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Hotel Vista de Olas

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My husband and I stayed at Vista de Olas 5 nights for our honeymoon. We had such an amazing and fun time. So happy we chose this place. The villas are very romantic and exceeded our expectations. The owners were great, as well as the staff. Everyone was very friendly, welcoming, and accommodating. It felt like being around family. The...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Went to their pool with friends whilst traveling through Costa Rica. The views are nice, but these guys should really learn what the HOSPITALITY business is all about. As soon as we got there, the guy in charge, "Jaime", informed us that there was a minimum spend amount and asked us to pay immediately. However, it turns out that we...

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

My fiance' and I stayed here during the week of July 13th-20th. We stayed in Villa #4 and had one of the packages that included an ATV tour to the waterfalls and our choice of surf lessons, zip lining, or horseback riding. We decided on the surf lessons which were an absolute blast. The ATV tour, led by the owner...

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1Thank Tyana H
Evanston IL, United States
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My husband (67) and I (58) found ourselves at Vista de Olas the last four days of our trip to Costa Rica...and we had a blast. While the hotel - and the town for that matter - attracts a younger crowd, we were made to feel completely welcome. We had booked an Adventure Package through Groupon, and it is a...

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

My girlfriend and I spent 7 incredible nights at Vista de Olas in early July. As young and inexperienced travelers, I relied heavily on the many positive TripAdvisor reviews to nudge me into purchasing our stay/adventure package. I am extremely grateful I listened and now want to pay the favor forward to any prospective travelers considering Vista de Olas. We...

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3Thank Matthew L
Macon, Georgia
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My husband and I stayed here over July 4th weekend this year. Where to start. First we arrived and checked in at the pool/bar area where we were met by Heidi who went over our package and provided us with some very useful local information. The owner Roger was awesome. He gave us top notch service and I have never...

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1Thank Gator_Girl_94
Reviewed 12 June 2016

My wife and I stayed at Vista de Olas for 7 days and we absolutely loved the experience. This trip was my first time out of the US. Getting acquainted with the new culture and environment was an initial challenge but the management and staff at Vista de Olas made the transition comfortable once we settled in. Roger and his...

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a week with another couple and we all had the most amazing time! It was a vacation experience that none of us have ever had before! It was so much adventure and beauty, and we all were so impressed with the owners, their sons, and the staff. When we left at the end...

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Beautiful views from everywhere at this hotel. Our villa, #3, I thought was the most private and had the best view. The staff was amazing and so helpful in organizing our excursions and making sure we were enjoying ourselves. The pool does get a bit busy in the afternoon/early evening because other tourists come to see the amazing view. This...

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Highland, Utah
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

This may not be the best choice for everyone. We stayed for 5 nights. I know most of the reviews are awesome. That's why I chose this hotel. We had a mixed experience here. The pool is lovely. The villa we were in was infested with termites which made us dread returning to it at the end of the day....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vista de Olas is a refined hotel in Mal Pais perched on top of a peaceful hill. From this vantage point our guests are treated to sweeping views of Mal Pais and watch the most memorable sunsets. The hotel offers 6 sumptuous, secluded deluxe villas with ocean view, AC, open-sky bathroom, and private porch. Hotel amenities include fast WLAN, a luxurious infinity pool and jacuzzi, pool lounge, and the best BBQ restaurant in Mal Pais. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vista de Olas

Address: Vista de Olas Dr. | Mal Pais de Cobano Apto.#93, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: €210 - €244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vista de Olas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Vista De Olas Mal Pais
Hotel Vista De Olas Costa Rica/Mal Pais
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Mal Pais
#2 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
#4 Family Hotel in Mal Pais
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“All villas have great views, we stayed in villa 4 and will likely request villa 2 next time just to mix it up.”
 of 5 bubbles nathang6, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views, fun bar scene, steep hill”
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 of 5 bubbles andreannaiako, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Villa 2 has an indoor bathroom which we really liked.”
 of 5 bubbles D8573BYcarlaa, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Villa 3 is at the end of a dead end path and very private with a great ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles TAmember08242016, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Villa #2 has great ocean view and you don't have to walk up many steps”
 of 5 bubbles Q5355PWlisac, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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