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Anita Dobson

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english

Luxury ocean view Home in secluded tropical paradise - spoil yourself!

19 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Puntarenas House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedroom, 4 bathroom with ocean and jungle views and infinity pool

Casa Estrellas is the prefect balance between high-end vacation and secluded getaway. This brand new home features four bedrooms, a massive private infinity pool, fully equipped kitchen, an outdoor dining area with breathtaking views, and high end furnishings, linens and appliances throughout.

The master suite is equipped with a king sized bed with his and hers walk in closets and a stunning ensuite with walk out access to the pool. The upper suite also includes a king sized bed with private walk in closet and a massive ensuite as well as a private ocean view terrace

and a separate office space. There is also a queen sized bedroom which shares a third bathroom with another child friendly room furnished with a bunk bed that features a double lower and single upper level. If you require extra space, the theatre room is currently equipped with two additional single beds to allow everyone to have their own privacy. A fourth bathroom

adjacent to the pool ensures additional privacy and space.

The secluded nature of this spectacular home still permits easy access to grocery stores, beaches, unique tours and top quality restaurants. Whale and dolphin watching trips are famous in this region and are not to be missed. The location also serves as a perfect home base for visiting the Osa peninsula and Corcovado National Park. End your days with cocktails on the outdoor patio and enjoy refreshing mountain breezes and starlit skies.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anita Dobson (Property Manager)
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english

About Anita Dobson

Owners live in Calgary, AB, Canada

Anita Dobson purchased this house in 2014

Why Anita Dobson chose Costa Rica

From the moment we set foot in Costa Rica for the first time, we knew it was THE place for us. We chose the property because we loved the serenity and beauty of the southern pacific coast. The defining moment was standing on the ridge where our house is now located and feeling the ocean breeze while looking out at the panoramic view.

What makes this house unique

Our home was designed with all of the luxurious comforts of a high end home. It also feature the beauty of Costa Rican elements such as local hardwood ceilings and custom made cabinets and furniture throughout. The best part is that your closest neighbour is the jungle and yet you can find five star restaurants and beaches within a 20 minute drive.

Reviews

5
based on 19 traveler reviews

Luxury ocean view Home in secluded tropical paradise - spoil yourself!
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
5

Perfect 2nd stay.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in ojochal exceeded all of our requiements. The outdoor landscaping, dinning area and pool are unlike any other we have stayed with in the past. ( and we travel a lot) this was the 2nd time at this property rental and it won't be our last. We're so happy to have found this piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That is so wonderful to hear and we would love to welcome you back anytime. Return guests are the highest compliment!
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5

Our honeymoon in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We have spent 2 weeks of our honeymoon in this beautiful villa and we were so sad when our holiday came to an end and we had to leave. Infinity pool is amazing and well cared for. The garden is great and a bunch of humming birds picking nectar was a nice view to have from veranda while having breakfast. The views of the ocean and Caño Island in the distance where we went scuba diving are unforgettable. The information pack in the house is really thorough and both the host and the management team were very responsive and kept us well in the loop of any arrangements.

We would highly recommend this place to couples or families and can guarantee you will have unforgettable time here :)

Nick and Alesya

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Congratulations on your honeymoon! We are so happy to hear that Casa Estrellas was everything you had hoped for on such a special occasion. The gardens underwent some maintenance just prior to your arrival so we hope they are much more lush if you return in the future (perhaps an anniversary). Thank you for your gracious review.
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5

Luxurious Mountain Home with Ocean Views

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days in this beautiful home. The house is very clean, well laid out, and with every amenity you can think of. It even has juicers!! It has 2 master bedrooms which was perfect for 2 families. Plenty of space to spread out in this 5 bedroom home. The outdoor living space was our favorite. The patio is huge and the infinity pool was a huge hit with all 6 of us! It's up a secluded mountain (but really not that bad, its only 10 minutes up the mountain). The views are gorgeous and it never gets old to sit and just look out towards the ocean! The kids loved the long list of available movies.

The owner, Anita, was always responded to emails in a timely manner before we arrived. While we were on site, the property managers were wonderful and helpful if we asked questions. Sonya was great at recommending different restaurants which all were wonderful!

The property is in a great location to see the southern Osa Peninsula. It's only 35-40 minutes or so to Sierpe where we had 2 different tours with Perla Del Sur (Corcavado and Cano Island). We were less than an hour away from the Boruca Village and some stunning views up on the ridge. We would recommend this property to our friends and relatives!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

PARADISE FOUND

  • 5 of 5

It's hard to think of an accolade that hasn't already been used for the paradise that is "Casa Estrellas". How can you beat a day that starts with coffee on a magnificent deck watching toucans and scarlet macaws? Or an afternoon enjoying an awesome infinity pool while drinking lemonade made with freshly picked lemons from the tree next door? And top it all off with a slab of bbq'd ribs and big glass of Pinot Grigio as the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean. Why leave...EVER??? This luxury residence has all the amenities of home, in many cases even better! Occasionally (and admittedly begrudgingly), we did manage to break away from paradise to venture out. MUST DO'S: visit Jeanette and Enso at Maman e Pappas, savour the Chilean sea bass at Citrus, let Michael at the Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary captivate you with his sad/happy tales (Bubba is a star!), watch magnificent sunsets from the patio at Azul Restaurant, dance the night away with Benjamin and the Howlers at Roca Verde (Dominicalito), enjoy the BEST CHICKEN WINGS EVER at the Jolly Roger (Dominical - Hot Asian Wings HIGHLY recommended), zipline in Osa (or, for the less adventurous - enjoy a chocolate massage at Cristal Ballena Spa - heavenly) and tour Manuel Antonio National Park. But most of all, make the most out of the Villa. Keith and Karen and Sonya and Jan will answer any questions you may have and are delightful just to talk to. If decompression and relaxation are on the menu, you will have large helpings of both at Casa Estrellas. Warren, Anita and Livvie - from the bottom of our hearts - THANK YOU for your hospitality and for allowing us to share in your paradise - PURA VIDA at its best!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your praise and your very helpful tips for future guests! We hope to have you back to enjoy our paradise very soon. Pure Vida!
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Ideal

  • 5 of 5

The property is fabulous. Great views! Great location! Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your feedback and we are so pleased that you had a great vacation!
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Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful piece of paradise! This is the first time our family has travelled alone with no other friends or relatives and it was exactly what we needed. Lots of space for everyone to have alone time but close enough to spend quality time together. The kids enjoyed the pool, the many movies provided, and loved their rooms. We enjoyed the amenities the house privided, especially cooking in the beautiful kitchen.

On the days we didn't feel like cooking there were so many great options near by.

There were so many things to do near the house, beaches, tours, etc. The "pool" days spent at the house were very relaxing as well.

We recommend this house to families as well as singles. There is a lot of room for everyone comfortably.

We will be renting this home again without a doubt.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are blessed to have such a beautiful place to share with families such as yours. Thank you for taking the time to review Casa Estrellas and come back again soon!
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Car: necessary

Our home is perfectly located for those who wish to enjoy the beautiful Costa Ballena beaches, zip lining over jungle canopies, and the multitude of Eco-adventures found in Corcovado National Park.

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Rates & Availability

Puntarenas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$965
 
 
High Season
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,287
 
 
Easter
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,544
 
 
Mid Season
Apr 23 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,213
 
 
Low Season
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,061
 
 
Mid Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,213
 
 
Low Season
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,061
 
 
High Season
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,287
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,544
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,287
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $380

Note: Pricing is in Canadian dollars - use the drop down tab to covert to $USD

5% discount if you choose wire transfer payment instead of online booking option

Discounts available for multiple weeks, monthly stays and long term rentals - ask owner.

Cleaning surcharges apply for groups of more than 6 persons - ask owner

Damage deposit increases to $1000 for groups of more than 6 persons

Check-in time is no later than 4pm.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Puntarenas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - Upper Suite - toilet , shower , Dual sinks
    Bathroom 1 - Master Ensuite - toilet , shower , Gorgeous curved glass block shower with natural light
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Outdoor access for convenience when using pool
  • Separate outdoor shower near pool
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , double bottom and twin upper
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , this room is a future theatre room
    Bedroom 2 - Upper Suite - 1 king , includes large walk in closet
    Bedroom 1 - Master - 1 king , includes two walk in closets
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
A 4x4 vehicle is required for the access road to the property. Check-in time is no later than 4pm to ensure property managers can meet you and guide you to our home during daylight hours.

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