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Jungle Villa with full staff. Toucans, Mountains & Waterfalls! 35%off Nov/Dec

People22
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
22
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Dominical - Villa Los Aires, Costa Rica

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.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Stephen
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2016
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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 Puntarenas

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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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

Jungle Villa with full staff. Toucans, Mountains & Waterfalls! 35%off Nov/Dec
average rating of 4.888889 based on 37 reviews
5

Amazing...Just like the pictures (maybe better)!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful just as in the pictures. Amazing views of the mountains. It was super spacious the 7 women on our trip. Pablo (the concierge) was beyond amazing and helpful. He will help you every step of the way, no worries. We enjoyed dinner at the house two nights, dinner at an amazing restaurant Ricar 2, and we had a BBQ the last night. ATVs and horseback riding to the waterfall is a must!

I highly recommend hiring Johnny the driver to take you from the airport to the house (its about a 3.5 hour drive from San Jose Airport). We rented a car for the trip, which was super easy. It was delivered and picked up from the house. Just a warning the roads are very rough going into the house and the main roads are small and extremely curvy. At night it gets very foggy and that doesn't help. But overall its a doable drive, just have to get used to it.

Excellent trip...Amazing home!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Great location and service

  • 5 of 5

First of all, Pablo was the best. I have stayed at many villas and resorts, and never received as good as service from any of them as I did from Pablo. The property is a wonderful jungle/mountain getaway with wonderful hikes and waterfalls right on the property. It is only about 30 minutes from the beaches of Dominical, and not too much further from Manuel Antonio. Make sure to go see the swimming hole, and the extreme canyoning near by is a great excursion.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Gorgeous Property!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the Villa with a retreat group from Arizona for a week. The location of the Villa is high up in the rain forest and away from it all. It is perfect for those who want to get away and enjoy the serene beauty of Costa Rica. The breathtaking views are spectacular and the grounds are wonderfully maintained. Our room was perfect and housekeeping cleaned each day for us. Patricia was hired as our breakfast and dinner chef for the week and she did a great job. We had a great time at the Villa, but by far the most memorable part of our trip is Pablo, the concierge. He is phenomenal!!! You just say his name and he appears ready to assist. Our stay at the villa was wonderful!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Amazing Experience!

  • 5 of 5

It was the most amazing experience. Pablo was very attentive and made sure all of our needs were met. Family of 12, plenty of room and enough activity on property for all to enjoy. The pictures on the Internet are exactly what you see except for work our area has been made into a zen area. Relaxing area for morning coffee away. The swimming hole is also not easily accessible. You need to plan an entire day to go to see it. Enjoyed hiking on property to see the others. Brisk hike in morning. The staff were incredible. Thank you to all. Only recommendation is that Pablo deserves a day off! Definitely will stay there again

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This place is paradise on earth. The stay was amazing. The staff (especially Pablo) were all very accommodating to everyone's needs. The online pictures are exactly what you get when you get there. No photoshop!! I highly recommend that everyone put this one on their bucket list.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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absolutely amazing

  • 5 of 5

This listing was accurate. the pictures you see online is exactly what you get. Definitely remote and very private but only a 20 minute drive into the city. The villa was always very clean and the staff are all so kind. This gives you hotel amenities with the luxury of a home. The staff cleaned and even did our laundry. i would recommend this stay in a heart beat. I didn't want to leave. we were 14 adults and all fit comfortably and never felt as if we were on top of each other. Patricia which is the offered cook(adt cost) was phenomenal (a great resource when you are tired from excursions and want to stay in for dinner. Now to the best part ... PABLO ... YOU ARE THE MAN!!! he is the concierge and makes this trip so worth it and VIlla los Aires is lucky to have him there. NO is not in his vocabulary. Everything is so pura vida and nothing is impossible for him. Alonso is a sweetheart and we couldn't get enough of him. When ever you guys come to Miami we will have to link up to return such warm hospitality. while here we did zip line, horseback riding, used a yatch one day, did white river rafting, used ATVs and even went to a small school to donate some things.... Everything is accessible but you definitely need a vehicle. We used solid rental car and they even brought the cars to the villa :) also if is a big group like we were and its your first time in costa rica i definitely recommend "la buzeta" (a bus) its like another excursion on its own and you make stops along the way and makes that long ride from San Jose enjoyable and a party on its own. Steve, you have a beautiful home. Pablo thank you for everything. This trip wouldnt have been the same without you. You have new found friends with all of us. Alonso gracias por todo. Espero verte pronto en Miami... PURA VIDAAAAAAAAA

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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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

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Dominical, Puntarenas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
SpringtimeCR
18 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
£235
for 1 night
From
£188
£1,462
£6,352
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £28 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday
21 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 7 nights
£2,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer2017
9 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,305
for 4 nights
From
£315
£2,013
£6,353
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
 
Perfect2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£754
for 3 nights
From
£236
£1,619
£4,776
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £28 per night, per additional guest
 
Green Season 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,305
for 4 nights
From
£315
£2,013
£6,353
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
 
Whitewater2017
1 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£754
for 3 nights
From
£236
£1,619
£4,776
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £28 per night, per additional guest
 
SpringtimeCR2017
18 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£872
for 3 nights
From
£275
£1,856
£5,407
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £28 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,880
for 7 nights
£2,880
£7,929
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
9 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,399
for 4 nights
From
£338
£2,092
£7,929
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£1,619
for 5 nights
From
£315
£1,934
£5,935
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £28 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £47

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. 2016 Holiday check in day is Friday Dec 23 only and 30 only Blocks of 7 nights only. $39 p/p/n extra during Holiday weeks

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Dominical, Costa Rica

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
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 22
  • 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
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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 work out 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.

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