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Stunning Whale's Tail View! Pool, Deck, Outdoor Shower, All Amenities, 5 Star!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bed, 3.5 Bath, Sleeps 6-8

The Costa Ballena, or Whale's Coast, is one of the coolest spots in Costa Rica. This beautiful home features the best view of the Whale's Tail in the Southern Zone and enjoys continuous fresh breezes. In addition to the awe-inspiring view, the benefits of being up in the mountains include a microclimate that is about 10 degrees cooler than in town and on the beach, and few biting insects, as we are above the "bugline". You will be serenaded daily by a wide variety of birds, monkeys and rainforest critters. Open the doors wide and enjoy indoor/ outdoor living with the best view of the Whale's Tail!

Situated 10 minutes above Uvita, this 3000 sf home has 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a pool, large deck and a luxurious outdoor shower. Enjoy the best view in the world while taking an outdoor shower by the pool!

The home comes fully furnished with a fully-appointed and remodeled kitchen. You'll love the new granite counter-tops and farm house sink! Our water is spring-fed, passes through a multi-point filtration system, and is wonderful!

In the last year since we've owned our home in paradise, we've made HUGE improvements! Fresh paint inside and out. New and upgraded furnishings throughout. All new tropical linens. Freshly landscaped pool area with wonderful nighttime lighting. Lots of creature comforts to enjoy!

Amenities include: 4MB WiFi Internet, 40" Samsung TV with AppleTV, NetFlix, whole house music system with Bluetooth and USB port, indoor and outdoor dining areas.

A new VOIP phone with unlimited FREE calls to the USA and Canada is also available for your stay! (forward your phones to this line!) Also, a prepaid cell phone for local calls will be provided to you when you check in.

The Master Suite has a queen bed, dual sinks, toilet, shower and spa tub. The Guest Suite has a queen sized bed, dual sinks, toilet and shower. The Southern Bedroom has a bunk bed with a queen on bottom and a twin on top, dual sinks, toilet and shower. The half bath has a sink and toilet.

Getting to the house will require 4 wheel drive car. Ask about the 20% DISCOUNTS of 4x4 rental cars for our clients!

Home has a security gate with motion detector lighting.

Your concierge Trina will meet you in town and escort you to the home for your welcome tour. Trina and her husband Don speak English and will be available to show you how to get to the house and help answer any questions. They can also assist to bring supplies, book tours, etc.

Chefs are available to prepare personalized meals upon request for an additional charge. In-room massage therapy can be coordinated through the property manager.

The home will be beautifully cleaned and appointed immediately prior to your stay and following your departure. If you would like additional housekeeping services during your stay, please coordinate through the property manager.

There are a wide array of fun tour activities and beaches all within a 20-minute drive. There is an amazing waterfall with a bar and restaurant just 5 minutes down the road. We have all kinds of beaches, from beginner to expert surf beaches, cave beaches, and kid-friendly beaches all within a short drive.

The kitchen was newly remodeled in May 2013. The washing machine, fridge, and dishwasher were just replaced in October 2014. A new clothes dryer was added in June 2016. A new Trex Yoga deck was installed November 2014. And the entire pool lounge area was re-landscaped in mid-2016 for the ultimate tropical experience at home!

More Details

Owner
Mark and Sarah
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About Mark and Sarah

We fell in love with Costa Rica and, specifically, the Ballena coast, when we came here to marry in 2013. We had a spectacular view of the Whale's Tail as our backdrop! When we first came to Casa Cola Ballena ourselves we were awestruck, and set on a path to call it our new home!

We are honored that Kevin and Mary, who lovingly built this gorgeous home, have shared this gem for our family's turn at enjoying the magic of the view, the ambiance of the jungle, and the amazing community that makes it all so special. We look forward to sharing our home with you so that you can experience the ultimate in Costa Rica living.

Mark and Sarah purchased this house in 2015

Why Mark and Sarah chose Puntarenas

For those of you who have stayed at Casa Cola Ballena in the past, you'll be delighted with the upgrades we have brought to our new home! The home itself, the nature that surrounds, and the incredible views remain awesome! We have upgraded all the bed linens to a Tommy Bahama-esq look, and upgraded the "creature comforts" such as Netflix streaming and internet connectivity in the event you need to stay better connected with your home base while escaping in the jungle!

What makes this house unique

Luxury Jungle Living....This house provides a great way to be in an adventurous area with all the fun things to do in the rainforest and at the beach. After a long hard day of surfing, ziplining, ATV's, fishing, or horses, there is nothing better than getting up to the house, where it is a little cooler, jumping in the pool, and living in luxury in the Jungle. It's like getting away from it all, but still coming home to a well appointed home with all the modern amenities.

Amenities

Uvita House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Please be advised that the laws in Costa Rica are such that you must have a license to operate a drone. A violation will cause loss of damage deposit.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Guest Bath - toilet , shower
    Southern Bath - toilet , shower
    Powder Room - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Teak shower (w/ sliding enclosure if desired!) by MB & pool
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Suite - 1 queen
    Guest Suite - 1 queen
    Southern Suite - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Bunk Bed - Twin Upper / Queen Lower
  • All new bedroom linens in September 2015!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Check-in Time: 3:00 pm Check-out Time: 9:00 am to allow adequate timing for cleaning between stays. Contact us with your needs and we can be flexible if we have cushion in timing. The house will be beautifully cleaned and appointed before your arrival and following your departure. If you would like additional housekeeping services during your stay, please discuss with Trina, our property manager, in advance. For stays longer than one week, weekly cleanings are required, and a $50 per cleaning charge will be charged by the Property Manager. If excessive towel usage, laundering or party cleanup is required, we reserve the right to add a surcharge to cover the cleaning expense. Chefs can be provided to prepare and serve meals for an additional cost -- menus, timing and pricing can be arranged upon check-in with the property manager. In-room massage therapy can be arranged through the property manager. The third story and the garage will NOT be available for guest use.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Stunning Whale's Tail View! Pool, Deck, Outdoor Shower, All Amenities, 5 Star!
average rating of 4.925373 based on 67 reviews
5

Gorgeous views, beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

This amazing house was the perfect setting for our stay in Costa Rica. The view included 360 degrees of lush, tropical paradise that surrounded us, as well as the Whale's Tail beach. We sat out on the deck each morning to hear the howler monkeys and birds as they woke up; and again at dusk as the sun set, among crickets and frogs and sounds of the jungle. During our stay, we visited some of the sites and tours as suggested, which made our time there absolutely memorable. We were treated wonderfully. Our only regret is that we didn't stay longer!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Limerick Pa. 19468
5

Wonderful times in Costa Rica

  • 5 of 5

Spent 11 wonderful Days at Casa Cola Ballena. The Villa is more stunning in person than any of the photos can ever show. The property is all as described and more with the view of the Whales Tail just stunning. Dealing with Mark & Sara was seamless and the direction in obtaining a rental car was spot on for us as well as a surprise for mothers day of our traveling companion's daughter joining us for a few days and was given the same highest level of service. Trina the local property manager contact was available when needed and was also spot on for any assistance when needed. Anyone looking to enjoy the Uvita area and wanting to stay at an awesome Villa at affordable pricing would do well at Casa Cola. We know we plan on returning.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfecto!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful. The view is amazing. The owners and property manager are beyond accomodating. They helped us plan or excursions each day. We loved the pool and used it several times each day. The outdoor shower was great. The kitchen was well stocked with everything you need to cook great meals and make delicious blended drinks to enjoy on the deck. The house is wired with reliable, fast Internet and an international phone so we could stay connected with family back home with ease. We had a terrific stay and we will definitely be back. If you are considering this property, you will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Seattle, Washington
5

Casa Cola Ballena 2017

  • 5 of 5

Casa Cola is fabulous! The house is well-apportioned and has all the amenities you'll need. The property is secluded and quiet. Coffee on the deck with the toucans and the tail was a highlight for us. And, yes, it's true, a 4x4 is a must. One of the owners, Sarah, was prompt and clear with all communication and extra helpful, too! As was the property caretaker, Trina. Case Cola easily earns its 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shorewood, MN
5

Casa Cola Ballena

  • 5 of 5

Casa Cola Ballena was our first experience in home rentals. Upon arrival there, we were completely "overwhelmed" with the beauty and location of the house, the amenities within, the surrounding landscaping, all set within the lush mountain forests overlooking the Pacific below. Our intention in visiting this portion of the country was to escape the crowds and enjoy all the beauty of Costa Rica's natural wonder. To meet those needs, the Osa Peninsula's Corcovada National Park is an easy drive away as is the Rehabilitation Center for convalescing birds and animals native to the area. The great walking beaches are numerous and just minutes away. Wonderful casual dining and well supplied and equipped food markets are, yet again, just minutes away at the bottom of the hill in Uvita. The owners of the property, Mark and Sarah, were totally delightful and prompt in responding to and answering my plethora of questions prior to our arrival. Trina, the property manager and a most pleasant and engaging individual, met us in Uvita, escorted us up the hill to the property and introduced us to this extraordinary property. She assured us that she would be available "at a moment's notice" should need assistance of any sort. All said and considered, a "5 STAR" rating may just not be adequate. Superlatives are necessary! We just could not have been more happy in choosing "Casa Cola". The entire experience was 'breathtakingly beautiful" and exquisite in every way!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing home! Amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

This home has everything you want or need. The views of the ocean and the mountains are stunning. Loved seeing the toucans every morning while drinking coffee on the deck. The lush landscaping is beautiful. Enjoyed zip lining with Osa Canopy Tours, all the animals, especially the sloths at Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary.

Yes, the road is challenging the first time up, but after that no problem, it's worth the drive!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Corcovado National Park
"This is an amazing experience. Tours leave from Uvita and Dominical. They take you down thro..."
Tsunami Sushi -- CLOSED
"Great Sushi in Dominical!"
Adventure Motorsports ATV Tours
"This is one of my favorite tours! Tell the owner WIll that Kevin sent you!"
Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Quepos
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Kilometres
Catarata De Uvita
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
San Buenas
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Kilometres
Costanera
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Kilometres
Catarata De Uvita
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Bahia Ballena
Car: necessary

The Costa Ballena, of Whale's Coast, is one of the coolest spots in Costa Rica. Where Pura Vida is still alive and well, and a wonderful community. In addition to boat tours to see whales and dolphins, we have inshore and deep sea fishing, ATV tours, Ultralight Tours, Waterfalls and Waterfall repelling, Ziplines, Horseback Riding on the beach or in the mountains, and much more!

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Rates & Availability

Uvita House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 Green Season
Aug 5 2017 - Nov 11 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
2017-18 Holiday
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 13 2018
6 night minimum stay
$400
$2,750
 
 
2018 High Season
Jan 14 2018 - Apr 14 2018
4 night minimum stay
$350
$2,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$325
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Electricity Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Taxes Not Included.
Pre-check in cleaning Included. Mid-stay cleanings available for an extra charge.

Ask about our great discounts on RENTAL CARS!

360 Degree Virtual Tour Available at:
http://www.mydestination.com/costarica/accommodation/170097/casa-cola-ballena

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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