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Bella Vista Mar

Playas Pelada | 100 mtrs oeste de La Garta Lodge, Nosara, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With such nice views, a relaxing atmosphere, wonderful pool, and delicious breakfast it's a shame that we immediately regretted our decision to stay there within the first hour. The whole time there we felt unwelcome, like we were walking on egg shells, and that we had done something to inconvience the owner. We were mistreated by other guests (not our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though not easy to reach (the roads to Nosara are unpaved, and once in Nosara the hotel is a bit "hidden" on an uphill road), this is a really nice place. Well-run, relaxed, great views at the ocean, good advice on local things to do. Rooms a bit small and without airco, but there is a fan and when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super place, friendly helpful people, clean comfortable rooms, stunning view, great pool. We say monkeys from the driveway and the hummingbirds that visit during the delicious breakfasts are beautiful. It's located a bit out of the way from the main attractions which offers a nice refuge but I'd say having a car to get there is necessary (as the roads... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Disclaimer: I did not STAY at Bella Vista Mar. I stayed next door at Casa Banda, but I did enjoy breakfast on the patio at Bella Vista Mar with the group of people with whom I was traveling. I had the omelette though I would have loved to try the banana pancakes for which the cook, Roxanna, is famous (they... More 

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Nosara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I stayed at this wonderful hotel for two months with my wife and five year old son. Bella Vista Mar has spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding rainforest from its perch atop a small mountain. Being that it is at the end of the road, it is very peaceful without the drive-by traffic that you get in other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The view is AMAZING! Just spectacular! Clean room, great service, friendly staff, knowledgeable management. Great breakfast every morning, fruit juice, coffee, omelette with rice and beans and toast, or banana pancakes were all delicious. There may have been other options but these were my favourites. Grounds were constantly maintained, pool was clean and a nice change from the rough waves... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stayed at this resort recently while travelling to visit friends. The staff were very friendly when they greeted us. The room was clean and comfortable - in better condition than rooms in 5 star hotels I've stayed in while visiting Cuba and the Dominican Republic. I stayed in the Marbella room. The view from the bed (when you have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When we arrived at this hotel the hosts were unfortunately called away on a family emergency, so we missed out on the hospitality it is known for. The view at this hotel is breathtaking. However the room was very basic and not especially clean. Being on the ground floor and with a large gap under the door we had lots... More 

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Alexa130, Owner at Bella Vista Mar, responded to this review

I'm sorry that we were not present to welcome you to Bella Vista Mar personally, and that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. Our rooms are traditional Costa Rican rooms with original artwork, they are not fancy, but they are functional. We encourage people to view the room photos on our website and choose one that they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stayed for one week with a group and had a wonderful time. The views from the veranda are gorgeous and the beach is reachable with a short walk. The innkeeper and staff are excellent and the breakfast very good. The innkeeper is very knowledgable about surrounding area and helpful in setting up services like massage etc. There is also... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The view is truly incomparable, the owner & her staff are great, the breakfast delicious & the facility is very well maintained. Unfortunately, we slept very little there. The beds were like concrete, as were the pillows. There's no air conditioning & it was hot at nite. There's construction close by so they start work at the break of dawn... More 

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Alexa130, Owner at Bella Vista Mar, responded to this review

I'm very sorry that you were not able to sleep for multiple reasons. As you indicated in the balance of your review...we try to be attentive to the service that we provide for our guests. It is very difficult for us to make something right if you do not share your thoughts with us when you are here. If you... More 

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Address: Playas Pelada | 100 mtrs oeste de La Garta Lodge, Nosara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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