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Unique 3BR Costa Rica Jungle Tree House at Playa Negra

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View from the living room - a boat in the Pacific Ocean about two miles away

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Last updated: 07/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located just minutes from some of the world's best surfing at Playa Negra and the broad beaches of Playa Junquillal, La Casa Margarita is situated in a 250-acre eco-community known as La Pura Jungla. With only 35 home sites in all, La Pura Jungla is an amazing refuge from the hustle and bustle of 'everyday' life. And La Casa Margarita, a three-bedroom, two-bath 4000+ sq foot tree house, offers all the amenities of home in a relaxed jungle setting where howler monkeys and exotic birds are your neighbors, and yet you are close enough to all services - dining, shopping, activities and resorts - to make your stay EXACTLY what you want.

Built on a steel and concrete platform that puts it in the tree tops, Casa Margarita is two beautiful homes under a single roof, separated by a canopy walkway high over the jungle floor. The Guest House has two bedrooms and the Master Suite has one bedroom. You may either occupy the Guest House alone, or both Guest House and Master Suite.

La Casa Margarita is ideally located where the jungle meets the Pacific Ocean in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. It is about ten miles from Tamarindo Beach, and just minutes from the new JW Marriott Resort at Hacienda Pinilla. It is less than five miles from Playa Negra or Playa Junquillal, and just over an hour's drive to Liberia International Airport. If you are coming from San Jose, you can either fly to Tamarindo or Liberia and drive/taxi from there, or you can drive from San Jose in about four hours.

La Casa Margarita is over 4000 square feet of jungle 'tree house' with amazing ocean views. The living and dining areas are open to the vistas below - no walls, you become part of the jungle as if you lived in the treetops. All the open living spaces have safety guard rails with bars, keeping kids - and adults - safe.

The Guest House features:
- Two spacious bedrooms with balconies, Queen beds and a pull-out trundle
- Tile and marble bathroom with towels provided
- Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar, granite countertops, and appliances
- Walk-in closet and numerous pantries and cabinets
- Laundry room with large capacity washer/dryer
- Huge Living/Dining room with dining table, chairs, sofa, coffee table, hammock
- Outdoor shower and toilet to wash off the sand before you come home

The Master Suite features:
- One large bedroom with King bed
- Master bath with double shower and treetop jungle views
- Kitchenette with Microwave, gas range top, fridge
- Open Living/Dining room with dining table, couch, chairs

All of our guests can enjoy the beautiful Costa Rican furniture from the master craftsmen in Sarchi. Our home was built and furnished 100% with local materials, labor, and furnishings of the very highest quality.

Keywords: House, Treehouse, casa, villa

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Guest Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 double

    Double bed is a 'pull out' trundle under queen bed...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Both guest bedrooms have balconies...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Located in master suite - call if interested...moreless

  • King size beds (1) In Master Suite, Queen size Beds (2) Both guest bedrooms have Queen beds, Double Beds (1) One of the Guest House bedrooms also has a trundle bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Guest house bathroom: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Master Suite Bath: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • There is a utility bath by the carport/bodega with toilet, sink and outdoor shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Tree-top Jungle Views, Nature Lover's paradise, Monkeys birds and beautiful flora...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Several North American channels available...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of surrounding hills and jungle - see the monkeys in the trees and exotic birds all around...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    There are spectacular views of the Pacific....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    High-speed wireless broadband available 'pay per use' We provide USB dongle and wifi router, you pay by the gigabyte....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large Capacity...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    For two cars...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Additional Maid service available at a nominal fee...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Huge living/dining room...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Call for details - we can provide a costa rica cellphone during your stay for a nominal fee....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Call for details - we can cater for your special events or daily...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    There is ALSO a kitchenette in the Master Suite including fridge, stovetop, microwave, and sink....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Green Season 2015
Jun 1 - Nov 30, 2015
5 night min stay

$1,000
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Rates listed are for guest house only. Master suite additional.


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Last updated: 07/09/2015
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Location

77 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Liberia International
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Playa Blanca

Car: Necessary

Call for information on the amazing outings we can arrange - from trips to active volcanoes to day trips to zip line tours, kayaking, horseback riding in the mountains and all Costa Rica has to offer.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Margarita and Michael have traveled extensively with their children, and currently reside in the California wine country. They have both worked in the high-tech world and are now raising a middle-school aged daughter. They all love to travel and spend as much time as possible at Casa Margarita.

Why the Owner Chose Playa Negra:
We fell in love with Costa Rica the first time we visited, back in 1994. On our second trip in 1995 we were introduced to Ray who owns the development (Pura Jungla) where we eventually built our dream home. We soon decided to purchase a two acre lot with stunning views of the Pacific. Several years later, in 2005 we began construction of Casa Margarita with the assistance of Ray, our dear late architect Edgar Cruz, and a wonderful team of contractors. The result wildly exceeded our expectations, and now we have a wonderful escape to share with all of you.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are located in an amazing 250 acre eco-preserve filled with nature's bounty. Rare trees, exotic birds, howler monkey families and iguanas are our neighbors in paradise. We are just five minutes from dining, surfing, ocean beaches and more, and over the years we have developed friendships with many neighbors and business owners. It truly has become our second home. We love to ride down the road and have everyone call out to our daughter as we pass - she feels like Casa Margarita is her personal tree house - and in a way it is. We love to sit in the kitchen having breakfast and watch the monkeys come by on their way to feeding - I don't know who is more curious, us or them.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • View from the living room - a boat in the Pacific Ocean about two miles away

    View from the living room - a boat in the Pacific Ocean about two miles away

  • Howler Monkeys in the trees on our two-acre slice of heaven

    Howler Monkeys in the trees on our two-acre slice of heaven

  • Master Suite bedroom has jungle and ocean views through glass walls on two sides

    Master Suite bedroom has jungle and ocean views through glass walls on two sides

  • Relaxing in the SkyChairs between living room and dining room

    Relaxing in the SkyChairs between living room and dining room

  • View into master suite from one of the decks

    View into master suite from one of the decks

  • View from master bedroom suite out to jungle and guest house

    View from master bedroom suite out to jungle and guest house

  • Local festivals are tons of fun!

    Local festivals are tons of fun!

  • Trompe L'oeil mural by local artist Johnny Coopwood - One of two.

    Trompe L'oeil mural by local artist Johnny Coopwood - One of two.

  • Famed concert pianist Seth Montfort practices before concert at Casa Margarita

    Famed concert pianist Seth Montfort practices before concert at Casa Margarita

  • Guest House living/dining room soars above the jungle floor.

    Guest House living/dining room soars above the jungle floor.

  • All new kitchen - all appliances, granite counters, and great Pacific views

    All new kitchen - all appliances, granite counters, and great Pacific views

  • Living Room View from Kitchen - Jungle and Pacific Ocean below

    Living Room View from Kitchen - Jungle and Pacific Ocean below

  • Yet another stunning sunset seen from the living room.  What will yours look lik

    Yet another stunning sunset seen from the living room. What will yours look lik

  • Bar is tucked in a kitchen corner - but plenty of room for making Margaritas!

    Bar is tucked in a kitchen corner - but plenty of room for making Margaritas!

  • Parties and concerts are held here - what a venue!

    Parties and concerts are held here - what a venue!

  • Howlers - they come daily to say "hi!"

    Howlers - they come daily to say "hi!"

  • Margarita clowns around in one of the hamacas

    Margarita clowns around in one of the hamacas

  • view of carport towards master suite

    view of carport towards master suite

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/09/2015
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