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Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 5,200 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property


• 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.



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.

More Details

YouGetHere Property Management
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2017

Why YouGetHere Property Management chose Puntarenas

This a brand new Villa built to the highest specifications the property is designed for relaxing and enjoying your vacations with your family & friends.

What makes this villa unique

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


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Dominical in Puntarenas

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Outside toilet - Toilet , For outside use
    2nd Master Bedroom Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Large Bathroom with marble floors and vanity top
    1st Master Bedroom Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Large Bathroom with marble floors and vanity top
    1st Guest Bedroom Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large Bathroom with marble floors and vanity top
    2nd Guest Bedroom Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Average size bathroom with marble floors and vanity top
  • 4.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , on suite bathroom, Jacuzzi tub, balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Balcony with Jungle view
    Master bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , on suite bathroom/Jacuzzi tub, balcony, walk in closet, Safe
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Large Double Bed , 2 Queen size mattresses made into a Bunk bed
  • 1 Spare queensize air bed if required
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Ocean views, jungle views, private estate, ceiling fans in all rooms, air conditioning in all bedrooms 2 king beds, 1 queen and 2 queens on a bunch bedroom suites, custom wardrobes, tropical garden with nature trail, tropical fruit trees like mango, bananas and coconut, full kitchen, crossover pool stepping stones, sliding glass window-walls, granite kitchen counter tops and central work island, wine refrigerator, 1 outside shower, Large exterior rancho with 2 hammocks, large BBQ, refrigerator, sink and countertop, music center with iPod access point, pool floats and toys, boogie boards, surfboard, housekeeper/cook, gardener, daily pool cleaning, manager who can arrange tours and transportation.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(51 traveller reviews)

Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise
average rating of 4.9607844 based on 51 reviews

Tropical & Serene

  • 4 of 5

We returned to the Domincal area after having a fabulous time last year. Our stay at La Libelula was fantastic, the pictures accurately captured the house and outdoor space. It was spacious and comfortable and more than accommodated our group of 7. The house is equipped with all the necessary appliances and conveniences needed for a large group. Litcho and Darlene, the caretakers are warm and friendly and are there to help in any way but are very respectable of intruding on your space.

There's only a couple minor suggestions i would offer to improve the house:

1. For cooking- an extra non-stick frying pan

2. Newer pool towels

3. A/C unit in Kitchen...gets pretty hot in there when cooking


  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Libelula - Stunning Paradise

  • 5 of 5

After extensive searching, we came upon La Libelula via VRBO, and decided this was THE place. Fabulous decision! Four of our friends (three couples, total) traveled together.

Stephen was an excellent communicator regarding pre-trip arrangements. He connected us with Catherine, who arranged for a shuttle pickup at the airport (rental was delivered next a.m. to home). Since we wouldn't be arriving in Uvita until dark, we felt that was best-GREAT decision! One other couple in our group arrived earlier, so got their rental car (MUST have 4-wheel-drive...that driveway is STEEP) and drove from San Jose (airport) to meet Stephen. He checked them in and gave them a tour of the home before we arrived.

Licho and Darleen are the caretakers (on-site). They are delightful! Note that they speak very little english, so it's advised (and I'm sure appreciated) that you have some basic spanish-speaking skills (or an app) handy. They cooked three meals for us: one was on that first night-LOVED that we didn't need to worry about the meal that first night. NOTE: Typical Tica meals are LARGE! Prepare for leftovers (great with eggs and toast the next morning)! Their dog, Axel, came and visited us most nights. Sweet pup that was not a pain at all. If you aren't fond of dogs, I suggest letting them know so she isn't out and about.

Stephen arranged three excursions for us: 1) Titi Tours (ziplining near Manuel Antonio)-EXCELLENT! 2) Cano snorkeling (boat ride to island, no hiking)-VERY GOOD! 3) Horseback riding/Falls tour outside of Dominical-the falls were BEAUTIFUL.

La Libelula itself: the bedrooms are air conditioned (grateful!), but the rest of the home is not. We spent the vast majority of our time on the patio or in the pool. STUNNING property and grounds. At the property we saw a lot of toucans, a Cristo lizard, a HUGE scorpion, a lot of cicadas, dozens of howler moneys (they howl early in the morning...super cool and not an annoyance), and a giant toad. We saw sloths, dolphins, turtles, sharks while on our tours.

We HIGHLY recommend La Libelula - would definitely come back. Liked being in Uvita - lots of great restaurants and friendly market (see my Trip Advisor page for more reviews: https://www.tripadvisor.com/members/tarab250).

More Notes: * Home is cleaned up daily * Read up on the no-TP-in-the-toilets (this was a surprise to us) process all over Costa Rica * Ants were vast on the counter to right of fridge (don't store any food there) * ENJOY!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tucson, Arizona

Tropical paradise with amenities and privacy

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful property. This home was beautifully appointed, with a pool area where we spent all of our waking hours out there when we weren't out and about. The downstairs living area was very nice, but it was much cooler to be outside poolside. There is air conditioning in the bedrooms, but the rest of the house is not, but really why would you want to stay inside while in CR. At the house we saw monkeys, a toucan, and other pretty birds. Stephen was great in guiding us to the house, and Licho and Darlene were unobtrusive but there when needed. Have Darlene cook for you for traditional and delicious Tico cuisine. Litcho fixes problems if needed, you can't flush toilet paper in most places in CR and if you forget, plunger services are needed. We travelled with two other couples. Great place, highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Libuelula....ahhhhh superb!!!

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ft Myers, FL


  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
114 Miles
Juan Santamaria International Airport, Alajuela,
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Bars in Uvita
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
San Buenas
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Many restaurants in Uvita
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Playa Ballena
Car: necessary

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.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Dominical, Costa Rica

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
May 1 - Jun 30 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Jul 1 - Aug 31 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Sept 1 - Dec 18 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
19 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
27 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Jan 4 - Feb 22 2018
4 Jan 2018 - 22 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Festival Week
23 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mar 3 - Apr 30 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
May 1 - Jun 30 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Jul 1 - Aug 31 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Sept 1 - Dec 18 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas 2018
19 Dec 2018 - 26 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year 2018
27 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Jan 4 - Feb 22 2019
4 Jan 2019 - 22 Feb 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

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