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Buena Vista Villas

Lote D5, 400 m Este de tanque agua, Proyecto Americano, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
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Ranked #11 of 21 Hotels in Nosara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kampot, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Buena vista villas is a great, relaxing place to stay while in Nosara. Jay has created a beautiful oasis with stunning views and comfortable villas with all the amenities. Jay is a fantastic host and is so willing to help with anything to make sure your stay is absolutely the best. I highly recommend this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Thank you Jay for the hospitality. We love your place and we will come here again. Great views, nice rooms, perfect service, beautifully surrounded by nature. The fan worked well and we didn't need air conditioning. The bathroom was clean and the room was too. Recommended 100% for visitors that don't need TV and love to be in a a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I loved the solitude of this place. The bed was the best I've slept on while traveling here in Costa Rica. The service was excellent and Jay and Penny were both very helpful. Only trouble was wifi signal strength. The Hammocks and trails around the property were the best.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately I am the typical American who suffers a bit without his air conditioning. Despite assurancews about mountainside breezes, the reality is that the rooms about ready very warm through much of the day. I was very lucky that Penny provided my with a large fan that made sleep possible. Jay is very friendly and provided lots of local information... More 

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Nosara, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed for 5 nights in Buena Vista Villas and had a wonderful stay. We loved it being on the mountain and therefore receiving a nice breeze. The views were stunning. Penny (SO informative and friendly) and Chester were wonderful and our 5 year old son fell in love with them. He also enjoyed getting limes from the fruit tree... More 

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Desamparados, San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I love Buena Vista Villas. You basically MUST have a vehicle and it ought to be an SUV, but that considered, this is my fave hotel in Nosara. The view is unbeatable and the hotel is private, quiet, and comfortable. There is immediate access to trails that provide a great experience of the tropical dry forest with species like Pochote... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A few months ago I planned a trip to Costa Rica. Over the course of two weeks I asked jay all sorts of picky questions and had to book and then change my reservations. Later, at the last minute I had to cancel the whole trip. From beginning to end, Jay was very helpful and understanding and I appreciate his... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We stayed in Villa 3 which only had windows opening on one side and it was almost too hot to sleep. We kept the ceiling fan running and Penny brought over a very small fan to put in the window, but it really did not help. Even though there was a nice breeze outside and the temps cooled down at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This was a really great place for us to stay. There was a kitchen and fridge in our room, clean and cozy with a great view. We had a roof top deck to view the ocean and surroundings from and on our second stay we had our own porch with a hamik for afternoon chilling. Buena Vista Villas has accommodation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

BVV is a dramatic spot high up on a ridge with a roof-top balcony - spectacular views of ocean and mountains. Penny and Chester are kind and generous hosts who helped us enjoy the beach and restaurant and made sure we were comfortable. Good driving directions and GPS are essential but the welcome is warm and the experience rewarding.

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