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Villas Rio Mar

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800 m north from the Dominical entrance along the Baru river, Dominical 185-8000 Costa Rica See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I spent the weekend to go on the Whales and dolphins festival. The staff was great and the overall customer experience was amazing. Our tour was scheduled to finish later than the check out, they had no trouble keeping our luggage in a safe place...More

Thank Alonso L
Response from MEsquivel, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Rio MarResponded 4 days ago

Hi Alonso, Thank you very much for this incredible review, for taking the valuable time to share it with us and our readers. first of all we want to thank you for taking into account our hotel as part of your rest days in this...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We stayed here last minute a few months ago and liked it so much we stayed there again for almost a week while we did business in the area. It has everything you can possible need at a great price. comfortable, private air conditioned rooms...More

Thank cselkie
Response from José C, Director de Recepción at Villas Rio MarResponded 31 March 2018

Hi dear Traveler, there is nothing else to add to your terrific review! We love to read this reviews and the way you describe Villas Rio Mar is simply amazing, even thanks is not enough to describe how grateful we are with you! Here at...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a gem in Dominical. We stayed for 4 days. What was good: the food, the pool, the surroundings but most off all tje staff. Friendly and helpfull. There is also a trail from the resort where nice things can be seen. If...More

Thank Remco B
Response from MEsquivel, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Rio MarResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola Remco, Thank you very very much for this amazing review and thanks for sharing it with others readers, We are very happy that your stay at our hotel met your expectations and we hope to have you back, it will be an honor to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First thing to say is that this hotel is best suited to guests with their own transport. This was not our situation, the village of Dominical is a 15 minute brisk walk along a dark riverside rough road, torch needed. The local beach is stoney...More

Thank chocsEdinburgh
Response from MEsquivel, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Rio MarResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello dear traveler Thank you very much for your review for us are very important and its how we improve and learn to make it better, Villas Rio Mar hotel is located about 15 minutes from the center of Dominical, thanks to that distance we...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice hotel near Dominical . Near the beach, shops and restaurants . Good selection for breakfast and nice pool. If you are staying in the upper side, the WiFi doesn’t work. You have to go down to the restaurant or the lobby area to...More

Thank Itejada
Response from MEsquivel, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Rio MarResponded 11 August 2018

Hello dear traveler, Thanks a lot for your feedback, we just have to say that is an honor to serve you and make your stay as pleasant as possible, we are very happy to know that enjoyed our breakfast and all beautiful areas around Dominical....More

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Dominical ***Eco-Hotel Resort near Uvita & Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Relax in true nature while enjoying a wide range of amenities! Villas Rio Mar is an internationally recognized 3 Star Eco hotel located ...More in a stunning natural setting; an easy 10 minute walk from the fun and the beach of Dominical. Whether traveling as a couple or with family, Villas Rio Mar offers a wide range of amenities guaranteed to make your holiday worry-free and enjoyable. Our hotel includes 52 rooms and can also host medium-sized groups. Our spacious tropical gardens provide privacy and include many beautiful plants, flowers, and birds, which one can observe from outdoor patio areas located in front of the rooms. One of the best restaurants in the area, El Rancho, is located at Villas Rio Mar. The area offers a wide array of leisure and adventure activities including beautiful beaches, four National Parks, and many other nature & wildlife reserves. A wide range of amenities: spacious tropical gardens, jungle trails, large swimming pool with pool bar, quality restaurant & bar (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinks), international sports programming, room service, billiard table, darts, foosball, kids’ play area, mini golf, outside gym, tennis court, tour & transport services, massage, nail studio, and other body treatments. 4 room types to choose from: 48 of the 52 rooms have an outdoor patio area with garden views, rooms with AC & TV available, family-sized rooms available (limited), rooms with kitchenette available, mini-fridge and ceiling fans in every room Great price for an excellent service: professional staff, free wi-fi throughout the hotel, complimentary parking, free rental car drop-off (airport & Villas Rio Mar), group discounts available, seasonal discounts; May>Dec. 15th, book now & pay later! Beautiful, easily accessible, with lots to do: - Stunning natural beauty, gorgeous beaches, and nearby tropical jungle teeming with exotic wildlife - Many beaches, national parks, and adventure tours - Easily accessible from SJO International Airport via newly paved roads (< 3 hours) - 10 min. walk to Dominical - 15 min. walk to the beach - Relaxing natural setting - Private and secure Meetings & Events: conference room & event planning services for businesses, weddings & private events Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$72 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Villas Rio Mar Hotel Dominical
Hotel Rio Mar
Rio Mar Hotel
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Traveller (359)
Room & Suite (175)
Pool & Beach (66)
Dining (54)
Amenities (34)
Family and Play Areas (11)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Olivier P
16 January 2017|
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Response from MEsquivel | Property representative |
Hello, the beach is a 1.5 km, and if you want to go walking it is 15 to 20 minutes or in car is a 5 minutes.
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Response from Peter N | Reviewed this property |
We stayed with our two kids in (12 an 15) in a family suite with two large double beds. It was quite spacious so I Think you couldn't easily get two extra beds in the room. Best wishes. Peter.
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"The best villas are higher up but do involve a climb."
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"Rooms in garden setting .nice grounds"
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"Request room far from pool if you are sensitive to noise."
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"Some of the bungalows are far away - request closest to the pool or office."
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