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Westerlo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Wow. Don't know where to start. Uvita was our second destination on our 2 week Costa Rican adventure, and we had 5 glorious nights at Villas Alturas. As we entered the reception area, I was already in a state of bliss. We were greeted warmly by Marlon, who was absolutely delightful in getting us checked in. As we were checking... More 

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

What an amazing review! We all really appreciate guests who take the time to let us and other know about their experience. It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff was part of making that happen! We do hope you return! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I visited Villas Alturas in 2014, and loved it so much that I came back a year later. The sweeping ocean view is absolutely incomparable; pictures truly don't do it justice. The villas are roomy, comfortable, and clean, with large balconies containing rocking chairs, a hammock, and small dining table. It's wonderful just to sit out there and watch the... More 

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

We appreciate all of our guests but it is especially rewarding when they come back! thank you for choosing to stay with us when you are in the area and thank you for taking time to let us know how much you enjoyed your stay! round 3! More 

San Marcos, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Once you get over the breathtaking view, you will find a very helpful staff that will make your stay unforgettable! We were greeted with a cold coconut water and led down to our absolutely amazing room! We had everything we could ask for in our room and even a hammock on the huge patio. We were on a romantic getaway... More 

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Valley Cottage, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We spent 4 nights in Villas Alturas before Easter and had an amazing time! The villa we had booked was spotless, comfortable with a great kitchen for the nights the kids were too tired to go out and it also had amazing views on the ocean! The sights around the hotel are gorgeous! the hotel itself was very calm and... More 

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

So pleased to have had you as our guest! thanks so much for your kind words and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Stayed at Villa Alturas on our family vacation to Costa Rica. Would give the property a 4.5 if possible. First the many positives: -Staff was better than incredible. Attentive, thoughtful, and friendly. -Food at their restaurant was delicious. Wish I could have the fish tacos right now. -They were incredibly accommodating to the dietary restrictions of a couple of our... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback! We do offer guests with an early start some breakfast options, we don't advertise it but we try our best to accommodate guests different needs the best we can, as you can imagine not all guests leave the villas in the same condition, sometimes the cleaning can take much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We had a great stay in this hotel and I would like to visit it immediately! The room was very, very clean and spacious, we had a great sight from the balcony over the sea and to the whale tail. Breakfast was very tasty and there was free coffee the whole day. The dinner was good and the drinks at... More 

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

thank you for sharing your experience with us! we are so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure to have you and thank you and thank you for being our guest! More 

Mahopac
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Spent four nights the week before Easter, our second trip to Villas Alturas. Owner Tom, Nicky, Marlon, and the rest of the staff are very friendly, and accommodating. The hotel and villas are spotless and the view is still amazing. We really enjoyed visiting the Wildlife Rescue facility. (Great work Tom!) We were a family of three with a 12... More 

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

thank you for taking the time to write such a great review! It makes us all so happy when guests enjoy their stay. We appreciate your kind words and we thank you for giving us the opportunity to make your vacation special! More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed at Villas Alturas for a week during Spring Break and loved every minute of it. The views are incredible, and the rooms are spacious, clean, and private. All of the employees are very friendly and pay close attention to detail. They were wonderful and knowledgeable when helping us plan activities and they know the area well. They have... More 

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

We appreciate you being our guest, thank you for letting us know about the wifi, unfortunately in the middle of the jungle it is sometimes hard to get the best signal but as you said it was probably for the best so you can enjoy your vacation. We are all very glad to hear how much you enjoyed your stay,... More 

Oberhaching
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Villas Alturas is a small luxery boutique hotel with great rooms, actually they are appartments. Prices are ok. The views of Uvita beach are incredible and we loved the involvement with the wildlife sanctuary. The only thing to critizise was the "ok" breakfast" and especially the comment "only one glass of juice".

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

WE are glad your overall stay was great! thank you for mentioning the one glass of juice, the reason we do this is because we don't want a guest to have any surprise charges at checkout. thank you for taking the time to write a great review and we appreciate all of your comments! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I was disappointed in my last stay here. The property changed management and ownership since my prior stay. I thought housekeeping was lacking, furnishings are showing wear and tear, the TV was playing too loudly in the restaurant. Generally I don't think the new management is attuned to details. Wifi in rooms had limited range. The view is still great... More 

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

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate all feedback. We are somewhat confused over your comments as the improvements are obvious to all that have returned to our hotel. We have spent a lot of time and money with upgrades to the hotel. The front entrance is completely different than when you last visited, instead of a parking lot there... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • 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: $140 - $261 (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
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
#1 Family Hotel in Dominical
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