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Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise

Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise


Property Details

Updated: Dec 15, 2014


• Completely Private Estate of 3 acres

• 5200sqf/480sqm new luxury villa

• Large Private Pool 1200 sqf/110sqm

• Onsite Staff: Cook/Housekeeper, Gardener & Security

• Rooms cleaned daily, Beds made, Clothes Washed

• Spacious outdoor rancho full equipped BBQ

• All bedroom have on suite bathrooms with walk in showers (2 with Jacuzzi), AC and balconies

• Large fully fitted Gourmet Kitchen Granite countertops

• 2 exterior dinning areas

• TV Room with 46-inch flat screen, DVD's & Satellite TV

• 4 MB Wireless Internet

• iPod docking station

• Secluded private secure property

• 24 hours Security

• Free daily washing of clothes by Maid

• 10 minutes drive to spectacular beaches

• 4 minutes drive to town

• Outdoor shower

• Automatic Push Button entry gates

• All towels supplied for Bathrooms, Pool & Beach

• Hardwood and 'caña brava' ceilings

• Natural Travertine stone floors inside and Coralina stone outside.

• 4 boogie boards, 1 surfboard free for guests use

The concept of the La Libelula property is a luxurious comfortable relaxing retreat for a stress free vacation with everything that you could want without putting a step outside the villa. The property is situated on it’s own pinnacle hillside at the elevation of 285 feet above sea level that enjoys the panoramic views along the coast which is located in the lush tropical coastal forest full of wildlife and birds that surround the property with regular visits from Monkeys, Toucans and Sloths, etc.

Treat yourself to a STRESS FREE VACATION, each day the bedrooms will be cleaned & beds made, the housekeeper will also clean your clothes every other day all this is included. For additional the fee of just $10 for the meal for 10 people the housekeeper will cook lunch or dinner, all you do is buy the food and the housekeeper will prepare a delicious local meal for you to eat in the comfort of the Villa.

All 4 large bedrooms are fitted with air conditioning. The first master bedroom has a king size bed with on suite bathroom and Jacuzzi tub, covered balcony with Ocean view, walk-in closet and safe box. The second master bedroom also has a king size bed, on suite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and covered balcony with Ocean view. The third bedroom has a queen size bed with on suite bathroom and a wrap around balcony with an Ocean view. The fourth bedroom has two single beds with an on suite bathroom.

When you enter the Villa and open the wide wooden front door to this spacious 5,166 square feet/480 square meter contemporary villa and you are greeted with a large open plan entrance and lounge with marble floors and fully glazed walls that overlook the pool and beautiful landscaped garden.

On the second floor are 18 foot high vaulted style ceilings with fans throughout the villa to benefit from the flow of cooling breezes off the Ocean and down the valley alongside the property.

There are two dinning areas one inside with floor to ceiling glazed walls the other is outdoor under the large covered patio with a large wooden dinning table that overlooks the sunken water feature, which gently flows into the pool.

The spacious FULLY FITTED GOURMET KITCHEN is equipped with all that is necessary to cater to large families or groups. It has a Breakfast Island with marble countertops and specially hand crafted modern wooden cabinetry throughout.

You can truly enjoy outdoor living in the HUGE KIDNEY SHAPED PRIVATE POOL THAT IS ONE OF THE LARGEST IN THE AREA with a the large surrounding deck area, outdoor shower and a capacious outdoor palm covered rancho decked out with exterior kitchen and gas Barbeque just made for those afternoon and evening cook ups served with the odd cold margarita.

The lounge is spacious with comfortable couches with large glazed windows. The media room has also has deep comfortable couches and a large flat screen television with DVD player. There is also wireless Internet and iPod docking station with CD player.

La Libelula IS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED FOR AMENITIES; The small town of Uvita is only 5 minutes away where you find banks a selection of well-stocked stores and also a variety of restaurants serving local and international cuisine. Dominical is 15 minutes way that also has variety of restaurants, stores and a few bars for nightlife. And Ojochal is 20 minutes drive and has a good choice of local and gourmet restaurants.



The southern Pacific area of Costa Rica is well known for it’s many and variety of unspoiled beautiful secluded beaches, rivers and waterfalls. The property is only 10 minutes from the closest beach and many other beaches are only a few minutes further away to the north and south. These beaches are ideal for all ages, tastes and level in watersports. There are calm small waved beaches idea for a young family to famous Dominical which is known for consisted good quality waves frequented by surfers and boogie boarders.

There is vast amount of activities, tours and fun pursuits in the area; we can help you with suggestions and if you like booking them for you. Just to list a few; horse riding to the Nauyaca waterfall, Zip Lining, white water rafting, whale & Dolphin watching, scuba & Snorkeling, fishing, tour of the national marine park, ATV tours, Hiking day and night tours in the nation park, kayaking down the mangroves or in the Ocean, Yoga, Palates and Capoeira classes

We will supply directions from the airport and arrange to meet you and show you the house and welcome you with a bowl of tropical fruits.

La Libelua is only 3¼ hours from San Jose via the new Caldera Hwy (Hwy 27). If you like we can help you with rental cars, tours & many activities, etc. You can easily rent a car and have it waiting for you at San Jose airport for your arrival to pick up. There is a completely stress free option if you want a taxi or mini bus we can be arranged to pick you up at the airport and drive you La Libelula and can organize for your rental car to be waiting at the house or if you prefer you can collect it at Uvita car rental office.

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  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided

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Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise
+506 -2200 5242
Dominical Puntarenas

Trip of a Lifetime

  • 5 of 5
I searched quite extensively online for the perfect house to celebrate our daughter's 30th birthday. It turned out to be the trip of a lifetime. Our family consisted of 6 adults and 2 children. The house provided everything we needed and had hoped for in a vacation home. The house was amazing inside and out. The decor was tasteful and the views were breathtaking. We were able to see monkeys, toucans and hummingbirds right from the pool deck. The kids loved the pool and would have stayed there the entire time if given the choice. The local beaches were great. The location is perfectly centrally located to experience the best the area has to offer. Steve was very helpful throughout the process. He booked our tours, which were incredible, answered all our questions and gave us great advise on the area. Liche and Darlene were so sweet. Darlene kept the house fresh and tidy, cooked us a delicious traditional Costa Rican meal and always had a smile. Liche took us to see the waterfall on the property, kept the outside spick and span, and cut open coconuts for us to try. They are a great addition to the house. There is so much to do in this region for the adventurous and the property is the perfect compliment as the relaxing, beautiful place to stay. I highly recommend La Libelula and would love to return some day.
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise
+506 -2200 5242
Dominical Puntarenas
West Covina, California, USA

Fantastic Home

  • 5 of 5
Our group consisted of three couples in the 55+ age group. We had a wonderful vacation in a beautiful setting and a fantastic home including the outside pool, kitchen/bbq, landscaping and social areas. Darlene and Licho were great and kept the property spotless during our stay. Neil is a terrific manager and was on top of everything. This place is everything you could want and more. We want to return!
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise
+506 -2200 5242
Dominical Puntarenas
Indian Harbour Beach, Florida

The best that Uvita/Dominical has to offer!

  • 5 of 5
La Libelula is an beautiful property! We had a family vacation here and we will definitely return. Neil helped answer all of my questions prior to arrival and was a great help booking this property with ease and confidence. This home has a great location, is impeccably clean, super comfortable, open and airy. In the evenings we would open all of the doors and just have the sea breeze flow through the home - it was absolutely delicious. La Libelula is a short drive to some great surf of which we took full advantage of every day. The caretakers, Licho and Darlene are a great bonus to this property as they are sweet and helpful with anything that we needed. Licho helped us spot monkeys and toucans in the trees and we got some great pics thanks to him. He also chopped us down some fresh coconuts for a snack! The views from this property are amazing and the lush tropical landscaping is incredible. Photo ops at every corner. We would recommend this property to anyone and hope to be back very soon.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise
+506 -2200 5242
Dominical Puntarenas
Kingwood, TX, USA

True Costa Rican Experience!

  • 5 of 5
We wanted to travel to Costa Rica with our two young children but didn't want the resort, touristy feel, but rather a more natural, private experience to take it all in. We found this home online and was attracted to its location in the jungle on a mountainside and expansive view of the ocean. Unfortunately, on our drive to the home from the airport we fell into a torrential downpour of rain, so we were not able to see any of the scenery on the way there. Neil, the property manager, met us and went over info on the home and sights to see while we were there. The home is gorgeous and very comfortable and the air-conditioned bedrooms are very cozy at night! We woke in the morning only to find the most gorgeous view from our bedroom balcony.....sweeping views of the countryside and ocean! Not to mention the large, inviting pool. The outdoor grill area under the cabana was wonderful! We spent most of our evenings there cooking and having cocktails and watching and listening to all the wildlife around us. A beautiful, non-crowded beach is right down the hillside (about 10 minutes drive) which we enjoyed very much. The pristine sand dollars were everywhere! The caretakers, Licho and his wife, were awesome and very helpful and cooked us a few authentic meals while we were there. Each morning he would cut off fresh coconuts for us and his wife, Darlene, even made us a coconut dessert one night. Yummy! He even took time out of his day to drive us to a nearby waterfall and even stayed with us to ensure we could find our way back. The drive into the town of Uvita is only about 2 miles away. We could easily access the convenient grocery store each day, as we mainly cooked our meals at the house each day. The locals are friendly and there was no concern for our safety at any point during the trip. We did venture into Dominical (about a 10 minute drive) one day to shop and eat out at the beach. Great food! Would like to recommend The Baker Bean which is right down the hill from the home - great homemade pizza! Also enjoyed La Parcela overlooking the ocean towards Dominical- gorgeous view and the monkeys come out in the surrounding trees about 1:00 each day. On our last morning there, I awoke to a sound I've never heard before right outside of our bedroom balcony. It was a howler monkey! My son and I watched him for about an hour and were amazed! The tropical birds are also wonderful to watch. Would highly recommend this home! Pura Vida!
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise
+506 -2200 5242
Dominical Puntarenas

Torn - should I share how wonderful this place is or keep it a secret?!?

  • 5 of 5
Can’t believe it took me so long to write this review. Our week in paradise (at La Libelula) in April 2014 (2 families with kids ranging from 7-18), was so much better than any of us could have ever dreamed. After seeing the photos and reading the reviews, we booked the villa and hoped for the best. Neil was so accommodating through the entire process, and connected us with a car rental agency and tour group so everything was taken care of upon our arrival.

While the drive from the San Jose airport to the villa is a little over 3 hours, it was well worth it to get to such an unspoiled piece of heaven. Upon arrival, we were all blown away by how beautiful the villa was in person. And while there were 9 of us, it was so spacious (indoor and outdoor areas), we never felt like we were on top of each other.

We used each of the outdoor areas every day – coffee on the couches outside of the living room, breakfast and dinners (prepared by Darlene) at the beautiful teak table off of the dining room, lunch and afternoon drinks under the rancho (also had a number of conversations with the howler monkeys from here!) There was plenty of resting in the hammocks and the pool was perfect – temperature, size, and that it was just for us!

We enjoyed all the area had to offer – surfing in Dominical (highly recommend Dominical Surf Adventures), ziplining, an afternoon at the beach and dinner in Manuel Antonios, the local beaches and plenty of great restaurants in the area.

Costa Rica has so much to offer and the trip to the southern Pacific area is well worth the ride. We were able to quickly unwind and enjoy every moment as Neil, Lichu and Darlene all worked to make it such a memorable trip for us! Puravida is a common saying in our home now!
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise
+506 -2200 5242
Dominical Puntarenas


  • 5 of 5
Our group of eight had a wonderful time at The villa. The entire process went very smoothly. Our time went far too quickly the staff were incredible. I would recommend this property to all.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway


From the Owner

This a brand new Villa built to the highest specifications the property is designed for relaxing and enjoying your vacations with your family & friends.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Juan Santamaria International Airport, Alajuela, at 114 Miles Nearest Barpub : Bars in Uvita at 0.5 Miles Nearest Golf : San Buenas at 20 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Many restaurants in Uvita at 0.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Playa Ballena at 3 Miles Car: necessary

September & October are the best months to see the huge humpback whales off the coast of Uvita. These whales migrate from thousands of miles away and come each year to the beautiful coastline of Costa Rica to mate and to give birth to their off spring. These huge gentle giants of the Ocean can be seen normally in groups or a mother with her off spring and they are apparently unconcerned being accompanied by the whale watchers boat. They can give spectacular shows of swimming agility by breaching, fin and tail slapping, lop tailing or simply blowing great plumes of air and water when then exhale up to 40 meter of height.


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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Christmas & New Year Holidays
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 6 2015 - Apr 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
Low season
May 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
Green High Season
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Upon confirmation we send you a contract and ask for 50% of rent as deposit


From the Owner

The property was designed to maximize out door living, it boasts a Very Large swimming pool with a Jacuzzi and large covered rancho for BBQ’s and preparing drinks. The Villa and grounds have been designed with many separate living and relaxing areas that optimizes the large areas of the Villa and grounds. The Property is ideally located in the forest but less than 5 minutes drive from the small village of Uvita that has all the stores and amenities & access to adventure activities needed for your vacation

Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Staff


  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...

Location Type

  • Ocean View


  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 5200 sq. ft.


  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Outside toilet - toilet, For outside use
  • 2nd Master Bedroom Bathroom - toilet, shower, jetted tub, Large Bathroom with marble floors and vanity top
  • 1st Master Bedroom Bathroom - toilet, shower, jetted tub, Large Bathroom with marble floors and vanity top
  • 1st Guest Bedroom Bathroom - toilet, shower, Large Bathroom with marble floors and vanity top
  • 2nd Guest Bedroom Bathroom - toilet, shower, Average size bathroom with marble floors and vanity top
  • 4.5


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 single beds can be put together with double mattress
  • Master bedroom 2 - 1 king, on suite bathroom, Jacuzzi tub, balcony
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen, Balcony with Jungle view
  • Master bedroom 1 - 1 king, on suite bathroom/Jacuzzi tub, balcony, walk in closet, Safe
  • King size beds (2) Two kingSize bed in both master bedrooms, Queen size Beds (1) In other large guest bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two single beds in guest room (1) Spare queensize air bed if required


  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • The kitchen also has a large wine cooler
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