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Nestled in Rain Forest Preserve Yet Only 5 Min to Beach New Pool/Spa. Wifi

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House is nestled in the Rainforest Preserve 5 min drive to beach or restaurant

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Last updated: 09/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Dominical house description

Beautiful 2011-built house at the Rain Forest Preserve just above Dominical, walking distance beach, surfing, tours, Dominical. Air conditioning in bedrooms. Pool/spa. Viewing platform and decks overlooking canopy. Tucans come to visit.

Perfect for 2 couples to share as the upper and lower levels have separate entrances, bathrooms, etc and the luxury tent setup can provide a 3rd living space. Upper & lower levels have setups for over 100 free movies & 5000 songs in the IMAC and AppleTVs.

House is close to paragliding, waterfalls, birdwatching, lot's of wildlife in the Preserve. House has 1 master bedroom upstairs with bath, full kitchen, incredible views of jungle, mountains, and a peak of the ocean; separate downstairs bedroom with 1 queen and 1 single bed, bath and kitchenette area with microwave, 2-burner range-top & cooler.

Private location nestled in 5 acres of jungle, with huge views of the 1000-acre Rain Forrest canopy.. Three-sided wrap-around deck lets you walk from your view of the jungle canopy and ocean to the mountain view on the other side.

Wifi. Computer available upon request on site upstairs with high speed internet connection.

Enjoy bird-watching, the beach, fantastic restaurants, day excursions. Check with caretaker for catered meals. Take the short hike to our very own private waterfall/pool within the Preserve.

With luggage, you will need a 4wd to access the property or use 4wd taxi.

You will love the Dominical area, which boasts one of of the biggest waterfalls in the southern zone located just up the highway. Nayuaka is accessible via a horseback tour for only $60. Also, horseback riding along the beach is just down the road off the Costanera highway at Mercedes. Fill out the form at http://www.canopyvista.com/createv.htm to list your preferences, Kathleen is happy to send you a customized set of recommendations and pricing info.

We have great 3G cell reception at the house, and provide a backup cell phone for use at the house only.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

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

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Staff

      Suitability

      • Children Welcome:

        We recommend the house for families with children 13 and older as the connection to the downstairs bedroom is an outdoor staircase....moreless

      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        Minimum age for children is 13 and up....moreless

      • Alternative Lifestyle
      • Non Smoking Only:

        No smoking within the house....moreless

      • Low Allergen Environment
      • Pets Not Allowed

      Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

      • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

        ...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

        ...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

        2 rooms in tent...moreless

      • All new house & appliances & furniture as of Dec. 2011

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

      Other Amenities

          • We provide an 'unplugged' environment for a relaxing stay in the tropics. A 4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended for driving on anything other than the two paved highways in Costa Rica. The road into the Preserve up to the house requires a 4wd....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Stereo:

            Music built in on IMAC upstairs, and Apple TV downstairs....moreless

          • Television:

            No local service at this time-ck with owner. TV on site is AppleTV with over 100 movies & 5000 songs...moreless

          • Books:

            Guidebooks & a few Costa Rica Books in the house. 'Digits', the local telephone/guidebook in house....moreless

          • Music Library:

            IMAC has great speakers for the pre-recorded 5000 songs...moreless

          • Video Library:

            IMAC computer can be set up upstairs with over 100 movies & 5000 songs...moreless

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player:

            Included in Imac computer and we also have a separate player...moreless

          Theme

          • Romantic
          • Family
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Tourist Attractions
          • Farm Holidays
          • Rustic

          Attractions

          • Pond
          • Rain Forests
          • Bay/Sound
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Waterfalls
          • Restaurants
          • Festivals
          • Zoo

          Leisure Activities

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

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Mountain:

            Amazing mountain views from the 3-sided covered balcony...moreless

          • Near The Ocean:

            A 15 or 20 minute walk down Mango Manor Road and Ayacucho road to the beach...moreless

          • Mountain View:

            Stunning mountain and canopy views from all sides of the house....moreless

          • Ocean View:

            Small ocean view from balcony, medium ocean views on the surrounding roads. Big ocean views from the Mirador...moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            Canopy Vista is a 15 minute walk down 6 switchbacks of Mango Manor Road down to the Roca Verde restaurant and the ocean. It is much safer than being right on the beach....moreless

          sports and adventure activities

          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Kayaking
          • Parasailing
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Snorkeling
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Golf
          • Mountain Biking
          • Paragliding
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Surfing
          • Rafting
          • Equestrian Events
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Mountain Climbing

          breakfast meal type

              • Booking Possible

              catering options

                  • Catering Available

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    More people can dine outdoors by using the little plastic table and chairs....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  dinner meal type

                      • Booking Possible

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Parking Off Street:

                            Covered carport...moreless

                          • Garage:

                            Carport...moreless

                          • Covered Parking:

                            carport...moreless

                          • Living Room:

                            Upstairs living room/kitchen area has two exits to the wraparound deck, and big windows for lots of light & views. ...moreless

                          • Mobile Phone:

                            A pre-pay cell phone is available for use at the house with great 3G network signal....moreless

                          • Activities Guide
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Parking:

                            Carport, room for one other vehicle on the lot....moreless

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Grey Water System
                          • Carport
                          • Safe
                          • Telephone:

                            Good cell reception for 3G, 4G networks...moreless

                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Brand new air conditioning units for bedrooms only. There are screens in the rest of the house for lovely sea breezes....moreless

                          • Washing Machine:

                            Sadie, the caretaker's wife, does laundry by the kilo for a very reasonable price....moreless

                          • Internet:

                            High speed internet available at the house. Imac computer can be checked out. ...moreless

                          • Towels Provided:

                            Please take care to use only dark towels for beach, pool, or dirty items....moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            Sadie, the caretaker's wife, does laundry by the kilo for a very reasonable price....moreless

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Dishwasher:

                                Please use ONLY dishwasher soap such as Cascade in the dishwasher....moreless

                              • Catering Available:

                                The caretaker's wife will provide catered meals upon request: meal list coming soon....moreless

                              • Cooking Utensils:

                                Both up and down....moreless

                              • Microwave:

                                One up and one down...moreless

                              • Kitchen:

                                iron & board, coffee maker, kichenette, grill, blender, toaster, oven, 4 ring stove...moreless

                              • Stove
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Grill
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Kitchenette
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Blender
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Stove

                              lunch meal type

                                  • Booking Possible

                                  Outside

                                  • Deck / Patio:

                                    wraparound deck for views of jungle canopy on three sides and pocket ocean views. Pool deck....moreless

                                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                                  • Balcony
                                  • Lawn / Garden:

                                    Flower Garden to attract Birds and butterflies next to the house. LOTS of butterflies!...moreless

                                  • Porch / Veranda:

                                    Downstairs carport or tent platform can be used as additional sheltered space....moreless

                                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                  • Beach Towels
                                  • Binoculars
                                  • Small Cooler

                                  Payment Type

                                  • Visa
                                  • Mastercard

                                  Pool / Spa

                                  • Communal Pool:

                                    Within the rainforest preserve we have a waterfall & natural pool. Our caretakers will be happy to show you the location. A small tip will be appreciated....moreless

                                  • Private Pool:

                                    New pool with 4-person spa seating built in 2014....moreless

                                   

                                  Reviews

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  September 1-Dec 14th
                                  Sep 1 - Dec 14, 2014
                                  3 night min stay
                                  $90
                                  $630 $1,500
                                  Holidays Dec.15 to Jan 15
                                  Dec 15 - Jan 15, 2015
                                  3 night min stay
                                  $175
                                  $1,103 $3,000
                                  High Season Jan 16-April 30
                                  Jan 16 - Apr 30, 2015
                                  3 night min stay
                                  $175
                                  $1,050 $3,000
                                  May 1-August 30 Season
                                  May 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                                  3 night min stay
                                  $150
                                  $945 $2,500

                                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                                  My Standard Rate
                                  3 night min stay
                                  $120
                                  $840 $2,500
                                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                                  • Cleaning $40
                                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                                  • Taxes Not included

                                  Notes:

                                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Contact the owner for special seasonal discounts. Daily rates quoted are based on 4 person occupancy. I love kids, but we have found the house ist best suited for families with children over 12 years of age. $10/day/person for additional guests.


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                                  Last updated: 09/05/2014
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                                  Location

                                  Car: Necessary

                                  House on the edge of the Rainforest Preserve with pool/spa, air conditioning in bedrooms and optional 2-room Luxury Tent on the adjacent viewing platform. Internet available at the house. Located within the Rain Forest Preserve on

                                  a private 5 acres lot. Straight down Mango Manor road and across the Costanera highway you will find the famous Dominical surf beach. There is a waterfall within the Preserve and I will help you locate many hidden waterfall jewels in the area. GREAT house for one or two families with teenage kids to enjoy as there are 3 distinct living spaces: upstairs, downstairs & the tent platform. It is a small house, but packs a lot of privacy.

                                  The ocean and great surf beach of Dominical are just a 15 minute walk down the hill.This amazing new house and tent platform has easy access to all of the amenities offered by the southern zone: great wildlife, the beach, fantastic restaurants, day excursions.

                                  30 foot waterfall with pool below within walking distance. Special breakfast 'Mirador' overlooking the big Pacific just a 5 minute walk away.

                                  A yoga retreat center is located within the Rainforest Preserve. Please check for retreat dates.

                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2006

                                  About the owner: I fell so in love with this country that I mortgaged my house here in Colorado to buy the land at the Rainforest Preserve in 2006, and then I also bought a reforestation farm about 30 min. from the Preserve. I built the house there in December 2011.

                                  Why the Owner Chose Dominical:
                                  Awake to the sounds of the jungle and see the Tucans fly into 'Tucan tree' right in front of your eyes shortly after dawn. See the top of the canopy and animals like the Pizotes or white faced monkeys wondering around below. Canopy Vista is up the mountain 6 switchbacks, and this affords greater safety away from the public beach, and is only a 15-20 minute walk or a 5 minute drive down to the famous Dominical surf beach. There are lots of places to walk within the Preserve, including the big ocean overlook ('the Miradore'), and our community orchard, and a waterfall. The house has incredible views of the Preserve on 3 sides and a small view of the ocean. The house is new as of 2011, has lots of windows and a great ocean breeze. Bedrooms can be air conditioned individually. High speed internet available at the house, and IMAC computer may be checked out. The computer also has lots of movies and music. There is also a small TV monitor with Apple TV in the downstairs room.

                                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                                  Easy access to the beach, the town of Dominical, and all of the local attractions. Easy to bird-watch or see butterflies right from the house. Paraglide launchplace nearby. Big tent available for extra guests or teens 13 or above. Pool, Wifi, air conditioning.


                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: english, Can use Google translate to communicate.

                                   

                                  Photos

                                  • House is nestled in the Rainforest Preserve 5 min   drive to beach or restaurant

                                    House is nestled in the Rainforest Preserve 5 min drive to beach or restaurant

                                  • Downstairs bedroom and bath with queen and twin beds, air conditioning.

                                    Downstairs bedroom and bath with queen and twin beds, air conditioning.

                                  • Fresh bananas & lemons when in season

                                    Fresh bananas & lemons when in season

                                  • Wraparound 3-sided deck with tempered glass so you don't miss the wildlife

                                    Wraparound 3-sided deck with tempered glass so you don't miss the wildlife

                                  • Best surfing beach in Costa Rica is a 20 minute walk down the mountain.

                                    Best surfing beach in Costa Rica is a 20 minute walk down the mountain.

                                  • View from the Miradore, a five minute walk from the house

                                    View from the Miradore, a five minute walk from the house

                                  • Master Bath with unique granite counters.

                                    Master Bath with unique granite counters.

                                  • 2 3-inch pads & sheets in optional tent setup.

                                    2 3-inch pads & sheets in optional tent setup.

                                  • Tucans always come to our trees at the house.

                                    Tucans always come to our trees at the house.

                                  • The little toucans also come to 'Toucan Tree'

                                    The little toucans also come to 'Toucan Tree'

                                  • Amazing flowers all around.

                                    Amazing flowers all around.

                                  • All of Dominical seems to come out for the sunsets down at the beach.

                                    All of Dominical seems to come out for the sunsets down at the beach.

                                  • Master bedroom with one queen bed, air conditioning.

                                    Master bedroom with one queen bed, air conditioning.

                                  • Fully Equiped kitchen with big views throughout windows

                                    Fully Equiped kitchen with big views throughout windows

                                  • Pool/spa

                                    Pool/spa

                                  • Waterfall and natural pool is a short hike within the Preserve.

                                    Waterfall and natural pool is a short hike within the Preserve.

                                  • View of the beach from our shared HOA Mirador

                                    View of the beach from our shared HOA Mirador

                                  • The beach is just a 5 minute 4wd drive down the mountain.

                                    The beach is just a 5 minute 4wd drive down the mountain.

                                  • Viewing platform with outdoor bathroom & shower

                                    Viewing platform with outdoor bathroom & shower

                                  • Son enjoying his own space in the tent.

                                    Son enjoying his own space in the tent.

                                  • House is on own private 5 acres

                                    House is on own private 5 acres

                                  • Sometimes monkeys are easier to hear than see in the canopy.

                                    Sometimes monkeys are easier to hear than see in the canopy.

                                  • Day trip: Take $65 horseback ride up to Nayuaca Falls

                                    Day trip: Take $65 horseback ride up to Nayuaca Falls

                                  • Our first evening we got to see a double rainbow over the canopy

                                    Our first evening we got to see a double rainbow over the canopy

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                                  Date last modified - Monday, September 15, 2014

                                  $90 - $175 per night (USD)
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                                  2 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 5

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                                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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