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Villa Caletas

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 29 November 2013

I am a big fan of Villa Caletas. In fact, i would give weekend certificates as presents to my closest relatives as it was a very nice boutique hotel in Costa Rica, very close to the capital, so it was the obvios weekend choice. However, this last trip my partner and I did, we were left wanting more. It seems...

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Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friend, thank you for your review. We do want you to know that we have payed closed attention to your comments and we want you to know that we are indeed into a process of modernizing all of our rooms. We actually have gone through 96% of the room, with new decoration, new LCD screens and Wifi. We work...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 November 2013

This trip was for our nine-year anniversary and much postponed honeymoon. I have many friends and family that have been to Costa Rica, so my wife and I already had high expectations. Let me just say that our expectations were met and exceeded! The hotel website states that rooms with ocean view are not guaranteed, but we had hopes. Our...

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Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear friends, thank you very much for your very nice review. We are thrilled to know that you were able to enjoyed not only you stay with us but all the other activities that you were able to have around the hotel. Our staff strive to give its best each and every day and as in your words " are...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 26 November 2013

What a great, fantastic, absolutely wonderful stay at an amazing Villa. A short business meeting trip allowing peaceful bliss and have every need met instantly. My fifth trip to CR and the finest so far. If ever returning to Jaco, I will definitely stay at the Villa Caletas or Zepher Palace. Six Star venue.

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Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friend, thank you very much for your warm review. We are glad to know that you have enjoy not only the grounds of the hotel but your yoga session in the morning too. We hope you will joined us again for some more relaxation !!. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.

Smyrna, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 20 November 2013

My husband and I really enjoyed every bit of our time at Villa Caletas. The staff are super nice, accommodating, and know English very well. The views, by far, are the most spectacular and breathtaking experiences you'll have in Costa Rica. The whole resort is built into the natural surroundings so you feel submerged into the ecosystem, so to say....

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Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your words. We are happy to know that you had such a great time with us. We love to consider ourselves as "memories inducers" and it seems that you were able to go back home with a lot of great images from Costa Rica to share with others. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

Evanston, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 18 November 2013

My husband and I took a quick vacation to Costa Rica and wanted to stay somewhere close to San Jose so that we wouldn't have to spend much time driving. We have done a lot of the adventurous activities in Costa Rica so just wanted a place where we could relax. Villas Caletas was a perfect place for that. I...

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Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your warm review. As in your words, toucans, macaws, and relaxation are just one hour away from San Jose!!. We hope that you will visit us again soon now that you know that secret. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 November 2013

We are not five star hotel travelers; however, we wanted to stay at Villa Caletas intrigued by the setting and some referrals from friends who are travelers like us. We stayed at this hotel for three nights in November 2013. It was worth it! This is an expensive hotel, but so are wonderful works of art. In a world of...

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Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your very nice review. As you said, the hotel is indeed an Individual's vision. The owner has spend a lot of time to create such an extraordinary place and still does "infuse" his magic touches each and every day so the hotel stay that way. We hope that you will visit us again...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 November 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed in Villa Caletas in October 2013. The duration of our stay was 4 nights. We have stayed in a great number of different types of hotels, but the experience we had in Villa Caletas has exceeded our expectations 5 times. We stayed in villa # 11. The location of the hotel is more than amazing....

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Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your warm review. We are so happy to know that you had such a great time with us. It seems that you were able to embrace every part that the hotel has to offer and have the perfect romantic vacation you were looking for. We hope to see you back with us. Have...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2013

I must say that the pictures are far better than the hotel. Yes, it is a sustainable tourism hotel. Yes, the animals and arachnids are everywhere but no, it is not as great as advertised. The hotel grounds are a literally two restaurants, infinity pool and gym area. The hotel will be quick to point out their "friends of the...

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Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear friend, thank you for your review even though it is very similar to the one posted just before yours.We assume that both of you know each other very well as you speak of the same very points, come from the same country and live in the same town. I will not copy and paste my answers to the last...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 31 October 2013

I was very exited to stay at this property. Unfortunately, its not was I was expecting. The hotel's policy is ridiculous. They would charge you for everything..... If you bring your own food - they will charge a penalty. If you bring you bottle wine - they will charge you a fee. Also if you are terrified of bugs -...

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Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friend, thank you for your review. To answer your concern, i will underline that the hotel is not a "All Included" resort, therefore guests have to pay for what they eat or drink at the restaurant. If a guests want to bring his own wine to our restaurant he is very welcome but will have (like in any restaurant...

Richmond, California
Reviewed 23 October 2013

This was a truly romantic hotel. The view from our villa was wonderful - we woke up to scarlet macaws having breakfast every morning. In fact, the best animals we saw on our visit to Costa Rica were on the hotel grounds: macaws, toucans, and even a monkey. At night, some of the frogs would hang out on our bedroom...

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Manager_Caletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you for your very nice review. As in your words, Villa Caletas offers the best of both world :one of the best place to see animals in the middle of the jungle, while being in one of the most romantic place in Costa Rica !! Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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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 - $480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Caletas 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Villa Caletas Hotel Jaco
Caletas Hotel Herradura
Villa Caletas Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
#2 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#2 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
#2 Romantic Hotel in Jaco
#2 Family Hotel in Jaco
#4 Business Hotel in Jaco
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