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The Ultimate Costa Rica Vacation Villa Rental

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Last updated: 07/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

***2014 top vacation rental***
***Conde Nast Johansens sole selection for Costa Rica***
***Estilos and Casas Magazine (Central America's leading architectural magazine) cover selection***



Villa Paraiso is located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica in the prestigious luxury home community of Las Olas in the town of Dominical. Only 8 homes enjoy a 1000 acres of rain forest overlooking the Pacific with miles of pristine hiking trails.
This 9500 sq. ft. Spanish Colonial inspired villa took 4 years to complete. There are 4 guest bedroom suites on the first floor. Two have their own private verandas. All have luxurious bathrooms and individual climate control. The master suite, almost 2000 sq. ft. itself, occupies the entire second floor. In addition there is a movie theater and wine cellar.
A live-in house keeper and 24/7 management company will attend to your every need. Enjoy the blue green glass tile pool with built in chaise lounges, infinity edge, and swim up bar or walk to the beach. World class surfing, fishing, and bird watching are just steps away.
Available services at the house include gourmet chef, bartender, masseuse, facials, pedicures, manicure, and yoga instructors. The area has little tourist pressure, but none the less benefits from several grocery stores, liquor stores, and a remarkable assortment of European and Costa Rican restaurants.
At Villa Paraiso you can look forward to the vacation of a lifetime.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 9500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

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

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Master: 1 king

    Tempurpedic king mattress. Wrap around veranda....moreless

  • Guest Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Queen bed. Private veranda with twin chaises and ceiling fan...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom 3: 1 king

    King or 2 twins. Garden view....moreless

  • Guest Bedroom 1: 1 king

    King bed. Private veranda with twin chaises and ceiling fan....moreless

  • Guest Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Garden view...moreless

  • Master has Incredible wrap around 180 degree view. Desk and chair. Bookcase with lending library. Veranda has table for morning coffee and oversized chairs and ottoman. Stone 6 person Jacuzzi. Chaise lounge chair. All bedrooms have high end mattresses and linens and a clock radio with iPhone charger. Daily housekeeping is included....moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

  • Master: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    Cave shower made from local river rock. Dual rain heads....moreless

  • Guest Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Dual vanities and glassed in shower...moreless

  • Guest Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Dual vanities and glassed in shower....moreless

  • Guest Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Single vanity and glassed in shower....moreless

  • Guest Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Single vanity and glassed in shower...moreless

  • outdoor show: outdoor shower

    Surrounded by lush tropical plant and ocean views....moreless

  • outdoor bathroom: toilet

    Convenient for the pool...moreless

  • Powder room

    Features a hand painted sink in an antique cabinet....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping and laundry is included.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    In master, family room, and theater...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen in Master and Family room. Movie theater....moreless

  • Toys:

    Multiple board games....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Many, many DVD's including Blue Ray....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Caves
  • Festivals
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    The Villa is 100 feet up the side of a jungle covered mountain overlooking the Pacific Ocean with both beach views and because it is on a point on the shoreline -- million dollar views down the coast....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The handmade mahogany dining room table seats 12. As an alternative, the outdoor dining room table also seats 12. A highchair is available from the management company....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All rooms are air-conditioned. Bedrooms have individual thermostats....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    There is a washer and dryer. The housekeeper will be glad to wash your clothes....moreless

  • Garage:

    There is a portico....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Dual high speed services....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Custom high end linens are in all the bedrooms....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Dual sofas. 50inch flat screen TV. Stereo. DVD. CD player. Satellite. Connector for iPhone/MP3 player....moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    There is an internet based phone system in the house that allows free calls to and from the US....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Thick plush towels are in each bathroom. Towels are also poolside....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    There is a washer and dryer. The housekeeper will be glad to wash your clothes....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    BUN commercial coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 24 including wine glasses, platters, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    There is a dishwasher, but the housekeeper will gladly do the dishes....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen with ice maker, stone French farm sink, and warming draw. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    DCS dual gas convection ovens and gas broiler....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Extensive...moreless

  • Golf:

    There is a 9 hole course 15 minutes from the house. There are world class courses in Jaco, an hour from the house....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Oversize stainless gas grill....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    6 person stone Jacuzzi on master veranda....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    All blue green glass tile which matches the color of the ocean, infinity edge, built in tile chaise lounges, swim up bar. The pool is saltwater and uses minimal chlorine. Pool is 20'x50'....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Green Season 2015
May 4 - Dec 19, 2015
7 night min stay

$7,000 $23,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Christmas/New Years 15
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$14,000
High Season 2016
Jan 3 - May 7, 2016
7 night min stay

$9,000 $30,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$7,000 $23,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cancel up to 7 days before check-in for a 50.000% refund. Rates are subject to change until a deposit is made.


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Location

110 Miles
Nearest Airport
International: San Jose (SJO) Local Quepos (XQP)
500 Metres
Nearest Barpub
La Parcella
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
La Parcella
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Domincalito

Car: Recommended

Villa Paraiso is located within the Osa Peninsula, which National Geographic describes as: “the most biologically intense place on earth.” The house is an easy scenic 2.5-3 hour drive from the international airport in San Jose (SJO) down modern and recently paved highways. Or it can be reached by a quick 15 minute commuter flight, which leaves from the international airport and then a short 30 minute drive. Or for the ultimate experience, a 30 minute helicopter ride which lands at the house. The beauty of the area is that it has all the tourist activities of the rest of the country with virtually no tourist pressure. Perhaps, that is why Travel and Leisure Magazine dubbed the area the 'Hottest Travel Destinations of 2013.' It's also why Lonely Planet says of the area, “this is undoubtedly Costa Rica’s top spot to witness wildlife at its wildest.” Despite it's remoteness, there are amazing restaurants, grocery stores, liquor stores, and gift shops. Whether it's bird watching, hiking, surfing, or fishing, it's all a world class experience for those staying at the Villa Paraiso.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I am a physician in the US and Mindy is a CPA. Our friend was the original developer of the area and we fell in love with the place on our first visit.

Why the Owner Chose Escaleras:
We did not plan on buying anything on our first visit to the area. The beauty, tranquility, and romance of the area overwhelmed us and we bought a lot on impulse. After a year of thinking we had gone mad buying property in a foreign county, we decided we might as well take the deep plunge and started construction of the villa. It took almost 5 years of a crew of artisans and craftsmen to complete the project, but it is absolutely amazing.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
THE VIEW!!! I've taken tens of thousands of photos and I have yet to do the view justice. It's just so big that you can't take it all in in one photograph. You feel like you are literally perched on top of the world looking out on the most beautiful coastal view. If that were not enough, the 10 foot tide which sweeps in twice a day constantly changes the landscape. And the sunsets are beyond spectacular!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Overlooking the Pacific Ocean

    Overlooking the Pacific Ocean

  • Infinity pool with built in chaise lounges

    Infinity pool with built in chaise lounges

  • Veranda and pool with built in chaise lounges

    Veranda and pool with built in chaise lounges

  • Swim up bar

    Swim up bar

  • Indoor dining for 12

    Indoor dining for 12

  • 12 person theater with stadium seating and state of the art electronics

    12 person theater with stadium seating and state of the art electronics

  • Master bedroom with 180 degree wrap around balcony and TempurPedic mattress.

    Master bedroom with 180 degree wrap around balcony and TempurPedic mattress.

  • Night time pool and veranda

    Night time pool and veranda

  • Night time veranda view of sunset.

    Night time veranda view of sunset.

  • Dominical Beach

    Dominical Beach

  • Surfing.  There's action for beginner and experts with instructors available.

    Surfing. There's action for beginner and experts with instructors available.

  • The seafood platter at a local restaurant.  Choose from every nationality!

    The seafood platter at a local restaurant. Choose from every nationality!

  • Infinity pool

    Infinity pool

  • Saltwater pool wraps under the covered veranda

    Saltwater pool wraps under the covered veranda

  • Outdoor dining for 12

    Outdoor dining for 12

  • Living room with stereo, flat screen TV, video library, satellite dish, CD.

    Living room with stereo, flat screen TV, video library, satellite dish, CD.

  • Gourmet kitchen with double convection gas ovens, griddle, ice maker, etc.

    Gourmet kitchen with double convection gas ovens, griddle, ice maker, etc.

  • Stone wine cellar

    Stone wine cellar

  • Master Bathroom with cave shower

    Master Bathroom with cave shower

  • Night time pool

    Night time pool

  • Cover of Costa Rica's leading architectural magazine

    Cover of Costa Rica's leading architectural magazine

  • Famous Whales Tale Beach.  A unique geologic formation.

    Famous Whales Tale Beach. A unique geologic formation.

  • The area is rich with spectacular waterfalls.

    The area is rich with spectacular waterfalls.

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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    6
  • Property type
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/11/2015
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