We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Villa Caletas

Travellers' Choice award winner
#2 of 45 Hotels in Jaco
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Best prices for:1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Villa Caletas
Villa Caletas
Panoramas (21)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,183 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Villa Caletas
See the most recent reviews
Showing 965: English reviews
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Level Contributor
118 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Over the top bling, even to the point of overkill, if you can believe that! Setting of one of the main lobby is more like a mansion, with different rooms, for sitting, Billards, tv, etc. We were first in room #1. A/c was leaking all over the place, & you needed to run it b/c there was an area 'burn-off... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank max55Pinehurst
Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear friends, thank you very much for your review. We are sorry to know that you did not enjoyed your stay with us as much as we would have loved to.The hotel as indeed its own style and we respect all points of view. We try very hard on a daily basis to have all the hotel into a perfect... More 

london
Level Contributor
84 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2014

we spent the last few nights of a wonderful 3 week trip at villa caletas. we were in a separate 4 storey bloc a little distance from the main buildings with its own pool. the terrace overlooking the ocean 500 metres below had very comfortable chairs, a jacuzzi , a sunrise view and a nearby tree inhabited by quite noisy... More 

Helpful?
Thank zachariah15
Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear friends, thank you very much for very nice review, We are glad to know that not only you felt in love with our Sunsets, but you had such a great time with us. We strive to give the best service, food and experience to our guests. We are happy to know that you received all of them. We look... More 

Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

Hotel is absolutely gorgeous and in our villa, we woke up to floor to ceiling windows each morning. The infinity pools are amazing and the views are out of this world. The service is top notch and all the staff are so friendly. The hotel was not overcrowded at all...we had the pool to ourselves for hours at times. Would... More 

Helpful?
Thank lkay604
Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your nice review. We hope you will visit us again soon !! best regards. manager@villacaletas.com More 

Durham, North Carolina
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2014

My husband and I held our wedding there several weeks ago, and stay for 2 nights. There really is no other hotel quite like Villa Caletas, and it's difficult to translate the breath-taking ambiance into words. The whole site is beautiful, with incredible views from each villa, and the food, service, and rooms were perfection. Our wedding ceremony at the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Betty J
Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your very comments. Indeed Weddings at Villa Caletas are one of a kind as you could see and experienced. We hope you will visit us again soon. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com More 

New York City, New York
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2014

My rico friends had suggested not to choose an hotel in the town of Jaco. They were right! Too crowded and nothing original. If you need something our of the ordinary, Villa Caletas is the place. Great view, nice and clean room, good service, good food, bar vita view and an amphitheatre to see the sunset with a drink and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bob Y
Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your warm review. We are happy to know that you had such a great time with us. We look forward for your next visit to Costa Rica.. Pura Vida. manager@villacaletas.com More 

Framingham, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
70 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2014

My husband and I stayed here for two nights. It’s a beautiful hotel and the service was very good. The views from the rooms are great and you can just stay and watch the toucans fly around. I ordered a Manhattan at the pool side bar and I had to send it back because it had a funny taste to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Firstsquaw
Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your review. We paid attention to your comments and we hope that your next Manhattan by the pool will be perfect. Thank you again. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2014

This place is wonderful. Great views from almost everywhere. My husband and I stayed here for three nights and it was the most relaxing place we have stayed in a long time. We upgraded to one of the best rooms they had and it was well worth it. The room was a villa on its own with an infinitely pool... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kathy F
Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear friends, thank you very much for your very nice review. We hope you will visit us again soon. Best regards manager@villacaletas.com More 

Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

My husband and I got married at Villa Caletas on January 18, 2014, at the Zephyr Palace. This place is breathtaking. Zephyr Palace is off to the side of the property and provided one of the most amazing wedding locations I have ever seen. The hotel can be stingy on the pricing and you need to check your bill carefully,... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Christine H
Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your very nice review. As you were able to experience, wedding are always magical moments in Villa Caletas and Zephyr Palace. We work very hard to deliver to our guests the perfect setting, ambiance as well as memories that will last for ever. We look forward to see you back with us soon... More 

Level Contributor
91 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2014 via mobile

I was here for about three hours with a group of friends. We stopped here for a few drinks and the sunset. The place is flat out impressive. There is about a two mile driveway straight up a mountain. Once your into the place you immediately realize your in a special place. The food, chicken wings and fish and chips... More 

Helpful?
Thank wddj
Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very for your warm review. Paradise´s gates are wide open and waiting for your next visit. !!.. Pura Vida. manager@villacaletas.com More 

Miami, Florida
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2014

I booked a couple nights for a buddies wedding that was hosted next door Zephyr Place. Everything about this hotel felt right. The Views are spectacular. The Service Amazing! I needed a Cigar Cutter at 10:00 PM and sure enough called the front desk and they sent Giovanni to my room just to cut my cigar. Now that's service! I... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jose M
Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear friends, Thank you so much for your nice comments !! We love to know that you had such a great time with us. We like to believe that our bells boys are world champions in service and kindness !! You prove us right. We hope you will visit us again soon. Have a great day. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com More 

1,522 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (1159)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (194)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (181)
Viewed
Dining (95)
Viewed
View from Room (120)
Viewed
Room/Suite (172)
Viewed
Bathroom (8)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (5)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (4)
Viewed
3:47
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (379)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (281)
Viewed
Africana Suite at Zephyr Palace (50)
Viewed
Amenities (31)
Viewed
Honeymoon Suite (60)
Viewed
Infinity Pool (11)
Viewed
Infinity Pool at Zephyr Palace (18)
Viewed
Junior Suite Superior (51)
Viewed
Dining (38)
Viewed
The Hotel (22)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (82)
Viewed
Room/Suite (31)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (11)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (12)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (9)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Jaco
5.1 km away
Hotel Pumilio
Hotel Pumilio
#1 of 45 in Jaco
473 reviews
0.5 km away
Hotel & Club Punta Leona
7.7 km away
Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
9.8 km away
Jaco Laguna Resort & Beach Club
2.5 km away
Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort
6.9 km away
BEST WESTERN Jaco Beach All Inclusive Resort
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Caletas, a luxury romantic boutique hotel inspired by tropical Victorian architecture with a touch of neo-classical influence shining like a jewel among resorts, prized not only for its location, design and décor, but also for its outstanding facilities and first class service. Villa Caletas expresses a truly unique combination of mountain and seaside resort. Nestled 1150 feet above the Pacific Ocean, this unique hotel overlooks the Nicoya Gulf to the crescent beaches of Jaco, Herradura offering spectacular 360-degree panoramic views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Caletas

Address: 2 km after Punta Leona | Herradura, Jaco 12358-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $219 - $472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Caletas 4*
Number of rooms: 45
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Cancelon, Orbitz, Odigeo, Agoda, Priceline and Jetsetter so you can book your Villa Caletas reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Villa Caletas Hotel Jaco
Caletas Hotel Herradura
Villa Caletas Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
#2 Romantic Hotel in Jaco
#2 Family Hotel in Jaco
#2 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#2 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
#4 Business Hotel in Jaco
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Villa Caletas staff and other travellers.
43 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (43)

Questions? Get answers from Villa Caletas staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“I doubt if there could be a "bad" room so pick according to budget!!”
 of 5 bubbles kathmomma, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I didn't see smaller rooms but a friend told me it was not so nice and because of that we were at the villas that were beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles Nalle316, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 34, Jr. Suite, Great Views, near all the amenities, huge room and spa bath.”
 of 5 bubbles Savanah77, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want to see monkeys, tell the staff”
 of 5 bubbles suemako, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“suite with private pool”
 of 5 bubbles Sharkster11, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay