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Luxury 8 BR Estate Pool Home in Hacienda Pinilla!

Bedrooms 8
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

8 Bedrooms, 10 Baths, Sleeps 24

VILLA TRANQUILA is an 8 suite villa with fully equipped social areas and a large private pool- perfect for relaxing vacations or weddings with small or large groups. Each luxury suite boasts deluxe amenities plus a 40-inch flat panel smart TV, 20 meg fast wireless internet, mini refrigerator, coffee maker, its own sitting room and balcony for your exclusive enjoyment of the superb panorama. Sitting on the 18th hole of the golf course at Hacienda Pinilla, Villa Tranquila offers magnificent views of the course, Costa Rican mountains, and the Pacific Ocean. Hacienda Pinilla offers 4600 acres to explore, a multimillion dollar beach club, Spa access, a remote beach with spectacular surfing just 4 minutes away, golf, the JW Marriott Resort and many miles of coastline to explore.

Villa Tranquila includes 8 deluxe suites with 2 very large common areas with large covered patios -- perfect for fostering camaraderie and spending time together. The first floor common area provides cozy dining for up to thirty and a full kitchen with 2 large refrigerators/freezers, a large covered patio, Bunn commercial coffee maker, 55-inch big screen flat panel smart TV, fast 20 meg wireless internet and a stereo music system for use in the kitchen or patio area. Catered meals can be provided on site, if desired. The second floor common area is equipped with comfortable couches, a 55-inch big screen flat panel smart TV, Blue Ray DVD player, fast 20 meg wireless internet, stereo music system, a festive wet bar, refrigerator/freezer, large commercial ice maker, a computer and internet station and a large patio with stairs leading to the pool area. The 2.5 acres surrounding the villa and very large pool area provide plenty of unique space for small or large weddings or other groups catering tents, tables and decorations. Villa Tranquila is a deal for:

- Destination weddings and other special events.

- Surfing or Golf vacation groups

- Executive and business groups

- Meetings, corporate team building

- Family reunions

- Included in your rate is complimentary daily maid service


Bedroom #1: King

Bedroom #2: King

Bedroom #3: King

Bedroom #4: King

Bedroom #5: 2 Queens

Bedroom #6: 2 Queens

Bedroom #7: 2 Queens

Bedroom #8: 2 Queens

More Details

Property Manager
Stay in Tamarindo
Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Villa Tranquila (translated as Peaceful or Tranquil Estate) lives up to its name. Having just spent 7 days & 7 nights at this 13,000 square foot Villa, I can truly say that we found paradise!

Situated about 3 minutes from the ocean and extremely close to other amenities, here is how we spent a typical day. In the mornings, I played 18 holes of golf at the top-tier golf course – Hacienda Pinilla – on which the Villa is located on the 18th green. My wife slept in until the soft rays of the sun pierced the sheers and either the birds or the wind in the palm trees sang her a morning song. We worked out at the gym (within walking distance) containing cardio machines, free weights and yoga mats.

As soon as we could gather our gear, we headed to the beaches. Our favorite beach was Playa Langosta, a private beach just 3 minutes from the villa where the ocean scenery, turquoise waves and luscious vegetation are simply breath-taking. The beach has wood shade huts and enough lounge chairs for every member of the house party. There are a number of other beaches within a 10 minute drive, including a multi-million dollar beach club for those staying within the Hacienda Pinilla campus.

We took in a massage, shopped at the tourists stores in Tamarindo, or stayed at the Villa proper under the huge back porch balcony or around the huge beautiful pool.

Prior to our arrival, the staff provided a list of activities, with details on location, time commitment and pricing. Activities included: horseback riding, zip-lines, Jet Ski & ATV rental, snorkeling, surfing lessons, tennis, golf, bird watching, site-seeing to volcanoes, jungle slides, mountain biking, hiking and our favorite pastime – dining out.
Oct 2014
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Tamarindo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 13000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 24
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • 4 King beds, 8 Queen beds, 8 Sofa Bed beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Luxury 8 BR Estate Pool Home in Hacienda Pinilla!
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 48 reviews

Amazing Experience

  • 5 of 5

The greatest comment resides in our eagerness to book again for another excursion in Costa Rica. We had an amazing time. Five stars for the accommodations and five stars for the level of service.

My wife planned her brother’s destination wedding in Costa Rica and this house was the venue. As great as an ocean/beach wedding would be, the house was better as the backdrop and also served us well for the entire week. Roughly twenty people stayed there comfortably with guests arriving and leaving at different times. The house has private suites within and was very roomy. The place was clean and well maintained. It was located minutes from the beach that is tucked away from all the public crowds as found in Tamarindo. The house is also closely situation to the JW Marriott which provides some excellent dining options for eating out. Wifi was reliable and located in every room and never had a problem connecting. It was perfect even down to the small family of harmless iguanas that lived in the landscaped portion of the property.

As great as the accommodations were, something needs to be said for the personal service that Eugene and Mariela provided. Hosting a wedding, we had several unique requests that we required assistance with. The wedding, the entire week and the lack of issues are a credit to their assistance. The wedding and the days leading up and afterwards were all made possible because of their hard efforts to accommodate us and our special needs. Eugene and Mariela went above and beyond and were completely professional and pleasant to work with. We cannot thank them enough. We now look forward to scheduling the next family and friends trip to Costa Rica without any hesitation on where we plan to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Appleton, WI

Pura Vida Indeed

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This place exceeded expectations. We were skeptical being "off" the beach and out of town but it ended up being perfect because we had everything to ourselves. We had 8 couples so each had their own suite and never got in each other's way. We decided to rent golf carts instead of cars and it was definitely the right choice. They were perfect for some people hitting the beach club or cruising down to Playa Lagosta which was completely private and gorgeous. The Beach Club is a great stop and we basically had that place to ourselves as well. Great food and drinks there. We booked a private chef for a few meals and it was amazing. The Stay in Tamarindo crew and our host were all great. We will definitely be going back and probably won't change a thing.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Stay in Tamarindo
Owner's Response: Ryan, thank you very much! So happy to hear you had a great time, and not only enjoyed the house but also the area. We hope to see you all back here in sunny Costa Rica soon! Pura Vida
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Cariari, XX

Outstanding experience

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The property was outstanding, everything was as promised and more, the suites are spacious and very clean. We will return soon to enjoy the property, the pacefull and nature arround.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mauricio, we are so happy you had an amazing time in Villa Tranquila and really got to enjoy what this area offers! :-) We'd love to help you plan for another great stay when you're ready to come back! Thank you again for staying with us!!"
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Commerce Township

Unbelievable Costa Rican Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Villa Tranquila. The house is unbelievable and so are the surroundings. Gene the manager, makes the trip even better than you could ask for. He had great suggestions for restaurants, activities, beaches etc. We have 24 people and there was plenty of room for everyone. The house was spotless, the pool was great, and the rooms were cleaned each day. I have been all over the world and this was one of the best vacations ever. Everything on the entire trip went great. Could not have been happier.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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30th Wedding Anniversary

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at Villa Tranquila. The property is true to the pics, extremely nice and very comfortable. Eugene and Sary were excellent host to our family and even assisted us in obtaining flowers at a local florist, changing our beach site for the perfect location, and providing local contacts for massages and yoga there on the property. Our 30th Wedding Anniversary Celebration was truly a wonderful time and we are having Costa Rican withdrawals. Can't wait to return!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We rented the Villa for our wedding week and could not have been more pleased with the experience. Eugene, the house manager, was extremely helpful and everyone at Stay in Tamarindo was easy to work with. We had 23 guests at the Villa and each & every one enjoyed their stay! Our wedding ceremony and reception took place in the backyard---what a beautiful setting! We can't wait to plan our "reunion" visit!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shannon! We're thrilled to know you had an amazing experience and brought home plenty of beautiful memories! We'd be happy to help you plan for that reunion whenever you're ready, pura vida!!
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