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“Stunning views, amazing property and great area”

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Paraiso, Province of Guanacaste

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digerati
Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“Stunning views, amazing property and great area”
Reviewed 12 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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We've just finished our third stay at Villa Oceanis in the last year, and there's a reason we're continually drawn back to this gem in Guanacaste.

A perfect size for two couples or a family of 4 or 5, the home has a well equipped kitchen, two beautiful bathrooms, a great picnic table on the deck, adirondack chairs and lounges. But in all likelihood you'll spend you time in the pool enjoying the spectacular views and sunsets. It's a beautiful pool suitable for kids and adults and is always well maintained.

The home also has all of the other amenities you could use including stable and fast WIFI, A/C in the bedrooms with great patio doors at each end for breezes, a tv with Sky satellite (about 10 english channels), a gated driveway, washer and dryer (though you're provided with more than enough towels and plenty of handy drying racks for bathings suits). They've also thoughtfully included some paperbacks, bug spray, a lantern (there are not streetlights in the area), binoculars, maps and books about Costa Rica, and the list goes on.

The home is on a beautiful beach for walking and surfing, but if you are looking to swim there are options a few minutes away by car. The area has a few great restaurants around including the one at Hotel Igauanzul (you can walk here), Amigo's, Latinos, Lola's Deeveena and others which are few minutes away by car.

We've also felt incredibly safe in in the area and everyone we've met has been incredibly friendly.

Over the last year this vacation rental has only gotten better! Two trees have been cleared out so the view is less obstructed, the indoor and outdoor couches have been replaced/recovered and look great and are comfy, a new privacy wall on the deck which gives it more space, and the yard has some new landscaping which also improves the view.

Also new on this trip are Patty and Nicholas the new concierges who live nearby and are incredibly helpful and friendly. They emailed us ahead of our arrival to help with any preparations and had a wonderful set of activities/suggestions/options available (make sure to get a few platters of food from La Ventanas, do the beach sunset dinner, eat Desert at Deeveenas, and release baby turtles if it's happening during your stay).

Thank you to Valerie and Patrick (the owners), you're easy to deal with and I hope we meet on a future visit. It was another magical stay and I am already planning a return trip, it truly is paradise.

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rachelle2...
canada
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“Great spot for a honeymoon”
Reviewed 15 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Amazing little find and place to stay for our honeymoon. We stayed here for 8 nights and had a great time. The house is beautiful and perfect for couples. There's a pool outside your deck and steps away is the ocean and a private beach. We spent many afternoons laying in the backyard on the lawn chairs basking in the sun watching the waves crash on to the shore. The house manager is extremely helpful and can help give you recommendations for restaurants, tours, activities, anything you need.

We highly recommend getting the massages which are extremely reasonably priced and they come right to your house. We also recommend having a meal cooked by the 2 french chefs. It was seriously the best meal we've ever had and they again come right to your house! When you are at this house you can't help but relax and enjoy your vacation.

Thank you to all the staff. We had the best time.

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Reviewed 30 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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Reviewed 6 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013

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Reviewed 6 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013

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Reviewed 21 March 2013 for a stay in September 2012

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Reviewed 21 March 2013 for a stay in August 2012

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