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Villa Caletas

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Anyone that gives this less than a 5 is not living in the real world. We are not wealthy people but made the splurge to spend our dollars outside of Hilton or Marriott points and boy are we glad we did. Anyone reading this, visit it once. My wife and I kept looking at each other when we were looking...

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Concord, Massachusetts
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel offers amazing views and luxurious rooms, and the service is impeccable. Because the hotel sits on a rather steep mountain, shuttles (golf carts) carry you wherever you need to go. They are there immediately when you call for them. The restaurant is lovely, and the waitstaff is highly trained and friendly. I left some clothing behind, and they...

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Ok, this place is beautiful. Incredible views. We got there and got our villa. Hope your in shape, a lot of steps. Steps to get to everything. Our villa was very nice and the maid would make animals made from bath towels. Very cute. It was 84 degrees in our villa when we got in our room and the bellman...

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columbia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came here on a business meeting with about 75 others to have dinner and watch the sunset - absolutely gorgeous. The food was great, but you honestly can't find a more beautiful venue. It is at the top of an overlook. We were told that there was a very small hotel there too.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 week ago

Phenomenal historic property. Beautiful, open-air SPA facilities on a cliff overlooking the Bay, Pacific side. Comprehensive services available. Very expert and professionally performed spa treatments of all types. The best Lava Rock massage ever, anywhere! Wonderful!

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Freinds, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at our SPA. We are going to share your words with our staff that strive to give the very best to each and everyone of our guests. Pura Vida !! manager@villacaletas.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is crazy beautiful. My boyfriend surprised me with this place as the last hotel of our trip to Costa Rica. Everything about this place is beautiful. The infinity pools are amazing and the view is just spectacular. We stayed in Zephyr palace and the rooms are gorgeous. The food is fantastic as well.

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your warm review !! We all are glad to know that you received the service you deserved and are looking forward to your visit to paradise !! Have a wonderful day. manager@villacaletas.com

Montgomery, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to watch the sunset and to eat a light dinner. We had fantastic drinks and appetizers. The Sunset was beautiful. The drive to the top of the hill is an experience in itself, borderline to scary. The view is incredible. Walking trough the gardens gives you an tropical feeling. Entering into the bar and the incredible million dollar...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your very nice review over our restaurant and the view from it !! We love to know you loved it !! We are looking forward to your next visit to the hotel. Have a wonderful day. manager@villacaletas.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this place. We had a room in the corner by the front desk. It had a terrace where the animals - monkeys, coatimundi, screaming parrots. The hotel is small and scatter atop a ridge over the Pacific. Sunset watching is a sport. The ocean is beautiful but the beach is not. It's a great place to explore and...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your wonderful words !! As you were able to experience, we not only offer a place to unwind and cut from the city stress but also an easy way to see wild life right here in the surrounding nature. We hope you will visit us gain soon. Pura Vida !! manager@villacaletas.com

Fonthill, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently my girlfriend and I spent our anniversary just as day visitors to this place. We had a couples massage, laid around their amazing infinity pool for the afternoon. And then had cocktails at their amphitheatre restaurant, and then enjoyed an incredible meal. I can't say enough good things about this place. The massage, the drinks, and the food, the...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your very nice review !! All our staff is thrilled to know that you had such a great time with us and you were able to bring back home such great memories !! We are looking forward to your next visit. Pura Vida !!! manager@villacaletas.com

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous experience to view sunset. High on a mtn. overlooking the ocean and bay. Small ampitheater for sunset viewing. No fee and drinks are reasonable. Spectacular view at sunset. Ideal for drinks and you cna stay for dinner. Wonderful hotel to consider staying as well.

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts over the hotel, our restaurant and the service you received wile with us. We hope you will visit us again soon. Have a wonderful day. manager@villlacaletas.com

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Caletas, a luxury romantic boutique hotel inspired by tropical Victorian architecture with a touch of neo-classical influence shining like a jewel among resorts, prized not only for its location, design and décor, but also for its outstanding facilities and first class service. Villa Caletas expresses a truly unique combination of mountain and seaside resort. Nestled 1150 feet above the Pacific Ocean, this unique hotel overlooks the Nicoya Gulf to the crescent beaches of Jaco, Herradura offering spectacular 360-degree panoramic views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Caletas

Address: 2 km after Punta Leona | Herradura, Jaco 12358-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $221 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Caletas 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Villa Caletas Hotel Jaco
Caletas Hotel Herradura
Villa Caletas Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
#2 Family Hotel in Jaco
#2 Romantic Hotel in Jaco
#2 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
#2 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#4 Business Hotel in Jaco
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