Family-Friendly House W/ Private Pool in a Tropical Paradise

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Last updated: 09/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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

Casa Amarilla holds 12 people.
Casa del Rio (vrbo 490973) holds 9 people.
V.A. total holds 21 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 four air conditioned rooms for 12 people – there is a quadruple with a full bathroom, a triple with full BR, and two doubles sharing a full BR.

The octagonal house has a beautiful high ceiling above a central table, bar, and modern kitchen. 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.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    1 Ground floor bedroom...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

  • Casa Amarilla - Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed

    Lower bunk is a double bed, upper bunk a single bed....moreless

  • 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....moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

  • 3 full bathrooms.


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Overlooking the lazy River Cocles...moreless

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


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Ample parking space, covered and uncovered....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with modern appliances....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,400 $5,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


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.

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Last updated: 09/12/2016
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100 Kilometres
Nearest Airport

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.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish



  • Casa Amarilla

    Casa Amarilla

  • Bedroom 3, Casa Amarilla

    Bedroom 3, Casa Amarilla

  • Downstairs bedroom, Casa Amarilla

    Downstairs bedroom, Casa Amarilla

  • Entrance to Casa Amarilla

    Entrance to Casa Amarilla

  • Upstairs living room w/ AC and cable TV, Casa Amarilla

    Upstairs living room w/ AC and cable TV, Casa Amarilla

  • Upstairs bathroom #1, Casa Amarilla

    Upstairs bathroom #1, Casa Amarilla

  • Abajo area social

    Abajo area social

  • Punta Uva

    Punta Uva

  • Playa Chiquita

    Playa Chiquita

  • Visitante


  • Entrada 25 metros del Rio Cocles

    Entrada 25 metros del Rio Cocles

  • Bedroom 4, Casa Amarilla

    Bedroom 4, Casa Amarilla

  • Clean downstairs bathroom, Casa Amarilla

    Clean downstairs bathroom, Casa Amarilla

  • Balcon


  • Ustairs living room, Casa Amarilla

    Ustairs living room, Casa Amarilla

  • pool


  • Playa Cocles

    Playa Cocles

  • Playa Cocles

    Playa Cocles

  • Lazy Cocles River

    Lazy Cocles River

VRBO #459384

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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