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Private beach, beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Outdoor pool, cabanas (surcharge), pool umbrellas

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
567 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Pet Friendly
Air Conditioning
Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationMansita Beach2 min walk
Popular LocationAvellana Beach5 min walk
Popular LocationHacienda Pinilla Golf Course14 min walk
AirportTamarindo (TNO)26 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 556 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 556.00 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 1390.00 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Pool View

    Room amenities

    • 556.00 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Presidential Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Oceanfront

    Room amenities

    • 2442 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 556.00 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Oceanfront

    Room amenities

    • 556.00 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Oceanfront

    Room amenities

    • 1390.00 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Oceanfront
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Oceanfront

    Room amenities

    • 556.00 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 1390 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Pool View

    Room amenities

    • 556.00 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Pool View
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 556.00 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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About this area

Tamarindo

Located in Tamarindo, JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa is next to a golf course and on a private beach. While the natural beauty of Mansita Beach and Tamarindo Beach can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can check out Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course. Traveling with kids? Consider Canopy Vista Tamarindo and Tamarindo Church. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and snorkeling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ziplining and ecotours.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mansita Beach - 2 min walk
  • Avellana Beach - 5 min walk
  • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course - 14 min walk
  • Playa Langosta - 6 min drive
  • Playa Negra - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportDaniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) - 96 min drive

Restaurants

  • Tamarine — 1 min walk
  • Mansita — 1 min walk
  • Lola's — 16 min drive

About this property

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa

4.5-star resort with pools, private beach, full-service spa
Catch some rays on JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa's private sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 6 restaurants. All 310 soundproofed rooms feature WiFi and iPod docks. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include balconies, 24-hour room service, and wired Internet.
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa offers 310 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Tamarindo resort provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and espresso makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

3 spa tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a private beach, a 24-hour health club, and a sauna.

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

JW Marriott Spa has 18 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Follows standard sanitization guidelines of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 14.99 per day), Wired Internet (surcharge)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Valet parking: USD 10 per night
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: USD 31 for adults and USD 15.5 for children
  • 6 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 poolside bars and 3 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 18 holes of golf
  • 3 spa tubs
  • Aerobics classes
  • Arcade/game room
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach yoga
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf driving range
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Mountain biking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pilates classes
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Steam room
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes
  • Access to nearby indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free children's club
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Access to nearby indoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Golf lessons
  • Golf pro shop
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center (7223 square feet of space)

Outdoors

  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 18 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from March 20 2020 to November 18 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 100 per stay
Dogs and cats only
1 per room (up to 44 lbs)
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 33.9 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness/yoga classes

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 31 for adults and USD 15.5 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 14.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 10 per night
  • Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property 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
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

JW Marriott Guanacaste Pinilla
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort Pinilla
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort
JW Marriott Guanacaste
Jw Marriott Guanacaste And Spa
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort Tamarindo
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JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa Resort Tamarindo

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa and receive a full refund?
Yes, JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa pet-friendly?
Yes, this resort allows cats and dogs (limit 1 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 44 lbs per pet. There's a deposit of USD 100 per stay and a fee of USD 100 per pet, per stay.
How much is parking at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–midnight.
What time is check-out at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa?
Check-out is at noon.
Does JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa located?
Located in Tamarindo, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within a 15-minute walk of Mansita Beach and Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course. Tamarindo Beach and Flamingo Beach are also within 20 mi (32 km).
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Cleanliness

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5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
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This is a must visit destination and resort, we had an amazing time😎😎!!
Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

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Great pool and good food at restaurants. Mostly pleasant and rooms were big and clean. Some service issues communication.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
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Beautiful peaceful faculty. Great choice of restaurants. The friendliest, most helpful staff I’ve ever experienced at any hotel anywhere in the world
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Loved the hotel and location! Tried all the restaurants and the food is ok but loved everything else about the hotel.
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Highly Recommended
Amazing beautiful resort. Staff was friendly, room was cleaned daily like clockwork, delicious steak house and thai restaurant, and wonderful view of the sunet. Does not get any better.
Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

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