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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

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Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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Brooklyn, NY
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I mean, just look at all the other reviews! There's a reason for the consistently glowing words. This was our second trip and it was just wonderful. The staff, pools, beach, wildlife...this is just an amazing place to escape to. This time around we stayed three nights (over a 16 day trip to CR) and just enjoyed the property, no... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi john127.....welcome back.....and a big "hi" from Julien, your concierge from 4 years ago.......thanks for the review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows again.......we're happy to have you back with us.....16 days in Costa Rica....what a trip.....I'm glad you included Tulemar......thanks for your comments on David at the Tulemar Beach.....he really is an asset and a Tulemar... More 

Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family just got back from a week at Tulemar and it was the best vacation we've ever had! We were in Villa Kiskadee and the house was amazing, perfectly appointed and spectacular views of the water and mountains from every room. We had visits from monkeys, toucans, sloths, iguanas, and more...all close-up in the trees just off our deck.... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Lauri C.....thank you for the wonderful review and comments on your stay in Villa Kiskadee in Tulemar.....one of our premier, private villas......Villa Kiskadee was a great choice for your family......4 bedrooms / 4.5 baths / 3 floors / private pool and as you experienced.....this villa has one of the top three views in all of Tulemar and more wildlife... More 

Mount Dora, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the bungalows and what a view to wake up to and sunsets to watch at night. It was spectacular with its own private beach and beautiful grounds full of animals and plants. This is definetly a great place to stay. The hotel staff (Stephanie, Orlando and Miguel) were wonderful. We loved it and would stay... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi 21KellyW....thanks for the excellent review of your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows.....so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in Tulemar.....the Bungalows were the first accommodations built in Tulemar and they really do have some of the best views......perched on the hillside and surrounded by jungle with windows all around to capture the views.....kind of like... More 

Dillon, Colorado
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in Casa 404 at Tulemar. Woke up every morning to coffee with the monkeys running amuck in the forest surrounding the veranda and then spent most afternoons on the beach. David, the beach concierge, was amazing. He always had lounge chairs, umbrellas, and sea kayaks ready to go for us. The ride down to the beach was alway hilarious... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Stephen B....thank you for posting the review on your stay with us in Tulemar......and for the kind words on our staff.....from David at the beach to Willy to Chris....your personal concierge......part of our Super Star team.....Chris can assist with your transportation to Tulemar......your tours/activities.....dining options.....spa services.....or just a very friendly local to answer your questions......thanks for booking with us... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at Villa Mot Mot which has two separate bungalows. I was on the top floor with the most glorious deck looking out through lush green rainforest to the spectacular ocean. The attention to detail inside the apartment was perfect. I could live here! It has everything you need, from kitchen appliances, to a great selection of books. I... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Wendy.....thank you very much for the great review on your stay in Villa Mot Mot.....one of the most popular one bedroom villas in Tulemar.....as you mentioned.....the secluded location......the amazing ocean views......the huge deck.....and all the little amenities provided by the owner.....makes this one special.....plus the services of Team Diego.....(Vanessa, Al and Jonathan).....the Super Star concierge team.....to handle the details.....and... More 

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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We wanted our honeymoon to be unique, somewhat rustic, and filled with adventure. Our time in CR was exactly that! Tulemar is a resort best suited for the physically fit- the property is very steep and requires some hiking to get around (especially to the beach, which was about 20 minutes down the mountain). They DO offer a complimentary shuttle,... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Amanda F.....we loved having you with us for your honeymoon......and Mot Mot Hideaway was the perfect choice for you....secluded and quiet.....a separate bedroom with a king bed......great bath with a raindrop shower.....huge outdoor terrace with a full kitchen....living and dining area.....all with ocean views.....and lots of wildlife.....plus the concierge services of Team Diego.....to take care of all of your... More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been a lot of places and this was by far our best. Our casita, Casa del Mar, was well kept and the service was great. Ashley, our concierge was attentive and quick. The organization and timing of tours was seamless. The casita was cleaned based on the timing of our tours - they knew when we'd be out and... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Sonja B.....thanks for the wonderful review on your stay in Casa del Mar.....so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us.....Casa del Mar is one of our most popular two bedroom villas.....the owner of the villa loves to shop and this villa has more artwork.....design/decor......and kitchenware than any other...lol...plus amazing ocean views and the services of Ashley....our... More 

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you drive you may get lost in "Paradise". It took a three hour drive to get there but got a break along the way at Rio Tarcoles to look at the bask of crocodiles under the famous bridge. I got lost getting there and you may get lost within Tulemar. Not to worry because this is "Paradise" and people... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi tripmundo.....if you're going to drive.....we also suggest a GPS.....so important as we don't have a lot of signs or addresses here.....but happy that you made it to Tulemar.....and you are right....we do have a shuttle service inside of Tulemar.....so you don't have to worry about getting lost......from your bungalow or villa to the beach or pools or restaurant or... More 

Sheffield
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Exquisite place. The views are wonderful. The villa it one of the nicest places I have ever seen. The bathroom is a room with a Walk-in shower with tile "everything" The service was wonderful and the staff took us to the villa and explained everything. I'm amazed

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi sre1210......yes....everyone LOVES our two and three bedroom villas with indoor/outdoor showers in each of the bedrooms.....it really adds to the tropical feeling......not many places you can shower outside year round......thank you so much for the review and so happy that you are enjoying your stay with us! Tulemar Dave More 

common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Casa Mirador, but all the rooms (bungalows) looked great, Tulemar is a gated property, very clean and modern, with great views. Medium sized private beach that was not crowded, had food and bar service, and free use of chairs, umbrellas, and kayaks, lots of monkeys and iguanas. A couple of nice pools, and a decent restaurant. Great... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi James L....thanks for the wonderful review on your stay in Casa Mirador in Tulemar.....one of our popular two bedroom casas.....this one has spectacular ocean views.....from each of the rooms....plus that large balcony too......thanks for all the hints to future guests.....very helpful.....like our location.....right in the heart of Manuel Antonio.....there are over 10 restaurants within a two block radius of... More 

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