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Casa Uvita: Rainforest & Ocean Views, Eco-Home

67 reviews
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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
Rental Home
Casa Uvita, located in Uvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, is a beautiful 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom home with a maximum capacity of 6-8 guests. It sits on the edge of primary rainforest, only 8 minutes from the Marino Ballena National Park beach. Casa Uvita is close enough to modern conveniences, but far enough to be immersed in the sights and sounds of Costa Rica's tropical wildlife. The spacious, indoor/outdoor, two-story eco-home is luxuriously outfitted with wooden floors, high ceilings, large windows and upscale bathrooms. The top floor has a master suite, two additional bedrooms, two balconies, and sitting and dining areas. Each bedroom has its own private bathroom. Downstairs, there is a fully equipped kitchen, living and dining areas, covered porches and one bedroom. Spectacular forest and ...Casa Uvita, located in Uvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, is a beautiful 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom home with a maximum capacity of 6-8 guests. It sits on the edge of primary rainforest, only 8 minutes from the Marino Ballena National Park beach. Casa Uvita is close enough to modern conveniences, but far enough to be immersed in the sights and sounds of Costa Rica's tropical wildlife. The spacious, indoor/outdoor, two-story eco-home is luxuriously outfitted with wooden floors, high ceilings, large windows and upscale bathrooms. The top floor has a master suite, two additional bedrooms, two balconies, and sitting and dining areas. Each bedroom has its own private bathroom. Downstairs, there is a fully equipped kitchen, living and dining areas, covered porches and one bedroom. Spectacular forest and stunning Pacific Ocean views can be seen from every area of the house. Common sightings include howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, aracaris, and parrots. Hike to nearby waterfalls or lounge in your hammock to enjoy the forest sights and sounds. Casa Uvita is completely self-sustaining, using solar energy and water from a natural spring. 24/7 security; daily housekeeping. Private swimming pool, 12.5 meters long, rainforest setting, ocean view. More
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Michele G
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

Casa Uvita is true paradise. The home is beautiful, well maintained and tucked away in the mountains surrounded by jungle with an amazing view of the south pacific ocean. Every day we saw monkeys, birds, and other wildlife from one of the many outdoor living...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Nodaksx6
casauvitacostarica, VR Owner at Casa Uvita: Rainforest & Ocean Views, Eco-Home, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. I'm so glad your first experience in Costa Rica met your expectations! You had a nice pace during your stay--doing a few fun activities with the kids but also just relaxing on the beach or around the...More

Reviewed April 14, 2018

We had a wonderful stay at Casa Uvita! The house is located on a dirt road (perfect for walking), just 10 minutes from the beach and grocery stores, etc. in Uvita. The house is beautiful, well-stocked, clean, and comfortable. There are many outdoor spaces to...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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casauvitacostarica, VR Owner at Casa Uvita: Rainforest & Ocean Views, Eco-Home, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

I'm so glad it worked out for you and your family to be with us over the busy Easter holiday. You all had a nice pace between activities and relax time at Casa Uvita. I hope to see you all again in the near future....More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

I read all 50 plus reviews before our trip, and I have to say, they were all true. Michele was the perfect host making sure all our needs were met. She was always available and provided us with information on beaches, restaurants, birds and more....More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Ilovetosing
casauvitacostarica, VR Owner at Casa Uvita: Rainforest & Ocean Views, Eco-Home, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. It is always a pleasure to have a nature-loving family here at Casa Uvita. I have no doubt the birding bug bit you and you'll be birding in NY Central Park this spring and be back here next winter....More

Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

We’ve stayed in Uvita many times, but have never stayed in a place so well cared for and so comfortable! Michele is a host that knows how to please! She’s willing to share her love of Costa Rica with you. But she also respects your...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank elained707
casauvitacostarica, VR Owner at Casa Uvita: Rainforest & Ocean Views, Eco-Home, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

It was a pleasure to meet all of you! Casa Uvita is a great house for three different couples to share because you can gather as a group or hide from one another on one of the five patios and decks. Your love of the...More

Reviewed January 24, 2018

This rental was a wonderful experience for our visit to Uvita. I was admittedly a little nervous about staying in a rental that is completely off the grid. It's easy to get spoiled by on demand air conditioning, high speed internet, and all the other...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Kyle H
casauvitacostarica, VR Owner at Casa Uvita: Rainforest & Ocean Views, Eco-Home, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

It was fun to ring in the New Year with your family. I hope that your dream comes true of someday slowing down and having a little hut on top of the mountain. There are no Amazon deliveries, but you'll wake up to howlers and...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Stove
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Water Views
Safe
Blender
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
A Winter Sun Getaway
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Parking
Shared Yard
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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Is this vacation rental large?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighborhood
Casa Uvita is located in Uvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica (20 min. south of Dominical). It sits on the edge of primary rainforest, only 10 minutes from Playa Uvita, which is part of the Marino Ballena National Park. Uvita is located 20 min. south of Dominical, on the Southern Pacific Highway (Costanera Sur). Casa Uvita is 2 km. east of Cabinas Gato, on the road to La Union.
How to get there
​​Once you are in Uvita, keep heading south on the Coastal highway (Highway 34). Pass the first supermarket (next to Banco de Costa Rica). Cross a bridge. Pass the BM supermarket (next to Marino Ballena restaurant). ​Turn left at the next road, across from Naluri stone work. There is a small 'Casa Uvita' sign on our road. Follow the road 2 km. east, straight up the mountain road . There will be one fork in the road where you will see another 'Casa Uvita' sign. Keep going straight, veering slightly right. Casa Uvita will be visible from the road, on the left-hand side. It is a two-story green and yellow house, with a stone retaining wall.
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