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

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Tairua, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I have celiac disease and so I am extremely allergic to gluten. The owner of the resort, Jeremy, assured me I was completely safe eating at Arenas Del Mar and he was right. We stayed during the Chef event week. Chefs were flown in from America for a strictly gluten free week. There were no gluten items in the kitchen....

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Arenas del Mar supersedes what it truly means to be a luxury hotel. Everything from the shuttle services to the fine dining is above all in its class. My wife and I stayed here for our honeymoon and there was not one negative experience during our entire stay. I hope this review coming from someone that has traveled to 18...

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3Thank bp567924
Westland, Michigan
Reviewed 26 September 2014

We stayed at the hotel for a week and the entire stay was unbelievable. The staff was friendly and courteous and treated you like family. The food was delicious and the drinks were refreshing, with views that were worthy of postcards and magazines. You are given a free breakfast in the morning, and we thought it would be the usual...

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3Thank Joe G
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2014

writing a review after a holiday it's quite straight forward for me. Before I even check out I already have a list of pros and cons about the hotel and it doesn't take very long to write it on here. But this time is different... I just didn't know where to begin. When I book a holiday I am always...

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4Thank Josh M
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We stayed at Arenas del Mar during the week of Labor Day 2014. The hotel and grounds were stunning, the food amazing, and the staff very friendly and accommodating. We loved spending part of every day reading in lounge chairs in the shade at Playitas, and enjoying the hot tub and comfy chairs on our private balcony looking through the...

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3Thank Sherry L
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 20 September 2014

I have celiac disease and have to eat gluten free. When I heard that Arenas Del Mar was having a gluten free week, my boyfriend and I scheduled a trip. I have wanted to go to Costa Rica for along time, but traveling with a special diet can be very hard. Not only was the food safe (I didn't get...

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

Dear Lauren, greetings from Manuel Antonio. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a raving review about your stay with us. We were happy to hear that the Gluten Free Week really worked out for you. In the past months, we have really worked hard on accommodating guests that are gluten intolerant and created the Gluten...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2014

We spent three nights at beautiful Arenas Del Mar during our honeymoon. It was the second stop on our journey through Costa Rica, and it was perfectly located on a pristine beach AND in the middle of the rainforest. It is only a 5 minute drive to the famous Manual Antonio National Park. We are already planning out next trip...

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

Dear Simone, thanks for taking the time to review your recent honeymoon stay with us at Arenas del Mar. We hope that your review will motivate many more couples to spend a honeymoon or romantic getaway with us. As you pointed out, there are very few places that combine the unique features of Arenas del Mar's location of breathtaking views,...

Reviewed 16 September 2014

When you arrive at the resort, you are greeted by the most friendly and knowledgeable people. A short golf-cart ride to the open air reception area through the rainforest was beautiful. The room was very traditional and luxurious. The bathroom was huge, and the balcony with jacuzzi tub overlooking the ocean was breathtaking. The walk down to the beach was...

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1Thank Gillian R
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Stayed here first week of September for 7 days with my best friend.. Its my third trip to manuel Antonio and love the area. Arneas Del Mar is the best hotel I haved stayed at in the Manul Antonio area. As the other reviews mention the staff make this place truly special. Every one you encounter truly enjoys their job...

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

Dear Bruce, thank you for your recent review about your seven day vacation with us. We appreciate your kind words about our staff and how you feel that their attitude make the difference. We strongly believe in service as the core of hospitality and will always give our best to make sure that our guests are happy. We are sorry...

Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Stayed for 5 of 12 nights of our Honeymoon in Costa Rica. It was our last stop and it was head and shoulders above any other hotel we have EVER stayed at. Views, luxury, and paradise are understatements when describing this place. The staff were phenomenal - each and every one of them (from front desk to owners) welcomed us...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $462 - $1,281 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#3 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Room 302B Gorgeous view”
 of 5 bubbles laurawF3538EG, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I would avoid buildings 1 and 2 since the forest blocks the view to some degree.”
 of 5 bubbles ValueFinder29455, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a 'garden' room and wished we had something better.”
 of 5 bubbles P3624DPdavidm, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wonderful views of the ocean and beach on the top floor near reception.”
 of 5 bubbles kerrierabbit, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view with a balcony, not ground floor unless you like racoon visits early evening!”
 of 5 bubbles heatherh103, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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