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“Same time next year...Counting down the days!!”
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Jaw dropping views from the private infinity pool.
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8 reviews
Jaw dropping views from the private infinity pool.
Villa Encantada
Gated entry.
View from villa.
Playa Penca
Great room
Full kitchen
Dining room
Master bedroom
Master bath
Upstairs guest room - sleeps 4
Downstairs Guest Room
Downstairs guest bath
Entrada al patio
Backgammon and cocktails poolside
Jaw dropping views
Playa del Coco
Dining al fresco.
Playa Tamarindo
Guanacaste tree
Playa Flamingo sunset
Llano de Cotez Waterfall
Las Catalinas at Playa Danta
Friendly neighbors.
Surf Playa Grande
Sunset from back patio.
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Playa Potrero, Province of Guanacaste

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Excellent - based on 8 reviews
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Stevenros...
1 review
“Same time next year...Counting down the days!!”
Reviewed 25 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Great vacation. I just wanted to get away with friends and relax, this is the place to do it. The view is extraordinary and the beaches are awesome, each beach has it's own personality. Your in great hands with Maria, we just gave her an idea of what we were looking to do, and she took care of everything or at least pointed us in the right direction...she's great!!

From golfing, to fishing, to zip lining everything was fantastic. We wanted to do everything close to the house, and we were accommodated in every way. Lots of great dining everywhere we went.

The best part for me was lounging around at the house and in the Infinity pool, and simply relaxing and enjoying the view, you can't get enough of it. I wanted to relax, and this house allowed for that without exception. I can't wait to return with more friends, and they won't know what hit them upon their arrival as far as the beauty that surrounds Villa Encantada. Great vacation!!!

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Liked best: The house and the view.
Liked least: Vacation was to short.
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
25 Aug 2016
Thank you for your kind review. It is a pleasure hearing that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Encantada and appreciated all Costa Rica has to offer. I was more than happy to assist with your plans and work with your group. The views and infinity pool are popular among guest and very relaxing. We would love to welcome you back next year... or even sooner. Pura Vida!
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Stan A
1 review
“Can't wait to go back”
Reviewed 23 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

I stayed there with my 14 yr old twin boys and some other adult friends, all around 50 y.o. and everyone had an amazing time. We could have easily spent the whole time in the back patio just looking over the incredible scenery and enjoying the wildlife, but we decided to so some activities.

Maria arranged for us to go fishing, zip lining, snorkeling, golf, and other activities, and each one was top notch. My kids especially enjoyed the evening catamaran/snorkeling cruise, and couldn't stop talking about the blowfish they saw underwater. And of course we saw monkeys in the wild, which my kids really bragged about to their friends when we got home.

Great accommodations, great experience, great food, and beautiful beaches. I could see myself going there a few times a year and never getting tired of it. It's a strong recommend for me!

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Liked best: Beautiful view from the back patio of the ocean and treetop canopy
Liked least: Bug bites
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Management Response
25 Aug 2016
Thank you for your kind review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Encantada. It is true you can spend every waking moment soaking up the scenery from the property, but also wonderful to get out and explore the countryside. There truly is so much to do in this wonderful region. I was happy to help plan your excursions and delighted to hear you enjoyed them so much. We hope you and your family will visit us again on your next trip to beautiful Playa Potrero, Costa Rica. Pura Vida!
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mdatrip
San Francisco, California
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Breathtaking View”
Reviewed 14 June 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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person found this review helpful

We loved Villa Encantada. My husband and I travel to Costa Rica often, and this was our first time in Potrero. The views from the house are stunning, and Villa Encantada is so beautiful -- and clean! The onsite housekeeper was great. The house is just five minutes from a local beach and 20 minutes to my husband's favorite surf spot. We enjoyed our stay and can't wait to return!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
23 Jun 2016
Thank you for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our attention to quality and cleanliness. We hope that you will stay with us again on your next visit to beautiful Playa Potrero, Costa Rica.
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mintchip1...
Beverly Hills, California
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
72 hotel reviews
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“Beautiful View Home”
Reviewed 5 December 2015 for a stay in November 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Just returned from a week-long get away with friends and couldn't have been happier about my stay. The home is located in a quiet hillside community just a short drive from the beach with stunning ocean views - a great place to enjoy an evening cocktail while watching the sunset. The interior is spacious, clean and nicely furnished and the contemporary kitchen has all the amenities one would need. There were several markets within a 10 minute drive for stocking up on staples, plus good restaurants close by. There's also a full-time caretaker who kept the pool sparkling clean and the grounds immaculate. It's the perfect home for both a quiet and relaxing getaway as well as a base for exploring the local beaches, waterfalls and culture. Great for those seeking privacy and space or just wanting an alternative to the noise and crowds of a hotel /condo experience.

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Liked best: The views
Liked least: The drive up the hill was quite bumpy
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
11 Dec 2015
Thank you for your kind review. We take pride in providing personal service, luxurious accommodations and attention to detail. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Villa Encantada and hope you will visit us again soon.
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Denaguru
San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awesome”
Reviewed 4 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

I recommend this place with awesome views and very comfortable, everything was clean and ready for our stay. It's very convenient for private activities and have all the essential services.

Just a recommendation, only a 4x4 vehicle can reach this place.

Travelling group: Con amigos
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
5 Sep 2015
We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit Villa Encantada again on your next trip to beautiful Playa Potrero, Costa Rica.
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