- Bumpy, 1-hour drive from Liberia Airport
- $14 daily Wi-Fi fee (per device)
- Beach slightly less impressive than the Four Seasons beaches
On Mansita Beach, 30 minutes from Tamarindo
The remote JW Marriott is on Mansita Beach, a 30-minute drive from Tamarindo, in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica.
Guanacaste is a dry, sparsely populated area of the country that's known for its beautiful beaches (including ones where sea turtles nest), surfing, snorkeling, deep sea fishing, and its string of large resorts. The region is home to seven national parks, including Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, where visitors can hike past boiling mud pots and smoking fissures. Guanacaste has a lower elevation than other areas of the country and an arid climate, so there are no rain forests here, but the dry tropical forests are still wildlife rich: Visitors can spot howler monkeys, sloths, white-faced capuchin monkeys, and iguanas.
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