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KayaSol Surf Hotel

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Burien, Washington
Reviewed 22 October 2016

our family spent a week at this excellent resort. we had the best time and met some very nice people. everyone from the front office to the bar staff were spot on friendly and ever so helpful. great food, pool and lodging. get used to the monkeys howling you awake every morning. we highly recommend kayasol to anyone. many food...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I can not say enough about the staff (especially manager Sally and front desk)!!! From them alone you should stay here. The airline lost my bags and they were so helpful getting them back to me. I needed a sitter one day and the managers lovely mom watched my 6 yrs old for 4 hours. We stayed in the apartment...

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SOL27, Public Relations Manager at KayaSol Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure to have you enjoy our big happy family in paradise. We love to share the pura vida and have awesome guests such as your self. See you next time- PURA VIDA

Paris, France
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The staff was welcoming and pro, and the place is 5 min from the beach. I rented a full house for myself and a friend for a very affordable price. I'll definitely book there again when I'm back in Costa Rica!

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SOL27, Public Relations Manager at KayaSol Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Thanks for the great review. It is so nice to have great people like your self share your experience. Let us know when you are ready to come back we have some awesome changes in the works your sure to love. Pura Vida!

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough about this cute property. It's not luxury, but that's not why you come here. It's simple, but simple beautiful and special. The staff is so incredibly nice the private rooms all unique and the shared hostel is always a great place to meet interesting people. The vibe here is just perfect Costa Rica. The ocean is a...

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SOL27, Owner at KayaSol Surf Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy that you had a great stay in Pura Vida paradise! Thank you for sharing your experience! I love the way you put it- The vibe here is just perfect Costa Rica. We would love to see you come back again and again and enjoy! Pura Vida

Philomath, Oregon
Reviewed 24 March 2016

What a cool place to stay! Short walk to the surf, rest in a nice room. We rented one with a full kitchen, so it was like a mini apartment. Relaxed in the pool and had numerous drinks and dinners at the restaurant on Surf/Yoga destination. Will return again!

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SOL27, Owner at KayaSol Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review!!!! We love hearing your feedback and sharing the Pura Vida dream. You did it right! Surf, Relax,Repeat! That is the way to go. Come back and see again the waves are still rolling in. Pura Vida

Pine Bush, New York
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This was my first visit to Costa Rica. It was a pleasant surprise and so very enjoyable. KayaSol is an excellent choice as the staff and environment is friendly and helpful if needed. Our room was one of the hotel rooms but the hostel rooms looked clean and comfortable as well. There is a short walk to the quiet beach...

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SOL27, Owner at KayaSol Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for you wonderful review! Your words bring the experance to life you are a great writer and we aprechate you shareing this. Hope to see you again soon! Pura Vida

Reviewed 4 March 2016

I have stayed in 5 hotels in Nosara, actually Playa Guiones. Fortunately booked the vacation a little late as it is high season. So one of the only places available was the casita at Kaya Sol. It turned out to be one the best values and a little home away from home, for the same price as just a room...

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SOL27, Owner at KayaSol Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank You Tricia! Your description of the value of Casita is perfect, that is exactly what we were going for when we designed the "mini home". I am glad you got up for some early surfs the beach and waves are great at first light! Your most powerful statement is-"What really makes Kaya Sol is the people." Thank you for...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Older, English speaking people drinking. If this is your thing, this is a place for you. The staff here all seemed very young and although polite, quite condescending. But that seems to be indicative throughout most of the Nosara area. My two night stay there is really a tale of two rooms, the first being a small room right behind...

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SOL27, Public Relations Manager at KayaSol Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We enjoyed having you here! Please come back and see us again. Pura Vida

South Portland, Maine
Reviewed 31 January 2016

My 4th time to KayaSol - it fits my need for reasonable prices, great surf, good service from staff. Susie, the manager knows the importance of good service as do the staff. They continually are checking in to see how things are going, thanking guest for staying and seeing what needs we have. Diana and Melania were did a great...

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SOL27, Public Relations Manager at KayaSol Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and regards for the staff! We are very thankful for all there hard work and dedication to make your stay at KayaSol memorable. I am glad you like the private beach trail thru the jungle right to the beach! That is truly the Pura Vida! We love having you stay with us and hope...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I stayed in a private room with a/c kitchen and small living/dining area, upstairs, the view was great with just all what we need to make our stay great!, the front desk was super helpfull and the food simply delisious, the hotel is good priced in a good locations, the waves were amazing! I wuold love to comeback and stay...

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SOL27, General Manager at KayaSol Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your great review. We are happy " loved it" and would love you to come back anytime. Pura Vida!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our quaint family owned and operated hotel is located on the 200M Maritime Protected Zone. A 2 minute walk takes you to the best surf Guiones has to offer. We boast great prices & location; clean, comfortable, simple rooms; and our service is excellent. We are located on the non-commercialized end of the beach which gives you the tranquility you deserve yet puts you within walking distance to shops, restaurants & yoga. Come and enjoy the good life. Pura Vida! ... more   less 

Additional Information about KayaSol Surf Hotel

Address: Norte Hotel Guilded Iguana 100 M, Nosara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Price Range: $74 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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KayaSol Surf Hotel Costa Rica/Nosara
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Nosara
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