YOUR DREAM HOUSE - LUXURY IN A STUNNING NATURAL SETTING

Bill Brown

Speaks english, spanish
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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YOUR DREAM HOUSE - LUXURY IN A STUNNING NATURAL SETTING

Mal Pais Villa Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Casa Noche del Mono sits within a private nature reserve in the hills above the Pacific Ocean on the southern Nicoya Peninsula. Our unique location ensures complete privacy and tranquility as well as abundant wildlife. Monkeys, agoutis, peccaries, kinkajus, deer, toucans, parrots and much more are all found within the reserve. The property is perfectly situated for exploring the nearby beaches and attractions of the area, including the towns of Manzanillo, Mal Pais, Santa Teresa and Montezuma.

The house itself is inspired by the Spanish colonial haciendas found throughout Central America and is the perfect blend of luxury and nature. Built around a central courtyard adorned with 5 fountains and tropical plants, the house remains a constant cool temperature. While all portions of the house are finished with the finest details (including granite and marble countertops, private terraces and bathrooms adjoining each bedroom, modern appliances and hand made tiles) the atmosphere is casual and perfectly suited to the natural surroundings. In addition to the 3 bedrooms, the house includes an indoor/outdoor rooftop terrace, a living room, a den with full satellite television, dining room, eat in kitchen and a 60 feet long terrace overlooking the pool, jungle and mountains. The large, blue-tiled infinity pool is perched on a hillside with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and jungle. The pool contains an underwater lounging bench. Deck chairs and lounging cushions are located around the pool area.

The lush gardens surrounding the house and in the central courtyard are planted with flowering plants and tress from around the world, including breadfruit, guava, mango, avocado, heliconia and roses. The grounds are maintained daily by a gardener. The rest of our reserve consists of secondary forest laced with streams. We have ensured that these areas have not been developed or cleared (except for trails) and therefore retain an abundance of plant and animal life.

Full housekeeping and laundry services are provided. To ensure our guests' comfort, we have furnished the house with high quality 800+ thread count bed linens, plush bath sheets and other 'necessities.' In addition, the kitchen is fully equipped with high end cookware and virtually every cooking gadget imaginable.

Our property is centrally located on the southern tip of the Nicoya peninsula with the beautiful beaches of Playa Manzanillo and Playa Hermosa less than a 10 minute drive away. In addition, the towns and beaches of Montezuma, Santa Teresa and Mal Pais are less than 30 minutes away. Numerous rivers also run through the area. During your stay, we will be happy to arrange horse back riding, spa/massage treatments, golf games, fishing excursions, surfing lessons, canopy tours or any other activity the area offers.

If your dream vacation is total privacy and tranquility in a stunning natural setting as well as luxurious and centrally located accomodations, please contact us by email or phone. We will be happy to answer any questions that you might have about Costa Rica, the area or our house.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Bill Brown (Owner)
Advertiser since 2008
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Speaks english, spanish
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
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Your Dream House - Luxury in a Stunning Natural Setting
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Mal Pais Puntarenas
Granite Bay, California
5

Magic!

  • 5 of 5
We had the true delight of staying (for our second time) in this magical place (I call it the Moroccan Palace) in February-March. We were a group of seven and had a fantastic time. The house is beyond anything you could wish for, with great:
location
pool
kitchen
bedrooms
living spaces
wild life

It is a short drive to the beach and we had a great time boogey-boarding in the surf.
The maid cleaned up daily and when we arrived at the house there were fresh cut flowers in the dining room and all of the bedrooms.
Bill and Frank were wonderful hosts, eager to assure we had everything we needed and answered all of our questions.

I can't wait to come back!
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
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Mal Pais Puntarenas
5

Wonderful Costa Rica Adventure

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I spent a week at this beautiful villa with another couple to experience a less touristy area of Costa Rica. The house is great and everyone associated with it were very friendly and helpful. Bill turned us on to a couple of sights that we never would have known existed without him. While staying there we hiked, ziplined in Montezuma, Snorkeled at Tortuga Island, spent a day on the beach watching surfers and working on our tans. We saw monkeys every day either at the house or while we were out. we saw dolphins, turtles, anteaters, iguanas and more varieties of birds than I can name. If you ask if we enjoyed it......I have 6132 pictures that say yes we did.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Mal Pais Puntarenas
New Orleans, LA
5

Architectural Masterpiece!

  • 5 of 5
Absolutely gorgeous home in a paradise of rainforest! We had howler monkeys eating mangoes from the tree next to the pool every morning and evening! The pool is so inviting, we swam every day, often several times a day. Every room is decorated with such detail, the artwork, the antiques, the fine linens! This is a special property, not your average rental. The beaches, the zipline, Curu Wildlife Refuge, etc. are all a short drive away. Paradise.
  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Mal Pais Puntarenas
5

The perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5
This is the perfect rental if you want to immerse yourself in the local culture, yet have all the modern amenities at hand. My family of five stayed her for two weeks and had a wonderful time. The home is beautiful, the swimming pool is amazing and the surrounding forest and animals are stunning. Bill and Frank were very helpful and extremely knowledgable hosts, while Graciela the housekeeper and Rolando the groundskeeper were always there if we needed anything. The kids even loved Flaco the dog that would show up every time I would start the BBQ. I could not recommend this home enough. I look forward to coming back.
  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Mal Pais Puntarenas
Canada
5

Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5
We picked this location to experience Costa Rica how it used to be with very few tourists. Loved the location due to the surrounding area, very little trafic and lots of wildlife.
We were woken every morning by the howler monkeys and an abundance of bird life which was incredible. Went for walks every morning early, due to the heat, and took different paths to the right and left of the main road(Saw an albino parrot and many other parrots and wildlife down these paths)( Be sure to take some water just in case you get lost and the walk ends up being a little longer). Quite a work out. Went fishing in Malpais with the locals numerous times, horseback riding, waterfalls, etc.
Bill and Frank were excellent and the most helpful guides of all our trips to Costa Rica. They were gracious hosts and organized the excursions we needed.
We will return to this location probably next year and enjoy as much as this trip.
  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Mal Pais Puntarenas
5

Favorite place in Costa Rica. Period.

  • 5 of 5
We just returned home from an amazing trip to Costa Rica, our third. This time we explored areas we had never been before and I can without a doubt that the Santa Teresa/Hermosa/Manzanillo area was by far our favorite and this was likely in part to the fact that we fell so in love with this villa, situated in what I"d call the Garden of Eden.
Everything about our experience there was heavenly. I'm not usually an early riser but found myself up every day around 5 or 5:30am to catch mother nature waking up, All the incredible sounds of the jungle and the beautiful light...looking back it was a highlight of my trip. We'd start each day with coffee in the upstairs open air room, flipping through books and just relaxing with the views.
The villa was enchanting and we tried to enjoy every bit of it. From the beautiful, unique tiles in each room, to the quirky artwork, to the comfortable living areas and lovely bedrooms. The water features in the middle of the house were a lovely touch as well. The kitchen was perfect for us. The house has it all.
But perhaps the best part of all, was the outside space with the pool and the loungers. I will never forget hopping in the pool at dusk and smelling the beautiful ylang ylang tree and relaxing there until the stars came out each night. You can see millions of them. It's so quiet, so peaceful, so out of this world.
I miss this place already but we'll be back. Thank you Bill and Frank for being so sweet and hospitable. We enjoyed your visits and really appreciated all your attention to detail and helping us with any questions we had. I'll tell you some of the best food in Costa Rica is in this area. We ate out a lot and were never disappointed. If you want an extraordinary experience, this is the villa for you.
  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Tamboor
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Paquera
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Playa Manzanillo
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Playa Manzanillo
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Playa Manzanillo/Bello Horizonte
Car: recommended

We will be happy to arrange horse back riding (beach or trail), spa treatments & massage, fishing excursions, boat trips, golf games, surfing lessons and canopy tours during your stay.

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Photos

Photos

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Mal Pais Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Seasopn
May 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
5 night minimum stay
$195
$1,150
$4,250
 
 
High Season
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 14 2014
5 night minimum stay
$275
$1,700
$6,300
 
 
Xmas/New Years
Dec 15 2014 - Jan 5 2015
5 night minimum stay
$360
$2,150
 
 
High Season
Jan 6 2015 - Apr 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
$275
$1,700
$6,300
 
 
Low Season
May 1 2015 - Nov 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
$195
$1,150
$4,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
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Amenities

Amenities

Mal Pais Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Internet ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Broadband Access ...
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Catering Available ...
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Oven ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 murphy bed , 1 baby crib
  • Double Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Video Library
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • gambling casinos
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • fishing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • freshwater fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • golf
Notes:
We will be happy to arrange any of the following during your stay: private chef, massage/spa treatments, yoga classes, horseback rides (beach or trail), golf games, canopy tours, surfing lessons, fishing excursions, boat trips to beautiful Tortuga Island and dinner reservations. Please note that rental rate includes all housekeeping/laundry services as well as a full time gardener.
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