6 Bedroom Estate, Walk to the Beach

House - Private room · Main St in Dominical, Dominical, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

The Space

200 meters to the beach, surrounded by jungle! Experience this private 100% solar powered and perfectly situated Pacific Ocean get-a-way. Enjoy the western vistas while swimming in the large infinity pool or lounging poolside on the spacious covered patio or in the sun. Marvel at spectacular sunsets and brilliant thunderheads while you are cooking outside with the built-in BBQ, cook top and sink. Relax in any room in the four level villa while luxuriating to the sounds of the surf and enjoying stunning unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean, only 200 meters away. Be one of the first to delight in the just completed $200,000 renovation. Enjoy the benefits of staying in a villa custom designed to be a luxury rental while keeping the very best qualities of a home.

This exceptional villa offers six large ocean view air-conditioned master bedrooms, including two king size beds, five queen beds, a queen sofa bed, a roll out cot and a crib. Each bedroom has a private bathroom, and each offers a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. There are two bedrooms on the top floor of this multi level of the main house each offering private decks and overlooking the pool and the ocean. Between the two bedrooms, overlooking the living room is a small open office, ideal for work if need be. The one bedroom on the main level walks out large balcony doors to the pool. The fourth bedroom is down one level from the main house and makes an ideal room for children or a small group as it includes two queen beds and its own bathroom with double vanity. It too offers an amazing view of the ocean. One more level down finds two more bedrooms each with queen beds with ample room for cots or a crib, private baths and of course, and ocean views.

The large cathedral ceiling living room of the main house opens to the covered patio and is part of a great room that includes the kitchen. It includes cozy furniture and a large screen tv. The villa also has cable tv plus free wifi.

The kitchen is entirely new featuring wood cupboards, stainless steel appliances, a huge working island which provides ample room for cooking and dining. It is equipped with coffee makers, blender, cutlery, cookware and settings for up to 18 people. The kitchen also features granite countertops and two cozy windows seats. Double doors on one side open up to a spacious grass yard ideal for children to play while under the watchful eye of parents.

Looking out to the ocean from the kitchen is a pass through to a granite bar with bar stools which are situated next to the newly added barbeque area. This includes a stainless steel grill, a burner, and sink all set into a granite countertop with plenty of workspace. Next to the bar, is a beautiful teak dining table with room for 10 people to dine comfortably. Also outside under the covered patio is a large informal sitting area. Around the large infinity pool there are also chaise lounges and a huge reclining sun tanning pad. This offers the ideal location... the Pacific Ocean straight in front of you and on either side the seclusion of the rain forest.

The house was built five years ago to be used as a vacation rental home. We are two couples from Canada who bought the house in May 2012 and have just finished several renovations to provide our guests with the ultimate vacation experience.

This clean, inviting house is loaded with extras for you to discover. A few are:

Huge gourmet kitchen

Granite counters, including a centre island with eating area

Outside eating bar with pass through window from kitchen

Outdoor kitchen/ BBQ

Outside dining area

Large Infinity pool

Huge reclining tanning pad

Comfortable high-end outdoor furniture

Covered patio

Large screen t.v.

Free wifi and cable

Private yard

We can offer the perfect vacation setting for any occasion, from a yoga retreat to a family reunion or wedding. We can arrange airport pickup, car rental service, activity arrangements from reputable companies, most of which we have first tried ourselves:


Scuba diving/ snorkeling

Sport fishing



Horseback riding

Whale watching

Zip lining

We can also arrange a personal chef, laundry service, full time house cleaning as well as massage therapists, manicures, pedicures, facial treatments, private yoga and exercise classes.Or you can be totally self sufficient, the choice is yours. Our concierge service will be there to greet you, answer all your questions, and provide any help you may require. Do not hesitate to use this service.

Villa Pacifica is centrally located 2 minutes out of the quaint town of Dominical, and a short hike to the beach. Dominical offers (email hidden)ly night life, fruit stands, coffee shops, small markets, and outdoor activities all in a laid back surf town setting. It is also conveniently located a short drive from the thriving town of Manuel Antonio as well as a 35 minute drive from the commuter airport in Quepos.

Our desire was to make this house into a comfortable, fun, efficient home for our guests. We have tried to provide everything needed or wanted for the ultimate in day to day living. Our house offers the perfect location, exceptional views, plus a comfortable relaxed atmosphere in a safe private setting. All it needs is you!!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 16+
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 5 nights
Security Deposit: $1500
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
  • We stayed at Vista Encantada. We arrived late and Kelley was there to take us to the property. Kelley was very friendly and helpful. The house was beautiful, clean and had amazing views! The beds were very comfortable and a private bath in every room. It was great to have a washer and dryer to wash out clothes after traveling for a week. The house is located up a rocky, dirt road so a 4x4 is a must!!! Location is close to many activities and beaches.Kelley was very accommodating and helpful! We would definitely stay there again.

    March 2014
  • There were 7 adults in the party. The description of the main villa was incorrect, as it is a 3 bed villa with the fourth and fifth bedrooms being in a guesthouse.
    The villa had beautiful views over the coast and rainforest and an infinity pool. The pool area was large, but did not have adequate sun-loungers, as one of the 3 had perished in the sun, leaving us with 2 for the 7 of us for whole of the holiday. The outside seating area was lovely and had a couple of BBQ’s during our stay. The sunroof had no facilities on it to watch the sunset.
    Inside there were TWO en-suite bedrooms, the third having a separate shower room only. This bedroom did not have any wardrobe area for garment hanging. None of the rooms had curtains and there was no obscured glass in the bath/toilet areas, although we are all friends, there are certain things that we don’t want to see of each other!
    The living area was large & spacious, the kitchen area had a great large fridge freezer, with ice making facilities and a separate large wine cooler. The dishwasher was not secured and inadequate supply of dishwasher tablets, and some of the basic kitchen facilities were missing too. We were not supplied with toilet tissue as per the website.
    There was a great washing machine, and tumble dryer, but did not have the advertised airer. There was also no iron or hair dryers, until requested. there was no ironing board either. The safe did not function and the fly screens on some door were broken and not fixed until 3 days before we left.

    Access to the guesthouse was down a steep driveway or steps, which did not have a handrail for support, This would not suit people with joint problems and seemed unsafe. The lighting down the driveway was not functioning adequately and was repaired after requesting. The downstairs room had an open plan living/bed area, with TV, toilet and washing machine, and smelt badly of mildew. The upstairs area had a large comfy bed, but no wardrobe and had to drape garments over the sofa bed. The small kitchen had a large cooker (not used) and fridge freezer. This had NO kettle and only 1 adult size and 1 child size mugs, so had to use the microwave for the morning coffee. The aircon unit was not working properly and was repaired once requested. There was no bath, but a quirky wall tiled shower, which was a bit fierce on sunkissed skin. This room also smelt BADLY of mildew/must It was not possible to keep doors open whilst occupied, as there was not fly/mesh barrier to stop bugs entering the room. A dehumidifier was provided after request, which lessened this odour by the end of the holiday, but did not resolve the issue.

    February 2014
  • We had a fantastic stay at Vista Encantada! The pictures can't show how impressive the view from this house is! This villa located at 250 meters above the sea levels is surround by nature and jungle! There is nearly no visible neighbors, making the place really private, and we loved it! A few minutes away, there is a big waterfall where you can swim! In the area, we saw lots of life : animal, bird, insect. It was just incredible!

    The house has 3 big bedrooms all with king beds and private bathrooms. There is also an additional sofa if you need it. The kitchen is well equipped, the living room is huge and Internet/TV were working very well. A water filter was making the water drinkable for us, which was really convenient.

    Only a small note to let you know that the road to reach the house climbs a lot, and it is made out of dirt. I feel that a 4x4 car is pretty necessary to get there without too much pain.

    February 2014
  • Beautiful property in a lovely quiet location. A perfect place to start our honeymoon. Our only regret is that we did not stay longer!!

    December 2013
  • The home was beautiful with amazing views. We arrived at night and spent 30 minutes trying to find the guesthouse . I assumed it was next to the main house . It is 150 steps down a ravine so very secluded, something to keep in mind if you want to be close together. The pool was wonderful . It takes about 15 minutes to reach Dominical . We enjoyed being able to drive to the small towns and 30 minutes to Manuel Antonio then returning to peace and quiet at the Casa. A true paradise . We had toucans visit very early in the morning everyday but did not see or hear monkeys . There was no house phone during our visit . We could not make any local calls so it was hard to confirm tours or call Kelley.We communicated with her via internet .

    Casa Tanglewood was peaceful , beautiful , clean, modern and we would definitely stay there again .

    August 2013
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