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Gaia Hotel & Reserve

4.5 of 5 Km 2.7 Carretera Quepos a Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved our visit to Gaia. We only stayed two nights, but wish we would have stayed a lot longer. The property is magnificent, the rooms are clean and extremely comfortable. We stayed in one of the Jungle View Studios, and have no complaints. The bed was extremely comfortable. The shower was hot and had awesome water pressure. La... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just got back from a week-long stay at Gaia and I just had to share that the service we received was by far the best service we have ever experienced. The staff go way above and beyond to accommodate every request and wish of their guests. They are friendly, appreciative and incredibly helpful. The hotel itself was absolutely beautiful... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We are so pleased your stay with us was nothing less than 5 stars! And thank you for mentioning our very famous 7 course dinner...It is a favorite of guests who take the opportunity to indulge for a special occasion or no occasion at all. Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with other readers on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I recently stayed at Gaia and absolutely loved it. The staff were welcoming and incredibly helpful and friendly. I had better service there than at the Ritz. I loved the grounds and really enjoyed spending time by the pool--it felt like it was in a private treehouse. The only downside was the quirky layout of our room. We stayed in... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guests for their 5 star review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are thrilled that your stay with us was outstanding. However, we are concerned on your comments on our studio room layout. We have won numerous awards for the design and content of these rooms. I think the problem may rest not with the design... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

heaven!!!! the Gaia reserve will be the #1 place we go to in Costa Rica, from the 1st e mail, to leaving this 5* resort, the staff, the rooms, the views, the pools, the seclusion, I truly can not express what our trip was like! HEAVEN, the restaurant was also 5* like or better then sitting at the finest table... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guests the opportunity to share the magic we have created here at Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Your 5 star review of or hotel humbles us. And we hope to see you back on our property in the not too distant future. Having opened our doors 8.5 years ago we feel each day gets better and better......and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently completed a week long stay at the Gaia and came away thoroughly impressed. This was my first time staying in Manuel Antonio (previously having vacationed on the Caribbean side / Guanacaste regions of Costa Rica). The setting was absolutely beautiful. From the lush jungle landscape to the picturesque sunset's viewed from the gorgeous, tiered infinity pool the hotel... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We are truly blessed to have wonderful guests such as yourselves. Your words mean a lot to us and we want to thank you for sharing your 5 star experience with other readers on this TripAdvisor forum. We look forward to another chance we can spoil you in Paradise!! More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's difficult to compare hotels but I feel this was most likely the best hotel we stayed at during our trip to Costa Rica. We had a problem with our room the first night but this was quickly sorted out with good grace and minimum fuss. The mark of a good hotel for me is how problems are dealt with... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Our entire staff are humbled by your very kind 5 star review of our hotel. We are more than pleased to have served you and shared the magic we have created here at Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Gaia for 10 days for our honeymoon Feb 5-15. We had an unbelievable experience. From the moment we arrived it was a five star experience. Gary was there with fruity drinks in hand and everyone was so pleasant and friendly right from the start and that never changed. We definitely knew by the... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

You are simply wonderful with your kind words. Thank you for choosing us and we look forward to a return visit in the very near future. Your words mean a lot to readers on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Tarboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't even know where to begin, after many visits to Costa Rica I must say this Hotel and it's Staff were outstanding. From the time we arrived we were treated as expected with First Class Service. Alex at the front desk was in constant contact to do anything he could do for us from Horse Back Riding, Dinner Reservations,... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful 5 star review. And thank you for taking your personal time to share with others your many varied 5 star experiences while on our property. Your comments mean a lot to us and we are pleased that we met and or exceeded your expectations......that is one of our goals here along with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second stay at GAIA. Even better than the first!!! Personal concierge Gary( and Roy) did everything he could for us with charm and grace. Service, food and staff were all fantastic... Special mention to Joshua and David at the pool. If you are lucky enough to go to Manuel Antonio you don't have to think twice about... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for returning to us. We love guests who choose us time and again for their holiday pleasure. We certainly look forward to another visit and thank you for your kind mention of our fabulous staff. More 

Houston, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Gaia was flawless. We took our daughter for some fun and fishing in Costa Rica and couldn't have asked for a better place to relax and spend time together. The rooms were very comfortable and the staff very helpful and friendly. The panoramic view from the dining room and sunsets over the Pacific are spectacular. From massages... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

....and we want you back!! Thank you so much for choosing Gaia Hotel & Reserve for your February holiday. We are thrilled your fishing experience was perfect and unique and just what you were looking for. Yes, our chef is only too happy to prepare your freshly caught fish any way you choose or even surprise you with our own... More 

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Address: Km 2.7 Carretera Quepos a Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gaia Hotel & Reserve 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Gaia Hotel And Reserve
Gaia Hotel & Reserve Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#2 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park

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