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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

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Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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Parker, Colorado
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Comfortable, quiet, and in a spectacular location. Views of the Pacific from the hillside and a great private beach with sloths in the trees. The best part was the service. Concierge Al is great - in one particular case, a light outside the door (which was mostly frosted glass) made for a bright villa on night #1, making it hard... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my second visit to Tulemar and stay at Casa de Frutas and I didn't think this time could top my first experience there, but I was wrong. We were a bit concerned coming in May because the weather reports said 80% chance of rain every day, which was not the case at all. It was a bit warmer... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the fortune to be able to stay at Casa Panorama Lower for 7 days. Wow! It was our last stop on our honeymoon and we wanted it to be relaxing, beach focussed, easy, and surrounded by beauty and wildlife and that is exactly what we got. Kimberly who looked after the villa was exceptional, nothing was too much... More 

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

Hi drspek2015.....wow....what a wonderful review of Casa Panorama and Kimberly.....your personal concierge......Casa Panorama's one bedroom suite is perfect for 1-3 guests......king bed in a separate bedroom.....living/dining/full kitchen (sofa bed too!).....large balcony.....all with "Panoramic" ocean views.....and the services of Kimberly......it sounds like Kim understood the type of stay you were looking for and made sure it happened for you...sometimes that means... More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and it could not have been more enjoyable. The Villas & Bungalows at Tulemar with their 360 degree wrap around windows were perfect for soaking up beautiful views of the Tulemar private beach and the surrounding jungle including all of the monkeys and birds that live there! A lush jungle canopy provided... More 

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

Hi Andy G....thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows....so glad you enjoyed your time with us.....the Bungalows really are unique.....octagon shaped with windows all around.....ocean and jungle views.....jungle rustic design and decor.....(but with AC).....and all the amenities of Tulemar......the 4 resort pools.....the hiking trails.....the Tulemar Beach....the resort shuttle.....on site restaurant......and your own personal... More 

Tampa, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I didn't write a review after our first visit because it was so fantastic that I thought I might be overreacting. Now that we have completed our second visit I know I wasn't overreacting, it truly is a fantastic place to take a vacation. The accommodations, service, grounds, activities, food, views and personalities of the employees made us all feel... More 

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

Hi Jim M.....we loved having your family with us the first time....and we loved it even more the second.....repeat guests are our favorites......they usually are with us for a longer stay.....they've already done many of the tours and activities so they'll either hit a new one or repeat a favorite.....but most of the time is spent in Tulemar.....with us.....enjoying the... More 

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

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and I am so glad we chose to stay at Tulemar. We stayed in one of the bungalows in Tulemar for a week. The view from our bungalow was breath taking. I have never seen anything as beautiful as the sites in Tulemar. Not only was the property extraordinary, but so was... More 

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

Hi Kelsey H.....and we want you to come back as well.....wow....thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows.....we loved having you with us......and thanks for all the comments on our staff......I can't believe you remembered all of those names.......but you are right....everyone works hard to make sure you have a great stay in Tulemar.....from... More 

Longmont, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You'd think that by the fourth visit we wouldn't still be in awe but Tulemar and Casa de Frutas are stunning. The grounds at Tulemar are perfectly kept and the beach is so much fun. We thoroughly enjoyed the private hiking trails through the jungle as well as the sensational views. The wildlife is plentiful! We enjoyed watching playful monkeys... More 

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

Hi Angie.....a fourth time stay at Casa de Frutas in Tulemar says it all.....(as did your review)......thank you so much for returning......we loved having you and your friends with us.....what a fun group.....while 2 were off white water rafting.....two were hiking the trails thru Tulemar and the other two having massages on the deck....something for everyone.....and as you know.....Casa de... More 

Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd give this a 7 star rating, but trip advisor allows for only 5. This was our first trip to Costa Rica, and Tulemar. We had heard about this place from a friend of ours who had visited recently, and she gushed about it so much that we booked ourselves for a week long vacation within a couple of months.... More 

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

Hi HGupta-Ravula.....thanks for the wonderful review of your stay in Villa Cielito.....one of our very popular 2 bedroom villas.....(the panoramic ocean views in this villa are spectacular!)......and thanks for all of your comments on Tulemar......and Chris....your personal concierge.......you made a very important point......at Tulemar.....we can help you plan your activities.....to make each day an adventure.....from surf lessons.....to zip lines....to a... More 

Highland, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first time to Costa Rica and it was so helpful having a concierge. We felt like we had an instant friend, Chris, who made sure we were taken care of. Tulemar is absolutely amazing. We were surrounded by wildlife every where we walked (and slept). We loved the privacy and intimacy of Tulemar. The beach is absolutely... More 

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

Hi Jennie H.....thanks for the great review.....so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us......and thanks for bringing up two important points......the first is Chris.....your personal concierge.....coming to Costa Rica for the first time (or the 5th)......it's nice to have a "friend" like Chris to help.....someone to assist with the planning....from your transportation to your tours/activities to dining... More 

Santa Barbara, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from 8 days at Tuelmar. The Villa Cielito bungalow was our home for our time in Costa Rica, and an unbelievable one at that. Because of it's location on the property, I think this bungalow has the best view of the lot, and is the most private. The service at Tulemar was beyond expectation. From our concierge... More 

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

Hi Ashley S....thank you so much for the wonderful review on your stay in Villa Cielito.....one of our very popular 2 bedroom villas.....with 2 bedrooms / 2.5 baths / 2 floors / full living-dining-kitchen / large deck with jacuzzi / all with ocean views.....there is plenty of room for everyone......and you are right.....this one has an amazing ocean view and... More 

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