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Eight mediterranean style Boungalows in a lush tropical setting; private bathrooms, hot water,air conditoner,wifi,tv, minifridge,ceiling fan, laptop safebox, parking area and 24 hrs security, restaurant and pool with jacuzzi. Our incedible location so close to the beach with the best beach break and our facilities, makes Manalà Hotel the perfect destiny for the best holiday ever. Open 2010. 800 meters North from Santa Teresa soccer fieldde fútbol de Santa Teresa
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Great location, really gardeny, oasis with easy walk to beach and restaurants. The white, round bungalows are nice to return to after a hot day at the beach. The breakfast is wonderful by the pool. I would note that there are some nights with pretty loud music going nearby.
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This hotel, as are most the hotels in Santa Teresa, is handy (100 metres) to the beach. Room security is good, with a deadbolt system. There did not appear to be any security for the small parking lot , although others have commented that it is guarded. There are eight bungalows
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Response from Natalia S, Manalá Team at Manala Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello Larry! Thank you very much for taking the time to write us your comments. I am pleased to inform you that we have a security guard during the night, in addition to the cameras working 24/7. What a pity that you found out about some services until check out. We're going to improve that. Thank you for letting us know your observations. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Manalá Team.
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Small property with 8 individual cabanas. They are arranged so they each feel secluded. Large room and nice deck with a hammock. Short walk to the beach and restaurants. Secure parking with a guard at night. The restaurant only serves pizza and not a full bar only beer.
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Response from Natalia S, Manalá Team at Manala Hotel
Responded 23 Jan 2019
Hi, Mike! Thank you for your comments. Hope you enjoyed your vacations with us. Best regards from all Manalá Team. Pura vida!
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We stayed for 2 nights. The bungalow are very nice and special. A lot of place. But We found few insects. The flow in the shower is weak and the shower head is old and not comfortable :( The breakfast was tasty. And the pool is nice :) The hotel very close to the Santa
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Response from Natalia S, Manalá Team at Manala Hotel
Responded 20 Sep 2018
Hi, Gail! Thanks for taking the time to leave your comments. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are going to check the showers to see how to improve this. Our main goal is to always offer you the best. That's why we spray for bugs twice a week, but still that's jungle life in the tropics. if you like to come back, do not hesitate to call us, it will be a pleasure to welcome you again. Greetings from all the Manalá team. ¡Pura vida!
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We went there for 3 nights. The bungalow was well designed and was super quiet. Cool hammock on the porch. 4 mins walk to the beach. The restaurent nearby was loud at times, but nothing crazy. It is a bit off of the "center" but renting ATV is a good idea to get around in Santa
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Response from Natalia S, Manalá Team at Manala Hotel
Responded 04 Sep 2018
Hi, Simon! Thank you so much for your comments. We are glad to know you enjoyed your stay. If you return to Santa Teresa, please, feel free to call us! It was a pleasure to have you here. Best from all Manalá Team. ¡Pura Vida!
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If you book a shuttle to santa teresa, private or with a small group, they will generally take you directly to your hotel
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Hi Andy, All our Bungalows have 1 queen size bed, and we can put 2 extra single beds, maximum 4 people per Bungalow. There is also 1 Bungalow with 2 single beds, and we can put 2 more extra single beds in case of 4 beds needed. Have a wonderful day, Fabián Inces Recepcionst
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Is there an airport shuttle?
Hi Michelle, we can arrange at any time shuttles or private taxis from Tambor or Juan Santa María airport to Manalá. In case you want to check rates, please send us an email and we will be more than glad to help you. Pura Vida!
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Hi Ms, It´s a pleasure to help you and thank you very much for considering our Hotel for your holiday. For the requested dates we do have availability. Our rate is $150 ($133+13% tax) per night per bungalow, which is for 2 people, and it includes continental breakfast (toasts with butter and jelly, three kinds of fruits, orange juice, coffee&milk or tea) besides taxes. In order to confirm your reservation we need to charge the 50% in advance from your credit card, and the balance must be paid when you arrive. We offer you a cute bungalow with all the amenities you need as air conditioning, hot water, wi-fi, minibar, safebox, fan, mini fridge, TV, also we have for you a very relax pool with jacuzz, parking lot and a security guard. Besides we offer you a wide variety of tours and activities to do around the area, such as snorkeling, horseback riding, fishing, stand up paddling, canopy, rent ATV's, surf lessons, massages and more. Please contact us if you need more information, it will be a pleasure to help you. Best regards, Sebastian Calvo
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Buenos días Rebeca, lamentáblemente para las fechas indicadas no tenemos disponibilidad. Para más información o consultas no dude en ponerse en contacto con nosotros a través de nuestro email. Un saludo
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"Try to book the rooms closest to the restaurant, that way you will avoid the noise from the bar next door at night."
"Take a book reading lite for reading in the book since it's dimly lit."
"accommodation is in bungalows so I would imagine that there is no difference between them"
"Great to go with couple."
"Any of the bungalows would work - the higher numbers 6, 7 or 8 may be less noisy given proximity to the facility next door."
US$92 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasSanta Teresa
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