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Villa Caletas

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Phenomenal historic property. Beautiful, open-air SPA facilities on a cliff overlooking the Bay, Pacific side. Comprehensive services available. Very expert and professionally performed spa treatments of all types. The best Lava Rock massage ever, anywhere! Wonderful!

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1Thank marcia700
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is crazy beautiful. My boyfriend surprised me with this place as the last hotel of our trip to Costa Rica. Everything about this place is beautiful. The infinity pools are amazing and the view is just spectacular. We stayed in Zephyr palace and the rooms are gorgeous. The food is fantastic as well.

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Montgomery, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We came to watch the sunset and to eat a light dinner. We had fantastic drinks and appetizers. The Sunset was beautiful. The drive to the top of the hill is an experience in itself, borderline to scary. The view is incredible. Walking trough the gardens gives you an tropical feeling. Entering into the bar and the incredible million dollar...

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2Thank Stinalr
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this place. We had a room in the corner by the front desk. It had a terrace where the animals - monkeys, coatimundi, screaming parrots. The hotel is small and scatter atop a ridge over the Pacific. Sunset watching is a sport. The ocean is beautiful but the beach is not. It's a great place to explore and...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your wonderful words !! As you were able to experience, we not only offer a place to unwind and cut from the city stress but also an easy way to see wild life right here in the surrounding nature. We hope you will visit us gain soon. Pura Vida !! manager@villacaletas.com

Fonthill, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently my girlfriend and I spent our anniversary just as day visitors to this place. We had a couples massage, laid around their amazing infinity pool for the afternoon. And then had cocktails at their amphitheatre restaurant, and then enjoyed an incredible meal. I can't say enough good things about this place. The massage, the drinks, and the food, the...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your very nice review !! All our staff is thrilled to know that you had such a great time with us and you were able to bring back home such great memories !! We are looking forward to your next visit. Pura Vida !!! manager@villacaletas.com

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous experience to view sunset. High on a mtn. overlooking the ocean and bay. Small ampitheater for sunset viewing. No fee and drinks are reasonable. Spectacular view at sunset. Ideal for drinks and you cna stay for dinner. Wonderful hotel to consider staying as well.

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts over the hotel, our restaurant and the service you received wile with us. We hope you will visit us again soon. Have a wonderful day. manager@villlacaletas.com

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at this spectacular property. The drive in from the highway is a great approach, setting the mood for the out-of-the-way location. It's true that some of the staff could be more thoroughly trained, but overall the level of service is adequate, if not very good. Some people may notice a difference compared to other resorts,...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your review. We have paid close attention to all your constructive comments, and have shared them with every department involved. We strive to give the very best to each and every of our guests and will work harder so hopefully you will be able to experience it during your next visit. We thank...

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an excellent stay here at Villa Caletas. The hotel oozes luxury! Check in was easy and the staff was nice. The room was spacious with a gorgeous view overlooking the jungle and sea. Look for scarlet macaws outside your room as I saw lots flying around from my porch and they were so pretty!! The infinity pool is...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your wonderful review !! We all are glad to know that not only you enjoyed your stay but also all the wild life we are sharing the land with !! We hope to see you soon back with us . Have a wonderful day !! manager@villacaletas.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful colonial style hotel Huge property , sweeping ocean views Private beach ( rocky but great for lounging ) Had internet issues in my room that was promptly fixed to give me 20-30 mbs down Not too far from Jaco so we surfed and had dinner there Very attentive staff !!

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Thank you so much for your very review !! We did have a guest called "Goldfinger" on our list !! : ) All our staff is pleased to know that you had such a great time with us and that you received the service you deserved. We are looking forward to your next visit. !! manager@007villacaletas.com

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the setting and location of this property are incredible. Perched high above the ocean, the surroundings are breathtaking and the sunsets should not be missed. Second, many of the staff are wonderful, welcoming and accommodating. Third, some of the food was exceptional. Unfortunately, we encountered significant problems at this hotel that should cause any respectable manager to flunk a...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your review. We have paid close attention to all your constructive comments, and have shared them with every department involved. We strive to give the very best to each and every of our guests and will work harder so hopefully you will be able to experience it during your next visit. Once again...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Caletas, a luxury romantic boutique hotel inspired by tropical Victorian architecture with a touch of neo-classical influence shining like a jewel among resorts, prized not only for its location, design and décor, but also for its outstanding facilities and first class service. Villa Caletas expresses a truly unique combination of mountain and seaside resort. Nestled 1150 feet above the Pacific Ocean, this unique hotel overlooks the Nicoya Gulf to the crescent beaches of Jaco, Herradura offering spectacular 360-degree panoramic views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Caletas

Address: 2 km after Punta Leona | Herradura, Jaco 12358-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $204 - $534 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Caletas 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Villa Caletas Hotel Jaco
Caletas Hotel Herradura
Villa Caletas Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
#2 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
#2 Family Hotel in Jaco
#2 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#2 Romantic Hotel in Jaco
#4 Business Hotel in Jaco
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“Lobby side looks out at jungle above winding road. Ocean side looks to jungle to sea”
 of 5 bubbles bethw197, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for West facing/water views”
 of 5 bubbles not-a-redshirt, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay in Zephyr Palace! The Egypt room is breath taking! Go to the Amphitheatre at sunset, unbelievable views!”
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“Be sure to reserve a private villa with a view - it is worth it.”
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“Rooms facing ocean are superb. Villas offer amazing views, privacy and ambiance.”
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