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Chicago
Reviewed October 2, 2016

I came here with a friend during the low season and we essentially had the place to ourselves! There are two pools that are open 24 hours, clean and on the smaller side and a spa though we never visited it. I highly recommend you spend your time at or overlooking the large, beautiful beach on the property instead! The...

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Kalie W, Public Relations Manager at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hey there! Thank you so much for reviewing our hotel after your stay. We really appreciate the feedback from our guests :) Our property is incredibly spacious and unique. Even if we have a full house, you can barely tell there are other guests occupying the rooms! Our staff also works very hard daily to maintain our gorgeous grounds and...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Alma del Pacífico Hotel. It offers everything necesary to have a relax get away for a weekend, not too far from San José, the capital of Costa Rica, Therefore, no long driving needed to get here and enjoy the ocean brezze, the sound of the waves, peace and tranquillity of Esterillos Beach, by the...

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Escazu, Costa Rica
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We have been going to ALMA DEL PACIFICO for many years and have always found it to be of exceptional quality both in their rooms as well as their food. The staff is super friendly. It is nice to have two pools and if you are lucky the kids with their toys stay in the one and adults can be...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Alma was a great find for us! The weather said it was supposed to be thunderstorms everyday, and at some point each day it did rain--but then cleared up and was beautiful sunny skies! We loved the Alma for the food, the local recommendations they gave us, and the beach. They even served our dinner on our villa patio one...

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Duluth, Georgia
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Located on one of the most beautiful and private beaches, this is a one of a kind boutique hotel. The restaurant is lovely and overlooks the Pacific. Food is very good and the service is, as well. Rooms r well appointed and very private. Close to many other activities such as zip lining, rain forest, deep sea fishing, surfing, etc....

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Kalie W, Public Relations Manager at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hey there! Thank you so much for the kind review. We really appreciate it! Our hotel is truly one-of-a-kind like you mentioned. Between the gorgeous surroundings directly along the beach, and the warmth and kindness from our staff, we work hard to make each and every vacation special! I'm thrilled that you got the chance to spend some time getting...

Rockville, Maryland, United States
Reviewed September 4, 2016

For the most part, our stay at Alma Del Pacifico was very pleasant. I especially would like to commend the staff for excellent customer service. On our first day, we arrived very late, and the manager on duty (Ricky?) was waiting for us, ready to accommodate any need or last minute request. He arranged for some food to be prepared...

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Kalie W, Public Relations Manager at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hola! Thank you for the very detailed review. We love when our guests give honest feedback about their stay so we have the chance to make the experience even better for your next trip. I will definitely pass along your kind words to Ricky as well! It sounds like you had the opportunity to enjoy the grounds, pools and the...

Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
Reviewed September 2, 2016

We visited during "green season", read rainy season. We were celebrating our anniversary at this lovely establishment. We have been here before, so we knew we would enjoy our experience, but we LOVED our experience! We had booked a garden room, which we enjoyed previously, but when we arrived, they bumped us up to ocean view! And what an ocean...

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Kalie W, Public Relations Manager at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hola! Thank you so much for your glowing review. I'm so glad that you were able to come back again and stay with us to celebrate your anniversary! We have the perfect location for a romantic retreat. Between the beautiful surroundings and amazing food, we have a great property for something like this. We can even setup a private dinner...

Reviewed September 1, 2016

I recently attended a wedding at the Alma del Pacifico and I have to admit that it was one of the greatest ceremonies I attended. As for the resort, the stay was par excellence!! The staff was very accommodating. The tone was set when I was greeted with a smile and a glass of their local cocktail. The receptionist gave...

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Nutley, New Jersey
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We just recently returned from a wedding at Alma del Pacifico and the setting couldn't have been more beautiful. Kalie Walter did a great job hosting and making sure everything went perfectly. Rooms were very comfortable and the beach was awesome. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Orange County, California
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Rudeness of the manager added to all the problems upon the arrival to the place (No hot water, cleanness of the room, the "I don't care attitude" of the front desk". Just another down south place ready to take your money for nothing in exchange. Horrible staying for me and my wife. Do not stay in that hotel.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly situated on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast along Playa Esterillos Este, between Jaco Beach and Manuel Antonio, Alma del Pacifico is a luxury Costa Rica hotel featuring beachfront Caribbean hotel rooms and suites, a three-meal restaurant, full-service spa and a variety of exciting vacation activities. With distinct architecture and art, an extensive array of amenities and superb personal service, Alma del Pacifico Hotel is the premier luxury hotel in Costa Rica. A great alternative for luxury travelers wanting to visit Manuel Antonio while being on the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa

Address: Playa Esterillos Este | Near Manuel Antonio, Esterillos Este 10-6300, Costa Rica (Formerly Xandari by the Pacific)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
Price Range: $213 - $464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Xandari By The Pacific Hotel
Xandari By The Pacific Resort
Alma Del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa Costa Rica/Esterillos Este
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“Ocean views are worth the money!”
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 of 5 bubbles 628sofial, 2 days ago | Read review
“Travel in shoulder seasons to see diversity in micro-climates”
 of 5 bubbles 833leom, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 6 is great!”
 of 5 bubbles 85danielam, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“the ocean view rooms are amazing, there are only 10 of them, but we went during the rainy season so it they were open and available”
 of 5 bubbles amybK79QH, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
“less expensive if not on the ocean side and so close for you to walk you won't miss it”
 of 5 bubbles kellysO9623NU, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
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