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'Casa De Paraíso'Private Oceanfront' 10% Off wk $

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Private Pool, relax in the sun or under the terrace. Enjoy Scarlet Macaws &

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Last updated: 07/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Jaco house description

Costa Rica is a place of spectacular beauty and you can enjoy your stay in this cozy oceanfront house. We are located in a small, quaint fishing village called Tarcoles. You can wake up and have that first cup of delicious Costa Rican java while watching the sun rise over the mountains. In the evenings, pour yourself a glass of wine and relax on the roomy front porch as you watch the sun disappear into the ocean. You will frequently see colorful Scarlet Macaws flying from tree to tree as you lounge by the private pool. There is a covered veranda that wraps around the entire house.

You can walk out the back door and pick fresh fruit from the multitude of fruit trees such as mango, banana, plantain, lime, coconut and breadfruit. As well, you can watch the macaws having breakfast in the almond trees at the front of the house. You can take a dip in the sparkling pool, enjoy a siesta, or curl up with a book in our hammock. For entertainment take a drive to Jaco, located 20 minutes from the house, where you can enjoy browsing in the many shops for treasures made by the local artists. There you'll find beautiful hand-made bowls, wall hangings and jewelry made from the native wood. You can also enjoy local cuisine at one of the many restaurants, or have a drink at the Funky Monkey Bar.

A newly built shopping plaza is a 10 minute drive from the house. There you'll find a modern grocery store that carries many of the popular and familiar brands that you can find at home. There is a Subway and a Pizza Hut, as well as a pharmacy, video store and even a Radio Shack.

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional
              • Massage
              • Staff

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                We ask that all guest respect this policy of NOT smoking in the house. You have a beautiful and spacious area outside in which to do so....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                As long as your pet can get along with resident 'pets' we have no problem. But please note the property is not entirely fenced in....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Over 21, please....moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Children Welcome
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Catering Available:

                Maria, a local neighbour has been cooking for our guests for the 2years and all have been more than delighted! Read reviews for Maria & Gino 'Tico Style Tours.'...moreless

              • Dining:

                Can easily add 2 chairs inside, outside has a built in ceramic table that will fit easily 12 maybe more persons around....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Stove/Oven (propane)plus 2 burner propaner cooker, microwave, blender, coffee maker, toaster oven....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                totally equipped...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Covered Parking:

                Parking on patio under roof if height limitations are compatible. Otherwise, private parking in front of house provided....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                1 Beach towel per guest, bed, kitchen & bath linens all provided....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                2 bath towels per person, 1 beach towel pp....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                AC in the bedrooms only!...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Used with maid service....moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Washing Machine
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • English and Spanish speaking manager available daily from 7a.m. to 6p.m. - After hours, emergencies only please! The Agent, Patri will assist you with any of your needs eg. tours, car rentals, groceries, cook, etc....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Stereo
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Books

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    Local numbers only. You should set up a calling card before leaving or you can buy international calling cards. You can use SKYPE!...moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Cell phone available for $20 per week. Local calls only!...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Highspeed now available so bring your laptop!...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Private Pool

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Walk around patio area with 2 cement tables and benches. Children friendly, cook inside or out and always in touch with children at the pool....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Charcoal BBQ, 1st bag of charcoal & starter complimentary....moreless

                      Location & View

                      • Beachfront:

                        Beach is in front of the house and you can walk in both directions no less than 3 to 5 hours. Rocky in places & sandier in others. We always recommend where it might be cleaner to swim on our beach....moreless

                      • Oceanfront:

                        We have a lovely view of the ocean and glorious sunsets from our front porch....moreless

                      • Mountain View:

                        Mountains along the Costanera, Route 54 behind the house...moreless

                      • Rural:

                        Set in the Fishing Village of Tarcoles...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • Hiking
                      • Golf
                      • Surfing
                      • Fishing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Groceries
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shelling
                      • Walking
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shopping
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Kayaking
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Green Season
                      May 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      $140
                      $885 $3,200
                      Low Season
                      Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      $110
                      $695 $2,500
                      High Season
                      Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $160
                      $985 $3,800
                      Green Season
                      May 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $140
                      $885 $3,200
                      Low Season
                      Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $110
                      $695 $2,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • After Renter Clng Fee $40
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      From $695 USD/wk.

                      All prices quoted are in US Dollars.

                      We accept credit cards or bank transfer through PayPal (you do not need an account to use this option).

                      OR if in Canada, payments done through Interac Email Bank Transfer.

                      50% Deposit to reserve - $250 Security Dep - Bal/SD/Cleaning Fee due 30days BEFORE

                      $s based on 4 person occupancy or less (Max6). Extra persons $30 each per night.

                      We accept deposits/payments via PayPal, Credit Cards accepted!

                      You do not need to be a member to use PayPal.

                      10% discount for seniors (From 60 years), & repeat guests.

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                      Last updated: 07/31/2014
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                      Location

                      Area: We are only a 1 1/4 hr. drive from the airport in San Jose and, as we are in a central location, it is easy to take many tours and excursions.

                      Scarlet Macaws in your garden! Iguanas, goats, cows too! Horseback riding, atv tours, visit Central Pacific's tallest waterfall, Carara National Park (see 300 species of birds, monkeys, black and green frogs and trees over 500ft tall). If you are feeling active, there are several surf shops that offer 1st timers lessons and you can catch your first wave like I did. There is also fishing, hiking or challenge yourself with Zip Line canopy tours, hiking to the waterfalls, biking, crocodile tours, butterfly farms and plenty of wildlife viewing.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: Wife/Husband relocated from Toronto, Ontario, Canada and moved to Tarcoles. We love it here! Would not choose to live elsewhere in CR.

                      Why the Owner Chose Jaco:
                      We really like being in an area typical of Costa Rica and have been actively involved in the Village for the past 17 years.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Getting to truly experience a stay in the 'authentic' Costa Rica! Not the touristy areas, being exposed and immersing yourself in the way of life in a Fishing Village and making lifelong friends!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, spanish

                      Links to more information:

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                      Photos

                      • Private Pool, relax in the sun or under the terrace. Enjoy Scarlet Macaws &

                        Private Pool, relax in the sun or under the terrace. Enjoy Scarlet Macaws &

                      • Lanai

                        Lanai

                      • Roomy, fully equipped kitchen

                        Roomy, fully equipped kitchen

                      • Ensuite bathroom

                        Ensuite bathroom

                      • Guest bedroom

                        Guest bedroom

                      • Fishing boats down the street in 
front of the fish market!

                        Fishing boats down the street in front of the fish market!

                      • Jaco Beach

                        Jaco Beach

                      • Surfing at Jaco Beach

                        Surfing at Jaco Beach

                      • Local resident

                        Local resident

                      • View in front of Property

                        View in front of Property

                      • Macaws resident birds

                        Macaws resident birds

                      • Local bird

                        Local bird

                      • House from the front

                        House from the front

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Dining area

                        Dining area

                      • Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

                        Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

                      • Macaws playing in the neighbour's tree.

                        Macaws playing in the neighbour's tree.

                      • Fishing boat at sunset in front of the house.

                        Fishing boat at sunset in front of the house.

                      • Marriot Resort Marina in Herradura

                        Marriot Resort Marina in Herradura

                      • Tarcoles Beach

                        Tarcoles Beach

                      • Resident Iguana

                        Resident Iguana

                      • River beside ocean

                        River beside ocean

                      • Local cuisine

                        Local cuisine

                      VRBO #155295

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, July 31, 2014

                      $110 - $160 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 07/31/14
                      Minimum stay: 5 nights
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