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Villa Buena Onda

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

The staff at Villa Buena Onda were fantastic and the views were even better. It was perfect for a honeymoon- quite, safe, secluded, romantic, and intimate with only 8 rooms with other guests. The food and drink was wonderful with a wide variety of options. The included beach shuttle made it easy to get around and was flexible with timing....

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Looking back on our amazing trip to Costa Rica, the VBO really stood out as the shining star of our trip. The venue feels like the perfect hybrid between an up-scale boutique hotel and a vacation rental with full staff! The grounds, rooms, pool and bar areas, etc are all well appointed and impeccably maintained, however, the real standout is...

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Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 27 July 2016

After a weeklong vacation/honeymoon in Costa Rica and staying at Villa Buena Onda, I simply cannot say enough good things about our experience. First and foremost, the service is second to none. Shelley was welcoming, always there to help, always smiling, and truly has a passion for creating special moments for guests at the Villa. In addition, the service staff...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 25 July 2016

So I and my husband, in our 30's, spent 5 days at the Villa Buena and we had the best time ever. The service, room and food were all excellent as well as the peace and tranquility of the location. We had just spent 3 days in the volcano area so coming to the Guanacaste area would be our wind...

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Chesterfield, South Carolina
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was the second hotel my husband and I stayed at while in Costa Rica, and we absolutely adored this place! From the minute we arrived, Shelly welcomed us and we felt as if we were at a "home away from home." We felt so welcomed and truly cared for the entire time. The food was amazing. Anything that we...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My fiancé and I stayed at Villa Buena Onda and we could not have been more impressed! From the location, to the atmosphere, food, and service - everything was top notch. More importantly, the staff treated us like family. We'll definitely be back!

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1Thank surf12016
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Where do I begin? Villa Buena Onda is absolute paradise or "pura vida" (pure life) as the Costa Rican saying goes! The accomodations, service, scenery, food and drinks are worth every single dime. Shelley, Jennifer, Sergio, Carlos and all of the staff there go out of their way to make the villa not only your home away from home but...

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Bonita, CA
Reviewed 28 June 2016

From the time we arrived June 8 until the time we left, 2 weeks later - we enjoyed every single bit of Villa Bueno Onda!! This vacation was so relaxing.. I came home in the Pura Vida ether, mostly because of our stay at VBO. The best offering of this place is that it is small with only 8 rooms,...

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Villa Buena Onda for 7 days in the middle of our 14 day vacation in Costa Rica and it was definitely the highlight of our trip. Our room on the second floor was amazing with lots of space, a great view and a very comfortable bed. We really liked the depth of the...

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Newburgh, New York
Reviewed 9 June 2016

My wife took us here for our 2nd Wedding Anniversary and it was SPECTACULAR!!! We arranged for transport to the resort from the airport (25 minutes) and from the moment we arrived on property (being greeted with a freshly juiced fruit drink from the Welcoming Staff), to surprising my wife with the Master Suite (she thought we were getting a...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury, boutique hotel overlooking the Pacific ocean. Located just 20 mins from the Liberia International airport. Service includes three a la carte meals served daily. Nearby half a dozen beaches, fishing spots, surf breaks and under an hour from the Rincon de La Vieja (hot springs, mud pits) National Park. Fine decor, two-tier swimming pool with a swim-up bar and stunning ocean views make this a special place to visit. Fantastic food and exceptional service can be expected. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Buena Onda

Address: From the Ancor Sculpture 200 Meters East and 700 Meters South, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playas del Coco
Price Range: $470 - $1,207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Buena Onda 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Villa Buena Onda Hotel Playas Del Coco
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“We had the garden view room (very quiet) but all other rooms have an ocean view”
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“Pool or Ocean view”
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“all the rooms are delightful”
859bethh, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room was probably the worst for views. Make sure to choose something on second floor for best view.”
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“Bottom floor is the best...we were on a end unit that our patio door opened up and went directly to the pool/dining/bar area.”
  • Just off the edge of our patio
jimrF4996RZ, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
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