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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a 2bedroom villa and it was perfect for us. AC in the bedrooms, fans throughout kept it comfortable in the heat. The view from our balcony was choice and from the pool deck was breathtaking! Staff were nice and very helpful. We are pretty much DIY travelers and their laid back response to us was great. The...

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and for your feedback! We are always looking for ways to improve every aspect of our hotel, service and food. We recently changed the breakfast menu, maybe one day you will come back. thank you for taking time to let us know that you enjoyed your stay and areas we can improve to make...

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I have traveled all over the world and this place was the most amazing accommodations and view I have ever seen. The staff is very friendly and helpful. You can hear the monkeys in the nearby forest. It's a peaceful piece of heaven.

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! We appreciate you being our guest and taking the time to let us know of your experience. Pura Vida!

Reviewed 28 June 2015

Great peaceful and beautiful location. Pros: Food, service and staff, bartender were all great and helpful. Great common area for al fresco dining, a great drink, great food and an excellent included breakfast. Grounds and hillside location were great. Room is a villa with kitchen type with one bedroom. Cons: Only the bedroom had A/C, would have been nice to...

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear of your experience with us. Thank you for letting us know your thoughts and also on areas we can improve. We appreciate you taking time to write a review, pura vida!

Lafayette, Louisiana
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Comfortable one & two bedroom villias perched on the rainforest hillside with expansive views of the Pacific Ocean and the Wales Tale. Large covered decks with hammock, rocking chairs and dinning table with chairs for magical outdoor dining. Well equipped kitchen and great hot water showers. The pool and restaurant are very nice. We were plesantly surprised with the awsome...

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

It makes our day when we receive feedback like this! Thank you so much for taking time to give us your thoughts, it means a lot t all of us. So glad you enjoyed the hotel and sanctuary, we are passionate about both and glad we could be part of your special vacation. WE too hope to see you again!...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 9 June 2015

I had the pleasure of staying here for two nights and they were the calmest, most relaxing nights of my trip. Villas Alturas is everything all the other reviews have implied. It has a great location with some of if not the best views in Costa Rica.The villas are great and are exactly as they are in the pictures. The...

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us, our staff really cares about our guests happiness and it shows! We are glad you stayed with us and thank you for taking time our of your day to let us and other know of your experience!

Jensen beach , fl
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We booked Villas Alturas for Mom's 78th Birthday Celebration. Mom and Dad have never been to Costa Rica. Now they want to move here. The staff at Villas Alturas made very moment special. The room was spotless and spacious and had a full kitchen. "The view is spectacular " were Mom's first words. Evening cocktails by the pool were a...

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us for such a special occasion, so glad it met your expectations and also that of the birthday lady! Our staff works so hard to ensure every guests experience is a memorable one, thanks for sharing your experience with us, grateful!

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Villas Alturas was everything the picture implied - the view was just that exciting and spectacular and the service, cleanliness, friendliness was all there to make an unforgettable experience! Often promotional material embellishes conditions enough to appear better than the reality, but not Villas!! It's just a great place - highly recommended to enjoy the Southern region of the Pacific...

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate all the feedback and take everything into consideration for future guests.

Commerce Township, Michigan
Reviewed 3 May 2015

My husband and I stayed at Villas Alturas 2 years ago and had such an amazing experience that when we decided to take another trip to Costa Rica, we knew we had to stay at Villas Alturas again, although it was under new ownership. I booked a room months in advance for 2 nights and even requested Villa #3 as...

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and for giving us your feedback. We apologize that no explanation was given, we try our best to accommodate all special requests but often times it is not possible do to other guests check out or check in dates. The great thing about Villas Alturas is that all villas are spacious and have ocean...

Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This is our second time staying at Villas Alturas - the first trip was perfect, but they still managed to make it better for the second. Since we'd left, they'd added an entire animal sanctuary in the back of the property with pretty much every tropical creature in Costa Rica (at least all the interesting ones). They let you take...

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Ivette O, Owner at Villas Alturas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the stellar review! we appreciate you taking the time to let us and others know about your experience. The biggest compliment is repeat guests, and as you said many changes have been made and more to come! thank you!

Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 April 2015

The food is delicious, the villas are spacious, fully equipped and super clean. The view from the pool area and the room balcony amazing. The staff is friendly and helpful. It's a paradise! Just be awarded that you need a 4x4 car to get to this paradise because the entrance is rocky. Dominical beach is 10 min ride from the...

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We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and thanks for taking time to let us know, it makes our day! Although a 4x4 is highly recommended, there are guests that comes with a sedan. The charm of our area is those dirt roads, it wouldn't be the jungle without it! thank you for being our guest.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villas Alturas offers the perfect combination of peace and quiet, views, sun, beach and adventure. Situated in the Costa Ballena area, only 35 minutes south of Manuel Antonio, you can enjoy the cool beachy vibe of Dominical 15 min away, explore the Marino Ballena National Park in Uvita or sample the international cuisine offered in Ojochal. Villas Alturas offers a complimentary breakfast every morning and the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner every day. We will plan and book all of your tours as well as help you to connect with all of the local free adventures. Barbque grill, free parking, a/c bedrooms, great pool area with an incredible views! Our road was improved in December, 2013 very easily accessible. We can accommodate 30+ people for your parties, destination wedding or any other event. Time to breathe . . . Terms and Conditions ---------------------------------------------- AMEX is not accepted at this time Payment Policy: Rates include breakfast and daily maid service. Sheets are changed every third day. (Breakfast that is included in the rate for a One Bedroom Villa is for 2 people, Breakfast for a Two Bedroom Villa is for 4 people. ) Above rates INCLUDE 13% sales tax for the room only. A 10% service charge plus tax will be added to all restaurant and bar purchases. Management reserves the right to POSSIBLY withhold deposit per their discretion at time of reservation and is as follows: 50% of reservation is due at the time of booking. The remaining 50% is due at check out. The maximum guests in our villas is 2 per bedroom plus one additional if the villa contains a futon. Check-in time is 2:00pm. Check-out time is 10am. Early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability and may incur a charge. High season is December through April excluding holidays. Green season is May through November. Holiday rates apply December 20th through January 5th and require a 5 night minimum stay. Management declines all responsibility for valuables left in the villas. Cancellation Policy: There is no refund if cancellation is made 14 days or less prior to the reservation date. When cancellation notification is received between 15 and 30 days prior to the reservation, a $50 processing fee per room will be charged. Payment will be forfeited if guest(s) arrive after the specific date of reservation or depart prior to final day of reservation. All cancellations need to be sent via e-mail. A cancellation is not confirmed until you have received an email or fax confirmation from us. ... more   less 

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Address: Alturas de San Martin Norte, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range: ₹ 10,590 - ₹ 18,940 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villas Alturas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Villas Alturas Hotel Dominical
Villas Alturas Costa Rica/Dominical
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#1 Family Hotel in Dominical
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
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“Fantastic location. Classy relaxing place to unwind. Ask for Villa #3 for phenomenal view. Perfect getaway!”
 of 5 bubbles RJB275, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all villas have great views”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraRien, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get the room right below the pool. Don't get a room right next to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles CrazyGringa33, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 had a separate parking area and a little more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles 543angiek, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stick with front line ocean view (#1 - 5 I think).”
  • View from villa #5 porch (great for AM coffee in pajamas)
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 of 5 bubbles JulesMaier, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
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