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Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall, this hotel and property was absolutely beautiful. Almost every time we walked out of our room we saw some cool animal/bird/amphibian. The staff was very helpful. Our personal concierge, Octavio, was very helpful. They have an hourly shuttle to the beach, which is very nice. The restaurant serves excellent food and has an amazing view. Pool is very nice...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel was nice but $600/ night for a room under the restaurant section of the hotel with no view was too much. Make sure you don't stay in rooms under restaurant as noise from above goes late into the night. Staff was super helpful.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Fantastic Hotel & Reserve, wonderful staff nothing is too much. From poolside service, La Luna restaurant, room maid service. Great rooms, large & spacious, nice decor. We spent 4 nights and wished we could have stayed longer....maybe next year.! If you're visiting Stunning Manuel Antonio, look no further, just stay here, you won't regret it. BIG thank you's to the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via 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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Thank Florence P
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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago via 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 1 week ago via 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 1 week ago via 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

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.

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Amenities

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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: RM964 - RM3,918 (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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Also Known As:
Gaia Hotel And Reserve
Gaia Hotel & Reserve Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#1 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#1 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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