Award Winning 3 to 6BR Newly Renovated Family Favorite Private Pool Steps Beach(17 Reviews)
The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more
- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Main House 3 Bedrooms 3 Baths, 1br 1ba Pool House Suite Sleeps 1-12, Yoga Shala
CASA MONARCA offers:
-Premier beachfront location in the heart of the exclusive northend of Playa Santa Teresa proper
-Ample green spaces with mature tropical gardens; private ½ acre lot on 2.5 acre beachfront parcel
-The privacy and security of a fenced and gated lot
-Easy walking distance to the beach, grocery store (100m) and a several quaint local restaurants and shops, town center is 1.2km, and easy ride on the complimentary beach cruiser bikes
-White sandy beach, great for swimming, boogie boarding and tide pools to explore at either end
-One of the best and least crowded surf spots in the area directly in front of the property with glassy waves year round. Over 12 surf spots to explore in the immediate area
-4,000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor living spaces with world-class architectural design by celebrated Costa Rican architect educated in the US , incorporating an open floor plan and quality finishings which blend this home with it’s natural surroundings
-Sustainable design and energy efficiency; state of the art rain catch water captivation and filtration systems imported from the USA for guaranteed water quality and safety, German Solar hot water system, state of the art water treatment plant and bio-filtration recycle and irrigation systems. Essential Costa Rica branded ICT (Instituto Costariccense de Tourismo/Costa Rica Tourism Board) and approved sustainable project
-Ample and comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces with imported rattan furniture from Bali, chill-lax hammock areas by your private chlorine-free pool
-Outdoor showers and chaise lounges by the pool
-High quality orthopedic mattresses, bedding, pillows and accessories
-High quality 100% cotton sheets, towels and beach towels
-Standardized kitchens and accessories, offering all guests the same high level of amenities and services
-Private chlorine-free swimming pool, pool deck, palm palapa, lawn areas, yoga shala, pool house and exuberant tropical gardens surrounding the pool
-Daily Continental breakfast and Daily housekeeping services
-Full time on-site maintenance and pool cleaning service
-Professional multi-lingual Owner (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Italian)
-European Concierge (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese) with 15 plus years of experience as a full-time resident in the area, at no additional cost, who works with only the best local tour operators and service providers
-Our friendly staff is 100% local and happy to assist you as much or as little as you wish. Our housekeepers, maintenance and security personal have been with us since day one. Our Concierge and Executive assistants since 2011
-In-house cook (typical food/meal packages) or Private Chefs services, dinner reservations and recommendations available upon request
* CUSTOM VACATION PACKAGES INCLUDING DOMESTIC AIRFARE, GROUND TRANSPORTATION, MEALS AND ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
-We welcome groups and Weddings (when using a professional Wedding Planner)
-Private air charter services, Rental Car Reservations and ground transportation available upon request
-Private yoga shala made of teak and palm available for private yoga classes or massage
-Child care, Canopy, Horseback, ATV, Fishing, Snorkeling, Naturalist and many other tours available
-Surf lessons and board rentals (by Mel Gibson’s private instructor)
-Our lot is fenced and gated, all homes lock-up tight, and have alarm systems, lap-top safes and a night-time watchman (private security company) for your privacy and security
-All of our rooms are fully screened, with ample light and ventilation, ceiling fans and separate AC units with remote control units
-Washer and dryer, laundry service available
-Complete chef’s kitchens with stainless steel appliances and cookware, dishwasher, gas stove and outdoor built-in gas grill
- 5 Mega Internet with WiFi and Cable Flatscreen TV
-Complimentary Beach cruiser bikes, boogie boards (soft tops surfboard for kids < 90 lbs), masks and snorkels, beach chairs and more…
Please feel free to contact me directly toll free at 866 295-6727 or by email. I look forward to hearing from you and please know that we’re not just here to sell you a few beds and disappear, but happy to assist you in any way we can to make this the vacation of a life time !
Warm Costa Rican Regards
Mariposa Vacation Homes
Playa Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
GENERAL OVERVIEW : Honeymoon Suite with king bed and full bed with private marble bath, 2nd Suite with King bed and private bath, 3rd kids bedroom with bunkbed and separate full bath, Pool house with king bed, private bath and private terrace area, In-law Suite with sitting area with TV and 1 single bed, 1st bedroom with king bed, 2nd bedroom with queen bed and 1 full bath. Main house offers a large open designer kitchen with stainless steel cook-top and appliances, Italian quartz countertops, Guanacaste tropical hardwood eat-up counter top open to living room area and double slider to the ample terrace areas with outdoor living and dining areas, hammock area, gas grill, private pool, pool deck and palapa, private off-street parking, private yoga shala, mature tropical gardens and beautiful garden views, steps to the beach via our butterfly gardens to a tree-lined sandy public beach path contiguous to the property, approximately 100 yards to the beach with no driving, traffic or streets to cross
Regardless of whether it’s your first trip to Costa Rica or if you’re “Tico” (a genuine Costa Rican local), Mariposa Vacation Homes specializes in providing you with everything you need to truly enjoy your vacation experience.
The Santa Teresa/Mal Pais/Playa Hermosa area is located at the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula just north of Costa Rica’s first National Park ~ Cabo Blanco Absolute Nature Reserve. We also have the Curu Nature Preserve and Spider Monkey rescue center, Islas Tortuga, Montezuma Waterfalls, Canopy Tours and many other spectacular attractions close by.
This breath-taking stretch of pristine Pacific coastline, specifically Playa Santa Teresa proper, has been recently discovered by the jet-set crowd and voted the #1 beach in the world by Trip Advisor People’s Chioce Award 2011. No wonder it’s the preferred playground of Mel Gibson, Guiselle Bunchen, Tom Brady and many others.
Mariposa Vacation Homes is one of the largest beachfront parcels in Playa Santa Teresa. We are located in the heart of Santa Teresa’s exclusive northend, a quiet residential neighborhood less than a mile from the town center. Here you’ll find easy accessibility to all you need with the peace and quiet that distinguishes the exclusive northend.
Mariposa Vacation Homes was conceived and constructed from the ground up with careful thought and attention to every detail. We have gone to great lengths to produce indoor and outdoor living spaces that convey casual beach elegance in a functional and fashionable, zen-like, tropical atmosphere.
All of our homes offer state of the art creature comforts while surrounded by the exuberant nature that makes Costa Rica such a special place. It is not uncommon to hear and even spot howler monkeys crossing our biological corridor and Morphos fluttering through our butterfly gardens. Our homes combine the best beachfront location with the privacy, convenience, comfort and services the most discerning travelers have come to expect.
We are the only beachfront property in Santa Teresa Proper (of 95 listing on www.vrbo.com) to have earned a full 5 stars from Trip Advisor and their prestigious Certificate of Excellence Award consistently since 2013 (2014, 2015 & 2016).
Mariposa Vacation Homes consists of three private homes (Casa Monarca 6br 5 ba, Casa Yin yang 4br 3.5 ba and Casa Morpho 2br 2ba) where we sleep a total of aproximately 30 guests.
All three of our homes are uniquely designed for varying group sizes and budgets and can be combined to accommodate larger groups and events. All three homes have easy beach access without having to drive or cross any streets to reach the white sands of Playa Santa Teresa proper.
Thank you ! We look forward to hosting you.
When you're ready to book, here are some tips to keep in mind.
Paying with a credit card on VRBO protects your payment for up to $10,000 against listing fraud. We recommend completing your booking on VRBO.Verify your payment method
Member since: 2006
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 15
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Included In Price
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Included
- Private Chef
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
- One of Santa Teresa's premier private rental properties, with Trip Advisor 5 star rating and annual Certificate of Excellence Award Winner since 2013. Private, quiet, safe, secure, fenced property w/concierge, pool and daily maid services and continental breakfast included. Very close walking distance to the beach without crossing any streets, extremely clean & comfy, close to restaurants and supermarkets, but out of town in a quite residential neighborhood. Property is maticulously maintained by US/CR owner & staff, environmentally conscious project with ICT sustainability and Essential Costa Rica branding ...moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
MVH 2.5 acre beachfront lot with 3 homes Mature tropical gardens. From your private pool, walk thru our butterfly garden to tree lined public beach path @100m, No streets or other properties to cross...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
Toaster oven, blender, coffee maker, garbage disposal, pots and pans, plates and glasses, silverware, set of knives, cutting boards, mixing bowls, serving plates, wine glasses, vegetable peeler, colander, can opener, & much more. very well equipped w/women's touch....moreless
- Dishes & Utensils:
Newly renovated European kitchen with quartz counter tops, custom cabinets, garbage disposal, four burner gas burners, full size refrigerator, eat-up counter top & separate dining area for 12....moreless
Deck / Patio:
Two double sliders out to spacious outdoor terrace with teak & cana brava (bamboo) ceiling & fans, 2 separate areas, plus dining area, sofas, hammocks, outdoor L/R set of chairs and tables overlooking the pool and the gardens...moreless
- Lawn / Garden:
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Feb 11 - Apr 16, 2017
7 night min stay
Apr 17 - May 14, 2017
6 night min stay
May 15 - Sep 10, 2017
5 night min stay
Sep 11 - Oct 31, 2017
5 night min stay
Nov 1 - Nov 18, 2017
6 night min stay
Nov 19 - Dec 3, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 4 - Dec 16, 2017
6 night min stay
Dec 17 - Dec 24, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 25 - Jan 8, 2018
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
*PLEASE NOTE THAT CHRISTMAS, NEW YEARS, PRESIDENTS WEEK, SPRING BREAK AND MANY OTHER HOLIDAY RATES IN HAVE A HIGHER PER NIGHTLY RATE AND ARE NOT SPECIFIED HERE ON VRBO.COM BUT MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.MARIPOSAVACATIONHOMES.COM/RATES
JANUARY 4 – MAY 15 $ 695- PER NIGHT ~ HIGH SEASON
MAY 16 – SEPTEMBER 10 $ 500- PER NIGHT ~ REGULAR SEASON
SEPTEMBER 11 – OCTOBER 31 $ 375- PER NIGHT ~ LOW SEASON
NOVEMBER 1 – DECEMBER 15 $ 500- PER NIGHT ~ REGULAR SEASON
JANUARY 4 – MAY 15 $ 800- PER NIGHT ~ HIGH SEASON
MAY 16 – SEPTEMBER 10 $ 550- PER NIGHT ~ REGULAR SEASON
SEPTEMBER 11 – OCTOBER 31 $ 400- PER NIGHT ~ LOW SEASON
NOVEMBER 1 – DECEMBER 15 $ 550- PER NIGHT ~ REGULAR SEASON
* Please note that all rates are in US dollars and that all Holiday weeks will incur additional fees. Prices may also vary based upon time of booking, total number of guests and length of stay. Please inquire for specific rates and more information. Thank you.
Please note that there is a 6% Credit Card or Paypal fees and $ 30- wire transfer fee to receive the funds in Costa Rica, in addition to your banks' wire initiation fees. Please note that rates are subject to change without prior notice and your reservation is not confirmed until you have receive a written confirmation. Last minute deals available. Thank you.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Our multi-lingual Concierge Marta Marques will be happy to assist you with all your vacation needs, at no additional cost to you. Popular activities include yoga and pilates classes, spa, massages, surf rentals and lessons, canopy tour, sea kayak, Curu nature reserve, Cabo Blanco national park hike, local snorkeling and trips to Tortuga Island.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: My Dad was an executive w/Sheraton & Omni hotels, so I grew up in & @ the hospitality business. I first came to CR, in '96 to guide the Pacuare river with Rios Tropicals, while on summer break from grad school. I quickly fell in love with CR & came back every summer since. In 2000 I moved to CR for a year & began 'The Search'. In 2002 I was able to transition back to CR full time & purchased this magnificent beachfront parcel in '03 w/the sale of my Aspen property. I am an ex-Aspen, Colorado foreign language teacher, who is actively involved as a volunteer at the local public school. I have dedicated my full time efforts to developing and running a first class beach home rental operation, where people can come and relax, renew and enjoy one of the prettiest beaches in anywhere in the world...Santa Teresa, CR. Mariposa Vacation Homes, is the result of many years of dedicated work to achieve that goal.
Why the Owner Chose Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica:
I lived in Hawaii for 3 years & have traveled extensively both abroad & around Costa Rica, looking for the most beautiful beach in the world, where the surf is friendly & consistent. I decided to settle in Santa Teresa because it was one of the few places that actually surpassed my criteria. It's pristine white sand beaches, glowing sunsets, wonderful surf, nice people and magical tropical atmosphere must be experienced first-hand in to be truely appreciated !
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Mariposa Vacation homes reflects a passion for excellence and respect for nature. Our goal here is simple: to provide every guest everything they need to enjoy the best beach vacation ever ! Our homes are comfortable quality constructions, with modern conveniences, beautiful gardens, very private and steps to one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica, wit a small intimate staff to cater to your needs... What more could you ask for ? We welcome you to come and experience the beauty and magic of Santa Teresa, and Costarican 'PuraVida' hospitality.
- Primary: +1 8662956727 Toll Free anytime
- Secondary: +506 89310511
- Tertiary: +1 8662956727
- Fax: +506 89310511
Links to more information:
Large terrace area with ramp access to pool area
Pool house and terrace with wet bar
Fully equipped w SS appliances gas cooktop, amenities to prepare almost any meal
Ample marble MBA with 2 sinks (1 for handicap access) and marble shower
In-lae Suite full bathroom
Kid's (3rd) bedroom with bunk bed and separate full bath
Professional billiard table
Outdoor Living Room & covered BBQ area, surrounded by mature gardens
Outdoor formal dining for up to 14 guests, billiards, slider to LR kitchen area
private teak & palmex yoga shall for yoga, massage & meditation
Large terrace area, surrounded by tropical gardens and private pool
5th & 6th smaller bedrooms in In-law Suite with shared bath
Pool and partial deck area on right, pool house on left main house to the right
Private pool w Pool house in back ground, private gadeck, chaise lounges, palapa
3rd (4th & 5th) bathroom(s)
Pool House Suite (4th br/ba) w private terrace adjacent to pool and yoga shala
2nd br with king and private bath. All rooms have separate AC
Ample terrace areas for the entire group ! Enjoy !
Very Comfy large indoor LR area with 65" flatscreen HR cable Smart TV Enjoy !
Clean modern spaces surrounded by exuberant tropical gardens steps to the beach
LR area w sliders to terrace, BBQ,pool & garden areas
In-law Suite sitting room
MBR MBA Marble Suite with 8' slider to terrace and pool/garden views
Another tough day at the office...
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
Enter dates to see accurate pricing
Booking confirmation within 24 hours
Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO
- We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
- You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
- We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7
Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM
Send a message to owner
Anonymously report this listing
We appreciate your participation and assistance with our efforts to operate the most secure and trusted vacation rental marketplace in the industry
If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center.