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Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa

3.5 of 5 Playa Esterillos Este | Near Manuel Antonio, Esterillos Este 10-6300, Costa Rica (Formerly Xandari by the Pacific)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Falls Church, Virginia
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

Our family of four stayed at this hotel for a six days and will happily return. We had two rooms and each was spacious and lovely. We had no issues with the bathroom dividers (particularly since we didn't notice them until midway through the trip) and enjoyed the open flow of our room's layout. The beach was beautiful and relaxing.... More 

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kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

I can't begin to explain what an amazing time we had at Alma del Pacifco. We truly felt like we were in paradise. The resort was phenomenal and we enjoyed lounging on the beach, by the pool and in our private villa! Also, the staff was fantastic and displayed exceptional customer service. Having worked in the hospitality industry, I always... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

I just returned from a four-night stay, and was quite disappointed with the "resort." Our maxima villa had a very nice view of the grass and palms and dark sand beach beyond, but there are some serious problems with the small details. The few (half a dozen) beach lounge chairs are cheap white plastic and dirty (see photos). The hammocks... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

Alma del Pacifico is a wonderful get a way!! It is located right on the beach. It is a high end resort hotel managed by Rock Resorts. We were just there last month (July) for about 7 days. We had a few spa sessions, highly recommend, and a private yoga lesson. Through the main reception desk they will make any... More 

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Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

Our room facing the well-maintained beach area with a dip pool in front was delightful! The flowers surrounding each unit were gorgeous, and we felt compeletly secure in every area at all times. The waiters were exceptional and well-trained in every detail. We loved the relaxing no rush atmosphere and the air-conditioning was appreciated in the room. The maid service... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2011

Absolutely stunning..spacious rooms, fabulous design and over-the-top setting. If you appreciate attention to detail, you will love this place but you DO have to overlook a few things. Except for the complimentary breakfast, get a car and go eat somewhere else...their food is bad unless you want to survive on nachos and they are only passable...we tried fish 3 times... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2011

We stayed at both the Xandari resorts during our honeymoon, one night in Alajuela and four nights at the Pacific resort. It was beyond our expectations! Spacious, colorful rooms, with a kitchenette. At the Pacific resort we had a personal plunge pool with an amazing view of the palm trees and beach, yet still very private. We had complimentary breakfast... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2011

My husband and I spent a delightful week at Xandari by the Pacific. The villa, the pools, the lovely lawn leading to a wide very private beach, were perfect for a the r and r that we needed at that time. We availed ourselves of the spa service and found them excellent. Xandari is an oasis in the busy west... More 

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Kansas City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2011

We enjoyed three nights at Xandari. A tranquil oasis with great amenities. Food is pretty good; room delightful; beach exceptionally clean; friendly staff; pools absolutely crystal clear. A really lovely resort. Will come again.

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edinburgh scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2011

our second visit to Costa Rica, we arrived at the Xandari on our last stage of our 4 week trip to South/Central America. In desperate need of some quality R&R . The Xandari meet all the requirements and more. great rooms, pools, gardens and beach front. The big question is? Can you spend your day without TV, mobile phone connection,... More 

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Address: Playa Esterillos Este | Near Manuel Antonio, Esterillos Este 10-6300, Costa Rica (Formerly Xandari by the Pacific)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Xandari By The Pacific Hotel
Xandari By The Pacific Resort
Alma Del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa Costa Rica/Esterillos Este

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