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About Us

EXPLORE OUR MEMORABLE HOTEL


Set in one of the most magnificent settings in the world, Hotel La Mariposa stands majestically atop the highest point in Manuel Antonio area and is best known for its award-winning 360 degree view overlooking the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, the city of Quepos, and Manuel Antonio National Park. Nature and charm flawlessly combine with 60 well-appointed rooms in a Spanish-Mediterranean architectural design and tropical gardens with walkways and trails meticulously landscaped to reflect the natural beauty of Costa Rica’s abundant plant and wildlife.

Experience the stunning magic of the legendary Manuel Antonio sunsets while sipping a tropical cocktail at our “Sunset Bar and Lounge”, while dining in our world-class international restaurant “Le Papillon”

With over 44 years’ experience, our personalized service and unforgettable views have made La Mariposa a top choice for the most discriminating travellers, who relish both its intimacy and magnificence.

Conde Nast Traveler describes our hotel as "Eden on a ridge" and we are a three-time winner of their “100 Best Hotels" award.

Washington Times states: "This small hotel probably has one of the finest views of the Pacific Ocean in the entire world"

The majestic views from our famous terrace and most of our rooms are so unique in Manuel Antonio, that we were recently mentioned in Patricia Shultz's best-seller book, as one of the “1,000 Places to See Before You Die”
Internationally acclaimed as the area’s first boutique accommodation option, La Mariposa boasts the best view of the coastline 60-plus pristine rooms of various sizes are decently decorated with hand-carved furniture, big spenders should check out the Honeymoon Suite, which has a Jacuzzi on the terrace facing the sea. La Mariposa hotel was listed in the book “1000 Places to See before You Die”, principally for the immaculate gardens and world-class views that hug every corner of the property.

We are located 1.8 miles away from the Manuel Antonio Beach and National Park (the hotel provides a free shuttle service to/from the beach 4 times per day). Our property features panoramic views of the ocean and Manuel Antonio National Park, Spanish-Mediterranean design and a terrace with the most stunning infinity swimming pool in all over Costa Rica.

Our renowned “Le Papillon” restaurant serves International cuisine from our executive Chef Christian Torres and also you can delight the best Costa Rican seafood. Our Sunset Bar & Lounge offers international drinks and light food that you can enjoy while watching one of the best sunset of your life.

Our team on the Front and Tours Desk will be glad to assist with Tours, Activities like the Canopy Tours, Hiking tour in the National Park, Offshore & Inshore Sportfishing trips and also Fly Fishing, White Water Rafting, ATV Tours, Mangrove boat tour, and horseback riding that can be arranged without any stress.

Our property is 10 minutes’ drive from Quepos downtown and 5 minutes’ drive from Manuel Antonio Beach and Park. Juan Santamaria International Airport is 2 ½ hours’ drive away by the new highway (route 27). Also, Quepos town is a worldwide famous spot for sportfishing and has hosted the OWC (Offshore Worldwide Championship) during the last 5 years and that is celebrated at La Marina Pez Vela.

Plan your holidays and make sure to feel the essence of Pura Vida at La Mariposa Hotel in one of the most beautiful destinations in Costa Rica!

PURA VIDA