Amazing views and sandy beaches await at this house with 3-4 master bedrooms on Costa Rica’s southern Pacific coast. Multiple families or large groups of friends can enjoy hammocks and ocean views on the patio, as well as perks like a private pool, granite countertops, tile floors, high ceilings, and total privacy (from other humans – but expect to be joined by howler monkeys, white-faced capuchin monkeys, toucans, coatis, and other wildlife).
One master has a small balcony overlooking the ocean and a walk-in closet. Another walks out to the pool and has a semi-outdoor shower. The third has views of the jungle, including plants in which the monkeys and coatis love to feed. Renovations are underway on the small guest house onsite; this will feature another master bedroom, small kitchen, and separate patio (expected completion date is 12/1/18).
Most homes in the area are on the mountain side of the coastal highway, and many have long drives up very steep roads. This home is a rare find on the ocean side of the highway, with relatively easy access. Nestled on a half-acre at the end of private road, guests can be assured of privacy, yet the home is an easy walk to Hotel Cuna del Angel, which features a spa and top-notch restaurant.
Before finding this home, the owners traveled widely and know sometimes it’s the little things that make a stay more enjoyable. Chef-quality knives, a Vitamix blender, reverse osmosis drinking system, portable blue tooth speaker, beach bag, portable blue-tooth printer (for small jobs like boarding passes or receipts), free WiFi, and a USB multi-charger are provided for guests enjoyment and convenience.
If you can drag yourself away from the view, there is more to do in the area than you will have time for. The home sits between Dominical to the north and Uvita to the south: about a 10-minute drive to both towns. Uvita hosts sandy beaches at Marino Ballena National Park and has grocery stores, a gas station, and many good restaurants. Two miles north of the home is Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary, with lush foliage and exotic wildlife. The Nauyaca Waterfalls are just 10 miles farther. In Dominical, watch the sunset, surf, or try one of the many restaurants. Small, quiet beaches dot the coast between Dominical and Uvita. Dominical and Uvita host farmers' markets each week. Stop by and pick up some local fruits and veggies (some of which you’ve probably never heard of but need to try).
Watch for whales in September on their annual migration. World-class fishing is just off-shore, or travel to Isla Cana for the second-best dive spot in Costa Rica (snorkeling is also available). More adventure awaits with ziplining and boat tours via Xploratura. Nearby restaurants include dining at Hotel Cuna del Angel, the Talanguera Bar & Restaurant, and the Bar Jolly Roger. All are within a mile from the home.