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Tulemar Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came across Tulemar, by chance, during a walk through Manuel Antonio, unsatisfied with my other lodging, and I was thrilled when I found out that they had vacancies. I was hopeful regarding the experience and I was looking forward to what they said they would offer me, but I had been misled and hurt before lol. These people delivered!...

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Oslo, Norway
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A perfect place for relaxing, surrounded by beautiful nature & animals, great food, magical sunsets, multiple pools and a private beach. You practically feel like you're living in the jungle and the view from the bungalows (104 and 209) was just amazing! The staff is very friendly and helpful. This place has everything you need and more for the perfect...

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Buena_Vista_Chris, Manager at Tulemar Resort, responded to this review

Thank you MetteCarolina for your ringing endorsement and for staying with us at the Tulemar Resort! You stayed in a bungalow and a select villa standard room glad you enjoyed! We look forward to hosting you again the next time you're in CR. Give us a call if we can help you arrange anything! Pura Vida, Chris

Port Perry, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had heard many good things about Costa Rica and The Tulemar Resort therefore had high expectations...and wow it even exceeded those! What an amazing resort! We were picked up from the airport by our driver Luis, this was arranged by our concierge Ashley, who was at our villa to greet us on our arrival. Ashley was amazing throughout our...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We brought our three kids and my parents to Tulemar for a week. The accommodations were beautiful, clean and well kept. Our concierge, Andres, was the best. All of the staff was kind, polite and welcoming to us and made the experience one we'll treasure!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited Tulemar with 3 other friends for our friend vacation. My friend who did the booking with Lisa was immediately impressed by the support and attention he was receiving from her. She helped us book our transfers, and was prompt with email, which helped as we were on a tight timeline to book the trip. Once we got in...

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Kingsport, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our "villa" was exquisite--beautiful views overlooking the treetops and to the sea. And the visits from the monkeys to our balcony and hot tub thrilled the children. The staff made arrangements to accommodate one of our guests on crutches. The staff was dedicated to making our experience one to be treasured. The chef at the restaurant even arranged to prepare...

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Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We rented a 3 bedroom buena vista villa here in Tulemar. Absolutely gorgeous property. We saw monkeys, 12 sloths, 6 macaws, butterflies and lizards all over. Beautiful beach, free boogie boards, chairs. The climb is really difficult to beach and we are in somewhat good shape. There is free use of shuttle to the beach and back with a quick...

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Washington State
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented the Casa Mirador Upper with another couple April 24 - 29. There are 2 master suites, so it was perfect. The space was as good as the pictures - beautifully done, spacious, and the view is as good as you can get anywhere. Our concierge, Chris, was very helpful in all aspects. We did the Manuel Antonio tour...

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Lafayette CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our experience. When you think about how you want to spend your time of vacation, it is careful, taken care of, inspired! Our Concierge Orlando took our experience to a whole new pampered level. He took care of us, made sure we were always enjoying and have the best experiences possible. He is amazing. The resort is gorgeous...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely property, and our family had a terrific time - everything is so lush, and the views are amazing, and there are quite a few activities to do locally. Our host Michael was always offering to be helpful! Really, all the staff was terrific. The bungalows are gorgeous. We loved the pool by the lunch restaurant and...

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Buena_Vista_Chris, Manager at Tulemar Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Allison for your review and for staying with us at the Tulemar Resort. You bring out 2 good points: yes our staff either pre trip or while on property can arrange anything you desire. Another excellent point is not to book every single second and take advantage of the "enormous potential for just relaxing" at the Tulemar Resort!...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Tulemar Resort The Premier Resort Hotel in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Rated as the number 1 resort hotel in Central America and Costa Rica and number 9 in the World by Trip Advisor Tulemar Resort is a full service resort set in the peaceful 33-acre gated and secure Tulemar Gardens Condominium. A wide variety of standalone accommodations are available for our guests, including the famed Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, as well as our luxurious 1, 2, and 3 bedroom Buena Vista Luxury Villas. The property itself is spectacular, nestled in a lush rainforest overlooking the beautiful Manuel Antonio coastline. Surrounded by nature, Tulemar Resort features incredible gardens, walking paths, thriving wildlife, and the ONLY exclusive sandy beach in the region. At Tulemar Resort you will enjoy the luxury and privacy of your very own villa, along with the amenities of a high end resort, including concierge service, daily maid service, 4 swimming pools, beach bar, spa services, tour desk, and the best sunset bar and restaurant in town. We invite you to review our website for photos and details, then book one of these magnificent villas or bungalows and experience the most unforgettable vacation of your life! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tulemar Resort

Address: Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica (Formerly Buena Vista Luxury Villas)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $265 - $1,014 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tulemar Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Buena Vista Luxury Villas Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Buena Vista Hotel And Casas
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Go with the Bungalows!”
antoniobrown2, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“We loved the 3 bedroom villa, it gave us a lot of room to enjoy together and private time”
Cheryl3355, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Go for the views and the amazing bungalows!”
  • Super shower!
  • Entry to the bungalow
  • Our bungalow from the pool below
AllisonF984, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“We were in 303 and it was closer to the beach. No obstructed views. Individual villas and bungalows make the property a gem!”
193aleydah, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in 407 which is a short walk to the lobby. The higher bungalows have amazing views and I do not know about the other ones.”
nerfbeast81, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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