Room type

Standard, Partial Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Standard Room, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Premier Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)


Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly resort with 2 restaurants and 4 outdoor pools


This family-friendly Manuel Antonio resort is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of ADR Adventure Park, Finca Naturales Wildlife Refuge, and Manuel Antonio National Park. La Playita and Biesanz Beach are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Resort Features

2 restaurants, 4 outdoor pools, and 2 poolside bars are available at this smoke-free resort. Free full breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free beach shuttle. Additionally, 2 bars/lounges, a swim-up bar, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 60 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and sofa beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LCD TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include balconies and room service.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 05 October 2015 to 31 October 2015 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
Guests will have access to the following alternate facilities during the renovation:
  • Outdoor pool
During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

La Mariposa Hotel features 4 outdoor swimming pools and a children's pool. Dining is available at one of the resort's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This Mediterranean resort also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 300 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request). Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in November 2012.

La Mariposa Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Hair salon 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 60 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1972 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower only 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Le Papillon - This poolside fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Freds Place - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

A complimentary grocery shopping service is offered and room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 11:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No elevators

No pets or service animals allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 205.000 per vehicle (one-way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Guests must transfer via airport shuttle to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 48 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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