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Luxury high-tech villa in Costa Rica with pool and breath-taking ocean view

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,659 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms (one Master), 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Villa St Tropez features all the amenities and more that you expect in a modern luxury vacation villa.

SPECIFIC EXTRA SERVICES : daily maid, for cleaning and cooking service; Personal Chef service available;

Massages on the site with a therapist coming to the villa...

Ask for rates & further details.

SPECIAL CURRENT OFFER : The Luxury Aventure Week including 5 activities.


- Air conditioning

- Ventilation and tiles for house cooling

- Fully equipped kitchen (microwave, dishwasher, espresso machine...)

- Large laundry room with washer and dryer

- Flat TV screens, Theater home video system, Integrated music system

- Cable and Internet

- Comfortable and modern French-style designed furniture

- Private parking for 3 vehicles

- High tech electric system, 'My Home'.

- Large exterior glass windows to maximize overwhelming views.

Featuring amazing sunsets, calming echoes from the Pacific Ocean and spectacular views of the Costa Ballena whale’s tail.

This single level 340 sq mts villa with Patio, terraces, overflowing swimming pool facing the 'Whale Tail' panorama is set in a 3000 sq mts property, with full privacy and safety (guard, alarm system) and exquisite landscaping.

Imagine yourself at the end of a full of adventure day, watching the humpback whales breaching from Marino Ballena National Park while you are having one of your previously prepared mimosas and saunter out to the rancho-covered terrace to roll yourself out in a reclining chair. The violet sky is reflected in your infinity-edge pool. Beyond, you send your gaze out to Uvita's famous Whale's Tail, the Osa Peninsula and Isla del Caño...

Now… stop imagining it and make it your reality. A fifteen minute 4x4 drive up a rainforest-lined, bumpy Costa Rican road takes you up to 1000 feet in elevation, where you arrive at Villa St Tropez. With the touch of a button the electric gate opens, the exterior lights slowly illuminate the trees and gardens, offsetting the modern white facade of your luxury home and all of the networked systems within the home come online. You walk past a glowing koi pond and sculpted gardens. You enter to find your favorite music playing softly in the background and the lights are dimmed to offer a romantic, late-afternoon ambience.

St Tropez Villa is the most modern, sophisticated and elegant home along the Costa Ballena. It is the perfect mix of Costa Rican mountains, verdant rainforest, spectacular ocean views and contemporary luxury. The entire home is wired with a My Home smart system, allowing you to control the lighting, music, television and security systems. The home was designed by a French artist designer and is an amalgamation of French Mediterranean and modern tropical influences. Every room in the house looks out to the gorgeous mountain and coastline views and flows perfectly into the abundant outdoor terraces.

The Villa is a Pacific dream, offering high end luxury amongst nature’s chorus of ocean waves, refreshing breezes and active wildlife.

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More Details

Property Manager
Laurence/Rental Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Laurence/Rental Manager

The beautiful Mediterranean area was a great source of inspiration!

Take your chance, experience and enjoy Villa Saint Tropez in Uvita, Costa Rica!

Laurence/Rental Manager purchased this villa in 2011

What makes this villa unique

A unique place on Earth.................

Guestbook comments from the manager

« Our visit to Villa Saint Tropez was excellent. The description of the property is accurate. The view is stunning. We'd definitely return for another visit next time we are in Costa Rica. Our host was also excellent. She was very supportive throughout our stay and immediately available from check-in to check-out. The references to having a 4x4 can't be understated ... be sure to have the right vehicle! »
Aug 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Uvita in Bahía Ballena

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3659 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Pets considered
  • We ask our guests having an eco-friendly behavior while staying at Villa Saint Tropez. Turning off the lights, air conditioners, garbage selection...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • A large Master bathroom and two medium all with shower and toilets
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Large bedrooms all with great ocean view and private bathroom
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Luxury high-tech villa in Costa Rica with pool and breath-taking ocean view
average rating of 4.9 based on 28 reviews

A very special place in the South Pacific of Costa Rica

  • 5 of 5

Villa St. Tropez at Uvita in Costa Rica is truly a special place to stay. We have enjoyed various outstanding places through VRBO in Costa Rica. However, out of all these VRBO experiences along the Pacific North and South, Villa St. Tropez has been the best and we look forward to staying there in our next visit to this area. The Villa’s architecture, interior design, exterior terraces and pool make it a most pleasant environment to enjoy the nature that surrounds it and the views that it affords of the coast and the Whale’s Tail.

Mr. Laurence Monnereau, the owner, and Ms. Trina Papageorge are extremely accommodating and helpful in making your stay at Uvita a pleasant and fun one.

This area along the Pacific South coast has very interesting places to visit in day trips such as the Heritage Foundation’s Site of the Spheres near the Village of Sierpe, boat tours along the Sierpe River and Drake Bay, or to Corcovado National Park in the Osa Peninsula, among others. And, after these trips it is always very nice to return and enjoy relaxing afternoons in the terraces of St. Tropez.

Additionally, you will find the Uvita Tourism Office ladies to be great in giving information about Uvita and the region. This area for whatever reason has extremely fine restaurants and bakeries, especially if you visit the village of Ojochal which is about 12 Km South from Uvita. We highly recommend taking the time to visit this hidden treasure.

On a more practical side, we recommend to pay close attention to Trina’s explanations of how the technology for the electrical systems of the Villa work. We found that they work very well but they could be a bit challenging if you do not pay attention. Other than that, we think you will have as terrific a time as we did at this very special place called Villa St. Tropez in the Pacific South of Costa Rica.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ernesto I've been managing the rentals of this property for years, and my commitment to the owners is to make the guests' satisfaction a priority! Thanks for appreciating, it's a real pleasure to receive your feedback! Be sure you will always be welcome at VST and treated as a special preferred guest! Sincerely, Laurence Rental Manager
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Beautiful View!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at this house. The view was beautiful, the pool was great, and the rooms were beautifully decorated. We had a blast. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Glorious Adventure

  • 5 of 5

The view and the pool are paradise. The villa is luxurious, well equipped, and clean.

Wild life abounds (howler monkeys, jesus-christ lizards, frogs - OHHH and tucans flying by daily). Amazing! My husband and I were so very happy.

The owner was very considerate and coordinated a hotel stay for us. The managing agent took care of any and all requests. The front gate got snagged and we had to request assistance; but it was taken care of quickly. You must have a 4-wheel drive vehicle and be prepared for the drive into the property which is a steep, rough, up-hill grade and takes 20 minutes. A bit past the property is a luxury hotel with an excellent restaurant overlooking the water. I would highly recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for your feedback! We always appreciate our guests' satisfaction and wil keep on making their comfort and pleasure our priority! I look forward welcoming you again as a preferred guest with our special attentions and surprises!!! Best, Laurence
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Beautiful property - more spectacular than the pho

  • 5 of 5

My family spent 5 glorious days in this villa. We loved every part of it - from the magnificent views to the wonderful décor. Everything in the house is of a very high quality and very comfortable. Even though there is another house very close by, the design of the villa is very clever and one feels private all the time. I enjoyed getting up early in the morning and watching the sun rise and the birdlife begin. Although we did not see monkeys we heard them! Its a steep drive up - so be sure to get a 4-wheel drive - but its pretty close to Uvita and a good supermarket. We enjoyed the dinner prepared by chef Gustavo - excellent food and service and actually contracted him for another evening. I can't recommend the house high enough! We felt well looked after and when the internet was problematic had numbers we could call to help us sort it out. I can't recommend the house highly enough!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Janet, Thank you for appreciating our magic place! I'm happy you had a great time. Be sure you will always be welcome there and have all the special attentions we provide to our guests. All the best, Laurence NB: about the internet, we are currently making tests with the company of electricity to make sure the service is reliable with a full wifi reception on the whole property.
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  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing home. The view is the most gorgeous view we have ever seen. The homeowners and casa keepers were so incredibly helpful with anything we needed. We will definitely come back to this heavenly place!!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great time, spectacular view.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Villa. The place was perfect. We were 6 adults, so every couples has there room, and enough space for everybody. We enjoined stay at the Villa and relax beside the pool. The kitchen has all the equipment that we needed. We had a warm welcome by our host, and she was very helpful. She answered all our questions, and she makes sure that we had a great time during our vacations. It was our first family vacation, and everyone keeps wonderful memories of that week. After fiew months, we still talk about it. We visit Uvita, Ojochal, so many good restaurants in this area. The road to reach the Villa needs absolutly a 4X4. We had to change our vehicule, in Uvita. A salesman in San Jose, said that a mini van would be enough, not true.

That episod was just an adventure in our trip.

Finally, I recommand the Villa for people who wants a luxury vacation, with a spectacular view, and a georgous place. If we're going back to Uvita, we will for sure rent that place again.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: December 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear France, So good to hear from you! Thank you for remembering our place with such great feelings! Be sure you will always be welcome at Villa Saint Tropez, we've been improving more and more upthere so that our guests be incredibly comfortable! We had some clients coming back next 2015 season and this is the best grateful thing for us, to have previus guests coming back! I look forward to having you again there! All the best, Laurence
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Nearest Airport
180 Miles
San José international airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Bar lounge at Hotel Kura and Oxygene on the hill
Nearest Ferry
100 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Costanera Sur
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Marino Ballena
Car: necessary

The villa is located on the hills 4 kms from Uvita, a small but growing community surrounded by national parks and stunning beaches yet in proximity to the many amenities serviced by the Costanera highway, offering the greatest ocean view in the country over the famous Whale Tail.

Local attractions:

- Famous national reserves: Ballena Marino, Cano Island, Talamanca ( last Indian population)...

- Boat tours and jet skiing around sensational aquatic life

- Sport-fishing, diving...

- Horse riding tours

- Quad rentals

- Rain forest activities, waterfalls

- Manuel Antonio, its white sandy beaches and its famous national reserve with a great variety of plants and wildlife

San Isidro, the 2nd most important city in the country is just 50mn drive from Uvita.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Uvita, Costa Rica

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Green season
17 May 2018 - 8 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
High season 2018-19
9 Dec 2018 - 11 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas season 2017-2018
22 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £377.9

The Luxury Adventure Week including the best activities in the area : coordination with Tour operators and Services centers for guests' comfort and leisure.
Our present stated rates do not include energy consumption.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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