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

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Preface: This is long and intended for those who are looking for details so they can make an informed decision. The only problem with this place is that once you leave you won't be able to stop thinking about the next time you'll be back! Never having been to Arenas del Mar I wasn't sure what to expect. I've stayed...

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

Dear Randy, thanks for taking the time to write such a detailed review of your recent stay with us. I am sure many travelers will find this very useful. We loved having you stay with us and hope you come back soon. Right now, we have blue skies, amazing sunsets and the Ocean is calm and warm. Thanks for all...

Morris County, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arenas del Mar is the kind of resort that when you leave, you truly feel sad. After spending 3 excessively rainy days in Arenal, we were greeted by gorgeous sunshine in Manuel Antonio for our 5 days. Our room 703A was beautiful. The staff at Arenas cater to its guests beyond compare, and their Costa Rican hospitality is an incredible...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place has an interesting layout - part of it is right on the beach, while another part ascends up the hillside so that there's a lovely view. But all of it is terrific. Staff are super helpful and friendly. Food is for the most part delicious. Rooms are great. Plus one gets wildlife right there (be sure to lock...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fabulous! Have been to lots of tropical ocean resorts but this place is tops! Food is incredible. Rooms lovely, only complaint is no bath tub. The people who work her bend over backwards to help you, have actually never experienced anything like it. Cheerful, caring anything to make you have a good time. We arrived during the Steeler's playoff...

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Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed here for a few nights around the new year and couldn't be more pleased with the stay. The hotel is beautiful and tucked away in the jungle with beautiful ocean views. The staff was exceptional from the beginning, constantly asking to help or if we needed anything, they were so friendly and happy no matter...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't stay at the hotel but spent two days there on the beach, not consecutively, enjoying their drinks and restaurant. Super waiters, great food and amazing service! A beautiful, almost private, beach too.

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1Thank BAChristie
london
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for six nights and can't recommend this marvellous hotel highly enough. It has two unbeatable features that have to make it THE number one hotel in Manuel Antonio. It is the only luxury property that has access to the beach; in fact it has access to two beaches that are both appealing and very different. And it has...

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3Thank LondonWiggies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped at Arenas Del Mar for three nights over New Year at the end of our recent trip to Costa Rica. I have to say this is the only hotel in the world I've stayed at where while having a cup of coffee on my balcony I had both a sloth and capuchin monkeys playing in...

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4Thank EmmaAndAngus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for four nights after being in Arenal. From the moment we arrived, we were treated wonderfully! Top notch service from every single person we encountered. The staff was very friendly, remembered our names and really went above and beyond. We enjoyed breakfast with a gorgeous view. We had most of our lunches and dinners on the playitas beach...not...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there with my family for 4 days. Landed at 4am from San Jose. Was warmly received and was provided with a very very early breakfast since we had been travelling most of the night from USA. The town is a 15 minute walk along the beach. Cab ride is about $5-$8 to the nearby attractions. Location is so...

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

Dear Ramamurthyx, Happy New Year. You have no idea how happy we were reading your review. This sentence really made our day: "After a year of hard work and stress, it was great to see my stress lines disappear in just 3 days. Every penny is worth it." We work hard all year to make sure that we can make...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $500 - $1,447 (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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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#3 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“The lower rooms are convenient if you are planning on spending a lot of time on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles RandyG777, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles Garbs11, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“dont think there is a bad room in the place but with kids try to get down closer to las playitas (the private beach)”
 of 5 bubbles 525ameliac, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“601 was brilliant and good value for 3 adults or 2 adults 2 kids”
 of 5 bubbles LondonWiggies, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“303A is just a killer room with privacy, views and proximity to bar, restaurants, beach and swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles ramamurthyx, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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