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Casa Macondo Romantic Tropical Luxury Beach Villa with Casita

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 2-10)

Casa Macondo is a luxurious and exquisitely designed villa, comfortable and relaxed, sits in a tropical setting with a beautiful private pool and palapa. The owners travel extensively and the house is beautifully furnished with antiques from around the world giving it a very special romantic chic atmosphere.

Playa Hermosa de Santa Teresa, the most stunning beach in the area, is a 2 minute walk away through a wooded jungle path often frequented by Howler and Capuchin monkeys feeding in the Almond and Mango trees. There is world class surf, exquisite white sand, Almond and Palm trees for shade, low tide rock pools, safe swimming and the most incredible sunsets!

Casa Macondo is an extremely spacious and colourful home complimented by a large private infinity pool with a child friendly kids pool attached to it. It is set amongst lush tropical gardens full of birds, dragonflies and butterflies.

There is a yoga shala on the property for your daily yoga practice or for receiving a relaxing massage.

The entire eco property has been built using traditional building techniques with an Indonesian influence and has been lovingly furnished with Balinese antiquities and individual personal touches, providing the ultimate environment to get into the 'pura vida' vibe.

Casa Macondo offers a fully equipped kitchen and a large dining room table perfect for dinner parties. You can lounge between the two living areas, one on the ground floor that opens to the lush garden and to the private two levels pool, and one on the large upstairs wooden deck.

With three spacious bedrooms in the main house and another in the casita, the retreat can cater for up to ten guests or can be rented separately. Each bed has the best quality mattresses and pillows and high count Egyptian cotton sheets. There are three open air bathrooms, all of which enable you to shower whilst stargazing.

Additionally there is air conditioning in all the bedrooms, ceiling fans throughout the villa, Wi-Fi, a large computer safe and a Ipod dock or speakers.

The Casita is a smaller house just off Casa Macondo; it offers a large bedroom with a king size bed, beautiful linens and a mix of antique and eclectic furniture; a beautiful garden spa bathroom; there is a kitchen/living room with an additional day bed and it can accommodate up to four people. The casita opens completely to a nice deck where there is a dining area and a comfortable lounging area.

Casa Macondo, is one of the largest villa in the exclusive Batik Beach Villas retreat where there is a large yoga shala for self practice, privately booked yoga sessions or for a relaxing massage.

A BBQ area is also available for the guests private use.

Batik Beach Villas provides a daily housemaid, gardener, on-call concierge service and a night time caretaker / guard inclusive for all guests.

Casa and Casita Macondo can be rented individually or as a whole.

Should you need more space, Batik offers three luxurious and exquisitely designed villas in a private tropical setting that an be rented separately or together to accommodate larger groups.

A whole range of services are offered including a private chef, massage, surf or yoga lessons, horseriding, tours to Tortuga Island, quad hire, fishing tours and much more.

Keywords: villa, yoga, retreat, surf, beach.

More Details

Owner
Cristina Sartori Medri
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 8, 2017

About Cristina Sartori Medri

We are an Italian family that currently live in the US. We love to travel and discover different cultures, vacations with friends, surf, ski, yoga and nature in general. We design and build eco sustainable luxury homes in the US, and decided to build our own eco retreat in Costa Rica to have a special place to share with our friends.

Cristina Sartori Medri purchased this villa in 2010

Why Cristina Sartori Medri chose Puntarenas

We travel the world, and when we came across Playa Hermosa we knew we found a real gem! We designed and built this houses with the help of the best locale builders, using the most sustainable materials and woods, keeping the environment and sustainability in mind.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Cristina - Dahlia, thank you for the introduction to Santa Teresa and loved Batik. Cristina, you have a special touch, great vision, and the homes are really something. The effort you both made to make our time exceptional really made the difference. We miss our breakfast and morning chats with you both, Myra, and waking up with the storms, surf, and monkeys.

We look forward to staying in touch. Dahlia, special thanks for looking after us and we enjoyed meeting your family. You really helped us a lot :-). THANK YOU.
May 2012
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Amenities

Hermosa Cóbano Beach Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
    Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
    Full 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , or 2 singles
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 double
  • We have the highest quality mattresses, pillows and linens.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The beautiful pool tide in Casa Macondo and Casita. Catering Available. Gazebo. Yoga Shala. There is a yoga shala on the property for your daily yoga practice or for receiving a relaxing massage.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Warm, welcoming and peaceful. Would return.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Costa Rica and we picked the right place to stay. The property was warm and welcoming and we enjoyed how the home was open but could be closed if necessary. Our host and property manager, Isabella is a friendly and warm person. She stayed late to welcome us on our check in and despite the late hour took the time to ensure we were familiar with the property.

The home itself is beautiful with an open plan, rich wood throughout, and a well equipped kitchen. The open bathrooms were fantastic and the kids loved them. Being able to close rooms off and use the air conditioner (if needed/wanted) was nice.

Isabella stopped by every day to see how we were doing and to make reservations for activities for us from zip-lining to ATV rentals. She even brought a bunch of bananas fresh from trees on the property.

The staff came in daily to clean the home and pool and we barely noticed they were there. Friendly and efficient is the best way to describe them. The security guards at night were there to ensure "all is well" and if we hadn't seen and talked to them, we would not have known they were there.

One thing we did learn during our visit to Costa Rica, everything is "just 15 minutes away", at least for the locals.

We highly recommend Casa Macondo for anyone considering a visit to a more remote area of Costa Rica.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Trace for your nice words and for taking the time to write them!! We are so happy you enjoyed our property and also that all our efforts to make the property functional, clean and beautiful are recognized. We love our area, and we are happy you loved it also. Thank you again for being such nice guests, we look forward to have you back with us anytime!
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5

Amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We love Batik. We always feel like very welcome family members. Cristina and Isabella know everything about the area and the best activities, restaurants, places to see, what to do on a rainy day! Our entire group had a wonderful time. I hope when our children are ready to marry, that they want to have the wedding here! It is relaxing, invigorating and beautiful, all at the same time.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Woodlands, TX
5

Brilliant!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Casa Macondo was incredible. The villas are secured behind a gate, so we felt completely safe. The grounds are immaculate and beautiful. The villas are brilliantly designed to bring the outdoors in, and are oriented in a way that affords complete privacy from other guests. The wonderful tropical trail to the beach was pleasant. Dahlia is the on site manager, but I hate to say it that way because she is so much more than that. She's a delightful, knowledgeable and extremely helpful host, guide, translator, etc. She made sure we had everything we needed at all times.

The Nicoya peninsula IS Costa Rica..it's worth the adventure to make your way to this more remote part of the country.

We can't wait to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA
5

A little piece of Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from Costa Rica and spent 4 nights at Casa Macondo (we did not utilize the Casa Casita - an additional bedroom and bath) and enjoyed every minute of it. The management was wonderful. They were very accommodating and coordinated all our activities and recommended restaurants. The private pool was key! It was so hot that to have the option to jump into the pool at any time of day was wonderful. The beach is a lovely 5 minute walk from the house. They also have all night security at the gate so you feel extremely safe. If you are looking for a relaxing, remote and beautiful location I would highly recommend Casa Maconda.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exceptionnel

  • 5 of 5

Casa macondo a batik villa : c'est une maison magnifique avec sa piscine privée dans laquelle nous avons passé un séjour inoubliable. Le site est vraiment superbe la villa est décorée avec beaucoup de goût et faire avec des matériaux moderne ( béton cire au sol, tadlaq aux murs) les pièces sont grandes avec des ouvertures sur la superbe terrasse et piscine en carreaux d'ardoise. L'emplacement est idéal a playa hermosa juste a la sortie de santa teresa a deux pas d une plage superbe par laquelle on accède par un chemin prive en traversant un petit bout de forêt ou viennent la singes hurleurs c'est fantastique. Le service est impeccable ménage tous les matins, possibilité de prendre des cours de surf de louer les planches dense faire livrer des quads ....... Tout y est et dahlia l adorable manager se fait un plaisir de nous rendre la vie facile et agréable. L'accueil de Cristina est très chaleureux. Petit clin d'œil a Cyrillo la gardien d'une gentillesse incroyable. Bref exceptionnel

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Boulder CO USA
5

Wife and mother of 2

  • 5 of 5

This property was just amazing! I dream about going back soon:) The home we stayed in was beautifully designed and so peaceful with a hammock for relaxing and outside living that was just what a vacation in Costa Rica should be about. the beach is only a small walk away on a path beneath the coconut trees. It is one of the best beaches around. NO rocks, perfect for relaxing or surfing! A+ no doubt!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

$525/625nt US Dollars
$525 green season (May/June and Sept/Oct);
$625 high season (Nov/April);
Add $175/225 for the Casita
Dates Available: Year Round

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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