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Mariposa Vacation Homes

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1.3 Km North of the Soccer Field in Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa 6153, Costa Rica (Formerly Casas Pura Vida)
Mariposa Vacation Homes
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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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was hands down the best vacation I have ever taken. It is a bit of a trek to get to Santa Teresa from the Liberia airport (not to mention slightly harrowing on the narrow dirt roads with steep drops) but Mariposa is worth every second. From the moment you drive into the compound you are flooded with a sense... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the last week in February at Casa Ying Yang. The house and staff exceeded our expectations at every turn! We can't thank Brett Callagan of http://costarica-beachrentals.com/ who helped secure our rental enough for finding us the perfect rental house. The house staff was equally wonderful and helpful! The house was well equipped and comfortable and the beach is... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casa Yin Yang was our home for a week. Everything about this home is perfect. Rather than the very nice home next door which was designed like any nice home in our home town of Orange County, CA, Casa YIn Yang is uniquely Costa Rican in it's style. Open areas everywhere. Elegant indoor/ outdoor master bath, yoga platform near the... More 

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time in Casa Monarca. A super short walk (3 minutes max) down to great surfing and a convenience store just across the street. I didn't leave the house for two days, which is my idea of a great vacation! My kids and husband could run down to the beach to check the surf whenever they wanted.... More 

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East Hampton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a return trip for us to Mariposa Vacation Homes and it was just as wonderful as we remembered. Our first stay was 5 years ago and it was even better the second visit. We stayed in Casa Morpho and it couldn't have been more perfect. We have two young children and having a full kitchen was such a... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the middle of a miserable winter here in the northeast my wife and I started searching for a place our family could escape all the snow. We stumbled on Mariposa Vacation Homes. Our choice could not have worked out any better. Our stay at Casa Yin Yang this past February was one of the most memorable family vacations we... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Casa Monarca while our friends stayed in Casa Morpho and Casa Yin Yang in February. It was great having the whole compound and being able to enjoy the amenities of all houses especially Casa Yin Yang. We have stayed in Casa Monarca (formerly Casa Pelicano) 4 different times now and it has not disappointed. It has everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I almost don't want to write this review so that this property doesn't become too popular so that we can have it all to ourselves! My fiance and I stayed at Casa Morpho, the smallest of the three homes on the property, which comes with two bedrooms (queen and two twins in the other), two full bathrooms, full kitchen and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We were a group of 8 and rented the two smaller homes on this three home sit property. The big house is closest to the beach and we didn't see that one. The smaller and mid size house we rented are very secluded from each other and each with their own pool area. Marta and Stefan are very responsive. We... More 

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stefan c, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

Thank you for you visit & your kind words ! We look forward to having you back again soon. More 

Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Casa Yin Yang was the perfect beach home to spend my 50th birthday with friends & family. With all the luxury you could ask for and a laid back vibe. The location at the north end of town is was quiet (you almost have the beach to yourself )but still walking distance to great restaurants & shopping. The staff was... More 

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stefan c, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

Always a pleasure hosting gracious guests such as yourselves ! We hope you'll come back soon. Thank you. More 

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