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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent one day and had a perfect stay there! The service and people are frendly and very helpful! Very nice room - don't miss the restaurant in which the food is just excellent... The location and view are fantastic and surrounded by beautiful animals! Hope we will comeback again!

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing us for your short stay in Manuel Antonio. Please come back and stay longer as we have so many more wonderful things to show you and share with you. Thank you for sharing your experience on this TripAdvisor forum.

The Black Hills, South Dakota
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have never written a review for any hotel we have ever stayed at. I will now compare every lodging we stay at to Gaia and I am afraid they will all fail in comparison. It is a stunning hotel with incredible views of the ocean. The view is front and center when you are eating at the restaurant, lounging...

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful 5 star review. Management and staff loved having you on our property and we cannot wait for you to return to us. As you mentioned, our service is top notch and if we don't have that.....we have nothing. Thank you for your kind recognition of our staff and thank you for sharing...

Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have traveled the world and never had more attentive service. My husband and I stumbled on Gaia after being dissatisfied with the hotel where we had reservations. We were welcomed, however last minute, as if we'd had reservations all along. The rooms, showers, soaps, shampoos, lotion, towels, robes, were all fabulous! Our room itself felt like a spa and...

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guests for such a wonderful 5 star review. We are thrilled we were able to accommodate you at the last minute. And you are so correct......whichever room category one chooses.....they all have the same beds, linens, towels, soaps and other amenities. And each guest room comes with it's own private concierge.......A person to take care of your...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel was our last stop on a 2 week tour of Costa Rica and we definitely saved the best till last. From the moment we arrived we were treated like royalty and made to feel very welcome. The room we stayed in was perfect, clean and the little touches e.g turn down before bed were really thoughtful. I know...

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

And we miss you already! We do in fact hope you come back to us. It appears all went very well and we thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with other readers on this TripAdvisor forum.

Aiken, South Carolina
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was my first time to Costa Rica and I chose this resort based solely on Trip Advisor reviews. Our wonderful experience began shortly after booking when we received a very informative email which included details such as a menu to the La Luna restaurant, suggested activities and the Terra Spa menu. I found this particularly helpful so that we...

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Simply put.......such a wonderful review by some very special guests. Thank you for all of your kind words and for taking your personal time to provide other readers on this TripAdvisor forum a through and informative account of your stay with us. We truly hope to see you again and continue the magic we started together.

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I would give the Gaia 10 stars if I could. The staff is AMAZING. They truly went above and beyond to make sure my boyfriend and I were comfortable and had everything we needed to make sure our stay was perfect. They had tropical drinks and cold towels waiting for us, to keep us cool while we checked in. They...

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Wow....hands down you had a wonderful experience staying at Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Your review humbles us and we are grateful for your very kind words. We look forward to hosting you again and hope to see your family and friends in the very near future. Thanks you for expressing such wonderful words on this TripAdvisor forum.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The excitement starts when you arrive at the gate house. You park your car and you are whisked by golf cart up a steep path to the main hotel. Reception is on the top floor and leads out into the huge open sided bar and restaurant area. What a stupendous view out over the forest to the ocean - particularly...

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Indeed.......very good point. Book direct with us for some very special rates and amenities. We are so happy your stay with us was magical..!! We strive to create magic here at Gaia and we truly hope to teach our guests new ways to dream. Thank you for sharing your magical experience with other readers on this TripAdvisor forum.

New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to find a place where we could relax, enjoy nature and have some luxury. The Gaia delivered everything and exceeded our expectations. Hotel and grounds are absolutely amazing and well kept. The staff is attentive, people are very friendly.. One of their employees, Robert, went out of his way to personally show us good local restaurants in near...

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your personal time to share with others your experience here at Gaia Hotel & Reserve. And we are thrilled our service exceeded your expectations. That is always a welcome comment to hear. Please come back and see us.......we love showing our guests new ways to dream.......

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for my friends 40th birthday and were looking for the perfect balance of relaxation, customer care, luxury and realness. From the first moment of how kind and accommodating the staff was to the last of making sure at all times we had everything we needed, we had a great stay. 100% would come again. La Luna had some...

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We are thrilled your experienced our 5 star service during your recent visit. Nothing short of a wonderful time is guaranteed to our guests. Thank you for choosing us for your special occasion and please come back and see us.

Coto de Caza, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Distinctive customer service with fantastic vibes. We are on our fourth day of a 6 day stay and we can not be more impressed with the owner's generosity. He and his staff will bend over backwards to make sure that you have a 5 star experience. It amazes me that a 22 room hotel has such an abundant staff and...

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We love that you have not even left our property and you have written such a wonderful 5 star review. Thanking you profusely for all your kind words and thank you for sharing these with other readers on this TripAdvisor forum.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gaia Hotel, Manuel Antonio's only 5-star resort and dining. Bask in our infinity-edge pools, dash Aveda bath salts into your Jacuzzi and relax enjoying the jungle and ocean views. Rooms feature A/C, cable, flat screen TVs, portable phones, home entertainment units, internet connectivity, coffee-maker, mini-bar, safety box, hairdryer, 24/7 room service and full spa services. Your personal valet sees to your needs, and our Nature Guide hosts an exclusive tour of our 12-acre Nature Reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gaia Hotel & Reserve

Address: Km 2.7 Carretera Quepos a Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: £177 - £711 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gaia Hotel & Reserve 4.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Gaia Hotel And Reserve
Gaia Hotel & Reserve Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#1 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#1 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“The higher the better.”
 of 5 bubbles colin49uk, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are excellent.”
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“The most affordable was the garden rm. No private outdoor space but the pool was steps away with several secluded sitting areas”
 of 5 bubbles pat947, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The 2 floor rooms with private pool are very nice indeed.”
 of 5 bubbles ianrossmanchester, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Villa Rooms are luxurious with own rooftop area”
 of 5 bubbles katieljtaylor, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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