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Dominical Ocean View Walk-to-Beach Vacation Villa

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Last updated: 08/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Dominical villa description

Peaceful, quiet and private, Villa HighPalms (Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99kDVvstFlg) is an ideal getaway for a week or a month. The 2-storey stand-alone condo-villa is located directly above a beautiful one-kilometer long beach in Dominical, Costa Rica, with stunning ocean and white water views. As one of the 35 vacation villas in a secure gated community, Villa HighPalms is the most private due to its position at the end of a closed road on a corner lot by the edge of the rainforest. Sightings of toucans, raccoons, iguanas and monkeys are common.

The community of Canto del Mar, where Villa HighPalms is located, offers convenient access to a string of pristine beaches, being only 150 meters from the coastal highway turnoff. It offers 24-hour security with a manned entrance and hourly foot-patrol.

At about 250 feet above sea level, Villa HighPalms offers a totally unobstructed view of the Pacific Ocean, the sandy beach below, a picturesque headland, and a cove that welcomes fishing boats, swimmers and surfers. The villa is caressed by warm sea breeze throughout the day and cool mountain breeze throughout the night. Furniture on the veranda and lighting in the garden make outdoor dining and entertaining a way of life.

The stroll from the villa to Playa Dominicalito (Little Dominical Beach) takes 5 minutes down a gentle slope, alongside a football field, and across a low traffic road. The beach has a beautiful backdrop of emerald rainforest, light brown sand and rocky outcrops at both ends. Sunsets on the beach are fabulous. There is a popular waterfall with a natural swimming pool less than 1 km away.

The town of Dominical (3 hours from the international airport in San Jose and 30 minutes from the regional airport in Quepos) and the surfing actions on the main Dominical Beach are 4 km away, where you will find souvenir and grocery stores, restaurants and bars, internet cafes and tours offices. Uvita, which is 12 km further south, has large supermarkets, banks and more restaurants.

This fully furnished 1500-sq.ft.vacation home is surrounded by majestic palm trees, a profusion of tropical fruit trees and flowering plants. The corner position of the villa ensures tranquility and total privacy. One of the 3 bedrooms is furnished as a home office and TV room. Quality ceramics, hard wood poles and beams are used in constructing the villa and the design is overall airy, modern and tropical. There is plenty of space for car park directly in front of the villa.

Two cable TVs come with a DVD player and a home theater system. Desktop computer, printer and Internet connection are available.

The rates shown here are for couples. Extra person please add $20/night. Monthly rentals are only available to couples.

Rates are 30% higher during the four peak holiday weeks: Christmas, New Year, Easter, Thanksgiving. The automatic price quotes by Homeaway will be manually adjusted for these periods.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Housekeeping

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Singles

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Extra firm mattress...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            Extra Long mattress...moreless

          • Bedroom 3

            3-seater sofa...moreless

          • Bedrooms are fully furnished with ample sheets and pillows. The master bedroom has ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet, the other two bedrooms share a second bathroom and both have custom designed wardrobes. The 3rd bedroom is a home office and has a 3-seat sofa....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Weekly maid service is included. Daily maid service can be provided at extra cost. The 'community pool' is a natural pool at the nearby waterfall where locals and visitors go....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Music Library
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Rain Forests
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              Leisure Activities

              • Scenic Drives
              • Photography
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Oceanfront

              sports and adventure activities

              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Snorkeling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Rafting
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Swimming

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Mobile Phone
                      • PC
                      • Computer Available
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Free Local Calls
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Sunbed
                      • Printer
                      • Scanner

                      Kitchen

                      • Stove
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Garbage Disposal
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Blender
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Kitchen
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Cooking Utensils

                      Outside

                      • Patio
                      • Outdoor Furniture
                      • Deck Furniture
                      • Porch Furniture
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Gated Community
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Terrace
                      • Balcony

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool
                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.8
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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Couples Rate Summer
                          Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          $150

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                          Couples Rate Fall
                          Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          $130

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                          Couples Rate High Season
                          Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $170

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                          Couples rate Low Season
                          May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $150

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          4 night min stay
                          $150

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          Rates shown are offered for couples. Extra person: per child add $10/night, per adult add $20/night .

                          Rates for Christmas, New Year, Easter and Thanksgiving - add 30%.

                          Monthly rentals are offered for couples only: utilities inclusive

                          Low season $3200/month

                          High season $3700/month


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                          Last updated: 08/13/2014
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                          Location

                          40 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Quepos
                          450 Metres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Costarena
                          500 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Dominicalito
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          La Mancha
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          La Parcela

                          Car: Recommended

                          A short stroll from the villa down a gentle slope leads to a local football field, then onto Dominicalito (little Dominical) beach across the road. The beach has a beautiful backdrop of emerald hill and more than a kilometer of fine sand, with rocky outcrops at both ends and fabulous sunset evening after evening. From the villa you will also be able to walk or hike for miles into the rainforest hills behind and above us. Chances are you will come across families of monkeys, raccoons, squirrels and a great variety of birds.

                          Dominical town and the surfing actions on the main Dominical Beach are 4 km away, where you will find grocery stores, restaurants, bars and internet cafes. Within 40 minutes to the north and south are a dozen beaches or more, including the world-famous beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park. Corcovado National Park, the world's most biologically diverse spot, is 2 hours away by car and boat. You can take yoga or surfing lessons, join a horseriding tour to the waterfalls, watch whales and dolphins in the Ballena Marine National Park, hike or take a guided walk in the Hacienda Baru Wildlife Refuge, visit the bustling town of San Isidro and the farmers market in Uvita, which is also well known for its 'Whale's Tail' formation, made up of coral rocks and a 1-km sandbar between two beaches. We look forward to sharing with you some of our secret undiscovered spots!

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2006

                          About the owner: We work and live around the world for the last twenty years. In 2005 we came to Dominical to work on a business project and came across this development overlooking the beach. We fell in love with the view and the natural environment.

                          Why the Owner Chose Dominical:
                          It has the best of the both worlds, the beaches and the rainforests. One day we can stroll on a deserted beach for miles, and another we can spend hours on a nature trail, being mesmerized by giant or ancient plant species or dazzled by birds and small wildlife.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                          The locals here are very friendly and welcoming and almost everyone you meet will greet you or smile. It's not yet as developed as other more famous destinations in the north, so you can still get that 'wild west' authentic feel around the place.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: spanish, mandarin, english

                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          Photos

                          • Aerial view of the villa

                            Aerial view of the villa

                          • The view on arrival

                            The view on arrival

                          • Dining area

                            Dining area

                          • Bright and airy kitchen

                            Bright and airy kitchen

                          • 3rd bedroom is a home office

                            3rd bedroom is a home office

                          • Perfect spot for morning coffee and sunset drinks

                            Perfect spot for morning coffee and sunset drinks

                          • The view on entry

                            The view on entry

                          • Fully equipped kitchen

                            Fully equipped kitchen

                          • View from the bedroom

                            View from the bedroom

                          • Spacious veranda

                            Spacious veranda

                          • Mostly sunny days

                            Mostly sunny days

                          • Mountain breeze after sunset

                            Mountain breeze after sunset

                          • Night lights around the villa

                            Night lights around the villa

                          • Villa entrance

                            Villa entrance

                          • Sitting area

                            Sitting area

                          • Landscaped garden outside the master bedroom

                            Landscaped garden outside the master bedroom

                          • View from the veranda

                            View from the veranda

                          • The villa at nightfall

                            The villa at nightfall

                          • View while you prepare meals

                            View while you prepare meals

                          • Powder room

                            Powder room

                          • 2nd bedroom

                            2nd bedroom

                          • Ample parking space

                            Ample parking space

                          • Mostly starlit nights

                            Mostly starlit nights

                          • The villa as seen from the beach

                            The villa as seen from the beach

                          $130 - $170 per night (USD)
                          6

                          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 08/13/14
                          Minimum stay: 4 nights
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