We were on vacation with one another family with teenagers, so the age range of the people in our group was pretty vast. Garden House by the Beach was just an ideal choice, as one person in our group had issues dealing with stairs. The bedroom on the main floor, which could be entered without dealing with any stairs,made this house our choice. We all love swimming and could not have been happier with the large pool and the convenience of just jumping into it any time of the day, and enjoying the fun of swimming in it late at night with the stars above. The house afforded enough room to give us all our privacy and with televisions in all the rooms. Loved the fact that each bedroom had its own AC so that each of us could control our own temperature environment The maid was great and never in our way, and the house manage, Thomas and his assistant, made us feel like the house was really our own home during our stay., Great to have some food and drink already at the house when we arrived so we did not have to rush out to the store before settling into the house. The teenagers were never bored. Jumped into the pool upon arrival. The beach a short walk within the guarded private community, so it gave them just enough independence. They did not have to wait for all of us to be ready to go out the door. They could just go enjoy the waves and we would meet up with them at our own convenience and pace. We could use the free shuttle which was also handy as it is uphill climb back to the house, but great exercise when you are up to it. The beach itself was wonderful with the fact that you do not have to open your wallet to pay for every single thing you wanted to use, such as the kayaks and boogie boards and snorkeling equipment, Also great was the convenience of being able to have food service right at the beach, although a little pricey well worth the convenience of being able to be served a meal right on the beach with the entire family under the shade of the palm trees overlooking the Pacific. Really a treat. The bar service was also amazing with drinks brought to us right at our lounge chairs, and the service was great even setting up umbrellas for us when we arrived and helping rearranging our lounge chairs for our group. Cannot say enough on how this was an ideal location and house for a family vacation with great memories that will last a lifetime for all of us.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Tulemar is the premier resort development in Manuel Antonio. Gated and secure, the 33 acre jungle resort is perched on the hillside overlooking the Pacific, but continues down all the way to our own beach. It includes the Tulemar Bungalows, Buena Vista Villas and privately owned villas such as Villa Mot Mot, Casa Panorama, Casa de Frutas, Casa Las Nubes and Villa Kiskadee. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Tulemar Bungalows & Villas Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
- Tulemar Bungalows And Villas
- Tulemar Hotel
- Tulemar Bungalows & Villas Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park