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Hotel Vista de Olas

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

My girlfriend and I spent 7 incredible nights at Vista de Olas in early July. As young and inexperienced travelers, I relied heavily on the many positive TripAdvisor reviews to nudge me into purchasing our stay/adventure package. I am extremely grateful I listened and now want to pay the favor forward to any prospective travelers considering Vista de Olas. We...

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Macon, Georgia
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My husband and I stayed here over July 4th weekend this year. Where to start. First we arrived and checked in at the pool/bar area where we were met by Heidi who went over our package and provided us with some very useful local information. The owner Roger was awesome. He gave us top notch service and I have never...

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

My wife and I stayed at Vista de Olas for 7 days and we absolutely loved the experience. This trip was my first time out of the US. Getting acquainted with the new culture and environment was an initial challenge but the management and staff at Vista de Olas made the transition comfortable once we settled in. Roger and his...

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a week with another couple and we all had the most amazing time! It was a vacation experience that none of us have ever had before! It was so much adventure and beauty, and we all were so impressed with the owners, their sons, and the staff. When we left at the end...

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Beautiful views from everywhere at this hotel. Our villa, #3, I thought was the most private and had the best view. The staff was amazing and so helpful in organizing our excursions and making sure we were enjoying ourselves. The pool does get a bit busy in the afternoon/early evening because other tourists come to see the amazing view. This...

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Highland, Utah
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

This may not be the best choice for everyone. We stayed for 5 nights. I know most of the reviews are awesome. That's why I chose this hotel. We had a mixed experience here. The pool is lovely. The villa we were in was infested with termites which made us dread returning to it at the end of the day....

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Laval, Canada
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

This is a amazing place for looking the sunset and have a good snack !!!! You need a atv or 4x4 to go a the place !!!!The dinner was very good !!!! The infinity pool is verry nice too!!!! The negative point you would return soon !! Enjoy your trip !!

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1Thank Maxime T
Tortola
Reviewed 26 April 2016

It was a trek to get to this remote area of Costa Rica but well worth it. The property is really well maintained and much nicer than most other properties in the area. The activities are surfing, ATV rides, hikes to waterfalls, animal preserves, horse back rides, and poolside lounging. Roger and his family are wonderful and do their absolute...

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1Thank Ruth T
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 15 April 2016

I visited this area of Costa Rica with a girlfriend 2 years ago, but HAD to bring my husband back for the experience. I loooove staying at Vista de Olas. Roger and his family make sure all of your needs are met, from airport pick-ups at Tambor to excursions in the area. The view of the ocean over a delicious...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited Vista de Olas and stayed for 7 nights with their adventure package. There is absolutely nothing I would have changed with our experience as it was completely surreal. The view from the pool and restaurant area is unbelievable and from our Villa (#4) the ocean view was exceptional. The price was more than fair for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vista de Olas is a refined hotel in Mal Pais perched on top of a peaceful hill. From this vantage point our guests are treated to sweeping views of Mal Pais and watch the most memorable sunsets. The hotel offers 6 sumptuous, secluded deluxe villas with ocean view, AC, open-sky bathroom, and private porch. Hotel amenities include fast WLAN, a luxurious infinity pool and jacuzzi, pool lounge, and the best BBQ restaurant in Mal Pais. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vista de Olas

Address: Vista de Olas Dr. | Mal Pais de Cobano Apto.#93, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: $316 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vista de Olas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Vista De Olas Mal Pais
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Mal Pais
#2 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
#4 Family Hotel in Mal Pais
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“Villa 4 and 5 share the same balcony so it worked out perfect for us 2 couples that traveled together.”
 of 5 bubbles drealush, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Villa 3 is secluded and has a great view. But some might not like the outdoor bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles jacobs249, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All villas have great views, we stayed in villa 4 and will likely request villa 2 next time just to mix it up.”
 of 5 bubbles nathang6, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views, fun bar scene, steep hill”
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 of 5 bubbles andreannaiako, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Villa 2 has an indoor bathroom which we really liked.”
 of 5 bubbles D8573BYcarlaa, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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