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

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Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our time at Arenas Del Mar (ADM). Like many people, my wife and I lead busy lives and we often forgot what it means to relax. At ADM, we were able to bask in an environment that had plenty of activities available if desired, but also offered a space wherein one can feel rejuvenated simply by the...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 November 2014

I stayed at Arenas del Mar with my husband and children for a week, and it was one of the best weeks of my life. To start with, our suite was beautiful, and the wrap-around porch overlooked a pristine, gorgeous, essentially private national park beach. Monkeys hopped around in the trees each morning out our window. Our beach experience was...

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Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 28 November 2014

I am an ER doctor in the US and had been working night shifts, extra shifts, switching time zones and just generally exhausting myself. I planned a week in Cancun and discovered at the last minute that I had not secured the reservation! (See? I told you I was exhausted!) So a friend suggested Costa Rica. I had a few...

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Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

Truly, as good as it gets. One of the best vacations I've ever had. I've been to 37 countries, Costa Rica being the 38th. It started the moment we got there. The manager met us at reception to make sure our rooms were acceptable. The rooms were extremely comfortable with two huge balconies overlooking the Pacific. Free, amazing in room...

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We just returned from 5 nights at Arenas del Mar in Manuel Antonio. In the other parts of Costa Rica we visited, we truly experienced 5* services, amenities and accommodations. I want to be very honest about Arenas del Mar in my own opinion, because so many rate it as a 5* and that has me scratching my head. It...

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

Dear 974 Traveler, we would like to sincerely thank you for writing such a complete review of your stay with us. While we are very proud of our resort and the great reviews we typically receive, we also realize that sometimes it takes a review like yours to make sure we don't fall into a "comfort zone" and don't see...

Reviewed 25 November 2014

We could not have asked for a better experience at Arenas Del Mar. Everything about the resort was excellent, especially the service. Highlights of our stay were tortilla making, taking a Spanish lesson, brushing up on our Costa Rican slang, and seeing a sea turtle laying her eggs. We felt like we were friends with the hotel staff - everyone...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

I wish I could keep this place a secret!! It was too good to be true. We got here at night and were greeting by some very vocal howler monkeys and a very friendly and inviting staff. Thamar, Ariel, Bryan, Serjio were very accommodating, informative, and worthy of a special mention. A great introduction to a magical place. Thankfully I...

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London
Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

A fabulous location, great beaches, a fantastic suite, good food and perfect service, this is the very best in Manuel Antonio. Four nights here after six in the cloud forest and two in San Jose was the perfect balance. Thanks for a memorable experience.

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 November 2014

My wife and I needed a vacation; we're both hardworking people; I was the successful bidder at a charity auction in April and was high bidder on a two bedroom unit at Arenas del Mar, a hotel on an 11 acre property on the Pacific side of Costa Rica near the towns of Quepos and Manuel Antonio. From the time...

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Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

We have now been home for almost a week and I cannot wait until we get back there someday! This was simply an amazing vacation. The staff at Arenas Del Mar is wonderful!! They're so friendly and instantly know you by name. I have a food allergy and they were aware of that every time I sat down for a...

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Amenities

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: $387 - $826 (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
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“Pick an Ocean View room as the view is outstanding”
 of 5 bubbles mayablu, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms down the hill give you easy access to a beach,pool and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles hepzibah2, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in building one to four - they are higher on the cliff and have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles 187fraserm, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Building 7 has the best views!”
 of 5 bubbles TheHolcomb10, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room in one of the buildings next to the Playita, a private beach.”
 of 5 bubbles marinaheck, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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