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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

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Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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Ocala, Florida
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights. The grounds are beautiful, they have 3 species of monkeys and they are pretty active so we saw all 3. They also have a sloth rehabilitation facility and around 70 sloths on the grounds. We went on a walk with Rodger to see the sloths and found 17 in 1 hour,... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The villa is comfortable with great kitchen. Bedroom is spacious and lots of windows looking out on to the palms trees, etc. and the pacific. The concierges, wait staff, van drivers, maids, office staff - everyone is extremely helpful and kind. This is our second visit to Costa Rica and again have fallen in love with the country and the... More 

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

Hi Vicki H.....thanks for the 5 Star review on your stay in Tulemar......we loved having you with us......and for your comments on Vanessa.....your on line concierge......and the rest of our staff.....I appreciate your remark "....and again have fallen in love with the country and the Ticos (Costa Ricans)"......I've said this often.....it's not just Tulemar....and our amazing staff...and the wildlife......but wherever... More 

Burlington, Canada
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second time at Tulemar and it just keeps getting better and better. We stayed in the Bungalows for the 2nd time and it was just as magical as the first time. The staff a Tulemar are second to none. Ashley was our concierge and she was FANTASTIC. We were only at the bungalows for two days this... More 

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

Hi Jacquie and Jeff.....nice to have you back with us again.....and thanks for the 5 Star review......I love the word you used to describe this visit....."magical"......I get that feeling at a few of my favorite hotels too.....I am honored that you feel that way about Tulemar......thank you so much for your praise of Ashley.....a real Tulemar Super Star......I don't ask... More 

Vancouver, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This has got to be as close to heaven as one can get. From our incredible concierge, Kimberly, to all the "beach boys", waiters, cleaning lady--kudos!. We are already planning to return next year. Truly a phenomenal experience!

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Thank Scottyrich2015
TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

HI Scottrich2015.....thanks for the great review on your stay in Casa Panorama in Tulemar.....and the comments on Kimberly.....your personal concierge and the rest of team.......they work hard to make sure you have a relaxing stay.....Casa Panorama was a great choice for you....with those "Panoramic" ocean views......I know you spent a lot of time at the Tulemar Beach.....warm, tropical waters.....sandy beach....waves... More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had an experience of a life time. Glad we were able to make it. Me and Mark plan on coming back for a visit. The staff were very friendly and polite. Michael Pinero helped me out a lot with getting things set up for me before I even arrived. The resort is beautiful I recommend it to any one... More 

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

Hey there Bungaloos....thanks for the great review on your stay in Tulemar.....and your comments on Michael.....one of our newest Tulemar Super Star Concierges......as you saw.....Michael not only made your arrangements.....but was able to change them at the last minute when travel issues arose.....(including the private van/driver waiting for you at 1 AM at the San Jose airport)......we loved having you... More 

Prospect, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We cannot say enough about the excellent stay we had at Tulemar. The staff (Al, Jorge, Michael) were all very friendly and accommodative! The shuttle drivers, beach personnel, groundskeepers and office employees were professional at all times and make you feel valued at all times. We stayed in Casa Mirador which had sweeping views of the ocean and Manuel Antonio.... More 

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

Hi Anthony M.....thank you so much for the 5 Star review......so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Casa Mirador.....with two bedrooms.....2.5 baths.....2 floors.....living/dining/full kitchen.....and huge balcony....all with panoramic ocean views.....it was a good choice for you.....thanks for the kind words on our staff too.....Al, Jorge and Michael work hard to handle all of the details....so that you... More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I were planning a bachelor party in Costa Rica and found Tulemar through a VRBO search. As soon as I contacted them, my incredible concierge system began. A booking agent found the best and most affordable housing option for our 12-guy crew. Then, our private concierge Julien, worked with us to arrange transportation from San Jose airport... More 

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2 Thank Jesse S
TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Jesse S.....I loved reading your review.....it really shows that in addition to the villas and all the amenities.....Tulemar is all about our people and the service we provide......from booking......to the on line concierge service.....to the on site concierge service.....and everyone in the resort......we all work together to make your stay effortless....so you can have fun.....we're happy to hear that... More 

Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Tulemar last week and had an amazing time. We stayed in Villa Ciellito. The villa was great and the views were awesome. The Tulemar property is beautiful and full of wildlife. We saw monkeys, sloths, toucans, and many other birds. The staff is wonderful. Our concierge, Chris, went above and beyond to make sure we had everything... More 

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

HI Kalyssa.....thanks for your review on Villa Cielito and Tulemar......we loved having you with us......(Villa Cielito is one of our most popular 2 bedroom villas)......thanks for the kind words on Chris.....your personal concierge.....and David....our beach concierge.....both are Tulemar Super Stars....everyone loves them......it sounds like you were able to see lots of wildlife too.....with 33 acres in Tulemar.....there is lots of... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 5 - 3 teens stayed in Villa Mot Mot for three nights Jan 21-24. Beautiful villa and location the balcony is fabulous, we spent lots of time just enjoying the view. We had visits from the squirrel monkeys, the white faced monkeys, a howler and then finally on our last morning a sloth with a baby riding... More 

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Thank K2beach
TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

HI K2beach.......thanks for the wonderful review on your stay in Villa Mot Mot.....our most popular one bedroom villa.....and now you know why.....the secluded location makes it a favorite hang out for the monkeys.....sloths....and exotic birds.....(but it also means a lot of steps and ramps for human to access - lol).....glad you enjoyed the large balcony too.....perfect for watching the sunsets... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing service and great views. Bungalows are super nice and well equipped. We got the personal Chef one night and the food was AMAZING! The service has been fantastic and can't wait to come back! Saw monkeys on my first day and continue to look for the sloths that live on the premise! Highly recommend!!!!!

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Thank thetravelmaster2014
TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi thetravelmaster2014.....thanks for the great review.....it sounds like you are still with us......glad to hear that you're enjoying the stay......the views.....and the private chef service.....(what a treat!).....if you're still here....and you want to see sloths....ask your concierge to set you up on "The Sloth Walk at Tulemar"....presented by The Sloth Institute of Costa Rica......exclusively for our guests......a 1.5 hour hike... More 

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