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Immersed in stunning nature with sweeping views of the hills surrounding Dominical, Costa Amor is a tropical oasis for those seeking peace and relaxation with excitement and adventure just around the corner.
Wake up to see the sunrise over the mountains from your bedroom as tucans and scarlet macaws fly by. Spend the day exploring one of the nearby national parks, snorkeling live coral reef, surfing world-class breaks, swimming in crystal pools beneath gushing waterfalls, or simply relaxing in Costa Amor’s pool overlooking the jungle. In the evening, nearby Dominical has a variety of world class local and international restaurants to enjoy for dinner or you can prepare a feast in the fully equipped gourmet kitchen and dine on the wrap around deck with gorgeous sunset views.
With numerous outdoor attractions and the laid-back surf town Dominical just minutes away, you can find quiet and seclusion as easily as excitement and adventure. Couples seeking a getaway, families in search of relaxation and fun, and friends throwing festive gatherings or retreats will all feel at home in Costa Amor.
This 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom fully furnished luxury home sits on five acres of gorgeous Costa Rican hillside with cool, refreshing air and plenty of trails to explore. The property attracts incredible birds and wildlife thanks to the abundance of fruit trees, tropical plants, and flowers. From the garden you can see the stunning Diamante Waterfall, one of the tallest waterfalls in Costa Rica.
The main level of the home has cathedral ceilings and an open, spacious layout with large windows throughout. Thanks to the higher altitude temperatures are always comfortable and moderate and the ceiling fans in every room keep the air even cooler. A large deck wraps around the west side of the home overlooking the jungle canopy. Beside the deck is a large, shallow pool with a swim up bar and stools for sitting on, with a waterslide that plunges down into the deep pool below.
Cooks will adore the enormous, fully equipped kitchen with a social breakfast bar beside the open dining room. The cozy living room has plenty of seating and an entertainment center with a 60” flat screen television, DVD player, large selection of DVDs, and a top of the line sound system.
On the east side of the house is a large master bedroom with a king size bed and bathroom with full size shower and an entrance leading out to the pool. On the west side is a double bedroom overlooking both the jungle and the pool, with two twin beds and plenty of dresser drawers, perfect for kids or friends.
The downstairs feels like its own apartment with a large, fully equipped kitchen, living area, two bathrooms, and a bedroom that opens out to the lower pool.
Guests have access to the entire property.
Interaction with Guests
We live offsite but are available when guests need us.
Costa Amor lies within minutes of numerous natural attractions and plenty of fun, cultural activities. We can arrange all sorts of tours including ziplining in the jungle canopy, horseback riding, surf lessons, and guided day hikes.
The laid back surf town of Dominical has a beautiful, long jungle backed beach, world famous surf breaks, and town treasures like artisanal shops, a yoga studio, and restaurants serving anything from organic salads to Italian pastries to fresh sushi rolls. Surf shops offer board rentals and lessons, and nearby Dominicalito is a great place for those looking to learn. In Dominical you can stock up on groceries, use the ATM, and listen to some live music while enjoying a cold beer from a beach bar.
Nauyaca and Diamante Waterfalls
Just beyond the property is the road that leads to the stunning Nauyaca Falls. A short hike or a guided horseback ride leads to the two falls, with a crystal clear pool surrounded by rocks for swimming and sunbathing. The famous Diamante Falls, with a series of seven falls accessed through a steep hike through the jungle-covered mountains, is a twenty-minute drive away. The falls can be explored through a guided tour booked through us or entirely on your own.
Two of the most famous national parks in Costa Rica for spotting animals are less than an hour from the property, including the Manuel Antonio National Park known for its gorgeous beaches and large quantities of white face monkeys and the Marino Ballena National Park in Uvita.
At the right time of year you can see whales and dolphins migrating across the Pacific ocean from the beaches that front the Marino Ballena National Park. During low tide a large sandbar emerges that stretches for miles out into the ocean in the shape of a whale’s tail. Behind the national park in Uvita lies the Uvita waterfall, which makes for another great day trip in nature.
The most famous, albeit challenging, place to hike in all of Costa Rica, Mount Chirripo, is less than an hour’s drive from the house where you can see both the Atlantic and Pacific from the summit.
Farmer’s Markets and Groceries
The valleys surrounding Costa Amor are home to small farming communities growing organic tropical fruit and all sorts of vegetables. Just a few minutes from Costa Amor are two fruit stands selling mangos, avocados, fresh young coconuts, and other basics and further up the road are two small grocery stores. Every Tuesday the nearby community of Tinamastes has a wonderful organic Farmer’s Market with homemade baked goods, healthy superfoods, nuts, spices, fruit, fresh greens, local farm eggs, homemade cheese, and handmade arts and crafts. Wednesday through Saturday San Isidro, a small city twenty minutes away, has a huge fruit and vegetable market with a selection of organic stalls selling bulk nuts, dried fruit, organic raw treats, coconut oil, and more. In San Isidro there are several supermarkets and shops for pretty much anything you might need.
We recommend guests rent a car to best explore the surrounding area.
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