Canto del Mar (Song of the Sea)

Canto del Mar (Song of the Sea)


Feb 2012

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
3 Bathrooms
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About our home

Song of the Sea "Canto del Mar" a beautifully appointed, 3,000+ sq.ft. Spanish-style Villa. Situated on an acre plus, with stunning mountain range as a backdrop and the Pacific Ocean of the southern zone is the view from the 600 sq.ft, covered, terrace.

2 meter deep, saline filtered swimming pool, superb ocean views, sunning areas plus Australian Shade Sails for your extra comfort.

The villa itself is Open Plan - Living room - Kitchen - Dining - 2pc. powder room - with two complete Master Suites, one on each end. Suites feature generously sized bedroom, queen bed, stained glass window in the ocean view bedroom, with two covered patios -one overlooking the ocean the other with view of the mountain range. The poolside bedroom, also has one queen bed, ensuite, walk in closet, plus features a covered patio facing the pool.

Maximum airflow with both ocean and mountain breezes, plus numerous ceiling fans, cool this idyllic home.

Monkeys, birds, butterflies, lizards, and hummingbirds are just some of the delights from the many terrace/patios.

This can be as relaxing or energetic an experience as you yourselves wish. Swimming in our saline pool, or swimming in the ocean. Relaxing with a book on one of our 4 covered terraces or sitting in the open courtyard surrounded by pots of tropical flowers with your morning coffee enjoying the mountain view. Or just a stroll through the Tropical gardens with its numerous palms, exotic fruit trees, there is even an Ylang-Ylang tree right besides the pool.

Whether you enjoy cooking gourmet meals in our wonderful open kitchen, or trying either local or international cuisine the village of Ojochal is a unique spot within Costa Rica.

NOTE: This property is not suitable for children under 12 yrs. old. The entire property is NON Smoking

We have a One Bedroom Guest House on same property facing the mountain range. Should you be offering something equally small in size don't hesitate to get in touch.


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  1. Dennis, a Research Chemist & Laurice, an International Real Estate Broker. I am English. We live in Ontario, my husband is Canadian. We are retired and spend time in both Canada and Costa Rica. We joined 2012 and have done numerous exchanges in Europe, UK, Ontario, Argentina. We have exchanged for 2019 so not interested in further inquiries re 2019. We are working on 2020 now, and open to somewhere exotic. Surprise us..
    We are responsible homeowners and will treat your home as we expect you to treat ours, with respect.

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Where is it?


Ojochal is an International village with many restaurants, grocery stores, bakers, bistros & cafes. The locals are very friendly and helpful, the ex-pat community though wide spread due to homes being on acreage are from England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Canada, and the USA.

We are located in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica and we are within 15 mins of Uvita which has become the commercial area with banks, doctors, dentist, pharmacy, large supermarket and many restaurants. This is where you book for the many tours available.. Just some of the activities nearby include: horseback rides to waterfalls, scuba diving, snorkeling, mangrove boat tours, kayaking, whale and dolphin watching in season, national parks, canopy zip lines, hiking and bird watching.

We are a half hour drive to Dominical, famous for surfing. One hour drive to Manual Antonio Nacional Park. One hour south to Sierpe for the best boat tour into the Mangroves to see wildlife.

Secluded beaches lined only with coconut palms abound closeby. We are positioned on Tortuga Ridge with views of Tortuga (Turtle) Beach 1 km. A long stretch of beach at low tide for delightful walks with caves at one end. 3 km takes you to our favourite swimming spot, Ventana Beach. Every 2 kms there is another beach along the Coastal road which is well paved.

We recomend renting a 4 X 4 vehicle if you wish to explore off road. In the Village the main road is now paved.
We are 3.1/4 hours drive along the beautiful Coastal Road from the San Jose International airport, or should you be interested in taking a small plane we are 20 mins. drive from Palmar Sur's tiny airport which is just a 40 min fabulous flight along the coast from the main International airport in San Jose.

This is truly Paradise.

Buzzy restaurants
Exotica , Citrus, La Parcela, Por que No
Cool bars
The Bamboo Room features musicians nightly,
Cozy cafés
Pancita, Sibu,
Retail therapy
Uvita or Palmar Norte
Day tripping
Sierpe, Manuel Antonio Nat. Park, San Vito Botanical gardens

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