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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Villas Alturas for two days in late August and were thrilled with the experience. The room was very roomy, had a full kitchen and drinkable water. The pool outside has a great view and the place is crawling with wildlife. Definitely one of the most impressive properties I've stayed at for the price point.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had stayed here two years ago. The hotel has changed ownership, but is still in impeccable condition. The view from the open air patio and pool is breathtaking. Service was great, as was my massage - if your villa has a private patio - have your massage outside - it's wonderful. Food was delicious. Villa was clean and comfortable.... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay here was incredible...I could have lounged on the porch all day and watched for whales. The food at the restaurant is delicious. The rooms are beautiful and clean. I highly recommend splurging on the Villa 1 if you can swing it. It has 2 bedrooms with wonderful window views, plus full kitchen and living area AND a lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable views. We even saw several whales. Great to relax, unwind and take it easy. Delicious drinks and food from restaurant. Large rooms. Very clean. Highly recommend for families and couples. Here some pics

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet (only 7 villas on site), very friendly staff, great location minutes from the Dominical town centre and beach, and what a view! We felt super welcomed and very comfortable in this hotel and are recommending it to anyone considering going to Dominical (even if it's only for a night or two). We also really enjoyed the Wildlife Sanctuary that's... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I regret not staying longer at this hotel. Our family of 5 loved this hotel. It was hard to pick a favorite out of the 4 hotels we've been to in Costa, but this one ranks a bit higher than the rest. For one, the wildlife is incredible. The animal sanctuary just up the road has the cutest animals, including... More 

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with us! We are so flattered you enjoyed your stay so much and that you and your family had such a wonderful experience. We have been considering having an earlier breakfast but we do offer a to go breakfast for those leaving earlier than normal breakfast service. we hope... More 

orlando, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from five nights at Villas Alturas and everything was wonderful, from the fresh coconut water upon arrival to the to-go breakfast sandwiches when we had to depart early to the airport. The views are stunning and the staff incredibly friendly and attentive. The two-bedroom villa was perfect for our family of five. We didn't cook at all... More 

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

thank you for being our guest and for taking time out of your day to share your wonderful experience with us and others! We appreciate your kind words and are grateful you enjoyed our little piece of paradise. pura vida! More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The warm welcome. The beautiful view over the pacific coast and the Bellena marine park. The excellent food and the sight of Toucans, monkeys and even whales made our stay in Villas Alturas unforgetable.

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

Thank you for your kind words, it means a lot to us to hear about experiences and thoughts. We were so happy to have you here and thank you for being a wonderful guest! More 

Rainbow, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Alturas means height, depth or altitude. From a mental and literal stand point, one will find all of this and more at Villas Alturas. We stayed here for only two nights during our family of fours journey across CR. What to Expect: The front porch of villa 4 over looks the pacific and allows one to enjoy the sounds of... More 

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

Thank you for your detailed experience, it is great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and the things and services that stood out to you. We were very happy to make your vacation a special one and glad you have the chance to experience what we are all about. More 

Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Our stay at Villas Alturas was truly wonderful. The best ocean to mountain view you'll witness in the Dominical-Uvita region of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. I can confidently say that since we looked at many places and hilltops while there! The team of staff, led by Tom, the owner, his daughter, and their two right hand men, Antonio & Andres were... More 

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Ahhh that wifi!! indeed the wifi in the jungle can be trying, but you are right, the bar area is the best signal and readily available for your technology fix! thank you for being our guest and for taking time to share your experience, pura vida! More 

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