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Best place to stay in Manuel antonio

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Best place to stay in Manuel antonio


which is the best place to stay in Manuel antonio with great views of ocean and rainforest

I am health and young

I am considering the following

Any inputs are appreciated

1) LA Mansion

2) sico no mo

3) Buena Vista

4) Parador

5) Gaia

6) Arenas del Mar Beachfront



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1. Re: Best place to stay in Manuel antonio

Buena Vista / Tulemar ........private beach , ocean views , hiking trails , lots of wildlife, personal concierge service .....and the list goes on and on !!! ...... you wont be disappointed !! Call or e-mail tulemar dave .....he'll hook you up !!

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2. Re: Best place to stay in Manuel antonio

We loved Parador - great ocean views, beautiful pools, awesome trails with tons of wildlife, and great service. The guides from the hotel were also fantastic!

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3. Re: Best place to stay in Manuel antonio

Arenas del Mar is incredible...beautiful rooms, easy beach access, private reserve, but on the pricey side. Some of the views are obstructed by the jungle, book one of the oceanview rooms instead of the ocean breeze categories for the best views.

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4. Re: Best place to stay in Manuel antonio

I don't think you can go wrong with any of your choices! They all have their pluses and minuses but mostly that's the price. :-) I personally favor Si Como No (love that they have an adults only pool area...no screaming children) and their food and service is AMAZING and then Buena Vista for more privacy and a more "vacation rental" feel. :-) Enjoy!

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5. Re: Best place to stay in Manuel antonio

I stayed at La Mariposa recently, and the hotel resides at the at the top of the highest hill in Manuel Antonio overseeing the beautiful ocean and the national park (awesome view!). When you stay here, you will see many different types of birds flying around the hotel balcony, and white faced monkeys. They have breakfast for free every morning, free wifi (great wifi connection), and an infinity pool and a jacuzzi. Staff were exceptionally helpful and nice, and the hotel rooms were very spacious and clean.

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6. Re: Best place to stay in Manuel antonio

Go for Buena Vista / Tulemar, surrounded by rainforest and wildlife, beautiful ocean views.. Definitely is the best option from the list.

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7. Re: Best place to stay in Manuel antonio

I recommend Buena Vista/Tulemar also. Breath taking views, central location in town to many nice restaurants, wildlife galore, private beach, family and adult pools, concierge service, hiking trails... Its a great choice.

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9. Re: Best place to stay in Manuel antonio

Why do you think Tulemar is better than Arenas del Mar? I am trying to make a decision for my family of 4 w boys 14 &16 years old. Thanks.

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10. Re: Best place to stay in Manuel antonio

Tulemar and Arenas are both top notch hotels, pretty sure you would be more than happy with either. I am a bit nostalgic in that I still like the Mariposa. This was the first place I ever stayed in Manuel Antonio back when I was a tourist as opposed to living here. Awesome views and a great location.