About this listing
With breathtaking views from every angle, this luxury villa boasts floor to ceiling sliding glass doors that showcase gorgeous views of the lush tropical jungle, and the exquisite Ocean. Surround yourself with tranquility in beautiful Costa Rica!
This stunning villa boasts over 5400sq ft of indoor and outdoor space and is situated on just under an acre lot. Villa Gold is a detached villa that is nestled amongst mountain and ocean views and only 200meters from the beach. This gated preserve is located in one of the world five Blue Zones!
Part of the charm is that we are off the beaten path, away from the 'busy tourist' areas. This is paradise for anyone wishing to truly escape and get lost in your surroundings.
If you so desire to tour the beauty of Costa Rica, we are located just three miles from the ferry station providing convenient short day trips to Nicoya, Samarra, Carillo, Tambor and Paqueras. Guests love the private boat excursion to isla Tortuga which is a stunning island that offers incredible snorkeling.
Guests can conveniently access our walking distance grocery store stocked with fresh fruits, vegetables and most other amenities. Spoiled with two private beaches one perfect for pier fishing and the other offering a recently constructed beach restaurant. 'Aroma Del Mar' offer a deliciousness menu and a beautiful atmosphere perfect for breakfast at sunrise or dinner at sundown the view of the ocean never gets old!
Guests will have full access to all the villas top notch amenities including our properties onsite massage therapist Anja will come to your private villa and pamper you while overlooking the beautiful views of the ocean.
For your convince the following are some basic rates:
$45 | 55Min- Full Body Massage
$30 | 30Min Full Body Massage *Add-on: $30 | Full Body Scrub w/Aloe Vera or Green tea $40 | Pedicure
$25 | Manicure
Close to local restaurants, bars, and a short walk to the on site grocery store and only a few minutes' walk to the beach, the property provides a real "getaway" feel, with its unique garden setting and visiting monkeys.
Whether you enjoy scuba diving, surfing away the day or just taking in some sun, this is the place to be! We can help you book your adventures and then provide you a comfortable spot to relax at the end of an amazing day. Our friendly staff will gladly assist you with all of your needs.
Interaction with Guests
My name is Caroline and i will be assisting with all your request during your stay. Wether it be organize tours or arranging services for our guests. Also my sister Jenny and her husband Lars are the property developers who have been developing and living in Costa Rica for over 12 years.
Villa Gold s located on a private guarded residential community with privately owned villas with several rented out a certain times of the year. We are set on a gorgeous hillside with unparalleled views of the ocean alongside a lush tropical forest. Our villas are regarded as the elite luxury properties of the gulf of Nicoya. Part of our charm is that we are nestled off the beaten path away from the 'touristy' areas. We actually do NOT have any PAVED ROADS - therefore we strongly recommend a 4x4 rental during your stay with us. It's a great ride!
If you are interested I will happily arrange for your transportation to and from the airport. Once the booking is confirmed you will have my direct contact information automatically sent to you.
Welcome to Villa Gold...
The Crocodile River Boat Safari
Enjoy spectacular rainforest scenery and cruise through dense mangrove forest canals. Spot jungle wildlife such as iguanas, lizards, and monkeys, and experience our one-of-a-kind crocodile feeding show! (Tour stats at 12pm to 2pm. You take the 8am ferry to Puntarenas and drive 30 minutes to Tarcoles.) |$35 per person
B Full Day Canopy Zipline Tour
This zip line tour is 25 zips stretched over 11 waterfalls and it is one of the longest zip lining in Costa Rica and amongst the leading zip lines you may ever find all over the world. All the adventurous activities happen under the expert watch and the assistance of professional guides that will always tell you how to enjoy your forays over the exotic rain forests while gliding over the zip lines. (This tour includes lunch and starts at 11am to 3pm. You take the 8am ferry to Puntarenas and drive 45 minutes to Miramar )
|$99 per person
Half Day Canopy Zipline Tour
This Canopy Project is designed not only as an extreme adventure, but a way to enjoy nature without harming the environment; this property boasts spectacular views of the Herradura bay and Island, as well as the Nicoya Gulf. Within the property, you will have the
opportunity to view the Scarlet Macaws, Chest nut mandible Toucans and white-face monkeys. The property rests on 80 acres of land... 50% of which is primary forest, where the canopy is located. (Tour stats at 11am to 1pm. You take the 8am ferry to Puntarenas and drive 50 minutes to Herradura.You can return on the 2:30pm ferry) Note: This tour can be combined with the Crocodile Safari tour. You can zipline at 11am and then take the Crocodile Safari at 2pm and come back on the 7:30pm ferry. |$65 per person
Horseback Riding Tour to Waterfalls
Horseback riding is perhaps one of the best ways to discover the wonders of the rain forest; they have some of the nicest horses and the best views in the area, come and discover nature at its best in their private exclusive 80-acre property.
White Face Monkeys. Upon arrival to the swimming area they will set up home fresh tropical fruits and water, and you will have some time to hang out and enjoy the waterfalls and natural slide. (Tour stats at 1pm to 4pm. You take the 8am ferry to Puntarenas and drive 50 minutes to Herradura.) Note: This tour can be combined with the Half day Canopy zipline tour. You can zipline at 11am and then take the Horseback tour and come back on the 7:30pm ferry. |$70 per person
Offshore Sport Fishing
If you are looking for the ultimate in fishing, the offshore fishing off the Central Pacific coast has a lot to offer. The continental shelf off the coast of Costa Rica is shallow, making it a short trip out to the deep, nutrient rich fishing areas, where some of the world's most awesome fish reside. Are you in pursuit of the fish of a lifetime? Don't miss this opportunity to go after fish like Pacific Sailfish, Yellow Fin Tuna, Wahoo, and marlin. (Tour Starts from 7am to about 4-5pm and you are picked up at the Roma del Mar Beach located 250 meters from your villa.
The following is the price list for the two main fishing boats Mono Congo, a 25 ft boat with a 150 hp outboard engine or the Conquistador a 27 ft Contender with two 250 hp outboard engines and a restroom on board.
Full day Offshore Fishing:
Mono Congo: $750
Full day Coastal Fishing:
Mono Congo: $550
1/2 day Coastal Fishing:
Mono Congo: $450
Tours in the Gulf of Nicoya are a memorable experience. There is a variety of sea kayaking tours to choose between. Everything from tailor made trips over a longer period to 1⁄2 day tours in the nearby area. Some areas of interest are the Spider monkeys at Isla Nancital, go snorkeling at Isla San Pedro, explore the Paquera mangroves, kayak around Isla Jesucita and Isla Cedros or go to Isla San Lucas to do a guided tour of the prison island.
1⁄2 day | $ 55 per person + $100 private beach pick up.
Full day| $85 per person + $100 private beach pick up.
Curu National Park and Isla Tortuga
The tour through the park will last round 2 hours ending up on the beach in Curu where you will be met by one of our boats and taken to Isla Tortuga for Snorkelling and Lunch on the Island. | $105 per person– minimum 4ppl. Closed September/October.
Included in your fee:
- Park entry fee and walking tour with qualified guide
- Transfer to Isla Tortuga from Curu
- Snorkeling , (including all equipment)
- Lunch and refreshments on Isla Tortuga
- Time to relax and enjoy the beach and ocean at Isla Tortuga
Our very own beach front restaurant Aroma del Mar! We serve typical Costa Rican breakfast, pizza and homemade pasta.
El Paso Hotel & Restaurant:
All the very best of the Costa Rica cuisine, 300m north of gas station of Playa Naranjo, on street towards Jicaral.
Hotel & Restaurant Oasis del Pacifico:
on your right before driving into Playa Naranjo; enjoy great food and a great location by the beach! (Ask for Indian specials)
La Perla Negra:
Meet Travis local California resident and owner of this stunning out of this world rancho located right on the water in Playa Naranjo. Makes fabulous tuna rolls and honestly everything is amazing here. Listen to great music and meet for some pool billiard. First right behind gas station of Playa Naranjo; (open only for high season, please check with us if they are open)
Bar & Restaurant Cabo Music:
This restaurant is a two story building close to the church of Cabo Blanco which is the next village after Playa
Tres Copas by Nani:
Great bar with local food, karaoke and pool table. Coldest beer in Lepanto!
NO PAVED ROADS - therefore we strongly recommend a 4x4 rental car during your stay with us.
Budget Rental Car Quote: We can get a quote from Budget Rental Car in Costa Rica, as we get special rates for our clients as a registered tour operator. Please let me know for how many passengers and I will be able to send you a quote. You just need to have a credit card with at least $1500 of credit available and a valid driver's license upon pick up.
Please let me know if you would like me to reserve the rental car for you. I will need your full name as it is on your passport and your flight information. Budget Rental Car picks you up at San Jose Airport or Liberia Airport (Liberia is our recommended airport) and brings you to their office nearby to deliver you your rental car. This process usually takes about an hour or so; this is what we call Tico Time. :-) To return your rental car you bring it back to the office and they shuttle you back to the airport. We have also attached detailed directions on how to get to our villa and GPS coordinates from both airports. Please ask the staff at Budget to show you how to insert the GPS coordinates before you are on your way.
Other Things to Note
Minimum four nights stay required and the electricity is additional. On allow a $50 allowance which we will pay and the rest the guests to pay. We see anywhere from $70 - $150 depending on how much you love your AC. As owners we have never seen our bill more than $100 for our two week stays, but than again we are not big on AC and truly enjoy the breeze of the ocean.
There is a fully loaded washer and dryer available for your use so no need to overpack:) it's all the little things we love.
last but not least should you require any babysitting you please speak with Caroline to book at $30/night. Great way for parents to still enjoy a night out:)
Welcome to Villa Gold.
So that we may make your stay the very best we would like to share a few simple rules that will help guide you.
Housekeeping – Is made available on a Dailey or Weekly basis as per your request. You may discuss your needs with our property manager, Caroline upon your checkin.
Provisioning – Grocery items can be stocked at the villa for your arrival with at least two weeks advanced notice. Upon your arrival please pay Caroline for the groceries plus an additional 10% for the service.
Electricity/AC – The energy cost in Costa Rica is much more expensive than the US. Since guests are responsible for the electric costs we would like to suggest that you turn off all the AC units and lights when leaving the villa. In addition, please do not leave the AC running when Doors/Windows are open throughout the house. Costa Rica is a truly green country and locals do allot to preserve their space.
Telephone – Through modern technology, we offer free unlimited calling to the US and Canada. It is an “Internet" phone line which allows our guest unlimited use to North America.
Security – The villa is installed with a security system which Caroline will explain upon your check in. For your added convenience, we have installed a safe in the closet for your personal belongings. Furthermore, from dusk till dawn we have a security patrolling the property, street and beach to make sure your night's sleep is a quiet and restful one. You can just sit back and relax.
Transfers to and from Airport – If you prefer, we would be more than happy to arrange your pickup at the airport as well as your departure, simply email me your flight times and we contract this service with a local taxi company. If you have multiple pickups or a large party, please let us know so we can accommodate your specific needs.
Please note: We recommend that you make your tour or rental car bookings in advance if you travel to Costa Rica during high season (January, February, March and April to after Easter). AVAILABILITY IS LIMITED!
Last but not Least – Please help us be kind to the home. Some simple things like avoiding sitting on furniture with wet clothing or lotion, would really help us to maintain our high level of standard:) enjoy the villa and feel at home.