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The Most Desired Villa of Mal Pais - Views, Privacy and 5 Star Service

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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Property description

When you want privacy, Villa Casa Blanca allows a completely private sanctuary just for you, your family and friends - and with the most amazing views stretching from the Cabo Blanco National Park to Samara Beach. See all the reviews from our guests - we are what we say and more. We provide first class services for our clients tailored to their needs. If you want a chef, a massage at the house, yoga lessons at our yoga cabina, and much more.

Casa Blanca is certainly one of the most desirable houses in Mal Pais/Santa Teresa with a magnificent 22 meter infinity pool, outdoor BBQ/Dining patio, separate outdoor Covered Pool Patio, Private Massage/Yoga Cabin, and gardens throughout..... and WIFI throughout with Hi Speed Satellite Internet. And we cater to our clients by providing a Concierge Service that will arrange any and all needs during your stay.

Whether you want to swim laps or just drift in the pool, you will enjoy the serenity and quiet Villa Casa Blanca has to offer.... and with the sound of nature at your doorstep.

Casa Blanca is a very modern two-story house with four spacious bedrooms (all with amazing views) and three exquisite, Italian-tiled bathrooms - all the modern conveniences and designer touches that make each room something very special.

This modern house is just 1/2 km (5 minutes) from the Mar Azul Beach perched on the hilltop allowing you total tranquility with the most breath-taking views of the Pacific Ocean. Walk up to the third story Roof Terrace (complete with mini-bar) where you can sit and watch the monkeys and reach up and touch the fluffy clouds gently flowing overhead - and at night pluck the stars from the sky.

The House: We were one of the featured houses for 2012 in Central/South America for the Best Design. We are very proud of our architects - Isobel and Rebecca!

The Area: Mal Pais has a wonderful private Swedish Beach nestled quietly next to the Cabo Blanca National Park Entrance. So, if you want to find that secluded beach, this is the place to go. But, there are many other beaches along the coast and each with it's own qualities: Playa Carmen, Playa Mar Azul, Playa Hermosa, Playa Santa Teresa, and Playa Manzanillo.

Just nearby is the Mal Pais Fishing Village where you can either get a boat and go fishing yourself or simply enjoy that catches of the day.... very fresh and tasty and the fishermen will prepare your fish for you.

There are plenty of local restaurants and grocery stores (about 6 - 8 pending season) to choose from. We also have an Organic Market every Saturday afternoon at Playa Carmen.

And of course the beaches are the best in Costa Rica (voted recently). Long, empty stretches of beaches with the best waves for beginners to intermediates. There are fantastic natural tide pools where you can relax and enjoy the warm waters of Costa Rica in peace.

The dining experience of the area ranges from typical Tico food to very special restaurants that serve a fantastic variety of cuisine. We can provide you with a complete list of restaurants in the area. It changes from season to season so be sure to ask the Caretaker (or us) for the latest and greatest.

Activities: You will find an endless amount of things to choose from: Surfing, Swimming, Yoga, Paddle Boarding, Massage, Tai Chai, Capoiera, Hiking in the National Park, Zip Lining above the Montezuma Waterfalls, cliff diving at the Waterfalls, Tortuga Island where you can snorkel and scuba dive, fishing (fantastic and amazing fish), and much, much more.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 5500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Sunset Views...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Sunset Views...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Jungle View...moreless

  • Massage/Yoga Cabina

    Sunset Views...moreless

  • Bed 4/TV Lounge: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    TV Lounge with Large Sofa Bed...moreless

  • The Master Bedroom and Sea View Room have fantastic views over the Ocean towards the sunset. The Jungle View Room faces the amazing Nature Reserve Cabo Blanco with the most amazing jungle view across the jungle valley. Lower Bedroom has access to pool and back patio with private toilet. Large Sofa Bed. All bedrooms have large Super King or Queen Bed and are equipped with TV and DVD with the Master Bedroom with Sky Cable and Apple TV. The rooms all are air-conditioned with hidden systems that keep the air cool but the noise out. All rooms are hermetically seals windows with floor to ceiling windows....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Guest Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Guest Room - Sea and Jungle View - Rain Shower...moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    Master Bathroom Outdoor Shower! Sunset View!...moreless

  • Lounge Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Master Bedroom - Rain Shower (3 jets) and very large...moreless

  • The bathrooms are equipped with Rain Showers and very modern in design. All are tiled with beautiful italian Bisazza tiles - each with it's own feeling: Earth, Sun and Water. All rooms have linen basket, beach towels, baths/hand towels and more! ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The house is a very modern house with purified water throughout. All rooms have magnificent views to the ocean and jungle. The design of the house is modern with wood flooring, bisazza tiles and glass folding windows so that the house feels open to the elements or closed without loosing the view. The 22m Infinity Lap Pool provides great exercise for those who want to swim laps or simply to relax whilst watching the whales or the sunset. There is a Palm Thatched Massage/Yoga Cabina overlooking the Pacific Ocean nestled away from the house at the end of the Infinity Pool. Another great place to get away and enjoy the cool Pacific breezes - mediate, practice yoga or have a massage at the house at Sunset....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    We have some books.... but you're always welcome to bring reading material to share with others....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu Ray DVD Player in each bedroom....moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Bring your IPod, IPad and enjoy as much as you like....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Sky Cable in All Rooms...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo speakers throughout the house and exterior...moreless

  • Television:

    TV in each bedroom with Blu Ray DVD Player...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library:

    Extensive and Current Video Library...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Nude Beach
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    The beach, Mar Azul, is just below the Villa. Excellent for swimming, surfing, bathing in the pools, and more....moreless

  • Beach View:

    This is the most sublime view of the Pacific Coast and Mal Pais/Santa Teresa. Sit back and enjoy the vistas stretching from Mar Azul all they way up the Coast. You can see all the surf beaches!...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    This is the most sublime view of the Pacific Coast and Mal Pais/Santa Teresa. Sit back and enjoy the vistas!...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Sit on the pool patio (or any room) and watch the expansive Pacific Ocean spill out in front of you..... to the sunsets! ...moreless

  • Village:

    Santa Teresa and Mal Pais are full of restaurants, yoga retreats, grocery stores, fishmonger, bakery and many boutiques and surf shops....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is an indoor dining table - seats 8 - 10 There is an outdoor dining table - seats 8...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Air Con in all Bedrooms...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    We have our own Satellite Internet with WIFI throughout the House. 1MG Up and Down....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer onsite...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Mac Computer in Master (the latest) and in Guest Bedroom...moreless

  • Dialup Access:

    We have internet at the house with WIFI in all areas. Our internet is Satellite Connection so there is no problem with connection....moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet:

    We have our own Satellite Internet with WIFI throughout the House. 1MG Up and Down....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Egyptian Cotton Linens with magnificent linens...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Sunken Pit with fantastic views of the Sunset across the Infinity Pool...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Local Telephone calls...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of Bath Towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer onsite...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    We have our own Satellite Internet with WIFI throughout the House. 1MG Up and Down....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    If you need catering, we can provide this for you upon request. Additionally, if you require an on-site chef, we can also arrange for this as well....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All you would ever want...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Great Kitchen with all dishes and utensils - everything you need...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Everything you need for a fantastic cooking experience: Crueset cookery, all utensils, Magimix, Cuisinart, Coffee Maker/Expresso, Ice Cream Maker and much, much more...moreless

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven:

    Electric Oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Mixers, Blenders and many more appliances....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    4 Burners and Center Burner (Gas)...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony in Master Bedroom with Sea View. And Jungle View Room with private balcony. And a Roof Terrace that unravels all!...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    We have friends who rents their boats and can take you fishing, snorkelling and more....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Decks in Front and Back - there is a back Kitchen Patio with Teak Flooring surrounded by tropical plants. And there is a Pool Patio that is partially covered with lounge chairs and benches....moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Golf:

    You can golf at Tambor Golf Club....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Massage/Yoga Cabina with Hammock overlooking the ocean....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Amazing Garden with much to offer - fruit, spices, etc....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Fantastic BBQ with outdoor patio/dining table (up to 8 people)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Fantastic Porch with 4 Loungers by Pool. ...moreless

  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Infinity Pool with Ocean Views...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dry Season
Jan 6 - May 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$630
$4,410
Green Season
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$600
$4,200
Wet Season
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$375
$2,625
Dry Season
Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$660
$4,620
High Season
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,350
$9,450
Dry Season
Jan 4 - May 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$660
$4,620
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$650
$4,550

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

1) Reservations cancelled up to 90 days prior 95% percent refund.

2) Reservations cancelled within 90 days to 60 days prior 50% percent refund.

3) Reservations cancelled within 60 days to 30 25% percent refund.

4) Reservations cancelled 30 days or less - NO REFUND

There will be a 3% surcharge for US Credit Cards, 6% for Credit Cards Outside the US, or $40 wire transfer charges per transfer.


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Location

  • Manuel Antonio National Park

    "Fantastic Hike through the National Park in Cabuya. There's a small path through the amazin..."

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  • Parque National Rincón de la Vieja

    "Fantastic Falls in a beautiful natural park."

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  • Witch's Rock

    "Great Private Surfing if you can get there :)"

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  • Juan Santamaria International Airport

    "Central Airport for Costa Rica with many local flights (this is the hub for all flights)."

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  • Ostional National Wildlife Refuge

  • Playa Carmen

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tambor
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Coco Loco
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Puntarenas
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Mar Azul

Car: Necessary

Mal Pais is located next to Cabo Blanca Nature Reserve at the edge of the Southern Nicoya Peninsula. This area is truly unique for the nature reserve, the beautiful beaches and the amazing surfing. THIS IS PARADISE like you've never seen before! Villa Casa Blanca is very private and situated without any neighbors which will make your stay truly special, relaxed and very peaceful. The garden surrounding the house is a special treat of fruit trees, orchids, and many varieties of plans.

We have all the modern conveniences you'll want in a Jungle Paradise by the sea: air-conditioning, fully equipped and professional kitchen, the most amazing caretaker (he's our brother in law and family), Eduardo, and our housekeeper (his wife), Lourdes. You''ll be totally looked after as if it were you're own home away from home.

Our goal is to make you relax and feel totally safe in our Villa which has the most amazing views of anyone in Mal Pais.

So, relax and unwind with us at Villa Casa Blanca. Total Privacy!

Other Activities: Surfing, Yoga, Tai Chi, Zip Lines, Fishing, Snorkeling, Jet Ski, Waterfalls, Scuba Diving, Paddleboarding, Horeseback Riding, Nature Trails and much, much more :) There are many things on offer in this part of the Nicoya... and surfing or playing in the waves is a must along the 10 miles of pristine beaches with the best surf in all Costa Rica.

Golf: The is a Golf Course in Tambor (approx. 45 minutes drive from the Villa).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I work in the film industry between London and Los Angeles. Mal Pais attracted me after one visit. The peacefulness, the people, the ocean vistas, the long empty beaches... and the list goes on. Mal Pais became the obvious choice to escape from work and enter into a paradise where one can reconnect with oneself and enjoy life without the daily stresses of living in a major city.

Why the Owner Chose Malpais:
The moment I stepped onto the 'plantel', I knew this was it. With amazing ocean vistas, cool breezes, located just next to the National Park. I wanted to find a location that wouldn't be overtaken by future developments, that would retain the beauty of the jungle, that would respect nature whilst building something eco-friendly. I wanted to create an oasis of paradise with amazing vistas.... and to create a modern, clean home with simple use of concrete and glass (the sea element is harsh on buildings as are termites). So, we created a very clean and modern structure which emphasized the views of the Pacific Ocean and the Cabo Blanco National Park. Beyond that, we wanted to create a home for visitors that would offer all modern conveniences (screen doors, sealed rooms, air-con, modern appliances, fantastic lighting).... and a 22m Lap Pool to exercise, and a Massage/Yoga Cabina to escape. We extended the garden so that those who stay with us can escape to private areas and enjoy the sound of the waves, the sound of the jungle - and the many animals and birds.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Sun, sea, pool, views, beaches! What more :) This Villa give you complete tranquility with amazing vistas in your own private Paradise. It offers you a kitchen/dining environment overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It's a great place to cook, enjoy friends and views. There are many places on the grounds to escape to (Massage Cabina, Lower Garden, Private Jungle Garden, Nature Trail and more).


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese

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Photos

  • The Entrance to Casa Blanca

    The Entrance to Casa Blanca

  • A beautiful sunset at the Pool

    A beautiful sunset at the Pool

  • The Magnificent Infinity Lap Pool

    The Magnificent Infinity Lap Pool

  • The Jungle Day Bed - Total Privacy

    The Jungle Day Bed - Total Privacy

  • The Glass Bridge

    The Glass Bridge

  • The Master Bedroom View overlooking the Pacific

    The Master Bedroom View overlooking the Pacific

  • Paradise View over the Pool to the Pacific Ocean

    Paradise View over the Pool to the Pacific Ocean

  • The Kitchen at Sunset

    The Kitchen at Sunset

  • The Complete Kitchen..... a place to truly enjoy cooking and eating!

    The Complete Kitchen..... a place to truly enjoy cooking and eating!

  • The Living Lounge....

    The Living Lounge....

  • Sunset while on the Roof Terrace...

    Sunset while on the Roof Terrace...

  • The Sunny Guest Bathroom...

    The Sunny Guest Bathroom...

  • The Pool

    The Pool

  • A Villa with the Most Amazing Views, Pool andTranquility

    A Villa with the Most Amazing Views, Pool andTranquility

  • The Pool Deck

    The Pool Deck

  • Monkeys outside the kitchen.... a morning treat.

    Monkeys outside the kitchen.... a morning treat.

  • The Master Bedroom

    The Master Bedroom

  • The Master Bathroom

    The Master Bathroom

  • The Dining Table overlooking the Pacific Ocean

    The Dining Table overlooking the Pacific Ocean

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • The Kitchen and BBQ Patio

    The Kitchen and BBQ Patio

  • The TV Lounge

    The TV Lounge

  • The Sea View Guest Room

    The Sea View Guest Room

  • The Jungle Room View Guest Bedroom

    The Jungle Room View Guest Bedroom

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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