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Hotel Vista de Olas

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Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Where do I begin? From the time you finally make it to the villa, you will not be disappointed. Roger & his family are very loving & helpful, makes you feel like you are at home. The place is clean which is a plus. The...More

1  Thank Rachelrhinderman
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Booked this hotel after reading positive reviews here and it was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. This is not a hotel to go to if you want a pampered experience, but then again neither is Mal Pais! This hotel is very intimate...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Friendly welcome from the Vista team. We had villa #3 which had similar views to the pool and was a quiet haven in late afternoon to catch the sunset. The main pool area got very busy from early afternoon which spoilt it a bit for...More

Thank lizJ22
Reviewed 27 February 2015

My wife and I came here for our honeymoon and it was hands-down awesome. This place has it all - stellar views, great service, and unique little quirks that make it unforgettable (azure tile in our villa, gorgeous outdoor showers, howler monkeys in the trees,...More

2  Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I often utilize reviews from others but have never taken the time to write a review myself. After staying at Vista de Olas I felt that i really needed to report what a great place this is. Roger and his family were nothing but welcoming...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
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Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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US$132 - US$280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$132 - US$280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Vicki S
4 May 2018|
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Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
What Allison said. 5 min ride to main beach at Santa Teresa, a couple min more to further beaches. After a scouting trip it’s faster. Ask Swen and Mikey where the best places are for certain tides.
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currannicole90
3 April 2018|
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The showers have built-in shampoo, conditioner and body wash dispensers, so no need to bring those. We also only brought carry-ons for our week stay & only brought the basics (bathing suits, shorts, sandals, hikers/runners... More
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Jimmyc1017
21 October 2017|
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Response from Derek D | Reviewed this property |
You fly into San Jose Then you fly one of two interior air lines to tambor, Then the hotel picks you up from there in a truck
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"All the rooms we saw had amazing views! Can't go wrong with any of them."
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"All the suites are great! We stayed in 3 but liked 2 best."
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"All the villas are amazing. The outdoor restroom made the trip even more fantastical ."
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