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El Faro Beach Hotel

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Starting at $97 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights

El Faro is the first and only container hotel in all of Costa Rica, seamlessly blending the uniqueness of authentic shipping containers with all the modern amenities youd expect in a luxury hotel.


El Faro Beach Hotel, container building
El Faro Beach Hotel, container building

The El Faro Beach Hotel offers easy access to the nearby white sands of Playa Espadilla and the Manuel Antonio National Park. Everything you need for a memorable stay in Costa Rica is at your fingertips when you book a room here. With plenty of activities for children and adults, this will quickly become your favorite family vacation spot.

The container design of El Faro means every room is a room with a view. A glass patio door is all that stands between you and the classic Costa Rican panorama. The rooms are in two tiers and if you are closer to the beach, then you are also directly beneath El Faro Restaurant.

The food here is top-notch and you will be hard pressed to find anything that combines modern style with local flavor anywhere else. There is also room service available during certain hours, but the concierge service means you do not have to spend too much time planning in advance when you want to dine in.

On days when you need water and you need it right away, there are two pools on the hotel grounds with plenty of space to relax and swim. The edgeless illusion on the beachside pool lets you enjoy the curated water while viewing the surf nearby. When you're ready to tackle the waves, it takes just a few minutes to walk down to the shore.

In addition to the nearby beach and nature park, you also have Rancho Típico don Juan, ADR Adventure Park and the Finca Naturales Wildlife Refuge all within five miles of the hotel. Whether you're interested in a leisurely stroll through nature or something more exciting, you can find it near El Faro.

With comfortable room amenities, beautiful beaches and rainforests, great food and spectacular drinks, you won't regret your stay at El Faro Beach Hotel. Make sure you have plenty of digital space for the photos you will be taking, around every corner is another picturesque scene you will want to remember forever. You may even find that one trip isn't enough and decide to make El Faro your yearly vacation destination.

Key Features

Pool view at El Faro Beach Hotel
Pool view at El Faro Beach Hotel
  • Unique container concept hotel
  • Panoramic Views
  • Eco friendly Hotel
  • Private Balconies
  • hotel
  • Manuel Antonio
  • Open Air restaurant
Starting at $97 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Air Conditioning
Airport Transfers
Babysitting Service
Breakfast Included
Cable TV
Daily Maid Service
Family Friendly
Flat Screen TVs
Hair Dryer
Handicapped Accessible
Hotel near Beach
Internet Available
Iron Available
Laundry Service
Packages Available
Refrigerator in Rooms
Restaurant On Site
Room Service
Security Box
Smoke Free Rooms
Telephone in Room
Tour Desk
Wi-Fi Internet


El Faro Beach Hotel, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Welcome to El Faro Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. For more information, please visit http://hotel.elfaro.cr


Studio room at El Faro Beach Hotel
Studio room at El Faro Beach Hotel

With five rooms types to choose from, you can customize your stay depending on the number of people you are vacationing with and how much room you want. These rooms are the studio, standard, superior, double deluxe and suite. No matter which room you choose, you will have access to all the technological amenities of home. This includes WiFi, flat-screen television with cable channels, phone, air conditioning and coffee maker. Your comfort is also taken care of with a hot water bath, hair dryer, mini bar and more.

Studio - A cozy room that makes the most of its available space. The bed comfortably sleeps two and everything else you need is within easy reach, including a microwave and the bathroom. When it's time to relax, watch television from your bed or open the curtains for a beautiful view.

Standard - For a little more space, book a standard room. This comes with shelving storage you can use for personal items or to display decorations. A privacy curtain gives you security while sleeping and can be pulled back to let light in during the day.

Superior - To pamper yourself and really stretch out, consider upgrading your standard room to a superior. This room has the same bed and storage book case, but also has a countertop for more storage and breakfast seating.

Double Deluxe - Traveling with a group? The double deluxe has two of our beds separated by a book case which allows you to sleep four to a room. All the standard amenities are included.

Starting at $97 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Faro Restaurant - Food and drinks inspired by a fusion of local cuisine and modern cooking methods are sure to delight any pallet.

Pool - With a wide patio around it, this pool works for both swimming and relaxing. All guests are invited to this water attraction, so you may just meet someone new.

Local Attractions - Both the beach and Manuel Antonio National Park are nearby, providing the chance for some fun in the sun while you learn about local culture.

White Water Rafting – There are some great rivers nearby to enjoy some top notch white water rafting. Depending on conditions ages 6 and up can participate in this fun adventure.

Zip Lining / Canopy Tours – Enjoy the adrenaline while you zip through the canopy of the near by forest.

Whale watching – The ocean is a major attraction here in Manuel Antonio and you can get seasonally get on a boat to see some impressive whales.

Sailing and Snorkeling – You can either go snorkeling or go on a romantic sunset cruise on a catamaran and see one of Manuel Antonio’s gems.

Tours Offered

ATV Riding
Bird Watching
Butterfly Farm
Canopy Tours / Zip Line
Dolphin Watching Tours
Family Friendly Tours
Horseback Riding
Jet Ski / Wave Runner
National Park / Reserve Tours
Night Hikes
Scuba Diving
Sunset Cruises
Surfing Lessons
White Water Rafting
Wildlife Viewing


Prices Starting at $97 (USD) / night
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Location & Map

Manuel Antonio Map
Manuel Antonio Map
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