I highly recommend Villa Tortuga for your lodging in Nosara/Playa Guiones. My family (four adults, one 11 y-o) rented Villa Pelícano for three nights in early August, and it was simply perfect. The villa was comfortable, well-kept and quiet, in addition to being close walking distance to the beach and restaurants. The on-site pool was perfect for after beach lounging. It was upscale but not out of reach monetarily. All in all, it was a great value. Dave, the owner/manager, is a super nice guy who was on hand and willing to make sure we were happy. Plus, the complex includes the Frog Pad, which rents bikes, DVDs and has staff who are knowledgeable about the area and can book local tours. Another perk was that the Nine North Surf Co., with surf guide/teacher extraordinaire Mark K., was located next door to the Frog Pad. We found that the quality of accommodations in Guiones varied widely; however, you will not go wrong renting at Villa Tortuga. We will certainly stay there when we visit Nosara again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Here at Villa Tortuga we've attempted to create a vacation destination that feels just like home. We've taken all of the things that we've enjoyed from our own vacation experiences and combined them to form our dream vacation spot. Nestled near the sleepy town of Nosara, Playa Guiones is an ideal getaway for everyone. A three minute walk through the National Parklands gets you to a beautiful white sand beach with great surf and warm water. Our guests enjoy a relaxing environment where they can forget about the stress of daily life. Whether strolling along the sandy beaches, surfing, horseback riding through the jungle, or just lounging by the pool, we are immersed in one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Villa Tortuga Costa Rica/Nosara