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The Ultimate Costa Rica Vacation Villa Rental

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 9,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

9500 Sq. Ft. Villa Features 5 Bedrooms, 8 Baths, Infinity Pool, And Theater.

***2014 top vacation rental***

***Conde Nast Johansens sole selection for Costa Rica***

***Estilos and Casas Magazine (Central America's leading architectural magazine) cover selection***

Villa Paraiso is located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica in the prestigious luxury home community of Las Olas in the town of Dominical. Only 8 homes enjoy a 1000 acres of rain forest overlooking the Pacific with miles of pristine hiking trails.

This 9500 sq. ft. Spanish Colonial inspired villa took 4 years to complete. There are 4 guest bedroom suites on the first floor. Two have their own private verandas. All have luxurious bathrooms and individual climate control. The master suite, almost 2000 sq. ft. itself, occupies the entire second floor. In addition there is a movie theater and wine cellar.

A live-in house keeper and 24/7 management company will attend to your every need. Enjoy the blue green glass tile pool with built in chaise lounges, infinity edge, and swim up bar or walk to the beach. World class surfing, fishing, and bird watching are just steps away.

Available services at the house include gourmet chef, bartender, masseuse, facials, pedicures, manicure, and yoga instructors. The area has little tourist pressure, but none the less benefits from several grocery stores, liquor stores, and a remarkable assortment of European and Costa Rican restaurants.

At Villa Paraiso you can look forward to the vacation of a lifetime.

More Details

Paul Bradley
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 July, 2018

About Paul Bradley

I am a physician in the US and Mindy is a CPA. Our friend was the original developer of the area and we fell in love with the place on our first visit.

Paul Bradley purchased this villa in 2004

Why Paul Bradley chose Dominicalito

We did not plan on buying anything on our first visit to the area. The beauty, tranquility, and romance of the area overwhelmed us and we bought a lot on impulse. After a year of thinking we had gone mad buying property in a foreign county, we decided we might as well take the deep plunge and started construction of the villa. It took almost 5 years of a crew of artisans and craftsmen to complete the project, but it is absolutely amazing.

What makes this villa unique

THE VIEW!!! I've taken tens of thousands of photos and I have yet to do the view justice. It's just so big that you can't take it all in in one photograph. You feel like you are literally perched on top of the world looking out on the most beautiful coastal view. If that were not enough, the 10 foot tide which sweeps in twice a day constantly changes the landscape. And the sunsets are beyond spectacular!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful visit, the villa was magnificient, the staff were attentive, and the entire experience was flawless.
Dec 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Dominicalito in Dominical

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 9500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , Cave shower made from local river rock. Dual rain heads.
    Guest Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Dual vanities and glassed in shower
    Guest Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Dual vanities and glassed in shower.
    Guest Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Single vanity and glassed in shower.
    Guest Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Single vanity and glassed in shower
    outdoor show - Outdoor Shower , Surrounded by lush tropical plant and ocean views.
    outdoor bathroom - Toilet , Convenient for the pool
    Powder room - Features a hand painted sink in an antique cabinet.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Tempurpedic king mattress. Wrap around veranda.
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen bed. Private veranda with twin chaises and ceiling fan
    Guest Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King or 2 twins. Garden view.
    Guest Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King bed. Private veranda with twin chaises and ceiling fan.
    Guest Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Garden view
  • Master has Incredible wrap around 180 degree view. Desk and chair. Bookcase with lending library. Veranda has table for morning coffee and oversized chairs and ottoman. Stone 6 person Jacuzzi. Chaise lounge chair. All bedrooms have high end mattresses and linens and a clock radio with iPhone charger. Daily housekeeping is included.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • caves
  • festivals
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Daily housekeeping and laundry is included.


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The Ultimate Costa Rica Vacation Villa Rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 55 reviews
Savannah, GA

Fabulous home with spectacular view!

  • 5 of 5

Our three generational family of 10 just returned from a wonderful Costa Rican vacation, which was made even more special due to this fabulous abode. The view of the coastline is spectacular. The huge covered terrace and pool were a big hit with our family, 5-74 years old. Most nights we ate on the terrace. Some of the children even ate at the swim-up bar, so that they didn't have to leave the pool! The terrace wraps around the house on 2 sides, so a comfortable spot in the shade is always available. The inside dining/living room was beautifully furnished and comfortable, as well. A few of us sought the AC there, when the temp outside soared. The bedrooms are as described on the site, with AC and en-suite bathrooms. All have a safe. Our Master suite on the top floor, was sumptuous. Huge rock-lined shower, big double vanity area, closet, toilet area plus a big outside terrace with hot tub. There are no curtains in the MBR, so if a 5:30 AM sunrise bothers you, bring eye-shades. We had one of our grandchildren sleeping up there with us on a blow-up queen bed and there was plenty of room to walk around it. It was nice to be able to have a wine cellar, of which we availed ourselves. And, the home theater was a fun perk. The housekeeper, Ruth, keeps everything spotless. We used the Chef, Osi, who prepared outstanding meals! Our delicious daily breakfasts were varied. Dinners were really terrific, too. There is a nice menu, from which you can pre-order your meals. A few in our group have severe food allergies, but Osi catered to their needs very well. Those three ate in every night. Others went out to eat a couple of times. Langosta Feliz is a typical Tico restaurant, with few Gringos in attendance. La Parcela, only five minutes away, has a gorgeous view, though parking is a challenge. Both are good, but go early. Olmer, the concierge, helped with home cooked menu choices and booked tours for us. He was very helpful! Get a 4-wheel drive vehicle.

Osa Canopy Tours in Uvita is a zip-lining experience that you'll never forget. We all loved it! But, it is not for the faint of heart. Go onto their site to see/read about it. The Jungle ATV tour in Uvita was a big hit, too. Very dusty, but fun. We took a truck ride up to Nauyuca Falls, which was a much better idea than trying to hike 4 km.straight up. Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary was fun to see,. Having a private guide in Manual Antonio Nat. Park was essential. Go to C.R. & stay here. Pura Vida!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Pura vida! Paul
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Spectacular View!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at Villa Paraiso! This home worked very well for 6 teenagers and 2 adults -- with plenty of space and amenities. Highlights - the view of the coastline is absolutely spectacular, from sunrise to sunset. The pool is great fun, and the kitchen/dining/veranda areas were perfect for entertaining. The location of the house was convenient for getting our group to and from the beaches, town and activities. Thank you and compliments to Olmer, the Property Manager/Concierge, who was always accessible and very helpful before and during our stay. Olmer, I enjoyed working with you very much! He helped with activity arrangements and addressed questions and minor repairs. Many thanks to Ruth, the Villa's housekeeper, who was so nice and on top of things! While staying at Villa Paraiso, we did everything from kayaking and surfing, to waterfall rappelling and spa appointments -- great experiences and memories! Thank you for sharing this beautiful home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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This property is breathtaking.

  • 5 of 5

We were 7 guests in this beautiful estate and enjoyed every moment of our stay. The property comes with a housekeeper each day and a wonderful concierge to help you plan all your activities. We highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind review. We hope to see you back next year! Paul
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Spectacular villa!!!

  • 5 of 5

The photos of this home just don't do it justice. Everything about it is first class. The quality of location, the views, the construction, the amenities, are all 5 Star level. The master suite is breathtaking with 180 degree views of the ocean and a master bath larger than most apartments. Within just a few minutes you have access to surfing, beaches, rainforest, waterfalls, and anything else you could want in Costa Rica. Additionally, this area has no large chain hotels or restaurants. Instead it is filled with incredibly beautiful and unique places that surprised us every time with their world-class quality and indulgent atmosphere. This place is the perfect home base for any dream vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The ultimate retreat

  • 5 of 5

This house is truly amazing with some of the best views of a sunset one could imagine. The staff are nice and the grounds are well maintained. The beds and linens are delicious and we will definitely go back!!!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: See you again soon!
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Spectacular Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation was a family trip to celebrate our 25th anniversary. The villa was spacious and met our needs perfectly. Loved the infinity pool and grounds! Beautiful birds and resident iguana at the pool. Bedrooms very nice. Sylvia our housekeeper kept up with us and our needs with 5 children. We enjoyed the chef Wilbur and Ryan his assistant. They prepared a delicious Costa Rican breakfast and a perfect dinner that we thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated. Raul our concierge was outstanding. His follow through was excellent. We felt taken care of everyday. He oriented us to villa, came every morning and evening. Made sure we got to our fun excursions. His recommendations for activities were spot on! Couldn't have been more pleased with his service. Always smiling!

This area of Costa Rica is amazing-so much to enjoy!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
110 Miles
International: San Jose (SJO) Local Quepos (XQP)
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
La Parcella
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
La Parcella
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: recommended

Villa Paraiso is located within the Osa Peninsula, which National Geographic describes as: “the most biologically intense place on earth.” The house is an easy scenic 2.5-3 hour drive from the international airport in San Jose (SJO) down modern and recently paved highways. Or it can be reached by a quick 15 minute commuter flight, which leaves from the international airport and then a short 30 minute drive. Or for the ultimate experience, a 30 minute helicopter ride which lands at the house. The beauty of the area is that it has all the tourist activities of the rest of the country with virtually no tourist pressure. Perhaps, that is why Travel and Leisure Magazine dubbed the area the 'Hottest Travel Destinations of 2013.' It's also why Lonely Planet says of the area, “this is undoubtedly Costa Rica’s top spot to witness wildlife at its wildest.” Despite it's remoteness, there are amazing restaurants, grocery stores, liquor stores, and gift shops. Whether it's bird watching, hiking, surfing, or fishing, it's all a world class experience for those staying at the Villa Paraiso.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Dominicalito, Puntarenas

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Labor Day Special
1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas/New Years 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season 2019
5 Jan 2019 - 5 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas/New Years 2019
21 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £74.82

Cancel up to 7 days before check-in for a 50.000% refund. Rates are subject to change until a deposit is made.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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