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Villas Hermosas

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400 mts sur de la escuela Hermosa Valley | Playa Hermosa de Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Villas Hermosas
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 5th visit to this region of Costa Rica, but our first time staying in Hermosa. In the past we always stayed in Mal Pais, but ended up driving to playa Hermosa almost everyday, because it is the best place to surf, swim and relax. Well, we were definitely spoiled staying at Villas Hermosa! We were in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was great, animal life was everywhere. Host and hostess are perfect. I needed a birthday cake for my mother-in-law (less than 24 hours notice) they made it all possible. Very helpful, they have great recommendations. Con - Not the normal get away (you will see ants and crabs and frogs). Pro - that is what I was hoping for.... More 

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Asotin, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can gather from the other blogs that Brad and Tera are terrific hosts. Yes the two bedroom villas are nice and the breakfast brunch by Christi is wonderful.What we found especially amazing were the different critters that inhabit the Villas Hermosas grounds.Brad and Tera have created a very magical tropical environment which attracts a wide variety of wild life.... More 

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West Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Brad and Tara are fantastic "hosts"! I'm not sure that is their official job description, but they were amazing! If you are into spending time with the people you travel with and not hundreds of strangers, this is the place for you. Very intimate. Very safe. We loved it there and will be back.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I love Villas Hermosas and I think it is pretty evident by the fact that we have stayed there five times in four years. If you are looking to visit the Santa Teresa/Malpais area, I highly recommend Villas Hermosas. It is located on the far edge of town and owned by 2 of the loveliest people I have had the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Every year I tell myself I won't write another review, that it's all been said already. And every year there's something new that I can't keep to myself despite the fact that I'd really love to keep this place kind of secret. But, too late, secrets out... so here goes. This was our 5th or 6th visit and we brought... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Friends of ours recommended Santa Teresa as THE place to go if you are going to Costa Rica. I did a lot of research before booking a place given how out of the way Santa Teresa is and the variety of accommodations. We were looking for something not too rustic but also something that would allow us to feel like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It was our second visit to Villas Hermosas. This property is a gem. Owners Tara and Brad treated us to their vision of what a haven of relaxation should be. They hit it out of the park in so many ways. We stayed in the honeymoon suite set steps from the almost deserted expanse of Playa Hermosas. Just a few... More 

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Milton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Villas Hermosas last summer and I was pleasantly surprised on how beautiful and private this resort felt. I'm pretty picky with my accommodations and was relieved on how gorgeous and clean the cabanas are with upgraded features. It was a perfect balance of luxury in a remote natural paradise located in Santa Teresa. We... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Villas Hermosas is absolutely our #1 go-to location on the Nicoya Peninsula to enjoy the tranquility of nature, the stunningly beautiful, pristine and endless Pacific coastline, the mesmerizing sight and sounds of the ocean and a comfortable, safe ‘home away from home’. We were welcomed back by Tara, Brad, Monica and Jeremy for our third visit in February of this... More 

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