Golfito, Costa Rica

8.6041° N, 83.1134° W

Vista Villas
Vacation Rentals
$38 to $88 per night

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Golfito Lodging Selections  
"Warm Alternatives to Hotel Living"

          Golfito Bay with it's old Banana Port infrastructure offers a  laid back crossroads of international travelers and yachts in transit.  From boutique Marinas to the newest Mega Yacht facility...... from  the local Fishing Industry anchorages to lodges for Sport fishing Enthusiasts.....from mega luxury yachts to humble Live-Aboard Cruising sailors..... Boats from around the globe stop off to enjoy one of the safest harbors in the world backed up to a picturesque and protected wilderness to explore.

          Nearby Pavones is known for it's exuberant rain forest surroundings, dramatic coastline and world class surf.  Zancudo is a classic "Jimmy Buffet" beach town prized as a low key hideaway.  

           Cabo Matapalo and other areas of the the Osa Peninsula host gateways to the Corcovado National Park - an experience in  immersion inside the most incredible and alive corridor of jungle that Costa Rica has to offer.  A variety of waterfront coastal lodges along the Golfo Dulce off the Pacific are secluded and without comparison for their tranquility, nestled between the green marine sanctuary and the Piedras Blancas National Park. 
          All our listed lodging choices offer outstanding values and unique qualities to help enhance your Costa Rica vacation with nothing less than the famous "Pura Vida" lifestyle!  


The Vista Villa Studio Guestroom


     This studio-guestroom is located off the upper balcony of the Vista Villas, taking advantage of the hillside's bay views. Conveniently above Banana Bay Marina, one block from Golfito's town center.  Furnished with a double bed and mini-galley with coffeemaker, refrigerator, microwave and toaster. Private and secure patio. Air Conditioned, hot water and Wi-Fi.  Great for single or couple.  Hotel style attendance and service. This guest room can also be combined with any of the other Vista Villas to increase your sleeping capacity and  privacy. A great option for adults traveling together or families with independent "teenagers" who'd enjoy their own space.Go to More Photos to know this guest room.
Vista Villa Vacation Rentals Reservation Policies 

$38 per night. Discounted Weekly Rates 

The Isla Vista Vacation Rental

     The Isla Vista Villa is a fully furnished garden apartment.  Walk up the hillside path to a 2 bedroom, 2 bath tastefully decorated home featuring folk and and intercultural art. With "all the comforts" this large unit is a great choice for up to 4 guests. One queen bed and 2 singles. A well furbished kitchen with full size appliances, dining table plus breakfast counter and private enclosed back deck and yard - making this a good selection for pet owners. Includes  A.C., cable TV, telephone and Wi-Fi.  Directly across the street from Banana Bay Marina, the popular bar-restaurant services will be a pleasure on nights you don't choose to cook. Walk 5 minutes into the town center and you will find supermarkets, vegetable and meat stores and a number of typical restaurants and local bars. Land Sea Services 'Cruiser Clubhouse' across the street offers guests travel assistance and laundry services 24 hour economical taxis at the street. Hotel style housekeeping and linen services included. Capacity 4 persons. Go to More Photos to see pictures about this apartment.

Vista Villa Vacation Rentals Reservation Policies.

$88 per night double occupancy.      Discounted Weekly Rates


The Marina Vista Vacation Rental

      The Marina Vista Villa is a fully furnished townhouse with a 'nautical flair'. It really does offer all the comforts of home. It's perfect comfort for a single or couple but will sleep up to 4 persons. One bedroom and one bathroom. A well furbished kitchen with full size appliances and a 2-top dining table. A.C., cable TV, and Wi-Fi. Queen bed plus a living room settee that converts to sleep 2 additional guests. Convenient location across the street from both the Banana Bay Marina with full service bar-restaurant and Land Sea Service Center with travel desk and laundry. 24 hour economical taxi services at street. Hotel-Style housekeeping and linen services included. Capacity 4 persons. Vista Villas Vacation Rental Reservation Policies

$58 per night.       Discounted Weekly Rates.

The Bahia Vista Vacation Rental

      The Bahia Vista Villa is a spacious townhouse unit with incredible views over  Golfito Bay and island. Fully furnished to every detail, a lot of thought went into ensuring a comfortable stay!  Large master bedroom with queen bed plus 2 auxiliary single trundle beds set up in an alcove off the living area. One bathroom, kitchen with full size appliances, coffeemaker, microwave, toaster, 4-top dining table plus breakfast bar. Balcony Patio.  A/C, TV, phone and free Wi-Fi. Conveniently located across from the Banana Bay Marina with full service bar-restaurant. Laundry services offered. Economical taxis passing 24 hours a  day. Hotel-Style maid and linen services included. Capacity for 4 persons.Vista Villa Vacation Rentals Reservation Policies.

$68 per night.      Discounted Weekly Rates.


The "Casita" - A Cottage Home Vacation Rental

       This refurbished and traditionally styled   'tico' home is a picture of  Pura Vida on the hillside in front of the waterfront marinas. The large veranda deck  is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or evening sunsets over the yacht harbor. Large private yard with tropical landscape and a great outdoor sink for fish cleaning.  
The "Casita" is a long time client favorite and a comfortable choice for both short or longer term stays. Bedroom with queen and single bed plus extra large settee in the living room converts into 2 comfortable single guest beds.  Fully furnished kitchen with full size appliances.  Coffeemaker, toaster and array of good cookware and dishes. Air Conditioned, Cable TV and WiFi.  Pet friendly. Maid and linen services included. Capacity 5 persons.
Vista Villa Vacation Rental Reservation Policies. 

 $65 per night.  Discounted Weekly Rates.


The Magic Carpet Houseboat

 NEW FLOATING RENTAL   Select a houseboat as your vacation adventure! Experience a great adventure in alternative lodging. You'll find the "Magic Carpet" moored at the Land Sea Dock - an outpost for world cruising sailors. This accommodation is centered directly between Banana Bay Marina and Fish Hook Marina docks- a true "on the water" lodging option. 

The "Magic Carpet" offers a Master Cabin with a queen size captains bed and large built in wardrobe. Additionally, the second cabin for 'crew' is appointed with comfortable 2 single beds. Other amenities include a living salon with a cozy settee, big screen cable TV and a picture window to the yacht harbor. The galley kitchen includes a stove, refrigerator, toaster, microwave, coffee set up and a full array of dishes.  Aboard there is a private bathroom with hot water shower and a marine head. Also included are fans in every room, WiFi, a private wrap around deck for dining plus a dockside breakfast bar. Access to the Cruiser Clubhouse lends guests an auxiliary bathroom & shower. The on shore clubhouse hosts a morning coffee and sunset social area most days along with a BBQ deck and on site laundry services. If you love the idea of a marina environment and the romance of the boat bum life or if you want to drop your fishing line in or launch a kayak just out your back'll love this novelty lodging. Skiff tie up optional for bookings of one month or more.  Free co-op kayak use with booking of 3 nights or more.       

 Single or Double Occupancy*
          $65/night    $175/3-night pkg   $390/week       
$1,250 monthly
 *($4 each night for 3rd and 4th guest)

Casa Golfito

     Welcome to our most Exclusive Vacation Rental located in Golfito's Historic "American Zone". A former executive residential area, this luxury property is located in a neighborhood from the bygone Banana Company era. The gated home sits elegantly on one acre lushly landscaped  with recreational amenities including a  private pool, outdoor dining "rancho", garden-side BBQ deck and various patios with balconies to take full advantage of the serene views. Professionally decorated, the home offers two master bedrooms plus two guest bedrooms to sleep up to 9 persons, a fully appointed kitchen with optional chef services plus a gracious dining and living room for entertaining in style. The home is staffed with a personal oncierge and daily maid services - A perfect selection for your company or family retreat - An upscale alternative to hotel living.  Golfito's Premier Vacation Rental.

Book "CASA GOLFITO" for the special rate of $350 per night
Request Quotation for extended stays or seasonal rental.

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The Crew's Quarters at the Cruiser Clubhouse

      Located upstairs at  Land Sea's waterfront building, between the Banana Bay and Fish Hook Marinas is  the Cruiser Clubhouse, a popular stopover for international world cruising yachties. This clubhouse includes a private, nicely furnished guestroom with queen size bed and additional single bed plus half bath.

       Originally set up for sailboat crews in transit, it was mentioned in several guidebooks from Lonely Planet to Frommers and quickly became a popular lodging choice for budget travelers too.  The hotel-style room includes use of the communal dock-deck overlooking the local marinas and Golfito Bay. Further amenities of the clubhouse area are a full bath with shower, Cable TV,  Free Wi-Fi internet and book exchange. Yachts in transit share the clubhouse amenities daily 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and after hours it's basically "all yours".
Vista Villa Vacation Rentals Reservation Policies   

$25 per night. Discounted Weekly Rates.

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Encanta La Vida Lodge - Cabo Matapalo - Osa Peninsula 

       This enchanting selection is a very  unique jungle lodge located in the tropical rainforest of Southern Costa Rica, situated on the tip of the remote and exotic Osa Peninsula.  It's beachfront location at Cabo Matapalo offers adventurers the opportunity to witness one of the few untouched pristine regions in the country. Experience the sounds and sights of the jungle both day and night. Sunbathe or surf on breathtaking beaches and see amazing wildlife - all in one location.  Enjoy a remote jungle vacation with all the amenities you need to ensure your comfort. Relax by our pool, explore the local rainforest, hike to the waterfalls, take an eco-tour or have a massage on our ocean view yoga deck.

Learn More about Accomodations 

     Treat your palate to three delicious meals a day, included in your stay. Take pleasure in a cuisine of international and national dishes, prepared fresh with local ingredients by our lodge chef.  Encanta la Vida offers five different accommodations with a total of 9 rooms to choose from. Each cabina is unique in it's design. All are enchanting. Fresh and clean with quality mattresses, mosquito netting, reading lights, fans for the beds and ample outdoor patio space. Read the brief descriptions to see which room best suits you.     
     The Osa Peninsula is home to the highest density of wildlife in all of Costa Rica. Experience an incredible variety and abundance of animals and birds including monkeys, toucans, macaws, coatimundi, aguti and sloths right from your cabin patio. Bird-watching on the Osa Peninsula is world class with over 400 different species of birds in the area. National Geographic once described this corner of the country as "one of the most biologically diverse places on earth".  Whether you explore on your own or hire a guide to lead you, this corner of Costa Rica promises to be awesome.
     And it's not just the jungle that makes this place a standout among rainforest lodges. Encanta La Vida is the only lodge in this area of the Osa to be located both under the forest canopy and along the pristine coast. 
     People come from all around the southern zone on "day tours" to experience the Matapalo rain forest surroundings, wildlife and pristine beaches and, of course, to surf . We, on the other hand, are privileged to be immersed in it all at one location - Encanta La Vida.

       Located only 45 minutes from the entry of the world famous Corcovado National Park. The "crown jewel" of the Costa Rican National Parks.  This prized location and lodge are great for singles, couples and families alike.

Please contact us for a quote on your vacation at Encanta La Vida.

Rates Range from $100 to $175 per person/night depending upon the accommodation selected.  Prices include 3 daily meals with beverages, daily maid service and taxes. Transportation to the lodge, optional tours, tips and bar tabs are not included in the rates but can be pre-calculated by our staff for your convenience.