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Hotel Vista de Olas

Vista de Olas Dr. | Mal Pais de Cobano Apto.#93, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 10 hotels in Mal Pais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Christy C North Miami Beach, Florida, United States
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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North Miami Beach, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

would you like to have an adventure mixed in with an spiritual retrieve? Because this is the way to go! Not only is the place amazing (duuuh! look at the pictures) but the staff makes the place like non other. You feel safe and at home and they make sure you have an amazing time. Is also really close to... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gorgeous views, delicious breakfast, great hospitality, lots of fun activities that Roger and his staff will coordinate for you, and very romantic rooms. Perfect for the traveler looking to be pampered, but also wanting to enjoy some adventure. We couldn't have been more happy with our stay!

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything about Hotel Vista de Olas is perfect. I stayed with my girlfriend for four days, and there were times we wondered why we ever left the hotel. We found the hotel through a Groupon deal, and it was spectacular. The deal included a BBQ dinner, happy hour, daily breakfast, bottle of wine, ATV tour to Montezuma Falls, and either... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay here for a fantastic view and great hospitality. The view from both our villa and the pool/bar area were spectacular, and Roger and his staff were extremely accommodating. You might not find a better bed anywhere.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling around Costa Rica, this place is really unique, far from the action in a good way. The views are breathtaking, particularly while taking a dip in the pool watching the sunset. The staff was great. I put on quite a show for them (and my friends) when a gekko fell from the rafters of the restaurant, surprising both me... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rhetorical question of the day: Is it worth it to stay at a place that you will immediately miss, the moment that you leave? Yes, yes, a million times yes! I came here for a solo week-long trip, knowing that I would be able to find a good time in Costa Rica. What I didn't expect was to find it... More

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Grimes, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They view is the best in the area. Roger went out of his way to see to it that our trip was what we expected. The bed was the best I have ever slept in period. the excursions that we took with them were the best. Advice: Fly to Tambor from San Jose and pick up your 4 wheel drive... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here in April of this year. We were looking to discount from the world and enjoy a vacation away. This is a place for the self-sufficient traveler and adventurer. Our desire on this vacation was to explore Costa Rica by day, spend time on the beach and have a nice place to go back to... More

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Boca Raton, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I drove @ 5 1/2 hours, including the ferry, from San Jose to get there. It was worth the trip! Gorgeous location overlooking the Pacific Ocean, helpful owners, fun excursions. Only thing I missed was attempting to surf, as the waves were too high when we were there. Loved the floral bouquet Heidi put together for me... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This destination is certainly worth the time it takes to get here! Roger is the owner and he personally greeted us shortly after our arrival. He and his staff are attentive and hospitable. They are very helpful if you want suggestions for excursions or other guidance while you are in Mal Pais. The property itself is breathtakingly beautiful, as it... More

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Address: Vista de Olas Dr. | Mal Pais de Cobano Apto.#93, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
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Vista De Olas Mal Pais
Hotel Vista De Olas Costa Rica/Mal Pais

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Vista de Olas is a refined hotel in Mal Pais perched on top of a peaceful hill. From this vantage point our guests are treated to sweeping views of Mal Pais and watch the most memorable sunsets. The hotel offers 6 sumptuous, secluded deluxe villas with ocean view, AC, open-sky bathroom, and private porch. Hotel amenities include fast WLAN, a luxurious infinity pool and jacuzzi, pool lounge, and the best BBQ restaurant in Mal Pais. ... more   less 
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