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Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are so happy we found this hotel! If you are looking to stay in Esterillos, you must stay at Alma del Pacifico. Food is amazing! Staff is extra helpful and the rooms have unbeatable views. We had a private pool in our room and steps away from the sand! The staff helped us pick out our adventures (horseback riding,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit for business. Hotel rooms are spacious. Food is very good. Management charged my card twice, however, and took a month for them to process a refund--hopefully they can move with a bit more urgency next time.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boutique hideaway for the ultimate getaway...! Staff excellent. From reception to housekeeping to restaurant to maintenance to landscaping. All incredible service...Pura Vida at its best...! Waking up to the Pacific Ocean in a Beachfront bungalow was awesome...!

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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 review. We really appreciate your feedback. We do have a great little boutique hideaway that is unlike any other hotel in Costa Rica. Our staff is truly one of a kind, and each and every employee works incredibly hard everyday to make sure that all our guests have a fantastic vacation. We...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great to return to Alma after nearly 7 years (when it was Xandari). Alma del Pacifico is beautiful - the beach is magnificent, the property is immaculately maintained, the food at the restaurant is delicious with lots to choose from, and the people working at Alma are beautiful people - so very kind. We stayed in Villa 6...

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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 kind review of Alma. We're thrilled you got the opportunity to come back and see us after so long! I definitely have to agree with everything you touched on in your review. Our hotel is set directly on a beautiful, expansive beach (you can walk miles in either direction and hardly see anyone!)....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I had a magnificent time during our stay at Alma Del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa. Our room had two queen beds with a full bathroom, including two sinks, and a walk-in shower. Also, the room had a beautiful view of the beach that was just a short walk away, like you were walking in to your...

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Eldersburg, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautifully intimate resort. Colorful unique villas on the beachfront with private pools can only be found at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa. Each room is a vibrant open space with a bathroom to fit a very large shower and secluded toilet, ideal for travelling with others and still retaining privacy. Beautiful view of the beach and sunset...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love beaches, more than any other kind of travel destinations in the world. Alma del Pacifico is by far one of the most unique and beautiful beach hotel destinations I have ever been lucky enough to stay in. Their incredibly helpful marketing manager, Kalie Walter, described the hotel as paradise, but even that description does not do it justice....

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't rant and rave enough about this hotel. First of all, it's beautiful there, the rooms are only steps away from with beach. The rooms themselves are by far one of the best hotel rooms I have ever stayed in, everything feels brand new and the open concept layout with large sliding glass doors and the windows give you...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The staff, food, views, pool, room service, housekeeping, transport arrangement from San Jose, all flawless and excellent! We had a fantastic time! If you want some solace, expansive and beautiful beaches, and a stay without hassles then this is your place. Excellent WiFi, delicious food, Luna, Freddy and Sonja will take care of you in every way. We will definitely...

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Let me start that I found Alma Del Pacifico via Groupon. I did a lot of research and it was all good reviews so I grabbed the deal...but I was still skeptical that the pictures were real.. When we arrived and went to pick up the car rental I found out that Costa Rica has mandatory insurance, long story short...

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

Hola! Thanks so much for your very detailed review :) We really appreciate you taking the time out of your day to give us feedback on our gorgeous hotel. I definitely have to agree with you that our hotel photos almost seem fake since the property is so pretty, but that's actually what the hotel looks like! My favorite part...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
Price Range: $280 - $613 (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, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
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“Room 6 is great!”
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“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, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“less expensive if not on the ocean side and so close for you to walk you won't miss it”
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