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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ok, so I'm REALLY late with this review. But, better late than never! My boyfriend & I were looking for a place to go to for our 1 year anniversary (cheesy, I know). We came across Tulemar on Trip Advisor, they were ranked so high, so many people seemed to have enjoyed it. October is considered rainy season, but the... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Paradise! Amazing place!! Casa de Frutas is the most beautiful home with stunning views and impeccable attention to detail. The exquisite furnishings make you feel as if you stepped on a movie set on your own private island without the lights camera action! Pure luxury, so inviting, warm and relaxing. The views are beyond anything I can describe; prettiest place... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my now fiancé came for a 5 day, 4 night stay. Tulemar was nothing short of amazing. The staff, the grounds, the pools, the beach, and the room were all top notch. You often have to remind yourself that where you are is real, it is such a paradise. We had pretty high expectations coming in and they... More 

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi jcampbell524......we loved having you with us for your "proposal"......so glad that you enjoyed your stay in one of our Bungalows.......thanks for your kind words on Alex and Luis.....two of our Tulemar Stars.....always available to help with every detail and those special occasions.......and you are right....we have several options for transportation from the San Jose airport to Tulemar.....just give us... More 

Nipomo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am not exactly sure how you improve on "perfect" but somehow Dave and Mauricio did it on our most recent visit. The Villa still looks like it is brand new: day one condition. The grounds were immaculate. We find the shoulder seasons the very best time of year to go as it is almost like we have the park... More 

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi bobn59......thank you so much for the 5 Star review on your stay in Casa de Frutas in Tulemar.....one of our premier, private villas....pure luxury.....we loved having you back with us again.....and you certainly do it right.....the whole villa just for the two of you....with a private chef for a few special dinners....surf lessons in the mornings......and massages on the... More 

Graham, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome! Tulemar is paradise! From the moment you arrive until unfortunately you have to leave the people and service were first class. We stayed in Casa Mirador and the views everyday took our breath away. Chris was outstanding from arranging transportation from San Jose to meeting us when we arrived. He even came in early the day we left to... More 

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi texastraveler582016.....wow....loved your review.....thank you so much....we also loved having you as our guests....you were so much fun......glad you enjoyed your stay.....Tulemar was a great choice for you.....each family chose the villa that was right for them.....size and price wise......Casa Mirador does have one of the most amazing views in Tulemar.....Villa Cielito as well.....and the Bungalows are unique too.....thanks for... More 

Eastchester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently stayed at Tulemar w/ my wife and four kids. This stop followed Monteverde and was meant to relax on the beach after 3 days of an eco-adventure in the mountainous cloud forest. Although it was indeed an amazing, relaxing beach vacation Roger was such a fantastic naturalist that I had to make sure to give him due credit... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi TravelustNYC......thank you so much for the excellent review on your stay in Tulemar and your time with Roger.....one of our Tulemar Stars.....so glad your family enjoyed their stay.....I loved your description of Tulemar and all of our wildlife.....but just to clarify....we are not an "Eco-resort".....although we do our best to preserve our natural surroundings......we also are so proud of... More 

St Augustine FL, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a beautiful suite overlooking the ocean and the thick flora of the grounds. The staff was very attentive, guiding us through the paths, helping us locate sloths and birds on the property and generally helping in all the way we needed and none that we didn't. Food was very good. Don't look here for bargains. Just a superb,... More 

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi John Edward M.......thank you so much for the 5 Star review....we're glad you enjoyed The Sloth Walk in Tulemar.....presented by The Sloth Institute of Costa Rica.....exclusively for our guests.....a wonderful way to see and learn about the sloth rescue and release program right here in Tulemar.....(and see the other wildlife as well)......we're so honored to be their partner.....thanks for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Casa de Frutas. the most amazing experience i have ever lived. i have been traveling in many places all my life but definitely an adventure like this 8 days in Costa Rica , Manuel Antonio. Exceed all my expectations. beautiful house- amazing vegetation- perfect weather- amazing people- 10 stars service. Thanks Chris for being so special, for... More 

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Liliana C....thank you for the review on Casa de Frutas.....one of our most unique and luxurious villas.....the panoramic ocean views are unbelievable......happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and Chris....your personal conicerge.....thanks for booking with us at tulemar.com.....the ONLY place you'll find Casa de Frutas. Tulemar Dave More 

Havertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything at Tulemar was even better than we expected - and given all the reviews, that is saying something. We stayed in Casa Mirador (upper) with our two children ages 10 & 12. The bungalow was beautiful and spacious and the views were extraordinary. If I could find a way to teleport back to the large chair on the balcony,... More 

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi jenniferstavrakos......thank you so much for the 5 Star review on your stay in Casa Mirador in Tulemar.....you and the family in the review below both experienced this amazing 2 bedroom villa.....one of our most requested......with 2 bedrooms / 2.5 baths / 2 floors / living-dining-full kitchen and that amazing large balcony with an outdoor living/dining room and panoramic ocean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the best time in Costa Rica thanks to the wonderful staff here. Chris was real attentive and helped me from the very beginning till the very end of my vacation. It's been a week and I'm still sad that I've left this beautiful place. The service was excellent and the people here are wonderful. Its difficult to travel alone... More 

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Jocelyn P.....you have put a huge smile on Chris' face this morning.....thank you so much for the kind words on our Super Star Concierge.....Chris really does whatever it takes to make sure you have exactly the trip you are looking for....and he'll take care of all of the details.....thanks for booking with us at tulemar.com and we look forward... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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 

Additional Information about Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

Address: Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $172 - $776 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Tulemar Bungalows And Villas
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Tulemar Hotel
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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