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Hotel Vista de Olas

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Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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We went with friends that we travel with extensively, no matter where we have been we always wish our trip was as good as Vista De Olas. Roger and staff could not be more accommodating. This part of Costa Rica isn't easy to get to, but what a magical place.
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My fiancé and I visited Rogers place and it was amazing! The whole family was so welcoming and kind. We did the atv tour to the Montezuma waterfalls, horseback riding, and a snorkel tour! The restaurant there was delicious and the staff was friendly and attentive! I highly
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I do not have the words to articulate how perfect our stay at Vista de Olas was! Our room, the view, the activities, the smokin hot staff, I could go on forever. We had a delicious breakfast every morning with food from their own garden, relaxed in the pool with a beautiful
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My friend and I stayed and purchased the surf and adventure package through the hotel, and it did not disappoint! Roger, Swen, Mike, and every single one of the bartenders, cooks, and cleaning crew were so great! They always made sure we had everything we needed and they were a
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This resort is on top of a hill overlooking that whole coast line from playa Carmen down to mal Pais. The sunset from here is so spectacular that people from town pay to come to watch it in the evening. The villas are each set off individually with unique designs to each. It is
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how long/far is the drive or the flight from san jose airport to Hotel Vista de Olas?
30 minute flight into Tambor and rent a car from Budget. It’s about an hours drive to Vista de Olas
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You have to take a flight from San Jose to Tambor & either rent a car with Budget or get picked up in Tambor.
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You can fly into either San Jose or Liberia and then a flight to Tambor via Sansa or Costa Rica Green.
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How would I find flights from San Jose to the nearby airport?
Sansa has flights to Tambor from San Jose
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Hi, how far is the beach from here? My boyfriend would want to surf daily.
Sorry about late reply. It’s about a 15 min walk but you have to walk down a steep hill. Taxi drive is about 10 USD
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"Villa has the best view. 4 and 5 are great for couples traveling together or friends staying solo per villa."
"Villa 3 has an absolutely insane view"
"only 6 villas, most have ocean view"
"All the rooms we saw had amazing views! Can't go wrong with any of them."
"All the suites are great! We stayed in 3 but liked 2 best."
US$134 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
vista de olas mal pais
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMal Pais
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