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Jungle Villa. Full staff. Toucans, Mountains & Waterfalls! 35% off summer

People26
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Separate WCs1
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

8 BR, 9 bath, 5 in the main house and 3 in the garden complex, max 22-28 guests.

Upscale property in a beautiful, secluded mountain setting with panoramic vistas toward the ocean at Dominical. 8 BR total, 5 in the main house and 3 optional guest rooms in the garden complex. 2-26 guests. In ground pool, Spa and chill out area in adjacent gardens. Fully staffed with daily concierge, housekeeping, maintenance, evening cooks and security. The very well equipped main house (6000 sf/ on 3 levels) sits on a private jungle reserve of 66 acres which has 5 large waterfalls, jungle swimming holes, two rivers, spring fed creeks. There are tended hiking trails and quiet country roads. Los Aires is a bird watchers paradise. Monkeys and toucans frequent the property daily. Cool evening temperatures and warm days. Lots of jungle adventures and hiking/horseback riding. Close to the amazing Nauyaca Waterfalls, Dominical Beach and Guabo River rafting. We provide a local cell phone for your use during your stay. Should you have difficulties while away from the house you can call our concierge Pablo for help. He is available 24 hours for any urgency. He will also help arrange activities, adventures, airport shuttles, local transport, meals, groceries, etc. Don't miss the link at bottom of page to see the aerial video of the of this amazing home and property.


Owner
Stephen
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

About Stephen

The villa was originally built as a jungle guest house by my uncle. We have enlarged the hiking trail network and gardens and converted the property to a vacation rental. I still have full time work in Florida but enjoy as much time off as I can get in the jungles of Costa Rica.

Stephen purchased this villa in 2007

Why Stephen chose Dominicalito

Our location is key - a secluded tropical mountain setting yet close to the ocean and town. The area is secure and access is easy. In addition, the temperature is moderate here at the higher altitude and the variety of wildlife is amazing.

What makes this villa unique

Set on 60 acres of private tropical forest with jungle swimming pools and waterfalls make this property unique. We have hiking trails to access the natural wonders around us. There is a full staff to insure your comfort. Our concierge comes each morning to cook breakfast and is available to help arrange the days activities. Housekeepers tidy up each day and there is 24 hours per day security. The cooks will come each evening on request and charge just a very modest fee,

Our concierge services are included with the rental. he can arrange passenger van shuttle for guests going to/from the airport, beach or activities. He is expert in arranging local adventures and activities, meals, and transportation. We provide a local cell phone for your use during your stay should you have difficulties away form the house you can call Pablo for help. He is available 24 hours for any urgency.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Stephen,



our trip was absolutly great. Everyone was happy and we had a lot of fun. Special thanks to viviana, patricia, henry, rolando and jorge it was a really good time for us with you.



best regards

KS
Jan 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Dominicalito in Pérez Zeledón

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 26
  • Max. adults: 22
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • 13% IVI may be charged in the future - the same as the hotels. CR may begin enforcing this law soon and if so we will pass this along to our guests.
  • Custom Refund Policy: supercedes default policy above. Deposit refunded minus $250 admin fee if cancelled at >180 days prior to arrival.
  • Custom Refund Policy: supercedes default policy above. 50% Deposit refunded if cancelled >120 days prior to arrival. no refund <120 days prior
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • suite 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    sleeping quarters - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    gallery bedroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    tower bedroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    main floor - Outdoor Shower , pool and spa
    second floor - Toilet
    suite 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 full baths, 1 half baths, showers at pool and spa
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • suites 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    tower room - 2 Large Double Bed
    sleeping quarters - 1 Double Bed
    gallery bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    suite 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The main house has 5 bedrooms, each has its own private bath and sleeps 14. The garden building, available at an additional cost, has 3 rooms, each with private bath. Garden add on sleeps up to 8.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The main house building is an open floor plan with great room, dining area, separate cafe/breakfast area, theater room, bar, kitchen and office on the first level. The second level has a viewing gallery in addition to the bedroom suites and sleeping quarters. The third floor tower room has 360 degree views! The bodega and buildings below the main lodge house the laundry, caretaker's and garden apartments. Pool and spa and relax area are adjacent to the main house. Life size chess board in the garden. Hiking trails are maintained all over the property and lead to the 5 different waterfalls, swimming holes and rivers. There is a full staff to insure your comfort. Our concierge comes each morning to cook breakfast and is available to help arrange the days activities. Housekeepers tidy up each day and there is 24 hours per day security. The cooks will come each evening on request and charge just a very modest fee. Our concierge services are included with the rental.

Reviews

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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the property for 7 days in April and there were 4 adults and 3 teenagers. What an absolutely amazing week! Definitely need a 4x4 to get to the property which is a bumpy 10 min ride off the main road but is so worth it! The view is incredible and the sounds of nature all around cannot be beat. The staff was excellent and very helpful. Pablo was wonderful everyday giving us ideas of where to visit, making reservations, ideas on restaurants and even showing us his hometown of San Isidro de El General to get groceries and have dinner. Anything you could need or want is at the home and if it is not, Pablo does his best to take care of it. Coffee was always ready when we woke up and breakfast was made at whatever time we were ready for it. We had dinner with Patricia the first night that we arrived and it was excellent. All the staff is so friendly but not intrusive. "Rigo" (afternoon security) was so nice and helps with everything from getting the hot tub ready to helping start the grill. I would not hesitate to recommend this property to anyone wanting to experience Costa Rica.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Montreal, Canada
5

La Vida Suntuosa

  • 5 of 5

It is not completely easy to get there, and it shouldn't. This is where you want to go if you want majestic panoramas in a romantic movie location.

The attention you get from Pablo, the wonderful food from Patricia, and the kindness of the entire team are unique.

We highly recommend a trip with a private guide to Hacienda Baru if you are a lover of nature, and a horseback ride with Pablo's uncle. These will leave memories that will last forever.

Perfect setting for a small group of friends that get along well together and share a common love for the beauty of Costa Rica. Trogons and toucans were daily sightings amongst many others.

Indulge yourself, you will have no regrets. Pura Vida.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A nice retreat

  • 4 of 5

Absolutely beautiful secluded setting. Definitely agree with the advice to have a 4-wheel drive rental car! Very rocky uneven road to get to the villa. Wifi did not work while we were there. Very VERY difficult to contact Pablo and plan events in a timely fashion, so I would definitely plan your own outings. Meals that were prepared for us by Patricia and staff were excellent and well worth the money! Air conditioning in the rooms worked well except for during the heat of the afternoon (in mid February).

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Virginia
5

What a great trip and beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

We all had a great time! Terrific staff, clean, great layout. Hot tub and pool definitely got some use. You will require a 4wd to access

Do yourself a favor and engage and get to know Anthony, Pablo, Reco, Patricia etc. They have lots to share and can make your stay even better. We even took Anthony out with us on the Catamaran. Do not bother with Baru wildlife...we saw more at our villa! Monkees, toucans, and other jungle creatures all came out to visit us during our 8 days. Go north up the mountain away from dominical to the city market and also recommend the Whales tail and Quepos catamaran. Dominical beach is rocks so don't think your going there to lay out.

Overall, great trip.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, Va
5

Best 7 days

  • 5 of 5

We were 9 of us and were very comfortable with the accommodation. The best part of the whole villa experience was Pablo, he is by far the most wonderful person, who kept us on task by "Family we have a situation" that would bring us back on task. He helped up plan where and what we wanted to see. He arranged for a rental van to pick us up every day to take us where we wanted to go. It just couldn't have been any better.

The villa is awesome, clean, airy, their is absolutely nothing that you wouldn't enjoy by staying there. Patrice cook for us three night and every night was wonderful. Rigo the evening watchmen, was absolutely a joy, he even dance the Maringa on the night that we celebrated my 75th birthday. This villa a Gem.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Villa and staff were absolutely amazing.

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this Villa. We had 15 people in our group and we enjoyed our entire stay. Pablo and the staff were always available for any of our needs and the food was great.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Quepos
Nearest Motorway
1.8 Miles
Carretera Dominical
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Mirador Los Chorros
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Dominical
Car: necessary

Wonderful tranquil setting high in the mountains above Dominical, in Caña Blanca, yet only 12 km to the ocean. The villa is fully staffed with daily concierge, housekeeping, maintance, evening waiter and security. The house sits on a 66 acre private reserve of tropical forest with incredible 360 degree jungle and valley views and an abundance of wildlife and natural water formations on the property. An Eco-friendly dream scape with lots of hiking, swimming and nature watching opportunities. Easy access to Nauyaca Waterfalls, the highest and grandest waterfalls in the Southern Pacific Zone of CR, horseback riding, and the beaches/surfing at Dominical. Just 30 minutes from San Isidro de El General, a pleasant small city with full services.

Other Activities: Jungle hiking, waterfall repelling, rock climbing, ocean kayaking, canopy ziplines

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Dominicalito, Costa Rica

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Green Season 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 9 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,424
for 4 nights
From
£345
£2,201
£6,960
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
 
End of Summer
10 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,182
for 4 nights
From
£284
£1,942
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
 
WhiteWater 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£820
for 3 nights
From
£258
£1,769
£5,663
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
 
SpringtimeCR 2018
16 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,355
for 4 nights
From
£328
£2,029
£6,960
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,064
for 7 nights
From
£431
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2019
7 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,528
for 4 nights
From
£371
£2,288
£6,960
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
 
Perfect 2019
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,286
for 4 nights
From
£310
£1,942
£6,960
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Green Season 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,424
for 4 nights
From
£345
£2,201
£6,960
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
 
WhteWater 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 14 Nov 2019
3 night minimum stay
£898
for 3 nights
From
£284
£1,769
£5,231
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
SpringtimeCR 2019
15 Nov 2019 - 18 Dec 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,355
for 4 nights
From
£328
£2,029
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2019
19 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
£3,064
for 7 nights
From
£431
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2020
6 Jan 2020 - 30 Apr 2020
4 night minimum stay
£1,528
for 4 nights
From
£371
£2,374
£7,392
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,424
for 4 nights
From
£345
£2,201
£6,502
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.92

The rental rates quoted include use of the main house only, up to 9 guests and breakfast each morning, Additional guests beyond the first nine are charged $38 per person per night. the garden rooms, if occupied, are charged at $39 per night each. Holiday Season check in Fri or Sat only Blocks of 7 nights only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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