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Durango, Colorado
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Casa Yin Yang was the perfect spot! Marta greeted us with enthusiasm, helping with any little detail to make the house feel like home. Easy access to incredible beach which is perfect for my almost 80yr Mom to enjoy her walks. The wave machine did not dissapoint either! Every day we rode awseome waves and ate delicious food. Paraíso!!!

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Anchorage, Alaska, Usa
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire property has a feeling of being comforted and welcomed. From the gated entry and direct beach access outside to all the comforts of home (and then some) inside. The staff is welcoming, always helpful and Marta arranged for our massages in house which were amazing! We got amazing local food and were planning our return before we left.... More 

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Dana Point, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a wonderful stay at Casa Morpho in Mariposa Vacation Homes. We have visited the Santa Teresa area many times and this was truly a stay to remember. The initial reservation/ booking process with the owner Stefan was smooth, professional, and seamless, with clear and prompt communication. Shortly thereafter we were contacted by Marta, the expert and... More 

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Queenstown, Maryland
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Casa Yin Yang at Mariposa is the place to stay in Santa Teresa! As soon as you enter the gated compound you are surrounded by a tropical oasis. The home is amazing.... 4 bedrooms with wonderful A/C units provide restful sleep and the open living areas are incredible. We enjoyed the beach every day and the terraces for quiet reading... More 

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Thank K N
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stayed at Casa Morpho for a week in August and it was exactly what we were looking for: super close to the ocean, a/c, pool, bbq, and clean. The booking process, checkin, and checkout were really easy. Will we be coming back for sure!

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We have stayed at Mariposa Vacation homes several times and have also brought down friends with us, and referred others to this amazing location. We frequent Costa Rica and have been coming to this beautiful country for 14 years now. This August we had the pleasure of staying at Casa Ying Yang which is a large four bedroom house with... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

My husband and I go every year to Santa Teresa, along with a group of friends. We have friends that live there, and we have stayed in many places, but Casa Yin Yang is by far the best one. Look no further, rest assured we are coming back to this house next year. Amazing, comfortable home, right in front of... More 

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Recently stayed at Casa Morpho in June for a week. The house was perfect, as was the service. What is better than fresh fruit and toast delivered to you every morning?! The property is located a short distance from the beach, which was great, but we definitely took advantage of the pool. Having 2 bikes available was perfect. We utilized... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We have stayed here at Casa Yin Yang several times and each time it is a beautiful and relaxing experience. To have a private home with open space, a pool and jacuzzi, right on the ocean is the best way to go. Having a full kitchen and barbecue allows the flexibility to have breakfast, lunch or dinner in some days,... More 

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Miami, FL
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Santa Teresa is an extremely small town with one narrow, rocky, dirt road and verdant, wild landscape on either side. Between the greenery, the free roaming dogs and grazing horses, this road is speckled with surf shops, Sodas (typical food spots), as well as gourmet restaurants. It is a rustic and extremely casual place, with a population consisting of locals... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mariposa Private Beach homes began as little more than a dream and a vacant parcel of land in 2003. Our mission is to offer private, well built, clean and comfortable houses with everything necessary to enjoy quality vacation time with your family and friends. This is an ongoing project, and every year we continue to make improvements to our infrastructure, houses and gardens. We are committed to becoming as sustainable and community friendly as possible. Our employees are 100% local (born and raised) help and we use local products and suppliers whenever possible. We are also founding members of our neighborhood association, know as AVSTN for it’s Spanish acronym, volunteer at the local public school and have served on the board of directors of the local water board and AVSTN. Mariposa Private Beach Home’s commitment to improve the quality of life of our employees and growing town extends beyond our gates, as we are involved in various community projects as the recycle program, monthly beach clean-ups, education programs in the public school, public water, roads and security issues. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mariposa Vacation Homes

Address: 1.3 Km North of the Soccer Field in Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa 6153, Costa Rica (Formerly Casas Pura Vida)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $286 - $1,430 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Mariposa Vacation Homes Hotel Santa Teresa
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“best beachfront property”
 of 5 bubbles bettinauribe, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Casa Morpho is perfect for two couples or a small family”
 of 5 bubbles clloyd2016, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Casa Ying Yang would be great for one or two families!”
 of 5 bubbles 525alisonn, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“all three homes have excellent bedrooms of course the masters are always even better with bigger bathrooms and your own bathroom.”
  • Casa Yin Yang at sunset our last night here
 of 5 bubbles Carolinepuravida, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All houses are inside a gated complex. Casa Monarca is nearest to the street, Casa Yin Yang is nearest to the beach, and Casa Morpho is in the middle. Gate access on the main street, and beach access via a coded door on the side of the property. The entire complex is secure and each house comes equipped with an alarm. Although, I can't imagine why there was so much security -- we didn't get the feeling that the local area was dangerous.”
 of 5 bubbles Horizons2345, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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