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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

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Elmhurst, Illinois
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Our family has traveled to many great spots with outstanding accommodations, but we all agreed between the accommodations and location, the people and overall experience, this was our favorite vacation. If you are looking for that all inclusive resort feel this is not the place for you. Tulemar provides top shelf accommodations and service, but also provides a great deal...

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

Hi George B.....thank you so much for such a detailed review.....I think you should write for our web site....lol.....there is nothing for me to add except that we loved having your family with us at Casa Mirador and we are thrilled that you plan to return....thanks for all the kind words on our staff too! Tulemar Dave

El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We just got back from a wonderful stay at Tulemar! It was by far the best place we stayed at while in Costa Rica. We stayed in a wonderful bungalow and were surrounded by sloths, and monkeys. Everyone there was so nice and helpful, especially Chris our onsite concierge. If you want personal attention, this is the place to stay....

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

Hi lindakQ321RA......thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows......so glad you enjoyed your time with us.....the Bungalows are a great choice.....rustic/jungle design and decor.....glass all around.....perched on the hillside with amazing ocean and jungle views.....perfect for 1-4 guests.....plus all the amenities of Tulemar and the personal concierge services of Chris....one of our Tulemar Super...

Springboro, Ohio
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My wife and I, and my brother's family recently spent a week in Casa Las Nubes. This house is extraordinarily beautiful! The view and the surrounding flora and fauna were breathtaking. Even better than the house and view was the friendly service we received from Jonathan, Al, and all of the other staff that we met. Not only did they...

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

Hi Jtoschlog....thank you so much for the great review on your stay in Casa Las Nubes.....we loved having your families with us.....Casa Las Nubes is one of our premier, private villas.....an award winner for architectural design.....amazing ocean views.....lots of wildlife visits.....and that pool that runs thru the middle of the house and spills out over the back side.....incredible.....and so much...

Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We just returned from a week long stay in the three bedroom Buena Vista villa. It held all 11 people comfortably. Michael and Julien were fantastic concierges. Julien made our plans before the trip and Michael was our onsite concierge. He put up with our multiple change of plans, and all of our special requests. We took advantage of the...

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

Hi Susie1122.....thank you so much for the wonderful review on your stay in one of our three bedroom premium villas.....we loved having your family with us...the three bedroom villa was a great choice....with three bedrooms....3.5 baths.....3 floors......full kitchen, living and dining areas......plus a large balcony with a jacuzzi.....there is room for everyone.....having a private chef for the week was such...

Sharon, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 June 2015

This was our second trip to Costa Rica as a family of four. Last year we explored and traveled more but this year we decided to settle in for a week at Tulemar and we are so glad we did. What a perfect mix of adventure, activity and pure relaxation! We stayed in Casa Panorama Lower, and it was perfect...

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

Hi David02067......what a great review on your stay in Casa Panorama in Tulemar.....thank you so much.....we have so many guests that have followed this same plan.....for the first trip to Costa Rica they travel and see 2 or 3 different places for 2-3 nights each.....but then plan a return trip....just to Manuel Antonio for the whole week.....I agree....."a perfect mix...

Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2015

What to say that hasn't already been said?!?! This place is magical. From the beautiful surroundings, the wildlife frolicking outside your windows to the impeccable service from the amazing Ashley and Chris! We stayed in a Bungalow for four nights and did not want to leave! So what do you say about an amazing place like this??? You say let's...

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

Hi sunandsurf101101.....wow....I love the description of "magical"......that put a huge smile on all of our faces this morning.....thank you so much for the wonderful review of your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows....we really did enjoy having you with us.....and thanks for the comments on Chris and Ashley....our two Tulemar Super Star concierges.....they are the best.....we're so happy to...

Flower Mound, Texas
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We stayed in Casa Panorama South and it was amazing. The view was beautiful and the accommodations were perfect for our family of three (my husband and 10 year old son). We saw more wildlife around Tulemar than we did on our National Park tour. Kimberly is the house concierge and did everything to make our trip worry free. She...

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

Hi Shelly R....thank you for the excellent review on your stay in Casa Panorama.....so glad your family enjoyed their stay.....Casa Panorama is a wonderful choice.....lots of room for everyone.....plus you have the services of Kimberly.....your personal concierge.....to make sure everything is just right.....from your transportation to Manuel Antonio.....to your tours/activities.....dining options......or just someone to answer your questions......Kimberly is awesome.....and she...

Tigard, Oregon
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We really enjoyed our week long vacation at Tulemar. It was our first time traveling to Costa Rica, and I can say that without a doubt, we will definitely be back. We stayed in one of the Bungalows, and for two people it felt very spacious, and had everything we needed. We had an ocean view on one side of...

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

Hi wendykinsley.....wow.....loved your title and loved your review.....thank you so much......I appreciate your comments about our service during the unusual circumstances......an early arrival prior to check in time......showing up at the beach before the beach crew.....and the staff doing whatever they could to accommodate.....that makes me feel so good......everyone in Tulemar works hard to make sure our guests have a...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Tulemar Bungalows provide the real Tico experience. Stunning vistas of the Pacific ocean from the infinity pool. Attentive staff who can arrange anything; solve any problem. Perfect for families; the staff provide shuttles to and from the beach and accommodations if little legs cannot make it up the hill. The bungalows are well appointed for the traveller, with spectacular views,...

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

Hi Laura R.....thank you so much for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows.....we loved having you with us......the Bungalows are perfect for 1-4 guests.....and I agree....a true tropical/rustic/Costa Rican experience....(no Holiday Inn feeling in the Bungalows!).....with amazing ocean views......and jungle too......thanks for your comments on Chris.....your personal concierge.....and one of our Tulemar Super Stars.....working...

Reviewed 22 June 2015

We were in Casa de las Flores. Truly an exceptional experience. The casa is gorgeous with everything you would want. The view from the balcony is phenomenal. The entire Tulemar complex amazing from the private beach to the pools to the nature trails. Our concierge Orlando made sure we had everything we needed. Everyone there was extremely friendly and welcoming....

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

Hi Joseph T......thank you so much for the wonderful review on your stay in Casa de las Flores in Tulemar.....one of our very unique two bedroom villas......the ocean views really are amazing.....thanks for posting the photos too.....with 33 acres to roam....we have lots of wildlife right here in our jungle....three types of monkeys....both types of sloths.....exotic birds and reptiles.....so much...

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: $300 - $1,105 (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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“Bungalow 110 was close to the road, so i would avoid that one. All the others looked great.”
christopheraW2899SF, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
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