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Hotel Vista de Olas

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Rodger and his wife are the absolute best. They did anything and everything to insure that we could have the most amazing time, including taking us down to the beach town early in the morning so we could catch a bus. The staff is so...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

If you are considering visiting Costa Rica, especially the Mal Pais/Santa Teresa area then you MUST stay at Vista de Olas. It is hard to put into words how to recommend this place. We had such an amazing time!!! The Service: Roger and Heidi are...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Vista de Olas is a must stay hotel in Mal Pias, Costa Rica. It is not a traditional hotel; they have villas! My girlfriend and I stayed in Villa 2. It had a nice comfy bed, awesome decor and an outside shower. Very clean, quiet...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Took a taxi (5000 colones) up a hill to vista de olas. Had phoned beforehand and was told each person paid 12,000 colones to use pool and have lunch and drinks. Lovely place with great decor and a good view over Santa Teresa from the...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I picked used our honeymoon for our first trip to Costa Rica, and Vista De Olas in Mal País was our second stop on the trip. Nothing but great things to say about it. We got there right before the rainy season...More

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Pool
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Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
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Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Concierge
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Outdoor pool
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USD 184 - USD 286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 184 - USD 286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jimmyc1017
21 October 2017|
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Response from Derek D | Reviewed this property |
You fly into San Jose Then you fly one of two interior air lines to tambor, Then the hotel picks you up from there in a truck
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Joy G
14 March 2017|
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Response from Francesca R | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so..but sunset in Santa Teresa beach is magic anyway... Maybe you can ask some local there
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Kelsey B
5 March 2017|
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we only stayed here one night on our travels further up the peninsula so we did not utilize their excursions. however, in our brief stay everyone was very friendly so I would recommend calling and asking. we speak very... More
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"All the villas are amazing. The outdoor restroom made the trip even more fantastical ."
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"All of the villas are relatively similar with the same amenities. All great to stay in."
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"get an ATV!!!! you'll be glad you did. I tried it without one for the first 2 days and it was rough"
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"Villa #3 probably has the best view, but 4 and 5 have great views too and they may have better views to..."
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