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New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Perfectly located near the north beach entrance, 3 minute walk by foot. Room was very nice and spacious, with great view overlooking the pool. Walking distance to market, and other restaurants and hotels which was great on our first night when we arrived. You don't need to rent a car or atv if you stay here since everything is walking...

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

I'm very happy that you had such a nice stay. I hope that I'm here next time you come to visit. Our staff had wonderful things to say about you. Until next time...

New York
Reviewed 25 January 2015

The Villa Tortuga is one of those places where you land and just feel comfortable and safe. David and his staff treat you like you're guest in their home. The atmosphere is friendly, chill and very service oriented. There is an adjacent spa and killer movie rentals which in this day of streaming feels very authentic and personal. There is...

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're so very glad that you came down to visit. Hope to see you again soon!

Abington, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Villa Tortuga is an amazing place to stay and David and his staff are very knowledgeable and helpful. They setup all of our daily excursions and call ahead to let the people know we where coming which made us very comfortable. The amenities at Villa Tortuga are top notch and the property is very beautiful! This was our second time...

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks for coming back to stay with us again. Hope to see you next year again!

Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 12 January 2015

David and his team at Villa Tortuga help make our stay enjoyable year after year. Centrally located a short walk away from the beach and restaurants of Nosara, makes it the perfect base for families and surfers alike. Having surfed most of North and Central America, Nosara is far and away the most consistent break I have found. Coming back...

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and hope to see you all again next November!

Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 10 January 2015

First, the property itself is gorgeous, clean and in absolute poll position for access to absolutely pristine beaches with perfect surf. But you will see plenty of rave reviews on that. I choose rather to focus on the Personnel that manage and run Villa Tortuga. You see, by the time I landed in Liberia I was sporting a fever, sore...

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Can't wait to have you back! Thanks for the review.

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Have been twice to Villa Tortuga - and planning on returning yearly until the unforeseen future! David and his staff are gracious and accommodating hosts! Wonderful apartments - clean and nicely appointed. Just a stone's throw from the beautiful beaches. As I said, we will be back!

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks Jay! November isn't that far away...

Annapolis, United States
Reviewed 9 January 2015

We stayed at the Villa Tortuga for a surf trip last November. The rooms were spacious and clean. The washer/dryer was also key to clean salty bathing suits and clothes filthy from ATV rides. The staff was extremely friendly: one of them brought in his father to cook up some mahi that we had caught the day before -- by...

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Next year I want to see an even bigger cookout at the rancho! Thanks for the review and we look forward to seeing you again.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 January 2015

December 2014 was my first experience staying at Villa Tortuga after 10 years of traveling to Playa Guiones/Nosara and all I can say is, "Wow...what an amazing place. One of the best experiences I've had in Nosara!" David and his staff are beyond friendly and attentive, the accommodations top notch with everything you need provided for and just minutes from...

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Mike, you are a beast. Thank you for the review and I really hope that we can get you down here again (maybe even a couple times a year now...)

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 29 November 2014

I've been to Nosara 3 times in the past 12 months. Each visit I've stayed at Villa Tortuga. Exceptional - no doubt. The accommodations are clean and comfortable. The price is right on. The staff is attentive and welcoming. Dave and his crew ensure that whatever you will need he can make happen. I've been there with friends and I've...

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Monkey-ish, Manager at Villa Tortuga, responded to this review

Jeff, so glad to have you back down once again. It was a pleasure to have you down two times in one year. Can we make it three? It's got to be really cold up there now... take care.

annie270
Reviewed 21 November 2014

We stayed in Casa Pelicano for a week recently and I can't wait to go back. David was a great host and the entire staff was very accommodating. The villas were dreamy with huge balconies and everything one could want in an apartment. They even have movies and books in the front office along with lessons and rentals. We were...

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Thank you for the review and I can't wait to have you back with us.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Here at Villa Tortuga we've attempted to create a vacation destination that feels just like home. We've taken all of the things that we've enjoyed from our own vacation experiences and combined them to form our dream vacation spot. Nestled near the sleepy town of Nosara, Playa Guiones is an ideal getaway for everyone. A three minute walk through the National Parklands gets you to a beautiful white sand beach with great surf and warm water. Our guests enjoy a relaxing environment where they can forget about the stress of daily life. Whether strolling along the sandy beaches, surfing, horseback riding through the jungle, or just lounging by the pool, we are immersed in one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Tortuga

Address: Mts S Of Gilded Iguana 100, Nosara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Price Range: $215 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Villa Tortuga Costa Rica/Nosara
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 of 5 bubbles Denisej99, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If traveling with friends, consider sharing a suite. Works out to be fairly economical.”
 of 5 bubbles zachalans, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had the top floor of one a villa on the road nearest the beach - quiet, well-appointed, with 3 bedrooms.”
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 of 5 bubbles DaysunP, 10 May 2015 | Read review
“There really are no bad rooms. Though we were near the entrance on the first floor, the room was quiet and other guests are very considerate.”
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