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Mariposa Vacation Homes

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed December 2, 2012

From the 1st day I arrived, I said I don't know how I could leave this place. The stay at Casa Ying Yang has been good for the soul. This oceanfront property is ABSOLUTELY amazing. Having seen some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and oceanfront villas, it truly is paradise here. I had no complaints even about...

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CasasPuraVida, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

Carolyn, Thank you so much fro your visit & your kind words. I hope you are well & will come back to visit again soon. All the best ! Sincerely, Stefan

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed November 10, 2012

Just returned from touring Costa Rica. Santa Teresa is the most beautiful spot and Mariposa Vacation homes are the best way to enjoy all that Santa Teresa has to offer. We stayed at Casa Pelicano again (Third time this year) and had an excellent time. Marta the concierge went over and above organizing events from Yoga and Surf lessons to...

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CasasPuraVida, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

Three times this year ! Wow, I going to have to create a frequent flyer awards club in your honour, really. I can't tell you how much we truly appreciate your business and your positive reviews. It's people like you that make it all worth while at the end of a tough day ! Thanks so much. Sincerely, Stefan

Drummondville, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed October 29, 2012

Its was amazing ! The Case iguana was very good ! Casa iguana was the best in Santa Teresa that i had for a good price. The property is realy good ! Marta was really nice with us and very helpful. The Casa iguana is a very safe place, with the security box and alarm system. Thank Marta for everything...

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CasasPuraVida, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

Thank you both for your stay ! Please come back soon ! Sincerely, Stefan

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed October 23, 2012

Stayed at Casa Ying Yang for an incredible week of relaxation and adventure. The property is absolutely gorgeous with beautiful ocean views from nearly all angles. Marta was unbelievable and went the extra distance to help us with everything we wanted to do while staying at the house. It was such an amazing place and location that we are going...

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CasasPuraVida, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

Hi David Thanks again for your visit and kind review. We hope you'll come back again this summer to cool down in CR green season, from the FL heat. All the best thanks again. Best personal regards, Stefan

Reviewed August 6, 2012

INCREDIBLE VACATIONS with friends...!! Right next to the beach and an amazing place to visit! Santa Teresa is one of the most wonderful beach here in Costa Rica and I really didn't spect to find such good restaurants...! Mariposa homes are beautiful, very clean and confortable, next time choosing yin yan!! :) Thank very much Mariposa Homes for our short...

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CasasPuraVida, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review ! We'll be delighted to set you up in Casa Yin yang next time, please come back soon ! We're looking forward to your next visit ! Thanks so much !!! Sincerely, Stefan

Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed July 22, 2012

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Pelicano. It was beautiful and immaculate. We saw butterflies, monkeys, and hummingbirds in our backyard! The surroundings were unreal and the walk to the beach was magnificent. Loved it!

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CasasPuraVida, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay ! It's a pretty quick & easy trip from Hollywood FL, so please don't hesitate to come back soon ! We look forward to taking great care of you and helping you make the most of your precious vacation time ! Thanks again. Sincerely, Stefan

Satellite Beach, Florida
Reviewed July 8, 2012

We just got back from a week staying in the “Casa Tortuga” house. This home is perfect for families. This was a family surfing vacation for a family of four, Mom, Dad, teen daughter and twenty year old son. This private cluster of residences has private entry with powered gates and there is covered carport in front of the house....

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Costa Rica
Reviewed June 13, 2012

We loved our weekend "away" at Ylang Ylang. We live in the area and held a bachlorette party for a girlfriend who now lives in San Jose at this great property...so some folks spent the night, others just the days. What a fantastic time had by all! Many commented on how stunning the house is, as are the views, we...

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CasasPuraVida, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

Thanks girls ! I'm glad you had an awesome time. Please come back again soon, for a reunion !!! Best personal regards. Stefan

Reviewed June 12, 2012

We just returned from a fabulous tropical vacation in Santa Teresa at the Casa Yin Yang! The home is beautiful, and right on the most gorgeous beach! We enjoyed daily walks on the uncrowded beautiful beach! The boys enjoyed surfing right in front of the house! The best surf is right out the back door of Casa Yin Yang! We...

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CasasPuraVida, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay & your positive comments. So you know we have a new custom cushy wrap around "L" shape with divan LR sofa on it's way, as per your feedback ! & some more furniture upgrades in Yin yang this year. Thanks again. Really appreciate it ! Sincerely, Stefan

New York
Reviewed May 30, 2012

I booked this place for almost 3 weeks. My family and I started out in Casa Pelicana and ended our last 4 days in Casa Yin Yang. Both houses were beautiful. Casa Yin Yang was well worth the money. Casa Pelicana is a 3 min walk to the beach and Casa Yin Yang is pretty much right on the beach....

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CasasPuraVida, Owner at Mariposa Vacation Homes, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, Everyone here at MVH is so grateful for your positive comments & your stay. We really appreciate it & hope you'll come back again soon ! Bets personal regards, Stefan

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Mariposa Vacation Homes

Address: 1.3 Km North of the Soccer Field in Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa 6153, Costa Rica (Formerly Casas Pura Vida)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $200 - $1,000 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Mariposa Vacation Homes Hotel Santa Teresa
Mariposa Vacation Homes Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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“large living space”
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“very private house just a short walk to an amazing beach”
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“best beachfront property”
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“Casa Morpho is perfect for two couples or a small family”
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“Casa Ying Yang would be great for one or two families!”
525alisonn, Feb 8, 2016 | Read review
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