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Villa Bahá - Blissful Ocean Views - Pool, Gardens, Rainforest

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Villa Baha features private pool with lap lane and graceful, wide Baja steps

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Last updated: 04/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Villa Bahá is 4,000 square feet of contemporary Mexican Country-style living space thoughtfully integrated into the rugged jungle of Costa Rica. Exuberant tropical gardens enhance the dramatic white water views of the Pacific Ocean and the serene valley vistas.

Immediately upon entering the gated driveway of this 11-acre property, situated 1,000 feet above sea level, you know that you have arrived at an exceptional destination. The scent of ylang ylang and the sounds of nature welcome you to your home away from home. Bougainvillea, helaconia, and ginger provide tropical color and graceful palms and bamboo sway in the breezes.

Built in 2001 and recently updated inside and out, the main house at Villa Bahá is entered though a colorful butterfly and hummingbird garden featuring a Mexican-wall fountain. The interior is dominated by a dramatic, curved staircase which leads to the upper floors. The first floor rooms flow in an open, airy manner and are decorated with an eclectic mix of classic, Mexican and antique furnishings enhanced with dramatic lighting and architectural details. The living room comfortably seats six and is suitable for reading, family games or surfing the internet. An entertainment armoire contains a TV with satellite Sky TV and DVD/CD/MP3 player. Beyond the living room, the kitchen and dining room share the captivating view of the Pacific Ocean. The large, cook-friendly kitchen is playfully decorated with colorful, hand-painted Mexican talavera tiles on the countertops and cooking island and equipped with all that you might require to prepare and serve anything from salsa and chips to a full holiday meal. The dining room features a soaring, 20-foot beamed ceiling and French doors which open to the ocean view veranda beyond.

The lushly landscaped outdoor spaces are the true focal points of daily life at Villa Bahá. The swimming pool features both a 40-foot swim lane for exercise and graceful, wide steps for fun and relaxation. Swimmers will appreciate the gentle, eco-friendly salt chlorination system. Although it is possible to spend the entire day either dining in the shade while enjoying the expansive Pacific Ocean view or watching the peaceful and inspiring parade of wildlife from the pool area in its comfortable chaises and lounge chairs, just around the corner is an equally delightful outdoor space. On the kitchen veranda and its adjacent stone patio, guests can sip coffee while listening to the hypnotic sounds of the nearby cascading, hand-carved Mexican fountain and enjoy its peaceful tropical garden backdrop. A colorful mural painted by a local artist enlivens this space, which is also used for ping pong and grilling.

The private and serene, ocean and garden view master suite, furnished with a king size bed, is also situated on the first floor. A screened door allows nighttime breezes in and also gives private access to the rear veranda and pool area, perfect for late night swims under star-filled skies. The modern, spa-styled master bathroom features travertine tile, dual vessel sinks and an ocean and garden-view shower.

The entire second floor easily serves as an additional master suite for a second couple. The bedroom contains a queen size bed, writing desk, and built-in closets. French doors lead to a private veranda and terrace with views of the surrounding mountain ridges and valleys. Within the sounds of both of Villa Bahá’s Mexican fountains, outdoor furnishings and potted plants make this area a charming, romantic spot for quiet morning coffee or evening drinks. The full bathroom features more Mexican tile and a rainforest mural. The second floor media room has comfortable lounge seating for viewing TV and movies (with Satellite SkyTV and DVD/VCR). Sliding doors provide access to another rooftop terrace with oceans views, ideal for private sunning. Stairs from this terrace lead to the upper roof which contains the villa's solar panels and a terrace, for a 360 degree, bird's-eye view of this glorious property and its surroundings.

For groups requiring more than two bedrooms, Villa Bahá can be expanded to suit your needs. The 2nd-floor media room can be reconfigured to serve as a third bedroom with two twin beds or a queen size Aerobed.

Villa Baha’s gardens have been designed to attract and support a large variety of wildlife. Colorful toucans and blue morpho butterflies are among our daily visitors. Dozens of species of birds, white-faced monkeys, pizotes, iguanas and fascinating insects are regulars. Villa Bahá is located in the safe and friendly, residential area of Lagunas de Barú, just outside of Dominical. Houses dot the finger ridges of Lagunas, providing a sense of community while still maintaining total privacy. Our bi-lingual property manager is very close by, ready to greet you and assist you as necessary during your stay.

Villa Bahá and its tranquil interrelationship with the ocean and rainforest can be the focal point of your visit with short trips to Dominical and surrounding towns for supplies, or it can serve as your base of operations for an active, adventure-filled exploration of the South Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The choice is yours. Please visit our website for more information about Villa Bahá and begin planning your adventure in Costa Rica today.

Keywords: Ocean view villa on 11 private acres

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Other (See Description)

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  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (4) The 2nd floor media den can serve as a 3rd bedroom. For guests with small children or teens, it can be arranged with our two twin beds or, with a quick furniture shift, a queen size, bed height Aerobed. A second queen size air mattress can be set up in a number of areas taking advantage of Villa Baha's very flexible floor plan. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 2 Televisions with Satellite Sky TV, VCR and DVD/CD/MP3 Players, Library of DVDs, VHS Tapes and Books, Portable CD Player, iPod/MP3 docking station, Ping-Pong Table, Hammocks, Ceiling Fans, Fully-Equipped, Modern Kitchen with Gas Cooktop, Electric Oven, Coffee Maker and Small Appliances, Serving Dishes, Utensils, Tableware and Table Linens, Bed Linens, Beach and Bath Towels, Beach Chairs, Coolers, Washer and Dryer, Private Pool with Pool Lounges and Floats, Fruit Orchard, Private Hiking Trail ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Villa Baha has two large stereo color televisions, each with satellite Sky TV and multi-media hook ups....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free outgoing local and long distance calls via Skype Guest Account on your laptop or wifi device...moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone:

    Cell phone is provided for local calls ...moreless

  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Nov 15 - May 31, 2015
5 night min stay
$360
$2,500
Mid-Season
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
5 night min stay
$330
$2,300
Green Season
Sep 1 - Nov 14, 2015
5 night min stay
$280
$1,900
High Season
Nov 15 - May 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$360
$2,500

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Christmas, New Year's and Easter weeks -- $3,200 per week


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Last updated: 04/09/2015
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Location

6 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Playa Dominical

Car: Necessary

Swimming and Surfing Beaches, Ocean and Mangrove Swamp Kayaking, River Rafting, Quad Tours, Eco-tours, Zip-Lines, Waterfalls, Butterfly Farm, Serpentarium, Fruit Stands and Farmers' Markets, Spas

 

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Photos

  • Villa Baha features private pool with lap lane and graceful, wide Baja steps

    Villa Baha features private pool with lap lane and graceful, wide Baja steps

  • Sunset view of Manuel Antonio from Villa Baha

    Sunset view of Manuel Antonio from Villa Baha

  • Villa Baha features charming and distinctive Mexican country home architecture

    Villa Baha features charming and distinctive Mexican country home architecture

  • The colorful courtyard garden attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

    The colorful courtyard garden attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

  • Dramatic architectural details are complemented by bold colors and unique decor

    Dramatic architectural details are complemented by bold colors and unique decor

  • Colorful, fully-appointed kitchen with ocean view connects to dining room

    Colorful, fully-appointed kitchen with ocean view connects to dining room

  • Private master suite with direct access to pool and veranda

    Private master suite with direct access to pool and veranda

  • 2nd floor guest suite enjoys access to garden and fountain view verandas

    2nd floor guest suite enjoys access to garden and fountain view verandas

  • French doors throughout open to shaded verandas with ocean and mountain views

    French doors throughout open to shaded verandas with ocean and mountain views

  • Lush lawns and vibrant tropical gardens are artfully integrated into the jungle

    Lush lawns and vibrant tropical gardens are artfully integrated into the jungle

  • Lounge and dine poolside at Villa Baha while enjoying unforgettable views

    Lounge and dine poolside at Villa Baha while enjoying unforgettable views

  • 2nd floor terraces and roof with 360° views for birdwatching and stargazing

    2nd floor terraces and roof with 360° views for birdwatching and stargazing

  • Poolside lounging at Villa Baha, with ocean, jungle and garden views

    Poolside lounging at Villa Baha, with ocean, jungle and garden views

  • Cascading fountain creates a tranquil ambiance night and day

    Cascading fountain creates a tranquil ambiance night and day

  • Attention to detail is evident at the entrance to the courtyard garden

    Attention to detail is evident at the entrance to the courtyard garden

  • Mexican wall fountain adds delightful sound and color to the courtyard garden

    Mexican wall fountain adds delightful sound and color to the courtyard garden

  • Living room designed for conversation, movies, games, reading or relaxing

    Living room designed for conversation, movies, games, reading or relaxing

  • French doors lead from the dining room to the poolside veranda

    French doors lead from the dining room to the poolside veranda

  • Sunny, modern master bath features ocean view shower, dual sinks

    Sunny, modern master bath features ocean view shower, dual sinks

  • 2nd floor media room converts into a third bedroom for larger groups

    2nd floor media room converts into a third bedroom for larger groups

  • Villa Baha's 11 acres can be explored by hiking its garden and jungle trails

    Villa Baha's 11 acres can be explored by hiking its garden and jungle trails

  • Exuberant plantings provide an exotic backdrop for the crystal clear pool

    Exuberant plantings provide an exotic backdrop for the crystal clear pool

  • Veranda with ping-pong table and grill, another gathering spot for family fun

    Veranda with ping-pong table and grill, another gathering spot for family fun

  • All of our visitors enjoy a tranquil relationship with nature at Villa Baha

    All of our visitors enjoy a tranquil relationship with nature at Villa Baha

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 04/09/2015
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