Xmas Week Available* Private Beach Front Big Home W/ Pool-50 Steps to the Sand!
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Casa la Vida es Una Ola
This is a spectacular beach front home located at Matapalo Beach centrally located to all the other beaches in the beauty and adventure of Matapalo. This is a new home, custom built by Costa Rican craftsman that has everything you want in the jungle with peace, serenity and views of the ocean from every place in the home. There is world class surf for all levels. You will fall asleep to the soothing sounds of the waves and wake up with the chants of the howler monkeys. The house has 3 bedrooms, 3 ½ bathrooms. There is an upstairs open air observation deck with a double hammock to kick back, read a book and watch the ocean, wildlife, and surf. Play games or have a good conversation in the living room. The dining area seats eight, there is a full stocked kitchen, dipping pool, sprawling deck, fire up a BBQ, watch a whale show from the beach or just to relax as you are surrounded by the rain forest and views of the ocean and Panama across the gulf.
The house is situated on approximately 2 acres of rain forest on the beach filled with wildlife including, 4 different types of monkeys, macaws, birds, sloughs, butterflies, anteaters, armadillos, 100's of species of birds, iguanas, just to name some of the wildlife you will stumble upon. Make sure you do not miss out on the tide pools in front of the house! A few of the other beaches a few minutes away are Backwash, Pan Dulce, Matapalo, and a beautiful beach at the tip of the peninsula. You will know what we mean when you stay there and we look forward to hearing about your incredible experiences. The caretakers of our property will welcome you and answer any questions and take care of all your needs for your stay at Casa la Vida es Una Ola.
LOCATED: We are on the tip of the Osa Peninsula, Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica. 35-40 minutes out of the little town of Puerto Jimenez. This newly built beach front home is at Matapalo beach. One of the most spectacular, secluded beaches in Matapalo. The house is an easy 5-10 minute walk to all the other beautiful beaches; Playa Pan Dulce (for beginner to pro surfers that love a long smooth wave and it is also a swimmer friendly beach), Backwash (an amazing surf spot for the beginner to intermediate surfers. Also, depending on the tide a nice swimming beach.), other spots near by are very intense and dangerous surfing spots. For the visitors who are here to experience the beauty of Matapalo, it is a sight not to miss. You will have an adventure of a life time!!!
OTHER ACTIVITIES: There are many activities and tours you can do. Waterfall repelling, tree climbing, horseback riding, sport fishing, canopying, take a boat see dolphins and visit the animal reserve on the other side of the gulf, bird watching, Spanish lessons, yoga, massage on the beach or at the house, facials, surf lessons, tour of the primary forest, have a cook come in and cook for you or go to eat and have cocktails and/or lunch and dinner at local bar Martina’s, Encanta La Vida or Lapa Rios.
-Ocean Front views of Matapalo Beach and the Gulf.
-Fruit and gardens on the property. Such as; banana’s, papaya’s, pineapples, mango's, etc. (seasonally).
-Tide pools, low tide right in front of the house.
-Utensils, plates, bowls, pots, pans, cups, etc.
-Bon fires (seasonally)
-Bath towels and linens.
-Top of the line mattress’ with mosquito nets.
-Sprawling outside deck with beautiful views of the ocean.
-And much more!
*Please feel free to e-mail with questions, availability, rates. We accept credit cards, money orders/cashiers checks and personal checks. 50% deposit is required to make the reservation. The balance is required 30 days prior to travel. Cancellation policy - must cancel 90 days prior to reservation minus 15% of the total rent. If canceled after the 90 days, no refund.
*Also you will be staying in a rain forest that is located with a 35-40 minute drive from Puerto Jimenez on a dirt road with river crossings and weather prediction is impossible. We are not responsible for road and weather conditions and no refunds will be given if there are weather or road condition conflicts.
Check-in after 2pm
Check-out before 11am
Enjoy your stay and journey of a lifetime!
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Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
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- Botanical Garden
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- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
The magical home sits about 150 feet from the sand of Matapalo Beach. Between the house and the ocean is grass, spectacular tropical flowers and fruits, with almond trees where the Scarlet Macaws feed, sloths lounge, monkeys swing and play and other things magically appear while having a clear view of the beautiful gulf / ocean. The surrounding properties are beautiful, lush and tropical rain forest. The house is very private....moreless
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Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
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- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
Kitchen has a refrigerator and freezer (freezers not common in Matapalo), oven and stove top, blender, pot & pans, plates, bowls, cups, wine glasses, coffee cups, serving dishes, all cooking utensils, and everything else you need to cook....moreless
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This is a large deck that wraps around the back of the house where you can take a dip in the pool, sit back in the High back leather rockers, BBQ, watch the wildlife and ocean views and much more!...moreless
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 16 - Aug 31, 2016
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
GREEN SEASON - SEPT. 1, 2015 - NOV. 15, 2015
1-4 GUESTS 5-6 GUESTS 7-8 GUESTS
$1,650 wk $1,850 wk $2,050 wk
$240 nt $275 nt $320 nt
HIGH SEASON - NOV. 11, 2014 - AUG. 31, 2015
1-4 GUESTS 5-6 GUESTS 7-8 GUESTS
$2,400 wk $2,800 wk $3,200 wk
$360 nt $420 nt $475 nt
-$4,200 per week up to 6 guests for xmas, New Years, Spring Break, Samana Santa weeks. -$40 each additional person over 6 for holiday weeks and 8 for reg. rates. -Monthly rate Avail. upon request -No refunds on Holiday weeks, long term rentals over 3 weeks or special events. -Cancelation policy - No refunds after 90 days prior to arrival. -If cancelled before 90 days refund deposit, minus 15%. On the reservation form we do get a credit card number for any damages.
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Car: Not Necessary
Tree climbing, waterfall repelling, yoga, massage, facials, Spanish lessons, primary forest tours in the National Corcovado forest, zip lining, deep sea fishing in one of the most bio-diverse places on earth HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: WWW.ALPHAMIKESPORTFISHING.COM (contact me for more information.), surf lessons, tours to wildlife sanctuary, boating trips with the dolphins, private boats can be rented to take you to Pavones and other surf spots to surf or you can drive if you have a car, and much more!!!
There are also caretakers on site to welcome you, clean, maintain the 2 acres of breathtaking grounds, cook if you wish and answer any questions you have.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: Out of all the places on earth that we have been to what completes us is our home in Matapalo. We love surfing, yoga, peace, serenity, being off the grid, good organic foods, see wildlife and plants daily, being the only person frolicking on the beach, hiking and swimming at incredible waterfalls and in the primary forest, locals night at Martinas, hanging at the 'Monkey bar' sipping on some cocktails at En Canta La Vida, and having each day for us, our children and friends to experience something new every time you turn around.
Why the Owner Chose Cabo Matapalo:
We went to Costa Rica and after years of a dear friend of ours telling us about how magical the Osa Peninsula and Matapalo was finally we decided to go. We had over two weeks and wanted to see all of Costa Rica. So, we landed in San Jose rented a car and off we went! We first drove to Jaco and spent the night in Playa Hermosa, then made our way down to Quepos spent a few night s there and off we went to Matapalo. WOW! The drive in was magical and it felt like home when we drove in on this dirt road, through the jungle as monkey's swung by and then to the house we were planning on staying at for 3-4 nights before heading off to the Carribean side and then North. Well, let's just say...we never left. The wildlife, the people, the seclusion of being off the grid, THE SURF, walking on a beach and being the only ones, Friday night at Martina's and the magic Matapalo instills into your soul and your being. All the stress rolls off your back and all you feel is happiness and one with the earth, ocean, local people and the wildlife! This is how life should be lived and enjoyed.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
When staying at our home, even though we like to be out of contact with the world and reality, the house has wireless internet, a small pool to float and relax while sipping on a cocktail or where you can watch your children play, has all the kitchen and BBQ'ing things you will need to create a great meal with friends, has a refrigerator and freezer, blender, games, caretakers who will clean and change you towels and sheets every 3 days (unless requested more for an extra charged), outside shower when you walk a few steps off the beach to the house to rinse off in, games, sprawling deck to watch the ocean while relaxing in the leather high top rocking chairs, caretakers who can set up local tours, spa services, cooks, etc. who are on the property 24 hours a day, 2 acres to wonder in and discover new things every time you turn around, hot water, tide pools right in front of the house to explore, top quality Jiron mattress to sleep on while falling asleep to the crashing waves and waking up with the howler monkeys, bonfires (seasonally), amazing views from every place in the home, kick back in the hammock, watch the surfers surf, or surf yourself, and the list can go on and on and.....
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House side that overlooks the beach 150 feet away!!!
Pristine fully stocked kitchen, island bar and dining table!
King size bed in the thatched roof casita with views of the garden & ocean !
Upstairs King size bedroom with views of the gardens and ocean !
Triple bunkbed bedroom with attached bathroom and views of the gardens and ocean
Dipping pool to relax in on deck over looking gardens, wildlife & ocean !
Killer surf right infront of the house...need I say more?
Bananas hanging for the monkeys to put on a show for you when sitting on deck !
Breath taking flowers in the gardens...
another lounge area over looking the stunning gardens, pool and ocean.
King Louie waterfall a nice hike from the house
Casa entrance when driving into the property through forest lined driveway!!
One of the many lounging areas !
Amazing casita open air private bamboo rain shower and bathroom with views!
Upstairs open air private master bath with tub and views of gardens and ocean !
Deck with comfortable chairs to relax in while watching the wildlife and waves !
The beach on a calm day with a bon fire ready to light steps away from the house
Amazing landscpape and gardens!
We have almond trees in the yard where tons of Scarlet Macaws eat & frolic daily
Cabo Matapalo point
Presidential hammock to relax in over looking the wildlife and ocean...
Macaws having fun in the yard
White face monkey, one of 4 species you will see in Matapalo
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Sunday, November 22, 2015
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