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Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa

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Reviewed October 29, 2015

We found Alma on Groupon and could not pass up the deal for our Honeymoon. I do not think we could have gone anywhere better! The hotel itself was beyond amazing! The restaurant was DELICIOUS! I had the best massage of my life (ask for Erica!)! The staff was beyond friendly and helped us plan out activities. They even upgraded...

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

Hola! We sincerely appreciate all the kind words about our hotel. Our property is great for guests that are celebrating special occasions like honeymoons, anniversaries, etc. My favorite part about Alma is definitely the food (especially the whole fried red snapper and the tuna tartar, yum!) Hopefully you can plan to return year after year on your anniversary to Alma...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed October 19, 2015

We visited Alma del Pacifico in early October for our honeymoon. The staff was wonderful, very friendly and willing to go above and beyond to make sure we had a great experience. The properly is beautiful and secluded from the main hustle and bustle areas (about 15mi. south of Jaco). It was the perfect get away for couples looking for...

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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. Staying at Alma for your honeymoon was a great choice! We have a very romantic property right along the beach that is perfect for a special occasion like a honeymoon or an anniversary. The fact that our property is close to some major tourist attractions, but far enough away from...

Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed October 16, 2015

This was our first time in Costa Rica. The people at Alma Del Pacifico including Carmen, Freddy, Yeremi, and Minor helped to make our stay the best vacation ever. The friendliness of the staff here is unparalleled. The rooms were wonderful and clean. And the location and grounds are perfect. What an awesome experience!!!!!!!!!

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

Hola! We are thrilled that you had an incredible stay at Alma del Pacifico. I'm so glad that your first trip to Costa Rica was considered the best vacation ever as well! Our friendly and caring staff set out to make sure that you have the time of your life. We hope that we've inspired you come back to visit...

Pleasant Hope, Missouri
Reviewed October 12, 2015

Fantastic resturant staff extremely friendly! Front desk personnel were not very friendly made you feel like they didn't really want to talk to you when you went to them. The room was gorgeous and the views were amazing, the bed was a little hard. I think this resort would be even better if they had activities going on at the...

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

Thank you for the kind words and suggestions! We always appreciate input to make our property incredible. Our staff works incredibly hard to make sure you have the best stay possible. We would definitely have to agree with you about the gorgeous views, the direct beachfront access is one of the best parts about Alma. We hope that you return...

Delray Beach, Florida
Reviewed October 9, 2015

This is our second stay at Alma this year. We live in Costa Rica, and this has become a nice getaway for my husband and I. We love the villas, very colorful and pretty. I adore the outdoor shower, and my husband loves the pool for doing laps. I love the pool too, since most hotels dont have nice and...

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

I'm so glad that you've been able to return to Alma for a second stay this year! One of my favorite parts of the property is that the beach is so expansive and perfect for long walks in the morning. The location is great for a relaxing getaway as well! Hopefully we'll see you several more times this year so...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Friendly, amazing staff with great location. The receptionists were most helpful in booking most excursions, especially the snorkeling and dolphin tours. The spa was great. Most of all the food was exquisite.

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Keller, Texas
Reviewed September 23, 2015

We found a Groupon for this hotel while planning our trip to Costa Rica and we are so glad we bought it. I cannot say enough about the hotel, the grounds, the staff and the beach. We has an amazing stay and wished it did not have to end. We dreaded checkout as we knew that was the end of...

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

Hi there! Thank you so much for the kind review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Each and every one of our staff members have one goal in mind, which is to make our guests have an incredible stay. I'm also glad that you got the opportunity to explore the grounds and enjoy the beachfront view....

Escazu, Costa Rica
Reviewed September 18, 2015

We have been going to Alma for many years, even before it changed ownership and the name. The rooms are very colorful and happy. The one's on the ocean side are phenomenal as you can see and hear the ocean from your bed. Lovely small terraces where you can have breakfast outside. The gardens are beautiful. Two large swimming pools...

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

Thanks so much for the kind words! I'm so glad that Alma has consistently been one of your favorite vacation spots. We have a very unique property with beautiful gardens, pools, and one of the most amazing views. I can only hope that you will continue to return to our gorgeous property time and time again. Pura Vida!

Heiloo, The Netherlands
Reviewed September 18, 2015

We stayed with two children in a garden bungalow. It was lovely! The location is amazing, nice swimming pools, great Spa and wonderful service. We would certainly go back!! Do keep in mind that there is not a whole to of activity in the area, except surfing and enjoying the tranquillity. For us, it was perfect!

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Reviewed September 18, 2015

We came here on our honeymoon and LOVED everything about Alma. The food was great at the restaurant and especially the wonderful breakfast. We loved the plunge pool in our room, the pools in the hotel, the beach, just EVERYTHING. We would definitely stay here again. There was so much privacy and even though we were one of many rooms...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • 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
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $178 - $477 (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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“all rooms that I could see faced the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles 962allynh, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“A villa / room with uninterrupted views of the beach”
 of 5 bubbles chloeglasgow, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“I think most of the rooms have ocean views, some garden views but it doesn't matter.”
 of 5 bubbles karenh643, Feb 18, 2017 | Read review
“Beachfront villas are more expensive but well worth the money”
 of 5 bubbles mfranks911, Feb 2, 2017 | Read review
“Garden view are ok, beachfront better though much more expensinve”
 of 5 bubbles 473cristiana, Dec 20, 2016 | Read review
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