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Heavenly Pacific Ocean Views, Cool Breezes, Salt Water Infinity Pools

Bedrooms Studio
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Photos and Description of this holiday villa in Bahía Ballena - Vista Celestial, Costa Rica

Dramatic Pacific Ocean views surrounded by lush tropical vegetation

Our boutique hotel includes only 5 private villas to ensure the most relaxing environment. The property stretches out over 5 hectares ensuring that nature remains untouched all around. We are located above Uvita, Costa Rica on the mountainside 2000 feet or 600m above Costa Ballena with a direct view of the famous Whale’s Tail and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. The elevation will ensure a good night’s rest and temperatures in the low 80°’s (27°C) during the day. We’re close to the Ocean but at a much more pleasant temperature and with nice pacific breezes.

Not simply a hotel but an unforgettable experience. Escape your everyday life and find yourself surrounded by primary cloud and rainforest, tropical flowers, toucans, monkeys, parrots, and butterflies. Enjoy your privacy in our modern, comfortable and stylish haciendas with breath taking Pacific Ocean views, dramatic primary rainforest jungle mountainside and cloud forest above. The haciendas have been designed with the heavenly views in mind. Soak in a free standing tub, lay out on the terrace, or cool down in your own hot/cold infinity pool while enjoying the panoramic views all around. Our haciendas are very private yet close to our restaurant and main pool area. Our spa services can be received right in the privacy of your hacienda terrace while you enjoy the heavenly views. We are only minutes away from 13 tropical beaches, dining and entertainment, as well as modern conveniences. If you have adventure in mind you couldn’t have come to a better place, we will help you arrange the most fun adventure activities that fit your personality.

Escape to Vista Celestial:

- Private Villa with panoramic views, terrace, infinity pool

- Ocean views & direct view of famous Whale’s Tail

- A/C, however, our elevation allows for nice breezes and great comfort natural beauty sleep

- Free standing tub and shower with spectacular views

- 24/7 Front Desk & Housekeeping Services

- Custom designed comfortable beds with top quality mattresses and linens

- Service bar in the hacienda

- Tropical setting with flora and fauna all around

- Organic drinks & food at our ‘guest-only’ restaurant

- Swim up bar and beautiful main pool

- Vista Celestial is not only our hotel but also our home, we will ensure that you have the best possible experience.

We’ve traveled the world looking for a place to build our wellness retreat, and we’ve found it here in one of the most spectacular settings in the world. We would love to welcome you to our piece of heaven.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Polish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 August, 2016
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About Jennifer

Jennifer & Konrad left their corporate lives to embark on a lifelong adventure. Plans were made that when the right opportunity came they would take their entrepreneurial skills on the road and travel the world. They became white collar vagabonds. Their travels took them from Ecuador to Croatia to the south of France and many other destinations. When they decided to cut the cord and sell their home in Atlanta they packed up their car and drove towards the Mexican border. They continued for over 4,000 miles through Central America and ended up in Uvita de Osa where over a fateful weekend a decision was made to buy a property because it just felt right.

This property would become Vista Celestial. Vista Celestial is a reflection of their travel experiences including organic mixed drinks, culinary fusions, lounge designs, to the wood for the furniture that was sourced from their friend’s reforestation farm. The travel stories are endless and your hosts would love to exchange experiences with you over a cocktail or two…

Jennifer purchased this villa in 2012

Why Jennifer chose Puntarenas

Spectacular Ocean Views

Lots of Privacy

Primary Rainforest with Toucans, Monkeys, Butterflies as frequent visitors

Awesome Waterfall Pool (salt water)

No A/C needed at our altitude

What makes this villa unique

Heavenly Views

Our estate Vista Celestial is a piece of heaven. The impressive view of the Pacific Ocean induces an immediate sense of well-being. The sunsets are breath taking, the nights filled with thousands of stars. There are countless beautiful areas to enjoy a sunrise or sunset.



Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Quepos, Costa Rica
Nearest Barpub
On location, 9 Degrees Lounge @ Vista Celestial
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
San Buenas Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Costanera Route 34
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
National Park Marino Ballena Beach
Car: recommended

Escape the real world and come visit a region that offers unspoiled nature with a unique character. Costa Ballena is located on the central Pacific coast, 3 hours driving distance from San Jose and 45 minutes south of Quepos/Manuel Antonio. Stretching from Dominical, Uvita, to Ojochal offers small secluded beaches. There are more than 13 tropical beaches to choose from. You may walk a deserted beach without seeing anyone else. The mountains rise steeply from the pacific ocean offering a spectacular scenery. The jungle canopy meets the cloud forest cover above. It is truly special. The famous Whale’s tail in Uvita stretches out over 1km to sea and you can walk it all the way out. Ballena means whale in Spanish, however, it is not just the whale’s tail that gives this region its name, whales frequent the coast and you may enjoy a whale & dolphin watching tour. The whole area is a protected national park with over 5,375 hectares of sea and 115 hectares of land. There are many amazing tours that will showcase this national park. What should you do when you visit the south pacific region of Costa Rica?

Beach Hopping! – South from Dominical to Ojochal you find more than 13 unique beaches with spectacular views of islands, or ocean carves caves that shoot streams of water high into the air.

Dominical – Surfer’s Mecca, and a chill hang out area

Waterfalls – Don’t miss many waterfall gems in the mountainsides. Take a tour or explore yourself and take a dip in one of the many swimming holes.

Food – Ojochal offers unique cuisine influenced by a fusion of French and tropical flavors.

Experience our beautiful deserted beaches. Enjoy the surf, romantic walks on an empty beach, or take one of the many adventure vacation tours that we offer. From whale and dolphin watching, deep sea fishing, dive and snorkeling tours or surfing to ATV tours, horseback riding, canopy zip lining to a swim in a waterfall. The south pacific zone has been ranked as one of the best places for Costa Rica adventure vacations.

Our hotel is 2000 feet up ensuring a very comfortable low 80°’s environment. May t o November we experience the ‘green season’ with daily rains, the rest of the year is much drier. We like the ‘green’ season as it adds to the tropical experience when you watch the afternoon clouds roll in…


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Bahía Ballena, Puntarenas

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Green Season 2016
24 Aug 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Green Season
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 13.0%

Paid at the time of booking. No refunds within 60 days prior of travel date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bahía Ballena, Costa Rica

Property Type:
  • villa
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • resort ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , Huge two person tub with Ocean Views
  • Two sinks, large two person bath tub, large shower with a spectacular Ocean view.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Each Villa features 2 Queen Size beds in the living room, a breakfast table, and a service bar with a refrigerator.
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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