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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Casa Del Mar was fantastic. Great house with modern touches. The ocean views on the balcony were nice. We enjoyed seeing monkeys and toucans on balcony. Great location. Can walk to local restaurants. Great concierge. Ashley was exceptional. The resort is a bargain compared to four seasons and villa caletas. Best hidden secret in Costa RIca.

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Fresno, California
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Our family spent a week at Tulemar in Villa Cielito. All seven of us agreed it was our best vacation ever! From the wildlife, the view from our Villa, the way we were treated by the entire staff, and the food, we can't wait to return. Ashley was fantastic and arranged many fun excursions outside of Tulemar. I cannot think... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Panorama Upper at Tulemar - Perhaps the nicest accommodation I have ever stayed in. Certainly the best view. Although a bit expensive, this unit and the Tulemar grounds, services, private beach and wildlife are definitely worth the price. We saw more wildlife on the grounds at Tulemar than all the rest of Costa Rica put together. The property is also... More 

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

Hi Northern_Travelers1.....thank you so much for the wonderful review on your stay in Casa Panorama.....one of our most popular 2 bedroom villas....and now you know why....the ocean views are "panoramic".....the covered deck is huge.....and the full kitchen lets you prepare anything from a quick snack to a full dinner.....thanks for your comments on Kimberly....your personal concierge.....who is there to make... More 

Louisiana
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were looking to experience the rainforest and Tulemar did not disappoint. The bungalow was quite large and had everything we could possibly want. Yes, maybe the bathroom could be upgraded with new tile, but it wasn't really important to us. Brian, our concierge was wonderful and always left us little surprises when we returned to our room. I found... More 

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

Hi Jeannie0403......thank you so much for the 5 Star review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows and on Brian....your personal concierge.....the Bungalows were the first accommodations built in Tulemar and we describe them on our web site exactly the way they are (with photos too)......octagon shaped with windows all around.....perched on the hillside with ocean views.....quirky, rustic... More 

Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was very disappointed in our bungalow. I was expecting much more luxurious accommodations. The bungalow was very dated. Everything looked old. The floor was sticky, even after maid service. We had ants in the bathroom. There was lizard poop on some of the furniture and the floor. And, when a storm came through, there was a leak in the... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Got back to the snow a week ago after spending 2 weeks in Costa Rica. We spent 5 days in the Manuel Antonio area, and at the Tulemar Villa. Whoa, what a beautiful place. If you want to see Costa Rican wildlife, spend time on a private beach, tour all the fabulous things they are doing at the Sloth sanctuary... More 

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

Hi kerrisimmons.....thank you so much for taking the time to post such a great review on your stay in Tulemar......so glad you enjoyed The Sloth Walk in Tulemar.....presented by our partners at The Sloth Institute of Costa Rica......exclusively for our guests......a 1 1/2 hour walk thru Tulemar's jungle spotting the wild sloths (and other wildlife) and learning about their rescue... More 

Marengo, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in tulemar in september for 6 nights and it was amazing! Book this place! It it nestled right in the middle of the jungle, nothing like it! The private beach was amazing, they have boogie boards and kayaks for you to use, the staff was so friendly and helpful. Hiking thru the grounds is so beautiful-we saw so... More 

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

Hi vande11.....thank you so much for the 5 Star review on your stay in Tulemar.....so glad you enjoyed the Tulemar Beach.....a secluded, sandy cove with waves that go from almost flat to enough for fun.....warm, tropical waters.....surrounded by palms and the jungle.....with free lounge chairs/umbrellas/kayaks/boogie boards/towel service.....and food/drinks that you just sign to your room.....it is like paradise.....and yes.....some of... More 

Bozeman, Montana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow where to start! This place is paradise. We stayed four nights with two kids (4 and 6). It has great pools - our favorite was the family pool. We stayed in the jungle bungalows which were a bit tired but totally comfortable clean and suited our needs. There are two nice jungle walks down to a fantastic beach. You... More 

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

Hi shen450......thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows......the Bungalows were the first accommodations built in Tulemar over 25 years ago....so they have some of the best ocean views......and they are rustic....with a quirky octagon shape and design......windows all around.....surrounded by the jungle.....they look just like they do in the photos......they are great for... More 

Orillia ON
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our third stay at Tulemar and again did not disappoint. We stayed at motmot hideaway and again were graced with numerous monkeys birds and sloths not to mention the beautiful view. It was a rainy time but we did have sunny breaks and enjoyed the beach and grounds. The people make the difference and I can't say enough... More 

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

Hi cbhm.....thank you for the 5 Star review on Mot Mot Hideaway......and thank you for staying with us 3 times......we love our repeat guests.....Mot Mot Hideaway is a great choice for singles and couples.....king bed in the bedroom.....wonderful bath....and a huge covered balcony complete with outdoor kitchen, hammock and living area.....all with amazing ocean views and lots of wildlife visits.....(you... More 

Maui, Hawaii
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in November of 2016 at the Casa Mirador. Chris Madrigal was our concierge and he went above and beyond to assure we had a great time. My kids ages 7 and 9 LOVED Tulemar! The swimming pools, ground, beach access and service were excellent. We went on one of their small hikes and end up in a small... More 

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

Hi SandraGamboa.....thanks for your 5 Star review on Casa Mirador in Tulemar.....we all had smiles on our faces today....especially Chris....your personal concierge and one of our Tulemar Super Stars.....so glad you enjoyed Casa Mirador....as you can read in other reviews....it is one of our most popular (1 and 2 bedroom accommodations available)......full kitchen/living/dining areas plus a large balcony....all with spectacular... More 

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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 and our special and unique villas such as Villa Mot Mot, Casa Panorama, Casa de Frutas, Casa Las Nubes, Villa Kiskadee and the new Tulemar Bamboo Villas just for couples. ... 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: $272 - $760 (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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“casa del mar fantastic--new/modern/great outdor jacuzi; more gadgets than other houses”
 of 5 bubbles Worldtraveler3334, yesterday | Read review
“Panorama Upper is Awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles Northern_Travelers1, 2 days ago | Read review
“stayed in bungalow 116 which was very close to the restaurant and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeannie0403, 2 days ago | Read review
“Go with a villa, not a bungalow.”
 of 5 bubbles andigdas, 3 days ago | Read review
“Do the morning sloth and wildlife tour, it really shows you all the good stuff the resort is committed to for helping the sloth population.”
 of 5 bubbles kerrisimmons, 6 days ago | Read review
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