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With a beachfront hotel location and unfettered access to Tamarindo, Avellana Beach and many other noteworthy attractions, JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa places the magic of Costa Rica within your reach. Connect with nature and discover your adventurous side as you immerse yourself in an experience like no other and create memories that will last for a lifetime.

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Spa by JW Marriott

Spa by JW Marriott

The Spa is a hymn to balance, where mind, body and spirit says Pura Vida. The sound of falling water, the fine incense, the breeze in the tropical garden, the rich and natural local products; these & treatments featuring a deep sense of All is Well.

Fitness Center - Cardio equipment.

JW Marriott Fitness Center

JW Fitness Center has the latest in professional exercise equipment, perfect for an early start

Outdoor Pool


Free flowing outdoor pool with infinity edge

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-7:00 PM


Towels provided

Children's Pool


Pool deck

Spa and Fitness Highlights

Massage Beach Cabana with two people getting a massage.

Couple's Massage

The best way to relax and take in the beauty of Costa Rica is a massage of our hotel's luxurious spa.

Spa - Treatment Room with a woman getting a massage.

Treatment Room

Our spa offers a myriad of treatments to provide you the relaxation that you're searching for.

Outdoor Treatment

Outdoor Treatment

A full day at our resort's spa will make you feel luxuriously pampered. Enjoy our special treatment rooms with outdoor tubs while indulging in the fresh air and stunning views of Guanacaste.

Yoga Class

Yoga Class

Our hotel offers a variety of activities for adults including recreational walks, yoga sessions, and dynamic training.

Four people practicing water aerobics in the outdoor pool.

Water Aerobics

Our hotel offers activities going from water aerobics to pool volleyball.

Beach Club de Hacienda Pinilla

Authentic experiences to enrich your passions. Our Ocean Front Pool boasts a whirlpool for relaxing or soaking tired muscles, plus lounge chairs and umbrellas for basking in the sun or enjoying carefree hours in the shade.

Beach Club de Hacienda Pinilla - Outdoor Pool.

Rain Forest

Stunning natural beauty. Costa Rica is world-wide known for its biodiversity, what a better place to immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.

Aerial view of a maze in the middle of a forrest.

Mansita Beach 

Lovely sunsets every day. Relax with the warm breeze, sound of the waves and breath-taking views of the Pacific in Mansita Beach. Make the most of your Costa Rica vacation in this beautiful setting.

A pool outside of hotel with a row of lounge chairs facing ocean.

Local Area & Activities Highlights

Dwindling bonfire on the sand with people standing around it.

Beach Bonfire

Enjoy white sands and blue skies as the sun sets at the beach.

Person kayaking.


Rent a kayak and head out to the ocean, just steps away from our luxury hotel.

Three people biking across a wooden bridge.


Explore the local area with a bike tour.