|Minimum Stay||6 nights|
Fall under Costa Ricas spell at the enchanting Diosa del Mar. Owned by two world-renowned artists, the five-bedroom oceanfront villa in Guanacaste features both beautiful sunset views over the Pacific and magazine-worthy interiors. The white sands of Playa Blanca are just steps away, and the surf of Playa Negra is a short drive from the villa.
The heart of Diosa del Mar is a showstopping sixty-foot infinity pool overlooking the ocean. Relax by the pool in one of the lounge chairs, hammocks or on the daybed, or explore the sea with flotation devices and snorkeling equipment. Theres an outdoor shower for rinsing off and a gas grill for prepping dinner. In the evening, gather around thefireplace and browse via Wi-Fi, and stay comfortable thanks to air conditioned bedroomsand ceiling fans.
Gingerbread trim, beamed ceilings, white beadboard walls and dark wood floors give the villa charm and character, while floor-to-ceiling windows offer gorgeous ocean views. Low white leather sectionals provide plenty of seating in the living room, while brilliantly colored artwork is a unique, tropical touch. The dining rooms carved white chairs and striped cushions have a similarly relaxed, beachy feel, and a glass wall can be opened to let in the sea breeze. The modern kitchen pairs wood cabinets and counters with stainless steel appliances and beadboard ceilings.
The five bedrooms at Diosa del Mar have king beds, en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning and ceiling fans, as well as the same whitewashed walls, high ceilings and charming detail as the rest of the house. Striped bedding is a crisp nod to the seaside setting, while upholstered headboards in painterly fabrics inspire sweet dreams.
From the villa, its a short walk to either the white sands of Playa Blanca or a local restaurant. Its a 5-minute drive to Playa Negra or the Junquillal grocery store, a 10-minute drive to church and a 30-minute drive to the Pinilla golf course. A 40-minute drive brings you to the tennis club or airport in Tamarindo, a 45-minute drive brings you to the town of Santa Cruz, and downtown Liberia and its hospital are a 75-minute drive from the property.
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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Each bedroom in Diosa del Marhas its own seperateentrance, offering each guest a more private accommodation. This may not be suitable for guests travelling with children.
The beach is accessible via 45 steps down the edge of a cliff.
The ocean is swimmable during low tide, but may not be accessible during high tide.
Guests should be aware that roads in Costa Rica are often unpaved and a four-wheel drive vehicle is recommended for getting from place to place.
Bedroom 1 - Master:King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling Fan, Safe
Bedroom 2: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling Fan
Bedroom 3: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling Fan
Bedroom 4:King size bed,En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling Fan
Bedroom 5: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling Fan
Additional Bedding: 2 Twin beds
Air conditioned bedrooms
BBQ Gas Grill
Parking for 5 vehicles
Daily housekeeping from 7.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. (excluding Sundays)
Daily Manager availability
At Extra Cost - advance notice may be required:
Pre-stocking of groceries
Points of Interest:
5 minute drive to Super Junquilla" grocery store
10 minute drive to Church Paraiso
30 minute drive to Pinilla golf course
40 minute drive to drive to Tennis club Tamarindo
45 minute drive to Santa Cruz town
75 minute drive to Inter Liberia and Iberia hospital
4x4 rental vehicle recommended
Please note: the final approach leading to the villa is an unpaved road.
200 meters to Playa Blanca beach
5 minute drive to Playa Negra
40 minute drive to National Tamarindo Airport
Maximum 12 guests
Pets are not allowed
Weddings/Social events accepted
Social events permitted upon request only. Bachelor parties are strictly prohibited.
Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay
Diosa del Mar is situated on the pacific coast about 40 minutes south of Tamarindo. The five bedroom villa offered plenty of individual and community space for our party of ten. The villa is directly on the ocean and allowed easy access to the beach. The steps to the beach maybe difficult for some. Directly in front of the villa is a rocky area, however, the beach to the south was great for a morning run or afternoon swim.
We used the services of Laura's Bistrot for breakfasts and a few dinners. Food was always ample and us local ingredients. We had one person with a gluten allergy and Laura made sure to consider this and provided alternative options.
Some suggestions: Add a telescope or binoculars. A number of times we saw some whales and dolphins out in the water. It would be great to be able to watch them.
The weather is beautiful but it gets extremely hot in the late afternoon as the sun starts to set. Suggest adding a couple of stand up fans to help move the air.
The house and service exceeded our expectations. Diosa Del Mar has 5 separate bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and are very private. The open-style living area and swimming pool however, is ideal for gatherings and a perfect layout given the tropical climate. The cleaning services are also very prompt and professional, with fresh beach and bath towels daily.
Our family had a wonderful experience at Villa Diosa del Mar. It was very easy to coordinate the trip, meals, excursions, etc. thanks to the quick-to-respond staff of Luxury Retreats. The property is just as beautiful in person as it is in the photographs and video. We saw giant frogs, tropical birds, and friendly, sunbathing iguanas every day. The floor plan of the home and bungalows was great for a large family to spend time together and to retreat. Two of the bungalows share a wall and door and sounds can be heard through the rooms. The kitchen is equipped with all the cookware and silverware necessary. It does not have cooking spray for the pans, though. We felt safe on the property. Pool and maid service every morning was very nice to have. Petra, the concierge was always helpful and available for us. The sun sets quickly in the afternoon, so don't miss it! The steps down to the mostly private beach are sturdy, but take your time. The kids (and adults) loved the pool.
Everything was as pictured we felt totally pampered by our chef Laura and all the activities were great!
We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay in CR. The view was absolutely spectacular, the villa is gorgeous and nicely layed out, and the beds were so comfortable. Our concierge was always available and so accommodating to all our needs. She helped us book our adventures and worked out any nuances as needed. We would love to come back and stay on our next visit. Thank you!
The five days were way too short! Beautiful property with personalized service, at a prime location. We enjoyed every minute staying at Diosa del Mar. Special thanks to on-site concierge Petra Willems, who assisted with Laura made our stay truly relaxing.