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Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Villas Gaia could be a fantastic place to stay, but the nearby "highway" ruins a part of the charm of this hotel, especialy in the restaurant or when you stay in a room situated on the road side. The villa we stayed in was very large, with a nice little terrace and a jungle view. One day, we had a... More 

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Vancouver
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

We had arguably the best cabin on the property, with a stunning ocean, jungle, and pool view. Our private terrace was the perfect lounging and bird watching spot. The cabins are quite rustic, but spacious and breezy. The pool was fantastic! The self-serve bar area, with its amazing view, was great for a late night drink. We'd definitely stay here... More 

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Lomira, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2011

~Villas Gaia everything it says it is and more. ~We saw all we came to see and relaxed. ~The food is very good. ~The views spectacular in the area, and we saw a good portion of the country just getting there and leaving. ~The employees are extremely helpful and friendly. ~For swimmers, you can get in 10 strokes in the... More 

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Oakley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2011

The grounds are rustically beautiful with tall trees, plants,and flowers along the path from /front desk to the bungalows. You will walk quite a way to your room if you have one at the top of the path but I felt we had nice privacy by being so far from the front desk area. We couldn't hear any sounds from... More 

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Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

We are a family of 5 (2 teenagers, 25 yr old daughter, husband and self). This is our 3rd visit to CR, but our first visit to south pacific area as we have travelled the entire country and making our way down south. We very much enjoyed our stay here, we stayed in the 2 bedroom casita and for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011

This is a very comfortable place to stay while exploring this area of Osa. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Edgar, the manager, and Anna, the owner, were very helpful to us during our stay and went beyond the call to help us out. We have travelled extensively in Costa Rica for the past 15 years and have passed... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2010

We recently stayed at Hotel Villas Gaia on the recommendation of a friend. We are budget minded, but were traveling with small children, so we didn't want to cut too many corners. This hotel has a very nice restaurant where we ate several meals. Our "casa" was clean although not fancy; however, it was exactly as described in the hotel... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2010

My husband and I had a marvelous time at this hotel. Accommodations are a bit rustic (some rooms do not have air conditioning), but overall very comfortable and relaxing. We were outside using the pool or going on one of the excursion all the time that we didn't even mind not having AC. Food is fantastic, especially their assortment of... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2010

We stayed one night in this lovely hotel as a stop between Manuel Antonio and Corcovado. The hotel has it's own trails which is nice! We've seen a poisonous fer-de-lance on the trails, very dangerous so be prepared! The food was nice and the people as well. The accommodation was good but not WOW. Very comfortable for 1 night! Ask... More 

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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2010

We spent 2 nights here in an adequate, but sparsely furnished, cabin that would sleep up to 7 people just off the parking lot. The two bedrooms had air-conditioning, which was quite welcome in the sultry wet heat. There were only screens in the balance of the rooms. The kitchen had zero utensils, but a small fridge, sink, and work... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Villas Gaia offers a home base to experience the wild beauty of Costa Rica's southwest Pacific coast. One of the most biologically diverse regions on the earth. Strategic location on the new scenic coastal road. Convenient access to Ballena Marine National Park, Cano Island Biological reserve, Corcovado National Park and the most extensive mangrove ecosystem of Central America. Hotel Villas Gaia is 14 colorful bungalows (casitas) separately nestled in a jungle setting offering privacy and comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villas Gaia

Address: Costanera Sur, Playa Tortuga, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Playa Tortuga
Price Range: $84 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villas Gaia 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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