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Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 1 April 2015

My husband and I just returned from Tullemar on Sunday (3/29) and it almost seems unfair to try to put our experience into words, it was so wonderful. We woke up to the sounds of monkeys and birds every morning right outside our window, swam in the ocean and pools twice daily, sipped frozen daiquiris and played in the sunshine,...

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

Hi Catie W......what a great review.....thank you so much.....we loved having you with us for your honeymoon......and thanks for all of your kind words on Chris.....your personal concierge.....he is a Tulemar Super Star.....he was so excited to have "honeymooners" in one of his bungalows......(he really is known for the little extras he does!).......we appreciate your comments on the beach.....and the...

Riverside, California
Reviewed 1 April 2015

My husband and I visited Manuel Antonio Costa Rica in 2013. We stayed in a private residence. On one of our exploration days we stumbled acoss Tulemar. There was a nice young man who was gratious enough to give us a tour of their rentals. He also told us there were private residences for rent as well. My husband and...

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

Hi VickieS.....wow....what a wonderful review of your stay in Casa de Frutas.....one of our premier, private villas.....thank you so much.....we love your story and we see it often.....guests come and stay with us in Tulemar.....then return for another stay and bring friends and family.....you could not have chosen a better villa for this vacation.....as you mentioned.....the villa is stunning.....with dramatic...

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 29 March 2015

This place is utterly amazing! We have stayed here 3 times and each time the service, food, experience is just over the top! Orlando has been our conceirge from the begininng and is nothing but excellent! Booked the last trip with Mari (who is is awesome at setting everything up for a great trip and experience) then once we arrived,...

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

Hi Chris P......thank you so much for the excellent review on your third stay in Tulemar......and I'm thrilled to see that Mari has already booked you for another trip down in July.....that is wonderful.....you, your family and friends are great guests.....so much fun.......Mari knows which villa you prefer (the Buena Vista 3 Bedroom Premium)......which tours/activities to pre-book......and then Orlando knows...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We booked through Dave, which was a great experience, and from there a concierge was assigned to us. Chris answered every question prior to our trip...and took great care of us while there! (He is also a terrific private chef!) The entire staff seemed to have one mission: that we enjoyed ourselves and that everything would be perfect. This was...

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

Hi Mike W.....thanks for the great review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows......so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us......since the Bungalows were the first accommodations built in Tulemar....they have the prime spots.....the ocean views are amazing......with a quirky rustic/jungle/tropical decor.....octagon shape....and windows all around.....they are not your typical motel room.....kind of like a...

Picton
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We had an amazing time at Nido de Gansos – we’d thought that two weeks would be long enough, but would gladly have stayed for a third. The architecture of the building is beautiful, and there were a large number of small, thoughtful touches - fresh cut flowers, a selection of pool toys, and our son loved the books on...

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

Hi RyanJ.....two weeks at Nido de Gansos....what a luxury......thank you so much for posting this review......we often have people ask "is a week too long?".....absolutely not.....there are just so many fun things to do in the area.....from the national park...to the zip lines....white water rafting.....jet skis.....canyoning......so many fun little restaurants and bars.....so much to see just in Tulemar.....like the wildlife...

Reviewed 24 March 2015

Great! Both concierges are nice. And there is a great restaurant only 10 minutes by car. The beach is good but the sand is the color of ash. Those are the thoughts of my 8 year old son who likes this place so much that we begged me to give it a 5 star review before we even left! This...

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

Hi hollylock....thank you and your son for the excellent review on your stay in Tulemar......so happy to hear that you are enjoying your time with us.....it's important to hear the views of all of our guests....even the young ones.....we want everyone to have a great visit......I hope you are seeing lots of wildlife in Tulemar.....just yesterday....we had a young sloth...

Sugar Land, Texas
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We had consulted TripAdvisor to find a place to stay on our first Costa Rican trip. We found Tulemar Bungelows as highly rated, and were not disappointed. The views from the room are breathtaking, and proximity to the infinity pool and restaurant/bar was a plus. You have to be part billy-goat to walk down the steep hills the beach (and...

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

Hi SL Tex....thanks for the excellent review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows....and on Chris....your personal concierge and one of our Tulemar Super Stars......we enjoyed having you with us.....yes...it can be quite a hike from the beach back up to the top of the hill.....I try to do it a couple of times each week for the...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 23 March 2015

It is breathtaking! The place is amazing! The animals and wild life come to your door step. But the most amazing part is the staff. They are there for you 24/7. Just dial 0! My new Tshirt! love love love this place!

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

Hi Elena W....thank you so much.....it sounds like you are still here with us.....we love that.....and it is only going to get better.....the views.....the wildlife.....the Tulemar Beach.....the hiking trails....the pools....and of course our great team to take care of your needs.....thanks for the review and drop by to say "hi"! Tulemar Dave

Boston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We stayed at Tulemar at the end of February this year and would like to share our opinion so that you can also make this choice! The grounds, private beach, trails and swimming pool areas are all excellent. We used to walk down to the beach each day via the North or South trail and each morning we would see...

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

Hi Carole A....thank you so much for the excellent and detailed review on your stay in one of our Tulemar Bungalows......and thanks for your comments on Ashley.....your personal concierge.....we're so happy that you enjoyed your stay and we'd love to have you back again......thanks for booking with us at tulemar.com! Tulemar Dave

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 21 March 2015

After visiting Quepos Costa Rica I now understand the true meaning o Pura Vida. My husband and I went to celebrate our 26 wedding anniversary in late January, we have traveled all over the caribbean and I honestly have to say that our stay in Quepos, at Casa Panarama was the best location and vacation yet! So much so that...

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

Hi Vchiggins......thank you so much for the excellent review on your stay in Casa Panorama .....so glad that you chose Tulemar for your 26th anniversary......I really appreciate your comments on Kimberly......it really goes to show....that even though the suite is wonderful....the ocean views amazing.....our Tulemar Beach a tropical paradise.....the wildlife abundant.....it was the personal contact and assistance and friendship with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Microwave
  • 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: ₹ 14,769 - ₹ 54,023 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“I recommend a room with a balcony”
jobletz, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We like the bungalow because its in the jungle, lots of monkey visits, and beautiful birds.”
Lydiah460, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Northern bamboo villa looked like it had the best views, and the middle one looked less private.”
  • View from the southern bamboo villa looking at the Northern one.
  • View of the villa from the pool (with the shades down).
jpelletier1977, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get a room with a balcony for sure!”
robbynm2017, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“El Sol is a nice smaller suite for a couple”
CJinPA, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
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