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Recent Dominical reviews

  • Vistas Infinitas . . . Say's it All!

    "Upon our late arrival, we were greeted with a big smiling welcome from Nickie (house manager), who showed us around your beautiful home! It was more magnificent than depicted on the website, extremely well appointed, kitchen fully equipped and comfortable beds! Every detail thought of, the fans, lighting, books, etc. The landscaping around the home was full of tropical foliage with landscape lighting at night actuating the lipstick palms to bougainvillea framing in the view of the Pacific Ocean from the porch! My wife and I celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary with another couple and your home provided the perfect setting! Each morning began with gazing at the ocean as the sun rose revealing the colors of the flora of the surrounding mountains . . . after breakfast we explored the country, Quepos Fiera (Saturday), Hacienda Baru (nature trail and zip line), Manuel Antonio, the Organic Fiera in San Isidro (Tuesday's), and afternoon's in the pool (very private), until the rains refreshed earth, then the sunsets, what more can I say! We had visits from Toucan's, Humming Bird's and the resident frogs, a real treat! Showering using the outdoor shower, before dinner each night was Pura Vita with orchids peeping over the rail and the mountain side was the shower curtain! The broad selection of reference books gave insight to the birds, animals and culture of Costa Rica! We were so into the outside world that we didn't turn on the satellite TV at all. WiFi handled data transfer with no problem, and annoying bugs were virtually non existent at that altitude. 4x4 recommended, drive slow and look for wildlife! Nickie was a great help and wonderful to share when, where and what about Costa Rica . . . Perfect pick for us, thank you for sharing your home!"
    Guest: Jim W. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 8, 2014
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  • Costa Rica - Paradise

    "Casa de Carroll was great. We stayed for one week and would definitely go back. The home is exactly as shown in the pictures and was a great base for our adventures. Our party included 2 adults and 4 kids (18, 18, 16, 12). The owner and local manager were always responsive to our questions before and during our stay. We saw monkeys, birds and a horse (in the pasture below the house) on a daily basis. The location was perfect and made excursions to Ojochal, Uvita, Dominical and other areas within easy driving distance. The home is very private....you don't see another house or person while on property. Most evenings were spent in the pool after a long day at the beach or exploring. The house was well equipped and had almost everything we needed (cooking utensils, pool towels, hammocks, hair dryer, etc.). A couple of maintenance issues were addressed quickly by the local manager. I highly recommend Tito at Uvita360 if you want to rent surf boards. We rented the boards and took them to Playa Hermosa, our favorite beach. Whitewater rafting with Karlos and his son, Ernesto, from Autentico Adventures was a fun day. Osa Canopy Tour was exhilarating. The ATV tour with Diamante Tours was cool. We saw waterfalls and panoramic views that we probably would have missed otherwise. The waterfall at El Pavon is not to be missed (not part of the ATV tour). Be advised that eating out in Costa Rica is not cheap. I highly recommend eating at the local sodas and buying fruit at the roadside stands ...it will save you A LOT OF MONEY. The local grocery stores were well stocked, too. Exchange your currency for Costa Rican Colones. For the best exchange rate go to a bank, not the airport currency exchange. Bank = 528 Colones per $1USD v Airport Currency Exchange = 460 Colones per $1USD (13% difference!!). Most local businesses give you 500 Colones....not bad, but exchanging cash currency for Colones at a bank is easy (btw...there is a bank on the top concourse at the SJO airport, don't use the current exchange near baggage claim). My last piece of advice is be sure to have very detailed driving directions from SJO to Casa de Carroll (GPS even better). We got lost in San Jose and on the way to Jaco. You will need about 1,000 Colones for tolls on Route 27. However, once at Casa de Carroll, you will relax and enjoy. Thank you Jim and Patti for sharing your piece of paradise with us."
    Guest: Mike Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 12, 2015
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  • better than the photos!!!

    "The photos of this house does not do it justice! We were so happy with this beautiful home! Flora (the home owner) was beyond helpful in planning our trip prior to going on vacation. Sara (housekeeper) is incredible and cleans the house almost daily. She was so helpful in so many ways and took care of us when we needed any additional help!! She is a real plus for the house! The activities are close to the house (zip lining, horseback riding to the falls, surfing, ..... all a must). We tried to have the chef cook for us but unfortunately both nights we hired him he either didnt show up or came late with the wrong food that we ordered). So after that we either ate out or cooked in ourselves. Tortilla Flats is a must and the fresh fish is incredible. The house is JUST PERFECT for lounging sitting by the pool or playing ping pong. Our days consisted of activities in the morning and spending afternoons poolside enjoying this incredible home! Sunset here are to die for!!! Cant wait to return."
    Guest: islandgirl Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 17, 2015
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  • Extraordinary villa with a spectacular view

    "My family and I enjoyed 7 wonderful days in this amazing home set high on a hill in the jungle. There is so much to say about this special getaway. It is perfectly laid out with each room offering a stunning view to the beautiful surroundings and wildlife. A nice food and wine basket was waiting for us when we arrived and the team supporting the property and our stay was available to help at any time. It was convenient to many daytime adventures and wonderful restaurants for evening dining. Be prepared for an adventure as you make your way up the steep road that brings you to this perfect vacation home but know that it is worth every twist and bump. We loved Casa de los Suenos, the small surfing community of Dominical and the country of Costa Rica. Highly recommended!"
    Guest: Debra C. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 1, 2015
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