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Villas Alturas

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just like the title states, you just cannot go wrong booking this property regardless of your age, lifestyle or taste...this place has it all for everyone. My review is long but thorough for those who like to know all the details. Not sure where to begin so I'll start from the very beginning. We arrived at night and had a...

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Thomas R, Gerente at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

we are so touched by your words! We are sincerely grateful that you took time our of your day to recognize the team, they truly want you to enjoy your vacation. thank you so much for being our guest and for the beautiful words. the team will be so proud!!

Red Bank, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mommy had one night away at Villas Alturas while my Tico husband and children stayed with family. All I wanted was to enjoy authentic Costa Rica with a few American conveniences (hot water, AC, etc.)The view is out of this world. I’ve spent years traveling around Costa Rica and have not seen anything like it. Photo’s don’t do it justice....

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Thomas R, Gerente at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

thank you so much for your beautiful comments! we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, thanks for taking the time to let us know!

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We enjoyed 3 beautiful nights at Villas Alturas. The pictures of this place truly do not do it justice. Unbeatable for the price. The concierge set up a great massage and surf lessons. I would definitely recommend a 4x4 vehicle if staying here.

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Thomas R, General Manager at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Happy to hear that! we agree to capture the full beauty can only be done in person! a picture doesn't do it justice. thanks for taking the time to let us know about your experience.

Dickinson, North Dakota
Reviewed 16 April 2017

If you want a comfortable place to stay with an unbeatable view, this is definitely it! It is near the Dominical area, so a beautiful beach is only a short drive away. The pool area and the rooms have fantastic views of the Pacific and the mountains. We were there over a few moonless nights and the stargazing over the...

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Thomas R, General Manager at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

wonderful to hear you enjoyed your villa and the sanctuary! it never gets old hearing when our guests enjoy the view and all that Alturas has to offer. thanks for being our guest and for taking the time to let us know about your ecperince.

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Villa Alturas did NOT disappoint. Amazing views, incredibly friendly and accommodating staff. Our experience from check in to check out was excellent. The villa was clean and spacious. The office manager Alana helped us plan and schedule several excursion and securing a rental car. Every meal was amazing. Our every need was taken care of the entire stay. Many "thank...

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Thomas R, General Manager at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

its so nice to heat that your first experience to costa rica was such a great one and even more so that we were able to be apart of that! thanks so much for taking time to share those thoughts with us and thanks for staying at villas Alturas.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed for 2 days in a seaside apartment near the pool and had a private terrace with spectacular view on the Dominical bay. The surrounding trees were blooming and the Toucans gave us additional excitement. The staff was very king and helpful and arranged our boat-trip to Corcovado.

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Thomas R, General Manager at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience, we really appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your stay. thanks so much for being our guest and we hope to see you again one day!

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Looking forward to taking a friend and her mom who is handicapped.Her mom had never experienced a hotel and was very excited about our trip. Arrived to find the room we were given which was only one available was not designed for handicap access. In fact we learned only one room is and is usually booked well in advance. The...

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Merle W, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Hello, It is unfortunate that this incident happened. Our staff is extremely professional and evident by the countless number of reviews on our hotel. We do have handicapped villas and absolutely would make available if we know prior to arrival. Having no indication of this need or request, and with a sold-out hotel, it was impossible for us to make...

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Views were truly amazing. I also found the value to be great, our room was two bedroom condo with a kitchen and patio with a stunning view of the water below and Whales Tail. Staff was very friendly. The food was ok, little pricey, not special or in any way remarkable. The rooms' cleanliness was ok but also left room...

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Merle W, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We take all our guest comments and work towards improving thse areas we can improve. We appreciate you taking the time to give us your comments.

Santa Ana, Costa Rica
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had reserved a two bedroom villa for two couples for three nights. We know this area of Costa Rica quite well having stayed at different properties in the past few years, but this was the first time at Villas Alturas. The accommodations are spacious, well equipped with full kitchen, and generally comfortable, if a little dated. The sea and...

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Thomas R, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments. We work hard to insure everyone's visit is the best it can be. We will take your suggestions to heart and work towards making the improvements.

san rafael
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This place has a bit of everything. The view near the pool is fantastic! While we were there our neighbors went fishing and the cooks cooked the fish up to their liking. It was amazing! The rooms are small and clean the grounds are beautiful. Villas have a full kitchen for about $150.00 US per night. The food is very...

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Thomas R, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and comments. Thank you for visiting us and we look forward to seeing you in the future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villas Alturas offers the perfect combination of peace and quiet, views, sun, beach and adventure. Situated in the Costa Ballena area, only 35 minutes south of Manuel Antonio, you can enjoy the cool beachy vibe of Dominical 15 min away, explore the Marino Ballena National Park in Uvita or sample the international cuisine offered in Ojochal. Villas Alturas offers a complimentary breakfast every morning and the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner every day. We will plan and book all of your tours as well as help you to connect with all of the local free adventures. Barbque grill, free parking, a/c bedrooms, great pool area with an incredible views! Our road was improved in December, 2013 very easily accessible. We can accommodate 30+ people for your parties, destination wedding or any other event. Time to breathe . . . Terms and Conditions ---------------------------------------------- AMEX is not accepted at this time Payment Policy: Rates include breakfast and daily maid service. Sheets are changed every third day. (Breakfast that is included in the rate for a One Bedroom Villa is for 2 people, Breakfast for a Two Bedroom Villa is for 4 people. ) Above rates INCLUDE 13% sales tax for the room only. A 10% service charge plus tax will be added to all restaurant and bar purchases. Management reserves the right to POSSIBLY withhold deposit per their discretion at time of reservation and is as follows: 50% of reservation is due at the time of booking. The remaining 50% is due at check out. The maximum guests in our villas is 2 per bedroom plus one additional if the villa contains a futon. Check-in time is 2:00pm. Check-out time is 10am. Early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability and may incur a charge. High season is December through April excluding holidays. Green season is May through November. Holiday rates apply December 20th through January 5th and require a 5 night minimum stay. Management declines all responsibility for valuables left in the villas. Cancellation Policy: There is no refund if cancellation is made 14 days or less prior to the reservation date. When cancellation notification is received between 15 and 30 days prior to the reservation, a $50 processing fee per room will be charged. Payment will be forfeited if guest(s) arrive after the specific date of reservation or depart prior to final day of reservation. All cancellations need to be sent via e-mail. A cancellation is not confirmed until you have received an email or fax confirmation from us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas Alturas

Address: Alturas de San Martin Norte, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range: $183 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villas Alturas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Villas Alturas Hotel Dominical
Villas Alturas Costa Rica/Dominical
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
#1 Family Hotel in Dominical
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Room 2 is the only 2 bdr 2 bath on property”
cayennev8, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“I loved my room. It was the lowest of the villas and had a single king size bed. Not sure the room number.”
  • Sunrise from my porch.
KirstenJ_13, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Villa #5 is at the bottom of a steep staircase from pool, not ideal of people with physical limitations.”
  • This toucan hung out in the tree next to out patio
  • This aricari was in the trees right next to our patio
  • This toucan hung out in the tree next to out patio
  • I could have sat at our patio and bird-watched all day.
  • Morning view from patio (I made a bouquet from the fallen blossoms!)
  • Sunrise through the jungle (view from our patio)
  • Flowers next to our patio
  • Sunrise over the mountains as seen from our patio
IguanaRock, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Villa 7 was a bit more removed from the pool and had amazing views from the porch.”
mikeswisher, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some villas have better views than others.”
802anickl, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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