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Luxury Ocean Front Tuscan Villa (NEW) ***We Now Offer Full Time Chef***

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Space 4,200 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful Tuscan style villa with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, (sleeps 9)

***NEW***

In addition to the breakfast preparation (included in your rental), we are pleased to also offer full time chef services, preparing and serving for you lunch and or dinner (optional at additional $ cost). PLEASE NOTE, for all meals including breakfast, guests still will require to purchase their own groceries, ingredients and beverages. Please contact the owners for additional details.

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Villa Amore has 3 bedrooms. All three rooms have queen beds as well queen size futons en suite bathrooms and walk in closets. (see additional info below in the bedrooms section),

Guests also have access to a custom designed and spacious chef’s kitchen. It is fully equipped with: Frigidaire-pro large refrigerator and Frigidaire-pro large freezer with automatic ice-maker, wine cooler fridge, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and toaster oven, coffee maker, blender, and all cooking and baking utensils and professional Italian stove. Next to the kitchen, an over-sized outdoor terrace, with BBQ grill and table with chairs to complete the natural beauty that surrounds the entire villa with direct ocean view and surrounded by lush tropical garden.

Villa Amore is a 5 minute drive from beautiful Playa Carillo. In March 2013, Travel and Leisure Magazine featured it in the Top 25 secret beaches in the World. The magazine describes it as a white-sand beach framed by mountains and just off a boulevard lined by palm trees. It is known among divers for its excellent coral reef teeming with marine life. The beach is protected by rocky headlands, providing calm, warm water for swimmers.

Villa Amore, is 5km away from Playa Camaronal, a remote beach with greyish sand and blue waters, which is a popular nesting site for leatherback and olive ridley turtles (year round). It was declared as a National Wildlife Refuge in 1994.

Villa Amore is located in the province of Guanacaste, one of the five Blue Zones of the world, which is two hours from Liberia International Airport and four hours from San Jose International Airport.

Communications

Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet)

Local house phone for free calls within Costa Rica

Surfboard storage, outdoor shower

Other Amenities

Live-in couple (our care takers Alex and Jenny live in their separate living quarter located in the bottom of the villa), They will provide our guests, daily housekeeping, breakfast gardener for property/pool maintenance etc.... They will be available 6 days a week.

Other Notes:

1- The area around the villa has access to pebble beach and tidal pools down below. Children should be attended.

2- Minimum Age Limit For Renters: Must be 25 years old to sign contract.

3- Due to personal preferences and possible allergies, the villa will not provide with toiletries, hand soaps, shampoo and conditioner.

4- Pets/Smoking Not Allowed

***Cancellation policy 60 days prior to arrival 90 % refund . less than 60 days no refund.

Activities

Birdwatching

Sightseeing

Horseback Riding

Snorkeling/Diving

Restaurants

Hiking

Surfing

Yoga

Swimming

Shopping

Biking

Health/Beauty Spa

Wildlife Viewing

Other Activities

Whale watching

Zip Lining

Deep Sea Fishing

To Finds us on Google Earth or Google Map use the below coordinates: 9 51.218N, 85 28.175W

More Details

Owner
George & Isabella
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, spanish, italian, Bulgarian & Armenian
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2018

About George & Isabella

Our Dream Villa (Villa Amore) was completed in June 2014. The rental listing started as of January 2015. We look forward to having you share our dream villa and experience first hand the beauty of the natural paradise.

George & Isabella purchased this villa in 2009

Why George & Isabella chose Puerto Carrillo

Villa Amore will also give our guests the opportunity to experience many close by tropical organized activities and excursions, such as Whale watching, Wildlife Viewing, Zip lining in Rain Forest, Horseback riding, Wind Surfing, Deep Sea Fishing, Kayaking, as well having a unique opportunity to watch a popular nesting site for leatherback and olive ridley turtles at Playa Camaronal (year round) 5km away from the villa , and many more activities....

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Puerto Carrillo

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet & Marble Sink
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet & Marble Sink
  • All 3 bedrooms comes with a full 3 piece bathrooms (toilet, marble sink and stand-up shower with curtain).
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Walk in closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Large closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Walk in closet
  • Each bedroom comes with queen size bed and a twin futon, which will accommodate 3 guests per each room. Kids age 15 and under will stay at no additional charge. Any additional adult over 6 people will have to pay $50/per person each day not exceeding 9 (adults) guests total.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
***NEW*** Beautiful Tuscan style villa with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, (sleeps 9) ***NEW*** In addition to the breakfast preparation (included in your rental), we are pleased to also offer full time chef services, preparing and serving for you lunch and or dinner (optional at additional $ cost). PLEASE NOTE, for all meals including breakfast, guests still will require to purchase their own groceries, ingredients and beverages. Please contact the owners for additional details. **Also To Find us on Google Map the coordinates are: 9 51.218N, 85 28.175W **

Reviews

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5

Shortest 7 Day Week Ever!!

  • 5 of 5

Had a blast!! George and Isabella have a fantastic villa that is set up for total relaxation or adventure. It's hard to capture in pictures the beauty and setting of this villa. Morning coffee on the patio watching fishing boats, humpback whales, and jumping mobula rays. Days at Carrillo or Samara Beach, two of the best in Costa Rica. Take in the 1 km zip line at Monteverde Cloud Forest. Fish for tuna, mackerel, and mahi mahi in a 25 foot panga. All this done with a lot of help from chef/caretakers Alex and Jenny. They are awesome!! There is nothing like eating sesame tuna with fish from your morning fishing trip. The prepared meals were excellent, on time, and incredible to eat. One of the best times of the day was hanging out in the kitchen and talking with Alex and Jenny, trying to improve my limited Spanish. Evenings were spent in the salt water pool looking up at a million stars. Thanks George, Isabella, Alex and Jenny for an unbelievable week. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 20/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Pat and Family, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your honest and kind feedback. It was our pleasure hosting you and your family. We are extremely pleased that you had great vacation, and that we were able to provide you with the quality and service that met your expectation. We also happy to hear that Alex and Jenny did provide you with a great service and comfort throughout your entire stay. Again, thank you for choosing Villa Amore for your vacation and look forward to having you back soon. Best Regards, George & Isabella
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5

Expectacular

  • 5 of 5

First, I would like to thank George and Isabella for always being very informative people, everything I asked about the villa was answered before I booked it, even after I booked it; George was in contact with me to make sure I had all the details I needed before our vacation.

Second: I cannot say enough about the BEAUTIFUL Villa you have; my kids, husband and aunt were very surprised and happy to see the villa as soon as we arrived. They thought I was joking when I told them that was our vacation spot for our 10 day vacation, because it is a place that you only see in magazines, the location, the view, EVERYTHING!!!! is beautiful.

Third, I would like to thank Alex and Jenny very much for ALL of their help. It is very pleasant to come to a Beautiful/CLEAN place and have very nice people waiting for you. They were not only nice but EXTRAORDINARY! We did not have the chance to need anything because they were always there to help. Always with a smile and making sure we were satisfied with everything. Delicious breakfast! Alex booked all the tours for us and they both (Alex & Jenny) gave us a lot of tips on where to go eat. They are just wonderful hosts, made us feel very comfortable and like it was our own home.

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! for sharing this AMAZING villa with us. We will definitely come back!!

I recommend this villa 100%. You will NOT regret your stay here.

  • Review Submitted: 20/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Wendy and Family, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your honest and kind feedback. It was our pleasure hosting you and your family. We are extremely pleased that you had great vacation, and that we were able to provide you with the quality and service that met your expectation. We also happy to hear that Alex and Jenny did provide you with a great service and comfort throughout your entire stay. Again, thank you for choosing Villa Amore for your vacation and look forward to having you back soon. . Best Regards, George & Isabella
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5

A beautiful property that feels like home.

  • 5 of 5

Villa Amore is an excellent vacation home. It is well appointed and comfortable, and in a beautiful location.

The property is well maintained and the views are amazing. There are fruit trees and wildlife on the grounds, and it’s only a few minutes hike from some very secluded beaches.

The kitchen is well appointed and the common areas have comfortable furniture. The bedrooms are a nice size and each has air conditioning and a private bathroom. The showers are definitely on the small side, and the towels are a bit small and becoming threadbare. It would be nice to have more than one bath towel per room for a week-long stay. The beds are very comfortable but the pillows were also in need of replacement. They are well compacted fiberfill, and quite uncomfortable, with only 1 provided per person.

The caretakers on the property are charming and helpful. The meals that they prepare are delicious, and they are very accommodating. They exude hospitality and grace, and are a definite asset to the overall stay. I would definitely overlook some of the property’s shortcomings in order to stay again with Alex and Jenny.

We are definitely looking forward to a future stay at Villa Amore, and are thankful that George and Isabella have built a beautiful home that they are willing to share with others. Pura Vida!

  • Review Submitted: 06/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jason and Family, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your honest and kind feedback. It was our pleasure hosting you and your family. We are extremely pleased that you had great vacation, and that we were able to provide you with the quality and service that met your expectation. We also happy to hear that Alex and Jenny did provide you with a great service and comfort throughout your entire stay. In regards to your comment on the bathrooms and the showers, each of the bathrooms are 54 square feet in size, and to add further, during the villa design and construction, we made sure that, all the villa dimensions meets and exceeds the minimum standard requirements, giving to ourselves and to our guests the most quality and comfort during their special vacation stay. As well, in regards to the towels and the pillows, we defiantly taken your comments seriously and we have already addressed with our staff to rectify the problem , making sure we continue providing A1 quality and service as we promised. Again, thank you for choosing Villa Amore for your vacation and look forward to having you back soon. Best Regards, George & Isabella
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5

Complete Tranquility and Serenity

  • 5 of 5

George and Isabella,

We can’t express how much we loved our stay at Villa Amore. Your courteous assistance with questions leading up to booking, throughout the end of our stay, was so helpful and appreciated!

We all enjoyed Alex and Jenny’s delicious breakfasts, dinners, customer service and their fun loving dispositions! We too, wanted to bring them home with us! The villa was kept emaculate and Alex made sure we had everything we needed at all times, yet we had our privacy. Alex was so helpful booking tours and ordering delivery food (our Spanglish needs help :)

Some of our favorite memories of this trip was relaxing in the amazing infinity pool with an ocean view, listening to the monkeys’ calls from the surrounding treetops - complete tranquillity!!

We are hoping to return to Villa Amore again...missing it already!

  • Review Submitted: 03/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jodie and Family, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your honest and kind feedback. It was our pleasure hosting you and your family. We are extremely pleased that you had great vacation, and that we were able to provide you with the quality and service that met your expectation. We also happy to hear that Alex and Jenny did provide you with a great service and comfort throughout your entire stay. Again, thank you for choosing Villa Amore for your vacation and look forward to having you back soon. . Best Regards, George & Isabella
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We had one the best times ever at Villa Amore. The place is everything as described and then some. Pictures and description on this site doesn’t do this gorgeous house justice! The living spaces are huge and well appointed with great views all over. The bedrooms are quite spacious and each one ocean facing! Bathrooms are also very nice, modern and with STRONG WATER PRESSURE showers!

I stay in many vacation homes and hotels. That what impressed me most about this home is the cleanliness! Being a hotelier, it is my nature to look for unclean areas and remedy them. I have to say, the place was CLEAN, CRISP and FRESH! Kudos to the management!

So far I was taking about bricks and mortar and stones and marbles. What makes this place “ home” are Alex and Jenny! If I could I would have packed them in my bag and bought them home! Always welcoming with a warm smile and ready to serve. They prepared some very tasty dinners and served memorable breakfasts!

The place was so peaceful with no distractions, great views , beatiful neighborhood and how could I forget the big endless pool!

We had such a great time ( wished had few more days to spend)! But then there is always next time. Yes George We will be back! And last but not the least, I want to thank you for your hospitality, for the help in providing all the details to plan our stay and checking up on us! Hat’s off to you for genuinely caring!

  • Review Submitted: 26/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Devang and Family, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your honest and kind feedback. It was our pleasure hosting you and your family. We are extremely pleased that you had great vacation, and that we were able to provide you with the quality and service that met your expectation. We also happy to hear that Alex and Jenny did provide you with a great service and comfort throughout your entire stay. Again, thank you for choosing Villa Amore for your vacation and look forward to having you back soon. . Best Regards, George & Isabella
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5

Breathtaking vacation destination!

  • 5 of 5

• The Villa is spectacular, views are breathtaking (bring binoculars), property is well maintained & very private, great floor plan. Spent most of our time in the pool or at the outdoor living/dining areas. The outdoor bathroom is great but be careful the red tile can be slippery when wet. Bedrooms are a good size, include WIC’s, lots of storage. Includes ensuites, showers are a bit small but shouldn’t deter you from staying at this house. Bring your own soap & shampoo.

• Internet is ok, you can live stream music & do some emailing etc. It is not consistent, tends to work on & off at times. Recommend bringing some DVD’s, as there are none at the house. Also bring a portable music speaker.

• Alex & Jenny were amazing, great hosts, very kind & accommodating, quiet & keep to themselves. If you need something just ask. They make a great team & cooked some of our favorite meals during our stay.

• Ask for a copy of the villa menu before you go, know your seafood quantities in kilograms (Alex is pretty good with portion sizes). We recommend eating the local cuisine/recipes. Fried Plantain’s, guacamole, Pico, all home made & amazing!

• Groceries costs the same or more then compared to Canada, if you want to eat like a North American (Ie., steak, lobster etc.), then prepare to pay.

• Drink the tap water, don’t buy bottled water (a 24 pack costs $30US). Recommend to bring stainless steel insulated water jugs for site seeing.

• Its best to withdrawal money from the bank in Samara, rather then getting it before you travel. All you need is your debit card.

• Restaurants & stores do not accept credit cards. You have to use cash.

• Really only need $US for excursions. All vendors will accept it, you just get a better deal paying in Colones

• Recommend buying spirits from Duty free in Canada. Premium booze can be hard to find. Same goes for wine. You are allowed to bring 5L of alcohol per person.

• Playa Carrillo has an excellent convenience store, lots of selection very close to the house.

• Must see attractions include; Playa Carrillo Beach (Rent chairs & umbrellas & Boogie Boards, Great place to surf), Playa Samara (Lots of great restaurants; Gusto Beach Bar, Lo Que Hay, The Flying Taco)

• Only a couple legit cabs in town, they don’t work after 7 or 8pm. You can get a ride back to the villa, it just can be sketchy. We got a local to drive 4 of us for $5,000 colones (we payed him double upon arrival, so grateful!)

WE LOVED OUR VACATION, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED LOCATION!

  • Review Submitted: 19/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Liberia International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Sports Bar Arriba, El Taco Volador
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Punta Islita
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Calibri, Hula Jungula, Gusto Beach, El Largarto
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Playa Carrillo (5 mins drive from the villa)
Car: recommended

churches

health/beauty spa

museums

rain forests

restaurants

volcano

waterfalls

zoo

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa around the Puerto Carrillo

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2018 Green Season Special
4 Aug 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$549
AU$3,430
 
 
2018 High Season (2)
29 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$686
AU$4,665
 
 
2018 Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
AU$1,098
AU$7,410
 
 
2019 High Season
5 Jan 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$4,803
 
 
2019 Mid High Season
27 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$652
AU$4,391
 
 
2019 Green Season
1 Jun 2019 - 2 Aug 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$617
AU$3,705
 
 
2019 Green Season Special
3 Aug 2019 - 1 Nov 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$549
AU$3,430
 
 
2019 High Season (2)
2 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$707
AU$4,665
 
 
2019 Christmas & New Year
21 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
AU$7,410
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$714
AU$4,665
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$686.1

- Refunds are available on cancellations up to 60 days prior to arrival date less 10% (of the rental fee)
- 30 days prior arrival date can not be cancelled / no refund (of the rental fee)
- Christmas, New Year’s, Easter weeks can not be cancelled / no refunds (of the rental fee)
- Minimum stay for High Season, Christmas, New Year's and Easter period is 1 week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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