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50m north of Eco Green World Store, Red house on the right, opposite Restaurant Habanero, Santa Teresa 60111 Costa Rica
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#3 of 81 Specialty lodging in Santa Teresa
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Villa Cacao is a petite boutique hotel in the center of Santa Teresa, known for its breathtaking coastline and perfect surfspots. Here you can find us just across the beach. The villa has only 3 very charming boutique studios, 2 private suites and 1 two-bedroom apartment and is surrounded with a beautiful garden with amazing pool. You will also find a safe place to park your car or other vehicule in the private parking space. Villa Cacao is run by a young, energetic couple moving abroad to try to tackle life differently. They try to do their best to make you comfortable and create an enjoyable stay. The rooms/apartment are comfortable, fresh and clean and give you all you need to have a worry-free holiday. All rooms are fully-equipped with kitchen, private bathroom, terrace. Also a locker, A/C, high-speed WIFI, hot water and daily cleaning service are provided.
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Casey171 wrote a review Jul 2020
London, United Kingdom8 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed for 8 nights at Villa Cacao and loved our stay. For us it was perfectly located at the slightly quieter end of town and directly opposite the beach. The rooms are as lovely as they look in the photos and the pool area is super chill. We had visits from iguanas and beautiful birds around the pool and the in-house doggies are gorgeous. Santa Teresa is one long dusty road with some great restaurants along it. Some are a fair walk away, which we quite enjoyed but ATV will get you around much more quickly. Vanessa in the office was super friendly and helpful and arranged our ATV. Vanessa also gave us top tips for food, drinks, flights etc. We had amazing breakfasts at Vermu and El Patio where the monkeys joined us. Our favourite dinners were Katana, Osa, The Bakery. Food, drinks and vibe at Banana Beach were lovely. Food at Taco Corner was amaaaazing anytime of day. Villa Cacao is the perfect little oasis in Santa Teresa, we hope to return soon. X
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Lorena Z wrote a review Mar 2020
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I highly recommend staying at Villa Cacao in Santa Teresa. The hotel is beautiful, rooms are stylish, comfortable and very well-equipped (studio with kitchenette). The owner and the staff are wonderful people that make you feel at home. Villa Cacao is a great place to stay... surrounded by green, right on the main street, seconds away from the beach, perfect pool ! I would definitely go back there if I return to Santa Teresa !
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: The Pink Suite has a large patio surrounded by green and overlooking the pool, great view !
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marliesv2017 wrote a review Mar 2020
Ramsel, Belgium3 contributions
We really enjoyed our stay at villa cacao. It was the best place we stayed at from our whole trip in Costa Rica. We travelled with a young daughter and they did everything to help us! The rooms are clean and the staff is very friendly. The swimming pool is gorgeous and perfect for young kids. We’ll definitely recommend this to our friends and family!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Anna D wrote a review Jan 2020
Jersey City, New Jersey17 contributions6 helpful votes
I have stayed in various apartments in Santa Teresa over the past four years with my now four year old daughter. This was BY FAR the best. Gorgeous surroundings, the owners and management are so friendly, and the pool is perfect. I only wish I had found this gem of a hotel years ago. My daughter and I stayed for 2.5 weeks and the only "downside" is that, with such a great place to stay, it was hard for us to get motivated and get out and do things in town. We spent HOURS by the pool. The pool has a great shallow entry for toddlers. The room was clean, bright, and the outdoor table and chairs makes it easy to prep food and eat outside. The WiFi was reliable and fast. The area is quiet and super safe (I have had things stolen in past rentals in town) And the location is steps from the beach. We will absolutely be back and am so thankful for such a restful oasis in town. Thank you!
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Date of stay: January 2020
Saxasmina wrote a review Nov 2019
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Villa Caco was just perfect! Stylish, comfortable, fresh and clean suite with amazing view on the garden and pool! The Villa is quiet even though just a second from the Main Street and you're surrounded by green! So relaxing ! Staff is wonderful 😊 Would have wanted to stay more if we could ! Thanks to Vanessa and Jeffe
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Cacao Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Villa Cacao Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Playa Santa Teresa (0.2 miles) and Bri'ah Art Gallery (0.04 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Villa Cacao Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Villa Cacao Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Villa Cacao Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Villa Cacao Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Cevicheria, Manzú Restaurant, and Zula Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Villa Cacao Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Villa Cacao Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Is Villa Cacao Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.