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JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa

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Property amenity
On the beach, white sand, free beach shuttle, beach cabanas
On the beach, white sand, free beach shuttle, beach cabanas
On the beach, white sand, free beach shuttle, beach cabanas
Outdoor pool, open 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa

5.0 star property

9.0/10 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
Map
Playa Mansita, Hacienda Pinilla, Tamarindo, Guanacaste, 50309

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMansita Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationPlaya Róbalo5 min walk
  • Popular LocationHacienda Pinilla Golf Course14 min walk
  • AirportTamarindo (TNO)26 min drive

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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 the 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 Las Baulas National Marine Park and Monkey Park. Discover the area's water adventures with jet skiing and kayaking nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ziplining and ecotours.

What's nearby

  • Mansita Beach - 2 min walk
  • Playa Róbalo - 5 min walk
  • Avellana Beach - 5 min walk
  • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course - 14 min walk
  • Playa Lagartillo - 17 min drive

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Lola's - 16 min drive
  • Jalapeno Eatery & Market - 21 min drive

About this property

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa

5-star luxury resort by the ocean
Take advantage of 18 holes of golf, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a poolside bar at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa. This resort is a great place to bask in the sun with a white sand beach, beachfront dining, and beach cabanas. Treat yourself to a sports massage, reflexology, or a body scrub at the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 6 onsite restaurants, which feature Asian cuisine and garden views. The 24-hour health club offers yoga classes and aerobics classes; other things to do include horseback riding, beach volleyball, and beach yoga. In-room WiFi (surcharge) is available to all guests, along with a terrace and shopping on site.
Additional perks include:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking, plus valet parking (surcharge)
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), bike rentals, and an electric car charging station
  • A reception hall, multilingual staff, and an off-leash area
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the pool
Room features
All 310 rooms boast comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches like laptop-compatible safes and laptop-friendly workspaces.
More amenities include:
  • Childcare services and free infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding, Egyptian cotton sheets, and pillowtop mattresses
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and designer toiletries
  • 36-inch Smart TVs with premium channels
  • Balconies or patios, wardrobes/closets, and coffee/tea makers

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 14.99 per 24-hour period)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (USD 14.99 per 24-hour period)

Parking and transportation

  • Free secured, uncovered self parking on site
  • Secured uncovered valet parking on site (USD 10 per night)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free beach shuttle

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: USD 18-32 for adults and USD 9-18 for children
  • 6 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 3 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • Tamarine
  • Mansita
  • Sabanero
  • Azul Grill

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 18 holes of golf
  • 2 spa tubs
  • Aerobics classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach yoga
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bike storage
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf driving range
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Mountain biking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pilates classes
  • Playground
  • Private picnics
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Steam room
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's games
  • Free children's club
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free supervised childcare
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

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

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Golf caddy
  • Golf cart
  • Golf clubhouse
  • Golf clubs
  • Golf lessions with a pro
  • Golf pro shop
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (10000 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 2

Outdoors

  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 14 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

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 (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar in bathtub
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Lever door handles
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-width doorways
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property
  • Telescope

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 36-inch Smart TV
  • Cable channels
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

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

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

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

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Policies

Check-in

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

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

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
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming 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
Food and water bowls and an off-leash area are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
2 children, up to the age of 12 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35.0 per night
Free cribs are available on request at the property

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 center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 18 and USD 32 for adults, USD 9 and USD 18 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.99 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.99 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 140 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Uncovered 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
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.0 per night

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

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
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 fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
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
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

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

Frequently asked questions

Does JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 6:00 AM–7:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa?

As of Nov 30, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa on Dec 13, 2022 start from $568.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

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. Service animals are exempt from fees.

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 - anytime.

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 that runs on request. A fee of USD 140 per vehicle applies.

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).

Overall score and ratings

9.0

Wonderful

Rating 10 - Excellent. 434 out of 636 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 68%
Rating 8 - Good. 138 out of 636 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 22%
Rating 6 - Okay. 38 out of 636 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 6%
Rating 4 - Poor. 18 out of 636 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 3%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 8 out of 636 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 1%

9.6/10

Cleanliness

9.2/10

Staff & service

8.6/10

Amenities

9.4/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.6/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Excellent

Edward
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Simply beautiful.
Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Elenilson
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
hotel is a top 5 in Costa Rica. Staff was amazing. Every single person that worked at the hotel was outstanding. Can't wait to go back.
Stayed 11 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Randall Eugene
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff and service was amazing.
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Angelo
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It was a pleasure to stay at resort! The staff was kind ,assertive and quick to assist with any needs!
Stayed 5 nights in May 2022