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Luxury Costa Rica Villa with Pool overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo

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Overview

Property Details

Updated: Feb 15, 2017
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

5 BR, 4 BA, Sleeps 12.

Within 5 minutes walk to the beach, this private two-level villa is one of five private villa suites located at the entrance to the Ocotal gated community and just in front of Ocotal Resort. The view is breathtaking from the beautiful, fully equipped and newly furnished five-bedroom villa suite, with its own private pool on the shaded balcony. The villa suite has three bedrooms equipped with Queen size beds and one bedroom with two twin beds. In addition the mini-suite is equipped with a trundle bed and the living room sectional has a queen size sleeper. The main villa can sleep 8 to 10, and the mini suite can sleep an additional two guests. The villa has a spacious kitchen with all new appliances The villa comes equipped with cable TV, laundry facilities, air conditioning and wireless Internet access. On the premises is a shared pool and rancho. Close by you have the Father Rooster restaurant or the restaurant facilities at the Ocotal Resort.

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About the Owner

Tim Haftel
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2017

16 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Corbett, Oregon USA
5

Bella Vista Azul

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay at Bella Vista Azul. The house was beautiful and accomadated our large family very nicely. The kitchen was well equipt will everything you could thing of to prepare and serve our food. The beds were incredibly comfortable. Our manager, Melissa was very helpful whenever we needed anything. The housekeeper Claudia did a fabulous job of keeping up with a zoo of a family! If I were to ever go back to Costa Rica, I would not hesitate to stay in this house again. The whole experience was absolutely unforgetable!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2008
  • Stayed: Nov 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Penthouse Villa

  • 5 of 5
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Great place to vacation- steps from the beach with a great pool and view.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Stunning view, Clean accommodations

  • 4 of 5
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Perfect Villa close to the beach. Plenty of room, very clean, and loved the private jacuzzi.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Villa Vista Azul and the surrounding area were fantastic!

  • 5 of 5
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Our family (11 in all) stayed at the Villa Vista Azul during the Christmas holiday season. It is often difficult to find accommodations for 11 but the Villa Vista Azul was the perfect size for our family. The sleeping arrangements were well suited for 6 adults and 5 children. The location of the villa to the beach and the local community was perfect for us.

The short, 5-minute, walk to the beach and Father Rooster’s Restaurant gave us the opportunity to see a variety of Coasta Rica’s wildlife including many species of birds and the Howler monkeys. The beach was well used by tourists and local residents, probably more so than normal during the week after Christmas, but there were always plenty of open areas to swim and snorkel. Snorkeling was a bit disappointing and the presence of small biting insects was annoying at best.

A short ride to the local village made it very convenient for grocery shopping as well as providing numerous restaurant choices on those days when we didn’t want to prepare our own meals. The kitchen and dining area was well stocked with all one could need for preparing their own meals. Located on the top floor, it provided the focal point for meals as well as leisure time. The view was fantastic!

The main focal point for early mornings and evening sunsets (coffee and cocktails) were on the veranda next to the hot tub. In the mornings as we listened to the Howler monkeys in the woodlots, the local birds would join us for a few pieces of bread which they often took out of our hands. The hot tub (warm tub) was well used but even with Sisinio’s help, it never got quite hot enough.

The owner, Tim Haftel was very helpful during the booking process as well as with information prior to our arrival. Sisinio, the villa manager, met us upon our arrival and was very helpful in making sure everything in the villa was working properly. He also helped us arrange a fishing trip and a river tour. He was always very responsive when we had questions about the villa. In addition, we have never stayed at a rental where the cleaning services were so well done. Claudia came every day, cleaned, made the beds, did the laundry, and straightened up the entire villa. That can be a challenge with 11 people in the villa. She was fantastic!

The villa, the pool, the beach, the local community and its residents, we loved it all!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. We strive to make our Villa as comfortable as possible. Please come back anytime. Best, Tim.
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United States
5

Perfect hillside relaxation

  • 5 of 5
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Terrific well appointed home. Kitchen is well stocked with appliances and utensils. Beds very comfortable and spacious. Hot tub is a nice perk. Sisinio is extremely helpful with coordinating activities and Claudia was terrific!

Excellent dive region with multiple sites to choose from. Rocket frog diving is a quick walk from the villa.

Community is very welcoming and friendly. Felt very safe. Beach is quite nice too. We enjoyed a few afternoons and evenings at Father Roosters. Decent bar food with a terrific view. Playa del coco is a short drive away if you seek a bustling town feel.

Comments regarding the driveway are correct. We specifically rented a 4 wheel drive for our week after reading the comments. There was no problem with navigating the driveway. Depending on your level of adventurousness you might need a 4-wheel anyway as the area is quite hilly but extremely beautiful! We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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As pictured, well equipped, great location

  • 4 of 5
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The property was very accommodating to our family of 10 adults, 3 children. We did find that it wasn't baby/toddler friendly & we had to move a lot of fragile items out of the way. They did have a playpen for our 1yr old to keep him safe & sleep in. The microwave didn't work & we had to use the Studios microwave that we also rented. The location is great & beach was walking distance & pretty private for this time of year. The villa provides beach/pool towels & sand toys, which is a plus for us! It didn't have floats for the baby or toddlers though.

Claudia, the cleaning woman did a great job keeping up with our family and provided childcare to our 3 children. I did feel Sisinio, the property manager, didn't do too well in customer service. There was an instance where he didn't communicate to Claudia that we didn't need her friends services and she was upset. There was also another instance where he didn't communicate to us that the childcare provider wasn't available but luckily for us Claudia offered her services and saved the day. Besides the first day of him greeting us he didn't call or come in to check in on us.

Overall, as other reviews state, it's a very nice luxurious villa & I will recommend it to family and friends and we do hope to return again!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Liberia at 28 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 0.1 Kilometres Car: recommended

Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Easter Holy Weeks
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 22 2017
6 night minimum stay
$3,600
 
 
Ironman Week
Jul 15 2017 - Jul 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,600
 
 
Green Season
Jul 23 2017 - Nov 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Christmas/News Years Weeks
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
6 night minimum stay
$3,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Weekly Rentals from $2,200 to $3,600 per week
Reservation Policy - 50% deposit due upon confirmation of your reservation. The final 50% is payable 30 days prior to arrival. If booking within the 30-day period, the full amount is due immediately. For holiday periods weekly rate is $3,600.

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Amenities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool

Onsite Services

  • Daily Maid Service

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View

Attractions

  • forests
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 2800 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet, shower

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen, With additional living room
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Pullout - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom 5
  • Studio - 1 king, 2 twin/ single, Separate Kitchen and Bath / King or 2 twins

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • 10 garden chairs

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

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