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Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort

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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, our hotel has 38 rooms with exclusive beach and nature views, 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. As well, we are proud to be the first Costa Rican luxury hotel to have been awarded the Five Sustainability Leaf Award and a Five Star Award. With this stunning location and a myriad of personalized services, on-property activities and land and water-based tours catered for honeymooning couples and families alike, Arenas Del Mar is the perfect base for exploring on your Manuel Antonio vacation.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We left San Jose airport around noon on a Wednesday. Our travel company, Costa Rica Expeditions, picked us up in a van and we drove 4 hours. Our transfer guide spoke English and recommended a nice lunch spot along the way. We even stopped at a fruit stand and tasted so many
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Costa Rica was on my bucket list and it met all my expectations with this location. We were able to see the wildlife we hoped for, including sloths, raccoons, lizards, birds, bugs and monkeys! Didn't expect the crabs, which were everywhere. Very cool! The room was beautiful and
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Response from Cayuga S, Manager at Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort
Responded Jun 21, 2018
Thanks for your incredible feedback, Barbara! We’re so happy that you got to experience the true essence of Costa Rica right here at Arenas del Mar. We’re definitely lucky to be based between the rainforest and the beach, and home to so much wildlife. Sounds like you saw the lot! We’re honoured to read that this was one of the best trips of your lives and we hope you’ll come back and visit soon for another unforgettable Manuel Antonio experience! You’re Arenas del Mar family will be waiting! :)
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I will begin with the negatives. The tile floors in our room had stains and there was black mold or mildew where the shower glass met the wall. The toilet got stopped and was not great. The landscape is hilly and we had to take their chauffeured golf carts. Beyond this,
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An all out favorite in Costa Rica, we could go there every year, and plan to. The staff is always very accommodating and prices are reasonable. Scenery and rooms are just beautiful. Lots to do away from the resort, just ask the concierge and they'll take care of it.
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I can't say enough about this property. We experienced so many animals along with our beautiful beach vacation. The service is what makes this place a standout. The hotel is placed along the side of a cliff so if you're not amenable to climbing up and down the hillside you
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The Superior at the Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort
Hello nostra74. Unfortunately, our Suites are the only room category that can accommodate an extra bed. Our Superior Rooms are best for up to 2 adults.
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Hi, thank you for your question! about the roll down bed, we are able to set as Queen sizes bed or we are able to accommodate it as a two twin beds, it depend of your needs. this bed will be very suitable for a kid. About the room, this types of beds are able in all our Suites, could be an Ocean Breeze Suite or an Ocean View Premium Suite. Please, do not hesitate to contact us if need more assistances! Best regards
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Is there any fishing available? Especially if I bring my own fly rods?
You can rent a fishing boat at Quepos Marina (10 mi. drive from Arenas del Mar) The hotel I believe also can arrange this for you. Boat rentals: sunset sails tours Hope you find what you are looking for.
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Is the bar or restaurant open to the public or only for guests at the resort?
Guest only I believe.
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hi, thank you for contacting us! Regarding to your question, our property have some prevent maintenance works, however, those works will finish on November 17th, 2019 and your experience will not be impacted.Reservations Concierge
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"Request ocean view you won’t be disappointed! "
"Ocean View Suite is amazing -- large, 2 rooms, with jacuzzi on terrace."
"highest level of each building is third floor, which is likely to have best view."
"The hotel only has 38 rooms and I believe that all rooms face the ocean so I believe that all rooms are great."
"Try to get a room higher up so that you are up in the tree tops which is where you will see the monkeys.. ."
$409 - $952 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasManuel Antonio
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