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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
  • Location
    4.5 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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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our first trip to Costa Rica and what a trip it was! After taking the red eye, we were quite tired in the early am upon arrival. Gaia had a personal driver named ALEX greet us at the airport which is a couple hours away from the hotel. We had previously decided to spend all of our time on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just got back from an almost one week stay at the GAIA. On my list of the top 5 luxury resorts I've stayed in the world. The staff was top notch and the property was breathtaking. I also can't rave enough about the food at La Luna. So glad we saved this for the last leg of our trip...it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a beautiful place! Nice infinity pool with amazing views. Great sunset views. Restaurant food actually pretty good. Complimentary breakfast and complimentary 20 minute spa service. Very intimate, safe, and personal. Would definately return to this resort if going back to this area of the country.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We felt like we found long-lost family at Gaia - the kind of family that pampers you with luxury, upgrades you to deluxe suites (TJ and Boris, you're the best), makes you great drinks (thanks, Joshua!), and lives in a place with jaw-dropping views and ingeniously conceived grounds/pools. I'm not sure what type of people actually have that family, but... More 

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

Every one of our staff are so grateful for your extremely kind review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We believe we have created a very special place for some very special guests and you certainly fit into that category. Thank you for choosing us and thank you for sharing your experience on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Naples, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed many places during my trips to Costa Rica but none come close this one. This was my first time at Gaia Hotel but it definetily will not be the last. The rooms were amazing and the service was better than any hotel staff i have encountered. The pool was very clean and safe and the preserve was... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are nothing short of thrilled we gave you the magic you sort and we exceeded your expectations. We very much look forward to seeing you again and allowing us to spoil you once again. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we were picked up at the San Jose airport in a comfortable private car until we were brought back to the airport five days later in mid January, 2015, we thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful adults only hotel in a gorgeous setting and experienced the best service we have ever had in over 40 years of our travels.... More 

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

What a wonderful review by some wonderful guests. Thank you for taking the time to share with others on this TripAdvisor forum. We have numerous packages from which to choose and the one you elected is one of our most desired given the fabulous value combined with the vast selection of amenities. We hope to see you again on our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the hotel was top notch service reviews the jungle trail the food we really felt at home there me and my four children and would highly recommend it thanks to Roy and Jose to Tom and Silva and the rest of the crew thank you for a great time and great memories and hope to see you soon

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

Well, we miss you and your family already! Thank you for choosing us and thank you for your wonderful comments on our wonderful resort. Your sharing of your thoughts with other readers here mean a lot to us. More 

Toronto
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to write this review because i want to keep this place for myself but it looks like it is a little too late for that. There are other hotels with better accommodations (we are staying in a small studio that could have had a better mattress and bigger TV) but service level and staff friendliness = 6... More 

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

Thanking our recent guests for commenting on their stay with us. Our studio rooms are wonderful with the same quality of furniture including mattresses as our super deluxe rooms. And they were all made to our specific requirements ie. custom made. Our staff truly are 6 star and we thank you for your wonderful comments. Thank you for your kind... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a suite room next to the pool during our stay at Gaia. It was amazing. The service went above and beyond what i expected of a five star hotel, and not only that but we got our own personal concierge - Garry!

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

We are thrilled by the way our recent guests described their stay with us. Thank you so much for taking your personal time to share with others on this TripAdvisor forum. We hope to see you back soon!! More 

NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first written response from the booking agent at Gaia began with the phrase "Welcome to Paradise". Having just completed a 4-night stay at Gaia, I would have to agree with his terminology. We were delighted with every aspect of this unique and beautiful property. Our "family suite" was spacious, contemporary, well-appointed and distributed over two levels. The upstairs bedroom... More 

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

Thanking our wonderful guests for a wonderful review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Indeed, we are so pleased you like our new rooms with the private pool setting. These rooms were constructed with families in mind but are rented out to adults when no bookings are in place for younger children. They have been quite popular as with yourselves.... 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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Also Known As:
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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