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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,750 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath 1750Sq Ft, Pool. Ocean And Mountain Views, 2 Mins To Ocean

Private, comfortable, affordable, perfect! Laid out for your ideal family or couples vacation. Main floor has the kitchen, dining area, living room with cable television and DVD, half bathroom, guest bedroom, and the rear sliding doors lead to the patio and pool. Second floor has 2 bedrooms, including the large master suite with its private bathroom, walk in shower, two balconies, one shared with the other bedroom. We have just purchased a crib so your little one will be nice and cozy. Another full bathroom with walk in tiled shower is located on the second floor. Both upstairs bedrooms have air conditioning units and the main floor also has an air conditioner to keep you cool. The pool in the back yard is ideal for children to play in and also helps out a lot to beat the heat. There is WIFI for your convenience also.

Amazing Beach Villa, great Ocean View, located less than a block from waters edge and one of the best surf breaks in Costa Rica.

If you want an unforgettable vacation experience within walking distance to all the amenties of Dominical, this is the best and only place to stay.

No need to rent a car as you're within walking distance of everything: surf, beach, restaurants, bars, grocery, yoga, massage, language school, adventure.

The Villa has a private swimming pool and garden patio. Eco-friendly construction, full kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops, clean water, brand new furniture and beds, custom Teak woodwork. High efficiency Air conditioning. Very private and secure.

Sleeps 6-8, in three bedrooms, with 2 queen beds, one double, a crib and one futon sleeper.

Ocean view from the front, impressively large master suite, decks off of upper bedrooms, private, modern and clean, 1750 sq. feet.

Quiet, Family friendly, covered patio overlooking pool and garden, kid friendly, sunning patio nestled in garden next to pool, exterior shower for when you come out of pool or ocean, surrounded by mango groves and pasture, very private and quiet, yet right in the town of Dominical. Spanish Colonial floors, private bathrooms for master and Guest bedroom, 3rd bedroom on first floor, open floor plan, indoor outdoor living, private deck off master bedroom, parking, teak ceilings, teak doors, teak windows and cabinets.

Dominical beach is an exciting village full of life all hours of the day and night. There are clothing, souvenirs and artisan shops, close to 20 restaurants with excellent food and variety of food types, bars, and lounges and the most spectacular sunsets.

Besides surfing, swimming, and taking extended walks along the beautiful beach, you can go horseback riding, ATV riding in the mountains, go on a canopy tour or visit a nearby wildlife reserve or a butterfly farm all nearby Dominical beach.

The town has several tour offices offering many different types of adventures. The area has some of the best deep sea fishing in the world, with record breaking catches of marlin, tuna and sailfish. There are real estate services, Spanish learning center, small supermarkets, restaurants, cafes and a church.

The town is located near one of Costa Rica's most famous national parks, Manuel Antonio and is minutes from the prestigious reef at whale’s tail in Uvita with swimming, boating, snorkeling and scuba diving. There is certainly no shortage of things to do in and around Dominical beach.

We can also help arrange any of the local tours, fishing, and other excursions available in and around the Dominical beach area.

Ideal for families with small children, couples, or a girls getaway!

Same Day Full Service Laundry available thru the concierge for nominal fee.

More Details

John and Dawn Miller
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Can have spanish and german translated for us.
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About John and Dawn Miller

We are a Canadian family of four, with two small children aged 4 and 7 years old. We live just west of Edmonton, Alberta. My wife and I grew up in this area and now live on an acreage on my family's old homestead. I work in the Alberta oilfield at one of Alberta's many oil plants. My wife stays at home with our children and takes care of them, our acreage, dogs, cats, wild birds, even the odd fox and deer. Like many Canadians we desire an escape during the brutal winters and Costa Rica is the place for us. Friendly people, spectacular natural beauty, great food, and tons of adventures to be found!

John and Dawn Miller purchased this villa in 2014

Why John and Dawn Miller chose Dominical

We vacationed at this property in March 2014 and fell in love with the area and Villa. The property manager Rosa is very knowledgable and she really made us feel like we owned the place, so we decided to buy it. We plan on vacationing there every winter and thought if we could do that along with letting other people enjoy the experience then we were making a good choice. The Villa was completed construction in 2012, and is fantastically finished. The layout allows the Villa to be great for families. The master bedroom is the first of two on the upper floor, only steps away from the second bedroom. If there is need for more guests a third bedroom on the main floor is perfectly situated and also the main bedroom has a futon. The 2.5 baths was a must for us as I am the only male in the family so the girls will be set up for 'getting ready' for years to come. Our favourite thing about it was the pool. It was perfect for our two young girls and it is so nice to be able to cool down in there whenever we wanted. The outdoor shower was awesome too, gave a place to wash all the sand out of the swimming trunks without getting it all over the Villa.

What makes this villa unique

There is little, if anything, not to love about this property. The pool, the views, the 'new' feeling, it all adds up and is really quite impressive. The finished details are beautiful; teak woodwork throughout, new stainless steel appliances, new comfortable beds, and the space itself gives it both function and fashion. We had looked for months on end for a vacation rental and are so happy we got it right on our first try. It really feels like home and if anything is required our property manager Rosa will take care of whatever you may need quickly and to your satisfaction. She has lived there for 13 years and knows everybody and everything you'll want to enjoy your vacation.


Dominical Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Exterior shower - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower by pool
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , Marble counter tops, walk in tiled shower, peaked ceilings
    Main Floor Bath - toilet , custom marble sink, dual flush toilet
    Guest Bath - toilet , shower , Marble counters, walk in shower
  • The upstairs showers are large walk in tiled showers. The bathroom cabinets are custom made from teak and the bathroom counter tops are marble. All towels are brand new and high quality. The main floor half bath provides a convenient place to freshen up without having to go upstairs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Shared balcony with master ocean view, A/C
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private bath, pool balcony, 2nd balcony ocean view, A/C,
    Main floor bedroom - 1 double , Room on main floor, living room A/C keeps it cool
  • Master bedroom is very large with patios/balconies off both the front and back. We have just purchased a crib so your little one will be nice and cozy. Vaulted teak ceilings in the room and sliding glass/teak doors to the patios. There are two closets and a large private bathroom with walk in shower. Upper guest bedroom has a private bath and shower, ocean views, patio, and closet. All beds have new mattresses, and high thread count linens, all towels are brand new and high quality. Main floor bedroom, has a custom made double bed sleeper, the mattress is comfortable and the sheets are of high quality. All bedrooms are very comfortable and are kept cool by air conditioning as required.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
I can't stress enough how helpful our property manager Rosa is. With her extensive knowledge of the area and people there is nothing she cannot help you out with. Feel free to ask her for anything and she will make it happen. If ever any concerns that she cannot help you with we will do our best to make your stay as relaxing and enjoyable as you deserve.


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average rating of 4.714286 based on 21 reviews

Great place, great stay!!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 3 nights at this property in Dominical and loved our stay in the area! The house is just a stones throw from the beach and a 2 minute walk from all the action in Dominical! The house is open and spacious, bright and airy with a lovely pool -which we made good use of!! We did a few excursions (Nauyaca Waterfall and Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary, both of which were only about 15 minutes away) and loved our experiences!! Well worth the trips!!! John and Dawn are fantastic owners and were readily available to respond to any inquiries we had! We travel to Costa Rica annually and would not hesitate to come back!! Thank you John and Dawn!!! PURA VIDA!!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!! We would absolutely love to have you back!!
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North Vancouver, BC., Canada

Great Spot

  • 4 of 5

Great spot...

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Glad you liked the location!!
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Denver, CO USA

Wonderful property close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here for a week and really loved it! The water was a bit crazy for our 3 yo so the pool was a really great amenity. Rosa is amazing and took really great care of us and runs a little restaurant with excellent Tico foods and western dishes as well! Thanks so much for having us! We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lexington, KY

Lovely stay in Dominical

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time at John & Dawn's house in Playa Dominical. We found it really easily based on their directions. Outside of the house not being ready at our agreed arrival time, Rosa, who manages their rental, was great. The house is conveniently located a short walk from the beach and away enough from the center of town as to not be noisy at night. The houses are close together but our neighbors were considerate and quiet in the evenings/mornings. The kitchen is stocked with all your basic needs and the house is really great if you're traveling with kids. We really enjoyed the coolness of the pool for our toddler after spending our mornings exploring the nearby waterfalls, surfing and visiting with friends. It would be nice to have lamps throughout the house (living room and bedrooms) for reading and a more relaxing mood in the evening... Overall, we had a fabulous time!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! We will definitely look into getting some lamps for reading and mood lighting, great suggestion!
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Very nice staying !

  • 5 of 5

Everything went well, having a house so close to the beach is wonderful! I could took my coffee on the beach watching the sun rising every morning, a pure pleasure! And the cool piscine water is really refreshing after the ocean's hot water ! Thank you again !

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great time! Having coffee on the beach is one of my favourite things! Thank you!
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Perfect Place in Dominical

  • 5 of 5

I had such a great stay at John and Dawn's. I was looking for a home that was away from the noise of Dominical and still close to town and this was perfect. I loved the field across with the tall old trees and all the cows and horses (and baby cows and horses!) I stayed in the house for 6 weeks and could have stayed longer. It was just me but there are 3 bedrooms so it could have easily worked for more people. Rosa and her son were my contact while in Dominical and they were so helpful. We had an issue with the air conditioner and John, Dawn, Rosa, and her son made sure it was taken care of as quickly as it could. The house is spacious and easy to clean. There's everything you need in the kitchen and plenty of towels. I slept so well - the beds are very comfortable. And there's a night guard outside as well - though I felt very safe even without a guard. I will definitely stay here again - I felt so at home. John and Dawn always responded quickly to my emails even though they were in another country. I felt like any need was easily met. I rent homes around the world and this definitely was one of the better ones. Really - if you're in Dominical - stay here. Thanks John and Dawn!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Cat! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Tortilla Flats
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hiway 34, Constanera Sur
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Cafe Ensueno
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Playa Dominical
Car: recommended

This tropical paradise has everything you will need to enjoy a relaxed, stress free vacation. If the heat is getting to you take a short walk to the Pacific Ocean and cool off, or just take a dip in your own private pool. If you prefer to relax and listen to the waves that is exactly what you can do from your front patio. There are many fantastic restaurants to eat at in Dominical. Only a minute walk from the villa is Cafe Ensueno, authentic Costa Rican food with the best tropical smoothies we have ever tasted. Or maybe pasta, sushi, or pizza? Many restaurants in town all with their own unique flair. I know the girls like to shop and there are many small shops in town with dresses, swim wear, clothes, and souvenirs. Not to mention the daily sellers that set up along the beach with all kinds of cool trinkets. There is no need to rent a car while in Dominical, everything you require is within walking distance. Our property manager Rosa will be happy to help you with anything you may want whether it be a zip-line canopy tour, a relaxing massage at the villa, a ride out on a boat to whale watch or fish, a scuba or snorkelling adventure, surf lessons or rentals, yoga and pretty much anything else Costa Rica has to offer. There are many waterfalls located in the vicinity of the villa, the closest being at Uvita a 10 minute drive down the road. We had a great time playing in the much cooler mountain waters and may have even dived off a cliff, swung on a rope swing, and slid down a fall like a water-slide. We stayed here on our last vacation and loved it so much we decided to buy the property so we can enjoy the same vacation year after year. I hope your stay is as memorable as ours, it truly is paradise.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 7.0%

-Minimum 3 night stay, 7 nights in Holiday and Easter seasons.
-Surcharge of $40 per guest applied to groups of more than 6.
-A 7% SERVICE CHARGE IS ADDED TO ALL VRBO "BOOK IT NOW" AND PAYPAL RESERVATIONS. This includes the security deposit, which is not automatically assessed on the auto quote feature. Unpaid service charge will be deducted from Security Deposit.
-Any questions please email us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.