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Spectacular Ocean Views in Luxury Home

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 8

Vista Bonita. Experience complete serenity from the 900 sq ft. covered terrace overlooking a saltwater infinity pool and sweeping ocean panorama.

This lovely 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home is tastefully decorated with a Feng Shui influence, custom made furniture and beautiful fabrics in soothing colors.

An ideal tropical retreat, the home features a floor plan with an open living/dining area complemented with a soaring teak ceiling and a modern, fully equipped kitchen.

In addition to the living and dining areas, the air-conditioned master bedrooms open onto the secluded terrace and pool with private baths and king sized beds. The third bedroom is air conditioned with a private bath and four bunk beds and the fourth bedroom has a single bed and half bath.

Cooling breezes gently circulate throughout the house with ceiling fans in every room for added comfort.

Additional conveniences are a large laundry room, two outside showers and high speed Wireless Internet service

Unusually private, with uncommonly spacious and light filled rooms. A mixture of antique, classic and handmade furnishings make this home unique.There are many wonderful restaurants in the area, both casual and more upscale, in which to dine and a modern supermarket is close by for stocking up the kitchen with fresh local produce.

You will feel completely safe in the secure, elegant gated community of Vista Royal.

Enjoy swimming or snorkeling on nearby on secluded beaches, fish, take a canopy tour or surf the famous Playa Guiones a short drive away. The water is one of the 2 warmest spots in the Pacific. Surfing schools offer instruction for kids and adults. Do yoga at the Nosara Yoga Institute or Harmony Hotel, get a relaxing massage, or just relax and read amid lush plantings with ocean, jungle and mountain views in the upscale, gated community of Vista Royal, away from bugs, heat, dust and traffic! Because we are in such a high location, you will need a car for short drives to beaches and restaurants.

Wake up to the sounds of the ocean, monkeys and parrots as you enjoy your delicious Costa Rican coffee, fresh pineapple, and local bakery delights as you watch the waves breaking on the Pacific. Or see the spectacular sunsets off the terrace over a dinner of fresh vegetables and fish from the local market.

More Details

Owners Bonnie & Norm Lowe
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Owners Bonnie & Norm Lowe

Both of us are avid travelers, my life as a Ford model allowed me to enjoy locations all over the world, and Norm's career in sales in the semi conductor area often took him to Europe and Asia and around the U.S. We met at Middlebury College in Vermont, and finally got reacquainted and married in 1993, deciding to live in the beautiful Hamptons on the East End of Long Island, where we are active in community projects. Between us we have 9 grandchildren, spread out from California, to Alaska, to Montana.

Why Owners Bonnie & Norm Lowe chose Guanacaste

We loved the beauty and unspoiled quality of the environment of Nosara and Playa Guiones and Garza. The people are so kind and helpful, full of joy. The combination of the ocean and mountains reminded us of Hawaii. The restaurants are inexpensive, with sophisticated, delicious food. The quality and standards of the Vista Royal development also had great bearing on our commitment to build and success of our endeavors.

What makes this villa unique

Contrary to properties closer to Playa Guiones, we are in a SAFE, gated community, enjoying the most fantastic views, with wonderful, helpful neighbors, near great restaurants, grocery stores, plus Playa Garza's incredible tide pools. A short drive from Playa Guiones tide pools and surfing beach. The house is fully equipped to make your stay enjoyable, comfortable beds and lounges, plus a wonderful cook and babysitter are available.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your house is very beautiful and comfortable. We really like it here and the weather is exquisite.
Feb 2010
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Canton of Nicoya Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
  • Bathrooms are beautifully tiled,spacious, with large walk in showers and good lighting,
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , bunk beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • 2 king size bedrooms with own baths, 1 bunk bedroom with 4 beds with bath, 1 single bedroom with 1/2 bath. Crib available. Ample closets, bedside reading lights, upscale linens, and ceiling fans.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Cooling breezes gently circulate throughout the house with ceiling fans in every room for added comfort. Additional conveniences are a large laundry room, two outside showers and high speed Internet service. Solar hot water and saltwater pool to help keep area 'green'!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Ocean Views in Luxury Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Beautiful Home - Spectacular Ocean Views - Excellent Property Management

  • 5 of 5

Our family has occupied the home for the past 12 months. This home is ideal for an one week rental or an extended vacation. The properties is situated over 500 feet above sea level overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We have enjoyed the amazing views during the day and the magnificent stars at night. The property has a nice refreshing ocean breeze, wonderful views from the two large master bedrooms, living room area, dining and kitchen area. We have appreciated the benefits of the gated private neighborhood which offers security and safety while at the same time quietness & privacy. We have learned that this is one of the most desired and unique communities in the area. The property has a very impressive longterm staff, with regular housekeeping, yard & gardening and pool service. The interior is clean, uniquely designed with an functional and open layout. The grounds are well manicured with ample fresh floral year around. Our family has enjoyed picking fresh bananas, mangos, papaya, and limes throughout the year.

The pool area, large outdoor dining area, covered patio, hammock and sun chairs is what we have enjoyed the most with the property and will have memories to last a lifetime.

The owners are wonderful to work with. They are excellent communicators, great property managers, respond quickly and are truly good people and it has been a privilege to be their guest.

In viewing many different properties over the past year in the region, we have found this property to be special and unique in every aspect.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed Vista Bonita as much as we do! We try to make it as comfortable and beautiful as a place that we'd like to visit ourselves -
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed here back in 2011, I think. We had a wonderful vacation. The house is comfortable and the pool is amazing. A cool-down swim is a perfect way to spend the afternoon. Town and the beach get so hot and the breeze on the hill is nice. The owners were extremely helpful and all the suggestions of what to do (surfing and ziplining), where to eat (we liked La Luna), and where to buy vegies (the truck will be in town on such and such day) were great. Would return in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that our efforts to make Vista Bonita comfortable and inviting are appreciated! God made the perfect view, but we do the rest!
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Gorgeous views! Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Vista Bonita! Our family of 5 visited Costa Rica for Spring Break. The weather was absolutely perfect everyday! During our stay, we did a zip line tour and an atv tour. We really enjoy both of those. We visited several restaurants. Our favorite was LaLuna.

The home was lovely and the back porch was amazing! We would go to town or to the beach everyday but found ourselves wanting to hurry back to the house to swim and relax in the hammock. The views were amazing. We can't wait to return soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great home with an amazing view

  • 5 of 5

It's a beautiful home. We stayed for three weeks and really got to explore Nosara and other beach towns. It's not within walking distance to a beach, but the drive up the side of the mountain is well worth it -- the view is spectacular. The sunsets off the deck were amazing. Norm and Bonnie were very responsive and easy to work with. We recommend the house and loved staying there!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing, Beautiful, Amazing...

  • 5 of 5

You couldn't get a more beautiful location than this house. The sunsets were breathtaking. The house is very clean, and quiet. The kids loved the pool and my mom enjoyed being on the other side of the house from me, my husband and kids. We were lucky to meet Norm and Bonnie (the owners) while we were there and they really helped us out with one of their computers and gave great advice as to what to see and where to eat. Just down the driveway from the house we saw baby monkies and their momma's. Amazing!! I would recommend this house to anyone. I often think about our trip and stay here, and wish I was back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unforgettable Sunsets

  • 5 of 5

You know it's going to be a great vacation when the house you're staying in is nicer than your own back home!

We had a three generation family vacation here, and it was divine. The house is gorgeous, the views spectacular, and there's nothing like waking to the sound of monkeys in the morning (although someone could try to convince them to wait another hour or two...).

The owners of the house have thought of everything -- pool noodles for the kids, plenty of extra towels for the beach, a blender for those poolside cocktails in the evening -- and were incredibly responsive before, during and after our stay at the house.

The nearest village, Playa Garza, is just delightful, and we had lots of fun playing soccer with local kids and swimming at the beach. The owners recommended the zipline tour (Miss Sky), which is just a short drive away. It was one of the highlights of our entire stay in Costa Rica. We didn't want to leave! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
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Nearest Restaurant
0.04 Miles
Playa Garrza
Nearest Beach
0.04 Miles
Car: necessary

Enjoy a wraparound view of The Pacific on the 60 ft, completely private terrace and saltwater infinity pool..Located in a safe, elegant, gated community in Playa Garza, next to Playa Guiones, one of the two warmest beaches in the Pacific. The longest zipline ride in Costa Rica is nearby.. Wildlife and flowers abound. Excellent deepsea fishing and the famous Nosara Yoga Institute are minutes away. Ride horses on the beach. Delicious cuisine in casual inexpensive restaurants, plus wonderful local produce markets and limes and bananas in our garden make for culinary delights! Very upscale furnishings and spacious rooms with gorgeous views.

Other Activities: Health/beauty spa, Shopping, Kayaking, Boating


Rates & Availability

Canton of Nicoya Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning -if more than 6 $100

Minimum Age Limit for Renters
$500 Security Deposit Due 1 month before start of rental
Charge for extra guests not included at time of lease signing
High Season ...Nov 2-Dec 22 - $2500/week
Holiday Season .. Dec 15-Jan 12 .. $4200/week
Spring Break Feb 14 - April 30 $2800/week

Preferred payment method is PayPal as "Friend".
Credit Card Transaction fees are to be paid by the Guest. Full payment is to due.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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