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Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 5 February 2015

What an amazing vacation. This house is perfect for 3 couples. They have thought of every detail. The woodwork around the home is very well done. The infinity pool and courtyard is well deisgined. Mauricio and Dave make sure you have the perfect week. The Private Beach is beautiful and the staff everywhere in this gated community is first class....

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

Hi Scott M.....thank you so much for the review on Casa de Frutas in Tulemar......one of our most popular private villas....for all the reasons you mentioned....the villa itself (amazing)......the private pool....the service....and all of the amenities of Tulemar.....the Tulemar Beach.....4 resort pools.....hiking trails....the restaurant (room service too!).....the resort shuttle....and all the wildlife.....we're so happy that you've already booked for next...

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 3 February 2015

This is our third time back to Tulemar. Last year we brought our family (our college age kids still say it was the best vacation ever) but this year we came with two other couples and we stayed in Casa de Frutas. It is hard to even begin to explain how amazing this place is. The Bali feel of the...

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

Hi 265julie....wow.....we loved having you with us again.....and we're so excited to have you back next year......thank you so much for posting the review of your stay.....and I want to mention your favorite topic...."the view"......Casa de Frutas has one of the most grand.......panoramic.....sunset.....ocean views......in all of Tulemar......it is just spectacular.....you can enjoy the view from all the rooms....bedrooms.....terraces and balconies.....and...

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 3 February 2015

From the first moment we entered Casa de Frutas until we left it was amazing. Mauricio and Dave greeted us at the house along with the entire staff and throughout our stay they took care of our every need. The house is designed for couples or a family with older kids. The absence of a western wall in the house...

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

Hi Tim M.....thank you so much for the wonderful review......we loved having you with us in Casa de Frutas......one of our premier, private villas in Tulemar......luxury....design....ambiance.....service.....panoramic sunset ocean views.....private pool....this villa has it all.....(check out our website to see which Hollywood stars have stayed in this villa)......lots of room for individual privacy too......thanks for your comments on Mauricio.....your personal concierge...

Anthem, Arizona
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We just left this beautiful resort 8 days ago after a three night stay in the Lizard Villa. We can't stop bragging about the staff, view, beautiful room and resort. Your staff gets a 10+ And we already miss you Daniella, Michael and the too adorable Charlie😃 and your food and beverage director. We ate most of our meals at...

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

Hi gotmybags.......thanks for the wonderful review of your stay in one of our Tulemar Villas......so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here.....and thanks for the comments on our food/beverage services.....breakfast/lunch/dinner at the main restaurant (with dramatic ocean views).....or lunch and dinner on the beach....under the palms.....with the waves crashing around......what an experience.....thanks for all the kind words on...

Florida
Reviewed 2 February 2015

My wife have just returned from spending 5 days at Villa Mot Mot. It was everything we dreamed for and much more. Starting with our pre trip planning with our Concierge, Vanessa ,and continuing on site with our daily Concierges, Al and Jon, our vacation was perfect. There was no detail , large or small that went unnoticed by our...

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

Hi JHDawg.....thanks for the excellent review on Villa Mot Mot.....and now you know why it is one of the most popular one bedroom villas in Tulemar......the comfortable, tropical decor......the ocean views.....the wildlife visits.....the large balcony complete with living/dining furniture.....and the service provided by Team Diego....to handle all of the details......from your transportation to the area.....to your tours/activities......dining suggestions......even spa treatments....right...

Reviewed 1 February 2015

The grounds are spectacular, the staff is amazing, and beach is stunning. The hills are extreme, but thats why they have shuttles which are always willing to come pick you up and take you where you want to go. The wildlife is just a step out the door ready to greet you. Ashley was our concierge, and she was incredible....

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Hi Julian V......thank you so much for the great review on your stay in Tulemar.....I loved your remark about the wildlife...."just a step outside your door ready to greet you".....all three types of monkeys.....both types of sloths.....exotic birds and reptiles.....in their natural habitat....all around....with 33 acres of jungle there is lots of room to roam.......(which also means you may have...

Qc
Reviewed 31 January 2015

I had been looking at Tulemar for a couple of years and kept wondering if I should treat myself to such luxury. I finally decided to go this year with a girlfriend and, it is a decision I do not regret! We stayed in Casa Mirasol in La Luna and it was perfect. We can not get over how beautiful...

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

Hi MomQc.....thank you so much for the excellent review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Mini Suites in Casa Mirasol.....we really enjoyed having you with us....so glad that you decided to treat yourself to a little bit of jungle luxury .....I appreciate your comments on the beauty and tranquility of Tulemar......spread out over 33 acres of jungle......the sounds...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2015

How to even put this into words....Of all the places we have traveled the service at Tulemar was easily the best we have ever experienced hands down . The property is exotic,beautiful and full of amazing wildlife (monkeys,sloths,butterfly's,lizards etc.). The staff is so friendly,helpful and attentive inside and outside of the property you feel safe at all times (the locals...

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

Hi memz2012.....thank you so much for posting the review of your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows......we're so glad that you enjoyed your time with us.....the bungalows are very unique......perched along the hillside......surrounded by jungle......great ocean views.....windows all around......rustic, jungle decor.....kind of like a tree house with AC......and thanks for your comments on Ashley.....your personal concierge.......not just someone to...

Spearman
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Thank you Tulemar for an outstanding vacation. We stayed in Casa Mirasol (Sol Mini Suite) while our friends were in Luna Mini Suite. The level of service from the booking all the way through our stay was exceptional. The staff at Tulemar (Diego, Vanessa, Jonathan and Al) took care of all the details and we were able to relax and...

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

Hi gwillimon.....thank you so much for the wonderful review on your stay in our Tulemar Mini Suites.....a special little accommodation that we save for our Trip Advisor readers......they are not shown on our web site anywhere......offered by request only......they are the smallest accommodations in Tulemar....but also the best value......(choose one king or two full size beds)......for 1-2 guests....complete with balcony...

Gainesville, Georgia
Reviewed 28 January 2015

My husband, three children (ages 9, 9, and 6) and I stayed in Casa Mirador Upper the week after Christmas. Before our arrival, we were able to communicate with Diego and Vanessa and they arranged all our activities for us. Every detail was taken care of. When we arrived a very nice driver took us to Tulemar. We were amazed...

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

Hi doctoms.....thanks for the excellent review on your stay in Casa Mirador in Tulemar.....one of very popular 2 bedroom villas.....the ocean views from Casa Mirador are stunning......it's so hard to leave the large covered balcony.......but there are so many fun things to do in the area,,,,,,as you discovered........with the help of Team Diego....your personal concierges......(Diego does own one of the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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
  • 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: RM1,361 - RM4,466 (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
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Loved the Villa Mot Mot, was perfect for a couple!”
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“1bedroom bungalows don't all have an outdoor sitting area.Views are amazing A 2-3 bedroom villa they all have hot tubs and huge decks.”
 of 5 bubbles oldtwn, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Check out Tulemar's website which will give you all of the information you need to accommodate your group size and needs.”
  • Squirrel monkeys come to visit us!
  • View from our balcony of fabulous sunsets every single night!
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“For standard rooms, ask for an upper level room (i.e., 300 level room)”
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“call and ask for Mauricio. Tell him Mr. Traylor sent you”
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