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Oceanfront Penthouse; Private Rooftop Balcony: Tax Included! HEAVENLY HAVEN

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6) Families welcome *Sales tax included!!

Luxury, relaxation and splendor are what you will find as your vacation dreams begin at this incredible penthouse at Bahia Encantada in Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica! This is one of only four TRUE penthouses in the complex - meaning that it is on the top floor WITH a private, covered roof top balcony! To top it off, local sales tax is INCLUDED in our rate - not added at the end - saving you 13% over most of our competition!!! From the moment you arrive - welcomed by your personal Guest Hosts - until the day you leave, this vacation will be one to remember!

This penthouse suite has something for everyone! This complex is directly beachfront! From the large, covered balcony, (accessible from either the master bedroom or dining room) you will enjoy the incredible sights of the Pacific Ocean and a beach view of ENTIRE Jaco Beach! Take in the majestic mountain views from your eastern bedroom! Feel the stress melt away as you begin your day with breakfast on an inlaid stone table for six on your ocean view balcony! Your penthouse also features a private rooftop balcony! Each ocean side balcony is furnished with quality, outdoor furniture. Finish your favorite book, take a nap or just lie around and let your senses get lost in the sounds of the surf and ocean breeze at this beautiful villa! We have also installed 'boosters' to ensure a consistent Internet and FREE WiFi experience.

While the outdoors is certainly gorgeous, wait until you get inside! You will be delighted to find high-end upgrades throughout the penthouse too! We care about the health of our guests too. Our penthouse suites are the only two in this complex with ozone machines. These ensure mold-free units - especially important to parents in this kid friendly, no smoking home! Why not pick up some fresh local fruit and vegetables at the Farmer's Market and dine in your spacious, fully-equipped kitchen? It comes complete with stainless appliances, elegant wood cabinetry and service for six! Be sure to make reservations early if you would like to add additional housekeeping services to your stay.

For your comfort, all three spacious bedrooms have king-sized beds and two have flat screen TV's. Enjoy a romantic bubble bath in the lovely glass surrounded tub. This penthouse also has a great master walk in closet. Relax in the comfortable living room furniture while enjoying the flat screen TV. Of course the penthouse is central air conditioned. For your convenience, there is a laundry room with full sized washer and dryer. By the way, calls to the US, Canada and anywhere in Costa Rica are free. We even provide a cell phone for your pleasure during your stay with us!

Although you may never want to leave you 'home away from home, you surely won't want to miss any of the tours, tourist attractions or surfing that Costa Rica is so famous for! To the west of Bahia Encantada, you will find palm tree lined beaches. To the south is the city of Jaco. Bahia Encantada is a short 10-15 minute walk from town. There is no need to rent a vehicle during your stay with us. We offer personal transportation to/from the airport at a very reasonable rate, with English speaking drivers, (Advance reservations are required). Our favorite tour companies will pick you up directly at the penthouse. Walking is safe and fun. If you choose not to walk, taxis are plentiful and cost $2.00 - $3.00 most anywhere in downtown Jaco! There is also a golf course with golf rental about 10 minutes outside of town.

In order to accommodate our larger parties, we proudly offer an additional 3 bedroom/2.5 bath, penthouse condo with rooftop balcony directly next door. The two together are perfect for up to 12 people. When reserved together, you will have the entire floor to yourselves!

From the minute you set foot in the door, you will realize that you are truly in your own piece of paradise!!! Repeat customers, please be sure to ask about our 'Faithful Customer Discount' of 5%. We want to be sure to let you know that we appreciate your business! So, are you ready for your 'vacation of a lifetime'? You have earned it! Just give us a call! Stateside: 919-581-6848 or locally: 506-8745-3679. The rates are great! Reserve early, because at these prices we book quickly. We hope to hear from you soon!

Keywords: 2007 Property of the Year, Bahia Encantada, penthouse, condo, vacation rental, townhouse, villa, kid friendly, no smoking allowed, pool, Internet, FREE WiFi, air conditioned, beachfront, beach view, oceanfront, ocean view, mountain view, golf, golf rental, family friendly

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Property Manager
Stephanie Craig
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Stephanie Craig

Have you ever had Moose Tracks Ice Cream? Our owners - Wally and June Blume - are the developers of this flavor and many others which can be purchased in several grocery stores from coast to coast in the US. They have been coming to Costa Rica since 2005 and purchased this condo at Bahia Encantada in 2007. They love the beauty of Costa Rica and the gentleness of the people here. "You can plan to be as busy or as low key as you’d like, which is the beauty of vacationing here. It is a thrill to wake up every morning and see the beautiful Pacific Ocean in Jaco Bay. It is like a symphony for your eyes". They own several companies and their lives tend to be pretty busy in the US, so they love their time away here in Jaco.

Stephanie and John met Wally and June in 2009 when the Craig's moved to Costa Rica full time. We had very similar life and business philosophies, so it was an easy decision to begin working together in 2012. We love what we do - representing the country we love, taking care of our fantastic guests and being property managers!

Stephanie Craig purchased this condo in 2007

Why Stephanie Craig chose Barrio Los Villalobos

This complex is direct ocean front! It has three large adult and one children's pool.

Clarita's Bar and Grill is located steps away on the beach and are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner - one of our guests favorite spots!

Sunsets, sunsets, sunsets!

What makes this condo unique

From the balcony, one guest counted 44 varieties of birds! It isn’t unusual to sit on the balcony and see Macaws in pairs or groups fly by. They are so colorful and absolutely beautiful as they do “a fly by” in front of the balcony. Guests have seen dolphins and whales in season.

One can see the entire view of Jaco Beach and the sunsets are incredible! The breezes are beautiful and relaxing. My favorite treasure is during Green Season. Guests can steal away to the private, covered roof top balcony and watch their own light show over the ocean. It is magnificent!

Finally being the penthouse, we are on the top floor. We never have any noise above us. Since we own both penthouses on this floor, (the only two) we have room for parties of up to 12 guests AND our guests have the entire floor!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our group has stayed in various condos in the Jaco Beach – Los Suenos area for the last eight years. We have found these two condos (G-5 and H-5) to be the best we have rented.

The units were very well kept and supplied with all the necessary amenities. The pools, grounds and beaches were exceptionally clean and inviting. The property managers were great and looked after every detail to ensure that we had a good time during our stay. From this location we were able to enjoy everything there is to do in the area, from some of

the best fishing in the world, to surfing, canopy tours, ATV riding in the mountains - and of course, the wonderful people of Costa Rica.

I encourage anyone wanting to stay at the Bahia Encantada Resort Condos in CR to book either of these units. They will definitely have a wonderful time. 5 Stars!
Feb 2013
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Barrio Los Villalobos Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • ‘Prostitutes' are not allowed at any time. Non- compliance will result in your being asked to leave immediately with no refund!
  • No bachelor parties or similar activities.
  • Maximum occupancy six people - including children and babies.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size beds: 3 King sized beds with pillow top mattresses
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Decorated accommodations with upscale furniture, Comfortable living room furniture, Garbage disposal, 3 King sized beds, 50 " flat screen TV in master, 42" flat screen TV in living room, flat screens in both guest bedrooms! Dining room table - seats six, Counter top seating, Stone inlaid table on main balcony with seating for six , Portico, Four balconies (2 ocean and 2 mountain views), Private covered rooftop terrace (360 degree view) Keywords: Activities nearby; Airport transfers; Balconies; Bedding/Linens; Child Friendly; Coffee maker; Convenient Location; Food Options; Housekeeping available; Internet; Kitchen; Laundry; Lift / Elevator; Free Parking; Pool; Security; Small Appliances; TV / Cable; Views


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average rating of 4.970149 based on 68 reviews

Well equipped, comfortable and conveniently located

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed 4 nights at this location, during our first visit to Jaco. Very spacious and in an excellent location. Balconies on 2 levels face the ocean with great views all day. The property is near a great beach restraunt and close enough to bars and other attractions in Jaco to enjoy the walk and not be kept up all night by the noise.

Stephanie, the property manager was very friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review Daryl. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We enjoyed having you and hope that your first visit to Jaco will not be your last! Come see us again soon!
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Awesome condo and beach

  • 5 of 5

John and Stephanie were very accommodating and helpful during our stay. We were provided ample amenities. The grounds were secure and the beach was well maintained. Never felt unsafe in Jaco and people were very friendly. Pristine ocean views from our balconies. If you are considering a trip to the Jaco area I recommend checking this property out.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Christopher. So glad you enjoyed yourself. You Guys were great and we hope to see you again soon!
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Bryn Mawr, PA


  • 5 of 5

Well appointed and equipped. Beautiful views and a great location. Wonderful property managers!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your family enjoyed your vacation. Thank you for the nice review! We really enjoyed having you and hope you will come stay with us again!
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Manitowoc, WI

Great spot

  • 5 of 5

John and Stephanie were wonderful hosts. It was our first trip to Costa Rica and would love to come back someday.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time! We hope to see you both again one day soon!
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Simply beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

John and Stephanie were very hospitable and helpful when it came to things to do and places to eat. The condo was beautiful and comfortable for five of us staying. The view was absolutely amazing and I couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. I highly recommend staying here if you visit Costa Rica.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review Jennifer. We are so thankful that you enjoyed your vacation - that is our goal. Please come and stay with us again the next time you come to Costa Rica!
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Pittsburgh, PA


  • 5 of 5

I️ am not sure where to start. With the Condo or with John and Stephanie. They were both fantastic. The photos of the condo are exactly what you get. It is in a great location, decorated very nice and very spacious. The pool was wonderful. We had a pair of McCall’s right outside our window. They were beautiful and we watched dolphins swimming from the balcony. John and Stephanie went out of the way to make sure we had everything we needed or wanted and were a fountain of information. We look forward to coming back and renting from them again. Until then Pura Vida!

Kevin and Dee S.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your sweet words. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay - we thoroughly enjoyed having you all as guests! You were dream renters and we hope you will come see us again very soon. Say hi to your Dad! <3
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"Good Mexican food and burgers"
Los Amigos
"Some of the best bugers in Jaco!"
Juan Santamaria International Airport
"Airport: Modern, quick, efficient - 1 1/2 hours from the penthouse via our personal driver!"
"Fast Food"
Tsunami Sushi -- CLOSED
"Great two for one specials every night!"
El Avion
"Photo Ops, Clean, Good prices!"
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Farmacia la Económica
"There are many good ones... most have an English speaking Pharmacist who can diagnose and di..."
"Fast Food"
Bus Station
"Inexpensive, dependable travel"
Clarita's Restaurant
"This is one of our guest's favorite restaurants. It is located right outside of our gate - ..."
Tacobar Jaco Beach
"Good Mexican food and burgers"
Lemon Zest Restaurant
Crocodile Man Tour
Green Room
The Hook Up
Side Street Sandwich Shop+Bistro
Graffiti Restro Cafe
Arigato japanese restaurant
Nearest Airport
65 Miles
SJO - San Jose
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Playa Herradura
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Los Suenos
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Caldera Highway #34
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
Nearest Beach
Jaco Beach
Car: not necessary

ATV rentals, Biking/bicycle rentals, Birding tours (Guided – Professional guide contact number in the condo),

Boogie boarding, Crocodile tours, Eco tours, Monkey and Snake tour, Restaurants (A list of the best restaurants in Jaco with numbers with our personal recommendations in the condo), Supermarkets: (A list of our recommendations in the condo), Surfing (Some of the best in Costa Rica), Taxi services (A contact lList is in the room), U.S., World Class Sailfish fishing, Zip line tours, Car rentals (Contact information in the condo), and even a Medical laboratory!




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Security Deposit $50

Taxes INCLUDED in the low price!!!

We offer Property Protection Insurance Coverage. A non refundable Security Deposit, ($50) covers the renter for $1000 worth of liability.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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