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

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This resort is just perfect. The location is literally magical and makes you feel as if you are living in a fairy tale. The service is 5-star and the food is yummy. Literally I have absolutely nothing to say about this resort that isn't beyond delightful.

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

Dear Caroline, thanks for your "to the point" review. The beachfront location combined with spectacular ocean views and the rain forest setting is hard to beat. And this combined with the service and food makes for the perfect vacation. Please come back soon. Greetings from all of us here at Arenas del Mar. Saludos.

New York
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Arenas Del Mar. It is a beautiful hotel with beautiful grounds. The staff at the hotel is incredible and everyone was there to help in any way possible. The restaurant down the hill was amazing. We had breakfast and dinner at the restaurant and both were excellent. The staff at the restaurant couldn't be...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very special place and we would unequivocally recommend it to any Eco traveler that still desires luxurious relaxation. This review starts with a direct evaluation of the hotel and then ends with a frank opinion on the pros & cons of "green season" travel to Manuel Antonio. We (family of 4 with a 6 & 9 year...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I stayed at Arenas del Mar over a week ago and I've never walked away from a vacation feeling so relaxed. Within minutes of our arrival, a helpful crew member pointed out a toucan and a sloth, and we were greeted with a super clean and large room with the most beautiful view of the ocean I've ever seen. Werner,...

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

Dear MerryForDean, how wonderful to hear that your stay with us provided you with so much relaxation that it is still "lasting". Thanks for the great review and pointing out some of the factors that make the Arenas del Mar experience so special. We always love to get comments on our staff as we feel that service and the connection...

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first trip to Costa Rica so this review is not based upon a comparison of other vacations to Costa Rica. However, Arenas del Mar is an incredible resort. The accommodations were nice. We stayed in a basic room since we don't spend much time in our room when on vacation. The cove on which the resort is...

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3Thank Scott H
new jersey
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Our second visit to the property and would happily return again. This is a relatively small, simple hotel, set amongst natural foliage. The view from hotel down the beach towards Manuel Antonio is gorgeous. This hotel practices sustainable hospitality and is very green friendly and they are very proud of that. (Member of the Cayuga Collection). They also work with...

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Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The view was really to-die-for. 200+ degree panorama of beach, mountain, jungle, ocean, and sky. Location great. Away from it all but both Manuel Antonio and Quepos both close and fun to explore for a more local experience. Food was excellent though you'll want to get off property to local restaurants- or the options may get repetitive. It was "green...

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Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The hotel was beautiful! The grounds were well kept and really nice. The rooms were very clean and updated!! We had a beautiful view of the ocean! I got to sleep by the sounds of the waves! The bathrooms and showers were so nice and the jacuzzi on the patio was awesome!!! There were two beach accesses right on the...

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

Dear scancelmo, Greetings from all of us here at Arenas del Mar Rainforest and Beachfront Resort here in Manuel Antonio. Thank you for your great review and all the praise for the rooms, the food, the activities, and of course the staff. This is a great motivation for us to get even better. We know how important the rooms and...

Reviewed 22 September 2016

We booked this hotel almost as an afterthought to round out our Costa Rican travels and it ended up being the best part of our stay! We were greeted with deliciously refreshing welcome beverages made of coconut milk, mint and pineapple and a friendly staff who offered to help us book any tours we were interested in. When we arrived...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 September 2016

My girlfriend and I have just come back from staying 8 days at the Arenas Del Mar Resort and everything about the experience was above and beyond even my wildest expectations. First off, the resort offers stunning views of the rugged Manuel Antonio coastline which can be seen from your room, the dining area, or the screen saver worthy private...

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

Dear dbschwartz203, how great to hear that we were able to provide you and your girlfriend with the "best vacation of your life". We loved having you stay with us. Thanks for pointing our the high lights such as the panoramic views, the "screen saver worthy" secluded beach and of course the local staff. We strive to exceed the high...

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

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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: RM1,633 - RM4,504 (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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#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 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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