Walk to the beach in 5 minutes, enjoy ocean view from every room, glimpse wildlife from your private veranda, take sunset strolls on the beach, go hiking or horse-back riding on rainforest trails, dip into the refreshing pool at the waterfall, take surfing lessons, etc., etc.The space: Perfect hideaway for couples who want privacy, amazing ocean view, a short walking distance to the beach and the waterfall, and plenty of back country for hiking and watching birds and wildlife. We often spot monkeys, raccoons and toucans from the villa terrace and watch small animals play in the tall palm trees in our garden. Villa HighPalms is quiet, peaceful, and extremely private, located at the end of a closed road next to the rainforest, 5 minute walk to a beautiful beach and 10 minute walk to a waterfall. The villa is surrounded by rainforest hills that teem with birds and small wildlife. Bring your walking shoes and enjoy nature and animals in their natural habitat. This is a 2-storey stand-alone villa located directly above a beautiful 1.5-kilometer long beach in Dominical, Costa Rica, with stunning ocean and white water views. Due to its position at the edge of the rainforest, sightings of tucans, raccoons, iguanas, squirrels and monkeys are common. The community offers 24-hour security with a gated and manned entrance. The town of Dominical is 3 hours from the international airport in San Jose and 30 minutes from the regional airport in Quepos. Dominical Beach is 4 km away, where you will find souvenir and grocery stores, restaurants and bars, internet cafes and tours offices. Uvita, which is 14 km further south, has large supermarkets, banks and more restaurants.Guest access: The community concierge will offer a variety of services including car rental, tour booking and basic grocery shopping.Interaction with guests: This villa is professionally managed by a property management company with an office located within walking distance from the villa.PricesExtra people $27 AUD / night after 2 guestsSecurity Deposit $4803 nights minimum stay.House Rules: Never leave the sliding doors open when the A/Cs are turned on.Never flush coffee residue into the kitchen sink, put them in the bin.Never flush solid food down the kitchen drain, put them in the bin.After washing greasy pots and pans, pour some de-clogging liquid down the drain.Shake off all the sand before putting laundry items into the washer.Cancellations: Strict. Cancel up to 7 days before check in and get a 50% refund (minus service fees). Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable. Service fees are refunded when cancellation happens before check in and within 48 hours of booking.