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Moorish architecture near Prieta Beach Club

12 guests · 5 bedrooms · 5.5 bathrooms
Draw inspiration from the eclectic architecture, stunning views and five-star amenities at Villa Al Hambra. Loosely modeled on the famed palace in Spain, this luxury vacation rental is a beautifully furnished haven that was designed to make the most of the Pacific breezes—and views. Its setting on Costa Rica’s exclusive Peninsula Papagayo puts guests close to beaches, world-class golf and more.
Revel in the tropical sunshine in the villa’s two pools—one larger pool and one wading pool perfect for younger children—or at the lounge areas on the sunny terraces. Shaded sitting and dining areas provide a respite from the heat, and a wet bar makes it easy to relax or entertain. Inside, the property’s amenities range from a Sonos sound system and Netflix to Wi-Fi.
Designed by renowned Costa Rican architect Ronald Zurcher and gorgeously furnished by its interior-designer owner, Villa Al Hambra has magazine-worthy appeal. A mix of vintage, modern and new pieces from Morocco, Thailand, India, Central America and beyond fill the spacious living and dining rooms. In the fully equipped kitchen, a bold red range makes a fun focal point.
The villa’s five bedrooms—four in the main house and one in a casita, all with en-suite bathrooms—can accommodate groups of up to twelve friends and family. In the main house, there are two bedrooms with king beds, including a master to rival any honeymoon suite, one bedroom with two king beds, and one bedroom with two twin beds and a queen sofa bed. The casita has a king bed and its own private living area, kitchenette and terrace.
Spend your holiday watching the waves lap at the shore or listening to the birds call in the jungle, or seek adventure beyond the villa. Your stay includes access to the nearby Prieta Beach Club, Arnold Palmer golf course and a tennis facility, and it’s only 10 minutes in the provided golf cart to the Four Seasons golf course. For a memorable day trip, drive to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park.
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BEDROOM & BATHROOM
MAIN HOUSE
  • Bedroom 1 - Master: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Walk-in closet, Smart TV, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Terrace
  • Bedroom 2 - Master: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Smart TV, Lounge area, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Terrace, Ocean view
  • Bedroom 3: 2 King size beds, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan
  • Bedroom 4: 2 Twin size beds & Queen sofa bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Smart TV, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan
CASITA
  • Bedroom 5: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone alfresco shower, Kitchenette, Television, Air conditioning, Terrace, Jungle & Ocean views
FEATURES & AMENITIES
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Formal dining area with seating for 8
  • Television
  • Netflix
  • SONOS sound system
  • Wi-Fi
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Golf cart - 6 person
  • Parking
OUTDOOR FEATURES
  • Swimming pool
  • Alfresco dining
  • Wet bar
  • Lounge area
  • Sun deck
  • Cliffside - Oceanfront 
  • Sun loungers
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Alfresco shower
  • Gated community
  • View of ocean
STAFF & SERVICES
Included:
  • Housekeeping
  • Access to Prieta Beach Club
  • Access to Arnold Palmer Golf Course
  • Access to Peter Burwash International Tennis Facility
Extra cost (advance notice may be required):
  • Chef service
  • Villa pre-stocking
  • Airport transfer
  • Activities and excursions
LOCATION
Points of Interest
  • 10 minute golf cart ride to Four Seasons Golf Course
  • 39.2 km to Playa Hermosa with restaurants & shops
  • 106 km to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park
Beach Access
  • Steps down to Playa Prieta
  • 2.3 km to Poro Poro Beach Club
  • 3.1 km to Playa Nacascolo
Airport
  • 40 km to Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport (LIR)
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom
En suite bathroom, King bed, TV, Terrace, Wifi
Bedroom 2
En suite bathroom, King bed, TV, Terrace, Wifi
Bedroom 3
2 king beds, En suite bathroom, Wifi
Bedroom 4
2 single beds, En suite bathroom, Sofa bed, TV, Wifi
Bedroom 5
En suite bathroom, King bed, TV, Terrace, Wifi

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Villa Al Hambra highlights
Modeled after Alhambra Palace
Built by renowned architect, Ronald Zurcher, the villa’s striking facades, columns, and archways are a nod to the famous Spanish palace.
Eclectic interiors with Moroccan flair
The villa’s owner—an interior designer—has filled the home with playful patterns, antique furniture, and North African decor.
Garden nooks and ocean views
Nestled within the diverse Costa Rican jungle, a pathway leads out to a small deck with chairs facing the Pacific.
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Amenities
Outdoor
Pool
Dining area
Bar with built-in sink
Alfresco shower
Lounge area
Sun deck
Sun loungers
Indoor
TV
Golf cart
Sonos sound system
Lift
Essentials
Wifi
Washing machine
Dryer
Garage parking
Gated community
Terrace
Balcony
Papagayo, Costa Rica
Airport
Liberia International Airport (LIR)
42 min drive
Beaches
Prieta Beach Club
7 min walk
Nacascolo Beach
8 min drive
Playa Hermosa
50 min drive
Points of Interest
Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park
89 min drive
Rincón de la Vieja Volcano
137 min drive
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