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Panoramic Ocean and Rainforest views with Glorious Sunsets

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)

Villa Montemeru

offers unpretentious yet sophisticated and elegant accommodations. Our location is unique insofar that our guests enjoy absolute privacy. There are no visible structures in the vicinity. You enjoy magnificent views of the Pacific ocean from nearly every angle, with sunsets to die for. To the south of us is a large expanse of untouched rainforest. During green season you can also enjoy a waterfall with a natural jacuzzi on our property.

The road that leads up to Villa Montemeru is private and well maintained all year round. The driveway leading up to the house is made of concrete. Once you arrive, you are immediately taken in by the panoramic views. Since we are not directly on the main road you are not affected by noise and dust.

The house is custom furnished with beds, tables, chairs and closets in various tropical hardwoods. There are altogether four bedrooms, each with private entrance, private bathroom and deck or terrace. All beds come with top of the line mattresses and 100% cotton linens. The windows and French doors are oversize and offer magnificent ocean views. Three of the bedrooms have a king size bed each, while the fourth comes with two queen size beds. The master bedroom features a 42" wall-mounted flat panel Smart TV with Satellite TV reception and Bluetooth stereo system. All bedrooms have ceiling fans that keep the interior cool at all times. The bathrooms are tiled in either ceramic, marble or natural stone, with eclectic accents that give each of them a unique look. Solar hot water systems automatically switch to electricity in the rare event that there isn't enough sun. The ground floor features a sunken kitchen, a pavilion style dining and recreational area, a large roofed yoga deck with chill-out lounge beds and hammocks, as well as the crystal clear infinity pool maintained with a minimum of chemicals. The kitchen comes fully equipped with all necessary appliances, high quality stainless steel cookware, potable filtered water, centrifugal juicer, blender, an espresso machine, WiFi and stereo system.

The house and surrounding structures are set within gardens replete with tropical fruit trees and flowering ornamental plants, butterflies and iguanas. Frequent visits by exotic birds and monkeys are to be expected. The sun sets in the Pacific ocean right in front and regales the visitor with a daily changing spectacle. Our guests enjoy absolute privacy in an atmosphere of exquisite tranquility. There are two lovely beaches within five walking minutes and four restaurants also within walking distance.

House cleaning and laundry service Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Daily pool service, except Saturday & Sunday. Private chef service available at request. We are happy to arrange any type of recreational activities, such as fishing, snorkeling and boat tours, horseback riding tours, surf lessons, SUP tours, zip line adventures, quad and vehicle rentals, as well as domestic travel arrangements.

Mal País, originally a sleepy fishing village at the northern periphery of Costa Rica's first National Park, the Riserva Absoluta Cabo Blanco, today still retains much of its original tranquility and picturesque charm. Just as in days past, the fishermen arrive each afternoon with their daily catch, which they offer to the public. You won't find fresher fish than that. Being more residential, Mal País boasts only a handful of hotels and restaurants along the main road, but the hills are dotted with luxury homes and celebrity hideaways. The village is blessed with a picturesque landscape and the world class surf of Playa Carmen, which attracts surfers from all around the world. The name Mal País, also written Malpaís, allegedly comes from a stone found in the area which the indigenous Chorotega natives called Mah Pah and was subsequently bastardized into Malpaís by the Spanish conquistadors.

Only a couple of miles up the road, Santa Teresa has all the hustle and bustle of a growing tourist attraction, with its hotels, restaurants, bars and shopping. But no matter how busy the main road, the beaches are always uncrowded, with a year round warm Pacific ocean in front and lush tropical vegetation behind.

Being one of the premier surf destinations in Costa Rica, the waves are the main attraction that lure visitors. But other recreational opportunities abound. Fishing and snorkeling tours, horseback riding along the beach or in the hills, gliding through the rain forest canopy on zip lines, hiking, exotic bird watching or just lying on a quiet but not entirely secluded beach and getting that healthy tan from an ozone rich stratosphere above, it all adds up to bliss.

For those looking for entertainment the area offers a wide variety of attractions such as various bars, full moon beach parties with international DJ's, Cafes and a weekly organic produce and flea market.

Our area also offers a variety of yoga studios, Tai Chi, massage therapists, chiropractors as well as other alternative health and wellness practitioners for those that enjoy healthy living in a stress free environment.

There are great restaurants along the beaches, two Japanese Sushi Bars, Cafes as well as three European style bakeries. The southern Nicoya Peninsula combines breathtaking nature with high quality living. Come and enjoy it in the first class setting of Villa Montemeru.

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More Details

Daniel Weiss
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About Daniel Weiss

I see it as my mission to provide tranquility and comfort in an exotic tropical setting that blends into the surrounding nature with as little impact as possible in order to encourage and reassure the abundant wild life around Villa Montemeru.

Daniel Weiss purchased this villa in 2003

Why Daniel Weiss chose Puntarenas

We are on our own hill and enjoy panoramic views of the Pacific and the beaches to the north. None of the surrounding properties visually intrude and guests enjoy absolute privacy. You enjoy a continuous ocean breeze. Our rooms all have high ceilings with high quality ceiling fans and oversize windows. They remain cool all year round. All bedrooms are furnished with custom made beds from exquisite tropical hardwoods. Unbeatable comfort for reasonable rates.

What makes this villa unique

Mal País and Santa Teresa enjoy year round warm ocean temperatures, as well as waves for surfing for all levels. Miles of stunningly beautiful beaches extend to the north of the Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve, located at the tip of the peninsula, the first National Park of Costa Rica, only minutes from Villa Montemeru. Being in such close proximity of the Cabo Blanco National Park has the unique advantage of water being delivered to us from the Park. We have a high quality 2 stage water filter in the kitchen, which allows our guests to enjoy perfectly safe and fresh tasting water straight from the tap, instead of buying inferior quality water in plastic bottles.


Malpais Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4.5 + outdoor shower by the pool
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (2). All beds are custom made of exotic tropical hardwood, and come with top of the line mattresses. Extra inflatable queen size mattresses available. All linens are 100% cotton.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
We have a selection of surfboards for our guests at no extra charge.


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Mar Azul
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Los Delfines
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Mar Azul
Car: recommended

Villa Montemeru is located in Mal País up on the first hill above the beach. We are walking distance from two beaches and about 5 driving minutes from the commercial center, where you find 2 banks, a pharmacy, rental car agencies, shopping, restaurants, a sushi bar, ice cream parlor, bars and entertainment. Our location is insofar ideal that we are not directly on the main road and therefore immune to traffic, noise and dust, yet only minutes away from all the action. The road that leads up to Villa Montemeru is private and well maintained all year round. The driveway leading up to the house is concrete. Once you arrive, you are immediately taken in by the panoramic views of the Pacific ocean beyond the rainforest.

Other Activities: Nearby activities include surfing, hiking, bird & monkey watching, sun bathing, canopy tours, kayaking, horseback riding, swimming, fine dining, salsa dancing and chilling.


Rates & Availability

Malpais Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Green Season
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
Veranillo (Little Summer)
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
Rainy Season 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
Transitional Season 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 19 2017
1 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2017-2018
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 4 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

We prefer damage insurance available for $ 59, but will also accept a $ 500 cash damage deposit, that is fully refundable upon check-out, provided nothing has been damaged or broken.

For groups of up to 5 people we offer a 20% discount, except during peak season and Easter week.

Cancellations: Should the reservation be cancelled up to 30 days before the date of scheduled arrival, we will refund 50% of reservation deposit. Less than 30 days before check-in we keep 100% of the deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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