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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Costa Rica is known for its friendly people and natural beauty, but not necessarily for a really high standard of service. This is not the case at Gaia. We were in a party of 14 people and we threw the concierge a new challenge almost daily, beach party and fire under the full moon, fancy private dinner with live music,...

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting such a wonderful review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. The entire staff miss you and your party already.......Having you on our property gave us an excuse to go overboard in the "spoiling" department. We love to spoil our guests with experiences that are totally unexpected and look forward to the warm aftermath of...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We read review after review. Spent hours looking at all the different beach options. Waffled back and forth for days. Booked Gaia and never looked back! This little hotel absolutely lives up to the reviews, and every expectation we had. I cannot say enough nice things about the grounds, the rooms, and the staff. If you want to know what...

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guests for posting such a wonderful review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Your comments mean a lot to us and our staff as well as the owners recognize that you took your personal time to share with others on this TripAdvisor forum. Hoping to see you again so we can spoil you once again in the...

Reviewed 13 July 2014

This hotel gets a million thumbs up! Our concierge, Alex, was amazing and very helpful for all we were looking for in the hotel and excursions we were interested in. The food was amazing, all staff were very friendly and inviting; attentive would be an understatement. The room and private roof top were incredible, however there doesn't appear to be...

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire staff, we can't wait for your return visit. We are so pleased that your entire experience was beyond your expectations and our staff succeeded in spoiling you during your stay. Our staff are our best kept secret and we can not create the magic that Gaia is all about without them. Thank you so much...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 10 July 2014

From the moment we were picked up at the airport we were treated like family. I cannot say enough about how wonderful the staff treated my wife and me, and the hotel is beautiful. It is also convenient to get to the most popular park in Costa Rica as well as to the beach with the free shuttle service. I...

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The entire staff is certainly humbled by your excellent review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are thrilled you choose us and we got the chance to spoil you with surprises and a degree of luxury that is truly exceptional. I hope to see you once again on our property and give us a chance once more to share...

Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

This hotel was amazing...from the moment we walked in and they handed us a welcome drink to the moment we checked out. The only regret we have in choosing this hotel is that we didn't stay longer... Complimentary breakfast is a huge bonus as we...also, the free shuttle down to the beach every day was great. The beds are very...

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our Gaia Hotel & Resort. We certainly miss you already and we look forward to you returning to us one day soon. Our object is to spoil our guests and we indeed succeeded with you both. Thank you for taking your personal time to rate us on this TripAdvisor forum and sharing with...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2014

This is the first review I've ever written about anything but my wife and I just arrived back from our 4 night stay at the Gaia Hotel and we both agree this is an awesome hotel. We arranged for the hotel to pick us up at Quepos Airport and they were right on time. That was the first in the...

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guests for choosing us and thank you for recognizing our wonderful staff that made your stay with us so very special. We create magic every day at Gaia and we are thrilled to have done so for you and your wife for your very special occasion. Thank you for telling your story on this TripAdvisor forum and...

San Mateo, California
Reviewed 6 July 2014

We selected this hotel due to TripAdvisor reviews. I cannot compare to other lodging in Costa Rica, since I had never been to CR before. I also am rating in comparison to other resorts at a similar price point. We estimated that our stay here cost about 20% less than a stay with an equivalent room at a good resort...

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you.....thank you......We are overwhelmed by your very comprehensive and extreamly positive review of our resort. Thank you very much for taking the time to review us and share with other readers on this TripAdvisor forum. We are certainly thrilled you rated us with 5 stars. As one of only two resorts in the Manuel Antonio area out of 48...

Wauconda, Illinois
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We stayed at Gaia Hotel and Reserve 6/22-6/29/14. We were extremely pleased with the level and quality of service and amenities. First, we were greeted at the airport (SJO) by Milton who made the 3 hour trip to the hotel pleasant. He stopped for lunch and a bathroom break upon our request. Once we arrived at the hotel we were...

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Thank you so much for your fabulous 5 star review of our resort. We are so very happy that your overall experience was truly spectacular and the level of service exceeded your expectations. Our entire staff enjoyed being with you on your holiday and look forward to your return visit in the not too distant future. Thank you for sharing...

Reviewed 30 June 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here for six nights in mid to late June and we had an amazing time. For four of those nights we had great weather as long as you get up early you can usually get great weather until sometime in the afternoon where it will usually rain for an hour or so. For two days...

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Thanking our recent guests for their wonderful review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. It truly means a lot to us and we sincerely appreciate you taking your personal time to share with others on this TripAdvisor forum. You pretty much said it all when you commented on our service. We begin and end with this and strive every day...

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 29 June 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at Gaia for four nights in early May and had a fantastic stay. From the initial contacts through email with Geo and Sandy, to the nature tours with Saul (he's amazing!), to the 2 hour spa treatment with Milton, to the personalized concierge experience with Alcides, everything was purely and simply excellent!! Gaia was kind...

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Wow....what a wonderful review by some wonderful guests. We are truly humbled by the kind words you have said. The entire staff thanks you and misses you!! Thank you for choosing us and thank you for sharing your experience on this TripAdvisor forum. Please come back so we can once again share the magic we have created here.

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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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  • Pool
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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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: ₹ 15,176 - ₹ 55,556 (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
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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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