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Villa Caletas

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Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Villa Caletas is a quiet and elegant retreat. This was our last stop in a two-week tour of Costa Rica, and a wonderful place to end our vacation. Our room had a large balcony and hot tub, with great views of the valley below. Birds singing in the morning, bright stars at night. Watching the sunset from the edge of...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you for warm words. We all are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have paid close attention to your comments over the service at our restaurant and share them with our F and B director. We hope you will visit us gain soon ans wish you a wonderful day. Pura Vida !!...

New Westminster, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a beautiful and unique property. The view from our room was absolutely spectacular and our room was spacious, clean, and comfortable. We spent some time at the infinity pool which was also lovely. Most of the staff were friendly (the man at the hotel gate was great and greeted us with a smile and a wave each time...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your wonderful review over the hotel, the property and our staff. We have paid close attention to your comment over the situation you got involved at our restaurant and will share it with our F and B director to be sure it will not happen again. We are looking forward to your next...

Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This review is a little bit late, but better late than never. We had to ensure we received our refund, so here we are. We began our honeymoon at the Nayara (best resort we've ever been to) and drove down after four days to this resort to continue our honeymoon. We should NOT have started at the Nayara (#1 and...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Travelman, thank you for your review. We are very sad to know that you did not enjoyed anything from your stay with us. All our staff strives to give the very best to each and every of our guests being hosted from our most luxurious suite to our wonderful standard rooms. We feel very sorry that we could not...

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

A gorgeous place for dinner and drinks to enjoy the breathtaking sunset. The service and food were top notch. It is a short drive from Jaco beach and is definitely worth the trip. The infinity pool is the best I've seen.

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your review over our restaurant "Anfiteatro". We are glad to know that not only you enjoyed the food but also the view from the Hotel. We hope you will visit us again soon, and stay with us this time to discover our rooms too !! Have a great day. !! manager@villacaletas.com

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Las Caletas is a lovely hotel. The rooms are quite charming, and we always found everything to be clean, and shiny. The staff is eager to please. We never saw anyone who appeared to not be having a good day. The pool was clean, and pool service was pleasant and pretty attentive (they could have been a little more proactive...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friend, thank you very much for your warm words. We all are pleased to know that you enjoyed the style ans decoration of the hotel. We are paying close attention to your comments over the pool. We are looking forward to your next visit. Have a wonderful day. Manager@villacaletas.com

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This place has everything you can imagine. The service is top notch and the staff is more than ready to handle ever need, with a smile. This is definitely a destination that I plan to visit again. Thanks for everything.

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear friend, thank you so much for your very nice review !! We will be waiting for you !! Pura Vida. manager@villacaletas.com

Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Private infinity pools, great food. They do need to update their bathrooms. Not quite enough for a 5 stars. Staff is mostly friendly. The beach is a 10 minutes ride from the hotel and you will need your shoes to walk on the beach ( pebbles ) but at least it is private.

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your very nice review. We are looking forward to your next visit to the hotel. Pura Vida !! manager@villacaletas.com

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights in a main hotel room which was spacious and well appointed. The view out towards Jack was great. We used the pool and also the private beach where really good lunch is served. The walk down to the beach is well worth doing as we saw lots of wildlife on the steep trail down through...

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Dear Friends, thank you so much for your warm words, we are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us !! We are looking forward to your next stay with us. Have a wonderful day. manager@villacaletas.com

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We found this place searching on the internet and used this app to review it before we came. We stayed here a week (2/22 - 3/1). Today is our last day and I can tell you neither of us wants to leave!! :/ The diversity in views from this resort is astonishing and you really do get a sense of...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your warm words. We all are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that all our staff was able to give you the service you deserved. We are looking forward to your next visit to the hotel. Have a wonderful day !! manager@villacaletas.com

Roseville, California
Reviewed 28 February 2017

My friend and I stayed here 5 days and we couldn't have had a better trip. The views were stunning! The staff was all amazing and more than accommodating, especially with all of the questions my friend and I had. It was so easy to book day trips and excursions. We used the shuttle/taxi offered to Jaco and took a...

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Manager_VillaCaletas, General Manager at Villa Caletas, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you so much to take the time to post that wonderful review. We all are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and received the service you deserved. We are looking forward to your next trip to beautiful Costa Rica and the hotel. Have a wonderful day !! manager@villacaletas.com

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Caletas, a luxury romantic boutique hotel inspired by tropical Victorian architecture with a touch of neo-classical influence shining like a jewel among resorts, prized not only for its location, design and décor, but also for its outstanding facilities and first class service. Villa Caletas expresses a truly unique combination of mountain and seaside resort. Nestled 1150 feet above the Pacific Ocean, this unique hotel overlooks the Nicoya Gulf to the crescent beaches of Jaco, Herradura offering spectacular 360-degree panoramic views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Caletas

Address: 2 km after Punta Leona | Herradura, Jaco 12358-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: ₹ 10,178 - ₹ 23,208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Caletas 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Villa Caletas Hotel Jaco
Caletas Hotel Herradura
Villa Caletas Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
#2 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#2 Romantic Hotel in Jaco
#2 Family Hotel in Jaco
#2 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
#4 Business Hotel in Jaco
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“The Junior Suite Superior had a private hot tub on the patio as well as a separate pool shared only by the building of suites.”
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