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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place with a wonderful view of the birds and jungle. There's a rainforest path around the grounds that is very accessible. Complimentary breakfast was our best breakfast for our entire trip. Fresh Fruit, home made waffles and great fruit jam. Yoga class was...More

Thank captainCLOUD
Response from villadecary, Owner at Villa DecaryResponded July 1, 2018

Thanks so much for your review! We are often told that our breakfasts are the best in the country. And glad you experienced the rainforest trail . . . it's really special to us.

Reviewed June 11, 2018

Each visit to Costa Rica we begin with Villa Decary. Staying in the rainforest with rooms boasting floor to ceiling windows it seems you are actually out in the rainforest under the stars. Enjoy the fire flies sparkling in the dark as the night sounds...More

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Response from villadecary, Owner at Villa DecaryResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you, Linda, for this wonderful review! Your words sparkle like the fire flies that delight you at night. We always enjoy visits from you and Colin and the friends and relatives who travel with you. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed May 21, 2018

My husband and I stayed four nights at Villa Decary while celebrating our 30th anniversary and couldn't have been happier. We spent a lot of time touring the Nuevo Arenal and Fortuna area, but we would have felt our souls had taken a deep breath...More

Thank tripwriterAustin
Response from villadecary, Owner at Villa DecaryResponded May 23, 2018

Thank you, Diana, for this wonderful review! We were delighted that you and Osler chose the Villa Decary to celebrate your anniversary and your first trip to Costa Rica, and glad you had such a great time. Looking forward to your next trip.

Reviewed April 25, 2018

We stayed at Villa Decary and absolutely loved it. We will send everyone we know here. We just wish we could have stayed longer. The view from the room was unbeatable. Dan and Suzy were very helpful. I got up early and enjoyed a walk...More

Thank Cashbars
Response from villadecary, Owner at Villa DecaryResponded May 23, 2018

We hope so, too! Thanks for taking the time to submit this terrific review.

Reviewed April 12, 2018

If you find yourself in Costa Rica, make your way to the small town of Nuevo Arenal on the north sure of Lake Arenal and stay at a little slice of heaven - Villa Decary! This charming bed and breakfast is nestled in the rain...More

Thank Brian W
Response from villadecary, Owner at Villa DecaryResponded April 13, 2018

Ahhh, such poetry! We think this property is a slice of paradise, too. Nature abounds and astounds. Glad we could give you a respite from chilly New York, and we enjoyed how much you enjoy and appreciate Costa Rica. We hope your next visit brings...More

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Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nuevo Arenal
#2 Business Hotel in Nuevo Arenal
#3 Family Hotel in Nuevo Arenal
#6 Quaint Hotel in Nuevo Arenal
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nuevo Arenal
#2 Business Hotel in Nuevo Arenal
#3 Family Hotel in Nuevo Arenal
#6 Quaint Hotel in Nuevo Arenal
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Tj C
April 17, 2015|
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Response from villadecary | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in the Villa Decary. We do not have availability on 5/3/2015. We do have plenty of availability beginning 5/6/2015. We have different rates depending on the accommodation type and season. Please... More
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Anne M
July 20, 2014|
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Response from villadecary | Property representative |
Hi Anne, We are a 2 1/2 hour drive to Monteverde, and 1/12 hour drive to Rio Celeste. A 4WD is highly recommended when traveling to both those destinations. I sent you 2 emails with additional information about our hotel... More
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"All the rooms have spectacular views"
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"Get the corner room for the lite and great view."
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"All the rooms and separate cabins are phenomenal."
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"All of the rooms I believe overlook the beautiful Lake Arenal as well as the stunning gardens."
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