Aside from the beautiful beaches and stunning forests that Costa Rica has to offer, you will undoubtedly have a number of activities and other sights that you would want to enjoy. Whether you are traveling alone, as a couple, or in a large group, one of our favorite beach destinations in Costa Rica is Manuel Antonio located in Puntarenas province, Central Pacific Coast.
To help you narrow down your accommodation options, listed below are our top 7 handpicked hotels in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica that you should definitely consider for your trip:
The Preserve at Los Altos Beach Resort & Spa
The Preserve at Los Altos Hotel and Spa – http://www.thepreserveatlosaltos.com/ is located only 3 kilometers from the famous Manuel Antonio National Park. This hotel is recommended for large groups or families who are looking for comfortable and spacious hotel that conveys a feeling of being at home away from home.
The luxurious condo units at the resort are spacious with at least 2 to 3 bedrooms and a master bedroom. Each unit includes 2 bathrooms, separate shower areas, and a kitchen which is equipped with all of the necessary amenities. You will also greatly enjoy the hotel restaurant which serves its homegrown meals alongside breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
The Falls Resort at Manuel Antonio
If you want to see a large number of wild flora and fauna during your stay in Costa Rica, then you should look no further than The Falls Resort. It is more than usual to see wild monkeys, lizards and other local species during your early morning stroll. More adventurous travelers can also take advantage of the zip-lining package they offer, where you can experience flying through the forest on the third longest zip-line in the world.
El Faro Hotel
El Faro Hotel is a great option for travelers who want proximity and access to both the beach and Manuel Antonio Park. This hotel is a few minutes’ walk from the park so you will not have to worry about encountering any problems with parking. Also, it is not uncommon to spot a deer, monkey, or even an iguana walking along the hotel grounds.
Hotel San Bada
Hotel San Bada is one of the closest hotels to the Manuel Antonio National Park. The hotel staff will go above and beyond their duties just to ensure that you will have a comfortable stay. They will gladly accommodate any request that you might have including providing you with airport pick-up and tours of the famous tourist attractions in the area.
There is also an “adults only” area at the hotel roof deck which is equipped with a pool and bar area which comes alive during happy hour. You can enjoy taking in dip in the pool and relishing in the view of the stunning sunset, or simply relax and unwind while you sip some martinis by the bar.
Karahe Beach Hotel
The Karahe Beach Hotel is located in an area that strikes the perfect balance between relaxation and convenience. It is not within the commercial center so you will not have to worry about noisy cars or bustling nightlife noises. Nevertheless, is still close enough to the restaurants and shopping areas so you can always find somewhere to grab something to eat.
Jungle Creek Villas
The Jungle Creek Villas convey the perfect homey ambiance in the midst of a tropical island paradise. The hotel prides itself in providing all of its guests with privacy and comfort.
You can choose your preferred accommodation based on the size and number of bedrooms. The Alma Pacifica is the largest villa at 1,800 square feet and includes 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Meanwhile, the Dos Palmas and the Mono Vista are equipped with 2 bedrooms each. Lastly, the El gecko is a studio type villa that is best suited for single travelers. Each of the villas is fully air-conditioned and furnished with WiFi Internet, cable TV, and fully functional kitchens.
Hotel Villa Bosque
Hotel Villa Bosque is rather rustic, tropical hotel that is conveniently located 200-300 meters away from the entrance of Manuel Antonio National Park. This location allows you to walk to and from your hotel into the park area or onto the beach shoreline at any time that you choose. Although some of the other restaurants are not within walking distance, you will barely feel the need to eat outside since the hotel restaurant serves excellent meals including your complimentary breakfasts.
Undoubtedly, the Manuel Antonio area is full of sights, sounds, and thrills that will make your trip a truly memorable one. A stay at any one of these hotels will guarantee that you will not be left wanting during your stay.