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Xandari Resort and SpaSan Jose & the Central Valley
Perched above Costa Rica’s Central Valley, Xandari Resort and Spa is surrounded by gardens with sublime valley views. A few kilometers north of Alajuela, this luxurious resort offers artistic villas, mouth-watering Costa Rican cuisine, and a delightful spa, while its proximity to the airport means it’s a great introduction to the country.
There are 24 spacious villas dotted around the plantation. The colorful rooms feature unique artworks, mosaic tile works, and stained-glass windows – the work of one of the owners who also gives art classes. All villas have terraces with daybeds and views.
The restaurant operates on a farm-to-table policy, using local ingredients for healthy Costa Rican, Californian, and Mediterranean cuisine. Most of the fruit, vegetables, and herbs are grown on the grounds.
There’s a 12-acre forest reserve to explore, which is a birding hotspot with numerous species. There are also three swimming pools and a wellness spa with Jacuzzis and a range of natural treatments.
- Three swimming pools
- Sun terrace and yoga studio
- Spa village
- Jacuzzi and hot tub
- Library, TV, and music room
- Forest reserve
- Waterfall and nature tour
- Birdwatching tour
- Community visits
- Art classes
Escape the chaotic capital and get back to nature with a stay at Xandari where the airy villas come with wood ceilings, private gardens, paintings and tapestries, and terraces with views of the Central Valley. This is a place where you should maximiZe your time in the Great Outdoors: guests can hike past river vistas and waterfalls, enjoy dining on the hillside terrace, and relaxing in the three swimming pools.
We won't take you to the usual tourist traps, instead we'll introduce you to people that show you the true side of a country. With our contacts in each destination, we can arrange for you to meet locals away from the crowds and ensure an authentic experience.
You can rely on our extensive first-hand knowledge and years of experience in the country you’re visiting. We use only the best expert guides, and provide insider tips on the local customs, and everything from vibrant festivals to hidden Himalayan monasteries
Your holiday will be as unique as you are. By getting to know you and what makes you tick, we fuse our wealth of expertise and a deep understanding of our destinations to create unique day by day itineraries that are built around you.