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Villa Decary

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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 2 February 2017

After two days in busy San Jose, this hotel did not disappoint. From the moment we met one of the owners and walked into our room, we knew we were going to enjoy the place. The view from the room was super and the room was comfortable and spacious with a lovely deck. The grounds are beautiful and very carefully...

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Awesome place in a rain-forest setting with howler monkeys and beautiful birds giving you company for the superb breakfast fare. Suzy and Dan are very helpful and will help you plan and book your activities. Highly recommend this place over anything else.

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Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Nestled in the rainforest, with a gentle brook flowing thru the lush landscaped grounds, you will find the gem of Villa Decary. The gracious hosts Suzy and Dan lovingly strive to make your stay worry-free and wonderful. Your morning starts with a smile on their faces as they greet you with a delicious and nutritious breakfast using fresh ingredients from...

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

In the 15 or so years  we've been staying at B&B's, Villa Decary is among THE BEST. Suzy and Dan's hospitality and the attention to detail on every aspect of your stay will be immediately apparent to you. Even the lovely  Olivia goes out of her way to make you feel welcome. Don't miss this gem if you're in the...

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Thank aarthi r
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We just happened onto this inn just outside of Nuevo Arenal. Dan and Susan made us feel at home right away and cooked us the most amazing breakfast! We only had time for one night at the end of our trip to Costa Rica but this will be the first place we will stay when we return and will definitely...

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Ojai, California
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I have been traveling all around Costa Rica for more than 20 years. Villa Decary is among the very best places I've stayed anywhere in that amazing country. The rooms are cheerful and clean, the breakfast world class, and the gracious host, Suzy and Dan, full of good tips for enjoying the best of everything the Arenal area has to...

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Thank Kent G
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stayed here in April and I can't say enough about the place. It was amazing to watch the birds fly right by the rooms with the lake in the background. Breakfast was delicious and the owners and staff were so helpful. Definitely recommended!

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Suzy and Dan helped make our trip to Costa Rica so very memorable. We had an incredible time. Their inn was the height of comfort, the breakfasts were delicious. They were incredibly helpful assisting us in scheduling activities. They were every bit as good as having a personal travel agent on site. It was so lovely to get to know...

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful experience staying at Villa Decary last year so we brought the entire family this year. Dan & Suzy were gracious and most accommodating. They are knowledge of the area and ability to assist with adventure bookings is a plus. The view of Lake Arenal from the rooms are spectacular. The trees, flowers, birds,...

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Thank Mike K
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Villa Decary is close to Arenal Volcano a great location for many activities including cacao tour, macadamia nut your, rainforest hanging bridge park, hiking, hot springs, ATV tours, zip lining, wind surfing and so much more. The views are spectacular. My room had a beautiful view of Lake Arenal. The rooms are comfortable with decks and all the basic amenities....

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lake Arenal's most beautiful hotel. Botanical garden and rain forest setting, spectacular views of Lake Arenal, the Tilaran Mountains and the rain forest. All accommodations have private entry, private hot water bathroom, private deck, orthopedic mattresses. Rates include scrumptious breakfasts, beautifully served. Casitas with full kitchens available. Monkeys, 140 species of birds. Peaceful, private, serene. Close to many activities: kayaking, fishing, hot springs, volcano, birding, canopy tours, windsurfing, horseback riding, nature walks and more. Great eateries nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Decary

Address: Mile East of Town 1 | Route 142, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nuevo Arenal
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Villa Decary Hotel Nuevo Arenal
Villa Decary Costa Rica/Nuevo Arenal
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“All the rooms have beautiful views of the grounds, the birds and the lake.”
479jenniferg, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor”
401sylviah, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The cottages are comfortable and private, but the best access to the birds is from the rooms in the main building.”
  • View from the deck of a room in the main building
  • A room in the main building
  • View at sunset from a nearby restaurant, at sunset on Lake Arenal
cruachan13, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms in the Villa have outstanding views. The second floor would be my preference.”
williamjmills13, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room to overlook the birds in the morning. Fantastic to wake to the sounds of birds chirping for their breakfast.”
700joef, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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