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Breathtaking View From infinity pool with 'Jewel Of The Mountain'

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Private Home on 2 acres, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths (Sleeps 8-10)

Live the life you have imagined in this gorgeous home/estate with this breathtaking panoramic view of the Pacific. Couples will love the two master suites, guests will enjoy two additional bedrooms, with four bathrooms in a beautiful luxurious gated community overlooking the Pacific and walk to the Beach. Maid, chef, chauffeur services available for an additional fee. Perfect for a Honeymoon, wedding, anniversary, getaway.

Property Manager
Alicia Beach
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Alicia Beach

Natives of the Washington, DC area (Bethesda, Maryland), with a love of beautiful Costa Rica, Alicia and Tom first started visiting Costa Rica in 1997. Finding the beauty of the land only surpassed by the extraordinary kind, and happy Costa Ricans, we dreamed of building a home there. After looking for our dream spot for many months, we found Palo Alto, and bought the best lot, with a panoramic ocean view, high above the other homes. We hope to retire in Costa Rica someday, until that time, we offer you our home to live in and enjoy with your family and friends.

Alicia Beach purchased this house in 2012

Why Alicia Beach chose Guanacaste

You will not find a more beautiful view that that from the infinity pool and patio of our estate, 'Jewel of the Mountain' aka 'Joya de la Moñtana'. This home with it's totally open floor plan brings the outside in, you are one with the beauty of the panoramic view, in this lovely home in this upscale, luxury community. We loved the view, we loved the amenities and wonderful neighbors, and the convenience of the restaurants, golf courses, beautiful beach, volcano, hiking, and nearby shops.

What makes this house unique

VIEW, brand new home with an infinity pool overlooking the Pacific. Two master suites, both with patios overlooking the ocean, views from each side of the home. Beautifully furnished and of course granite kitchen with upscale appliances. Cable and wireless.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Date of Stay

June 25, 2016

I don't think it is possible to put my stay here into words! Really I don't even know where to start! I arrived to Costa Rica with five of my friends to celebrate my birthday. We had some bumps upon arriving to Costa Rica (rental cars were a mess!) The property manager Jennifer (an absolute savior) was happy to assist us in figuring out our mess and we hadn't even gotten to the property yet! Once arriving to Alicia's incredible home, all six of us had our jaws drop to the ground, absolutely beautiful! Pictures cannot capture the beauty. High ceilings, plenty of room, and an amazing kitchen! Already impressed but the mansion we were to call home for the next week, and we hadn't even seen the best part - the pool. Unbelievable, the most magnificent view and it was right outside our panoramic windows to the master bedroom. The location of the home was unbeatable. Ten minutes from the lively Playa De Coco, five minutes to the beach, and one of the best restaurants called Ginger is about a two minute drive (we ended up going twice its that good!) Our stay was made that much better through Jennifer. She cared about our time there, assisting us with tours, airport shuttles, and dinner reservations, she was there anytime we needed help! I can say enough how truly thankful I am that I got to celebrate my birthday in such a magnificent atmosphere. Everything was incredible Alicia, I cant thank you enough!


Excellent Home for our family /extended family which was seven people.

Palo Alto, Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Costa Rica (446826)

Richard B. said...

Mar 25, 2016


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Jan 15, 2016


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barbara e. said...

Jun 26, 2015


The Perfect Getaway

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theMEBS4 said...

Jul 10, 2015


Would Definitely Return

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joseph l. said...

Jan 27, 2015


Wonderful Vacation in Playa Hermosa

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GreggK said...

Dec 1, 2014


Best Vacation Ever

Palo Alto, Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, Costa Rica,
Jun 2016
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Playa Hermosa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , jetted tub
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite #1
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master suite #2
  • we designed two master suites for couples to enjoy, both with unique octogon patios. Enjoy the view, sit on the patio for a drink and relax while taking in the beautiful view.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
All inclusive option available for charge, as well as customized tours, available staff ( chef, driver, daily housekeeping) available for an additional fee, also car rental available and cell phone rental.Housekeeper at regular intervals, daily for extra charge


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Breathtaking View From infinity pool with 'Jewel Of The Mountain'
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 26 reviews

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Place was amazing.. The view is incredible and the pool area is perfect. Very clean and spacious house; came with 9 other people and never once felt crammed. The property manager was also extremely helpful. Overall was a great experience, would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Scott, I am so glad your group enjoyed the home, the beautiful view and the great outdoor patio and pool overlooking the Pacific! I hope you return, you are always welcome! Warmly, Alicia
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The view from the house is worth it all!

  • 5 of 5

We were four adults in Costa Rica for the first time. The beautiful house fit our needs perfectly! The view of the Pacific Ocean from inside as well as out was absolutely spectacular. And we made full use of the swimming pool! The Costa Rican people we met were warm and friendly, making our stay even more memorable!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent vacation home!!! Excellent place to vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot tell you just how awesome this vacation was for my family!!! This was my family's first time travling out of the country and Alicia couldnt have been more helpful! Alicia gave me awesome reccommendations to Tico Tours and to Sylvia, a photographer that met us at the beach for family photos! We made so many memeories!!! We did two tours with Tico Tours. One day we had a guide pick us up from the home and he took us horseback riding, canopy zip lining, and to the mudd baths in the hot springs! Another day we met two genltmen on the beach and they took us for an all day sailing/snorkeling excursion. Both tours with Tico were excellent! Their guides are so accommodating and freindly. It really made our trip so nice having those tours booked with knowledgable people. We got to see Costa Rica from the water as well as from the jungle. We had three teenage boys, myself and brother (30s), sister (40s) and my mother (60s)... and we all enjoyed the tours equally. There was something for everyone!

Alicia also reccommended Sylvia, who was our photographer. She met us one afternoon on the beach and she was so wonderful to work with! She was able to really pack a lot of pictures into our session. I cant tell you how many pictures we have that I wish we could frame every single one of them!

Alicia's home was so clean and spacious and the view fo the ocean from her pool is GORGEOUS!!!! The home is in a gated community along side a mountian. From the infinity pool, you are looking right over the ocean. We watched every sunset and sunruise from that pool. It was my favorite part about this house. We had Jennifer, the property manager, meet us at the home when we first arrived. She helped us get settled into the home and gave us her number for us to call her at any time. She gave us some reccommendations as well to different beaches and restaurants that were nearby. She was literally a text away if we had a question.

I loved Alicias home and Costa Rica so much that I went with Jennifer one day to look at real estate in that area. I can't thank Alicia enough for the opportunity to stay in her home and for all of her wonderful reccommendations. This trip was a blast and definately something we will never forget! If I book another Costa Rican vacation, you can bet I would stay here again and would do the same tours over again!!! We had so much fun!!!


  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jewel of the Mountain is just that!!! Great views! Property manager; Jennifer; is amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

Jewel of the Mountain is just that!!! It was an incredible home for 7 adults with plenty of room inside and out. The views from the home were fantastic and the sunsets were breathtaking. Being in and around the infinity pool was a great way to start and end every day! Jennifer; the property manager; went out of her way to make sure our time in Costa Rica was everything we planned for and dreamed of. Jennifer was readily available to answer any questions and helped us navigate to and from the home for our activities. We did experience the effects of Hurricane Otto and Jennifer went above and beyond to make sure we were prepared with items for the power outage and loss of water. She was in constant communication during the hurricane to make sure we were safe. She did everything she could to get the power and water restored in a timely manner.

We loved the tapas, outstanding cocktails and wine at Ginger's. Citron in Playa del Coco is a fabulous restaurant. Our day at the Four Seasons was spectacular ............from the spa to the golfing. Our deep sea fishing day with Marci was AMAZING!!!

I/we would highly recommend this property. We hope to return to Costa Rica in the future..................without a hurricane.

Note: The walk to the beach wasn't too bad but the walk back up the mountain could be difficult for some.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible views, beautiful house and great location...

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a family vacation in Costa Rica and I cannot say enough good things about this gorgeous house. We were a family of 8 (6 adults and 6 kids) and the house comfortably sleeps 8-12 people. Both Alicia and the property manager Jennifer were an absolute pleasure to deal with and so very accommodating, helpful, thoughtful and professional.

Why we love this house:

1. Incredible, panoramic views from the 2 master suites, the deck, pool area and living room and kitchen. The views make this house. Breathtaking sunsets and ocean views especially from the infinity pool that we spent time in every morning and evening.

2. Spacious and comfortable rooms. Solid wood furniture, fully-equipped kitchen with all the appliances you need and washer/dryer.

3. The property manager Jennifer was super helpful and checked in on us multiple times. She even helped us get a hotspot for wi-fi as the wi-fi connection in the house wasn't working the day we arrived. She also made sure the wi-fi was fixed by the following morning. Jennifer also gave us great recommendations for restaurants, beaches and activities close by.

4. Huge, spacious rooms, 4 full bathrooms, lots of natural light and a great home security system even though the house is already in a gated community with security guards etc. Lots of great closet space, beach and pool towels and a safe for our valuables.

5. Great location with easy access to the best beaches (Coco Beach/Papagayo beach areas incl. the beautiful Nacascolo beach), ziplining (at Adventure Park), restaurants, grocery stores etc.

6. Kid-friendly house and pool area with swimming noodles, floating beds for the pool, etc.

7. Full air-conditioned with multiple A/C units in the house.

8. Easy-to-use BBQ grill (both gas and charcoal) on the patio

We loved everything about this house and recommend it highly to anyone looking for a house with great views, lots of space, and well-furnished. Thanks Alicia and Jennifer for a truly spectacular, memorable 4 days in your beautiful house.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dearest Ravi, Thank you so much for choosing our home for your vacation, and also for taking time to write the lovely review. I am so glad your family enjoyed the spectacular views, the lovely design our architect conceptualized with the views apparent throughout the home, our gourmet kitchen, and the open plan perfect for families and groups! Thank you also for commenting on my wonderful property manager, Jennifer. It is very important to her that our guests enjoy themselves, and that all your needs are anticipated and met., I am so glad your family enjoyed the wonderful highlights of the local area. Costa Rica is such a wonderful country with lovely people, and it sounds like your family fit right in with the wonderful Tico philosophy "Pura Vida" Please return, we would love to see you again! Warmly, Alicia
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Spectacular Views From A Gorgeous Home In The Hills of Playa Hermosa

  • 5 of 5

Our recent trip to Costa Rica and Alicia's beautiful home were one of the best family vacations we've ever taken. Our family consists of 2 adults and 5 teenagers ranging in ages from 12-16. Prior to the trip, I had been emailing with Jennifer, the property manager, and she coordinated airport pick up and drop off for us, met us at the house when we arrived to go over all of the wonderful amenities of the home and had the home stocked with groceries. Over the course of the next week whenever we had a question or were in need of assistance with renting a car, coordinating massages to be done in the home, or anything else we needed she always made herself available to help us.

The home itself is beautiful and spacious with spectacular views. Our kids loved coming home at the end of a day of activities and relaxing in the pool or just hanging out in the back of the house. We have taken a lot of family vacations and this was by far an incredible experience.

Alicia, I also want to thank you for connecting me with Tico Tours. They are a fantastic tour company and I would highly recommend their services to any of my family or friends visiting Costa Rica in the future. We were extremely fortunate to have the same tour guides, Marco and Yeslir, for all of our activities. They really made all of our Costa Rican adventures so memorable.

Thank you again, Alicia, for allowing my family to stay in your beautiful home and to Jennifer for always being there to help us with anything that we needed. We could not have asked for a more perfect family vacation.

Pura Vida,

Marni Wolf

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dearest Marni, Thank you so much for taking time to write your thoughtful review! I am so happy that we were able to make the time work out. I am glad your family had such a wonderful time, and that you took advantage of the wonderful excursions offered by Tico Tours. Please come back whenever you and your lovely family have time. Pura Vida, Marni!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Playa Hermosa-6 minute walk
Car: recommended

Oceanview swimming, volcano, hot springs, canopy tour, zipline, monkeys and wildlife, bird watching, surfing, golf, fishing, beautiful volcanoes nearby, cloud forest nearby, beautiful parks, panoramic , beach, ocean, restaurants, waterfall, national park


Rates & Availability

Playa Hermosa House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
green season 2017
Apr 29 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
Holidays 2017-2018
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates subject to change until confirmed with a deposit, security deposit required. Maximum occupancy of 10 unless you have a written approval to exceed 10 people.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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