El Mangroove Autograph Collection

Beachfront Boutique Resort, with an All-inclusive Rate Option



Rate per night from $316

‘El Mangroove’ is perfect for:

Couples, families, and groups who want resort amenities in a beachfront hotel with boutique-style service.

Location, location, location! El Mangroove understands it like no other hotel does.

This is exactly why El Mangroove is like nothing else in the Papagayo area. With views of the Pacific Ocean, world-class service, and a laid-back atmosphere, El Mangroove blends into its surroundings and allows you to rest without a care in the world.

What to Expect

  • Modern rooms inspired by the outdoors. Each room has top-notch amenities with rustic touches that remind you of Costa Rica’s rich nature.
  • On-site activities. El Mangroove offers complimentary use of kayaks and bicycles.
  • Gourmet dining. There are options with locally-sourced ingredients at the hotel’s two restaurants.

What NOT to Expect

  • White-sand beach. The beach is a unique dark brown color!
  • City life. The hotel is in the Papagayo Peninsula, away from the bistle of the bigger towns. Hermosa and Coco are within 15 minutes by car.
  • Adult-only ambiance. The hotel is kid-friendly, it even has a club that offers fun activities daily and babysitting service.

El Mangroove Costa Rica: A Beachfront Hotel

El Mangroove has a very convenient location. It is the closest resort to an international airport in the country—just 20 minutes from Liberia International Airport.

This luxury boutique resort with an all-inclusive option is located right on Playa Panama overlooking the Papagayo Gulf. This means is also a five-minute drive from Hermosa and a 15-minute drive from Coco.

Exactly Like Nothing Else by JW Marriott

Now part of the Marriott’s “exactly like nothing else” Autograph Collection, this beachfront property offers a modern bohemian vibe while blending with the forest, beach, and mangroves that surround it.

The small hotel feel, uniquely hip design, impeccable service, numerous amenities, and access to a tranquil beach make it a perfect choice for couples and families alike.

The resort has 85 suites in two-story buildings that are neatly placed around the mangrove and hidden with lush plants.

All rooms are a perfect blend of nature and simple luxury. This is highlighted by an indoor/outdoor living space featuring natural elements, regional artwork, and subtle touches of color, while at the same time utilizing a sleek design and high-end amenities.

Relaxing at An All-Inclusive by the Beach

Combining the best of both the forest and beach, El Mangroove provides a space where you can really lean back and unwind.

El Mangroove offers an all-inclusive option for those who want to worry even less, knowing their meals are all taken care for.

The all-inclusive package (inquire for rates) includes three a-la-carte meals a day, snacks, and a selection of soft and alcoholic drinks. Room service is also included with an a-la-carte menu.

Its unbeatable location helps—The beaches of Papagayo Gulf are unlike others in the Pacific to relax.

The bay makes for very calm waves, almost like a lake. The sand is not white either, but a darker, richer color. Sitting in the lounging chairs surrounded by trees just steps away from the water is something that only El Mangroove can offer.

In the bay there is also plenty of movement. It’s normal to spot anchored boats and the hotel’s guests splashing in the sea. This is why El Mangroove has a roped off area for swimming right in front of the beach. Enjoy the safe space knowing the hotel is looking out for you.

Watersports in the Bay & Relaxation at the Hotel

Step up your stay by participating in the activities the hotel offers.

Borrow the complimentary bikes or kayaks for a day from The Shack, or head out with rented paddleboards (they have LED lights for paddling at night!) to explore the coastline. Admire the cove beaches and the flora and fauna that populate the air, land, and sea.

The hotel itself has more to do if you prefer something calmer. Enjoy the relaxing spa with indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, where you and your partner want something special, book the couple’s massage!

The air-conditioned fitness center is also available for those who want to keep up their daily routine and exercise with views of the forest outside.

If you want to go further away, we can arrange off-site boat or adventure tours as well.

Sensorial Gastronomy at El Mangroove

The all-inclusive package at El Mangroove allows you to sample the unique cuisine in both restaurants. Enjoy a “Sensorial Gastronomy” experience of textures, techniques, and flavors using locally-sourced food.

Also, relax with your feet in the sand at the casual Matiss beach bar. This is a great beachfront lunch spot set beneath palapas offering small plates and fresh salads.

Makoko has a fine indoor-outdoor dining area with diverse a la carte menu options for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Both restaurants are in line with El Mangroove’s sustainable focus and use a farm (or ocean)-to-table approach as they create honest food that is a joy to the senses.

Poolside Cabanas & Cocktails

The hotel’s pool area offers a pleasant ambiance with subtle music and a view straight to the beach.

The pool has unique black tiles instead of more traditional colors that make it stand-out with elegance. A bar is also steps from the pool, so pick your favorite cocktail while taking a refreshing dip!

For added poolside privacy, cabanas are available to rent for the day. These cabanas come with shaded areas, four lounging chairs reserved just for your use, TV, and waiter service.

The Kids’ Guppy Club

El Mangroove has a kids’ area where various indoor and outdoor activities are offered to kids aged four and up. It’s available from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and then again from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Babysitter services can be arranged as well.

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*Prices reflect the least expensive rates during low season and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us and share your travel dates. Final package pricing includes taxes, domestic transport, tours and lodging as described unless otherwise indicated. The package does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.