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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"A long postponed stay at Villa Marcella due to cancelled flights after the hurricane and it was worth the wait! The owners were so accommodating in our reschedule even though the Villa itself sustained no damage. From the moment you enter the light filled villa with a 180 view of the ocean, you are relaxed and well taken care of by Adrian and the staff. The rooms each has its own air conditioning control, so all can sleep in comfort. The small fridge in the bedroom was stocked with water, tea and beer at our request.
Adrian cooked us gourmet meals each night and shared recipes and cooking techniques. He went almost daily to the fish market and store for fresh finds. His BBQ Jumbo Prawns and Enchiladas were a huge hit but no meal was less than exceptional so leave it to him and you will be happy. His raspberry vinegarette, churros, bananas foster and other specialties were just wonderful. The girls never left the house except a quick trip into town for the Kentucky Derby and some shopping, and the boys had a ball catching a 140lb marlin on the GoDeep boat with Captain Frankie set up by owner, which Adrian then cooked up to perfection.The house is perfectly furnished with lots of comfortable chairs that face the ocean which because of the storm in New Zealand had huge sets of waves we could watch all day. This is not a swimming beach and caution should be noted, don't turn your back on the waves. But it is a nice long, safe, wide walking beach. We decided it was the most reasonably priced luxury vacation we had taken. Other than rent, we paid about $20pp/day in food, Adrian for Cooking and Tip. Recommend contacting Costco and having them pull your items so when you or Adrian arrive, they will just load it for you. No running around the warehouse or waiting in line. Since house at bottom of a hill, good hiking/running was available right outside the door. Bring a espresso pot as they only have a coffee maker but it made great coffee."
Guest: LG MomDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
"Upon arrival we were very impressed to find a beautiful apartment on the ground floor. Every room was very clean, well furnished with all the amenities. The arrival was easy because we had booked the transportation arrangement proposed by the owner.The check in was also quick and efficient, everything was ready for us. Our stay was fantastic. The grounds of La Estancia are beautiful, gardeners are working constantly. There are plenty of chairs around the pool with as many towels as one wants! The pool and whirlpools are warm and very clean and service is superb.I would recommend this apartment to anyone who wants to spoil him/her self for a week or two! We did not rent a car but used local transportation and taxis to go around and buy groceries at Wallmart. We ate in all the restaurants and they were all good but we loved the ones with an ocean view."
Guest: J.S.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 18, 2015