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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

Clean bungalows, good price and quality. Enjoyed the last night in santa teresa before we left. Thanks to esencia.

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Old Forge, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

priced a tad high for place , we pretty much took care of everything ourselves..it was ok clean, we stayed 4 days then moved down the road cause we decided to stay in area longer,

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

Stayed in one of the villas in january and had a great time. It had one king sized bed and two singles all in a room which also contains a kitchen. Only a short walk from one of the nicest beaches in the world and very close to several great restaurants!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

If you want to stay in a cozy place to enjoy holidays in a very relaxing way, this is a perfect place. Everything is the place is very clean. The space in the Villas is well organized to be comfortable enough and the common areas like gardens and pool are beautiful. Wonderful beach at just one block and everything you... More 

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San Jose
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

We reserved a Villa for two adults and two children. The one we got only had two beds: king and single. We asked for a solution to this issue and nobody on site couldn't resolve it. They had to e-mail the owner somewhere and the response speed was super slow. At the end we stayed in the same villa and... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

I have no ways to express the sadness that I felt when leaving the hotel, it is so full of great energy, the service impeccable, and the service, wow, I have been to many resorts in Costa Rica and the tico is known for its friendliness butt this place each employees makes sure that when you leave their presence u... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2011

This lodge is nicer than most in the area. It is only about a year old. The rooms are clean and up to date.There is some music that drifts up from the local disco at night. This was not a issue at our unit which was at the top of the hill. There is no parking at the units, but... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2011

This place is lovely. Nice grounds, basic but good room. Location, location, location. The kitchenette was funcitonnal and loved it The grounds are nicely landscaped, but on slope. Take note if you do not facy walking up and down. We did not tought it was too much of a deal. The only BIG drawback. We had the first unit next... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2011

My brother and I stayed in a room by the pool for 5 nights/6 days. We really enjoyed the trip, as it was extremely relaxing. The hotel is a very short walk from the beach (hard to find a hotel right on the beach in Sta Teresa). The hotel staff was very nice and helped us with transportation to and... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

We stayed at the Esencia Hotel for two nights in February 2011. There are individual villas on either side of the path and a block of eight rooms at the top of the hill. Four ground floor and four above them. We stayed in a top floor room. It had lovely views. You could just about see the sea. The... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Santa Teresa-Mal Pais Beach, one of the most virgin and beautiful regions! Endless miles of soft, white sand beach perfect for swimming and surfing. The hotel offers ten marvelous, independent and private villas. All villas have their own terrace with garden view, bathroom, hot water and safety box. Other exquisite elements are the teak chairs, the furniture and the deck of the villa made out of precious woods. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esencia Hotel & Villas

Address: Playa Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $89 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Esencia Hotel & Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Esencia Hotel And Villas
Esencia Hotel Santa Teresa
Esencia Hotel & Villas Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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#5 Spa Hotel in Santa Teresa
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