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Absolute privacy and a true beachfront location is offered in Villa Serena, at 'Playa el Roble', Carrillo, Costa Rica.
Luxurious interiors, incredible views and senses of the Pacific Ocean.
Your dream location for your exclusive gatherings!
Amenities Very recently built estate, new on the rental market Private Parking: 2 covered and 2 additional parking spots inside the secured gate. Linens Provided including Bath/Pool/Beach towels. Air Conditioning: A/C in all 4 bedrooms Washer, Dryer
Beds Villa Serena sleeps up to 10 people: Room #1 has one King Bed with a dressing room (walk-in closet), private bathroom and two terraces. Room #2 has one Queen Bed, with a private bathroom. Room #3 has two Queen Beds, with a private bathroom. Room #4 has one Queen Bed, Crib: Portable crib and baby chair available on request.
Entertainment Flat screen Satellite TV in Living Room, Cable/DVD Stereo System/CD/Radio. MP3 player with connector for iPod/iPhone.
Kitchen The services of Marcia, the housekeeper are included in the contract. In case of interest, she can prepare typical local dishes and will provide a shopping list for groceries based on guests' choices. Optional Wash & Fold laundry service. Fully equipped Kitchen: Brand new gourmet kitchen with pot-filler, dishwasher, double door large refrigerator, cold water and ice, wine cooler, microwave, oven, coffee maker & grinder, blender, mixer and all cooking and baking utensils and appliances.
Outdoor Features Private Pool with Patio. BBQ DeLuxe Grill Deck Classic entertaining Gazebo tent designed for dining and lounging. Specially imported from Italy, this wonderful pavilion will immerse you with the tropical forest and the impressive power of the Pacific Ocean.
View/Location Exclusivity, privacy. Your own cliff with dramatic views, sounds and smells of the ocean with the waves crashing into the rocks and semi private beach below your feet.
Communications PC connected to Internet Local house phone for free calls within Costa Rica Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet)
Other Amenities Surfboard storage, outdoor shower, safe box, Live-in couple: cook/housekeeper/laundress, and a gardener for property/pool maintenance. Bedrooms are individually air-conditioned. Maid Service.
Suitability Note: The area around the villa has access to the beach and tidal pools down below. Children should be attended. Minimum Age Limit For Renters: Must be 25 years old to sign contract. Pets/Smoking Not Allowed
Other Activities Whale watching Zip Line Canopy Tours - Glide through the jungle on a guided tour of the treetops! Flying Crocodile: Discover paradise from the air. http://www.ticotimes.net/Weekend/Arts-Leisure/Fishin-in-Flamingo-and-Carrillo_Friday-September-21-2012
Description Your exclusive Villa (with private staff) overlooking the Pacific Ocean When you arrive at Villa Serena you are captured by the magnificent Pacific Ocean right in your backyard. Walking down to the beach is a matter of a few steps and you are in a paradise of tropical fish swimming around the majestic rocks and the tide pools. The beach residence of your dreams… Villa Serena is an exclusive and classic Tuscan style oceanfront property on an intimate and exotic tropical beach in Costa Rica. Days will go by while you will capture the sounds and smells of the waves and the spectacular views over the Pacific Ocean. On your terrace you will enjoy the swimming pool, the manicured gardens and the closeness to the ocean. Inside, the house offers an ample social area connected to the open custom designed Italian kitchen. The granite staircase takes you to the second floor offering a master bedroom, with walk-in dressing room, bathroom with Jacuzzi and shower, and a private terrace to admire the beach and ocean views. The house has three additional bedrooms, two of which having a full bathroom.
Some technical data: • Villa Serena’s ceramic tiles, Aran kitchen cabinets and its aluminum railings are all imported from Italy. High-end Kitchen Aid appliances. • The extensive granite works were imported from Brazil. • Villa Serena was wired with latest technology for alarm system, intercom system, high-speed network Internet and satellite television. • Villa Serena sleeps up to 10 people.
The services of the staff, Marcia and Modesto are included in the rental price. Marcia can prepare typical local meals on request, will help in the kitchen, serve dishes and does the housekeeping. Modesto maintains the pool, the property and is responsible for security. Marcia and Modesto are available six days per week. They have a private apartment in a part of the Villa, away from the rental area.
Villa Serena is less than 5 minutes away from Carrillo Beach, a pristine white-sand, palm-lined beach. Rolling hills and mountains covered with tropical forests surround the bay. A reef at the mouth of the bay acts as a natural barrier, providing calm waters ideal for water sports such as swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking or anchoring your boat.
Ten minutes to the south of Villa Serena, lies Playa Camaronal, a remote beach with greyish sand and blue waters, which is a popular nesting site for leatherback (Mar–Apr) and olive ridley turtles (year round). It was declared as a National Wildlife Refuge in 1994. Its moderate to strong waves make it an ideal spot for surfers.
Villa Serena has it all! Welcome to your own place in paradise!
Green Season 2015 May 3 - Aug 28, 2015 4 night min stay
Rainy Season 2015 Aug 29 - Nov 20, 2015 4 night min stay
Dry Season 2015 Nov 21 - Dec 18, 2015 4 night min stay
Holiday Season 2015 - 2016 Dec 19 - Jan 8, 2016 7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$800
Christmas, New Year's and Easter week Rental Price available upon request.
Minimum stay for Christmas, New Year's and Easter period: 1 week.
Christmas, New Year’s, Easter weeks can not be cancelled / no refunds
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Villa Serena is located at 'Playa el Roble', in absolute privacy in a very exclusive seaside location.
Stylish settings, gracious hosting and luxurious accommodation, make Villa Serena a unique venue. Photographs in the gardens or with the backdrop of the ocean and a forested hillside, make your vacation or event-stay a truly memorable occasion.
Puerto Carrillo, situated along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica's Guanacaste Province, is known to be a jewel among Pacific beaches. The town itself is small (less than 500 full-time residents) and is predominantly a sport-fishing village with a variety of nice hotels, restaurants and tour operators. The population in Carrillo is mainly local residents and still maintains an authentically Costa Rican atmosphere. Puerto Carrillo is a small unobtrusive community that has been playing host to some of the most well renown sport fishing boats in the world, since its discovery as a billfish destination over 15 years ago. The small town boasts several hotels, fine restaurants, stores, a small airstrip, and one of the most beautiful white sand beaches in Costa Rica. The tiny harbor affords protection to a small handful of charter and private boats that are here on permanent bases. The beautiful white sand beach is popular with swimmers and an ideal beach for your kids.
Playa Carrillo ranks among the 25 Best Secret Beaches on Earth (Travel and Leisure March 2012). Just south of the popular surfer’s paradise of Samara Beach, Playa Carrillo is one of the least developed spots on the Nicoya Peninsula. Framed by mountains, the laid-back fishing village has a white-sand beach just off a palm-lined boulevard (there are no unsightly beachfront buildings). Known among divers for its excellent coral reef teeming with marine life, the beach is protected by rocky headlands, providing calm, warm water for swimmers. Don’t miss the La Selva Zoo and Bromeliad Gardens at the southern end of the bay.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: After extensively traveling around the globe looking for the perfect place, Denisse and William choose to invest in the Pacific Ocean side of lovely Costa Rica.
Why the Owner Chose Carrillo: Villa Serena is a unique oceanfront jewel. The Tuscan architecture has been deployed with solid bases and unparalleled attention to detail. Villa Serena's talented Italian architect and builder (Philadelphia Airport, and several projects around the globe) lives very close and created 'Playa El Roble' the premier exclusive seaside residential community of Costa Rica. Playa El Roble construction bylaws ensure a balance between sustainability, harmony and aesthetics.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: Splendid Pacific Ocean views and impeccable finishes.
The villa was built as a private vacation home with no budget restrictions. The location of Villa Serena is very unique; anyone going there just falls in love with it, immediately after stepping out of the car. The sounds of the waves and the peacefulness of the blue ocean, the magnificent views and the marine breeze, make spending days at Villa Serena a magic experience that people want to repeat over and over again. Villa Serena is located near Carrillo Beach, in a very private setting, completely away from the noise and busy streets of towns.
The Villa is configured for family vacation and small size events, such as weddings, family reunions, exclusive incentive trips...
Villa Serena guarantees the best vacation in a lifetime. The danger of coming to Villa Serena... is not wanting to leave!
Villa Serena is a magical Tuscan Style villa with the benefits of the majestic Pacific Ocean right out the back door!