JUNGLE RETREAT IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH PACIFIC AND JUNGLE VIEW

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights
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JUNGLE RETREAT IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH PACIFIC AND JUNGLE VIEW

Uvita Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

I fell in love with this property because of the uniqueness of it . I believe you will too. It sits high above two river valleys and adjacent to a waterfall below, easily accessable. You will want to be there every day. If you would like , let us prepare a picnic basket for you.

The casita was newly built in 2011, highlighting Asian characteristics with indoor outdoor living thanks to sliding glass doors that disappear into the wall for total access to the pool area. There are two bedrooms with private baths off each. The master has an outdoor shower and indoor Jacuzzi . The living area is accented by a gas fireplace that can certainly be enjoyed many times a year. There is a small patio adjacent to the pool and jungle that we use for private sunbathing , stargazing and yoga. A/C is available in the bedrooms but not necessary as there is always a flowing through the casita during the day. It can be chilly at night.

There is so much to offer that it is best to see the pictures and write Mercedes with any other questions you may have .

Pura Vida,

Linn

Keywords: Mountain Top; Pool off living area: Privacy; Waterfall below; jungle valleys on two sides; two separte suites; 2 Cable TV's, WI FI, NEW home; Fab kitchen; indoor Jacuzzi; outdoor shower off master; indoor outdoor living; On site owner/manager up hill for assistance., TWELVE minutes above highway on a 4x4 accessable road ; from the bottom of our road it is 3 minutes south to Uvita and 15 minutes north to Dominical.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair inaccessible
This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english

I visited Costa in 1993 but never dreamed of building until my daughter and her family moved five years ago. They now raise two of my grand children here and love it.... I love the interesting mix of the Gringo and Tico communities. We all celebrate life, share and appreiate CR's beauty.

I am fortunate to call my main home MN, where I keep my horse, Kato and golf at the two best courses in the Midwest, Cragun's Legacy and Madden's Classic. I also visit my friend's Colorado home as much as possible in between... What an amazing three locations to live .

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Property Reviews

Jungle Retreat in the Mountains with Pacific and Jungle View
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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Jungle Retreat in the Mountains with Pacific and Jungle View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401147vbi
Uvita Puntarenas
5

Paradise! :)

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
My boyfriend and I stayed at the casita for 10 days during Christmas time and we ABSOLUTELY adored it!! When we found the house on this site, it seemed almost too good to be true!! It was my first time booking a rental over the internet so I was a little skeptical that we would be disappointed but it was the total opposite! Not only the pictures do justice to the house but it's even better once you get there! The house is SO cute and the view is AMAZING (really just doesn’t get better than this!!). We arrived at night, so waking up in the morning, we couldn’t believe the view we had from our bed!! We woke up every morning to the most beautiful view on the valley.
The casita is a very tranquil and private place which was exactly what we were looking for. As a couple, it was perfect for us and may I say, so romantic! But with the extra bedroom, it may well accommodate a family or 2 couples of close friends. It is very clean and well maintained. The house is also very well equipped with everything we needed, particularly for cooking.
Mercedes (the owner’s daughter) was really forthcoming and helpful and it made a huge difference for us. As soon as we booked the house, she communicated several times by email to help us book our trip. She always answered very promptly and we felt that it was a pleasure for her to assist us with any question we had regarding our trip. Since Mercedes lives in Costa Rica all year round, she knows all the best activities to do, the best places to go grocery shopping, restaurants, spots to see, beaches to go,... Since my boyfriend and I have a special diet, she was able to tell us which ingredients we will find in the area and at which grocery store. Also, the first morning we were at the Casita, she came to the house to show us around and took the time to sit with us and see which tours we would like to do and she booked them all for us. In short, this saved us a lot of time and energy doing lots of research and booking on our side.
We had an unforgettable trip in Costa Rica and this house is a major part of it. Since we are very active people, we did so many activities during our trip such as the waterfall tour (by the way, the waterfalls are at a 5 minute walk from the casita), surf lessons, paddle boarding, hiking, zip lining, … But we always LOVED coming back to the house and relax at the pool,...
We were very sad to leave what we called our own little paradise… but we will definitely return in the future. :)
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Jungle Retreat in the Mountains with Pacific and Jungle View
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Uvita Puntarenas
St. Charles, MO USA
5

Memorable Vacation

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We returned from our week long vacation one week ago. Our stay was wonderful. Our first impression upon arriving at this property/casita was that we were in paradise!

This Costa Rican hillside home was very clean, well maintained and tastefully decorated. The listing description and photos accurately reflects the property. It had all the amenities of home including a lovely pool situated in a very picturesque setting. The beds were very comfortable which we especially appreciated after returning from a long day of sightseeing. With an outstanding view of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding mountain tops, you are immersed in a rainforest environment. The glass/screen pocket doors open to the patio/pool creating a magical flow between the outdoors and inside. With a full working kitchen that allows for personal gourmet meals or partaking of the local cuisine, one is sure to enjoy that which Costa Rican cuisine offers

We loved being entertained by the Toucan birds and listening to monkeys and other wildlife in the distance. The secluded location allows for privacy and relaxation or if one wishes, they can pursue the beaches or other sights the area has to offer. A beautiful river and several waterfalls are within walking distance. They are well worth checking out.

Our host, Mercedes, was very helpful. She greeted us upon arrival, acquainted us with the home, was more than happy to arrange meals for us, recommend restaurants, or book a tour. If you are in need of recharging your batteries, I would highly recommend this San Josecito gem. We would definitely go back!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Jungle Retreat in the Mountains with Pacific and Jungle View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401147vbi
Uvita Puntarenas
Ventura, CA
5

Pacific Paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
A Pacific Paradise in the mountains of Costa Rica. We have traveled in Costa Rica several times. Our most magical stay was at the Casa Namaste. The house is perfect size for 2 to 4 people. It overlooks a beautiful forest with views to the Pacific below. We loved the privacy and sharing our days and nights with boisterous birds and howler monkeys. Private access to a pristine river on the property is a unique feature. The river has fabulous falls and pools; a destination in its own right. The host, Mercedes, is friendly, knowledgeable, and exceptionally helpful. This is definitely a "must return to" accommodation.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Jungle Retreat in the Mountains with Pacific and Jungle View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401147vbi
Uvita Puntarenas
San Diego, CA, USA
5

Jungle Perfection

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 21, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
We enjoyed a most memorable stay in this wonderful casita in early May. As frequent international travelers, we have experienced a variety of rental properties. Casa Tranquila easily rates near the top. Beautifully appointed and situated in a serene and private jungle location, it was the highlight of our Costa Rican vacay, from the comfortable, quality mattresses on the king beds to the lovely swimming pool where we cooled down at the end of each day’s activities. Mercedes and her family were wonderful hosts. Mercedes efficiently booked all our tours, and provided much-appreciated information regarding local sights, restaurants, and resources. Her TIca neighbor cooked several delicious dinners for us – which were greatly appreciated when we returned exhausted from day-long excursions. We highly recommend Casa Tranquila for travelers who want to maximize the eco-experience while coddled in luxury.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Jungle Retreat in the Mountains with Pacific and Jungle View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401147vbi
Uvita Puntarenas
Fort Lauderdale
5

Tropical Paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
We spent our last week in this tropical paradise, and what a wonderful way to relax and end our trip. The Cassita is better than described, and the owners daughter is a delight and helpful hostess. We were welcomed with wine, coffee and chocolates and even our own stalk of bananas hanging outside the kitchen window. The home has a very open floor plan with a view of the Pacific from almost every room. Amazingly on our arrival a flock of toucans arrived in a tree right beside the pool and came often. We also had white face monkeys visit and heard howlers at night. It is a great place to hang out but also close enough to restaurants and other areas of interest. I would highly suggest a four wheel drive vehicle and we would definitely stay again.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

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Adventure Motorsports ATV Tours
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Quepos
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Cosanera
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Playa Hermosa
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Uvita
Nearest Golf
90 Miles
Jaco
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Uvita
Car: necessary

The casita property is adjacent to a beautiful river and waterfall below... access either by hiking or three minutes by car.. Hiking trails are accessable from here. Specialist Andrew at Rancho DiAndrew can take you on some amazing jungle guided walks you will never forget. There are SO many activities in the Uvita, Dominical, Ojochal areas that the best way to get an overview of what is available if this is your first trip, is to visit

http://www.uvita.info/tours

Any arrangements or adventure tours can be made by the on site property manager, Mercedes Chastain. She also offers you catering in the home; picnic lunches and can have your grocery list purchased and waiting for you upon arrival.

For further recommendations on the area and on this casita in particular, please visit:

www.mydestination.com/costarica/accommodation/154952/casa-tranquilo

If you have any specific questions, do not hesitate to email Mercedes at mercincosta@gmail.com. This is a very unique property !

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Availability & Rates

Uvita Villa Rental Rates

Notes

  • 1/2 paid in advance by check sent to US
  • Dollars
  • April & May:$1000 a week, June,July&Aug:$1,200 a week, Sept. & Oct.$1,000 a week
  • Christmas and New Years: $1,500 a week, Easter: $1,300 a week
  • Special dates possible upon request. Four night minimum stay.
  • Long term rates definitely considered but weekly rentals preferred.
  • A Deposit for 1/2 the rent can be mailed in a check to our stateside address.
  • Upon arrival, the remaining balance will be collected in cash only. Please note a
  • $200 cash deposit may be collected at check in and returned at departure.

Amenities

Uvita Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Parking Off Street ...
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Catering Available ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest bathroom - toilet , shower , Private entrance from 2nd bedroom
    Master Bathroom - toilet , jetted tub , outdoor shower , Indoor vanity. Indoor and outdoor sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 king
  • King size beds (2) Master bedroom has a TV with DVD player
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • rock climbing
  • rafting
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • jet skiing
Notes:
Unique jungle views from a mountain point. over valley; river and waterfall below, waterfall accessed by car in minutes, wake to monkeys and toucans, VERY private pool , no other homes within view from this property, only valley, jungle and Pacific Ocean, casita built in 2011 and beautifully decorated in Asian style, sliding glass doors disappear into the walls leaving indoor outdoor living . Owner's daughter lives nearby above the casita and easily reached with questions and assistance, as well as catered meals (for a small charge) or advanced grocery shopping for your arrival, Owner lives half the year in northern MN with her horse and loves sharing her home with others when she is not here.

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