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Stay in Tulemar - Enjoy the Tulemar Beach - 4 Pools - Wildlife - Ocean Views!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow

Overview

About the property

Bungalow, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

For more information and availability on this Tulemar Bungalow call me at 559-284-9616.

Located in Tulemar, a 33 acre, gated and secure, residential resort located right in the heart of Manuel Antonio. Our Bungalows are surrounded by jungle and the wildlife is abundant; you’ll see monkeys, sloths and exotic birds throughout the property and on our hiking trails. At the Tulemar Beach you’ll find warm, tropical waters with a sandy beach and lots of shady palm trees plus free lounge chairs, umbrellas, kayaks, boogie boards, towels and food/beverage service.

The bungalow is set in the jungle, surrounded by monkeys and other wildlife and has a wonderful ocean view.

It has a social area with a kitchenette and living room (with a sofa bed) and a master bedroom with two queen size beds and bath. All are air conditioned, but the cool breezes encourage you to leave the windows open!

Ideal for your family or just for the two of you.

Tulemar Bungalows guests, you have access to Tulemar’s award winning private beach with food and beverage service.. You can walk down to the beach or take the resort shuttle. The beach features lounge chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, sea kayaks and towels all at no extra charge. You also have the use of the resorts swimming pools.

Children 10 years and under accompanied by their parents stay for free, otherwise there is a nightly charge of $30 per person for the third and fourth guests.

Minimum 4 nights stay during Peak season or Easter week

Rates subject to change without notice

Ask for reservations policies during Peak or Christmas week

Keywords: ocean view, Bungalow, intimate, jungle

More Details

Owner
Cindy Houck
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Cindy Houck

My family owns property here in Tulemar Gardens. We have offered our home for rent here for several years. Recently we have started booking rentals for our friends who also have homes here. This is one of those units.

Cindy Houck purchased this bungalow in 2005

Why Cindy Houck chose Manuel Antonio Area

After looking for a long time in Manuel Antonio for a home to buy, we finally found that Tulemar Gardens was the only location with all paved roads to the home, a private beach and a gated community. We fell in love love with the area.

What makes this bungalow unique

The bungalow is located inside Tulemar Resort. Guests can enjoy access to the resort's 4 pools, private beach, onsite restaurant and beach cafe, and 2 scenic hiking trails with abundant wildlife all around.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just came back from ten days in Manuel Antonio. Our family of four (kids 9 & 11) stayed in Tulemar at a bungalow. The large, private property was amazingly beautiful. It was lush and picture perfect with plants, flowers, birds, butterflies, monkeys and sloths a common sight. The property had four beautiful pools and a private picturesque beach that was never very crowded. The water was warm and the waves were not very big. We used the free boogie boards and kayaks often but brought our own snorkel gear.

The level of customer service was unparalleled. Every single staff member from our maid, bartenders (Daniela and Arlen were awesome!) to wait staff and concierge were there to please. Rarely have I experienced such a genuine eagerness to please in any of my travels all over the world. Our concierge Chris was very attentive. He made arrangements for drivers, dinners, tours and everything else we needed all with a smile and happy heart. I really didn't think we would need a concierge for I am capable of planning on my own but I have to admit that it was nice to have someone there as our "go to" for anything.

Onto the units. Wow. The view was amazing from every window. It was like sleeping in a tree top in the jungle. The bungalows have plenty of space for our family to spread out and the kitchen was great for quick meals.

All totaled Tulemar was perfect. We saw more wildlife every day at the property than we saw in the M.A. state park! We will come back again and stay at Tulemar! The restaurants within walking distance were great. We ate local and drank the tap water everywhere..... I don't even drink my tap water here in Northern California so that is saying something. Tulemar is perfect for couples, families, or anyone else who wants a worry free vacation in paradise!
Jul 2014
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Amenities

Manuel Antonio Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Stay in Tulemar - Enjoy the Tulemar Beach - 4 Pools - Wildlife - Ocean Views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 82 reviews
San Diego, CA
5

Can't wait to return!

  • 5 of 5

What a FANTASTIC property!

We stayed in Tulemar Bungalows.... You really feel like you're in a tree house in an isolated jungle. Wish we stayed longer.

From the moment you drive onto the property you are transported into a dream. And yet, just outside the gates are all the great local restaurants and services you need.

The staff is amazing.... Everyone was so kind and genuine. From the restaurant staff to the outstanding service at the PRIVATE beach to the shuttle driver and staff. They made our entire trip a true pleasure.

The highlight of our stay was the Sloth Walk with Tom. He is an amazing guide who has a great personality. We saw 9 sloths, mating howler monkeys, and countless birds. We saw more wildlife on the property than in the park.

In fact, there's little reason to leave with the A+ beach on site.

We did enjoy the great views at the restaurant for breakfast also.

So, JUST BOOK IT!

You won't be sorry.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review....we're so happy to have you with us......also happy to hear that you enjoyed "The Sloth Walk" presented by The Sloth Institute of Costa Rica......hope to see you back soon! Tulemar Dave
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Beverly Hills, CA
5

Second time was even better!

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful resort. Tulemar exemplifies how a resort vacation should be! The amazing bungalows/villas, beach and service are so impressive! A must on your bucket list. Tree house living where the monkey and sloths come to visit you!

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Friendly staff and friendly wildlife....lol.....so glad you enjoyed your stay! Tulemar Dave
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San Jose, CA
5

Amazing Family Adventure

  • 5 of 5

Another great stay at the Tulemar Bungalows. The views were spectacular - over 180 degrees of the ocean and mountainside. We (including our two girls ages 8 and 9) used the complimentary kayaks located at the private beach to paddle to a great snorkeling spot in the shared bay with some other gorgeous beaches. The hotel also arranged for a whitewater river rafting excursion which was a great family adventure. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were happy to have you back for your second stay and we're already looking back for your third! Thank you for the great review. Tulemar Dave
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Seattle, WA
5

Best family vacation ever!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Believe all the great comments that you read about Tulemar! My family and I booked a week at a bungalow in the Tulemar resort through our new best friend Chris, our personal concierge for our stay. From the day we booked our bungalow until we left for the airport on our last day, Chris and the team at Tulemar made us feel like royalty. Chris made the planning process for the trip a pleasure by helping us figure out the best activities to participate in (we highly recommend the zip lining and sunset cruise) as well as the best way to get to and from the resort (he arranged for a driver to pick us up and also for local transportation while we were there). When we arrived at the resort we were amazed at the natural beauty, especially the wildlife and AMAZING sunsets over the Pacific Ocean every night. The private beach was truly breathtaking and even though the resort was booked, it was far from crowded. We took advantage of the complimentary boogie boards and kayaks and also highly recommend dining at the beach side restaurant. The facilities are truly amazing including the three pools available for families. Our 8 year old kept us busy from sun up till sun down and sitting pool side with a few drinks watching the sunset while she swam was a great way to end the day. Everyone at Tulemar and in Manuel Antonio / Quepos area were very welcoming and made us feel at home. Very safe, very clean, great food, amazing sightseeing, friendly people made this a real once in a lifetime experience. I travel internationally frequently and Chris and the Tulemar team have made Costa Rica and Tulemar our new #1 destination. We are already planning our return trip with friends and family!!! Thanks Chris for making our vacation truly amazing!!! PURA VIDA!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tyler, What a great review on Tulemar, the Bungalow and our staff. We try to make everyone's trip memorable. The Bungalow is great for families or for a small group of friends or a honeymoon couple. Tulemar offers so much to do and see you do not need to leave unless you want to. We will look forward to your return. Until then, Pura Vida, Cindy
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Boston, MA
5

A secluded feel in jungle paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four had an outstanding experience at Tulemar. We booked a bungalow through Dave--it was the least expensive of the lodging options, but comfortable and attractive in every way. Although every home in the resort was booked, it never felt crowded--we often had one of the (clean, well-heated) swimming pools to ourselves. The beach too was uncrowded, with plenty of chairs and towels and boogie boards, and delightfully warm water. The wildlife was perhaps the highlight: monkeys partied on the roof of our bungalow, a sloth slept in a tree right on the beach, and there were colorful birds everywhere. Our concierge Chris was warm and helpful in every regard, taking us grocery shopping and advising us on restaurants and activities. Indeed, all of the staff were friendly and professional. We couldn't have asked for more.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for the wonderful review. I am so glad that you had a great time. The Tulemar Bungalow is a great property for up to four people. And, it is located in Tulemar which is the best area on the Pacific. What more do you want or need? We offer everything. Beautiful beach, walking trails, four pools, bar and grill at the beach, restaurant, animals galore and wonderful service. We are also walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores and more. Come back and visit soon. We would love to have you. Pura Vida, Cindy Houck
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Baltimore, MA
5

Memorable Experience

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for 2 nights on part of our trip to Costa Rica. We wished we stayed longer. The bungalow was spectacular. It's luxury in the jungle.

Ashlee organized a private driver to and from San Jose for us, as well as rafting and zip lining. We didn't have to do anything.

The service was beyond expectations.

We are looking to come back again but this time with the entire family and for longer!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brian for staying with us.I am so glad that you had a great time in Tulemar even if it was brief. Tulemar has so much to offer that you do not need to leave do you? We have the beach, four pools, walking trails, restaurants and animals galore. Start planning so you can spend more time with us. Pura Vida, Cindy
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Map

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Quepos Airport
Nearest Barpub
Onsite
Nearest Restaurant
Onsite
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Tulemar Beach
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Manuel Antonio Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
May 1 - Nov 17, 2017
May 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
1 night minimum stay
$245
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre-Holiday 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Dec 22 2017
1 night minimum stay
$280
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Holidays
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
1 night minimum stay
$430
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Jan 3 - Mar 17, 2018
Jan 3 2018 - Mar 17 2018
1 night minimum stay
$285
$1,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Mar 18 - Apr 1, 2018
Mar 18 2018 - Apr 1 2018
1 night minimum stay
$430
$3,010
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Apr 2 - Apr 30, 2018
Apr 2 2018 - Apr 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
$285
$1,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
May 1 - Nov 17, 2018
May 1 2018 - Nov 17 2018
1 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Nov 18 - Dec 20, 2018
Nov 18 2018 - Dec 20 2018
1 night minimum stay
$285
$1,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2018
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 2 2019
1 night minimum stay
$430
$3,010
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$245
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 17.5%

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