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Ocean View Villa in Private Jungle

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Overview
2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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Secluded balinese style, tropical retreat on a private hilltop only minutes from Punta Dominical. Bordering a nature reserve the property is filled with a variety of Costa Rican wildlife, ranging from monkeys and toucans to wild piglets and armadillos. This stunning ocean-view property includes 5 acres of manicured gardens and 11 acres of jungle, accessible by an extensive series of private hiking paths. The custom-designed balinese-style villas blend into the surrounding landscape beautifully and take full advantage of the cooling breeze from the ocean below. A plunge pool with waterfall is built into the living space outside the kitchen and sitting room. A rancho at the top of the hill is perfect for morning yoga or sunset happy hour, whichever suits the mood. Cleaning service is prov...Secluded balinese style, tropical retreat on a private hilltop only minutes from Punta Dominical. Bordering a nature reserve the property is filled with a variety of Costa Rican wildlife, ranging from monkeys and toucans to wild piglets and armadillos. This stunning ocean-view property includes 5 acres of manicured gardens and 11 acres of jungle, accessible by an extensive series of private hiking paths. The custom-designed balinese-style villas blend into the surrounding landscape beautifully and take full advantage of the cooling breeze from the ocean below. A plunge pool with waterfall is built into the living space outside the kitchen and sitting room. A rancho at the top of the hill is perfect for morning yoga or sunset happy hour, whichever suits the mood. Cleaning service is provided every other day. Private meals, guided night walks, and private yoga sessions all on the property can be arranged. Refugio de La Reserva is perfect for those wanting the luxury of a hotel, but the privacy and seclusion of your own home within walking distance of the beach.More
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About the Owner
Gwen L
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2014
Interaction with guests
Casa Reserva has a team managing the property. Fernando is the groundskeeper and Evelyn is our housekeeper and chef. Laura is our property manager and Cris is our activities concierge. The whole team works together to help make your experience at Casa Reserva remarkable!
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights. Gwen, the owner was great. Before getting to the property she answered every question I had and equipped us with a well put together Welcome Package. The property is gorgeous and well maintained. I loved it! The views are...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Annottobaygirl
Management response:Responded 25 July 2018

Thank you for thoughtful review -- and we're glad to hear that you enjoyed the surrounding nature and peace found at Casa Reserva -- as well as Dominical and the surrounding area! Fernando and Evelyn are usually quite accessible and available upon request, so I...More

Reviewed 11 August 2016

We had an amazing stay here. This was our first trip to Costa Rica and we were really blown away by the beauty of the property and the area. The property manager, Laura, was amazingly helpful during our stay, as well as the facility team,...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank 2Hilde
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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

A great place, would definitely go back again. Once more fantastic. The views are incredible. Fernando and wife Evelyn were as nice and helpful as could be

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank IndoCovington_La_
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We thought this was the most amazing place we could ever stay. The Villa Reserva is completely in tune with nature, and at the same time has such luxurious and comfortable rooms and living areas. We loved listening to the jungle sounds as we went...More

Date of stay: June 2015
2  Thank Christina K
Reviewed 23 September 2014

The perfect private getaway. Exceptionally clean. Modern appliances, electricity, bath, and plumbing. Surrounded by jungle and flowers. Beautiful architecturally designed villa with floor to ceiling windows opening to 280° view. Exotic birds, monkeys, and wildlife live on property. Has a network of maintained walking trails....More

Date of stay: August 2013
1  Thank Marcus J
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
A Winter Sun Getaway
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
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Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
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Would you recommend this rental to someone who plans to do many outdoor activities during their trip?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
This Balinese style home only minutes from the beach, offers the comfort and luxuries of a hotel with the seclusion and sanctity of the Costa Rican rain forest . With 11 acres of private trails, ocean views and sunsets, animals,a pool and yoga pavilion, it is paradise. Dominicalito is 30 minutes south of Manuel Antonio. This is a special place where a series of 1,500 to 3,000 foot jungle mountain ridges meet the ocean, one of the only places and the longest distance that this happens in Central America. It is a section of about 12 miles with Dominical at the center of it all. The highest point of Costa Rica, Cerro Chirripo at 12,530 feet is directly inland only 35 miles as a toucan flies. But it is the ocean and beaches that Dominical is most well-known for and also our central location...
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