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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

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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.
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We were drawn to Tulemar Bungalows due to the beautiful photos of the jungle perched suites but what we found there was so much more. The staff are all so friendly and helpful and the beach.... Best boogie boarding, so tranquil, a slice of Pacific heaven. We do not usually
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Response from TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
Responded 25 Jul 2012
Hi Raychel, It was great to meet you, your family and friends this last week; thanks for staying with us and posting the review!. So glad you enjoyed the Tulemar Bungalows and our Beach. Next time, a longer stay! Just let me know when you're ready to return. Tulemar Dave (from Fresno)
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Beautiful, beautiful.........absolutely stunning. From the moment we arrived Kimberly was there for whatever we needed. We stayed in Casa Panorama South and everyone in our party loved it!! We had someone in our party that lost their luggage and Kimberly took her shopping the
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Response from TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
Responded 25 Jul 2012
Hi Nina....thanks for the kind remarks on Casa Panorama and Kimberly, your personal concierge......something like lost luggage (or an accident) can dramatically change your whole vacation......having a personal concierge like Kim.....who can assist with the language......and knows the country and how it works.....can make all the difference......between a minor inconvenience and ruining your trip......we're happy to help.....Kim is wonderful.....Casa Panorama is great......glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again! Tulemar Dave
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Our family of 5 spent 10 days in a 2 bedroom Buena Vista villa at Tulemar and had a fantastic time. The property is beautiful and very well kept. The pool was serene and the beach was gorgeous. There were plenty of things to do including zip-lining and snorkeling but we were
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Response from TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
Responded 27 Jul 2012
Hi vbgorsevski.......10 days with us in Tulemar....how wonderful......we're so glad that you enjoyed your stay in our 2 Bedroom Premium Villa.....they are as complete as most any home and perfect for families and longer stays......and your personal concierge, Chris......to make sure all the details are handled.......glad you enjoyed our beach as well......and yes, David works very hard......he's so nice and remembers our guests from year to year.......since we are a residential resort.......meaning we don't have a "hotel" or "condo" building on site......all of our properties are single, individual style villas (most with kitchens)......our dining options are a little different but still plentiful......we have breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks served at our beach bar and grill.....lunch at the family pool......and "room service" style delivery from two restauants outside of Tulemar that you can just sign to your villa......plus there are 10 restauants within 2 blocks of our front gates.....I'm sorry if we didn't explain all of those options......but then again....staying 10 days you were probably ready for more! We hope to see you back with us again.....thanks for booking with me! Tulemar Dave
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Sitting on our deck with an early morning coffee, listening to the tropical paradise surrounding us come alive with the sounds of nature and soaking in the stunning ocean view was one of many highlights we enjoyed during our 8 day stay at Tulemar. Also, our Buena Vista Junior
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Response from TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
Responded 24 Jul 2012
Hi Focusedonfun......thanks for your review on our JR Suite.......we're so happy that you enjoyed yourselves......I do like the deck on those and morning time is wonderful....as is sunset......half of the JR suites have ocean views and half have jungle views......we're glad that you enjoyed our beach and Daniella too.....she is wonderful......great drinks and advice......Brian, your personal concierge.......is also a winner! Thanks again for booking with me and we'd love to see you back with us again! Tulemar Dave
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Our family of four had a wonderful week in one of the Buena Vista Villas. The property is so beautiful, with the gorgeous private beach. Chris and Julien took amazing care of us, they made us feel like our happiness was their only concern. Our villa was clean and lovely, with
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Response from TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
Responded 24 Jul 2012
Hi Granite Bay......thanks for the review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows.......they really do have amazing views.....plus you have the use of all four resort pools......and our beach....and the resort shuttle......the hiking trails......and Julien and Chris as your personal concierges.......they really do spoil you.....and make the stay easy......we hope to see you back with us again! Tulemar Dave
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For a weekly stay.....2 bedroom villa.......depending upon the quality of service and any extras that you asked of the staff.....I would suggest $20-$40 total for the house cleaner....and $50-$100 for your concierge.....I hope that helps! Tulemar Dave
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Hi Ann S, it really depends on how many people, what size of accommodations and how many nights. If you can be a little more specific, I'll be happy to provide some guidelines, but a one bedroom bungalow for 2 people for 1-2 nights is very different than one of our 4 bedroom villas for a week. Thanks. Tulemar Dave
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Transportation Where is nearest airport
The closest international airport is San Jose.....the closest local airport is Quepos (San Jose to Quepos flights).....however the Quepos airport is going thru construction and the flights are often cancelled.....we suggest ground transportation at this time.....to be sure. Tulemar Dave
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Hi manda1316, there is no construction going on by The Bamboo Villas. In fact, if there were construction going on near your accommodations, you would be notified in advance. There are only two villas under construction now in Tulemar and both are in the lower section near the larger, private homes. The construction on those has now stopped for the holidays and won't resume until after Jan 7, 2019 and both are in their final stages, due to be completed in January and February. Tulemar Dave
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Would love some tips on tipping staff, guides, drivers, etc.
For Tulemar, it is difficult to suggest tipping guides for the house staff without knowing what size accommodation you are staying in and for how long....for instance the response below from Parker-Taylor-Payton is for a 4 bedroom villa, with a pool, for a week's stay - if you are staying in a 1 bedroom bungalow for 2 nights - it is much different and we have all sizes in between - for tour guides - I recommend $5 pp if you enjoyed the tour/service - shuttle drivers in Tulemar - if they carry your bags to/from like a bellman - tip accordingly - if they just drive you - wait until the end of your stay - see how much you used the service - (and if they were safe/courteous) - and then tip - you can actually stop by my front desk inside of Tulemar and I'm happy to help you with specifics for your stay. Tulemar Dave
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"Bungalow #112 was recently remodeled and was amazing! Close to the restaurant and pool."
"Can't beat the views from the Bamboo Villas!"
"Some of the villas have their own pools and are so modern!!"
"All bungalows had great views, but we enjoyed being at the top of the hill to have the highest view of the ocean and tree-tops."
"any house or villa in Tulemar would be great!"
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tulemar bungalows & villas hotel manuel antonio national parktulemar bungalows and villastulemar hotel
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasManuel Antonio
NUMBER OF ROOMS
34
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