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L'Acqua Viva Resort And Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Guiones, Nosara 85-1000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #16 of 19 hotels in Nosara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014
setpoppy Erath, Louisiana
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Erath, Louisiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Beautiful hotel with nice landscaping. Rooms are spacious, clean, huge shower in large bathroom. Refrigerator in room. The hotel is right next to the road (and my room was in one of the buildings next closest to the road). You do hear traffic noise, although I didn't find it offensive, but traffic does start up around 5-5:30am so that could... More

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Buenos tardes y saludos cordiales desde L´acquaviva Resort. Nuestro Resort cuenta con un edificio principal (áreas comunes bar, restaurante y... More

San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I've stayed a couple of nights at L'Acqua it was lovely, the Bali style is really amaizing, the pools are made of a black stone named Onyx that creates a really cool mirror efect so it gives the perspective that the some of the buildings are floating on it, in case yo wanna surf Guiones it's just 5 min away,... More

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Greetings from L'Acquaviva Resort. Thanks for expose couple of many highlights of our Property, our staff feels really proud to work in this beautiful location and serve yourself with high quality. Besides, those 2 lovely beaches, the Resort is located in a range of 1 hour to other 5 different beaches, which are too, to go out enjoy surfing and... More

Miami, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

And the beautiful location L'Acqua Viva Resort And Spa in Nosara is like a paradise. Many pools, beautiful buildings and .. No people. Its an empty town. Nobody at the pools. Nobody at breakfast. Nobody at the enormous restaurant. Ever. Once. I sat here working from 0700 and many hours each day - and at the evening.. And I saw... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I use trip advisor for most reconnaissance . so Im not sure how I ended up at this hotel ranked 16 out of 18. But Im glad I did. It was pretty much deserted but was clean. Slightly musky smell to the rooms because I think its ranked 16th but very clean and spacious. The pool was nice to swim... More

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Costa Rica
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

L'acqua Viva Resort is one of the most luxurious hotels at Playa Guiones in the Nosara area of Costa Rica. Built all in tropical Bali-style, the look is exotic. The abundance of pools, fountains and water mirrors around add to the tranquil atmosphere. The resort can be an oasis of peace for relaxing. The reception staff was friendly and helpful.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Great place to stay if you are looking for an upscale relaxing place close to Playa Guiones. The hotel is beautiful and well maintain. The staff was very attentive and friendly. The pools and gardens are very nice. The hotel is only a five minute drive to the beach, not bad taking in consideration that there are no hotels at... More

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Trondheim Municipality, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

It wasn't that the service was bad, nor that the food was bad, nor that there's is no spa, that the training room is abandoned, nor that the chairs by the pool have seen better days. It wasn't the fact that the hotel lies next to the main dusty road and therefore not possible to sit outside of your room... More

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Port Moody, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We booked our Chrsitmas dinner here as we thought this was a very nice looking resort so should have a nice restaurant. Wrong. The service was terrible. There were only about three tables with people at them and we still had to wait for a long time to get our orders taken. It then took a very long time for... More

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West Palm Beach, FL
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

If you are looking for an upscale place to stay while surfing the great break located at Playa Guiones, this is the place to stay. Although you must have a car to get to the beach from this resort, it is only a short drive. This place has a great staff which made our stay here memorable. There is also... More

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Nashville
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Stayed here for 4 nights while in CR for a friend's wedding. We didn't utilize many of the amenities, but really enjoyed our stay here. Probably one of the more luxurious places you can find in Nosara.

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Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara 85-1000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — L'Acqua Viva Resort And Spa 4*
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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L'Acqua Viva is idyllically situated in the middle of lush vegetation, bordering the extraordinary Forest Reserve and Wildlife Refuge of Nosara, at a short distance from the spectacular beaches of Pelada, Garza and Guiones, this last one considered a paradise for surfing. The hotel displays a genuine architectural style, which harmonizes with an exclusive decoration representing the fusion of diverse ethnic elements from around the world, creating a high end atmosphere and comfort to enjoy the tropics. Many of the spaces of the hotel will surprise the guests with carefully chosen pieces of art of well-known artists, which belong to a private collection. ... more   less 
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