Arenas del Mar Hotel Beachfront and Rainforest Resort

Playa Playitas Manuel Antonio Quepos

Puntarenas Province, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica 60109

Situated on the beach, Arenas del Mar Hotel Beachfront and Rainforest Resort is close to so much, including beaches and the Finca Naturales Wildlife Refuge. The stunning resort offers the perfect getaway with two restaurants on-site as well as a full-service spa. It’s also family-friendly, allowing guests to bring the little ones to the luxury beach resort.

Arenas del Mar Hotel Beachfront and Rainforest Resort

Hotel Details


This breathtaking resort is tucked onto the beaches of Puntarenas with views of the Rainforest as well as the Pacific Ocean. With being centrally located in Manuel Antonio, guests get to take advantage of all the nature and aquatic activities that Costa Rica has to offer. The resort has the reputation for providing the best views in the area due to its beachfront position.

Hotel Amenities

The beachside resort offers plenty to keep guests occupied with luxurious amenities. A 24-hour front desk will answer questions while also offering tours and ticket assistance. Coffee and tea are available in the common areas. Plus, babysitting and childcare is available in the event that a romantic evening is desired. Additionally, there is multilingual staff to be able to assist guests.

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free breakfast
  • Swimming pools
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Full-service spa

Hotel Rooms

A total of 38 hotel rooms are available at the Manuel Antonio beachfront resort. There are several room categories, including suites, superior rooms, and connecting rooms. All will feature air conditioning, nightly turndown service, and an array of in-room amenities to take advantage of.

  • Ocean View Premium Suite: This suite offers views of Manuel Antonio National Park and a covered balcony on either the second or third floor. There is also a kitchenette and two full bathrooms. The suite is large enough for three adults or two adults and two children.
  • Ocean Breeze Suite: This spacious suite can sleep three adults or two adults and two children. The view is of the Pacific Ocean with views through the rainforest. There is also a private hot tub and spacious living area.
  • Ocean View Superior: This room features a covered balcony, outdoor kitchenette, and a king-sized bed to sleep up to two people.
  • Ocean Breeze Superior: This room can sleep up to two guests and includes views of the rainforest and the Pacific Ocean. The room includes a covered balcony as well as an outdoor kitchenette.
    Garden Room: The 129-square foot bedroom provides a budget-friendly accommodation with a small outdoor terrace.
  • Connecting Room: Over 1650 square feet of space is given to guests, helping to sleep up to five people. These are located on the second or third floor and includes a king-sized bed and a pullout sofa. Sofa beds and roll-aways are also available.

Room Amenities

  • LCD TV with cable
  • Sitting area
  • Coffee maker
  • Balcony
  • Ceiling fans
  • Organic toiletries
  • Minibar
  • Room service


There are two restaurants at the Arenas del Mar Hotel as well as a tiki bar on the beach to provide breathtaking views of the Pacific. The restaurant menus offer vegetarian and vegan options as well as kid-friendly menus. Chefs pride themselves on the ability to accommodate all food allergies as well.
El Mirador Restaurant & Bar: Dinner and complimentary, ala carte breakfast are served in open-air, covered, and outdoor dining areas. The menus are regionally inspired and includes fresh fish, freshly-baked pastries, and South American wines.
Playitas Restaurant & Bar: The fresh and casual restaurant is on the secluded beach with indoor and outdoor seating options. Themed nights provide everything from street food to BBQ.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Playa Biesanz – 0.4 miles
  • Dante’s Water Sports – 0.7 miles
  • Trimaran Sunset Sails Tours – 0.6 miles
  • Manuel Antonio Surf School – 0.8 miles
  • Smilisca Natural Expeditions – 1.4 miles
  • Manuel Antonio National Park – 1.7 miles
  • Quepo Canyoning – 7.9 miles
  • MidWorld Costa Rica – 9.3 miles

Spa Services

Guests of the beachfront and rainforest resort can relax with the Las Brisas Wellness Center located on premises. A complete wellness and spa menu is available to promote a sense of well-being. Beachfront exercises, as well as yoga at sunset, are complimentary. Paid services range from massages and aromatherapy treatments to coffee scrubs and reflexology. Various packages are also available, providing mini or all-day sessions for individuals and couples alike.