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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Carrillo house description
Casa Vela is a fabulous custom home located about 2 hours south of the Liberia International Airport in the small beachfront community of Playa Carrillo. The area is home to some of the prettiest beaches in Costa Rica and Casa Vela has beautiful ocean views with Pacific sunrises and sunsets. Enjoy the peace and quiet of Carillo from this wonderful home or drive a short distance into Samara for more action! Carrillo is well known for world-class sport fishing and many boats are available for fishing trips in the area. This is one of the hidden gems of coastal Costa Rica.
Casa Vela is a new custom home located 1,100 feet above the Carrillo beach. The master bedroom opens onto the pool patio and has a view of the Pacific Ocean. The infinity pool is adjoined by a large heated Jacuzzi. Both bedrooms have private baths and large closets. The kitchen is custom and fully equipped, with gas stove, double ovens, microwave and all necessary cookware. The house is fully air conditioned and each room has ceiling fans.
The mountaintop neighborhood is very quiet and peaceful and the Carrillo area itself is very safe for visitors. This is a great destination for families, with plenty of exciting options for adventure nearby.
Keywords: Mountain Top, Peaceful, Custom Home, Pool, Beach, Surfing, Fishing, Adventure
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Limited Accessibility
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
- King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Coffee Maker
- Ice Maker
- Catering Available
- Dishes & Utensils
- Air Conditioning
- Living Room seats 8
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Hair Dryer
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Hot Tub
- Private Pool
- Deck / Patio
- Porch / Veranda
- Outdoor Grill
- Lawn / Garden
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Location & View
- Surf Fishing
- Medical Services
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Horseback Riding
- Whale Watching
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
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The "Charmer" on the Pacific
The "Charmer" on the Pacific
My wife, daughter, her husband, and I just returned from a wonderful Costa Rica vacation! The owner, Jacqueline, was so helpful and gave us impeccable directions as well as answering any questions we had prior to our arrival. We had planned to do some touring around Costa Rica, but our kids said they would rather stay at the Casa for the entire week after they saw what it had to offer. And we did. Ana prepared whatever we wanted for meals (you do have to provide your own food, but give her a list for the butcher on Mondays to have all the meat delivered for the rest of the week) and all meals were excellent! My kids had a rental car breakdown while visiting Samara (close town, right on the beach). All they had was the email address of Jacqueline and emailed her telling her that they were stranded. Way above and beyond, Jacquieine called Ana and told her of the plight of our kids. Ana and her husband drove to Samara where they got the radiator repaired and allowed the kids to drive back to the Casa. This is one of most beautiful places we have visited in our 65 years! Definitely would recommend renting a 4 wheel drive vehicle.
- Guest Kent (Littleton, CO, USA)
- Date of stay 12/22/12
- Review Submitted 01/01/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+.
The house is truly amazing. The breathtaking views are endless. Everything you can possibly think off is there. From the pool to the kitchen to the laundry. Nothing is overlooked. There is shopping in nearby Samara along with many great restaurants. Joan was very helpful in planning our stay. This truly is a remarkable home and can't wait to return again. A 4-wheel drive vehicle is best for the 2 mile drive up the steep dirt road to the house.
- Guest Jas2- (United States)
- Date of stay 02/12/12
- Review Submitted 02/29/12
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children.
Bart & Nancy
Bart & Nancy
This was a dream come to true. Spectacular home and amenities. You will wake up every morning in paradise. Nothing is missing with this rental. We thank Joan so very much for sharing her beautiful home with us. Location, location, location and this is it.
- Guest Barts Honey (East Longmeadow, MA)
- Date of stay 10/04/11
- Review Submitted 11/22/11
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+.
Without a doubt, Casa Vela is one of the most impressive vacation homes in VRBO. The mountaintop location is private without being remote and is also quite romantic, with the infinity pool and Jacuzzi just steps away from the master bedroom. And the fully-outfitted kitchen lets you buy groceries at one of the many small local markets in order to prepare your own meals, anything from steaks on the grill to a simple fresh pineapple for breakfast. This trip was definitely one to remember--we'll be back soon!
- Guest Bart (Florida, USA)
- Date of stay 01/09/11
- Review Submitted 01/23/11
Recommended for: Girls getaway, adventure seekers, sightseeing, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children, age 55+.
Guest comment entered by owner
Your house is beautiful and our time has been nothing less than magnificent. There is so much to say - I loved the perfectly outfitted kitchen, with all the conveniences of home. You must be a cook because you had everything we needed! I never want to leave this place, its so beautiful. Mike and I have done a lot of traveling, but we haven't been to a place quite like yours! Besides the spectacular view, your home has a certain fung shui that warms the heart and spirit.
- Guest Family of 5 from Indiana
- Date of stay 12/20/10
- Review Submitted 01/09/11
May-Nov .. $350/night .. $2200.00/week Dec-Apr .. $450/night .. $3000/week Easter Week Christmas Week Maid service available for $20 a day 50% deposit due at time of booking. Security deposit will be refunded within 1 week pending inspection.
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Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: I am a widow who does spend a good bit of time in Costa Rica especially during the winter months. I operate a sportfishing travel and tournament business.
Why the Owner Chose Carrillo:
The location is very accessible from the States. The views are nothing short of spectacular, the area is very safe and secure, the sportfishing is terrific and the people are very friendly and helpful.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The location is very peaceful. It is a wonderful place to get away from it all and is a great place for kids. There is a lot to do in the area including a surf school, horseback riding, jungle trips and a native zoo.
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View of Casa Vela from the pool.
The guest bedroom has two large beds, private bathroom and mountaintop view.
View from the patio! Infinity pool and ocean below.
Custom kitchen fully outfitted with all appliances, utensils and cookware.
The covered outdoor sitting area includes gas barbecue grill.
Horseback riding on nearby Carrillo Beach.
A leaping sailfish off Carrillo.
Zip lining through the jungle in Carrillo.
The master bedroom overlooks the pool, patio and Pacific Ocean.
The living room features leather sofas, and a flat screen satellite television
View from the dining room overlooking the patio and pool.
Another view of the living room with comfy sofas and rustic furniture.
Heated Jacuzzi with waterfall!
Sportfishing on one of the many local charter boats.
The sunsets on Carrillo Beach are breathtaking!
The area offers great fishing for a variety of species including mahimahi.
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Date last modified - Monday, September 30, 2013
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