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Luxury beachfront and rainforest resort in Costa Rica

Location: Manuel Antonio National Park
2hr 40mins from SJO international airport (internal flights to Quepos available, which is just 15 minutes from Arenas Del Mar.)
Family friendly:
Tots to teens will love the incredible family facilities.
Av. temps of 27–30C year round.
Best time to go: Dec to Apr (Jan and Feb are the driest months, while Aug to Oct are the wettest).
Surf level:
Beginners and intermediate
Other activities:
Snorkelling, hiking, horseriding, wildlife and rainforest tours,
Time zone:
GMT- 6

  • The ocean and the rainforest flood 38 luxurious suites and rooms, inside which every creature comfort has been thought of.
  • All rooms include: king-size beds, air con, high-speed wifi, Tico mini bar, coffee maker, organic toiletries and rainfall shower.
  • Families of up to 4 can choose either an Ocean View Premium Suite or Ocean Breeze Suite.
  • Perfect for luxury-seeking surfers, you can watch the sun sink into the Pacific from these suites with a king-size bed, sofa bed, bathrooms, living and dining area, kitchenette and private balcony with a hot tub.
  • Interconnecting rooms and suites are available for larger families.
  • A la carte breakfast included.
  • Two infinity swimming pools with ocean views.
  • Daybeds, hammocks and sun loungers.
  • Complimentary yoga and exercise classes.
  • A hop on, hop off ‘Green-Ride’ service for getting around easily.
  • Wellness centre offering treatments, massages and relaxation.
  • Free local and international calls.
  • You’re right on the beach – whether you want to flop on the sun lounger, don a snorkel or hit the surf.
  • There are two beaches to step out onto – the more private cove of Playitas and the mile-long Espadilla.
  • Help yourself to beach balls, boogie boards and beach towels before hitting the sands.
  • Enjoy delicious beach eats and cocktails with your toes in the sand at Playitas restaurant.
  • Or opt for exotic dishes and stunning views in the Mirador Oceanview restaurant – features in 1,000 places to see before you die.
  • Regionally inspired gourmet dishes made with fresh ingredients including seafood fish flipped straight from ‘dock to plate’.
  • Beach barbecues, street food nights and private dinners are all part of the incredible foodie scene at the resort.
  • Indoor and outdoor dining available.
  • A mix of traditional Tico dishes, family favourites and kid-friendly options.
  • Gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options available.
  • Get a real insight into Tico cuisine with tortilla-making classes.
  • In house nature guides will take you on a range of family adventures, from night walks and bird watching, to waterfall hikes and an Easy Being Green tour.
  • Tortilla making classes
  • Movie nights
  • Costa Rica mask painting class.
  • Bracelet making class.
  • Relax in a circle swing or on a hammock.
  • Click your fingers and order a cocktail from by the pool or beach.
  • Find your Zen in a yoga class.
  • You’re within walking distance of Manuel Antonio National Park, with its array of wildlife.
  • Stroll along the stunning Espadilla beach to the small town of Manuel Antonio.
  •  There are many tours and adventures and available from canopy tours to wildlife tours and waterfall hikes.
  • Surfboards and surf lessons available on request.
  • Step straight from your sun lounger and into the waves.
  • The sandy-bottomed break is perfect for the whole family to get to grips with surfing.