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Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa

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Waukee, Iowa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We absolutely loved this place! Everything was perfect. The restaurant was lovely. The food was delicious and the service outstanding. The beach goes on for miles and is very private. We had surf lessons, went horseback riding, zip lining and canyoning down a waterfall. All these activities were set up by Alma staff. The grounds are so beautiful, we have...

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almadelpacificocoral, Gerente at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Wirtzlaurie40, We are delighted to know you have enjoyed so much your stay. We love to offer unique experiences that our visitors will remember forever. We work day by day to offer the best possible service and that our guests enjoy the beautiful nature that surrounds us at all times. We hope you choose us again, Alma del Pacífico

Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort was exactly what my family and I were looking for when visiting Costa Rica. We wanted a place that wouldn't be over-run with tons and tons of tourists and you wouldn't be fighting for space on the beach. Boy, did we get it. There was no better feeling than waking up in the morning and be practically alone...

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almadelpacificocoral, Gerente at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gregory, We love to know that you have enjoyed both your stay at Alma del Pacifico and the peace that surrounds our location. Without a doubt, for us it is a pleasure to be able to share this place so full of nature and peace with our guests and to know that your family enjoyed practically having a "private...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We return to Alma for its comfort, beauty, and location on the beach. Ever since the hotel was sold by the original owners, Mr. and Ms. Broudy, to a subsidiary of the Rockefeller group, and then evidently sold once more, it has been making steady improvement. The grounds are well kept and the rooms are clean and well stocked. The...

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almadelpacificocoral, Gerente at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lorac, We appreciate you shared your comments about your visit. Your opinion is very important so that we can continue improving and offering unique and unforgettable stays. We hope that we will choose again, Alma del Pacifico

Custer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Beach, a bit over priced for what we got. had some privacy issues as no Curtin on glass doors. but really close to the water and close to Jaco if you want to go to town. dinner and breakfast were good (breakfast better) nice view from dining room. 1st time here.

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almadelpacificocoral, Gerente at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Allyn, We would like to thank you for sharing your comments about your recent stay. Your suggestions will be taken into account to improve and offer an unique experience to all our guest. We look forward to serve you again. Alma del Pacifico

glasgow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was designed by the same architect as Xandari Resort so was very similar but not quite as luxurious. Large bedroom / villa reached from small garden. Floor to ceiling Windows which didn't have curtains but one isn't overlooked. Small 'kitchen' area with fridge and fresh coffee making facilities! Small swimming pools which did get a little noisy and...

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almadelpacificocoral, Gerente at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Chloeglasgow, We would like to thank you for sharing your comments about your recent stay. Your suggestions will be taken into account to improve and offer an unique experience to all our guest. We look forward to serve you again. Alma del Pacifico

Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is absolutely fabulous! My husband and I and friends dined in the beautiful beachfront restaurant many, many times while visiting Costa Rica. We have a condo about 30 minutes north of the Alma and just loved coming to Esterillos Este because the beach is so beautiful and the waves are crashing right there and it's just everything you...

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almadelpacificocoral, Gerente at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Karen, We thank you for sharing your opinion about your visit. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed from a relaxing stay. We work every day to offer an excellent service and your opinions help us improve. We hope you'll visit us again, Alma del Pacífico

London, UK
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We returned three year later to find everything at Alma del Pacifico as we remembered and there were even improvements. We stayed six nights in beachfront villa number two (the same room as last time co-incidentally). The room is massive with bright colours, a seating area, eating area, enormous bathroom with good shower and a seemingly endless supply of towels....

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almadelpacificocoral, Gerente at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear mfranks911, We thank you very much for sharing your words about you recent experience with us. Your feedback help us improve and be better each time. We look forward to serve you again. Alma del Pacífico

Danville, California
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We spent 4 nights at the conclusion of a group tour elsewhere in Costa Rica. The room was delightful, the grounds are well maintained and the Beach front is delivery of the "perfect" views you see in ads and hope some day to find. Found It !! The relaxation after our tour was really wonderful and the staff was helpful...

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almadelpacificocoral, Gerente at Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Steve, We appreciate you took the time to share your feedback about your experience at Alma del Pacifico. Certainly we are located in a wonderful place surrounded by beautiful nature that we love to share with all our guests. We look forward to have you visiting us soon. Alma del Pacífico

Venice, CA
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Meant to stay here for 2 nights en route down to Dominican and Uvita, stayed 5. I have spent a lot of time and effort looking for beachfront resorts/hotels that have the combo of plunge pools ON a great beach. Generally, it doesn't exist for less than 1000$ a night. They just don't exist. This place has them and they...

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Dear kidlightnin71, We want to thank you for sharing your comments about your recent visit. Your feedback helps us be better and work harder. We look forward to have you visiting us again. Freddie and all our staff will be delighted to serve you. Best regards, Fernando Alfaro General Manager

Cupertino, California
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Smallish resort with beautifully designed and colorful premises. Rooms are very well appointed, good internet service, complimentary soft drinks in the rooms. Service is excellent, staff is attentive. One area that could use some improvement is the restaurant. We were there Christmas Day, and the $42/person prix fixe special Christmas menu was way overpriced for the choice, quantity and quality...

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Dear Schikarmane, We would like to thank you for sharing your comments about your recent stay. Your suggestions will be taken into account to improve and offer an unique experience to all our guest. We look forward to serve you again. Alma del Pacifico

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Amenities

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  • 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)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
Price Range: $234 - $658 (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
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“all rooms that I could see faced the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles 962allynh, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“A villa / room with uninterrupted views of the beach”
 of 5 bubbles chloeglasgow, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think most of the rooms have ocean views, some garden views but it doesn't matter.”
 of 5 bubbles karenh643, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beachfront villas are more expensive but well worth the money”
 of 5 bubbles mfranks911, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden view are ok, beachfront better though much more expensinve”
 of 5 bubbles 473cristiana, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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