About the Hotel
A real Costa Rican hacienda-style resort experience is waiting for you in the luxurious JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica. The property, located within the renowned Hacienda Pinilla in Playa Avellanas and the secluded and tranquil Mansita beach in Guanacaste, is a must for all those who are looking for privacy and luxury in the all-inclusive resorts Costa Rica offers.
Its privileged location delights visitors with beautiful scenic views and spectacular beaches, while enjoying a perfect balance between an authentic Costa Rican experience and the characteristic comfort of Marriott hotels. The resort is found on the gorgeous Northwest coast of Guanacaste, approximately 50 miles Southwest of Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia and 5 miles away from famous Tamarindo Beach.
The property features 310 guestrooms, including 20 Junior Suites and one Presidential Suite. All the rooms are perfectly decorated and well-appointed to maximize the enjoyment of visitors.
The rooms offer the luxurious JW Marriott bedding concept: down comforters, custom duvets and cotton-rich linens, just to have a deserved pamper while enjoying in a private haven of luxurious comfort. Deluxe Garden View rooms, Deluxe Pool View, Ocean View and Ocean Front guestrooms, and a Presidential Suite are perfectly distributed along a three-story building and equipped to ensure the comfort of the guests:
- All of them with air conditioning
- Free coffee or tea
- Rollaway bed
- Trouser press
- Separate tub and shower
- Cable/satellite TV
- And safe, among other remarkable facilities.
For those looking for relax and refreshment, JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa offers the largest outdoor infinity pool in Central America, as well as outdoor whirlpool. A full service luxurious and elegant Spa can be found in the hotel, offering the most delicious and well deserved treatments to the visitors. The JW Marriott Guanacaste Spa, with its 18 treatment rooms, has been recognized within the top 5 Latin American spas by Spa Magazine.
Besides, the property features a serenity lounge ideal for outdoor massages, a beauty parlor, a sauna and a top-notch fitness center with weights and the latest in cardio equipment, as well as aerobic and fitness classes.
A Kids Club, an outdoor kids pool, bike rental to enjoy rides throughout the property, trails for running and biking, volleyball court, ping-pong table, a solarium, and a lot of more activities are available just to enjoy the perfect Costa Rica vacations and a lifetime memories in one of the prettiest beaches.
The JW Marriott Costa Rica all inclusive resort is located adjacent to an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Mike Young and surrounded by the lush biodiversity that characterizes Costa Rica. Here, from the beginner player to the most experienced one, can enjoy some entertainment and fun. This is certainly one of the best places to visit in Costa Rica if you are looking for a perfect setting to relax and enjoy during vacations.
The JW Marriott Costa Rica restaurants are five exclusive and delicious options for dining while staying in the resort. The cuisine is varied, always offering the best quality food made with fresh and fine ingredients to assure the satisfaction and delight of the diners.
Here you can find the description of the 5 luxurious restaurants at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica:
“Mansita” Restaurant – International & Costa Rican Regional Cuisine
Hotel’s main restaurant, receives its name due to the stunning Playa Mansita, located just in front of the hotel. Here, visitors can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The dinner buffet features different stations in which the chefs prepare the meal in minutes, in front of the diners. At the restaurant, the menu includes both, international and Costa Rican typical cuisines.
The “Azul Grill” Restaurant - Seafood
Located in front of the beautiful Playa Mansita, “Azul Grill” is a very relaxing restaurant with a breathtaking view of the ocean and surrounded by the lively ambiance of the pool area. The restaurant offers a wide variety of tasteful ceviches, grilled Mahi Mahi, lobster dishes, and a lot more of delicious culinary options for lunch and dinner. The bar offers a great selection of house cocktails and drinks, such as the Mediterranean Mojito, made from basil.
“Tamarine” Restaurant – Asian/Local Food
Is a fusion of Asian and local traditional cuisine with a great variety of sushi rolls, wok dishes and Nigiris. Its name “Tamarine” is related to the Tamarindo fruit, which has a very intense and exotic flavor, so you can imagine how tasteful and unique its dishes are! The bar offers decadent cocktails made with sake, lychee or tamarindo juice, creating a great experience for the taste buds of the visitors.
“Sabanero” Restaurant - Steakhouse
For those who are looking for a Guanacastecan style steakhouse “Sabanero” is the perfect option to be delighted with the best national and imported meat cuts, as well as the traditional and international cuisines. The bar is well known for offering a great and exquisite variety of caipirinhas, prepared in front of the visitors. This JW Marriott Costa Rica restaurant is only available for dinner.
“Lobby Bar” – Alcoholic Drinks & Global Cuisine
Finally, the hotel can be found on Plaza Baula, featuring an extraordinary view of the ocean and the swimming pool area. During the mornings, the restaurant serves continental breakfast and throughout the day, some “tapas” as well as sushi, are served here. Additionally, the best imported drinks such as whiskies, cognacs, and liqueurs are part of the menu.
The place offers the possibility of visiting other nearby beaches, as well as the option of taking different adventurous tours that can also be taken when staying in the hotel. From birdwatching tours to aquatic sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling, stand up paddle, catamaran tours and more. And, of course, it is always possible to do ATV tours, horseback riding, and canopy tours, among others.