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Casa De Suenos-House of Dreams Ocean View Dominical Costa Rica

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

The house is located 1KM south of Dominical, nestled in the side of the Talamancan Mountains and just 200 meters from the beach. the house has three bedrooms, 2 full baths, large great room with full kitchen, drive up car port, outdoor shower, and a full deck on the back of house. Spectacular views of the ocean. ( A 4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended, as the entrance road is short, but steep.)

1KM south of Dominical, turn left up the driveway when you see the toucan and bamboo painting on the big rock. Follow signs to Casa de Suenos.

Keywords: Three bedroom, two bath house located 200 meters from ocean.

50% of total amount of reservation is required to confirm the reservation. Payment made by wire transfer or check. Balance will be paid in cash upon arrive to vacation home.

Refundable security deposit of $200.00 required.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

Amenities

Dominical House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bathrooms. Shower in both bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2)
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Nearby: Restaurants, Zoo, Sight seeing, boating, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, cycling, sailing, moutain biking, kayaking, surfing, swimming, hiking, fishing, snorkeling/diving, groceries, medical services, hospital, ATM and shopping.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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Casa De Suenos-House of Dreams Ocean View Dominical Costa Rica
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews
Virginia Beach, VA
5

great house, amazing time in costa rica

  • 5 of 5

the stay at casa de suenos, was nothing but ,a wonderful experience !the mangers (allan & misty)were so helpful ,that it seem that we were old good friends.they treated me as if i was family. the house was so comfortable and clean,,,,,,, the sunset over the ocean were nothing but breathtaking from the back porch. we'll be back !!!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Virginia Beach VA
5

Best vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

This vacation was amazing. Had the most fun in a long time. It has been 6 years since my last visit and this place is still the same piece of heaven I remember. The hospitality we received from Allan and Misty was very comforting. From the moment we got there till the day we had to leave Allan and Misty were there for us. I had the privilege to go on a fishing excursion with Allan for the day on his boat. Very beautiful scenery and and we caught several mackerel and even snagged a rooster fish. We had the luxury of attending the locals for there lifeguard fundraising event located in Dominical, it was an awesome event. The surf was awesome right out front of the house only 5 minute walk down the hill. I plan on returning next year with a few more people so they can have the true Costa Rican experience I did. Best trip I had in a long time.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San diego
5

Amazing time in an amazing house.

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I stayed at Casa de Sueno with two of our friends for 8 days and enjoyed every moment. Allen, the caretaker, greeted us upon arrival and made sure we had everything we needed. The house was clean and very comfortable. Most of our time was spent hanging out in hammocks and enjoying the beautiful ocean view from the deck. The iguanas would hang out sunning themselves every afternoon and beautiful birds flew from tree to tree around the property. Every evening we viewed gorgeous sunsets and listened to the sounds of crashing of waves The house is conveniently close to the town of Dominical and many of the other beautiful areas that Costa Rica has to offer.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very negative experience....strongly not recommended.

  • 1 of 5

We were robbed of $3,000 worth of possessions on our first full day in this home. The fact that the burglar(s) entered by means of a previously cut window grating, and that both the owner and caretaker knew of this lapse in security without doing anything about it, or notifying us, made them liable for this incident. The owner refused to enter into conversation about compensation for our losses and was in general a poor communicator. The owner and caretaker had differing stories about why the window grate had been previously removed which leads to increased suspicion about the incident.... To further point to the owners responsibility in the matter, both the owner and caretaker shared after this incident that the property has been subject to similar break-ins and robberies in the past.

If this is not enough to give you caution....

The cleaning of the home had not been completed when we arrived at the home at approximately 1pm despite their knowing our arrival date and the home not being rented for several months. There is no internet service as advertised. The washer was broken and the air conditioners did not work very well. The fridge does not keep food cold enough resulting in rapid spoilage and the toilet was leaking water, filling the bathroom when we arrived. In addition there were not adequate towels provided in the home as promised and the home was stripped bare of all basic amenities, i.e., toilet paper, coffee filters, and basic staples like spices, salt and sugar. As a word of caution, the drive up to the property is on an extemely steep dirt road which becomes muddy and very slick with rain. We slid out of control down the road following a rainstorm, with the antilock brake mechanism kicking in, fortunately coming to a stop just before sliding into the highway.

A final item of concern is that the owner asked us to make payments to him outside this site. With a deposit made by check and then carrying the remainder in cash to CR to pay the caretaker. We would never do that again since it put us at risk of robbery of that extra cash.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sadly, this burglary did occur but not in the manner that was told by the renters. I was unaware of the bars not being welded in place on the window in question. This is was a miscommunication via email with the renters and myself. The property manager and I only became aware of the window after the burglary occurred and a police investigation. This window was welded shortly after the incident. This home has been burglarized twice in 16 years prior to December 2016. The last burglary was 4.5 years ago, after that incident steel bars were welded to all windows and doors. There has not been a burglary since the bars were installed until now. Unfortunately, the welder had missed the window. In many conversations with renters I explained that neither myself or caretaker were aware of the bar not being welded in place.This window had NOT been previously cut in a burglary. NO burglary had occurred through this window after steel bars were placed until now. The renters decided to vacate this property and I refunded their money minus the cleaning expenses ($75.00.) Unfortunately, like many places in the world homeowners, renters and local police in Costa Rica have an issue with burglary. Valuables should be kept out of sight, especially when leaving the property. Internet is available through ICE with a data card as explained in listing. There is no wifi on the property. There are two towels per person. It is up to renters to buy 'basic amenities.' As detailed on site a 4x4 is recommended, the driveway is steep. The toilet was fixed within a few hours of arrival. The refrigerator has since been replaced. The property manager will demonstrate dial on washer to renters if needed, it is not broken. There are AC units in all three bedrooms, for bedroom use only, shut doors as these units are not meant to cool the entire house. I have accepted payment via personal check for 16 years with no complaints for security deposit. The balance is given to property manager upon arrival. As with previous renters, I will email once check is received and deposited.
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Kauai, Hawaii
5

Week stay on amazing property

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Casa de Suenos was a great experience. We drove from the the airport and stayed near Jaco for a week. We then drove south for about an hour and easily found Dominical and met up with the property manager who took us to the house. We were very happy to see that the house had such an incredible view and was also very private. We spent a lot of time on the large porch enjoying the sunsets and lighting shows. We came during the rainy season so some nights had some Tstorms but overall it was pretty dry all day. The house was only a few minutes drive to town and any number of beach access points. We felt like we had our own private piece of paradise as there wasn't anyone else around to make noise. Some of the places to stay in town were very close to other hotels/hostels/homes and seemed more noisy. We could not have asked for a more perfect place to explore some of Costa Rica's best sites.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Carolina
5

Wonderful 20th anniversary trip

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful and spacious house- nice kitchen, comfortable beds and we loved the huge tile showers. Drop dead views and a really pretty yard, filled with flowering plants, interesting birds and ripe coconuts! It was a lot of fun driving up the steep entrance road and dropping sharply down into the covered car park- where big iguanas were sunning every day. The location in Dominical was great- close to everything, and Allen and Misty told us where everything was- the bank, grocery ( and liquor!) store, and some cool local attractions like Ventanos and Whale Tail. We really appreciated the tropical flowers, fruit, and ready- to- drink pepitas (sp?) in the house when we arrived. Beaches are close by car, but we had so much to do in this area we didn't spend nearly as much time at the beach as we expected. Had a great time with Allen and George on a fishing and snorkeling tour- if we had more time we would have done that again. A very enjoyable drive from San Jose and easy to find. First time in CR, can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Dominical House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$140
 

Additional information about rental rates

Long term stay (three month min, six month max) $2,500.00/ month off season - $3,100.00/month in season.

Call owner directly to confirm reservation details (757) 615-8105 and pay with approved method (credit card, cashier's check or bank transfer.)

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