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Private Luxury Villa, Spectacular Ocean View, Abundant Wildlife, Infinity Pool

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

New Villa built for Outdoor Living: 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (Sleeps 6)



• Over 100 different varieties of well tendered tropical plants

• 45-foot infinity Lap Pool

• Private Tropical Garden Park with Walking Paths

• Sunken Pool Bar for Two

• Integrated Indoor & Outdoor Lounge

• Both bedrooms have Ensuite Bathrooms, Air Conditioning and Ceiling Fans

• Spacious Showers with Views

• Comfortable Beds, Pillows & Sheets

• Modern Fully Equipped Kitchen with Granite Counter Tops and Breakfast Island

• Covered Rancho for BBQ with an Ocean View

• WIFI Internet

• Portable Bluetooth Speaker

• 54 inch flat screen TV with Hard Drive & Hundreds of Great Movies (no satellite or cable)

• 2 Cell phones for guests

• Outdoor shower with Ocean & Jungle Views

• Security safe

• Electric operated entry gates

• Large Hot Water Boiler supplying Ample Hot Water

• 8 minute drive to closest beach


Gorda Vista has been built and furnished to high specifications. Construction was recently finished in August 2012. The villa has been designed to be the ideal vacation property, which makes the most of its beautiful location. It encompasses this with the concept of outdoor living.

The property is private and has a gated entrance. It is secluded and located on the mountainside surrounded by forested jungle and wildlife. It is at an altitude of 564ft above sea level with cooling breezes off the ocean and mountains. It is ideal for a family vacation, a couple for a honeymoon, romantic get away or an adventure vacation.

The entire ground floor has been cleverly designed to integrate the pool, deck, covered terrace, kitchen and lounge into one outdoor living space. It can be easily changed into separate outdoor and indoor spaces by simply closing the large glazed doors that are on two sides of the lounge wall.

The top floor has two bedrooms, both with air conditioning, ensuite bathrooms and ceiling fans. The master bedroom has a larger balcony with 2 deck chairs and a table to enjoy the best sunrise coffee you have ever experienced as you listen to the jungle “wake.” It also has 2 stand-up balconies offering mountain and ocean views. It has a kingsize bed, a large ensuite bathroom, sandstone shower for two, 2 sinks and a separate toilet room. The second bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and 2 stand-up balconies offering ocean views. It can be used for children or a couple. There is also a comfortable queen-size convertible bed in the lounge.

The 45-foot lap pool with infinity edge overlooks Dominicalito Beach. It has a wider area adjacent to the house with two tiled sunken chairs and a raised table to relax in the pool water whilst sipping your cocktails and watching the sunset into the ocean.

Gorda Vista stands on a 5 acres of private tiered estate with a lower landscaped area with walking paths winding round over 100 different varieties of well tendered tropical plants, herbs and fruit trees which include Papayas, Star Fruit, Mangos, Lemons, Avocados, Mandarins, Pineapples, Oranges, Bananas, Plantains, Cashews, etc. These trees and plants are presently still young and being nurtured but if you find any herbs or fruit ready you are welcome to eat them.

The location of the property will make your vacation easy as the local stores, banks, restaurants and amenities are only a 15-minute drive away. There are a great variety of tours, activities and adventures for all ages and levels of excitement. They are all just a short drive away and can be booked and arranged by us.

Bed linen and towels for both bathroom and pool provided.

The villa is easy to reach with only a scenic 125 miles or 201 km drive from San Jose international airport (Juan Santamaria) on the newly constructed highways.

• You will need to rent a 4x4 vehicle to access the property and to enjoy the southern Pacific zone of Costa Rica

More Details

Property Manager
YouGetHere Property Management
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018


Dominical Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bedroom - toilet , shower , Ensuite - 2 sinks, toilet and a shower for two/ Ocean View
    Guest bedroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ensuite - sink, toilet and a shower amazing Ocean View
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Sink, toilet and shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower with Ocean & Jungle giving great views.
  • 3
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 Kingsize Bed, A/C, Ceiling Fan, Safe, Ocean & Jungle Views
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2 Twin/ Single Beds, can be pushed together for a Kingsize,
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , Lounge Air Bed - 1 Queen size + Terrace Day Bed -Twin size
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two single beds that can be pushed together to make a king size bed, (1) Air Bed in Lounge
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Private Luxury Villa, Spectacular Ocean View, Abundant Wildlife, Infinity Pool
average rating of 4.923077 based on 65 reviews

Property was exactly as displayed in the pictures.

  • 4 of 5

Upon arrival Gina greeted us warmly and gave us a very thorough orientation. The house performed well.

I was very disappointed that the main living area was not air conditioned. In this tropical climate at night when you can’t keep the doors open the living room, eating area and kitchen were extremely hot.

Again upon our departure Gina was very professional in the process.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Garden of Eden

  • 4 of 5

Very private residence hidden away in the jungle.The property was well maintained and had all conveniences.Beautiful view of the ocean from the back deck and pool.The pool was a must for getting out of the heat.Lush,

well maintained grounds.Our only issue was the insects and toads at night.We didn’t mind the lizards but our first night we were swarmed by what I think were chicadas and grasshoppers.We we’re unable to have lights on outside at night so could not enjoy the deck very much.This is not due to any fault of the homeowner because this is the environment of these creatures.There were more pluses than minuses regarding the home.Renters should be aware that at night these creatures are around

and can be a nuisance.

Kathy M.Richmond Hill Ontario Can.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Totally incredible experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

Be sure to view the gardens below the lower gate!!! Beautiful!! Loved how you could open the main part of the house! The early mornings and late evenings were our favorite times...So quiet and peaceful! Resident bats kept mosquitoes at bay! Monkeys were a delight to watch!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Complete privacy and security

  • 5 of 5

Vista Gorda is a beautiful home situated on 5 very private acres deep in the Costa Rican jungle. The views are amazing, kitchen was well equipped and the beds very comfortable. The home is also very well secured with a locked entrance gate and fencing all the way around the properly so safety was never a concern even though the home sits deep in the jungle. The benefits of this are seeing wildlife everyday including howler monkeys, whiteface monkeys, Toucans, Jesus Lizards and Coatis. It was also a pleasure dealing with Neil and his group again at YouGetThere , they are true professionals and did everything they could to honor our request for complete privacy. This is our 5th trip to this wonderful area of Costa Rica and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This Villa is amazing with a view you will never forget.

  • 5 of 5

12/24/2017-01/06/2018 We arrived after dark in the pouring rain. When we woke the next morning to ‘that view’ we realized the trip from New England USA was well worth it. If I can give you any advise at all it would be to listen to Stephen. Everything he said and did was spot on. Get a 4 wheel drive., utilize the in house services, and if you know you’ll be able to tear yourself away from the peacefulness of this home then pre-book the adventures/tours, have them fill the house with local fruits, vegetables, coffee and all the basics it’s a treat you won’t regret. Rent a car with a driver to pick you up at the airport it makes the 3 hour trip pleasant and stress free. The people of CR are knowledgeable, friendly and love to share their history and their personal stories. Bring your family, bring your camera, a deck of cards and cribbage board, bring your sunglasses, bucket hat and your bathing suit. pack light, there’s a w&d. The wildlife around you at this home is delightful and the gardens are beautiful. The home was designed for comfort and safety. I feel confident that everyone who enters those gates will feel the stress melt away and the family connections tighten. Do it you won’t regret it. Pura Vida.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property is absolutely stunning and breathtaking. Very clean and well thought out design :)

  • 5 of 5

Overall experience was amazing!!! The pictures don't do the villa justice, it's breathtaking. Staff was extremely helpful and made our stay stress free! Everything you need is at the Villa, no need to buy anything for the pool or to cook with. Villa came fully accommodated as if it were your own house. Definitely made the stay feel like home.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
San Buenas
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles

Listed below are some of the available:

Horseback riding along the beach

Learn to surf

Rafting on rivers of varying degrees of difficulties.

Kayaking in the Mangrove Forest.

Hike in Jungle nature trails.

Bird Watching.

Zip Lines.

Rappelling down waterfalls.

Fishing On or Off Shore.

Quad Tours and Rentals.

Reptile centre, which has large variety of living reptiles.

Boat trips to Caño Island biological reserve.


Scuba diving.

Sea Kayaking.

Whale & Dolphin watching.

Crocodile Night Safari.

Visit Manuel Antonio & Corcovado National Park.

Fishing and eat your freshly caught fresh water Tilapia fish.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $500

• No Cleaning Fees
• Add 13% to Rates for Local Taxes
• All payments are NET and all transfer fees which include PayPal fees, currency conversions, credit card fees, are payable to the client/guest.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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