16 YEARS OF SERVICE. We are the Original vacation villa rental property at the Lake Arenal/ Arenal Volcano area. At Villa Encantada we offer a complete vacation experience DESTINATION, not just a place to sleep, with PAVED ROAD all the way to the villa (no need to negotiate seemingly endless rock-dirt roads). When you stay at Villa Encantada you get the entire Lakefront Villa and 40 acre Private Nature Preserve Estate and acres of Manicured Botanical Gardens(that no other property has). No sharing with other groups. View our 12 Virtual Tours of Villa Encantada and Gardens at http://www.vpix.net/index.php?tour=108108 so that you'll really knows what awaits you at Villa Encantada.
We have hosted many thousands of guests since 1996, with a great many repeat visitors. Our goal is to provide a memorable, hassle free experience for your group/family and to help you get the most out of your time with us and in the area. Over the years we've learned so much about what we can do to help you have the best vacation of your life, to "hit the ground running", provide useful info on the area, including assistance in arranging your Tour Itinerary and/or Ground Transportation. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR EXPERIENCE.
Most importantly, see our 100+ (5 STAR) Guest Comments here on TripAdvisor and on our VRBO vacation rental site at http://www.vrbo.com/22582 of those who have visited Villa Encantada and happily share their experiences. Once you arrive, you'll be thinking... "I've died and gone to Heaven ~~ It just doesn't get any better than this". Our reward is your smiling faces and the knowledge that we've made a difference in providing a unforgettable travel experience for your group/family.
Enjoy Casual Elegance at an affordable price. This Tri--level 2800 sq. ft. architectural masterpiece designed villa is fully furnished with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, fully equipped Kitchen and comfortably sleeps 2-12 persons, and on many occasions we’ve hosted groups of 15 persons. In addition, we have a second villa on the Estate that sleeps 6-8 persons, so that we have the overall capacity to accommodate as many as 22 persons if necessary.
You’ll find imported Italian Tile, Hand Carved Doors and Exotic Hardwoods throughout the villa. An Interior Design of local art, indigenous masks, antiques, and 30 ft. glass windows that will make you feel at one with the mature manicured Botanical Gardens/Nature Trails with lake and Rainforest views that surround you. You have a fully equipped kitchen w/ microwave, appliances, Wet Bar, Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, DVD, Stereo system, Telephone, Barbecue Grill, and Washer & Dryer just to name a few of the amenities. Linens & towels are provided with maid service every third day. Chef Services, Child Care and Professional Massage service are available upon request..
Villa Encantada is situated on an INCREDIBLE 40-acre lushly landscaped Private Nature Preserve/Botanical Garden Estate on the shores of Lake Arenal, yet conveniently located close to the village of Nuevo Arenal with its restaurants/shopping and tourist amenities. We’re close to the Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, and only minutes away from a multitude of adventure activities in the area. We refer you only to the most reliable, efficient tour operators in the area. Take advantage of easy self guided day excursions to La Fortuna, The Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Cano Negro Wildlife Reserve, Rio Celeste Waterfalls, National Parks, Rain Forests and many Beaches that await you.
Finally, what really sets us apart from other properties is that here at Villa Encantada you’ll enjoy Nature at its Exquisite Best.. with acres of Mature Botanical Gardens, complete with miles of extensive manicured hiking trails through virgin Rainforests and rivers. NEW SPRING FED SWIMMING POOL (no chemicals) with a 100 FT WATER SLIDE & Natural spring fed ponds for swimming and waterfalls to relax by… lots of Waterfalls, FLY FISHING streams on our property, stocked FISHING PONDS w/ BIG fish. Huge ponds that you can use our (8) Kayaks on, or take them down to the lake and paddle in secluded lake coves to see wildlife with Flora/Fauna too numerous to mention here. We are the ONLY villa rental property that has LAKE ARENAL ACCESS, just an easy 3 minute walk to the lakeshore to explore the Gem of Costa Rica ~ Lake Arenal.
At Villa Encantada we have a 3 night minimum stay requirement. Exceptions can be made for groups of 8 or more persons. Honeymoon couples or groups of 15 persons will find Villa Encantada an unforgettable experience in a tropical paradise setting. Rental rates are based on the number of guests in your group. Children 6 years of age or under are free**
Thanks for your interest in Villa Encantada. We hope that we’ll be a part of your special travel experience to Costa Rica. We’re here to be of service in any way that we can.
Rental Rates: Based on the number of guests in your group ~~
** Children 6 yrs or under stay free ** 3 kids equal one adult rate (proof of age may be required)
At Villa Encantada you get the entire Lakefront villa and 40 acre Nature Preserve Estate,
Total Privacy for your Group/Family~~ no sharing with outside groups!.
3 night minimum stay please ~~ EXCEPTIONS>> for groups of 8+ persons, based on availability
NO CLEANING FEE for groups of 6 or fewer persons... (6+ persons add $100 Cleaning Fee per stay)
December 1-September 15th ~2-4 persons: $2,100.00 per week ...Extra Guests: $50.00 per person/per night
September 16th-November 30th~~2-4 persons: $1,850.00 per week...Extra Guests: $50.00 per person/per night
GROUP RATE WEEKLY DISCOUNTS: May be available for groups of 9+ persons for visits of 7+ nights ~~ Ask!
Christmas/New Year,Thanksgiving & Easter Weeks $3,500.00 per week for 2-12 persons
Rates do not include 13% Sales and Occupancy Tax
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
All major credit cards accepted
Villa Encantada and Lake Arenal are centrally located in the Guanacaste province, just 90 minutes from the Liberia Airport and 3.5 hrs from the San Jose Airport. There are a multitude of activities within 1-3 hours from the villa, EASY self guided day excursions to the Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, Hot Springs, Cano Negro Wildlife Reserve, National Parks, White Water Rafting, Canopy Tours, Volcano Tours and many beaches--, Corobici River and waterfalls guided float trip, Palo Verde National Park and the Rio Tempisque lowland area, Santa Rosa & Guanacaste National Parks, Rincon de la Vieja National Park (volcano and cloud forest with many hot springs and waterfalls), Barra Honda National Park features caverns of limestone descending to 240 meters, Beaches, and more Beaches - the pacific coastline is only 2 to 3 hours away, Our favorites include Coco Beach, Playa Panama, Playa Hermosa, Playa Ocotal, Flamingo and Tamarindo Beaches