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Manchester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Room in main building very clean with a large communal balcony next door, good pool and large event cabana, good view of the sea over the jungle. Nosaro is had to navigate and we got lost a number of times, the roads all look the same (bad!), but that was the only down side everything else was great and the... More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I stayed here with my girlfriend for 3 nights but we would have stayed the whole week if we could! Alexa is a very friendly and helpful host, she arranged our restaurant reservations, tours and even made sure we had a box breakfast ready when we had to leave at 4AM on our last day. Jolanda makes the best Banana... More 

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Cabo Matapalo. Peninsula de Osa
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Our room was really comfortable and the view down to the sea over the steaming jungle was simply spectacular. We enjoyed the charming atmosphere and Alexa and Jolanda made us feel very welcome. Thank you.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

My friend and I stayed two nights at Bella Vista Mar. The room was clean, comfortable and had a great view of the sea. Great pool. Breakfast was freshly made and was delicious. It is set at the top of a hill and walking to and from the beach could be difficult for some. Alexa was a lovely host and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We liked the hotel a lot. Clean, friendly, quiet and great breakfast. The swimmingpool was nice. We had a rental car own car, taking us up and down the hill/to the beach. Bella Vista Mar with Alexa did remind us about the movie "Mamma Mia". We sure enjoyed it!

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Palmer, Alaska
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a very comfortable 8 night stay at Bella Vista Mar. Room was very clean and comfortable. Location is great if you want an "away from it all" vibe without actually being remote. Alexa, the owner, is very nice and knowledge about the area. Tasty home made breakfast daily. Do call and ask for directions!

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1 Thank Tracy H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I have been to Costa Rica many times and Bella Vista Mar is a beautiful place indeed. Clean, great views and sunsets but overall, I felt like I was staying at someone's house, like a bed and breakfast perhaps, and less like a hotel. It's very nice to be out of town on the hillside, but the commute into town... More 

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Manaleja, Owner at Bella Vista Mar, responded to this review

Hi Road Trip Girl, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We are definitely a bed and breakfast - not a hotel, so the fact that you felt like you were in our home is not a bad thing. We don't have a bar or restaurant so it is quiet up here - just... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I went with my wife in 2012 and we fell in love with this hotel. It is totally beautiful, the cleanliness, the quietness, the decoration, everything. It's located up in the hills (you need a car or a truck to go to the beach), so the view is AMAZING. The sunset left us speechless. You were able to hear the... More 

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Gander, Canada
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

This place is a little piece of paradise! Nosara is beautiful in and of itself, but this boutique hotel was so quaint and charming with incredible service. Alexa was there to answer any and every question we had with awesome recommendations for dinner. The hotel is located just a few minutes walk from the beach. It was instant relaxation upon... More 

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Jarpen, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This is the place to stay if you go to Nosara. We stayed in the room called Marbella, with a great view over the Pacific. Nice and clean with a large bathroom. We were here to relax so we didn't have a car and it's not a problem to walk down to playa Pelada, it takes about 15 minutes. There... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
No other hotel in Nosara Costa Rica can offer a more beautiful panoramic view of the ocean including Playa Guiones and Playa Pelada. Located upon a hilltop, Bella Vista Mar truly lives up to its name. We are conveniently located for all your vacation activities, and will help you plan to do as much or as little as you like! Horseback riding? World's longest zipline? Sportfishing? We've got all that and MORE! Our friendly staff and homey atmosphere are the ideal combination for a perfect vacation destination.You'll enjoy our relaxed and casual lodging policy. Come as you are, be yourself! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Mar

Address: Playas Pelada | 300 Mtrs Oeste de la Garta Lodge, Nosara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Price Range: $121 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bella Vista Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“I'd recommend an upper room to mask the noise of the gardener and other guests.”
 of 5 bubbles RoadtripprGirl, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with ocean view.”
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“Find another hotel”
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 of 5 bubbles PooveyK, 27 Feb 2014 | Read review
“The rooms are unique and almost all have a great view.”
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