We traveled to Costa Rica in July of 2012. When we arrived in Manual Antonio, we had relied on a local to get us a hotel. He had booked us at the Hotel California. Once we arrived there, we immediately began to look for a new hotel to stay at. We went right in to the La Mariposa hotel to inquire about rooms & got one immediately. We were so happy to be changing hotels! We absolutely loved La Mariposa. The views from the room & from the main dining area were the most beautiful views that we had the whole time we were in Costa Rica. The main dining area is open, which I absolutely love! The food was really good & the drinks from the bar were the BEST! Caebo (may not be how to spell his name) was the BEST bartender in all of Costa Rica & made the BEST mojitos!! The rooms were really nice, or at least our's was. They have an infinity pool, which was one of my favorites places to be. The swim up bar was also an infinity one. If I ever get back to Manual Antonia, I will for sure stay at the La Mariposa.
- Also Known As:
- La Mariposa Hotel
- La Mariposa Costa Rica
- Hotel La Mariposa Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel La Mariposa - set in one of the most magnificent settings in the world, Hotel La Mariposa stands majestically atop the highest point in Manuel Antonio and is best known for its award-winning 360 degree view overlooking the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, Quepos, and Manuel Antonio National Park. Nature and luxury flawlessly combine with 59 well-appointed rooms in a Spanish-Mediterranean architectural design and tropical gardens with walkways and trails meticulously landscaped to reflect the natural beauty of Costa Rica’s abundant plant and wildlife. Experience the stunning magic of the legendary Manuel Antonio sunsets while sipping a tropical cocktail at our "Sunset Bar and Lounge", while dining in our world-class international restaurant "Le Papillon" where Guy Bohec, our Executive Chef with over thirty years experience, winner of prestigious awards in New York and was Captain of the Canadian Olympics Chef Team, has been recognized by food critics as a leader in his field. With over 34 years experience, our personalized service and unforgettable views have made La Mariposa a top choice for the most discriminating travellers, who relish both its intimacy and magnificence. Conde Nast Traveler describes our hotel as "Eden on a ridge" and we are a three-time winner of their "100 Best Hotels" award. Washington Times states: "This small hotel probably has one of the finest views of the Pacific Ocean in the entire world." The majestic views from our famous terrace and most of our rooms are so unique in Manuel Antonio, that we were recently mentioned in Patricia Shultz's best-seller book, as one of the "1,000 Places to See before You Die." ... more less
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