Manuel Antonio is a small village with a nice variety of restaurants, bars and shops. Just 4 miles (7 km) north is Quepos, another small, yet bustling town. It is a fishing village and offers an array of restaurants, live music, small restaurants called sodas, and shops. There are waterfall tours, kayak and catamaran adventures, canopy safaris, sport fishing and tours to the local Vanilla Plantation. If hiking and bird watching are of interest, visit the Manuel Antonio National Park where you'll hike well-maintained trails into the rainforest to picturesque viewpoints and soft sand beaches. The hotel provides a shuttle to the Manuel Antonio beaches.
On the grounds of the hotel you can visit a private theater. Wander the grounds of the hotel to see the wildlife refuge, where you can see lakes with reptiles, turtles, crocodiles, and caimans. The entrance to the on-site butterfly garden is included in your stay. There are also two pools on the grounds of the hotel, and one has a slide for kids.
The Hotel Si Como No Resort & Wildlife Refuge is a pioneer in the sustainability movement throughout Costa Rica, with the intent of being environmentally friendly without compromising quality. Guests are happy to know that the hotel features an energy efficient design including solar heating panels and a solar heated Jacuzzi. The atmosphere is tranquil and beautiful, with the sunset pool and swim up bar surrounded by lush tropical forest and terrace restaurants.
The hotel's 50 rooms are distributed within ten separate terraces and located on ten acres of protected tropical forest. Each accommodation has a bathroom, fully stocked mini-bar, direct dial telephone, energy efficient air conditioning. All of the rooms come with views of the ocean and the jungle.