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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
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Dominical House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom

Welcome to Los Mongos ! Be among the first to visit our new vacation home... There are not many reviews yet because we recently listed it as a rental. Built two years ago the home is in pristine condition.

A truly stunning ocean and coastline view extends for miles upon miles from north of the famous Whale’s Tail down the coast, around to the Osa Peninsula and across the sea to Cano Island; a popular dive and snorkeling area. With perfect temperatures, at 1600 feet in elevation, feel the warmth of the sun while staying cool enough to never need air conditioning. Located on the central pacific coast in upscale Escalares, you are just a 20 minute drive from the sleepy surf town of Dominical. This area is one of the only areas of Costa Rica where the mountains rise out of the sea offering a true jungle experience with spectacular ocean views.

Our Costa Verde community is very secure due to its location and the entrance being gated and manned by a guard that monitors all visitors. Situated on 10 acres at the end of a road, the home is totally private and quiet.

All you will hear are the birds, the occasional howler monkey, and see our daily visit from our resident pizote and beautiful Toucans.

The house is all on one level. The extra large great room is perfect for relaxing with family and friends, while still enjoying the dramatic vista through a wall of windows. Lending to the open feel, 3 extra-wide patio sliders open out to the view and outdoor dining area. The interior feels warm yet elegant with marble floors and wood carvings from Bali. The house is newly built, clean, solid, and well-sealed. The kitchen is equipped with granite counter-tops, top-end appliances and all the cooking gear you need. The large luxurious leather couch is comfortable for socializing or stretching out and watching the large screen TV. And for upper body support, the sofa back tips up to a taller position. There are also ceiling fans in the bedrooms, kitchen and living area. The Blu-ray player plays blu-ray disks, regular dvd’s and music cd’s. Also Sky TV provides HBO, CNN, Bloomberg news, music channels, movies, and much more. Many homes in Costa Rica are not built with the idea of keeping spiders, geckos, etc out of the home. This home was constructed to minimize these intrusions. All windows and slider doors have tight screens. We also regularly have the outside of the home sprayed for spiders.

With two walls of windows, the master bedroom, with queen bed, overlooks the pool and the stunning panorama. The on-suite bathroom features an extra large walk-in shower and double sinks. Just outside, toward the jungle side of the house, is an outdoor shower with a gorgeous mosaic tile wall. The smaller second and third bedrooms, each with a queen bed, share a bathroom that also has a walk-in shower and the second outdoor shower facing the jungle. The fully stocked laundry room has full sized washer and dryer.

Outdoors you can bask in the sun by the pool or relax with a book or a drink on the covered terrace, or just enjoy the scenery and wildlife. How about starting the day with a game of tennis on the newly constructed court located within the development?

A small grocery market in nearby Dominical has almost everything you might need. For more variety there is a bigger supermarket in Uvita, about 20 minutes south of Dominical. The newly built San Buenas Golf Course is also located in Uvita. And if you want to travel further - the largest nearby city of San Isidro El General lies 40 minutes up into the Talamanca mountain range offering a wide range of stores. If you aren’t in the mood to cook, there are a number of excellent options for dining out in Dominical and Uvita. Plus don’t miss the world-class restaurants in Ojochal just 30 minutes down the main road. Your activities might include seeing the wildlife at Hacienda Baru, taking the Osa Mountain canopy tour, going on the Nauyaca Falls horseback tour, strolling down a beautiful secluded beach, or surfing.

A local manager will meet you when you arrive and be available to assist with any needs you may have. They can help arrange on-site message, tours, additional housekeeping, or practically anything you desire.

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  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Doug & Maggie

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We love Costa Rica for so many reasons some of which are the wildlife, jungle, sunshine, temperate climate, and happy people. We currently live in the U.S. in Washington state and vacationed in Costa Rica many times at different times of the year before purchasing this home in July 2013. We chose this home to eventually live in ourselves when we retire in a few years.

Doug & Maggie purchased this house in 2013

The privacy of this property is unmatched. A new tennis court is available for guests within the development as well as an indoor weight room

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
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Property Reviews

Top of the World View !!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Top of the World View !!
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Dominical Puntarenas

Amazing property and experience in Costa Verde near Dominical CR

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
Our vacation in Costa Verde was a huge success. This property exceeded our expectations. My family spent a week there in Jan 2014 and fell in love with the place and the people.

The venue: this house is amazing. It is nestled into the mountain overlooking the coast. The views of the Whale's Tail and the stars at night are over the top. You are part of nature. There are many local animals in the neighborhood (no need for an alarm clock!). Very private. The house materials are all natural wood and stone, the layout very open to outdoors and the pool deck. It has all the cooking amenities. The locked dry room is very reassuring, but there is no hint of crime in this area because it is a gated community.

Not a spot for the club scene - a more laid back atmosphere. The Dominical area is kind of funky and not at all touristy. People are super nice. Some cool little restaurants (try Maracatu). We stopped by the local fish market (Lamancha) several days to get fresh tuna and mahi and cooked it up on the grill. Check out the pictures of the place. The reality is more grand. Every day was jut "wow".

The area: located between Dominical and Uvita. The house location is a great platform for day trips, we checked out (from N to S): Playa Hermosa, national park at Manuel Antonio (recommend certified tour guide), beach at Manuel Antonio, nature hike at Hacienda Baru (will try Flight of Toucan next time), surfing at Dominical, whale watch tour out of Uvita (no whales, but a great day), and several local beaches such as Tortuga and Playa Ventanas.

Some things to be aware of. Take your time. The highway from San Jose along the coast is a dangerous mixture of high speed to very low tech. We saw a nasty motorcycle accident. The road to the house is very rugged. You will need a 4 wheel vehicle. It is amazing how the cool the climate is on the mountain, but an adventure to get there. There are critters. Saw monkeys in the neighborhood (not at the house). Many birds. Some wild boar paid a visit one morning. We saw an interesting snake and some impressive insects. No issues, but please be aware of your surroundings. The house has (slow) wi-fi, but I will get a local phone next time.

I strongly recommend this place for a relaxing vacation. It is special. For all future tenants, please be gentle with it. The house has a lot of nice furniture and accessories. Don't mess it up. Pura Vita.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for placing your review. We will address the issue regarding the Wi-Fi speed on our visit later this month. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and greatly appreciate your feedback.
Top of the World View !!
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Dominical Puntarenas
Tequesta,FL USA

Beautiful sunrises and a great view of the Whale's Tale!

Beautiful sunrises and a great view of the Whale's Tale!
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
My husband and I stayed at this property with two friends for a week in January. The temperature was perfect, nice ocean breezes coming into the house keeping it nice and cool. The kitchen was well stocked and the appliances were great to cook on! What we loved most was being able to eat all our meals outdoors. The outdoor lanai was great for watching the sunrise, the birds, the surf and the stars! The only thing missing was a hair dryer, towel racks, and enough space to unpack your clothes in the guest bathroom/bedrooms.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at our home ! You were our first guests since purchasing the property and we appreciate your comments. We will be returning to Dominical next month and will bring towel racks for the guest bath and a hair dryer. Our goal is to provide a wonderful place where folks can "get away from it all" in ultimate comfort. Thank you for choosing us and taking the time to write a review.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hy 34
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

Dominical House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Base Rate
3 nights
High season
Jan 5 - Apr 30
4 nights
Green season
May 1 - Dec 20
3 nights
Dec 21 - Jan 4
6 nights

Additional information about rental rates

Fees And Taxes $100 cleaning fee required
All taxes are included
$350 damage deposit
We accept PayPal, certified checks, and Wells Fargo deposits
Upon confirmation we send you a contract and ask for 50% of rent as deposit
Notes Easter week is $2415
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Full refund if cancelled 60 days prior to arrival date
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Dominical House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Romantic
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Double sink vanity
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis
  • Golf ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • snorkeling
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • fishing
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