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Hotel Vista de Olas

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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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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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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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Middletown, Delaware
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I had been to Costa Rica before, and always wanted to visit MalPais. We got the 4 night Groupon package and it was definitely worth it...such an awesome deal. Do yourself a favor and get it. If youre researching the area, You will read a lot online about the roads and things, but honestly its not that bad...here's the honest...

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Grande Prairie
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Landed in San Jose, rented a car and drove to Malpais. Plan on a 5-6 hour trip. Once you get there it is well worth it. Perched up on the hill with a beautiful view of the ocean. It is the place to be at sunset. View is breath takings, with a Infiniti Pool great place to have a tropical...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 March 2016

My husband and I had the most amazing honeymoon at Vista de Olas! We flew in to San Jose and then took the 25 minute Sansa flight in to Tambor. Swen picked us up and drove us back to Vista. We stayed in Villa #2 which offered both indoor and outdoor shower and a beautiful view of the hills and...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We flew into Liberia, landing at 2 pm, and rented a car to make the 4 hour drive from the airport south to Mal Pais. We rented a sedan, assuming that the road conditions to the hotel would be suitable. Luckily we traveled in February,a dry month, and were able to navigate our way along Route 21 without any serious...

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Verona, Italy
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We spent a part of our honeymoon at Vista de Olas and we really enjoyed our stay. Especially Roger, Heidi, Sven and Mikey made us feel at home. The sunset can be watched from inside the pool which is spectacular! Every single night! The beach in walking distance offers firm sand and great waves, perfect for long walks and surfing.

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Reviewed 23 February 2016

We absolutely loved Vista De Olas!!! My fiance and I stayed in Villa #5 for 7 days and had an amazing time! Roger, Heidi and the boys were fantastic hosts. They organized everything for us and always made sure we were having a great time. We had surfing lessons with Mikey, a personal ATV tour with Mikey, we went zip...

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  • 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 

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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: $319 - $370 (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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Vista De Olas Mal Pais
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#1 Green Hotel in Mal Pais
#2 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
#4 Family Hotel in Mal Pais
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“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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“Villa 2 has an indoor bathroom which we really liked.”
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“Villa 3 is at the end of a dead end path and very private with a great ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles TAmember08242016, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Villa #2 has great ocean view and you don't have to walk up many steps”
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