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Offering an infinity pool and free WiFi, El Faro Beach Hotel is located in Manuel Antonio, about 350 feet walk from the beachfront and 50 from Manuel Antonio National Park. This property is Costa Rica's only container hotel.

Each minimalist and modern accommodations will provide you with air conditioning. There is also a coffee machine available. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer. Guests can enjoy the sea and pool views from the rooms. Extras include a safety deposit box and bed linen.

At El Faro Beach Hotel you will find a terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk, luggage storage and laundry facilities. The property offers free parking and shuttle services are available for a fee.

Manuel Antonio National Park is 150 feet away. Playa Playitas Beach is 10 minutes’ drive away. Quepos can be reached in 15 minutes by car.

This is our guests' favorite part of Manuel Antonio, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

El Faro Beach Hotel has been welcoming guests since May 8, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Manuel Antonio, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

Breakfast Info

Continental, American

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Espadilla Beach

    Espadilla Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1,000 feet from property
  • Espadilla Sur Beach

    Espadilla Sur Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1,600 feet from property
  • Manuel Antonio Beach

    Manuel Antonio Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    3,600 feet from property
  • Puerto Escondido Beach

    Puerto Escondido Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    4,550 feet from property
  • Las Gemelas Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    4,750 feet from property
  • Playitas Beach

    Playitas Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Biesanz

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.5 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have rooms with king size beds ??how far is it to the ocean from the facility- can you walk it and how long with the walk take??
    Please note that we have rooms with one king size bed and a queen size bed.
    Answered on March 14, 2020
  • do you provide parking
    Hello, yes we do. regards.
    Answered on November 24, 2019
  • Can you rent a boat to go fishing?
    Yes we can make the arrangement from here. Regards
    Answered on October 9, 2019
  • where can you book a private shuttle from san jose airport
    If you want we can help you to reserve the shuttle service, is private and available anytime.
    Answered on February 25, 2020
  • How much does the shuttle cost to San Jose
    Private shuttle cost around $180 and is available anytime.
    Answered on February 5, 2020
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Amenities of El Faro Beach Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Off-site Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
2 swimming pools
    Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

El Faro Beach Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


6:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa El Faro Beach Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform El Faro Beach Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about El Faro Beach Hotel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to El Faro Beach Hotel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 2h 30min

  • Room options at El Faro Beach Hotel include:

    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Double
    • Quad

  • El Faro Beach Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Happy hour
    • Head massage
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Foot massage
    • Walking tours
    • Full-body massage
    • Public Bath
    • Back massage
    • Live music/Performance
    • Hand massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Couples' massage
    • Bar crawls
    • Neck massage
    • Open-air bath
    • Themed dinners
    • Beach

  • Guests staying at El Faro Beach Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • American
    • À la carte

  • El Faro Beach Hotel is 1.2 miles from the center of Manuel Antonio.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at El Faro Beach Hotel is from 12:00 AM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at El Faro Beach Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.