Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s growing collection of independent hotels, is celebrating further expansion across the Caribbean and Latin America, and the brand’s second hotel in Costa Rica, with the addition of El Mangroove.
El Mangroove, located off the Gulf of Papagayo, is a sustainable boutique resort that boasts a modern design which incorporates Costa Rica’s natural beauty through wood and water elements along with bamboo, stone and natural furnishings that merge all indoor and outdoor spaces. The hotel has 85 guest suites outfitted with an array of amenities, a pool stretching over 40 metres with sweeping views of the Gulf of Papagayo, live music and events in the evenings, onsite bicycles and a state-of-the-art spa and fitness centre that includes outdoor ‘wild-fit’ areas and multi-functional exercise decks.
Spanning across 7 hectares, and situated on 150 metres of beach front, El Mangroove is just 20-minutes from Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia, making it the closest beachfront resort to an international airport in Costa Rica.
El Mangroove also features two unique and dining options on property. MAKOKO is the central restaurant located off the lobby serving breakfast and dinner with a farm-to-table and ocean-to-table inspired menu. MATISS is the oceanfront beach restaurant surrounded by sand on a teak deck with a laid-back atmosphere and a Fresh contemporary menu.
“We are proud to welcome El Mangroove to Autograph Collection Hotels and into our family of properties and brands across the Caribbean & Latin America,” said Tim Sheldon, President of the Caribbean & Latin America at Marriott International. “This year we welcomed our 100th property in the region, and I am certain that El Mangroove will bring both a unique and culturally rich perspective to the expanding portfolio.”
“Joining forces with a power house in the lodging industry like Marriott International is a true acknowledgement of our efforts and commitment to offering unique guest experiences,” said Jose Monge, General Manager of El Mangroove. “We are very excited about this new venture and look forward to the success of this hotel in the years to come under the Autograph Collection Hotels brand.”