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Giardino Tropicale

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Toronto, Ontario
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Giardino Tropicale provided me with the perfect spot for my week long surf trip. The staff did everything to make you feel at home and the short walk to the beach was perfect for getting to the waves quickly.

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Thank Andrew T
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spacialle and Enrique did a great job helping to entertain our large busy group. Great hosts!! They coordinated our massages, canopy tour and gave us excellent recommendations throughout our 9 days in Costa Rica. The surf school is a fun bonus to the hotel. We had family dinner one night with all of the tuna our boys caught. There were... More 

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Thank BrandieO1125
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Giordino Tropicale for 2 weeks in September. It was our first trip in years and far exceeded our expectations. From the moment we arrived, Spacialle and Enrique, were there to greet us and guide us. They led us toward every option available with details, and have it all at their fingertips. Many things are offered on the... More 

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Thank Julie J
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

I spent a week at Giardino Tropicale on yoga retreat. Spacialle and Enrique are wonderful hosts and they really make you feel at home. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and they really knock it out of the park! Best avocado toast and homemade smoothies! I loved walking around the beautiful gardens, watching the monkeys, and lounging by... More 

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Thank cggraham7
Calgary, Alberta
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely garden with shade and a pool to swim lengths in. Monkeys serenading you in the trees. Short walk to the beach and Spanish school. Safe and clean. Hopefully next door construction completed. You can help yourself to coffee in the morning. Exquisite food in restaurant up the stairs. Spaciale did everything to make me feel welcome, answer questions and... More 

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Thank kateyogaphysio
1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing family stay in the Hotel. The family suite was stunning with a huge balcony. Beach is incredible. The surf school was a highlight for the kids. Gardens and pool work really well. Advice on places to eat and visit made it all so easy. Don't miss the restaurant upstairs and Luna at sunset.

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Thank G742EWlizs
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I recommend staying here to anyone, everything about Giardino Tropicale is lovely! The property is absolutely beautiful, the rooms are private and have everything you need. We loved our kitchen and hammock. The breakfast is delicious! The staff is amazing and so personable! Spacialle and Enrique were so helpful and friendly with rentals, taxis and directions to anywhere we needed... More 

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Thank chelsie f
Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Awe, thanks so much! Agreed, leaving is the hardest part, for us, too! We loved your visit and getting to know you both! It's always hard to wave off new friends. Thanks for mentioning the breakfast and the staff. We love our versatile menu and our consistent kitchen staff! See you next getaway! More 

Colfax, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I actually didn't stay here, some friends of mine did. I spent most of the time we were on the same vacation time here at Giardino's though. They have the friendliest Managers, best breakfast, amazing chocolate. Specialle is a jewel. Even though I wasn't staying (I did eat most of my meals!!) she treated me so kindly. She is a... More 

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Thank Leslie S
Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Leslie! Your visits here and your friends staying here were such a pleasure! I had so much fun chatting with you all over coffee! It's just my job to give directions and info but it brings me joy to share the goods of the area so you can make the most of your vacation days! Thanks for... More 

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

We are repeat visitors and wouldn't dream of staying anywhere else. The Hotel is nestled in the jungle, yet steps from the beach and where all the action is. The pool is gorgeous and surrounded by paths and gardens, which are visited by the local wildlife: howler monkeys, a huge resident green iguana, hummingbirds, butterflies and of course some domestic... More 

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Thank Susanne S
Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you, Susanne! The wild and alive picture you paint with your words is beautiful! It's especially true the time of your visit, with a little moisture in the air, everything feels fresh, the plants are growing big and bright and the animals are all happy and well-fed! Thanks for mentioning our room details, we've got everything the traveler needs... More 

Zadar
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Giardino Tropicale.....how to start..... ..... When a nine years old child, which has traveled the world for the first time crying for one hour on departure, then it means that something is amazing with that place and something genuinely in these people . Thank you Specialle, Enrique, Mio, Shiva and baby as you made this jurneys one of those life-changing.... More 

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Thank Darko B
Spacialle, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you, Darko! We loved your family's time here and are so glad the kids enjoyed the jungle, the beach and plenty of pool time! Our kitchen staff also enjoyed the increase in pancake orders :) and I enjoyed spending breakfasts chatting about the beauty all over the world! Thank you for visiting us and also for sharing some new... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Giardino Tropicale

Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara 5233, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Price Range: $145 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Giardino Tropicale Nosara
Giardino Tropicale Costa Rica/Nosara
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#1 Family Hotel in Nosara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Nosara
#3 Romantic Hotel in Nosara
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“Rooms closer to the main building have stronger internet.”
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“All rooms are great! All depends on what you are looking for and number of people you have. There are kitchen, balcony, and a/c option.”
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“Each room fills certain needs.”
 of 5 bubbles aNYsurfer, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra $15 for AC...upstairs room give you sound and view of the beautiful Howler Monkeys and birds...”
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“The junior suite is excellent.”
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