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Nashua, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This is a beautiful property. We hiked to the waterfall and felt the workout. The restaurant has an impressive view and the complimentary breakfast was delicious and plentiful. It is a place to relax in luxury. The infinity pool overlooks the city. Spend some time there.

Thank Marlene M
Salt Lake City
Reviewed 28 December 2013

We visited Xandari for a week stay, and had a fabulous time. All the people treated us like family, they were more than gracious hosts. The grounds are beautiful, many trails to see the lush tropical scenery. The food was always good, we ate many of our meals there. They grow a lot of their own fruits and veges, it...

2Thank J K
New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 December 2013

With only one night to spend in Costa Rica, I chose to stay at Xandari Resort and I was amazed by the natural beauty of the property. Fresh food, spectacular views, and adventurous hikes will leave you breathless. Great service, highly recommend!

1Thank JetsetDan2013
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Beautiful landscaped hotel. Pros: * We had our own private bungalow with terrace and pool right next door. * The rooms are clean, the bedding allergen free. * The restaurant is great. They make and grow their own food so can take allergies into account). * The walk to the waterfalls is recommended. * The views are beautiful. * The...

3Thank Allergictraveller
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2013

My room was spacious and luxurious. The views of the central valley are unparalleled. The grounds are beautiful - the waterfalls are worth the hike. It's a very green hotel, they grow most of their own fruits, veggies, and have chickens for eggs. The decor is classic Latin american. love it!!!!

2Thank Kelly H
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 December 2013

I went here as part of a ladies retreat and it was perfect. I had a bad back and had a reflexology massage and it worked wonderfully. The food at the restaurant was great and the view was amazing. Highly recommend.

1Thank Deb C
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Whilst I had 6 hour layover, I decided to relax @ Xandari Spa. Everything was amazing there! From the nicely trimmed landscape to the beautiful restaurant over looking the countryside while beautiful butterflies & exotic birds fluttered around. However, the spa hut was the cream of the crop. I got my own private hut with a open jacuzzi which also...

2Thank Tila-theTraveler
delray beach, fl
Reviewed 2 December 2013

The prior reviewer stole a lot of my thunder thankfully, saving me from a lot of typing! I second every one of his positive comments and agree that Xandari is an absolute treasure that should be experienced first hand. I do, however, have a couple recommendations for those visiting this beautiful resort to hopefully maximize the experience. 1. Bring binoculars........

2Thank traveladdictjr
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 1 December 2013

I visited Costa Rica for the first time and stayed at Xandari Resort in October 2013, primarily based on previous TA reviews. I was not disappointed at all, and if anything, Xandari exceeded my already high expectations. I stayed at Xandari for 8 nights at the beginning of my trip (villa #16), and then another 4 nights at the end...

Thank David1040
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 21 November 2013

This is a gem of a property not too far from the airport. Lots of time has been spent landscaping and creating walking trails around the property. The view from my room was spectacular. I liked the architectural style of the rooms, which are all situated in a private manner. The only reason I did not give it a "5"...

Thank heyjudithz

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Xandari is a 40-acre plantation with botanical gardens, orchid house and over 5 kms of nature trails including five waterfalls. Xandari is the creation of an architect-artist couple, with 24 spacious villas overlooking the Central Valley. Only 20 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport. In addition, three fabulous swimming pools, including the new 125 ft. Long Sunset Pool with a stunning view, and two outdoor jacuzzis. The restaurant serves fresh, continental and Costa Rican menu, featuring many organic fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. Xandari Spa Village is harmoniously integrated with nature and consists of a Yoga Room and five private palm-roofed jalapas with jacuzzi perched on a mountain ridge, where natural ingredients are used in massages and body treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xandari Resort & Spa

Address: 1 km northwest of El Diamante Bar | Tacacori, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: €146 - €400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Xandari Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Xandari Resort And Spa
Xandari Hotel Alajuela
Xandari Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela
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#1 Family Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
#6 Business Hotel in Alajuela
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“We have stayed in all of the different room types and find the prima plus to be the best value.”
 of 5 bubbles 160824, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All great view private views of city”
 of 5 bubbles glacierbaywhale, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Villas offer incredible privacy and spectacular views (No.24)”
 of 5 bubbles KenElborn, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were in room number 8 but honestly any room would be great. Unlike some places the rooms are proximate to everything you need.”
  • This is the small patio you see from your ceiling to floor shower window.
  • Other Villas and hillside gardens.
  • Patio at sundown.
  • This is the view from your shower. A small and private patio. Loved it.
 of 5 bubbles paulinec217, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Proximity to the sunset pool would be best if you like to bask in the pool. The other pools were cooler and designed for lap swimming.”
 of 5 bubbles simonwK4452RB, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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