15 YEARS OF SERVICE. We are the Original vacation villa rental property on Lake Arenal. We are the one that others try to emulate, but can't ~~ read on to see why!
At Villa Encantada we offer a complete vacation experience, a DESTINATION, not just a place to sleep, with PAVED ROAD all the way to the villa ~~ no need to negotiate seemingly endless rock-dirt roads. When you stay at Villa Encantada you get the entire lakefront villa and 40 acre Private Nature Preserve Estate...COMPLETE PRIVACY ~~No Sharing with other groups.
You'll find miles of Manicured Hiking Trails thru the Rain Forest. ~~ A just completed construction (May 2012) of a brand new Spring Fed Swimming Pool (no chemicals), Drained / Cleaned and Sanitized prior to your arrival ~~ Crystal clear water, so clean you can drink it. And WATERFALLS, lots of Waterfalls, an experience in Nature that you'll not find anywhere but at Villa Encantada.
We have hosted thousands of guests since 1996, with a great many repeat visitors. Our goal is to provide a memorable and hassle free experience for your group/family and to help you get the most out of your time with us and in the area. Over the years we've learned so much about what we can do to help you have the best vacation of your life, to 'hit the ground running', provide useful info on the area, including assistance in arranging your Tour Itinerary and/or Ground Transportation. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR EXPERIENCE.
Most importantly, see our Guest Comments of those who have visited Villa Encantada and happily share their experiences to get an idea of what really awaits you at Villa Encantada. Once you arrive, you'll be thinking... 'I've died and gone to Heaven ~~ It just doesn't get any better than this'. Our reward is your smiling faces and the knowledge that we've made a difference.
Enjoy Casual Elegance at an affordable price. This Tri--level 2800 sq. ft. architectural masterpiece designed villa is fully furnished with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms & 2 fireplaces and comfortably sleeps 2-12 persons, and on many occasions we’ve hosted groups of 15 persons. In addition, we have a second villa on the Estate that sleeps 6 persons, so that we have the overall capacity to accommodate 18/20 persons if necessary.
You’ll find imported Italian tile & exotic hardwoods throughout the villa, an interior design of local art, indigenous masks, antiques and floor to ceiling glass windows that will make you feel at one with the mature manicured gardens/nature trails and lake and rainforest views that surround you. You have a fully equipped kitchen w/ microwave, appliances, Wet Bar, Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, DVD, Stereo system, Telephone, Barbecue Grill, and Washer & Dryer just to name a few of the amenities. Linens & towels are provided with maid service every third day. Chef Services, Child Care and Professional Massage service are available upon request, and there are Tennis Courts just 2 minutes from the villa.
Villa Encantada is situated on an INCREDIBLE 40-acre lushly landscaped Private Nature Preserve Estate on the shores of Lake Arenal, yet conveniently located to the village of Nuevo Arenal with its restaurants/shopping and tourist amenities. We’re close to the Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, and just minutes away from the multitude of adventure activities in the area with which we have 15 years of experience at your disposal. We refer you only to the most reliable and efficient tour operators in the area. Take advantage of easy day excursions to Monteverde, Cano Negro, National Parks, Cloud Forests and many Beaches.
Finally, what really sets us apart from other properties is that here at Villa Encantada you’ll enjoy Nature at its Exquisite Best.. with acres of mature gardens, complete with miles of extensive manicured hiking trails through virgin rainforests and rivers. May 2012 ~~ just completed construction of a brand new Spring Fed Swimming Pool (no chemicals), Drained / Cleaned prior to your arrival Natural spring fed ponds for swimming and waterfalls to relax by… lots of Waterfalls, FLY FISHING streams on our property, stocked FISHING PONDS w/ BIG fish. Huge ponds that you can use our (8) Kayaks on, or take them down to the lake and paddle in secluded lake coves to see wildlife with Flora/Fauna too numerous to mention here. We are the ONLY villa rental property that has LAKE ARENAL ACCESS, just an easy 3 minute walk to the lakeshore to explore the Gem of Costa Rica: Lake Arenal.
At Villa Encantada we do have a 3 night minimum stay requirement. Exceptions can be made for groups of 8 or more persons. Honeymoon couples or groups of 15 persons will find Villa Encantada an unforgettable experience in a tropical paradise setting. Rental rates are based on the number of guests in your group. Children 6 years of age or under are free***
Fishing/Lake Tours available on our Bass Boat, with Glenn as your personal guide. Villa guests get a 20% discounted rate.
Thanks for your interest in Villa Encantada and we hope that we’ll be a part of your special travel experience to Costa Rica. We’re here to be of service in any way that we can.
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