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Pura Vida from Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa!

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My best friend and I recently went to Costa Rica! We were greeted at the San Jose airport by our friendly driver, Enrique, by the hotel's transportation at Figa Travel. He had snacks and waters ready for us with a fun, safe, educational 3 hour ride to the hotel. He taught us so much and was super nice. He even made stops to enhance our experience and made sure we were enjoying our ride. When we arrived at the Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa, everyone there was also helpful, kind and knowledgeable. We always received excellent advice and the staff went above-and-beyond to give us an extraordinary experience. They even gave me a bottle of wine for my birthday! They booked us cool tours and told us about fun things to do while in Arenal and the nearby town of La Fortuna; such as PureTrek canyoneering/repelling, wave rafting and the Eco Terra 4-in-1 trip with waterfalls, volcano and hanging bridges. We appreciate everyone there and think they deserve a raise! 

I have traveled the world and this was definitely one of the MOST beautiful places I have ever stayed. Our room was amazing with a jacuzzi and we had the best backyard with a breath-taking view of the volcano. It was very clean and big, too. We went to the spa on-site, utilized the pool and of course, enjoyed the hot springs there!! There are many natural hot springs around the volcano because that is what heats them up. The hot springs felt so good while relaxing, especially after our hikes. Whoever does the landscaping is doing a phenomenal job. The restaurant was very good and we were so happy to have Enrique as our server. He has the best customer service, recommended unique drinks and set us up with the coffee & chocolate tour on site. That was a fantastic experience as well. We learned about the Costa Rican plants and made our own sugar cane juice, coffee and chocolates! The guys were amazing and I highly recommend it. Costa Rica is full of friendly people and an Eco-friendly place. We saw so many amazing things, including a monkey and a sloth!

It was helpful that everyone spoke English to us while teaching us some Spanish, too. As 2 single girls traveling in another country, I really liked that the resort had someone at the gate keeping track of when we left and when we arrived "home" safely. So, if you are looking for a place to stay, fun things to do and need a ride to/from airport...then look no further! Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa gets 2 thumbs up, 5 stars and a round of applause from us. We are truly grateful for the amazing adventure! Pura Vida!


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