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Central Pacific - Manuel Antonio
La Mariposa Hotel

Hotel La Mariposa is a small exclusive hotel with stunning 270 degree views that overlook the indigo waters of the Pacific Ocean, the city of Quepos, Damas Island and Manuel Antonio National Park. The hotel offers a charming, elegant ambience that combines Spanish Colonial architecture with tropical exuberant vegetation; panoramic cobalt water views with white arches, gourmet dining with luxurious tropical gardens, open air terraces with warm sea breeze and fresh water pools with light blue skies.  The hotel features 60 deluxe rooms most of them with an inspiring ocean view balcony. It also offers a panoramic open-air haute cuisine restaurant Le Papillion, a sunset bar and lounge, three swimming pools, gift shop and complimentary shuttle to/from the nearby Manuel Antonio National Park. La Mariposa's special blend of comfort, magic and nature has earned its beloved place with thousands of guests throughout the years and the international recognition of the media. Conde Nast Traveler describes the hotel as "Eden on a ridge" and has given the hotel the award of "100 Best Hotels". Washington Times has stated: "This small hotel probably has one of the finest views of the Pacific Ocean in the entire world"


The accommodations at Hotel La Mariposa in Manuel Antonio were designed to take maximum advantage of our views.


Standard Ocean View Rooms: This bright airy room offers a king size bed or two double beds and a sitting area. Your own private terrace offers a spectacular ocean views. 


Premier Ocean View Room: Brand new in 2006, this airy contemporary style, spacious rooms feature either a king or a queen bed with an additional futon. Some units also feature a kitchenette and are handicap accessible. Situated at the highest point in Manuel Antonio, the Premier rooms boast incredible panoramic ocean views of Manuel Antonio beaches and national park. 


Double Connecting Room: For friends and families. Each large room offers a king bed and private bathroom, the larger room including a spacious sitting area that leads out to a private terrace overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Situated on the corner of the hotel, this room features breathtaking views of Manuel Antonio beaches and national park, and some of the most spectacular sunsets in the world.


At restaurant ''Le Papillion'', magical views and fine cuisine embrace even the most knowledgeable connoisseur. It offers great International cuisine with French influence, featuring fresh seafood and juicy meat plates.


Full Breakfast is includedFine dining at our restaurant, 'Le Papillon', featuring panoramic vistas and renowned haute cuisine. "Sunset Bar and Lounge' - watch Manuel Antonio's legendary sunset while enjoying a tropical cocktail. Three swimming pools with stunning ocean views. Meticulously landscaped tropical gardens featuring walkways and trails. Private, secure parking with 24-hour security. Free shuttle service to and from Manuel Antonio National Park. "La Mariposita" gift shop - handcrafts, jewelry and quality souvenirs. Available transportation to/from the Quepos airport Available transportation to/from San Jose International Airport

Tours & Activities

Tours available leaving from Manuel Antonio

Dates Room Meals Rates
      Sgl Dbl Tpl
From: 16 APR 19 To: 15 DEC 19
Double connecting B $424 $424 $499
Premier Ocean View


$337 $337 $412
Standard Ocean View


$283 $283 $358
Standard Partial Ocean View B $221 $221 $296
From: 16 DEC 19 To: 15 APR 20
Double connecting B $520 $520 $595
Premier Ocean View


$430 $430 $505
Standard Ocean View


$396 $396 $471
Standard Partial Ocean View B $294 $294 $369
From: 16 APR 20 To: 15 DEC 20
Double connecting B $424 $424 $499
Premier Ocean View


$339 $339 $415
Standard Ocean View


$294 $294 $369
Standard Partial Ocean View B $226 $226 $302
From: 16 DEC 20 To: 15 APR 21
Double connecting B $526 $526 $601
Premier Ocean View


$435 $435 $511
Standard Ocean View


$401 $401 $477
Standard Partial Ocean View B $294 $294 $369
From: 16 APR 21 To: 15 DEC 21
Double connecting B $430 $430 $505
Premier Ocean View


$345 $345 $420
Standard Ocean View


$300 $300 $375
Standard Partial Ocean View B $226 $226 $302



Children’s policies:

Children under 8 years old free of charge sharing room with parents. Children over 9 years old pay as adult.


Maximum occupancy:

Premier Ocean View & Standard Partial Ocean View 3 pax (not extra pax is allowed).

Double Connecting 4 pax, (rate valid for up to 3 people the additional person on this room must pay:  $75 per night). 

Standard Ocean View 5 pax, (rate valid for up to 4 people the additional person on this room must pay:  $75 per night). 


Check-in: 3:00pm.

Check-out: 12:00 md


Additional information:

The Rates included: free shuttle service from/to the Manuel Antonio beach 4 times per day, 2 self-parking lots without extra cost for registered guests.

• ATV´s Tour in Manuel Antonio
• Calypso Catamaran Cruise Tortuga Island
• Carara National Park & Bird watching
• Catamaran Island Adventure or Sunset Catamaran Sail
• Ocean Kayak / Snorkeling
• Canopy Tour
• Mangrove / Damas Island Kayaking
• Manuel Antonio National Park
• Savegre Whitewater Rafting Tour (Class II-III)
• Tocori Waterfalls Horseback Riding Tour
• Surf Lesson at Manuel Antonio Beach
• Discover Scuba Diving
• Jungle Night Walk
• Local Flavor Tour Cooking Lessons
• Whale Watching Tour
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