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Luxury, Privacy and Just Steps to the Beach!

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Welcome to Villa Encantada - a luxurious tropical getaway destination!

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Last updated: 03/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enchanted (in-‘chant-ed): Charmed. Captivated. Beguiled. Bewitched.

The charms of Costa Rica, the captivating natural beauty, the beguiling black sand beaches, and the bewitching sunsets over the Pacific Ocean are all yours to savor and enjoy. However you define it a vacation at Villa Encantada will create lasting memories you, your family and friends won’t soon forget.

At over 2100 square feet Villa Encantada's Moorish design provides you with the perfect combination of space and luxury. Immaculately appointed interior and lush exterior tropical gardens enhance the beauty of the property and bring Costa Rica's flora and fauna right to you. In addition cast stone architectural elements and fountains, native handcrafted hardwood details and Moroccan inspired tiles create the atmosphere for a truly enchanting vacation!

The ideal location for that much needed getaway:
The Villa is perfectly situated across the street from the quiet, secluded Playa Langosta, which invites you to walk for miles on unspoiled beaches, find a driftwood log in the shade along the tree-lined shore to sit and admire the soaring Pelicans or marvel at the spectacular sunsets.

The Villa is conveniently located a short distance to a full service grocery store, many outstanding restaurants ranging from fine dining to family-friendly, world-class surfing and water activities, and a whole lot more.

So much to do, so little time!
The town of Tamarindo, a short walk from the Villa, features numerous restaurants, shops, clubs, a casino and just about everything you could want in a vacation destination. Guests of Villa Encantada have exclusive membership to the Langosta Beach Club and all the facilities available including a full gym, yoga studio, private cabanas and full service restaurant. Additionally, let the concierge at the Langosta Beach Club create the perfect outing for you and your guests: Enjoy snorkeling or scuba diving? Up for a good round of golf? Why not a thrilling ziplining adventure through one of the local rainforest canopies? Or just sit back and relax on a sunset champagne cruise. The options are virtually endless.

Your peace of mind matters:
Tamarindo also offers readily available ambulance, medical and dental services and pharmacy in case any unexpected emergency arises. There is a security guard on site at the Villa and a secure intercom system to monitor guests to the property.

Your own private pool - who could ask for more?
Surrounded by the property's 10 foot high walls and lush tropical gardens, the Villa's oversized pool (the largest in the Villas Cerca del Mar development) features glass tiling inspired by the Pacific, an ornate wall mounted fountain and shaded deck with plenty of seating for both lounging and al fresco dining. The best feature is that the pool is yours exclusively - swim at your own discretion.

Keep it clean.
Each of our 3 guest rooms comes with its own private bathroom. The master bathroom features a walk in shower and double vanity, both guest rooms have indoor/outdoor showers and single basin vanities. All a spacious, well lit and airy.

When the day is done...
A good night's sleep isn't far away. Turn off the air conditioning, open the screened windows and let the tropical breezes and ocean surf lull you to sleep. Luxurious bed linens, fluffy pillows and blankets create the perfect ambiance for a wonderful rest. Awake refreshed and rejuvenated - ready for another day in paradise. Each bedroom comes with its own en suite bathroom including an open-air shower and adjacent tropical garden.

Master Bedroom (first floor) features a queen size four poster bed crafted of the finest locally sourced hardwoods and comfortable euro-pillow top mattress. Floor to ceiling glass panels separate the bedroom from a completely private rear terrace surrounded by lush gardens, bubbling fountain and comfortable lounge chairs.

Guest bedroom #! (second floor, front) looks out over the Villa's pool and offers guests a queen size bed featuring a euro pillow top mattress and supremely comfortable bedding. In addition guests can relax in a choice of several seating options while enjoying the interior tropical gardenscape. Finally guests can venture through the glass doors and onto a the handcrafted stone balcony overlooking the pool and gardens. In the morning it's a great place to sit and enjoy a cup of Costa Rica's finest coffee or in the afternoon the best spot to take in the spectacular sunsets over the Pacific. Of course the private bath is also another wonderful feature of this guest room.

Guest bedroom #2 (second floor, rear) offers the convenience of twin beds (which can be pushed together) and the same premium bedding and linens as the other guest rooms. An oversized picture window looks through the Villa's wonderful trees through to the hillsides beyond.

Living and dining - perfect together!
Upon first entering Enchanted Villa guests are welcomed into the open plan living/dining/kitchen area. Floor to ceiling windows surround the space on either side, allowing for plenty of air and light into the space. This floor plan is ideal for enabling everyone to join in great conversation.

In the living room comfortable upholstered seating, complements all the comforts of home including a flat screen plasma television, CD/DVD player (so bring your favorite CDs and DVDs), and a state of the art surround sound system. Adjacent to the living room the dining area features a round teak dining table handcrafted from local hardwoods. The built in table leaf enables six guests to sit comfortably around the table.

The heart of the house...
Enchanted Villa offers a modern gourmet kitchen fully equipped with top of the line stainless steel appliances. A double filtered water dispenser on the refrigerator door ensures safe drinking water for all guests. The teak island, with butcher block top, is a great spot for friends and family to gather to prepare a meal together.

The inside out.
Just off the kitchen/living/dining area is the outdoor grill area, featuring a chef's gas grill and seating for 4, all surrounded by lush flowers and plants. Adjacent to the grill area is a wet bar so you're never too far from a cold drink.

Conveniently located a little ways down the hall guests will find the half-bath.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Daily Maid Service

Suitability

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    All children are welcome at the Villa. The Langosta Beach Club requires children be accompanied by an adult....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Complimentary membership to the exclusive Langosta Beach Club is provided to all guests of Enchanted Villa. This amenity is only offered at this property....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Somos Bluetooth speakers provided. No CD player is available....moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Enchanted Villa is located right across the street from access to Playa Langosta....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Enchanted Villa (Villa Encantada) is located within a 5 minute walk to Playa Langosta - close enough to hear the waves and smell the ocean breezes....moreless

  • Village:

    The Villa is located just down the road from Tamarindo, where guests will find a wide range of activities, great shopping and outstanding dining options....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning is provided throughout the property....moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new appliances were installed in 2012...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxurious bed and bath linens are included. Beach towels are provided as well....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street:

    Gated, with guard....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new appliances were installed in 2012...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen with all top of the line stainless steel appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator with freezer and ice maker. Filtered water....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Off the second floor front guest bedroom....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap around deck on three sides of the pool....moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Private rear shaded porch off the Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    The largest pool in the Cerca del Mar complex!...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season #2
Apr 6 - Apr 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$400
$2,450
Mid Season
May 1 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$275
$1,850
Summer Season
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$350
$2,100
Low Season #1
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$275
$1,675
Pre Holiday
Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$330
$2,025
Early Holiday
Dec 1 - Dec 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$400
$2,450
Holiday
Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,250

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

70 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Liberia International (LIR)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Langosta Beach Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Langosta Beach Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Playa Langosta

Car: Recommended

An exclusive amenity to guests renting Enchanted Villa is a complimentary membership to the Langosta Beach Club included in the rental rate. Guests can enjoy all the facilities the Beach Club has to offer including a full fitness center, yoga studio, poolside cabanas and chaise lounges, and a groomed beach. At the Beach Club guests can also enjoy the full service restaurant and bar. This is an amenity offered only to select guests and Enchanted Villa is the only property in Cerca del Mar offering this amenity.

In addition, guests of Enchanted Villa have the use of the concierge at the Beach Club. Utilizing their vast network of providers they can customize a wide range of activities and interests. Whether a half-day or full-day let them help you discover the fun and excitement that is Costa Rica.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: After living 22 years in New York City we needed a change and moved two hours north to Hudson in upstate New York. in 2009 we opened The Croff House, a 5-room luxury bed and breakfast, and we quickly became the top rated property in town and for three years after the top rated property in New York as well. We're very proud of our accomplishment with The Croff House and hope to provide and equally superior experience to our guests at Enchanted Villa.

Why the Owner Chose Tamarindo:
Having visited a few areas in Costa Rica both on the Caribbean and Pacific coasts we were amazed each time at the friendliness and welcoming nature of the Tico's (what the locals are called). Tamarindo has a great vibe - shops, restaurants, nightlife and great beaches, but it still holds on to it's Costa Rican charm: no Starbucks, Gaps or McDonalds here! Playa Langosta is just a short walk from the Villa. The calm and tranquility of the area was immediately evident; being able to hear the ocean from the Villa was an added bonus. Becoming members of the stunning Langosta Beach Club we thought our guests would love too. Everything is brand new, it's an awesome facility, and the staff is fantastic. With a fully equipped gym, yoga studio, private beach, full restaurant/bar and more what's not to love? Best of all? Costa Rica is so EASY to get to and it's totally affordable. The Liberia International Airport was only opened in 2012 and most carriers fly direct from their major hubs. Great weather. Friendly people. Easy to get to. Fantastic food. Easy on the wallet. Lots to do. It was an easy decision.


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Speaks: english

 

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  • Welcome to Villa Encantada - a luxurious tropical getaway destination!

    Welcome to Villa Encantada - a luxurious tropical getaway destination!

  • 10 foot high walls ensure your privacy as you relax to the sound of the fountain

    10 foot high walls ensure your privacy as you relax to the sound of the fountain

  • Soak up some sun or catch up on a good book by your private 16' x 30' pool.

    Soak up some sun or catch up on a good book by your private 16' x 30' pool.

  • You never more than steps away from a cool dip in the pool.

    You never more than steps away from a cool dip in the pool.

  • Stunning handcrafted Costa Rican hardwood creates a beautiful dining room for 6

    Stunning handcrafted Costa Rican hardwood creates a beautiful dining room for 6

  • The fully equipped state of the art kitchen - the heart of the Villa.

    The fully equipped state of the art kitchen - the heart of the Villa.

  • The rear patio is a private hideaway for guests staying in the Master Bedroom.

    The rear patio is a private hideaway for guests staying in the Master Bedroom.

  • The Master Bath includes a double vanity and spacious walk in shower.

    The Master Bath includes a double vanity and spacious walk in shower.

  • All Guest Bathrooms feature showers that bring the outdoors indoors.

    All Guest Bathrooms feature showers that bring the outdoors indoors.

  • Overlooking the pool the front guest bedroom also has a private balcony.

    Overlooking the pool the front guest bedroom also has a private balcony.

  • There is air conditioning throughout the villa, but fresh air is also wonderful.

    There is air conditioning throughout the villa, but fresh air is also wonderful.

  • Architectural details abound!

    Architectural details abound!

  • The pool at Villa Encantada is the largest in the Cerca del Mar development

    The pool at Villa Encantada is the largest in the Cerca del Mar development

  • Enjoy al fresco dining under the shaded arbor on the deck surrounding the pool.

    Enjoy al fresco dining under the shaded arbor on the deck surrounding the pool.

  • Local hardwoods, Moroccan inspired tiling and rich colors greet you to the Villa

    Local hardwoods, Moroccan inspired tiling and rich colors greet you to the Villa

  • Open plan living and dining areas offer loads of space and comfort for up to 6.

    Open plan living and dining areas offer loads of space and comfort for up to 6.

  • Flooded with light by walls of windows the living room offers sumptuous comfort

    Flooded with light by walls of windows the living room offers sumptuous comfort

  • Just off the kitchen the grill patio is a great place to share a meal.

    Just off the kitchen the grill patio is a great place to share a meal.

  • The Master Bedroom has a queen sized 4 poster bed, desk and fountain patio.

    The Master Bedroom has a queen sized 4 poster bed, desk and fountain patio.

  • The rear Guest Bedroom on the second floor has twin beds that can be joined.

    The rear Guest Bedroom on the second floor has twin beds that can be joined.

  • The front Guest Bedroom offers a queen bed, private bath and outdoor balcony.

    The front Guest Bedroom offers a queen bed, private bath and outdoor balcony.

  • Plush towels and bedding are all provided - beach towels, too!

    Plush towels and bedding are all provided - beach towels, too!

  • Tropical interior gardenscapes enhance the beauty of the Villa.

    Tropical interior gardenscapes enhance the beauty of the Villa.

  • A lush, luxurious and private getaway for you, your family and friends.

    A lush, luxurious and private getaway for you, your family and friends.

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 03/05/2015
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