Costa Rica's Arenal Volcano rises behind a jungle forest, with the hotel's pristine pool, lounge chairs, and an umbrella in the foreground.
Landscaped gardens surround the Arenal Manoa Lodge's main building in Costa Rica
With a bright, clean room, two queen beds, tiled floors, artwork, and a view of the jungle, the Arenal Manoa Lodge in Costa Rica is perfect for naturalists
The vanity, coffee maker, and television make a stay in the junior suite at the Arenal Manoa Lodge comfortable
The tiled bathrooms are decorated with plants at the sustainable Arenal Manoa Lodge in Costa Rica
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Arenal Manoa Lodge

Perched on a mountainside one mile from the water, Arenal Manoa Lodge offers the finest accommodations and breathtaking views of Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano. Surrounding the lodge are landscaped gardens and an inner patio solarium that features tropical plants, ferns, flowers and orchids. The Lodge was built for comfort and relaxation, and caters to anglers, naturalists, volcano enthusiasts, birdwatchers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Arenal Manoa Lodge Review

AdventureSmith Explorations’ Arenal Manoa Lodge review includes a detailed description and photo gallery. Our adventure travel experts can help compare the Arenal Manoa Lodge with other Costa Rica land adventure lodges. Choose the Arenal Manoa Lodge for its panoramic views of the Arenal Volcano, gardens, pastures and animals.

Sustainability at Arenal Manoa Lodge

Arenal Manoa Lodge was awarded the Certification for Tourism Sustainability in 2013; a program led by the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism that evaluates and certifies the efforts of companies for sustainable development in environmental, social, economic and cultural criteria. The lodge is carbon neutral, with efforts made to reduce consumption of water, gas, fuels, fossils and electric power, as well as special efforts in solid waste management. Tree planting is part of this plan. Organic fertilizers and biological pest controls are used in the gardens, reducing the use of chemical substances by more than 90%. The staff members at Arenal Manoa Lodge participate in the social development of nearby communities, in areas such as health, education, public safety and the environment.

Amenities at Arenal Manoa Lodge

The iterior and exterior spaces at Arenal Manoa Lodge are optimized for constant views of the Arenal Volcano. The lodge is finished with fine wood throughout to create a tasteful, natural ambiance. The lodge offers a business area with a computer and high-speed internet access, Wi-Fi, an onsite restaurant, conference room, gift shop, common area fireplace, game room complete with pool table, library, luxurious pools (including a kid’s pool) and natural hot spring-fed Jacuzzis, walking trails, laundry service and tour desk. The onsite spa invites guests to relax with Swedish and hot stone massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, and various body and facial treatments. Families may enjoy a visit to the nearby Costa Rican farm, with opportunities to observe cows, horses, birds, chickens, sheep and pigs, and even milk a cow.

Dining at Arenal Manoa Lodge

At the onsite La Saca Restaurant, guests can enjoy both national and international cuisine with an amazing view of the Arenal Volcano. Each pool area has a special bar-the Güipipia and Uyuyui Wet Bars-offering beverages and snacks.

Accommodations at Arenal Manoa Lodge

Arenal Manoa, built in contemporary ranch style, has 12 junior suites, 1 luxurious master suite and 6 standard doubles that can collectively accommodate up to 42 guests. Each room offers two queen beds, air conditioning, satellite television, telephone, private bathroom with hot water and a hairdryer, refrigerator, coffee maker, safe deposit box and a terrace with a view of the volcano.

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