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Family-friendly house w/ private pool in a tropical paradise

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A large house for rent on a large property near Puerto Viejo.

Casa Amarilla is one of two houses for rent on one property, Villa Aurora.

Casa Amarilla holds 18 people.

Casa del Rio (vrbo 490973) holds 12 people.

V.A. total holds 28 people.

In Villa Aurora your group will find the ideal temporary home while you explore the magnificent beaches, rainforests, and vibrant culture of Costa Rica’s Caribbean region.

Within walking distance you have beautiful Cocles beach, a grocery store, as well as great cafes and restaurants.

In your downtime enjoy the swimming pool and shaded rancho, perfect for chilling out on hot days listening to the many sounds of the rainforest.

Casa Amarilla has five air conditioned rooms for 18 people – there is a quadruple with a full bathroom, a triple with full BR, and two doubles sharing a full BR and a double a 2 sofabeds with full BR.

The octagonal house has a beautiful high ceiling above a central table, bar, and two modern kitchens. Feel at home in your air-conditioned tv room with digital cable and DVD player. A corner balcony offers stunning wraparound views. Animal spotting galore. It is a great place to enjoy meals, play a board game, read a book, or just sit and watch the Iguanas, monkeys, sloths, toucans, and hummingbirds.

More Details

Guillermo Vidaurre
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018


Cocles Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 4 full bathrooms.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Casa Amarilla - Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Lower bunk is a double bed, upper bunk a single bed.
    Casa Amarilla - Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Casa Amarilla - Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Casa Amarilla - Bedroom 1 - 2 bunk bed , One bunkbed has a double bed in lower bunk.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Family-friendly house w/ private pool in a tropical paradise
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
New York, NY, USA

Beautiful home in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

A few friends and I rented this home for a relaxing week on the beach and it was perfect. Short walk to local beaches and short bike/car ride to town. Excellent surfing in the area. Plenty of room for a family. The owners were exceptionally friendly and hospitable. The house was clean and everything worked out perfectly. I'll definitely be back for another trip soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Experience!!

  • 5 of 5

A group of friends and I stayed at Villa Aurora in August 2014. It was an excellent experience. The property is a very short distance from the city center of Puerto Viejo and is also very close to several beautiful beaches (Punta Uva, Playa Grande). The house was very well kept and comfortable and the air conditioning was a big plus. We also enjoyed the pool and hot tub. Everything was great including the owner!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The southern Carribean coast of magnificent Costa Rica offers a stunning rainforest and beach setting, and vibrant local culture. It's different from the country's Pacific coast. The smaller scale of development means a fuller experience of the surrounding jungle. This means wildlife: charismatic animals (like sloths, monkeys, tucans, iguanas, etc.) as well as a great variety of exotic insects. It will be a test for any squeamish visitors. That said, with our combination of riverside jungle and our location in the unique town of Cocles, few guests have left us complaining about the bugs. Amenities within walking distance include restaurants, cafes, bars, a spa, a long, beautiful beach. With a car you can further explore the area, like national parks near the historical town of Cahuita; the rugged natural reserve at the end of the road in Manzanillo; the kekoldi reserve for the Bribri indiginous group; numerous botanical gardens, chocolate farms, a chocolate museum(!). There's also world class surf breaks, stunning snorkel and dive spots offshore, and plenty of friendly, laid-back people. Whether you're a return visitor to the region, or planning on your first trip to the right side of Costa Rica, you'll find in Villa Aurora the ideal vacation home.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

River House (4 BR/2 BA)... 180 / night

Yellow House (4 BR/3 BA)... 200 / night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.