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Outdoor pool, open 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Beach nearby, beach massages
Beach nearby, beach massages
Beach nearby, beach massages
Outdoor pool, open 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCentro Turístico Cataratas Nauyaca18 min walk
    Popular LocationParque Reptilandia18 min walk
    Popular LocationCosta Rica Dive and Surf20 min walk
    AirportQuepos (XQP)38 min drive

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About this area

Ballena

Located in Ballena, Villas Rio Mar is in a rural area and on a river. Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Marino Ballena National Park and Nauyaca Waterfalls. Kayaking and snorkeling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and mountain biking nearby. Guests love the hotel's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Centro Turístico Cataratas Nauyaca - 18 min walk
  • Parque Reptilandia - 18 min walk
  • Costa Rica Dive and Surf - 20 min walk
  • Costa Rica Stand Up Paddle Boarding - 20 min walk
  • Playa Dominical - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportQuepos (XQP) - 38 min drive

Restaurants

  • El Rancho – Pool-view restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare daily, happy hour available. Kids' menu available.

About this property

Villas Rio Mar

A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a swim-up bar, and an outdoor tennis court are onsite. All 48 rooms provide conveniences like sitting areas and refrigerators, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Furnished patios, room service, and ceiling fans are among the other amenities available to guests.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 swim-up bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Mini golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (947 square feet of space)

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - sports
  • Reflexology

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Furnished patio

More

  • Separate sitting area

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 10 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 4 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 33600 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: CRC 0 (one-way), (up to 4 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

3/5 Okay

Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved the property, the pool is a good size the staff were acvommodating and the restaurznt was great. I would definitely return.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
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We have been to this property before In high season and even though the services were cut back due to low season, the property is still wonderful and we had a pleasurable time there again.
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2020