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Sol y Mar Backpackers

Hostel | 618, Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica 6350

67.2% Overall Rating

15 out of 26 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/04/2014)

Emma-Jane Heaton thinks…

"The owner was very helpful, going out of her way to help us find out bus times. It is very peaceful at the hostel, away from the busy beach area but not too far to walk or take the bus."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Wake-up calls
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Pets allowed
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 20.00

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 10:00
Latest Check-out: 19:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Manuel Antonio?

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Sol y Mar backpackers in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica is the perfect location for your vacation, located just minutes from pristine white sand beaches and Manuel Antonio National park in the lush tropical Costa Rican jungle. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

9 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Budget Double Garden View (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

Deluxe 2 person Garden View (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

Deluxe 2 person Garden View (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Continental breakfast included

Deluxe Studio Garden View (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

About Sol y Mar Backpackers

Sol y Mar backpacker’s hostel and apartments is located in the heart of Manuel Antonio and is a quiet secure, comfortable and private, but with lots of friendly people around.

We are a friendly and social hostel- there is almost always someone in the community kitchen, watching TV, surfing the Internet, or studying Spanish. We are located about a block away from COSI (the Costa Rican Spanish Institute) and there are several other high quality, affordable and accredited Spanish language programs nearby. if you wish to learn our language

Please feel free to practice your Spanish with us anytime, it helps us to keep up on other languages and customs, and make friends with our guests.

You can enjoy watching the titi and white face monkeys, iguana's, sloths and humming birds passing through our tropical gardens most days, and we are just minutes from the beach, surfing, diving and sport fishing, white water rafting, canopy tours, etc.

We are Manuel Antonio experts and will help you plan an unforgettable experience, down to the last detail, or we can just point you to the nicest beaches around, either way we're here to make your experience in Manuel Antonio unforgettable!

We look forward to seeing you and sharing with you all the best that this wonderful area has to offer.

Accommodation Information

We have dormitory and private rooms per night with fan, private entrance and hot water. We also offer rooms with a double bed, and cable TV which can sleep up to 6 people.

We also have air-conditioned suites with a full kitchen, double bed, and cable TV. So whatever style of accommodation you are looking for in Manuel Antonio, you can find something here to accommodate your tastes and budget.
All have free wifi .

Free Breakfast Continental fron 7:30 am to 10:00 am, High quality typical Costa Rican Breakfast Exstra $5 . We have the finest local Costa Rican Coffee, all in a Beautiful Friendly Tropical Garden Setting.

Location Information

Sol y Mar backpackers is located just a few steps away from buses, grocery stores, restaurants and is 30 minutes walking distance from the beach, or the main bus terminal. We are also only about 20 minutes from the airport in Quepos.

Taxis here are very reasonably priced and only charge $3-$5 from Quepos to Manuel Antonio or to one of the many other beaches nearby, secluded and private, or full of people and positive energy, surfing, scuba diving, sport fishing, or just relaxing in the sun.