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Buena Vista Luxury Villas

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Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Buena Vista Luxury Villas
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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motril
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed a wonderful stay at Buena Vista with excellent accommodation, good food and kind, helpful and attentive staff. As we went to Costa Rica primarily to enjoy the wildlife it was a joy to find an abundance within the grounds. Sloth and porcupine sleeping in the tree at the pool. Frequent visits by troops of Capuchin and the delightful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had such a great time, it's almost hard to describe. The resort is beautifully positioned, with majestic views and animals galore. The personnel made the experience even more memorable. Andres, our concierge, was looking out for our best interest and ensuring we were having a great time, while Willy explained, played with, drove around the property and made us... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 7 nights in Room 303 (a One Bedroom Select Villa) from March 18-24, 2015. Our travel party included two adults and our two children, aged 10 and 7. The room was wonderful. It contained a spacious bedroom with two queen beds, an average sized bathroom with an oversized shower, a small kitchen, a generous sitting area, and a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved our stay here. We rented a two bedroom villa with another couple and it was the perfect amount of space. We had a full kitchen so we were able to make our own breakfast and lunch. The villas were absolutely wonderful with amazing views of the wildlife and the property. The hill to the beach is steep so... More 

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Welland, Canada
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19 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled here as a family in March of 2015 and spent 4 nights in one of the Tulemar bungalows. The location is spectacular. It is hard to imagine a more beautiful view of the sunset anywhere else in the world. If you are from North America, it is hard to imagine the wildlife you will see until you actually... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an outstanding location with astonishing views of the Pacific Ocean. The villas are extremely comfortable (and nicely decorated, though perhaps not your taste), and a key strength is the very fine horticulture of the entire site. Plantings-flowering and otherwise- are beautiful and lush, and there is wildlife there, too. We saw monkeys, racoons, and sloths, and birds, of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The title says it all. This place is gorgeous, there is so much to do, but the staff at Tulemar, Michael (our personal concierge) in particular really made the difference in our stay. My wife and I just got back from spending our honeymoon at Tulemar, and Michael made us feel very special and was ever attentive.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay in the Bungalow, we plan to return next year. The view of the ocean, was amazing. The service we received was top rated. We loved the beach. It was only accessible if you stayed on the property, so there was no shortage of lounge chairs, boogie boards, or kayaks(which were free for your use). The entire... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful villas in a gorgeous setting. The grounds and villas are well kept. The location is fantastic as it is quiet, surrounded by animals and trees, but with pools, restaurants and the beach all a short walk away. The staff are always friendly and attentive. Andres, our concierge, is worth mentioning as he was always ready to help us out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Serene, beautiful, and pictures don't do justice to this getaway. I hesitate to even write a review since selfishly I want to keep this little piece of heaven to myself! You'll never meet a staff with a more can-do attitude. Their whole purpose, as we were reminded several times by them, was to make our stay enjoyable. The on site... More 

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