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"I have stayed in this house three times over 6 years. The first, my now husband and I fell in love. The second, we brought all our loved ones and had our wedding. And we just returned to celebrate our 5 year wedding anniversary. To say that it's special to us, is an understatement. But for the sake of this review, I will try and leave my obsession for this home aside.
THE HOUSE: The house itself rests right on the beach. You will spend most of your time in the wade-in pool and you can hear the waves while you swim. The pool is the center of the home (you can see in the pictures)--each morning you will open the huge glass and wooden doors to the outside, connecting indoors directly to the outdoors. The grounds are landscaped impeccably. Inside, each of the suites could be their own stand alone living quarters. You have complete privacy, they're hugely spacious and they are romantic and grand. Each opens to the outside. And most importantly, they are all air conditioned (it's hot in Costa Rica!). When we didn't enjoy dinners outside, we would take advantage of the giant dining area and create massive spreads for everyone. After dinner, we would have cocktails at the tiki bar in the house and typically head back to the pool. The house is so customized. The wood comes from the owners teak farm and every detail has been taken into consideration--it just feels so special.
LOCATION: Nothing is more than a 5 minute quad ride away, but you feel like you're totally secluded. You can go ziplining right up the road. We always go to the fishing boats to get fresh fish. And we love to stop in and visit friends at the Surf Camp--each time, our guests have taken surf lessons and loved it. You can get a board for the day for (something like) $10. You have tons of restaurants around you!
DINING: Mal Pais has amazing food. Our favorite is Mary's. We literally ordered every item on their special board and weren't disappointed with a single dish. The sushi place is great, but the service is pretty lax. There's a new bakery that has amazing coffee and delicious breakfast. There's so many great restaurants on the beach--really you can slip into most places and just have aps and cocktails for very little money and just enjoy the beauty of this place.
TIP: You have to have a quad/ 4-wheeler. They're not cheap and you don't want to run out of gas."
Guest: wobblenotDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 13, 2014
"My review will certainly not do this home justice you really need to see it to believe it. Everything about this home is incredible and it's so peaceful even my 12 year old son enjoyed every moment here. You really won't want to leave, the infinity pool is wonderful, you could sit in it all day long watching the howler monkeys who visited on a daily basis. The home is impeccable with the best decor. The location to Playa Hermosa was very close and even though we didn't want to leave the house ever, it was well worth the trip down the road. The local restaurant Dayka was terrific and so affordable, its a must try! Everything you would need is in Cobano which is just a short car ride away. Rolando the gardener was so nice, we enjoyed knowing there was someone around the property if we ever needed anything. The housekeeper was so efficient we hardly ever saw her. We can't forget to mention Flaco the grounds dog, so cute, he came for a visit everyday which we enjoyed. The only other venture we did was an afternoon trip to Santa Theresa and ate at Habeneros on the beach, stunning and delicious food! We can't wait to go back, this house is a gem and so are the owners. Thank you again for opening up your wonderful home, this made for a wonderful trip and a lifetime of memories!"
Guest: The Carroll'sDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 18, 2015
"I can honestly say that this home was the most SPECTACULAR home we have ever rented through VRBO. the pictures really do not show how truly amazing this property is!
All four bedrooms are equally spectacular, balconies and hammocks with comfortable furniture to lounge in . The beds are comfortable and the open air with ceiling fans are all that is needed. You do not need air conditioning in this home.
The infinity pool overlooking the ocean is incredible. I never wanted to get out of it!
The sunken large kitchen is well appointed, and the outdoor living space is top notch, and also very comfortable.
Marley and Rey the resident dogs are so sweet and are never a bother. The owner Daniel is present only to care for the dogs and keep his beautiful landscaping watered. It truly is paradise.
The driveway is however very steep.....so be carefull if you've had a few too many cocktails in the pool! I do not recommend walking to the beach... Going down the drive is ok, it's the coming back up that is killer! We did have a very large beetle in our bathroom sink one morning....but with the openness of the house I expected a few critters, and we only had a few.
I hope to return to villa montmeru at another time. It truly was a vacation I will always remember!"
Guest: KbargerDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 12, 2015
"We cannot say enough about how great this home is. We live in Costa Rica and were looking to get away and relax and this is exactly what we got! The home is located up on the hill with a beautiful view of the ocean. You are just far enough away but still close enough to run into town if you need to. The house is just perfect for a couple and has all the amenities needed to be comfortable while away from home. The infinity pool and outdoor living space is where we spent the majority of our time. Francisco is on site to take care of the pool and grounds and is very nice. We cannot say enough about Soraya that manages the property. She came and met us and took us to the house, as we arrived late and it was dark out. We had numerous car issues and all we had to do was call her and she was there to help. We broke down and she came and rescued us! She was so helpful with places to eat, helping us get around town, car rental, directions and a mechanic! You will not be disappointed with your stay here if you are looking to get away and enjoy some needed relaxation."
Guest: Rebecca P.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 2, 2015