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    Villas Rio Mar

    800 m north from the Dominical entrance along the Baru river, Dominical 185-8000, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good36%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “baru river” (12 reviews)
    “big pool” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 26 February 2013

    This was a repeat visit, since we spent a week at the resort a year ago. The rooms are clean and the staff is friendly. Breakfast is wonderful and the bar tender and bar maids attentive. We strongly reccomend Villas Rio for its location and...More

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    Response from MEsquivel, Guest Relations Manager at Villas Rio MarResponded 3 March 2013

    Dear friend Thank your for taking the time to write the review! We really appreciate the insight. We indeed do everything to let everybody enjoy its time at Villas Rio Mar. We are very glad you enjoyed, and see you next time! Villas Rio Mar...More

    Reviewed 19 February 2013

    Our family of 4 stayed at the Villa del Mar on Dec 24th and 25th. Our main reason to stay here was to be in a tourist spot for Xmas eve and day to hopefully enjoy some Xmas activites for our kids. Unfortunately, apart from...More

    Thank Lebeauceronintrépide
    Response from MEsquivel, Guest Relations Manager at Villas Rio MarResponded 21 February 2013

    Thank you for your comments. We try to provide our best service and our full attention to every client. Christmas is a very big holiday in Costa Rica. Most of the Costa Rican families celebrate this with a Christmas tree, typical food, fireworks. Last year...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2013

    We stayed four wonderful nights in Villas Rio Mar and contemplated remaining there for the remainder of our two week vacation. Although one of the more expensive options in Dominical, this resort lives up to everything they promise and more. Our room was clean and...More

    Thank Trish P
    Response from MEsquivel, Guest Relations Manager at Villas Rio MarResponded 21 February 2013

    Dear Trish, Thank you for your nice comments! We are trying to be there at any time for our clients. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. As you explained, the walk from Villas Rio Mar to the beach is about...More

    Reviewed 15 February 2013 via mobile

    Stayed here for a week at the end of Jan/beginning of February. The people that run it are very nice. The restaurant is quite good. Although the breakfast is of the bland American/English type. Great pool and great location not far from the town and...More

    Thank Daveded
    Response from MEsquivel, Guest Relations Manager at Villas Rio MarResponded 21 February 2013

    Dear Dave, Thank you for your comments. We usually includes the tipycal costarrican breakfast but most of the time we offer buffet breakfast without extra charge like we offered you, this buffet includes gallo pinto (rice and beans) eggs, toast, bread, hams, sausages, 2 types...More

    Reviewed 1 February 2013

    Admittedly, the bumpy dirt road to this hotel does not look very promising, but once you are past the entrance gate, you'll find yourself in a true paradise. Their rooms are nice and spacious, their beds huge. The rooms are scattered throughout the property in...More

    Thank Cyril C
    Response from MEsquivel, Guest Relations Manager at Villas Rio MarResponded 2 February 2013

    Thank you so much for such nice words, we are an eco jungle resort surrounded by the tropical forest and we are agree with you maybe it is a 800 meters of dirty road but once you arrive we will do everything possible to make...More

    MAVI Surf Hotel de Dominical
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Family Hotel in Dominical
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 52
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Dominical
    • Also Known As
    • Villas Rio Mar Hotel Dominical ,
    • Hotel Rio Mar ,
    • Rio Mar Hotel
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    Room & Suite (148)
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    Dining (52)
    Hotel & Grounds (219)
    Bathroom (7)
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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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    24 February 2016|
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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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    "There are individual cabins on the hillside, which make each room uniquely private."
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    "Rooms are clustered in duplex type units around the hotel grounds."
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    "The rooms are pretty much identical. I think the bird watching is better toward the rear of the property."
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