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Peaceful, Lots Of Privacy, Nature Lovers Must Stop. Family Friendly.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

Beautiful Exclusive Hillside Villa, Panoramic View On Mountain, Fields And Ocean

This is a two story luxury and modern villa with a tropical touch, with 3 king-size & air conditioned bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, a large fully equipped kitchen with granite countertop and wide opening on the pool and terrace side, one air conditioned TV room, one laundry room, one outdoor comfortable living room covered by a palm tree roof rancho, a swimming pool and a 1000 m2 terrace, all surrounded by a luxurious garden overlooking the mountains, fields and the ocean on the background. Great view on sunsets. Open roof terrace on top of the house. Maid and maintenance/garden service included.

Caroline LEMAIRE
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About Caroline LEMAIRE

I used to be a horse breeder in France. I like all kind of nature: sea, countryside, mountain... i grew up near Paris and my farm was in Normandy, few miles away from the D-Day beaches of WW2.

I moved to Costa Rica for the sun and the Nature... but before everything for the people. I travelled more than 30 countries, and Costa Rica is really a place where i feel confortable, thanks to the welcoming of the Ticos...

Caroline LEMAIRE purchased this villa in 2014

Why Caroline LEMAIRE chose Costa Rica

I was looking for a place to live and i fall in love with that house the first time i saw it... It s the perfect combination between confort and wild, between ocean and jungle... The view on the valley and on the ocean kept my breath for a long time when i first look at it. And this is stil what i do every morning when i get up... Looking the costarican nature while drinking my coffee...

What makes this villa unique

The moment you will enter the house, you will be falling in love with it. Every little spot of the house is a place where you want to chill, or eat, or enjoy a drink or a coffee with an outstanding view on the surrounding nature... The 100square meters rancho is the most special spot of the house where you'll spend a lot of time. The pool right next to it, will allow you to enjoy swimming, or chit chat with your friends, and watch the vast sky and stars at night...


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Peaceful, Lots Of Privacy, Nature Lovers Must Stop. Family Friendly.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Amazing Home and Property!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing home and property! The house was pristine upon arrival and stayed that way thanks to the house cleaner who came everyday 6am-1pm. I came with my husband and 3 sons so having someone do our laundry and dishes everyday was a true getaway for me. She also made fresh squeezed orange juice every morning as well. The layout of the home and openness is why I chose this house and it was even more spectacular then the pictures on the website if you can believe that! Only a 10 minute drive to Tamaraindo which was convenient, but far and high up enough into the mountains to have complete silence. Caroline the house manager was a dream to work with. She responds very quickly to email and text messaging. She arranged babysitting for us and recommended several attractions I was interested in. I will be back to stay in the house again and bring another family!!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brandy. I am so happy that these vacations were not only a fun adventure for the family, but also a well deserved treat for a mommy!! I am looking forward to have you all again soon in Villa Kanda.
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Luxury meets jungle... Villa Kanda was the perfect home for our vacation!

  • 5 of 5

From my initial inquiry into renting the home to walking the house during our check out, Caroline, the house manager, was lovely and incredibly helpful. The instructions she provided to get to the house were perfect and easy to follow (which is necessary as it is common for homes not to have addresses in this area). Caroline met us at the house and provided us with all we needed to know about the home, the staff and the area to enjoy our stay. Yes, there is a staff! Yamileth, the housekeeper, is at the house every day for 6 hours. She quietly cleans the outdoor living area and kitchen from the night before. By the time we made our way downstairs, the house was immaculate and the table was set for breakfast. Wilder, the gardener, cleaned the pool, maintained the lush landscaping and even washed our car for us.

The house itself was amazing and representative of the pictures and description online. With the large, outdoor living area and the glass/iron doors opening up to the outside, this home is a wonderful combination of luxury and jungle living.

We have recommended Villa Kanda to our friends and are already planning a return trip ourselves.


  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Traci for the detailed review. I hope that you had the best time travelling around in Costa Rica and that these 4 days at Villa Kanda were just perfect timing to relax before keeping on the adventure. We are looking forward to your next visit. Best to the 4 of you, Caroline
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Simply fantastic !

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place! We had superb four days at Villa Kanda, simply perfect.

The property, which is set on a hillside, is with style and exquisite attention to detail. All rooms throughout the house are very comfortable and tastefully decorated. The kitchen is extremely well equipped. The garden is extensive with plenty of seating areas for outside eating, reading, relaxing. We had privacy and a spectacular vista! Overall it is a stunning property , one of the most beautiful we have seen in Costa Rica.

First we were afraid that Villa Kanda might be too far away from Tamarindo and beaches and the drive would be a hassle. But it was no problem at all and everything was within easy reach.

Rebecca, the house keeper, and Wilder, the gardener, were most friendly and attentive in all areas. And Caroline, the house manager, was incredibly nice, hospitable and provided many valuable tips for activities, beaches etc. When we left it felt like we have stayed at a friend's house.

Villa Kanda is one of the nicest rental villas we have ever stayed in, a very relaxing place we hope to return to!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Sylvia. It was our great pleasure to receive your family at villa Kanda. And you definitively need to stay longer next time, to fully explore and enjoy all the facilities and activities around. We'll be waiting for you! All the best to the 4 of you, Caroline
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Beautiful well appointed home with lovely views

  • 5 of 5

Our experience at Villa Kanda was fantastic. The house is spacious, clean and comfortable with an incredibly well stocked kitchen and wonderful outdoor spaces and pool. Very comfrotable beds and everything in the house was well maintained. The housekeeper and gardener were very friendly and helpful, and Caroline, the house manager was incredibly hospitable and responsive. Lots of great activities nearby, including ziplining at Black Stallion, and a day trip to Playa Danta for beach and mountain biking

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chris and Melissa. It was our pleasure to receive your family in Villa Kanda. You did a good job combining activities and tours around with relaxing days at the villa for a perfect vacation! I sincerely hope you'll be all back anytime. Best to all, Caroline Lemaire House Manager
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Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

I could not have been any happier with this villa. It was absolutely amazing in every way. The rooms were very comfortable, the views were breathtaking. The maid was very helpful! The experience over all staying here was perfect. I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Carol. I am looking forward to your next visit at Villa Kanda hopefully soon. Best to all, Caroline
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Sensational home

  • 5 of 5

This house is stunning, situated on a hill overlooking a beautiful vista of rolling hills and the Pacific Ocean on the horizon. Although quiet and tranquil, the house Is within a 20 min drive of some incredible beaches and the bustling resort town of Tamarindo. The pictures on this website as well on its own website are pretty great but it's hard to describe just how beautiful and first-class place is. The kitchen is extremely well appointed and finishes and frnishings throughout the house are tasteful. In particular, the pool and pool area, and especially the outdoor living room, were wonderful. We spent most of our time at the house in the outdoor room: eating meals, reading, swimming. Just amazing.

One of the nicest aspects of the rental is that the owner has arranged for great staffing. Jamileth, the housekeeper, was there every day and kept the place spotlessly clean and also washed all of our laundry. Wilder kept the grounds in wonderful shape.

The communications with Caroline, the manager, were excellent. She made a great referral for surfing lessons.

All in all, we have rented a number of houses over the years and this place is our favorite. Salud.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your appreciation of Villa Kanda. It is our pleasure to see happy guests at the end of their stay telling us about their week here. Please come back any time! Best to the 4 of you.
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Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Daniel Oduber, Liberia
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Hacienda Pinilla
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Soda Las Palmas, Villareal
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Playa Avellanas, Playa Tamarindo
Car: necessary

There is a wide variety of nice beaches all around within 15 min driving. We have quality restaurants, supermarkets, health service, etc, easily accessible. Plenty of nearby tours and activities are available like surfing, paddle board, estuary tour, volcano tour, ATV, zip-lining, horse back riding, turtle nesting, etc. Home service like Chef or massage is also available upon request.


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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Guanacaste Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Each bedroom has its own private bathroom with shower and toilet. Towels, shampoo and soaps are provided. In the Master bathroom, there is a bath tub from which you can enjoy the view on outside nature and far ocean.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , This bedroom is on the first floor and opens to the garden.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , This is on the second floor and opens to the roof terrace.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 child bed , 1 baby crib , This is on the second floor and open to the roof terrace.
  • All bedrooms have a king size bed, air conditioning, a walking closet, a bathroom with shower and sink. They all have a window door to access either garden or roof terrace. The Master bedroom also has a flat screen TV, one desk space, and a bath tub. Linens, towels, shampoo and soaps are provided.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Upon request, you can receive extra home service like Chef, massage, yoga instructor...

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