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Luxurious Oceanfront Villa Overlooking the Pacific Ocean

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A Tuscan Classic in Carrillo, Costa Rica


Last updated: 04/13/2014

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Carrillo villa description

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!

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

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.

Flat screen Satellite TV in Living Room, Cable/DVD
Stereo System/CD/Radio. MP3 player with connector for iPod/iPhone.

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
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.

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.

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.

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

Shell collecting
Horseback Riding
Fitness Center/Gym
Health/Beauty Spa
Wildlife Viewing

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.

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!


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Massage


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • 3.5 Bathrooms


              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Pool Table
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television


                  • Romantic


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View
                  • Beachfront:

                    El Roble is a beautiful and secluded rocky beach with its own waterfall and tide pools...moreless

                  • Ocean View
                  • Oceanfront:

                    The sound (and view) of steady, rhytmic ocean waves provide a sensation of relaxation and calm...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming


                  • Dining:

                    Indoor dining room seats 10. Outdoor gazebo overlooking the ocean seats 10....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Individual air conditioning units per room...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Computer Available
                  • Covered Parking:

                    Covered private parking for 2 large cars, plus additional uncovered spaces...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Bath towels set, swimming pool/beach dark towels, kitchen towels provided....moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    All gourmet-cooking and baking utensils and appliances...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Kitchen-Aid 6 burner gas stove plus extra-large oven....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Doubled door extra-large refrigerator-freezer...moreless

                  • Toaster


                  • Gazebo:

                    High-end Italian tent. Excellent for any exclusive outdoor event....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included


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                      from 3 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Dry Season 2015
                      Jan 4 - May 2, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $3,950 $11,000
                      Green Season 2015
                      May 3 - Aug 28, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $3,200 $10,000
                      Rainy Season 2015
                      Aug 29 - Nov 20, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $2,600 $9,000
                      Dry Season 2015
                      Nov 21 - Dec 18, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $3,950 $11,000
                      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


                      • Taxes Not included


                      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

                      50% deposit due at the time of booking. Remaining amount: 90 days prior to arrival $800 refundable - Security deposit due at booking

                      Refunds (less 10%) are available on cancellations up to 90 days prior to arrival.

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                      69.5 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Punta Islita
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach

                      Car: Recommended

                      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.


                      Owner info

                      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!

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                      • A Tuscan Classic in Carrillo, Costa Rica

                        A Tuscan Classic in Carrillo, Costa Rica

                      • Gazebo tent offering full imersion with the forest and Pacific Ocean

                        Gazebo tent offering full imersion with the forest and Pacific Ocean

                      • Pacific Ocean from Carrillo Beach area. Humpback whales route

                        Pacific Ocean from Carrillo Beach area. Humpback whales route

                      • Ocean side of the Villa

                        Ocean side of the Villa

                      • A place to relax

                        A place to relax

                      • Dinner table seats 10 guests

                        Dinner table seats 10 guests

                      • Gourmet kitchen

                        Gourmet kitchen

                      • Master bedroom, oversized King and terrace

                        Master bedroom, oversized King and terrace

                      • Master bedroom with direct access to two terraces

                        Master bedroom with direct access to two terraces

                      • Touch of Classic

                        Touch of Classic

                      • Third bedroom with two Queen beds and bathroom

                        Third bedroom with two Queen beds and bathroom

                      • Indulgence


                      • Swimming pool with ocean breeze

                        Swimming pool with ocean breeze

                      • You and the Ocean!

                        You and the Ocean!

                      • Sights and senses, words fall short...

                        Sights and senses, words fall short...

                      • Ocean side by Night

                        Ocean side by Night

                      • Welcoming TV corner

                        Welcoming TV corner

                      • Gourmet Kitchen

                        Gourmet Kitchen

                      • Upstairs corridor

                        Upstairs corridor

                      • Bathroom with jacuzzi

                        Bathroom with jacuzzi

                      • Breakfast in paradise

                        Breakfast in paradise

                      • Second bedroom with Queen bed and bathroom

                        Second bedroom with Queen bed and bathroom

                      • Fourth bedroom with Queen bed and incredible ocean view

                        Fourth bedroom with Queen bed and incredible ocean view

                      • Lasting impact

                        Lasting impact

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

                      $390 - $900 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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                      Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                      Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
                      • Calendar last updated: 04/13/2014
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