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Luxury Mansion for Large or Small Groups Close to Beach *No Mosquitos!

Bedrooms 8
Space 13,000 sq. ft.
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.

As part of its unique design and amenities this amazing home offers is a mosquito misting system. The system is fully automated, all natural product is deployed as a mist around the exterior of the property twice daily which acts as a mosquito repellant that carries protection throughout the property.

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:
May 23, 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


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Luxury Mansion for Large or Small Groups Close to Beach *No Mosquitos!
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 52 reviews

Immensely blown away!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were immensely blown away by the magnitude of this Villa! Decadent in appearance and in service! Eugene and Sary offered stellar services ranging from house keeping to general maintenance. The 2 in tandem offered a 5 Star service that was above and beyond the call of duty on their part! The staff on hand were equally awesome because the staff kept the villa clean, comfortable and relaxing!

The Villa offered spacious rooms that totally made us feel like home! And the pool in the rear of the Villa coupled with the breathtaking views that envelop the Villa , felt like pure magic!

Would my family and I come back to Villa Tranquila? Hell yea to the yes!

Thank you, Villa Tranquila, for one of the most amazing times I ever had the chance to experience in my measly life! Once more, thank you Eugene Call and Sardy Reina for all that you have done for my family and me. Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise in Tamarindo

  • 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:

1 word: Awesome. Villa Tranquila itself was a sight to behold. It was a home away from home where my family and I enjoyed the villa tremendously, ranging from the spacious rooms to its expansive backyard with an amazing pool to cap things out! Service and housekeeping were stellar! My family and I look forward to coming back in 2018 for the next Semana Santa!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Stay in Tamarindo
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Unique in the quality of management.

  • 5 of 5

While Costa Rica has many lovely accommodations for tourists, none can offer the excellent management, and service, provided by Eugene , the general manager of Villa Tranquila. Eugene is a remarkable concierge , but he was so much more. He and his wife, Suni, Were invaluable resources of information, transportation, and advice. They welcomed us in a way that made us feel like we were old friends.

The Villa is in a lovely area , on the 18th hole of a golf course. It is nestled in a secure area, and close enough to enjoy all of the activities restaurants, and attractions of the Guanacaste region. Tamarindo is minutes away. Groceries are available there, but if relaxing and pampering is what you wish, catering is recommended. We opted for a prepared meal on our last evening, and were completely satisfied with the quality and quantity of the Costa Rican food. It is important to note that the cost of the meal was very reasonable . Consider adding additional prepared meals to your stay.

The location of the eight bedroom suites allows for complete privacy, while the general areas are spacious and inviting. The pool is cleaned daily.

All of this site's descriptions are accurate concerning location, layout, and in the description of amenities. What the site cannot provide is the nature, attitude, and intelligence of the manager.

Go to Costa Rica, to villa Tranquila, and describe your dream vacation to Eugene. He will do his best to make it happen.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Took my family on vacation to Costa Rica and stayed at this house. It was the best vacation we have had as a family and we have been to many places. The accommodations were excellent. The property manager was very helpful and each day gave us ideas of places to go and sights and tours to take. He also help arrange several of the tours for us. Some of them come and pick you up right at the house. The house is fully loaded with everything you would want. Smart TV's in all the suites, 2 common areas for gathering as a family and then the pool area. The house backs up to the 18th hole of the golf course and is very quiet. We will definitely stay here again and I would HIGHLY recommend staying here. This is my 2nd time staying at the house. I stayed here on a business trip before and that's why I wanted my family to experience this.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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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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