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Ojochal Home with Pool/Ocean View/Private Jungle Trail & River on 12 acres.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 6-8)

This beautiful 3 bedroom/2.5 Bath home is nestled on the Mountain hillside overlooking Ojochal, with stunning views of the river mouth and the Pacific ocean.

'Estilo de Vida' ('The Style of Life') is available for short-term and long-term rental.

The property offers a private pool with complete privacy due to the secluded nature of the property. The temperature of the pool is a wonderful 86 degrees all year around. Located at an altitude of 700 feet above Sea level the property avoids the problem of pesky mosquitoes. Watch the Howler Monkeys in the trees and humming birds and toucans right from the pool deck. Enjoy a daily visit from our resident Coati!

The 12 acre property includes a private nature trail that leads to a stream and then on to the main river that runs through the property. Enjoy a swim in the river and then head back to the house spotting monkeys and Blue Morpho butterflies along the way.

Each bedroom has a walk-in closet and is air-conditioned. The air conditioners use the latest Inverter technology which causes the unit to slow down as it nears the set temperature. This results in very quiet operation (no condenser kicking in and out) and as it is running constantly it results in very low humidity levels (35 to 40%) which makes you feel cooler. Free High Speed wireless internet is available throughout the house.

The house features a remotely monitored security system that you can activate when you depart the house each day.

Keywords: House, Villa, Vacation Home, Jungle, Nature, Pool, Jacuzzi, Ojochal, Uvita, Dominical, Playa Ventanas, Cinco Ventanas, Stream, River

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Ojochal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower , Shared between Bedrooms 2 and 3
    Powder Room - toilet , Located Downstairs in Main Living Area
    Ensuite Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , En Suite to Master Bedroom. Rain Forest Shower. Double Sink.
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , En suite Bath w/Tub. A/c. Walk in Closet. Opens to pool.
    Additional Beds - 2 twin/ single , Two Inflatable Twin Beds to accomodate 7th and 8th Guest.
    Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , A/c with Inverter Tech. Walk in Closet. Balcony access.
    Upstairs Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Bay Window & Balcony. A/c with Inverter Tech. Walk in Closet
  • King size beds (1) Located in the Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Located in one of the Upper Bedrooms, Double Beds (1) Located in one of the Upper Bedrooms. This bedroom has a Bay Window. Two Inflatable twin beds available for a 7th and 8th guest., Baby Cribs (1) A pack and play is available for use with children up to the age of three. The Pack and Play includes a bassinet for an infant. Ceiling Fans and Standing Fans in all bedrooms. All Bedrooms feature the latest A/c with Inverter Technology. As the a/c unit reaches the desired temperature it slow downs but does not go off. This means you do not have the loud sound of the compressor going on and off. The constant supply of cold air results in very low humidity levels (35% to 40%) which makes you feel much more comfortable.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Maid and Pool cleaning services are provided once a week.


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Ojochal Home with Pool/Ocean View/Private Jungle Trail & River on 12 acres.
average rating of 4.972973 based on 37 reviews

Wouldn't stay anywhere else

  • 5 of 5

We (my husband and I) have stayed at Estilo de Vida every year for the past 7 years. Once we discovered this gem we knew we would always rent this for our vacation. Total privacy. We love the view and seeing plenty of wildlife. We have seen monkeys, toucans, couti parrots and blue morpho butterflies and several others. We feel totally safe here. Love this place!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutly fantastic, complete luxury and nature !

  • 5 of 5

absolute paradise! fridge stocked when we arrived with essentials , tropical fruit, coffeee & even beer, incredible views,, Toucans Howler Monkeys and trails , comfort, luxury, sheets pillows etc high quality , lots of nature and easy to access house , just wonderful! from start to depart our experience was great, beautiful clean house with clean pool and stunnng views , very spacious living space and bathrooms and very nice quality bed linen, fully equipped kitchen (enormous Us style fridge ) with everything you could need , big bonus: great high quality washing machine and dryer: super efficient, Costa Rica is often rainy so that was appreciated , we dream of coming back recommend 100% just fantastic for a family hoiiday or other . Location is great, we did playa ventanas , parque national ballena, punta uvita, dominical, excursion to isla del caño, noyaca falls , el pavon falls ....

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Michael. Thank you very much for your detailed review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay, and you are welcome back any time. It looks like you kept very busy during your time at the house! Michael
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We loved our stay here!!

  • 5 of 5

Spectacular view!

Felt as if we were a part of the jungle in that we experienced monkey sightings and sat watching a sloth for nearly an hour! Lots of birds, too! Absolutely wonderful. And the property manager welcomed us with a basket of goodies upon arrival! That was really special.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Great Return Trip

  • 5 of 5

Last year our family of 6 spent a week at this beautiful home. We had such an awesome experience that we returned back for a second stay this summer. The view from this home is fantastic. We enjoyed seeing howler monkeys, toucans, a coati, and much more while staying on this property. Our family loved taking the hike to the river and relaxing in the small waterfalls and refreshing pools of water. It was a nice base to explore the Uvita area from. The washer and dryer were a bonus. The whole family loved swimming in the pool each day. Our family would definitely stay at this house again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular views, great pool

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house on a hill overlooking the ocean. Large pool. House is large and very comfortable. Close to town of Ojachal, which has several wonderful restaurants. Also close to the wonderful beaches.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blair, NE

Everything We Needed

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Estilo de Vida was wonderful! The bedrooms upstairs with the shared bath were perfect for our three girls, and we enjoyed the master suite downstairs. Our daughters loved the pool, as did we! So much to do in the region--we only scratched the surface. A 4-wheel drive vehicle is a "must" as we were surprised by the grade of the drive way. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Michael Jeffrey
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018

About Michael Jeffrey

My wife and I are fortunate enough to live on the island of Bermuda where I operate a Health club and my wife works as the IT Manager for one of the Off-Shore Insurance companies. We have two young sons who love going to the Costa Rica house. We tend to go in the rainy season each year or sometimes every two years.

Michael Jeffrey purchased this house in 2006

Why Michael Jeffrey chose Ojochal

We love the remote jungle setting. In the picture my sons explore Playa Tortuga near the house. The property itself is amazing as the lot is 12 acres in size which allows you to completely relax in privacy. We like getting up early in the morning walking the nature trail to the river and back.

What makes this house unique

Beautiful view of the Pacific Coast. Watch White-faced and Howler Monkeys, Toucans, Humming Birds, Wood Peckers, Sloths and other animals and birds in the jungle around the property, and watch them right from the comfort of the pool deck. We have a resident Coati who visits the house every day to see what is going on at Estilo de Vida.


Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Palmar Norte
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
La Constanera
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Playa Ventanas
Car: necessary



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Based on Occupancy of 6 people. Additional persons add $10/night. Add nights to your 3 Day stay - $185 (High), $155 (Mid), $125 (Low) or to your week - $170 (H), $145 (M), $120 (L). Other Rates - 3 Week - $3,300 (H), $2,800 (M) and $2,300 (L). Add nights - $150 (H), $125 (M), $105 (L). 4 Week - $4,200 (H), $3,570 (M) and $2,950 (L). Add nights - $150 (H), $125 (M), $105 (L).
A $300 security deposit is due at the time of check-in and is refundable at check-out assuming no damages.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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