|Minimum Stay||5 - 7 nights|
• Completely Private Estate of 3 acres
• 5200sqf/480sqm new luxury villa
• Large Private Pool 1200 sqf/110sqm
• Onsite Staff: Cook/Housekeeper, Gardener & Security
• Rooms cleaned daily and Beds made
• Laundry Room with Washer & Dryer
• Spacious outdoor rancho full equipped BBQ
• All bedroom have on suite bathrooms with walk in showers (2 with Jacuzzi), AC and balconies
• Large fully fitted Gourmet Kitchen Granite countertops
• 2 exterior dinning areas
• TV Room with 46-inch flat screen, DVD's & Satellite TV
• 4 MB Wireless Internet
• iPod docking station
• Secluded private secure property
• 24 hours Security
• 10 minutes drive to spectacular beaches
• 4 minutes drive to town (800 meters/0.5 mile distance to Uvita)
• Outdoor shower
• Automatic Push Button entry gates
• All towels supplied for Bathrooms, Pool & Beach
• Hardwood and 'caña brava' ceilings
• Natural Travertine stone floors inside and Coralina stone outside.
• 4 boogie boards, 1 surfboard free for guests use
The concept of the La Libelula property is a luxurious comfortable relaxing retreat for a stress free vacation with everything that you could want without putting a step outside the villa. The property is situated on it’s own pinnacle hillside at the elevation of 285 feet above sea level that enjoys the panoramic views along the coast which is located in the lush tropical coastal forest full of wildlife and birds that surround the property with regular visits from Monkeys, Toucans and Sloths, etc.
Treat yourself to a STRESS FREE VACATION, each day the bedrooms will be cleaned & beds made, all this is included. For additional the fee of just $25 for the meal for 10 people the housekeeper will cook lunch or dinner, all you do is buy the food and the housekeeper will prepare a delicious local meal for you to eat in the comfort of the Villa.
All 4 large bedrooms are fitted with air conditioning. The first master bedroom has a king size bed with on suite bathroom and Jacuzzi tub, covered balcony with Ocean view, walk-in closet and safe box. The second master bedroom also has a king size bed, on suite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and covered balcony with Ocean view. The third bedroom has a queen size bed with on suite bathroom and a wrap around balcony with an Ocean view. The fourth bedroom has a queensize bunk bed with an on suite bathroom.
When you enter the Villa and open the wide wooden front door to this spacious 5,166 square feet/480 square meter contemporary villa and you are greeted with a large open plan entrance and lounge with marble floors and fully glazed walls that overlook the pool and beautiful landscaped garden.
On the second floor are 18 foot high vaulted style ceilings with fans throughout the villa to benefit from the flow of cooling breezes off the Ocean and down the valley alongside the property.
There are two dinning areas one inside with floor to ceiling glazed walls the other is outdoor under the large covered patio with a large wooden dinning table that overlooks the sunken water feature, which gently flows into the pool.
The spacious FULLY FITTED GOURMET KITCHEN is equipped with all that is necessary to cater to large families or groups. It has a Breakfast Island with marble countertops and specially hand crafted modern wooden cabinetry throughout.
You can truly enjoy outdoor living in the HUGE KIDNEY SHAPED PRIVATE POOL THAT IS ONE OF THE LARGEST IN THE AREA with a the large surrounding deck area, outdoor shower and a capacious outdoor palm covered rancho decked out with exterior kitchen and gas Barbeque just made for those afternoon and evening cook ups served with the odd cold margarita.
The lounge is spacious with comfortable couches with large glazed windows. The media room has also has deep comfortable couches and a large flat screen television with DVD player. There is also wireless Internet and iPod docking station with CD player.
La Libelula IS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED FOR AMENITIES; The small town of Uvita is only 5 minutes away where you find banks a selection of well-stocked stores and also a variety of restaurants serving local and international cuisine. Dominical is 15 minutes way that also has variety of restaurants, stores and a few bars for nightlife. And Ojochal is 20 minutes drive and has a good choice of local and gourmet restaurants.
THERE IS 24-HOUR SECURITY WITH THE ONSITE GUARD.
!! NO EXTRA CLEANING FEES !! THE BEDS ARE MADE DAILY FOR STAYS OF A WEEK AND LONGER LINENS ARE CHANGED AND CLEANED ONCE A WEEK. ALL THIS IS INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL FEE.
The southern Pacific area of Costa Rica is well known for it’s many and variety of unspoiled beautiful secluded beaches, rivers and waterfalls. The property is only 10 minutes from the closest beach and many other beaches are only a few minutes further away to the north and south. These beaches are ideal for all ages, tastes and level in watersports. There are calm small waved beaches idea for a young family to famous Dominical which is known for consisted good quality waves frequented by surfers and boogie boarders.
There is vast amount of activities, tours and fun pursuits in the area; we can help you with suggestions and if you like booking them for you. Just to list a few; horse riding to the Nauyaca waterfall, Zip Lining, white water rafting, whale & Dolphin watching, scuba & Snorkeling, fishing, tour of the national marine park, ATV tours, Hiking day and night tours in the nation park, kayaking down the mangroves or in the Ocean, Yoga, Palates and Capoeira classes
We will supply directions from the airport and arrange to meet you and show you the house and welcome you with a bowl of tropical fruits.
La Libelua is only 3¼ hours from San Jose via the new Caldera Hwy (Hwy 27). If you like we can help you with rental cars, tours & many activities, etc. You can easily rent a car and have it waiting for you at San Jose airport for your arrival to pick up. There is a completely stress free option if you want a taxi or mini bus we can be arranged to pick you up at the airport and drive you La Libelula and can organize for your rental car to be waiting at the house or if you prefer you can collect it at Uvita car rental office.
This a brand new Villa built to the highest specifications the property is designed for relaxing and enjoying your vacations with your family & friends.
The property was designed to maximize out door living, it boasts a Very Large swimming pool with a Jacuzzi and large covered rancho for BBQ’s and preparing drinks.
The Villa and grounds have been designed with many separate living and relaxing areas that optimizes the large areas of the Villa and grounds.
The Property is ideally located in the forest but less than 5 minutes drive from the small village of Uvita that has all the stores and amenities & access to adventure activities needed for your vacation
What a house, great quiet location, exactly as the photos show, we were 6 adults with 4 kids under 10, facilities were great , pool was amazing and well kept. views were stunning , we saw monkeys, sloths , parrots and iguanas from and in the garden . you need a 4x4 to access - no negatives at all.
close to loads of activities shops and restaurants , beaches. lovely to stay in house that I can not ever afford.
What a house. Great spaces and really wonderful caretaker services. Enjoyed the centrally located house. beautiful vies and great value for our large party! Only negative was the low water pressure and the gate was a bit hard to use. We rented cars and drove everywhere from the house so we needed to use the gate many times while we were there. Pool was beautiful and well taken care of. Most enjoyable vacation our group has had in along time. Thanks to Steve too, he was super helpful with the car rental location and getting us to the house on the first day. On a separate note: Jolly Rogers is a must for anyone going to this area of Costa Rica. Great burgers and wings! Live music was superb as well.
4 adults and 2 older teens enjoyed a great week here! Though the sun did not cooperate we did get some pool time, enjoyed the outdoor grill, cooking fish we caught, and got use out of all the sitting areas. The decks provide a great area for bird watching and enjoying beautiful views.
Each bedroom has it's own complete bathroom and are extremely roomy. The kitchen has all conveniences and having Darlene cook a meal or 2 is a nice feature. Darlene and her husband live on the property and are a great asset!
Our only suggestion would be to supply some board games for rainy days, and we were surprised that there was no bathroom on the first floor.
Thank you for sharing your lovely home! We LOVE VRBO and have never had a bad experience.
this property in Uvita Costa Rica named LIBELULA, plain and simple, will exceed any of your higher expectations, we, a group of 6 adults, just had a very memorable 2 weeks vacation.
Beautiful Villa with a very nice and spacious open floor layout, adding to it an unsurpassed outdoor setting with an awesome pool a beautiful and complete BBK with a 8 person eating table under a very nice palapa.
All of this surrounded by a incredible nature.
Tons of privacy even with a special mention of the couple Licho and Darleen that take very good care of making sure everything runs smoothly.
Rain? Don't even worry, you'll enjoy it as well, more that you'll imagine .
Looking forward to return
Our group had six adults that stayed for nine days and La Libelula met or exceeded the expectations of all of us. We have rented from VRBO since the early 2000's and this was the most accomadating of any we have stayed at. We were looking for a secluded place that wasn't too far of drive to town. It's difficult for pictures to demonstrate a setting but it is very private with a gated entrance that cannot be seen from the house. The house has three choices of dinning for a large group; inside overlooking the pool and ocean, outside under a covered porch with the same view, or in the cabana (we had all our meals here).
Darlene and Lecho are the care/grounds takers. They are overly friendly and do a wonderful job of balancing being available and not being intrusive. Darlene will cook dinner for your group for a very reasonable fee (we had her cook three dinners and we enjoyed having local food). Each night that we came back ofter sunset the outside lights would be on for us and the house was tidied up. Steve was our contact with the management company and he arranged our four bookings for sports fishing, atv, cano island snorkle and zip lining. All was wonderful and just as planned.
On the property we witnessed lots of wildlife such as toucans and whiteface monkeys. You could hear the howler monkeys every morning but we didn't see them. Needless to say we really enjoyed our stay and wouldn't hesitate to book La Libelula again.
Todd H. and the gang
La Libelula is truly paradise. We just completed a nine day stay with our family of seven and were incredibly sad to leave. Another family of four joined us for five days and the house accommodated the large group very comfortably. The house is very well designed, providing lots of inside and outside space to spread out. The outdoor space is designed in such a way that even torrential downpours didn't chase us inside. Kudos to the architect.
When selecting our vacation rental, I was very tuned into reviews with mention of monkey sightings. This was really important to me and I was not disappointed. We really lucked out and a troop of howler monkeys slept in the trees immediately adjoining our patio. We couldn't begin to count the number of monkeys we saw every morning and evening after about the fourth day. They could have been there all along but we didn't know how to spot them. They woke us every morning and put us to bed every night. Two days capuchin monkeys visited us. They are so cute and as interested in us as we were in them. And the birds, oh my. Hundreds of beautiful birds were in the trees all day long. Toucans, parrots, tanagers, just to name a few, were always in the tree that canopied the intimate little deck jutting into the forest. I could sit and watch them for hours.
The caretakers, Licho and Darlene, are wonderful. They are very helpful yet never intrusive. The house and property were cleaned everyday and Darlene even did some of our laundry! Our friend's car slid off the road right outside the gate to the house and Licho found someone to pull them out. It was reassuring to have them close by.
Steven, with YouGetHere, organized an ATV tour, zip lining and a fishing trip for our group. All were delightful and a great time was had by all.
I guess you can't visit the rainforest and not mention the bugs. Ants are everywhere. We brought boxes baggies and were glad we did. The kitchen, although very well equipped, did not have any plastic containers with lids. Next time I'll bring along a few packages. Other than the ants, we had almost no issue with bugs. I was worried about the mosquitos but neither me or my husband got a bite and we never had to use insect repellent.
I could go on and on about La Libelula. It is perfect and I can't wait to return. Even if it's just my husband and me traveling next time, I wouldn't consider staying anyplace else.
September & October are the best months to see the huge humpback whales off the coast of Uvita. These whales migrate from thousands of miles away and come each year to the beautiful coastline of Costa Rica to mate and to give birth to their off spring. These huge gentle giants of the Ocean can be seen normally in groups or a mother with her off spring and they are apparently unconcerned being accompanied by the whale watchers boat. They can give spectacular shows of swimming agility by breaching, fin and tail slapping, lop tailing or simply blowing great plumes of air and water when then exhale up to 40 meter of height.