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Hotel Vista de Olas

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed June 23, 2014

Vista de Olas is well set up: The rooms are big with huge king-sized beds and air conditioning, a mini fridge, a rack to hang clothes, a private attached outdoor shower/sink area (warning, shower does not get hot, but since its hot out usually its not an issue), patio area. All circling a great main dining area with swim-up bar...

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Reviewed June 22, 2014

I found Vista de Olas on Groupon and, when I saw the excellent reviews on trip advisor, decided to book a 6-day trip. The property and rooms are unbelievably gorgeous! My friend and I stayed in the Mal Pais area the entire time and went on the canopy, ATV, snorkeling and surfing excursions with Vista de Olas. We had the...

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Reviewed June 20, 2014

To say this was a dream honeymoon is an understatement. My husband and I were beyond amazed at the hospitality of the Zaugg family. They not only welcome you to their home but go above and beyond to make each experience truly unique for each and every person. They are so easy to engage with and actually spend time getting...

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Oceanside, California
Reviewed June 18, 2014

My brother and I stayed at Vista de Olas this past May. We found it, like many via Living Social. I’m always a little skeptical when I get a deal like this but in this case I was very impressed with the whole operation. There were nice private Villas, great views especially from the infinity pool, great daily breakfast and...

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Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Reviewed June 18, 2014

To say we had a blast at Vista de Olas would be an understatement. Roger and his family went out of their way to make our stay fit our wants and needs. I was hesitant when we booked our stay to book all of our excursions through our hotel, but their advice was spot-on. Our room (Cabana #1) had a...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Roger and his family are great, they made us feel completely at home. Not at all like the normal hotels/resorts where they have ridiculous rules, they are very relaxed and laid back and can accommodate anything you need. They use the line "no worries" a lot and they mean it. Just getting to the hotel was a fun adventure, taking...

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Misawa, Japan
Reviewed June 16, 2014

While researching trip ideas for my wedding anniversary, I found this hotel through a fantastic LivingSocial deal. I'm pretty sure that thing paid for itself by day 2 of the 4 day stay we had reserved. Upon checking in, you're greated by the most beautiful panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. Not to mention the gorgeous infinity pool. (My first...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed June 14, 2014

My wife found this place on Living Social. After months of trying to find a place for our honeymoon we settled on Mal Pais at Vista De Olas! This place is absolutely beautiful!! From the panoramic ocean and jungle views to the awesome secluded bungalows. I loved having my own little area to escape to that was not attached to...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed June 10, 2014

Although it has been months since my friend and I were in Costa Rica, I can't stop dreaming of it and the perfect oasis that is Vista De Olas. My friend and I were looking for an adventure vacation and took a chance on a Living Social Deal that was being offered. Two girls traveling alone and we never once...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed June 6, 2014

We will remember this vacation for a long time for sure! We flew in to San Jose and then took the Sansa flight into Tambor where Swen picked us up and drove us to the resort. Although I don't love small airplanes, it was definitely worth it to have more time in Mal Pais. We were exhausted by the time...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vista de Olas is a refined hotel in Mal Pais perched on top of a peaceful hill. From this vantage point our guests are treated to sweeping views of Mal Pais and watch the most memorable sunsets. The hotel offers 6 sumptuous, secluded deluxe villas with ocean view, AC, open-sky bathroom, and private porch. Hotel amenities include fast WLAN, a luxurious infinity pool and jacuzzi, pool lounge, and the best BBQ restaurant in Mal Pais. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vista de Olas

Address: Vista de Olas Dr. | Mal Pais de Cobano Apto.#93, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: $221 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vista de Olas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Vista De Olas Mal Pais
Hotel Vista De Olas Costa Rica/Mal Pais
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Mal Pais
#2 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
#4 Family Hotel in Mal Pais
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“All of the rooms are quiet as the villas are situated in private areas”
U1782CKbeths, 1 week ago | Read review
“Each villa is a bit different so take a look online!”
ebkatz2017, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Villa 2 had a nice view of the ocean as well as 4”
ralphdawg007, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All are private”
pball2801, Feb 27, 2017 | Read review
“Villa 4 and 5 have a shared but private patio with awesome view. Good for couples traveling together.”
michaeljK6774IZ, Feb 16, 2017 | Read review
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