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

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
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Dominical Villa Rental Photos and Description

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.

Night security guard patrolling the Villa all night long.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

John and Dawn Miller
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Can have spanish and german translated for us.
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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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 Puntarenas

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.


based on 10 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
Edmonton Alberta Canada

R&R in Costa Rica

  • 5 of 5

This is a Fantastic Villa. Tons of space and the location is perfect. Plenty of chairs and recliners around the pool for multiple guests. The landscaping and gardening around the property is beautiful and well maintained. You will not be disappointed with this villa.

The owners and the property manager are very responsive to any problems that arise with the Villa. Some important information to know. Dominical has many poweroutages that last no longer than 10 minutes. That being said. Sometimes the power outlets can trip. All you have to do is hit the reset button on the power outlet. Easy fix :)

The town of Dominical is a big surfing destination. The restaurants are good. Our favourites were La Casita Pizza and Del Mar Taco Shop. If you have a vehicle, we also recommend Jolly Rogers, which is only 10 min away towards Uvita.

Dominical is a central location to many beaches, national parks, wildlife and activities. Check trip advisor to help locate the things you are interested in.

Trust me when I say. Stay at this villa. You won't be disappointed.


  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House!

  • 5 of 5

We went with my 82 year old mother, and my 2 grown daughters of 28 and 31. The house is wonderful and comfortable. Plenty of space for everyone. It was also nice to have some English speaking TV (abc from Miami was perfect!) in a foreign country, especially since my mom couldn't go with us on some of the hikes. We mostly used the outside shower for all of our showers. We enjoyed the back patio and pool so much! We spent many hours sitting outside, and jumping in the pool when we got too hot. (That pool really saved the day!) Walking distance to the beach, and to the town and shops. It was HOT, so we enjoyed having AC in the house when we were there, and for sleeping at night. We had a rental car so we could explore the region - it was a short drive to Nauyaca Waterfalls (but we highly recommend renting a 4WD to park at the parking lot instead of on the road to save yourself 2km of walking hell each way). We did day trips to Manual Antonio Park, Haceinda Baru, Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary (also needs 4WD), snorkeling at the Whale's Tail area, and more. My daughters loved the town, the Mono Congo coffee shop, La Palma Beach Club at the end of our street. We made a reservation at the restaurant ¿Por Que No? which was a delight, or you can just go there to have drinks and watch the beautiful sunset from their bar deck. We loved every bit of it - we got to see monkeys, toucans, and sloths in the wild. We hardly wore any of the clothes we brought because it was so hot - you just need a swimsuit and something VERY light to wear. Rosa was great! It's a bit hard to find in the dark, and though we tried to get there before dark, it got dark about 15 minutes outside of Dominical, which made it hard for us to find the place. We'd love to return! It was a great house at a great location. Thank you, John and Dawn!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful villa to accomodate us for the 2 weeks

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here with my daughter and her family. There were 6 of us very comfortable for all of us. The girls had their own bedroom, parents in another upstairs while we slept on the mail level.

The pool was a relief from the heat. We used it all the time.

We ate out most of the time just had breakfast on the patio. This location is excellent to get around and make use of the tours. Our favourite eating spot was Por Que No. The food is the best.

My daughter took her family zip lining, horse back riding to the Falls, Wild bird sanctuary.

We wouldn't recommend Manuel Antonio Park. There are too many tourists. The other tours are far superior. We ate at Tourtilla Flats and wouldn't recommend it. Mongo café is excellent.

We were able to see everything without a car. The busses are great and we went to Quepos twice.

This certainly was a very relaxing reasonable vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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located close to beach and to town, has everything you need

  • 4 of 5

the condo was complete with everything we needed, full kitchen, three bedrooms with separate AC units for each room, and three bathrooms. the big, open showers were a plus. the pool stayed nice and cool during our stay - many pools in the area get really warm in the hot sun.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, perfect Dominical location

  • 5 of 5

There were five of us in our family group, and we were completely comfortable. The house had all the amenities that we needed, and is in beautiful shape.This was my first visit to Costa Rica, and I wasn't sure where we should stay. Dominical turned out to be perfect as a central location for us to go zip lining, explore the many waterfalls and swimming holes in the area, as well as Manuel Antonio National addition, the house is a two minute walk from dominical beach,which is a great spot for surfing and playing in the waves.if you'd like to explore more, there are other beautiful beaches within a short drive.One of the high spots for me was going out to eat at the many great restaurants in the area. We ate at a number of places that have good elevation due to the adjoining mountain foothills, which provide spectacular ocean views. The owners are very nice, very responsive, and the property is managed by Rosa, who is a real gem and offers great food in her "soda",our favorite breakfast spot.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! Glad you enjoyed your stay, we strive to improve our property every time we can make it there. Hope to have you again!
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Ocean City, MD USA


  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 weeks at the property with our famliy and inlaws. We had 4 children under 10 in the house and had plenty of room. The itchen was great fro cooking meals at home and the soda was right next door. Rosa helped us with lots of laundry given our crew. THe pool area was well maintained and the pool was just the right size. The location was insanely cool. We could walk to the beach and only needed a car for a few days when we wanted to go out and explore. We will be back fro sure!!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you had a great time! Hope to have you stay again.
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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: not necessary

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.


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Dominical Villa Rental Rates

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Holiday Season
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
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.

$500 refundable damage/security deposit due ASAP to hold booking, will be returned within 7 days of departure. Full payment due 60 days prior to arrival or ASAP on closer stays.

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Dominical Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
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 ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • 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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