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Picton
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

We had an amazing time at Nido de Gansos – we’d thought that two weeks would be long enough, but would gladly have stayed for a third. The architecture of the building is beautiful, and there were a large number of small, thoughtful touches - fresh cut flowers, a selection of pool toys, and our son loved the books on... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi RyanJ.....two weeks at Nido de Gansos....what a luxury......thank you so much for posting this review......we often have people ask "is a week too long?".....absolutely not.....there are just so many fun things to do in the area.....from the national park...to the zip lines....white water rafting.....jet skis.....canyoning......so many fun little restaurants and bars.....so much to see just in Tulemar.....like the wildlife... More 

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Reviewed 24 March 2015

Great! Both concierges are nice. And there is a great restaurant only 10 minutes by car. The beach is good but the sand is the color of ash. Those are the thoughts of my 8 year old son who likes this place so much that we begged me to give it a 5 star review before we even left! This... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi hollylock....thank you and your son for the excellent review on your stay in Tulemar......so happy to hear that you are enjoying your time with us.....it's important to hear the views of all of our guests....even the young ones.....we want everyone to have a great visit......I hope you are seeing lots of wildlife in Tulemar.....just yesterday....we had a young sloth... More 

Sugar Land, Texas
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We had consulted TripAdvisor to find a place to stay on our first Costa Rican trip. We found Tulemar Bungelows as highly rated, and were not disappointed. The views from the room are breathtaking, and proximity to the infinity pool and restaurant/bar was a plus. You have to be part billy-goat to walk down the steep hills the beach (and... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi SL Tex....thanks for the excellent review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows....and on Chris....your personal concierge and one of our Tulemar Super Stars......we enjoyed having you with us.....yes...it can be quite a hike from the beach back up to the top of the hill.....I try to do it a couple of times each week for the... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2015

It is breathtaking! The place is amazing! The animals and wild life come to your door step. But the most amazing part is the staff. They are there for you 24/7. Just dial 0! My new Tshirt! love love love this place!

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Elena W....thank you so much.....it sounds like you are still here with us.....we love that.....and it is only going to get better.....the views.....the wildlife.....the Tulemar Beach.....the hiking trails....the pools....and of course our great team to take care of your needs.....thanks for the review and drop by to say "hi"! Tulemar Dave More 

Boston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We stayed at Tulemar at the end of February this year and would like to share our opinion so that you can also make this choice! The grounds, private beach, trails and swimming pool areas are all excellent. We used to walk down to the beach each day via the North or South trail and each morning we would see... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Carole A....thank you so much for the excellent and detailed review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows......and thanks for your comments on Ashley.....your personal concierge.....we're so happy that you enjoyed your stay and we'd love to have you back again......thanks for booking with us at tulemar.com! Tulemar Dave More 

Orlando, Florida
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39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

After visiting Quepos Costa Rica I now understand the true meaning o Pura Vida. My husband and I went to celebrate our 26 wedding anniversary in late January, we have traveled all over the caribbean and I honestly have to say that our stay in Quepos, at Casa Panarama was the best location and vacation yet! So much so that... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Vchiggins......thank you so much for the excellent review on your stay in Casa Panorama .....so glad that you chose Tulemar for your 26th anniversary......I really appreciate your comments on Kimberly......it really goes to show....that even though the suite is wonderful....the ocean views amazing.....our Tulemar Beach a tropical paradise.....the wildlife abundant.....it was the personal contact and assistance and friendship with... More 

Aurora, Colorado
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49 reviews
40 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Tulemar/Buena Vista is just a wonderful place all around. The moment we walked into our bungalow and looked out at the sun setting on the Pacific Ocean, I could have given this property 5 stars (circles). However, it only got better from there. Here is a quick rundown of what we experienced: Service - The service is exceptional. It is... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Brian S....what a wonderful review.....thank you so much for all the comments and tips.....this really helps those that are looking for the right place to stay......we're so glad you enjoyed your time with us.....from the Bungalow....to the service.....the beach....the wildlife.....and our location......thanks for booking with us at tulemar.com and we hope to have you back again soon! Tulemar Dave More 

Burlington, Vermont
1 review
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

We are a family of 4 who recently visited Manuel Antonio/Tulemar and had an amazing time. Our travel decisions were driven by our two children, 2 and 5. We needed a location and accommodations that would cater to the children but also to my husband and I who were in need of some R&R. We decided on Manuel Antonio because... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi carla c....thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows.....we loved having you with us.....the bungalows really are good for a small family like yours.....separate bedroom with two queen beds.......living/dining/small kitchenette and a trundle bed......windows all around......tropical/jungle/rustic decor.....surrounded by jungle....with amazing ocean views.....kind of like a tree house....with AC......thanks for your comments on Ashley.....your... More 

Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2015

My family and I had an absolutely amazing time. We were greeted by Andres, who gave us a tour of the resort. Andres made our visit amazing. He suggested where to go, we could text him night or day, he made our vacation fantastic. Our villa was beautiful, it had an amzing open concept upper floor, with a balcony that... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Jacob L.....thanks for the excellent review of your stay in one of our Two Bedroom Premium Villas......happy to hear that you had a great visit.....the Two Bedroom Villas are very special....2 bedrooms....2.5 baths....with indoor/outdoor showers......2 floors.....living/dining/full kitchen....large balcony with jacuzzi and ocean views....lots of room for everyone......and thanks for your comments on Andres.....your personal concierge......always there to make sure... More 

Bronx, New York
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2015

This hotel was absolutely perfect. I booked very last minute and I had to deal with moving around to different rooms on different nights because of availability. The staff made this process suuuuper easy for me. No hassles, no delays. All my belongings were moved neatly ( of course I packed it all) and all I had to do was... More 

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TulemarDave, General Manager at Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, responded to this review

Hi Mariafb3......thanks for the wonderful review on your stay in Tulemar.....I'm so happy we were able to accommodate you at the last minute.....even though we had to move you, it went smoothly.....thanks for the kind words on Ashley....your personal concierge and one of our Tulemar Super Stars......she really works hard to make sure all of her guests have a great... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tulemar is the premier resort development in Manuel Antonio. Gated and secure, the 33 acre jungle resort is perched on the hillside overlooking the Pacific, but continues down all the way to our own beach. It includes the Tulemar Bungalows and our special and unique villas such as Villa Mot Mot, Casa Panorama, Casa de Frutas, Casa Las Nubes, Villa Kiskadee and the new Tulemar Bamboo Villas just for couples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

Address: Tulemar Gardens, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $354 - $1,011 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Tulemar Bungalows And Villas
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Tulemar Hotel
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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