Mareas Villas; 36 acres surrounded by 400 acres of dedicated rain forest reserve. South Pacific of Costa Rica.Whales Tail National Park just 3 miles away and bordering our beach of Playa Hermosa.

Entire home/apt

16 Guests

9 Bedrooms

14 Beds

Entire home/apt

16 Guests

9 Bedrooms

14 Beds

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About this listing

This secluded vacation spot is perfect for a vacation; inspiring nature, relaxation, delicious food and adventure. Villa Mareas, located between the exotic forests and unspoiled beaches of the South Pacific’s “Whales Coast” of Costa Rica.

The space
Bathrooms: 8+
Bedrooms: 9
Beds: 14
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: $515
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The space

Located on the cliffs of Costa Rica “Whales Coast”, Villa Mareas is a private villa catering to Weddings, Yoga Retreats and Reunions.

Villa Mareas Suites

Nine unique suites, a full staff and access to several waterfalls on the 36-acre of dramatic landscape covered in thick forest plunging down to a sandy coastline of deserted beaches and quiet coves.
Within the incredibly lush and green jungles of the Southern Pacific Whales Coast of Costa Rica, Villa Mareas is a sanctuary of its own. The nine-suite estate is 18,000 square feet and sits on 36 acres of pristine rainforest and offers trails to waterfalls and expansive views of the Pacific Ocean.
Enjoy the wild life that surrounds Villa Mareas with over 400 acres of dedicated wild life sanctuary home to several troops of monkeys and exotic birds. Stroll through the gardens take in the Kaleidoscope of tropical flowers, or check out our resident sloth from your terrace.

This is not your typical villa experience, the staff is highly trained and well educated in the Costa Rica history and surroundings; who also serve as guides greatly enriching the experience.

Guest access

Gathering Places
The word Mareas means Ocean Tides, which is appropriate for the beautiful wild beaches of the “Costa Ballena” or “Whales Coast”, where the jungle meets the sea, great for surfing and watersports.

Villa Mareas boast fervent waterfalls, fresh open spaces, and inspiring natural views making Villa Mareas a welcoming and uniquely memorable place, where guest reconnect with family and friends and feel if the staff has been friends for many years.

Easy, relaxing and inspiring; the villa is designed to provide guest with what ever they need. The owners and staff are the experts and local residents. They know the area best and want to share their life and traditions with guest.

Any size group will feel comfortable at Villa Mareas, watching food prepared in the open kitchen, enjoying a cocktail at our open bar or meandering between the terraces and strolling along the tropical manicured gardens. The Estate features a spa, yoga platform, one bar, large open dining areas, 1.700 square feet infinity-edge swimming pool surfaced entirely in blue iridescent glass tile and many terraces.


Chef Service Dining
In addition to the experience, Villa Mareas offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner for an additional price . Villa Mareas chef will hand craft every exceptional meal during your stay.

Tim’s expertise is combined with a culinary creativity that results in varietal, organic, specialize and local gourmet cuisine.

Special diets and detox plans are happily honored. Tim is happy to create menus that will be unique and distinctive each night of the stay and he is equally enthusiastic about working with the guest to cater to their individual tastes.

Interaction with guests

As much or as little as they want

The neighborhood

Mareas Villas is an exotic and secluded location with breath taking views of the Pacific Ocean and Rainforest; a perfect balance between unrivaled luxury and local culture, providing guests with an unforgettable vacation experience.

Getting around

A 4 wheel drive car is recommended to drive up our country road to Mareas, as they say there is no freeway to the rain forest.

Other things to note

There are over 10 excursions and adventures within 10 minutes from the villa, we are right in front of Playa Hermosa bordering the National Marine Park "Bahia Ballena" Uvita.

House Rules
Check in is anytime after 3PM

No smoking, no pets please



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

Safety features
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

5 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica · Joined in April 2014
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My husband Tim and I have lived in Paradise hosting people from all over the word here at Villa Mareas for 6 years. We love the beach, rainforest, wild life that surrounds us and the exotic flowers. We are here to assist you in any way that we can.

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