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Vista Celestial

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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
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Our boutique hotel includes 5 1,000 sq ft private air-conditioned villas, each with their own hot or cold infinity pool, a restaurant & lounge, and an ocean view salt water infinity pool with swim up bar, jungle yoga platform and a zen lounge. The pool features a waterfall and a jacuzzi on top. Our villas feature luxurious two person bathtubs, indoor and outdoor showers, a large ocean view terrace with an infinity pool, and a perfect blend of nature and modern furniture made out of recovered Costa Rican hard wood. The property stretches out over 5 hectares surrounded by pristine primary rain forest and lots of exotic fruit trees. Howler & white faced monkeys as well as Toucans and sloths are regular visitors on our property located above Uvita, Costa Rica on the mountainside 2000 ft above Costa Ballena with a direct view of the famous Whale's Tail and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner just finished a week at Vista Celestial, honestly the experience cannot easily be put into words. The attention to detail by the staff is nothing I have experienced before, little things like towels being sent to the room when they knew...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank richardR887VR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly, what an amazing place. The other reviews of "True Bliss" and "off the charts" are both dead on. Excellent for couples, especially if you're after quiet and relaxing. Not good for kids really. And if you can't live without a TV for a few...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Harper D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Vista Celestial was off the charts fantastic! From planning the trip, to our actual stay, everything was handled with professionalism and kindness. The location offers a taste of everything, with amazing ocean views tucked away in a secluded part of the mountains. Cool hiking, waterfalls,...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MarkJenL104
Response from VistaCelestial, Owner at Vista CelestialResponded 4 weeks ago

We were so happy that you chose to spend your honeymoon with us and that you had a "perfect" experience with us. We were happy to have you and guests such as yourself are the true gems that makes our job so much fun. We...More

Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

This beautiful villa is 4 miles up the mountain in Uvita, Costa Rica. The views were breathtaking! It was so quiet and comfortable. I woke up to the beautiful melodies of birds, crickets and other animals. The villa has a full glass front, which gives...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Yan C
Response from VistaCelestial, Owner at Vista CelestialResponded 7 December 2018

I am so glad to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed our peaceful and breath taking views. It is great that you were able to see so much of our tropical wildlife. That always makes the vacation more memorable, and...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

There isn't much more I can say that what hasn't been said below. It is one of the most memorable places we have ever been and we have traveled a lot. They helped us celebrate our 15yr wedding anniversary with champagne and a dinner we...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Cassi P
Response from VistaCelestial, Owner at Vista CelestialResponded 7 December 2018

I am so happy to hear that Vista Celestial was "one of the most memorable places you have ever been", especially since you have traveled a lot. That means the world to us. We would love to have you back again in the future. Until...More

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Alla F
31 August 2018|
Response from VistaCelestial | Property representative |
Yes, we allow children of all ages :)
2 March 2018|
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Response from VistaCelestial | Property representative |
It is approximately 4 miles to the nearest beach from our property. The downhill drive is roughly 15 minutes and then the drive to the beach from the base of the mountain ( depending on which beach you go to ) varies. In... More
Amie C
16 July 2017|
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Response from Keshav M | Reviewed this property |
No they are not.
Room Tips
"There are only 5 villas, all with great views."
2 weeks ago
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"Go during the green season."
29 Oct 2018
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"4x4 vehicle is a must to do this on your own."
26 Oct 2018
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"All of the Villas have breathtaking views of the Whales Tail. Teachers Villa is small and more rustic."
26 Oct 2018
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US$347 - US$548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasUvita
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