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“A fab 7 days in Santa Teresa” 5 of 5 stars
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roca mar, Santa Teresa 1485361, Costa Rica   |  
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“A fab 7 days in Santa Teresa”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

If you are heading to Costa Rica - first of all congrats on excellent destination choice, even more so if you will stay in Villas Santa Teresa.
First of all its new and meticulously designed so it gives you spacious both inside and outside. The pool is comfortably located in the middle and my daughters (6 and 3 years old) found it the best place to be.
This is one of very few places in Santa Teresa that are beach front. A short walk and there is a cool bar on the beach where you can get basically anything you want. Keep in mind that the food in Costa Rica is very expensive so price it out and add to your budget. The management is helpful courteous and unpretentious just the way it should be. The cleaning is amazing.
I traveled quite a bit and I've stayed in 5 stars and simple beach bungalows with no hot water. This place is simple and perfect with an architectural hint of tropical luxury.
Just booked another 7 days there.
Highly recommended and very moderately priced

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

My husband and I visited Santa Teresa for the first time towards the end of January and our experience was amazing from the start. Villas Santa Teresa was the perfect spot for us since it allowed us enough privacy without being too secluded. The owners, Dotan and Sivan, were nothing but helpful, hospitable and kind. Maria did a great job keeping the villas clean, tidy, and well-maintained. Our villa was beautiful and had the perfect amount of indoor and outdoor space. It was just steps away from the beach so we didn't have to waste time and energy getting there. Having a pool was great to have when we wanted to just kick back at the end of our day. Additionally, the area is great and is only a few minute drive from most of the restaurants there. Overall, it was an incredible place and experience and we definitely plan on returning to Villas Santa Teresa the next time we travel to Costa Rica!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Haifa, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Villa Santa Teresa located at the perfect location in Santa Teresa & Costa Rica,
Not crowded and still minute away from all you need,
Located few steps from the heavenly beach shore.
The Villas are beautiful and well equipped, very well maintained and cleaned daily, They are so quiet and calm,
The compound including awesome swing pool and the kids enjoyed every second playing all day,
The owners are so kind and hospitable.
We strongly recommend Villa Teresa and not a day goes by that we are eager to return....

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Villa Santa Teresa was outstanding. The emenities are great, the rooms spacious, the management extremely acocmodating. My husband and I went with our two kids and had a blast. They gave us everything we needed for the kids. The beach is a second away and the pool is a life saver in the afternoon when you need a break from it all.

When we were there we spoke to all the locals who had visited and then moved to Costa Rica. Villa Santa Teresa will make you not only understand these people but also make you want to move there as well.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Parkland, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

paradise in Santa teresa. beautiful rooms and wonderful owners, located 50m from a beautiful beach with sunsets. unique design, children friendly, modern and comfortable.
heaven for families - already want to return.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We just came back from two weeks family vacation at Villas Santa Teresa and i can summarize it in one word: PERFECT!

We traveled with our two kids (3 yrs old and 10 months old), the villa was very specious and accommodating. We spent a lot of time at the Villa cooking for ourselves and enjoying the amazing views from the deck. The Villa was equipped with everything we needed; from cook ware to linens, internet and cable TV.

The staff was super friendly and was always there should we needed anything. The rooms were cleaned on a daily basis along with the common area. The pool was a great place for us just to hang out during the hot hours of the day.

The owners were so nice and accommodating! they made sure we felt home during our vacation. We got great recommendations for local restaurants and activities.


The beach in front of the Villas is really quiet and clean.


The place is amazing and we will definitely come back in the near future!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We love Santa-Teresa, the white beaches, calm ambient, the monkeys above, the waves in front…. But we could never find a place to stay that will satisfy us! The problem was that the place that was close to the beach was to close to dust that is always in the air at Santa-Teresa (not in Villas Santa Teresa!!!), then the option that is far from the dust is to far from the beach (again, Villas Santa Teresa is just on the beach) and when coming with a small group (4) of fiends (two of us are a couple) we always look for a place with some privacy and a way from the crowd, the fact that Villas Santa Teresa was bordering from one side the forest and form another side the sea provided us with all the privacy we can possibly ask for.
Also surfers would find it as a surfers haven, far from the crowd you can find your self surfing alone either at a perfect right break reef or at the beach break that are both right in front of the Villas.
Another thing, the place was pretty much equipped with everything we needed and yet, having the owners Dotan and Sivan showing an attentive personal attention helped us get the best of our stay in Villas Santa Teresa.
Ah, and another reason we would recommend the place is that we came to the understanding that the price we paid was actually a very fare price in a price town.

Looking back at the 2 weeks trip we had in CR we can defiantly mark the stay in Santa Teresa as the highlight of our trip, we’ll defiantly be back, hopefully soon.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: roca mar, Santa Teresa 1485361, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 47 Specialty Lodging in Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Villas Santa Teresa is a resort of 4 private villas on the beach.Our 4 villas are a few feet from the most beautiful beaches in costa rica.The villas are built under the giant "sinsura" trees providing shade, privacy and tranquility. The villas are suitable for families as well as coupels who want to get away and lie on hammocks and enjoy the view of the beautiful beach. Our 4 villas are a few feet from the most beautiful beaches in costa rica. The villas are built under the giant "sinsura" trees providing shade, privacy and tranquility. The villas are suitable for families as well as couples who want to get away and lie on hammocks and enjoy the view of the beautiful beach. There is 3 villas that each one have 2 bedroom, 2 villas have ocean view and 1 villa has pool view. And 1 villa with one bedroom and one living room that has pool view. All 4 villas have a fully kitchen,Ac, shower and bathroom, porch with hammocks , table for four and 2 rocking chairs. Each villa has complete privacy with separate entrances and private balconies. We have a private parking for our customers. All 4 villas can be reserved at once for family vacations, couples that wish to be alone, for bachelor parties or any other occasion. The villas are just 50 steps from the beach...Very close to the beach and very easy walk. ... more   less 
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