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

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the moment we arrived at the airport, first class. I've never had wifi in a van driving through the jungle! The resort is gorgeous, the rooms impeccable, the service outstanding. I literally cried once we were shown to the room. I had never spent on a resort like this for my son and I... I was so proud of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Giving Arenas Del Mar only 5 stars makes us feel uneasy — this boutique hotel undoubtedly deserve a full 10! We have only been to Costa Rica once a year prior, but this year we wanted to bring back our children to experience the Pura Vida life and culture. Without a doubt, staying at Arenas Del Mar made this experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love this place. Perfect for our family. Beautiful grounds. Monkeys, iguanas and other wildlife everywhere. Great beaches with sand toys, games and boogie boards available for free. Great waves so the kids especially enjoyed boogie boarding. Kindest and most friendly staff I've ever encountered. Great food with good kid options. They also fill your mini fridge with complimentary Costa Rican... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not have been more impressed! Perfect for our family trip to see this amazing place and enjoy the remarkable wildlife. Traveled with children ages 7 and 2. Amazing staff, perfect rooms, superb food and drink, beyond picturesque setting....I could go on and on. Did I mention the staff was amazing? We will be back to see our friends at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot say enough about this hotel, the staff, the location, the surroundings and Costa Rica itself. We saw three types on monkeys, two types of toucans, parakeets, parrots and a sloth on the hotel grounds! The day trips are well planned and will cater to the desires of the guests. Customer service is top notch. I would recommend this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location, in the midst of trees above the beach. Extremely nice staff. Don't miss the tour to Manuel Antonio park with Valerie the hotel guide - definitely the highlight of our stay! The room was big with a great view of the ocean. The place does not have a gym so we were offered a ride to a nearby... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could express how wonderful our 3rd visit to Arenas Del Mar really was. We LOVED our rooms, a huge balcony, cold AC, well appointed, the rooms left us wanting for nothing. FREE international phone calls allowed us to call home as much as we wanted, FREE mini bar with alcohol and snacks, private beach, BEST food in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent view of the beach. Beautiful rooms. Excellent food. Excellent service. Our family stayed at Arenas del mar hotel and had an excellent time. Everything was fantastic. It was like staying in a luxury resort in the middle of the jungle. We saw monkeys and many animals right there at the hotel. Highly recommend.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My stay at Arenas del Mar was absolutely delightful. The customer service was excellent and the property is out of this world, from the rooms, to the premises, to its proximity to the ocean and to the Manuel Antonio National Park; these aspects all fit together to make this a truly memorable vacation. Everything was A-Class. The food was perfect!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at a villa nearby and came to Arenas del Mar for the day to do spa treatments, lunch on the beach and a yoga class with Cynthia (Yoga con Cyn). We had an absolutely lovely day, the lunch on the beach was delicious and the service exceptional. Highly recommend yoga con Cyn, as she was wonderful. I... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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, 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. ... more   less 

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

Address: Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $230 - $655 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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#2 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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