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Villas Alturas

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Alturas de San Martin Norte, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 11 hotels in Dominical
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small hotel felt like we had our own private villa. There were not many other guests during our visit but the grounds felt rich and oh so comfortable. The breakfasts were delicious and we wished we had taken more advantage of their in house cook as the local restaurant choices were sparse. We were constantly surrounded by beautiful birds,... More

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Frisco, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon Villas Alturas while driving back from Hacienda Baru near Dominical. Everyone was hungry and we were looking for a good lunch spot - I am so glad we found this place. In addition to having great food, there were ample photo opportunities and an inviting pool that the owners urged us to take advantage of after our... More

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

We are so glad you decided to stop for lunch and visit our property. we really look forward to seeing you as our guests in the future. We appreciate your comments and your business. best regards, Tom, Ivette and the entire team at Villas Alturas More

Houston
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We traveled with our adult daughters, first destination was Dominical, staying at Villas Alturas. We were first acknowledged by three sweet, sleeping dogs who lazed about during our stay and Marlan, who was in charge as the owners were away in California. Upon arrival, first thing we noticed was the breathtaking view from up there. Our 2-bedroom villa was a... More

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are so glad our staff were able to assist with all your needs and make your stay a great experience. We hope to see the whole family back in the near future. Warm regards, Tom, Ivette and the team at Villas Alturas More

cocoa, FL
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I've heard it said that 'when we go to Heaven, we'll each find it to be our own personal image of what we expect.' Well, I truly hope my Heaven looks just like Villas Alturas! We visited Villas Alturas in May 2014 to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. From the moment Louie picked-up my phone call to thirty minutes later,... More

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

What a wonderful review. All of us here at Villas Alturas truly appreciate the wonderful comments you made in your review. We appreciate the time you have taken to give our future guest the feel of being at Villas Alturas. We enjoyed having you here and it is always a pleasure to prepare the fish our guest catch on their... More

Den Bosch, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We rented a two bedroom villa with a very nice view of the pacific for the weekend to go diving at Cano island. The staff are very friendly (and so are the lovely dogs) and helpful. They prepared breakfast the night before so we could eat something before leaving for our diving trip early the next morning. The villa was... More

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you stay with us here at Villas Alturas. It is always an experience to meet and talk with our guests from Europe. We also appreciate the kind words you have given us in you review. All the best, Tom, Ivette and the team at Villas Alturas More

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Visited Vilas Alturas over Easter in 2014 and was impressed with the staff, the great food and the cleanliness of the resort. The views from my Villa (Villa #3) were incredible! The hosts, Tom and Evette made sure that my stay was comfortable. On Easter, the staff was off, so Tom took to the kitchen to make a pork tenderloin... More

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

It was great meeting you and we are so glad you could stay with us during the Easter vacation. We look forward to making that next fishing trip with you and the gang on your return. We appreciate your comments and review and again want to thank you for staying here at Villas Alturas. All the best, Tom, Ivette, More

Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I cannot possibly think of a better way to describe our experience at Villas Alturas than "tranquil." And while I'm not precisely sure what the definition of pure vida is, I think Villas Alturas is pure vida. I am not big on relaxing. But this was a rare experience for me because I felt calm and content at this resort,... More

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and kind comments. We are grateful that you planned your stay at Villas Alturas. We continue to do upgrades and improvements to give our guest the best experience possible. We will be re-grading the road in June so for all you with 2 wheel drive come on up and enjoy the view while... More

Richardson, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed at the Villas Alturas based on a recommendation from my father-in-law who stayed here twice in the past. The hotel is under new ownership since he stayed there, but there were just as awesome if not better than we anticipated from what we knew of the previous owners. The views are breathtaking... I can't imagine there's anything better... More

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Pompano Beach, FL
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Just spent one week at Villas Alturas and it was amazing! Everything about the resort is spectacular - the views, the grounds and especially the people. Tom and Ivette, the owners, are so friendly and hospitable; we felt like we were staying with friends! And their staff is wonderful - Marlin, Jessica and Louie went out of their way to... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This was our 2nd time back to Villas Alturas and enjoyed it just as much this time as last time, maybe even more. The lunches and dinners we had there were absolutely fantastic. The monkeys in the trees and all the different birds in the sky are a spectacular sight to see. All the Villas have everything you would need... More

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Address: Alturas de San Martin Norte, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villas Alturas 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Villas Alturas Hotel Dominical
Villas Alturas Costa Rica/Dominical

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Dominical #2 Family Hotel in Dominical
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Villas Alturas offers the perfect combination of peace and quiet, views, sun, beach and adventure. Situated in the Costa Ballena area, only 35 minutes south of Manuel Antonio, you can enjoy the cool beachy vibe of Dominical 15 min away, explore the Marino Ballena National Park in Uvita or sample the international cuisine offered in Ojochal. Villas Alturas offers a complimentary breakfast every morning and the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner every day. We will plan and book all of your tours as well as help you to connect with all of the local free adventures. Barbque grill, free parking, a/c bedrooms, great pool area with an incredible views! Our road was improved in December, 2013 very easily accessible. We can accommodate 30+ people for your parties, destination wedding or any other event. Time to breathe . . . ... more   less 
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