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Private Infinity Pool with Spectacular Ocean and Jungle Views

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bathroom, Private Infinity Pool Overlooking Ocean Views

The Flying Monkey Villa is a villa nestled in the beautiful jungle as it meets the ocean, with stunning panoramic ocean/jungle views from all areas of this luxurious villa. Enjoy the private 'never-ending' infinity pool from the lower bedroom level. Walk straight out onto a large deck and enjoy margaritas you can make at the built-in custom outdoor wet bar. Enjoy the lush tropical landscaping while sitting in the patio furniture, or floating in your private one of a kind vanishing edge swimming pool. Enjoy dinner a level up on your private wrap around deck with pass-through bar seating area, which includes a beautiful thatched palapa, to allow you to dine and visit well into the evening.

The spectacular pool and terrace add an additional 800 square feet of outdoor living space to total over 2700 square feet of indoor/outdoor living space.

The views from every room in the villa allow you to become one with the wildlife of Costa Rica. The Costa Rican wildlife is abundant, especially in the morning when the birds are singing and the monkeys are 'flying' tree to tree across the jungle just below your pool. Toucans and Aracari come by for a visit and the local iguanas will be sure to greet you, while you are sitting under the palapa or relaxing around your private pool.

The lower level includes two bedrooms, each with their own private full bathroom, with his/her sinks. The laundry room and a small living area (that fits a inflatable bed) is also on the lower level. The upper level of the villa includes a spacious living room, dining area, powder room and fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.

For dining enjoy a huge variety of cuisine at the local restaurants or create your own meals in your kitchen or barbeque on your deck.

The villa is located in a gated community with 24 hour guarded security, so you can rest at ease.

You will also have cable TV and a dock station for your Ipod or Iphone in the living room, as well as WiFi throughout the villa.

There is air conditioning throughout the villa, or you may wish to turn off the a/c and just open all of the screened doors and windows so the breezes and the sounds of the jungle are welcomed in.

Excluding the Holiday Season and Easter Week, your 7th night at the Flying Monkey villa is on us. Stay for a week and only pay for 6 nights.

Staying at the Flying Monkey will be a vacation to beat all.

More Details

Property Manager
Ian & Phyllis
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 10, 2018

About Ian & Phyllis

As parents and grandparents, we are excited to introduce our family - and yours - to our Costa Rican home and know that you will enjoy your time here .... the Pura Vida lifestyle.

Ian & Phyllis purchased this villa in 2012

Why Ian & Phyllis chose Dominical

We've traveled throughout several tropical countries before we experienced Costa Rica. We were mesmerized by the beauty of this lush destination on our first visit in 2007 and knew that we wanted to become part of this fabulous country. We have revisited Costa Rica on several occasions until we found the perfect home. We hope you love it as much as we do.

What makes this villa unique

Dominical is where the jungle meets the ocean. Having monkeys, toucans, aracari, iguanas, sloths and other wildlife in our backyard is amazing. We had the pool built in December 2012, which will make your experience at this villa one of a kind.... something to remember. Or adventure to one of the local unspoiled, secluded beaches - so rare in most parts of the world.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you So very much for sharing your Amazing villa with us. We had such an incredible time – definitely not long enough but a good taster for us to know we absolutely want to come back to only Villa #3 (the Flying Monkey). The weather during our stay was hot and humid so we got a lot of use of the pool…. Our concierge, Raul, couldn’t do enough for us from beginning to end …. we will always treasure being our first holiday away together – and one that we are already planning on returning to continue to build upon …

We went horseback riding to the Nauyaca Falls where we enjoyed a Costa Rican breakfast and lunch with some white faced (capuchin) monkeys, macaw, peacocks and a toucan. The waterfalls were breath-taking and the 4 km. ride was not rushed at all. … Our spa day was at our villa where two lovely ladies … an amazing massage and wonderful pedicure. … We also enjoyed a morning stroll down to the beach across the road from our villa. … We went ziplining at Hacienda Baru, which is only about 10 minutes from the villa. This was another great experience in a UNICEF nature reserve where we saw sloths, agoutis and a friendly iguana who walked right up to us ...

We also arranged for a private chef to come in for two nights to prepare us a yummy meal … it was so nice to have someone shop and cook for you … We rented a 4x4 car and took a drive down the coast … within a few minutes of driving we got to see those Howler monkeys everyone has been talking about! … We went kayaking through the mangroves. We saw lots of wildlife including 3 or 4 sloths, monkeys and an assortment of birds plus a boa constrictor … then we raced home to catch the sunset.

The weather during our entire stay was hot and humid so the pool was our point of refreshment coming home and then spending hours on end just soaking up the scenery and talking about our adventures that day…

We couldn’t have asked for more of our stay in your villa and we definitely plan to be back again real soon as we know there is so much more of this amazing place to explore.

Thanks again for sharing and we look forward to our return to Villa #3 (The Flying Monkey).
Jan 2017
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Dominical Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Powder Room - toilet
    2nd Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 12 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Private Infinity Pool with Spectacular Ocean and Jungle Views
average rating of 4.862069 based on 38 reviews

Beyond expectations

  • 5 of 5

If we could rate over 5 stars we would. This house is beautiful, clean and absolutely amazing. Everything you would want to be apart of an ultimate treehouse experience, enjoy being amongst indigenous wildlife and apart of the jungle, rainforest and beachfront all at once with a breathtaking view and private infinity pool. Owners are quick to respond , convieniet and easy to talk to. Raul the concierge was also the best! He made you feel right at home while making all vacation essentials easy to accommodate, from booking excursions to getting a driver and all in between! Could not have asked for a better experience and can not wait to book our next trip! Trust me you want to stay HERE!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. We're sure you will enjoy the villa even more during your next visit, as we are in the process of updating the kitchen and bathroom. We look forward to welcoming you again to the Flying Monkey villa.
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Amazed by the infinity edge pool

  • 5 of 5

Great place to relax and enjoy the amazing view from the pool and terrace.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely spot and great location. Nice modern kitchen and very clean villa. View is spectacular! Waking up and having a coffee overlooking the lush greenery filled with birds and the beach at Domincalito was the best. Lots to do within the area without driving more than 20 minutes. No reason at all not to go with Flying Monkey!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best familey Vacation we have ever had!!!

  • 5 of 5

This property was just amazing!! We had everything we needed to cook with and the villa was very clean! The pool was amazing and someone came everyday to clean it. if you want to go out there are so many places within a couple of miles I do suggest having a 4 wheel drive vehicle to get around.There is a beautiful waterfall near the villa took some great pics there!! I will definitely return to this amazing place!!! Thank you Phyllis and Ian!!! The Gilbert family!!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wow! Wow! Wow!

  • 5 of 5

Wow is what you will be saying the entire time you are at the Flying Monkey! This wonderful vacation spot is too good for words! The location is great. Easy to find, gated, safe, with everything you may need is close. The views from every room and deck area of the villa are extraordinary, and even better from the beautiful private infinity pool. We spend a lot of time in there looking at the ocean, the jungle, the birds and wildlife. The most amazing sunsets happen right in front of you, and the pool and its deck are the perfect place to relax and watch the sun go down.

This villa is very well appointed, clean, well maintained, nicely decorated in tropical flair, and very comfortable. Lots of nice bedding and towels. The two bedrooms ( each with their own bathrooms) both face the view and are on the same level as the pool. There is even an outdoor bar on the pool deck with a sink, small fridge and a blender. Oh so handy for making those yummy dirty monkey drinks! We were not lacking for any amenities at the Flying Monkey villa. The washer and dryer are handy for those sandy towels. Be sure to take in the amazing beaches in the area ( if you can leave the pool that is!) You can walk to a great beach from the villa, and there are several more a quick car trip away. Pack a lunch, the boogey boards and enjoy a great day at these amazing, secluded beaches.

There is a store near by for food and drink supplies. Walk through the town of Dominicalito (very close) and up to the waterfall. Unfortunately, there wasn't much water when we were there, but understand that is it a great swimming spot when the water is running. Tons of great restaurants are close to the villa. A couple of our favourites were Fuego in Dominical and PorQuoNo (sp?) just down the road. For a 5 star dinner, be sure to try Exotica in Ojochal. A little bit of a drive, but sooooo worth it. A definite must do for a special dinner.

Ian and Phyliss, thank you so very much for sharing your beautiful home away from home with us. We would definitely recommend your property to anyone wanting a great vacation stay in the area. We will be back! Everything was perfect!

Oh Wow!

Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our family of 4 (2 university aged daughters) - great having essentially 2 master suites . The setting in the jungle within a gated community allowed us the sense of being away from it all but not too far away to be overly isolated. We could sit for hours either by the pool or on the balcony and enjoy the unobstructed majestic ocean views or the monkeys playing in the trees right outside the door. I would change absolutely nothing about the Flying Monkey. Perfect. The village of Dominical is a few km away and has some great places to eat. Do visit Nauyaca Falls - challenging hike but so worth it to swim in the pools at the base of the falls (you can also do a horseback riding tour to get there as well).

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
San Jose International (3 hours)/Quepos (45 min.)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Porque No? - Oceanside dining
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Playa Dominicalito - 5 minutes
Car: necessary

Within walking distance of your villa, explore Poza Azul - a beautiful waterfall and swimming hole. Or you can explore miles of sandy beaches - Playa Dominical, Playa Dominicalito, Playa Hermosa, Playa Ballena (Ballena National Park), Playa Ventanas - to name a few. Zip lining within 10 minutes, and only 25 minutes away is a great horseback tour to the Nauyaca Falls. Manuel Antonio National Park and its beaches are only 45 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Concierge/Cleaning $150

Excluding the Holiday Season and Easter Week, your 7th night at the Flying Monkey villa is on us. Stay for a week and only pay for 6 nights.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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