Much about the Arenal Manoa Hotel & Spa resort revolves around the land it sits on, especially the views -- four miles to the north rests the currently dormant Arenal Volcano of La Fortuna, one of Costa Rica's most iconic natural attractions. The outdoor pools and patio are all strategically placed to showcase the best views of the volcano's staggering peaks; you'll even get a view from guest room beds.
The grounds are lush and lovely, and the rustic-meets-modern interiors make for a great escape. Each of the one-story bungalows are spread out across the grounds, offering privacy, plus sliding glass doors that open to porches. The property is big, so some rooms may require a shuttle to maneuver between buildings.
Natural hot springs feed one of the two swimming pools (the other is refreshingly cold), both with swim-up bars facing the volcano. The views from the open-air restaurant, which serves a menu of international and local cuisine, are just as spectacular.
The property also serves as a fully functioning dairy farm, where guests can tour the plantations on a complimentary farm tour, milk and feed the cows and explore the surrounding forest. The quaint town of La Fortuna is a 15-minute drive from the hotel, and Arenal Volcano National Park, full of hiking trails and magma fields, is about 20 minutes away.
No pets allowed
No elevator / lift
Airport transfer (fees apply)
Baby-sitting service on request
Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
Laundry / dry cleaning
Shuttle service (fees apply)
Coffee / tea-making facilities
Outdoor space for some rooms
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
Bathtub or shower
Accessible bathroom in some rooms
Accessible meeting room
Accessible pool area
Facilities for guests with special needs
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 2pm. Minimum age required to check-in: 18.
Standard checkout time: 12pm.
Children and additional guests
Children up to age 3 stay free of charge, age 3 to 11 pay 50% adult rate when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel. Cribs and extra beds are not available.
No pets allowed.
Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Front Desk, restaurant and pool are open from 6am to 11pm.
The fastest way to Arenal Manoa is from San Jose, which is about two and a half hours by car.
Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.
You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.
The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.
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