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Spectacular Ocean-View Mediterranean Villa with Private Pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
1 - 3 nights

Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

This ocean-view villa has breathtaking views of the ocean to the front, and the lush rainforest to the rear and sides. Its name is Canto Del Mar (Song of the Sea, Ridge of the Sea) because you can hear the roar of the ocean every night as the waves rush in. It is located at the very end of a beautiful ridge jutting out into the sea, about 300 feet above the ocean, so the home is far cooler and breezier than anything below. Just minutes from the beach! Less than five-minute drive from beach access points to about five beautiful unspoiled beaches, each with its unique character, some with sea caves. This is a newly constructed, spacious two-story furnished home, where you and your friends/family can bask in the luxury of having your own PRIVATE swimming pool, large covered and uncovered patio areas, and covered balcony. No neighbors in sight! Beautiful ocean views from top and bottom floors and from pool. (home is nearly 3000 square feet, plus 1000 sf patio space).

Convenient and Secluded!: When you’re at the house, at the end of Los Loros ridge, surrounded by toucans, parrots, hawks, eagles and monkeys, you will be in the middle of secluded rainforest, with scarcely any civilization in view. As you watch the wildlife, and see and listen to the breaking surf, you will feel like you are hundreds of miles away from everything.

However, this is a great, convenient location, less than one km off of Costanera highway, very near lots of great gourmet international restaurants (French, Italian, German, Swiss, Indonesian, Estonian . . . ), just minutes from grocery stores and other shopping in Ojochal and Uvita, and a short drive away from the best surfing in Dominical, and many wildlife parks and attractions.

Local Property Manager Minutes From the House!: The local property manager, Moises Solano, is located just minutes away from the house. He will greet you, show you to the house, make sure that you are comfortable and familiar with your surroundings, then continue to do everything possible to make your stay a comfortable and enjoyable one. He can assist you with booking tours, rental cars, advance or forward travel arrangements, as well as handling any questions or problems that could arise during your stay.

This is sure to be an experience that you will never forget.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

About Owner

I built this beautiful home with a talented local architect and general contractor, completing it in 2009. I'm from New Orleans, and completely fell in love with this part of Costa Rica about twenty years ago.

Owner purchased this villa in 2009

Why Owner chose Puntarenas

This villa is surrounded by jungle and ocean, so it's entirely peaceful and secluded, but also incredibly close and convenient to everything. The jungle hides the few nearby homes from view, so you feel like you're in the middle of nowhere. But it's only a five minute drive from the main thoroughfare, and close and convenient to all restaurants, attractions, amenities. It also offers luxury at a bargain price. Why stay in a cramped hotel room or little cabina for the same price when you can have this entire villa with its crystal-clear swimming pool all to yourselves?

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(95 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Ocean-View Mediterranean Villa with Private Pool
average rating of 4.936842 based on 95 reviews
Rogers, AR - USA
5

AWESOME +++!!!! RETURN VISITOR - WILL BE BACK!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of our favorite places to stay. It's close to everything but yet it is away from everything.. You get the best of both. Private - Fantastic View - Great Pool!!! You don't really need a 4x4 to get here but do get one for exploring. Great restaurants close by. A couple of our favorites are The Bamboo House & The Beach Club @ Villa Leonor.. It is always a pleasure to deal with Karen and Mo (The Property Manager). We will be going back again very soon and I hope that the property is open and ready for our next adventure.

Thank You Karen & Mo!! You guys are the best!!!! See you again SOON!!!

David & Vikki

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, guys! Please keep coming back!
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4

Nice and private location, nice view and pool.

  • 4 of 5

Overall, a nice rental. Loved the location - end of a dirt road, completely private. We didn't see or hear anyone while at the house for three days. Relatively close to Uvita for the essentials, and very close to ojochal which has some excellent restaurants. Some great beaches within minutes of the rental as well.

Nice pool and the home is clean with a good floor plan.

Cheers

Jay

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying. We hope you come back.
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay . The scenery was unbelievable. Would highly recommend this place . Thanks for booking me on such short notice ..

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad it was good. I hope you can come back sometime.
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5

Villa de rêve

  • 5 of 5

La Villa est située dans un endroit magnifique entourée d'une belle végétation luxuriante. La chambre principale est super grande et agréable et les enfants avaient chacun leurs chambres au rez-de-chaussée avec leur propre salle de bain avec douche. La piscine est très bien, l'eau est chaude et était très claire. La personne qui nous accueillit pour nous présenter la villa est très serviable et parle un excellent anglais. Les plages sont à 5 minutes en auto et il est préférable d'utiliser un 4X4 pour se rendre à la villa. Quelques cascades sont aussi à proximité pour s'y baigner. Nous avons adoré notre séjour à cette villa.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup! Vous étiez de merveilleux invités. Reviens s'il te plait!
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5

As a returning guest, it made my vacation perfect

  • 5 of 5

This was the 2nd time we had stayed at Karen's villa. In terms of privacy and space you can't beat it. It's a wonderful place to wake up and spend your mornings listening to the sounds of birds, monkeys and various other sounds of nature including the ocean. The temperature at that elevation in the evening is perfect. The private pool is what made it for us. We spent a lot of time on the front porch area, that is well equipped with a table and chairs along with various other patio furniture. The full kitchen is nice because we were able to cook our own breakfast and enjoy the mornings without having to get dressed and rush out. Karen is a pleasure to deal with and we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I'm so glad you had a great time again. Please come back again next year! Karen
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5

Great Stay at Villa of our dreams

  • 5 of 5

Karen's home (Villa Canto del Mar) is where my husband and I stayed for 8 nights during our recent honeymoon in Costa Rica. The stay here was so memorable and beautiful. Mo the manager was so accommodating when we asked him if we could extend our stay a few extra nights, he was also so helpful and full of good ideas for us to do. When we left I nearly cried -- because the ocean views from our room and master bath were phenomenal, we could hear the sounds of the crashing waves whenever tide came in, there were toucans in a bunch of the trees right around the pool, and all the restaurants in the area were fun and memorable. There was even live music! When I have a bad day I think of this beautiful place and all the lovely people we met here. I hope we can return.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm happy that it was a special and beautiful honeymoon for you. Many other couples have also had really memorable honeymoons and special anniversaries here! Your Ojochal trip was a great start to the beautiful and adventurous life that you two are going to have together! Best of luck, much love, and come back and see us -- maybe on your anniversaries? Stay in touch.
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Map

Nearest Airport
150 Miles
San Jose Internat'l; &15 miles from Palmar airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Dozens of fun bars all nearby
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Buena Vista Golf Course in Coronado
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many gourmet jungle restaurants. Citrus, Exotica.
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Playa Tortuga, Playa Pinuelas, Playa Ventanas

I first started coming to this beautiful part of Costa Rica ten years ago, and fell in love with the natural secluded surroundings, the gorgeous beaches, and the teeming wildlife. I don't think that there is any part of Costa Rica that quite compares with the Southern Pacific. Ojochal is a charming rustic village containing gourmet European restaurants in the jungle. Uvitia is the nearest larger town, containing banks, grocery store, bars, restaurants and entertainment. Dominical is a surfers' paradise. Fun Hip village for surfers and those who like to watch them, Great beach!

Other Activities: Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa

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Rates & Availability

Bahía Ballena Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
$3,600
 
 
Green Season
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
$2,900
 
 
Low season 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$132
$924
$2,200
 
 
Holiday weeks incl Easter
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
High Season 2018
Jan 3 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,295
$3,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$115
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Ask about special Last Minute Discounts. Ask about special long-stay discounts for stays of more than 4 weeks. Cleaning fee of $75 added for stays under 7 nights.
Holiday rates apply to holiday weeks: Christmas, New Years, and Easter/Holy Week (Semana Santa): $1575/week or $225/night.

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Amenities

Bahía Ballena Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Jetted Tub in Bath: Tub is large enough for 2, on a raised dais at the top of steps, with huge picture window from which you can see the ocean and the sunset from your bath. Strong massage jets.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The downstairs has an open layout, with breezes blowing straight through from the porch through the kitchen, dining area and sitting area, and is tiled throughout. There are two private bedrooms there, one on each wing of the house, each with its own private bath, separate lockable entrance and pool/patio access. All of the beds are big king and queen beds, with new thick comfortable mattresses. The house is fully equipped with linens, towels and more. The kitchen is fully equipped with new appliances: stove, spacious refrigerator, microwave oven, blender, coffee maker, toaster. It has everything that you need to cook your meals in every day if you choose: pots, pans, cooking utensils, cups, mugs, glasses, wine glasses, silverware, placemats. The laundry area has a full-sized new washer and dryer, open to the cooling breezes and lush foliage outdoors. Other amenities include pool rafts, an iron, a hairdryer, lamps and in all rooms, and many ceiling and floor fans throughout.

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