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L'Acqua Viva Resort And Spa

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Orlando, Florida
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We actually decided to honeymoon in Costa Rica because of L'acqua Viva Resort and Spa. We rented a car and drove out to Nosara from Juan Santamaría International Airport--it was about 4.5/5 hours but I highly suggest doing that as it added an extra layer of adventure and sightseeing to the trip! The moment we walked into L'acqua Viva Resort,... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It is a nice hotel that allows a pleasant rest. Service and support from associates are very good. The variety of plants that adorn the hotel makes it much more rich and beautiful. I recommend it as a wonderful hotel not only for couples but family too.

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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We loved the Master Suite, it had a gorgeous view of the pool. Great breakfast, we ordered "Huevos Rancheros" and the staff is always willing to help with a great smile :) We would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful getaway at L'acqua Viva Resort, a little off the beaten path but well worth the trip, beautiful people, delicious food, lovely rooms. I enjoyed my accommodations very much, the pools, the beaches, canopy (ziplining), eco-friendly grounds, friendly staff.

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed here at the recommendation of another smaller property owner. The facility was spotlessly clean and well maintained. The staff were very friendly and met our needs. We got the last room at the budget end of the spectrum and found the room itself to be very accommodating. Getting the last room the location was close to the road... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

This place was a ghost of the "resort" they clan to be. I booked this place for my honeymoon. I wanted to have an "authentic Costa Rican" experience. No bougie American resort for us! Well, that's what I thought! This place was horrible from beginning to end. A true tourist trap! This is a place you can get stuck in... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My husband and 6 year old daughter stayed here for 8 days in April 2015 and had a lovely time. We upgraded our standard room to a Junior suite and our Jr. Suite was spacious and open, allowing us to enjoy the wild life outside our window. We saw howler monkeys, a woodpecker family and several small bats. It is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

The location is terrible. Their website describes it as scenic last 45 minute drive to Nosara but in reality its a 1 lane dirt and rock trail with no markings or signs and many Ys in the road, Definitly don't attempt by evening. Also half way down the road they fail to tell you there is no bridge and there... More 

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This hotel was really beautiful from the outside. The reason we stayed was because we were tired and the kids wanted out of the car and to swim. The Service was pretty good at the desk. It was very informal and more like checking in to a hostel though. Not a whole lot of upstanding professionalism one would normally expect... More 

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The hotel architecture is really nice. The room was comfortable and clean. There are minor issues that show the hotel had better days (i.e. balcony door lock that doesn't close, a toilet that is not attached to the floor). There were few people in the property. The big restaurant only had 1 other table occupied the times we visit. The... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
L'Acqua Viva is idyllically situated in the middle of lush vegetation, bordering the extraordinary Forest Reserve and Wildlife Refuge of Nosara, at a short distance from the spectacular beaches of Pelada, Garza and Guiones, this last one considered a paradise for surfing. The hotel displays a genuine architectural style, which harmonizes with an exclusive decoration representing the fusion of diverse ethnic elements from around the world, creating a high end atmosphere and comfort to enjoy the tropics. Many of the spaces of the hotel will surprise the guests with carefully chosen pieces of art of well-known artists, which belong to a private collection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about L'Acqua Viva Resort And Spa

Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara 85-1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Hotel Class:4 star — L'Acqua Viva Resort And Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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