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Ojochal Home with Pool/Ocean View/Private Jungle Trail & River on 12 acres.

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 6-8)

This beautiful 3 bedroom/2.5 Bath home is nestled on the Mountain hillside overlooking Ojochal, with stunning views of the river mouth and the Pacific ocean.

'Estilo de Vida' ('The Style of Life') is available for short-term and long-term rental.

The property offers a private pool with complete privacy due to the secluded nature of the property. The temperature of the pool is a wonderful 86 degrees all year around. Located at an altitude of 700 feet above Sea level the property avoids the problem of pesky mosquitoes. Watch the Howler Monkeys in the trees and humming birds and toucans right from the pool deck. Enjoy a daily visit from our resident Coati!

The 12 acre property includes a private nature trail that leads to a stream and then on to the main river that runs through the property. Enjoy a swim in the river and then head back to the house spotting monkeys and Blue Morpho butterflies along the way.

Each bedroom has a walk-in closet and is air-conditioned. The air conditioners use the latest Inverter technology which causes the unit to slow down as it nears the set temperature. This results in very quiet operation (no condenser kicking in and out) and as it is running constantly it results in very low humidity levels (35 to 40%) which makes you feel cooler. Free High Speed wireless internet is available throughout the house.

The house features a remotely monitored security system that you can activate when you depart the house each day.

Keywords: House, Villa, Vacation Home, Jungle, Nature, Pool, Jacuzzi, Ojochal, Uvita, Dominical, Playa Ventanas, Cinco Ventanas, Stream, River

More Details

Property Manager
Michael Jeffrey
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

About Michael Jeffrey

My wife and I are fortunate enough to live on the island of Bermuda where I operate a Health club and my wife works as the IT Manager for one of the Off-Shore Insurance companies. We have two young sons who love going to the Costa Rica house. We tend to go in the rainy season each year or sometimes every two years.

Michael Jeffrey purchased this house in 2006

Why Michael Jeffrey chose Ojochal

We love the remote jungle setting. In the picture my sons explore Playa Tortuga near the house. The property itself is amazing as the lot is 12 acres in size which allows you to completely relax in privacy. We like getting up early in the morning walking the nature trail to the river and back.

What makes this house unique

Beautiful view of the Pacific Coast. Watch White-faced and Howler Monkeys, Toucans, Humming Birds, Wood Peckers, Sloths and other animals and birds in the jungle around the property, and watch them right from the comfort of the pool deck. We have a resident Coati who visits the house every day to see what is going on at Estilo de Vida.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ojochal in Bahía Ballena

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shared between Bedrooms 2 and 3
    Powder Room - Toilet , Located Downstairs in Main Living Area
    Ensuite Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , En Suite to Master Bedroom. Rain Forest Shower. Double Sink.
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , En suite Bath w/Tub. A/c. Walk in Closet. Opens to pool.
    Additional Beds - 2 Single Bed , Two Inflatable Twin Beds to accomodate 7th and 8th Guest.
    Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , A/c with Inverter Tech. Walk in Closet. Balcony access.
    Upstairs Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Bay Window & Balcony. A/c with Inverter Tech. Walk in Closet
  • King size beds (1) Located in the Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Located in one of the Upper Bedrooms, Double Beds (1) Located in one of the Upper Bedrooms. This bedroom has a Bay Window. Two Inflatable twin beds available for a 7th and 8th guest., Baby Cribs (1) A pack and play is available for use with children up to the age of three. The Pack and Play includes a bassinet for an infant. Ceiling Fans and Standing Fans in all bedrooms. All Bedrooms feature the latest A/c with Inverter Technology. As the a/c unit reaches the desired temperature it slow downs but does not go off. This means you do not have the loud sound of the compressor going on and off. The constant supply of cold air results in very low humidity levels (35% to 40%) which makes you feel much more comfortable.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Maid and Pool cleaning services are provided once a week.


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Ojochal Home with Pool/Ocean View/Private Jungle Trail & River on 12 acres.
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews
Atlanta, GA

Oasis in the jungle with the comforts needed to make a family vacation amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! The pool was perfect, and the house was spacious! Blow up mattress was a great thing to find tucked in the closet, and we used as a bed for our three year old. The animals around the house are awesome, as well as the trails that are cut into the woods. The trails may be a bit advanced for some people, as they are quite steep, and my youngest two (6 and 3) and wife decided not to do the trails again after the first outing because of this. However, myself and my very adventurous 10 year old really enjoyed our many hikes into jungle, and along the creek and river. There is plenty to do within a half hour to hour of driving, and we did it all. We had a great trip, helped by the great place to stay that is Estilo de Vida.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wouldn't stay anywhere else

  • 5 of 5

We (my husband and I) have stayed at Estilo de Vida every year for the past 7 years. Once we discovered this gem we knew we would always rent this for our vacation. Total privacy. We love the view and seeing plenty of wildlife. We have seen monkeys, toucans, couti parrots and blue morpho butterflies and several others. We feel totally safe here. Love this place!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Vic and Freda Thank you for taking time to write another review this year and a big thank you for your patronage over the years. We value our repeat visitors very much. Michael
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Absolutly fantastic, complete luxury and nature !

  • 5 of 5

absolute paradise! fridge stocked when we arrived with essentials , tropical fruit, coffeee & even beer, incredible views,, Toucans Howler Monkeys and trails , comfort, luxury, sheets pillows etc high quality , lots of nature and easy to access house , just wonderful! from start to depart our experience was great, beautiful clean house with clean pool and stunnng views , very spacious living space and bathrooms and very nice quality bed linen, fully equipped kitchen (enormous Us style fridge ) with everything you could need , big bonus: great high quality washing machine and dryer: super efficient, Costa Rica is often rainy so that was appreciated , we dream of coming back recommend 100% just fantastic for a family hoiiday or other . Location is great, we did playa ventanas , parque national ballena, punta uvita, dominical, excursion to isla del caño, noyaca falls , el pavon falls ....

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Michael. Thank you very much for your detailed review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay, and you are welcome back any time. It looks like you kept very busy during your time at the house! Michael
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We loved our stay here!!

  • 5 of 5

Spectacular view!

Felt as if we were a part of the jungle in that we experienced monkey sightings and sat watching a sloth for nearly an hour! Lots of birds, too! Absolutely wonderful. And the property manager welcomed us with a basket of goodies upon arrival! That was really special.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Great Return Trip

  • 5 of 5

Last year our family of 6 spent a week at this beautiful home. We had such an awesome experience that we returned back for a second stay this summer. The view from this home is fantastic. We enjoyed seeing howler monkeys, toucans, a coati, and much more while staying on this property. Our family loved taking the hike to the river and relaxing in the small waterfalls and refreshing pools of water. It was a nice base to explore the Uvita area from. The washer and dryer were a bonus. The whole family loved swimming in the pool each day. Our family would definitely stay at this house again.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular views, great pool

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house on a hill overlooking the ocean. Large pool. House is large and very comfortable. Close to town of Ojachal, which has several wonderful restaurants. Also close to the wonderful beaches.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Palmar Norte
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
La Constanera
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Playa Ventanas
Car: necessary



Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Based on Occupancy of 6 people. Additional persons add $10/night. Add nights to your 3 Day stay - $185 (High), $155 (Mid), $125 (Low) or to your week - $170 (H), $145 (M), $120 (L). Other Rates - 3 Week - $3,300 (H), $2,800 (M) and $2,300 (L). Add nights - $150 (H), $125 (M), $105 (L). 4 Week - $4,200 (H), $3,570 (M) and $2,950 (L). Add nights - $150 (H), $125 (M), $105 (L).
A $300 security deposit is due at the time of check-in and is refundable at check-out assuming no damages.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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