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Casa Aracari, Uvita, Ocean Views, Fantastic Home, Pool..WOW!!! in Uvita

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Welcome to Casa Aracari...Let your imagination soar where the Sky meets the Sea, located at a comfortable 500 meters above the coastline of Punta de Ballena in Costa Rica. This ideal tropical vacation home is nestled in the jungle on one acre of Paradise. Its unique architecture and original design by Eva Powers offers a spacious open-air indoor/outdoor floor plan. Walk in and pinch yourself to make sure you are not dreaming!

We take pleasure in sharing the beauty of Costa Rica by using materials manufactured locally and incorporated in the design throughout the house. Construction was completed in December 2010 by local craftsmen/artists Wilberth Acuna and Dagoberto Mora. The spiral teak staircase at the heart of the home, wraps itself around a locally grown Guanacaste tree. The railings are artistically handcrafted with local Mangrove roots and Bejuco vine. The ceiling is lined with grass mats made by skilled Mayan Indians especially for Casa Aracari.

The fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and beautiful custom wood counters is the social center of the home. For an extra special treat, create your own gourmet dinner and serve it in the dining room while enjoying the sunset views. Sit in the living room, open the tall folding glass doors, and create a large indoor/outdoor living space with panoramic views of the pool, jungle covered mountains, ocean, Bahia de Ballena, and surrounding bird life.

Relax under the covered deck in a hammock or lounge chair, go for a swim in the beautiful infinity pool, or enjoy an ice cold drink made from delicious fruits of the region while sitting on one of the four bar stools at the table shaded by the palapa covered umbrella in the pool.

So many beautiful scenes will delight you as you sit on the upstairs balcony and watch in awe as the sunrise and sunset transform the sky! Watch from the balcony for the many varieties of wildlife in the area... the jungle surrounding the house promises an abundance of tropical sights and sounds that will continue day and night. Be sure to have your camera ready! Howler Monkeys, Toucans, Parrots, and Dart frogs are frequent visitors.

There is a Casita on the property which offers a charming bedroom for two with Queen size bed and full bathroom, a small kitchen and dining area. There you can enjoy sitting on your own covered porch, swinging on the hammock and tune into the sights and sounds of the surrounding jungle.

The Casita is optional and can rented in addition to the Main house rental, but the Casita cannot be rented without the Main home. You will always have the use of the entire property to yourselves, not sharing with others you don't know.

The road up the hill to Casa Aracari (4x4 vehicle is required) will take you on an Adventure passing by waterfalls, small bridges over streams, tree ferns, tropical flowers, surrounding jungle life and ocean views. You will see Costa Rica at its best!

Neighboring towns of Uvita, Dominical and Ojochal offer some of the most pristine beaches in Costa Rica as well as fabulous Restaurants to delight your taste. As a guest of Casa Aracari you are also welcome to enjoy the special cuisine at nearby Kura Boutique Hotel. Please contact Kura directly for your reservations.

There are many thrilling and educational activities in the area...Something to please everyone. Our staff is available to assist with questions and bookings. See list of Activities below.

We hope you enjoy planning your trip to Casa Aracari in beautiful Uvita, Costa Rica.

Pura Vida!

We plan to continue with the beauty, theme, and traditions of Casa Aracari, just as the previous designer and owner had intended. Please see below for Reviews of the fabulous experiences from guests of Casa Aracari.

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villa rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • villa
    • floor area 2608 sq. ft.
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • mountain view
    • ocean view
  • Theme
    • spa
    • adventure
    • away from it all
    • romantic
    • sports & activities
    • family
  • General
    • air conditioning
      • Casita has A/C, Casa Aracari, the Main House is naturally cooled with screened openings under the roof line and ceiling fans throughout.
    • internet
      • Wireless Internet is available at the house. Bring your own lap top.
    • living room
      • Seating for 8
    • parking
      • 4 Cars in courtyard
    • towels provided
    • washing machine
    • telephone
    • clothes dryer
    • hair dryer
    • linens provided
  • Kitchen
    • oven
    • kitchen
      • All new stainless steel appliances, dishes, and everything you need to cook.
    • refrigerator
      • stainless steel spacious refrigerator with ice maker
    • microwave
      • Stainless steel
    • dishes & utensils
      • Everything you could possibly need.
    • toaster
    • coffee maker
    • stove
    • dishwasher
  • Dining
    • dining room
  • Pool / Spa
    • private pool
      • A lovely infinity pool, purified with slight amount of saltwater...Its great for the skin, feels like a Spa!
  • Bathrooms
    • 4 bathrooms
    • bathroom 1:
    • bathroom 2:
    • bathroom 3 (half bath):
    • bathroom 4 in private casita:
      • Main House: 2 Full Bathrooms upstairs, Half Bathroom downstairs near Laundry room. Private Casita: 1 Full Bathroom
  • Bedrooms
    • 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6, beds for 4-6
    • bedroom 1: 1 queen
    • bedroom 2: 1 queen
    • bedroom 3 in private casita: 1 queen
      • Main House: Sleeps 4-6 Master bedroom/Queen bed, Attached full bath; Second Bedroom/Queen bed, Attached full bath; Main house Loft + Office with couches that convert to beds; Private Casita: Sleeps 2 Queen bed, Attached full bath; Small Kitchen, and Eating area with Table & Chairs.
  • Entertainment
    • video library
      • Some DVD's on hand. Bring your favorites if you wish.
    • stereo
      • I-Home
    • music library
      • I-Pod Speakers
    • books
    • television
    • dvd player
    • games
    • toys
  • Outside
    • deck / patio
      • Completely covered patio living space between living room and pool.
    • water sports gear
      • Killer Dana Surfboard
    • lawn / garden
      • Lawn and extensive tropical gardens with pathways throughout.
    • balcony
      • Upstairs by Master suite
    • outdoor grill
  • Suitability
    • children welcome
    • pets not allowed
    • wheelchair inaccessible
    • non smoking only
  • Notes
    • Although Casa Aracari has recently changed owners, we wanted to include these fabulous experiences and reviews by past clients during the previous ownership.

activities and attractions in Uvita Costa Rica

  • Attractions
    • rain forests
    • bay/sound
    • botanical garden
    • caves
    • churches
    • forests
    • marina
    • restaurants
    • waterfalls
    • reefs
  • Leisure Activities
    • beachcombing
    • bird watching
    • eco tourism
    • horseback riding
    • photography
    • scenic drives
    • walking
    • whale watching
    • sight seeing
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • cycling
    • deepsea fishing
    • fishing
    • fly fishing
    • freshwater fishing
    • golf
    • hiking
    • hunting
    • mountain biking
    • mountain climbing
    • mountaineering
    • rafting
    • sailing
    • scuba diving or snorkeling
    • snorkeling
    • surf fishing
    • surfing
    • swimming
    • tennis
    • water skiing
    • whitewater rafting
    • wind-surfing

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vacation rental rates


Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
House Mid Season
Aug 2 2014 - Oct 3 2014
$165
$1,025
$3,200
5 nights
 
 
House Low Season
Oct 4 2014 - Nov 22 2014
$150
$925
$3,000
5 nights
 
 
House Prime Season
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 4 2015
$295
$1,895
6 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$195
$1,195
$4,560
5 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Option-Casita rate/night $40
Send email or call owner directly for Reservation details. Credit cards, PayPal or Checks accepted.
To Book a reservation Down Payment is required of 25% of total Rental Amount. All guests pay Cleaning Fee of $100.00. Final payment of 75% due 30 days prior to rental start date. A Hold only of Security Deposit of $1,000.00 on credit card, to be released at end of stay if no loss or damages occur.
Rates are subject to change without notice until Reservation is confirmed.
This is a Non-smoking property. Fire Hazard indoors and outdoors this time of year.
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A Vacation Like No Other

Review submitted: March 15, 2014   Date of arrival: March 5, 2014

The drive up was an understated adventure but let me tell you, it was worth it. After entering through the baboo gates, opening that front door and seeing the beautiful ocean right before our eyes, we knew we made the right decision. Claire is incredibly responsive to your emails and questions. The house is fully stocked with kitchen tools and appliances. The gardens are impeccable. You will have difficulty finding a favourite place to take pictures. We did miss more comfortable lounge chairs outside though, but other than that it was spectacular! The natural woodwork only adds to the Costa Rican experience. We loved the waterfall, walking down one day to have a well-deserved margarita! Rent a good 4X4 for sure and let your adventure begin! If you want to test the Costa Rican experience, this is the home to launch it from. It is safe and secure and tranquil and BEAUTIFUL! Make sure you stop at the grocery store in Uvita and stock up on your food supplies - the salt and pepper can be moist from the humidity and we brought our own spices from home. The water is safe to drink and there is tons of bedding and towels. Again - it felt like paradise from day one to day 9!

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Very well maintained and landscaped

Review submitted: March 15, 2014   Date of arrival: February 8, 2014

Casa Aracai was everything advertised. Lots of wildlife up close and far enough from the bustle of Uvita to allow solitude and privacy. Wonderful house with more than adequate furnishings and appliances. Perfect for relaxing and reading a good book or doing a day trip to San Isidro or Golfito. Bank, grocery,bakery,pharmacy, pizza shop, and tire place close enough by for comfort. Definitely get your 4wheel drive from reputable company and check the tires before you leave the car place.The mountain is formidable . Also Marvin the grounds keeper is a jewel and will give you hot tips on the area. We look forward to returning next winter.

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Very well maintained and landscaped

Review submitted: March 15, 2014   Date of arrival: February 8, 2014

Casa Aracai was everything advertised. Lots of wildlife up close and far enough from the bustle of Uvita to allow solitude and privacy. Wonderful house with more than adequate furnishings and appliances. Perfect for relaxing and reading a good book or doing a day trip to San Isidro or Golfito. Bank, grocery,bakery,pharmacy, pizza shop, and tire place close enough by for comfort. Definitely get your 4wheel drive from reputable company and check the tires before you leave the car place.The mountain is formidable . Also Marvin the grounds keeper is a jewel and will give you hot tips on the area. We look forward to returning next winter.

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

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This vacation rental has been listed since 10/27/2013.