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Tropical Garden Retreat with Private Spa and Plunge Pool

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Last updated: 11/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Ojochal house description

Comfortable and private for two guests, Casa Rica is located in a gated 5 acre estate of tropical gardens, fruit trees and exotic plants. The scent of ylang ylang trees perfume the air and the view from your porch is of large Guanacaste trees, exotic flowers, and the jungle faced coastal mountain range. The fruit garden provides a bounty of bananas, starfruit, coconuts, mango, citrus and more.

The interior of the house is Balinese wood, having been designed and built on the island of Bali Indonesia and transported to Costa Rica. The king sized bed is extra comfortable with a a pillow top mattress, and the full bathroom and kitchen bring all the comforts of home. There is a security safe for valuables. The private plunge pool will refresh and is surrounded by deck and steps to the Balinese gazebo. From the porch, the mountain and garden views are beautiful with many birds and butterflies making their home, including morphos - the electric blue butterfly.

The gardens are ever changing with seasonal fruits and flowers at hand for your enjoyment. There are paths throughout the 5 acre estate which will lead you through the botanical zen garden, the Labyrinth, through bamboo groves to the Spa House, the meditation stream, or wherever you wander. You may hear the call of the area resident rainbow macaws, along with many other bird species.

And for those considering a more permanent situation in Costa Rica, we will be happy to guide you to trustworthy people who can show you available property in the area.

No 4wd vehicle is necessary to access this property. This retreat will feel remote, but is convenient to activities the area has to offer.

This area of Costa Rica is ideal for lovers of gourmet cuisine with a number of the area's finest restaurants. There's also a popular French bakery nearby with delicious breads, and a Licorcia for those looking for special ingredients to cook at home.

Just 5 minutes away is one of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches, Ventanas Beach, and the popular surfer's beach in Dominical, is approximately 30 minutes north. The newly built San Buenas Golf Course is 10 minutes away, and many other local attractions are close by; horseback riding, zip lines, off shore fishing and boating, etc.. For book lovers there is a library within walking distance.

A perfect retreat, honeymoon hideaway, or for the solitude of one, Casa Rica is a place which can be a comfortable home base for exploring the riches of Costa Rica, or a private hideaway to rest and revive.



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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

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

          Onsite Services

              • Massage

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • The house is situated in a beautiful tropical garden with fresh fruits available for your pleasure. wifi on property and cell phone available. spa services. ipod dock station....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Music Library:

                    ipod dock station...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    cable tv and dvd viewing in pavilion...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    in pavilion...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    some dvd's available for viewing - (instructional yoga dvd's)...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa

                  Attractions

                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room:

                            front porch, pool patio and garden gazebo ...moreless

                          • Mobile Phone
                          • Parking:

                            within gates...moreless

                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Telephone:

                            cell phone provided...moreless

                          • Towels Provided:

                            beach towels, chairs, umbrella and big sheet for a day at the beach...moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Catering Available
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Balcony
                          • Bicycles:

                            two mountain bikes available for use...moreless

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Gazebo

                          Payment Type

                          • Dinersclub
                          • Discover
                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Private Pool
                               

                              Reviews

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                              from 13 traveler reviews
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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              High
                              Dec 15 - Aug 15, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $125
                              $788 $2,128
                              My Standard Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              $115
                              $725 $1,958
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                              • Tax Rate 13%

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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 11/24/2014
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                              Location

                              15 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Palmar Norte
                              6 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              San Buenas
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Exotica
                              2 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Playa Ventanas

                              Car: Recommended

                              Costa Ballena is a highlight of Costa Rica. A unique area where the mountains meet the ocean. Nature, tours and attractions for everyone. A few or the many things to do; beautiful beaches, ATV tours, ultra light tours, jungle treks, zip lines, surfing, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, great restaurants and many other attractions close by.

                               

                              Owner info

                              About the owner: Originally Mac is from Texas and Sharon is from New Jersey. We met on the island of Andros in the Bahamas, and fell in love 'underwater' in the blue seas. That was many years ago and we've since traveled the world, and have found our home here in beautiful Costa Rica. Having lived for some years in Bali Indonesia, we were enchanted by the feel and beauty of the island, and have tried to bring a taste of that to our home here. Casa Rica in fact was built in Bali and transported here to Costa Rica. The Costa Rica lifestyle is laid back and the locals are friendly and welcoming. We love the remoteness and incredible scenery, plus the eclectic community Ojochal has to offer. Really great restaurants too! Casa Rica, Casa Bambu and Palm Spa are a dream come true for us. We enjoy spending our time doing projects on the property, making it a more enjoyable place to spend our time and share with travelers. Pura Vida!


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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • CasaRica front

                                CasaRica front

                              • Interior

                                Interior

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              • plunge pool

                                plunge pool

                              • on premises spa house

                                on premises spa house

                              • property entrance

                                property entrance

                              • garden labyrinth

                                garden labyrinth

                              • resident ducks in pond

                                resident ducks in pond

                              • incredible blooming tree

                                incredible blooming tree

                              • one of many nearby beaches

                                one of many nearby beaches

                              • king size pillow top

                                king size pillow top

                              • Bathroom

                                Bathroom

                              • Private plunge pool

                                Private plunge pool

                              • pool side lounge gazebo

                                pool side lounge gazebo

                              • yoga pavilion - weekly classes

                                yoga pavilion - weekly classes

                              • entrance to gated property

                                entrance to gated property

                              • big bambu

                                big bambu

                              • buddha and friend

                                buddha and friend

                              • howler hanging out at nearby beach tree

                                howler hanging out at nearby beach tree

                              • sunset from the hill

                                sunset from the hill

                              VRBO #324887

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                              This listing was first published here in 2010.

                              Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

                              $115 - $125 per night (USD)
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                              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 2

                              View calendar: Updated 11/24/14
                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                              Member since: 2006
                              Speaks: english
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                              • Calendar last updated: 11/24/2014
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