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

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool

Overview

About the property

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.

More Details

Property Manager
Anita Dobson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 3, 2017

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.

Amenities

Puntarenas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Check-in time is no later than 4:00pm
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
  • 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.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Luxury ocean view Home in secluded tropical paradise - spoil yourself!
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
5

You won't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of seven and this home was a great fit for us. Everything about this home is first class from the spacious areas to the comfortable beds. We enjoy cooking and the kitchen is fantastic to work in and well stocked with everything you need to prepare meals for a large group. The pool is also wonderful! You will not want to leave!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to share your opinion. We are pleased that you enjoyed Casa Estrellas as much as we do and hope to welcome you back soon.
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5

Third time and still a charm!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to this amazing gem of a house three times. It never disappoints. We have been there three different times of the year and each season is just as great as the next.

We tried new restaurants, The Bamboo Room and Porqueno...both fantastic! Also or tried and true favourites, Mamma e Papa and Jolly Rogers.

The beaches were great!

Make sure to stop in Quepos and bring home coffee from Cafe Milagro, yum! All our friends and family love when we bring it home.

The owners are quick to respond and the price we paid is very reasonable for the large, beautiful home we stayed in.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always an honor to have repeat guests that enjoy Casa Estrellas as much as we do. You are welcome back anytime!
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5

A Wonderful Second Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this wonderful property. The house is beautiful and very well equipped with everything that is needed for meal preparation, chairs for the beach, etc. Our favourite part of the house however is the pool and outside area. The pool is a great size and there are wonderful shaded outside areas with very comfortable seating. We spent every morning watching the birds and every evening watching the sunset and birds again. The views are outstanding and great to look at from the infinity pool. We were sad to leave and would be happy to return to this home anytime.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us again and we are so pleased the second time around didn't disappoint. We look forward to welcoming you back anytime!
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Asheville, NC
5

Pura Vida in Chontales

  • 5 of 5

Casa Estrellas is a truly beautiful & we thoroughly enjoyed our time in Chontales. Our stay was 10 weeks, so we really got to know the area..First, this is the best equipped VRBO we’ve ever stayed at. Appliances & cookware, all high quality. Plenty of pots, pans, dishes.The beds are comfortable, plenty of nice towels, great hot water (note of caution, hot water is scalding hot). The outside area is lovely. In CR, you spend most of your time outside. The decking around the pool is a great place to spend the days reading, playing games, taking a dip in the pool, etc. And what a beautiful pool! Unfortunately, we had some problems with the pool. Hopefully, it will be resolved soon. The property mgr responded quickly when we notified of a problem & worked on it several times, but never quite got it resolved. Nonetheless, we were generally able to use it when we wanted, & we thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon dips. The landscape is beautiful-laying out on the chairs at night to watch the stars is outstanding. Every morning we watched the birds in nearby trees. Wonderful sightings of Tucans, Kiskadees, Vultures, Anis, & Amazon Parrots. Bugs-Not bad, really. I seem to attract mosquitos & am allergic, so I did use repellant on my legs in the evenings & for walks on the beach. I’m not saying I didn’t get bites, I definitely did. Taking precautions at dawn & dusk seemed to work. If you “need” to be connected, there is TV with Netflix & movies, etc., & the WIFI works well. A/C - you really don’t need it! This was a concern when we rented the house, but it turned out to be a needless worry. The breezes are constant & the ceiling fans work great for moving air. There were even a couple of nights when I thought we might need a light cover on the bed! The owners have put together a nice binder of information that is very helpful on your arrival. Negatives? Not many, really. Over the period of 10 weeks, we got a bit tired of the drive into & out of the property-ten minutes on a very rocky, bumpy road. Also, the frequent visits by the landscapers was a bit annoying. If I only had a week and lost a day to guys trimming, blowing & cleaning up, I would have been unhappy. Also, they spray poison on the plants so we were forced indoors with doors & windows closed to avoid the fumes. Overall, this is the best VRBO property we’ve ever stayed at. Thanks Anita & Warren for sharing your beautiful home, Thanks Sonya & Jan for your help! Pura Vida!!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to provide a through review for future guests! We take pride in providing amenities and comforts that we would expect while on vacation and are pleased that this is the case. We have been notified that the issue with the pool is fully resolved but required a more extensive repair that would have required a few days without access to the pool - something we would never want to subject guest to if can be helped! One of the most beautiful features of Casa Estrells is the outdoor spaces and again we try to ensure that the vegetation, pathways and the view is well maintained for our guests. We are sorry the gardeners were disruptive however and for any future guests, please arrange with the property managers to ensure they come on a day of a planned excursion if you wish. Thank you for mentioning the airflow and the needless worry of no A/C - we get this concern from many potential or future guests but it is very hard to explain until you experience it. Thank you again for your stay and we hope to welcome you back in the future!
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clovis california
5

Where everyone needs to be

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a chance to visit paradise and view it at the same time, this is the place to be. The quality of this home is astounding, second only to the views from the lower and upper terraces. Whether cooking a gourmet meal with the fresh seafood from the nearby Pacific, or just sitting on a comfortable chair looking at that ocean, happiness is the sensation. If you travel in the rainy season and want to hear the rain pound down or stand in it, here near the top of the mountain, this is the place to be. Five stars does not cover it. High on the mountain top yet close to anything you want to do, once again, this is where you need to be. Anita, Jan, and Sonja - thank you so much for an incredible stay. See you next time. Sherry and Gary

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sherry and Gary, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review and we are so happy that you enjoyed Casa Estrellas in the rainy season. The powers of mother nature are just that much more awe inspiring in the jungles of Costa Rica, I agree. We are also so pleased that you found the home and amenities to your liking. You were very gracious guests and we would love to welcome you back one day soon!
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Montreal
5

The return to paradise

  • 5 of 5

Hi,

This is our second time to this magnificent house, we loved our first experience with this house and we are coming back to enjoy again the second time. We felt like home at the first time we visit this house and the second time didn't change our perspective.

The sounds of the nature in the morning singing by many birds, the wonderful view in the afternoon with sun set in far away in the pacific ocean. It's really relaxing and we are enjoy our vacation times.

The owner Anita is very responding with the request that we have. The Management team is very helpful.

Looking forward for another vacation in Costa Rica again.

/Van.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Van. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences at Casa Estrellas. We are truly appreciate that the second visit was as great as the first and we hope to welcome you 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
 
Mid Season
Apr 23 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,169
 
 
Low Season
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,022
 
 
Mid Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,169
 
 
Low Season
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,022
 
 
High Season
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,240
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,487
 
 
High Season
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 23 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,240
 
 
Easter
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,487
 
 
High Season
Apr 8 2018 - Apr 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,240
 
 
Mid Season
May 1 2018 - May 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,169
 
 
Low Season
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,022
 
 
Mid season
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,169
 
 
Low season
Sep 1 2018 - Nov 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,022
 
 
High Season
Dec 1 2018 - Dec 21 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,240
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,240
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $365.9

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

VRBO fees waived if you choose wire transfer payment instead of online booking option

Discounts available for multiple weeks, monthly stays and long term rentals - 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 60 days before arrival date.
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