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Chillout on the Indo day bed or hammock area by your private pool steps to beach

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Last updated: 03/21/2013

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

Playa Santa Teresa house description

Casa Iguana is an outstanding value for couples, families, and friends. This home is part of a 3-home, 2.5 acre gated complex. Our beachfront lot is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Santa Teresa’s exclusive North end. The best surf break in the area is located directly in front of the property. Santa Teresa is known for its consistent surf, pristine white sand beaches, and relaxed atmosphere.

We are located approximately one mile (1.2 km) north of the center of town. Casa Iguana is steps to the beach and has a serene walking path through a tropical Butterfly garden 'Mariposario' directly to the ocean without having to cross any main roads.

This comfortable 1000 square foot (95m2) two-bedroom, one-bath house with indoor and outdoor areas and a private non-chlorine pool (pure salt chlorinated) is surrounded by tropical hardwood trees and exotic local fauna. The kitchen is well equipped with a 18 cubic foot refrigerator, four burner gas stove and oven, bar style dining set for four, toaster, blender, coffee maker and more. The adjoining living room area offers hardwood, bamboo and rattan furniture and a 27' color cable TV, tastefully decorated in Costa Rican style. The bedrooms are both the same size. One has a queen bed and the other one has two singles. Both bedrooms have ample closet space, ceiling fans, A/C, large screened windows for cross ventilation and of course there is hot water in the bath. An outdoor back terrace provides a dining area for 6 and gaz grill, and also an area to hang wet bathing suits. The private pool is non-chlorine (pure salt chlorinated) and has a nice Brazilian Cherry finished deck which joints the dining and living areas via the pool area, which offers an outdoor shower and lounge area.

Theses two wonderful outdoor terrace areas are very private and wonderful. Again, there is one LR & one DR area adjacent to the pool and pool deck area. The LR area offers an Indo day bed and hammocks, while the dining area offer seating for 6 and a built-in gas lava rock grill. This is a good place to share quality time with friends and family or to simply relax and enjoy the beautiful tropical surroundings.

Our lush & abundant gardens include a wide variety of mature tropical hardwoods, cocos, various palms, bananas, plantanes, papayas, lemons & guava trees, plumerias, & flowering tropical plants such as hibiscus, jasmine, heliconias, bromelias, tabacones & much more. Monkeys, iguanas, paroquets are just a few of the creatures you may see & hear right from your terrace.

Mariposa property is a 3-house gated complex with full time maid maintenance and staff and a wonderful multi-lingual & multi talented Concierge, Marta Marques. If you wish to accommodate more than one family, can can comfortably accommodate 27 guests on-site. Please contact us or visit our website for more information. The property is private, secure and well maintained.

Also, within walking distance you'll find a supermarket and restaurants.

We look forward to your stay! Pura vida!


Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 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:

        Perfect for a couples, friends and families with kids ! ...moreless

      • Non Smoking Only:

        Please no smoking in the house. Thank you !...moreless

      • Pets Not Allowed:

        sorry, still love animals......moreless

      Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

      • Detached Unit

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      • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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      • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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      • Queen size Bed (1) Hand Made Costa Rican Wicker bed with elegant headboard & orthopedic matress, Twin or Single Beds (3) There are 2 singles in the second bedroom and a 3rd single in the LR. Hardwood and bamboo beds with Orthopedic mattresses in 2nd bedroom & Indo daybed with orthopedic mattress in the LR, Baby Cribs (1) Pack & play style crib and highchair available, at no extra cost...moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1

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      • White ceramic tile, hand painted sink, CLEAN !

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Kitchen:

        Full Size Refridgerator, 4 burner gas stove w/oven, garbage disposal recycle bins, Stainless Steel cookware, knife set, bowls, serving plates, glasses & wine glasses, collander, cheese grater, vegatable peeler, cutting boards, more. All clean, great condition, well appointed w/a woman's touch......moreless

      • Cooking Utensils:

        Stainless Steel cookware, knife set, bowls, serving plates, glasses & wine glasses, collander, cheese grater, vegatable peeler, cutting boards, more. All clean, great condition, well appointed w/a woman's touch......moreless

      • Dining:

        Small indooor area in kitchen & beautiful outdoor area by pool with gas grill...moreless

      • Dishes & Utensils:

        full set fro 10-80 (upon request) high restaurant quality...moreless

      • Stove:

        4 gas burner...moreless

      • Child's Highchair
      • Coffee Maker
      • Toaster
      • Seating for 6 people

      Amenities

      • Linens Provided:

        2 bath towels p/p,1 beach towel p/p, kitchen towels and fresh linens. Changed several times per week, extra towels available upon request...moreless

      • Air Conditioning:

        36,000 BTU's with separate remote control units in each room, for your comfort and convenience...moreless

      • Living Room:

        Cumfy !...moreless

      • Babysitter
      • 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

          Communications

          • Telephone:

            Fre local calls, long distance reqires a calling card. Casa Iguana phone number is (506) 2640-0972...moreless

          • Internet:

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

          • Wireless Internet:

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

          Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool:

                Non chlorine (pure salt water chlorinated) private pool surrounded by tropical gardens & outdoor covered & uncovered terrace and pool deck areas...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Gazebo:

                Typical Costa Rican style plm roof 'rancho' with hammock & two large wooden garden chairs to relax in......moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                With indo day bed & Hammocks...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Lush mature tropical gardens...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Built-in Gas with lava rocks...moreless

              Theme

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

              Activities

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

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Mid Season
              Jul 13 - Sep 30, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $225
              Green Season
              Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $195
              High Season
              Nov 1 - Nov 15, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $295
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 16 - Nov 30, 2014
              5 night min stay
              $350
              High Season
              Dec 1 - Dec 14, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $295
              X-Mas New Years
              Dec 15 - Jan 10, 2015
              7 night min stay
              $695
              High Season
              Jan 11 - Jan 31, 2015
              7 night min stay
              $325
              Spring Break
              Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2015
              7 night min stay
              $395
              Peak Season
              Mar 1 - Mar 13, 2015
              7 night min stay
              $325
              Spring Break
              Mar 14 - Mar 31, 2015
              7 night min stay
              $375
              Peak Season
              Apr 1 - May 15, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $325
              Mid Season
              May 16 - Jun 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $250
              July 4th
              Jul 1 - Jul 12, 2015
              5 night min stay
              $325
              Mid Season
              Jul 13 - Aug 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $250

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Terms of payment may be modified at owners discretion and your reservation is not confirmed until you have received a written confirmation from us. Thank you.

              Normally a 50% deposit is required at the time of booking and the 50% balance is due 45 days prior to check-in. All Credit card and Paypal payments will incur an additional 6% fee, and all wire transfers all incur an additional $ 30 fee per transfer to receive the funds in Costa Rica, in addition to your bank's wire initiation fees. Thank you.


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              Location

              20 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Tambor
              30 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Ferry Tambor to & from Puntarenas/Paquera
              100 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Playa Santa Teresa
              500 Metres
              Nearest Barpub
              la Lora
              20 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Los Delfines Tamor
              100 Metres
              Nearest Restaurant
              Al Chile Viola

              Car: Recommended

              Concierge, private yoga, pilates, massage, chefs available, very private & relaxing, enjoy long walks on the beach, tide pools, gorgeous sunsets and more.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              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.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

              Links to more information:

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              Photos

              • Chillout on the Indo day bed or hammock area by your private pool steps to beach

                Chillout on the Indo day bed or hammock area by your private pool steps to beach

              • Outdoor dining area with Gas lava rock BBQ Grill

                Outdoor dining area with Gas lava rock BBQ Grill

              • Casa Iguana, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath affordable luxury.

                Casa Iguana, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath affordable luxury.

              • All amenities Kitchen leads out to terrace, outdoor shower, & palm roof rancho.

                All amenities Kitchen leads out to terrace, outdoor shower, & palm roof rancho.

              • 2nd bedroom w/screens AC ceing fan & lg closet

                2nd bedroom w/screens AC ceing fan & lg closet

              • private beach home

                private beach home

              • Located on the best break in Costa Rica

                Located on the best break in Costa Rica

              • Surf break

                Surf break

              • Private Pool and deck area ~ 99% pure salt (non-chlorine) pool, surrounded by lush mature tropical gardens, steps to the beach, glassy surf and glowing sunsets

                Private Pool and deck area ~ 99% pure salt (non-chlorine) pool, surrounded by lush mature tropical gardens, steps to the beach, glassy surf and glowing sunsets

              • Casa Iguana Livingroom w/screens A/C, Wi-Fi & cable TV, steps to the beach

                Casa Iguana Livingroom w/screens A/C, Wi-Fi & cable TV, steps to the beach

              • Kitchen out to terrace, outdoor shower & palm roof rancho

                Kitchen out to terrace, outdoor shower & palm roof rancho

              • Master bedroom w/Queen size orthopedic bed, AC, ceiling fan,screens ample closet

                Master bedroom w/Queen size orthopedic bed, AC, ceiling fan,screens ample closet

              • Bathroom w/hot water

                Bathroom w/hot water

              • Surfers in front of the house

                Surfers in front of the house

              • Sea turtles

                Sea turtles

              • Surf for breakfast!

                Surf for breakfast!

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, July 23, 2014

              $195 - $695 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

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