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Villa Caletas

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place blew our minds! The grounds and the views and setting are unbelievable. We had never been to Costa Rica and did some exploring but every time we left Villa Caletas the other areas just paled in comparison to the beauty and setting there. The Amphitheater with sunset viewing and the attached restaurant are stunning. The food there is...

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

Dear Friend thank you so much for your wonderful review. All our staff is pleased to know that you had a wonderful time with us and that you were able to enjoy every moment of your stay with us. We hope will visit us again in a near future. Have a wonderful day. Pura Vida. !! manager@villacaletas.com

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we stayed 2 days at vila caletas. the hotel is very beautiful. the pool is stunning. the views are spectacular. the food and the drinks have western european prices, but unfortunately not the quality. everything here is 75 %. the service has to improve a lot. also the decoration of the plates is amateurish. finally the beach is zero! just...

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

Dear Friend, thank you very much fo your review. We are glad to know that you loved the property, obviously disappointed that our secluded private beach was not what you were expecting. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room 10 is the best! Secluded, private, fantastic setting -- and a spectacular view! Dining and services were all outstanding and the nightly sunsets from the Gymnasia, restaurant, or bar are as good as they get. A little over a mile off Hiway 34, with a drive up a fairly steep rise - this secluded boutique resort is everything it's...

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

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your wonderful review over our Junior Suite Superior number 10. It is one the newest room of the hotel and we are so pleased to know that you just loved it !! We are looking forward to your next trip to Costa Rica and hopefully to the hotel. Pura Vida !!! manager@villacaletas.com

Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most amazing sunset views and peaceful dining experience. Exceptional wait staff (Ramone) exceeded every expectation. Food was excellent. The experience was worth a lot more than the humble charges. This was the least expensive and most incredible dining experience I can imagine.

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

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your very nice words regarding our restaurant and the service our waiters. It is always a pleasure for us to listen to what savvy travelers like you have to share. We are looking forward to your visit to the hotel. Have a wonderful day. manager@villacaletas.com

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anyone that gives this less than a 5 is not living in the real world. We are not wealthy people but made the splurge to spend our dollars outside of Hilton or Marriott points and boy are we glad we did. Anyone reading this, visit it once. My wife and I kept looking at each other when we were looking...

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

Dear Friends thank you so much for your wonderful review !! All our staff strives to give the very best to all our guests so they can go back home with great memories and the desire to come back to beautiful Costa Rica !! We are looking forward to your next visit. Have a wonderful day. Pura Vida !! manager@villacaletas.com

Concord, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel offers amazing views and luxurious rooms, and the service is impeccable. Because the hotel sits on a rather steep mountain, shuttles (golf carts) carry you wherever you need to go. They are there immediately when you call for them. The restaurant is lovely, and the waitstaff is highly trained and friendly. I left some clothing behind, and they...

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

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your very nice review !! We all are thrilled to know that only you loved the resort but also the service our dedicated staff gives to all our guests. We are looking forward to your visit at the Hotel. Pura Vida !! manager@villacaletas.com

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, this place is beautiful. Incredible views. We got there and got our villa. Hope your in shape, a lot of steps. Steps to get to everything. Our villa was very nice and the maid would make animals made from bath towels. Very cute. It was 84 degrees in our villa when we got in our room and the bellman...

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

Dear guest, thank you for review. Even thought i am not used to be called names, i am going to take the time to answer your review. I believed that i personally spoke with you about your comments over your AC and that we exchanged our points of view. I am sorry we could not get to agree on the...

columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on a business meeting with about 75 others to have dinner and watch the sunset - absolutely gorgeous. The food was great, but you honestly can't find a more beautiful venue. It is at the top of an overlook. We were told that there was a very small hotel there too.

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

Dear Friend, thank you so much for your warm words. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your business meeting at the Hotel. It is a real pleasure for us to know that your group had such a great time with us. Pura Vida !! manager@villacaletas.com

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Phenomenal historic property. Beautiful, open-air SPA facilities on a cliff overlooking the Bay, Pacific side. Comprehensive services available. Very expert and professionally performed spa treatments of all types. The best Lava Rock massage ever, anywhere! Wonderful!

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

Dear Freinds, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at our SPA. We are going to share your words with our staff that strive to give the very best to each and everyone of our guests. Pura Vida !! manager@villacaletas.com

Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place is crazy beautiful. My boyfriend surprised me with this place as the last hotel of our trip to Costa Rica. Everything about this place is beautiful. The infinity pools are amazing and the view is just spectacular. We stayed in Zephyr palace and the rooms are gorgeous. The food is fantastic as well.

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

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your warm review !! We all are glad to know that you received the service you deserved and are looking forward to your visit to paradise !! Have a wonderful day. manager@villacaletas.com

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: €146 - €379 (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/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
#2 Romantic Hotel in Jaco
#2 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
#2 Family Hotel in Jaco
#2 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#4 Business Hotel in Jaco
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“Room 10 is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles , 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Zephyr Palace is worth the extra dollars. Ocean view is a must.”
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“Lobby side looks out at jungle above winding road. Ocean side looks to jungle to sea”
 of 5 bubbles bethw197, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for West facing/water views”
 of 5 bubbles not-a-redshirt, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay in Zephyr Palace! The Egypt room is breath taking! Go to the Amphitheatre at sunset, unbelievable views!”
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