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Kura Design Villas Uvita

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Costa Ballena, Uvita, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff. The view. The villas. The locals. Where to start? It has been 2 months and my girlfriend and I are still in awe. What an experience! How can a relatively new place with such gleaming reviews on TA live up to the hype? Wow. Boy, did they and then some. We stayed for 6 nights and every single... More 

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Cayuga S, Manager at Kura Design Villas Uvita, responded to this review

Dear Gib, you gave us a good scare when we saw the title of your review... but of course we were relieved once we read about your experience. Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review and we are happy to hear that we were able to meet your high expectations. Please come back soon. Greetings... More 

Uxbridge, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the opportunity of visiting Kura during the last week of February. The property is absolutely beautiful. We were greeted with wonderful warmth and hospitality. Can't say enough about Ana and Jay. Outstanding people making our evenings perfect. Ana, the General Manager went above and beyond, to make our schedule fit with Kura's. We also understand Kura goes the... More 

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Toronto
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed for 6 nights at Kura and loved every minute of it! The hotel is an architectural miracle. I am in the building business and I still can't get over it. This was our fourth trip to Costa Rica but nothing compares to Kura. The other outstanding reviews are all true. Thanks again to the... More 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for 3 days to celebrate our wedding anniversary. This is like a dream come through!! This boutique hotel has it all!! We had an incredible time. Everything was wonderful, but the staff was the best: thanks so much for making this an unforgettable celebration!

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New York City, New York
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We spent four nights at Kura and loved every moment. We had stayed at Gaia Hotel in Manuel Antonio prior and Kura absolutely blew it out of the water (though, admittedly, Kura is a bit pricier so perhaps the comparison is unfair). The junior suite in which we stayed was gorgeous. We really liked the open set up and the... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My wife and I stayed for 6 days Feb. 6 through Feb 12th. There isn't really anywhere nicer to stay anywhere in Costa Rica. I know that may sound far fetched, but it is not. Yes, it is secluded and only has 6 private rooms with all parts of the room with an ocean view. The staff was outstanding, very... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Our stay at Kura was more than we had hoped for. We were looking for somewhere private, luxurious, relaxing, and with good food. They delivered on all accounts. The pictures on their website almost don't quite capture the beauty of the hotel and how well it is designed to be a part of the landscape. When you went to the... More 

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Nerja, Spain
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Kura was to be the highlight of our 3 week holiday, and I see that it has just been voted 6th out of central American hotels, and for its style, situation and staff, it richly deserves this, but, it rained almost constantly while we were there, obliterating the view for which it is justly famous. It also rendered the approach... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Delightful in every sense. Absolutely breathtaking views, spectacular service, this place manages to be uniquely comforting and comfortable. We just left and I wanted to write this while it is still fresh in my mind. We have never been any place as marvelous as Kura before. I saw the photos and it registered that the place was gorgeous, but upon... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Can't recommend this hotel enough. The view down from the hotel to Uvita beach is stunning, lush forests to look at with kites flying by and butterflies and hummingbirds flitting before your eyes. My friend Val had a cold and the staff without being asked made her a broth and supplied her with herbal teas all day. She was very... More 

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