|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
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!
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
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.
Flat screen Satellite TV in Living Room, Cable/DVD
Stereo System/CD/Radio. MP3 player with connector for iPod/iPhone.
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.
Private Pool with Patio.
BBQ DeLuxe Grill
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.
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.
PC connected to Internet
Local house phone for free calls within Costa Rica
Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet)
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.
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
Zip Line Canopy Tours - Glide through the jungle on a guided tour of the treetops!
Flying Crocodile: Discover paradise from the air.
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!
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
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.
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!
I used awesome as a title because that is what I heard every day during our stay at Villa Serena from at least one of the group.
We had 10 adults and a child. Grandpa & Grandma, three adult children and their children. I worried a lot about how it would work out
as I made the arrangements for everyone after much research. The owners were very helpful while I asked a gazillon questions before the trip.
We could not have asked for more. The villa was even more beautiful than the pictures showed, if that's possible. The owners have spared no expense to make it five star. We utilized every inch of the bautifully maintained property. Particularly enjoyable were the evenings in the cabana with the beautiful sunsets and star filled sky. No review would be complete without mentioning Marcia and Modesto. They are priceless. There were tears when we left them. What a special couple! Marcia's Gallo Pinto was a special treat.
The trip to Arenal was long but the zip lining was worth it. It was very cloudy and rainy so we did not do the volcano hike. Carrillo & Samara beaches were wonderful. Clean and beautiful Another outing was to dinner up the road at Leyenda Hotel. Very accommodating service . We asked for something special and they came up with a wonderful passion fruit mousse which was to die for. At the villa we enjoyed the tide pools, the resident iguana and the mile walk to the neighborhood store (good workout). After that a dip in the beautiful pool was welcome. It will be very difficult to top this family vacation. Pura Vida!!!
We could not have asked for more! We were surrounded by beauty and spoiled with delicious food our entire trip. This is the way to see Costa Rica!!! Highly recommend Villa Serena!
The property is very beautiful. Right on the ocean. However, the beach is rather hazardous to get to, but the most
beautiful beach (one of the world's 25 best beaches) is in Carrillo and is only 5 minutes away. There are some good
restaurants in Samara - Gusto Beach is one of them. There is also another lovely beach in Samara and lots of shopping.
Marcia and Modesto, who are included in the price of the villa, were wonderful. Marcia is a great cook and very
cooperative, as is Modesto, the caretaker of the property. We felt very safe there since there is a beautiful metal gate
surrounding the property which can only be opened and closed by a remote device. There are two carports so that
the cars are protected from the sun. The whole place is air conditioned and there are screens on windows, etc. The pool on the property is also beautiful and very refreshing. We used it a lot along with the trips to the beaches. The country is
very lush and green and has lots of mangos and papayas and bananas. Very modern kitchen. All in all, there were 9 of us
staying there (it sleeps 10), and it was very comfortable. It helps if you can speak some Spanish since Marcia and Modesto
do not speak English, but I don't that would be a problem.
Villa Serena's best feature is Marcia and Modesto! Marcia and Modesto are wonderful people. Going to the markets in Samara with Marcia was a great experience for our family. It was a great way to see how others live and work as well as become familiar with the area. Marcia's food was tasty! We all highly recommend her guacamole!
Villa Serena is a very well laid out home with plenty of space for our group of six. The outdoor spaces are great - we especially enjoyed having dinner in the outdoor dining room over looking the Pacific Ocean during sunset. WOW!
When going out to dinner, be sure to go to El Colibri in Playa Carrillo. A great Argentinean steakhouse right in town!
Villa Serena is everything you would want in a vacation home in Costa Rica. It is on a cliff over looking the Pacific Ocean with magnificent views. The beach and tidal pools at the foot of the cliff are convenient. 100 yards down the road is another semi-private beach with a waterfall, absolutely beautiful. The house is well maintained by Modesto and Marcia. When repairs are required they don't happen in "Tico Time". Modesto and Marcia are very efficient. Carrillo is a fishing village with a few hotels. Samara is more developed for the tourist trade if that is what you are looking for in a vacation. Both are close by and have beautiful beaches. Playa Carrillo is with in walking distance and, except on Sunday, pretty much your own. Playa Samara is more populate with places to stay and more people on the beach or in the beach front bars. Samara has a taxi stand that will pickup and drop off at the house. We took a tour to Rincon de la Vieja during our stay and Carrillo Adventures picked us up at the house and brought us back that evening. It was a great way to see more of Costa Rica with a guide to help you appreciate what you are seeing.
While the house is secluded you still have easy access to everything Costa Rica has to offer. And you get the pleasure of Modesto and Marcia's company. What could be better than that?
Loved the property and so did my family! We were so pleased to arrive and see such a beautiful view, and we all felt so happy to make such a great choice for a house for our vacation! Would do it again same house same everything!! Thank you to the owners for such a well kept home it was our pleasure to take care of the home like it was ours! God Bless!!!
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.
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£649|
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
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.