It’s been called the “land of art in nature” and for those who love spectacular landscapes, Costa Rican is a travel-must. If black sand beaches and vibrant colored sunsets are your idea of a tropical getaway, El Mangroove in Northwest Costa Rica should rank at on the top of your proverbial bucket list. With an unhurried vibe and hammocks placed in each guest room, this is where visitors come to unwind and indulge in Costa Rica’s unmatched splendor.

Situated on the Guanacaste province, El Mangroove is an all-inclusive resort that’s a convenient 20-minute drive from Liberia International Airport. This is where travelers” land and play” without the delays of actually getting to a hotel destination. El Mangroove is the nearest beach resort to an international airport within Costa Rica.

Offering an array of activities and water sports, guests can enjoy paddle-boarding, snorkeling, boating, swimming and a variety of treatment options at Bearth Spa, which features outdoor terraces and massage decks. Private and group yoga classes are available upon request and the gym is open 24 hours, seven days a week. Boating excursions are available should guests feel like visiting nearby beaches, and surfing lessons can be booked for individuals or groups. Bicycles are available for guest use.

Casual dining is available throughout, with two restaurants that offer farm-to-table and ocean-to-table fare and 24-hour private dining.

El Mangroove’s salt water pool is not only pleasing to the eye, it’s a refreshing plunge when the balmy, Costa Rican climate demands a dip.

Learn more about this exceptional property in our Spring issue of Weekend Escapes magazine on newsstands in February. Can’t wait? Visit El Mangroove at

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