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“Take me back.”

Review of Villa Alegria

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4 Bedrooms, 13 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Dominical, Province of Puntarenas

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“Take me back.”
Reviewed 1 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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What a great trip! We stayed with a group of 10 adults in Villa Alegria and it was a wonderful experience, plenty of room. The rooms are spacious and the living room/kitchen is open, with a beautiful view of the ocean. But the patio and infinity pool is the real entertaining area—jaw-dropping sunsets and a perfect spot for early morning swims with an occasional Toucan sighting. We walked to the beach (a steep hill, but much needed exercise). At low tide you can explore the coastline and then grab a drink at Roca Verde, an open air beach bar/restaurant, a favorite spot for us. It was off-season, but the main street in Dominical still had some nightlife and some good eats/drinks, I suggest El Pescado Loco if you like fish tacos. We did cook in a few times, markets are close by, with banks right next store if you need it. As for hospitality, both Todd and Marlon were quick to respond to questions and helped us book activities in the area—we went on the boat/snorkeling tour, a highlight of the trip. We went zip lining too, moderate, nothing extreme for those scared of heights. The waterfall was our last stop and didn’t disappoint—30 year-old men looked like children: climbing boulders, jumping into pools, grinning the entire time. We did a lot in the week but couldn’t fit in everything. Much fun still to be had…surfing, ATVs, exploring Manuel Antonio etc. As for security, I felt safe. The house is set back from the road and there are video cameras, locks, a safe for valuables, etc. To really stress the point, someone left their iPhone behind (it was me—I’m a walking disaster, I should wear a fanny pack at all times) and Marlon found it and notified Todd. Together, they figured out the fastest way to ship it back to the U.S. (although I was tempted to fly back to retrieve it just to spend a few more days.) Really great people to rent from. If you’re headed to Dominical, I highly recommend booking this house.

Travelling group: Large Group
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“Fabulous House!”
Reviewed 1 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Our group of 8 (6 adults, 2 kids) stayed for a week at beautiful Villa Alegria. The location is absolutely ideal – just a couple of minutes off the main road with views and sounds of the ocean down the hill. The house is nicely laid out so that each couple plus my two daughters had lots of privacy in the bedrooms and bathrooms. The beds are incredibly comfortable, and the fans and A/C keep the rooms very cool.

The pool is large enough to have some fun in, and was wonderful to come home to after busy days. There are iguanas that are regular visitors, and lots of birds hanging out in the trees. It was our second visit to the Dominical area, and this time we took a kayak/SUP mangrove tour, waterfall rappelled, visited Manuel Antonio, and spent three days at Playa Ventanas.

We ate dinner at Jolly Roger’s, PorQueNo?, and Roca Verde, breakfast one day at Café Mono Congo, and lunch one day at Tortilla Flats. All of the restaurants were great. The rest of the time we cooked at the house. If you plan to prepare a lot of your own meals, be aware that there is no oven, only a small toaster oven (not effective for baked potatoes or roasted chicken), but there is a charcoal grill. The homeowner, Todd, is fantastic to work with during booking or if you have any questions that come up before or during your stay. We were very pleased with our rental choice!

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3 Sep 2016
Thanks for the positive review and the recommendations, it is very much appreciated. Hopefully your family can come stay again, would love to have you guys.
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