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Spectacular "Home on the Hill"

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cabo Matapalo villa description

In one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth, there is a paradise that only God could have imagined. The Pacific Ocean stretches out to the horizon. In the distance, one can see the tip of Panama across the Gulfo Dulce. Behind you are hundreds of acres of primary forest teaming with wildlife. Below are magnificent beaches with some of the best fishing and surfing the world has to offer. It's only a short hike down our path.

Built over 500 feet above the sea, Tres Palmas catches the cooling tropical breezes coming from the Gulfo Dulce and Pacific Ocean. The sound of the surf rolling in the distance, scarlet macaws calling to their mates, while howler monkeys cavort overhead, lull you into a sense of harmony with nature.

In the midst of this spectacular setting, a secluded and exotic house has been built in modern Spanish style under a massive artificial palm thatched roof. We used the artificial thatch to give it the look of real palm thach with none of the problems.

The area was once home to the Brunca Indians that settled in southern Costa Rica and the western part of Panama. Pieces of native pottery can be found by those that care to look. The Indians considered this a holy place and many who stay here find a spiritual peace that is quite uplifting.

Our property is home to four types of monkeys, hundreds of bird species including tucans and scarlet macaws, sloth, iguana, anteaters, and a myriad of other animal species. Plant specimens are varied and abundant. This magical place offers the rare opportunity to experience nature at its most spectacular and unspoiled.



Keywords: Villa

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Daily Maid Service
          • Housekeeper
          • Private Chef
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Smoking Allowed:

            No smoking in the bedroom areas, please....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Bedroom 4

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          • Bedroom 5

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          • Bedroom 6

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          • Loft + Den

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          • King size beds (2) One in each bedroom of the main Rancho, Queen size Beds (2) In the master in each cabin, Double Beds (4) One in the second bedroom of each cabin and two in the loft, Twin or Single Beds (4) One in the second bedroom of each cabin two in the loft, Child Beds (2) Fold out cots for young children, Baby Cribs (1) Pack an Play., Bunk Beds (2)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            Caretakers wife is a fantastic cook and will cook meals for $5 per person per meal. You must purchase the food....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Commercial stove with propane grill. Granite countertops. Refridgerator and separate freezer...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            0...moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Cooking Utensils

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine:

            Caretaker has washers for those guests that wish to have their laundry done...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Caretaker has one for those guests that wish to have their laundry done...moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Connected to Villa. Won't get wet during a rain shower....moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            Outdoor pizza oven....moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Open Air Living area, Screened bedrooms, Direct TV with music channels, WiFi Satellite Internet, Full Kitchen including a commercial stove, Freezer, Linens and Towels provided, Gas And Charcoal Grill BBQ, Wood fired pizza oven...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Television

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                You nust bring a laptop and use SKYPE or similar through the WiFi - it's only two cents a minute to call the States or you can bring a GSM world phone...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Satellite high speed to keep you connected if you need to be....moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Infinity edge pool with view of the ocean/gulf....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Attacheted to the villa - fantastic views of the ocean and surrounding forest - lots of birds ans animals to view...moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    (4) One in front of each bedroom in the rancho and one on each cabin...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All

                  Location & View

                  • Village:

                    The Rustic town of Puerto Jimenez is located 13 kilometer from our Villa. You will pass through this town on you way to our property....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    You can see Panama in the distance to the south, world famous surf spot Pavones to the east and up to Playa Zancudo to the north....moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    You can see our World Famous beach Playa Matapalo just below and Backwash Bay just to the north both a short hike away....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Forests
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Surfing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Hiking
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Rain Forests
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Caves
                  • Walking
                  • Fishing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Shelling
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Boating
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Swimming
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High Season 2014
                  Feb 19 - Aug 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $525
                  $3,400

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

                  Low Season 2014
                  Sep 1 - Nov 15, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $450
                  $2,950

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

                  High Season 2015
                  Nov 16 - Aug 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $550
                  $3,550

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

                  Holiday Season 2014
                  Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,350
                  flat fee
                  Holiday Season 2014
                  Dec 27 - Jan 3, 2015
                  8 night min stay

                  $4,350
                  flat fee
                  Low Season 2015
                  Sep 1 - Nov 15, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $475
                  $3,100

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Cleaning Fee $175 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 6%

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/08/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  Location

                  14 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Puerto Jimenez
                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Interpanamerican Hwy 2 to 245
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  beach

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Surfing School, Dolphin swimming, Horseback riding, Waterfall Repelling, Tree climbing (a must), nature reserve nearby. Local tour operators for most of the activities are available and our caretakers can show you where to go and what to do.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1989

                  About the owner: I'm an oceanfront restaurant owner living in Cocoa Beach, Florida. I love to fish and surf, so the property in the Matapalo area of Costa Rica made a lot of sense for me and my family.

                  Why the Owner Chose Cabo Matapalo:
                  It's one of the most biodiverse places on earth with lots of exotic animals and birds to observe. The fishing and surfing are world class.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  Peace and tranquility when you want it - lots to do when you desire that.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, spanish

                  Links to more information:

                   

                  Photos

                  • Spectacular "Home on the Hill"

                    Spectacular "Home on the Hill"

                  • Open Air Living Room

                    Open Air Living Room

                  • Two of the Loft Beds

                    Two of the Loft Beds

                  • John and Jamily wedding

                    John and Jamily wedding

                  • Dawn of Another Beautiful Day

                    Dawn of Another Beautiful Day

                  • Miles of beach with no one else near Carate

                    Miles of beach with no one else near Carate

                  • The loft sleeping area

                    The loft sleeping area

                  • Relax In The Infinity Pool

                    Relax In The Infinity Pool

                  • One of the Bedrooms

                    One of the Bedrooms

                  • View from the Ocean

                    View from the Ocean

                  • Sloth in Tree Nearby

                    Sloth in Tree Nearby

                  • Zip Lining Near The Property

                    Zip Lining Near The Property

                  • Full moon over the pool

                    Full moon over the pool

                  VRBO #85985

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, August 05, 2014

                  $450 - $550 per night (USD)
                  10

                  6 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 20

                  View calendar: Updated 07/08/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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