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Gumbo Limbo Villas

400 mtrs East and 200 mtrs South of Brunelas Hostel, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

My Girlfriend and I had the pleasure of residing in these hill side bungalows in the majestic town of Santa Teresa. Michele and his staff are very inviting, and went out of their way to ensure a comfortable stay. The property itself is truly beautiful, hidden in the jungle away from the hustle and bustle of main street. The room... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

Gumbo Limbo was an amazing hideaway and one of the highlights of our trip. It is the perfect amount of rustic/jungle living but also completely comfortable, clean and with an amazing staff of lovely people (we considered kidnapping Michele and bringing him home with us). The vibe is great as you are cared for by a wonderful group of guys... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

I went down for a quick surf and relaxation trip and found this a great spot to eat, relax and check the surf. Great food and friendly staff.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

An amazing place with special people who truly know how to live the Pura Vida!!! Felt like i was "coming home". Miki and Sonny are great hosts who are the heart of the place. I look forward to seeing them again.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

My girfriend and I spent 3 nights in Villa Cruz de Sur and had an amazing time. The villas are located above the main part of town far enough to be away from all of the noise and dust but close enough to get to all santa teresa has to offer in minutes. I would definately recommend this hotel to... More 

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San Clemente, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

Just returned from another stay at Gumbo Limbo Villas in Santa Teresa. Made the annual pilgrimage to Costa Rica's fun zone, this time with the boys. Booked out the hotel and scored South Swells in Mal Pais and Santa Teresa for ten days straight. Surf was anywhere from chest-high to double-overhead and absolutely pumping, which is par for the course... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

Gumbo Limbo sits on top of a hill over looking the Pacific Ocean. Every day was a complete adventure. Breakfast was always perfect with coffee, fresh tropical fruits with granola and breakfast burritos. Sonny, Luli, and Michele were more than accommodating. We ate in about 5 different restaurants in Santa Teresa yet Gumbo Limbo's Cucina Italiana was the best food... More 

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Virginia Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2011

My husband and I loved staying at Gumbo Limbo. We stayed in the smaller villa which was quite spacious and very comfortable. Sonny could not have been nicer and more helpful with advice on where to eat, where to surf, what to see, etc. Also, he and his girlfriend prepared awesome meals for us - ceviche was the best I've... More 

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Sea Cliff, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2011

high above the town and the dust, gumbo limo is a beautiful private hotel with great views of the ocean and jungle. . the pool is a private oasis right in front of our room. sonny is a grat host and can help with all sorts of activities yoga, surfing, eating, zipline, you will not be disappointed

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2011

The Gumbo Limbo is place to stay in ST, CR. Great location with a killer view. It was pretty killer staying up on the hill where they are located. It's safe (less likely for thievery) with large rooms to spread out and relax after a long day of surfing in the sun and heat. Loved how it cools down at... More 

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