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JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa

Playa Mansita Hacienda Pinilla, Hacienda Pinilla, Pinilla, GU, Costa Rica


JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa


Insider Tip

The vibrant village of Tamarindo, located near the hotel, offers restaurants, bars, art galleries, an outdoor produce market, and several souvenir and clothing shops.

Hotel Overview

Near Tamarindo Beach
Located within the exclusive Hacienda Pinilla resort community on Costa Rica's northwestern coast, this beachfront hotel is near Tamarindo Beach and Avellana Beach.
Balconies, LCD TVs
310 guestrooms and suites feature furnished balconies or patios, LCD TVs, minibars, coffee/tea makers, and marble bathrooms with separate tubs and showers.
Full-service spa
The hotel offers a golf course, an equestrian center, a freeform pool, a full-service spa, and 4 restaurants. A complimentary buffet breakfast is available each morning.

Property Location
When you stay at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa in Tamarindo, you'll be next to a golf course, just steps from Mansita Beach and 14 minutes by foot from Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course. This 4.5-star resort is 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from Tamarindo Beach and 18.8 mi (30.2 km) from Flamingo Beach.

Make yourself at home in one of the 310 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Cable programming provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 4 outdoor swimming pools or 3 spa tubs, you can spend some time at the private beach. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). The complimentary beach shuttle makes getting to the surf and sand a breeze.

Enjoy Asian cuisine at Tamarine, one of the resort's 6 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/cafe. Wind down with a drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges or 2 poolside bars. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 630 AM to 1030 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in Tamarindo This resort has facilities measuring 7223 square feet (671 square meters), including a conference center. Free self parking is available onsite.


Playa Mansita Hacienda Pinilla, Hacienda Pinilla, Pinilla, GU, Costa Rica


LIR - Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport



JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa offers 310 guestrooms in a three-story property. Decorated in a Spanish colonial style, all accommodations feature furnished balconies or patios with garden, pool, or ocean views. Rooms are equipped with wireless Internet access (surcharge), LCD TVs with premium channels, and multi-line phones with voice mail. Marble bathrooms include double sinks, separate tubs and showers, complimentary toiletries, and bathrobes. Additional amenities at this Costa Rica hotel include minibars, coffee/tea makers, complimentary bottled water, and in-room safes (accommodate laptops).


  • Air conditioning
  • Free newspaper
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Balcony
  • Ceiling fan
  • Espresso maker
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Wired Internet access (surcharge)
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • LCD TV
  • iPod docking station
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms -


Property Amenities

This oceanfront hotel is located in Tamarindo on Costa Rica's northwestern coast. The full-service spa offers a steam room, sauna, and plunge pools plus a range of spa treatments and beauty services (surcharge). The hotel also features a private beach, a golf course, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. The fitness center offers cardio machines, free weights, and complimentary exercises classes.

Business-related amenities include wireless Internet access (surcharge), a business center, conference rooms, and banquet facilities. Additional amenities include a concierge desk, 24-hour room service, and a kids' club. On-site parking is complimentary.

The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:

  • Elevator/lift
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Garden
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • On private beach
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wedding services
  • Express check-in
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Year Built
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants -
  • Conference space size (feet) -
  • Conference space size (meters) -
  • Tennis on site
  • Number of outdoor pools -
  • Number of spa tubs -
  • Conference center
  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Free self parking
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Number of bars/lounges -
  • Number of poolside bars -
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (free)
  • 24-hour health club
  • Reception hall

Number of floors: 3

Number of suites: 21

Number of rooms: 289


A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided each morning.
Named after the Playa Mansita, the hotel’s main restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and buffet dinners in a casual and sophisticated atmosphere.
At the Azul Grill, guests can relax in front of ocean views and enjoy lunch on the open terrace area. Menu items include seven kinds of ceviche, grilled mahi mahi, and lobster salad.
Inspired by the exotic favors of the local tamarindo fruit, this casual upscale restaurant features a fusion of local cuisine with Asian flavors including sushi rolls, nigiri, and wok dishes. Specialty cocktails made with sake, lychee, and tamarindo juice are also available.
Upscale steakhouse offering national and imported meat cuts as well as traditional and local cuisines from Costa Rica. The bar is known for its variety of caipirinhas, prepared in front of guests.
Lobby Bar
Serves a range of tropical cocktails and wines. Also features a panini menu.


A private beach, outdoor tennis courts, and a 24-hour health club are featured at the resort. 4 outdoor swimming pools and 3 spa tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bird watching
  • Boat launch
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Motor boating
  • Mountain biking
  • Playground
  • Rafting
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Running track/path
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction