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About Us.

Carmelita Villas is comprised of four (4) air conditioned boutique style villas with many touches of luxury, located on the Pacific side of Costa Rica in Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas.

Playa Hermosa is a resort town and provides over four miles of gorgeous beach and seclusion, yet it is close enough to all the action one requires in the nearby towns of Jaco, Herradura and Quepos.

We are a boutique style Bed and Breakfast, although we also rent the entire property. Carmelita Villas provides you with a rainforest environment located in an upscale area of Playa Hermosa.  Our villa resort is a blend of North American and European style boutique property. We are a small intimate resort owned and operated by a Canadian and  British couple.  Each of our villas is equipped with a full kitchen and individual private outdoor patio.

Located in Playa Hermosa, on Calle Hermosa, we are a 90 minute drive from San Jose Airport, an eight minute drive (15 minute walk) to Playa Hermosa Beach. A  short 10 minute drive brings you to the hustle and bustle of the town center of Jaco (pronounced “Hacko”). Jaco is where you will find a large selection of shopping, many choices for dining, and a very vibrant social scene.

We are close to many attractions such as Manuel Antonio National Park and Playa Hermosa Wildlife Refuge, which protects the Olive Ridley sea turtles that come to nest each year. North of Herradura you will discover the beautiful village of Los Suenos a 5 star marina and golf resort where all your senses will come alive as you are pampered in the luxury surroundings akin to Carmelita Villas.

We provide a full breakfast which is served on your private villa patio. Our breakfast consists of at least six choices with coffee, tea and fruit.  In each of our villas you will find our gorgeous Carmelita Villas robes. Feel free to wear them to breakfast; after all, you are on vacation and Mi Casa Su Casa !

“Pura vida” is the country’s motto and byword for all things. The most commonly used phrase in Costa Rica, it literally means “Pure life”, but the saying goes beyond its simple translation; it’s a way of life. Contextually, it symbolizes the idea of simply enjoying life and being happy. It’s a synonym of “hakuna matata” and reflects the relaxed lifestyle of Costa Ricans and their easy laid back approach to life

In addition to the range of services we offer as standard we can also arrange the following services at additional costs:

  • Private chef(s)
  • Private in room massage
  • In room spa services
  • One on one private yoga
  • Photography
  • Wedding Services

Playa Hermosa is world known for it’s consistent and challenging surfs. This small beach town hosts some of the biggest surf competitions in the world and offers miles of unspoiled beaches. When the surfing’s over, make sure you stop to take in one of the most breathtaking sunsets on earth!

No matter what your plans are for your Costa Rican vacation, Carmelita Villas is the perfect destination. Whether you are seeking a quiet, relaxing time at our pool in a tropical setting, or you are craving the fun-filled adventure tours Costa Rica is famous for, we can offer it to you.

The adventures in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, are endless. Let us help you plan your dream visit!

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