Location: Dominical, Costa Rica
The Waterfall Villas Lodge and Spa is a true jem in the verdant jungle set in the Baru area the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Boasting as it's most spectacular feature the tri-level waterfall that winds next to guest areas, providing a soothing sound track as counterpoint to the serenity of the surrounding rain forest. This high end retreat embodies the vision of sophisticated Balinese design down to the smallest detail.
The elegance of this eco-luxury hotel is manifested in the design and furnishings of the 6 intimate guest suites, with intricate detailing, cathedral ceilings and the use of tropical hardwoods, all of which rest along side the cascading stream that leads to 3 dynamic waterfalls set prominently aside the luxurious resort. The guest suites are encapsulated within 3 elevated villas, the ground floor of the main villa holds the open air reception, relaxing lounge area and waterfall-side dining area, which all compliment the enchanting jungle surroundings and allow for the enriching enjoyment of the falls.
Each guest suite has its own balcony, overlooking the cascading stream as well as looking out into the jungle. The villas are free standing in pairs, so that they can be combined into one by simply utilizing the common, lockable door between them. A 7th villa is currently used as a tranquil spa facility, but could be easily converted into a guest suite with disability access.
The pathways that wind around the property lead to 3 platforms, one of which is large enough to hold up to 15 people, for sitting and meditating and/or doing yoga, all aided by the "white noise" of the water cascading over the rocks.
There are yoga sessions conducted onsite and the diet that is prepared for guests is healthful and well reported on by reviewers on TripAdvisor, thus earning the hotel 3 consecutive Excellency Awards.
This remarkable resort enjoys a renowned reputation among guests as a place to re-connect with a healthful life. Boasting an industry leading occupancy rate and steady stream of repeat and special occasion clientele the resort is well positioned for expansion both from the standpoint of space available and client demand. Located directly on the main road between the Dominical beaches and the population center of San Isidro de General, the third largest in the country, this property enjoys easy access and high traffic flow.
As a business, it is a fully licensed hotel with tremendous growth possibilities. The seller has done a fantastic job of marketing the villas to a global market. She makes yearly visits to Bali to seek out unusual and authentic Balinese art. The aesthetic of the property displays this influence in an understated elegant manner, rich in serenity.
The property includes the existing 2.8 hectares on which the hotel sits with an additional 2.6 hectares available for a purchase with the property. The business is profitable and the owner is willing to provide qualified buyers with all business records. The property conveys with all marketing outlets, tools and business book. Owner is willing to negotiate an on site training/consulting period to go with the sale.