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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had the pleasure of staying at all three homes and couldn't find one thing wrong or didn't like about any of them. Every morning we were brought fresh fruit and toast with fresh guava and butter delicious! totally unexpected and very much appreciated. The staff on the grounds are extremely helpful and very friendly. The grounds itself, beautiful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Our last stop in Costa Rica and one of our Favorites. You must stay here!!! sooo Beautiful. Relaxing. Steps away from the beach. Wonderful staff. Its was a great way to end our vacation. Thank you so much!!! We absolutely will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Man... Where do I begin?! Stephan welcomed us into his hidden treasure with open arms while enjoying a crazy kiting session in Salinas Bay. Enjoying the synchronicity of the opportunity we stopped into Casa Morphos after a great day 4x4ing down the coast. The pictures just do not do this property justice. You enter a gated, secure property to gain... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

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 March 31, 2015

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 March 31, 2015

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 March 23, 2015

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 March 21, 2015

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 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

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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