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Villas Alturas

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Alturas de San Martin Norte, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Dominical several times and have stayed in just about all of the hotels and several house rentals. Villa Alturas is by far the best hotel. I stayed at the hotel for 9 nights from June 25 till July 4th with my wife and another couple who were in Costa Rica for the first time. We rented... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose Villas Alturas after doing months and months of research on tripadvisor. What sold me on this location is that almost every traveler left a 5 star rating. So my reaction was, nothing could possibly be wrong with this location. But of course I was wrong. Here are the pros: the views are absolutely breathtaking and the staff was... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great private villas on rainforest perch overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Whales Tale. Beautiful pool, restaurant and view. Wildlife Sanctuary on the property. Monkeys, Toucans and many other birds play around the villas at the crack of dawn. Fantastic breakfast each morning to start your day. Villas are fully furnished with large porches, hammock, and rocking chairs. Tom, Yvette... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The stay at the Villas was extremely pleasant. Bright colors of the plants and the flowers. Soft blueness of the ocean below. Refreshing songs of the birds in the morning. What more can be asked for relaxed vacation away from the everyday life! Good accommodations and service. I want to thank personally owners and staff – Ivette, Tom, Andreas, Jennifer,... More 

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Pompano Beach, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This was our second visit to Villas Alturas and it remains an exceptional paradise! The views are spectacular, the staff is friendly and helpful, and the grounds are beautifully maintained. It was wonderful to see Marlin and Tom again! Our villa was clean and adequately supplied with everything we needed. Only complaint - the chairs they supplied us for our... More 

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location in the mountain and the ocean views are amazing. The staff was excellent (especially Nikki) and the breakfast, pool drinks and dinners were all very good. This would have been a 5 star review if not for the mold in the shower and worn out pool lounges.

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Encinitas, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We checked in early and they were able to give us a room. Not only that, but the owner Tom was there and since it not not real busy at that particular time, he gave us a free upgrade. Can't beat the view from the room or the pool area, amazing. It looks like all rooms have great views and... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We stayed in a 2-bedroom unit a few steps down from the pool. Fantastic views of the ocean, clean apartment with ample supplies (though we did not cook). The restaurant dinner was fine (though I did think a bit overpriced). It was Italian. Not what I expected in Costa Rica! Breakfast was very nice. Food good and a lovely area... More 

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

It is so nice to hear about your outstanding experience. thanks for being our guest, the staff will really appreciate your motivating message! pura vida. More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Our stay at Villas Alturas was an absolute delight! Prior to our arrival, the staff was incredibly responsive in helping us plan our stay. The property is absolutely beautiful, the view of the Pacific is stunning, and the food is very, very good (as are the cocktails!). We highly recommend Villas Alturas and will surely return if our travels bring... More 

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

We are so thrilled you enjoyed your entire experience. it means a lot to us that you took time out of your day to share this with us and other future guests! we sure hope you do come back! More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We stayed with family at one of the villas with breathtaking views of the Pacific for miles along the Dominical-Uvita coastline. If you have done your research and thought this place was nice but then were wondering if the property really looked like the pictures? Yes - it does. Beautiful terraced spaces by the pool, villas overlooking lush forested hills... More 

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

thanks so much for the lovely comments! we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and took the tome to share your thoughts with us! we appreciate it very much! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villas Alturas offers the perfect combination of peace and quiet, views, sun, beach and adventure. Situated in the Costa Ballena area, only 35 minutes south of Manuel Antonio, you can enjoy the cool beachy vibe of Dominical 15 min away, explore the Marino Ballena National Park in Uvita or sample the international cuisine offered in Ojochal. Villas Alturas offers a complimentary breakfast every morning and the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner every day. We will plan and book all of your tours as well as help you to connect with all of the local free adventures. Barbque grill, free parking, a/c bedrooms, great pool area with an incredible views! Our road was improved in December, 2013 very easily accessible. We can accommodate 30+ people for your parties, destination wedding or any other event. Time to breathe . . . Terms and Conditions ---------------------------------------------- AMEX is not accepted at this time Payment Policy: Rates include breakfast and daily maid service. Sheets are changed every third day. (Breakfast that is included in the rate for a One Bedroom Villa is for 2 people, Breakfast for a Two Bedroom Villa is for 4 people. ) Above rates INCLUDE 13% sales tax for the room only. A 10% service charge plus tax will be added to all restaurant and bar purchases. Management reserves the right to POSSIBLY withhold deposit per their discretion at time of reservation and is as follows: 50% of reservation is due at the time of booking. The remaining 50% is due at check out. The maximum guests in our villas is 2 per bedroom plus one additional if the villa contains a futon. Check-in time is 2:00pm. Check-out time is 10am. Early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability and may incur a charge. High season is December through April excluding holidays. Green season is May through November. Holiday rates apply December 20th through January 5th and require a 5 night minimum stay. Management declines all responsibility for valuables left in the villas. Cancellation Policy: There is no refund if cancellation is made 14 days or less prior to the reservation date. When cancellation notification is received between 15 and 30 days prior to the reservation, a $50 processing fee per room will be charged. Payment will be forfeited if guest(s) arrive after the specific date of reservation or depart prior to final day of reservation. All cancellations need to be sent via e-mail. A cancellation is not confirmed until you have received an email or fax confirmation from us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas Alturas

Address: Alturas de San Martin Norte, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range: $138 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villas Alturas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Villas Alturas Hotel Dominical
Villas Alturas Costa Rica/Dominical
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
#1 Family Hotel in Dominical
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