This place is the best. We have been here 4 times now and will be back again and again. The best is breakfast in the morning overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean and trees and monkeys and colorful birds. Wow, wish we could just stay there.
The excursions are about anything you could want. We went to the "Vanilla Farm" and picked the bark off a tree for Cinnamon, then had a lesson on how to make chocolate then went to the top of a building to see all around for miles and had delicious chocolate cooking and hot chocolate too.
We went on a safari and saw so much on this trip with our guide that it is impossible to describe.
Back to the Hotel where the accommodations are luxurious, having a hugh shower with surround tile and a balcony overlooking the ocean with all the sights and sounds.
In the dining room is an array of wonderful choices every evening to choose from with activities for young and old alike.
If you have not been here, you must treat yourself at least once (you'll be back)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located within walking distance of Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenas Del Mar is an extraordinary beachfront and rainforest resort catering to travelers looking for more than the typical luxury hotel experience. Stunning, luxurious, and sustainable, this hotel has 38 rooms with exclusive beach and nature views as it is nestled in eleven acres of rainforest with private trails and two tree-shaded white sand beaches. Unique among the hotels in Manuel Antonio, our carbon neutral property offers sustainable, luxurious lodging—the first Costa Rican luxury hotel to be awarded the Five Sustainability Leaf Award and a Five Star Award. Arenas Del Mar is the perfect base for exploring on your Manuel Antonio vacation. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Arenas Del Mar Beachfront And Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Manuel Antonio National Park