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  • Question:

    Where can I find directions to Hotel Villas Rio Mar?

    Answer:

    Please see our contact page.

  • Question:

    Do I need a 4x4 car to go to Hotel Villas Rio Mar?

    Answer:

    No 4x4 needed to go to Hotel Villas Rio Mar. Properly paved roads reach all the way to Dominical, the last 800 meters is a flat dirt road. 

  • Question:

    How do I get to Hotel Villas Rio Mar by public transportation?

    Answer:

    Direct bus lines run frequently to Dominical from important cities as San Jose, San Isidro del General, Quepos, Uvita and Ciudad Neily (for border Panama). Please contact our tour desk for more detailed information: tours@villasriomar.com .

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    What is the nearest airport to Hotel Villas Rio Mar?

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    XQP Quepos Airport is just a 30 minute drive from Hotel Villas Rio Mar. Both Sansa and Nature Air offer domestic flights, including to the capital San Jose. 

  • Question:

    How far is the beach from Hotel Villas Rio Mar?

    Answer:

    The village of Dominical starts just 800 m (0.5 mi) from Hotel Villas Rio Mar (a pleasant 10 min. riverside walk). To reach the beach you walk 600 m (0.4 mi) more through the peaceful village of Dominical (a total of 15 min. walking).

  • Question:

    What are the best times in the year to watch whales in Marino Ballena National Park, Uvita?

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    Whale watching season runs generally from July to November and from December to April. The most commons whales are: the Humpback Whale, Pilot Whale, and some dolphins such as: the Bottle Nosed Dolphin, the common dolphin, Rough Toothed Dolphin and the Pantropical or Pacific Spotted Dolphin.  Hotel Villas Rio Mar is located at 19 km from Marino Ballena National Park where whales and dolphins tours take place. Our activity center will be more than happy to assist you; email us at tours@villasriomar.com or read more on this page: Activities in Dominical, Uvita & Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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