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

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Great resort. Small and personal, everyone knew our name after the first day. Fantastic service all around from Alex, William, Raymond, Kenner, and especially from Hannia who was our nature guide one morning. Hannia was especially great. She is super knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We ate many meals at the El Mirador restaurant on site. Loved the food. Resort is an...

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

Dear BeeGreen7, greetings from sunny Manuel Antonio. Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review of your recent stay with us. How great of you to remember all of our names as well and mention them in this review. This is a great motivation for us. Thanks. We were very happy to hear that you enjoyed the...

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Great resort. Awesome food and very helpful staff. Can't say enough about the people that run the resort. Great drinks at the bar and we were fortunate enough to be there during the epic world cup run. If you are luck you will also get up close and personal with some wild life (sloths and monkeys!) Definitely recommend this for...

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California
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Costa Rica is a land of highly-rated places, but Arenas del Mar really stands out for its location, its mission, and its staff. They set out to be five star luxury and five star sustainable, and they have done both. Plus, they have access to two beaches: the main Manuel Antonio beach (north end of Espadilla) and a small playitas...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 24 December 2014

Great resort! A vehicle was blocking access to part of the road that led to Arenas del Mar so a golf cart came to rescue my partner and me as we exited the taxi. We were greeted in the lobby with smiles and signature Welcome Smoothies. Everyone was friendly and made sure that we were comfortable. The staff was knowledgeable...

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Ohio, United States
Reviewed 23 December 2014

My husband and I just returned from our honeymoon where we stayed for 7 nights here! It was by far the best place I have every stayed. The hospitality and service was over the top and we were actually sad to leave the staff because they felt like friends. The maids were great and folded our clothes and kept things...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 December 2014

This is a great hotel, in a beautiful natural setting, with a small private beach, and with great service. Golf carts are always available to zip you around or you can walk for a little exercise. Beach is beautiful with a dream sunset just steps away from every room.

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Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We are actually waiting to check out...sadly. I would give a 6 out of 5 if I could! We really cannot think of any issues or complaints about the resort! We have even stayed for 6 nights and 7 days so there was plenty of time for us to truly experience the resort! Our room, 503B provided us with the...

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

Dear Jerbuckel, thank you for writing such a great review of your recent stay with us. It is probably one of our favorite reviews of the year since it is so complete. If we were to do a sales pitch for a stay at Arenas del Mar, we would probably take your review as a template. You mentioned the exclusivity...

Albany, New York, United States
Reviewed 19 December 2014

The hotel was in a beautiful private setting with it's own private beach and access to a public beach right on site as well. The rooms and hotel were beautiful, one with nature and all the wonderful animals there. What a wonderful place to live. The food was exceptional and the staff were very friendly and english speaking. We caught...

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New York
Reviewed 18 December 2014

We did a ton of research on Manuel Antonio-area resorts for the first part of our Costa Rican honeymoon, and decided that Arenas del Mar's combination of upscale amenities, beautiful jungle settings, and a (mostly) private beach couldn't be beat We're happy to report that our research definitely paid off and we were thrilled with the 5 nights we spent...

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Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 16 December 2014

We just finished our 6th visit to Arenas Del Mar. The staff treat guests as royalty. Everyone worked hard to ensure that we had a great vacation. The dinner selection has improved over the past few years. Splurge for a premium suite with great views and a hot tub. Walk the property, including the hill entrance before the welcome center,...

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

Dear Steven, greetings from sunny Manuel Antonio. What can we say... Thanks for being one of our most faithful guests the last 6 visits. We look forward to #7 next year. We love seeing you and your wife roaming the property with your camera looking for wildlife. Thanks for pointing out to future guests the opportunity to observe lots of...

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Amenities

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  • 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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $414 - $890 (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 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Spa 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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“Pick an Ocean View room as the view is outstanding”
 of 5 bubbles mayablu, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms down the hill give you easy access to a beach,pool and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles hepzibah2, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in building one to four - they are higher on the cliff and have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles 187fraserm, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Building 7 has the best views!”
 of 5 bubbles TheHolcomb10, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room in one of the buildings next to the Playita, a private beach.”
 of 5 bubbles marinaheck, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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