Located in northwestern Costa Rica, and said to have a Nicaraguan personality, lively Guanacaste province is a popular destination for beach-lovers and those seeking sublime relaxation in a tropical paradise. With notable shorelines, such as Playa Panama, Playa Grande, Pan de Azucar, Playa Flamingo and Playas del Coco, travellers are simply spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful beaches. Boasting long summer days, unparalleled wildlife and a diverse and exotic landscape, visitors can unwind on beautiful beaches and escape the humidity. Watersports attractions include surfing and snorkelling, whilst nearby, zip-lining, horse-riding and hiking are all available too. Renowned for its hot, dry weather and pristine beaches, this tourist spot boasts the stunning Papagayo Gulf. When not exploring the North Pacific Coast and admiring the beaches, history and sunsets, Guanacaste is also home to Nicoya Peninsula, Monteverde with its cloud forests and numerous nature reserves, the Miravalles and Tenorio Volcanoes, Arenal Volcano and Northern Lowlands, Rincon de la Vieja Area with its notable waterfalls.
Contemporary, cool and eco-friendly - El Mangroove is a super-chic resort located on the Gulf of Papagayo. Secluded by swaying palms and lush foliage, the resort's focal point is a 130-foot swimming pool, lined with sun loungers and private cabanas, which enjoy the attentive service of a poolside butler. Each of the 85 sleek and spacious suites boasts inspiring mangrove or ocean views, whilst some also feature an inviting private plunge pool. Menus in the resort's two dining venues feature regional dishes infused with international flair, whilst you can also indulge in a list of fruit-filled cocktails, smoothies and juices throughout the day. The Bearth Spa is a sanctuary for relaxation, with secluded treatment bungalows hidden amongst the mangroves, whilst there's a boundless list of both water and land activities to ignite your sense of adventure, from full-day trips to the rainforest or beach hopping, to an evening of stand up paddleboarding to explore nearby waters.
- Type:Luxury Hotel
- Summary:A super-chic Costa Rican retreat
- Feature:Between adventures, savour a relaxing outdoor spa treatment
- Rooms:85 suites
- Location:Costa Rica
- Nearest airport:Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport