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Villa Caletas

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 21 August 2013

We visited Costa Rica last year for our anniversary and booked Villa Caletas. This hotel is charming, romantic and very stylish! The staff was great and the accommodations were clean -- we had a suite with a jacuzzin on the balcony. Here's a tip: The villas are spread out and you cannot drive directly to your villa. Parking is minimal...

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

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your nice review. we are very happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay and we definitively will be waiting for you for your next visit !. Manager@villacaletas.com

Deerfield, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We just visited Villa Caletas last week for three nights. We have come to realize that this hotel was rated highly not because of its greatness, but because of the lack of nicer options in the Jaco area. Jaco is a very popular surf town, so there are a lot of hotels that accommodate surfers and not necessarily people looking...

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

Dear friend, thank you very much for your review, we are glad to know that you loved the hotel grounds, the swimming pool, our beach, the restaurant and the food. We feel sorry that you did not like you room. We try hard to please all of our guest and hope that you will give us another chance in the...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 August 2013

The setting is very beautiful and the views are spectacular. Very nice for relaxation and peace. However, the rooms are nothing out of the ordinary (I stayed at a "deluxe" room). The shower does not really correspond to a 4 star hotel. It seems that it was bought at a bad hardware store in the 80's. In addition, for a...

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

Dear Friend, thank you very much for tour review. We have paid closse attention to your comments and will check out what could have gone wrong with the shower head in your room. I would like to underline that even though it is true that Villa Caletas is known to be a very romantic and secluded hotel, our Concierge offers...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Let's get it straight: the location of this place is fantastic. But does that mean it's a great hotel? Far from it. You pay for your room but nothing, and I mean nothing, is included. Fair enough if they told you about it. But they don't. They name breakfast. Ok, you pay extra for it. But, they go so far...

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

Dear writer, (as i refuse to say Friends to reviewers like that ). Your very wierd story of being charge $ 70.00 for the use of the swimming pool is very nice but obviously and thanksfuly nobody will beleive it. Villa Caletas has a world known infinity pool looking over the Pacific Ocean, that is true, the use of the...

Reviewed 1 August 2013

Truly romantic hotel with the best views in the area. The hotel reminds me of an Italian retreat that has been swallowed by the jungle. The infinity pool is gorgeous and appears to meet the sky. Great service, they make you feel special. Highly recommend for romance.

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

Dear friends, thank you very much for your warm words. It is allways great to know that all our efforts have as a result the fact that our guests feel special. We do hope that you will visit us again soon. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

Evanston
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We wanted to spend our 40th Wedding Anniversary at a memorable place, where we could relax and enjoy good service and food. Villa Caletas was that and much, much more. Our own suite was exptremely private, which we had never had before. Beautiful view, wild birds, hot tub, and very speical towel animals on our bed every night made by...

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

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your words, We so happy to know that we participated in your dream wedding Anniversary. Moments like are for ever and we are proud to be part of them. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We stayed in Villa Caletas many times and absolutely loved it. It felt like we were staying in an enchanted castle, a resort far away from Earth, above everything....truly beautiful and relaxing.... We loved it so much that we have chosen this place for our Wedding, in April 2012. We had a magical wedding, and Miss Pilar was great help,...

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

Dear Friend, thank you very much for your comments. We hope to see you and your husband soon back with us for an anniversary !!. Pura Vida !!. manager@villacaletas.com

Washington DC
Reviewed 24 July 2013

This hotel was recommended to us by a travel agent. It has one of the most beautiful settings I have ever seen. You can see the sunset and water from your room. Ours had a 50 foot balcony with Jacuzzi. The staff are warm, professional, and the food is amazing. I would recommend this as a 5 star and worth...

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

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your warm words !! We are glad to know that our staff gave you the service you deserved and that we made in your Top 10 favorite hotels ever!!. Thank you again. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

Phoenix Arizona
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We were there with 2 grandchildren in July 2013. Having read previous reviews I had e-mailed the hotel management to keep us in an easily accessible villa. Problem # 1: This was completely ignored and we were given a remote villa (#15) which could only be accessed by climbing 108 steep stairs from where we had parked the car. Problem...

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

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your review. As i explained to another reviewer The Spiders you refereeing to are Nephila clavipes ( a species of Golden orb-web spider). As you might know, the hotel is working hard to respect nature around and is deeply involved in Sustainable Tourism. We try not to kill or use pesticide in the...

Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Amazing stay and beautiful views. The dusk ceremony with the music as the sun sets every evening is a bucket list experience. Great room, service, and attention. Next trip to CR, I will definately come back. If you want action though, then head down to the town of Jaco as this is for those who truly want to relax. The...

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

Dear friends, Thank you very much for your comments. Sunset at Villa Caletas is definitively part of experience with us. We hope to see soon back with us. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

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  • 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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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: $215 - $475 (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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