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Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Unforgettable! The grounds and property are pristine&immaculate. Our villa, #406, was spotless, gorgeous, comfortable & inviting. The beach is spectacular. The water temperature is perfect. The food&drink service wether at the beach, a pool, the restaurant or room service is flawless. The staff is 5 Star !!! Daniela, Cute boy at Beach Bar, Bryan & Siobhan are ALL professional, accommodating,...

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

Hi Angie Z.....we miss you too.....BRRRRRR.....Indiana.....so glad we're down here......thank you so much for the excellent review on your stay in one of our Buena Vista 3 Bedroom Villas.....the perfect choice for 6-10 guests....and thanks for the kind words on Brian....your personal concierge.....and the rest of our staff.....(can't believe you remembered all of those names!).....we loved having you with us...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed here as a family of four for 5 nights. They arranged transportation from San Jose airport which was great. We stayed in a bungalow with a beautiful view of the ocean. The accomodations were spacious enough for us. The kitchenette was sparse but suited us fine as we ate almost all our meals out. We only dined at...

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

Hi ineed2goaway........thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows.....so glad you enjoyed your time with us.....and thanks for all of your comments about Tulemar.....the restaurants....tours....and Ashley.....your personal concierge......happy to hear that you enjoyed the tamales on Christmas......we loved sharing the tradition with our guests......thanks again for taking the time to post the review and...

Alta Loma, California
Reviewed 3 January 2015

My husband and I did a joint vacation with my adult son, daughter, her husband and her two sons ages 4 and 6. It was an amazing experience. We did everything from a glorious day fishing where we brought our fish back to the restaurant and they prepared it for our dinner to a hike where we were surrounded by...

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

Hi gailsund......it was so much fun to have your whole family with us over the holidays in two Bungalows......a great choice for your group......plenty of room and privacy......and I agree......#113 has amazing views......(but all of the bungalows have great ocean views).......thanks for all of your comments on Tulemar and especially on Ashley....your personal concierge.....she's always doing something special for her...

Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Outstanding is the only word that describes our visit to Tulemar. The resort is immaculate, teeming with wildlife. You will wake up to the sounds of the rainforest every morning. Most villas and bungalows have a great view of the Pacific. The grounds are exceptionally maintained. Manual Antonio has many good restaurants, clean with great service and food. This resort...

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

Hi Kevin H.....thank you so much for the excellent review on your stay in Tulemar.......we're so glad that you enjoyed your time with us......and that you enjoyed Casa del Mar......your villa.....thanks for the kind words on Ashley.....your personal concierge.......she really is concerned about all of her guests and she wants to make sure they enjoy their stay.....from dining options (you...

Seattle, Washington, United States
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Our family of 4 spent a week at Tulemar over the Christmas Holidays. We had a wonderful time and highly recommend the resort, the location and the staff. Chris was our concierge and he did a fantastic job in arranging the activities for us before we arrived. We went river rafting, ziplining and canyoning. We also went into Manuel Antonio...

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

Hi Libby M...thank you so much for posting the review on your stay with us......glad to hear that your trip ended well.....just like you......I also feel the Tulemar Beach is magical.....warm waters, sandy beach, shady palms, lots of wildlife.....beach bar/grill.....just what you would expect a tropical beach to be.....I love my time there.....and thanks for your comments on Chris.....your personal...

Antequera
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Six of us stayed in this idyllic & perfectly beautiful house for a week. The house is so well designed that you have a constant breeze and there is no need for A/C even at night. The views are totally amazing and there are many balconies and spaces from which to admire the sea, the wildlife and the gorgeous plants...

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

Hi Lulu-Anterquera.....wow.....thanks for the wonderful review of your stay in Casa de Frutas in Tulemar.....one of our premier, private villas.......the amazing, panoramic ocean views.....the design.....the ambiance.....the service......the simple luxury.....all combine to make this one of our most popular private villas....(it's booked solid until May 1st).......the villa is designed for flow thru ventilation so that you can enjoy the breezes and...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 January 2015

We had a great vacation at Tulemar. The 3 bedroom bungalow/casa was amazing. The cost of dining in and around the area are expensive, so it is recommended that you plan to cook some meals in the homes depending on your budget. Brian and Ashley both helped out and did a wonderful job. Brian was our primary concierge, and did...

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

Hi jake m.....thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Buena Vista 3 Bedroom Premium Villas.......and your comments on the wildlife and our personal concierges.....Ashley and Brian......definitely two of our Tulemar Stars......they work hard to make sure you have a great stay......the 3 Bedroom Premium Villas are great for one large family or two smaller ones.....lots...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 December 2014

My husband and I just returned from staying at Villa Mot Mot Hideaway at the beautiful Tulemar Resort. All of the reviews I read prior to our stay are very accurate; the private beach beautiful, staff warm and wonderful, property is lush with wildlife all around. During our week stay we saw many sloths, and 3 types of monkeys, just...

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

Hi Cheryl K.....thank you so much for the review on Mot Mot Hideaway and Tulemar......now you know why the "Hideaway" is so popular......king bed....secluded location.....wildlife visits.....ocean views....and a huge deck complete with outdoor living/dining/kitchen.......pleas the services of Team Diego....as your personal concierges.....plus all the amenities of Tulemar.....thank you so much for booking with us at tulemar.com.....the only website that you...

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 29 December 2014

I stayed in a two-bedroom bungalow (Casa del Mar). The two bedrooms are located downstairs with a 1/2 bathroom upstairs. Great kitchen. Lovely setting and a perfect location for a family or two couples. Monkeys would come and set on the deck and peep in the windows. Ashley, the concierge, arranged everything, discussed the options well and checked in every...

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

Hi Travelgal031.....thanks for the excellent review on your stay in Casa del Mar in Tulemar.......one of our popular two bedroom villas......and thanks for the comments on Ashley......your personal concierge......(and one of our Tulemar Stars).....she really works hard to make sure all of her guests have a great stay......including dining options.....from local hangouts......or a private chef for a special meal......or pizza...

Reviewed 28 December 2014

First, the service and people err so nice, helpful, and accommodating! They helped setup everything we needed and made the overall stay even more relaxing. We felt we could rely on them for any answer or request. We caught some fish and they made special arrangements for us to take it home with us. I can't speak highly enough of...

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Hi Angbennett24.....thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows.......we really enjoyed your family.......and were happy to provide the information and materials for taking your fish back with you......Ashley.....your personal concierge......really does make things easy for you......helping with all the details....or just a friend to answer your questions......and yes....Tulemar's location is perfect......from the hilltop to...

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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: $397 - $1,322 (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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