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Waterfall Villas

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Boutique Balinese style Eco-retreat with private waterfalls, just a few minutes to the beach. Accommodations are 6 luxurious Balinese tropical style suites housed in 3 villas, balconies facing the Waterfalls, some with Jacuzzi and AC. Specializing in Detox programs, Yoga retreats, Spa services, and organic Vegan meal services. The Waterfall Villas offers a romantic setting for Honeymoon packages, Waterfall destination Weddings, gourmet Raw foods / Vegan packages and Spa Detox packages. The property is a Romantic Wellness Retreat in the exotic jungle of Costa Rica where the energy of our very own private Waterfalls will resonate into your body, mind and soul with healing and rejuvenation.
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Free parking
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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My partner and I spent 6 days (5 nights) at Fateh's beautiful hotel. It is indeed a haven of peace. The rooms are clean, beautifully decorated (one can feel the love and passion Fateh has for this place), spacious and comfortable. The staff is friendly and attentive. We were
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I can't say enough about how wonderful my week was at Waterfall Villas! The experience was transformative, relaxing and energizing all at the same time. When I arrived back at home, I told my husband, daughter and friends that I have never gone on a vacation that has impacted
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My husband and I decided to take this trip to celebrate my 45th birthday. I was attracted to this place because I wanted to detox a bit. I don’t eat dairy, so vegan is always a safe bet for me. We paid $400 to have transportation to and from the airport. When we arrived, we had
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We booked a romantic package and were shocked about conditions and lack of staff. The other room in the building was separated only by a curtain on the balcony. This was not only privacy issue, but security. We found that the widows in our room did not lock, nor did the
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Response from waterfallyogi, Owner at Waterfall Villas
Responded 6 Jan 2019
You stayed in August, and you waited 4 months, writing this on Christmas day... as it could have been very helpful. However, we closed for maintenance in September, as I go to Bali for new bedspreads and canopies as well as decorations, and we did a complete upgrade, and reopened end of Oct. when I returned from Indonesia. Also, Retreats don't have TVs or Wifi. Waterfall Villas is a Vegan/ Vegetarian Wellness Retreat. We do not freeze meals, nor do we have a microwave in the kitchen. If you are not Vegan, you may not notice the details such as the almond mushroom sauce on that casserole, which most Vegan people love, as the black Tibetan rice which we need to import into Costa Rica is a gourmet item in itself, cooked in coconut milk which we prepare fresh, served with a side of garden veggies. Did you not realize that there are 24 hour guards at the property at all times? But, yes they do rounds, so you may not see a guard for a few minutes, but during the day there are also cleaning staff, and cooks there all day. We do have a cell phone for guests to use for emergencies of course. The Villa you reserved is our standard, so no AC. The front doors locks were all working fine, so how could anyone get out to the balcony 15 feet high? There is a wall between the rooms - and locks are easy to fix if someone says something - probably the guest before you damaged the glass door out to the balcony, which does happen...the villa sits 5 meters above the ground - so it would be very difficult for anyone to get in there ever... But we of course, did have all locks fixed as soon as it came to our attention. Too bad you waited 4 months, and had to write this on Christmas day... as it could have been very helpful when we closed for maintenance. I am glad you like our website, everything is there is explained very clearly about our vegan food, which rooms have AC, and that there is no wifi nor TV. All what we have and what we do not is not a secret - we want people to be informed and to be looking for a place to reconnect with loved ones, and unplug. We have never had a security issue... that is just amazing to compare this beautiful calm rural area with a big city murder in San Jose...over 3 hours by car away. I am the owner, and I just live a few minutes up the road. I am easy to reach. I do not live on the property - as my dogs would scare the wildlife that most people are there to see. You can see almost no one in our 10 years of operation has had such an experience as you described. So I am going to look into it, but 4 months ago this would have been very pertinent, and appreciated. Now so much has changed! That's why it's so important to write your reviews that need action in less than 30 days. Much love, light and rainbows, Fateh - Owner Waterfall Villas
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This was an escape I needed. A beautiful retreat and a place to reflect, learn, transform, and improve your well being. The owner is very kind and knowledgeable on all things yoga - giving great advice and transferring her knowledge when you seek it. The views and scenery is
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Adorable little bats like to hang out outside of the room
Balcony - a great place to relax and listen to the sounds of the jungle
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Hello! Is the restaurant open today (October 23rd) ? Thank you for your response Gabrielle
Hi there. I can't say specifically if the hotel caters to young families or if there is an age limit on guests but I will say that Fateh is very responsive and prompt with her email communications. I suggest that if you haven't already, send an email to the address on her hotel website. She was great when I booked with her this past January...never had to wait around for a reply, that made it very easy to book the rest of the trip. Hope this helps!
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How would we get there from San Jose or Libria airport?
We came from the San Jose airport, we arranged for someone to pick us up and bring us to the resort. It was about 3 hours drive but we stopped along the way to see some sights. You could rent a car at the airport, but we just opted for the hotel to send someone to pick us up.
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Hello! Yes! Guests have rented a car at the airport many many times and drove here to the Waterfall Villas. We recommend that you do this drive in the day, not only because it is a scenic drive, but also because signage is not that great nor street lights at night. You can also rent a car once you are here. When renting a car in Costa Rica the most important thing is to get a car from a name brand agency - hertz, avis, national, budget, and solid. A no-name agency will be very cheap and YES it is too good to be true. Guests that have done this have been stranded without any assistance. That is no way to spend a vacation :) Love & light, Fateh
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Do u have wifi ? Can we have 2 bedrooms in one villa what price per night in may
No wifi. We had iPad with data plan through my phone.
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"Avoid disappointment and be safe. book elsewhere"
"The honeymoon suite is bigger and has an enormous bathtub, but we actually preferred the Goddess suite because it was brighter."
"You can hear the river from room 1."
"Jade Spa suite"
"Be sure to splurge on a dinner or two! It's well worth it!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$150 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
cascadas farallas waterfall villas hotel dominical
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasDominical
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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