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Recent Malpais Area reviews

  • Beautiful Home in best area of Costa Rica

    "My husband and I have traveled to Costa Rica many times over the years as it is one of our favorite destinations. We have also traveled all over Costa Rica, concentrating on beach towns and Mal Pais is our favorite. What made this last trip so memorable was the beautiful home that we stayed at during our stay. Casa El Mirador is beautiful inside and very well constructed with attention to detail apparent through out. We traveled this time with friends of ours who have 4 adult children and it was perfect. My husband and I stayed in the suite below while the family was upstairs. This beautiful little suite gave us privacy while still be together with the family. We loved the little rooftop for afternoon relaxing after a day of surfing. The location was also great, just a walk across the street to the best surfing beach for beginners and seasoned surfers, make sure you stay for the sunsets, stunning! The town is charming, with places to stop for ice cream and groceries as well as a sweet bakery to go to each morning for delicious coffee and baked goods. We like to travel to new places but Costa Rica continues to have a special place in our hearts and this home will be the place we come back to. I also believe they have a couple of smaller homes on the property that looked really cute for couples."
    Guest: Terri R. Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: January 23, 2014
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  • Wild kingdom on steroids

    "We stayed for 8 days at Villa Cocobolo above the tiny village of Manzanillo. From our first glimpse of the gates "Senderos de Paz," trails of peace, we thought we had arrived at a tropical Eden. The Villa exceeded all expectations, lovely wood and tile work, comfortable, and well-equipped. The first morning we were awakened by a troop of howler monkeys, the alpha male's favorite tree was a cashew just off our upstairs balcony. In the subsequent days we saw several different troops of howlers and capuchins, bright green parrots and other tropical birds, red squirrels, and numerous species of colorful butterflies. One evening as we watched the sun plunge into the Pacific from our pool deck a small troop of howlers with several babies were just above us and joined us in saluting the peaceful, rosy sunset. The pool was a wonderful place to hang out and a welcome antidote to the heat. The Villa offers easy access to wide, glorious, untrammeled beaches at Manzanillo and Playa Hermosa and is only a short drive to bustling Santa Teresa. Four wheel drive is highly recommended for the steep surrounding hills. It was also a good base for excursions to Montezuma and Cabo Blanco for great hikes to a waterfall and in the tropical jungle respectively. The owner of Villa Cocobolo, Trey, and his gracious helpers Kaenar and Maelen made our stay homey with their kindness and attention to detail. Our experience was sensational and we highly recommend this property."
    Guest: Sylvia and Vick Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 18, 2014
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  • Already planning our trip back!

    "We traveled to 4 other places in Costa Rica but this was our favorite by far. We got a little lost on the way and our car wasn't the best for travel on dirt roads down the Nicoya peninsula but when we finally arrived we were very pleased. Manzanillo is a wonderful, serene beach town (if you could even call it that, only one corner restaurant/convenience store) and Trey's property is situated on a hill above, with great views of the sunset, monkeys and lizards frequenting the area, a very short ride or walk to the beach. We rented an ATV to get to and from the surrounding towns and beaches. Overall a great time. Can't wait to visit again!"
    Guest: Rachel T. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 21, 2014
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  • Stunning sunset view & marvelous modern home!

    "We live locally in San Jose and wanted a weekend escape during the off-season to Malpais. We had a perfect stay in this gorgeous house! What a view indeed -- it's like 180-degree view of the ocean. It is a steep climb but that's the price for a beautiful view. We had a 4x4 SUV and it was not a problem. The inside is crisp and modern and I wish my kitchen was this size at home! But the main attraction is the outdoor terrace and infinity pool, where we spent the bulk of our time...lounging, relaxing and soaking up nature: butterflies and greenry. The rooms are really big, and our friends who joined us and stayed in one of the bungalows loved how cozy it was. And they said there is an ocean view everywhere...from the bed, even from the bathroom! We will totally recommend this property to friends who are looking for a piece of paradise, and we'll be back!"
    Guest: Marcia M. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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