Best Manuel Antonio Hotels & Resorts
The boutique hotels of Manuel Antonio have a style all their own with a wide range of budget options for all travelers!

Manuel Antonio is one of the best places in Costa Rica for wildlife watching and birding – and when you consider that Costa Rica is incomparable for both those activities, you understand why Manuel Antonio was rated by National Geographic as one of the “most biologically intense places on earth.” Costa Rica’s favorite national park, Manuel Antonio National Park, is located and named after this slice of heaven on the Pacific that contains three of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the entirety of the country.

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Hotel Si Como No

The magic of nature comes alive at the Hotel Si Como No, where an exemplary combination of environmentalism, stunning design and barefoot elegance harmonize with the lush tropical rain forest.

Escape to Tulemar Resort Costa Rica

Tulemar Resort

Nestled in the lush rainforest, overlooking the stunning Manuel Antonio coast, Tulemar Bungalows & Buena Vista Villas are the ultimate in vacation luxury.

Gaia Hotel & Reserve, Costa Rica

Gaia Hotel & Reserve

Gaia Hotel & Reserve is located near Quepos on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica amidst 12 acres of paradise near Manuel Antonio National Park.

Hotel Parador, Costa Rica

Hotel Parador

Sitting above the Pacific Coastline, The Parador Boutique Resort sits on 12 acres of rainforest just minutes from the country’s best beaches and the little and lovely Manuel Antonio National Park.

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Hotel Costa Verde

This is one of the closest hotels to Manuel Antonio National Park so there is very easy access to the nearby beaches and national park where monkeys abound and are often very easily observed.

Stay at La Mansion Inn, Costa Rica

La Mansion Inn

Enjoy the gourmet restaurant, infinity swimming pool with Jacuzzi amid the distinct European flavor and hospitality of La Mansion Inn.

Makanda by the Sea Hotel

Makanda Hotel

Inspired by the owner’s dream of balance with natural surroundings, Makanda by the Sea uses nature as a background to its architectural openness, allowing the rich tropical surroundings to become a part of the hotel’s environment.

Stay at The Falls Resort, Costa Rica

The Falls Resort

The Falls Resort at Manuel Antonio is located in a beautiful and tranquil garden and waterfall setting within walking distance of the area’s best restaurants and gorgeous beaches.

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Casa de las Flores Villa at Tulemar Resort

Casa de las Flores is a spacious two-level free-standing villa within the Tulemar Resort property in the Manuel Antonio area.  The villa features ocean and rainforest views, two bathrooms, and two bedrooms with the ability to sleep five people. Wildlife like monkeys, scarlet macaws, sloths, and other tropical birds are frequent sitings from the balcony. […]

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Two and Three-bedroom Casas at Tulemar Resort

The two and three-bedroom casas located within the Tulemar Resort property in the Manuel Antonio region are free-standing luxury retreats nestled into the jungle hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Amenities The two and three-bedroom casas feature a full kitchen, an upper outdoor terrace with ocean views, dining area, and Jacuzzi, WiFi, washer and dryer in-unit, […]

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Maunaloa Villa at Tulemar Resort

Maunaloa Villa is a two-level, two-bedroom private villa with spectacular ocean and jungle views in the Manuel Antonio region located within the Tulemar Resort property. Enjoy incredible sunsets over dinner and watch wildlife like sloths, monkeys, scarlet macaws, and other tropical birds right from the upper floor deck. Amenities Amenities of the two-level free-standing villa […]

Tule Villa at Tulemar Resort

Tule Villa at Tulemar Resort

The two-level Tule Villa is a private residence overlooking the rainforest and the Pacific Ocean in the Manuel Antonio area within the Tulemar Resort property. The 2,500 square foot villa has four bedrooms with king beds and a sofa bed in the TV room (sleeps up to nine guests), air-conditioning, a common living space with […]

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The Tree House Private Home

The Tree House Private Home is a 6-bedroom hillside escape outside Manuel Antonio National Park with incredible views of the Pacific Ocean from the pool deck, kitchen, living space, and nearly every room in the house. From the patio, scarlet macaws can be seen in their natural habitat in the trees or flying in pairs. […]

Casa Fantastica Private Home

Casa Fantastica Private Home

Casa Fantastica is a 10-bedroom private luxury home located in a private residential neighborhood outside of Manuel Antonio National Park. Within close proximity to the Pacific Ocean and rainforest, you can hear the calming sounds of the sea and wildlife. The small shops and restaurants of Manuel Antonio are not far as well as the […]

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Casa Vista Azul Private Home

The Casa Vista Azul Private Home has seven bedrooms with a pool house and stunning views of Manuel Antonio bay. It’s located in a prestigious neighborhood in the heart of Manuel Antonio – a short walking distance to plenty of restaurants and nightlife. Casa Vista Azul is a spacious home away from home – great […]

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Casa Magnifica Private Home

Casa Magnifica Private Home is a 6-bedroom home in Manuel Antonio. From the pool sundeck, enjoy spectacular views of the rainforest and Manuel Antonio National Park jutting out into the sea. while listening to the clamoring of monkeys and toucans. Amenities Casa Magnifica is 6,500 feet with four levels, six bedrooms, and six and a […]

Casa Resol Private Home

Casa Resol Private Home

Casa Resol Private Home is a two-story private residence located on a private estate between the towns of Dominical and Uvita on the South Pacific Coast. Luxurious wide-open spaces with spectacular views are definitive of the Casa Resol experience. Dazzling blue morpho butterflies, boisterous monkeys, and vibrant toucans are all within view of the private […]

The Arenas del Mar Beach & Rainforest Resort is one of the top boutique resorts in the Manuel Antonio area with high-end hospitality and accommodation. The resort has direct access to two secluded beaches (you can be picked up in a golf cart): Playitas Beach and Espadillas Beach. The resort boasts a variety of room options, including ocean front suites with Jacuzzi terraces. The property is fantastic for couples and families alike as rooms can be combined. The stand-alone bungalow style villas at Buena Vista Villas create an intimate rainforest experience, perfect for families and couples. The villas have full kitchens and a multitude of room configurations with high-end amenities, but that doesn't mean you'll need to do the cooking. The property also has an on-site restaurant connected to the pool. Golf carts are available from the front desk to bring you to one of the two beaches accessible from resort.
Manuel Antonio has primarily boutique hotels. Between the town of Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park are a multitude of small and intimate boutique hotels artistically built into the rainforest hillside. The hotels of Manuel Antonio are primarily boutique hotels. You won’t find any booming resorts down here. Consider Manuel Antonio your gateway to the wild South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica where nature rules and tourism is still relatively underdeveloped compared to the expansive resorts of the northern coast. Budget options range here from luxury to moderate in a variety of styles. Additionally, Manuel Antonio boutique hotels offer privacy and beauty, without being too far off the beaten path!
The cliff-side hotels of Manuel Antonio are located off the road that connects the town of Quepos to Manuel Antonio National Park. Not many Manuel Antonio hotels have direct beach access as hotel construction along the coast has been restricted due to environmental concerns. Travelers should anticipate taking the hotel shuttle or public shuttle down to the public beach and national park. Only two of our recommended Manuel Antonio hotels, Arenas del Mar Resort and Buena Vista Villas & Tulemar Bungalows, have direct beach access. While most hotels are not beachfront, they more than make up for it with incomparable views. These cliff-side hotels have incredible technicolor sunsets surrounded by rainforest, wildlife, and rocky coves.
Manuel Antonio villas are a great way to house a large group or family together, without having to deal with separate hotel rooms. Gaia Hotel and Buena Vista Villas are two of our typical recommendations for luxury villa rentals in the area. The recently renovated Makanda By The Sea Hotel also has an assortment of high-end villas with a minimalist design and sprawling coastal views. Between Manuel Antonio National Park, whitewater rafting tours, kayaking to Damas Island, and some of the best sport fishing you’ll find – there’s something for every member of your group to enjoy when you head to this part of Costa Rica!

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