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Edmonds, WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The most magical villa on earth! If you like animals, extraordinary views, comfortable surroundings, personal chefs and a concierge team unlike no other, than stop right now and look into Tulemar. We stayed for 9 nights and enjoyed the national park, white water rafting, horseback riding, sailing and the private beach amenities. Chris is an extraordinary human being. Meticulous, caring,... More 

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

Hi mjseagle1....thank you so much for the wonderful review on your stay in Villa Kiskadee in Tulemar....one of our premier, private villas......we're so happy that you enjoyed your time with us.....Villa Kiskadee is "Pura Vida"......with 4 bedrooms.....4.5 baths....living/dining/full kitchen.....all on 3 levels.....with a private pool.....there is room for everyone.....plus this villa gets so many wildlife visits.....(due to its secluded location).....and... More 

Clovis, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Exquisite accommodations... Convenient location... Beautiful environment! Tulemar beat all expectations. The people, wildlife, jungle atmosphere, beautiful views and fun adventures were beyond anything I imagined. The people were just one thing that sets this place apart from anywhere else. They were warm, friendly, inviting and really a pleasure to be with. Brian and Chris were our concierge during the 5... More 

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

Hi Clovis_Lee....thank you so much for the 5 Star review on your stay in Tulemar....we loved having you with us.....for 5 1/2 weeks.....lol.....I often have guests ask "Is a week too much? Will there be enough to do?".....you know the answer.....you can be as active or as passive as you want during your stay......or a nice mix......you choose....we'll make it... More 

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is it. The most beautiful place on earth. We had the pleasure of passing a whole week at Tulemar. The property is stunning. Infinity pools, walking paths, restaurant, private beach, shuttle services, personal concierge and many animals to experience. With daily maid service the bungalow was always comfortable, clean and bug free. The water is drinkable right from the... More 

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

Hi chezshaw2016......we love to read titles like yours.....we hope you can return for a longer stay......thank you so much for your review on the Tulemar Bungalow.....they are fun....kind of like a tree house....in the jungle....with ocean views.....and yes....you can drink the water right from the tap in Tulemar......glad you enjoyed the Tulemar Beach as well! Tulemar Dave More 

California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the best family vacation ever! We started out in a villa that we shared with friends, and downsized to a bungalow once our friends headed home. The villa was much more modern and had better amenities, including a private hot tub, washer and dryer, ice maker, etc. Both rooms had spectacular ocean views and plenty of privacy. It... More 

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

Hi 2FunIntheSun.....thank you so much for the great review....happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay......and thanks for the comments on Orlando.....one of our Tulemar Stars.....always going the extra mile to make sure his guests are happy.....I was also pleased to see your comment on Jason.....our daytime guard at the entrance booth.....always a smile....hope to have you and your family... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The villa did have a leak that did get fixed the A/C was freezing and would drip ice while we slept. But everything got fixed Gary, Chris, Manny and everyone else was great help and was very polite and sweet!

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Redondo Beach, California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a 2nd trip to costa rica for us. We booked our stay at casa405 with greencoastrentals. Awesome awesome views! Frank the concierge was amazing and always at our service with a phone call away (phone access in the bungalow). The beach access and the small nature walk was awesome at the Tulemar Bungalows, the jacuzzi in the balcony was... More 

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

Hi mcmanish......thanks for the review on your stay in Tulemar.....glad you enjoyed one of our 2 bedroom villas......(at tulemar.com).....nightlife....you'll find it in Quepos.....but that is not really what we're all about......nature.....the wildlife.....the jungle....the beaches.....the national park.....great food and drink at the little, casual open air restaurants......activities like white water rafting.....zip lines.....canyoning.....surfing.....that's Manuel Antonio.....hope to see you back again! Tulemar Dave More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

That is what best describes the unit where I stayed at this reknown Resort from Manuel Antonio. Spacious, comfortable and well decorated, immersed in Nature and with spectacular ocean views. I was even so lucky to have a family of white faced monkeys visiting me at my balcony while they were moving through the forest. The great service and friendly... More 

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

Hi Danigeil......thank you so much for the wonderful review.....I really enjoyed reading it......I agree with you....."comfort....tranquility....nature"......I love that at 8 PM it is SO QUIET in Tulemar.....you can hear "nature"......amazing......same way in the early mornings......the sounds of the jungle.....thanks for letting us help you choose the best accommodations......just tell us what you are looking for and we'll let you know... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife found Tulemar on the net...we decided to spend a week here after seeing pictures of the villas and reading the rave reviews...some reviews complained about the furniture and decor bring dated....I think that only applies to the smaller bungalows...my wife and 3 kids absolutely loved the 2 BR villa we stayed in...overlooking the family pool...with amazing views of... More 

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

Hi Jimmy D.....thank you for the 5 Star review......so happy to hear that your family enjoyed their stay in Tulemar.....you are right.....the smaller units like the original Tulemar Bungalows are 25 years old now.....tropical, rustic and kind of quirky design.....octagon with glass all around.....like the Jetson's house if they lived in Tulemar......they look exactly like they do in the photos.....clean... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The villas are very spacious with great views of ocean. Private beach is nice with small waves for body surfing. Very hilly. Only one restaurant on property - Some nice restaurants right outside of property. Swimming pools are small - if you want a quiet spot to relax - good place to go, if looking for a large resort atmosphere... More 

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

Hi Scott S.....thank you for the 5 Star review and the nice comments.....glad that you enjoyed your stay in Tulemar.....you are right about Tulemar not having the large resort atmosphere......that's not what we are about.....Tulemar is a 33 acre, gated and secure, residential resort located right in the heart of Manuel Antonio. We have a collection of over 45 different,... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We (my husband, 8 year old and myself) have just spent a week here. Having read all the glowing reviews, my expectations were really high. It didn't 100% match them but you can't really not give this place anything but a big overall thumbs up! If you have the chance and opportunity to come here, you'd be an idiot not... More 

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

Hi sarah36.....thank you so much for the wonderful review......filled with so much information.....I agree with everything.....we do have a collection of 3, 4 and 5 Star accommodations in Tulemar.....from the rustic bungalows to the luxurious private villas....something for everyone.....(the Standard Rooms that you stayed in should have a few more amenities!).....with the additional non-stop flights from England, France, Spain and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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: $177 - $910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Tulemar Bungalows And Villas
Tulemar Hotel
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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