Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort

Arenas del Mar occupies a stunning location on a peninsula at the opposite end of Manuel Antonio beach from the National Park. The hotel is nestled in eleven acres of private rainforest, within walking distance of Manuel National Park.

There are 38 rooms and suites ranging from garden rooms surrounded by vegetation, to Premium Suites located on the top floors with large Jacuzzi balconies and incredible views of the ocean and National Park. The hotel has access both to the end of the main beach (Playa Espadilla) and to a very secluded small sandy bay. The main restaurant has an excellent reputation and there is a smaller snack/lunch bar down on Playitas beach. There is a pool with a terrace which has amazing views and Wellness centre. The hotel offers a good range of nature tours on-site, to Manuel Antonio National Park and beyond. Cultural tours are also available, as are activities ranging from boogie-boarding to zip-lining.

why we like it

Arenas del Mar not only offers the highest standard accommodation in Manuel Antonio, it is the only hotel with direct access to the beach and with beachfront suites and services.

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