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Tropical Villa Overlooking the Bay of Dominicalito

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 139 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 3 nights


About the property

Two luxury bedrooms with full baths, 1 half bath, and pull out couch.

Canto del Mar, the Song of the Sea, is set on landscaped terraces right in the middle of the Costa Ballena, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Behind you the forested Talamanca mountains rise like a backdrop and in front of you the Pacific Ocean’s constantly changing colors and patterns settle your soul.

This condo is within a 10 minute walk downhill to Dominicalito beach. The slight altitude of your tranquil vacation spot is what gives it beautiful views and an ideal setting to catch refreshing breezes off the ocean and the mountains. Just minutes from the coastal highway, it’s a world apart.

To provide luxurious privacy, you will have two bedrooms, each with full baths, plus another half bath. A pull out couch provides room for more guests or the children. Throughout the residence you have beautiful views and a relaxed sense of indoor/outdoor living. Previous guests always comment on the time they spend on the patio inhaling the fresh air and watching toucans, listening to howler monkeys, and calmly enjoying a favorite drink.

A fully equipped kitchen with all of the modern conveniences allows you to be as creative as you want with fresh local ingredients. When you prefer to eat out, there is a variety of restaurants close by with food to savor and settings to remember.

When you’re ready for a bit of adventure, there are many activities to choose from within an hour’s drive: horseback on the beach or to waterfalls, snorkeling, Manual Antonio National Park, SCUBA, fishing, zip lines, nature hikes, yoga classes, ATV and kayak tours, waterfall rapelling – you name it and our manager will help you arrange it.

Dominicalito is just a 3 hour drive on good roads from San Jose. When you book your reservation, we will give you clear directions for getting here. Many visitors rent a car and drive themselves, but your manager/personal concerige will be happy to arrange for a courteous, safe, private driver if you prefer. Either way the variety of landscapes you drive through will make the drive go quickly.

More Details

Property Manager
Lisle Head
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

What makes this villa unique

Two luxury bedrooms with full baths, 1 half bath, and pull out couch.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Rachel… Thank you so much for all your help setting us up with activities in Costa… we had an awsome time!

§ The Kayaking Ladies

§ Rachel… just after she caught our Christmas dinner!

§ Mateo, with the finger-tip control reception

§ Meg and I… lost w/in the “waterfall-abyss”

§ Hope and I “Shredding”

§ Jacque Cousteau and his first dive-mate, Mateo!

(James… notice your associates wife in our dive-boat… last picture? She and her friend from LA were very enjoyable to have along).
Dec 2011
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Dominical Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 139 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 Pull Out Sofa
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)


Incredible! Great Location & Great Treatment

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved it and miss it already! My wife, daughter and I had a great time in this area, based out of this villa. The villa had everything we needed and is in excellent shape. Plenty to do from beaches, wildlife reserves, state parks and the great villages in the area. Or you you can just hang out on the beautiful veranda and watch the toucans, monkeys, hummingbirds (and more!)The whole staff from Wendy who booked us, Hensy who checked us in, and Joseph the property manager ( who came instantly for a minor A/C issue) were outstanding. Overall would highly recommend staying here.

Best Regards- Bret, Jenny & Bali M. from Buzzards Bay, MA. USA

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hola!. I am glad you enjoyed you stay in Canto del Mar. Hope you can visit us soon :-) Many thanks Bret!
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Sea Song

  • 5 of 5

Huge Pacific Ocean view, sound of waves breaking on the beach, guaranteed beautiful weather in January and February, rainforest location, minutes away from a beautiful Jurassic Park like beach with water temps in the 80 degree range, birds, and monkeys. This place has security and a great helpful support staff. I want to keep it for myself but my conscience made me tell y'all about it.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awe Inspiring Views Appear as You Open The Door

  • 5 of 5

Canto del Mar offers the unique opportunity to experience a more authentic Costa Rica. Though all of your basic amenities are provided, some rather luxurious, the carefully maintained landscape holds the essence of the Jungle.

The sights and sounds you experience are magical, particularly in this villa which captures the sunrise & sunset with perfect unobscured views and is surrounded by Ylang Ylang Trees, the most celebrated flowering trees in the world, take advantage of its intoxicatingly rich floral fragrance at sunset with a glass of organic wine from local growers. A short walk down the hill leads you back to the main road and access to the Dominical Beaches. This in and of itself is an adventure in true "Tico" living. A quant beach/surf town, these beaches offer unforgettable scenery and unique treasure hunting! Tiny huts, merchants and local food & drink options run the length of the beach flanking a charming cobblestone walkway. Try the ceviche at Tortilla Flats and the Monkey Balls at Mongo Congo. Wifi can easily be found in town and works quite efficiently in the Canto Villa as well. I spent 2 months in the Dominical area and plan to return to Canto on my next visit. Truly an extraordinary property.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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san jose

stunning sunset views

  • 5 of 5

An amazing location ! Spectacular sunsets every night and a beautiful beach view. Close to great beaches. This house was perfect. Clean, well organized, professionally managed. Kelley was very helpful. We loved hanging out on the outdoor patio. The bedrooms were comfortable. Excellent amenities. We’d come back.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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the property was the in the perfect location,

  • 5 of 5

Breath taking views, close to shopping, beach and activities. Nestled in a paradise, where monkeys parrots and tocans frequented daily. The best spot on earth.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada

Elegance in the jungle

  • 5 of 5

With a Spectacular view of Dominicalito Bay, this 2-story villa sits in a gated complex just 4km from Dominical. Luxurious, spotless, secure and comfortable. Private terrace. Poza Azul is just a 10 minute walk, as is the beach. 4x4 is recommended to access the villa.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
05/24 to 11/19
May 24 2017 - Nov 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
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11/27 to 12/16
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 31 2017
0 night minimum stay
01/01 to 05/29
Jan 1 2018 - May 29 2018
3 night minimum stay


  • $1,680 week

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