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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

There isn't a lot to say that has not already been said! Beautiful location, fantastic property, wonderful people, private beach, pool at our house, private chef, great tour options and abundant wildlife! Worth every bit of the long trip here!!

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Long Island, NY
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were at Tulemar for a family wedding and stayed the rest of the week for vacation. It was one of the best vacations we have ever taken! The staff is exceptional and will do everything to see that you are well cared for! We stayed in the El Sol mini-suite with a fabulous view of the ocean from our...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Highly recommend Buena Vista Luxury Villas which is part of Tulemar Resort. Secluded but easy access to all the amenities of the resort - private beach, dining, private concierge, swimming pool and hiking trails. Family of 5 - 2 adults and three kids (ages 14,11, and 7) stayed in the 2 bedroom villa. Since we visited the week before Christmas,...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was THE BEST family vacation we have ever had. Our kids are 9, 7 & 6, and we have been to all-inclusive resorts, Disneyland, and a Disney Cruises and this vacation was one of the best we have ever had. The Tulemar Resort was absolutely beautiful. Our Villa fit our family of 5 just perfectly. We wanted to go...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our concierge, Michael, was very helpful, efficient, kind and personable. Manny took amazing care of us when providing meals from the restaurant. The grounds and housekeeping staff work very hard to keep the resort in great condition and very clean. We loved our jungle view room and the privacy it offered while providing incredible views of wildlife. The beach is...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We cannot say enough good things about the Tulemar resort and staff! We were traveling with our 3 and 5 year old boys and it was perfect ! We attended an unbelievable wedding at the beach and stayed for a week The beach is beautiful with natural shade if you'd like or plenty of sun! It is private and safe...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for a week at the resort. It has a restaurant that serves three meals and a private beach with sand toys for kids, kayaks and boogie boards. We saw the three types of monkeys and sloths here at the resort. Two tips are the local snorkel guides from town bring guests within easy kayak distance so save money...

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi wvtravelman.....thank you for the 5 Star review on your stay in Tulemar.....and thanks for the suggestions for future guests......yes....in Manuel Antonio.....all the snorkel boats come to the bay in front of Tulemar to do their snorkeling.....you can do it yourself with one of our kayaks.....(but we don't provide the snorkel gear)......glad you went hiking on our trails.....the North Beach...

Orange County, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Villa Mot Mot! I can't NOT wait to get back. We saw more animals from our balcony in three days, then we saw the entire trip. I loved the people, the concierge, the private beach, the happy hour and all of the exciting things we go to do at the beach club! The welcomed us with...

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi agoldring.....thanks for the great review on your stay in Villa Mot Mot.....one of our most popular one bedroom villas.....due to its secluded location.....this villa probably gets more wildlife visits than any other in Tulemar.....(as you experienced).....and you can only find it at tulemar.com.....as we don't list these special and unique villas with any of the on line booking sites.....hope...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family of 5 stayed in Villa 413 and love it. The villa is spacious and very clean. We loved sitting on the terrace watching all the wildlife! Macaws and Monkeys were everywhere. The staff is very attentive. We would like to give a shout out to Manny in the restaurant, Juan the bartender, Andres at the beach, Gary at...

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi PaulaWardMayer....thank you so much for the 5 Star review on your stay in Tulemar.....glad you enjoyed the wildlife and our staff.....all Tulemar Stars......with our full service restaurant right in the heart of Tulemar and our beach bar and grill....you have dining options right in Tulemar plus more than 15 restaurants within a 3 block radius of our front gates......lots...

New York, NY
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited for 6 days over the holidays - 2 adults, 2 kids 8 and 5 yrs. My kids loved all the wildlife on the property, which has stunning views. What made it particularly special was the staff, who went out of their way to show particular kinds of animals and plants to the kids. Juan and Daniela at the...

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TulemarDave, Your Host at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi SusanInBrooklyn......thank you so much for the kind words.....with 33 acres of jungle.....there is plenty of room for the wildlife to roam (and our guests!).....3 types of monkeys.....both types of sloths (take The Sloth Walk presented by The Sloth Institute of Costa Rica exclusively for our guests).....exotic birds and reptiles too.....our staff is thrilled at spotting the wildlife and showing...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tulemar is the premier resort development in Manuel Antonio. Gated and secure, the 33 acre jungle resort is perched on the hillside overlooking the Pacific, but continues down all the way to our own beach. It includes the Tulemar Bungalows and our special and unique villas such as Villa Mot Mot, Casa Panorama, Casa de Frutas, Casa Las Nubes, Villa Kiskadee and the new Tulemar Bamboo Villas just for couples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

Address: Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $434 - $1,436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Tulemar Bungalows And Villas
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Tulemar Hotel
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“2 Bedroom Premium Villa - 415”
 of 5 bubbles luv2ski2014, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 208 was close to the beach and pool!”
 of 5 bubbles natnik111, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Loved the Villa Mot Mot, was perfect for a couple!”
 of 5 bubbles agoldring, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“1bedroom bungalows don't all have an outdoor sitting area.Views are amazing A 2-3 bedroom villa they all have hot tubs and huge decks.”
 of 5 bubbles oldtwn, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Check out Tulemar's website which will give you all of the information you need to accommodate your group size and needs.”
  • Squirrel monkeys come to visit us!
  • View from our balcony of fabulous sunsets every single night!
 of 5 bubbles madaboutmd, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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