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“Five Star Paradise ... by Robert (a huge fan)”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Villas Hermosas

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Villas Hermosas
Ranked #7 of 26 Hotels in Santa Teresa
Certificate of Excellence
Calgary
1 review
“Five Star Paradise ... by Robert (a huge fan)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2008

Who would have thought such an incredible hideaway would lay in the middle of the jungle. Travelling the distance from Tambour to Mal Pais was a little rough. We didn't know what to expect. But as soon as you turned off that rocky road to the gates of Villas Hermosas ... nothing but a five star paradise...well worth the trip. The villas were incredible, each one crafted meticulously - equivalent to any of the finer homes in Calgary. Two bedrooms, each with their own bath, a living room, dining room and kitchen ... there was more than enough room for everyone. The best time was spent lying in a hammock, attending informal BBQ's and lying around the pool talking with our friends and other guests. The laid back atmosphere created by the owners and staff transcended to everyone and it was nothing but good times and no worries. A special thanks to Brad and Tara for being such great hosts, being so accomodating and making my trip to Costa Rica an even more memorable experience.

Stayed December 2007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2008

Amazing!!!! This place is something you won't want to miss when visiting Costa Rica. It is modern, clean, and quiet with a private pool and beach for that much needed getaway. The cabanas are top notch with all the amenities and more! You can lay poolside all day while watching the monkeys swinging from the trees. You can hit the waves in the morning without having to worry about other surfers being nearby. It is truly paradise. And your hosts Tara and Brad are amazing hosts that will make your experience all that much better. Whether it's a good restaurant in town or a surf instructor, they will help find you the best!!! Don't miss it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2008

Pictures do not do Villas Hermosas justice! You have to see it and experience it yourself. I stayed there this past December with 5 of my friends. Everything was perfect, The villas are beautiful with all the amenities you could want. It is a very intimate setting with quiet beaches, great surfing, beautiful pool and grounds. But our hosts really made the stay special. Brad, Tara, Monica and all the staff were there to make sure we had an outstanding experience. Their hospitality and knowledge of the area was exceptional. I will never forget my time there and hope to visit again soon!

Stayed December 2007
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Additional Information about Villas Hermosas

Property: Villas Hermosas
Address: 400 mts sur de la escuela Hermosa Valley | Playa Hermosa de Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The distinctive beachfront hotel, Villas Hermosas, is located in Playa Hermosa of Mal Pais on the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica. Please come and share with them their playful surf, thriving jungle, empty beaches, tropical gardens, and inviting swimming pool, while enjoying all the comforts of home! With only four villas, they offer a uniquely intimate experience. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Villas Hermosas Hotel Santa Teresa
Hermosas Hotel Santa Teresa
Villas Hermosas Costa Rica/Santa Teresa

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