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Your Own Private Paradise with Full-Time Housekeeper/Chef - completely renovated

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 baths, (Sleeps 8)

Accommodation: The casa comfortably accommodates up to 8 in two identical bedroom wings. Each wing has a master bedroom and a secondary bedroom separated by a large shared bathroom. The master bedrooms have king-size beds; the secondary bedrooms have a queen and a single bed. All bedrooms are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning. All linens and towels are provided.

Great Room: This spacious great room includes dining and entertaining areas. Large screen doors open on to the pool and a panoramic view of the ocean. The dining table comfortably seats 12 and has an adjacent wet-bar equipped with a refrigerator and a wine rack. Breakfast bar for 4 is located on the pass-thru to the fully modern kitchen. The powder room is conveniently located at the front door. The lounge area includes a 42' plasma TV, satellite reception, and a large library of books, movies, and games.

Pool Area: Cool off in the 10m x 5m infinity salt-water pool. Outdoor dining and entertaining are complemented by the barbeque rancho with sit-up bar, and the covered gazebo designed for dining, lounging, and, occasionally, whale-watching. Access to the washroom is convenient to the pool. Pool towels are provided.

Casa Staff: Included in the rental are the services of the casa staff, Ana and Freddy, who have a private apartment in the casa. Ana provides meal preparation, housekeeping, and personal laundry. Freddy maintains the pool and the property. Ana and Freddy are available six days a week. We suggest that you experience one of the several excellent restaurants in the area on Sunday, their day off.

Cancellation policy 90 days prior to arrival 90 % refund . less than 90 days no refund.

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Puerto Carrillo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Included in Price
  • Dinner - Included in Price
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
  • 2 x large baths, including very large glassed shower stall with bench seat, located between the master b/r and secondary bedroom in each wing. 1 x washroom convenient to pool. 1 x powder room at front door.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • 2 Master bedrooms each with a King bed - one in the east wing, one in the west wing. 2 Secondary Bedrooms: one in the east wing, one in the west wing. Each secondary has a Queen and a twin bed. Baby Cribs (1) Available on request.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Live-in chef/housekeeper/laundress, and a property/pool maintenance person included in rental fee. Guests provide the groceries and drinks. 2 master bedrooms, each with a king-sized bed. 2 secondary bedrooms, each with a queen and a twin bed. Outdoor entertaining and dining complemented by a barbeque rancho with a sit-up bar, and by a covered gazebo designed for dining, and lounging. -Bedrooms are individually air-conditioned.


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Your Own Private Paradise with Full-Time Housekeeper/Chef - completely renovated
average rating of 4.9875 based on 83 reviews

Warm Hospitality at a Beautiful Villa with Amazing Views

  • 5 of 5

We loved Casa de la Loma. The infiniti pool and deck offer stunning views. We saw humpback whales several times and even saw monkeys once in the trees. The layout was perfect for my wife and I, three adult children, and one significant other. The spacious bright master bedrooms are particularly nice.

Ana and Freddy are very welcoming and easy to be with. Ana plans meals with you for the week. You can “eat in” for as many meals as you like. Ana is an excellent cook (arroz con pollo was a favorite) and Casa de la Loma is so beautiful you don’t want to leave. Also, Carillo and Samara don’t offer the same abundance of restaurants as some other destinations. We did have an excellent meal at El Colibri, an Argentinian restaurant right in Carillo where they grill over charcoal.

Ana orders fish and shrimp and meats, but you buy the rest of the groceries in Samara. That was part of the fun, and people were nice to us in the stores.

This was our first trip to Costa Rica, and we had a great time. We really enjoyed a half day boat trip with Francisco Tours. The six of us, the captain and our guide Byran were the only ones on the boat, which had a private head (bathroom) and plenty of shade from the sun. We got pretty close to a humpback whale, caught lots of fish, and had a nice snorkel. The underwater life we saw was not as spectacular as we’ve seen in other places, but we saw some pretty fish. Byran was friendly and really knew how to catch and clean fish. He actually served us a small white tuna we caught sashimi style with soy sauce, right on the boat!

Our tour to Rincon de la Vieja was a blast. It’s almost 3 hours by van each way, but worth it. We rode horses, swam under a waterfall, went tubing down rapids, zip lined (including a beautiful gorge), and sat in hot springs all in one day. On a different day we did a guided kayak trip to see birds and monkeys along a quiet river closer to Carillo, and enjoyed that trip as well. Ana has a brochure from the vendor for these and other tours and she makes the calls to set up your trips.

When you rent a car, get a vehicle that can handle bumpy steep dirt roads. A Toyota 4runner was just right.

Ana and Freddy are just so nice, and they keep the place spotless. We like lots of action on our vacations, and certainly had some adventures on this one. But we also spent a lot of time just reading books in the shade by the pool. Casa de la Loma was perfect for what we had in mind.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Aurora, Illinois

Beautiful house..but do you homework before visiting

  • 4 of 5

The property and view is as beautiful as advertised. The pool and outdoor area including the landscaping is top of the line and sunsets are magical. Ana was very helpful with ideas on adventure tours and ran interference for us when setting up the times and transportation. She was also very helpful pulling together meal plans and provisions for the week which planning easy. That said, dinner is at 6:30 every night whether you are ready to eat or not as Ana is done at 7:00 p.m. Going to town and navigating 2-4 small grocery stores with no parking other than hunting around on side streets is 100% the responsibility of the guest other than what you order the the first day. The folks in the stores could not be nicer, though few speak English so it was an adventure, but one that worked out ok. We were also there over New Year, so the towns and beaches and stores were extremely crowded with cals which likely is not the case most of the year. There are a few decent restaurants/bars on Samara beach we tried at lunch but did not venture down for dinner as we had 4 were not comfortable making the drive up/down the mountain in the dark in a rental car...which by the way is MUST and has to be a 4x4. Alamo Rental in Samara will bring the vehicle up to the house and pick it up when you leave and could not have been more helpful. All in all a beautiful spot with lots of privacy if you are looking to kick back. One last thing....make sure to see if the WiFi has been upgraded. When were there it was VERY spotty, so getting emails and watching Netflix, etc...was very difficult if that is of any importance.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home !

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the villa ! The home is beautiful and the pool is magnificent. I would highly recommend this place for any family looking for a relaxing quiet getaway . Anna is a wonderful cook and took great care of us...

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Anna was fabulous. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Perfect place for a stay in Costa Rica!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for a week and it was by far our best vacation ever! Not only is Costa Rica the most amazing place, Casa De La Loma was the perfect place for us to stay. The view was absolutely stunning. Unlike anything we’ve seen before! The house is beautiful inside and out. And the property managers Ana and Freddy were so wonderful they made our stay even more special. Everything about the accommodations was outstanding. Casa De La Loma is just like a home away from home!

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Toronto, Ont,Canada

Simply Amazing

  • 5 of 5

This location is truly amazing we had such a wonderful time taking in all the beautiful views the location has to offer.

The sunsets were magnificent and the sound of the ocean was so relaxing.

It was amazing to see so much wild life all around the property, beautiful birds and the sounds of monkeys in the trees.

We were so very happy with the service that Ann and Feddy provided they truly made this trip so special for everyone. The meals were fantastic Ann is an exceptional cook.

We hope to be back very soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Wendy Camirand
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

Why Wendy Camirand chose Puerto Carrillo

We finally found the perfect paradise, adorned with extensive variety of beautiful beaches, flora and fauna unique to this beautiful country.

What makes this house unique

Horseback riding, sea kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, 4-wheeling, whale watching, monkey-watching, bird-watching, butterfly-watching, canopy touring, world-renowned deep-sea fishing are just some of the activities available in the area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had the most amazing vacation at your home. It's absolutely gorgeous and well maintained. And of course, Anna and Freddie were fabulous. We saw whales and a whole family of howler monkeys while relaxing at the pool one day. It truly was a vacation we'll never forget.

Many thanks,best.
Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Punta Islita
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Playa Carrillo

Zip-Line Canopy Tours, Arenal Volcano Tours, Whale Watching, Monkey Watching, crocodile river tours, turtle nesting tours,


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Cancellation Policy: cancellations submitted 60 days prior to arrival are eligible to deposit refund, less 10% of rental. No refunds on cancellations for Christmas and New Years weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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