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1.3 Km North of the Soccer Field in Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa 6153, Costa Rica (Formerly Casas Pura Vida)
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Mariposa Vacation Homes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Barbados
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great time in both this properties. The houses are well maintained and very beautiful. The beach is a short walk away and very private. The waves right out front. Marta, the concierge was always a phone call away and very helpful. The cleaning and gardening staff incredibly friendly and professional. It's was just great. Special thanks to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We spent five nights at Mariposa Vacation Homes. Our family (kids ages 10, 8, and 6) rented Casa Iguana and friends rented the other two homes. This was a great set up and something I'd recommend if families are vacationing together. Two families rented Casa Ying Yang and that is where we all hung out. Casa Ying Yang is amazing!... More

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My family recently stayed in the Casa Pelicano house at the Mariposa Vacation Homes. We had a wonderful experience, the house was so comfortable, clean and private. The ground were beautiful and so well maintained. The staff was very friendly and helpful in every way. We felt very safe and secure with their overnight security. The beach is only steps... More

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Huntington Beach, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed in Casa Iguana @ Mariposa in Santa Teresa on the first week of our Costa Rica journey. The house is very charming and met all our needs with only one exception. We are a party of 5, 3 guys and 2 girls with only one bathroom, but we made it work. Since we were on a family budget... More

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Dominical, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I really have to say that I never write reviews, but this time I will do it cause I felt in love again with the beauty of the North West Pacific of Costa Rica. We love our stay at Villa Mariposa and had an amazing time with some dear friends, my boyfriend and his parents..... all our conversations revolved around... More

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Dominical, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I have been all over Costa Rica and my stay at Mariposa was incredible. Stefan was a wonderful host, the property was everything you expect a tropical beachfront estate to be and it couldnt be more magical walking out on to the white sand beach. Definitely coming back and staying at Mariposa. This was a great place for family as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Our group of 10 friends spent a wonderful week at Casa Yin Yang. The house was amazing and we spent much of our time at the beach right in front of the house, in the pool, and enjoying meals together on the outdoor patio. Marta, the concierge, was an invaluable resource and a huge help with planning our transportation and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I was recently on vacation with some friends and stayed in Casa Yin Yang. The grounds are well kept, lots of wildlife to look at on the premises, and plenty of space to spread out (we were 10 people). The cleaning staff was friendly and accommodating, especially our concierge Marta, who was outgoing and very knowledgeable of activities in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed here 2 weeks last year and 10 days this April 2014. This gated house has everything.We have a big family so some of us stay in places close by and use this house to gather. Nice big kitchen with windows and doors that open out to the ocean surf. Huge stone patios with lots of tables and sitting... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

From our one-week experience, the MVH's (website) description of CASA IGUANA proved to be accurate in its entirety. If anything, Concierge Marta's potential contributions to a wonderful vacation might be understated: she can have surfboards and bicycles there on your arrival. The small house's efficient use of space is best for a family of four; or for four very familiar... More

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Address: 1.3 Km North of the Soccer Field in Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa 6153, Costa Rica (Formerly Casas Pura Vida)
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Mariposa Vacation Homes Hotel Santa Teresa
Mariposa Vacation Homes Costa Rica/Santa Teresa

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Mariposa Private Beach homes began as little more than a dream and a vacant parcel of land in 2003. Our mission is to offer private, well built, clean and comfortable houses with everything necessary to enjoy quality vacation time with your family and friends. This is an ongoing project, and every year we continue to make improvements to our infrastructure, houses and gardens. We are committed to becoming as sustainable and community friendly as possible. Our employees are 100% local (born and raised) help and we use local products and suppliers whenever possible. We are also founding members of our neighborhood association, know as AVSTN for it’s Spanish acronym, volunteer at the local public school and have served on the board of directors of the local water board and AVSTN. Mariposa Private Beach Home’s commitment to improve the quality of life of our employees and growing town extends beyond our gates, as we are involved in various community projects as the recycle program, monthly beach clean-ups, education programs in the public school, public water, roads and security issues. ... more   less 
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