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Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort

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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.
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Ocean View
Family Resort
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a place, the hotel is in such a beautiful position, on one of the most perfect beaches we have been to and within walking distance of Manuel Antonio NP. We saw some great wildlife in the grounds of the hotel, including a sloth in...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Roz N
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Costa Rica was on my bucket list and it met all my expectations with this location. We were able to see the wildlife we hoped for, including sloths, raccoons, lizards, birds, bugs and monkeys! Didn't expect the crabs, which were everywhere. Very cool! The room...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Barbara M
Response from Cayuga S, Manager at Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest ResortResponded June 21, 2018

Thanks for your incredible feedback, Barbara! We’re so happy that you got to experience the true essence of Costa Rica right here at Arenas del Mar. We’re definitely lucky to be based between the rainforest and the beach, and home to so much wildlife. Sounds...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entire resort is like something from a movie! It’s gorgeous. The view from the reception area is crazy. We stayed in the ocean view superior suite 702-B. Amazing views, monkeys, birds, ocean breeze, free mini bar/fridge. The food was nothing to write home about...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We finished a 3 week tour of Costa Rica with 4 nights in this hotel with the intention of relaxing and unwinding after a fairly hectic schedule going around the country We couldn’t have been more pleased we had an ocean view room with balcony...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Arenas Del Mar Beachfront hotel in August 2018 with wife and two children in tow. The hotel is located approximately 3.5 hours from San Jose. This is a truly exceptional hotel, located along windy roads which lead into the rainforest and has...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Bigcreekdad
December 8, 2018|
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Response from CRbyNataly | Reviewed this property |
You can rent a fishing boat at Quepos Marina (10 mi. drive from Arenas del Mar) The hotel I believe also can arrange this for you. Boat rentals: sunset sails tours Hope you find what you are looking for.
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sabah_din
December 5, 2018|
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Response from Alise M | Reviewed this property |
It is open to everyone. Often we strike up conversations and discover people from other resorts that want a different view or experience. It's an excellent restaurant and the food is amazing. We don't leave... the wait staff... More
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LoveTravel55815
November 6, 2018|
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Response from Sales C | Property representative |
hi, thank you for contacting us! Regarding to your question, our property have some prevent maintenance works, however, those works will finish on November 17th, 2019 and your experience will not be impacted.Reservations... More
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"Try to get a room higher up so that you are up in the tree tops which is where you will see the monkeys.. ."
Roobkay
1 week ago
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"The best suites are the 700 series. Top floor is best."
Squirrel_Colorado
Nov. 3, 2018
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"I stayed in 201 b great view close to restaurant and 24hr pool"
anthonyortiga
Oct. 26, 2018
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"Ocean view!"
cmaxxAR
Sep. 13, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$417 - US$1,052 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasManuel Antonio
NUMBER OF ROOMS
38
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