Manuel Antonio features many hotels of a small to middle size. They range from 1 star to 5 star luxury. Many of the hotels are LGBT owned, and virtually all are LGBT welcoming. The following list provides a wide range of hotel options that are known to be particularly LGBT friendly, either because they are 'gay', 'gay owned' or very 'gay positive.'
Hotel Villa Roca is Manuel Antonio's exclusively gay owned and operated hotel for LGBT guests. Hotel Villa Roca has comfortable rooms with fantastic coastal/rain forest views. It has a great clothing optional infinity pool/ jacuzzi/sun deck which is very social. Watch for periodic pool parties that are very well attended and fun. A good breakfast is included. A very well run high quality hotel option.
GAY WELCOMING HOTELS
Gaia Hotel & Reserve is an award winning premier luxury hotel in a privileged location nestled on the top of a ridge in the magnificent rain forest. It has suites offering amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, and the lush and pristine wild forest. The hotel also has a rescue centre for Scarlet Macaws. While staying at Gaia Hotel you will see the Macaws fly by, monkeys joining for a visit and sloths relaxing in the trees. Great spa and 5 star restaurant/lounge with magnificent views.
Tico Tico Villas are gay owned flexible stay studio apartments offering options for short to long term stays. It is gay owned and adults only. Stay for a week, a month, four months or more. Modern, furnished studio apartments with kitchenettes, A/C, flat screen TV, Wi-Fi, cable, and once weekly maid service. On-site pool, bbq, and gardens. Known for being well managed and extremely friendly.