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This luxury beachfront, Costa Rican home is the perfect hideaway for sophisticated nature lovers. Osa Marmaris, an eco-friendly site, provides the perfect balance between tranquility, elegance and adventure. In Osa Marmaris you can check out the waves without leaving your bedroom.
Designed and decorated by one of the best architectural firms in Costa Rica, under a detached unit concept, you can have privacy in your own Bungalow and also enjoy with your friends and family in the social area within just a few steps. This way, some guests can retire to solitude and listen to the sounds of nature as others stay in the social area for as long as they want! Every piece of furniture, every room and bathroom has been custom made to make you enjoy a tasteful home inserted in paradise!
Osa Marmaris has beautiful Costa Rican hardwood floors as well as comfortable and stylish wooden furniture. You will enjoy a spacious living area with a bar (in case you wish to have some cocktails!), a fully equipped kitchen and open dinning room (for those delicious meals you want to make yourselves or have us make for you!).
Located in Cabo Matapalo, Peninsula de Osa, Casa Marmaris is surrounded by a unique natural atmosphere, in such a privileged area that you can watch Howler Monkeys jump from tree to tree and teach their offspring how to jump as you are having breakfast on the dining table. You´ll marvel as you watch this breathtaking show every day! In relation The New York Times wrote:' Seemed to hold an increasingly rare chance to observe the rain forest in all its fecund carbon storing, oxygen-producing glory, without quite so much human company...' says AMY HARMON. Read the entire article in this link:
Known as one of the best surf spots in the world, Matapalo also offers eco adventure activities, that we´ll be glad to help you arrange with the best local tour office, such as:
Hikes: Corcovado tour, Day jungle hike tour, Bird watching, Night tour
Boat tours: Animal sanctuary, Dolphin watching, Snorkeling, Rio Esquinas Tour, Fishing (full day / half day or in-shore / off-shore)
Adventure: Waterfall rappelling, Tree climbing, Canopy
Educational: Chocolate Tour, Animal Sanctuary, Orchids House “Casa Orquídeas”
Other: Horseback riding, Kayaking tours (sunset kayak, dolphin kayak, full day kayak, one week kayak)
Come to Osa Marmaris so you can walk a few minutes to get to Backwash Bay and lay in the white warm sand or get your surfboard and in high tide, jump into one of Matapalo’s best surf points, right through Osa Marmaris garden.
This house, under a detached unit concept offers you an invigorating ocean front view from every room you find yourself in.
In Osa Marmaris you´ll enjoy a Master Bungalow with a king bed and 2 Bungalows (in a two story building) with 2 double beds each. Every Bungalow has a private luxury bathroom, outdoor hot water shower, a fan and a balcony with a table and two rocking chairs.
Steps way from the Bungalows, the social area includes, 1 extra room with a king sofa bed, fan, luxury bathroom and hot water shower, a spacious and comfortable living area with a nice bar, and an open dinning room that sits 8. You´ll also find a fully equipped kitchen with service for 8 that has a refrigerator, stove/oven, blender, shelves, counters and granite surfaces.
Highest quality towels (bathroom and beach) and linens are provided for our guests, as well as daily light cleaning.
We offer wireless internet access for you so you can stay connected!
Our caretakers will be very happy to assist you during your stay. They will welcome you, take care of your needs and answer your questions as we are all service oriented in Osa Marmaris. Not only do we want you to feel like at home, but we want your experience to be unforgettable!
Regarding meals, you can either cook yourselves or you can hire our caretaker's wife to cook delicious dishes and costa rican menus. You will have great meals and enjoy every breakfast, lunch and dinner at Osa Marmaris, as you will be surrounded by the sounds of nature and feel very healthy as you breath clean fresh ocean air.
Also, you can relax or read a book lying in a hammock in the landscaped garden under the shadow of our magnificent trees. In Osa Marmaris you will fall asleep with the sound of the waves and wake up as the Howler Monkeys sing good morning.
How to get here: If you´re driving from San José, we can send you detailed instructions upon request.
If you wish to fly, book a flight to Puerto Jimenez through one of the local airlines (www.natureair.com) or (www.flysansa.com) and from there take a taxi to Osa Marmaris at a US $40 rate each way.
If you are looking for one of the most beautiful places on Earth, come to Osa Marmaris, it will truly be an unforgettable experience!
Keywords: Oceanfront Luxury House in Cabo Matapalo
Full bathroom in each room with outdoor shower...moreless
Bathroom 2: toilet, shower
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Things to consider:
Casa Marmaris is a solar powered home, which implies that energy consumption must be regulated. For the proper function of our energy system, we ask of our guests not to use high consuming appliances such as: hairdryer, electrical toothbrush, hair straightener, iron and others.
The nearest town is Puerto Jimenez, 45-minute drive. Here you will find all necessities such as supermarket, gas station, pharmacy, hardware and basic garment store.
If renting a car is necessary, please let us know in advance and we will help you with the reservation.
Taxi service is available. If necessary we can arrange pickup. Normal rate from Puerto Jimenez to Matapalo is $40 each way....moreless
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From every cabin and from the kitchen, dinning room and living room, enjoy the perfect beachfront view of the crystal blue ocean and relax as you watch the waves soothing your soul. And if you are a surfer you can check the waves from your bedroom!! ...moreless
Get your surfboard and be in one of Matapalo´s best surfing points in just a few steps!!...moreless
Osa Marmaris is a perfect oceanfront property, you just have to walk a few minutes and you´ll be laying in the sand in Backwash Bay. Or during high tide you can get your surfboard and jump into the water directly through Osa Marmaris garden....moreless
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Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Seating for 8 people
It´s not covered, but you can leave your car safely parked inside the property. (Up to 3 cars)...moreless
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Best quality beach and bath towels as well as linens provided...moreless
We have wireless internet available for you so that you can be in paradise and connected at the same time...moreless
4 Ring Stove
Upon request we can provide catering service. We offer 2 or 3 meals per day that includes fresh fruit and vegetables, fish and meat and tipical costarican food. Vegetarian food is available....moreless
You will find every kitchen utensil needed to prepare all your favorite dishes if you choose to cook your own meals....moreless
Beautiful fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator; stove/oven, shelves, counters and granite surfaces....moreless
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Every bungalow has it´s own balcony with a table and rocking chairs so you can have some private relaxing time...moreless
High Season (November 19th to September) 1 week minimum
1-4 PEOPLE: $2,300/wk 5-6 PEOPLE: $2,800/wk 7-8 PEOPLE: $3400/wk
Low Season (October to November 18th)
1-4 PEOPLE: $1,800/wk 5-6 PEOPLE: $2,000/wk 7-8 PEOPLE: $2300/wk
Easter week, Christmas week, New Years Eve Week $4,600 1 week minimum
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Thanks to its closeness to Corcovado National Park, Matapalo´s exuberant wild life is within reach. You´ll see macaws flying over your head, the 4 types of monkeys that inhabit Costa Rica going through the property or if you go out for a walk.
Located near Matapalo, Corcovado National Park is the largest and only tropical primary lowland rainforest in the world – home to monkeys, dantas and jaguars. National Geographic has called it 'the most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity'
Puerto Jimenez. This main town in the Osa Peninsula region is located 45 min by car to Matapalo (it is the closest town available). Puerto Jimenez is one of the gateways to Corcovado National Park, from where many excursions can be arranged, and where supplies can be found. In Puerto Jimenez you´ll find the closest hospital, airport, supermarket and gas station.
Also if you wish to dine out or go for a drink and you have a car, you can go to Lapa Rios Hotel, Bosque del Cabo Hotel, Encanta La Vida Lodge or Martina´s Bar.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: Ximena is a chilean lawyer who lived in Costa Rica for almost 30 years and still lives partially there. She fell in love with Matapalo in the year 1993 and bought her first property then. Osa Marmaris was built between 2008 and 2009. She fulfilled her dream of building the most elegant and luxurious house in the area, without compromising its eco-friendly standards.
Why the Owner Chose Cabo Matapalo: This property is magnificently located right next to Backwash Bay without loosing its privacy. Even though it is ocean front, it has a 15 meter rise which makes the view breathtaking from every room you are in.
The Unique Benefits at this House: In Osa Marmaris you will have 3 private bungalows, each one with it´s private bathroom and shower. They are all separate from the social area that includes the living room, dinning room, kitchen and extra bedroom. This way you can choose if you want to hang out with your friends and family in the social area or if you want some privacy and quiet in your own room.