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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

My family of 5 (my husband and I and 3 kids ages 4,8, and 10) just returned from an amazing stay at Tulemar villas. The accommodations were beautiful, spacious, and spotless. Comfortable and luxurious but still in the middle of nature. We woke one morning with white-faced monkeys on our balcony! The housekeeping that came daily did a great job-...

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

Hi Naomi L.....thank you so much for the great review on your stay with us in Tulemar......we enjoyed having your family in one of our villas......and thanks for the kind words on our Tulemar Stars.....the concierge team of Miguel and Orlando plus David at the beach.....all there to make your trip easy.....and I loved your comment about "no chain resort"......you...

Atlanta Ga
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Our family of four with a 12 and 14 year old daughter spent the last week of July at Tulemar. We spent 3 nights in Bungalow 113 and 4 nights in the Armadillo villa which I think was 412. Both were incredible places to stay. The bungalow is incredibly efficient. Near the pool and buena vista restaurant and has incredible...

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

Hi MartinsGA......thank you so much for the amazing review......it really means a lot coming from someone who travels so often.....(vacation and work).....and appreciates the little things that we do to make your stay exactly what you are looking for.....our location gives us the panoramic ocean views.....our 33 acres of jungle gives the wildlife so much room to roam around us.....our...

NJ
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Just returned from 8 days at Tulemar Bungalows and Villas with my husband, 19 year old daughter and her friend. What an amazing experience we had at Tulemar! After reading many wonderful reviews on Trip Advisor we selected Tulemar. Each and every review is on target. After a 3 hour ride from San Jose airport in a private car arranged...

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

Hi busymomNJ....wow....what a wonderful review on your stay in Casa de las Flores in Tulemar.....thank you so much......I can't believe you remembered everyone's name and the restaurants too......first.....thanks for the kind words on our staff.....from Julien who booked your stay and handled your on line concierge services....before you even arrived.....he really does know the best local tour guides and activities...

Reviewed 3 August 2015

We stayed in a Tulemar Bungalow for 5 nights. The staff at Tulemar is great and Miguel is very helpful. He will provide you information on anything you need in the area and is available 24 hrs. David at the beach is awesome! I can't believe he remembered us from the first time we walked down there. The restaurant on...

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

Hi Clay R....thank you so much for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows...congratulations and happy to have you with us for your Honeymoon.......thanks for your comments on David at the Tulemar beach.....he has been with us for a long time now and is loved by everyone.....friendly, calm, cool and on top of things.....exactly what...

Clovis, California
Reviewed 3 August 2015

They exceed in all aspects: the lodging, the staff, the location, etc. I had the pleasure of staying at Casa de Frutas and it was the most luxurious home I have ever stayed in. It is spacious, beautifully decorated and offers lovely scenic views of the ocean. My friends and I were very content and comfortable there. A positive and...

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

Hi AinApril.....your group was so much fun.....thanks for staying with us in Casa de Frutas.....one of our premier, private villas......Casa de Frutas was the right choice for you......luxury/design/ambiance/service/amazing ocean views/private pool.....and did I mention Mauricio....your Super Star private concierge......and the rest of the staff at Casa de Frutas too.....to handle all of the details.....from transportation to Tulemar.....to your activities and...

Decatur, Texas
Reviewed 2 August 2015

My husband, myself and our 17 year old son stayed in a one bedroom select villa. Upon arrival Stephanie was amazing and helped us get checked in and ensured we got to our room ok. The property is very big and can be confusing with the different twists and turns to each of the villas. It was wonderful that on...

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

Hi Winelover1967......thank you so much for the great review.....happy to hear that you enjoyed the one bedroom villa.....and yes....the one you stayed in is at the TOP of the stairs.....quite a climb.....but as you mentioned....the views are worth it......(there are many properties lower and on street level too).......thanks for the kind words on our staff and for all the photos...

San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I stayed in a Tulemar bungalow with my husband and 2 teens, which we rented from Green Coast Rentals. You can also rent directly from Tulemar/Buena Vista. We wanted a nice hotel where we could walk to the beach and be close to Manuel Antonio Park, which is why we chose Tulemar over some of the other upscale hotels in...

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

Thanks for the nice review. Tulemar Dave

Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

This is our second trip to Tulemar. Our first time staying in the bungalows. The bungalow was very cozy with a great large deck. Our views off the deck were amazing. We loved our close encounters with the white faced monkeys, the sloth In the tree off our deck! We can't say enough about your staff. They were always cheerful...

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

Hi JackieBils.......thanks for the review......we loved having you with us.....glad you enjoyed the bungalow and the wildlife sightings from your balcony.......with 33 acres to roam.....Tulemar really does have a lot of wildlife to observe.....all three types of monkeys.....both types of sloths.....exotic birds and reptiles.....it's like living in the jungle.....because it is.....lol......thanks for the kind words on Mauricio.....your personal concierge.....and one...

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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Once again Tulemar Bungalows and Villas has made our time in Costa Rica memorable for a much needed vacation. Mauricio our concierge made sure all our needs were met from the point of booking to the final adios!! Mauricio and his staff at Tulemar are very savvy about the best restaurants in the area and have no problem navigating us...

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

Welcome back and thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows.....I think this was your 4th or 5th visit.....which says so much.....thanks for your kind words on Mauricio as well.....our Tulemar Super Star Concierge......he really does know the best local guides, tours and dining options.....and is famous for the little special touches that make...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and will definitely return to Tulemar! We were in Villa Mot Mot and experienced so many visitors right on our deck (monkeys, more monkeys, a sloth, birds etc). The sunsets were amazing. The staff is fantastic and everyone really wants to help . Jonathan and Al were great as our on site...

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

Hi Saleena D.....now you know why Villa Mot Mot is one of our most popular one bedroom villas......the huge balcony with amazing ocean/sunset views......the quiet/secluded location......and so many wildlife visits.....it's like living in the jungle.....lol....well....I guess all of our bungalows and villas are in the jungle.....we are so fortunate to have so much wildlife in Tulemar......thanks for your comments on...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Microwave
  • 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: £168 - £556 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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