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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2010

Set on top of the hills overlooking Santa Teresa and the ocean below, Sonny and his staff have made an experience worth finding. The pictures about this place do not lie, it is amazing. Our group rented the place for the majority of the week for my wedding. Everyone associated with Gumbo Limbo made us feel right at home. We... More 

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Yonkers, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2010

Not only was the place spectacular, the hospitality beyond accomodating, and the nature magestic... Michele and Sonny (the owners) left such an impression that I will surly return. Gumbo Limbo enhanced my girlfriend and my time in Santa Teresa, so much that we are very much looking forward to returning, but next time, with more people so they too can... More 

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ioannina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2010

In a quiet location with a great view to the ocean (even from your bed!!!) and delicious food from Michele in its restaurant, this lodge was the best spot to stay above the noisy, dusty and mosquito DDT sprayed Santa Teresa beach. Although they should be more carefull to their obligations to the client since we missed our breakfast twice... More 

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Virginia Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2010

Santa Teresa is a relaxed surf/party town filled with people from all over the globe. Gumbo Limbo offers a serene escape from the busy, dusty street below by being situated high above in the hills. You need a 4x4 quad (or really strong calves) to reach the hotel but it is totally worth the trek up and down the hill.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2010

just a simple nice room with no chairs, no fridge and an average service in a great and quiet location-but don't wait for a breakfast on time or anything special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2009

I don't know where to begin with this review, the obvious would be the amazing natural beauty and the way this hotel was constructed---set on a hilltop with a cascading pool that gives a commanding view of the pacific ocean and the jungle and beautiful landscaping. My husband and I stayed in the Villa Indio and literally felt like we... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2009

We stayed in one of the "deluxe oceanview rooms" and friends of ours stayed in the "Villa Crzu de Sur", so we got a good repesentation of this great hotel. The restaurant was great....the view from the pool is AWESOME...Sonny and Michelli are so fun and helpful and offered such great advice. We really felt like we had our little... More 

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san diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2009

My husband and I spent a week at Gumbo Limbo along with four of our friends. The trip was amazing and Gumbo Limbo was nothing short of incredible. The town is situated along a dirt road which can get quite hectic and dusty. Gumbo Limbo is located above the chaos, tucked away onto a mountain top. Gumbo Limbo's location offers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2009

The room was lovely, the view was lovely, the food was good and we were made to feel at home. The location, although a relative hike to the beach, is perfectly situated away from the stifling heat and mosquitoes. It's not every day you can say that you lay by the pool with monkeys in the trees around you. Thanks... More 

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Virginia Beach, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2009

A dirt road travels through the small town of Santa Theresa which is inhabited by backpackers, surf tourists, and locals all sharing one common element, "pura vida." Gumbo Limbo is situated on top of a small mountain that provides its guests with some of the best views I have ever seen in Costa Rica. The boutique style hotel is blessed... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gumbo Limbo is a unique bed & breakfast located in the hills of Santa Teresa, just 2 minutes to Santa Teresa beach and town. Along with stunning ocean views, Gumbo Limbo's central, hilltop location provides seclusion- a nice break from the dust and bustle of town, while being only a 2 minute drive to the beach and main road. A 4x4 vehicle, which is generally better for Costa Rica roads, is recommended to reach our property. Each of our villas is surrounded by lush, tropical nature, giving total privacy, comfort, and a real feeling of being in the jungle. From every corner of our property, you can find amazing ocean and mountain views. Our beautiful infinity pool is the perfect spot to relax and watch the best sunsets Santa Teresa has to offer. A full breakfast is included in your stay. It is served each morning in our ocean view dining area. Some of our breakfast options include granola and yogurt with fresh fruits, eggs with gallo pinto, or pancakes, all served with fresh Costa Rican coffee. Our guests are our priority. It comes natural for us to host people and make new friends, so it is our pleasure to cover every small detail and accommodate our guests' needs so that they have the best time while staying with us. Many of our guests have told us that their experience visiting Gumbo Limbo felt more like staying with old friends, than staying at a hotel. Whether it's sharing a surf session or an Argentinean asado together, we look forward to having you!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gumbo Limbo Villas

Address: 400 mtrs East and 200 mtrs South of Brunelas Hostel, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $82 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Gumbo Limbo Villas Hotel Santa Teresa
Gumbo Limbo Villas Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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