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Mareas Villas

Certificate of Excellence
Playa Hermosa, Bahia Ballena | Puntarenas, Osa, Uvita 11111, Costa Rica
Mareas Villas
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I had the pleasure to spend around three months in Mareas during a TV show we recorded there. I can tell you, I know every inch of that place and the surroundings. For your money you'll get: breathtaking view colorful yet elegant villa wide range of animals next to your window you may only saw in National Geo perfect silence... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We were at Mareas villas leading a health and yoga retreat for a second year in a row, and once again, everything exceeded our expectations. The ocean view yoga space is truly the most spectacularly setting for yoga, workshops, and meditation. The villa itself is set in the middle of the jungle and feels fully removed and private, a perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I came back to Mareas for the second year in a row to lead a yoga retreat. I didn't think it would have been possible to top our first experience, but this year, somehow, was even more magical and beautiful. The yoga terrace might be the most gorgeous place in the world to practice and the jungle palapa is the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I came back to Mareas for a second year with Samana Health Retreats from March 21-28. I fell in love with the villa, the food, the jungle and the hosts (Tim & Pilar), the location and the yoga space last year & my experience only heightened this year. What a week of beauty and relaxation. An ideal place for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I had the most amazing week at Mareas villas!! It is the most beautiful space. The yoga studio is perfect with an amazing view! I slept great every night and food provided was to die for. Tim and Pilar were great hosts! Very friendly and fun to chat with. I would definitely go back to Mareas!!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Mareas is picture perfect. I was so shocked that the buildings and grounds were as stunning as they had appeared on the web! You feel like you are entering paradise as you are driven up the long, winding road to the spectacular grounds. There are beautiful flowers surrounding the pool/hot tub area and the rain forest canopy is within view... More 

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CRSDLVNOSD, Owner at Mareas Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this glowing, and very descriptive review. It was a real pleasure to meet and spend time with you. We hope to see you when we're back in Ca! Tim and Pilar More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Recently attended a week long yoga retreat here and had a wonderful experience! Pilar and Tim are excellent hosts and kept us healthy and well fed. The entire Mareas staff was friendly and polite and took good care to see to our every need. The pool and jacuzzi are amazing. The surrounding jungle is lush and beautiful. Every room was... More 

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CRSDLVNOSD, Owner at Mareas Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this kind review. It was a true pleasure to meet you and we sincerely hope to see you again! Tim & Pilar More 

Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I recently had the privilege to spend a week long yoga retreat at Mareas Villas. I can easily say I will cherish this experience for several years to come. The jungle landscape with its wild sounds, breathtaking sunsets, warm rains, and ocean views is right out of a painting. The owners Pilar and Tim are amazing hosts and Tim's cooking... More 

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CRSDLVNOSD, Owner at Mareas Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review Fulvio. It was a real pleasure to meet you. We sincerely hope to see you back in LA. Tim & Pilar More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I recently stayed at Mareas for a week - and what a dream! All of my senses were in complete bliss... The sounds of the jungle and waterfalls, the views of the ocean, the smell of pure fresh air, the taste of Tim's amazing cooking, and the feel of the warm sun and gentle breeze as I laid out by... More 

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CRSDLVNOSD, Owner at Mareas Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We missed you the moment you all drove away. Your smile and warm hugs were heartwarming. We hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My family and I had the best vacation of our lives at Mareas Villas. The location is amazing - literally just minutes from the best surfing beach in the area and a short drive to the village of Uvita, but it still has a completely remote feel because it is tucked away on the mountainside. My mother, wife and sister... More 

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CRSDLVNOSD, Owner at Mareas Villas, responded to this review

It was fantastic hosting you and yours. Hope you can visit again and teach a little bit more about our local bird life. More 

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