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Hotel Villa Caletas Needs To Quit It With Those Ads For Its Spa and Residences

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  Site Where: 3 kms south of main entrance to Punta Leona, Herradura, Costa Rica, 12358-1000
July 2, 2009 at 4:02 PM | by | ()

We got all Diane Lane “Under the Tuscan Sun” as we pulled up the windy hill to Hotel Villa Caletas in Herraduras, Costa Rica. We’re a sucker for sweeping panoramic views of the Pacific (especially from cliff side vantage points) and all the pomp and circumstance en route led us to believe we were in for something really special. As in five star special – the elite status this misguided member of Small Distinctive Hotels of Costa Rica fancies itself to have. Reality check: three stars is more like it.

We must’ve suffered a bad case of beer goggles, because as soon as we starting paying close attention to our surroundings, it wasn’t all that pretty.

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