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Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$431*
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Reviewed 21 September 2013

Small details make the biggest impression for me, so when we drove through the lobby of the Arenas del Mar I knew we would not be disappointed. We splurged the last night of our vacation and since my husband wanted to go to the Antonio Manuel National Park this hotel was the perfect fit. The grounds, the private beach, pools,...

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4Thank Siokk
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Put this vacation on your bucket list! Picturesque property where the rainforest meets the Pacific Ocean. A breathtaking view overlooking the ocean. Surrounded by natural rainforest wildlife. The resort is top-shelf. The staff makes you feel welcome from the minute you arrive. It would be impossible for them to be more accommodating. The food was always fresh and delicious. My...

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6Thank my3sons2013
Tarzana CA
Reviewed 15 September 2013

This is one of the most beautiful places on earth and the hotel itself, the grounds, the staff and the wildlife that lives on the property make it all the more special. I cannot single out any of the staff, they were all incredible. One of the guides, however, who works at the resort is exceptionally special. His name is...

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3Thank James Z
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Our experience at Arenas del Mar was phenomenal. Not only was the hotel staff friendly and wonderful, the hotel itself is incredible--right in the middle of a rainforest. We literally saw monkeys every day, and we were there for 5 days! The staff was very helpful, and fun to talk to. One of the members of staff even brought us...

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2Thank annaiskicking
Cayuga S, Manager at Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anaiskicking, greetings from Manuel Antonio and Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort. Thanks for spending your honeymoon with us. We are thrilled to hear that we were able to exceed your expectations. Your review points out what we consider our great strengths. The location in the rain forest with direct beach access and Ocean views and of course...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 9 September 2013 via mobile

The location of this hotel was amazing. Fantastic views of the ocean through the jungle. Every where we looked there were sloths and iguanas. Wanted to see a few more monkeys but it is nature and that cannot be controlled. The pool and restaurants were fantastic. The service was wonderful. I did have some trouble booking the hotel because their...

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2Thank Barbara D
Midland, Michigan
Reviewed 9 September 2013

We truly had the best vacation of our lives at Arenas Del Mar. I will limit our many compliments to the key highlights: 1) The property itself is very special. Many (maybe most) hotels in the Manuel Antonio area do not have beach access. Arenas del Mar is right on the beach, including a restaurant with tables on the sand....

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4Thank Joyce K
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Nothing can really prepare you for the experience at Arenas del Mar. It can be a bit tricky to find, but the effort is rewarded with what is undoubtedly one of the most luxurious, picturesque and hospitable resorts in the Manuell Antonio area. Nestled away from the maddening crowd and as one of the few hotels with an actual private...

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1Thank shawnfro
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We visited in May 2013 for our daughters wedding. Wish we had stayed the entire time. Customer service was great and it was so beautiful. If I ever go back I would return here! Very memorable. The wildlife was spectacular!

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1Thank Naturelover3054
Coral Gables, Florida, United States
Reviewed 5 September 2013

We spent 2 nights at the Arenas del Mar Resort in MA in July. We had been to many fabulous and luxury hotels including Waldorf properties and I have to say that we were impressed by this hotel due to the staff customer service and the breath taking property. This is one of the few properties in this area with...

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2Thank Alejandra T
Los Altos, California
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This review might be useful for families travelling with young children. We recently travelled to Costa Rica with our almost 2 yr old. After looking at our options online and reading about where to stay we decided on Manuel Antonio and it was indeed a picture perfect location. The resort itself was welcoming and there are a few things I'll...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 & Rainforest Resort

Address: Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica (Formerly Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: £233 - £552 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#3 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“All the rooms are beautiful.”
Tripsahoy1961, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“It's worth upgrading to an ocean view room.”
WhitlamH, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Partial ocean view hotels near the beach are preferred over full-ocean view which are higher up and a much longer walk to the beach.”
NYDCwanderer, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms down near the beach are great for beach lovers. Rooms at the top have amazing views.”
ColumbiaMom, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Sea views come at a price but are worth it”
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