Private Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views, Jungle Scenery

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Last updated: 11/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-15 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Casa Luna Luz is a private and tranquil estate, ideal for a couple or couple with small children. The home sits on a hilltop above the towns of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa. It offers 180 degree spectacular views of the ocean, at over 800' above sea level, but close enough to hear the sounds of the surf below. The home was completed in 2010 so it is completely furnished with new appliances and furniture. The estate offers you a perfect private spot to get away, yet close enough to town and surf breaks to enjoy all the pleasures of visiting Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, and other close by towns.

There is an on-site caretaker to make sure all the details are perfect. We provide daily house cleaning and laundry as part of the service. A property manager lives in Mal Pais and is easily available for any and all questions.

We just completed a brand new infinity pool on the property. Relax and swim in the beautiful pool and look at the ocean and the jungle birds fly past.

We (the owners) live here 2 months a year, and have been coming for over a decade. This is our retreat and second home, ...and for the first time, we are sharing all its beauty with others.
We invite you to slow your life down, listen to the sounds of nature everywhere, and relax to experience what we have come to love so dearly.....paradise!... Enjoy yourself and have a wonderful vacation!

Keywords: Large Private Property, Spectacular Ocean Views, Infinity Pool, On-site caretaker/house cleaner. Perfect for a couple or family with 2 children.


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Children Welcome:

    we have a pool alarm for parent concerned about pool access by young children. This is located in the owners closet, and can be provided for you by contacting trent or soraya....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • King size bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two days beds perfect for any young child to small teenager, custom-made mattresses...., Child Beds (1) We have a baby crib available, Baby Cribs (1) this item in the owners closet, please trent or soraya for access...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The Pool is actually an Infinity Pool, with Salt Water, so not only amazingly beautiful, with spectacular views, BUT...very refreshing, without drying out your skin!...moreless


  • Books:

    See owner closet, ask trent or soraya ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    We have a breath taking view from both levels of the property, all the way to infinity, and up the entire coastline. The sunsets are to die for!...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The back side of the home feature's amazing jungle views through our 600' valley where huge very old guanacaste trees grow, and some lovely properties nestled in the hillside....moreless

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Overlooks the oceans, outdoors, and indoor wrap around bar......moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Master bedroom upstairs.......moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    Via your skype account, and wireless internet...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    no password needed...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    See our property manager for recommendations...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Everything you need to cook your dream dishes...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Water Cooler, Blender, Toaster, Coffee Press and Grinder...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    From master suite wraps half way around house great for star gazing or increased viewing up the coast ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Available at the fishing village for charter fishing, sunset sail's...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    New white concrete, galvanized and local wood with lounge chairs and umbrella ....too sweet...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Infinity, salt water....just a few feet from the main house...moreless



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Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Not included


Rates subject to change until paid in full, refunds inside of 60 days of rental depends on if property is re-rented...outside of 60 days, full refund less 20% processing and re rental fees

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Last updated: 11/04/2015
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Playa carmen- 5 minute drive

Car: Necessary

You can watch the monkeys and tropical birds fly by in this house. It also is located on a road that is rarely used but goes through the jungle. It is amazing for viewing local wildlife (which is abundant) and running/hiking/mountain biking.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2004

About: I grew up in New England, currently reside in Sonoma County CA., and first visited Costa Rica in 1999, traveled all over the counrty exploring and surfing, found Mal Pais, and Santa Teresa, and never left!..Its magic....bought the land buit a small house, and lived in it for awhile then in 2000 we did a total high end remodel. It is our treasure, our santuary, our retirement, and our childrens future. Blessings and Gratitude.

Why Malpais:
The views are stunning. It is so quiet and private, no road noise. All you can hear and see is nature. The sounds of the waves crashing below is sooo soothing, and the night sky simply takes your breath away.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
There are not many new hilltop, private, luxurious, secure, locations with a salt water infinity pool in Mal Pais or Santa Teresa, and at the price point we have chosen. . From our driveway, you can take the old road that winds for miles through the forest and jungle. You will see beautiful old farms, new private estates, monkeys, amazing birds, Chameleons, and Iguanas, trees so old you'll be amazed,.. foliage and flowers...the list go on and on.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Casa Luna Luz

    Casa Luna Luz

  • Indoor Kitchen/Living area.  Screens on all doors and windows.

    Indoor Kitchen/Living area. Screens on all doors and windows.

  • Master King Suite with air conditioning

    Master King Suite with air conditioning

  • Sunset view from our deck, stunning

    Sunset view from our deck, stunning

  • Double shower/ master bath

    Double shower/ master bath

  • Yoga and sun deck

    Yoga and sun deck

  • Outdoor Dining Area with view of ocean

    Outdoor Dining Area with view of ocean

  • Shade covered outdoor living area

    Shade covered outdoor living area

  • Outdoor living and dining area

    Outdoor living and dining area

  • Indoor, screened living area

    Indoor, screened living area

  • New infinity pool with amazing views

    New infinity pool with amazing views

VRBO #309917

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, November 26, 2015

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