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Luxurious Oceanfront Villa, private chef & cleaning service

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Exquisite Italian Villa with Oceanfront 4 Bedroom 3.5 Bathroom Gourmet Kitchen

Absolute privacy and a true beachfront location is offered in Villa Serena, at 'Playa el Roble', Carrillo, Costa Rica.

Luxurious interiors, incredible views and senses of the Pacific Ocean.

Your dream location for your exclusive gatherings!

Amenities

Very recently built estate, surrounded by nature and the Pacific Ocean.

Private Parking: 2 covered and 2 additional parking spots inside the secured gate.

Linens Provided including Bath/Pool/Beach towels.

Air Conditioning: A/C in living quarters and all 4 bedrooms

Washer, Dryer

Beds

Villa Serena sleeps up to 10 people:

Room #1 has one King Bed with a dressing room (walk-in closet), private bathroom and two terraces.

Room #2 has one Queen Bed, with a private bathroom.

Room #3 has two Queen Beds, with a private bathroom.

Room #4 has one Queen Bed,

Crib: Portable crib and baby chair available on request.

Entertainment

Flat screen Satellite TV in Living Room, Cable/DVD

Stereo System/CD/Radio. MP3 player with connector for iPod/iPhone.

Kitchen

The services of Marcia, the housekeeper are included in the contract. In case of interest, she can prepare typical local dishes and will provide a shopping list for groceries based on guests' choices.

Optional Wash & Fold laundry service.

Fully equipped Kitchen: Brand new gourmet kitchen with pot-filler, dishwasher, double door large refrigerator, cold water and ice, wine cooler, microwave, oven, coffee maker & grinder, blender, mixer and all cooking and baking utensils and appliances.

Outdoor Features

Private Pool with Patio.

BBQ DeLuxe Grill

Deck

Classic entertaining Gazebo tent designed for dining and lounging.

Specially imported from Italy, this wonderful pavilion will immerse you with the tropical forest and the impressive power of the Pacific Ocean.

View/Location

Exclusivity, privacy.

Your own cliff with dramatic views, sounds and smells of the ocean with the waves crashing into the rocks and semi private beach below your feet.

Communications

PC connected to Internet

Local house phone for free calls within Costa Rica

Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet)

Other Amenities

Surfboard storage, outdoor shower, safe box, Live-in couple: cook/housekeeper/laundress, and a gardener for property/pool maintenance. Bedrooms are individually air-conditioned. Maid Service.

Suitability

Note: The area around the villa has access to the beach and tidal pools down below. Children should be attended.

Minimum Age Limit For Renters: Must be 25 years old to sign contract.

Pets/Smoking Not Allowed

Activities

Shell collecting

Birdwatching

Sightseeing

Horseback Riding

Snorkeling/Diving

Fitness Center/Gym

Restaurants

Hiking

Surfing

Yoga

Swimming

Shopping

Biking

Health/Beauty Spa

Fishing

Wildlife Viewing

Other Activities

Whale watching

Zip Line Canopy Tours - Glide through the jungle on a guided tour of the treetops!

Flying Crocodile: Discover paradise from the air.

http://www.ticotimes.net/Weekend/Arts-Leisure/Fishin-in-Flamingo-and-Carrillo_Friday-September-21-2012

Description

Your exclusive Villa (with private staff) overlooking the Pacific Ocean

When you arrive at Villa Serena you are captured by the magnificent Pacific Ocean right in your backyard. Walking down to the beach is a matter of a few steps and you are in a paradise of tropical fish swimming around the majestic rocks and the tide pools.

The beach residence of your dreams… Villa Serena is an exclusive and classic Tuscan style oceanfront property on an intimate and exotic tropical beach in Costa Rica. Days will go by while you will capture the sounds and smells of the waves and the spectacular views over the Pacific Ocean.

On your terrace you will enjoy the swimming pool, the manicured gardens and the closeness to the ocean. Inside, the house offers an ample social area connected to the open custom designed Italian kitchen. The granite staircase takes you to the second floor offering a master bedroom, with walk-in dressing room, bathroom with Jacuzzi and shower, and a private terrace to admire the beach and ocean views. The house has three additional bedrooms, two of which having a full bathroom.

Some technical data:

• Villa Serena’s ceramic tiles, Aran kitchen cabinets and its aluminum railings are all imported from Italy. High-end Kitchen Aid appliances.

• The extensive granite works were imported from Brazil.

• Villa Serena was wired with latest technology for alarm system, intercom system, high-speed network Internet and satellite television.

• Villa Serena sleeps up to 10 people.

The services of the staff, Marcia and Modesto are included in the rental price. Marcia can prepare typical local meals on request, will help in the kitchen, serve dishes and does the housekeeping. Modesto maintains the pool, the property and is responsible for security. Marcia and Modesto are available six days per week. They have a private apartment in a part of the Villa, away from the rental area.

All the windows of the bedrooms and, in fact, the whole house have integrated mosquito screens. Even with the windows turned open, the mosquito screen are still in place.

So, the only thing guests need to do is to keep the bedroom door closed at all times and no mosquitos will bother you.

On request we can have mosquito nets available.

Villa Serena is less than 5 minutes away from Carrillo Beach, a pristine white-sand, palm-lined beach. Rolling hills and mountains covered with tropical forests surround the bay. A reef at the mouth of the bay acts as a natural barrier, providing calm waters ideal for water sports such as swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking or anchoring your boat.

Ten minutes to the south of Villa Serena, lies Playa Camaronal, a remote beach with greyish sand and blue waters, which is a popular nesting site for leatherback (Mar–Apr) and olive ridley turtles (year round). It was declared as a National Wildlife Refuge in 1994. Its moderate to strong waves make it an ideal spot for surfers.

Villa Serena has it all!

Welcome to your own place in paradise!

More Details

Owner
Denisse Cobert
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2018

About Denisse Cobert

After extensively traveling, looking for the perfect place to live and raise our kids, we settled at the Pacific Ocean beaches of lovely Costa Rica.

Denisse Cobert purchased this villa in 2012

Why Denisse Cobert chose Puerto Carrillo

Villa Serena is a unique oceanfront jewel. The Tuscan architecture has been deployed with solid bases and unparalleled attention to detail. Villa Serena's talented Italian architect and builder (Philadelphia Airport, and several projects around the globe) lives very close and created 'Playa El Roble' the premier exclusive seaside residential community of Costa Rica. Playa El Roble construction bylaws ensure a balance between sustainability, harmony and aesthetics.

What makes this villa unique

Splendid Pacific Ocean views and impeccable finishes.

The villa was built as a private vacation home with no budget restrictions. The location of Villa Serena is very unique; anyone going there just falls in love with it, immediately after stepping out of the car. The sounds of the waves and the peacefulness of the blue ocean, the magnificent views and the marine breeze, make spending days at Villa Serena a magic experience that people want to repeat over and over again. Villa Serena is located near Carrillo Beach, in a very private setting, completely away from the noise and busy streets of towns.

The Villa is configured for family vacation and small size events, such as weddings, family reunions, exclusive incentive trips...

Villa Serena guarantees the best vacation in a lifetime. The danger of coming to Villa Serena... is not wanting to leave!

Villa Serena is a magical Tuscan Style villa with the benefits of the majestic Pacific Ocean right out the back door!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Puerto Carrillo in Cantón Hojancha

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 terraces, jacuzzi
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
3.5 Bathrooms

Reviews

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(34 traveller reviews)

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5

Truly Breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

This year we decided to revisit Costa Rica for our annual winter getaway. There was a group of 7 friends that shared the house. Upon arrival we were greeted by warm smiles and the most captivating view of the Pacific. The house is centrally located to town, grocery stores, restaurants, bars, the beach and a walking distance to a natural swimming hole filled with tropical fishes. (Bring your snorkel mask) Marcia and Modesto were very attentive and kind. Despite the dry season the property was luscious, kudos to Modesto for a job well done. Marcia is super sweet and will whip up her specialties at whim. She checked in with us daily to ensure that we were comfortable. I have nothing but rave reviews for Villa Serena. I look forward to returning to returning to Villa Serena again with my children in the near future. Thank you for renting your lovely home to us!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minneapolis
5

Relaxation in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the Villa . . it had everything that we needed and more. The view is amazing with whales and dolphins and beautiful sunsets, monkeys in the trees in the late afternoon, a nice pool with shade when you need to get out of the sun, and a wonderful gazebo by the water to enjoy meals and watch the sunrise and sunset.

The accommodations in the house were great as well - beds were comfy, the kitchen had everything that we needed and we had plenty of space.

Best of all was the friendly service of Marcia and Modesto, the caretakers for the property. Marcia took us shopping and made delicious seafood meals for us - better than any of the restaurants that we tried. She is so sweet and goes out of her way to make your stay wonderful! Modesto kept the grounds and pool looking great and washed our car for us.

Their dog Dona is a great bonus too - really friendly and fun.

Overall this is a great place to stay. I would recommend this house to anyone and we hope to go back again someday.

Pura Vida!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible property!

  • 5 of 5

My family chose Villa Serena as our home base for the week leading up to my wedding and I could not have imagined a more perfect spot! The house is spacious and well appointed and Marcia and Modesto are wonderful hosts - exactly as present as you request them to be and responding quickly to every need. My absolute favorite aspect of the house was the outdoor space - great pool and incredible views and sunsets. We had monkeys in the trees most afternoons and fell asleep to the sound of the waves every night. Highly recommended and we hope to be back again and again!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!!!

  • 5 of 5

If you want to relax in one of the worlds most beautiful areas, with sounds of ocean waves breaking on large lava rocks and cool ocean breezes, an elegant house, pool and great cook and care taker this is the place!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Villa Serena. Marcia and Modesto were incredibly helpful and kind. Marcia's guacamole was the best we've ever had. We loved watching the monkeys and birds all around the property. We had some wonderful evenings with some heated card games and scrabble. However, the biggest hit was Dana, the incredibly sweet dog, that we didn't even know was there the first couple of days, but once the kids discovered her we couldn't keep them away from her. The only issue we had was that the power went out a few times, but it never took long for it to come back on. We wished that our stay had been longer.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Catherine, We are so glad that you enjoyed your vacation! Marcia and Modesto are indeed creating a very special atmosphere in Villa Serena. Because of the remote location, the electricity grid can be challenged during the green season, but usualy it comes back up after a few minutes. We hope to have you visiting soon again!
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We loved our time st Villa Serena!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful views! Wonderful and very helpful caretakers! Only a short distance from the most gorgeous beach in the world- Playa Carrillo ! Be sure to ask Marcia to make you her famous guacamole!

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
69.5 Miles
Liberia
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Punta Islita
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Leyenda
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Carrillo
Car: recommended

Villa Serena is located at 'Playa el Roble', in absolute privacy in a very exclusive seaside location.

Stylish settings, gracious hosting and luxurious accommodation, make Villa Serena a unique venue. Photographs in the gardens or with the backdrop of the ocean and a forested hillside, make your vacation or event-stay a truly memorable occasion.

Puerto Carrillo, situated along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica's Guanacaste Province, is known to be a jewel among Pacific beaches. The town itself is small (less than 500 full-time residents) and is predominantly a sport-fishing village with a variety of nice hotels, restaurants and tour operators. The population in Carrillo is mainly local residents and still maintains an authentically Costa Rican atmosphere. Puerto Carrillo is a small unobtrusive community that has been playing host to some of the most well renown sport fishing boats in the world, since its discovery as a billfish destination over 15 years ago. The small town boasts several hotels, fine restaurants, stores, a small airstrip, and one of the most beautiful white sand beaches in Costa Rica. The tiny harbor affords protection to a small handful of charter and private boats that are here on permanent bases. The beautiful white sand beach is popular with swimmers and an ideal beach for your kids.

Playa Carrillo ranks among the 25 Best Secret Beaches on Earth (Travel and Leisure March 2012). Just south of the popular surfer’s paradise of Samara Beach, Playa Carrillo is one of the least developed spots on the Nicoya Peninsula. Framed by mountains, the laid-back fishing village has a white-sand beach just off a palm-lined boulevard (there are no unsightly beachfront buildings). Known among divers for its excellent coral reef teeming with marine life, the beach is protected by rocky headlands, providing calm, warm water for swimmers. Don’t miss the La Selva Zoo and Bromeliad Gardens at the southern end of the bay.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Puerto Carrillo, Costa Rica

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Dry Season 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,133
for 3 nights
From
£378
£2,600
£7,124
 
 
Green Season 2018
16 Apr 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,004
for 3 nights
From
£335
£2,280
£6,412
 
 
Rainy season 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 9 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£834
for 3 nights
From
£278
£1,923
£5,272
 
 
Dry season 2018
10 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,133
for 3 nights
From
£378
£2,636
£7,124
 
 
Holiday Season 2018-2019
21 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,264
for 7 nights
From
£609
 
 
Dry Season 2019
7 Jan 2019 - 28 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,154
for 3 nights
From
£385
£2,693
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £356.2

Christmas, New Year's and Easter week Rental Price available upon request.
Minimum stay for Christmas, New Year's and Easter period: 1 week.
Christmas, New Year’s, Easter weeks can not be cancelled / no refunds

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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