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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)
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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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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds and home (we stayed in Casa Monarca) are beautiful and all amenities exceeded expectations. The location was wonderful as it was walking distance to a great restaurant (Al Chili Viola) and across the street from a quaint supermarket for the necessities. What sets Mariposa apart, however is the staff. Marta makes you feel like a life-long friend and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mariposa Vacations, and specially Casa Yin Yang was paradise. The property is immaculate, the pool divine, and the short stroll to a great break for surfing was icing on the cake. Stefan the owner, and Marta the concierge do everything to make the trip a success from recommending how to get to the house to activities to do while there.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we really enjoyed the place--the villas are in a great location, the staff is pleasant and helpful, the surf is non stop, the sunsets....what can I say--amazing place all in all. and Marta who speaks all languages is great!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago

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 March 13, 2015

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

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 March 5, 2015

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

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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