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** RENOVATED 10/17 ** Lake Views In Excuisite Gated Community

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Lake & Mountain Views.

*** Recently renovated / updated (08/2017)!!*** Located within a gated community with night time guard. The house is 1,050 ft sq. with 400 ft sq covered patio and 16 ft (5 meter) ceilings, stainless steel gas stove, refrigerator and dishwasher. Full size clothes washer/dryer. Local made furnishings to accent the granite tops and custom solid wood cabinetry. Brand new patio furniture to enjoy the constant breeze on its way to flow through all rooms.

Master Bedroom features custom built in closet with drawers, wood floors, queen bed, ceiling fan, lake view from bed! Bath: oversized shower, granite topped custom vanity, with all Moen fixtures. Recently added safe.

Guest bedroom offers brand new king sized bed, mattress, linens. pillows, built in closet with drawers, dim lights, ceiling fan, solid wood doors and floors, two full size windows for natural light and breezes.

Guest bath: Tub and shower set in beautiful tile with glass door, granite top vanity and plenty of light.

1/2 bath: locate in the living area for easy access for daytime guests or overnighters on the couches.

Kitchen: Stainless steel appliances featuring 6 burner gas stove, refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher and sink. The granite top sits on beautiful locally made solid wood cabinets. The kitchen is fully appointed with utensils, cookware, flatware, glasses, salt & pepper and many small necessities. Just like at home if not better!!

This octagonal house is fully furnished and appointed with designer furnishings set on solid wood floors for a warm and relaxed tropical feel.

Dining table with seating for 5, Breakfast bar with 5 stools, double sofa, 2 chairs, coffee table,

60" flat screen t.v. with English and Spanish channels provided. Wi-Fi. A small DVD library is there with many titles for sale locally.

More Details

Kyle Knoth
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Kyle Knoth

Love visiting and look forward to every return trip!

Kyle Knoth purchased this villa in 2008

Why Kyle Knoth chose Cantón Tilarán

This property because the area and people are so incredibly pleasant. Lake views, gated / guarded security, close proximity to so many attractions, great design and construction to a very high degree of quality.

What makes this villa unique

Lake views from the bedroom!! Living area also shares this picturesque vista along with cool breezes. The great attention to detail in the construction and design such as wraught iron chandelier below pergola centered in 16' ceiling.


Cantón Tilarán Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Oversized shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Ensuite full guest bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Has sink with access from living area.
  • Master bathroom: Brightened by natural sunlight, the oversized shower in this incredible fully tiled bathroom is spacious and chic. All Moen fixtures allow for smart look and feel. Custom made from local hardwood, the single sink and extra wide vanity offer plenty of room for any couple! Guest Bath: Feel like a million bucks after the bath from this tub! With the attention to detail and quality of workmanship, this bath is as pleasing to the eye as some of the scenery! Treat yourself to Costa Rica's best. The Sanctity of a private bath is always a treasure and this is your gem!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen
    Guest bedroom - 1 king
  • Luxurious master bedroom with lakeview from your pillow! Full size sliding glass door providing private entry. Hardwood flooring with masterly crafted closet and cabinetry. Solid wood doors and matching trim. Adorned with locally made custom furnishings and decor. Ensuite master bath. Guest bedroom: Hardwood floors flow into the guest bedroom with two twin beds and spacious built in closet. Ceiling fan,two full windows, dim lights and ensuite bathroom are among the amenities.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 3.7777777 based on 9 reviews
Albemarle, North Carolina

Great view! Easy drive to coast, la fortuna, grocery, restaurants. Need a car...we had small economy

  • 5 of 5

Joannie's mom met us at house. Her son helped us with luggage. Liberia airport a little over an hour away on good roads. Overlooks lake. Can walk to restaurant if you are in shape. Grocery also. Joannie's response was quick when needed. Stayed 2 weeks and made a good home base. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bermuda Dunes, Ca.


  • 1 of 5

This adventure began with a carefully planned 3 night stay. We confirmed our reservation multiple times with Kyle,the owner, despite problems we noticed with previous reviews about this condo and keys. We felt that the venue was perfect so we booked it anyway. What a disaster! We arrived at 6:10pm from the USA and NO keys were available at the gate as guaranteed. After arguing with the guard ,a merciful neighbor Rand, authorized our entry at 8:30pm. The condo, to our surprise, had much deferred maintenance, including wobbling three bladed ceiling fans, NO Wifi as advertised, NO toilet paper, not even one sheet!, empty soap dispensers in both bathrooms, NO paper towels, a nonfunctional safe, old ratty bath towels, NO wash cloths and a gross toilet seat in the master bathroom surrounded by old nasty bath rugs.In addition, there were NO condo instructions in the unit. Daniella the manager was NOWHERE to be found! After numerous complaints using the neighbor's Wifi on the other side of the community to contact Kyle and Daniella directly, a relative of Daniella's showed up the next night with some very needed supplies and an apology. Too little, too late since we had already gone out to buy the desperately needed basic supplies ourselves, the night before. We finally did hear from Kyle on the third day since we had no Wifi to communicate with him! He instructed us to either wait for Daniella to show up or to vacate the condo by leaving the key on the kitchen counter. We waited until 11am and finally left disgusted since she never showed! We videoed the entire condo to prove that we left it better condition than we received it, left all the new supplies on the counter, and closed the door leaving the property UNLOCKED! This did not make us feel comfortable! Kyle apologized via email and credited our account for one lousy night.He also offered us a discount of $200.00 off our next stay. Yeah right! A vacation, especially an international one that was well planned and confirmed,should have gone smoother than this disaster.So much for a relaxing weekend! Please take our advice and FIND YOURSELF ANOTHER PLACE TO STAY!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Darrell, we are sorry for this whole situation as it happens to turn out our manager was in the hospital for almost 10 days and we had no way of contacting her. No amount of days in advance could account for an emergency as such. We appreciate your help in organizing as you did. As unfortunate as it was for our manager to be hospitalized, we found that her duties were grossly neglected and have since terminated her as manager. It is difficult to find good reliable, and honest help. We feel that we have in our new manager who has a team in place working with her. Please knw that since your stay, the property has undergone repairs and updates to include all new linens, towels, beds, mattresses, sleeper / sofas, a 60" t.v. safe, patio set, fresh paint inside, and much more. Please understand that we have heard your voice and have made every effort to make the needed changes to remedy the obvious problems you noted. Safe travels
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The view is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The place was just as we'd pictured. The owners took great pictures! The villa is in a secure location and it was very quiet! The best part of this villa was the amazing views. We spent our evenings sitting on the deck feeling the breeze and enjoying the sounds of nature. It's about 1.5 hrs from the Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest, and La Celeste waterfall. We loved our time there and would even come back :)

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lake Arenal Stay

  • 4 of 5

Thank you for the great week in San Luis....The Lake area is incredible...lots to see and do here. A lot of will need a car to enjoy the areas...the weather is fantastic. Our unit was great also...Will return again....thx Kyle....

Ken and Dianne

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Best location, great Owner communication.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice property in a gated community

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week at this property in February. It is nicely furnished and representative of the pictures shown. The WI-FI worked great the entire time we were there. There are a couple of nice restaurants just up the road. The one drawback was that no one met us there on our arrival. A guard let us in and left us the key. It would have been nice to have someone explain how things work, although we managed without too much trouble.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.01 Miles
Puerto San Luis
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Pan - American
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Car: necessary

Located in a secure gated community along the shore of Lake Arenal In Puerto San Luis near Tiliran, Costa Rica. With breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and farms across the lake. There is as much to do as one can imagine in this Beautiful region of Costa Rica. Horseback riding, whitewater rafting, Zip Lines, trekking, hiking, waterfalls, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest (more orchid species than anywhere in the world), hot springs, rodeos, equestrian events, bird watching, scenic drives, and a favorite of many - Peace & Quiet!!

Restaurants, local shopping, and most modern service recommendations available. Maid services are and meal preparation also available! Child care is available with proper notice through personally recommended local care.

Clubhouse access with infinity pool, BBQ, service kitchen, and incredible views of lake. Perfect to entertain if wanted.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $30

This Property was just freshened up (08/2017) with new paint, bedding, linens, 60" LCD t.v., sleeper sofas (2), patio furniture, safe, and repairs where needed. It looks more amazing than ever!! The club house is immaculate and ready for swimming and hosting!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.