 

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Long Island City, New York
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

The property was amazing in every regard. the beach was beautiful. Our rooms-suite was very large and clean but a bit dated..however it didn't matter. Our deck was very large and facing the ocean. My 19 & 22 year loved the hot tub on the deck. The staff was the MOST ACCOMODATING of all.

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

My wife and I stayed at Arenas del Mar for our honeymoon. It was an amazing trip and we enjoyed our stay. I feel it was well worth the price. The members of the staff were some of the friendliest people and provided excellent, personalized service. The food on the resort was very good and reasonably priced considering it's a... More 

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Usa, Japan
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

My family spent 4 days at this hotel and it is a first class experience. We have stayed in many luxury hotels, and this is one of the best. The 5 of us stayed in a family suite with a connecting separate room. The rooms and furnishings are beautiful including the terrace. There was a gorgeous stone hot tub out... More 

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

My family (Wife, 21 year old son, 14 year old daughter) stayed at Arenas Del Mar from December 25th through 29th, 2011. We came in from a stay at the Costa Verde (where we stayed 3 nights). Arenas Del Mar is beautiful but it is the people who make it special. From the moment we arrived everyone was very friendly... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

My husband and I recently went to Costa Rica on our honeymoon. The Arenas Del Mar was our first stop while there. It was such a treat for us to stay at this hotel. We had an amazing view from our hotel room and spent several hours each day sitting on our balcony enjoying it. We also had a great... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. While we are very happy that you liked the hotel overall and pointed out great things about your stay such as the views, beach time, breakfasts and dinners, we are sorry that you did not like the lunch and one part of the couples... More 

london
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

We booked this hotel based on tripadvisor and its location close to the beach. While we were impressed with the hotel, and the staff were exceptional, we were very disappointed with our room (superior sea breeze) which was small, dark with an outdated bathroom. We paid $450 + tax a night which was extremely poor value as this room type... More 

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

Thank you for your very nice review of your recent stay at Arenas del Mar. We are happy to read that you had a great stay and enjoyed the beach time at Playitas as well as the lunches served at the beachfront restaurant. We are happy that we were able to solve the situation with the room that you pointed... 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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