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3/2 Beachfront Home, Free Surfboards, Kayaks for Guests

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Beautiful beach and surf right behind the house!

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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cabo Matapalo house description

SAFE PRIVATE HOME situated on 2.5 acres of beach front tropical ecosystem, on the Osa Peninsula, Cabo Matapalo,near the Corcovado National park, with three lagoons, hiking paths and wildlife, Rancho Picaso offers a comfortable, safe vantage point from which to enjoy its fantastic surroundings. The house is located on Playa Sombrero Beach, Whale watching is every July and August. Great fishing charters for marlin, sailfish, rooster fish,snapper,and tuna .Zip lines available,, photography, hiking to waterfalls, horseback riding, ,yoga and lots of birds and monkeys Sailing charters .Kayak charters. Massages at the house by Maria a US trained therapist with 16 years of experience . You can fly into Puerto Jimenez airport on Sansa Or Nature Air, a 45 minute flight from San Jose Airport and rent a car for your stay, or drive down by way of the Volcano Arenal and see the countryside. Let us help you plan your trip, after many years of experience in the area. feel free to ask questions by email.Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and over kichen table downstairs. Nets over all beds for your comfort,mini fans inside all screens to keep you cool at night. Hot water for our guests is always available thru a propane tank. Washing machine is available on site for guests. Pack light


Hiking//Bird Watching /Photography Details: The location of the house on the Osa Peninsula near the protected Corcovado National Park and Cabo Matapalo allows you to see lots of wildlife, like howler monkeys, white face monkeys, squirrel monkeys, sloths, iguanas, frogs, scarlet macaws, toucans ,ibis ,Tiger throated herons, and hummingbirds everywhere Butterfly gardens and Blue morphs on property.The property is covered with huge native tropical rainforest trees and flowers as well as lush fruit trees., noni fruit ,mango's, papaya, limes ,oranges,pineapples for your breakfast.

MEDICAL TOURISM: There are good places to get inexpensive dental work , crowns, implants etc, for half the price of work in the states, by UCLA trained dentists we will refer you to in SanJose. If you need a place to relax and wait while your crowns are created, come and stay with us!

Fishing/Surfing/Walking on beach: Use our kayaks to troll along the beach and fish., or sight see.. We have two surfboards you can borrow, so you don't have to bring one with you and pay the airlines to ship it.
There are several charter boats available, including Crocodile Bay Resort, and local guides for both saltwater big game fishing and river fishing for snook etc. We have two kayaks for you to use, which saves you money .
Massage Therapy available by trained professionals as well as manicures and Pedicures! They come right to our home for your convenience. Facials and spa treatments available locally. If you want to paint we have an easel for use, and canvas at your fingertips.

YOGA CLASSES OFFERED WITHING WALKING DISTANCE

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 yrs old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Big yard to play soccer or frisbee...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside the home is fine...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    2 story beds upstairs sorry...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Nets, ceiling fans, and couch...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    nets, ceiling fans and small couch...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

    Loft upstairs for teenagers with 360 view...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master King bed has Memory Foam Top, net, fans,couch...moreless

  • All beds have netting for you at night, and ceiling fans, and plenty of clean sheets during your stay. The sleeping quarters are upstairs with a door that can be locked at night, and the cooking and dinner table and sitting area is downstairs, with a new ceiling fan. A balcony wraps around the upper deck for viewing wildlife, photos, and relaxing in a chair or hammock Yoga mats available, and massage therapists come to house. New upper deck for stargazing, or wildlife viewing, or sunbathing!...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Plenty of hot water from propane tank...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Plenty of hot water from propane tank...moreless

  • A Surfing Mural in the upstairs shower painted by the owner, makes you feel like you are part of the wave! His art is located throughout the home. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • This a 2 story home and the sleeping quarters are on the second floor, kitchen, large dining table, seats ten, and sitting area downstairs. All the kitchen utensils are stocked so that you are able to cook breakfast, lunch and dinner if you choose to stay home and relax., or we can arrange for your meals to be cooked for a price....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Large library of books, and maps for your use....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    TV and DVD collection for watching movies at night...moreless

  • Games:

    cards available,frisbee...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Variety of CD's for use or bring your own...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    cable for watching local Spanish channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD player and speakers throughout house...moreless

  • Television:

    Library of DVD to watch during your stay...moreless

  • Toys:

    Surfboards, kayaks. hammocks...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Variety of DVD's for use on your computer, or our TV...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Ceiling fan sits over the 10 chair wood table, new BBQ outside for grilling...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Surfboards and kayaks with life jackets...moreless

  • Garage:

    New covered garage upstairs ,viewing area for stars at night, or sunbathing, or photography of the area....moreless

  • Heating:

    Hot water available for showering...moreless

  • Internet:

    No wifi in house but ,access available from a friends home within waking distance...moreless

  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Plenty of sheets...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Wrap around couch and rockers, with coffee table...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    New covered parking garage available...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    For long term rentals a phone can be purchased at Easi in town Owner has phone for emergencies...moreless

  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer available and hang dry on line...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    New BBQ outside for grilling...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee sock and fresh coffee supplied. Coffee maker pulls too much power...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Blender,for smoothies...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need for your stay...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    All plates, pots and pans and everything you need to make your stay pleasant....moreless

  • Oven:

    Gas oven for cooking ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Seasonings...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large solar refridgerator for food, no freezor Ice from town lasts a week at bottom of it....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas oven with 6 top burner, for cooking, extra cans gas for use...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toast can be made on top of grill on gas oven...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Great for taking photos of wildlife...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    one bike for use...moreless

  • Boat:

    Crocodile bay in town offers fishing charters, and Kim and Melanie offer sailboat charters and for those who want to go surf Pavones it can be arranged...moreless

  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap around deck, upstairs and downstairs, and new upstairs open air deck for sunning or star gazing....moreless

  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks available for use with life jackets...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Hammock shack on beach...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    grass for football soccer frisbee...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New outdoor BBQ grill...moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Wraps around house for animal viewing...moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    2 surfboards for guests and one softtop for beginners...moreless

  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
FEBRUARY 2015
Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,500
MARCH 2015
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,500
APRIL 2015
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,500
MAY 2015
May 1 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,500
JUNE 2015
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,500
JULY 2015
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,500
AUGUST 2015
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,500
SEPTEMBER 2015
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,500
OCT 2015 Closed
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,000
NOV 2014 Closed
Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $2,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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$75 to 150 per night

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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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Location

9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Puerto Jimenez 45 min from san jose www.flysansa
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Martina's Bar and grill,vendors every Friday 4:30p
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
From Puerto Jimenez to Golfito to zoo or Panama
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Waterfalls and the Corcovado National Park hikes
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Buses, collectivos, taxi's Solid Car Rental
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
From SanJjose and goes right by house 7 hrs
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Alternativas,walking distance, BBQ
9 Miles
Nearest Ski
In town plenty of restaurants and bars

Car: Recommended

****ZOOM IN OR OUT**** until you can see the property on the google map*** .Rancho Picaso is located within Puntarenas on the Osa Peninsula, near the Corcovado National Park,. 12 k about 30 minutes from Puerto Jimenez. Town or Airport. which allows you to fly in and out and not rent a car.

Flights on Sansa or Nature Airlines, about 45 min from San Jose Airport into Puerto Jimenez several times a day Check out www.flysansa .com

Medical Travel is very popular in Costa rica right now!

For those driving approximately 6 hours, four wheel drive recommended.in rainy season

Other Activities: Surfing, Fishing , kayaking, sailing and swimming with the dolphins and hiking to waterfalls, horseback riding on beach, massage,yoga facility, bird watching, photography!

: Medical and Dental Travel Vacations Are very Popular and We can accomodate you for these trips to San jose. Several of our friends have found getting Dental work Crowns etc which are very expensive in th US and CostaRica is a great place to come have your work done and while you wait for the crowns to be made you get a vacation, on the Osa, surfing, fishing, kayaking, hiking or just relaxing on the beach! Tours available with local guides. We have boards and kayaks for use by our guests!

: White water rafting and dolphin and whale watching can be arranged with local guides, along with charter fishing for yellowfin tuna and marlin and sailfish. and zip lining in town!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: American Artist who moved to the Osa Peninsula looking for a place to surf and paint on canvas, inspired by the rainforest of Costa Rica. Married again July 2012 and he and Mari rent their home out to guests.

Why the Owner Chose Cabo Matapalo:
Located near the Corcovado National Park with huge trees and abundant wildlife, scarlet macaws, toucans, 3 species of monkeys, ginger and heliconia everywhere.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
All Inclusive package with kayaks and surfboards for 2 guests, no need to carry your long board with you, and pay extra on the plane . We supply the boards and kayaks for free for our guests.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Beautiful beach and surf right behind the house!

    Beautiful beach and surf right behind the house!

  • Front of house with coveredgarage,sundeck

    Front of house with coveredgarage,sundeck

  • Second double bed and couch with ceiling fan and net.

    Second double bed and couch with ceiling fan and net.

  • Downstairs living area, couch &  coffee table, rockers and hammocks.

    Downstairs living area, couch & coffee table, rockers and hammocks.

  • New BBQ Grill, downstairs under cover for our guests to use!

    New BBQ Grill, downstairs under cover for our guests to use!

  • Tropical flower lined path to your beach!

    Tropical flower lined path to your beach!

  • Private Beach for walks, fishing, surfing, kayaking!

    Private Beach for walks, fishing, surfing, kayaking!

  • 2 free kayaks and life jackets for guests use!

    2 free kayaks and life jackets for guests use!

  • White faced monkeys pass through the property!

    White faced monkeys pass through the property!

  • Toucans frequent our property as well!

    Toucans frequent our property as well!

  • MACAW UP CLOSE CHECKING THE SECOND FLOOR OUT!

    MACAW UP CLOSE CHECKING THE SECOND FLOOR OUT!

  • Sunrise on the your Private Beach

    Sunrise on the your Private Beach

  • 2000 sq ft home 3/2 with wrap around balcony,   king bed master!

    2000 sq ft home 3/2 with wrap around balcony, king bed master!

  • King Bed with memory foam top in master 2 rockers and hammocks

    King Bed with memory foam top in master 2 rockers and hammocks

  • Third Bedroom with double bed and ceiling fan.

    Third Bedroom with double bed and ceiling fan.

  • Table that seats 10 downstairs under ceiling fan!

    Table that seats 10 downstairs under ceiling fan!

  • New Yoga deck for viewing animals, photography!

    New Yoga deck for viewing animals, photography!

  • Blue Morph Butterflies on Property

    Blue Morph Butterflies on Property

  • Brand New Hammock shack on beach with bamboo bench for chilling!

    Brand New Hammock shack on beach with bamboo bench for chilling!

  • Aracari enjoying some bananas!

    Aracari enjoying some bananas!

  • TITI MONKEYS FEEDING ON GREEN BANANAS IN YARD

    TITI MONKEYS FEEDING ON GREEN BANANAS IN YARD

  • TIGER THROATED HERON IN YARD

    TIGER THROATED HERON IN YARD

  • Howler monkeys right behind the house with babies !

    Howler monkeys right behind the house with babies !

  • Side of open air 2000 sq ft home

    Side of open air 2000 sq ft home

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/24/2015
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