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!
Newly remodeled stunning villa boasting over 3000 sq ft of living space is on more than 1/2 acre lot. Villa Gold is a detached villa that is nestled amongst mountain and ocean views. This gated preserve is located in one of the world five Blue Zones!
We are located within 3 miles from the ferry station which grants you convinient access to short day trips to Nicoya, Samarra, Carillo, Tambor and Paqueras ( might we suggest Tortuga island offering an incredible snorkelling experience).
Renters can esily access our walking distance grocery and liquor offewring fesh baked goods that will leave yoiu smiling with exctinment. Visit one of our two private beaches and our step out onto our private pier for unforgettale fishing. There are also numerous beaches close by such as Playa Blanca a short 5 kms away and aexceptional golf course at the Tambor Bay.
Guests will have full access to all the villas top notch amenaties.
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.
On-site message therapist offers you the luxury of some personal pampering time. With the jaw dropping views of the ocean and in your own private villa, all you need do is close your eyes and enjoy.
Interaction with Guests
Initial booking will be coordinated through airbnb and than following the confirmed reservation the main contact information for the Villas developers will be passed along to you so that you may begin to coordinate the final details.
The Tortuga Island Boat Ride and Snorkeling adventure is an
amazing experience! The tour starts with a scenic cruise along
the Gulf of Nicoya for a 50 minute voyage to Tortuga Island.
Upon arriving to the tropical paradise of Tortuga Island you will
anchor for your first snorkeling session. This area is surrounded
by volcanic rocks, crystal waters and vibrant tropical coral reefs
which is home to some of the best snorkeling on Costa Rica’s
Central Pacific coast. After snorkeling, you will continue to the
white sand beach of Tortuga Island. This fun filled excursion
includes guide, snorkeling equipment, drinks and picnic Lunch.
(Tour Starts at 9am to 2pm and you are picked up atPrivate Beach located 250 meters from your villa.)
Price: $80 per person
The Crocodile River Boat Safari is a one of a kind must do tour ! It takes place on the Tarcoles River in Central Pacific Costa Rica. Get up-close with American crocodiles of all sizes, and observe an abundance of beautiful exotic birds! 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
Price: $35 per person
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. Let the magical opulence of the Costa Rican rain forests seep into your consciousness while you travel from one zip line to another. (This tour includes lunch and starts at 11am to 3pm. You take the 8am ferry to Puntarenas and drive 45 minutes to Miramar )
Price: $99 per person (They do not take credit card CASH ONLY)
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. The adventure starts on a 15-minute ride aboard their specially designed 40-passenger tractor. Once you arrive to the top of the mountain we then descend to the bottom via a series of zip lines, including 14 platforms and 12 cables with a total cable distance in cables of 3.5 kilometer including the longest cable in the area of 2400 ft.
(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.
Price: $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. The tour starts at their beautiful Herradura base just 10 minutes from Jaco Beach and Los Suenos area, once you arrive you will get prepared to depart on your journey, to the waterfalls and swimming pools, if you are lucky along the way you will have the opportunity to spot some great wild life such as: Tucans, Scarlet acaws,
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.
Price: $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 Coastal Sport Fishing takes you on an adventure in search of fish such as roosterfish, jack crevalle, bigeye trevally, needlefish, skipjack tuna, barracuda, snapper and groupers. We go along the coast or venture out in the currents in the outer Gulf. This can put us in contact with yellowfin tuna, dorado and even wahoo. We troll live or dead bait, fish poppers, jig, bottom fish and even fish flies to catch the fish we are fishing after. All of our fishing trips include cold beverages, lunch, snacks and fruit. All you need to bring is a good hat, possible long sleeve shirt, rain gear in the rainy season (May -Oct), sunscreen, sunglasses and your good luck fishing charm. (The full day Tour Starts from 7am to about 4-5pm and the 1⁄2 day tour start at the same time with return around 1pm. You are picked up at the Roma del Mar Beach located 250 meters from your villa.)
The prices are for the boat and up to 4 persons. You can choose between 2 boats according to your budget:
The Mono Congo is a 25 ft boat with a 150 hp outboard engine
The Conquistador is a 27 ft Contender with two 250 hp outboard engines and a bathroom.
Full day Offshore Fishing:
Mono Congo: $750 + $100 for pick up at Roma del Mar – 4pax - $50 for additional person.
Conquistador: $950 + $150 for pick up at Roma del Mar – 4pax - $50 for additional person.
Full day Coastal Fishing:
Mono Congo: $550 + $100 for pick up at Roma del Mar – 4pax - $50 for additional person.
Conquistador: $650 + $150 for pick up at Roma del Mar – 4pax - $50 for additional person.
1/2 day coastal fishing:
Mono Congo: $450 + $100 for pick up at Roma del Mar – 4pax - $50 for additional person.
Conquistador: $550 + $150 for pick up at Roma del Mar – 4pax - $50 for additional person.
The Sea kayaking tours in the Gulf of Nicoya are a memorable experience. Paddle in calm bays with fascinating island where you can go ashore on untouched virgin beaches. Reefs with a diverse marine life can be observed from the kayak, or you can jump in the water and take a closer look snorkeling. The jungle is growing right into the sea, and paddling in the mangroves gives a unique experience and possibility to also look at the wildlife along the shore. 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. The routes for the tours will differ depending on the weather and tide. To mention some examples we can visit 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.
All sea kayak tours include kayak rental, safety equipment, snorkeling equipment, cold beverages, lunch, snacks, fruit and multi lingual guide.
Capacity: Minimum 2 persons, Maximum 7 persons
1⁄2 day sea kayaking:(Departure time: Between 8 – 9 am with return to the
beach at Roma del Mar at 1pm)
Price: $ 55 per person + $100 total for pick up at Roma del Mar – less than 4pax is an additional $10 per person.
1/1 day sea kayaking (Departure time: Between 8 – 9 am with return to the beach at Roma del Mar at 4pm)
Price: $85 per person + $100 total for pick up at Roma del Mar – less than 4pax is an additional $10 per person.
Curu National Park and Isla Tortuga Tour - Enjoy a fun filled day on one of our most popular tours. The day starts with a tour of Curu Wildlife Park here our qualified guide will walk you around the trails, pointing out animals, Birds, insects and fauna as you go. 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.
Price: $105 per person– 4pax minimum.(Tour closed For September and October)
The price includes:
- 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
Scuba Diving is available upon requests.
The Very best option is a 4x4 SUV with a GPS from the rental company...its the only way to manouver comfortably in Costa Rica
Other Things to Note
Minimum three nights stay required
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. These rules are in place for your safety and enjoyment.
Smoking – There is no smoking allowed in the Villa or on property except by the fire pit. Please do not leave your cigarette butts on the ground. Please use an ash tray.
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.
Days off – We give our housekeeping staff days off on Sundays and holidays.
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 Use – Through modern technology, we offer free unlimited calling to the US and Canada only. 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. Also, for your added convenience, we have installed safes in each closet for your personal belongings. Furthermore, from dusk till dawn we will have a security guard patrolling the property, street and beach to make sure your night’s sleep is a quiet one.
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. 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.
Last but not Least – Please help us protect our furniture and home by wiping off water (very slippery) before entering the house, avoid sitting on furniture with wet clothes and/or lotion bodies, and use coasters for placing drinks on furniture.
From Dec 01, 2015 - Feb 29, 2016 the minimum stay is 4 nights.