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Villas Escaleras-Fabulous Ocean View with Wildlife All Around

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Pool or ocean . . . your choice

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Last updated: 09/19/2008

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Dominical villa description

Accomodations: Villa: 4 Bedrooms/4.5 Baths (Sleeps 8-10); Casa: 1 Bedroom/1 Bath (Sleeps 1-2)

Villas Escaleras offer a vacation experience combining comfort and luxury, nestled in lush rainforest, high above the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The properties share a 4.5 acre site, verdant with native trees and plants and, while connected by a paved walking path, are visually separated by dense jungle. Each property features a wraparound veranda, overlooking its own swimming pool, a huge jungle valley teeming with wildlife and the Pacific Ocean, with its stunning sunsets, just beyond.

Both verandas are furnished with plenty of hammocks, bamboo lounges and hammock chairs so everyone in your group can relax and watch the languid daily activity of the tropics, toucans and other colorful birds gliding by, troops of howler and white-faced monkeys swinging in the trees, coati mundis and javelinas foraging for food below and the occasional sloth just hanging around. If the season is right, you may see a pod of humpbacked or pilot whales, sounding, broaching and spouting water as they make their way down the coast to their breeding grounds in nearby Drake Bay. All the while, the soothing sounds of the surf on the beach, water rushing in nearby streams, birds and tree frogs calling and cicadas humming, will fill your ears with the sound of the tropics.

If your idea of a vacation calls for more action, use the Villas as your base to make forays, usually of 10 minutes or less, to any of a dozen or so area beaches for swimming, surfing, fishing, kayaking, shelling or just exploring, to visit the nearby Hacienda Baru or Rancho Merced wildlife refuges for nature tours, afoot or by horseback, zipline and canopy tours and birdwatching, to arrange for a horseback ride to a nearby waterfall, a sport fishing excursion, both inshore and in deep water, a day of exploration by kayak in the mangroves or along a part of the coast which is laced with caves and caverns or snorkeling, SCUBA diving or whale watching in Uvita's Marina Ballena national park or more distant Cano Island National Preserve. Shopping, banking (including ATMs), fine and budget dining and night life are available in Dominical and Uvita, both within a 10 minute drive from the Villas.

The Villa's three interior levels include four spacious bedroom suites, each with a full bath, large, fully-equipped kitchen with custom cabinetry and new, General Electric appliances and a Great Room with vaulted ceiling, large (12 person) dining table, custom bar and media alcove. The Casa includes a living room and sleeping mezzanine with 18'ceilings, galley kitchen and full bath. Both feature rare and beautiful tropical hardwood appointments and Spanish tile floors throughout, tasteful custom furnishings in the traditional Central American style, incorporating natural fabrics from Guatemala and Peru. Walls are decorated with Latin American art as well as prints, paintings and photos by commercial artists and photographers who have stayed with us in the past.

Guests may access an extensive library of books and CDs, satellite TV, DVD players, ipod-accessible stereo CD and tape players, telephone, desktop computer with high speed Internet access through a wireless network and full laundry facilities. Linens and towels, including pool/beach towels, are provided. Smoker/barbecue, pool toys, spotting scope, binoculars, walkie-talkies, field guides for animal and bird recognition, are also available for guest use.

It's all about comfort and luxury . . . come see for yourself.


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Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking on verandas and patios only...moreless

          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Pool patios furnished with chaises and covered tables and chairs; verandas feature multiple hammocks and hammock chairs; Villa & Casa telephones equipped with answering machines...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library:

                Over 300 titles in all genres...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Villa only -- satellite service with movie channels...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Video Library

              Attractions

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                Both Villa and Casa have views up the mountain...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                View from both Villa and Casa are jungle valley with ocean beyond...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming

              General

              • Broadband Access:

                Villa & Casa...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                (2) Dryer in Villa; shared laundry facilities in Casa...moreless

              • Computer Available:

                (2) Villa - desktop computer with printer Casa - laptop...moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Villa - one covered space...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                (2) Long-Distance calls using owners' calling service card are free...moreless

              • Garage:

                Casa only...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                100% cotton sheets and towels. 400 thread count sheets and pillow cases...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Villa - secured parking for three or four automobiles Casa - one garage space & one secured parking space...moreless

              • Telephone:

                (2) Villa & Casa; unlimited free calling within Costa Rica...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                (2) Washer in Villa; shared laundry facilities in Casa...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Villa & Casa...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Kitchen:

                (2) Villa - custom cabinets & stainless steel appliances (2008) Casa -- custom cabinets, appliances purchased in 2005...moreless

              • Microwave:

                (2) Villa & Casa...moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                (4) Villa -- upper patio, pool patio and pergola w/covered barbecue area and sink Casa -- pool patio...moreless

              • Gazebo:

                Villa pergola includes covered bbq area, open area w/plantings and outdoor shower...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                (3) Villa -- main, wraparound veranda and lower veranda Casa -- one veranda...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

                   

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                  1 - 4 guests ..... $240/night.
                  5 - 6 guests ..... $280/night.
                  7 - 8 guests ..... $320/night.
                  8+ guests ........ contact us.
                  Holiday Rates ...... contact us (7 day stay)
                  

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                  Photos

                  • Pool or ocean . . . your choice

                    Pool or ocean . . . your choice

                  • The Villa Great Room

                    The Villa Great Room

                  • Dusk is a magical time at the Villas

                    Dusk is a magical time at the Villas

                  • The Casa in silhouette

                    The Casa in silhouette

                  • Spectacular view from the Casa sleeping loft

                    Spectacular view from the Casa sleeping loft

                  • Plenty of room at the table . . . just add food

                    Plenty of room at the table . . . just add food

                  • The Sunrise -- a typical bedroom suite

                    The Sunrise -- a typical bedroom suite

                  • The Casa pool is perfect for a quick plunge

                    The Casa pool is perfect for a quick plunge

                  • Breakfast with a view

                    Breakfast with a view

                  • Sometimes neighbors visit just to hang out

                    Sometimes neighbors visit just to hang out

                  • Plenty of books for rainy day reading

                    Plenty of books for rainy day reading

                  • The entry to the Villa from its veranda

                    The entry to the Villa from its veranda

                  • The veranda's view north toward Nicaragua

                    The veranda's view north toward Nicaragua

                  • Moonlight over the Pacific

                    Moonlight over the Pacific

                  • The veranda view of nearby Cano Island

                    The veranda view of nearby Cano Island

                  • Sunset from the veranda

                    Sunset from the veranda

                  VRBO #52302

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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                  4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

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                  Member since: 2005
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 20%
                  • Calendar last updated: 09/19/2008
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