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Luxury & Comfort in a Tropical Paradise

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

About the property

Features:

• 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 and Beds made

• Laundry Room with Washer & Dryer

• 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

• 10 minutes drive to spectacular beaches

• 4 minutes drive to town (800 meters/0.5 mile distance to Uvita)

• 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, all this is included. For additional the fee of just $25 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 a queensize bunk bed 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.

THERE IS 24-HOUR SECURITY WITH THE ONSITE GUARD.

!! NO EXTRA CLEANING FEES !! THE BEDS ARE MADE DAILY FOR STAYS OF A WEEK AND LONGER LINENS ARE CHANGED AND CLEANED ONCE A WEEK. ALL THIS IS INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL FEE.

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.

More Details

Owner
Neil
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2017

Why Neil chose Puntarenas

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

What makes this villa unique

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

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

5

Great property

  • 5 of 5

What a house, great quiet location, exactly as the photos show, we were 6 adults with 4 kids under 10, facilities were great , pool was amazing and well kept. views were stunning , we saw monkeys, sloths , parrots and iguanas from and in the garden . you need a 4x4 to access - no negatives at all.

close to loads of activities shops and restaurants , beaches. lovely to stay in house that I can not ever afford.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

La Libuelula....ahhhhh superb!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a house. Great spaces and really wonderful caretaker services. Enjoyed the centrally located house. beautiful vies and great value for our large party! Only negative was the low water pressure and the gate was a bit hard to use. We rented cars and drove everywhere from the house so we needed to use the gate many times while we were there. Pool was beautiful and well taken care of. Most enjoyable vacation our group has had in along time. Thanks to Steve too, he was super helpful with the car rental location and getting us to the house on the first day. On a separate note: Jolly Rogers is a must for anyone going to this area of Costa Rica. Great burgers and wings! Live music was superb as well.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

4 adults and 2 older teens enjoyed a great week here! Though the sun did not cooperate we did get some pool time, enjoyed the outdoor grill, cooking fish we caught, and got use out of all the sitting areas. The decks provide a great area for bird watching and enjoying beautiful views.

Each bedroom has it's own complete bathroom and are extremely roomy. The kitchen has all conveniences and having Darlene cook a meal or 2 is a nice feature. Darlene and her husband live on the property and are a great asset!

Our only suggestion would be to supply some board games for rainy days, and we were surprised that there was no bathroom on the first floor.

Thank you for sharing your lovely home! We LOVE VRBO and have never had a bad experience.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

FANTASTIC !!!!!

  • 5 of 5

this property in Uvita Costa Rica named LIBELULA, plain and simple, will exceed any of your higher expectations, we, a group of 6 adults, just had a very memorable 2 weeks vacation.

Beautiful Villa with a very nice and spacious open floor layout, adding to it an unsurpassed outdoor setting with an awesome pool a beautiful and complete BBK with a 8 person eating table under a very nice palapa.

All of this surrounded by a incredible nature.

Tons of privacy even with a special mention of the couple Licho and Darleen that take very good care of making sure everything runs smoothly.

Rain? Don't even worry, you'll enjoy it as well, more that you'll imagine .

Looking forward to return

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great secluded villa close to town

  • 5 of 5

Our group had six adults that stayed for nine days and La Libelula met or exceeded the expectations of all of us. We have rented from VRBO since the early 2000's and this was the most accomadating of any we have stayed at. We were looking for a secluded place that wasn't too far of drive to town. It's difficult for pictures to demonstrate a setting but it is very private with a gated entrance that cannot be seen from the house. The house has three choices of dinning for a large group; inside overlooking the pool and ocean, outside under a covered porch with the same view, or in the cabana (we had all our meals here).

Darlene and Lecho are the care/grounds takers. They are overly friendly and do a wonderful job of balancing being available and not being intrusive. Darlene will cook dinner for your group for a very reasonable fee (we had her cook three dinners and we enjoyed having local food). Each night that we came back ofter sunset the outside lights would be on for us and the house was tidied up. Steve was our contact with the management company and he arranged our four bookings for sports fishing, atv, cano island snorkle and zip lining. All was wonderful and just as planned.

On the property we witnessed lots of wildlife such as toucans and whiteface monkeys. You could hear the howler monkeys every morning but we didn't see them. Needless to say we really enjoyed our stay and wouldn't hesitate to book La Libelula again.

Todd H. and the gang

Chicago, IL

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

PARADISE!

  • 5 of 5

La Libelula is truly paradise. We just completed a nine day stay with our family of seven and were incredibly sad to leave. Another family of four joined us for five days and the house accommodated the large group very comfortably. The house is very well designed, providing lots of inside and outside space to spread out. The outdoor space is designed in such a way that even torrential downpours didn't chase us inside. Kudos to the architect.

When selecting our vacation rental, I was very tuned into reviews with mention of monkey sightings. This was really important to me and I was not disappointed. We really lucked out and a troop of howler monkeys slept in the trees immediately adjoining our patio. We couldn't begin to count the number of monkeys we saw every morning and evening after about the fourth day. They could have been there all along but we didn't know how to spot them. They woke us every morning and put us to bed every night. Two days capuchin monkeys visited us. They are so cute and as interested in us as we were in them. And the birds, oh my. Hundreds of beautiful birds were in the trees all day long. Toucans, parrots, tanagers, just to name a few, were always in the tree that canopied the intimate little deck jutting into the forest. I could sit and watch them for hours.

The caretakers, Licho and Darlene, are wonderful. They are very helpful yet never intrusive. The house and property were cleaned everyday and Darlene even did some of our laundry! Our friend's car slid off the road right outside the gate to the house and Licho found someone to pull them out. It was reassuring to have them close by.

Steven, with YouGetHere, organized an ATV tour, zip lining and a fishing trip for our group. All were delightful and a great time was had by all.

I guess you can't visit the rainforest and not mention the bugs. Ants are everywhere. We brought boxes baggies and were glad we did. The kitchen, although very well equipped, did not have any plastic containers with lids. Next time I'll bring along a few packages. Other than the ants, we had almost no issue with bugs. I was worried about the mosquitos but neither me or my husband got a bite and we never had to use insect repellent.

I could go on and on about La Libelula. It is perfect and I can't wait to return. Even if it's just my husband and me traveling next time, I wouldn't consider staying anyplace else.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Festival Week
Feb 23 2017 - Mar 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$929
 
 
Mar 3 - Apr 30 2017
Mar 3 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$585
$4,095
 
 
May 1 - Jun 30 2017
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$435
$3,045
 
 
Jul 1 - Aug 31 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Sept 1 - Dec 18 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
$425
$2,975
 
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2017 - Dec 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$929
 
 
New Year
Dec 27 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
$929
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$435
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Dominical Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 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
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , 2 Queen size mattresses made into a Bunk bed
  • 1 Spare queensize air bed if required
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Ocean views, jungle views, private estate, ceiling fans in all rooms, air conditioning in all bedrooms 2 king beds, 1 queen and 2 queens on a bunch bedroom suites, custom wardrobes, tropical garden with nature trail, tropical fruit trees like mango, bananas and coconut, full kitchen, crossover pool stepping stones, sliding glass window-walls, granite kitchen counter tops and central work island, wine refrigerator, 1 outside shower, Large exterior rancho with 2 hammocks, large BBQ, refrigerator, sink and countertop, music center with iPod access point, pool floats and toys, boogie boards, surfboard, housekeeper/cook, gardener, daily pool cleaning, manager who can arrange tours and transportation.

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