Costa Rica


  • Luxurious
  • Semi-private beach
  • Rainforest
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Great Views


  • Expensive
  • Can be Congested

Tulemar Bungalows

Buena Vista Luxury Villas and Tulemar Bungalows sit on the hillside near Manuel Antonio National Park with spectacular ocean views and its own small private beach.  The bungalows and Villas are relatively luxurious and an excellent value.  Nestled in its own private rainforest reserve with lots of monkeys, birds, plants and animals, this property is unique and beautiful.  Tulemar offers 3 pools, a free shuttle van, spa and fitness center.  While Tulemar does not have a full-service restaurant, there are many restaurants in the area.

Tulemar Bungalows

Tulemar’s spacious Premium Bungalows are equipped with A/C, a small kitchenette, mini bar, living room with a queen size sofa-bed, and a master bedroom with two queen size beds and television.  The bathroom is accessible separately from both the living room and the bedroom allowing for privacy.  The octagonal design of the Bungalows creates spectacular views from every window in all directions.

Select Villas and Junior Suites

The Select Villas at Buena Vista consist of 6 one bedroom villas and 6 Junior Suites.  Each 1-bedroom Villa features spectacular ocean views, a kitchen, living room, large terrace, bedroom, bathroom and A/C. The Junior Suite features a kitchenette, living room, bedroom, bathroom and large terrace with ocean and jungle views.

Premium Villas

The Premium Villas are luxurious 2 or 3-bedroom octagon-shaped Villas with 320-degree panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and lush jungle. All Villas features a full kitchen, beautiful living room, bedrooms, powder room and verandas.  Top-of-the-line furniture, fixtures and linens provide an intimate yet luxurious experience.  These Villas are almost like luxurious tree houses with all the amenities you would expect.

Casa de Las Flores at Tulemar Bungalows and Buena Vista Villas
Casa de Las Flores

Casa de las Flores is a two story free standing unit. You enter on the upper level, which offers a kitchen, living room, bathroom, bedroom with king bed and large terrace. Follow the enclosed stairs to the lower level, which offers an oversized bedroom with 2 full beds, nook with kitchenette, bathroom, and terrace overlooking a relaxing Japanese garden.


Tulemar and Buena Vista Luxury Villas features a semi-private small beach for its guests only and a shuttle van that will take you to and from if you don’t want to walk.  Boogie boards, kayaks and life vests are free for hotel guests.  This is a very nice features because Manuel Antonio National Park can get very crowded.


Tulemar has 3 nice pools for hotel guests.  Each pool is a different part of the property, making at least one pool easily accessible to you no matter which area or type of room you stay in.


Though villas have kitchen facilities, there is a hotel restaurant for those who want to dine out. Due to its proximity to the ocean, fresh fish is often a specialty.

Spa and Fitness at Tulemar
Spa and Fitness Center

Tulemar has a nice spa and fitness center on site.  Massages, facials and other treatments can be arranged in the spa, and the gym features a good assortment of equipment to keep you in shape while on vacation.

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