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Villa Buena Onda

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From the Anchor Sculpture 200 Meters East and 700 Meters South, Playas del Coco 50503 Costa Rica See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Special Price:Up to 20% during Xmas!
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 5 days here at the Villa Buena onda Hotel resort. We had a spectacular time. The meals that were included were delicious. The staff were very accommodating. They went above and beyond to satisfy any concerns we had....More

Thank LightPacker825222
Response from Sus_Amigos, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Buena OndaResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey LightPacker825222, We’re so glad to hear that everything ran smoothly. ‘Pura Vida’ is the Costa Rican way of life, so ensuring your stay is stress-free, from food to tours to accommodation, is our number one priority. We'll pass along your comments to everyone in...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Eight room private villa overlooking Playas del Coco. First class from top to bottom. The all-inclusive food was great, and the service was even better. We had our privacy when we desired same, but enjoyed the interaction with the other guests at meal times. We...More

Thank Ed T
Response from MariaVBO, Public Relations Manager at Villa Buena OndaResponded 22 February 2018

Hello Ed, Thank you for your amazing review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at the villa and that we were able to exceed your expectations. We do our best to offer great tours for our guests. Shelley is wonderful, no doubt,...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

My husband & I stayed here the end of August for 4 nights. We had such a wonderful experience that I wanted to share. First off the hotel is very clean! The staff were all so kind & gracious. We actually made friends with many...More

Thank Trixie R
Response from Sus_Amigos, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Buena OndaResponded 9 October 2018

Hey Trixie R! We’re so glad to hear that everything ran smoothly. ‘Pura Vida’ is the Costa Rican way of life, so ensuring your stay is stress-free, from food to tours to accommodation, is our number one priority. We trust we can dine together sometime...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

I just returned from a 4 night stay with my girlfriend, and we are already talking about going back. From the moment we set foot on the property, we were treated like royalty. The check in process was excellent, with a great succinct explanation of...More

Thank Nick M
Response from Sus_Amigos, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Buena OndaResponded 9 October 2018

Hey Nick M, We’re so glad to hear that everything ran smoothly. ‘Pura Vida’ is the Costa Rican way of life, so ensuring your stay is stress-free, from food to tours to accommodation, is our number one priority. We hope we can meet again sometime...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Loved the small feel and fantastic service. We were greeted by name at arrival, given refreshments and a tour of the property. Rooms were clean and spacious, beds and linens were very comfortable. Large patio and hammock and amazing views everywhere. Everyone from front desk...More

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Response from CostaRicanVacations, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Buena OndaResponded 2 October 2018

Hey AprilToml, We’re so glad to hear that everything ran smoothly. ‘Pura Vida’ is the Costa Rican way of life, so ensuring your stay is stress-free, from transfers, food to tours to accommodation, is our number one priority. Take it easy! Your friends at VBO

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$349 - US$878 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$349 - US$878 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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396lorraineb
31 August 2018|
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Response from VillaBuenaOndaTeam | Property representative |
Hi Lorraine, Thanks for your question. The northwest region of Guanacaste is the driest part of Costa Rica, especially between December and April. For September one can expect sunny hot & humid mornings with quick afternoon... More
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Leonora1990
22 October 2017|
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Response from islandboy1575 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the bus does travel to cocoa but if you stay at Villa Buena Onda Shelley will be glad to arrange transport. Great choice and the best of the best in this area attention to detail and impeccable service
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MJMarte88
13 September 2017|
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Response from claireabbe | Reviewed this property |
The hotel is fairly isolated but the hotel shuttle will take you into town. Taxis are also available. There are shops and restaurants in town, very touristy.
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Room Tips
"Not a bad room in the place!! Views are exceptional! We had a downstairs corner room with great pool access..."
312lesliep
20 Sep 2018
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"The rooms on the top floor have an ocean view. The rooms on the 1st floor have a little ocean view but not..."
Caitlynr916
18 Sep 2018
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"The pool rooms are awesome, direct access to the pool, gardens and restaurant, I had a chance to look at..."
dereks816
23 Jul 2018
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"All rooms are great!"
dee1908
18 Jul 2018
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