INCREDIBLE OCEAN VIEW, PRIVATE POOL & AWESOME PRICE

Donna or Bob

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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
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Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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INCREDIBLE OCEAN VIEW, PRIVATE POOL & AWESOME PRICE

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1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Casita Donna Marie is located 1,000 feet above Ballena National Park with incredible unobstructed views of the ocean, the Pacific coastline, Uvita valley and the tropical jungle. Enjoy relaxing on the deck or take a dip in your private pool while enjoying the sounds and vistas that surround you. The pool has gradual steps to a sitting bench for easy entry/exit and for a variety of spots for sipping your favorite drink. The casita is currently the only residence on the property giving you complete privacy. Wildlife abounds around the property, and from the deck there have been frequent spotting’s of white face monkeys, howler monkeys, parrots, toucans and many… many varieties of exotic birds. The monkey’s migration path is in trees along the property line. Even though you are above the ocean you can see and hear the waves crashing on the beach. Your fantastic view also includes Cano Island and the three sisters (a rock formation in the Ballena National Park). At night the vista changes to a wonderful view of the lights in the valley below, as well as the lights from the main village of Uvita.

Casita Donna Marie is located in a private community with many very nice homes and you will even pass by “Kura Design Villa”, a five star villa located only a few hundred yards from the property. The casita is near the end of a dead end road, currently the last residence on this road which gives you plenty of privacy. The palm lined driveway and main home building site is over 100 yards long, giving you plenty of area on the property to walk around to enjoy the views. The public road is barely traveled giving you another great place to walk. The floor plan is simple, very open to the outdoors and lots of windows to enjoy your fantastic views. There is not a need for air conditioning due to the breezes coming up the valley from the ocean during the day and there are mountain downdrafts keeping you cool at night! There is plenty of natural ventilation to accommodate the breezes.

As in many communities in Costa Rica the road to Casita Donna Marie requires a 4x4 vehicle. Driving just about anywhere in CR is a nature adventure and the road up is no exception. You go past two waterfalls through the jungle while having ocean views that will take your breath away. Trina, our property manager will meet you upon arrival at the bottom of the mountain to lead you up on your first trip.

The Uvita area, Ventanas, Dominical and Ojochal offer some of the most pristine beaches. There are many restaurants for variety serving international as well local cuisine are amazing and need to be enjoyed. Adventuresome and educational activities are available for every kind of interest. Our staff & the information center are available to assist with bookings.

Please call with any questions we are always available to assist.

This is a Non-smoking property. Fire Hazard indoors and outdoors all time of year. Absolutely no smoking indoors or on the deck will cause forfeiture of deposit.

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Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Donna or Bob (Property Manager)
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About Donna or Bob

My wife and I are retired, although my wife is currently doing some consulting work. We live in New Smyrna Beach Florida but we spend the winters in Steamboat Springs Colorado for the ski season. Now that the casita is built we will likely spend two to four months in Costa Rica each year.

Donna or Bob purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Donna or Bob chose Uvita

We first visited Jaco Costa Rica in 2002 with both of our sons to enjoy a surfing trip. We all fell in love with Costa Rica and decided the following year to start looking for property. We had heard that the southern Pacific coastline is where the mountains meet the ocean and the vegetation was dense and green. We probably looked at some 30 pieces of property from Matapalo to the north down to Ventanas to the south. When our realtor drove us up to this property the family looked at each other and we knew for certain this is where we wanted to be.

What makes this cabin unique

The biggest appeal was the open unobstructed view we would have from anywhere on the property. The driveway is about 100 yards to the main building site and the view is open and beautiful; ocean, coastline, valley & jungle and no possibility of someone building in front of us.

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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Incredible Ocean View, Private Pool & Awesome Price
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Incredible Ocean View, Private Pool & Awesome Price
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Uvita Puntarenas
5

Casita Donna Marie

  • 5 of 5
Wonderfully, quiet, serene location with beautiful views of the ocean and surrounding jungle. My husband and I had the opportunity to stay 6 nights at Casita Donna Marie in February. The steep 4 wheel drive road was worth the effort. During our stay we saw a group of Howler monkeys come through close by and many varieties of birds. The casita is equipped with modern conveniences and several days we stayed on the mountain and just relaxed and enjoyed the dipping pool. I would recommend this location for people who are used to getting out and looking for a beautiful adventure.
  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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Incredible Ocean View, Private Pool & Awesome Price
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Uvita Puntarenas
5

Amazing place

  • 5 of 5
My girlfriend and I stayed here for 4 of our 7 nights in Costa Rica, my only regret is that we didn't have more time in Uvita and in Casita Donna Maria! We really loved everything about the area...it's not touristy at all, the beaches (there are many close by) are beautiful, and each have something to offer, every meal we ate was delicious. The cabin itself was perfect for us. Everything is brand new and there is plenty of cookware which we took advantage of at least once a day. The deck has the most amazing views as other reviewers have commented and the pool is perfect to hop into to cool down. You really feel completely secluded in the middle of the jungle up on top of the mountain.

I'll add some more tips for anyone choosing to stay here:

. Stop at the waterfall which is on the road on the way up to the casita, on the right-hand side. It's only $1 to get in, you can just sit in the water and relax of go down it like a slide. Also get the fish taco, it's awesome and more like a fish burrito!
. Ventanas beach was our favorite, but definitely check out as many as you can. There are a ton of beaches along the highway and none of them are crowded.
. Do not fear the roadside Ceviche! Best ceviche I've ever had...hands down. There are multiple stands selling it at Playa Hermosa and all along the highway.
. There's a great place to watch the sunset near the casita. You can walk or drive there, it's at the point where you make your last left hand turn before the right hand turn onto the deadend road. Right outside a big gate with a strange small symbol on it.
. Take the Jungle ATV tour. You go way up into the mountains and back down to a different waterfall where you can jump from the cliff.
. The drive up/down the mountain was definitely more intense than I expected, it's a very bumpy ride but it was worth it to be at the top and our little Jimny did fine. Don't forget anything when going down!
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Incredible Ocean View, Private Pool & Awesome Price
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Uvita Puntarenas
Brooklyn, NY
5

Perfect Escape

  • 5 of 5
My boyfriend and I escaped the brutal NYC cold for a week in Uvita. This house was perfect. I realized the first morning there are few things better than enjoying a cup of coffee on this deck, watching the sun rise over the Pacific Ocean, while listening to the Howler Monkeys, and observing toucans flying from tree to tree. The seclusion of the house was the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. We easily acclimated to rising with the sun and settling in just after sunset. The deck and refreshing pool were the perfect way to end afternoons spent at the beach or exploring Puntarenas. Each afternoon we would put on some music, make a snack, and sip cocktails while reading and lazing.

A few tips:

While the restaurants are worth checking out, it was so nice to have a full kitchen. We cooked at least one meal each day and never felt like we were missing out on the local flavor.

Bring binoculars so that you can clearly see all of the amazing birds, monkeys, and other wildlife.

The internet is secured via a USB device so make sure to bring your laptop so that you can create a WiFi hot spot for your phones and tablets.

Do not be intimidated by the roads. They are a little scary at first (in fact we did not drive them at night for the first two days) but once we did the trip a few times we were totally comfortable.
  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Incredible Ocean View, Private Pool & Awesome Price
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Uvita Puntarenas
5

Heaven is worth the drive

  • 5 of 5
I have nothing but wonderful things to say about not only the cabin but the owners and the very warm and accomodating caretaker. We were made to feel very much at home there and would highly recommend this beautiful jungle haven to our friends and family, (not to mention ourselves upon return to costa rica!). They do not joke when saying that a 4 wheel drive vehicle is needed to navigate the mountain road leading to the cabin but the 4 km from the main road is no doubt worth the seclusion, the serenity, and the stunning view from atop.
You will not be disappointed guaranteed.
  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Incredible Ocean View, Private Pool & Awesome Price
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(813) 748-9616 (Florida, USA)
Uvita Puntarenas
5

First trip to Costa Rica

  • 5 of 5
This was my first trip to Costa Rica and I loved everything about it; the country, where we stayed and the activities that were available. Casita Donna Marie was more than we expected from reading the VRBO write up and viewing the pictures. In real life the views are spectacular of the jungle behind the casita, to the mountains to the south, the town of Uvita just below you and most of all the incredible unobstructed ocean view. At night, the lights over the village of Uvita were beautiful.

The property is very private although there are many homes in close proximity. I enjoyed just walking around the property enjoying the wildlife, as well as different angles of the fantastic view. The casita is new with all new appliances, bedding and furniture. The kitchen is well stocked with plenty of cooking utensils, pots, pans and dishes/silverware. You never tire of looking at the view whether you’re sitting in the pool, eating at the table, sitting in the bed or on the sofa, or just relaxing on your very private deck. We saw howler monkeys, white face monkeys, toucans, parrots, lizards, dart frogs, falcons, butterflies, and hummingbirds. The pool was the perfect spot at the end of the day.

We visited Playa Hermosa, Whale’s Tail beaches, the surf town Dominical, all were beautiful and mostly bare of people, which made for excellent photo opportunities. We also visited the caves of Ventanas which were very adventurous. Incredibly, one of our favorite spots was a waterfall on the drive up to the casita.

A good 4X4 is definitely needed but we had an inexpensive Jimmy and it did very well, although small.
  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Uvita has become the tourist destination of the south Pacific side of Costa Rica. There are banks/ATM's, various businesses for shopping, restaurants and medical treatment all within a short drive. Below are activities listed by Uvita's own information center who can arrange all kinds of activities for you.

Punta Uvita Beach and the Whale’s Tale: Take a 25-minute walk from the center of Uvita to Punta Uvita Beach at ebb tide to discover the famous whale’s tail sandbar. Enjoy walking through it to the point and dip in the warm, quiet waters at either side of this amazing formation.

Arco Beach: Accessible only at low tide through Ballena Beach (at Km 169). It offers a great combination of cliffs, primary forest, and caves. A beautiful spot to see Ballena Island and enjoy the sunset.

Ventanas Beach: Located about 15 km south of Uvita (before Km 174). Small, u-shaped beach with two caverns formed on the rock by the breaking waves. Great for swimming and playing with boogie boards.

Waterfalls and swimming holes

There is a beautiful waterfall 2 km from the center of Uvita. Start at Banco de Costa Rica and go straight ahead to the east. This fall is on the road up the hill right after Uvita’s graveyard.

There is also a nice waterfall and swimming hole in Dominicalito (15 km north of Uvita). It is on the road running behind the soccer field of Dominicalito, up to Escaleras. Ask locals for Poza Azul.

Self-guided activities

For a small fee of $6, you can hike on the trails of Rancho La Merced Wildlife Refuge. Here you can spot a great variety of wildlife (birds, mammals, insects, and reptiles) and experience different habitats: primary and secondary forest, mangrove, pasture, river, and beach.

For a similar fee, you can also hike on the rainforest trails of Hacienda Baru Wildlife Refuge and visit their birding tower and their orchid and butterfly gardens.

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Uvita Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Green Season
Sep 6 2014 - Nov 29 2014
4 night minimum stay
$80
$475
$1,200
 
 
High Season
Dec 1 2014 - Apr 15 2015
4 night minimum stay
$110
$675
$1,950
 
 
Christmas Week
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
$975
Flat fee
 
 
New Years Week
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 3 2015
8 night minimum stay
$975
Flat fee
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
Notes Cancellation prior to 60 days before arrival date: deposit 100% refund, cancellation between 30 - 60 days before arrival date: deposit 50% refund, cancellation less than 30 days before arrival date: 0% refund. We will make every effort to re-rent a canceled reservation period. If we are successful, we will be pleased to refund the entire amount received

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Uvita Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • Large walk in shower separate from toilet & lavatory.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size bed, great view to the ocean & valley below
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • wind-surfing
  • hiking
  • fishing
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