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Tulemar Resort

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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
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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!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Reviewed today

I have to admit...I was a little selfish bringing my family to the Tulemar Sloth Institute(I FREAKING love Sloths and wanted to see some)We all agreed, though--THE BEST vacation, EVER. The staff, wow. There are no words to describe how well were taken care of....More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Deejay S
Reviewed today via mobile

Everything from start to finish was top knotch. Andres was an awesome concierge. Memo, Allen, and the rest of the shuttle drivers were all super nice and enthusiastic. Location, food, room, and views were unbeatable.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Travis D
Response from PuraVidaChris, Manager at Tulemar ResortResponded today

Thank you Travis for choosing Tulemar Resort and for your 5 star review. Only thing not mentioned is all the animals you see at Tulemar Resort! Thanks again and future guests please book direct right on the Tulemar Resort website! Pura Vida, Chris

Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed in Jungle House for 5 nights with our three children (ages 12, 12, & 9). Tulemar is truly a special resort & we could not have asked for a better vacation. Our concierge, Alex, made us feel welcome right away & was always...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from PuraVidaChris, Manager at Tulemar ResortResponded today

Thank you Elizabeth, for your 5 star review and for choosing Tulemar Resort for your vacation. Jungle House is my favorite unit in Tulemar glad you enjoyed! We too hope to host you again and remember to book directly on our website! Pura Vida, Chris

Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved everything about Tulemar. LAURA checked us in and helped us with everything. She's kind, knowledgeable and efficient. We stayed in bungalow B122 and the views of the ocean were amazing and we could watch the monkeys play on the roofs in front of us....More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from PuraVidaChris, Manager at Tulemar ResortResponded today

Thank you Johnna, for your 5 star review and for choosing Tulemar Resort for your vacation! It's very convenient to be located in the heart of the hotel district because right out the door from the hotel front desk there are so many eating choices...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful resort! Amazing private beach. Wildlife everywhere. Luxurious “house” with incredible view of bay! Wonderful breakfast ( try the heuvos rancheros). Staff is very helpful and professional with special mention of Memo who is a kind and courtious driver and juan carlos who is a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from PuraVidaChris, Manager at Tulemar ResortResponded today

Thank you Frankstein for your scary good 5 star review! And for choosing Tulemar Resort for your vacation destination! Tule Cafe kills it on the Huevos Rancheros; I totally agree! Glad you enjoyed and hope we can host you again, And future guests please book...More

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6 December 2018|
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Response from Ed B | Reviewed this property |
I would guess it is open to the public, but distances within the resort grounds are quite large and on steep slopes. I'm not sure its worth going in to eat or drink, unless you are also curious to explore the grounds... More
14 September 2018|
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Response from PuraVidaChris | Property representative |
We have updated the Tule Villa pics and landscaping since you wrote this. Plus we still have more pics to put up soon... please look at the website under Tule Villa Pura Vida, Chris
23 June 2018|
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Response from dam4862 | Reviewed this property |
Officially the rainy season begins May 1 and ends November 30. The Caribbean side has more rain more of the year in general. Some years the rains begin in mid to late April and some years later in May but the rains come on... More
Room Tips
"Needs to ask your travel agent about if your room offers ocean view before you book. Some of standard rooms..."
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"Call and ask about the views. Our view ended up not being great (wanted to see the beach but it was..."
29 Oct 2018
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"Room 15 had more view than others"
9 Oct 2018
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"While we didn't see inside other bungalows or villas, the shuttle driver said 115 has the best views."
19 Sep 2018
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US$273 - US$1,039 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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