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Gaia Hotel & Reserve

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

What makes Gaia special are the people who work there, from the front desk/concierge guys, who were helpful with any request and question, to the dining room staff who remembered our names and even our coffee preferences (thanks, Manfred!). The rooms are lovely, and there's...More

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Response from Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & ReserveResponded 11 February 2016

Interesting review. We are indeed located outside the main "drag" and that is what makes Gaia unique. Located on 15 acres of pristine natural wildlife with our own private nature reserve, we set ourselves apart from other resorts. Thank you for your comments. And thank...More

Reviewed 10 February 2016

Our deluxe suite was heavenly, with views for miles. The cheerful staff were gracious from the start and made our stay seem effortless. Scarlet Macaws, breeding at Gaia's private reserve, greeted us each day. It was such a relaxing setting that we mainly recharged in...More

Thank nyclassyone
Response from Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & ReserveResponded 11 February 2016

Thanking our recent guests for their most wonderful review. We appreciate your very kind words and for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. We look forward to seeing you again and perhaps you will give us 5 stars.

Reviewed 9 February 2016

Very comfortable resort close to the entrance to Manuel Antonio National Park. Excellent service. High quality tasty food in the restaurant perched looking out over the rainforest towards the ocean. Three levels of pools with waterfalls and pool bar. We stayed in a loft room...More

Thank Wayne P
Response from Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & ReserveResponded 11 February 2016

Thank you for your wonderful comments and for giving us a 5 star review. Indeed, we are all about nature with our own vast nature reserve with complimentary tours for our guests every day. Perched high atop Gaia Mountain, the views of the Pacific Ocean...More

Reviewed 5 February 2016

My fiance and I stayed here for a couple days before going down to Mal Pais. Let me tell you, this place is awesome! We were expecting nice, but this place exceeded all of our expectations. The staff were exceptionally nice, accommodating and so friendly!...More

Thank Kellie S
Response from Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & ReserveResponded 11 February 2016

And Thank You for choosing us to celebrate your special holiday! We loved having you on our property and so thrilled we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for your wonderful story on this TripAdvisor forum.

Reviewed 5 February 2016

I was amazed by this hotel. I travel a lot and from the first moment I entered the hotel the service was outstanding. My jungle view suite was huge and the bed was very comfortable. The food in the hotel and the view was great....More

Thank Gopa M
Response from Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & ReserveResponded 11 February 2016

We are also very glad you picked us. We know there are a number of hotels in the Manuel Antonio area but you chose Gaia.......the Adults only 5 Star Resort Without the Attitude...... Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum.

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$225 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#1 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$225 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#1 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Hufflepuff33
8 March 2018|
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Response from T L | Reviewed this property |
The entire property is on a hillside overlooking the sea: every room has amazing views. The best view is from restaurant overlooking ocean or from the pool with drink in your hand doing same
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Essaouira
5 February 2018|
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Response from kfish59 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a studio that was not the Jungle View studio that is offered. The studio's are lower down the property so the view of the ocean was really limited. The patio was one continuous patio for a bank of about 4... More
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lekili150
1 January 2018|
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Response from Stephie626 | Reviewed this property |
Hi— Fly into San Jose, and arrange a driver with Gaia. The roads are rough and it’s much more pleasant than trying to drive yourself.
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"Rooftop Terrace Views are private for you only!"
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"Great views"
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"Jungle view studio bathrooms are more private but studio is brighter and has better view/outdoor sitting area"
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"Roof top view with room was awesome!"
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