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Giardino Tropicale

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend staying here to anyone, everything about Giardino Tropicale is lovely! The property is absolutely beautiful, the rooms are private and have everything you need. We loved our kitchen and hammock. The breakfast is delicious! The staff is amazing and so personable! Spacialle and Enrique were so helpful and friendly with rentals, taxis and directions to anywhere we needed... More 

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Thank chelsie f
Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Awe, thanks so much! Agreed, leaving is the hardest part, for us, too! We loved your visit and getting to know you both! It's always hard to wave off new friends. Thanks for mentioning the breakfast and the staff. We love our versatile menu and our consistent kitchen staff! See you next getaway! More 

Colfax, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I actually didn't stay here, some friends of mine did. I spent most of the time we were on the same vacation time here at Giardino's though. They have the friendliest Managers, best breakfast, amazing chocolate. Specialle is a jewel. Even though I wasn't staying (I did eat most of my meals!!) she treated me so kindly. She is a... More 

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Thank Leslie S
Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Leslie! Your visits here and your friends staying here were such a pleasure! I had so much fun chatting with you all over coffee! It's just my job to give directions and info but it brings me joy to share the goods of the area so you can make the most of your vacation days! Thanks for... More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We are repeat visitors and wouldn't dream of staying anywhere else. The Hotel is nestled in the jungle, yet steps from the beach and where all the action is. The pool is gorgeous and surrounded by paths and gardens, which are visited by the local wildlife: howler monkeys, a huge resident green iguana, hummingbirds, butterflies and of course some domestic... More 

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Thank Susanne S
Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you, Susanne! The wild and alive picture you paint with your words is beautiful! It's especially true the time of your visit, with a little moisture in the air, everything feels fresh, the plants are growing big and bright and the animals are all happy and well-fed! Thanks for mentioning our room details, we've got everything the traveler needs... More 

Zadar
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Giardino Tropicale.....how to start..... ..... When a nine years old child, which has traveled the world for the first time crying for one hour on departure, then it means that something is amazing with that place and something genuinely in these people . Thank you Specialle, Enrique, Mio, Shiva and baby as you made this jurneys one of those life-changing.... More 

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Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you, Darko! We loved your family's time here and are so glad the kids enjoyed the jungle, the beach and plenty of pool time! Our kitchen staff also enjoyed the increase in pancake orders :) and I enjoyed spending breakfasts chatting about the beauty all over the world! Thank you for visiting us and also for sharing some new... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I'm so glad I chose Giardino Tropicale for my stay in Nosara. Spacialle and Enrique truly made me feel at home. My deluxe room was perfect and even came equipped with a hammock. All the natural wood used throughout the hotel and restaurant give this place a very special feel. The property is full of plants which attract butterflies and... More 

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Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

This makes me smile so much! Thank you for all of your observations, especially the live jungle at your doorstep and your description of the breakfast area. I'm grateful you got to enjoy my favorite room, staring at that Guanacaste tree where the monkeys hang out. And I love that you felt like you didn't have to do anything! Yay,... More 

Manitoba, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This was my very first trip to Costa Rica and I did my homework to choose this hotel. It was exactly what I wanted and more. Spacialle and Enrique were welcoming and also able to help book some of our day trips and restaurant reservations. This is a place that you feel at home and can feel safe and relax.... More 

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Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us for your first time down and for your birthday celebration! It was our pleasure to help you make the most of your time in Nosara. Also, the staff and I really appreciated your beautiful card (we have it hung in the office). It really drives us to love more what we do when we see how... More 

Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is the only place I stay or would ever stay in Playa Guiones. I have come 3 years in a row and love it. Not only is the property perfect, relaxing, uncrowded, and mellow but the people who run the hotel are the best. Spacialle and Enrique are absolutely the best! They take care of your every need. Anything... More 

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Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

You are the best, Rod! This is your home, anytime, friend! You know our motto, "mi casa, su casa." Thanks so much for your comments and for visiting us over and over! We love feedback, especially the kind that reminds us we touch people and shape their experience of Nosara. Happy to be here serving up rooms, breakfast, surf and... More 

Islip Terrace, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Without doubt our second home not only because the Giardino Tropicale is very beautiful with the senery of gardens, rooms and layout.....it is clean, has the best breakfast restaurant. The most heart warming is the Giardino it's truly like coming home to family every year! Spacialle and Enrique are great...they are caring and put 100% Love into this paradise and... More 

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Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you, Kim! Home is where the heart is; thanks so much for storing part of yours here! We love looking forward to the time of year when you visit (while praying for good surf for you). It's also an ease for us to have so many repeat travelers who love the place and know how to get around. Saves... More 

Champaign
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We stayed here with a group of students for a short term study abroad experience. We arrived late at night and were warmly greeted after a long drive from San Jose. Breakfast was wonderful, they even made homemade gluten-free bread for one of our staff with Celiac. Rooms were clean, the showers had hot water, and we even had monkeys... More 

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Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Your group was fabulous! Thank you so much for your visit. We love having students here to soak up our local experience and appreciate our local backdrop. And having groups is one of our favorite specialties! Thanks for mentioning our breakfast. We do our jams and pancakes homemade, all of our breads and buy as organic and local as possible.... More 

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I really enjoyed staying at Giardino Tropicale. The couple that runs the property and all of the staff are very friendly and helpful. It is in a good location, about 5 or 10 minute walk to the beach. The AC in my room worked great and the bed was comfortable. They have an espresso machine that is free for guests... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Giardino Tropicale

Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara 5233, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Price Range: $106 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Giardino Tropicale Nosara
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Nosara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Nosara
#3 Romantic Hotel in Nosara
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