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Villas Alturas

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Alturas de San Martin Norte, Dominical 8000, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Valley Cottage, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 4 nights in Villas Alturas before Easter and had an amazing time! The villa we had booked was spotless, comfortable with a great kitchen for the nights the kids were too tired to go out and it also had amazing views on the ocean! The sights around the hotel are gorgeous! the hotel itself was very calm and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at Villa Alturas on our family vacation to Costa Rica. Would give the property a 4.5 if possible. First the many positives: -Staff was better than incredible. Attentive, thoughtful, and friendly. -Food at their restaurant was delicious. Wish I could have the fish tacos right now. -They were incredibly accommodating to the dietary restrictions of a couple of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great stay in this hotel and I would like to visit it immediately! The room was very, very clean and spacious, we had a great sight from the balcony over the sea and to the whale tail. Breakfast was very tasty and there was free coffee the whole day. The dinner was good and the drinks at... More 

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

thank you for sharing your experience with us! we are so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure to have you and thank you and thank you for being our guest! More 

Mahopac
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent four nights the week before Easter, our second trip to Villas Alturas. Owner Tom, Nicky, Marlon, and the rest of the staff are very friendly, and accommodating. The hotel and villas are spotless and the view is still amazing. We really enjoyed visiting the Wildlife Rescue facility. (Great work Tom!) We were a family of three with a 12... More 

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

thank you for taking the time to write such a great review! It makes us all so happy when guests enjoy their stay. We appreciate your kind words and we thank you for giving us the opportunity to make your vacation special! More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Villas Alturas for a week during Spring Break and loved every minute of it. The views are incredible, and the rooms are spacious, clean, and private. All of the employees are very friendly and pay close attention to detail. They were wonderful and knowledgeable when helping us plan activities and they know the area well. They have... More 

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

We appreciate you being our guest, thank you for letting us know about the wifi, unfortunately in the middle of the jungle it is sometimes hard to get the best signal but as you said it was probably for the best so you can enjoy your vacation. We are all very glad to hear how much you enjoyed your stay,... More 

Oberhaching
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Villas Alturas is a small luxery boutique hotel with great rooms, actually they are appartments. Prices are ok. The views of Uvita beach are incredible and we loved the involvement with the wildlife sanctuary. The only thing to critizise was the "ok" breakfast" and especially the comment "only one glass of juice".

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

WE are glad your overall stay was great! thank you for mentioning the one glass of juice, the reason we do this is because we don't want a guest to have any surprise charges at checkout. thank you for taking the time to write a great review and we appreciate all of your comments! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was disappointed in my last stay here. The property changed management and ownership since my prior stay. I thought housekeeping was lacking, furnishings are showing wear and tear, the TV was playing too loudly in the restaurant. Generally I don't think the new management is attuned to details. Wifi in rooms had limited range. The view is still great... More 

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

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate all feedback. We are somewhat confused over your comments as the improvements are obvious to all that have returned to our hotel. We have spent a lot of time and money with upgrades to the hotel. The front entrance is completely different than when you last visited, instead of a parking lot there... More 

San Rafael, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views, warm pool, good food. So relaxing. Did not need a 4x4, made it up in our big van. Difficult situation in our group was handled by management with care and diplomacy. Thanks. Would definitely stay again.

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Thanks for taking time out of your day to let us know your experience, we appreciate you as a guest and your kinds words! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need a 4x4 car to get to the hotel, but the villa was amazing you can saw the ocean and relax youself its really hot so pool helps a lot the restaurant menu was a little bit limited, I will recommended

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We are pleased to hear of your experience, we are grateful that guests will take the time to let us know of the experience they have with us. We appreciate you being our guest! More 

Mequon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our first trip to Costa Rica we stayed at 6 different places as we traveled around the country. Villas Alturas was by far our favorite for many reasons. This was the only place that we felt like more than a guest. There was a real connection with the owners and staff. Very genuine and friendly people. Tom and Nikki... More 

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

We thank you for staying with us and it makes us all very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, its such a compliment and makes all the hard work worth it! If you ever come back to costa rica we hope to see you again :) More 

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