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Exceptional Tuscan Villa: Elegant Estate Property for Reunions/Family/Friends

Bedrooms 6
Space 8,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

8,000 Sq Ft Luxury Villa With 6 Bdrms, 5 Baths, Billiards Room, Dining For 30

4 Master Suites with King beds and en-suite master baths the size of most people's master bedroom, includes jetted tubs in 3 and showers in all four. 2 guest bedrooms - 1 queen bedroom and one large bedroom with 4 single beds for kids. Billiards room, piano - (must be requested for access and use), large pool, BBQ, dining for 30. Huge kitchen for entertaining. Access to private golf course, Private Beach Club & Fitness Center, tennis center, equestrian center and over 6 private beaches. Wonderful restaurants on the beach nearby and in Tamarindo. A private chef, cook, massage, daily housekeeping can be arranged at low additional cost. This villa is perfect for weddings (additional rooms available at the JW Marriott 3 blocks away), family reunions, and friend reunions and gatherings. We can arrange for cribs, high chairs, and yes, we are children friendly. Whatever your level of service, our house manager can provide for you at the level you require. You decide what you need, we can arrange it for you, sometimes at additional cost though, depends on your desires.

Property Manager
Pam & Rick Stanley
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, English and Spanish spoken by our house manager.
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2017

About Pam & Rick Stanley

We are a wholesale independent industrial distributor selling fasteners and shop supplies in Denver, Colorado, USA and have been in business 43 years now. One day we hope to retire to Casa Tesoro. In the meantime, we visit Costa Rica and Casa Tesoro every month for 7-10 days in between rentals and we insure that the house is kept to the highest standards this way.

Pam & Rick Stanley purchased this villa in 2014

Why Pam & Rick Stanley chose Tamarindo

This property serves as an estate home for our family, vacation home, and eventual retirement property, one day when we decide to retire from the business. In the meantime, we come down for a week every few months or so, as we enjoy the property and the area, as does our family. Very close to the beaches, all the special amenities of the Hacienda Pinilla resort such as a private golf course, private tennis center, private beach club and fitness center, nearby restaurants at the JW Marriott Resort less than 300 yards away. Tamarindo is so very close (10 minutes) for shopping, more restaurants, gas stations, banking, all of the things you would need while here.

What makes this villa unique

This villa is the estate home we always dreamed of for our own family gatherings for vacation and holidays. The roominess, classic elegance, and amenities of the home are amazing to behold. The pictures do not do it justice. You have to live the experience of this home to appreciate the lifestyle in paradise we have enjoyed. We have invested over $250,000.00 in upgrades to the estate in the past 2 and 1/2 years. Nothing was left to chance. We were proactive in every issue to insure that any potential problem was thought of so that you have nothing to think of, except having a wonderful time at our home. We continue to invest in new things and ideas for Casa Tesoro each and every month. It is our retirement home. It is our home to pass on to future generations and we want to make sure you have a wonderful experience at Casa Tesoro, as our valued guest and hope that you will come back, as so many of our guests do, as they have "experienced" other homes in Costa Rica, that are not as well maintained as our home.

Guestbook comments from the manager

My friends and I stayed at Casa Tesoro for a week in October of 2015. We absolutely loved this house. We went horseback riding, zip lining, surfing, paddleboarding, played golf and tennis, worked out at the fitness center at the private beach club, all nearby. What a week. Best ever.
Oct 2015
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
JW Marriott
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Hacienda Pinilla Golf Club (access allowed)
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 1
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
JW Marriott, right on the beach - THE BEST SUNSETS
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: necessary

This villa is located in the private resort development of 4,500 acres called Hacienda Pinilla. You will have access to the private golf club, the Hacienda Pinilla private beach club and fitness center, the equestrian center for riding on the beach and the working ranch, the private Tennis Center, and 6 white sand beaches as close as 5 minutes away, some as far as a mile, or so. It is less than10-15 minutes from Tamarindo and all the wonderful restaurants and shopping you would need. You would need to rent a car at the airport in Liberia, about an hour away. There are many activities including zip lines, golf, tennis, fitness workouts, snorkeling, diving, swimming, horseback riding on the beach and the ranch, beachcombing, deep sea fishing, surfing, bike riding, volcanoes, rain forests, wildlife and bird watching, and exploring Costa Rica. The Hacienda Pinilla resort development has every amenity you can imagine and this villa is the best of them all. I guarantee it...


Tamarindo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , en suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , en suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , en suite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , en suite
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Serves the Queen room and 4 single bedroom
  • 4 Master en suite bathrooms, 1 Guest bathroom for the Queen room and the 4 single bedroom for the kids.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , en suite bathroom/Main floor off the pool deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , en suite bathroom/Main floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , en suite bathroom/2d floor with balcony overlooking pool
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , en suite bathroom/2d floor with balcony overlooking pool
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Beautifully apportioned and decorated as the Pineapple Room
    Bedroom 6 - 4 twin/ single , The kids room...away from the adult bedrooms.
  • 4 Master Suites w/ large en suite bathrooms that include jetted tub (3)and shower (4). 1 Queen bedroom. One large room with 4 single beds (the kids room). Central Air conditioning (5 brand new) and individual room air conditioning (mini splits). Large windows. Beautiful furniture of high quality. Wonderful décor.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • 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
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Chef services, catering, and daily housekeeping services are optional- middle of the week service provided. The house manager can show you many activities in the area along with brochures. The Hacienda Pinilla development provides the guest access to private club golfing, private beach club and fitness center, 6 deserted white sand beaches, equestrian center to ride horses on the beach, or on the ranch property, private tennis center, and many restaurants within a mile of the home at the private beach club ($10.00 guest fee) and the JW Marriott Beach Hotel - fee for pool which is also fabulous for drinks at a beachside restaurant, for watching incredible beach sunsets. The beach that is 5 min walk away is also EXCELLENT for watching sunsets and you can bring your own drinks and pupus. Many chairs and tables there for exactly that purpose. The little special things about this area, make your vacation experiences in paradise, so special and memorable. It truly is a vacation resort.


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Fantastic Luxurious Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at Casa Tesoro during the last week of February. The Property was impeccably clean and fully met all of our needs from the beautiful pool area to the enormous Cooks kitchen. We had a group of 8 including 5 teenagers and there was ample room for everyone. The pool table was a huge hit too! It is truly elegant.

Upon arrival, we were greeted by Sky the house manager who answered all of our questions, and was available to assist us with excursions, transportation, chef services, etc. We did rent a van for the week which was very useful since Tamarindo is about 15-20 min away. All in all, it was a fantastic way to spend a week and I would highly recommend Casa Tesoro to anyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words about Casa Tesoro. It is a pleasure, as an owner, to receive such high praise. I was here at Casa Tesoro the week before this rental to insure that everything would be perfect for your arrival. I come to Casa Tesoro every month to help maintain high standards for every rental, in the hopes that with such a policy, we can minimize issues that may come up. It works.
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The House is INCREDIBLE!!!

  • 5 of 5

It's rare when the pictures of a rental home UNDER sell the property. That's the case with this home. As beautiful as the pictures make this home, it's nothing to the real thing. Absolutely stunning and soooooo spacious. All of the furniture including the beds are very comfortable and I wanted to steal the sheets to bring home with me. This is an OUTSTANDING home and I would definitely rent again!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am in 100% agreement with this review and I thank them for submitting the review. I have invested over $250,000.00 in upgrades in the house since many of these pictures were done. Yes, I agree, the home is MUCH nicer than the pictures done 2 and 1/2 years ago. The house is kept in pristine condition for my family and "yours". We go down to Casa Tesoro for 7-10 days per month to make sure that everything is kept that way always. We love the Casa Tesoro estate as well as our family and friends who accompany us on our trips. Rick & Pam Stanley
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Great Family Reunion Getaway Home

  • 5 of 5

We ALL loved your home! I set up a family vacation for my siblings and their families and this home meet all our needs. There were 15 of us and there was plenty of room.

The home has everything you need for a weeks vacation . The kitchen is wonderful! Extremely large and fully equipped. The kitchen and dinning room tables are large and we all fit comfortably. The bedrooms are beautiful- large and the beds are comfy! But the best part of Rick and Pam's home is the pool and patio! We spent many a day enjoying the lovely backyard area.

I would definitely recommend having a car as the house is located a little remote.

I highly recommend this home - I'm sure you will truly enjoy it!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this wonderful review. Casa Tesoro is about 10-15 minutes from Tamarindo and a large vehicle is a good idea for each large rental party to get around for their excursions in the area, to the grocery store and other shopping in Tamarindo, and just going to all the amenities in the 4,500 acre resort development of Hacienda Pinilla such as horse back riding, zip line, golfing, tennis, fitness center, dinners and pool and beach time at the Beach Club, hiking, bike riding, visiting the JW Marriot for a day as well. Well, you get the drift. Rent a large vehicle for your group. You won't be sorry. You do not want to be limited by lack of transportation. The house is indeed EXTREMELY roomy with VERY large rooms. The pictures absolutely do not do the house justice. I remember when I bought it, after I saw the house for the first time, I thought the exact same thing regarding the pictures. The beds are certainly comfy in the EXTREME. I sleep 10 times better there at Casa Tesoro than anyplace on the planet, and I travel often for business and pleasure. The kitchen is truly a wonder and has everything you might ever need to cook. The kitchen now has 3 blenders!!! I get carried away sometimes in my enthusiasm for Casa Tesoro. I want to provide a very special experience for our renters and I want this experience to be something they look back on with the finest and greatest delight, for the rest of their lives. That is my hope and I will do everything possible to attain for our guests.
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Incredible estate home

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Costa Rica many times. There is only one thing to say about Casa Tesoro. Best property ever in Costa Rica. Incredible time there.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this wonderful review.
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Ventura, California, US

Girls week.

  • 5 of 5

We just spent the most wonderful week at Rick and Pam's breathtaking villa. I would highly recommend this home as a peaceful, comfortable retreat. It's close to amazing beaches, horseback riding and zip lining. The Costa Rican people are very welcoming and friendly. The wildlife is amazing-especially the monkeys. The home is well stocked and you won't need to bring anything. Just stock up at the local grocery store in Tamarindo. We felt like royalty here. We even tried the personal French chefs one night as the owners' recommendation. What a treat! We are definitely coming back. Thank you, Pam and Rick, for sharing your beautiful home with us. And don't be worried about what you hear about the rain. It was beautiful every day.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Folks just seem to enjoy Casa Tesoro and Costa Rica. What else can one say. Great house, great country.
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Beautiful Property with all the amenities

  • 5 of 5

Casa Tesoro lived up to all of our expectations and even more. As a group of 15 graduate school students, we were looking for a place with all the amenities in a beautiful location that would be a lap of luxury, and Casa Tesoro is that place. First, the owners, RIck and Pam, are absolutely wonderful. From the moment we agreed to rent the location, Rick sent us contact information, popular sites to see, chef information, and all the useful information one would need when visiting a foreign country for the first time. In addition, he made sure our arrival and departure went as smoothly as possible by providing shuttle information, having the house manager waiting for us upon arrival, and informing the guards at the gate that we were coming. Moving on to the house, Casa Tesoro is honestly one of the most beautiful properties we have seen, and is absolutely impeccable. Upon arrival, the house was clean and everything was ready for us. During the week, the owners had the pool cleaned for leaves, house cleaned (included) and had the property manager check up on us to ensure all was going well. The rooms themselves were beautiful along with the bathrooms and all the common rooms were incredible, especially the kitchen (most comfortable couches I've ever sat on). The only thing that I would provide a word of caution on, is to ensure that you have a rental car if you plan on visiting town frequently as cabs are somewhat unreliable if you order one to the house; otherwise, the JW is a 10 minute walk and has hourly shuttles into town. Definitely hoping to rent Casa Tesoro again and would HIGHLY recommend it to everyone

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate this review very much. Thank you very much to this group and you folks are ALL welcome back anytime to Casa Tesoro. God bless each of you.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Once booked and paid, there is no cancelation for this estate home. Bookings in Costa Rica are booked far in advance and difficult to replace at the last minute. Do not book unless you know you are 100% sure that you will be using your booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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