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Beautiful Villa With Infinity Pool and Breathtaking Panoramic Views - Casa Mango

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom 3 bath, sleeps 9 with Ocean Views overlooking Playa Santa Teresa

Casa Mango is the ideal getaway for couples, friends, and families alike! The home is located in beautiful Santa Teresa, on the Southern Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, named as “Best Beach in Central America” and by Forbes Magazine as one of the “World’s Top 10 Most Breathtaking Beaches”.

Casa Mango has been described by travelers as the “perfect blend of upscale and outdoor living”. The villa resides on the lower part of a hill towards the north end of Santa Teresa, offering both privacy and panoramic ocean views from every room. This newly painted and freshened up 2,200 sq ft villa is only a 150 meter (5 min.) walk to the beach in a more quiet section of town, yet still close to great restaurants/bars/supermarket. Just refinished a gorgeous infinity pool with ocean/jungle views.

The house features custom hand-crafted furniture and each bedroom boasts ocean views, private baths and luxury high thread count linens. There are three spacious bedrooms, two upstairs and one downstairs. One upstairs bedroom has a King size bed and the other has two Queens. The downstairs bedroom has one Queen and one Twin bed. The house has a covered outdoor dining area as well as a terrace and sun deck on the first floor, plus a covered terrace on the second floor complete with a wet bar.

Imagine waking up to the sound of the ocean and having your morning coffee (Costa Rican of course!) from any one of the terraces, while watching the capuchin monkeys pick mangos for their breakfast from the grove on the property. Spend the day enjoying Santa Teresa’s secluded white sand beaches, turquoise water, and wildlife. Santa Teresa is known for its world-class surf that breaks consistent year-round. Later, end a great day by watching the most incredible sunset right at the house; you may never want to leave once you've seen the 180degree sunset view from Casa Mango.

If you do decide to venture out, Santa Teresa’s unique international influence inspires world-class cuisine served by over 60 restaurants throughout town. Entertainment can be enjoyed most nights from acoustic musicians to bands and DJ’s performing at the local bars and beaches. Santa Teresa manages to be both lively and sleepy, offering the perfect vacation for all types of travelers.

What are people saying?

'We loved beautiful Casa Mango! If you like spectacular beaches, great restaurants, and wildlife in your back yard, then you'll love it too. We saw a coati, capuchin & howler monkeys plus funky squirrels without even leaving the house. On our morning walks, we saw an ocelot, more monkeys, lizards, and other wildlife. And if you've never HEARD howler monkeys, you're in for a treat! This part of Costa Rica is quite isolated, so you're not going to find it to be touristy at all, but the area is great for the independent traveler. If you like to surf, this is your place too. We just liked soaking up the rays on the beach, then going back to Casa Mango for some sort of drink from the blender, often involving mangos. The house is gorgeous -- a perfect blend of upscale and outdoor living. While there, we took a day trip to Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, which is maybe an hour drive away. Near Cabo Blanco we visited Montezuma, a funky little town on the water with great bars. But we mainly stayed in the St. Teresa/Mal Pais area - it's paradise! ENJOY!'

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

Why Kristi chose Santa Teresa Beach

We scoured Central America for the right country, the right town, and the right home. After years of diligence we were confidant that there is no place like Santa Teresa with it's epic surf, phenomenal food and low key yet still lively vibe. Casa Mango is the exact home we were looking for. A place that felt both luxurious and homey but with a sense of adventure.

What makes this house unique

The home is located on a hill so it gets the best breeze and the most spectacular panoramic view of the ocean and the peninsula but is not too high up the hill, so it's still in close walking distance to the beach. The beach access closest to the home is our favorite spot on Playa Santa Teresa. The home sits on a private 1.25 acre lot with unobstructed views. The house itself has a great open indoor/outdoor layout and the rooms are large with lots of glass doors that open to the ocean views throughout the house. Our favorite thing to do in the home is to sit on the upstairs terrace in the morning to check the surf and again in the evening to watch the sunset.


Santa Teresa Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Lots of counter space
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lots of counter space
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Lots of counter space
  • Addtl. Outdoor Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Upstairs with view and in suite bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs with view and in suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Downstairs with view and bathroom down hall
  • All bedrooms have: A/C High thread count linens Hanging closet space Ocean views
  • Stereo ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 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
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Beautiful Villa With Infinity Pool and Breathtaking Panoramic Views - Casa Mango
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

What a vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing stay at Casa Mango in Santa Teresa! Pia was very helpful leading up to our arrival, and Kristi totally took care of us the entire week, booking our surf lessons, snorkeling trip, fishing outing, zip-lining, dinner reservations. We are a family of five (kids ages 10, 8, and 6) and the house was perfect. The pool was great, especially during the hot mid-day. The location allowed very easy access to the local beach (a 1 minute drive), the grocery store (also 1 minute via car), and all of the incredible restaurants on the main road. We would personally recommend either renting a car or ATV's, and Pia and Kristi were happy to help us with this as well. We couldn't have had a better time, and will definitely go back and stay at Casa Mango.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mike. It was my pleasure. It was great having your family here and I look forward to your next trip :)
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Fabulous villa with fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented Casa Mango for about a week and absolutely loved it. The outdoor living space is fantastic and we spent most of our time on the deck and in the pool. The location is great, close to town but far enough up to be quiet and away from the dusty road. The only problem we had with noise were some barking dogs, but I blame the monkeys that seemed to be taunting them. The location is also perfect for watching sunset over the Pacific. It was nice to have a/c in the bedrooms but it was also cool enough with the ocean breeze that we really didn't need it much and mostly just left the windows open. This house also has screens, which seems to be a bonus in Costa Rica. Kristi is also a fantastic property manager and was very responsive when we needed anything. If you haven't been here before, the house can be a bit tough to find in the dark but Kristi rescued us (more than once) and is a delightful host. Good birdwatching, nice furnishings, comfy bed, really no complaints. We would definitely rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York, NY

Pacific Ocean Bliss

  • 4 of 5

We would stay in Casa Mango again. The location is perfect. Yes, the drive up to the house is steep, but it puts you above all the dust from the main road. The view is like out of a movie and we watched the sunset from the terrace every night. There were only two of us in the house but it didn't feel too big. The air conditioning worked well but in the master bedroom it was noisy and they told us they planned to fix it. The pool was refreshing to come home to after a day out exploring. It was very easy to shop for groceries and water and nice to have a kitchen. The outdoor grill worked well. Pia and Camila were extremely responsive and even set up Spanish lessons for my husband!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Livermore, California

Perfect house for us!

  • 5 of 5

From the beginning, Pia & Vanessa were great to work with. They responded quickly to my questions and concerns. The house actually looks better than the pictures on their site...what a nice surprise! Everything worked out well for the 7 of us adults. Our favorite part was relaxing and hanging out in the infinity pool, lounging on the deck and watching the monkeys swing from tree to tree. Despite the heat & humidity in town, there was always a gentle breeze out on the deck. We had one house cleaning and one pool service, were provided with one large container of drinking water...after that, you are on your own. The location is close to restaurants and grocery stores. Glad we rented a's a steep hill up to the house. Each bedroom had a perfect working ac unit. Wifi was effective. Mucho gracias for all your attentive care to our stay. We highly recommend this home!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Look no further...this is the house for you!!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Mango was perfect for our 5 night stay. It's well appointed, and truly has everything you need. The views from the house are amazing, and the infinity pool is a great spot to relax and cool off. I agree with an earlier review that the pictures don't do the house justice. Every bedroom has it's own controllable AC unit and you also have access to Wi-fi on the property...both of which were great amenities. Our stay at the house was perfect...we never felt unsafe, and Pia, Josie, and Camila were all great to work with. All very attentive and very helpful with our travel details. A "must do" in my opinion at the house is breakfast outside on the patio. It's a great way to enjoy the scenery and the wildlife that Costa Rica has to offer. Thanks for everything Casa Mango...we're already planning our next stay!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to have Jeremy and his party in Casa Mango, great guests. We hope they come back to visit us soon! Thank you!
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Santa Teresa's Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

This House was absolutely perfect! My husband and I met in Costa Rica, married at Casa Capitan across the streeet and came back to find this Paradise with some friends. Waking up in your AC room to Howler monkeys followed by a nice dip in the infinity pool and enjoying the magical view of the ocean and jungle while enjoying a cup of Costa Rica's Coffee was the Best! We have stayed in a lot of places in Costa Rica and this one was just what we needed. The staff is friendly and the location is superb. Thank you for an amazing week away from city life.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review Katie! It was a pleasure having you to stay at our house. Come back soon!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Play Santa Teresa


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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