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Perfect Location, Walk to Beach, Infinity Pool, Luxury Decor, Fast Wifi!

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Huge 4 Bedroom, 5 Bath, Infinity Pool, Walk to Beach and Dominical, Fast Wifi

UPDATES DEC 2016!!!

Cable railing front deck and outside shower recently completed to allow closer and even more amazing views of the Pacific!

Floating back deck that is completely shaded from sun and stays cool all day!

Road has been paved to house so no 4x4 needed!

All new high end furniture from designer couches to chandeliers and custom art work!

Security Improvements!

Safes in each bedroom and locking key laundry room for larger valuables

Multi camera surveillance system, new motion and infrared sensors

65" TV, 2 Routers and WiFi Repeaters to Ensure Strong and Fast Wifi In and Outside!

All new appliances, including dishwasher, cooktop, washer and dryer!

My family personally goes down there every year to make sure house is in tip top shape. You will get your own personal concierge and my manager takes an active role and is always available and well as guests can always personally email or call me and get an instant response. Don't make the mistake of picking a home run by a management company that will not available when you need them or that looks good in pictures but is a 5-10 minute drive up a bumpy road. Villa Alegria offers an incredible value and service that is hard to beat and my family and my team always work to provide the best value to our guests!

Ocean Front, Mediterranean style Villa with dramatic views, features four spacious master suites all with ocean views. Three of the en suite bathrooms feature double showers with windows facing the Pacific and the fourth, an ultra private modern glass shower. All suites offer outside access, three of which have ocean facing glass French doors with screens and the fourth with a full wall of french casement windows to allow one to fully enjoy the breeze and relaxing sounds of the waves crashing below.

Nestled into the mountainside under plush rain forest canopy, Villa Alegría is one of the very few properties available which offers both the privacy and views you desire and the close proximity to amenities and ease of access. 200 meters (220 yards) down the mountain, you will find access to Roca Verde restaurant and beach, as well as access to the main thoroughfare which runs throughout southern Costa Rica. It is only a five minute walk from Villa Alegría or a quick two minute drive for you to dip your toes into the warm Pacific waters. Dominical Beach, a world famous surfing location, is only one kilometer (less than a mile) from the house and the beaches of Dominicalito, Playa Hermosa, and the extraordinary Playa Ventanas in Ojochal are all easily accessible by car. The elevation of the property provides the perfect balance of amazing views, privacy and access, ensuring your experience will be unforgettable!

Bask in the gorgeous Costa Rican sunshine on our extended patio or cool off in the beautiful infinity pool overlooking the ocean and tropical landscaping. You will be amazed by the wildlife! Our guests regularly report seeing butterflies, hummingbirds, toucans, coatis, agoutis, huge iguanas and even sloths in the area! Locally handcrafted benches on the covered patio are the perfect place to enjoy the spectacular sunsets and outdoor dining furniture is available for your use. Villa Alegría also features a beautiful double hammock where you can snuggle with your loved ones or relax and read a book from our library while listening to the waves.

Villa Alegría's four spacious Master Suites all have ocean views and en suite bathrooms. Three of the bedrooms are outfitted with king beds, the fourth bedroom features a queen bed and all 4 bedrooms include futons for seating or extra guests and air mattresses are also available if needed. We are a family friendly house and also offer a Pack n' Play for infants and toddlers, as well as an infant bathing tub for your use. All rooms have spacious closets and both ceiling and personal fans, along with individual air conditioning units if you prefer. We always encourage our guests to take advantage of the very special location and let the sounds of the ocean waves lull you to sleep and help us to protect Costa Rica's pristine environment by keeping energy use low, but know that even the most adventurous travelers sometimes need a break from the tropical heat!

Special amenities include books and games for your friends and family to enjoy, a personal concierge with over 10 years of experience arranging and assisting our guests' ideal vacations, washer and dryer on site, and a United States based VPN, which will allow you to access all streaming and subscription services which are otherwise blocked in Costa Rica. (Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, Pandora, etc.) If requested, owner can reassign the VPN to your country of origin during your stay so that you may access country specific internet services. The property has also recently had over $50,000 in upgrades!

The rental price include professional cleaning before and after your stay, but housekeeping services during your visit are available for a small fee. We can also arrange chef prepared meals, tours, adventures and excursions, transportation to and from the airport, and most anything else your heart desires!

Villa Alegría is our dream home and we want your visit to be just as special and amazing as our time in this beautiful country, so please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or suggestions. Pura Vida!

More Details

Owner
Todd Harris
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2018

About Todd Harris

My name is Todd Harris, me and my wife have been lucky enough to buy our Costa Rica beach dream house. We were fortunate to give birth to our second child in July 2014 right here at Villa Alegria and it was an amazing experience. We live at this house for some of the year and will let renters enjoy this fabulous house and location when we are spending time elsewhere. We are very responsive to calls and emails and are determined to make the experience as easy and enjoyable for our special guests.

Todd Harris purchased this villa in 2014

Why Todd Harris chose Dominical

House is great for renters as 4 large bedrooms each with their own bathroom. House is right off main road and you can easily walk down to a secluded beach. Incredible location and views are awesome. Me and my wife and our property manager with 10 years experience in Dominical are determined to give our guests the best experience possible.

What makes this villa unique

Within walking distance to beach and main street in Dominical, yet still high enough to get amazing ocean views and hear and see the wondrous Pacific Ocean. Owners live here part of the year so house is fully equipped with comforts of home. Many books and board games here for you to come and enjoy your relaxing time and getaway with family and friends.

Amenities

Dominical Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Perfect Location, Walk to Beach, Infinity Pool, Luxury Decor, Fast Wifi!
average rating of 4.875 based on 56 reviews
San Jose, CA
5

Fantastic Costa Rican Vacation - Perfect Location and Property!

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been traveling to Costa Rica since the early 1980's and this was the best experience yet (and there have been many, many good ones)! The Dominical location is great as it is south enough to miss the crowds, but not too far to be classified as remote.

The house and infinity pool were just fantastic - everything was in great condition, modern and well kept. We visited when the temperatures were in the 90's so the pool was used constantly. The 4 bedrooms had both fans and air conditioning that worked great. All bedrooms had very modern bathrooms that were clean and modern.

The Owner, Todd Harris was very responsive and helpful with anything that you need. In addition, the caretaker was also very helpful and spoke excellent English.

If you're in a group, this is a perfect house for you, whether a close family or several families or couples.

Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Todd, Dominical does provide a unique and awesome travel experience even for those who have been to Costa Rica numerous times. It is close enough to Manuel Antonio to do any tourist activity you desire but remote enough to get a feel for the unique and beautiful jungle environment and a true local feel. I find those who have been to Costa Rica before tend to really appreciate my house and the exemplary service we provide the most! I am glad you guys had an amazing time, Marlon and I do our best to give first rate customer service and those who have been to Costa Rica before understand the difference a responsive owner and house manager can do versus management companies who have many properties to attend to. Hope you can come again! Thanks
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5

Absolutely stunning home and local scene

  • 5 of 5

Todd and Marlon made our stay absolutely magical. We celebrated my husband's 40th birthday with family and friends for 2 weeks. The home is more beautiful than pictures can show. The drive up to the house is steep and exciting and yields the most gorgeous view of Dominical. They were very informative about the local beaches and restaurants. The infinity pool is heavenly and perfect for adults and children with views that cannot be beat! There is quite a bit of wear and tear on appliances and air conditioning due to the tropical setting but if something arises or needs repair they immediately respond. The town of Dominical is rugged and genuine and a true surfing haven. Local restaurants and sightseeing are a must. I highly recommend going to Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary. A great way to see local wildlife without getting taken by the "guides" at Manuel Antonio. And the view up there of the coastline is breathtaking. Nearby Playa Hermosa is a great beach. We also ventured to Playa Venturas 25min south and it was so rewarding. I highly recommend Nuayaca waterfalls as well. They have hiking, horse, and driving options. Overall I cannot say enough wonderful things about Villa Alegria and it's location. We awoke to natural beauty everyday and the house is perfectly arranged for all types of groups, friends, and/or couples. We will definitely be back! Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Perfect Location!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was the perfect house in the most perfect location for our group!!!! We had 4 couples with 2 kids and 3 babies and it was easy to spread us all our amongst the 4 large master suites!! We each had our own space and bathroom with delightful air conditioning! The house is gorgeous and sits on a hill that overlooks the ocean! We watched and enjoyed many sunrises and sunsets from the infinity pool! The location was just 0.5 mile from the beach and although you could walk, the house is on a SUPER steep hill that it made walking less enjoyable, especially with the humidity! However, the house was in the perfect location for going to the beach for a couple hours to go surfing and come back and spend the afternoon in the pool (perfect for babies!)!

The house is stocked with almost everything you need! It had beach bags with beach towels, beach toys, beach umbrellas, kitchen supplies, great Wifi with VPN set up, TV, and easy access to the house with an alarm that you could set when you were away! The only things we wished it had were beach chairs and one more large pot for the kitchen! Marlon was easy to communicate with using WhatsApp and was ready to help us in any way we needed (car rentals, directions, airport pick-up, beach recommendations, excursions, and food recommendations)! Besides enjoying the beautiful beaches, we loved visiting Baru Animal Preserve and Manual Antonio National Park and enjoyed a smoothie joint called Joy in Dominical!!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

FABULOUS Place to fulfill 40 Year Old "Plan"

  • 5 of 5

Ideal location and house for our family celebration the last week of March. (our 40th Anniversary and we treated our 2 married daughters and sons-in-law along with our 4 1/2 and 7 1/2 year-old grandsons). We had decided on our honeymoon in 1978 that we would

"celebrate our 40th in an exotic location with our 'future' children and grandchildren." The 4 bedroom / 4 1/2 bath house was a perfect fit for our family. Todd worked with us as the date got closer and we needed to 'fine-tune' our original booked dates to accommodate our flights. We had perfect weather -only one little shower on our way back to San Jose- but it was HOT. We practically lived in the pool (in it 3 times a day usually) or at the Dominical beach or the sandy beach a few miles south. The recommended restaurants we visited were great and my husband and I revisited Por Que No? and the oh-so-fun Fuego Brewery in a tree house after our kids left (we had the last 3 nights with the place all to ourselves!) We had one large breakfast and 2 lovely dinners on the awesome deck dining area at the house- otherwise we were out and about when we were all there. To the south the Jolly Roger was a fun and yummy lunch- plenty of leftovers for supper-, but the drive was a bit of a challenge without a 4x4. We enjoyed a mid-day Easter meal at El Avion in Manuel Antonio near Quepos on our way back to San Jose -a mom and baby capuchin entertained us while there. Everything was as beautiful and welcoming as the pictures- special touches of plenty of pool toys, a packed grab-and-go beach bag in each of the 4 bedrooms, candles for a very brief power outage, coolers for the beach or a "fish run" (delicious red snapper), as well as the outdoor shower (especially for returns from the black sandy beach with 2 boys) were appreciated. The boys loved exploring all the flora and fauna- especially the colorful moths and birds including a toucan, a dinner visit from a monkey and the large and bold iguana we named "Hagrid" and his smaller sidekick "Norbert." As Michigan had a snow and ice day yesterday (4-16 and temps below 20) we WISH we were back! PURA VIDA! Thanks for making this dream a reality! - Bill & Elaine Evenson & family- Holland & Grand Haven, Mi and Lake Zurich, Il

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property with a great view

  • 5 of 5

Our family had wonderful time in Dominical. Marlon set us up with great excursions and was great with communication throughout the trip. The excursions in the area were tons of fun. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Corbin, the excursions down there really are quite remarkable. Look forward to seeing you guys again!
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Warner Robins GA
5

Truly Spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing villa. Marlon (villa manager) and Todd (owner) are very attentive. Marlon arranged our wedding. It was an amazing experience! He also booked all of our tours. He even found dress shoes for my son who left his in the US. He went above and beyond what I expected! The Villia is beautiful, huge, with a wonderful view of the ocean. I highly recommend staying here!!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for trusting us for your wedding! Marlon told me his wedding was such a special day for him that he put all his effort into making sure it was a perfect day for you. Ater seeing the pics and how good the price was for all the services, I am a little jealous and will have to plan a vow renewal for me and my wife at the house.
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Map

Nearest Airport
115 Miles
Juan Santamaria Airport (San Jose, SJO)
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Porque No
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Roca Verde

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Will allow minimum stay of 3 days but any stay 5 days or less will be responsible for the cleaning fee of $90, which will not be included on original quote from VRBO. For stays of 6 days or longer there will be no additional charges.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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