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Award-Winning Luxury Ocean View Villa - Private Pool - Best Secret Beach

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Ocean view from pool deck - see The Whales Tail & coastline upto Manuel Antonio

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Last updated: 07/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ojochal house description

With its nearby beach, gorgeous ocean views, upscale amenities, and secluded location, it’s no wonder that Villa Mariposa is once again TripAdvisor’s Top Vacation Rental for Ojochal in 2013. Again and again, our guests rave about our jungle paradise in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica, and we’re sure you’ll fall in love with it too.

The spacious poolside terrace is one of the villa’s best features. French doors open onto a shaded living area, a separate sun-drenched deck and stunning views of the ocean. With plenty of lounge chairs and natural breezes, it’s a restful place to savor your morning coffee, sunbathe, or get caught up in a good book. All the while, you’ll be awed by the hummingbirds, Scarlet Macaws, and incredible blue butterflies—just a few of the species that populate the tropical garden and surrounding jungle. When you’re ready for a dip, the private pool boasts scenic views of the Whale’s Tail and the coastline up to Manuel Antonio National Park. The estate is gated and completely private; there are no neighbors in sight!

This one-story villa has a natural flow to its design, and with three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and an optional fourth bedroom, it provides plenty of space for extended families or several couples. The central dining and living area is flanked by two large bedrooms, including the master bedroom. Both have French doors that open onto the terrace. You’re literally steps away from the pool and you can view the ocean from most every room of the house.
The master bedroom is especially luxurious. It boasts views of the ocean and the pool, an en-suite bathroom with an oversized glass block shower, a plush queen-size bed, and a walk-in closet. You’ll feel pampered during your stay.

Every detail was considered when designing Villa Mariposa. The villa has teak-beamed cathedral ceilings, custom handmade cedar doors, cabinets and furniture, and a fully-equipped kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen opens onto the outdoor terrace, so you can easily dine alfresco while watching the sunset. The house was built 800 feet above sea level and is cooled by natural breezes. In addition to all this, Villa Mariposa was built in 2009 and retains the look and feel of a brand-new vacation home.

When it comes to location, the villa couldn’t be better situated. We’re minutes from Ventanas Beach—a virgin strip of palm tree studded sand hidden in a quiet bay. The surrounding cliffs and caverns add to the beauty of the area, and you can walk through the ocean caverns at low tide.

The villa is also minutes from the village of Ojochal, which is renowned in Costa Rica for its international cuisine and world-class dining experiences in the jungle. You will find Canadian, American and European expatriates living there in a cooperative culture with the villagers. We include our restaurant recommendations for some of the best French, Italian, Thai, German, Swiss, Indonesian restaurants on our website and in the villa information binder. The binder also includes our scrumptious secret recipe for sea bass which you can prepare in the gourmet kitchen and enjoy with chilled wine on terrace overlooking the ocean.

Our English-speaking property manager, Heather, is happy to provide concierge services, including booking tours and activities prior to your arrival and during your stay. Heather will greet you the villa and is available for any questions you may have. She is here to ensure your stay at Villa Mariposa is enjoyable and worry-free.

If you’re looking for adventure, take a horseback tour through the lush jungle to Nauyaca Falls, where you can swim in the natural pools or jump from the falls. You can also get close to tame toucans and Scarlet Macaws at Don Lulo’s home, where the tour stops for a typical Costa Rican fare. It makes for a very memorable photo op!

We also recommend Hacienda Baru, a privately-owned national wildlife refuge offering three tours. The Flight of the Toucan is a zipline canopy tour consisting of eight ziplines that carry you from tree to tree across canopy and canyon floors. There is lots of wildlife to see from the air and on the ground, making it a fun tour for all ages. Other tours include the Canopy Observation Platform, which is over 100 feet high in a magnificent tree, and the Tree Climbing tour (for the more adventurous).

You can also visit the Butterfly Garden for free. It has a good sampling of the 550 plus species of butterflies in Costa Rica.

With all of this and so much more you are sure to have a memorable experience.

VIEW MORE PHOTOS & DESCRIPTIONS ON OUR WEBSITE - southcostrica.com or Scroll down for web link just below the Owner Info or Amenities

Want to know more about our villa rental? Give me, Ellen, a call for details.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome:

            family friendly...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Not for rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Ocean view...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Jungle view...moreless

          • Master: 1 queen

            Ensuite bathroom, walk in closet, French doors - Ocean view...moreless

          • The villa has 3 luxurious Queen size bedrooms with new custom made beds with hotel quality mattresses. All brand new high thread count Hotel Quality Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow cases, cotton blankets etc. All new high quality towels and pool towels. The villa is ideal for a romantic getaway, two or three couples or a family, with the master bedroom at one end of the house and an equally large bedroom at the other end. Both ocean view bedrooms have their own double French doors opening to the terrace and pool. You will luxuriate waking up to a tranquil ocean view and enjoy completing the day with a romantic sunset, dining alfresco and stargazing. The master bedroom features a gorgeous view of the pool and ocean as well as a large ensuite bathroom with oversized shower, a luxurious Queen-size bed and a walk-in closet....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Over sized shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            The is also an outdoor shower by the pool...moreless

          • The large master ensuite features granite countertops and a huge glass block shower....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • With the natural cooling breezes, you will be comfortable lounging on the terrace watching the ocean, the jungle & the wildlife or enjoying a meal with friends or a romantic dinner. Safe for valuables and holds laptop. Cleaning before and after your stay is include in weekly rental. Property manager lives 5 minutes walk from the villa and is available by cell phone for any concerns...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • Television:

                Flat screen TV. Watch DVD's or movies from your laptop...moreless

              • Stereo:

                CD/MP3 players and connection for iPod. Indoor/outdoor music....moreless

              • Music Library:

                Library of classical, New age, Jazz, rock, adult contemporary, world music plus 4 radio stations...moreless

              • Video Library:

                DVD library available...moreless

              • Games:

                Board games, cards, puzzels...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Rain Forests
              • Waterfalls
              • Zoo
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Nude Beach
              • Health/Beauty Spa

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Ocean View

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Kayaking
              • Rock Climbing
              • Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Rafting
              • Snorkeling
              • Spelunking
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    Outdoor dining area on covered terrace. Indoor kitchen bar dining area...moreless

                  • Seating for 8 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Safe
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Telephone
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Driveway with gated entrance for extra security. Gate opens with remote control...moreless

                      • Covered Parking:

                        for one vehicle or two vehicles can share...moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        All brand new high thread count Hotel Quality Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow cases, cotton blankets etc. All new high quality towels and pool towels purchase in Canada...moreless

                      • Parking:

                        for one vehicle or two vehicles can share...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        Covered parking for one vehicle or two vehicles can share...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        All new high quality towels and pool towels purchase in Canada...moreless

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Is not available or required as at an altitude of 800 ft above sea level, constant cooling breezes keep it comfortable day & night + Top quality ceiling fans throughout for extra cooling if desired...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Indoor and outdoor living rooms with TV and sterio...moreless

                      • Internet:

                        3G Internet available. Stay connected with our 3G WiFi Internet equivalent for email, browsing and Youtube videos. ...moreless

                      • Broadband Access:

                        3G Internet available. Stay connected with our 3G WiFi Internet equivalent for email, browsing and Youtube videos....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        3G Internet available Stay connected with our 3G WiFi Internet equivalent for email, browsing and Youtube videos....moreless

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Blender
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Oven
                          • Stove:

                            New Stainless steel glass top stove with full oven...moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            High quality china dishes and glassware...moreless

                          • Pantry Items:

                            Spices and seasonings for meat, fish and poultry...moreless

                          • Dishwasher:

                            New Stainless steel...moreless

                          • Refrigerator:

                            New Stainless steel, side by side with built in ice maker...moreless

                          • Microwave:

                            New Stainless steel...moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            Gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, breakfast bar and French door to terrace dining room and all new stainless steel appliances...moreless

                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            New housewares, glasses, cutlery and high quality pots. So it makes it easy to whip up a smoothie or a gourmet meal....moreless

                          Outside

                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            Tropical garden with a varies of flowering scrubs and trees and fruit trees. ...moreless

                          • Tennis:

                            can be arranged ...moreless

                          • Golf:

                            20 minutes to new golf course...moreless

                          • Boat:

                            can be hired...moreless

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            Can be hired...moreless

                          • Water Sports Gear:

                            Can be hired. Some pool toys and floats available...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Gas BBQ...moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            the pool deck with ocean view and jungle view, comes with lounge chairs and tables and is idea for sunbathing and stargazing...moreless

                          • Porch / Veranda:

                            32' by 13' outdoor covered terrace or porch with living and dining area...moreless

                          • Lanai / Gazebo:

                            32' by 13' outdoor covered terrace or porch with living and dining area...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Patio
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Barbecue
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                          • Terrace

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard
                          • Discover
                          • Dinersclub
                          • Jcb

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool:

                            Walk out from the terrace to the 13' by 26' private pool with ocean view. ...moreless

                          • Outdoor Pool
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer Vacation - Special
                          Jun 28 - Aug 31, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $250
                          $1,500

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          Low Season - Monthly Specials
                          Sep 1 - Nov 14, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $225
                          $1,300

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          Fall Season Getaway
                          Nov 15 - Dec 19, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $235
                          $1,600

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          Christmas Dec.20-27
                          Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,700
                          flat fee
                          New Years- Dec.27-Jan. 03
                          Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,900
                          flat fee
                          High Season-Except Holidays
                          Jan 3 - May 1, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,950

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          March/Spring Break 2015
                          Mar 7 - Mar 13, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,200
                          flat fee
                          March/Spring Break 2015
                          Mar 14 - Mar 20, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,200
                          flat fee
                          Spring Season Getaway
                          May 2 - Jun 26, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,600

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          Summer Vacation 2015
                          Jun 27 - Aug 30, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,700

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,950

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          Summer SPECIAL- July and Aug. $200/wk Off from $1700 now $1500

                          All Flat rates are for up to 6 people, add $25/person/night

                          CHECK IN time 3 pm - 6 pm. Inquire for later check in. Check Out 9 am

                          Rates include cleaning before & after your stay, concierge services before & during your stay & taxes.

                          Refundable Security Deposit $300


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Last updated: 07/30/2014
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                          Location

                          25 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Palmar Sur - 25 Minutes
                          4 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Costanera - Coastal scenic drive - -8 Minutes
                          4.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Playa Ventanas - 10 Minutes
                          4.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Adelante Bar- Resturant - 11 minutes
                          15 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          San Buenas - 15 minutes
                          5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Citrus - world class dining 12 Minutes

                          Car: Necessary

                          For a complete map and guide visit www.southcostarica.com . The south Pacific coast is renowned for its dramatic landscapes where the mountains meet the ocean. This is the real Costa Rica with the gorgeous and secluded Ventanas Beach only 10 minutes from the Villa Mariposa and the village of Ojochal with international restaurants and all the amenities all within 15 minutes. Located 30 minutes south of Dominical and 25 minutes north of the Palmar Sur airstrip on the picturesque and well paved Costanera highway. You can fly into the international airport in San Jose and drive or take a 30 minute scenic flight over the mountains and along the coast to Palmar Sur airstrip. From there we can arrange to have a 4x4 rental waiting for you and then drive the 25 minutes to Villa Mariposa. Alternatively with the recent competition of the new Caldera highway to the Pacific coast many guests drive the 3 - 3 1/2 hours, not including stops for the amazing views, on newly paved highway or take a private VIP shuttle from San Jose Airport. A 4x4 is strongly recommended for access to the villa and the beaches.

                          Other Activities: bird watching, eco tours, zip-lining canopy tours, kayaking, rafting, deepsea fishing, dolphin & whale watching, wildlife watching, waterfall rappelling, ATV Tours, beach activities, swimming, body surfing, shelling

                          Golf: New San Buenas Golf Club championship course under development 9 holes open - 15 minutes drive

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2009

                          About the owner: We are from Toronto and were looking for warm place with natural beauty and a great community of people where we could enjoy the winters and eventually retire. Like many of the world travelers who come to live here we fell in love with this remarkably unique community of Ojochal with so much to offer. We are minutes from Costa Rica’s most beautiful beaches exceptional restaurants, dramatic landscapes, impressive national parks, and activities that satisfy our sense of adventure.

                          Why the Owner Chose Ojochal:
                          We love our gorgeous ocean view of Ventanas beach and body surfing in the ocean there. It’s one of the most spectacular and pristine beaches in Costa Rica. We adore great food and it’s wonderful to be living minutes away from Ojochal, which is becoming the culinary center of Costa Rica, and dining out at 5 star French, Italian and Thai restaurants in the jungle.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          We value our privacy and love the luxury of the private pool whether we are swimming in it, floating on it, lounging beside it or looking over it at the ocean view. It makes for a very intimate setting which is also wonderful to experience and share with good friends.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Ocean view from pool deck - see The Whales Tail & coastline upto Manuel Antonio

                            Ocean view from pool deck - see The Whales Tail & coastline upto Manuel Antonio

                          • Terrace and poolside lounge areas

                            Terrace and poolside lounge areas

                          • Living room with French doors to Terrace

                            Living room with French doors to Terrace

                          • Master Bedroom with French doors to Terrace and Ocean View

                            Master Bedroom with French doors to Terrace and Ocean View

                          • Queen bedroom with French doors to Terrace

                            Queen bedroom with French doors to Terrace

                          • 3rd Queen Bedroom with Jungle view

                            3rd Queen Bedroom with Jungle view

                          • Getting ready for dining poolside in the jungle

                            Getting ready for dining poolside in the jungle

                          • Night view of pool - great for stargazing

                            Night view of pool - great for stargazing

                          • Cascading stream with waterfall beside villa

                            Cascading stream with waterfall beside villa

                          • Ventanas Beach - minutes from Villa Mariposa

                            Ventanas Beach - minutes from Villa Mariposa

                          • Nauyaca Fall near Villa Mariposa - Swimming in the jungle pool

                            Nauyaca Fall near Villa Mariposa - Swimming in the jungle pool

                          • Scarlet Macaws at Nauyaca Falls near Villa Mariposa

                            Scarlet Macaws at Nauyaca Falls near Villa Mariposa

                          • Terrace living room from pool deck

                            Terrace living room from pool deck

                          • Terrace view from pool deck

                            Terrace view from pool deck

                          • Gourmet kitchen with French door to terrace

                            Gourmet kitchen with French door to terrace

                          • Master bathroom with reflection of shower

                            Master bathroom with reflection of shower

                          • Hallway and artwork accent

                            Hallway and artwork accent

                          • Garden & Outdoor shower from Terrace

                            Garden & Outdoor shower from Terrace

                          • Night view of terrace and dining area

                            Night view of terrace and dining area

                          • View of sunset from Terrace

                            View of sunset from Terrace

                          • Jungle Waterfall near Villa Mariposa

                            Jungle Waterfall near Villa Mariposa

                          • Hang out with the locals

                            Hang out with the locals

                          • Take the leap at Nauyaca Falls near Villa Mariposa

                            Take the leap at Nauyaca Falls near Villa Mariposa

                          • After Zip Lining go for the optional Tarzan Swing near Villa Mariposa

                            After Zip Lining go for the optional Tarzan Swing near Villa Mariposa

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                          Date last modified - Sunday, July 13, 2014

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