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Villa in Magical Montezuma

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
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About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps a total of 10 people

Experience the perfect modern retreat set in between ocean and jungle just minutes away from the boutique seaside village of Montezuma. At Kasa Kara, the setting is ideal for a family gathering, a romantic get-away or honeymoon retreat or simply a refuge for one wanting to get away from it all. At Kasa Kara, there are 4 rooms sleeping a total of 10 people and a wonderful pool overlooking the jungle below. The main house has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate 8 people and a private studio sleeps 2 people. Located within a friendly and safe neighborhood of Montezuma, the white sand beaches are literally just minutes away from this amazing retreat Villa.

Maid service is provided twice a week.

More Details

Kristine Cook, Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2016

About Kristine Cook, Property Manager

Hello! We are an internationally mixed family who have been living in Montezuma for the past 14 years. Our daughters were born here in Costa Rica! We are open to sharing our home with people who will respect the space and treat the house as how they would treat their own. We look forward to welcoming you to our jungle abode!

What makes this villa unique

This property is only a 5 minute drive to the town and beaches of Montezuma, and only an 8 minute drive to Cobano where you can do banking and shopping.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a great stay here at casa maya
Dec 2015
  • 1 of 4


Montezuma Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 270 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Studio bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Studio has its own bathroom, mini fridge, ac. Extra charge.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , * Note that there is a bunkbed in this room with 2 twin beds
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Villa in Magical Montezuma
average rating of 4.8 based on 14 reviews
Maryland, USA

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic and beautiful home. It is easy to live in it. it is simply, and beautifully decorated. The kitchen is fully stocked. We spent lots of time on the deck, in the pool and on the yoga platform. Kris and Rico were so helpful in every way. We strongly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxury living in a low key Montezuma

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't lie. Upon arrival, Kristine was there to greet us, go over the house and answer any questions we had. The house had everything you need, including a water fountain that Kristine was happy to refill after we went through 2- 5 gallon bottles. In the closet there was a cooler that got used every day. The AC's kept us cool at night and we all slept well in the comfortable beds. There was 6 of us in total and we had plenty of space. The pool was beautiful and well maintained. It was the perfect remedy to cool off once we got back after out exploring. We heard howler monkeys, saw lizards, and many birds right in the backyard. We always felt very safe. Montezuma itself is a place like I've never been. It's a cozy, surfer, hippy town that has the best food I've ever had. Our favorite was El Balcón Del Mar. It has a little 'BBQ' sign out front and just next to the enterance by the beach where the buses do pick ups. They even cooked up a tuna our son caught for us and we only paid for the sides and gave the rest of the fish to Carlos. I highly recommend Zuma for any adventures you go on. Tortuga Island was a favorite amoungst the 6 of us. Zip lining was a blast too. We drove over to Playa Santa Teresa beach for surf lessons with Jobbie through his surf store and we felt like pros by the end of our 1.5 hour lesson ($55 each). Every person and local we met was friendly and helpful. Armando who is always around became a friend. If you cross paths with him he has a lot of knowledge about the area and its wildlife. My husband and son went fishing with him and he even met us when we went for a hiking to find the waterfalls. That is a must.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy to hear you guys had an awesome time! You truly got to experience Montezuma's magic. Hope to see you again in the near future. Best wishes, Kristine
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Atlanta, GA


  • 5 of 5

Place was hands down amazing ! Modern perfect for couples we saw monkies right by the pool, With the large glass wall you feel like you are right in the jungle :) just up the hill from town def rent a car or rv and you are set ! The design of the house was superb and Kristine was very helpful :)

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anke, it was a pleasure hosting you and your friends at Casa Maya. I look forward to your return stay or a stay Chantico! ( Best wishes, Kristine Cook
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Stunning property in lovely setting

  • 4 of 5

This is a unique house, very spacious, light and airy situated on a hill top outside Montezuma. The house is very well equipped with everything you could need, though a microwave would be a good addition. Maid service was good and the owner responded quickly to any queries etc. This is not an ideal property for a family with small children as it is right on the edge of the jungle and has an open staircase but for adults it is wonderful. You can laze in the pool and watch the wildlife - we saw monkeys, coatis, iguanas, even a toucan. Montezuma is close and it has some good restaurants and shops and lots of excursions available. Great place for a quiet , relaxing vacation if that is what you need but plenty of good food and entertainment nearby. You definitely need a car to stay here.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I so enjoyed meeting all of you and was fun to watch your grand daughter grow up so much within the 2 month time frame you stayed at Casa Maya. Also, the make shift fence that was installed by the pool was ingenious to keeping the year and half year old (who is quite a good runner) from exploring the creek canyon below the house. Indeed if you are staying at Casa Maya you should rent a car. However, we have had past clients stay in the house for a months stay and they enjoyed walking into town and to the beach... it really has to do with preference. I hope to see you again sometime soon! Best wishes, Kristine
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A Marriage of Indoor Luxury and Nature.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay. It was a marriage of indoor luxury and nature. The sliding glass door enabled us to see racoons, spider monkeys, iguana, toucans and lizards right outside the back door. We enjoyed waking up to howler monkeys and many song birds in the jungle behind the house. It was very comfortable for us and our two grown sons who each had their own room and space. The kitchen was well equipped for cooking our fresh seafood feast. Had the outdoor grill worked it would have been even better. Casa Maya is conveniently close to Montezuma and the beach. We also enjoyed eating at the restaurant Cocolores near the beach that the owner recommended. I sent links of Casa Maya's website to my envious friends and recommended they visit too. Casa Maya met all our expectations and more.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello! It is always a pleasure having easy going folks like yourselves stay at Casa Maya! I am glad you enjoyed your stay. The grill does work by the way.... but I am glad the fish tasted great from using the oven !!! Come again anytime! Best wishes, Kristine Cook
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New York, New York

Casa Maya - designer dream

  • 4 of 5

The home was wonderful. Clean, well designed and the downstairs suite is completely separate from the upstairs which makes it all the better for privacy. Kristine and Rico are very responsive if anything is needed. Close to Montezuma, which is quaint and with many great restaurants.

The best part is the private white face monkey show every evening around 4 and 5 while enjoying your cocktails.

The house says it can sleep 6-8, but I would say 7 max and that is if you go 3 in one room. It is really perfect for 5 or 6 in that there is little comfortable seating in the home, but given the design details it was perfect for my group

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Roxann, it was a pleasure getting to know you and your friends from New York. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Casa Maya! Best wishes, Kristine
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Tambor Airport
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Montezuma- Chicos
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Los Delphines Golf Resort, Tambor
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
350 Metres
Pizza L'Angalo, Montezuma
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Car: recommended

Kara Kara is located only a 5 minute driving distance from the boutique seaside village of Montezuma, Costa Rica. The Villa sits facing east towards the ocean and lush jungle surrounds the house where birds and monkeys abound. Kara Kara is within close proximity to the many white sand beaches of Montezuma, Tambor, Cabuya, Mal Pais and Santa Teresa.

Montezuma is home to many activities for all ages including scuba diving, world class surfing, snorkeling, waterfall repelling, rain forest canopy zip line tours, butterfly gardens, the Montezuma Spa and Body Therapy Center, an Organic Saturday market, great restaurants and annual music and art festivals.

Other Activities: yoga, massage therapy, dance, wind kite surfing, snorkeling


Rates & Availability

Montezuma Villa Rental Rates

No rental rates available - please contact the owner

Additional information about rental rates

Please specify total number of guests staying at the Villa during the duration of your stay. The number of guests determine the final nightly rate. For 2 adults only the charge is significantly lower.

50% of the total rental amount is due at time of booking Casa Maya. The remaining amount is due 60 days prior to check-in date. A security deposit of $500 will be collected at time of check-in and handed back at check-out after walk through inspection.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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