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Luxurious Villa Vista de Oro - Private, Breathtaking Panoramic Ocean Views

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Space 6,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Villa, 6 Bedrooms, 7 Baths, (Sleeps 15)

Villa Vista de Oro, or Villa with a View Of Gold, is unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Our open air villa is situated on a point in the private community of Ocotal overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo, offering you and your guests the best views in all of Guanacaste. Treat yourself to total privacy and unlimited luxury when you and your guests stay with us.

Our Villa features an open air living concept that allows you to enjoy the beauty of Costa Rica while you’re lounging in our spacious living area, sipping cocktails at our bar or dining “al fresco”. Relax poolside under the palapas in your own personal oasis surrounded by Royal Palms and our beautiful dry garden landscape; or go for a swim in our refreshing pool featuring a swim up bar for your enjoyment. Picture yourself waking up to unrivaled ocean views in one of our luxurious suites: wrap around balconies/patios, vaulted wooden ceilings, premium mattresses, oversized bathrooms, air conditioning, cable TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Our luxurious suites will satisfy your every need. We have: 2 master suites - El Gran Tucan and La Gran Palmera - that feature plush king sized beds, spacious lounge areas and dual head showers; 2 Queen Suites - El Pez Vela and La Iguana - both featuring plush queen beds, lounge areas and dual head showers; and our family suite - Los Delfines - featuring 2 double beds, a private bathroom and an adjoining bunk room with 3 single beds perfect for children!

Our current package includes the rental of the entire Villa on a price per night basis and includes daily housekeeping services in the common areas and suites. The quote on this listing reflects the price per night for up to 9 people, each additional person is an additional $50/ night (not to exceed 15 people). Guests provide their own food and beverage. If you choose to do your own cooking, our fully furnished kitchen with gas stove and dishwasher are available for your cooking pleasure; or If you prefer to go out to eat our administrator can provide you with a list of delicious restaurants and dining experiences in the local areas.

We also offer “a la carte” services so that you can tailor your dream vacation to be everything you want and more:

Daily Housekeeping Services - (Complimentary) Our housekeeping services are offered daily and include the cleaning of the common areas and suites

Chef Services ($100/day) Enjoy a private chef to prepare lunch and dinner for you and your guests, all you have to do is purchase your groceries and our chef will take care of the cooking! (some restrictions may apply, please inquire for more detail)

Bartending Services ($50/day) Delight yourselves with our private bartender for the day! This service includes one bartender for afternoon/evening services at the common area bar and the pool. Guests provide the alcohol and the mixers and the Bartender will blend, shake, stir and serve hand crafted cocktails to you and all your guests!

Laundry Services ($10/per load) If you or your guests are in need of laundry services, we can take care of that for you! You can request this service as needed and pay direct to the administrator during your stay with us

If you like everything you see on the “a la carte” service menu then consider inquiring about our All Inclusive Package where we include all of our additional services and more!

Stop looking and start booking- Our golden sunsets and Your dream vacation are just a click away!

More Details

Property Manager
Kelly Sharp S.
Member since: 2004
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

About Kelly Sharp S.

Orignally from Minnesota, I have been living in Costa Rica since 2003. I enjoy the satisfaction received from sharing my adopted countrys beauty and contrasts - beaches, mountains, volcanos, plains, cloud and rain forests and finally the Costa Rican culture and people - there is so much to experience and appreciate here. Please don't miss out on trying some of the local dishes - ceviche, patacones, gallo pinto, rice with chicken and of course the national liquor Cacique served up as "chili guaro" shots! They will be your favorite. Coffee here is exquisite, make sure you have it prepared "choreado" to enjoy at its fullest. Looking forward to meeting you!

Kelly Sharp S. purchased this villa in 2003


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Cancellations received within 60 days of arrival may be rebooked with a 15% cancellation fee.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • mini-fridge
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • El Gran Tucan - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , bidet , Dual Head Shower
    El Pez Vela - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet , Spacious Dual Head Shower
    La Iguana - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet , Spacious Dual Head Shower
    La Gran Palmera - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , bidet , Dual Head Shower
    Los Delfines - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom - toilet , outdoor shower
    Common Area Bathroom - toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • El Gran Tucan - 1 extra lg. double bed , Located on the 2nd floor, features wrap around balcony
    El Pez Vela - 1 large double bed , Located on the 2nd floor, features wrap around balcony
    La Gran Palmera - 1 extra lg. double bed , Located on the 1st Floor, Features wrap around Patio
    La Iguana - 1 large double bed , Located on the 1st Floor, Features wrap around Patio
    Los Delfines - 2 double bed , Located on the 2nd Floor, Features 2 balconies
    Los Delfines Bunk Room - 3 single bed , Located on the 2nd Floor, adjoining room with Los Delfines
  • 2 large Master suites with King beds and 2 Suites with Queen beds, each with 3 glass patio style sliding doors for natural lighting and that great view! Different themes, tropical colors and use of natural materials make each suite uniquely different. Los Delfines is our family suite that has 2 full size beds and an adjoining bunk room with 3 single beds, perfect for children!
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
For fee services include airport pickup and return, spa services including in-room massage, manicure and pedicures, facials, assistance in planning weddings, receptions, birthdays, anniversarys and corporate retreats!


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average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just returned from a most relaxing trip to this fabulous villa. The pictures we saw before we booked did not do justice to the amazing views of the Pacific and surrounding valley. The service was exceptional. The villa was immaculate and the food was prepared by two chefs who took pride in each and every meal. Every request we made was enthusiastically fulfilled. Thank you Johnny and Alejandro for a week we will never forget.

  • Review Submitted: 01/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mr & Mrs Gallaher, thank you so much for your kind words. It means a lot to us to know that you left extremely satisfied with our service. We truly enjoyed having you at the villa, cooking for you, preparing those awesome bloody marys and our homemade ice cream. On behalf of our team, Kelly (owner), Alejandro, the staff and I, we would like to thank you again and hopefully you can come back again in the near future. Thank you Johnny
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Omaha, ne, USA

For a 5 star memory

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 11 (3 generations, ages 67 thru 8) spent a week here over New Years. The goal was to make some memories. Mission spades.

The view cannot be captured in pictures. Outstanding.

The property exceeded everyone's expectation.

The staff was top notch.

The food delicious. Kids still talking about Diego's breakfast burritos.

Carolos kept everyone supplied with Pina Coladas and mojitos. So accommodating to the adults as well as the kids.

Thelma and Olitia kept everything spotless as well as did our laundry...which we certainly didn't expect.

Andre, our driver for the week (which I highly recommend. No worries)

Nester and his wife Carole, the administrators of the property and owners of Savannah Trek ( ) had everything we wanted arranged. Not one hiccup. They thought of everything. The tours they selected were a huge hit with all the ages. Nestor was great tour guide and everyone learned so much. As well as not have to be in big crowds waiting in line which was huge with 5 kids.

Bottom line. If you are looking to have a vacation you will always remember......look no further. Vista de Oro. Pure Vida!

  • Review Submitted: 06/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our family vacation was wonderful. The accommodations are spetacular, and the staff was outstanding. This was our second time at this home and it gets better every time. It's one of the most beautiful places on earth.

  • Review Submitted: 23/03/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We very much enjoy our repeat guests! Thank you for taking time to comment Jon!
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Charlotte, NC

Second time even better than the first (which was exceptional!)

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here last July for 5 nights and loved it. This year we returned to CR for 17 days. First part of trip was in Dominical and then in Cabo Matapalo in the Osa. Both houses were great but there is something so so special about Villa Vista de Oro and it was the perfect way to end a phenominal trip. AC didn't hurt either!

THE VIEW!!! 180 degrees of ocean, sunsets, evening lighting storms, birds and flowers. Howler monkeys in the morning. I can never tire of the view.

THE FOOD!! Diego's food was delicious. Pancakes, freshly made sausages, toast, omlettes and fresh fruit for breakfast, lunches like ceviche or amazing nachos, and dinners and desserts that had us licking our plates (and raiding the kitchen later at night to eat some of that amazing coconut pie or icecream!) Pina coladas and milk shakes for the kids and mojitos and margaritas for adults. Lovely presentation too.

SERVICE!! After arriving from the Osa where everything is damp and stinky, laundry is done and folded and delivered to your room. House is kept impeccably clean. The new caretakers, Nestor and Carole, making sure we had everything we needed and then some, driving us to Pez Vela to go for a swim, keeping the wine and gin that we liked fully stocked, turning off lights when we went to bed and bringing the dogs for a visit and swim bc we missed our dog so.

THE ALL INCLUSIVE ASPECT-We stayed here for 4 days and never left except for a beach swim. We swam in amazing pool, played games, watched movies, napped in hammock. Everything is taken care of!

Beds are super comfy. Towels lush. Baths great. AC lovely. I love the open air aspect and THE VIEW!!!

And best of all, we got to meet Kelly, the owner, and Modesta, who was the interim caretaker last year. Cannot wait to return for a third time.

  • Review Submitted: 21/07/2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing View! Perfect Event Setting!

  • 5 of 5

I had an event for a social group at Villa Vista de Oro. Previously speaking with the owner Kelly I was told that the view was to die for! But when we arrived at the Villa I literally almost died! She was so right the view is amazing, the sunset setting on a beautiful hill! We could not of ask for more!

Kelly and her staff were so accommodating. They truly went above and beyond everything that we need for the event!

Coming from a different country and not being able to see the location of your event can be scary but trust me! Kelly is very trustworthy and the house will be better than you ever imagined!

  • Review Submitted: 30/06/2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Christmas Awesomess!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Villa Vista de Oro was incredible. Our entire family of 11 spent the week of Christmas here and it was full of awesomeness. The villa is absolutely beautiful and meticulously maintained by an incredible staff. It has 180 degree views of the ocean complete with beautiful sunsets and great breezes. We had the pleasure of monkeys on a few mornings out the front door. The birds were all very entertaining as well.

Four of the bedrooms had splendid ocean views and the “bunk” room upstairs had great jungle views. Every bathroom was jaw dropping gorgeous.

I cannot rave enough about the staff and the all-inclusive aspect of this villa. Isabel was a savior with her fluent English. She arranged for smooth pickup and drop off of family coming in from the Ohio, Oregon and England! She arranged for all of our tours and shopping excursions with expert precision. Isabel was there every day to meal plan with us and answer any questions what so ever. What a beautiful person she is and a pleasure to talk to and visit with. And I can’t say enough about the all-inclusive way this villa is run. This method takes all of the hassle out of everything. There was always plenty of beer, wine, water, food, whatever we needed. Isabel even made a special “coffee run” to get us coffee to take home.

Chef Jose cooked us 3 wonderful, delicious meals everyday with fantastic desserts as well. He even accommodated one of our family members that had dietary restrictions. Jose Mario kept the pool spotless, our drink glasses full and even protected us from a possum in a tree that was driving the dogs crazy one night, haha. Costa Ricans celebrate Christmas on Christmas Eve so we wanted to give them the night off. Chef Jose and the staff prepared our entire dinner ahead of time so all we had to do was just grill it up and serve it. Complete with a delicious, festive dessert of course. No aspect went unforgotten.

Isabel arranged for us to go fishing (caught a huge Mahi Mahi), paddle boarding, sail/snorkel cruising and shopping. She even accompanied us to the local rodeo that was in a nearby town. What a great experience that was! I shouldn’t forget about the local rescue Monkey Farm either. Very interesting and worth the visit.

Everything was perfect and you just can’t put a price on being able to spend quality family time together with no hassles. I would certainly recommend this wonderful villa to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 22/01/2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR)
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Father Rooster
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Let our staff assist you in planning excursions for you with so much to see and do including, a variety of Sunny Beaches, Canopy Tours, Volcano Watching, Hot Springs, Mud Baths, Rainforests, Cloud Forests, Artisan Cooperatives, Sport Fishing, Wildlife Viewing and Many More Sightseeing Opportunities. And don't forget to relax with a professional massage therapist in-room after your activities.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer/Fall 2018
18 Jun 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add AU$67 per night, per additional guest
High Season 2018-2019
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add AU$67 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 31 Jul 2019
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add AU$67 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add AU$67 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$134.39

We specialize in all-inclusive rentals but recognize the independent traveler has different needs. Please contact us for more information about our flexible plan where we offer less services at a reduced cost - still with that personal attention that you desire.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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