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Spectacular Pool and Beach Club w/ Your Villa! Pool, Gym, Spa, Restaurant, Tiki Bar, Yoga Studio
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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
12 guests
7 nights minimum
Villa
Awarded Luxury Villa in 5-Star Resort, Top Rated on TripAdvisor (www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-VacationRentals)! Pura Vida House is a luxury villa experience, but with a heart and soul. We are an award winning full-service luxury villa in Hacienda Pinilla; Costa Rica's most prestigious beach resort. We are the ONLY villa within the resort that provides FREE daily access to the exclusive Beach Club. The exclusive 5-star tropical beach resort offers a world class Beach Club, 8 restaurants/bars, white sand beaches, 2 spas, fitness center, golf, tennis, pickleball, yoga, biking trails & world famous surf break (Little Hawaii). Pura Vida House is great for: family/friends reunions, milestone birthdays/anniversaries, tennis/pickleball enthusiasts, yoga retreats, golf and fishing trip...Awarded Luxury Villa in 5-Star Resort, Top Rated on TripAdvisor (www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-VacationRentals)! Pura Vida House is a luxury villa experience, but with a heart and soul. We are an award winning full-service luxury villa in Hacienda Pinilla; Costa Rica's most prestigious beach resort. We are the ONLY villa within the resort that provides FREE daily access to the exclusive Beach Club. The exclusive 5-star tropical beach resort offers a world class Beach Club, 8 restaurants/bars, white sand beaches, 2 spas, fitness center, golf, tennis, pickleball, yoga, biking trails & world famous surf break (Little Hawaii). Pura Vida House is great for: family/friends reunions, milestone birthdays/anniversaries, tennis/pickleball enthusiasts, yoga retreats, golf and fishing trips, nature lovers, and adventure seekers! Relax in the resort or personalize your trip with the best beaches, restaurants & local adventures - waterfalls, rainforests, volcanoes, hot springs, zip lining, giant turtles & wildlife. Ask us about hosting larger groups, we can accommodate!! THE SPACE The Villa & What’s Included Pura Vida House is completely custom-built with high-end finishes and furnishings for your enjoyment and comfort. Pura Vida House includes 4 spacious bedrooms, each with its own bath, and the master with a tropical outdoor shower; kitchen, living room, outdoor dining terrace w/ rancho, and private pool with deck. Both our King beds can convert to 2 Twins depending on guest preference. All Bedrooms have A/C, and black-out curtains to ensure you the amount of sleep and relaxation you need during your stay. A beautifully designed private pool w/ waterfall feature surrounded by lush green gardens will make you feel relaxed and happy! The house is FULLY stocked with other bonus items for your personal use such as: espresso/cappuccino machine, beach chairs/umbrellas, extra towels, cooler and more!!! Early mornings and late afternoons are excellent times to spot colorful tropical birds and wildlife at Pura Vida House, and you never know when a howler monkey may decide to come pay a visit. A gas grill and an outdoor dining table in patio area by the private pool provide a place where you can prepare and enjoy outdoor meals, or let us bring in a private chef to do the work for you. OTHER THINGS TO NOTE (Food and Vacation Planning) Cook for yourself, or let us arrange typical Costa Rican or high-end meals to be prepared for you on site. No request is beyond reason. We can help arrange everything from transportation (including LIR and SJO airport transfers), guides and excursions, babysitting/childcare, massages at the villa, special dinner reservations, tennis/pickleball lessons, golf lessons, rental golf carts and more. We are here to ensure this is the most memorable vacation of your life. Tours/Activities We can help arrange tours for you to nearby activities and adventures, with door-to-door service. We have used the same bilingual drivers, guides and naturalists for the past 7 years. We trust them and they will treat you like family and make sure you have a great time! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Any types of groups, families, couples welcome!
Bathrooms
4 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Mani and Sindy B
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2016
Interaction with guests
Included in your rate: 24/7 security and concierge services housekeeping and laundry service once per week, high speed Wi-Fi, daily Costa Rican coffee, gas grill, use of 2 mountain bikes, towels, beach towels, cooking/dining essentials, linens, hair dryers, security safe, and organic toiletries. Additionally, access to local knowledge and tips are provided by your hosts. Vehicle rentals, tours, private transfers, and additional treats like in-home massages or chef services are just the beginning of what our 5-star concierge team can arrange for you.
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Reviewed 10 August 2021

We wanted a vacation for two families that offered a beautiful setting, some adventure, some luxury, some pampering and a variety of experiences for each person to choose from. We selected The Pura Vida house based on the excellent reviews and we were not disappointed....More

Date of stay: June 2021
Thank Culture260151
Reviewed 9 August 2021

Pura Vida House is everything that it is advertised to be. Luxurious accommodations, friendly & helpful staff, clean & comfortable. The cooking staff were amazing and provided local favorites at our request. The excursions and cultural experiences that the owners recommended and arranged for us...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank David W
Reviewed 21 July 2021

Pura Vida, located about an hour from the Liberia Airport in Guanacaste, is a beautifully appointed Villa. I spent two weeks in July with DC friends the first week, and then San Diego friends came for the second week. The villa has an opportunity to...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank Ron E
Reviewed 12 July 2021

Astounding place to stay. So many amenities and activities. My first trip to CR, but hopefully, not my last. Most definitely would return again to Pura Vida. Everyone was so nice and accommodating. Great home away from home. You can stay as active as you...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank destephaniej2019
Reviewed 6 June 2021

What a great way to visit Costa Rica. Beautiful accommodations with everything you could ask for. Excellent meals and service with easy access to the beach, hotel, beach club, tennis and Pickleball. Available activities included the beach, surfing, bike riding, hiking, zip lining, shopping, horseback...More

Date of stay: May 2021
Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 20 March 2021

First time to Costa Rica and this immaculate location really set the bar high! Glorious spot and very gracious hosts, that made sure everything was always taken care of. Just a quick Golf cart’s stroll away from one of the best beaches in the world,...More

Date of stay: March 2021
Thank DriftonAWay
Pura Vida H, VR Owner at Awarded Luxury Villa in 5-Star Resort, Highly Rated on TripAdvisor, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2021

Hahaha Evan reading this actually made us hear your voice, thank you so much for your kind words, we really enjoyed hosting you and sharing the Pura Vida Life with you. We would love to have you back soon amigo! Mani & Sindy

Reviewed 27 February 2021

When you arrive in this gorgeous, secluded villa and walk into the fabulous pool you have entered into paradise. It’s the perfect lay out with spacious rooms and comfy beds which includes outdoor showers - what more could you ask for?! Mani and Sindy make...More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank htmonteith
Pura Vida H, VR Owner at Awarded Luxury Villa in 5-Star Resort, Highly Rated on TripAdvisor, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2021

Hellen! Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience. We really loved sharing Costa Rica with you and we hope to see you again soon 🙌🏽. Pura Vida. Mani & Sindy

Reviewed 23 February 2021

Who doesn’t love starting off their vacation by walking into paradise? At Pura Vida House, that’s just it! This villa is beautiful! The entrance opens up to a courtyard with a waterfall feature, sapphire blue pool, and lush landscape. It has all the amenities to...More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank triciap798
Pura Vida H, VR Owner at Awarded Luxury Villa in 5-Star Resort, Highly Rated on TripAdvisor, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2021

Hello Tricia! Thank you do much for taking the time to write about your experience! We really take pleasure in showing a great time to our guests and it is very nice when we get to read reviews like this one which makes us feel...More

Reviewed 23 February 2021

This was hands down the most fun I've ever had on a vacation. Mani and Sindy were incredible hosts who both went above and beyond to make sure my friends and I had the best experience possible. To start, the Pura Vida house was in...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank zachh108
Pura Vida H, VR Owner at Awarded Luxury Villa in 5-Star Resort, Highly Rated on TripAdvisor, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2021

Zach, it is really nice to read this and we thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We really enjoyed hosting you and your friends! Your crew was the most active group we have had so far and we really loved...More

Reviewed 22 February 2021

I don’t even know where to start!! Mani and Sindy are the most thoughtful hosts, they think of every detail. Their house is gorgeous, the rooms, bathrooms, and common areas (including the beautiful pool) are well appointed, large and extremely clean. The meals were healthy...More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank HelenaHealy
Pura Vida H, VR Owner at Awarded Luxury Villa in 5-Star Resort, Highly Rated on TripAdvisor, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2021

Thank you so much Helena, we really loved hosting your group, it was such an awesome week for us as well 😃 and we are looking forward to hosting you back next year again! Pura Vida, Mani & Sindy

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Children's Pool
Deck
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Gym
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Tennis Court
Staffed Property
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
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About the neighbourhood
The Resort

 Hacienda Pinilla is Costa Rica's premier beach resort community, located within 4,500 acres of tropical beach ranch, and offers all of the luxury amenities you want, while keeping the natural landscape and atmosphere true to Costa Rica's Guanacaste region. You have full daily FREE access to the world class Beach Club (included with your stay at our villa - closed October), in addition to access of: 2 Spas, fitness center, JW Marriott, 18 hole championship golf course, tennis/pickleball courts, horse stables, 8 restaurants/bars, 3 different beaches (Avellanas, Langosta, Mansita), 20+ miles of great mountain biking trails, equestrian center, mini market, 24/7 security and more, all within Hacienda Pinilla’s gated beach resort.
Getting around
You can rent golf carts to get around within Hacienda Pinilla. We have three 4-person golf carts available for use within the resort (recommended as a fun way to get around the resort and see more wildlife).
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Awarded Luxury Villa in 5-Star Resort, Highly Rated on TripAdvisor is able to accommodate up to 12 guests. See all property details.

Awarded Luxury Villa in 5-Star Resort, Highly Rated on TripAdvisor has 4 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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