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Zvezda Colman

Member since: 2015
Call Manager
Speaks english, spanish, russian, italian, Bulgarian

300 m from the beach, ocean view luxury property with pool in the jungle.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of the Limón Province vacation villa rental

3 bedrooms , 3 baths, fully equipped kitchens, ocean & jungle view decks, pool.

"Ginger & Cacao" is a newly opened luxury property of one acre of lush tropical jungle with ocean views at 200 m above the Atlantic and 100m to Punta Uva beach. The property includes two luxury villas and a cottage, beautiful pool with leisure area, and caretakers' cottage, with the property laundry.

Multiple options to rent include: 1. Rent the entire property - the two villas Ginger and Cacao (current listing #754932) and the White Cottage, separate listing #750426 (this option sleeps 10 people); 2. Rent either the two villas ( sleeps max 8) or the cottage (sleeps max 2); 3. Rent one of the two villas : villa Ginger sleeps 4 and villa Cacao sleeps 2 adults + 2 children or 3 adults. “Ginger & Cacao” is perfect for individual vacations, small family gatherings, wedding parties and honeymoons. THE RATES IN THIS LISTING ARE FOR RENTING THE TWO VILLAS ONLY.

WE'LL DONATE THE EQUIVALENT OF 1 NIGHT RENT OF ANY 7 OR MORE NIGHT BOOKING AT THE "GINGER & CACAO" PROPERTY TO PUERTO VIEJO DOG RESCUE. YOUR RESERVATION WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Each house in the property has its own space and privacy and each one is unique.  High ceilings, hardwood floors, massive wooden doors and large decks complete the villas’ elegant furnishings. Sun light and the sense of lightness define the White Cottage. The houses include free WiFi and TV. Fans ventilate every space in each one; sliding mosquito screens are installed on every door and window.

Villa Cacao is build at the elevated portion of the property and has fantastic ocean and jungle views from all rooms. The villa has 1 bedroom and 2 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, with dishwasher including, bar, sitting area and large deck. The sitting area has a dedicated bath and is beautifully furnished with two single beds that could easily be set for comfortable sleeping. Villa Cacao has its shared parking near the villa. A private path takes you to the beautiful pool area.

Villa Ginger is nested into the surrounding jungle with views of it from every single window and deck. The villa has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom with jungle views, fully equipped kitchen with dining area and two large decks. The villa has its own parking space at the front and sitting area under the near by almond tree. A minute walk on paved path will take you to the pool area.

The White Cottage, listing #750426, is build under huge trees and next to the pool. The ocean views from its large verandas are terrific. The cottage is full of light; its style & design truly reflect the owner’s ideas for beach comfort. This cottage is perfect for a honeymoon vacation.

The beautiful pool area, surrounded by jungle and gardens, includes a deck with hammocks and a leisure area with chaises and umbrellas. Yoga mats and exercise equipment for your early morning or late afternoon routine of meditation, yoga or exercise. On request, we can set a table with candles for a romantic outdoor dining experience.

The pool area is the perfect spot to see large families of capusine, spider and howling monkeys raiding the treetops and to observe the amazing toucans on near by fruit trees.

The property, itself, is interesting to explore. It consists of authentic tropical jungle with bromelia gardens added around each house and plants with lots of colors and fragrance. The numerous cacao trees and ginger plants inspired the name, “Ginger & Cacao”.

The property is maintained and secured by caretakers. For your service and convenience they reside in a separate cottage on the property.

‘ Ginger & Cacao” is perfectly located at just short walk to Punta Uva Beach, one of the most striking in the area. A rare place still kept as natural as possible, with a minimum negative impact of over-development. Here is where the jungle meets the white sand beach with its emeralds waters and the almond trees provide a natural shade. It’s not crowded and is very safe for swimming, kayaking and snorkeling.

In Punta Uva one feels the complete connection with nature. There is nothing more beautiful than to get on a bicycle and go for an early morning ride to Manzanillo wildlife Refuge. At this time of the day, there is so much life and activity in the jungle. Howling monkeys call from the tree tops, butterflies and birds fly around searching for food.

Punta Uva is a very private area, removed from the traffic and congestion in areas closer to Puerto Viejo. There are few excellent restaurants and the best supplied in the area grocery store. Within only a 10 min drive, if you choose, you can quickly get to Puerto Viejo.

At night, the action happens here, in Puerto Viejo. It might look a bit shabby, but give it some time and it will grow on you. The somewhat sleepy village turns vibrant, full of life and music, with the smell of food coming from all directions. Ocean-front bars blast reggae and calypso. Shops stay open till late hours.

We are open for business year around.

We, at “Ginger & Cacao”, not only offer an elegant place to stay in the middle of the jungle, but more importantly, we offer a fantastic and memorable experience in Caribbean Costa Rica. We can plan tours for you and guide you to locations that are off the touristic maps. We want you to enjoy your vacation while staying with us and leave with beautiful memories. We understand hospitality, we’ll take care of you.

Hope to see you soon! Best, Zvezda

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Zvezda Colman (Property Manager)
Member since: 2015
Call Manager
Speaks english, spanish, russian, italian, Bulgarian

Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Limon
Nearest Barpub
350 Metres
Selvyn's Restaurant
Nearest Restaurant
350 Metres
Selvyn's, Pita Bonita, Botanica Organica
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Punta Uva
Car: recommended

One of the best ways to explore the Punta Uva area, to see and to hear the jungle is a walk or a leisure jog early in the morning. It takes less than 5 min to go downhill from the "Ginger & Cacao" property to the main road. At 6am or 7am the jungle is full of life and activities. The howling monkeys make their calls, the toucans and number of colorful birds fly around searching for food, the fragrance of the air, especially after a rainy night, is invigorating and uplifting. For a longer exploration trips, renting a bicycle is the best way to get to know the areas from Puerto Viejo all the way to the Manzanillo National Reserve, on the way stopping at the Playa Cocles, Playa Chiquita and Punta Uva. If you choose the Punta Uva- Puerto Viejo direction, a bicycle ride will allow you to make multiple stops for pictures, get a refreshing organic fruit smoothy at the Botanica Organica in Punta Uva or enjoy a good shot of espresso and the locally handmade 72% cacao chocolates at the Paul's Caribbean Chocolates in Playa Cocles. If you have time for lunch, park your bicycle in front of Johanna's in Playa Cocles for good Caribbean food or by the Chille Rojo in Puerto Viejo for fresh sushi. An afternoon ride in that direction is good for shopping stops at the multiple jewelry, art & souvenir stands in the village. If you choose to explore the Punta Uva - Manzanillo area, make time for a lunch at the Selvin's or at the Maxi's at the Manzanillo village, both places offering the fresh catch of the day and cuisine with Caribbean flavor. Don't be mislead by the somewhat shabby appearance of Maxi's. The place, with its ocean front restaurant with great views of the beach and of the plaza with the locals hanging around will give you the chance not only to taste Caribbean food but to get acquainted with the local culture. Both will make for a fantastic and exotic experience.

At night, the action happens in Puerto Viejo. My personal favorite for a drink and dinner is the Koki Beach, an ocean front restaurant & bar with fantastic cuisine, beautifully illuminated and inviting.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation villa rental in Limón Province, Costa Rica

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Low
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
C$331
C$2,076
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Year
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$529
C$3,305
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest
 
EASTER High
Mar 19 2017 - Mar 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$463
C$3,305
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Low
May 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$331
C$2,076
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$397
C$2,499
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee C$53
Refundable Damage Deposit C$661
Tax Rate 13.0%

Travelers can pay via PayPal to zvezda.costarica@gmail.com, credit card or bank transfer.
Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.
The house keeping is optional. We charge $15 cleaning fee per house for basic cleaning.
We charge $10 for washing a small plastic bag of laundry, $20 for medium size plastic bag laundry and $25+ for large plastic bag laundry. Ironing is not included. The property laundry is located in the caretakers' cottage.
We charge $30-$50 for any additional to the original reservation guest per night.
No refunds will be issued due to weather conditions, travel changes, traffic impediments or earlier check out.
All listed optional services such as massage, private chef, car/driver, are not included in the rent and are charged separately.
Parties are only for staying guests, max for 10 people and are to be discussed with the host previously. The privacy and tranquility of all guests sharing the property are to be respected.
For all guests' safety, glass bottles and glasses are not allowed in the pool and around the pool area.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation villa rental in Limón Province

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom at villa Ginger - toilet , shower , Bath with jungle views, sliding windows & mosquito screens
    Bathroom at villa Cacao - toilet , shower , Tempered glass shower wall with sugar cane, lots of light.
    Bathroom at villa Cacao - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Outdoor shower with patio and bench. Mosquito screens.
  • All bathrooms were completely remodeled with Italian ceramic tiled showers and floors, custom crafted cabinets, high-end bath accessories and light fixtures, tempered glass with sugar cane shower walls, sliding doors and large windows protected with sliding mosquito screens. Towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • "Red Corrals" - 1 queen , Queen size bed with canopy/drapes, bedside tables, warderobe
    "Blue Ocean" - 1 queen , Queen size bed with canopy/drapes, wardrobe, console tables
    "White Corrals" - 1 queen , Bedroom with ocean views. Wardrobe, bedside tables.
    Sitting - sleeping area at villa Cacao - 2 twin/ single , 2 comfortable single beds with bath and closet space.
  • All three full bedrooms are furnished with queen size canopy beds with drapes, side-tables with lamps, wardrobes with dehumidifiers, ceiling fans, lights on dimmers, console tables and art. The bedrooms have direct access to ocean & jungle view decks through sliding doors with mosquito screens. The sitting area at villa Cacao is furnished with two single beds with multiple cushions and comfortable mattresses, that could be easily set for sleeping, perfect for two children or one adult. This sitting area has its own dedicated bathroom and closet space.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Any Other services listed above are not included in the rent and are charged separately. Please contact us in advance or during your stay for any service and booking you might be interested in. We can help you with that.