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Villa Buena Onda

Travellers' Choice award winner
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 495*
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Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited Costa Rica for our honeymoon and stayed at Villa Buena Onda the second half of our stay. We have to say- this was the best part of our trip! Everyone was so accommodating and treated us like royalty. I liked that fact that they gave you your space, but were there if you needed anything....

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GabrielaSVBO, Marketing Manager at Villa Buena Onda, responded to this review

Hola bwyatt1013, Congratulations once again on your honeymoon! Thank you for your kind words and choosing to stay with us. We are delighted to hear that your stay at VBO was the best part of your trip and that the staff made you feel so special, we strive to meet and exceed service expectations, so mission accomplished. Come on back...

Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had the pleasure of staying at Villa Buena Onda in early August 2016 and are still channeling the Pura Vida! My husband and I went to celebrate our 10th Anniversary and found VBO on Trip Advisor. Having never been to Costa Rica before the Villa drew our attention as it was a highly rated boutique hotel less than 30...

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Westminster, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow...Where do I start? This journey started about one year ago when I first contacted Shelley at Villa Buena Onda. I do a lot of research before booking a place, but there were still a few more clarifications I wanted. Shelley was quick to respond, and for the next 10-11 months we would correspond. She was timely with her responses,...

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VillaBuenaOnda, Owner at Villa Buena Onda, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We truly appreciate it!

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I stayed here during our Easter vacation. It was a great experience and the Villa is beautiful. It is a little off the beaten path, but it is well worth it. The staff was extremely attentive and very welcoming, the view is breath taking, international calls are free, 3 meals are included....need I say more? The bamboo...

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gabrielasanmiguel, Marketing Manager at Villa Buena Onda, responded to this review

Hola Daninola! Thank you so much for this lovely review and choosing to stay with us. We are so happy to see that you enjoyed your time at Villa. We hope you have fully recovered from the bug bites and we do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the near future. ¡Pura vida! Gabriela Sanmiguel...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

30 Min transfer from Liberia. Small , 8 bedroom , isolated hotel / villa. 5 minutes (30 walking) from closest beach but on top of hill with great views. All inclusive (except alcohol) a la carte cuisine together with top class service. Adults only (over 16's) , and so a favoured honeymoon resort. 1st floor rooms give best views ....

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Los Altos, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Villa in April, 2017 and enjoyed every minute of it. The Villa is beautiful, well maintained and tastefully furnished and decorated. It is located on a moderate hill and therefore there is a beautiful view of the ocean. The pool is great for both hanging out and lap swim. The rooms are big, bright and beautiful. The...

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Albuquerque, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment our driver picked us up at the airport we began to understand how proud the people are of the wonderful country. We had a perfect stay nothing could have been better. Took the river ride at Paolo Verde and it was so informational and saw crocs monkeys bats and theses were were all within 15 feet of...

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RAPID CITY
Reviewed 13 April 2017

From the moment we arrived, the staff showed an interest in our well being. The food was excellent. The view included the Pacific Ocean. Monkeys and iguanas were readily available for viewing. Nice heated pool with swim up bar. Half price drinks during Happy Hour! Drinks were awesome, just what you would expect from a tropical paradise!

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Villa is a converted private home having 8 bedrooms all with private baths. Three meals a day and the food is top notch. Cocktails are extra but reasonably priced. Happy hour from 5-6 pm and all drinks are half price. Villa is not on the beach but situated on a hillside with great ocean views. Staff very friendly. Very...

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

This place is an excellent retreat in the Gulf of Papagayo if you want to be away from the touristy area of Playas del Coco. You still get free access (twice daily shuttles) to three different beaches and really get a sense of what the area has to offer. The villa in and of itself is wonderful with staff who've...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury, boutique hotel overlooking the Pacific ocean. Located just 20 mins from the Liberia International airport. Service includes three a la carte meals served daily. Nearby half a dozen beaches, fishing spots, surf breaks and under an hour from the Rincon de La Vieja (hot springs, mud pits) National Park. Fine decor, two-tier swimming pool with a swim-up bar and stunning ocean views make this a special place to visit. Fantastic food and exceptional service can be expected. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Buena Onda

Address: From the Ancor Sculpture 200 Meters East and 700 Meters South, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playas del Coco
Price Range: $459 - $1,223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Buena Onda 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Villa Buena Onda Hotel Playas Del Coco
Villa Buena Onda Costa Rica/Playas Del Coco
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“Malinche room 204. Better than the Master Bedroom in our opinion since we had a private covered balcony on the quieter side of the villa.”
MICHAELFINCH8202, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Top floor have best views”
Spreadeagle2014, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our ocean view room was fantastic. What a brilliant view. Do not miss a chance to go tot his boutique hotel”
paularZ2069OX, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had the garden view room (very quiet) but all other rooms have an ocean view”
_jmartin8109, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pool or Ocean view”
amrink2015, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
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