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Villa Tortuga

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100 mts S of Gilded Iguana, Nosara, Costa Rica
Villa Tortuga
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best trip ever...Villa Tortuga was a fabulous place to stay...Dave, the owner, was the absolute best...he was approachable and helpful in so many ways...whether we needed shuttles, restaurant recommendations, directions or anything about the local area, he was above and beyond accommodating...if we ever have the opportunity to visit Costa Rica in the future, Villa Tortuga is our place... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

After researching the Nosara area we found Villa Tortuga which was able to accommondate our entire family for my son's wedding. The accommodations were wonderful. The place was extremely clean and the staff was great especially Adriana and Alex. They took care of making dinner reservations for us and arranging transportation when needed. I can't say enough about Dave. He... More 

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Maureen, It was a pleasure having your whole group with us for the last ten days. You guys were a lot of fun to hang around with and I hope that we can make another trip happen in the next year or so. All my best. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Villa Tortuga was perfect. A beautiful well kept apartment facing onto a manicured jungle-like garden. Airconditioning in the bedrooms made the evenings cool and comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked including a nice blender to make smoothies and coffee is provided with a coffeemaker. David is charming, though he is less visible than he used to be. Tapes, surfing boards,... More 

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Abby. I guess I've taken on too many side projects and should make my presence known more like in previous years. Thanks for coming down and I hope to see you next tie you're in town. More 

Calgary, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Close to the beach. Great service from staff. Super relaxed atmosphere. Amenities abound. Lots of stuff to do for kids and adults alike. Walk the beach at night and find turtles laying eggs. Go surfing, ziplining, dining, biking or whatever. It's the one spot the family always mentions when talking about holidays.

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks Jay. Loved having you and your family here for your vacation. I hope that we'll see you again next year for the musicians' retreat. Take care. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Perfectly located near the north beach entrance, 3 minute walk by foot. Room was very nice and spacious, with great view overlooking the pool. Walking distance to market, and other restaurants and hotels which was great on our first night when we arrived. You don't need to rent a car or atv if you stay here since everything is walking... More 

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

I'm very happy that you had such a nice stay. I hope that I'm here next time you come to visit. Our staff had wonderful things to say about you. Until next time... More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The Villa Tortuga is one of those places where you land and just feel comfortable and safe. David and his staff treat you like you're guest in their home. The atmosphere is friendly, chill and very service oriented. There is an adjacent spa and killer movie rentals which in this day of streaming feels very authentic and personal. There is... More 

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're so very glad that you came down to visit. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Abington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Villa Tortuga is an amazing place to stay and David and his staff are very knowledgeable and helpful. They setup all of our daily excursions and call ahead to let the people know we where coming which made us very comfortable. The amenities at Villa Tortuga are top notch and the property is very beautiful! This was our second time... More 

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks for coming back to stay with us again. Hope to see you next year again! More 

Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

David and his team at Villa Tortuga help make our stay enjoyable year after year. Centrally located a short walk away from the beach and restaurants of Nosara, makes it the perfect base for families and surfers alike. Having surfed most of North and Central America, Nosara is far and away the most consistent break I have found. Coming back... More 

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and hope to see you all again next November! More 

Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

First, the property itself is gorgeous, clean and in absolute poll position for access to absolutely pristine beaches with perfect surf. But you will see plenty of rave reviews on that. I choose rather to focus on the Personnel that manage and run Villa Tortuga. You see, by the time I landed in Liberia I was sporting a fever, sore... More 

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Can't wait to have you back! Thanks for the review. More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Have been twice to Villa Tortuga - and planning on returning yearly until the unforeseen future! David and his staff are gracious and accommodating hosts! Wonderful apartments - clean and nicely appointed. Just a stone's throw from the beautiful beaches. As I said, we will be back!

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks Jay! November isn't that far away... More 

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