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La Mariposa


Hotel La Mariposa is located one mile from Manuel Antonio Beach. It features panoramic views of the ocean and the Manuel Antonio National Park, Spanish-Mediterranean design and a terrace with swimming pool.The rooms offer modern décor, air conditioning, a desk, fridge, telephone and flat-screen cable TV. The terraces have ocean views and the bathrooms have a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.

Le Papillon restaurant serves French cuisine; the Sunset Bar & Lounge has international drinks and there is also a pizza place and a pool bar for guests to enjoy. Room service is available.

Activities like canopy tours, fishing, rafting and horseback riding can be arranged at Hotel La Mariposa.

This property is a 10 minute drive from Quepos Village and a 5 minute drive from Manuel Antonio Beach. Juan Santamaria International Airport is a 2 hour drive away.


Partial Ocean View

Kick back in your airy balcony that merges into the tropical forest, perfect for enjoying the green colors of Costa Rica and listening to the calls of the howler monkeys. Ideal for relaxation, the Partial Ocean View rooms are often visited by capuchin monkeys, sloths and birds.

Surrounded by nature, this bright airy room offers a King size bed plus an a single bed and a sitting area.

Standard Ocean View

Offering the most inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean from your private balcony.

Relax and hear the sounds of the surf and gaze at the breathtaking Panoramic Ocean Views or experience some of the most incredible Sunsets in the world. Most of these units are housed in the upper levels of the Hotel’s main building. These spacious and comfortable rooms features two Queen size beds and can comfortably accommodate up to five people adding a rollaway bed if requested.

This is an convenient choice for family groups or friends traveling together.

Premier Ocean View Suite

These airy contemporary and spacious rooms offer a tasteful design combination of European modern style and Costa Rica’s tropical style.

Positioned along the crest at the highest point in Manuel Antonio, the Premier rooms boast incredible panoramic ocean views of Manuel Antonio beaches and the National Park. These mesmerizing views seamlessly blend indoor comfort with an open-air furnished balcony. These rooms features a King size bed plus a individual Futon.

Some units also are equipped with a kitchenette (Based on availability and with an additional cost of $30 USD per night)

The Honeymoon Suite

A complete top-floor dedicated to this unique and exclusive Honeymoon Suite.

A bright and spacious unit surrounded by the tropical forests of Manuel Antonio. Offering a king size bed a walk-in closet and a living area. Indulge yourself and take a Romantic Getaway to paradise or enjoy an unforgettable Honeymoon in the perfect setting.

Relax from the Jacuzzi on your oversized terrace and admire the breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the Manuel Antonio National Park Bay.

Stuff To Do

Food & Drink

  • On-site coffee shop
  • Fruit (additional charge)
  • Bottle of water (additional charge)
  • Wine/Champagne (additional charge)
  • Kids’ meals (additional charge)
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Good Coffee!


  • Shuttle service
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Gift shop
  • Safe
  • Elevator
  • Honeymoon suite
  • VIP room facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service

Front Desk Services

  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Ticket service
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange

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Eat & Drink

Le Papillon

Hotel La Mariposa’s acclaimed Le Papillon Restaurant combines spectacular views with delicious food. This open-air restaurant is perched 1,000 feet above the gorgeous Pacific blue water, island studded bay, and the Manuel Antonio National Park. Enjoy spectacularly beautiful sunsets, while savoring delectable dishes from the Internationally recognized Chef.

Combining magical ocean views with exquisite cuisine, to please the most discerning palate, for over 45 years, Le Papillon Restaurant offers fresh Costa Rican sea food, International as well as Costa Rican traditional food. Their menu also offers a variety of fresh pasta and vegetarian choices. The chef’s repertoire features fresh local seafood and tropical fruits, accompanied by an excellent international selection of wines and champagne. Le Papillon Restaurant is an ideal setting for a relaxing lunch, a romantic candlelight dinner, Rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony dinner, birthdays, anniversaries and family reunions. The views and the service are second to none!

Get Busy & Entertainment


  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Snorkeling Off-site (additional charge)
  • Horseback riding Off-site (additional charge)
  • Diving Off-site (additional charge)
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site (additional charge)
  • Canoeing Off-site (additional charge)
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Darts (additional charge)
  • Pool table
  • Fishing Off-site (additional charge)

Entertainment & Family Services

  • Kids’ TV channels
  • Baby safety gates
  • Books, DVDs & music for kids
  • Babysitting/Child services (additional charge)


 Pool and Spa

  • Swimming pool
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples’ massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Light therapy
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Shallow end
  • Pool bar
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool with view
  • Infinity pool
  • Outdoor pool (year-round)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Massage (additional charge)

Weddings & Groups

Contact the hotel for wedding packages!

There are currently no special offers for this hotel.