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Stunning Luxury Ocean View Villa

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs2
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms and breath-taking ocean and jungle views & infinity pool

Located in the hills of Mal Pais, Costa Rica this stunning new 4 bedroom Villa is surrounded by breath-taking Ocean Views and lush green jungle.

In a Tropical Modern setting and design, enjoy the comfort of luxury within the peace and quiet of the wild and enchanting Costa Rican jungle. Savor the panoramic ocean views from our various decks and spectacular infinity pool.

Located just 4 minutes away from the mellow yet vibrant beach and surf town of Santa Teresa and it's beaches, many activities, supermarkets, restaurants and bars.

Casa Makasi can sleep 8 to 12 people. Each of the 4 spacious and elegant bedrooms enjoys a gorgeous ocean view, air-conditionning and an ensuite bathroom. There are large ceiling fans in all areas which include a fully equiped kitchen with island and sitting area, a living/Tv room, a dining room, large outdoor decks and terraces, a guest washroom, an outdoor hot tub, an outdoor shower & toilet serving the pool area.

Let's not forget the highlight of the house, it's magnificent ocean view infinity pool.

Your usual day at Casa Makasi goes like this :

Fresh coffee in hand, look out to the horizon and check the status of the morning surf. Spend the day surfing or bathing in the sun and dipping in and out of the beautiful infinity pool. Come sunset, sip on tropical cocktails while watching the sun melt into the horizon leaving a dazzling trail of fire in the sky. It's time for supper, get the bbq going and enjoy grilling some freshly caught fish and dining to the sounds of nature and the crashing waves in the distance. Get a restful night's sleep in our elegant and comfortable air-conditionned bedrooms. Wake up to the sounds of nature, birds chirping and howling monkeys, open the curtains to the exquisite blue skies and ocean views and let another delightful day in paradise begin.

Getting to Casa Makasi :

There are 2 international airports in Costa Rica - San Jose SJO (Juan Santamaria in Alajuela San Jose) or Liberia.

The house is about a 6h drive from San Jose (drive to Puntarenas for about 1h30, take the ferry across to Paquera for about 1h and then drive from Paquera to Malpais for 1h20.

From Liberia Casa Makasi is about a 3-4h drive. You could rent a car, take a private shuttle or hire a driver.

Otherwise from San Jose your other and quicker option is to fly from SJO to TAMBOR, the closest airport to the house. The flight is 25 minutes and then a 45 minute taxi ride to get to the house. There are 2 domestic airlines called Fly Sansa and Nature air where you can check flights schedules and pricing.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2018

About Lila

I traveled to Costa Rica in 2009 and fell in love with this country's enchanting nature, it's welcoming friendly people, and most of all I succumbed to the enticing ocean and joy of surfing it's precious waves. My heart and mind were set on creating a new life for myself... I moved here in 2009, and a couple years later I bought this property and built a beautiful home that I now rent to travelers from around the world. I hope to be able to host you one day and share this spot in paradise with you. Pura vida!

Lila purchased this villa in 2011

Why Lila chose Malpais

This property was amongst the first I visited in my search for the land to build my future home and vacation rental. Every other property paled in comparison to the epic views and amazing location.

What makes this villa unique

The panoramic ocean view ranges from the point break of Mar Azul to the beaches of Playa Carmen and Banana beach. You can watch the surf from every room or deck in the house or while taking a dip in our spectacular coralina infinity pool.

We are a 3 minute drive to the beach and town center with it's restaurants, bank and supermarkets but just far enough up the hill to benefit from the peace and quiet of the pristine surrounding nature and it's enchanting sounds and sights.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Malpais around the Cóbano

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WCs
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Beautiful ocean views from shower and bath tub.
    Pool outdoor shower and toilet - Toilet , Outdoor Shower , Ocean views...
    Master Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Ocean view from shower and outdoor tub.
    Guest washroom - Toilet
    Outdoor sink & shower - Outdoor Shower , Outdoor shower and sink surrounded by tropical plants
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • All bedrooms have air-conditionning and vaulted ceilings with large ceiling fans. All have closets and ensuite bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews

Beautiful sunsets and ocean views

  • 5 of 5

Great property for our two families. Good location close to Santa Teresa. Lila and Hagit were great hosts. Quick to answer questions and set up tours and transportation. Million solar sunsets while sipping a homemade Tiki drink by the pool

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Breathtaking View & Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with breathtaking views in every direction. We will definitely miss watching the sunset from the infinity pool!

Lila was a the perfect host; she had beer, fruit and snacks for us upon arrival, and was extremely helpful and prompt when we asked for recommendations. The home was perfectly located - tucked away on a hill in the jungle, but only a short ride away into town or the beach.

I would definitely rent ATVs during your stay as it is the easiest way to get around town and to the house.

We would definitely stay here again the next time we're in town!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous views in an awesome jungle setting!

  • 4 of 5

The house location is very cool up on the hillside nestled into the jungle. The wildlife is abundant with howler monkeys, white faced monkeys, and lots of iguanas as well as an armadillo that stopped by for a quick visit. We scheduled our trip in the beginning of November right after the rainy season which worked out well weather wise for us. Lila was very helpful during our stay offering to help us with restaurant suggestions and booking any excursions we wanted. We also hired Jasmin to prepare several breakfasts and dinners during our stay which was very good and convenient. We had a great time...thank you Lila and Jasmin!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were supposed to stay 5 days and we ended up staying 8 days. If we could have more time we would have stayed even longer. the villa is beautiful and clean. Lila is so nice and always ready for suggestions and help. best sunsets ever. so many animals coming to visit us. howler monkeys and white face monkeys. we went horseriding; surfing in santa teresa and on a boat trip. we could see whales and many turtles. we will definitely come back next year.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excelente lugar muy bien equipado vista hermosa casa excelente necesario 4x4

  • 5 of 5

Excelente lugar

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This house is definitely a dream. What you see in the pictures is exactly what you get.

The amazing view, the amazing nature surrounding the house is just the perfect way to start each day.

We definitely will be coming back, it exceeded our expectations.

Thank you Lila, Brett and Tania!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Ritmo Tropical
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Playa Carmen
Car: recommended

Casa Makasi is located in Mal Pais/Santa Teresa, a vibrant but laid back surf town boasting gorgeous white sand beaches stretching to infinity, amazing consistent surf, spectactular nature, wildlife and views, plenty of delicous restaurants and a wide variety of fun activities such as surfing, yoga, fishing, hiking, zip-lining, atv tours, horse-back riding etc. A truly beautiful place.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Malpais,

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas Peak Season 2018/19
20 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Our rate includes taxes and daily cleaning (except Sundays)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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