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BREATHTAKING VIEWS, COMPLETE PRIVACY, 5 STAR SERVICE, 22M POOL, ALL MODERN

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 5,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms,3 Baths,Sleeps 8,Massage Cabina,Pool Deck,Day Bed,Roof Terrace

When you want PRIVACY, Villa Casa Blanca allows a completely private SANCTUARY just for you, your family and friends - and with the most amazing views stretching from the Cabo Blanco National Park to Samara Beach. Just a minute from the beaches and Santa Teresa. This Villa provides you complete privacy with NO neighbors. We are located just minutes away from all the restaurants and all the groceries stores and restaurants. We can arrange all activities and have a house chef available to you (at his/her cost). We are the best Villa in the area with all modern facilities. We are secure with private gated entrance.

You will have your private home without neighbors and with the most amazing vistas. Sunsets are magnificent as you sit in the pool or lounge on the terrace enjoy the end of the day. And then the stars! As we are not in Santa Teresa with all the lights, you can enjoy the amazing view of the celestial stars! This is privacy at it's best! And being next to Cabo Blanca National Park, you have the benefits of all that nature bring - monkeys, birds, ocelots, kinkajous, parakeets, toucans and so much more. It's like nature in your backyard.

See all the reviews from our guests - we are what we say and so much more! We provide first class services for our clients and tailor everything to their needs. If you want a chef, a massage at the house, yoga lessons at our yoga cabina, and much more, you just have to ask and we will arrange it all.

Casa Blanca is certainly one of the most desirable houses in Mal Pais/Santa Teresa:

Magnificent 22 meter infinity pool

Outdoor BBQ/Dining patio with Seating for 8 with Sunshade Umbrella.

Separate outdoor Covered Pool Patio with Sunshade Umbrella, benches and pool loungers.

Private Teak/Palm Thatched Massage/Yoga Cabin

and gardens throughout.....

Private Day Bed overlooking the Jungle with beautiful wind chimes.

Private Lower Nature Trail Seating area for great sunrise enjoyment or late afternoon privacy.

And yes, we have our own great WIFI throughout the Villa with Hi Speed Satellite Internet. So, we are not dependent on local connectivity.

And we cater to our clients by providing a Concierge Service that will arrange any and all needs during your stay. Davie and Lisbeth are an amazing team and part of our family. They will leave you in peace, arrange excursions, plan trips and more.

Whether you want to swim laps or just drift in the pool, you will enjoy the serenity and quiet Villa Casa Blanca has to offer.... and with the sound of nature at your doorstep.

Casa Blanca is a very modern two-story house with four spacious bedrooms (all with amazing views) and three exquisite, Italian-tiled bathrooms - all the modern conveniences and designer touches that make each room something very special.

This modern house is just a few minutes from the Mar Azul Beach perched on the hilltop allowing you total tranquility with the most breath-taking views of the Pacific Ocean. Walk up to the third story Roof Terrace (complete with mini-bar) where you can sit and watch the monkeys and reach up and touch the fluffy clouds gently flowing overhead - and at night pluck the stars from the sky.

The House: We were one of the featured houses for 2012 in Central/South America for the Best Design. We are very proud of our architects - Isobel and Rebecca! They've truly designed something that suits the area but is totally modern and spacious - wood floor in bedrooms to be soft on the foot to polished granite floors downstairs making it a very modern look.

The Area: Mal Pais has a wonderful private Swedish Beach nestled quietly next to the Cabo Blanca National Park Entrance. So, if you want to find that secluded beach, this is the place to go. But, there are many other beaches along the coast and each with it's own qualities: Playa Carmen, Playa Mar Azul, Playa Hermosa, Playa Santa Teresa, and Playa Manzanillo.

Just nearby is the Mal Pais Fishing Village where you can either get a boat and go fishing yourself or simply enjoy that catches of the day.... very fresh and tasty and the fishermen will prepare your fish for you.

There are plenty of local restaurants and grocery stores (about 6 - 8 pending season) to choose from. We also have an Organic Market every Saturday afternoon at Playa Carmen.

And of course the beaches are the best in Costa Rica (voted recently). Long, empty stretches of beaches with the best waves for beginners to intermediates. There are fantastic natural tide pools where you can relax and enjoy the warm waters of Costa Rica in peace.

The dining experience of the area ranges from typical Tico food to very special restaurants that serve a fantastic variety of cuisine. We can provide you with a complete list of restaurants in the area. It changes from season to season so be sure to ask the Caretaker (or us) for the latest and greatest.

Activities: You will find an endless amount of things to choose from: Surfing, Swimming, Yoga, Paddle Boarding, Massage, Tai Chai, Capoiera, Hiking in the National Park, Zip Lining above the Montezuma Waterfalls, cliff diving at the Waterfalls, Tortuga Island where you can snorkel and scuba dive, fishing (fantastic and amazing fish), and much, much more.

Nothing is better than Casa Blanca in Mal Pais and Santa Teresa. You've arrived at the Villa that has the best views and the best facilities!

More Details

Property Manager
Michael Solinger and Juan Carlos Alvarez - Owners
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Michael Solinger and Juan Carlos Alvarez - Owners

We work in the film industry between London and Los Angeles. Mal Pais attracted us after one visit. The peacefulness, the people, the ocean vistas, the long empty beaches... and the list goes on.

Mal Pais became the obvious choice to escape from work and enter into a paradise where one can reconnect with oneself and enjoy life without the daily stresses of living in a major city.

Michael Solinger and Juan Carlos Alvarez - Owners purchased this villa in 2008

Why Michael Solinger and Juan Carlos Alvarez - Owners chose Malpais

The moment we stepped onto the 'plantel', we knew this was it. With amazing ocean vistas, cool breezes, located just next to the National Park. We wanted to find a location that wouldn't be overtaken by future developments, that would retain the beauty of the jungle, that would respect nature whilst building something eco-friendly.

We wanted to create an oasis of paradise with amazing vistas.... and to create a modern, clean home with simple use of concrete and glass (the sea element is harsh on buildings as are termites). So, we created a very clean and modern structure which emphasized the views of the Pacific Ocean and the Cabo Blanco National Park. Beyond that, we wanted to create a home for visitors that would offer all modern conveniences (screen doors, sealed rooms, air-con, modern appliances, fantastic lighting).... and a 22m Lap Pool to exercise, and a Massage/Yoga Cabina to escape. We extended the garden so that those who stay with us can escape to private areas and enjoy the sound of the waves, the sound of the jungle - and the many animals and birds.

What makes this villa unique

Sun, sea, pool, views, beaches! What more :) This Villa give you complete tranquility with amazing vistas in your own private Paradise. It offers you a kitchen/dining environment overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It's a great place to cook, enjoy friends and views. There are many places on the grounds to escape to (Massage Cabina, Lower Garden, Private Jungle Garden, Nature Trail and more).

Guestbook comments from the manager

What a great experience thanks to Eduardo and his family. Too easy to live the real Pura Vida. Hard to go back! What else to say?

Big thanks Phil and Fred

March 30 -31, 2011



What a great experience. Guillaume and Kellie
Mar 2011
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Amenities

Malpais Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Dialup Access ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • The bathrooms are equipped with Rain Showers and very modern in design. All are tiled with beautiful italian Bisazza tiles - each with it's own feeling: Earth, Sun and Water. All rooms have linen basket, beach towels, baths/hand towels and more! You won't need anything. We supply toilet paper, body soap, Q-Tips, mouthwash and many towels. Just bring what you need for your own needs but know that these bathrooms have what you would want in your own home.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • The Mar Azul Master Bedroom and Sea View Room have fantastic views over the Ocean towards the sunset. Master Bedroom with King Size Bed and Private Terrace and the Sea View with Queen Size Bed. The Jungle View Room faces the amazing Nature Reserve Cabo Blanco with the most amazing jungle view across the jungle valley...and Private Balcony, Mac Computer (27"), closets, TV/Sky Cable. The Poolside Bedroom has access to pool and back patio with private toilet. King Size Bed with the most amazing views across the pool with folding glass doors that open to the Pacific Ocean. All bedrooms have large Super King or Queen Bed and are equipped with TV, DVD, Sky Cable and Apple TV. All rooms have Netflix and more. The rooms all are air-conditioned to keep you cool. All rooms are hermetically sealed windows with floor to ceiling windows. Each room has the most amazing experience - poolside, sea view, jungle and ocean views.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • nude beach
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The house is a very modern house with purified water throughout. All rooms have magnificent views to the ocean and jungle. The design of the house is modern with wood flooring, bisazza tiles and glass folding windows so that the house feels open to the elements or closed without loosing the view. The 22m Infinity Lap Pool provides great exercise for those who want to swim laps or simply to relax whilst watching the whales or the sunset. There is a Palm Thatched Massage/Yoga Cabina overlooking the Pacific Ocean nestled away from the house. Another great place to get away and enjoy the cool Pacific breezes - mediate, practice yoga or have a massage at the house at Sunset. There's the cool/shaded Kitchen Patio with Wood Decking and BBQ. There's the sunny (1/2 shaded) paved and tiled Pool Terrace with Sunbrella/Loungers. There is a Day Bed for complete privacy overlooking the Jungle. There is a Lower Seated Patio for those to get away. This house will make you never want to leave.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9404764 based on 101 reviews
5

Still pinching ourselves!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Blanca is way more than the pictures and written descriptions describe. We traveled to CR for a family vacation. Each of our kids (16 & 18) brought a friend and we invited another couple as well making a party of 8. The home was clean, organized, luxurious and tranquil. Fresh garden flowers throughout. The home owner went out of his way to make sure our questions were answered and travel details in order. We arranged to have the property caregivers cook for us and were blown away. Definitely the frosting on the cake. The meals were as good as any 5 star establishment. Hubby surfs and was on a mission to find the perfect wave. While doing so we managed to see the most amazing beaches, went deep sea fishing, zip lining and enjoyed sunsets every night from the patio. Each of us give a thumbs up to anyone considering this hidden gem. We're planning our return trip already. LOVE< LOVE< LOVE!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We want to thank you for staying with us. It was so much fun to work with you to ensure your trip was smooth and easy. And our team enjoyed looking after you during your stay. It's a very special part of the world and we are so happy you had the chance to enjoy this little gem of paradise. Look forward to having you back anytime! All the best, Mike, JC, Davie, Lisbeth and of course Bruno and Sky.
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This is a fabulous dream-house with amazing views, especially at sunset. The pool is superb.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at Casa Blanca. It is a beautiful architect-designed house, all glass and concrete, very modern and airy yet so comfortable and easy. Great, well-equipped kitchen and bathrooms. Lots of towels. Fabulous infinity pool with cushioned sunbeds. The views at sunset must be among the best in the world. The caretaker Davie and housekeeper Lizbeth could not be more helpful. Nothing is too much trouble. Lizbeth cooks too if you want her to. It's a 15 minute drive (you will definitely need a car) from Santa Teresa, where shops and restaurants are great. The beaches are to die for, whether you want to surf or swim. There are loads of activities within easy reach: snorkelling, fishing, zip-lining, bird-watching etc. Altogether the most fantastic holiday and Michael could not be a more concerned and helpful host. We would LOVE to go back!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome

  • 5 of 5

One word describes this home. AMAZING!!! From the minute we booked this home for our family vacation Michael and Juan were very welcoming. When we arrived David and Lisbeth treated us like family we wanted for nothing. They helped us book massages, ATV adventures! David brought us fresh fish!! My husband was in heaven in gourmet kitchen and bbq area!!! We rented an aide by side and went to market every day to buy meats and fresh produce. Recommend this home 100%. Thank you Michael, Juan, David y Lisbeth. See you next year!!!!❤️

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you had a wonderful experience in Parsdise. We pride ourselves on making it simple and relaxing so our guests can simply enjoy. We look forward to having you back. All the best, Mike
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Incredible!

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible place to stay! I didn't want to leave the house.

To just sit in the open air living room or dining room with expansive views was just what the doctor ordered.

Concierge Davie was a pleasure to meet and arranged massages and snorkling for us.

When we did decide to leave, we were greeted by a family of monkeys having their evening meal of flowers and bugs on a tree on the driveway.

If you're a hiker, nearby Cabo Blanco is a must.

While we were there alone, it would be an incredible place for a gathering of a large family or close friends. Every bedroom is really nice, not just the master. There are so many areas to hang out, it would not feel crowded with a large group.

If you're price conscious, don't let the price deter you.....if you split this between 4 couples, its VERY affordable, only $150/night per couple. To have this amount of luxury for such a reasonable amount is a great value.

I'm definitely sending my friends!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you both with us. It was a pleasure and we hope you had a great time. Please come back and join us again in Paradise! With the monkeys! Thanks Jake, Team Casa Blanca
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5

Amazing Villa with spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

Wow will be the first thing you think upon arrival at Casa Blanca and that is before you witness one of the most spectacular sunsets. On one side of the villa you have a gorgeous view of the Pacific Ocean and on other you have the rainforest with some of Costa Rica’s amazing wildlife.

The villa felt like home during our stay. It provided everything you needed to cook dinners and entertain friends. The property manager and owners were very helpful during our stay. The villa’s location was perfect, it was 10minute drive into the nearest town.

Casa Blanca is the perfect place to escape and relax.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Come back soon :) We loved having you and the Villa is your home away from home. Warm regards, Team Casa Blanca
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5

Who doesn’t like heaven??

  • 5 of 5

I guess writing this review means that this wasn’t a dream. Casa Blanca is absolute paradise. The large open plan living area, to the infinity pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the BBQ to the many natural pets you will come across while sunbathing, the incredible views when you wake up and the tranquility of the surrounding jungle. What more can I say, apart from I NEED to go back to paradise. The best house I’ve ever been to - I felt like a prince!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful time. We enjoyed having you with us at Casa Blanca and we look forward to your return. Team Casa Blanca
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Witch's Rock
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Central Airport for Costa Rica with many local flights (this is the hub for all flights).
Ostional National Wildlife Refuge
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Koji's
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tambor
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Coco Loco
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Puntarenas
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Mar Azul
Car: necessary

Mal Pais is located next to Cabo Blanca Nature Reserve at the edge of the Southern Nicoya Peninsula. This area is truly unique for the nature reserve, the beautiful beaches and the amazing surfing. THIS IS PARADISE like you've never seen before! Villa Casa Blanca is very private and situated without any neighbors which will make your stay truly special, relaxed and very peaceful. The garden surrounding the house is a special treat of fruit trees, orchids, and many varieties of plans.

We have all the modern conveniences you'll want in a Jungle Paradise by the sea: air-conditioning, fully equipped and professional kitchen, the most amazing caretaker (he's our brother in law and family), Eduardo, and our housekeeper (his wife), Lourdes. You''ll be totally looked after as if it were you're own home away from home.

Our goal is to make you relax and feel totally safe in our Villa which has the most amazing views of anyone in Mal Pais.

So, relax and unwind with us at Villa Casa Blanca. Total Privacy!

Other Activities: Surfing, Yoga, Tai Chi, Zip Lines, Fishing, Snorkeling, Jet Ski, Waterfalls, Scuba Diving, Paddleboarding, Horeseback Riding, Nature Trails and much, much more :) There are many things on offer in this part of the Nicoya... and surfing or playing in the waves is a must along the 10 miles of pristine beaches with the best surf in all Costa Rica.

Golf: The is a Golf Course in Tambor (approx. 45 minutes drive from the Villa).

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Concierge Fee $60
Pet Fee $1,000 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

1) Reservations cancelled up to 90 days prior - 70% percent refund.
2) Reservations cancelled within 90 days to 60 days prior - 25% percent refund
3) Reservations cancelled within 60 days to arrival - 5% percent refund
4) Reservations cancelled 30 days or less - NO REFUND
There will be a 3% surcharge for US Credit Cards, 6% for Credit Cards Outside the US, or $40 wire transfer charges per transfer.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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