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Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow where to start! This place is paradise. We stayed four nights with two kids (4 and 6). It has great pools - our favorite was the family pool. We stayed in the jungle bungalows which were a bit tired but totally comfortable clean and suited our needs. There are two nice jungle walks down to a fantastic beach. You...

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

Hi shen450......thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows......the Bungalows were the first accommodations built in Tulemar over 25 years ago....so they have some of the best ocean views......and they are rustic....with a quirky octagon shape and design......windows all around.....surrounded by the jungle.....they look just like they do in the photos......they are great for...

Orillia ON
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third stay at Tulemar and again did not disappoint. We stayed at motmot hideaway and again were graced with numerous monkeys birds and sloths not to mention the beautiful view. It was a rainy time but we did have sunny breaks and enjoyed the beach and grounds. The people make the difference and I can't say enough...

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

Hi cbhm.....thank you for the 5 Star review on Mot Mot Hideaway......and thank you for staying with us 3 times......we love our repeat guests.....Mot Mot Hideaway is a great choice for singles and couples.....king bed in the bedroom.....wonderful bath....and a huge covered balcony complete with outdoor kitchen, hammock and living area.....all with amazing ocean views and lots of wildlife visits.....(you...

Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in November of 2016 at the Casa Mirador. Chris Madrigal was our concierge and he went above and beyond to assure we had a great time. My kids ages 7 and 9 LOVED Tulemar! The swimming pools, ground, beach access and service were excellent. We went on one of their small hikes and end up in a small...

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

Hi SandraGamboa.....thanks for your 5 Star review on Casa Mirador in Tulemar.....we all had smiles on our faces today....especially Chris....your personal concierge and one of our Tulemar Super Stars.....so glad you enjoyed Casa Mirador....as you can read in other reviews....it is one of our most popular (1 and 2 bedroom accommodations available)......full kitchen/living/dining areas plus a large balcony....all with spectacular...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tulemar is absolutely amazing. We had the opportunity to visit with some family and split our stay between casa mirador and villa ceileto. Although the weather didn't comply (rained every day) I feel that the beautiful atmosphere still made the vacation enjoyable. The wildlife is amazing we saw 3 types of monkeys, macaws, toucans, sloths and I believe there called...

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

Hi Cali704.....we loved having you and your family with us....thank you so much for the 5 Star review.....you chose 2 of our most popular 2 bedroom villas......Casa Mirador and Villa Cielito.....both unique and both very special......glad you enjoyed the wildlife in Tulemar as well.....and the services of Chris....your personal concierge.....we appreciate you booking with us at tulemar.com....the ONLY place you'll...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the very hospitable team members, to the luxury interiors, to the welcomed wildlife each morning on our balcony, this place is simply magical. I'd recommend it to anyone. Surprise after suprise greeted us each day in Costa Rica and Tulemar was simply the most perfect base to enjoy it all from.

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

Hi Owen B....thank you for the wonderful review on your stay in Tulemar......I love your comment...."surprise after surprise greeted us each day in Costa Rica".....I totally agee.....Costa Rica is an amazing country.....so different than what most guests expect....Manuel Antonio is a very special area......and Tulemar a very unique base to provide and enjoy each daily surprise....thanks for booking with us...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hey! I just took a trip to Manuel Antonio with my brother and we had the delight and privilege of staying at a bungalow in Tulemar. The beauty of the rainforest and its wildlife was the highlight of the trip and both of those things are present in abundance at Tulemar. The hiking trails and even the roads in Tulemar...

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

Hi TriffAdvisor.....thanks for the 5 Star review on your stay in one of our Bungalows....we loved having you with us.....and thanks for the kind words on Mauricio, Elliott and Juan.....our Tulemar Stars.....glad you enjoyed the sloths in Tulemar.....we are honored to have The Sloth Institute of Costa Rica as our partner.....they actually have a research and lodging facility right in...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I traveled to Costa Rica for the first time for about a week (Oct 19-26). A week is definitely not enough time to see the whole country - probably need 3 weeks easy. However, a week allowed us to see some of the Central and Pacific Coast. We stayed 3 nights at the Tulemar Bungalows and Villas...

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Hi Eaglelion....wow....what a review....thank you so much for all of the details.....sure to help many choose the right spot for their vacation.....Kimberly thanks you too.....and for everyone to know.....the ONLY place you can reserve Casa Panorama is directly at tulemar.com....as we don't post these special and unique accommodations with any of the on line booking sites.....we'll have Casa Panorama "Upper"...

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We cannot recommend Tulemar enough. This is our second year visiting Costa Rica and our second time staying at Tulemar. This year we stayed 6 nights to finish our CR trip instead of 3 like last year because we enjoyed it so much. We are a family of four, with two kids, 3 and 8. We all feel this place...

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Hi Cori_Wickett......thanks for the 5 Star review.....we really appreciate that.....and all of your comments....we love our returning guests.....glad you enjoyed the Tulemar Beach.....with free lounge chairs / umbrellas / kayaks / boogie boards / towel service and food/drinks that you sign to your room.....plus David our beach concierge....to make sure everyone is having a fun day at the beach......thanks for...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a one bedroom bungalow that's elevated into the treetops on the side of the slope over the ocean. In other words, a beautiful spot and a great idea for a bungalow. The bungalow itself was a bit dated in the sense that it has old style door keys, older furniture and sliding wooden windows with screens, but...

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

Hi JACK J......thanks for the review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows......we loved having you with us.....the Tulemar Bungalows are unique......the first accommodations built in Tulemar.....so they do have some of the best ocean views.....octagon in shape....windows all around.....tropical, rustic, quirky design.....yes....right from the 80's.....lol....but they look just like they do in the photos on our web...

Berwyn, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where to begin! We were 5 women celebrating turning 50 this year. From the initial inquiry to the end of our stay, the staff at Tulemar went above and beyond in taking care of every need and question with courtesy and good humor. We stayed in a home on the property, Casa Las Nubes, which was absolutely incredible in every...

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Hi Michele K.....thank you for the 5 Star review on Casa Las Nubes.....we all have big smiles on our faces this morning......Casa Las Nubes is one of our very special, private villas......complete with a pool that runs thru the middle of the house.....amazing ocean views and wildlife visits.....an architectural award winner.....plus the services of Carlos to handle all of the...

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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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $379 - $1,081 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Another guest told us the bungalows sorely needed updating, we can attest to the Villas being most luxurious.”
 of 5 bubbles sdresdner, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Call around and be sure to ask what the amenities are. Ask if there is a view”
 of 5 bubbles Denisb1947, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“casa del mar fantastic--new/modern/great outdor jacuzi; more gadgets than other houses”
 of 5 bubbles Worldtraveler3334, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Panorama Upper is Awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles Northern_Travelers1, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“stayed in bungalow 116 which was very close to the restaurant and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeannie0403, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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