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.

On-Site Outlets
Massage Room

Spa by JW Marriott

The Spa is a hymn to balance, where mind, body and spirit say, Pura Vida. Replenish your spirit in our resort near Tamarindo, with the sound of falling water, fragrant incense, a passing breeze in the tropical garden and local, natural spa products.

Fitness Center - Cardio

JW Marriott Fitness Center

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

Main Pool


Free flowing outdoor pool with infinity edge

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


Towels provided

Children's Pool


Pool deck

Towels provided at whirlpool

Spa and Fitness Highlights

Spa - Couples 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

Treatment Room

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

Spa Couples Waiting Area

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.

Exterior Yoga Lessons

Yoga Class

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

Outdoor Pool Exercise

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

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.

Spiritual Maze

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.

Mansita Beach

Local Area & Activities Highlights

Mansita Beach

Mansita Beach

The Beach at JW is nestled within a pristine natural bay to ensure exclusivity for our Guests, so they can enjoy the best full-service restaurants & bars with both pool and beachside seatings.

Recreation & Fitness

Bicycle Trails

Enjoy the four different trails to see the natural reserve and its fauna.

Recreation & Fitness

Horseback Riding

Get up close and personal with the true Costa Rica as you trot through miles of beach and countryside trails, relishing in the views of spectacular beaches, cattle ranches, forests, and the sites of Guanacaste natural habitats.

Frequently Asked Questions