A casual, luxury, boutique hotel surrounded by forest, beach and mangrove. El Mangroove was awarded by Condé Nast Johansens 2016 Awards for Excellence in the “Best Waterside Hotel” category, and in 2015 as “Best Newcomer.” In 2015 the hotel also received a 4-star rating by Forbes Travel Guide 2015, as well as the highest ranking in the Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST). The 17 acres property embraces 150 meters of beachfront space, a 130 ft pool with 5 private cabanas, a spa, a gym, two on-site restaurants, and 85 bohemian-chic suites. Perfect mixes of wood and water, alongside contemporary linear architecture, natural furnishings and subtle splashes of color make it evident that true indulgence is actually found in simplicity. Guests can find paddle-boarding escapades, bicycles to explore the neighboring funky town, yoga sessions to reenergize, or kayaks to venture into the Gulf of Papagayo.