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Xandari Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 1 km northwest of El Diamante Bar | Tacacori, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I chose this resort because it was recommended to us by a travel planner we trust, Beatrice Blake of Key to Costa Rica LLC http://keytocostarica.com/consultations/ We sat on our patio and watched birds galore, including a Rufous Motmot that posed for us for 15 minutes. The view from our villa was grand, all across the central valley.... More

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Sterling, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed here 3 times and each time, the experience is amazing. It all starts with Jose's wonderful greeting at the front desk and continues with every encounter. Grounds are exceptionally maintained -- enjoy the vegetable garden, the animals, the amazing flowers -- including the orchid house, gallery and everything in between. Wonderful food and the most amazing Spa experience.... More

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large, well outfitted suites located in a beautiful resort. Suites are very large and offer great views of San Jose. Resorts is unique and offers a great starting pointing or vacation destination to visitors. Perfect for couples and rooms could provide ample space and amenities for people traveling with children.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most charming hotel. Not common small room but big spacios villa in Barcelona Gaudí style with big terasse. There is a nice view to the city and in the bathroom is perfect design bath. There have 3 swimming pools, which are heated and it is so romantic to be in the evening in swiming pool and enjoying... More

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Otterbach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ridiculously beautiful property on the edge of Alajuela. No need to take a shuttle if you have your own car or want to grab a taxi. It's pretty cheap to do either. The property is sprawling down a hillside and has an amazingly diverse cross-section of waterfalls, trees, plants, birds, art and flowers. The rooms are houses and are stunning.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am leaving Xandari this morning. I wish I was not. This place is magical. Everything is in harmony with nature; Jose Lois and team and the botanical garden, the vegetable and orchid greenhouse, and the rolling orchards. I walked through orchards and bamboo groves to a beautiful waterfall paradise. The place grows its own foods, organic and composts. Jackilyn... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at the international San Josė airport, from where it is about a 20-30 minutes drive. The place is magnificent with wonderfully appointed bungalows with beautiful view over the valley, and a garden like no one you have seen before. Plenty of hummingbirds and other birds will be in front of your bungalow in the morning. Several swimming pools,... More

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Dartford, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our Silver Wedding Anniversary in Costa Rica and Xandari was our first hotel. Our daughter came with us. The welcome we received went far beyond our expectations. We cannot thank the staff and management enough for making our stay an unforgettable one. Not only is this a friendly hotel but it is in a beautiful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stayed at this hotel for my husband's birthday. Loved the overall experience. Art Deco type of hotel. Rooms are huge, all with a view of central valley. Property has 5 waterfalls- great for hiking. Food is organic, spa type- very good. Gardens are very pretty, worth the time walking the trails. Overall very pleasant experience.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Stayed one night before flying home. The grounds surrounding the hotel are exceptional. Flowers in bloom everywhere you turn. Plenty of birds too and a few mammals. The room was clean, quiet and spacious with an amazing view. The bathroom had a very good shower. Didn't have an opportunity to use the pools or spa. Location is close to the... More

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Address: 1 km northwest of El Diamante Bar | Tacacori, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Xandari Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Xandari Resort And Spa
Xandari Hotel Alajuela
Xandari Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela

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