Chez Mu Luxury Beach & Jungle Villa
Chez Mu Luxury Beach & Jungle Villa


8 guests

3 rooms

5 beds

3 baths


8 guests

3 rooms

5 beds

3 baths

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About this listing

Our recent Airbnb guests sum it up best:

"A truly beautiful home in an incredible setting, so much so, you just don't want to leave. Ever."

"Simply put, Chez Mu is fantastic. [...] Beautiful, modern, comfortable, well-maintained."


Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $15 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $52
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price: $206 / night

Description

The space

Chez Mu is nestled on a hilltop above Montezuma. The Villa offers tropical luxury at its finest. Custom built to the highest standards, with a spectacular pool and modern furnishings. The Villa can accommodate a large family or several couples.

The home is in the middle of a lush 3+ acre property, which ensures absolute privacy and tranquility. White faced and howler monkeys, as well as parrots. hummingbirds and many other varieties of birds can be seen daily. The hilltop setting provides panoramic views of the jungle and ocean, as well as a steady and refreshing breeze (and no mosquitoes!).

Plenty of deck space near the pool could become the backdrop for a very special wedding party and is perfect for yoga.

It is only 5 minutes from downtown Montezuma (cozy town with amazing beaches), 15 minutes from Cobano (bank, doctor, supermarket) and 25 minutes from Malpais (incredible sunsets and surfing).

Chez Mu is the perfect honeymoon retreat, or pampering base camp for your family's tropical adventure!

Guest access

The entire villa and 3+ acre gardens are yours alone.

Interaction with guests

Housekeepers live down the hill from the main house, and will do the daily cleaning when you're away or a schedule that's convenient for you.

The neighborhood

Montezuma is unique among beach destinations in Guanacaste and Nicoya. For years, this remote village and its surrounding beaches, forests and waterfalls have enjoyed near-legendary status among backpackers, UFO seekers, hippie expatriates, and European budget travelers. Although it maintains its alternative vibe, Montezuma has emerged as a great destination for all manner of travelers looking for a beach retreat surrounded by some stunning scenery. An Italian influence can be felt in the outstanding restaurants in the area. Active pursuits abound, from hiking in the Cabo Blanco Absolute Nature Reserve to horseback riding to a beach-side waterfall. The house itself is also walking distance to a Canopy (zip-line) Tour and a Butterfly Farm. As ever, it's the natural beauty, miles of almost abandoned beaches, rich wildlife, and jungle waterfalls that first made Montezuma famous, and they continue to make this one of the favorite beach towns in Costa Rica.

Getting around

Chez Mu is 1 mile from downtown Montezuma and 12 miles from Mal País. Aside from the beaches next to town in Montezuma, the other nearest beach to the house is beautiful Playa Manchas about 1.5 miles heading southwest towards Cabuya. It’s possible to walk to the beaches, but the hike back is up a steep hill. We highly recommend renting a 4x4 to fully explore the nature parks, beaches and restaurants in the area.


House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in time is 2PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check out by 10AM

We don't ask for a security deposit, but you are responsible for any major damages or loss.

10pm quiet time... please keep the music low for nature and neighbors!


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Safety features
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

46 Reviews


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Emmanuelle User ProfileEmmanuelle is a superhost.
April 2017
We had a fantastic stay! Eric was a great host who made sure everything ran smoothly. Chez Mu is located on a quiet hill, 5 minute drive away from the lovely village of Montezuma. The house is beautiful, with a great swimming pool overlooking the jungle. We woke up every morning to the sounds of birds and monkeys. A paradise!

Marissa User Profile
April 2017
This place is not worth 3,000 a week. The lights weren't working, the pool had exposed cables and the lights didn't work, one of the upstairs bedroom doors didn't open and close with ease (was worried to leave my kids in the bedroom), the shower head in their bedroom was awful and worse of all we didn't have running water our last day in the house. At first the host was very communicative, however he did not respond to my message or phone call when there was no running water until the following day. A little too late. He only offered his apologies with no compensation. Sorry to say but it wasn't a good experience.
Eric User Profile
Response from Eric:
Thank you Marissa for your very valid comments. We regret that your visit during the busy Easter week didn't allow us to address these maintenance issues promptly. We have sent a more reliable electrician from the capital to check the lighting problem, and have already adusted the stiff sliding door. Thanks for being a good sport while we fixed the brief and highly unusual (first time it's ever happened!) combined interruption of both our water well and municipal water supply on Good Friday. It was fixed the following morning, but it must have been very frustrating. Our apologies.
April 2017

John And Amber User ProfileJohn And Amber is a superhost.
April 2017
Remote luxury! Chez Mu is a wonderful home base for anyone exploring the region. The house manual is top notch, we visited every secret place Eric recommended. The pool was a plus, great for a dip after a hot day out and about. The beds are comfy and you quickly grow used to seeing lizards on the walls inside and lots of creatures everywhere. ;) Zenon, the groundskeeper and his dog Lassi were a hit with our boys. The grounds are fantastic. A charming, peaceful oasis overall.

Mia User Profile
March 2017
This place just knocks it out of the park. The view is incredible and the location is excellent. Highly recommended.

Marc User Profile
January 2017
Super nice house we will come again

Kevin User Profile
January 2017
Our group of 7 thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Chez Mu. The house was located in the jungle and provided a very unique experience. The grounds and house were well kept by the maintenance and cleaning staff. Eric was very responsive to any questions, via email or phone. Overall, I would definitely stay at Chez Mu again!

Greyson User Profile
December 2016
Excellent Place to Stay and Hangout.

San Jose, Costa Rica · Joined in June 2011
Eric User Profile

Three "tico" friends, Eric, David and Luis, bought a magical property in Montezuma in 2006 and together with our wives have put our hearts into making it the dream escape from it all. Share it with us!

Response rate: 80%
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Response time: within a day

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