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Villa Las Rocas, The Monkey House and Casa Eclectica from the pool deck
Sunrise at Shelter From the Storm
Villa La Cuesta
La Cuesta, Bedroom
Wide angle of The Monkey House
Las Rocas Arriba kitchen/salon and terrace
Baja Las Rocas compact but complete
Las Rocas Arriba bedroom with a fantastic view!
down the road to the pool/rancho area
pool rancho from the upper entrance
Honor bar with satellite TV, DVD's and music
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Dominical, Province of Puntarenas

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“Superb, fabulous... aaaahhhhhh....”
Reviewed 6 April 2011 for a stay in March 2011

We (two couples) shared Villa Las Rocas... my husband and I had the upper villa, our friends stayed in the lower. The views were fabulous, Darryl and Donna are wonderful hosts, provided us with detailed directions for SFTS and to other locations - we had an absolutely fabulous time! The Villa Las Rocas Arriba was well stocked and very well decorated, extremely comfortable - perfect for the time we spent in the Dominical/Uvita area. We strongly recommend Shelter from the Storm for your next vacation. Thank you!!!

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Travelling group: With Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway A romantic getaway
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Fanman415
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“Truly a shelter from the everyday storms”
Reviewed 1 April 2011 for a stay in March 2011

We stayed a week with Donna and Daryl at these lovely Vacation villas and really loved it. First finding the place was easy with the explicit directions and after traveling around Costa Rica (which can be a little challenging) we were welcomed by both our hosts and a great welcoming cocktail. The place is excellent and very secluded, three separate houses one of which houses two units. Convenient for families with kids especially a teenage daughter who had her own place to stay and sleep. We stayed in Villa la Questa and family stayed in Villa los Rocas both units. The construction and decorating is wonderful and the units are very comfortable and private which helps when privacy and rest is required.
We really enjoyed our coffee on the great balconies while listening to the howler monkeys and toucans in the mornings. The common area by the pool with self service bar is fantastic and we felt right at home in the tasteful jungle feel bar area with great bamboo ceiling, satellite T.V. and overhead fans. Lounging by the pool is comfie and private and WIFI is available all around the common area. The only challange was the hills which are a bit steep but fine, but the elderly might have trouble. I found it very cool how we were perched on the hillside and really felt a part of the jungle. Parking is great in the covered area and the available laundry was a welcome addition when traveling in the jungle areas. All in all I found the experience wonderful and restful.
The nearby town of Dominical offers a little nightlife and funky kind of retro surfer feel and some great food and surfside shopping albeit quite limited. But the ice cream joint was welcome and we visited several times.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with teenagers Tourists
Luxury-minded travelers Rugged travelers
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Philadelphia
Reviewed 25 February 2011 for a stay in February 2011

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Iowa
Reviewed 17 February 2011 for a stay in February 2011

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Your age range 45-54
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NY
Reviewed 15 February 2011 for a stay in December 2010

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