Manuel Antonio and the Central Pacific Coast Hotels

The Backyard Hotel

  • Costanera, southern end of town Map It
  • Playa Hermosa


  • Steps from the surf
  • Gated parking
  • Friendly staff


  • Noise from bar next door
  • Low water pressure
  • Thin sheets and towels

Fodor's Review

Surfers are the main clientele in these nice rooms with high ceilings, clay-tile floors, and sliding-glass doors that open onto semiprivate balconies and terraces, most of which have good views of Playa Hermosa. Second-floor rooms have better views, as do the two spacious corner suites that sleep six with large balconies and two bedrooms. Request Room 207 or 208, with high ceilings, plenty of space, and unobstructed views. Creature comforts include minibars, Wi-Fi, coffeemakers, and a/c. You can watch the surfers from a nice little pool surrounded by tropical foliage in back. Light sleepers might want to stay elsewhere due to the neighboring bar and weekend surf parties.

Hotel Information


Costanera, southern end of town, Playa Hermosa, 61101, Costa Rica

Map It


/2643–7011; /2643–7133

Hotel Details:

  • 6 rooms, 2 suites
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

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