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Vacation Rental Home in Beautiful Ostional, Costa Rica

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

This spectacular home, built into the side of a mountain overlooking the Pacific Ocean, features 2500 square feet of space with amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and the tropical jungle of Ostional, Costa Rica.

This home is ideal for 2-3 couples wishing to travel together or for families with children. The bedrooms and loft are spacious and the kitchen contains all of the modern conveniences of home. Three decks are available for relaxing with the largest measuring 20 feet X 12 feet, which is ideal for sunbathing and dinning. Our on-site staff is available to serve you. The house is fully equipped and stocked with typical foods and beverages which are available at $25/day/guest for 3 fantastic meals are prepared by our trained chef.

Enjoy our infinity pool and hot tub surrounded by lush tropical gardens. The views from the pool are spectacular!

This home offers a very unique vacation experience. In addition to the Olive Ridley Turtle, which nests in Ostional, the area is also known for its populations of howler monkeys, kotimundi, ant-eaters, deer, iguanas, and a variety of tropical birds. Because of this, we offer a knowledgeable bilingual guide who will arrange for all of your daily excursions (i.e. turtle watching, fishing, diving, horseback riding, surfing, hiking, beaches, shopping, canopy tours, and volcano tours) at reasonable daily/weekly rates.

Turtles can be seen all year round in conjunction with quarter moons.

Please view our website for a more detailed description and pictorial perspective of this vacation home.

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More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

You were on spot -- Elias was amazing: fun, thoughtful, and entergetic. He really made the vacation an experience and an adventure! We did many of the typical vacation things: ziplining, and snorkeling, but when I asked everyone to rate their top two experiences, here's what we got (and there are more than 2 answers as not everyone's answers were the same):

Watching the Olive Ridley turtles lay eggs, and learning about the village and its history with the turtles;

Fishing for tuna and reds, and more;

Cheering on the sabernaros as they competed to capture rings off a hanging string;

Driving up to Monte Verde and our fabulous night walk where we saw a two-toed sloth, pit viper, a prorcupine in a tree itching itself, sleeping jays, a hiding tarantula, and so much more;

Riding the rivers with guides and seeing crocodiles, screech owls, bats...;

Visiting the Guaitil Pottery makers and learning about their history and art;


Just terrific!
Jul 2013
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Ostional House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (3), Bunk Beds (3)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
The kitchen comes fully stocked with traditional Costa Rican foods which our on-site staff will prepare for you at a minimal cost. Alcoholic beverages are available upon request as well. Additionally, the staff will tidy the house and wash your clothes on a daily basis.


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Vacation Rental Home in Beautiful Ostional, Costa Rica
average rating of 4.904762 based on 57 reviews

Wonderful trip on so many levels

  • 5 of 5

We are avid travelers who put a lot of thought and research behind every trip and typically take care of our own transportation, food, and itinerary. However, this being our first time in this remote area of Costa Rica and hearing about the lack of road markings, we were happy to hear that we could be paired up with a host/driver during our trip. When we first met Elias, we knew we were in good hands. Not only was he extremely personable, but he knows almost everyone in the region and can pinpoint perfect travel destinations based on your preferences.

The house - simple, yet stunning. We are very particular about where we stay because after all, it will be your home for your vacation. Not only is the view magnificent, but it is tucked away and you are in your own remote oasis. With the beauty and tranquility, you have to realize that it will take you some time to get to your various destinations - but you are on vacation, and it's part of the adventure. There is no cable or wifi, but we seldom missed having it.

Luis, the chef, and Ester, the sous chef are wonderful. They are down to earth, friendly and want to make sure you are relaxing and feeling at home.

Our favorite activities during the course of the trip were zip lining, fishing (Nosara Sea Saw Tours is an unbelievable experience), laying out on the remote beaches, visiting the volcano and hot springs.

We are missing the house, the location and the people tremendously. We hope to return soon.

Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of our most favorite vacations

  • 5 of 5

We found out about Casa Ostional from our neighbors, and we are so glad we took them up on their recommendation. It is truly a unique and amazing experience. We took our two boys, ages 11 and 13, and they had a ball. The home is beautiful, Elias is an amazing tour guide/host/Spanish teacher and Luis' food is incredible -- we did not go hungry. We especially loved the fresh juice at every meal. We fished, snorkeled, zip lined, took an ATV tour and enjoyed several beaches. The infinity pool is so beautiful to relax in and enjoy the view of the ocean and beautiful trees. We even enjoyed visits from the monkeys on several of the afternoons -- spectacular! I highly recommend this home -- it is an unforgettable experience. We plan to come back again soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely amazing experience!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with great views and a staff that will absolutely make your stay a once in a lifetime experience! Elias is the best tour guide and driver who takes care of the guests like family! Luis makes amazing meals that allow you to experience real Costa Rican cuisine! This trip was something that we will never forget!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our family (6 people) spent 9 nights here over Christmas 2016. This was our second visit to Costa Rica, and the first to the Guanacaste area. The house is simple and beautiful, or should I say simply beautiful! We chose to have the meals included and we did not regret it once! Wow. Chef Luis was outstanding! The meals were fabulous. Elías, our driver and host, was fantastic and took great care of us. We now consider them all friends! If you're looking for a quiet, beautiful, all-inclusive type of holiday without the crowds, this is it. Would most certainly come here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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By far the best vacation I have taken

  • 5 of 5

This was my first visit to Costa Rica - had no clue what to expect - this place and the people exceeded any expectations I had imagined.

the property and it views were amazing, beaches were breath taking, howler monkeys right outside the house, gorgeous sunsets from the viewing deck, insects I didn't know that were even humanly possible to get that large (haha referring to grasshoppers) traveling the dirt roads was an adventure.

What truly made the trip was the wonderful people we now proudly call our friends.

Elias was a wealth of knowledge- he shared so much of Costa Rica with us, translated when we needed it amongst stores, beaches, bars etc. he was so good with all of our children, gave us medical attention with some minor boo boos with the adults, went above and beyond and had us over so we could watch the super bowl from his tv and even created a stadium seating on his porch. He made sure we had everything we needed at all times and helped plan out the days

Luis - omg his food .... enough said ! He cared for each dish he prepared, accommodated my daughter allergies, cooked up fresh tuna that we caught that day. Ah every meal was a real treat.

Esther- she made fresh juice for every meal which was SOOO DELICIOUS, set the table, cleaned, kept up with all over our laundry (4 adults and 5 kids) and she melted my heart with the bond she made with my little 3 year old son.

Overall - this is by far the best vacation - Thanks to the beautiful house, beautiful country, and most of all; the most beautiful people I have ever met (Elias, Luis, Esther, Elana, Sharon) ! I will be coming back to see you all.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Costa Rican Paradise

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful experience with a most wonderful host, Elias; chef, Luis; and sous chef and housekeeper, Esther. This was our second time here and will not be our last. We loved the house, the pool, the jungle, and the incredible views. Not only was our vacation set in a Costa Rican paradise, but we felt cared for by a team at Casa Ostional of excellent, lovely, and dear sweet people! Thank you. We loved it...Janet

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ostional is known as one of the most important turtle nesting sites in the world and the area is considered a national refuge. With this in mind, we offer a knowledgeable bilingual guide who will arrange for all of your daily excursions (i.e. turtle watching, fishing, diving, horseback riding, surfing, hiking, beaches, shopping, canopy tours, and volcano tours) at reasonable daily/weekly rates.


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