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  • Excellent94%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I had an amazing few days with Suzie and Dan! They are terrific hosts and such a beautiful place to stay! We had a two day lay over bc we we spent three weeks in Santa Teresa, I highly recommend this property!

Thank pickyprincess77
Response from villadecary, Owner at Villa DecaryResponded 1 week ago

Oh Tiff, our favorite "pickyprincess"! You and Preston swept in bringing a whirlwind of energy and fun. On your next jaunt to Santa Teresa we hope you'll squeeze us in for another visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning! Such a peaceful place-I haven’t had such a restful trip in years. Wonderful owners and staff - Don Marvin, Kenneth and his amazing family were a pleasure to be with THANKS - we’ll be back!More

Thank David C
Response from villadecary, Owner at Villa DecaryResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, David and Claire, for this wonderful review. We loved hosting your wonderful family, and the vibrant, joyous energy you brought with you. Our staff is like our family, and we appreciate how much you appreciated and enjoyed them. When I showed little Jeremy...More

Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

I just returned from my third trip to Costa Rica, which ended with four days at Villa Decary. I had not planned on saving the best for last, but that is exactly what happened. High above Lake Arenal, the casitas and rooms have a stunning...More

Thank Marjoriekl
Response from villadecary, Owner at Villa DecaryResponded 5 weeks ago

What an interesting point you make, Marjorie, that we are supporting the continued survival of the rainforest. We, and our employees who grew up and live in this area, are very conscious of protecting and preserving a healthy environment for the plants and animals (humans,...More

Reviewed March 14, 2018

I can't say enough about the beauty of this place. We had a room on the 2nd floor of the main building which gave us a great view of the lake and the birds in the trees. We also saw howler monkeys there. The room...More

Thank Amy E
Response from villadecary, Owner at Villa DecaryResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Amy, for this great review. We enjoyed having you here, and we appreciate your comments. We hope to see you again one day.

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Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, 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 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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"All the rooms have beautiful views of the grounds, the birds and the lake."
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"Upper floor"
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