Arenas Del Mar

Manuel Antonio, Central Pacific

Lovers of nature and luxury will be in heaven at Arenas del Mar, set on an 11-acre, private rainforest reserve with direct access to Playitas Beach. Laid-back sloths and capuchin monkeys can be spotted going about their daily business, with resident naturalist guides on hand to help interpret local flora and fauna.

Las Brisas wellness center features a huge window for treatments to be enjoyed with nature a as a backdrop. Guests can enjoy breakfast at Mirador Oceanview Restaurant overlooking Manuel Antonio National Park, with it’s beaches, mountains, and lush jungle – one of the best places to visit in Costa Rica.

Ideal For: beachfront stay, nature lovers, rainforest-meets-ocean

  • Why we love it
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  • Sustainability

We felt totally immersed in natural beauty at Arenas del Mar; gazing out to the ocean from the swimming pool, dining on the beachfront, and looking out to green flora from luxury suites. It´s easy to get settled into the pura vida lifestyle at a hotel where everything feels so easy.

Beautiful beaches for sun drenching and surfing are right on your doorstep and Manuel Antonio National Park´ is just a walk through the sand away. You´ve got pristine nature at your fingertips, and even better still you´ve got effortless access to it!

This award-winning sustainable resort implements countless initiatives and is part of the Cayuga Collection, whose mission is to preserve communities and ecosystems.

A huge 75% of Arenas del Mar´s rainforest grounds act as a biological corridor between the surrounding areas and Manuel Antonio National Park, thanks to a huge reforestation project where 7,000 native trees were planted.

As part of the hotel´s everyday sustainability practices, water is heated by solar energy, wastewater purified to irrigate the gardens, organic cleaning products used, and a no plastic policy is operated with reusable bottles provided. Guests can even tour the property with the sustainability manager to see the efforts made in all the out-of-sight areas.

With a belief that physical and social wellbeing is key to sustainable development, staff members are employed locally and have access to a company doctor and professional training; staff also volunteer to take part in regular cleanups of Manuel Antonio National Park´s nature trails, and prepare and distribute meals to homeless people in the area.

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