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Jungle Retreat in the Mountains with Pacific and Jungle View

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

I fell in love with this property because of the uniqueness of it . I believe you will too. It sits high above two river valleys and adjacent to a waterfall below, easily accessable. You will want to be there every day. If you would like , let us prepare a picnic basket for you.

The casita was newly built in 2011, highlighting Asian characteristics with indoor outdoor living thanks to sliding glass doors that disappear into the wall for total access to the pool area. There are two bedrooms with private baths off each. The master has an outdoor shower and indoor Jacuzzi . The living area is accented by a gas fireplace that can certainly be enjoyed many times a year. There is a small patio adjacent to the pool and jungle that we use for private sunbathing , stargazing and yoga. A/C is available in the bedrooms but not necessary as there is always a flowing through the casita during the day. It can be chilly at night.

There is so much to offer that it is best to see the pictures and write Mercedes with any other questions you may have .

Pura Vida!!

Keywords: Mountain Top; Pool off living area: Privacy; Waterfall below; jungle valleys on two sides; two separte suites; 2 Cable TV's, WI FI, NEW home; Fab kitchen; indoor Jacuzzi; outdoor shower off master; indoor outdoor living; On site owner/manager up hill for assistance., TWELVE minutes above highway on a 4x4 accessable road ; from the bottom of our road it is 3 minutes south to Uvita and 15 minutes north to Dominical.

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2017


Uvita Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest bathroom - toilet , shower , Private entrance from 2nd bedroom
    Master Bathroom - toilet , jetted tub , outdoor shower , Indoor vanity. Indoor and outdoor sink.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 king
  • King size beds (2) Master bedroom has a TV
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Unique jungle views from a mountain point. over valley; river and waterfall below, waterfall accessed by car in minutes, wake to monkeys and toucans, VERY private pool , no other homes within view from this property, only valley, jungle and Pacific Ocean, casita built in 2011 and beautifully decorated in Asian style, sliding glass doors disappear into the walls leaving indoor outdoor living . Property manager lives nearby above the casita and easily reached with questions and assistance, as well as catered meals (for a small charge) or advanced grocery shopping for your arrival, Owners live in Missouri and love sharing their home with others when they are not here.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Jungle Retreat in the Mountains with Pacific and Jungle View
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews

A peaceful, relaxing, rejuvenating, beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

We had the most FANTASTIC vacation of our life here!! The house is

incredible! The property manager; Mercedes is the best!! She was there

to answer our every question. She helped us with excursions, rental car, and,

other bookings. Top notch!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mary for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. We appreciate you staying with us and we hope when you return to Costa Rica you come back and stay again! Thanks again :) Mercedes Chastain
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West Richland, WA

Relaxing retreat with a perfect view

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 days in this lovely house. It was the perfect for our trip. The view was just lovely including the hills, the rain forest and the ocean. Pictures just do not do it justice. We enjoyed the view from patio in the morning while we drank coffee and in the evenings we would enjoy the view again during a dip in the pool. Birds would come and join us on the patio and it was extremely relaxing and peaceful.

There was air conditioning in the house, but we really didn't need it that much. We just opened the windows and doors and let the breeze flow through.

The kitchen was fully stocked and they had fresh coffee, a pineapple and a bottle of wine waiting for us when we got there. We enjoyed the wine the first evening and had the pineapple and coffee for breakfast.

Mercedes was just up the road and was so helpful with helping us make tour arrangements and making recommendations for dinner. She is charming and we felt like we were friends when we left.

I truly loved this house and will definitely stay if I am in the area again.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Laura for the sweet message. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay at Casa Namaste. It was nice to meet you and we hope you return! Take care, Mercedes
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Beautiful private jungle retreat

  • 5 of 5

Casa Namaste is a beautiful casita up the mountain near Uvita. When we first arrived, this place took our breath away! The view is amazing - you can see out to the Whale's Tail and you have the jungle all around you. So much outdoor living space with plenty of seating around the pool.

We awoke every morning to the sound of the howler monkeys passing through and were even fortunate enough to see them in the trees a couple of times. We saw toucans every day and many other species of birds flying through the area.

It was very hot while we were there (Jan 2017), but being up in the mountains it was cooler than in town and we had nice breezes as well.

Mercedes was fantastic to deal with. Very responsive and helped us book some tours and made dinner reservations for us. Her dogs Pawley and Ginger came to visit us most days and even escorted us to the river for some cooling off and waterfalls one afternoon.

We loved the pool - not a day went by that we weren't in it. It was very relaxing and refreshing.

The only negative would be the lack of an outside grill - especially since one still shows in the pictures, so we were expecting one. So much outdoor living and then having to use the stove inside to cook was very disappointing. I hope the new owners purchase one sooner rather than later so future guests can enjoy this. The farmer's market on Saturdays has so much to offer and grilling fresh fish and veggies outside would have been wonderful.

We would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting the Costa Bellena area and we would not hesitate to return ourselves. Absolutely loved it here and missing it now!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lori for your kind review. We are so happy that you enjoyed Casa Namaste and the beauty that surrounds us up here in San Josecito. We apologize that your experience at the house was not perfect. We have been through many grills as this environment is hard on them. We are currently in the process of shopping for a new grill and it should arrive soon. Thank you for your input and we hope you decide to stay with us again. Have a wonderful day! Mercedes
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Tranquil, beautiful, comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

A gracious host, well appointed casita and peaceful surroundings make this a must for lovers and those needing escape from stress. One of the more perfect places I've stayed in!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this very thoughtful review. I enjoyed meeting both of you. Good luck with the building process and please let us know if you need any advice. We would love to help out if we can. Take care and we hope you come back to stay with us :)
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Delafield WI

Best family vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very special place with breathtaking views. Perfect for the 4 of us to spend time together and enjoy the local area. The beaches and forests are beautiful. Mercedes can provide great assistance with all your activities and local information. Our stay was so enjoyable we stayed a few extra days and hope to return again soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you SO much for taking the time to write us a review about your stay at Casa Namaste. The home is very special! I am so happy you all had a great time. Please come back and stay with us again. I will look forward to it! :) Take care and stay in touch! Mercedes
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Slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

Treat yourself to this stunning property! The views, the pool, the house and Mercedes, the manager of this property, are outstanding. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Uvita and Mercedes was so helpful by booking surf lessons, a guided kayak and snorkelling tour, horseback riding and reservations for a wonderful sea-side restaurant. We also visited the river down the road, with neighbouring dogs Polly and Ginger leading the way ahead of the car! Our last afternoon was spent lounging in the pool and enjoying the fresh mountain air, while watching butterflies and birds swoop by. We did not want to leave!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the sweet review about your stay with us! We enjoyed meeting you and having you at Casa Namaste. Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your time here. We appreciate it so very much! Please come back and stay with us again soon. Happy New Year again :) Mercedes
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Adventure Motorsports ATV Tours
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
90 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Playa Hermosa
Car: necessary

The casita property is adjacent to a beautiful river and waterfall below... access either by hiking or three minutes by car.. Hiking trails are accessable from here. Specialist Andrew at Rancho DiAndrew can take you on some amazing jungle guided walks you will never forget.

Any arrangements or adventure tours can be made by the on site property manager, Mercedes Chastain. She also offers you catering in the home; picnic lunches and can have your grocery list purchased and waiting for you upon arrival.

For further recommendations on the area and on this casita in particular, please visit:

If you have any specific questions, do not hesitate to email Mercedes. This is a very unique property !


Rates & Availability

Uvita Villa Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

We take a 50% deposit in a personal check mailed to our state side address. At time of check in, we will
accept the other 50% in cash.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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