JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa is located in the Exclusive Hacienda Pinilla Gated Community, steps away from Mansita Beach

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa features the largest single pool in Central America

Enjoy an amazing variety of Costa Rican dishes at Mansita Restaurant

Sabanero Steak House – A traditional Dining room style Restaurant with a local ambience and international flavors

Enjoy breathtaking views from your room, all with a private balcony

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

Hacienda Pinilla, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Live an authentic Costa Rican experience in a luxury hacienda style resort in Guanacaste.

Surrounded by the splendors of Costa Rican rich biodiversity, the resort sits oceanfront next to an 18-hole golf course with a coastal layout. This resort in Guanacaste features an infinity pool, Kids Club, biking and jogging trails. Off-site activities such as zip lining, white water rafting and tours to nearby parks and volcanoes are arranged on site. Our spa is ranked as one of the top five spas in Latin America by Spa Magazine. This Costa Rican resort offers five restaurants and two bars: Azul Grill our beach front restaurant, Tamarine features Asian fusion cuisine, Sabanero a genuine Guanacastecan Steakhouse and Nau Lounge & Bar serves Sushi and cocktails. All rooms have balconies with garden, pool or ocean views. JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa is the only international branded hotel close to Tamarindo town, where you will find restaurants, bars and souvenirs in a “Pura Vida” laid back atmosphere.

Hotel Distinctions

  • Largest Single Pool in Central America
  • Traditional Guanacaste Style Hacienda Resort – Rustic Luxury Property
  • Unique Resort facing the Pacific Ocean on an exclusive beach.
  • Walking distance from the famous worldwide surfer beach “Avellanas”


Room Service
Fitness Center

When You Book Through DISTINCTE

Because of our special relationship with JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, we include these exclusive benefits when you book through DISTINCTE:

  • Food & Beverage Credit of $25 per room, per night with a minimum length of stay of 3 nights. (Not valid for minibar, amount is not cumulative.
  • Fruit Plate at check -in
  • Conditions apply

Nearest Airport: Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport
Distance from Airport: 28 Miles

Any additional information you wish to provide about your location:
• Alternate transportation: Joke Vision Transportation; fee: 140 USD (one way);reservation required
• Estimated taxi fare: 120 USD (one way)

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

310 Deluxe Rooms with 20 One Bedroom Suites

4 Restaurants:
Mansita: Breakfast Buffet, Lunch and Dinner a la carte, Tico Style
Azul Pool Bar and Pool Grill: Open for lunch with a special snacks menu and during High season open for Dinner – Italian.
Sabanero: Steakhouse, open for dinner.
Tamarine: Open for dinner, Asian Fusion

JW Marriott Guanacaste SPA –
A stunning oceanfront resort fast being recognized as one of the most magnificent in Latin America, the spa at the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa is located on the country’s northwestern coast and offers the comforts and luxuries associated with J.W. Marriott in an environment that is richly and authentically Costa Rican.

10 treatment rooms, described as follows:
5 Regular massage rooms with garden terrace fully equipped to provide all of our massage therapies with individual A/C and music system.
2 of these with a larger garden terrace used for wet treatments and rituals, and featuring a built-in tub at the terrace; plus a complete – all equipped – treatment room.
1 of the above is a multipurpose treatment room were we can provide both, body treatments and massages
2 facial rooms, that can also be used as massage rooms when we needed to.
One “”Post treatment”” relaxation area.

2 Luxurious couples’ rooms – With their own outside private garden as well as lounging space where our guests can relax and be served either lunch and/or dinner.
4 Garden fresh palapas to enjoy “”Al Fresco”” massages
2 Vichy shower rooms – Ideal for scrubs and body wraps. One is located in the women’s locker area, and the other at the men’s locker area
– Inside men’s and women’s locker room areas one can find showers, vanities with their amenities. They also feature an attendant station to serve guests.
– Outside, there are men’s and women’s steam rooms, sauna, pools and pre- and/or post treatments relaxing areas.
– A reception area with a retail space.
– One tasteful beauty salon – For manicure & pedicure and also hair treatments.

Fitness center – That uses Italian Technogym equipment, the best technology and equipment on the market today

Located on Costa Rica’s stunning Northwest coast, the resort is perfectly situated within the Famous Hacienda Pinilla. This development, a unique and sophisticated residential beach and golf community. Designed around the concept of rustic luxury, guests will enjoy an ideal balance between an authentic Costa Rican experience and the comforts of the modern world.

  • Conde Nast Traveler’s Best of the Best 2016.
  • Trip Advisor’s Best Travel’s Picks 2015.

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