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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2009

Gumbo Limbo is up in the tree tops, above the surf town of Santa Teresa. It is surrounded in trees and is right next to a nature preserve. Due to it's mountain lanscape, it gets you up above the street noise, dust and into pure peacefulness! Where else can you float in a run-off pool, under the largest Gumbo Limbo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2009

I've been travelling to Costa Rica once or twice a year for fifteen years. In the past, I've always travelled with buddies, usually on surfing missions and have explored the better part of the Pacific side of the country. Now that I'm married with a 3-year old daughter, I was looking for accomodations that were clean, hospitable, safe for children... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2009

The drive south from Liberia could be a bit intimidating for those not accustomed to unpaved roads where you will problably encounter atleast one standoff with a bull along the way, but I assure you that when you make it to the top of the hill it will be well worth it! Upon our arrival, we were welcomed by the... More 

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Oceanside, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2009

Gumbo Limbo is conveniently located in the small village of Santa Theresa. The area has some of the best beaches, waves, and pura vida vibe Costa Rica has to offer. With an elevation of 400ft., Gumbo Limbo provided our stay with a quiet atmosphere amongst lush green vegetation and nature sounds. Our villa was nothing short of perfect...outdoor showers, plush... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2009

It is well worth the trip up the hill to Gumbo Limbo to see the best views in the area. The owners are kind and genuine people who are work hard to make their place the jewel that it is. The casitas are comfortable and tastefully decorated. I have saved the best for last. ALL food in Costa Rica is... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2009

GL is located on one of the Highest points along the Mal Pias, Santa Teresa, Hermosa, stretch of coastline. #1, the view over the lay of the land and surf breaks rules, (zero guess work on where to surf that day, #2 out of the dust, (nonpaved roads in town = dusty environments down below), #3 An awesome dining environment... More 

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