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Located on the banks of River Baru, Hotel Villas Río Mar is also within a walking distance of 2,950 feet from the Village of Dominical.

All rooms at the Hotel Villas Río Mar feature a terrace, patio with seating area and private bathroom. All 52 rooms also offer air conditioning, ceiling fans, TV, free WiFi and refrigerators. The property offers a garden and 2 outdoor swimming pools.

This eco-hotel resort offers breaksfast. International and local dishes are available at the hotel restaurant along with a wet bar serving cocktails.

Guests can enjoy tennis courts, mini golf, tour planning services, transportation services and a conference center. Room service and free local calls are also available for guests.

The property is a 10-minute walk from Dominical, 17 minutes to the beach and 14 mi from Marino Ballena National Park. Juan santamaria Airport is 3 hours away from this property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Villas Rio Mar has been welcoming guests since Aug 31, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Buffet, Breakfast to go

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 king bed
2 king beds
2 full beds
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Dominical Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    4,750 feet from property
  • Barú Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1 miles from property
  • Guapil Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.5 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?
    Hello, we are located 800 meters from the beach, Walking to Dominical beach would be approximately 10 minutes, we can also request a taxi that takes l..
    Answered on 6 September 2019
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?
    to go to beaches in our surroundings would be by taxi
    Answered on 6 September 2019
  • Are there wash cloths as well as towels in the rooms?
    Hello! We have shower towels as well as hands towels in all our rooms.
    Answered on 3 March 2020
  • Hello, Is this hotel dog friendly? We have a small 8kg dog. Thank you
    Hello, we are dog friendly there is an extra charge per pet per stay of $ 25
    Answered on 30 December 2021
  • Do you help the guests booking the horseback riding tour to Nauyaca Waterfalls and arranging the transportation forth and back?
    Hello! Yes, we can help with that.
    Answered on 28 December 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    El Rancho Restaurant

    Food: American, Argentinian, Cajun/Creole, Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Steakhouse, Local, Asian, International, Latin American, European, Grill/BBQ

Amenities of Hotel Villas Rio Mar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Mini golf
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Playground
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
2 swimming pools
    Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Infinity pool
  • Shallow end
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Hotel Villas Rio Mar takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 5 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Hotel Villas Rio Mar accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about Hotel Villas Rio Mar

  • Hotel Villas Rio Mar is 1.1 miles from the center of Dominical.

  • Check-in at Hotel Villas Rio Mar is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Hotel Villas Rio Mar offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Snorkeling
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Mini golf
    • Darts
    • Foot massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Back massage
    • Walking tours
    • Full-body massage
    • Beach
    • Horseback riding
    • Happy hour
    • Head massage
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Neck massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness
    • Tennis equipment
    • Couples' massage
    • Hand massage

  • Room options at Hotel Villas Rio Mar include:

    • Double
    • Villa

  • Hotel Villas Rio Mar has 1 restaurant:

    • El Rancho Restaurant

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Hotel Villas Rio Mar may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 0.9 miles from Hotel Villas Rio Mar.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Villas Rio Mar can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go