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Villa Caletas

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Reviewed 27 March 2014

This is not the typical property you find in Costa Rica. It definitely has a European flair. If you are looking to find Costa Rican culture you will not find it here. Having said that, this is a magnificent property. The infinity pool at sunset is incredible. The fitness room over looking the Pacific is great. Having drinks at sunset...

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

Dear friends, thank you very much for your nice comments. We strive to give a one of kind experience to each and every guests that visit the hotel. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 24 March 2014

We visited Jaco as the third part of our trip. First, we stayed at Manatus Hotel (also very pleasing) in Tortuguero, followed by Tabacon Spa & Resort in La Fortuna, and then at Villa Caletas... this was by far our favorite place. After staying in a highly-priced suite at Tabacon Resort (that felt like any other resort -- in the...

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

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your words. These three words you used in your title sounds like silk to us !! We work very hard everyday to deliver this kind of experience to our guests !! We hope you will visit us back soon. Pura Vida. manager@villacaletas.com

Beverly Hills, California
Reviewed 24 March 2014

While the decor is not my taste, this resort is very lush and lovely. High end rooms with breath-taking views. Great service from the entire staff (front desk, housekeeping, restaurant staff, spa and the lovely gentleman that showed me how to make a basket). Two days in to our stay a very large family took over several rooms around us...

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

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your nice comments. We are happy to know that our staff gave you the service you deserved and that their responsiveness make your stay with us even better. Have a great day !! manager@villacaletas.com

Reviewed 23 March 2014

This was one if the most beautiful hotels I have ever stayed! The views where breathtaking!!! The staff was extremely nice and great amenities ! I also loved how Eco friendly they where. Totally recommend!!!!!!

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

Dear Friend, thank you very much for your kind words. We are glad to know that you had a great time with us and we praise your comment over Sustainable Tourism, as you were able to see we are active and committed !!. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

Davenport, Florida
Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

I first came to Villa Caletas back in 2009 for dinner. Watched the sunset and enjoyed the grounds. So when I returned for a stay in Feb 2014 I was let down. Not on was it not as beautiful as I remembered but the staff was especially rude. The gate guards were always rude and unhelpful. The front desk staff...

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

Dear friends, thank you for your review. I guess i am the "some manager" you mentioned in your description of the hotel. i would like to start with the positive part of your review, as you mentioned the the quality of the grounds, the beach, the food and the sunset. Now for the negative part, we train our staff on...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 March 2014

My husband, niece and I have only raves about our recent stay at Villa Caletas. Our initial impressions of the jaw-dropping views, lovely rooms and "pinch me" infinity pool were born out by our experience. We didn't even realize until we got there that they have their own beach which is fully appointed (comfy lounge chairs, showers, a bar and...

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

Dear friends, thank you so much for your review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the whole experience of the hotel, from the spa, the pool, your room, the restaurant and the dedicated service. We look forward for your next trip to Costa Rica and stay with us !!. Best regards.

Guilford, Connecticut
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Amazing...best place in the area for watching the sunset. Sunset happens at 5:30 everyday. You will not be disappointed. We got appetizers and drinks and watched the sunset. The next day we went to the spa and watched the sunset from the pool.

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

Dear friends, thank you very much for your very nice words !! We look forward for your next visit, we will provide the best sunset we can !!. Have a great day. best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2014

We stayed In Jaco, Costa Rica and visited this property for the sunset that everyone talks about. Well, it was worth it. The property is lush with gorgeous grounds and is nestled upon a hill top. The viewing area is resembled as an ancient Greek theatre. Everyone sits on the steps of the theatre and has a drink and watches...

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

Dear friends, thank you very much for your very nice review from our grounds and our Amphitheater restaurant, We are glad to know that you enjoyed not only our famous sunset but also our food and service !! best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We were really excited about staying at Villa Caletas, given that it is advertised as a boutique and luxury hotel. It's also in the same family as Hotel Grano De Oro in San Jose, which was fabulous. With that sort of distinction, you expect for there to be good service and great food. Honestly, we were disappointed. It may be...

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

Dear friend, thank you for your review. We obviously are not happy to know that you did not like everything during your stay with us. We hope that even after your strong words, you will give us another chance and prove you that indeed we strive to give the best service we can to all of our guests. Best regards....

Dominical, Costa Rica
Reviewed 10 March 2014

I cannot explain in words how amazing this hotel is. We recently had our wedding there, and we haven't stopped hearing from our USA guests how beautiful it all was. Pilar made the entire process seamless and created the wedding I could never even have dreamed of! Her professionalism, along with the professionalism of the entire staff, was outstanding! The...

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

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your very nice review !. We are more than happy to know that we were able to make your dream come true and that all your friends had such a great time while being with us. We hope you will visit us some day for your wedding anniversary !!. Best regards. manager@villacaletas.com

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: €148 - €360 (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 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
#2 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#2 Romantic Hotel in Jaco
#2 Family Hotel in Jaco
#4 Business Hotel in Jaco
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