Manuel Antonio is considered one of the most beautiful coastlines in Costa Rica. It's as if Mother Nature herself sculpted the picturesque beaches, and the rainforest is like no other on the planet. Imagine a series of natural terraces filled with rare flora and fauna all overlooking the Pacific. Discreetly integrated into this tropical paradise is Si Como No. Proudly occupying the most idyllic hilltop in Manuel Antonio, this award-winning eco-designed resort and spa provides its signature version of "barefoot luxury" to all its guests.
A veritable treasure chest of natural beauty, the hotel, with its proximity to Manuel Antonio National Park, is surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, inviting soft sand beaches, and nearby rafting rivers. All rooms include a fully stocked mini bar, custom king, queen or double beds and ocean or jungle views. You won't find television or CNN in your room but rather the sounds of nature and the beauty of the tropical flora and fauna just beyond your private balcony. Each room is designed to help minimize its impact on the natural habitat. The result is exquisite ocean views and the regular appearance of leaping monkeys on the rooftops.
Founded in 1992, Hotel Si Como No has been a shining example of the global eco-tourism movement ever since it opened its doors. An active member of many planet-saving conservation programs, Si Como No practices what has come to be called "sustainable hospitality." Si Como No uses well water for gardening and maintenance, Bio-digesters for sewage, a gray water plant for laundry, biodegradable products for housekeeping, and city water for guest and employee usage. A Bocashi compost program utilizes waste from food preparation, and the hotel donates all glass, plastic and aluminum products to a local women's auxiliary in Quepos (ASOMUFAQ) each month.
From Si Como No, you can visit nearby beaches, the National Park and mangroves, not to mention the hotel's own wildlife nature exhibits, including butterfly botanical gardens and crocodile lagoons, adjacent to the property. Guests also enjoy a variety of water sports and local shopping, including the hotel's gift shop and art gallery.
Costa Rica Online Travel recommends a stay at Si Como No for:
Costa Rica honeymoon couples that want to visit the beach
Families on a Costa Rica vacation
Nature and adventure lovers
Guests that value sustainable travel practices
Costa Rica Online Travel does not recommend Si Como No for:
Guests that require a beachfront hotel
Guests that must have a television and internet access in the room