JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

5.0 star rating

Exceptional accommodation with superior facilities and services.

  • Beach escape
  • Hotel
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The JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa is situated on a secluded beach in a prime location within Costa Rica's renowned North Pacific central coast. This new ocean front resort also includes incredible comfort and stunning views of Mansita beach. The hotel features a free flowing pool that covers more than 25.000 feet of area. Enjoy the relaxing full service spa which includes a wide variety of services, 6 deluxe palapas for outdoor massages and a state of the art gym. An 18-hole championship golf course neighbors the hotel and features a challenging experience with breathtaking views of flourishing landscapes of the Pacific Ocean.

This property offers the option of round-trip airport transfers or vehicle rental. Please see additional details in Vehicle Rental Information under Amenities & activities below.

Resort fees

  • $30 USD (plus tax) per room/per night
  • Paid directly to the hotel
  • Resort fees include:
    • Welcome drink and gift
    • Upgraded Wi-Fi for duration of stay
    • One hour of bicycle use for two guests daily
    • Movie night (according to season calendar)
    • Use of pool and beach toys
    • One nature walk with binoculars and professional guide
    • One yoga class with professional instructor
    • One mixology class with instructor
    • One cooking class with instructor
    • One sunset cocktail experience
    • One bonfire on the beach with live music and marshmallows experience

Fees subject to change without notice at the discretion of the hotel, some restrictions may apply.


All rooms include:

  • 24 hour room service ($)
  • A/C
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobes
  • Coffee maker
  • Crib (on request)
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • Mini-bar stocked daily
  • Rollaway bed (on request)
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • TV
  • Daily breakfast for two guests

Select a room type:

Deluxe Garden View includes:

Room includes:

  • 1 king bed, or 2 double beds
  • Garden view
  • 560 square feet
  • Minimum 1 adult, maximum 4 adults
  • Maximum 3 children
  • No more than 4 guests in the room
  • Balcony
  • Upgraded amenities
  • Luxurious bedding – down comforters and custom duvets
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Deluxe Room - Double

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Deluxe Room - Bathroom

Deluxe Ocean View includes:

Room includes:

  • 1 king bed, or 2 double beds
  • Ocean view
  • 560 square feet
  • Minimum 1 adult, maximum 4 adults
  • Maximum 3 children
  • No more than 4 guests in the room
  • Balcony
  • Upgraded amenities
  • Luxurious bedding – down comforters and custom duvets

Amenities & activities

  • Public areas wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Accessibility features are based on request and availability, and are not guaranteed. Please contact WestJet Vacations at 1-877-737-7001 for further information.

  • Child care services ($)
  • Playground

Kids Club

Age range: 4 to 12

    The age range below will determine the quantity of children during booking.

  • Children ages: 0 to 12
Type Amenities

Azul Pool bar

  • Bar
  • Beach bar
  • Open air

Lobby bar

  • Bar
  • Lobby bar

Check-in time: 3 p.m.

Check-out time: 12 p.m.


  • Lobby
  • Room
Type of restaurant Type of cuisine Open for Additional information


  • Buffet
  • International
  • All day dining

Azul Grill

  • À la carte
  • International
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Snacks


  • À la carte
  • Asian
  • Dinner
  • Dress code
  • Reservations required


  • À la carte
  • Grill/steak house
  • Dinner
  • Dress code
  • Reservations required
  • Rooms: 310
  • Fitness centre: On site
  • Fitness classes: On site
  • Salon: On site ($)
  • Sauna steam room: On site
  • Spa: On site ($)
  • Spa treatments: On site ($)
  • Water aerobics
  • Gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Speciality dietary menu's

Hacienda Pinilla

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

(506) 2681-2000

76 km from LIR

  • Beach front
  • 24 hour all-inclusive: Included
    • Unlimited domestic drinks


  • Infinity pools: 1
  • Jetted pools: 2

Water sports

  • Scuba diving: On site ($)
  • Snorkeling: On site ($)

Other sports

  • Aerobics: On site
  • Bicycles: On site ($)

Other activities

  • Arts and crafts: On site ($)
  • Beach activities: On site
  • Daily activities: On site
  • Games room: On site
  • Nightly entertainment: On site
  • ATM ($)
  • Baggage check
  • Business centre ($)
  • Concierge ($)
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • Dry cleaning ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Laundry facilities ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • Medical services onsite ($)
  • Meeting facilities ($)
  • Shopping onsite ($)
  • Tour desk ($)
  • Valet parking ($)
  • Jewelry store ($)
  • Coffee shop ($)
  • Sundree store ($)
  • If you have chosen a room that includes a vehicle rental it will be provided by Adobe Rent a Car.
  • A valid passport and driver’s license are required for all vehicle rentals. Passports must be valid for 90 days or more and driver’s license must have been issued a minimum of two years prior to the rental agreement date.
  • A mandatory $750 USD deposit will be required locally upon check-in and must be provided by a major credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) issued under the name of the primary driver in the booking. Cash deposits will not be accepted. Deposit will be fully refunded if no damage has occurred to the vehicle.
  • One driver is included with each booking and must be between the ages of 21 and 80.
  • All vehicles are equipped with automatic transmission and include unlimited mileage.
  • Insurance deductible is $1,000 USD for all vehicle damages.
  • SPP (Total Protection) with no deductible is available locally at a cost of $18 USD per day and must be paid for the entire duration of the rental agreement. Rates are subject to change.
  • Vehicles are not allowed to be driven or taken outside of Costa Rica. Crossing the Panama and / or Nicaragua border is not permitted.
  • Road side assistance, baby seats, alternate pick up and drop off locations and on the road Wi-Fi are available locally at an extra cost. Please visit adobecar.com for full details.

Effective May 1, 2019 your package price will include Liability Protection Insurance, Loss Damage Waiver, GPS and a secondary driver.