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Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa

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Tucked in on the edge of the rainforest, and overlooking the expanse of the Pacific Ocean, Shana Hotel is the ideal hotel boutique escape in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. With clean lines and an open, airy feeling, there is little doubt that the casual yet chic decor of this sea-view jungle retreat is the perfect beach resort for those who want to quietly lounge in the sun, enjoy healthy gourmet cuisine in Shana’s own Bella Vista Restaurant Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, self-indulge with spa services, and catch sight of local wildlife. With that premise in mind, the Shana Hotel provides visitors a fabulous selection of rooms, all with exceptional garden and ocean views. Choose from Superior or Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites or pamper yourself in the Spa Lifestyle Suites & Residences, a 3 bedroom luxury units, full kitchen facilities and one with its own private infinity pool. Book today to start enjoying your dream Manuel Antonio Costa Rica romantic escape or family vacation getaway!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Announcement:ACCESS TO BIESANZ BEACH
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Contact
Playa Biesanz - Carretera Punta Quepos Playa Biesanz, Manuel Antonio 60601 Costa Rica
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Getting there
Juan Santamaria Intl Airport67 km
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We were part of a tour group and stayed here for 3 days. We had a ground floor room which was roomy, with a king size bed and lovely bathroom, but it had a slight musty smell - not sure if upper floors would not have this. The breakfast in the morning was from a fixed menu with
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Response from Shana-Management, Owner at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Sneds53, Thank you so much for taking your personal time to share your opinion on this Tripadvisor forum. Thank you for rating us 5 star. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could reach your expectations. You were satisfied with the food ,so we will appreciate if you can also share your opnion about our #Shana Restaurant Lounge Pool Bar#Playa Biesanz. We look forward to seeing you in the very near future. Thank you and Pura Vida from Costa Rica.
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I went there last weekend... the service is very well and food as well.
10% discount in food or spa services...
During the breakfast a skirrel monkeys family have stolen a bananas...awesome!
Deluxe rooms are big and spacious...
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Response from Shana-Management, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa
Responded 6 days ago
Dear Carlos R, First and foremost, thank you so much for taking time out of your day and for writing a review on Tripadvisor. It is always a reward to receive such compliments, these types of comments are what motivate our team to continue excelling in our deliverance of customer service. The squirrel monkeys of the property have become recurring guests almost every morning, they are so cheeky with their antics but it is what brings our customers joy as it is a memorable experience. We cannot wait to have the privilege of hosting you again! Pura Vida
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We’ve been here for 3 days and had a great time. The room was spacious and had a huge shower. King size bed was excellent and the room quite. Staff was first rate and ready to serve. Restaurant has great views and good food. What more could you ask for? Highly recommended.
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Response from Shana-Management, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Dear hardshell, We would like to thank you wholeheartedly for taking precious time out of your day to grant us five stars on this Tripadvisor forum. We understand that guests come because of the amazing flora and fauna that can be easily found here, our location serves us these amazing views as well grants us the opportunity to encounter the amazing wildlife. The entire Shana team works very hard to ensure that we deliver a high standard of service and a warm, memorable experience, glad to read that we were able to accomplish this goal. We graciously thank you for the reccommendation and cannot wait to host you again! Pura Vida
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i was at the Shana by the beach 4 days. i used sometime to enjoy the Manuel Antonio activities, but the rest of time i wanted to relax and stayed at the Shana . i enjoyed much the Spa and the pool area. The hotel has a direct access to an amazing beach and there was another corne
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Response from Shana-Management, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Roberto V, Thank you so much for providing feedback about your recent stay here at Shana, we hope to have left a memorable impression! As an organization focusing on customer satisfaction, we work hard to provide a top notch service, that combine with amazing infrastructure and incredible wildlife will exceed the expectations everyone of our guests have. Your comment filled us with much joy, because that is how we see our hotel and we make the necessary efforts so that our guests see it in the same way. We hope to have the privilege of hosting you again! Pura Vida
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So beautiful hotel in the middle of jungle and close by Playa Bisanz. Actualy the Shana hotel has a direct access to this amazing beach. My wife and i booked the Shana for a week and were very satisfied with everything. We were treated like kings. We had a beautiful and quite roo
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Response from Shana-Management, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Hamoudadina12654, Thank you so much for leaving us three 5 star reviews on our Tripadvisor forum, always lovely to hear from our valued guests! We’re so glad to hear that everything ran smoothly. ‘Pura Vida’ is the Costa Rican way of life, so ensuring your stay is stress-free, from food to tours to accommodation, is our number one priority. We are deeply fortunate to be located in the middle of the Manuel Antonio rainforest- it gives us a chance to have our beautiful private access to Playa Biesanz and also experience the amazing wildlife. There is not much more to say about our property. Your impressions and what people can expect coming to our property is exactly what you are telling us here! We cannot wait to host you and your family again. Pura Vida
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Our maid was a delight.
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Is the bar or restaurant open to the public or only for guests at the resort?
Hello , Yes the bar and restaurant are open for the public. We hope to see you there.
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Was the pick up services from and to the airport expensive? How much was it? And thanks for the prior answers.
I recommend renting a car and driving but if you prefer use grayline tours at the airport in San Jose
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Is there a connecting local airport from Liberia or San Jose?
From San Jose you can use Sansa local airlines to fly to Quepos. If you use the car it is a nice drive about 2h30min. Roads to MAnuel Antonio are the best in Costa Rica.
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How far is this hotel from the airport?
From San Jose it is about 2h30min
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How far/difficult is the walk up to the main road with the restaurants?
It could be a little sketchy. The road is really narrow and winds back and forth. It also gets dark there by 6:00 so it is a dark walk. It's doable, but I don't think I would want to.
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"2nd floor and above"
"Some rooms have a very steep walk to the pool and restaurant"
"Rooms up to the pool have the best views"
"Be sure yours is high as possible and faces the ocean, though most do."
"Rooms are perfect only missing microwave."
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PRICE RANGE
US$171 - US$630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Shana Hotel, Residence & Spa
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasManuel Antonio
NUMBER OF ROOMS
53
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