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Comfy, ample Living room w/Satelite Color TV, Wi-Fi, A/C, Screens, Fans & more!

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Playa Santa Teresa house description

Casa Pelicano is one of the the most celebrated beach house rentals in Santa Teresa's exclusive northend, and for good reason. This 2,500 sq ft, 3-br 3-ba home boasts all the amenities, has an outstanding location, and is an excellent value. There are 2 MBR/ MBA Suites, a chef's kitchen, ample common indoor & outdoor Living and dining spaces, a large terrace and 1/2 acre tropical garden with it's own private swimming pool, just steps to the pristine white sands, warm glassy surf waves and glowing sunsets that make Santa Teresa such a magical place. If the surf is not for you, you can still enjoy long walks at low tide or enjoy your private pool surrounded by lush tropical gardens, or the screened comforts of A/C, wireless internet and satellite TV and full Concierge services, to help you make the most of your vacation, at no additional cost to you.

Casa Pelicano was built in 2006 and renovated in 2009, by a well known Costa Rican builder educated at the University of Nebraska, USA. The goal was to bring together casual Costa Rican style living with all of the comforts and safety standards common to North American construction. The result is a complete success and sure to please everyone in your party.

The house is furnished with handmade Costa Rican wicker, bamboo, hardwood and rattan furniture. The MBR/MBA Suite has a king size and full size beds, a large marble bathroom and double 8' sliders out to the terrace, with a private seating area. The second bedroom offers a king size bed, walking closet and a private bathroom. The third bedroom has a bunk bed, ample closet space and a bathroom next door. The kitchen is well equipped for cooking with a full size refrigerator, gas stove, microwave, coffee maker, blender, rice cooker, toaster oven all the necessary utensils, eat-up counter top and much more. The living room is a very nice place to relax, and has a flatscreen 32 Cable TV.

The house is concrete, tile and stone with teak wood and cana brava bamboo finishes, fully screened with aluminum doors and windows with A/C and ceiling fans in all the bedrooms and kitchen/living room areas. The terrace has LR, DR, hammock areas and a large gas lava rock grill, all overlooking the swimming pool area. Casa Pelicano is surrounded by beautiful mature tropical gardens, on its own private ½ acre lot with colorful flowers, cactus, almond trees, palms and a bermuda grass lawn. There’s an outdoor shower for rinsing off the beach sand.

Mariposa property is a gated 3-house complex. If you wish to accommodate more than one family please contact us or visit our website for more information. The property is private, clean, meticulously maintained and very secure, as Casa Pelicano offers an alarm, laptop safes and a nighttime watchman.

Within walking distance you'll find a supermarket and restaurants.

If there is anything at all that we can do to make your upcoming visit a total success, please don't hesitate to ask

We look forward to your stay! Pura vida!

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef
      • Staff

      Suitability

      • Children Welcome:

        Pack& play style crib and a high chair on site. We love familis with kids ! & watching the kids learn to swim in our perfect sized kid friendly pools !...moreless

      • Non Smoking Only:

        No smoking inside the house, please !...moreless

      • Pets Not Allowed:

        sorry...still love dogs !...moreless

      • Events Allowed

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 double

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      • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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      • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

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      • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

        King size sofa bed in LR...moreless

      • King size beds (2), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) King size sleeper sofa, Bunk Beds (1) Twin size units...moreless

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Cooking Utensils:

        Toaster oven, blender, coffee maker, garbage disposal, pots and pans, plates and glasses, silverware, set of knives, cutting boards, mixing bowls, serving plates, wine glasses, vegetable peeler, colander, can opener, & much more. very well equipped w/women's touch....moreless

      • Kitchen:

        dishwasher, garbage disposal, four burner gas stove with oven, full size refrigerator, eat-up counter top & separate dining for 6+...moreless

      • Dishes & Utensils:

        Full line of high quality restaurant dishes & utensils for 15 (up to 80 fro special events upon request)...moreless

      • Dining:

        Indoor eat-up counter & outdoor Teak & Bali rattan ding area for 8 ...moreless

      • Catering Available:

        Upon request. Also a local cook can be arranged...moreless

      • Refrigerator:

        18 cu.ft. refrigerator...moreless

      • Toaster
      • Microwave
      • Child's Highchair
      • Dishwasher
      • Seating for 8 people

      Amenities

      • Linens Provided:

        Beach towels, bath towels & hand towels, kitchen towels & fresh new linens provided...moreless

      • Towels Provided:

        Beach towels, bath towels & hand towels, kitchen towels & fresh new linens provided...moreless

      • Parking:

        2 car covered parking and space for several additional vehicles...moreless

      • Living Room:

        Indoor & outdoor areas, very comfortable for your entire group...moreless

      • Covered Parking:

        Convenient, covered carport attached to house...moreless

      • Air Conditioning:

        A/C throughout the house....moreless

      • Parking Off Street:

        Enough for @ 6-8 cars...moreless

      • Iron & Board

      Other Amenities

          • One of Santa Teresa's premier private rental properties, with Trip Advisor 5 star rating and Certificate of Excellence Award Winner. Private, quiet, safe, secure, fenced property w/concierge, electric gate entrance, very close walking distance to the beach, extremely clean & comfy, close to restaurants and supermarkets, but out of town in a quite residential neighborhood, property is maticulously maintained by US/CR owner & staff, environmentally conscious project ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Cable TV 32' Flatscreen...moreless

          Communications

          • Telephone:

            Calling card need for long distance calls. Local calls free (506) 2640-0683 is the phone number in Casa Pelicano....moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            2 Mega kbt fiber optic- Local CR Highspeed...moreless

          • Internet:

            2 Mega kbt fiber optic- Local CR Highspeed...moreless

          Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool:

                Exclusive for Casa Pelicano guests, pool chairs, outdoor shower & gas BBQ, surrounded by tropical gardens, steps to beach....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Two double sliders out to spacious outdoor terrace with teak & cana brava (bamboo) ceiling & fans, 2 separate areas, plus dining area, sofas, hammocks, outdoor L/R set of chairs and tables overlooking the pool and the garden....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Surrounded by lush mature, well maintained, tropical gardens...moreless

              • Gazebo:

                Small palm roofed palapa next to the pool & chaise lounges...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Built-in Gas lava rock grill...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

                  • Beachfront:

                    Beach is a short walk. Mature tropical gardens block direct view. From your private pool, walk thru our butterfly garden to a public beach path @ 100m, No streets or other properties to cross ...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Fishing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shelling
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Restaurants
                  • Golf
                  • Surfing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Mid Season
                  May 16 - Sep 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $395
                  Green Season
                  Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $295
                  High Season
                  Nov 1 - Nov 15, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $500
                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 16 - Nov 30, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $650
                  High Season
                  Dec 1 - Dec 14, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $500
                  X-Mas New Years
                  Dec 15 - Jan 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $1,250
                  Peak Season
                  Jan 11 - Jan 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $650
                  Spring Break
                  Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $900
                  Peak Season
                  Mar 1 - Mar 13, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $650
                  Spring Break
                  Mar 14 - Mar 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $800
                  High Season
                  Apr 1 - May 15, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $550
                  Mid Season
                  May 16 - Jun 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $425
                  July 4th
                  Jul 1 - Jul 12, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $500
                  Mid Season
                  Jul 13 - Aug 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $425

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Please note that there is a 6% Credit Card or Paypal fees and $ 30- wire transfer fee to receive the funds in Costa Rica, in addition to your banks' wire initiation fees. Please note that rates are subject to change without prior notice and your reservation is not confirmed until you have receive a written confirmation. Last minute deals available. Thank you.

                  Normally a 50% deposit is required at the time of booking and the 50% balance is due 45 prior to check-in. However, terms may be modified on a case by case basis.


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                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Tambor
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Tambor Ferry in Paquera to Puntarenas
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Playa Santa Teresa
                  500 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  La Lora
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Los Delfines Tamor
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Chile Viola

                  Our multi-lingual Concierge Marta Marques will be happy to assist you with all your vacation needs, at no additional cost to you. Popular activities include yoga and pilates classes, spa, massages, surf rentals and lessons, canopy tour, sea kayak, Curu nature reserve, Cabo Blanco national park hike, local snorkeling and trips to Tortuga Island.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: My Dad was an executive w/Sheraton & Omni hotels, so I grew up in & @ the hospitality business. I first came to CR, in '96 to guide the Pacuare river with Rios Tropicals, while on summer break from grad school. I quickly fell in love with CR & came back every summer since. In 2000 I moved to CR for a year & began 'The Search'. In 2002 I was able to transition back to CR full time & purchased this magnificent beachfront parcel in '03 w/the sale of my Aspen property. I am an ex-Aspen, Colorado foreign language teacher, who is actively involved as a volunteer at the local public school. I have dedicated my full time efforts to developing and running a first class beach home rental operation, where people can come and relax, renew and enjoy one of the prettiest beaches in anywhere in the world...Santa Teresa, CR. Mariposa Vacation Homes, is the result of many years of dedicated work to achieve that goal.

                  Why the Owner Chose Playa Santa Teresa:
                  I lived in Hawaii for 3 years & have traveled extensively both abroad & around Costa Rica, looking for the most beautiful beach in the world, where the surf is friendly & consistent. I decided to settle in Santa Teresa because it was one of the few places that actually surpassed my criteria. It's pristine white sand beaches, glowing sunsets, wonderful surf, nice people and magical tropical atmosphere must be experienced first-hand in to be truely appreciated !

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Mariposa Vacation homes reflects a passion for excellence and respect for nature. Our goal here is simple: to provide every guest everything they need to enjoy the best beach vacation ever ! Our homes are comfortable quality constructions, with modern conveniences, beautiful gardens, very private and steps to one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica, wit a small intimate staff to cater to your needs... What more could you ask for ? We welcome you to come and experience the beauty and magic of Santa Teresa, and Costarican 'PuraVida' hospitality.


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                  Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

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                  • Comfy, ample Living room w/Satelite Color TV, Wi-Fi, A/C, Screens, Fans & more!

                    Comfy, ample Living room w/Satelite Color TV, Wi-Fi, A/C, Screens, Fans & more!

                  • Enjoy the Privacy of a 1/2 Tropical Garden & Private Pool

                    Enjoy the Privacy of a 1/2 Tropical Garden & Private Pool

                  • View from garden of terrace & Pool, Just Steps to the White Sands & Warm Water

                    View from garden of terrace & Pool, Just Steps to the White Sands & Warm Water

                  • Large Terrace,w/dining, lounging, hammocks, BBQ, looking at the pool and gardens

                    Large Terrace,w/dining, lounging, hammocks, BBQ, looking at the pool and gardens

                  • Large Private Marble Bathroom in the Honeymoon Master Suite

                    Large Private Marble Bathroom in the Honeymoon Master Suite

                  VRBO #101202

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, July 23, 2014

                  $295 - $1,250 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 11

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