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Property Details

Updated: Jan 22, 2015
Beautiful Villa with spectacular views of the entire southern coast.

'With stunning views of the incredible South Pacific shoreline and majestic mountains, this invitingly warm home, comfortably nestled into the mountainside, offers a tranquil and cozy living space that is beautifully integrated into its natural jungle setting. The perfectly maintained grounds and mixture of lovely antiques, textured fabrics and other comfortable furnishings, lend a soft, simple elegance to the Casa.

Everyone agrees, we have found the perfect spot, and now we would like to share it with you. We are the last house at the end of a country lane, in a small but prestigious community on the Escaleras mountain ridge, called Las Terrazas. We are 8 minutes off the main highway, (and we do recommend you rent a 4x4 vehicle for this area in general) up to the perfect elevation for cool breezes, but not high enough to be obscured by clouds. Our 5 acres are mostly jungle, so the houses butt up and into the forest. Monkeys, toucans and sloths are our constant companions in the trees by the pool. We look down the dramatic southern Pacific coast line, over crescent beaches and white water splashing on the rocks, as well as the majestic mountain backdrop, indeed all the way to the Osa Peninsula!

Casa Vista is the perfect blend of homey comfort and tropical living, with high vaulted ceilings and fans, it will surely feel like your home away from home in no time.

It's a beautiful, self contained studio with a queen size bed. It has a small full kitchen and a lovely bath, but the private front porch with it's spectacular view is the place you'll spend most of your time, or enjoy the pool at the big house with it's stunning view. Our pool is shared only by the owners & one other rental casa so it's an intimate crowd. We also enjoy gathering with guests at the pool or on our porch to hear tales of their adventures...the choice is yours!

We are happy to be as involved or uninvolved in your stay as you would like. We are on site and can help with setting up any number of tours, messages or dinner reservations. We are also available to visit on Skype, e-mail, or phone, to discuss any questions regarding your visit to Costa Rica. We look forward to hearing from you.

Keywords: Our dream home, can now be your dream vacation home! Enjoy your honeymoon, romantic getaway, or as a great family/friends getaway with the additional jungle villa. Secluded in nature for privacy, but close enough to beaches, surfing, waterfalls, horseback riding, zip-lining, nature reserves, fabulous restaurants and spas, snorkeling and scuba, etc...

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  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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Stunning White Water Ocean & Misty Mountain Views
+011 -506-8304-2859
Dominical Puntarenas

Perfect place!

  • 5 of 5
Initially when arriving in Uvita we were staying in a hostel on the beach. We found this rental property because we wanted more privacy, better views and a nicer place to call home for a few days. It is on the owner's property but is very private with one of the best views of the ocean I have ever had (this is my third time in Costa Rica). We spent two full days just sitting on the porch eating passion fruit while watching the ocean, birds and clouds. The house had all the basics to cook, a filtered water cooler, a very comfortable bed with great linens, and a nice bathroom. While we were there the air conditioning did not work but the owner's were quick to address our concerns and hire a repair man. The owners were very friendly and welcoming sharing all their favorite things about the area with us. The house in up a large hill in a somewhat isolated area that only the more expensive SUV taxis will drive to and it will cost a lot if you are constantly traveling into town. We did walk the entire hill to the main road because we did not have a car, but it was a hike. There is a great restaurant with the best chicken wings just a mile or so down the hill so you do not need to go into town to eat. Overall an excellent place that we would visit again if we have the chance.
  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Stunning White Water Ocean & Misty Mountain Views
+011 -506-8304-2859
Dominical Puntarenas

Beautiful and peaceful location

  • of 5
I had the pleasure of spending a few nights in Casa Vista and had a chance to truly unwind... The views of the Whale's Tail and the Ballena coast are exceptional from this unit, and the breezes were pleasant all day long... Saw many species of birds including chestnut mandibled toucans, fiery-billed aracaris, laughing Falcons and chachalacas... The use of the refreshing shared pool was a bonus as well!

Conveniently located only 5 minutes off the InterAmericana hwy, and just up the hill from the Jolly Roger, a great little bar/hot wing joint with awesome sunsets.
Diane and Peter are great hosts who are very laid back and generous with their beautiful property. Strongly recommended for a person or couple looking for a relaxing place to come home to after a day of exploring the regions countless beaches, etc.
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Stunning White Water Ocean & Misty Mountain Views
+011 -506-8304-2859
Dominical Puntarenas
Newport Beach, Ca.

New Years Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
My Family which includes my in-laws, wife, and two kids ages 6 and 9 had a most memorable time here over new years and into the first week of 2014. The house was top notch. The house has everything you need to relax in a most peaceful environment with amazing views of the southern pacific. The pool is great! I think my kids spent more time in the pool than in the house. Most importantly if there is anything you need Natalie the owner lives on site for any help you may need. We will be making this our annual family destination.
  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Stunning White Water Ocean & Misty Mountain Views
+011 -506-8304-2859
Dominical Puntarenas
Cincinnati, OH, USA

Casa selva - Unforgettable view, perfect hideaway

  • 5 of 5
This review regards one of the smaller houses on the property - "Casa Selva", but we have seen and can recommend them all. This is an excellent getaway for a couple or individual with an unforgettable view of the Pacific. Once you find your way from the highway (warning:steep hill climb requires dependable car and 4WD in inclement weather), if you bring your provisions, there is little reason to leave. The temperatures are wonderful - much more comfortable than the beach, and the mountain slope is teeming with wildlife. Our plan for three nights here extended in into 5. A year later we happily returned. The owner was very accommodating but not in your way. Casa Selva is very comfortable and there is a small kitchen so you can prepare meals, as well as a fun and friendly bar/restaurant up on the same mountain. For the environment, seclusion, and accommodation there this is a top choice in this region. We can't wait to go back.
  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Stunning White Water Ocean & Misty Mountain Views
+011 -506-8304-2859
Dominical Puntarenas
Sylvan Lake, Alberta Canada

Comfortable, peaceful, and beautiful

  • 5 of 5
We just arrived home from spending the past 2 and a half weeks in this home. We miss it terribly. The homeowner is absolutely wonderful. She made ups feel very welcome, helped us with any thing we needed, such as boogie board, surfboards, beach chairs, laundry, directions, advice, etc... but mostly she became our families friend, auntie, etc...her dogs became our dogs. Her home became our home, we could have moved in.... This home is beautiful, comfortable, homey, and the pool is excellent. The view is breathtaking. We brought 3 teenagers with us and two of them stayed in Casa Vista, it was very comfortable, and they enjoyed using it immensely. All the kids, including our 6 year old absolutely loved the pool, and we loved lounging around the pool. Everything is very comfortable. And the homeowner gives us much privacy as you could possibly want, but if you need her, she's right there. We will rent it again.
  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Stunning White Water Ocean & Misty Mountain Views
+011 -506-8304-2859
Dominical Puntarenas
New York

Kattia Solano New York

  • 5 of 5
I'm from Costa Rica and this has been one of my favorite places to stay! It feels like home and Ben and Natalie are absolutely wonderful!! They know everything about this area; the best beaches, restaurants and local adventures that you can experience. The house is located in a very private area with the amazing views. Once you get there you will be greeted with the most beautiful tropical gardens filled with toucans,humming birds and the sound of howler monkeys; all right in your back yard. The house is very comfortable and clean. I love the open loft bedroom and high ceilings. The pool is fantastic and relaxing on the hammocks while watching the Toucans makes this an unforgettable experience. I would highly recommend staying on this property while traveling to Dominical.
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway


From the Owner

We really love and enjoy the hospitality biz so now we live and work at what we love to do. Peter spends hours in the gardens, he loves to putz. We're here to help with whatever our guests may need.

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

When we are feeling vigorous, there is an amazing ocean view hill climb that can be walked, guaranteed to burn off a few pounds during your stay. There is also a Gym in Uvita and lots of Yoga and Pilates studios to choose from. There is a health and beauty spa where you turn off of the highway to come up to the house. The spa features some of the latest health treatments: mud packs, heated stones, massage and so on.


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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season 2015
Jan 4 2015 - Jun 13 2015
2 night minimum stay
Easter 2015
Mar 29 2015 - Apr 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Low Season
Jun 14 2015 - Nov 14 2015
2 night minimum stay
High Season 2105
Nov 15 2015 - Dec 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

25% deposit required to reserve--pay thru Paypal. Balance due in cash upon arrival. Rates subject to change until deposit received.

Christmas, New Years & Easter are holiday pricing & must be totally prepaid with no refunds.
If the guest cancels less than four weeks before the start of the stay there is no refund.
•a 50% refund of the total cost (minus the booking fee ) if they cancel at least eight weeks before
•a 25% refund of the total cost (minus the booking fee) if they cancel up to four weeks before


From the Owner

This is a place to let your hair down, relax and enjoy nature. Because we are so close to the jungle, you will see more wildlife here than in other rentals. You can conveniently do as much or as little as you like while you're here. It's a very central location for the area.

Property Type

  • villa


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


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...


  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View


  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

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