The Best Hotels in Manuel Antonio

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Manuel Antonio. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Makanda by The Sea Hotel Adults Only

Rated 9.3 in 353 reviews

We would like our Guests to experience Costa Rica at its fullest and most beautiful. As such, during the high season… See more

We would like our Guests to experience Costa Rica at its fullest and most beautiful. As such, during the high season (01/01/2022 - 30/04/2023), Makanda By The Sea observes a 3 night minimum stay. We can't wait for our Guests to spend their holidays in our elegant escape.

Offering an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant, Makanda by The Sea Hotel Adults Only is located in Manuel Antonio. Full breakfast is available for $30+tax. The property is 200 metres from the private beach.

The suites here will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a balcony. Complete with a microwave, the dining area also has a refrigerator. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a hairdryer. Some suites have a sea view and a garden view. The studios also include an iPod dock, a CD player and cable channels.

The property has an on-site restaurant, and the nearest supermarket is located 600 metres away.

At Makanda by The Sea Hotel Adults Only you will find a terrace. Other services offered include a massages and a tour desk. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including horse riding and fishing.

Juan Santamaría International Airport is 68 km away. The property offers free parking and free Wi-Fi access.

Rooms from $300

Parador Nature Resort and Spa

Resort

Rated 9.3 in 1297 reviews

The resort is located on the Punta Quepos promontory in Costa Rica, surrounded by 12 acres of wildlife-rich tropical… See more

The resort is located on the Punta Quepos promontory in Costa Rica, surrounded by 12 acres of wildlife-rich tropical rainforest with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Manuel Antonio. This eco-luxury resort features 3 swimming pools and 3 restaurants.

Each bright, air-conditioned room at the Parador Nature Resort and Spa has a balcony with ocean, garden or jungle views. All accommodation has cable TV, a minibar and coffee maker. All rooms have free Wi-Fi.

La Galeria Restaurant serves a range of innovative cuisine and overlooks the Parador’s gardens, while El Quijote and El Galeon offer lighter dishes. There is also 2 bars. The Parador’s spa offers a range of treatments, including wraps and massage. At the spa they offer a hot tub and plunge pool. With such close proximity to a national park, it receives any number of very unique visitors on a daily basis, including several species of monkeys, sloths and a wonderful variety of birds.

The resort offers a free shuttle service to the beaches surrounding Manuel Antonio Park. There is a range of hiking trails in the jungle surrounding the hotel.

Rooms from $282

Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort Member of the Cayuga Collection by Cayuga Collection features a seasonal… See more

Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort Member of the Cayuga Collection by Cayuga Collection features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, garden, a bar and shared lounge in Manuel Antonio. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi. The property has a hammam, evening entertainment and a concierge service.

The units come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a coffee machine, a bath, a hairdryer and a desk. All units feature a wardrobe.

Guests at the resort can enjoy a continental breakfast.

Arenas del Mar Beachfront offers a terrace. The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at the accommodation.

Playa Biesanz is 1.3 km from Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort Member of the Cayuga Collection, while El Santuario Canopy Adventure Tour is 1.6 km away. The nearest airport is Tobías Bolaños International, 119 km from the resort, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $615

Tulemar Resort

Resort

Rated 9.4 in 74 reviews

Tulemar Resort is situated in Manuel Antonio. The resort has a private beach area, water sports facilities, and guests… See more

Tulemar Resort is situated in Manuel Antonio. The resort has a private beach area, water sports facilities, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free private parking is available on site.

Some units feature views of the sea or garden. Buena Vista Luxury Villas and Tulemar Bungalows features free WiFi .

You will find a gift shop at the property.

Car hire is available at this resort and the area is popular for hiking. Esterillos is 40 km from Tulemar Resort, while Santa María is 34 km from the property. The nearest airport is Tobías Bolaños International Airport, 61 km from the property.

Rooms from $374

Hotel Plaza Yara

Rated 9.3 in 974 reviews

This hotel is located about 2 km from Quepos, 5 minutes’ drive from Manuel Antonio National Park. Its spacious suites… See more

This hotel is located about 2 km from Quepos, 5 minutes’ drive from Manuel Antonio National Park. Its spacious suites have a kitchenette and jungle views, and there is an outdoor pool.

From your suite you can watch sloths, toucans, monkeys and iguanas. Each suite in Hotel Plaza Yara has a seating area with sofa and cable TV, and the kitchenette has a microwave.

The Plaza Yara Hotel has a sun terrace with loungers, and free Wi-Fi. There is free on-site parking.

Breakfast is serve every day from 6:30am to 8:30am.

Pets are allowed in the property, extra fee of $17 per pet per night must be pay directly at the front desk.

Rooms from $160

Gaia Hotel & Reserve- Adults Only

Rated 8.9 in 207 reviews

Surrounded by spectacular rainforest and wildlife, Gaia Hotel and Reserve is located near Manuel Antonio Beach, 7… See more

Surrounded by spectacular rainforest and wildlife, Gaia Hotel and Reserve is located near Manuel Antonio Beach, 7 minutes' drive from the coast in Costa Rica and offers chic accommodation. The luxury hotel features a luxury spa, gym, pool and one day tours.

The air-conditioned rooms are beautifully decorated in neutral tones, with wood and wicker furnishings. They enjoy views over the tropical rainforest and come with a flat-screen TV.

The adults-only area of the hotel offers 18 suites with exclusive access to a 3-level infinity pool. Gaia Hotel and Reserve offers a spa area with a steam bath, sauna and beauty salon. Guests can enjoy fine dining in the on-site restaurant or 24-hour room service.

This resort is set within the Gaia Nature Reserve in Manuel Antonio, and the property provides transportation to beach area and the national park from 07:30 until 16:30. Quepos Managua Airport is approximately 3 km away.

Rooms from $258

Hotel La Mariposa

Rated 8.8 in 555 reviews

Hotel La Mariposa is located 2 km from Manuel Antonio Beach. It features panoramic views of the ocean and the Manuel… See more

Hotel La Mariposa is located 2 km from Manuel Antonio Beach. It features panoramic views of the ocean and the Manuel Antonio National Park, Spanish-Mediterranean design and a terrace with swimming pool.

The rooms offer modern décor, air conditioning, a desk, fridge, telephone and flat-screen cable TV. The terraces feature ocean views and the bathrooms offer shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.

Le Papillon restaurant serves French cuisine; the Sunset Bar & Lounge has international drinks and there is also a pizza place and a pool bar for guests to enjoy. Room service is available.

Activities like canopy tours, fishing, rafting and horseback riding can be arranged at Hotel La Mariposa.

This property is 10 minutes’ drive from Quepos Village and 5 minutes’ drive from Manuel Antonio Beach. Juan Santamaria International Airport is 2 hours’ drive away.

Rooms from $297

Issimo Suites (Adults Only)

Rated 8.8 in 291 reviews

Offering an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant, Issimo Suites is located in Manuel Antonio. Free WiFi access and… See more

Offering an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant, Issimo Suites is located in Manuel Antonio. Free WiFi access and free private parking are available.

Each room here will provide you with a cable TV, air conditioning and a private bathroom with a shower, bath and free toiletries. You can enjoy a beautiful view of the ocean and surrounding gardens.

At Issimo Suites you will find a terrace and a bar. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including fishing and snorkelling. The property offers a spa and wellness centre.

Juan Santamaría International Airport is 67 km away.

Rooms from $328

Shana by the Beach Manuel Antonio

Rated 8.8 in 2921 reviews

This stylish boutique hotel is set upon the hills of Quepos Point, just a 5-minute walk from Biesanz Beach and a… See more

This stylish boutique hotel is set upon the hills of Quepos Point, just a 5-minute walk from Biesanz Beach and a 10-minutes walking from Manuel Antonio National Park Beach. It offers free WiFi, an outdoor pool with sun terrace, and a luxurious spa with hot tub.

The elegantly decorated air-conditioned rooms at Shana Hotel & Spa feature a furnished balcony with garden or ocean views. Flatscreen cable TV, a minibar and safe are all included, while the luxurious bathrooms with rain shower, bathrobes.

The hotel offers a free daily breakfast at the on-site Bella Vista Restaurant, which serves both regional and international cuisine throughout the day, while the Living Bar and Lounge offers the perfect setting for relaxing.

Hiking, cycling and fishing are all popular nearby. The Manuel Antonio National Park and the village of Quepos are two of the most amazing tourist attractions in Costa Rica. both just a 15-minute drive away.

Shana by the Beach Manuel Antonio offers car rental and free private parking. San Jose and Juan Santamaría International Airport are a 2-hour drive away.

Rooms from $183

Si Como No Resort & Wildlife Refuge

Resort

Rated 8.9 in 540 reviews

This charming hotel is set in the jungle above Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park and is a 5 minute car ride to… See more

This charming hotel is set in the jungle above Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park and is a 5 minute car ride to the beach. It offers a cinema, spa, hot tub and 2 outdoor pools with a waterslides and a swim-up bar and a butterfly garden.

The air-conditioned rooms at the Sí Como No Resort, Spa & Wildlife Refuge feature tiled floors and modern décor. Each one offers jungle views, a sofa and a coffee-maker.

The Sí Como No has a contemporary typical restaurant , as well as a snack bar with live music. The Boca Bar Mogotes is a swim-up bar where you can enjoy a cocktail in the pool.

Rooms from $255

La Vela Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.9 in 628 reviews

The La Vela Boutique Hotel it is located just 300 meters from the Manuel Antonio National Park. The rooms featuring … See more

The La Vela Boutique Hotel it is located just 300 meters from the Manuel Antonio National Park.

The rooms featuring anatomical mattresses and bedding made with Egyptian cotton, air conditioning, plasma TV, Internet WiFi, safe with size for telephoto and laptop, minibar, coffee capsule, bathrooms with shower , hairdryer, amenities, beach towels and free parking is also available.

The buffet breakfast is included it is served around the pool.

The bilingual staff can help guests with information and the arrangements to book tours and trips.
La Vela Boutique Hotel is surrounded by a tropical forest, where howling monkeys and exotic birds can be seen.

Juan Santamaría International Airport it is located 159 km from the property.

Rooms from $188

Jungle Vista Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.8 in 270 reviews

Situated in Manuel Antonio, 400 metres from Playitas Beach, Jungle Vista Boutique Hotel features accommodation with a… See more

Situated in Manuel Antonio, 400 metres from Playitas Beach, Jungle Vista Boutique Hotel features accommodation with a garden, free private parking and a restaurant. Each accommodation at the 4-star hotel has mountain views, and guests can enjoy access to an indoor pool. The hotel also provides free WiFi as well as a paid airport shuttle service.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a wardrobe, a coffee machine, a fridge, a microwave, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. Certain rooms are equipped with a kitchen with an oven. At Jungle Vista Boutique Hotel rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

Breakfast is available each morning, and includes continental, American and vegetarian options.

The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at the accommodation.

Biesanz is 400 metres from Jungle Vista Boutique Hotel, while Espadilla Beach is less than 1 km from the property. The nearest airport is La Managua Airport, 10 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $153

Hotel Costa Verde

Rated 8.8 in 351 reviews

Located 6 km from Quepos and surrounded by vegetation, Hotel Costa Verde offers 3 outdoor swimming pools. Free WiFi… See more

Located 6 km from Quepos and surrounded by vegetation, Hotel Costa Verde offers 3 outdoor swimming pools. Free WiFi access and free private parking are offered.

Each air-conditioned room at Hotel Costa Verde will provide you with a TV, a balcony and a full kitchen with a refrigerator and kitchenware. Featuring a shower, the private bathroom also comes with a bath and a hairdryer.

At Hotel Costa Verde you will find a restaurant, meeting facilities, and tour desk. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including horseback riding, hiking and fishing. Also, you will find a luggage storage.

Playa Espadilla Norte beach is located 400 metres from the property, while Manuel Antonio National Park is about 1 km from the hotel. Juan Santamaría International Airport is 67 km away.

Rooms from $215

The Falls at Manuel Antonio

Rated 9.1 in 893 reviews

Located in Manuel Antonio, less than 1 km from Espadilla Beach, The Falls at Manuel Antonio provides accommodation with… See more

Located in Manuel Antonio, less than 1 km from Espadilla Beach, The Falls at Manuel Antonio provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a restaurant. Providing a bar, the property is located within 1.7 km of Playitas Beach. The accommodation offers a concierge service, a tour desk and currency exchange for guests.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a patio and a private bathroom with a shower. Some rooms are equipped with a kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave and a minibar. Guest rooms will provide guests with a fridge.

An American breakfast is available daily at The Falls at Manuel Antonio.

The accommodation offers a sun terrace.

Biesanz is 2.1 km from The Falls at Manuel Antonio, while Manuel Antonio National Park is 2.4 km away. The nearest airport is La Managua, 9 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $139

Hotel Playa Espadilla & Gardens

Rated 9.0 in 566 reviews

Just a 1-minute walk from Playa Espadilla Beach in Quepos, this hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, free breakfast… See more

Just a 1-minute walk from Playa Espadilla Beach in Quepos, this hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, free breakfast and a tour desk. Hotel Playa Espadilla also has tennis courts.

Each air-conditioned room at this property features a cable TV and a private bathroom with a shower and toilet. The deluxe junior suite features a large spa bath.

The property serves dinner on request, and guests will find other dining options within 3 km of Hotel Playa Espadilla. There is a seafood restaurant just 150 metres away.

Manuel Antonio Park is just 200 metres from the property and offers guests hiking and nature outings, while the tour desk can help arrange activities like rafting, kayaking and surfing. Quepos Mangua National Airport can be reached in a 15-minute drive.

Rooms from $176