Villa Real is an excellent vacation Villa for a family/group size ranging from 6 to 14 people. The Villa is located in the upscale community of Playa Hermosa on the Gulf of Papagayo, five minutes north of the little town of Coco and twenty five minutes from Liberia International Airport. This attractive Villa aptly earns its name because in Spanish the words "Real" means "Royal" and from its hillside location, the panoramic views of the sparkling blue waters of the nearby Gulf of Papagayo are absolutely "majestic"!
Villa Real is comprised of a main house and a smaller living unit, together totaling approximately 5,400 square feet of living space. The main house offers five suites that can accommodate up to 10 guests, with one of the five suites being a 4-bed bunkroom that is perfect for children. The additional living unit is above the detached garage and features two suites (and a utility kitchen) which can accommodate 2-4 guests, perfect for younger adults as well. Each Villa suite offers bathroom facilities (some shared), air conditioning, and ceiling fans.
The Villa offers a naturally relaxing and spacious environment featuring a 60 foot infinity swimming pool/waterfall combination, with ample poolside lounging; a wonderful pavilion with covered roof adjacent to the pool, great for entertaining; a rancho with outdoor barbequing; a well equipped kitchen with counter seating; indoor dining and common areas under striking vaulted ceilings; and a separate combination den/office area featuring a large flat screen TV. Additional amenities include a stereo system with I-pod hookup and wireless internet. You'll find Villa Real is comfortably decorated and pleasingly landscaped, enhancing the villa's very relaxing feel.
Housekeeping is automatically included at Villa Real, making for a very comfortable and pleasing stay. Additionally, transportation, adventure and food catering packages are also available upon request to make your stay as hassle free and as exciting as possible. And, at all times, our local representative will be at your service to facilitate your stay in any way you choose!TripAdvisor property ID 3667074...Read more
Luxury 7 bedroom Ocean View Villa Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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The Villa is located in the upscale community of Playa Hermosa on the Gulf of Papagayo, five minutes north of the little town of Coco and twenty five minutes from Liberia International Airport. This attractive Villa aptly earns its name because in Spanish the words "Real" means "Royal" and from its hillside location, the panoramic views of the sparkling blue waters of the nearby Gulf of Papagayo are absolutely "majestic"!
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Beach or lakeside relaxation, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Left on 03/07/2012 for a stay in January 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 7, 2012Stayed Jan 2011
Have spent two vacations at the Sun Monkey and have plans to return in another year. The amenities were perfect for our large gathering, and the views were breathtaking. My favorite time of day was sitting on the veranda in the early morning, listening to the howler monkeys, and enjoying a cup of coffee. Or was it sitting on the veranda at the end of the day and enjoying a glass of wine while watching the sun set? Either way, I felt the fast-paced life of Washington, DC melt away! The caretakers, Macho and Maria, made our stay very comfortable. Macho's English was excellent, so he was a great source of information. I can't wait to return for a third visit!
Left on 02/16/2012 for a stay in January 2011 | Liz MReviewed Feb 16, 2012Stayed Jan 2011
Our group has stayed here twice so far and each time we have found it to be the ultimate retreat from our busy lives in the States. The house is exquisite; plenty of space, beautiful detail, and unbelievable views of the ocean. You will find few places that can compete with sipping your morning coffee on the veranda with the sounds of monkeys and parrots, lingering meals under the stars, and a caretaking staff that treats you with familial respect and warmth. The beach, snorkeling, and great hiking are only a short distance away. The minute you enter the house you will breathe a little easier and smile a little wider.
Left on 02/15/2012 for a stay in February 2010 | BrandiReviewed Feb 15, 2012Stayed Feb 2010
Wow! Is the perfect way to describe this unbelievable house! From the moment you enter your private gate you are speechless. The first time you walk through the front door is a picture perfect view that you will never forget! From the hand crafted sliding doors imported from Germany to the exquisite furnishings this is a place you would never want to leave! From the pool deck and as far as the eye can see is a picturesque view of the Pacific Ocean that can't be duplicated. The tranquility and peace you feel from the back veranda, the infinity pool and open aired shower is more impressive than can be stated. If you do decide to venture off the property you are within 5 minutes of restaurants, shops and all kinds of water and land adventures. Without a doubt you will not be disappointed and I guarantee you'll want to come back!
Left on 02/15/2012 for a stay in August 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Feb 15, 2012Stayed Aug 2011
This home is absolutely gorgeous. It was able to accomodate eight of us without feeling crowded. The pool is just heavenly, with amazing views of sunsets over the water. You can even see Nicaragua from the deck! The rooms are luxurious and the house is kept immaculately clean.
Arriving from the airport is easy with a beautiful drive. A local market with modern conveniences is about five minutes away. Make sure you try the croissants in the morning! Nearby you can find beaches that offer white sands, clear water snorkeling, and privacy that is surprising. Water sports rentals are convenient, and Zip-Lining at Witch's Rock Canopy Tours nearby is amazing. A contemporary restaurant called Ginger, can be found only five minutes away with an impressive menu, great drinks. The Hotel La Finisterra, also five minutes away, offers expansive vistas with their tasty menu. Make sure to go for a sunset dinner.
Twenty minutes away is Playa del Coco, with a local flare and bars, restaurants, and shops offering a variety of experiences. Down the coast is Playa Tamarindo and Playa Grande offering challenging waves as well as beginner breaks if you're interested. Playa Tamarindo is a typical surf town, with interesting small shops, Art galleries, souvenir shops, beach bars and restaurants, and an addictive local flavor. Stop in at a local jewelry shop for unique and original pieces created by the owner who is an inspired artist when it comes to silver.
Costa Rica is absolutely beautiful. Villa Real has allowed us to visit and hang out in true luxury as we explore the Northwest of Costa Rica. I highly recommend this house and location for your next visit to Costa Rica. We have stayed at Villa Real many times and have always come home with fantastic memories and unbelievable photographs. We were just as happy to stay and relax by the pool surrounded by beauty, as we were to drive off and explore this beautiful country and meet it's welcoming people.
Left on 02/15/2012 for a stay in January 2011 | Sandy MacDonnellReviewed Feb 15, 2012Stayed Jan 2011
I have stayed here twice, and I feel like I am staying in a 5-star hotel. It is absolutely spectacular! The house itself is beautiful and the views are amazing. Without a doubt, it is a premier property. You will not want to leave! I highly recommend staying here. You will not be disappointed.
Left on 02/14/2012 for a stay in August 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Feb 14, 2012Stayed Aug 2011
This house is truly amazing and the location is ideal. The Liberia airport is convenient and amenities like the grocery store are only minutes away. Day trips are very easy from this location. The layout of the house is perfect - lots of fabulous common space for socializing, but the bedrooms provide excellent privacy and sitting areas for quiet viewing of the ocean and beautiful sunsets. The community is quiet and peaceful so while you are close to so many things, you feel as though your house is the only one for miles. The pool area is very large with breathtaking views of the ocean and mountains. A perfect place to spend quality vacation time away from the rest of the world!
Left on 02/10/2012 for a stay in February 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Feb 10, 2012Stayed Feb 2012
The house and the views were exactly as in the photos on the website. It's very well maintained and the local staff is excellent. Large pool, beach less than a mile, good weather everyday. The home is great. Excellent layout. Really merges the indoors and outdoors. Views from everywhere. It was paradise.
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