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Gaia Hotel & Reserve

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Km 2.7 Carretera Quepos a Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gaia lives up to all of the great reviews! The staff is absolutely the best! So kind and willing to help in any way possible. The hotel is tucked away on a beautiful reserve with a stunning view. The restaurant was the best one that we ate at on our entire trip in Costa Rica. We went on a hike... More 

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

What a wonderful review by some very wonderful guests. We are so pleased that our service and our dedication to your expectations were fulfilled. Gaia is a magical place full of the adventure and beauty that attracts guests to the country of Costa Rica. Our private reserve as pointed out is just full with natural wildlife. Thank you for sharing... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow. What I'm about to say, doesn't do justice. We've been in C.R. For 14 days (our 2nd time visiting the country). This is our last night/ my birthday/ our honeymoon. Such a beautiful venue, AMAZING staff and service, food was impeccable. I can't say enough great things. We watched a lightening storm From our table, the staff surprised me... More 

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

We here at Gaia Hotel & Reserve were certainly pleased that we provided you with a memorable experience. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to create magic on your very special day. We look forward to hosting you once again here in our little slice of Paradise. Sharing your experience on this TripAdvisor forum means a lot to us. More 

New Paris, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved our experience in Manuel Antonio at Gaia. The hotel is so nice that we rarely left. The food and the views at La Luna are some of the best in the area. Also, don't miss out on the guided nature tour. It is exhausting, but allows you to see so many animals in their natural habitat. After... More 

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We are so thrilled your stay with us was truly 5 star. It's true.....our private reserve is truly special. Se have all the wildlife at our doorstep. Many have commented as yourselves that the National Park is a bit disappointing after touring the Gaia Reserve. Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Franklin, Tennessee
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love Gaia hotel and reserve! From the moment we arrived, everyone was so friendly and accommodating. They helped us book our fishing trip right when we got there and we couldn't have felt more welcome. The reserve is beautiful. Take the nature walk tour, we learned so much and saw monkeys!! We loved the big iguanas that hung out by... More 

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Thank you very much for your very kind 5 star review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. You were truly special guests and we hope to see you back in the very near future. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at this hotel and easily could've stayed a few days more. Every part of our stay was amazing. And the pictures don't even do the hotel justice. The views were incredible. Carlos, our personal concierge, was so helpful and accommodating our entire stay, from calling daily to see how we were doing to making sure we... More 

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Thanking our recent guests for their very high recommendation of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are so pleased to have exceeded your expectations.......and we truly hope to see you again in the very near future. Thank you for your comments on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 2 teenage daughters for a girls retreat at Gaia. We had a such a wonderful time! The moment we arrived we were treated to a spectacular monkey show on our way to pool. The wildlife was abundant! Sloths, macaws, monkeys, inguanas…we never made it to Manuel Antonio. We saw everything at our hotel! The hotel is gorgeous.... More 

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We are thrilled you had such a wonderful time at our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Many guests as yourselves never leave our property for very long. We have everything here on our 15 acres that one comes to Manuel Antonio to see. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is gorgeous...tucked into the hillside with an amazing view for meals. We just went with our family of 4 and 2 girls ages 10 and 8. Our room was HUGE. Nice loft set up and the kids said the fold out sofa bed was super comfy and they are a hard sell. They loved the massive whilrlpool bath... More 

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Thanking our recent guests for their wonderful comments. Thank you so much for your comments on our new family rooms. Separate and apart from the adults only pool, the family pool was custom designed to give the most privacy to both families and adults. We hope to see you back soon and thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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

Gaia was truly a 5 star hotel. There was not a bad view in the place. The landscape around the resort and view of the ocean was one-of-a-kind. The view from our personal balcony, the pools, the dining area, were all beautiful. The staff was also outstanding. They were friendly, helpful, and accomodating to any/all of our requests. We also... More 

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Thanking our recent guest for their very kind words. We love having you on our property and certainly welcome you back in the future. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Houston, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stayed at the Gaia for Spring Break and we enjoyed every part of our stay. The staff, our room, the food, the pool, the reserve were all wonderful! The family suites were great for a family of 5 and our designated pool was perfect for us. We all really enjoyed the daily breakfast each morning as everything on... More 

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Thank you for choosing us and reserving one of our new fabulous family rooms. Our secluded family pool is truly remarkable and we are thrilled you and your family enjoyed. And our private 14 acre reserve, teaming with plants, birds and wildlife is very special indeed. We too hope to see you again.....and very soon..... Thank you for sharing on... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Gaia for a full week at the end of March and we could not have been happier with our stay. The Gaia team is absolutely fantastic and they are the nicest people. Everyone at the restaurant treated us like family and Roy in the office coordinated and planned all of our excursions to perfection.... More 

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Thank you so much for such a wonderful 5 star review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We loved spoiling you and hope to see you again. We are so pleased we exceeded your expectations and are thrilled you had such a wonderful honeymoon experience. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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