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11 bedrooms
13 bathrooms
30 guests
3 nights minimum
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Official site of EL CASTILLO DE ESPARZA is Costa Rica's premier private villa rental. You and your family and friends can now enjoy the exclusive use of El Castillo with its friendly staff of eleven professionals led by General Manager Henry Denzler. Located on 4 walled and lushly landscaped acres, El Castillo offers a wide array of activities right on the property. Six buildings on the property offer 10 bedrooms, outdoor dining rancho by the pool, pool bar, three story spa tower, and two guest houses. On site activities include a large pool and Jacuzzi, tennis court, water slide, golf greens and chipping areas. Two large verandas at the Main House overlook the Gulf of Nicoya, the mountains, and the ocean with spectacular sunsets beyond. They are perfect for cocktails and outdoor dining....Official site of EL CASTILLO DE ESPARZA is Costa Rica's premier private villa rental. You and your family and friends can now enjoy the exclusive use of El Castillo with its friendly staff of eleven professionals led by General Manager Henry Denzler. Located on 4 walled and lushly landscaped acres, El Castillo offers a wide array of activities right on the property. Six buildings on the property offer 10 bedrooms, outdoor dining rancho by the pool, pool bar, three story spa tower, and two guest houses. On site activities include a large pool and Jacuzzi, tennis court, water slide, golf greens and chipping areas. Two large verandas at the Main House overlook the Gulf of Nicoya, the mountains, and the ocean with spectacular sunsets beyond. They are perfect for cocktails and outdoor dining. Our Main House dining room comfortably seats twenty, and the Pool rancho has seating for up to 28 guests. For your family and friends vacation, our staff can arrange entertainment including a private fireworks display, live contemporary bands for dancing and listening, local duos and mariachi bands and Costa Rican Carnival night all performed right on the Castillo property. El Castillo has 24 hour high speed cable internet with wireless service, free phone service to and from the United States, and flat screen televisions with cable programming. El Castillo is centrally located about an hour from the San Jose International Airport, and provides easy access to all the activities and adventures Costa Rica has to offer: Some of the best Deep Sea Fishing in the world, white water rafting, the WORLD FAMOUS Crocodile River Adventure, canopy tours through the rain forest, or a tour of a coffee plantation - all within easy air conditioned travel from El Castillo. This secure private estate is perfect for romantic getaways, family reunions, corporate retreats, incentive travel and weddings. Our professional staff will make all of your arrangements to ensure that you time at El Castillo de Esparza is pure enjoyment. El Castillo de Esparza is strategically located close by many of the most popular natural attractions of Costa Rica. El Castillo is located just over an hour from the San Jose International Airport via the new highway, opened just last year. From here, you can explore beaches and rainforests as well as casinos and golf courses. Scuba diving, hiking, canopy tours, horseback riding, coffee farm tours, world class sport fishing and river rafting are all accessible from El Castillo, and most are within an hour's drive or less. Or take advantage of El Castillo's private helipad if you choose to travel by air! Our bilingual guide will accompany you on all of your adventures. Costa Rica offers scenery, safety and adventure, and El Castillo is the perfect luxury home for your stay in this beautiful country. Whatever your selection, be prepared for a an adventure of your making like you have never experienced. Our staff will work with you in advance of your arrival, customizing your vacation to fit the needs of the most discriminating traveler. With a land area of only 51.100 km2 (0.03% of the planet's surface), Costa Rica is considered to be one of the 20 countries with greatest biodiversity in the world. Its geographic position, its two coasts and its mountainous system, which provides numerous and varied micro climates, are some of the reasons that explain this natural wealth, both in terms of species and ecosystems. The more than 500,000 species that are found in this small country represent nearly 4% of the total species estimated worldwide. What an incredible location for a luxury vacation that offers all the adventure of Costa Rica, and the comfort of the country's largest private estate.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
13 Full baths
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About the Owner
Henry D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Better than expected! and I had pretty high expectations. I mean how can you not! From the pictures this place looks amazing; but as all 18 people of my group said " The pictures do not do this place justice" We are a group of...More

Date of stay: February 2018
3  Thank June L
Reviewed April 7, 2015

My bookclub spent 7 days at El Castillo de Esparza and from the moment we landed in Costa Rica and were met at the aiport by Josue we couldn't have asked for anything more. Anna met us at the door of the castle with open...More

Date of stay: March 2015
2  Thank Sankofa55
Reviewed August 24, 2013

I went to stay at the castle with a group of 10 people. We had such an amazing stay. We stayed for over a week. From the moment we landed at the airport we felt very accommodated by the castle and staff. There were so...More

Date of stay: April 2013
1  Thank Abby C
Reviewed July 4, 2013

First let me share with you that the best way to book this wonderful property is directly with the owners as we did. This privately owned estate is managed flawlessly by Mr. Henry "Hank" Denzler; who made sure from our first inquiry that our visit...More

Date of stay: March 2013
3  Thank danshedd
Reviewed June 30, 2013

El Castillo is amazing. From the minute we arrived, we were greeted with champagne and fabulous hors d'eouvres. The staff was attentive and helped us plan an amazing week. We went zip lining, croc tours and beach and saw crazy wildlife - the monkeys were...More

Date of stay: January 2013
Thank Tasha B
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

We needed a place for 4 families to get away for a week for fun and adventure. The castle worked perfectly for this purpose. The environment is such that the children could run around and play without concern, leaving the adults to enjoy the golf...More

Date of stay: March 2013
Thank PearlTravels
Reviewed June 12, 2013

If you're looking for a private getaway with a large group of family/friends, you should seriously consider the Castillo de Esparza in Costa Rica. This is a small private estate with great staff, service and amenities that rival the best hotels. The best part is...More

Date of stay: March 2013
Thank Donald M
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fax
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Gym
Internet Access
Hot Tub
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
A Winter Sun Getaway
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