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Casa Yola Ocean View Hideaway

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spacious open concept living room and kitchen area
View of Jaco from the ruins.
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
1 night minimum
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At Casa Yola de Esterillos, come enjoy the height of relaxation and experience one of the most spectacular views of Playa Esterillos. Located just 20 minutes from Jaco and 30 mins from Manuel Antonio National Park, this beautiful hilltop haven offers the ultimate in accessibility and sanctuary. You become completely immersed in nature; the casa is nestled atop protected jungle with the Esterillos Mountains to the North and miles of beautiful beaches, located just a 1/4 mile South of the villas. Frequent visitors to Casa Yola include scarlet macaws, toucans, hummingbirds, iguanas, white faced monkeys, sloths and the coati (a unique costa rican member of the raccoon family!). If you're looking for the perfect place to watch the stars at night and listen to the crash of ocean waves in the mor...At Casa Yola de Esterillos, come enjoy the height of relaxation and experience one of the most spectacular views of Playa Esterillos. Located just 20 minutes from Jaco and 30 mins from Manuel Antonio National Park, this beautiful hilltop haven offers the ultimate in accessibility and sanctuary. You become completely immersed in nature; the casa is nestled atop protected jungle with the Esterillos Mountains to the North and miles of beautiful beaches, located just a 1/4 mile South of the villas. Frequent visitors to Casa Yola include scarlet macaws, toucans, hummingbirds, iguanas, white faced monkeys, sloths and the coati (a unique costa rican member of the raccoon family!). If you're looking for the perfect place to watch the stars at night and listen to the crash of ocean waves in the morning, then you have to experience the refuge of Casa Yola de Esterillos. With 1 and 1/2 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms, kitchen ( full 4-burner stove top, barbecue grill, toaster oven, refrigerator and freezer, coffee maker, rice cooker, slow cooker, blender and kettle - please note no oven) and living room, terrific terrace to enjoy the ocean view, we are certain that you will cherish your stay at this spectacular hideaway. The two bedrooms have one king and one queen sized beds, a large shared bathroom and floor to ceiling views of the Pacific Ocean. Wake up to the soothing sound of the surf and experience astounding sunrises and sunsets! housekeeping , 24/7 security and parking are all included in your rental Casa Yola of Esterillos guests and motorcycle enthusiasts can take advantage of renting from our selection of four onsite bikes(prior arrangements can be made by phone/e-mail). Interesting shops, a wide variety of restaurants, several grocery stores and lively nightlife are all within easy driving distance, while world class surf spots and a neverending beach is just a short walk away. Casa Yola de Esterillos is a clean, safe, family-friendly environment and we strive to ensure a top notch experience for a quality value About the area: Esterillos Oeste is a true undiscovered paradise - far from crowded beaches, it is a peaceful and tranquil fishing community located on the Pacific coast. The village consists of five restaurants, one grocery store, surf rental shops, a soccer field, and a church. Local activities include zip-lining, monkey tours, bird watching, fishing, diving, surfing lessons, jungle tours on horseback, beautiful waterfalls and the world famous Manuel Antontio National Wildlife Conservation Park. Gracias y hasta pronto!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
John Zaranek and Y
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2015
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

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Date of stay: December 2017
john z, VR Owner at Casa Yola Ocean View Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: March 2017
john z, VR Owner at Casa Yola Ocean View Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2017

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Reviewed March 22, 2017

We took the gamble of staying for the whole of our 2 week holiday in the same place so we were really relieved when we drove up the secluded path to reach this beautiful villa. The owners, John and Yolanda, had communicated regularly with us...More

Date of stay: March 2017
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john z, VR Owner at Casa Yola Ocean View Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2017

Thank you kindly for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure hosting you, we would love to welcome you again in the future! Pura vida :)

Reviewed March 10, 2017

We stayed here for 5 nights while visiting the pacific coast of Costa rica. it was quiet, private and beautiful. this place is very high end, Safe and private. the owners John and Yolanda are very nice people who are concerned that you have a...More

Date of stay: February 2017
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john z, VR Owner at Casa Yola Ocean View Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review, I hope you enjoyed beautiful Costa Rica! It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope you will return again sometime in the future :)

Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

This property is absolutely beautiful with breathtaking views. It's a luxury get away on a hill that oversees the jungle and the coast line. The owner Yolanda is so sweet, wonderful and helpful. We stayed in this fabulous oasis for five days. The magnificent view...More

Date of stay: February 2017
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john z, VR Owner at Casa Yola Ocean View Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

I'm so glad that you have enjoyed this beautiful country ....thank you for your kind words and we will be delighted to host you again ! Happy travels!

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Reviewed January 21, 2017

For starters, I just want to say that we had a lovely time in Costa Rica, and at Casa Yola. There's a reason I gave this place an average score, and that's because there are items that are listed as amenities that we did not...More

Date of stay: January 2017
3  Thank DanishBirkenstock
john z, VR Owner at Casa Yola Ocean View Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2017

Thank you for your review! We will take your views into consideration .

Reviewed June 30, 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at Casa Yola! John and Yolanda were very nice and helped me plan out my stay as much as they could. They recommended many things to do while I was there. Everything was very clean. The bed upstairs under the...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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john z, VR Owner at Casa Yola Ocean View Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2016

Thank for your kind review Jenny, it's very valuable to us! We are so happy that you had a pleasant stay, we try our very best to ensure a positive experience. With regards to meal preparation you are right in that there is no full...More

Reviewed March 9, 2016

My husband and my adult son and I had the good fortune of booking “Casa Yola” for our Feb/March week vacation this year. This listing is absolutely spot-on in its description and photos as a “hilltop haven!” Each time we drove up to “Casa Yola”...More

Date of stay: February 2016
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John Z, VR Owner at Casa Yola Ocean View Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2016

Dear Lisa and the family, It was an absolute pleasure meeting you and having you stay at Casa Yola, thank you so very much for your heartwarming review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and we were able to share with you...More

Reviewed January 19, 2016

We stayed in Casa Yola by 4 days, the place is awesome!!! We were worried because there is not Air Conditioned , however it were not needed, place is comfortable and Bedrooms are so well located.

Date of stay: January 2016
1  Thank LuifeMora
John Z, VR Owner at Casa Yola Ocean View Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2016

Thank you kindly for your review. We are happy you enjoyed the lovely natural ocean breeze. We have kept your review in mind, and are happy to say that air conditioning is now available in the bedrooms. Pura vida!

Reviewed July 15, 2020 via mobile
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Date of stay: July 2020
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Patio
Private Garden
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Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
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About the neighbourhood
This tranquil town boasts several restaurants, a grocery store and for surfing enthusiasts and beginners alike, multiple surfboard rental shops (including lessons). Other activities within a short distance include: horseback riding (on the beach or throughout jungle trails), majestic waterfalls, zip-lining, and much more!
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