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Oceanfront DeLuxe Tuscan Villa with access to secluded beach

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
0
Half Baths
4
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

Description

Guanacaste Villa Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

Villa Serena, Carrillo Beach, Costa Rica

Luxurious Villa Serena offers incredible views and senses of the Pacific Ocean.

Dream location for your exclusive gatherings, weddings and honeymoon!

Amenities

Very recently built estate, new on the rental market

Private Parking: 2 covered parking spots and 2 parking spots outside in front of the villa available inside a secured gate.

Linens Provided including Bath/Pool/Beach towels.

Air Conditioning: A/C in all 4 bedrooms

Washer, Dryer

Beds

Villa Serena sleeps up to 10 people:

Room #1 has one King Bed with a dressing room, private bathroom and terrace.

Room #2 has one Queen Bed, with a private bathroom.

Room #3 has two Queen Beds, with a private bathroom.

Room #4 has one Queen Bed,

Crib: Portable crib and baby chair available on request.

Entertainment

Flat screen Satellite TV in Living Room, Cable/DVD

Stereo System/CD/Radio. MP3 player with connector for iPod/iPhone.

Kitchen

Catering: The services of Marcia, the cook/housekeeper are included in the contract.

Marcia also provides towel-lining laundry service.

Fully equipped Kitchen: Brand new gourmet kitchen with pot-filler, dishwasher, double door large refrigerator, cold water and ice, wine cooler, microwave, oven, coffee maker & grinder, blender, mixer and all cooking and baking utensils and appliances.

Outdoor Features

Private Pool with Patio.

BBQ DeLuxe Grill

Deck

Outdoor entertaining and dining pavilion designed for dining, and lounging.

DeLuxe Wedding/Event Tent imported from Italy

View/Location

Exclusivity, privacy.

Your own cliff with dramatic views, sounds and smells of the Pacific Ocean with the waves crashing into the rocks and

semi private beach below your feet.

Communications

PC connected to Internet

Local house phone for free calls within Costa Rica

Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet)

Other Amenities

Surfboard storage, outdoor shower, safe boxes in every bedroom, Live-in couple: cook/housekeeper/laundress, and a gardener for property/pool maintenance. Bedrooms are individually air-conditioned. Maid Service.

Suitability

Note: The swimming pool is not gated. The area around the villa has access to rocks leading to the beach down below. Children should be attended.

Minimum Age Limit For Renters: Must be 25 years old to sign contract.

Pets/Smoking Not Allowed

Activities

Shelling

Sightseeing

Horseback Riding

Snorkeling/Diving

Fitness Center/Gym

Restaurants

Hiking

Surfing

Yoga

Swimming

Shopping

Biking

Health/Beauty Spa

Fishing

Wildlife Viewing

Other Activities

Whale watching

Zip Line Canopy Tours - Glide through the jungle on a guided tour of the treetops!

Flying Crocodile: Discover paradise from the air.

Description

Your exclusive Villa (with private staff) overlooking the Pacific Ocean

When you arrive at Villa Serena you are captured by the magnificent Pacific Ocean right in your backyard. Walking down to the beach is a matter of a few steps and you are in a paradise of tropical fish swimming around the majestic rocks and the tide pools.

The beach residence of your dreams… Villa Serena is an exclusive and classic Tuscan style oceanfront property on an intimate and exotic tropical beach in Costa Rica. Days will go by while you will capture the sounds and smells of the waves and the spectacular views over the Pacific Ocean.

On your terrace you will enjoy the swimming pool, the manicured gardens and the closeness to the ocean. Inside, the house offers an ample social area connected to the open custom designed Italian kitchen. The granite staircase takes you to the second floor offering a master bedroom, with walk-in dressing room, bathroom with Jacuzzi and shower, and a private terrace to admire the beach and ocean views. The house has three additional bedrooms, two of which having a full bathroom.

Some technical data:

• Villa Serena’s ceramic tiles, Aran kitchen cabinets and its aluminum railings are all imported from Italy. High-end Kitchen Aid appliances.

• The extensive granite works were imported from Brazil. ?

• Villa Serena was wired with latest technology for alarm system, intercom system, high-speed network Internet, satellite television and webcams.

• Villa Serena sleeps up to 10 people.

The services of the staff, Marcia and Modesto are included in the rental price. Marcia provides help with meal preparation, housekeeping, and laundry. Modesto maintains the pool and the property. Marcia and Modesto are available six days per week. They have a private apartment in a part of the Villa, away from the visitor’s area.

On request, a professional Chef is at your services on site. He is specialized in Sushi, Mediterranean and Fusion cuisine.

Packages of one, two and three sessions per week are available.

Villa Serena is less than 5 minutes away from Carrillo Beach, a pristine white-sand, palm-lined beach. Rolling hills and mountains covered with tropical forests surround the bay and protect the beach from strong winds and swells. A reef north of the bay acts as a natural barrier, providing calm waters ideal for water sports such as swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking or anchoring your boat.

Ten minutes to the south of Villa Serena, lies Playa Camaronal, a remote beach with greyish sand and blue waters, which is a popular nesting site for leatherback (Mar–Apr) and olive ridley turtles (year round). It was declared as a National Wildlife Refuge in 1994. Its moderate to strong waves make it an ideal spot for surfers.

Villa Serena has it all!

Welcome to your own place in paradise!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only

Owner
Denisse Cobert
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016
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About Denisse Cobert

Denisse and William lived in Switzerland for many years. Renovated and renewed several gentlemen farmhouses, and after extensively traveling around the globe, looking for the perfect place as part of living the happiest possible life, they chose the Pacific Ocean side of lovely Costa Rica.

Denisse Cobert purchased this villa in 2012

Why Denisse Cobert chose Costa Rica

Villa Serena is a unique oceanfront jewel. The Tuscan architecture has been deployed with solid bases and unparalleled attention to detail. The architect and builder is world-renowned (Philadelphia Airport, and several high-rises on the biggest cities around the globe).

What makes this villa unique

Splendid Pacific Ocean views and impeccable finishes.

The previous owner of Villa Serena is a Canadian investor who built the villa as his private vacation home with no budget restrictions. Villa Serena was built by Italian developer Sam Alibrando with high attention to detail and the highest standards of quality of construction. The location of Villa Serena is a privileged one; anyone going there just falls in love immediately after stepping out of the car. The sounds of the waves crashing against the rocks and the peacefulness of its blue ocean, the magnificent sunsets and the marine breeze, makes days at Villa Serena a magic experience that people want to repeat over and over again. Villa Serena is located near Carrillo, in a very private setting, completely away from the noise and busy streets of towns. No one can predict there is such a beautiful villa there, when entering the gravel road for the first time.

The new owners of Villa Serena just turned it into a very unique oceanfront vacation rental home. And Villa Serena has it all to guarantee the best vacations one can have in its lifetime. The danger of coming to Villa Serena... is not wanting to leave when the time is over!

Villa Serena is a magical Tuscan Style villa with the benefits of the majestic Pacific Ocean right out the back door!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront DeLuxe Tuscan Villa with access to secluded beach
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews
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What an amazingly beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for more! We were surrounded by beauty and spoiled with delicious food our entire trip. This is the way to see Costa Rica!!! Highly recommend Villa Serena!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

The property is very beautiful. Right on the ocean. However, the beach is rather hazardous to get to, but the most

beautiful beach (one of the world's 25 best beaches) is in Carrillo and is only 5 minutes away. There are some good

restaurants in Samara - Gusto Beach is one of them. There is also another lovely beach in Samara and lots of shopping.

Marcia and Modesto, who are included in the price of the villa, were wonderful. Marcia is a great cook and very

cooperative, as is Modesto, the caretaker of the property. We felt very safe there since there is a beautiful metal gate

surrounding the property which can only be opened and closed by a remote device. There are two carports so that

the cars are protected from the sun. The whole place is air conditioned and there are screens on windows, etc. The pool on the property is also beautiful and very refreshing. We used it a lot along with the trips to the beaches. The country is

very lush and green and has lots of mangos and papayas and bananas. Very modern kitchen. All in all, there were 9 of us

staying there (it sleeps 10), and it was very comfortable. It helps if you can speak some Spanish since Marcia and Modesto

do not speak English, but I don't that would be a problem.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy to know that you all had a great time in Villa Serena!
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5

Beautiful home, gorgeous setting, great people!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Serena's best feature is Marcia and Modesto! Marcia and Modesto are wonderful people. Going to the markets in Samara with Marcia was a great experience for our family. It was a great way to see how others live and work as well as become familiar with the area. Marcia's food was tasty! We all highly recommend her guacamole!

Villa Serena is a very well laid out home with plenty of space for our group of six. The outdoor spaces are great - we especially enjoyed having dinner in the outdoor dining room over looking the Pacific Ocean during sunset. WOW!

When going out to dinner, be sure to go to El Colibri in Playa Carrillo. A great Argentinean steakhouse right in town!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better than expected!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Serena is everything you would want in a vacation home in Costa Rica. It is on a cliff over looking the Pacific Ocean with magnificent views. The beach and tidal pools at the foot of the cliff are convenient. 100 yards down the road is another semi-private beach with a waterfall, absolutely beautiful. The house is well maintained by Modesto and Marcia. When repairs are required they don't happen in "Tico Time". Modesto and Marcia are very efficient. Carrillo is a fishing village with a few hotels. Samara is more developed for the tourist trade if that is what you are looking for in a vacation. Both are close by and have beautiful beaches. Playa Carrillo is with in walking distance and, except on Sunday, pretty much your own. Playa Samara is more populate with places to stay and more people on the beach or in the beach front bars. Samara has a taxi stand that will pickup and drop off at the house. We took a tour to Rincon de la Vieja during our stay and Carrillo Adventures picked us up at the house and brought us back that evening. It was a great way to see more of Costa Rica with a guide to help you appreciate what you are seeing.

While the house is secluded you still have easy access to everything Costa Rica has to offer. And you get the pleasure of Modesto and Marcia's company. What could be better than that?

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Impression of property was Breath taking!!!

  • 4 of 5

Loved the property and so did my family! We were so pleased to arrive and see such a beautiful view, and we all felt so happy to make such a great choice for a house for our vacation! Would do it again same house same everything!! Thank you to the owners for such a well kept home it was our pleasure to take care of the home like it was ours! God Bless!!!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible house, location, and views!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at this home, and we are already planning a trip back next year around the same time of year (late March/early April). The property is a little hard to find from the Liberia airport (budget about 3-4 hours to get to the house because you will likely get a little lost). We really appreciated that William was available by phone and that he was able to guide us to the property with no trouble at all. It was very clear how well he knows the area. We received a warm welcome from Marcia and Modesto as soon as we arrived. It was very helpful that I spoke a bit of Spanish as Marcia and Modesto only speak Spanish. I would definitely recommend brushing up on your Spanish before arriving as it will make your stay a bit less complicated, but really this is best practice whenever you travel to a non-English speaking country.

The property was stunning. The photos do not to the property justice, really. The home was very clean and comfortable and the entire property, including the poo,l were immaculately maintained. We were a very small group with no children, so our stay was very relaxing. We walked or drove down to the areas various beaches, and laid around by the pool. The local supermarket was about 15 minutes away and so was the local fish shop, which Marcia recommended. We went shopping one day without Marcia, but I highly recommend holding off on doing any shopping until Marcia is able to come with you. She will direct you on what to buy and will make the best choices with regard to quantity based on how many people she will be cooking for. Her cooking was so healthy and delicious. We all felt as if she was our adopted Grandma, so kind and considerate!

I cannot say enough nice things about his place! My family is planning a trip again sometime next year. My group loved Costa Rica and especially love Villa Serena.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lily, Thank you, thank you for your great review about your stay at Villa Serena! You were such perfect guests and it was a real pleasure to have you! We look forward to your next visit! Kind regards, Denisse & William
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Car: recommended

Villa Serena counts with an excellent Gourmet Chef at your service, on request. Specialties: Mediterranean, Sushi and Fusion Cuisine.

Villa Serena also offers the ideal location for a wedding or important celebration. Stylish settings, fine cuisine and wines (on request), gracious hosting and luxurious accommodation, make Villa Serena a unique venue. Photographs in the gardens or with the backdrop of the ocean and a forested hillside, make your vacation or event-stay a truly memorable occasion.

Puerto Carrillo, situated along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica's Guanacaste Province, is known for its jewel among Pacific beaches. The town itself is very small (less than 500 full-time residents) and is predominantly a sport-fishing village with a variety of nice hotels, restaurants and tour operators. The population in Carrillo is mainly local residents and still maintains an authentically Costa Rican atmosphere. Puerto Carrillo is a small unobtrusive community that has been playing host to some of the most well renown sport fishing boats in the world, since its discovery as a billfish destination over 15 years ago. The small town boasts several hotels, fine restaurants, stores, a small airstrip, and one of the most beautiful white sand beaches in Costa Rica. The tiny harbor affords protection to a small handful of charter and private boats that are here on permanent bases. The beautiful white sand beach is popular with swimmers and an ideal beach for your kids.

Playa Carrillo ranks among the Final Four for 25 Best Secret Beaches on Earth (Travel and Leisure March 2012). Just south of the popular surfer’s paradise of Samara Beach, Playa Carrillo is one of the least developed spots on the Nicoya Peninsula. Framed by mountains, the laid-back fishing village has a white-sand beach just off a palm-lined boulevard (there are no unsightly beachfront buildings). Known among divers for its excellent coral reef teeming with marine life, the beach is protected by rocky headlands, providing calm, warm water for swimmers. Don’t miss the La Selva Zoo and Bromeliad Gardens at the southern end of the bay.

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Rates & Availability

Guanacaste Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Dry season 2016
Nov 13 2016 - Dec 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
$550
$3,850
$11,000
 
 
Holiday season 2016-2017
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
$940
$6,300
 
 
Dry season 2017
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$590
$3,950
$12,000
 
 
Green Season 2017
Apr 30 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$490
$3,300
$9,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Guanacaste Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , 1 baby crib
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming

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