Magnificent Villa Ananda: a brand-new contemporary, Bali-style luxury home overlooking the South Pacific Ocean with breathtaking whitewater ocean, tropical rainforest, and sunset views. Located only 600 meters from the pristine, stunning Ballena beaches and the only national marine park in Costa Rica, you are surrounded by incredible wildlife diversity on your doorstep. This retreat offers the perfect blend of peaceful, luxurious and contemporary surroundings with two dramatic master suites and an infinity pool overlooking the Pacific.
Completed in October 2017, this elegant residence is furnished with unique pieces from both local and international artisans chosen to bring serenity, relaxation, and inspiration. The large covered outdoor living and dining spaces seamlessly flow into the gourmet kitchen and indoor living area, all with breathtaking views, to create a light, airy, and peaceful space where you can see and hear the sounds of the ocean and jungle from all vantage points. Modern conveniences include Wi-Fi throughout the home and cable TV. The fully equipped gourmet kitchen comes complete with an automatic expresso/cappuccino/latte machine for the coffee connoisseur.
Ananda means bliss or divine joy in Sanskrit, well-suited for this dramatic home as you explore the southern zone of Costa Rica while relaxing in unspoiled beauty. The spectacular whitewater ocean views span Isla Ballena (Whale Island), the rocky islands called Las Tres Hermanas (The Three Sisters), and the left portion of the famous rock and reef sand formation called the Whales Tale.
With three bedrooms and three and one-half bathrooms in the main home, six can sleep comfortably. The home has two spacious master bedroom suites, both with ocean and wildlife views from every vantage point, including their own private balcony space. Both master suites have king size beds, luxury linens and towels, luxurious spa robes, private bathrooms with distinctive Bali-style stone vanities, and walk-in indoor/outdoor showers overlooking the ocean and jungle. The third bedroom has a jungle view with a queen size bed, private bathroom, Bali-style stone vanity and walk-in shower. All bedrooms are air conditioned for your supreme comfort. For families with young children, please know our home is designed for maximum viewing and enjoyment of outdoor space and may not be appropriate for children under age 5.
The casita offers a private one bedroom studio with double bed, bathroom, walk-in shower, living area, dining and kitchenette to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of nature and abundant wildlife.The casita is fully air-conditioned with doors and windows that can open to experience the tropical air, sounds, and energy. The casita is perfect for couples and family members who want a more secluded experience.
Nature, adventure, sport, and relaxation opportunities are close by.Villa Ananda sits up the hill, an easy, two-minute drive from the Costanera Highway on a well-maintained road. We recommend a four-wheel drive vehicle to get to Villa Ananda for your maximum ease. We are situated mid-way between Uvita and Ojochal (approx. 5 miles to each) and 27 miles south of Dominical, with excellent swimming, beachcombing, and surfing beaches along the way. As part of the Sangha Villas' gated community, we offer access to a private beach only a short five-minute walk or drive from our doorstep. For full exploration of the area and surrounding towns, a rental car is highly recommended.
The nearby towns of Uvita, Ojochal, and Dominical boast incredible options of fresh, local produce, meat, and seafood from local cafés and restaurants. Fresh Costa Rican coffee and homemade pastry shops, farmers markets, culinary international food and wine experiences are nearby, created by expats from around the world.
Excursions and dining experiences can be booked from Villa Ananda by our experienced onsite property manager and concierge. Many outdoor adventures await you in the surrounding area. We are ready to assist you in advance of your arrival and during your stay to arrange tours, excursions, car rentals, restaurant reservations, onsite private home massage therapies, private chef or catering, and to provide any other information about the area during your stay.
Villa Ananda is PERFECT for those who want luxurious, peaceful, exotic, and contemporary surroundings as home base for relaxation, adventure, nature, and local and exquisite culinary experiences. Experience the laid-back atmosphere of one of the most magical places in Costa Rica where the mountains meet the sea and the healing energy of the pristine ecosystems surround your soul. Pura Vida!