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.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Hotel Vista de Olas

    Vista de Olas Dr. | Mal Pais de Cobano Apto.#93, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    USD 173*
    USD 168*
    Great Deal
    USD 173*
    USD 168*
    Traveller (466)
    Pool & Beach (183)
    Room & Suite (114)
    Casa Chameleon Hotel Mal Pais
    385 reviews
    #2 of 8 hotels in Mal Pais
     
    Hotel Moana
    422 reviews
    #3 of 8 hotels in Mal Pais
     
    Hotel Tropico Latino
    557 reviews
    #2 of 26 hotels in Santa Teresa
     
    Casa MarBella
    499 reviews
    #1 of 26 hotels in Santa Teresa
     
    Overview
    • Excellent85%
    • Very good9%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “atv tour” (110 reviews)
    “swim up bar” (31 reviews)
    “infinity pool” (75 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Concierge
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Casa Chameleon Hotel Mal Pais
    385 reviews
    #2 of 8 hotels in Mal Pais
     
    Hotel Moana
    422 reviews
    #3 of 8 hotels in Mal Pais
     
    Hotel Tropico Latino
    557 reviews
    #2 of 26 hotels in Santa Teresa
     
    Casa MarBella
    499 reviews
    #1 of 26 hotels in Santa Teresa
     
    Rooms
    6 Aug.7 Aug.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from USD 168.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Mal Pais hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f236f90dc49945f9b237e3487b5e1d5e", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":608624,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[110840612],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":168,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"f236f90dc49945f9b237e3487b5e1d5e","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":173,"lowestMetaPrice":168,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":173,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":173,"lowestMetaPrice":168,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":173,"hotelName":"Hotel Vista de Olas","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImYyMzZmOTBkYzQ5OTQ1ZjliMjM3ZTM0ODdiNWUxZDVlIiwiQUlLIjoiODQ2Y2FkODU5YTUxNDhlMzlkYmM5Yzg3YzU3YWZiZWUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 168", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"52133198":"BookingCom","100072528":"OrbitzEWS","81393061":"TravelocityEWS","110840612":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (513)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for Hotel Vista de Olas
    See the most recent reviews

    151 - 155 of 495 reviews

    Reviewed 25 February 2015

    I often utilize reviews from others but have never taken the time to write a review myself. After staying at Vista de Olas I felt that i really needed to report what a great place this is. Roger and his family were nothing but welcoming...More

    Thank Phil M
    Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

    Hotel Vista de Olas provides a truly beautiful and relaxing vacation. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming. The restaurant and bar provide excellent service and the food was delicious. The area offers many activities for the adventure seekers and a beautiful pool for those wanting...More

    Thank Kathy B
    Reviewed 24 February 2015

    this was our 2nd trip to Mal Pais and our 2nd stay at Vista de Olas. we've traveled bit, and have always had a Never Go To The Same Place Twice rule... but this amazing spot has become the exception. Roger, Heidi and their staff...More

    Thank geoffsphotos
    Reviewed 19 February 2015

    My husband and I recently stayed at Hotel Vista de Olas for three nights. We had an amazing time and enjoyed lounging around and the incredible views this place has to offer. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The owner, Roger, showed genuine interest...More

    1  Thank egrant3
    Reviewed 18 February 2015

    Like many others, my boyfriend and I went to Vista de Olas on the LivingSocial package - which was an amazing deal and offered so much for the low price. We opted for 5 nights which was the perfect amount of time without renting a...More

    6  Thank Karen G
    Casa Chameleon Hotel Mal Pais
    385 reviews
    #2 of 8 hotels in Mal Pais
     
    Hotel Moana
    422 reviews
    #3 of 8 hotels in Mal Pais
     
    Hotel Tropico Latino
    557 reviews
    #2 of 26 hotels in Santa Teresa
     
    Casa MarBella
    499 reviews
    #1 of 26 hotels in Santa Teresa
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersBronze level
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 156 - USD 252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Green Hotel in Mal Pais
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
    • #4 Family Hotel in Mal Pais
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Travelocity and Priceline so you can book your Hotel Vista de Olas 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.
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Mal Pais
    • Also Known As
    • Vista De Olas Mal Pais
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (466)
    Pool & Beach (183)
    Room & Suite (114)
    Dining (74)
    Hotel & Grounds (308)
    Bathroom (13)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
    Nearby
    Hotel Ritmo Tropical
    81 reviews
    1.53 km away
     
    Blue Jay Lodge
    114 reviews
    .65 km away
     
    Hotel The Place
    170 reviews
    1.42 km away
     
    Hotel Oasis
    148 reviews
    1.26 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Bakery
    1,251 reviews
    1.78 km away
    Katana Asian Cuisine
    451 reviews
    2.27 km away
    Tap House Santa Teresa
    16 reviews
    2.81 km away
    Las Caracolas
    285 reviews
    .34 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Canopy del Pacifico Mal Pais
    172 reviews
    2.09 km away
    Playa Santa Teresa
    802 reviews
    4.08 km away
    Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve
    107 reviews
    6.22 km away
    La Escuela Del Sol
    94 reviews
    5.10 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Joy G
    14 March 2017|
    Answer
    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
    0
    Votes
    Google Translation
    Kelsey B
    5 March 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Michelle r |
    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
    0
    Votes
    Melvin M
    17 February 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Kirsten S |
    You can rent them directly from the Hotel, that what I did when I stayed. The price varies depending on how many days you use the ATV for. Either way i found it to be affordable and well needed.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Some rooms have a view and some have indoor showers/bathrooms. You can request what you prefer."
    Read review
    "all villas have views"
    Read review
    "All of the rooms are quiet as the villas are situated in private areas"
    Read review
    "Each villa is a bit different so take a look online!"
    Read review
    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