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Villa Priya Nivaas, Amazing Ocean Views and Private

Bedrooms 1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Villa, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, (Sleeps 4)- Until July 30th

Welcome to Villa Priya Nivaas -

A villa with breathtaking ocean & jungle views sitting high on the hill overlooking Playa Mal Pais and the Pacific ocean.

Remodeled in 2010, the villa offers an open concept living/lounging area, with a fully equipped kitchen and 1 large bedroom, with a private bathroom. The house faces west, with an unobstructed view out to the Pacific Ocean. The private pool and surrounding patio are the perfect place to unplug, relax and enjoy a cocktail, while taking in the breathtaking sunset.

The villa offers you a perfect private spot to get away, yet close enough to town and surf breaks to enjoy all the pleasures of visiting Mal Pais, Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa, Playa Hermosa and other close by towns.

Soraya and Trent, the property manager's/concierge's at Villa Priya Nivaas will contact you following your reservation confirmation and be available should you require any information leading up to your stay. Upon arrival in Mal Pais, Soraya or Trent will meet and greet you (at a central location in town) and bring you up to Villa Priya Nivaas to help get you settled then provide any assistance (shopping, restaurant recommendations, atv's/quad rentals, fishing tours, yoga classes, SUP tours or lessons, massage ,etc) throughout your stay.

There is an on-site caretaker team to take care of house cleaning, laundry, gardening, pool maintenance and provide security.


To Access Villa Priya Nivaas you drive up a steep road, so these are the options for getting to and from the villa:

1. You can walk down the driveway and then to the main road and beach in 15 mins. The walk back up will take you a little longer.

2. You can a rent 4x4 car or ATV. The Villa has parking available.

3. We can connect you to a reliable local taxi service for the duration of your stay.

Keywords: Large Private Property, Spectacular Ocean Views, Infinity Pool, On-site caretaker/house cleaner. Perfect for a couple or family with 2 children.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 1, 2017

Why Soraya chose Malpais Area

Villa Priya Nivaas offers a spectacular views over playa Mal Pais and out to the pacific ocean. The property faces west, so the sunsets are breathtaking; especially while you're relaxing in or around your private pool) The house is located high on a hilltop of Mal Pais. You'll enjoy gentle mountain breezes and be away from the noise and bustle of the main road.

What makes this villa unique

Private, very comfortable, secure, a salt water infinity pool, very competitive priced. From the driveway, you can take the old road that winds for miles through the country/ jungle. You will see beautiful old farms, new private estates, monkeys, amazing birds, Chameleons, and Iguanas, trees so old you'll be amazed, foliage and flowers...the list go on and on. There is quite an abundance of wildlife right at your door step. As well as a great place for your early morning o late afternoon run.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hello Joey,

Sorry I didn't get back to you earlier, we've been on the road the last 3 days!

Our stay at your house was fantastic! Such a lovely place, breathtaking views and sunsets, so peaceful and beautiful! It was perfect, no other place we went after that could quite match up! My friends loved it and had a wonderful time in Mal Pais... so thank you.

The service was perfect, Trent was very nice and helpful and Xavier and his wife did a great job, everything went smoothly!

I would definitely rent it again if I have more friends visiting!

Again thank you for everything,

Feb 2011
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Malpais Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Modern, clean and comfortable- Hot water and hair dryer available
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 King size bed and 2 twin size day beds.
  • Stereo ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
The Pool is actually an Infinity Pool, with Salt Water, so not only amazingly beautiful, with spectacular views, BUT...very refreshing, without drying out your skin!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Villa Priya Nivaas, Amazing Ocean Views and Private
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews

WOW - Amazing and Breathtaking Indeed!!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in VRBOs and Airbnbs all over the world and by far this property was perhaps the best and exceeded all expectations. While nothing is 'perfect', Casa Luz de Luna was as near perfect as could be with the amazing view, infinity pool, outdoor setting, clean accommodations, private bedroom and bath, etc. Soraya and Carla were beyond gracious and helpful. Everything stated in the listening is accurate and then some - this is truly a special place and we cannot recommend it enough!! Thank you for making our stay at your wonderful place the highlight of our Costa Rican getaway!!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Honeymoon

  • 5 of 5

There's a reason why this property has 5 stars in every review. It's amazing! The house is beautiful, the pool is wonderful, the view is incredible, and our entire experience was life-changing. Soraya escorted us to the home and was easy to reach throughout our stay. We had technical difficulties with the phone, Wi-Fi, and A/C; however, she was on it, and it was never truly an issue. Some information about the house that you may find helpful when packing and stopping by the grocery store prior to arriving. They provide maid service every other day, which was much appreciated. Even our personal laundry was done and hanging up on the line for us whenever we returned home. Had I known this, I probably would have packed MUCH LESS. It was very HOT and HUMID - much warmer than other areas of Costa Rica from what I've been told. I felt silly bringing even a light rain jacket, lightweight beach pants, and a blow dryer. Too hot for all that!! The kitchen does not have any condiments whatsoever. We stopped by the grocery store first and ended up needing to run back for salt, pepper, sugar, etc. Once again, had I known this, I may have packed a little bag with some favorite spices to bring along. There is also NO microwave. Any time something needs to be warmed up, the stove must come on....and with it already being extremely toasty, it can be a bit overwhelming. You do need to buy water, I'm pretty sure the water is safe to drink, but it's kinda yucky tasting. There will be bugs and little lizards - if you're not okay with that, stay somewhere else! You are in a rainforest, the rainforest will most likely come and visit you from time to time. There is a family of bats that live up high on the house. We absolutely loved them because they'd swoop through and eat up all the bugs in the evening. Mosquitos are bountiful, bring lots of bug spray. All of that stuff, bug spray, sunscreen, shampoo & conditioner, etc costs a fortune!! We bought a little bottle of bug spray and it was roughly $9. With these helpful tips and preparing a head of time you will be able to full appreciate and enjoy your stay at this beautiful home!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We cannot say enough about how great this home is. We live in Costa Rica and were looking to get away and relax and this is exactly what we got! The home is located up on the hill with a beautiful view of the ocean. You are just far enough away but still close enough to run into town if you need to. The house is just perfect for a couple and has all the amenities needed to be comfortable while away from home. The infinity pool and outdoor living space is where we spent the majority of our time. Francisco is on site to take care of the pool and grounds and is very nice. We cannot say enough about Soraya that manages the property. She came and met us and took us to the house, as we arrived late and it was dark out. We had numerous car issues and all we had to do was call her and she was there to help. We broke down and she came and rescued us! She was so helpful with places to eat, helping us get around town, car rental, directions and a mechanic! You will not be disappointed with your stay here if you are looking to get away and enjoy some needed relaxation.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southern France


  • 5 of 5

A tranquil retreat away from the beach but with brilliant pool overlooking the sea. Sit & watch the sunset plus the stars in the evenings. Plenty of birds & monkeys to observe nearby during the day. Excellent support from the staff, Soyaya gave good advice, the cleaner Elena was thorough & discreet & the on site caretaker gave the pool daily attention & was very pleasant. We truly enjoyed our 3 weeks here.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield, MO


  • 5 of 5

After our visit to Casa Luna Luz, all we could think about was how to replicate the outdoor living space at home. All we are missing is the ocean and beautiful rainforest scenery.

We spent most of our time at the house enjoying the covered outdoor living area, dining table, and sundeck/pool. When we did venture inside to cook or sleep, it was comfortable and clean, and nice to have all the dishes and utensils provided.

We rented a Daihatsu Bego 4x4 from Budget, and it was sufficient for climbing the road to the house, and navigating the bumps along the roads to Tambor and Montezuma. Traveling in September or October will result in many of the restaurants being closed, but there were enough open to have variety on a short 5 day trip.

Malpais is a great place to unwind and enjoy Costa Rica. The people are friendly and helpful, but not pushy. We would recommend renting this home, or any Casas De Soleil property.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serenity in Costa Rica

  • 5 of 5

Casa Luz de Luna is paradise in the hills. The only thing other than yourselves that can be heard is the chirping of birds and the overflow of the delightful infinity pool. The villa itself is extremely spacious, comfortable and in amazing condition. We made snacks and cooked pretty much every day we were in Costa Rica - which was an absolute treat. The road leading up to the villa is a trip as well! You'll certainly want a 4x4 heading up the twisting steep incline.

I have nothing bad to say about our experience we had at the villa or in Malpais. The town itself is fantastic and everyone we spoke to was friendly and generous. We can't wait to come back!!

Thank you Soraya for all of your assistance prior to and during our visit! You're awesome and a real gem!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tambor- 45 minutes drive
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nativo and Blu-Playa Carmen a 10 minutes drive
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Paquera- 1.5 hours drive
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Tambor Los Delfines
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mary's, Las Carcolas, Ritmo Tropical
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Playa Carmen- 10 minute drive
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Malpais Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Green Season
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Rain Lovers
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Dry Season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas and New Years
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 6 2018
5 night minimum stay
Dry Season
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Daily Cleaning Fee $15
Pet Fee $50
Laundry Service p/load $10
Refundable damage deposit $250

Rates subject to change until paid in full, refunds inside of 60 days of rental depends on if property is re-rented...outside of 60 days, full refund less 20% processing and re rental fees

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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