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

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This resort was expensive but it was gorgeous and had outstanding service. It delivered everything it promised. All the staff were helpful and spoke English well; they were kind about my attempts to speak a bit of Spanish.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I normally would have given this resort a 4-5 rating. The rooms are night, the setting is lovely, the food is quite good. However, our last day at the resort was hard to forget and left a lasting negative impression. Each day at the resort, we had visited a baby sloth who had spent the prior 2-3 days napping in... More 

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

Dear Catie, On behalf of all of our team at Arenas Del Mar, we regret having provoked this bad memory about your stay with us. Even if there is a natural “circle of life” that we deeply respect as part of our sustainability philosophy, there is a greater respect that we like to pay to our visiting guests. We would... More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We just returned from a wonderful visit to Costa Rica. It is a beautiful country, and is distinguished by the warmth of its people. One of the high points was absolutely our 3 night stay at Arenas Del Mar. The only "downside" was we had to depart. The resort is distinguished by its location directly on beach. The dense jungle... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Our family of 4 (2 adults, 2 kids 13yrs & 15yrs) stayed here for 5 nights in July, 2014. We had a wonderful experience and I would absolutely recommend this hotel to others! Our rooms were beautiful, the staff was so friendly and nice, the beach is amazing, the food wonderful, and we saw more animals here than we did... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My partner and I are new to the idea of staying at resorts--we often like to rent a condo or cabin and fend for ourselves. But we splurged and decided to go for the full-service vacation experience on our most recent trip to Costa Rica, and we are so glad that we did! Arenas del Mar was the final stop... More 

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We recently returned from a 2 night stay at Arenas del Mar. The road down to the hotel is a little scary if you are driving yourself (very steep), but once you arrive the fears are soon forgotten. You and your luggage are whisked away via golf cart from the arrival area up a steep, curvy road. Our driver was... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Let me start by saying that I have traveled the world and stayed in many resorts over the past 30 years. I can honestly say that the level of service from the staff at Arenas Del Mar along with the beautiful resort, is by far the best I have experienced, EVER. There was never a time where any staff member... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was my third trip to Manuel Antonio, and Arenas del Mar is by far the best place to stay! It's pricey but it is really worth it. When I first contacted Francinie in reservations, I knew I made the right choice. She handled all of our requests and answered all of our questions promptly and professionally. All the reviews... More 

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So. Cal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Beautiful hotel. Staff was very attentive (even when the FIFA match was on). This a very unique hotel in that it's actually in part of the Manuel Antonio park. Sloths, howler monkeys & raccoons everywhere. Our first night we were in the living room with the kids and the sliding glass door opens up and in comes this raccoon! Not... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My husband and I just returned from our first trip to CR and we loved it. Arenas del Mar exceeded our expectations in every way. We had an ocean view suite in building 6 and it was spectacular. Clean, comfortable and spacious especially the bathroom. The daily Tico snacks and juices were much appreciated. The staff was very friendly ,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • 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: $231 - $664 (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 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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