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Feel Right at Home in your Vacation Paradise

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, sleeps 9

You've found paradise in this stunning newer construction property which has everything for an unforgettable vacation. Casa Paraiso is situated in one of the best locations in the village of Ojochal and only 2 minutes from the costal highway with all the privacy you would expect from your holiday retreat. This easy access allows you more time to experience the exquisite Southern Zone's many beaches, wildlife, and activities.

Casa Paraiso is a spacious 3500 square foot single-level, family-friendly home designed to take full advantage of white-water ocean views, breezes and breathtaking evening sunsets.

Great room features 18 foot vaulted ceiling with 20 feet of sliding glass doors opening to covered outdoor terrace, BBQ and infinity edge soaking pool. Adjacent private sports pool is prefect for laps or sunning. LED lights illuminate the pools at night in a rainbow of colors of your choosing.

Property also features an outdoor covered pavilion with hammocks, yoga mats and weights. Inside amenities include ocean view master bedroom suite with sliding glass doors to swimming pool. A king-size tempurpedic bed, walk in closet, private bath with marble double vanity, large shower and separate tub and toilet complete this area with a double door entry from the interior of the house to insure complete privacy. Bedroom number two, includes an ocean view with sliding doors to grassy area. Room features a pillow top queen bed, TV, large closet and full length dressing mirror. The third bedroom includes a matrimonial sized mattress (comparable to a double), computer desk, closet and sliding doors to outside mountain view. The final bedroom has a double bed with twin trundle, TV, walk in closet and window view to front of home. All bedrooms have ceiling fans and air conditioning for your comfort.

A second bathroom, is easily accessed by bedrooms two and three and includes large shower, travertine vanity and toilet. Bathroom number three is across the hall from the fourth bedroom and features a shower, toilet and granite counter vanity with exterior door to pool.

Granite counter kitchen is equipped with walk in pantry, family sized sink, refrigerator, wall oven with built in microwave, five burner gas stove and dishwasher. All small kitchen appliances are included such as blender, juicer, Kitchen Aid mixer, waffle iron, toaster, coffee maker etc. For your convenience, spices, plastic wrap, foil, baggies, napkins, paper towels and dishwasher soap are all included.

The kitchen window above the sink opens to outdoor granite serving counter.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german, spanish, finnish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Kim

As a self-employed family, living in the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, we had the rare opportunity to take time with our teenage children to explore new areas and experience different cultures. Our family's travels eventually brought us to Central America's Tropical Paradise. After vacationing in Costa Rica a few times, we knew this would become an ideal location for our retirement. As fate would have it, things progressed much faster than anticipated and we relocated to the Southern Zone of Costa Rica with our two teens and family dog and cat in 2012. We had previously researched multiple locations in Central and South America and Ojochal was the clear choice. Now that our children have reached adulthood, we look forward to the opportunity and privilege to share our dream home with others.

Kim purchased this house in 2013

Why Kim chose Ojochal

Ojochal is where the mountains meet the sea, where dolphins play amongst the waves and where humped backed whales and turtles come to visit throughout the year. It was the perfect place to build our dream home. A quaint village and a local Tico farming community has welcomed many expatriates and snow birds from the US, Canada, France, Germany, as well as other European countries. This diversity has gained Ojochal the reputation of the best dining in all of Costa Rica. These premier restaurants include world cuisine, Mediterranean, Italian, Indonesian, French and Moroccan. All in an intimate and personal setting, it provides the true PURA VIDA experience without ever feeling like a tourist.

What makes this house unique

Built to take full advantage of the ocean view and breezes, this home provides an open floor plan allowing the outdoors in. Designed for a family of four and their guests, the property features many areas for entertaining, creating a welcoming environment for all. Spectacular jungle and ocean views are highlighted by four expansive sliding doors and four additional exterior doors. Close enough to hear and see the ocean surf break along the shore and with more than 450 species of birds in the local region, you may find yourself sitting in the reflection pool with a drink, watching and listening to the sights and sounds of nature. Howler monkeys, Blue Morpho butterflies, hummingbirds, iguanas, scarlet macaws, green parrots and toucans are all regular visitors of our home.


Nearest Airport
77 Kilometres
Quepos La Manaqua Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
The Bamboo Room
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Mamma E Papa's Italian Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Playa Tortuga
Car: necessary

Additional activities include: zip lining, bungee jumping, sky diving, surf lessons, kayaking, mangrove tours, visits to national parks, and animal sanctuaries.


Ojochal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Bedroom windows and doors must be closed when running air conditioning.
  • Only patterned towels are allowed outside for pool and beach. Solid colored towels are to remain inside home for bath.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Double vanity, private toilet closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bath used for bedroom #2 & #3
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Across from bedroom #4 - Exterior door for pool access.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Air conditioned, valley view, computer desk, double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ocean view, Air conditioning, TV, cable & DVD player
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 4 poster bed w/tempurpedic mattress, A/C, and ocean view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Air conditioned, valley view, twin trundle under double, TV
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Feel Right at Home in your Vacation Paradise
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

The house is modern, spacious with wildlife all around it

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, comfortable, and easy access to beaches and places of interest, has nice indoor, outdoor living, overlooking the jungle and ocean, love it.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and comfortable property in the jungle! Warm welcoming home. The pool was awesome, and many amazing animals stopped by on the property. All the utilities worked well. Would stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly a vacation paradise

  • 5 of 5

What wonderful owners to share their amazing house with other people. The pictures are just a tiny glimpse into this fantastically peaceful, serene, and beautiful setting. The home was clean, well maintained, and stocked well for our 10 days of hanging out, relaxing, and exploring Ojochal.

We felt right at home after a warm welcome, and immediately got about relaxing. The view over the valley and straight to the ocean, was so calming. Add to that the sounds, smells, breezes, and sunsets, and we never wanted to leave. When we did venture out, the infinity soaking pool welcomed us back as watched the sunset on another day in paradise.

We look forward to our next trip to Costa Rica and will definitely rent again. What great memories! Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure hosting you in our home. We loved how you all embraced the local culture and residents. We.look forward to your return visits. Pura vida!
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Amazing Property with Ocean and Jungle View

  • 5 of 5

It was an incredible experience to spend four weeks in this cozy and luxurious house. There is a big pool, three modern bathrooms and a pavilion that is perfect for working out or yoga. It's only five minutes to the beach and when the sky is clear you can witness a gorgeous sunset. With four bedrooms, a spacious living room and a big dinner table it is perfect for bigger groups or families.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had so much fun at the house. Close to many beaches, beautiful views, pool & patio. Everything we needed was accounted for. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blistful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Staying in this home while traveling the gorgeous country of Costa Rica was an unforgettable experience. For starters, the home was paradise in and of its self! Every speck of the house was comfortable, spacecous and clean. This home truly expressed the “pura-vida” lifestyle not only through the beautiful layout but with the exotic scenery and animal life surrounding it. Every morning the parrots would be chriping away and I would walk outside near the pools overlooking the colorful jungle as well as the ocean, it was unreal! The location of the home was perfect as well, a five minute drive to the beach (~15 minute walk) and several delicous restaraunts near by as well!

Overall, visiting this peacful country was a memorable experience to say the least, and staying at this home made it that much better.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

If you would prefer not to pay $99 for damage protection, you may pay a refundable damage deposit of $500.

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.