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Gaia Hotel & Reserve

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Paradise is not a good enough word to describe this place. Where do I even start? From the moment we made the reservation the staff has been unbelievably accommodating, kind, patient, and all around fantastic. We started off with the amazing Sandy who ensured that all my families needs were met for my mother's 50th birthday and took amazing care... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I just spent my 50th birthday at the Gaia Hotel and Reserve. After traveling through other areas of Costa Rica, my family wanted to spend the last days of our trip relaxing and getting a bit pampered. This hotel was magical. The property is just a short shuttle ride from the national park and beach, but because of the size... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gaia is truly magical. The service is also impeccable as they will do everything to take care of you during your stay. Roy & Nicco went above and beyond for us during our stay. Pool is best we've ever seen on top of rainforest. Will tell all of our friends about Gaia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful area of quepos, hotel was very nice and clean. Scarlet macaws flying right outside the room. Food was good, service was excellent. The whole experience was great. Awesome lightning shows from the room and a great view of the pacific and the mountains near the hotel. Great area to be in. A lot of places to see, visit. Beach... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

How sweet to find this hotel in Manuel Antonio. The service was great, the place feels like home. The hotel pays attention to detail in every aspect- from the way the hotel is designed to the amenities. The food was good-try the bbq burger! The rooms were very clean, comfortable, spacious and relaxing. The servers, the drivers and the bellman... More 

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borism1, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We thank you for your wonderful review and needless to say, and although normally our Terra Spa is a very wonderful experience, we acknowledge that the day of your treatments we had a new physical therapist that, as you point out, was not up to the Gaia five-star standard; the issue has been resolved and I personally apologize for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked 3 rooms here in May and had a very pleasant experience. It was relaxing and peaceful. The staff was fabulous. Loved the entryway. My highest accolades go to the employees. Always had a smile and a willingness to please. My husband and daughter went fishing and the chef went over and above board preparing it 3 different ways.... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guest for their wonderful comments on our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are thrilled you had such a magical holiday......and we look forward to hosting you again.....please come back soon!! Thank you for sharing your experience on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff goes out of their way to meet every possible need. The grounds are perfectly kept and all is lovely from the rooms to the open restaurant to the layered pool overlooking the jungle and beyond. The macaw breeding program is so important and the nature reserve fantastic. I really applaud the owner of this place (who is present... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Wonderful words and comments by wonderful guests. We appreciate you taking note of what we do here and why we do it. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I were so glad that he stayed at this hotel. It was the best part about Costa Rica. The reserve here was much better than Manuel Antonio. It really captures the heart of Costa Rica. The staff was awesome. The food was delicious. The dining room has a fantastic view. The pool was very nice with a... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We thank you for taking your personal time to share with other readers on this TripAdvisor forum. We are thrilled so many aspects of Gaia pleased you and we look forward to the opportunity to share the magic of Gaia again in the not too distant future. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Gaia Hotel & Reserve with my partner. We had an excellent stay. Our personal concierge, Esteban, made sure our stay went smoothly. He welcomed us with fresh drinks when we arrived, showed us the ground and to our room. He checked on us daily (and not in an annoying or overwhelming manner), and told us about... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guests for such wonderful comments on our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are thrilled you chose us and look forward to hosting you again....... Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at Gaia was amazing, from the moment we walked in and met with our concierge Nico we felt right at home. We where welcomed with a welcome drink and Nico booked our massage and excursion for our 4 day stay. They have Happy Hour by the bar every day from 4-6PM and have a walk-up pool bar. Roy, the... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guests for choosing us for their 2016 honeymoon.......We think you chose wisely and it appears by your lovely comments you did good. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gaia Hotel, Manuel Antonio's only 5-star resort and dining. Bask in our infinity-edge pools, dash Aveda bath salts into your Jacuzzi and relax enjoying the jungle and ocean views. Rooms feature A/C, cable, flat screen TVs, portable phones, home entertainment units, internet connectivity, coffee-maker, mini-bar, safety box, hairdryer, 24/7 room service and full spa services. Your personal valet sees to your needs, and our Nature Guide hosts an exclusive tour of our 12-acre Nature Reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gaia Hotel & Reserve

Address: Km 2.7 Carretera Quepos a Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $209 - $532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gaia Hotel & Reserve 4.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Gaia Hotel And Reserve
Gaia Hotel & Reserve Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#1 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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