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Casa Manana-Luxurious Ocean View Home with Beautiful Pool and Waterfall

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Last updated: 08/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Playa Hermosa house description

This beautiful 4 bedroom air-conditioned home is located in the elegant gated community of Palo Alto, Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste Costa Rica. The Pacific ocean view and surrounding mountains are simply beautiful. If you're looking for a peaceful and serene vacation spot, you've found it at Casa Manana.
The beach is only 3 blocks away. If you feel adventurous there is snorkeling, jet-skiing, fishing, surfing, and many other activities available.
Casa Manana includes 4 large bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 6 remote controlled air-conditioners, and a large open living room / kitchen area with 15' vaulted ceilings. The island kitchen / dining area seats 8, including 4 bar stools and floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the private park and ocean. You'll spend most of your time in our gorgeous private pool & waterfall or on the lovely covered patio with outdoor furniture and gas barbecue grill. FREE Long-Distance Calls back to the US, Canada, the UK & Wireless High-Speed Internet!!


Casa Manana is just a few blocks from the beach and is centrally located to rain forest and canopy tours, beautiful beaches, volcanoes, incredible fishing, shopping, howler monkeys, butterfly farms, bird-watching, eco-tourism and much more.

Still not convinced this is the perfect vacation rental home for you? Take a moment to read what previous guests have said about their experiences at our home and our accommodating staff. With so many rental options available, reviewing a property's Guest Book is one of the most important tools when considering where to vacation.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Smoking Allowed
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Sliding glass doors overlooking pool...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 4: 2 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Very spacious master bedroom with a king size bed. 2 of the guest rooms have full size beds and the other bedroom has 2 full size futons. All bedrooms include ceiling fans and individually controlled air conditioners....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Master Bath...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Guest Bath...moreless

          • Outdoor: outdoor shower

            outdoor shower...moreless

          • Master bath has an extra large shower and the guest bath has both a tub and shower....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • FREE LONG-DISTANCE CALLS & WIRELESS HIGH-SPEED INTERNET. Keep in touch with all your family and friends back in the US, Canada, & the UK. Please See The Guestbook Link Below!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Radio
              • Books For Adults
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Video Library
              • Television
              • VCR
              • DVD Player

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Museums
              • Zoo
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Marina
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Volcano
              • Waterfalls
              • Rain Forests

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Horseback Riding

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Ocean View
              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean

              sports and adventure activities

              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Kayaking
              • Basketball Court
              • Spelunking
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Snorkeling
              • Hiking
              • Golf
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    48' round dining room table with 4 chairs and island bar with 4 bar stools. Additional seating out on the patio as well....moreless

                  • Seating for 8 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Free Long Distance:

                        FREE Long Distance Calls!!! Keep in touch with your family and friends by phone for FREE. We have installed a VOIP phone so you can call back to the US, Canada, and the UK. ...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Wireless Internet is also available as well as a VOIP telephone for FREE Long Distance back to the US, Canada, and the UK....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking
                      • Telephone:

                        (3) Free local calls from the house....moreless

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        6 romote controlled A/C units and ceiling fans in every room...moreless

                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Security System
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Internet
                      • Broadband Access:

                        High Speed Internet has been installed at the house if you need to keep in touch with the office back home. ...moreless

                      • Safe
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Shampoo

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included

                          Kitchen

                          • Catering Available
                          • Kitchen
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Stove
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Tennis
                          • Golf
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Gated Community
                          • Patio
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Tennis Court
                          • Terrace
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Lanai / Gazebo

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool
                          • Outdoor Pool
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Green Season
                          Apr 27 - Aug 31, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $228
                          $1,600
                          Special Rate
                          Sep 1 - Nov 15, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $171
                          $1,200
                          High Season
                          Nov 16 - Dec 19, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $285
                          $2,000
                          Christmas/New Year's
                          Dec 20 - Jan 1, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $457
                          $3,200
                          High Season
                          Jan 2 - Apr 5, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $285
                          $2,000

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          $1400 - $3200/ weekly, Discounts available on multiple weeks.

                          Green Season April 27th - August 31st - $1600 weekly, includes maid service.

                          Special Rate September 1st - November 15th - $1200/ weekly, includes maid service.

                          High Season November 16th - December 19th - $2000/ weekly, includes maid service.

                          Christmas/New Years December 20th - January 1st - $3200/ weekly, includes maid service.


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                          Last updated: 08/28/2014
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                          Location

                          Car: Recommended

                          Playa Hermosa is in the Northwest Province of Guanacaste. Our home is literally a 2 minute drive down to the beach or a 10 minute walk. We are about an hour and a half away from beautiful mountains, waterfalls, mud baths, and volcanoes. Additional information on the area and tours are available on request. FREE LONG-DISTANCE CALLS!! Our home is equipped with a VOIP telephone so you can keep in touch with all your family and friends back in the US, Canada, and the UK. We have also installed High-Speed Wireless Internet. Please See The Guestbook Link Below!

                           

                          Owner info

                          About the owner: We absolutely LOVE Costa Rica!. After several years of exploring most of the country, we found ourselves returning time and again to Playa Hermosa. It just felt like home to us...Our plans are to retire there one day, but in the mean time we've decided to share our our little slice of paradise with others.

                          Why the Owner Chose Playa Hermosa:
                          We built our home in Playa Hermosa for several reasons...We love the people, the climate, the beach, the food, the laid-back pace and just the over-all natural beauty of the country. PURA VIDA

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Our home is all on 1 level with an ocean view and around a 10 minute walk to the beach. Perfect for families with kids and/or seniors. Gus and Tim (our terrific property managers) have been with us for over 8 years and are usually always available to assist our guests. Please feel free to call us anytime as well if you have any other questions. We're more than happy to share our experiences and knowledge of this wonderful country!


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

                          Links to more information:

                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          Photos

                          • View of pool and bougainvilleas

                            View of pool and bougainvilleas

                          • Ocean view from our patio, kitchen and living room.

                            Ocean view from our patio, kitchen and living room.

                          • Relax outside on our private patio while enjoying the pool and gas BBQ grill.

                            Relax outside on our private patio while enjoying the pool and gas BBQ grill.

                          • Photo from our private pool with great views of the ocean and hilltop villas.

                            Photo from our private pool with great views of the ocean and hilltop villas.

                          • Kitchen has everything including pots and pans, dishes, coffee maker, spices...

                            Kitchen has everything including pots and pans, dishes, coffee maker, spices...

                          • Open air island kitchen

                            Open air island kitchen

                          • 2 identical guest rooms with full size beds and guest bathroom in between.

                            2 identical guest rooms with full size beds and guest bathroom in between.

                          • Our boys at a Playa Hermosa beachfront restaurant

                            Our boys at a Playa Hermosa beachfront restaurant

                          • Our dinner that evening. 1 out of 4 caught that day. Great time had by all!

                            Our dinner that evening. 1 out of 4 caught that day. Great time had by all!

                          • Laid back, family friendly beach just a 10 minute walk from our home.

                            Laid back, family friendly beach just a 10 minute walk from our home.

                          • Playa Hermosa beach 3 blocks from Casa Manana

                            Playa Hermosa beach 3 blocks from Casa Manana

                          • Our resident house guest enjoying a little fun in the sun at our pool.

                            Our resident house guest enjoying a little fun in the sun at our pool.

                          • Our 33 acre gated community entrance with 24 hour security.

                            Our 33 acre gated community entrance with 24 hour security.

                          • Side view of our private patio and pool. Secluded, quiet and close to the beach

                            Side view of our private patio and pool. Secluded, quiet and close to the beach

                          • Front of the house has floor to ceiling windows facing the patio, pool and ocean

                            Front of the house has floor to ceiling windows facing the patio, pool and ocean

                          • Open kitchen and living area with 15' vaulted ceilings. Floor to ceiling windows

                            Open kitchen and living area with 15' vaulted ceilings. Floor to ceiling windows

                          • Open living room, kitchen and dining area with views of garden, pool and ocean.

                            Open living room, kitchen and dining area with views of garden, pool and ocean.

                          • Large master king bedroom/bath with sliding glass doors to outdoor patio.

                            Large master king bedroom/bath with sliding glass doors to outdoor patio.

                          • Large guest bedroom with two full-size futons

                            Large guest bedroom with two full-size futons

                          • Catch of the day - Mahi Mahi

                            Catch of the day - Mahi Mahi

                          • Our boys enjoying the beach. Banana boat rides, jet skies and snow cone vendors.

                            Our boys enjoying the beach. Banana boat rides, jet skies and snow cone vendors.

                          • Heading out to do some great snorkeling and fishing. A beautiful day in paradise

                            Heading out to do some great snorkeling and fishing. A beautiful day in paradise

                          • Spectacular waterfall and swimming hole within a short drive from the house.

                            Spectacular waterfall and swimming hole within a short drive from the house.

                          • Beautiful sunset from our patio. Time to have a cerveza and relax...PURA VIDA!!

                            Beautiful sunset from our patio. Time to have a cerveza and relax...PURA VIDA!!

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                          This listing was first published here in 2006.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, August 21, 2014

                          $171 - $457 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

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