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Luxury Ocean Front TuscanVilla (NEW) As of 2018 ***Will Have Full Time Chef***

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful Tuscan style villa with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, (sleeps 9)

***NEW, as of Feb 2018***

In addition to the breakfast, we will also offer full time chef services for lunch and dinner preparations at an additional cost. Guests will purchase their own groceries and beverages. Please contact owners for details.

Villa Amore has 3 bedrooms. All three rooms have queen beds as well queen size futons en suite bathrooms and walk in closets. (see additional info below in the bedrooms section),

Guests also have access to a custom designed and spacious chef’s kitchen. It is fully equipped with: Frigidaire-pro large refrigerator and Frigidaire-pro large freezer with automatic ice-maker, wine cooler fridge, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and toaster oven, coffee maker, blender, and all cooking and baking utensils and professional Italian stove. Next to the kitchen, an over-sized outdoor terrace, with BBQ grill and table with chairs to complete the natural beauty that surrounds the entire villa with direct ocean view and surrounded by lush tropical garden.

Villa Amore is a 5 minute drive from beautiful Playa Carillo. In March 2013, Travel and Leisure Magazine featured it in the Top 25 secret beaches in the World. The magazine describes it as a white-sand beach framed by mountains and just off a boulevard lined by palm trees. It is known among divers for its excellent coral reef teeming with marine life. The beach is protected by rocky headlands, providing calm, warm water for swimmers.

Villa Amore, is 5km away from Playa Camaronal, a remote beach with greyish sand and blue waters, which is a popular nesting site for leatherback and olive ridley turtles (year round). It was declared as a National Wildlife Refuge in 1994.

Villa Amore is located in the province of Guanacaste, one of the five Blue Zones of the world, which is two hours from Liberia International Airport and four hours from San Jose International Airport.

Communications

Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet)

Local house phone for free calls within Costa Rica

Surfboard storage, outdoor shower

Other Amenities

Live-in couple (our care takers Alex and Jenny live in their separate living quarter located in the bottom of the villa), They will provide our guests, daily housekeeping, breakfast gardener for property/pool maintenance etc.... They will be available 6 days a week.

Other:

Note: The area around the villa has access to pebble beach and tidal pools down below. Children should be attended.

Minimum Age Limit For Renters: Must be 25 years old to sign contract.

Pets/Smoking Not Allowed

Activities

Birdwatching

Sightseeing

Horseback Riding

Snorkeling/Diving

Restaurants

Hiking

Surfing

Yoga

Swimming

Shopping

Biking

Health/Beauty Spa

Wildlife Viewing

Other Activities

Whale watching

Zip Lining

Deep Sea Fishing

To Finds us on Google Earth or Google Map use the below coordinates:

9 51.218N, 85 28.175W

More Details

Owner
George & Isabella
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian, Bulgarian & Armenian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About George & Isabella

Our Dream Villa (Villa Amore) was completed in June 2014. The rental listing started as of January 2015. We look forward to having you share our dream villa and experience first hand the beauty of the natural paradise.

George & Isabella purchased this villa in 2009

Why George & Isabella chose Puerto Carrillo

Villa Amore will also give our guests the opportunity to experience many close by tropical organized activities and excursions, such as Whale watching, Wildlife Viewing, Zip lining in Rain Forest, Horseback riding, Wind Surfing, Deep Sea Fishing, Kayaking, as well having a unique opportunity to watch a popular nesting site for leatherback and olive ridley turtles at Playa Camaronal (year round) 5km away from the villa , and many more activities....

Amenities

Puerto Carrillo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet & Marble Sink
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet & Marble Sink
  • All 3 bedrooms comes with a full 3 piece bathrooms (toilet, marble sink and stand-up shower with curtain).
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 Twin Futon & walk in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 Twin size Futon & Walk in closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 Twin Futon & Large closet
  • Each bedroom has queen size bed and a futon, which will accommodate 3 additional guests. Kids age 15 and under will stay at no additional charge. Any additional adult over 6 people will have to pay $50/per person each day not exceeding 9 (adults) guests total.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
NEW, as of 2017 we will prepare BREAKFAST to our guests. (Guests provide the groceries and drinks). As well, starting 2018, we will have a full time chef. (Guests provide the groceries and drinks). Also To Find us on Google Map the coordinates are: 9 51.218N, 85 28.175W

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
5

Over the top, amazing villa.

  • 5 of 5

It would be difficult to say anything more that has not already been said in all of the other reviews. They are spot on. We have stayed in luxury villas all over the Caribbean and this one ranks near the top of any in this price range. The secluded (but not remote) location fits our style perfectly. The house was spotless and the caretakers were attentive but not obtrusive. Alex and Jenny were more than willing to help or answer any questions we had. Their English was basic but completely adequate for communication; much better than our Spanish! The pool was incredible, although we could have used a few square feet of shade at times as it is in full sun from mid-morning until dusk. We worked around that with layers of sunscreen and hats when necessary. The showers are unusually small for a villa of this caliber, and the driveway is a pure bitch to get out of if you pull up to the main door to unload your bags. You must back down the hill part of the way to get turned around. Quite the challenge in the daylight, nerve-wracking in the dark. We solved this by parking in the lower pull-off area and then walking up the hill part way to the door. A quirk all over CR, be prepared for spotty internet and slow speeds. Bring a book or DVD for off the grid evening entertainment. Monkeys, parrots, raccoons, coatis and even whales were our daily entertainment.

Nevertheless, none of these little issues should deter anyone from staying here. It is truly worthy of a 5 star rating. We usually have a rule of never visiting the same place twice, however the beauty of this house and the people of CR will make it difficult for us to not break that rule. I expect we will return here one day, hopefully soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great time for the complete family 4 year old to 7

  • 5 of 5

We add a great time at the Villa. It was peacefull and all family members trully enjoyed the remoteness of Villa and at the sametime the proximity of Carillo small town with its great restaurants and its beach.

We felt at home just after a few days in the good care of Alex and Jennifer.

Already planning to go back, hopefully very soon!

Yannick, Melanie, Philippe, Simon, grandmother & grandfather

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Yannick and Family, Thank you for your honest and kind feedback, it was our pleasure hosting you and your family. We are extremely pleased that you had great vacation, and that we were able to provide you with the quality and service that met your expectation. We also would like to thank you for your kind and great feedback on Alex and Jenny our care takers, we defiantly treasure their commitment and hard working. We thank you again and look forward to have you back. Thank you for choosing "Villa Amore" for your vacation. Also, we would like to invite you to follow us on our Instagram page "costaricaluxturyvilla" Best Regards, George & Isabella Edit your Response
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5

Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

our family spent about 10 days at the home and had a wonderful time. I'm going to send the owners a picture of the house from the water that'll let future guests see just how close to the water the house is. The sound of the Waves crashing on the rocks while swimming in the pool is about as good as it gets

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Andrew, Thank you for your honest and kind feedback, it was our pleasure hosting you and your company. We are extremely pleased that you had great vacation, and that we were able to provide you with the quality and service that met your expectation. We also would like to thank you for your kind and great feedback on Alex and Jenny our care takers, we defiantly treasure their commitment and hard working. We did receive the photo capturing the villa from the ocean, which is another amazing view to the villa and its location. Thank you so much for taking the time and sending us this photo. We look forward to have you back, and thank you for choosing "Villa Amore" for your vacation. Also, we would like to invite you to follow us on our Instagram page "costaricaluxturyvilla" Best Regards, George & Isabella Edit your Response
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5

Stunning property in quiet, rural area of Costa Rica

  • 5 of 5

The Villa is absolutely stunning. The views, the pool, the spacious bedrooms with walk-in closets -- it is really a beautiful home. The open format of the lounge area and dining table section allow you to enjoy being outside, but the comforts of air conditioning in the family room and bedrooms were much appreciated. The property's caretakers - Jenny and Alex - were kind and very helpful. They prepared us breakfast each morning, which was a welcome break from our own cooking routine. The location (about 2.5 hours from Liberia airport) is quite remote, though the small towns of Carillo and Samara are a short drive away, and we would highly recommend renting an SUV for travel (many of the roads are uneven dirt roads). There were indeed many bugs -- something to expect when coming to a tropical location such as this. Our caretakers were very warm and helpful, and they helped us practice our Spanish -- and their sweet dog, Bruno, was a welcoming, happy face to see occasionally roaming the expansive property. We enjoyed the local beach in Carillo - a short 5 minute drive from the gated home. One thing to note: because of its remote nature, the grocery store did not have much of the "typical" American fare. This was an opportunity to be adventurous and try some new foods. The internet was a bit spotty, but this is to be expected across most of Costa Rica -- go ahead, and unplug. Finally -- there was no cell phone service (Verizon or AT&T) at the Villa. We got by using the wi-fi, but you will generally regain service once you drive out toward the end of the road. Overall, we very much enjoyed our stay at the Villa!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Charles and Family, Thank you for your honest and kind feedback, it was our pleasure hosting you and your company. We are extremely pleased that you had great vacation, and that we were able to provide you with the quality and service that met your expectation. We also would like to thank you for your kind and great feedback on Alex and Jenny our care takers, we defiantly treasure their commitment and hard working. In regards to the bugs, as you mentioned and yes it is indeed the season (green season) were most of the tropical bugs are more active, at the same time, as you noticed, we are surrounded by the amazing natural rain forest, with all its natural resources. We thank you again and look forward to have you back, and thank you for choosing "Villa Amore" for your vacation. Also, we would like to invite you to follow us on our Instagram page "costaricaluxturyvilla" Best Regards, George & Isabella Edit your Response
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5

beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, private and a wonderful view (as advertised). Not too far from town with a couple of beach accesses, one with a small waterfall as advertised in the outback waterfall tour) within walking distance. The beaches were not good swimming beaches but you could walk along the shore at low tied and look into lots of tidal pools etc. We would walk to the store in the am for supplies (about 40 minutes round trip). The caretakers live in a suite on the lower level and were very attentive to our needs. They both speak some English which was very helpful. The villa was cleaned each day and a breakfast was provided any day we wanted. They were a nice young couple who were very eager to help. The view is amazing with a wonderful outdoor area. Everything is very new and it all worked well. We needed to get a few supplies provided but Alex and Jenny were quick to help. The kitchen is very well stocked and they also provided beach towels if we needed them. The villa really does come as advertised. There was house construction going on beside and below us with construction noise beginning early in the morning which was hardly ideal but not within the villa owner's control. We were there with our two teenage kids and we found that there was no real master bedroom. The beds were a bit smaller and harder than we were used to but each room had a very comfortable futon couch that could be used if needed. Our communications with the owner were great. George was very good at providing information and staying in touch with us. Overall a good experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dave and Family, Thank you for your honest and kind feedback, it was our pleasure hosting you and your company. We are extremely pleased that you had great vacation, and that we were able to provide you with the quality and service that met your expectation. We also would like to thank you for your kind and great feedback on Alex and Jenny our care takers, we defiantly treasure their commitment and hard working. Also, we want to make sure every comments and suggestions we receive form our guests are reviewed and implement the necessary changes and improvements where is applicable. In regards to the construction noises, our neighbors decided to add a pool in their villa, and as you mentioned, it is unfortunate and not in our control. The construction is already completed. We look forward to have you back, and thank you for choosing "Villa Amore" for your vacation. Also, we would like to invite you to follow us on our Instagram page "costaricaluxturyvilla" Best Regards, George & Isabella Edit your Response
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5

Stunning vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded all of my expectations and I would gladly return. My family of 5 adults stayed here for 5 days in July. We loved the nearby beaches and hiking. Most of all we loved the seclusion and peacefulness of this house. It was perfectly clean. Very well provisioned. And the view is spectacular. The caretakers, Alex and Jennifer were wonderful. Helpful in every respect. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kellsey, Thank you for your honest and kind feedback, it was our pleasure hosting you and your company. We are extremely pleased that you had great vacation, and that we were able to provide you with the quality and service that met your expectation. We also would like to thank you for your kind and great feedback on Alex and Jenny our care takers, we defiantly treasure their commitment and hard working. We look forward to have you back, and thank you for choosing "Villa Amore" for your vacation. Also, we would like to invite you to follow us on our Instagram page "costaricaluxturyvilla" Best Regards, George & Isabella Edit your Response
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Liberia International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Sports Bar Arriba, El Taco Volador
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Punta Islita
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Calibri, Hula Jungula, Gusto Beach, El Largarto
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Playa Carrillo (5 mins drive from the villa)
Car: recommended

churches

health/beauty spa

museums

rain forests

restaurants

volcano

waterfalls

zoo

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750

- Refunds are available on cancellations up to 60 days prior to arrival date less 10% (of the rental fee)
- 30 days prior arrival date can not be cancelled / no refund (of the rental fee)
- Christmas, New Year’s, Easter weeks can not be cancelled / no refunds (of the rental fee)
- Minimum stay for High Season, Christmas, New Year's and Easter period is 1 week.

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.