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Jungle Retreat in the Mountains with Pacific and Jungle View

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

I fell in love with this property because of the uniqueness of it . I believe you will too. It sits high above two river valleys and adjacent to a waterfall below, easily accessable. You will want to be there every day. If you would like , let us prepare a picnic basket for you.

The casita was newly built in 2011, highlighting Asian characteristics with indoor outdoor living thanks to sliding glass doors that disappear into the wall for total access to the pool area. There are two bedrooms with private baths off each. The master has an outdoor shower and indoor Jacuzzi . The living area is accented by a gas fireplace that can certainly be enjoyed many times a year. There is a small patio adjacent to the pool and jungle that we use for private sunbathing , stargazing and yoga. A/C is available in the bedrooms but not necessary as there is always a flowing through the casita during the day. It can be chilly at night.

There is so much to offer that it is best to see the pictures and write Mercedes with any other questions you may have .

Pura Vida!!

Keywords: Mountain Top; Pool off living area: Privacy; Waterfall below; jungle valleys on two sides; two separte suites; 2 Cable TV's, WI FI, NEW home; Fab kitchen; indoor Jacuzzi; outdoor shower off master; indoor outdoor living; On site owner/manager up hill for assistance., TWELVE minutes above highway on a 4x4 accessable road ; from the bottom of our road it is 3 minutes south to Uvita and 15 minutes north to Dominical.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 November, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Uvita in Bahía Ballena

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Private entrance from 2nd bedroom
    Master Bathroom - Toilet , Jacuzzi , Outdoor Shower , Indoor vanity. Indoor and outdoor sink.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • King size beds (2) Master bedroom has a TV
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Jacuzzi ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Unique jungle views from a mountain point. over valley; river and waterfall below, waterfall accessed by car in minutes, wake to monkeys and toucans, VERY private pool , no other homes within view from this property, only valley, jungle and Pacific Ocean, casita built in 2011 and beautifully decorated in Asian style, sliding glass doors disappear into the walls leaving indoor outdoor living . Property manager lives nearby above the casita and easily reached with questions and assistance, as well as catered meals (for a small charge) or advanced grocery shopping for your arrival, Owners live in Missouri and love sharing their home with others when they are not here.


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(34 traveller reviews)

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Jungle Retreat in the Mountains with Pacific and Jungle View
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews

Awesome R & R time !

  • 5 of 5

Thank you ! Charlie & Mary, owners, Mercedes & Chuck, managers and Izzie our little 4 legged jungle, river and waterfall guide.

An experience like none other we've ever had. The incredible view of the jungle and Whale's Tail beach at the Pacific coast can all be seen from the poolside and back of the house. The back of the house has sliding glass doors and screens that opens up the entire back side on to the shaded patio, pool and sun area. The hammock was used everyday too. We fix a lot of our own meals so the BBQ grill and well stocked kitchen was a definite plus. Mercedes did arrange a catered meal by Guiselle who brought her 12 year old son Jose. She fixed a typical Costa Rican meal that was excellent and it was so relaxing to just stay at the house and enjoy our prepared meal.

The bedrooms are very comfortable and both have big private bathrooms. The master bath even has an outdoor shower and sink for that true Tarzan and Jane experience.

TV, WIFI, and all the amenities of home but we rarely used them as we were too busy watching and listening to all the jungle life and enjoying the always changing views from our own patio.

A washer, dryer and clothesline on site means you can pack lite.

The is so much to do in the area that I would advise talking with Mercedes first to prioritize your to dos based on the time of your stay.

The house is on a mountain in the jungle so I would also discuss the terrain and road to it.

We can't thank everyone involved enough for our wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mark and Linda, We appreciate your kind, detailed words regarding your stay at Casa Namaste. We are thrilled you all had a nice time and enjoyed the casita. We hope to see you again someday for another vacation. Take care :)
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Holly Lake Ranch, TX


  • 5 of 5

We spent nearly three weeks in Costa Rica and rented three different homes and this was by far our favorite! We liked it so much we returned when another rental home had issues and we checked out early. The home was very well stocked and had everything anyone could need or want. The welcome gift of a bottle of wine and bag of coffee was such a nice touch! The pool was wonderful. We saw so many birds and monkeys. Amazing. The managers were very good about communicating and answering emails promptly. They are very nice people too and very accommodating. The only thing I would suggest is a smaller bed in the guest room as the king bed makes it difficult to get out bed because it's so close to the wall.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We really appreciate this! Reviews help us to make things more comfortable for our future guests. We hope to see you all again someday! Take care....
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PERECT place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed nearly three weeks in Costa Rica and rented 3 different homes. This was by the far the best! Fully stocked kitchen. Everything you would need or want! The extra touches like welcome gifts of a bottle of wine and coffee made us feel very welcomed and special! The managers were very nice, acomodating and very quick to respond to emails. We liked this place so much when we checked out early from another place we chose this home to return to and were thrilled it was available on such short notice. The pool was great and outdoor shower a thrill. The river was a great adventure and well worth the rugged trek down to it. Watching monkeys and exotic birds from the pool and patio was a treat! This home made our trip! Paradise!!!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you again Patti for your review and kind words! We loved having you and hope you can return to stay with us again. Take care :)
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Beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Great property. Well taken care of and very private but also not too far from town.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Casa Namaste. We hope you come stay with us again on your next trip to Costa Rica. Take care and thank you for your kind words!
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A peaceful, relaxing, rejuvenating, beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

We had the most FANTASTIC vacation of our life here!! The house is

incredible! The property manager; Mercedes is the best!! She was there

to answer our every question. She helped us with excursions, rental car, and,

other bookings. Top notch!!!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mary for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. We appreciate you staying with us and we hope when you return to Costa Rica you come back and stay again! Thanks again :) Mercedes Chastain
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West Richland, WA

Relaxing retreat with a perfect view

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 days in this lovely house. It was the perfect for our trip. The view was just lovely including the hills, the rain forest and the ocean. Pictures just do not do it justice. We enjoyed the view from patio in the morning while we drank coffee and in the evenings we would enjoy the view again during a dip in the pool. Birds would come and join us on the patio and it was extremely relaxing and peaceful.

There was air conditioning in the house, but we really didn't need it that much. We just opened the windows and doors and let the breeze flow through.

The kitchen was fully stocked and they had fresh coffee, a pineapple and a bottle of wine waiting for us when we got there. We enjoyed the wine the first evening and had the pineapple and coffee for breakfast.

Mercedes was just up the road and was so helpful with helping us make tour arrangements and making recommendations for dinner. She is charming and we felt like we were friends when we left.

I truly loved this house and will definitely stay if I am in the area again.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Laura for the sweet message. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay at Casa Namaste. It was nice to meet you and we hope you return! Take care, Mercedes
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
90 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Playa Hermosa
Car: necessary

The casita property is adjacent to a beautiful river and waterfall below... access either by hiking or three minutes by car.. Hiking trails are accessable from here. Specialist Andrew at Rancho DiAndrew can take you on some amazing jungle guided walks you will never forget.

Any arrangements or adventure tours can be made by the on site property manager, Mercedes Chastain. She also offers you catering in the home; picnic lunches and can have your grocery list purchased and waiting for you upon arrival.

For further recommendations on the area and on this casita in particular, please visit:

If you have any specific questions, do not hesitate to email Mercedes. This is a very unique property !


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Uvita, Costa Rica

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Green Season
1 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Standard pricing
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £151.32

We take a 50% deposit in a personal check mailed to our state side address. At time of check in, we will
accept the other 50% in cash.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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