Beautiful 3 BR Ocean Front Villa at Playa Ocotal, Cr

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This swimming pool is only steps from #19.


Last updated: 11/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Villa 19 is especially well situated within the beautiful Los Almendros complex at Playa Ocotal, a beautiful secluded beach resort on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The view from our patio is excellent with stunning sunsets and views of miles and miles of coastline. Only steps from our home is one of the complexes 3 swimming pools which itself offers panoramic views. Also adjacent to our villa is a covered deck with barbecue facilities. The unit has covered parking and additional parking is adjacent.

A few steps from the main entrance and you are on Playa Ocotal, a beautiful, protected beach with areas of both black and white sand. This is a safe beach, ideal for swimming, snorkeling and relaxing. Diving and fishing are readily available. Midway along the beach is the popular 'Father Rooster' for casual dining. There are numerous places to dine in nearby (3 miles away) Playa Coco.

You can just relax in this paradise enjoying the scenery and sounds of the ocean or have an active vacation enjoying some of the many activities described below.

Our villa is air conditioned and recently renovated throughout. The totally new kitchen is complete with appliances and utensils. Groceries can be purchased in nearby Coco. The newly refurnished living room offers great views, cable TV with DVD, telephone, wireless internet, and a laptop on which we have placed shortcuts to helpful websites. Also in the living room you'll find a brochure in which we provide useful information and ideas to enhance your stay. The 3 bedrooms also are air conditioned and equipped with ceiling fans. The master opens onto the patio. All three bedrooms are ocean side and offer the calming sound of incoming waves. The Master bed is equipped with a band new Tempur Pedic mattress!!!

Los Almendros is a safe, beautifully landscaped beach front development. At 43 units it has a small friendly feel. The complex is gated and guarded 24 hours per day. The staff is courteous and knowledgeable. Laundry service is available. Maid service is provided on a daily basis to our guests in #19 for change in linens, etc. A large percentage of the visitors here are not new - a testimony to the lure of Los Almendros. Los Almendros has Ocotal's lowest beachfront rental rates and highest customer satisfaction rating.

Within close proximity to Los Almendros many other activities are available. Fishing, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling and other ocean tours depart daily from Playa Ocotal. Closeby you will find golf, surfing, canopy tours, shopping, river rafting, horseback riding and many other activities. Within 3 hours is located the majestic rain forest of Monteverde and even closer is the famed Arenal Volcano, Lake and Hot Springs.

I encourage you to view the Los Almendros de Ocotal websites (links below) for an excellent review of the many activities available with spectacular photos of the area.

When we return from a visit to Los Almendros we feel relaxed and renewed. Here we can find the right mix of rest/relaxation and outdoor activities/excitement. Hope you too can enjoy this magical place!


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1862 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Children love the twin beds in the downstairs bedroom. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Features new Tempur Pedic Mattress and ocean views....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    All new furnishings with new luxurious mattress; Pool access...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    All new furniture, beds, and mattresses; Pool access...moreless

  • All bedrooms are ocean side and offer pacifying sound of waves. Master features Tempur Pedic mattress, ocean views and upstairs balcony entrance. Guest bedrooms feature easy access to garden and pool area. All bedroom furniture, beds and mattress are brand new....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Combination safe provided; Beach chairs, ice chest and umbrella provided; ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player


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


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    Amazing view of beach and ocean from our balcony....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    New designer table sits 6. Dine in with Oceans views...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Separate units for kitchen/living room and each of 3 bedrooms...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    New built in computor desk with desktop computer. We've listed web addresses to provide quests info on a host of nearby activities. Ask for key at front desk....moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Not more than 10 feet from front door....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Premium linens, towels and quilts from USA...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Offers television, leather couch and comfortable chairs...moreless

  • Parking:

    Covered secure parking at front door; additional parking immediately adjacent...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Extra parking immediately adjacent to the villa....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels also provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Private WiFi...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Many extras included to make you feel at home...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete sets; ...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Recently totally renovated with new stylish cabinetry and modern appliances. Granite counter tops. Totally equipped. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Newly purchased...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, olive oil, etc provided...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Covered balcony offering the spectacular sceanery and the calming music of incoming waves. Enter from living room or master bedroom....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    15 kilometers from Papagayo Golf Club...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Immediate adjacent to our unit....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool within a few steps of our unit. Offers stunning ocean views....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season II, 2015
Nov 15 - Dec 18, 2015
2 night min stay
Christmas Week, 2015
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
5 night min stay
High Season I, 2016
Jan 4 - Mar 18, 2016
2 night min stay
Easter Week, 2016
Mar 19 - Mar 28, 2016
5 night min stay
Low Season, 2016
Mar 29 - Nov 18, 2016
2 night min stay
High Season II, 2016
Nov 19 - Dec 23, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 13%


1) No smoking allowed. One small pet allowed.

2) A 25% deposit is required to make a reservation.

3) Final (75%) rental payment is due 14 days prior to check-in date.

4) Renter is entitled to one covered parking spot. Extra uncovered parking is available immediately adjacent.

5) Cancellation policy: There will be no refund of the deposit if the guest cancels or if the balance is not paid on time.

6. Maid service is provided once each week free of charge.

7. Extra towels are available upon request.

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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30.6 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Liberia International Airport , Costa Rica
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Father Rooster
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Papagayo Golf
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Father Rooster
Playa Ocotal
Nearest Beach
Playa Ocotal

Car: Recommended

Los Almendros is located on Playa Ocotal, a safe, protected, private beach. The surf is generally calm. This is an ideal family/romatic beach. Rocket Frog, which has an office at the complex main office, will assist you in arranging snorkeling and diving. Diving lessons are available. Father Rooster, a beach front restaurant and bar, is only steps from the complex. In a short drive you can reach multiple beautiful national parks (including Rincon de la Vieja), the spectacular volcano and lake at Arenal, and the highly proclaimed cloud forest at Monteverde.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2003

About: I am a retired physician. My wife Meyling was the office manager in our office in Odessa, Texas. Meyling is from Nicaragua. She studied forestry engineering there prior to coming to the US. We now have moved to the hill country of Texas were we enjoy bicycle riding and travel. Meyling and I first met in Costa Rica so it is a very special place for us. We continue to visit Costa Rica frequently and can't seem to get enough of the wonderful country. Sometimes we just visit our villa to relax and rejuvenate and other times we use it as a home base to explore something new in this amazing country.

Why Playa Ocotal:
In addition to all of the benefits offered by an ocean front villa, we find our place to be a great home base for visiting new places in Costa Rica. Each time we get to visit our villa at Los Almendros, we use it as a spring board to see something new in this wonderful country of Costa Rica. We appreciate your feedback so we can continue to improve and add new amenities. Our latest additions include a wireless network and a desk top computer with websites to help you with closeby activities located under favorites. Also we've just completed a complete renovation of the villa with new kitchen and new furnishings throughout the villa. Los Almendros is blessed with having an excellent management - they are anxious to help guests in any way. Playa Ocotal is small and intimate beach good for family and couples. Activities abound. Playa Coco - only 10 minutes away - has restaurants and shopping. The Liberia International Airport is only 40 minutes from Los Almendros.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We love to visit our Villa at Los Almendros. It offers all the benefits of an ocean front villa - the pacifying sound of the waves as you drift off to sleep, myriads of beach related activities, romantic sunsets, cookouts with friends and family, etc. It offers us comfortable easy living and gives us a great respite from the responsibilities of daily life in America. Playa Ocotal offers some of Guanacaste's best snorkeling and world class diving and fishing is at your disposal. Our villa is only steps away from a great swimming pool and from the beach in. Dining is readily available on the beach at Father Rooster. For more information on Los Almendros de Ocotal I would direct you to:

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Speaks: english, spanish



  • This swimming pool is only steps from #19.

    This swimming pool is only steps from #19.

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Computer Station built into kitchen cabinetry

    Computer Station built into kitchen cabinetry

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Beautiful Sunset at Playa Ocotal

    Beautiful Sunset at Playa Ocotal

  • Playa Ocotal

    Playa Ocotal

  • Kitchen with all new appliances and cabinetry

    Kitchen with all new appliances and cabinetry

  • Master Bedroom opens to covered balcony with great views

    Master Bedroom opens to covered balcony with great views

  • Beach chairs, cooler and umbrella are available for our guests.

    Beach chairs, cooler and umbrella are available for our guests.

  • Dine with ocean views

    Dine with ocean views

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom at night

    Master Bedroom at night

  • Playa Ocotal - Los Almendros is located just above center of photo

    Playa Ocotal - Los Almendros is located just above center of photo

  • Ocean Side of Home - Two guest rooms below and covered balcony above

    Ocean Side of Home - Two guest rooms below and covered balcony above

  • View of pool and ocean from our balcony.

    View of pool and ocean from our balcony.

  • Dine with splendid views.

    Dine with splendid views.

  • Sunset from Balcony

    Sunset from Balcony

  • Villa #19 only steps from the Ocean

    Villa #19 only steps from the Ocean

  •  Beautiful Guanacaste trees decorate our beach and grounds

    Beautiful Guanacaste trees decorate our beach and grounds

  • Dining room opens to balcony

    Dining room opens to balcony

  • Great views from Balcony

    Great views from Balcony

  • Covered deck and grill adjacent to the villa.

    Covered deck and grill adjacent to the villa.

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Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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