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Villas Alturas

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Alturas de San Martin Norte, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Commerce Township, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Villas Alturas 2 years ago and had such an amazing experience that when we decided to take another trip to Costa Rica, we knew we had to stay at Villas Alturas again, although it was under new ownership. I booked a room months in advance for 2 nights and even requested Villa #3 as... More 

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

Thank you for being our guest and for giving us your feedback. We apologize that no explanation was given, we try our best to accommodate all special requests but often times it is not possible do to other guests check out or check in dates. The great thing about Villas Alturas is that all villas are spacious and have ocean... More 

Carlsbad, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second time staying at Villas Alturas - the first trip was perfect, but they still managed to make it better for the second. Since we'd left, they'd added an entire animal sanctuary in the back of the property with pretty much every tropical creature in Costa Rica (at least all the interesting ones). They let you take... More 

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

Thank you so much for the stellar review! we appreciate you taking the time to let us and others know about your experience. The biggest compliment is repeat guests, and as you said many changes have been made and more to come! thank you! More 

Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is delicious, the villas are spacious, fully equipped and super clean. The view from the pool area and the room balcony amazing. The staff is friendly and helpful. It's a paradise! Just be awarded that you need a 4x4 car to get to this paradise because the entrance is rocky. Dominical beach is 10 min ride from the... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and thanks for taking time to let us know, it makes our day! Although a 4x4 is highly recommended, there are guests that comes with a sedan. The charm of our area is those dirt roads, it wouldn't be the jungle without it! thank you for being our guest. More 

Westerlo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow. Don't know where to start. Uvita was our second destination on our 2 week Costa Rican adventure, and we had 5 glorious nights at Villas Alturas. As we entered the reception area, I was already in a state of bliss. We were greeted warmly by Marlon, who was absolutely delightful in getting us checked in. As we were checking... More 

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

What an amazing review! We all really appreciate guests who take the time to let us and other know about their experience. It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff was part of making that happen! We do hope you return! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Villas Alturas in 2014, and loved it so much that I came back a year later. The sweeping ocean view is absolutely incomparable; pictures truly don't do it justice. The villas are roomy, comfortable, and clean, with large balconies containing rocking chairs, a hammock, and small dining table. It's wonderful just to sit out there and watch the... More 

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

We appreciate all of our guests but it is especially rewarding when they come back! thank you for choosing to stay with us when you are in the area and thank you for taking time to let us know how much you enjoyed your stay! round 3! More 

San Marcos, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you get over the breathtaking view, you will find a very helpful staff that will make your stay unforgettable! We were greeted with a cold coconut water and led down to our absolutely amazing room! We had everything we could ask for in our room and even a hammock on the huge patio. We were on a romantic getaway... More 

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Valley Cottage, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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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So pleased to have had you as our guest! thanks so much for your kind words and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback! We do offer guests with an early start some breakfast options, we don't advertise it but we try our best to accommodate guests different needs the best we can, as you can imagine not all guests leave the villas in the same condition, sometimes the cleaning can take much... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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 

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