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Orillia ON
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This is our second stay at Tulemar and still blew us away. I had concerns coming back as I have mobility issues due to recent knee surgery and the staff were more than helpful to ensure I was as comfortable as possible and genuinely concerned I was enjoying myself. We stayed in 2 different bungalows for the first few days...

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi cbhm.......thank you for the excellent review on your stay in Tulemar......it was so nice to meet and chat with you and your husband while we toured Tulemar looking at the larger private villas for a possible return trip with the family......so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us.....thanks for your comments on the Bungalows and Mot Mot...

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 8 December 2015

If you're going to do the resort thing... this is the place to do it. Beautiful grounds, and the closest we've ever been to 3 species of monkey and 2 types of sloths in all our trips to CR. Great beach. Very nice accommodations. Food in the restaurants was very good, and the concierges were wonderful. Only stayed there 3...

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Bilgewax......thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows......we're so glad that you enjoyed your time with us......happy to hear that you also went on The Sloth Walk....the tour thru our 33 acres.....conducted by the research assistants from The Sloth Institute of Manuel Antonio......a wonderful way to spot and learn about all the wildlife...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 8 December 2015

There are not enough words to express how much we loved our stay at Tulemar the week of Thanksgiving! We stayed in a Buena Vista 1 Bedroom villa and it was Heaven! The staff was exceptional and always ready to help! The shuttle rides were always available and arrive promptly. The pools were beautiful and peaceful. The beach was AMAZING!!...

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

HI aw0lfe.....thanks for the 5 Star review on your stay in one of our 1 Bedroom Select Villas......we loved having you with us......I loved your title...."A Perfect Stay".....we all work work to make sure all of our guests feel that way......thanks for your compliments on our staff (Andres and Louis - our Tulemar Stars)......the Tulemar Beach.....the tours/activities.....and even the sunsets...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This villa has the best views in all of Manual Antonio. The villa is modern, full equipped with everything you could need and gorgeous! You don't even need to leave your villa. We saw more animals at the villa and Tulemar than the National Park Tour we paid for. Note that the two downstairs bathrooms are outside including the toilets...

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer B......thank you so much for the wonderful review on your stay in Villa Cielito.....one of our most popular 2 bedroom villas.....and I agree.....it really does have one the best views......just spectacular......the open air bathrooms are one of my favorite features.....being able to see the ocean views while under a rainfall shower is so much fun.....(and private too)....plus the...

Reviewed 6 December 2015

Casa de Frutas was the nicest place I have ever stayed. The house is unbelievable. You can see its beauty from the website, but the pictures do not give it justice. The genius of the design of this house was in the details. You will have to see it for yourself. The service was 5 stars. From the moment we...

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Nick A.....we loved having your families with us at Casa de Frutas.....so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in Tulemar......Casa de Frutas is one of our premier, private villas......3 bedrooms.....3.5 baths......pool.....and amazing panoramic, sunset ocean views......luxury/design/ambiance and the services of Mauricio.....your personal concierge.....to handle all the details......this villa has it all.....plus all the amenities of Tulemar......thanks again...

Setauket, New York
Reviewed 6 December 2015

My husband and I decided to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary in Costa Rica. The weather, wild life, country, and people made Costa Rica our destination of choice. After doing a tremendous amount of research, we decided Tulemar was the best fit for us. Tulemar is serene and peaceful truly a piece of paradise in the rainforest. My expectations were...

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi fpt90......thank you so much for the 5 Star review......we loved having you two with us for your 25th anniversary........people often ask if a week is too much in Tulemar/Manuel Antonio.....as you know.....it is not......9 days worked so well for you.....thanks for your kind words on Ashley.....your personal concierge and one of our Tulemar Super Stars.......she understands her guests and...

Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

In November 2015, my boyfriend and I visited his home country of Costa Rica for the first time together. After a few days in La Fortuna, we made our way down to Manuel Antonio and spent an incredible four days at Tulemar. We stayed in Bungalow 110 which provided a breathtaking view. But really anywhere on the grounds offers an...

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Jenna K......thank you for the wonderful review and congratulations on your engagement......we were all so excited and happy for you two......I agree....the Tulemar Beach is amazing.......I had lunch there on Sunday with friends......so relaxing with the sound of the waves and breeze blowing thru the palms......feet in the sand.....and a cool drink......sunsets at the beach are magical and the...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 December 2015

My family (me, my husband, my 67 year old mother, and my 5 & 8 year old boys) had a fantastic stay at Villa Mot Mot in the Tulemar Condominiums over the week of (U.S.) Thanksgiving 2015. We were originally supposed to vacation in February 2015 (in a different Tulemar bungalow), but an ill-timed blizzard scuttled our plans. Thankfully, we...

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Sarah B.....thank you so much for the 5 Star review on your stay in Villa Mot Mot in Tulemar.....we really appreciate it.....and thanks for all the information you provided.....so helpful to someone searching for the right spot to stay......you were so smart purchasing the travel insurance......you never know what might happen.....although very disappointing for your family in February (your...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Three of my girlfriends and I stayed at Tulemar bungalows for 5 nights in the middle of November. We had an incredible experience from beginning to end. The bungalow had an amazing view of the ocean and faced the sunset everyday. It was very clean, comfortable and had more than enough space for the four of us. The grounds and...

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

HI Kristina350......thank you so much for the wonderful review on your stay in Tulemar......we're so happy that you enjoyed your time with us......the Bungalows are great......tropical, rustic and quirky design......octagon shape......glass all around....with amazing ocean and jungle views.....lots of space too.....and thanks for your comments on our staff.....we all work hard to provide the best experience possible......glad you got to...

Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Where do I begin?! I cannot say enough good things about BVV! Everything from the amazing views to the impeccable customer service (Thank you, Orlando!) was breathtaking. Literally everyone we encountered at the resort was able to provide assistance with any aspect of our trip. For example, we were "lost" one morning waiting for the shuttle to an excursion, and...

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TulemarDave, Front Office Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Shiquita G......so nice to hear from you.....thanks for the review on your stay in Tulemar.....and your comments on Orlando.....one of our Tulemar Stars.....and the rest of our staff.....everyone is delighted to assist where ever they can.....that's just part of the experience at Tulemar.....add to that the wide choice of accommodations.....the ocean views.....the Tulemar Beach.....the wildlife visits.....and our location.....right in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tulemar is the premier resort development in Manuel Antonio. Gated and secure, the 33 acre jungle resort is perched on the hillside overlooking the Pacific, but continues down all the way to our own beach. It includes the Tulemar Bungalows and our special and unique villas such as Villa Mot Mot, Casa Panorama, Casa de Frutas, Casa Las Nubes, Villa Kiskadee and the new Tulemar Bamboo Villas just for couples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

Address: Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $303 - $1,107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Tulemar Bungalows And Villas
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Tulemar Hotel
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“I recommend a room with a balcony”
jobletz, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We like the bungalow because its in the jungle, lots of monkey visits, and beautiful birds.”
Lydiah460, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Northern bamboo villa looked like it had the best views, and the middle one looked less private.”
  • View from the southern bamboo villa looking at the Northern one.
  • View of the villa from the pool (with the shades down).
jpelletier1977, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get a room with a balcony for sure!”
robbynm2017, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“El Sol is a nice smaller suite for a couple”
CJinPA, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
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