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On the Beach - Beautifully Appointed Luxury Penthouse!

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Watch fabulous sunsets over the ocean from the spacious terrace

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Flamingo Beach condo description

Luxurious 4-bedroom, 4 1/2 bath penthouse on peaceful Playa Potrero.

Completed in 2007, our spacious home (3000 square feet) is beautifully decorated and features high end finishes throughout: granite counter tops, travertine floors, tiled bathrooms, original art, and custom furniture, paintwork, window treatments and bedding. Twice weekly housekeeping service is included.

Our penthouse occupies the entire top floor of a 5 unit building. It is located in the exclusive Surfside development, in the center of a wide bay stretching from Sugar Beach to Playa Flamingo. World class ocean fishing, surfing, scuba and snorkeling are only minutes away, and we offer a new, 2-person Hobie kayak if you want to fish or explore the bay on your own. A small, well-stocked grocery store, farmers market and three cafe/restaurants are less than a block away, and nearby Playa Flamingo (10 minutes drive) and Tamarindo (about 1/2 hour) have a wealth of restaurants, shops and services to meet your every desire.

Despite its luxurious appointments, our penthouse is child-friendly. Playa Potrero is one of the calmest beaches in Guanacaste, with no riptides, gentle surf and soft sand. Unlike some other properties in the area, there are no roads to cross or hills to navigate to get to the ocean. There's a fenced swimming pool and large grass play area between our building and the beach. We've stocked our home with boogie boards, swim fins, masks and snorkels, and kids toys and books.

Our local property managers are ready to help you with anything you need to make your stay enjoyable and memorable. They can pick you up at the airport, have the home stocked with groceries when you arrive, and arrange for a chef, massage or daily maid service (twice weekly cleaning is included in your rental fee). They can help you plan jungle or canopy tours, excursions to the area’s many spectacular volcanoes, scuba or surfing lessons, or golf or fishing trips.


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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            We have kids games, toys and sports equipment. Swimming pool has zero entry at one end and ocean is calm with no riptides....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Will consider pets. Please check with owners....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 11-14

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

            Bunk bed has trundle, so this bedroom sleeps 5...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 twin/ single, 2 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen sleeper, 2 Pac 'n Play cribs plus 1 single air bed...moreless

          • 1 king bed with ocean view in Master Bedroom; 2nd king in second master. Two twin beds in 3rd bedroom can be made up as a king. Queen size bed located with a set of bunk beds and trundle in fourth bedroom, so this bedroom sleeps a total of 5. We also have 2 Pack 'N Play cribs, a queen hide-a-bed in the living room and one twin-size premier raised airbed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable:

            (3) Cable offers many English-language stations. Two flat screen TVs and one additional TV. Flat screen TV in great room is linked to a Surround Sound Stereo system with iPod dock. All TVs have DVD players....moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Toys
          • Video Library:

            DVD library with large number of DVDs for children of all ages...moreless

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Restaurants
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Beachfront:

            Direct access to the beach with no roads in between and no hills or steps to navigate....moreless

          • Oceanfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Parasailing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining:

            Two dining tables (one inside and one outside). Both seat 8-10...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            Separate airconditioning w/remote control in each room....moreless

          • Broadband Access
          • Clothes Dryer:

            In laundry room....moreless

          • Computer Available:

            Toshiba Laptop configured with Windows. Color printer/scanner/copier....moreless

          • Free Long Distance:

            Free VoIP phone with access to United States and other countries....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking Off Street
          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            Separate laundry room with tub....moreless

          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          • Catering Available:

            Chef service can be arranged by contacting the property manager....moreless

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

            Kitchen equipped for gourmet cooking. Includes dishwasher and garbage disposal (neither is common in Costa Rica)....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio:

            The unit has a fenced pool deck/patio and grass play area....moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            New Hobie 2-person kayak for fishing and/or exploring our bay....moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo:

            Terrace measures 45 X 12 feet. Includes barbecue, dining table for 6, easy chairs....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill

          Payment Type

          • Amex
          • Carteblanche
          • Dinersclub
          • Discover
          • Eurocard
          • Jcb
          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

          • Communal Pool:

            Pool with outdoor shower shared by 5 units....moreless

          • Jetted Tub
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Christmas Week
          Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
          5 night min stay
          $400
          $2,700

          Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          New Years Week
          Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $5,000

          Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          Winter High Season
          Jan 3 - Mar 27, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $400
          $2,700

          Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          Easter Week
          Mar 28 - Apr 4, 2015
          5 night min stay
          $500
          $3,200

          Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          Spring Low Season
          Apr 5 - Jun 5, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $275
          $1,800

          Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          Summer High Season
          Jun 6 - Aug 29, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $325
          $2,100

          Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


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          Fees:

          • Pet Fee $500
          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
          • Taxes Included

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          Last updated: 12/24/2014
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          Location

          50 Kilometres
          Nearest Airport
          Liberia
          300 Metres
          Nearest Barpub
          El Coconut/Bahia del Sol
          50 Kilometres
          Nearest Golf
          Four Seasons Resort
          10 Kilometres
          Nearest Motorway
          Flamingo
          300 Metres
          Nearest Restaurant
          El Coconut/Bahia del Sol
          10 Metres
          Nearest Beach
          Beachfront

          Car: Not Necessary

           

          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 2007

          About: We are a Colorado couple with 5 grown children, 12 grandchildren and one goofy golden retriever. We love to ski, golf, fish, hike and enjoy the outdoors. We also like to travel, with recent trips to Alaska, Africa, Europe and New Zealand. Tom is a retired computer business owner and Chris is a psychologist and part-time consultant. Since we bought our El Destino penthouse in 2007, we have averaged about 3 trips each year to Costa Rica.

          Why Flamingo Beach:
          We fell in love with Costa Rica on our first visit and were fortunate to find a property that has allowed us to share this beautiful place with our family, friends and rental guests. We chose our El Destino penthouse for many reasons: it accomodates large groups easily and with all the comforts of home; it has incredible ocean views and sounds; and, because it is in the middle of a large bay, we have no undertow and our young grandchildren can handle the waves. We also like being located in a residential neighborhood where the beach is never crowded, but which offers easy access to a variety of restaurants, shops, and adventurous tourist activities.

          The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
          Because our penthouse occupies the entire third floor of our building, we have spectacular, unobstructed ocean views from Flamingo Beach and the marina on the south, to the town of Potrero and beautiful secluded beaches and islands on the north. We think our terrace, which spans almost the entire width of the building, is the best place in the area to view the sunset. Unlike many other 'beachfront' properties nearby, you don't have to cross a road or navigate down a hill to get from our building to the beach. One of our favorite early morning rituals is to walk from one end of the bay to the other, looking for shells, crabs and other ocean life. Along the estuaries that flow into the bay, we have spotted monkeys in the trees and birds such as egrets, herons and roseate spoonbills (from which Flamingo Beach gets its name). Every day we see something new and different.


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          Speaks: english

           

          Photos

          • Watch fabulous sunsets over the ocean from the spacious terrace

            Watch fabulous sunsets over the ocean from the spacious terrace

          • Penthouse occupies the entire 3rd floor of the building.  View from the beach.

            Penthouse occupies the entire 3rd floor of the building. View from the beach.

          • Gourmet equipped kitchen has breakfast bar for 6 and dining table seating 10.

            Gourmet equipped kitchen has breakfast bar for 6 and dining table seating 10.

          • Master bedroom #1 adjoins terrace with great ocean views on two sides

            Master bedroom #1 adjoins terrace with great ocean views on two sides

          • Bedroom #2 (second master) has king bed, sitting area and walk-in closet

            Bedroom #2 (second master) has king bed, sitting area and walk-in closet

          • Zero entry pool shared by 5 units

            Zero entry pool shared by 5 units

          • Bedroom #3 with queen, bunk beds and trundle sleeps 5. Great for kids.

            Bedroom #3 with queen, bunk beds and trundle sleeps 5. Great for kids.

          • A view of the Flamingo marina from our terrace

            A view of the Flamingo marina from our terrace

          • Recent photo showing our kayak and new trees for shade.

            Recent photo showing our kayak and new trees for shade.

          • Another beautiful sunset and rainbow taken while fishing on the bay.

            Another beautiful sunset and rainbow taken while fishing on the bay.

          • A view of our child-friendly beach and surf before landscaping added to the yard

            A view of our child-friendly beach and surf before landscaping added to the yard

          • The great room seating area has ocean view & faces a large entertainment center

            The great room seating area has ocean view & faces a large entertainment center

          • Another great room view showing dining area and breakfast bar

            Another great room view showing dining area and breakfast bar

          • Large master bathroom has large tub, separate stall shower and ocean view

            Large master bathroom has large tub, separate stall shower and ocean view

          • Terrace view. Walk right down our path to the beach.

            Terrace view. Walk right down our path to the beach.

          • Huge terrace with fantastic views over the entire bay

            Huge terrace with fantastic views over the entire bay

          • Twins in bedroom #4 can be made up as a king

            Twins in bedroom #4 can be made up as a king

          • Two adventurers getting ready to explore the bay or fish using our kayak.

            Two adventurers getting ready to explore the bay or fish using our kayak.

          • Another garden view showing pool, lawn and path to beach.

            Another garden view showing pool, lawn and path to beach.

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          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

          $275 - $714 per night (USD)
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          4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 14

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          Member since: 2007
          Speaks: english
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          • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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