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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

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Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
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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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Adult pool
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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From the moment we arrived we knew we were in paradise! We stayed in Bamboo Villa #3 and it was absolutely spectacular. The villa was incredibly clean, maintained, and modern. The views of the ocean and mountains were breathtaking. What made our experience was not only the
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Tulemar is wonderful. The grounds are beautiful, the accommodations are excellent, the beach is great, and the staff is exceptional. Solano, our concierge, was always available to assist us, Eliot made dining at the restaurant a pleasure, and David was so helpful at the beach;
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We loved everything about Tulemar! The bungalow was beautiful and comfortable, the staff couldn’t do enough, the restaurant was beautiful(views) and the food fantastic, the beach perfection! Can’t wait to go back!!
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We didn't know of Tulemar's recent #1 ranking until after we arrived, but it lives up to that superlative. The treetop view from the balcony of 412 down to the Pacific is magnificent (not to mention the resident monkeys), and we enjoyed our walks down to what we all agreed was
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Response from TulemarDave, Host at TripAdvisor’s 2019 #1 Hotel in the World at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
Responded 2 days ago
Hi DavidB9683...thanks for the five star review on your stay in Tulemar...I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us...from the treetop view from your balcony looking down to the pacific ocean....to the "resident monkeys" there to give you a good laugh......glad you enjoyed the Tulemar Beach......a secluded tropical cove......surrounded by palms and jungle.....sandy beach....with waves that range from almost flat to enough for fun.....warm waters.....and free lounge chairs.....umbrellas....kayaks....boogie boards.....and towel service.....food/beverages that you just sign to your suite or villa......and David....our Beach Concierge....to make sure everything is just right..thanks again for the review...we hope you can come back and stay with us again in the near future!
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We were fortunate enough to recently stay in Villa Cielito. The villa is perfect with 2 bedrooms both with 2 queen beds and very nice outdoor showers in each bedroom. I can't say more than what all the other wonderful reviews already say about this villa. What I will mention is
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Response from TulemarDave, Host at TripAdvisor’s 2019 #1 Hotel in the World at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
Responded 2 days ago
HI lemColumbus...thanks for the wonderful 5 star review on your stay in Vila Cielito in Tulemar.......one of our most popular 2 bedroom villas......(and now you know why)......it has the perfect location.....the most amazing ocean views.....and the little extras like indoor/outdoor showers....the jacuzzi on the deck....and the washer/drier......make it very special.....plus you get the services of Ashley as your personal concierge to handle all of the details.....thanks for booking directly on our website.....the ONLY place you'll find Villa Cielito....as we don't list it with any of the on line booking sites.....and thanks again for the review...hope to see you again!
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Yes....fly into San Jose......from there we can provide transportation options.....a private van/driver is the option most prefer......about 3 hours from the airport to Manuel Antonio/Tulemar. Tulemar Dave
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We don't take bookings with any on line companies or travel agencies, only directly, thru our web site. Just click right on it here. You can also call or chat with our agents on the site. It's easy and you'll get all the information you need. Hope to see you in Tulemar. Tulemar Dave
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Hi.....Tulemar is not an all inclusive......meal are available at the on site restaurants.....and there are at least 15 restaurants within a 3 block radius of our front gates......most of our accommodations have either kitchenettes or full kitchens IF you prefer to prepare your own meals.....our web site describes the amenities in each room.....smoking is not allowed in any of the accommodations and is not legal in public areas.....there are areas to smoke in Costa Rica.....just not plentiful.....check out the "Manuel Antonio Forum" for suggestions on excursions. Tulemar Dave Tulemar Dave
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For a weekly stay.....2 bedroom villa.......depending upon the quality of service and any extras that you asked of the staff.....I would suggest $20-$40 total for the house cleaner....and $50-$100 for your concierge.....I hope that helps! Tulemar Dave
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Hi Ann S, it really depends on how many people, what size of accommodations and how many nights. If you can be a little more specific, I'll be happy to provide some guidelines, but a one bedroom bungalow for 2 people for 1-2 nights is very different than one of our 4 bedroom villas for a week. Thanks. Tulemar Dave
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"Pick a luxury villa at the top of the resort for great views of wildlife"
"If the villas are within your budget, they are all great properties but the individual rooms I saw were also very nice."
"Rely on Tulemar Dave for a recommendation."
"Every room is great!!!"
"All of the villas have advantages, but I prefer to be closer to the beach."
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