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Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio 6350 Costa Rica
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 48 hotels in Manuel Antonio
2021 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
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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Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio 6350 Costa Rica
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Melissa J wrote a review Sep 17
3 contributions2 helpful votes
We had the best vacation at Tulemar! Everything was picture perfect. Our villa was amazing and the staff was so accommodating. The food was delicious and the service was top notch whether it was room service or in one of the restaurants. Ashley, our concierge took care of anything we needed, from tours, restaurant recommendations and even our return home covid tests went off without a hitch. It was amazing from start to finish. Tulemar is a one of a kind place in a truly beautiful corner of our globe. We can’t recommend it enough and can’t wait to go back.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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GlobeTrotting602699 wrote a review Sep 17
California5 contributions1 helpful vote
We spent a week at Solangelo with two other families and had an absolutely amazing time. Working with Ashely (the concierge) before we arrived, we had all our private excursions booked and private chef evenings ready to go. Plus Ashley arranged for all the groceries and extras we requested to be there on our arrival. Ashley made sure each day everything was going as planned and was able to help us with last minute requests. She was available at any times during our staff and started working with us months ahead of time to pre plan. The wildlife at Tulemar, the available excursions, private beach with staff at Tulemar, and local restaurants on site and within walking distance are hard to beat. We have had vacations together with the same families to Hawaii several times and this trip by far has been the best for both adults and kids. Kids did everything on their wish list for excursions and the adults had plenty of relaxation time and great dining. We saw sloths, squirrel monkeys, howler monkeys, white faced monkeys, macaws and Toucans all from our Villa. No need to venture far to see great wild life. July was a great time to go too. Rained some in the afternoon, but for the most part the weather was perfect. Just right for enjoying the beach and excursions without too much sun. We definitely plan on going again!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Tracy E wrote a review Sep 15
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PazAmorè is more beautiful than I have words to explain! The Villa is just perfect! Modern and comfortable— it’s like living out of a magazine! Raul and Luis were the best concierges and ensured the best time! We did not want or wonder for anything! They set up the best tours, helped with transportation— we did not have a need that went unmet! I have never been treated so good!! The house has the best architectural design and decor (went down a Andres Brenes rabbit hole on Instagram while relaxing on the patio)! It’s comfortable and the views— well they don’t get better!! Waking up to paradise every day!! The cleaning crew was perfect and the place was absolutely spotless! It was great to leave the worries of daily living behind and have a vacation of a lifetime experience. The wildlife was on the property was so beautiful!! The care that goes into the land and property is much appreciated!! Can’t wait to visit again!!! The staff at the Cafè and beach were the best— the food was top notch!! Best time ever! I can’t name a single thing I would want different (other than to stay longer and bring the kids!)
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Carla J wrote a review Sep 15
Chicago, Illinois35 contributions9 helpful votes
Our time here has been amazing hospitality the food the views from sunrise to sunset is absolutely breathtaking can’t wait to come back!!! They have everything you need in the kitchen everything you need in the bedrooms not to mention the outside pool grill and patio!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Sonjalacey wrote a review Sep 13
Madison, Wisconsin2 contributions2 helpful votes
The villa we stayed in was gorgeous, the staff are extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and bilingual, and the wildlife you can see right outside your window will take your breath away. The beach is excellent, with either swimming or water sports both being great options, and very accessible with either hiking trails, shuttle, or simply a short walk. Manuel Antonio Park is a 10 minute drive away, and Quepos is also easily drivable, with many cheaper food options in the local sodas. The private chef is a must-do. We hired chef José twice because his food was that good. Dinner was spectacular, and breakfast was even better. Every single dish or side was the best we had ever had. For the quality of his cooking, he should really be charging double, so don't miss out before he starts his own 5 star restaurant. Fabio, our concierge, helped us really get the most out of our experience at Tulemar, and gave us a tour of the grounds when we arrived so that we would know where everything was. He also made sure we saw a sloth before we left! The restaurant has good food options and really great drinks. I personally recommend the "Pura Vida", and my husband loved the "Monkey Madness". P.S. It's really important that you don't feed the animals here! There is a troop of capuchin monkeys that live around the area that like to visit the bungalows in the morning to look for food because enough tourists have left out things for them to find. They are very naughty, but cute!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Dave Houck, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
Responded 6 days ago
Hi Sonjalacey .....Thank you so much for your wonderful review........it sounds like you experienced so many things that make Tuemar special......the wonderful private villas.....where you have complete privacy.....the secluded beach....with warm water, soft sand, and the attentive staff......the private chefs.....available for all or just one of your meals during your vacation.....the on-site restaurant.....and of course, your wonderful personal concierge.....Fabio.......he will help with anything from arranging transportation to pointing out wild sloths!.......thank you so much again for your review......we hope to see you again soon! Tulemar Dave, Your Host & Neighbor at TripAdvisors 2021 Top Ten Hotels in the World
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
Which popular attractions are close to Tulemar Bungalows & Villas?
Nearby attractions include Club Karma Lounge (0.04 miles), Tropical Waterfalls Tour (0.2 miles), and Costaricanwildlifetours (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas?
Yes, secured parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tulemar Bungalows & Villas?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ape Eclectic Social Bar, Manuel Antonio Falafel Bar, and TuleCafe Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Tulemar Bungalows & Villas have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Tulemar Bungalows & Villas offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Tulemar Bungalows & Villas located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Manuel Antonio.
Are any cleaning services offered at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.