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Denver, Colorado
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in one of the "treehouse" rooms. The cost was $65 per night which is a great value given that the hotel is within walking distance of one of the nicest beaches in Costa Rica. The rate got us a nice room with two beds and floor to ceiling windows throughout. Breakfast (fresh fruit, toast,... More 

Thank Marcus32a
Berlin, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The room was really cozy and clean and I shared an outdoor kitchen and hang out area with one more room. The beach is only a few minutes away and the premises are beautiful, really good for getting close to wildlife and nature. I enjoyed walks in the surrounding area, did not have a car which is recommended if you... More 

Thank espir1216
Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I worked with the Nosara Bed and Breakfast Retreat to plan a yoga retreat for my clients from Winnipeg, Canada. The owner and staff were very friendly and helpful in making the retreat a special experience for our guests. They worked well to resolve any issues that came up. Although the rooms are in need of some TLC, the space... More 

Thank TravelRoots1
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Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed only one night but was impressed by the great service and beautiful location. The owner was very kind and even let us check out late without any extra fees. The 2 young ladies at the reception were very helpful and called us a taxis whenever we needed. The beach is a short walk from the retreat. We were... More 

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Thank Strangrpilgram
Helsinki, Finland
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2016

The room was nice and clean. The staff at the hotel are SUPER nice and helpful with everything. They even arranged a private breakfast for us because we had to leave so early one morning. The hotel is located north of main beach playa guiones at playa pelada, so either be prepared to walk a few km along the beach... More 

Thank Pair_of_surfers
Amherst, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 13 December 2015

this place was just lovely and very affordable. our room for 2 was part of a "duplex" bungalow in which we shared a porch (including an outdoor kitchen) with one woman next door. each room had its own hammock outside, and the porch view was SPECTACULAR. the vibrant latin-typical paint colors in the foreground made such an outrageously beautiful combo... More 

Thank ana v
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

First of all, the pictures are misleading!!! The way to the retreat is awefull and the parking outside didn't feel safe, because it was outside of the compound with no guard. We got a tiny room with ceiling vent. The room has no isolation and gets very hot during the day. There is No air. The room is very noisy... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

A standard room to rest after a day in Nosara, has the look like a hostel. The bungalows and little houses as rooms are comfortable. The breakfast at morning is fruits and bread, too little for an adventurous day. The price is right for being in Nosara zone. A place to keep in mind for a backpacker maybe.

Thank MauricioRZCR
Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

As a single woman travelling with her children, 13 and 15, this was a great place to stay. We brought the public bus down from Playa del Coco which was an experience if you have the time. We called on Sunday about the turtle nesting at Ostional's National park, Debra called the park for us to ensure that we could... More 

Thank Donna C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2015

The place was so beautiful, sleeping between the trees Even I, as 18 year old girl, am very impressed of this place. The breakfast is very good with every day a nice smoothie. Nosara Retreat is a b&b I will never forget.

Thank Wiek D

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nosara Retreat is nestled in the pristine Pacific coast of Costa Rica on two acres of tropical gardens and jungle. Created in harmony with nature, we are here to provide you with an ideal setting for relaxation, rejuvenation, personal rediscovery and fun. A five-minute walk brings you to the secluded Pelada Beach with fine white sand. The ocean is the centerpiece of life here. You can walk for miles along the quiet, unspoiled beaches of Nosara observing magical rock formations, breaking waves, and gentle tide pools. We provide affordable earth friendly living with personalized service. We have a variety of room choices from private rooms and baths to shared kitchen areas. As well as a private casita with separate room that sleeps up to four. Onsite yoga pavilion with mats, props, and pillows available. Also on site Temescal (sweat lodge). Activities we offer include: turtle nesting, surfing and horseback riding, water sports, hiking trails, walk through the biological preserve, and zip line tour. Our on site jungle trail through the green zone to the beach allows you to explore the unspoiled wildness of this vibrant natural habitat. Nosara Retreat is an ideal spot from which to explore Nosara's laid-back charm, fine restaurants, shops and assortment of Yoga and wellness options. Or you may want to just relax in a hammock, watch the howler monkeys and listen to the ocean. This peaceful setting is ideal for unwinding. Enjoy rural, rustic Costa Rica, "pura vida" (pure life). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nosara Retreat

Address: Mtrs South of Boca Nosara 100 | Playa Pelada, 500 mtrs south of Boca Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica (Formerly Nosara B&B Retreat)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Price Range: $86 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Nosara Retreat Costa Rica
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“The rooms in the treehouse on the top floor were the best!”
 of 5 bubbles TravelRoots1, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Restaurant La Luna in Playa Pelada worth trying! ATV rental is super convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles Pair_of_surfers, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Be a top of it: choose for the top floors”
 of 5 bubbles jeroend847, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Well, if you are going to stay here anyway, get an upper room and enjoy the breakfast smoothy and short walk to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles RAC22, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Seems like lots of options so ask for the experience you'd prefer...privacy, social options, cooking, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles helenmR3398XE, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
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