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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

My husband and I have been living in Escazu,Costa RIca for a few months.We decided we needed to get away from the city,so we went for 4 days to this wonderful resort/spa.The grounds are absolutlely beautiful.We stayed in villa 22(ultra plus villa).The view is breathtaking.Breakfast is included,and we ate all our meals here.Food was good too.The spa is really pretty,again... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

It is the perfect place in which to start or finish your visit to Costa Rica. It is only 20 mins from the airport but it feels you are in the middle of the jungle. The decor is extremely creative and well-succeeded, the rooms are wonderful and well appointed, food is great, views over the valley are breadth taking and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I can't rate this hotel highly enough. If you have an early flight, it is only 15 minutes from the airport (20-25 mins during the day), yet the hotel is an oasis of tranquility in a gorgeous mountain setting. Stunning artistic rooms with thoughtful touches like cutlery/plates, free minibar (non-alcoholic) and boxed breakfast for those with an early start. 2-3... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for two nights at Xandari on arrival in Costa Rica and it was the perfect wind down after busy work weeks and to set us up for the adventures ahead elsewhere in Costa Rica. The hotel do offer advice on tours, but as we had planned those for later in the trip we took full advantage of time to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

We spent two nights at Xandari because it was so close to the airport. We just loved it, its hard to believe its only a half an hour drive from the airport. The hotel and views are outstanding. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The food is of a very high quality. We had a day spa which was... More 

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seattle, wa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We spent our last two days in Costa Rica at Xandari because it is close to the airport, yet seemed to offer a beautiful setting for a nice last experience. It is located at the top of a mountain with a sweeping view of the central valley and Alajuela. Beautiful grounds with good hiking to five different waterfalls. It feels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We had no knowledge of Xandari before booking our villa for the last two nights of our vacation other than a recommendation from the Moon Costa Rica guide. We thought it sounded nice and that it would be good to be close to the airport. We were so happy with everything about the resort that we can't wait to go... More 

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Fort Worth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Xandari is perfect paradise. The architecture, the art, the incredible botannical gardens, the paths that wind through the hilly jungle and the gardens, the waterfalls, the view of San Jose's nightime lights sparkling below, the lovely restaurant that uses fruits, vegetable & herbs raised in the gardens, and the gracious staff... all make for a wonderful experience. We stayed in... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Xandari's property is extremely beautiful, with sweeping views of the valley and colorful architecture. We did not stay there as guests but went to their spa. I had a wonderful hot stone massage and pedicure. Very relaxing. I think I will stay there the next time I am in Costa Rica!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We arrived at Xandari Resort having left the UK in the freezing grip of winter some 20 hours earlier. It hadn't been the most perfect of journeys, the reasons for which I won't bore you with, but we were mighty glad to see the warm colours of Xandari's reception area and our welcoming suite. Everything at Xandari is full to... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Xandari is a 40-acre plantation with botanical gardens, orchid house and over 5 kms of nature trails including five waterfalls. Xandari is the creation of an architect-artist couple, with 24 spacious villas overlooking the Central Valley. Only 20 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport. In addition, three fabulous swimming pools, including the new 125 ft. Long Sunset Pool with a stunning view, and two outdoor jacuzzis. The restaurant serves fresh, continental and Costa Rican menu, featuring many organic fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. Xandari Spa Village is harmoniously integrated with nature and consists of a Yoga Room and five private palm-roofed jalapas with jacuzzi perched on a mountain ridge, where natural ingredients are used in massages and body treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xandari Resort & Spa

Address: 1 km northwest of El Diamante Bar | Tacacori, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $141 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Xandari Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Xandari Resort And Spa
Xandari Hotel Alajuela
Xandari Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#6 Business Hotel in Alajuela
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