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Valerie Rey

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish

Unique Ocean Front Luxurious Villa

15 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

Los Pargos Villa Rental Photos and Description

Beachfront Palace overlooking Pacific Ocean in gorgeous Costa Rica for group

Villa DIOSA DEL MAR, Luxury Beachfront Palace in Costa Rica

If you are looking for a private Costa Rica getaway with beach access, exquisite ocean views, and quiet spacious garden, do not look further.

If you appreciate impeccable craftsmanship with local materials and attention to every detail, you will find that Diosa del Mar feels like home the moment you step through the door.

This extraordinary beachfront estate is a rare masterpiece in architecture and interior design, and includes every luxury imaginable. The sumptuous decor has been customized with some finest art, creating a true beachfront palace.

Diosa del Mar is located in the quiet and gorgeous beach village of Playa Junquillal and is entirely private. Diosa del Mar is a dramatic vision at night, as seen from the edge of the 60 foot luxury infinity-edge pool. A tropical garden of some 21.000 ft2 also forms part of the property at the end of which sits the beautiful beach. Diosa del Mar is a luxury house “on the water” as 90% of the rooms have a sea view.

The homeowners created the embodiment of tropical opulence, and complement the amazing views of the Pacific, and the surfing beach Playa Negra. This surfing famous spot (Playa Negra) is just a 5-minute drive from the villa.

With private beach access and close proximity to excursions, restaurants, and bars, Diosa del Mar provides the ideal backdrop for your most memorable Costa Rican vacation.

| ACCOMODATION |

* Villa | Up to 12 guests | 2.700 square feet

* Beachfront Luxury Villa | 90% room have sea view

* 5 Bedrooms - King beds - with 5 ensuite bathrooms

* Private Beach Access | Ocean is just at the end of the garden

* Private Infinity-edge swimming pool

* Spacious and Luxurious Tropical garden | 10.740 square feet

| BEDROOM & BATHROOMS DESCRIPTION |

* Bedroom 1 – Sleeps 2 – King bed with ensuite bathroom, hairdryer, Ceiling Fan, Air-Conditioning. Ocean and garden view

* Bedroom 2 –Sleeps 2 – King bed with ensuite bathroom, hairdryer, Ceiling Fan, Air-Conditioning. Garden view

* Bedroom 3 –Sleeps 2 – King bed with ensuite bathroom, hairdryer, Ceiling Fan, Air-Conditioning. Ocean, infinite pool and garden view

* Bedroom 4 –Sleeps 3 –1King bed + 1 twin bed with ensuite bathroom, hairdryer, Ceiling Fan, Air-Conditioning. Ocean and garden view

* Bedroom 5 –Sleeps 3 – 1King bed + 1 twin bedwith ensuite bathroom, hairdryer, Ceiling Fan, Air-Conditioning. Ocean and garden view

| SOME GLOBAL FEATURES | (Non exhaustive Listing)

· Infinity-edge Pool

· Ceiling fan

. WIFI access in all areas

. Free local phone

· Satellite TV

· Huge Flat Screen TV

· CD / DVD Player

· Home Theater Sound System

· Smartphone and MP3 players connection

· Cloths, bath towels and beach towels provided

| FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN | (Non exhaustive Listing)

· Fully Equipped Kitchen

· Cooking utensils provided

· Oven

· Microwave

· Dishwasher

· Ice maker

· Refrigerator

· Freezer

· Iron

| OUTDOOR FEATURES | (Non exhaustive Listing)

· BBQ Grill

· Deck

· Hammocks

· Lounge Chairs

· Private Parking for up to 5 cars

| STAFF & SERVICES |

An 24/7 Onsite Manager will be dedicated to your every needs during your whole stay and will personally assist you to maximize your vacations, advising you on tours & activities.

Our staff is also composed by a housekeeper, a security guard & a gardener that work daily.

We offer many additional services not mentioned here. Get in touch with us to receive a detailed information !

| LOCATION |

1 MINUTE

Private Beach Access - Walk to Playa Blanca, at the end of the garden

3 MINUTES

Drive to Grocery Store 'Super Junquillal

5 MINUTES

Walk to Iguanazul beachfront Restaurant

Drive to Playa Negra and its activities (Paddle boarding, Horseback riding and surfing)

Drive to Playa Junquillal Center and its activities (Kayaking, Turtle Watching, Yoga, Sport-fishing, snorkeling)

10 MINUTES

Drive to Church Paraiso

Drive to Rio Seco and its activities (Horseback Riding, Canopy tours, Mountain Biking)

30 MINUTES

Drive to Hacienda Pinilla Golf and Beach Club

40 MINUTES

Drive to Tamarindo Beach, its national airport, restaurants and several activities (Sailing, ATV for example)

Drive to Santa Cruz and its market

80 MINUTES

Liberia Daniel Obuder Quiros International Airport (LIR)

| ACTIVITIES ONSITE & NEARBY |

INTO THE WILD

• Horseback Riding

• Canopy tours

• National Park guided tours

• Marine Turtles tours

• Jungle Boat Rides

ON THE WATER / WATER RELATED

• Surfing

• Paddle-boarding

• Swimming

• Scuba diving

• Snorkeling

• Sport Fishing

• Sailing

• Kayaking

• Jetski

PEACE & RETREAT

• Spa & Massages

• Yoga & Pilates lessons

• Gym & Fitness

SPORTS & ADVENTURE

• ATV

• River Rafting

• River Tubing

• Skate Park

• Gyrocopter

• Tennis

• Golf course

• Mini golf

• Buggy

CULTURE & GASTRONOMY

• Cooking Classes

• Local Fiestas – according to month

• Organic Farm Tours

• Salsa Classes

• Wine Dinner

| ADVICES |

· Car rental recommended to maximize your stay

· For young children : the swimming pool is without cloture

| VILLA POLICIES |

· Minimum 1 Week Rental

· Minimum 2 guests

· Wedding & Events possibility - on request

· Children Welcome

· Non-Smoking Villa

· Pets are not allowed

· Voltage 110 V

· Check in: 2:00 pm, Check out: 10:00 am

· Security Deposit required ~$1000 USD

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Valerie Rey (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish

About Valerie Rey

We are Patrick & Valérie, happy owners, artists and designers of luxury homes in Costa Rica.

You are in need of the perfect getaway of your vacations ? Escape to our wonderful Costa Rica and live memorable instants in our luxury dream villas !

Three villas, three personalities, we especially designed for you, nestled in two different atmospheres, from the colorful seaside town of Tamarindo to the amazing deserted beaches & wild surroundings of Playa Junquillal. Wherever will be your choice, don't be afraid take the step & be prepared to live a great Adventure with us !

Valerie Rey purchased this villa in 2000

Guestbook comments from the owner

Property Location: World, Central & South America, Costa Rica, Guanacaste, Playa Junquillal

Reviewer NickName: Three guys and a gal

Reviewer Location: Virginia

Date of Arrival : Apr 9, 2010

Name on Contract : N/A

Review Rating : 5/5

Review Title : "THE BEST PLACE TO STAY!!!!"



"We just returned from a week at Diosa del Mar and it was AMAZING!!!! The house was wonderful… the pictures on the website give you a good impression of what to expect, but when we arrived it was even better then we could have imagined, absolutely beautiful!!!! Eve and Vincent were wonderful! Vincent is a terrific cook, thank you for dinner! He helped us set up surfing and spa trips and I really enjoyed my time speaking with Eve. Since I was alone during the day (my husband and his friends were surfing) it was nice that she would stop by to check in on me :-) This made me feel safe. Also, I cannot forget about the housekeeper... she worked so hard at keeping the home clean... she was wonderful and a very hard worker!



We had the best time and hope to return again. Thank you… thank you… thank you… for an amazing vacation we will never forget. This is truly a little piece of paradise :-) "
Apr 2010
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Unique Ocean Front Luxurious Villa
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Losa Angeles, CA, USA
5

A slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first trip to Costa Rica. As customary on our family trips we got lost on the way... from Liberia Airport to Villa Diosa del mar. Petra, the patient, warm and inviting concierge, drove a half hour to meet us to guide us to the property. GPS is a must, particularly when traveling unmarked dirt roads! Lesson learned! We arrived in the dark so we couldn't see or appreciate the full scope of the property. We woke up to a slice of heaven. It's hard to put into the words the beauty of this gem of a home and surrounding land. The attention to architectural detail, landscaping, lighting, infinity pool, furniture and art were phenomenal. Nothing was left undone. Beautiful to look at and ultra-functional for our family of eight including seven adults and a 15-year old. The property offers ample space for everyone to find their spot, and the individual casita-type rooms provide privacy and comfort. The bedrooms, all with king-size beds are air-conditioned providing a respite from the humidity and "interesting" bugs. My only suggestion to the homeowners would be to air condition the kitchen area, which would make evening dinners more comfortable and allow family members to linger longer versus rushing off to the cool comfort of the bedrooms. Petra was a godsend! She appeared within minutes whenever we called her with questions or for recommendations regarding activities or dinner reservations. She was accommodating and appropriate. Btw, upon arrival the fridge and kitchen were stocked with the grocery list we had provided her via email. She was a pleasure to communicate with prior to our trip and lovely to deal with in person. The same goes for the rest of her team including the affable housekeeper, Lara, who went out of her way to take good care of us including cooking delicious breakfasts and dinner. Big tears from me when it was time to say goodbye to heaven on earth. No doubt we will return to Villa Diosa del mar again someday. Until then... thank you for showing us the pure life! Pura vida!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hauppauge, NY
5

Amazing Place!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to Costa Rica. Our previous trip was not one of our favorites as the accommodations were not what we were told they would be.

Thankfully our fears were quickly alleviated when we walked into the front door of this property. We were immediately captivated and remained so until the moment we had to leave.

The home has everything anyone could ask for and is exactly as presented. The owner and the staff were there for whatever we needed and the Concierge Petra was on property in seconds whenever we needed her. I could not ask for a better response from anyone.

The layout of the property is great for larger parties as you can choose to be together in any of the common areas or if you want some privacy it is only steps away. The house is obviously very well maintained and updated as is the property around it. You will not find a better sunset anywhere!!!

I would consider myself extremely picky when it comes to accommodations and I would rate this as one of the best I have ever had the pleasure to enjoy. I am not a fan of large resorts but I do like all of the amenities they offer (minus the people) .

I highly recommend this property (Just not when we want to be there! :)

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

An amazing time!

  • 5 of 5

This villa is absolutely to die for. The concierge (Claire) was a sweetheart and very helpful, recommending the best activities with people who she knows personally and trusts, making our experience comfortable and enjoyable! We woke up to monkeys right above our room, iguanas basking in the sun, and colorful birds chirping by our window and above the infinity pool. I was speechless and felt as though the best of costa rica was right in my back yard. The beach behind the villa had clear blue water and the view was phenomenal in the morning and in the evening. I booked with luxury retreats, who's team was very hospitable during their short visits every morning to clean the pool, cook, and tidy up the house. Although speaking spanish is ideal, everyone I encountered spoke english and was very kind. Out of all the things I was grateful for, frm the view, to the hospitality, the food, and fun activities, the directions I was given before my arrival to Costa Rica was SO HELPFUL when we drove our rental car from the airport to the villa.. I didn't even get lost on the dirt roads in this foreign tropical country and the GPS nor wifi didn't even work! It was amazing how thorough my concierge was with her directions with every recommended spot to visit. I recommend this home for big families, or couples, groups of friends, whether you want to explore the best of costa rica or stay on the property all day-- its like your own resort. Love!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York City
5

Villa Diosa del Mar-"A piece of Heaven" in Playa Junquillal!

  • 5 of 5

My dream to find the perfect getaway in Guanacaste, Costa Rica began almost 6months before I finally arrived on January 4, 2015. The coordination of the details and finalizing plans for myself and some special friends took months, but the owner guided me through the process from the beginning to end, expertly and efficiently. I was searching for a uniquely beautiful location and accommodations, privacy, nature, quality amenities, access to available comforts and adventures, and an overall personal experience with Costa Rica. I found all of this and more from the moment I arrived. Patty, the villa concierge, took care of every need and detail with amazing grace and efficiency. Upon arriving, I was greeted with smiles by Patty and the house-keeper Yurlani, and the doors opened to spectacular beauty on all levels. The overall architectural design details and furnishings for the communal spaces and casitas are so special and blend in beautifully with the perfect backdrop of the ocean, cliffs, manicured lawn, sparkling pool, and magnificent palms. All perfectly cared for by William, the landscaper. The various amenities offered of personal cooks, massages, grocery shopping, adventure planning or instruction, local restaurant recommendations, rental cars, etc. are all handled expertly by Patty and Niko as well as dealing with any questions or special needs and requests. Turning us onto the "hatch and release" of the baby leatherback and black turtles down the beach was a particular highlight. The beach is only a few minutes down the private path and the ocean and daily sunsets were breathtaking. Wildlife sightings and sounds were a common occurrence and added to the relaxing atmosphere. The weather was perfect and the summer winds prevented the heat from ever getting too oppressive. Whether we were simply relaxing by the pool, in the hammocks, or seeking adventures, I felt like I was experiencing a little piece of heaven. Thank you for sharing your home and to all who helped make this vacation so unforgettable. I hope to return very soon. Jeanine M., NYC 2015

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jeanine, Thank you very much for letting us such a nice review. You are really welcome, we are always glad when our guests enjoy our little piece of paradise. Pura Vida
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5

Unforgettable Vacation

  • 5 of 5

December 2014

We just spent an unforgettable vacation with family and friends at Villa Diosa Del Mar and Oceania. From the moment we arrived Patty, the villa concierge, greeted us with open arms and a beautiful smile. She opened the front door to show us an ocean view we will not forget. Beautifully maintained tropically lush grounds and gardened pathways joining the different dwellings, hammocks and seating amongst palm trees to capture ocean views and sunsets, beach path to wading pools full of life at low tide, and snorkeling beach steps away with tropical fish. Expansive green yard space for sunset yoga(thank you, Patty for organizing, Dianna and Rosalia for teaching us), football or soccer games, or just lounging. The pools were refreshing and clean(thank you, William), the house and rooms always tidied(thank you, Yorleni & Odixi), with clean pool and beach towels always.

Patty is located right next door, and likely needed a holiday after her attentiveness to our every need and request. Patty organized groceries upon our arrival, a cook, sunset yogas, outstanding golf at Hacienda Pinilla, zip line and horseback riding at Pura Aventura, surfing with Nicholas at Longosta Beach, Tamarindo, a wonderful dining experience at Villa Deveena, and many other things. We also ventured out for meals on our own at restaurants---Amigos, Cafe Playa Negra, and especially Villa Deveena are musts. Renting cars is essential, a GPS is a good idea too.

Every area within the villas has beautiful artwork and lighting, unique furnishings, woodwork and architectural details throughout. The attention to detail is endless. Wildlife and nature abounds---palm trees, orchids, flowers, iguanas on the roof, birds, monkeys traversing overhead, butterflies and other interesting insects(it is a rainforest!).

Valerie and Patrick, you have an amazing property and have found priceless staff in Patty, Yorleni, Odix and William. Thank you for sharing your beautiful Villa Diosa del Mar and Oceania with us. We hope to return one day, Pura Vida.

May Family, Massachusetts, USA

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Omaha, NE USA
5

Villa Diosa Del Mar, Playa Junquillal

  • 5 of 5

I have never before written an online review of anything. My wife and two of our grown children and their spouses spent two glorious weeks at Villa Diosa Del Mar in January 2014. This beautiful oceanfront villa exceeded all our expectations. The ocean view and access is spectacular. The accommodations are comfortable and tastefully appointed. Our concierge, cook, housekeeper and gardener could not have been more friendly, hospitable and helpful. We were so content we rarely left the villa and spent most of our time going from the pool to the hammocks overlooking the ocean to the surf. Many thanks to our wonderful caretakers and the owners for sharing their little piece of paradise.

Jerry & Deb

Omaha, NE USA

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Liberia airport (LIR)
Nearest Barpub
70 Metres
Iguanazul
Nearest Restaurant
70 Metres
Iguanazul
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Playa Blanca
Car: necessary

1 MINUTE

Walk to Playa Blanca : at the end of the garden: walk down 10 steps.

3 MINUTES

Drive to Grocery Store 'Super Junquillal

5 MINUTES

Walk to Iguanazul beachfront Restaurant

Drive to Playa Negra and its activities (Paddle boarding, Horseback riding and surfing)

Drive to Playa Junquillal Center and its activities (Kayaking, Turtle Watching, Yoga, Sport-fishing, snorkeling)

10 MINUTES

Drive to Church Paraiso

Drive to Rio Seco and its activities (Horseback Riding, Canopy tours, Mountain Biking)

30 MINUTES

Drive to Hacienda Pinilla Golf and Beach Club

40 MINUTES

Drive to Tamarindo Beach, its national airport, restaurants and several activities (Sailing, ATV for example)

Drive to Santa Cruz and its market

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Rates & Availability

Los Pargos Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
up to 6 guests/3bdr - 2016
Jan 4 2016 - Dec 21 2016
6 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
Christmas week
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
$9,500
 
 
New Year week
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$18,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 13.0%

SPECIAL RATE :
3 bedrooms from $750 per night (6 guests maxi)
5 bedrooms from $900 per night (10 guests maxi)
5 bedrooms from $1000 per night (12 guests maxi)
Xmas and New Year weeks : on request

50% to confirm and 50% one month before your arrival.

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Amenities

Los Pargos Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
  • 5 King size Beds + 2 twin size beds, available Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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