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Villas Rio Mar

Overview
800 m north from the Dominical entrance along the Baru river, Dominical 185-8000 Costa Rica See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
About
Description
Dominical ***Eco-Hotel Resort near Uvita & Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Relax in true nature while enjoying a wide range of amenities! Villas Rio Mar is an internationally recognized 3 Star Eco hotel located More in a stunning natural setting; an easy 10 minute walk from the fun and the beach of Dominical. Whether traveling as a couple or with family, Villas Rio Mar offers a wide range of amenities guaranteed to make your holiday worry-free and enjoyable. Our hotel includes 52 rooms and can also host medium-sized groups. Our spacious tropical gardens provide privacy and include many beautiful plants, flowers, and birds, which one can observe from outdoor patio areas located in front of the rooms. One of the best restaurants in the area, El Rancho, is located at Villas Rio Mar. The area offers a wide array of leisure and adventure activities including beautiful beaches, four National Parks, and many other nature & wildlife reserves. A wide range of amenities: spacious tropical gardens, jungle trails, large swimming pool with pool bar, quality restaurant & bar (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinks), international sports programming, room service, billiard table, darts, foosball, kids’ play area, mini golf, outside gym, tennis court, tour & transport services, massage, nail studio, and other body treatments. 4 room types to choose from: 48 of the 52 rooms have an outdoor patio area with garden views, rooms with AC & TV available, family-sized rooms available (limited), rooms with kitchenette available, mini-fridge and ceiling fans in every room Great price for an excellent service: professional staff, free wi-fi throughout the hotel, complimentary parking, free rental car drop-off (airport & Villas Rio Mar), group discounts available, seasonal discounts; May>Dec. 15th, book now & pay later! Beautiful, easily accessible, with lots to do: - Stunning natural beauty, gorgeous beaches, and nearby tropical jungle teeming with exotic wildlife - Many beaches, national parks, and adventure tours - Easily accessible from SJO International Airport via newly paved roads (< 3 hours) - 10 min. walk to Dominical - 15 min. walk to the beach - Relaxing natural setting - Private and secure Meetings & Events: conference room & event planning services for businesses, weddings & private events Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
52
Price range
$87 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Villas Rio Mar Hotel Dominical
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Hotel Rio Mar
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Rio Mar Hotel
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Villas Rio Mar Costa Rica/Dominical
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
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Lovely grounds and pools- shame one was closed due to tree felling when we were there. Quite quiet due to location a km or so back by the river but meant a brisk walk back after sunset as we were told it probably wasn't that safe.

Dominical itself was disappointing and did not
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Villas Rio Mar is my official hotel when visiting Costa Rica which is every one to two months for the past 3 years. The food which is always fantastic for all meals throughout the day, the very well kept property focused on maintaining the beautiful Costa Rica that surrounds each
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A nice place to stay and relax just un the middle of nature. While in the pool we saw toucans, vaults en hummingbirds everywhere. And of course the beautiful igunanas near our rooms. Staff was kind and very helpfull. We also enjoyed the restaurant very much. Good food at a reason
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Response from MEsquivel, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Rio Mar
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Daniel, Thank you very much for sharing your opinion with other readers for us are very important. We are very happy that your stay with us was to your liking, for us it was a pleasure to have hosted you and we hope to see you again soon. Atte, Villas Rio Mar Staff!
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We were met by Carol in front reception with a welcome drink and beautiful smile. She told us of the many adventures on and around the facility. She even helped us book the adventures on the spot. Truly helpful. The grounds were impeccable. Beautiful surroundings with vivid wildl
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Response from MEsquivel, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Rio Mar
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello dear traveler, Thank you very much for taking a few minutes of your valuable time to make us know your opinion, which for us means a lot. Thank you for choosing us to be part of your days of passage through our beautiful southern area of our country, we are very happy that your stay with us was to your liking and we hope to have you back again soon. Atte, Villas Rio Mar!
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This is our second year staying at Villas Rio Mar and I cannot say enough about our experience! From the time we enter the property Carol greets us and she and Mauro make sure anything we need is taken care of. The grounds are beautifully manicured and the suites are perfect! The
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Response from MEsquivel, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Rio Mar
Responded Oct 18, 2018
hello dear traveler, Wow! what a beautiful review, we are very happy very happy to read this incredible experience, for us are so important. thanks for taking a few minutes to share it with us and our readers, we are glad to know that our guests feel like at home and part of the family, thank you for choosing Villas Rio Mar to make it part of your vacation days. hopping see you soon! Atte, Villas Rio Mar Staff!
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How far is the beach from the hotel?
Hello, the beach is a 1.5 km, and if you want to go walking it is 15 to 20 minutes or in car is a 5 minutes.
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Hi. ¡Qué lindo es su hotel! Tengo una pregunta. Is there any chance we could stay there as a family of 6? My husband and I have four children (ages 14,13,11 and 9) If not, is there a hotel you could recommend that would be able to accommodate us? If so, how do I note this on my reservations? Gracias.
We stayed with our two kids in (12 an 15) in a family suite with two large double beds. It was quite spacious so I Think you couldn't easily get two extra beds in the room. Best wishes. Peter.
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Saludos... quiero ir al hotel con mi madre y mi bebé. Pero ninguna de las 2 sabe conducir, asi que iriamos en autobus. A que distancia esta la terminal de buses que llegan de San José hasta el hotel? Adicionalmente me gustarisa saber si el centro está cerca y si hay supermercados, farmacia, cajeros, etc!
Hola Yan, los buses pasan por la entrada principal, tendrías que caminar 1 kilómetro para llegar al hotel, pero la vista es linda al borde Del Río y no se hace larga, El Centro de dominical está a 1.8 del hotel, y se puede ir a pie. Hay muchas sodas, supermercados y restaurantes, pero no hay cajeros ni farmacias, para eso tendrías que ir a Uvita que está a 20 minutos en carro, así que tendrías que ir bien preparada y sin necesidad de ir a Uvita la podrías pasar muy bien !
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Hola, reservé una Habitación Superior y me interesa saber si son privadas y silenciosas o se escuchan los sonidos de las habitaciones contiguas? Gracias!
Estimada Sofia. Las habitaciones en el hotel Villas Río Mar se encuentran distribuidas en 5 hectáreas de jardín tropical. Son bloques de 4 habitaciones todas con entrada independiente y una terraza que le ofrece un aspecto acogedor y privado. Esperamos haber contestado a su pregunta si tiene alguna otra consulta no dude en contactarnos.
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"Stay in it! "
"Junior suites are my favorite! "
"rooms starting the number 400 are in the quiet area of the property."
"Romantic, Spacious rooms, excellent service, wonderful A/C"
"Room layout is ground level “fourplexes”; each “unit” consists of four separate rooms each with their own patio area & enterance."
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