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Recent Guanacaste reviews
A Magical Oasis in a Perfect Location!
"A stay at Villa Encantada is simply a magical experience. As you arrive, the beautiful Mediterranean architecture gives you a glimpse of what is to come. Entering the private courtyard you are welcomed to a luxurious oasis boasting a magnificent private pool with a refreshing fountain surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Several sitting areas provide you with choices of sun or shade complete with ceiling fans, stereo speakers, comfortable cushioned furniture and lighting perfect for romantic evenings.
Upon entering the Villa itself there is an open plan concept featuring a well appointed chef's kitchen, large dining table and comfortable living area with flat screen cable TV and music system. The plush furnishings, warm colors and custom made tile and woodwork create a most comfortable environment. Moving through the Villa there is a convenient half bath and an outdoor dining area complete with high end grill. In the rear is the private and magnificent Master Suite complete with a walk in closet/dressing/laundry area and a huge shower with screened access to the private rear garden. Upstairs are two additional, well appointed bedroom suites, one with a wonderful balcony overlooking the pool, that complete a very well designed floor plan.
The Villa is in the very desirable Playa Langosta area surrounded by high end properties. The beautiful beach, great for walking, exploring and enjoying magnificent sunsets, is just a short walk through a land preserve. All the necessities such as a food and beverages, breakfast/lunch/dinner are again just a short stroll away. A longer walk or a short drive brings you to the bustling town of Tamarindo with all the beach activities and nightlife you could want. Close enough to enjoy and far enough to maintain peace and quiet!
One of the benefits not to be missed is complimentary access to the Langosta Beach Club. Within walking distance (also by the beach at low tide), it is a great spot to enjoy the beach, spa and gym, cocktails at the bar and poolside dining. Highly recommended.
Russ and Duncan have created a Magical Oasis that made our Costa Rican trip a truly enchanted experience. We are anxiously looking forward to our return visit. Pura Vida!"
Guest: Jack and Mary EllenDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: March 22, 2015
"my 2 daughters and I spend 10 days in this beautiful condo, located right on the beach! We loved everything about it and Kally was most helpful from reservation to inside information about the area! We enjoyed this peaceful location with seemed like private beach. Many trips to nearby towns and the Rainforest. Rental car is highly recommended and 4x4 is really helpful! Thank you Kally for letting us enjoy your little paradise!"
Guest: Alina p.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 10, 2015
"The 4 days we had at this amazing place were a pure slice of paradise. Everything was perfect. The management of the property by Brian, and the management of our fun activities by Stefano, and the delightful housekeeper made sure we had the best place to stay and the best time. Even the guards at the front gate added to the experience being very helpful while making you feel like you could truly relax because they've got it covered. We played hard and slept like teenagers (babies are terrible sleepers IMO). It's not that it is dangerous, but there are opportunist, and also while all were nice, vendors are on all the public tourist beaches (Jaco, Manuel Antonio and Tamarindo). It was nice to have a truly private, secured beach experience.
It was great to have movie night with the kids (11, 14) every night as we are not "party in Tamarindo" people. And when my teenage boy needed his "down time" he would play the PS3 games. It truly has something for everyone. When I needed downtime, I closed the blackout shades, turned on my personal room AC unit and locked my door for a couple of hours. You can do what ever you want here, just relax or play hard, or both!"
Guest: Kari K.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 8, 2015
"The property is even more beautiful in person than in the photos! Jolene and Gary are very helpful in scheduling activities and suggesting the best places in town. The breakfasts are very tasty. Brooks is an amazing travel guide. He took us spearfishing, assisted us with our surf lessons, joined us on the zipline tour and even picked us up from the airport. I highly recommend this property!! Thanks again!!"
Guest: Brittany C.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 9, 2015