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Hotel Vista de Olas

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My husband and I travel twice a year, so we have a bit of experience (good & bad). This is one of the best experinces we have had. From the moment Swen picked us up at the Tambor Airport until he hugged me goodbye a week later, we felt like valued and respected members of the family. Mikey was a... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed at Vista de Olas last week (March 3-8, 2014). It was like heaven! Wish we were still there enjoying the beautiful ocean vistas from the infinity pool while sipping a drink made by TJ and enjoying dinner served out in the open fresh air under the moonlight. Roger, Heidi and their staff were awesome. We never wanted for... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Vista de Olas is certainly one of the best options for lodging in the Santa Teresa/Mal Pais area. There are tons of hotels, and most of them aren't worth mentioning. At Vista de Olas you get top notch service, and all of the staff works incredibly hard to ensure all the guests are taken care of. The pool and rooms... More 

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My husband and I went to Vista de Olas for our honeymoon in 2013. We loved it so much that we came back for our 1 year wedding anniversary and brought two friends. The staff was amazing, as always. Diego's breakfasts every morning were delicious!!! Everyone that works at Vista de Olas is wonderful. They make you feel like you're... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We had a fun and relaxing time during our stay! The owner Roger, his fam and staff were all great- super friendly and helpful. That pool was our favorite! It has such an amazing view- we enjoyed the swim up bar & pina colodas every day watching the sunset. The food was amazing! We tried the rib eye, bacon wrapped... More 

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Nixon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My daughter lived in coaster Rica for two years so I got to make many visits. A friend of hers took us to Vista de olas in Mal pais for drinks and dinner one night. I have been back three times. It is a clean and safe place to stay. The staff waits on you hand and foot. Roger and... More 

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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Vista de Olas was an amazing experience. The hospitality and friendliness of Roger and Heidi, their awesome sons, and a caring staff only contributed to the beauty of the resort. They went out of their way to make sure we got to experience all Mal Pais had to offer (horseback riding, ATVs, waterfalls, ziplining, etc). And the view of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Vista was above any expectations I could have ever had. We booked with a coupon from " Living Social" so I wasn't sure what I was getting myself into. The setting is so beautiful you can't put it into words. The staff was so kind, friendly, caring and helpful with the surrounding area spots to visit. I can't wait to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Five star resorts have nothing on V de O. It is so beautiful. The pool is perfect, the villas are clean, and showering under the stars is an experience I will never forget. The staff seem genuinely interested in making sure we had everything we needed. I loved it with my entire being.

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Polson, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I read those negative reviews and was skeptical...it turns out that Roger and Heidi were the perfect hosts. They went out of their way to make sure we were having a good time. The property is outstanding...the staff is exceptional...the driveway is...well, unforgettable. We used the Living Social package and were never made to feel like second class guests. Upon... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
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: $222 - $253 (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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