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Beachfront Villa on Magnificent Deserted Beach. Private Pool

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

Property description

Beachfront villa with lush, private grounds and every amenity located on a magnificent undiscovered beach on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, midway between Jaco and Manuel Antonio. You'll feel as if you're in your own private resort as you experience all the home has to offer. Traditional Spanish hacienda styling combines with tropical flair to create a welcoming retreat you'll never want to leave.

Three generously sized and well-appointed bedrooms plus three full baths provide ample room to sleep up to 10 people, where the sounds of surf will lull you to sleep each night. The three bedrooms feature one king bed, one queen, and two doubles, plus a pull out sofa in the living room, providing plenty of privacy for everybody. The bathrooms feature large, walk-in showers. One bathroom includes an open air double shower where bougainvillea cascades over the wall to greet you.

Kitchen, Dining & Living Rooms, Pool Area, Grounds: The gourmet kitchen, outfitted by a 'foodie', and furnished with brand new stainless steel appliances, provides plenty of space to create your own culinary masterpieces. Extensive collection of dishware, serveware, flatware and linens. The large living room provides a generous space to relax for everyone. Handmade custom hardwood furnishings throughout the house, including a solid teak table and chairs that seat ten in the dining room.

Relax beside the private lap pool with a good book, nap under palm trees in a hammock, enjoy sunsets or an early morning walk on the 4 mile beach just outside the door. A rancho, the covered bar and barbeque area by the pool, provides ample outdoor entertaining space. Outdoor fountains at the entry and by the pool add to the atmosphere. Another rancho by the beach completes the picture.

Nearly two acres of manicured and lushly landscaped grounds overflow with gorgeous tropical plantings, orchids and palm trees to provide you with a serene and private getaway.

Adventures Await You: Numerous adventures await you close by. Beach activities include surfing, swimming, body surfing, boogie boarding, fishing and shelling. Nearby are zip-lining, sportfishing, golf, kayaking, diving, snorkeling, tennis, boating, horseback riding, canyoning, and hiking.

View the abundant wildlife Costa Rica has to offer. Flocks of pelicans soar on the breezes overhead. Parrots chatter as they dart through and feast on fruit each morning. Butterflies and hummingbirds are frequent visitors and the grounds are landscaped with plantings designed to attract them. Monkeys, sloths and iguanas live close by and pass through the property regularly. Various species of sea turtles nest on the local beaches, and if you're lucky, one of the sea turtle conservation organizations may be doing a baby turtle release during your visit that you can participate in. Grey whales also migrate past out in the deep water at certain times of the year.

Other Information: The home is convenient to San Jose and the Central Valley, with close proximity to several of Costa Rica's spectacular national parks: Manuel Antonio, Carara, and a bit further away, Marino Ballena.

The small, authentic Costa Rican town of Parrita is close by.

Many good restaurants are located a short drive away in either direction. The house also features high speed Internet and a Wi Fi network. A flat screen TV combined with a Roku box, as well as a well-stocked games cupboard provide indoor entertainment options.

Make sure to check out our website, www.villalafiacacr.com for lots more information and photos.

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    Once inside, the entire main floor, which includes two bedrooms, is quite accessible. There are stairs required to reach the second story master bedroom, several steps at the front entry, and three steps down to reach the pool area. There is only a single step at the back door, making this the most accessible entrance. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Pull-out couch in Living Room...moreless

  • Master Suite: 1 queen

    Custom built hardwood bed...moreless

  • Guest Room 2: 2 double

    Custom built hardwood beds...moreless

  • Guest Room 1: 1 king

    Custom built hardwood four poster bed...moreless

  • La Fiaca has three generously sized bedrooms equipped with comfortable beds with high quality mattresses, high thread count sheets and plenty of pillows- everything you need to relax and fall asleep to the sounds of the surf. The upper floor master suite features a queen-sized custom-built hardwood bed, spacious dressing area, large en suite bathroom, plus a screened veranda with comfortable seating and a desk which overlooks the grounds and the ocean. Two guest bedrooms are on the main floor. One features a king-sized four poster bed with pineapple finials, custom-built of hardwood, a campaign desk, The other features two custom-built hardwood double beds. Each bedroom features large, comfortable rattan easy chairs, plus built-in teak shelving units for storage of your belongings and luggage....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Main Floor Bath: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Pool Bath: toilet, shower

    Open air double shower...moreless

  • Three generous bathrooms with large walk-in showers, custom tilework, and custom-built teak cabinetry. One bathroom includes an open air double shower with bougainvillea cascading over the wall to greet you. Imagine showering with the sky above you!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Also nearby: Canopy tours (Zip lines), Ultralight aircraft tours, sea kayaking. Brand new large beach palapa/rancho, Additional entertainment amenities are planned. Charcoal BBQ Grill: Built in brick barbeque with sink, counter space, and bar area in the covered 'Rancho' adjacent to the pool. Perfect for entertaining! Beachfront: Just steps outside the door through a palm grove to the beach where you will find four miles of mostly deserted beach. Oceanfront: We are right on the Pacific, so you will enjoy the sound of surf day and night Cooking Utensils Provided: Lots of cooking utensils and tools provided in this 'foodie's' kitchen! Complete selection of dishware, flatware, linens and serving pieces. Full Kitchen: Brand new stainless steel appliances: Gas range & oven, side by side refrigerator/freezer with icemaker, dishwasher. Lots of smaller appliances. Refrigerator: New side by side stainless steel refrigerator/freezer with ice maker and ice/water dispenser....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Lending library of books provided. You can pick up a vacation read, or drop off the books you don't want to carry home. We also have tropical and latin- themed cookbooks for inspiration....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Games:

    Fully stocked games cabinet with dozens of games provided....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    i-Pod docking station and speakers for your i-Pod, i-Phone or other device....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Roku box provided for movie, games, music, and other entertainment which stream from the Internet....moreless

  • Stereo:

    i-Homes provided for your use. You bring the i-Phone or i-Pod with the music you prefer, or connect your laptop...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen TV provided...moreless

  • Toys:

    A selection of toys for the pool and the beach are provided....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Volcano
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Just steps outside the door through a palm grove to the beach where you will find four miles of mostly deserted beach....moreless

  • Beach View:

    Just steps outside the door through a palm grove to the beach where you will find four miles of mostly deserted beach....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Just steps outside the door through a palm grove to the beach where you will find four miles of mostly deserted beach....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Our villa is right on the ocean...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    We are right on the Pacific, so you will enjoy the sound of surf day and night....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    We are right on the Pacific, so you will enjoy the sound of surf day and night. ...moreless

  • Town:

    The charming and authentic town of Parrita is a short drive away...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Just steps outside the door through a palm grove to the beach where you will find four miles of mostly deserted beach....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    We are right on the Pacific, so you will enjoy the sound of surf day and night. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Custom built hand-carved solid hardwood table with newly upholstered chairs seats ten comfortably. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    High Speed DSL Internet available. ...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new front loading dryer - full capacity...moreless

  • Dialup Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    We love to do yoga and pilates outside on the grounds in the open air....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free US calls on our VOIP phone. Seattle area code....moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi Internet provided. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxurious high thread count sheets on all beds. Plenty of bath and beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room with space for everyone to gather faces the beach and grounds....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Special guest parking area provided...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Separate gravel parking area for guests ...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Free calling within Costa Rica on the local phone. ...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Ample and luxurious beach towels and bath towels provided. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new front loading washer - full capacity...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless network...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Our caretakers will be happy to prepare meals for you, if desired. Ask for a quotation....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffeemaker with permanent gold filter. No need to purchase the paper kind. We also have an espresso maker for those of you who cannot be without your latte! ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty of cooking utensils and tools provided in this 'foodie's' kitchen! Complete selection of dishware, flatware, linens and serving pieces, plus specialty cooking tools....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Amply supplied with plenty of beautiful dishes, glassware & serving pieces. Most of our guests say they have never seen another rental house like it!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    A rare feature in Costa Rica!...moreless

  • Freezer:

    Part of side by side refrigerator/freezer combination...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Brand new stainless steel appliances: Gas range & oven, side by side refrigerator/freezer with icemaker, dishwasher. Lots of smaller appliances....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New stainless steel microwave...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Pantry is well stocked, and left that way for your convenience. We like to operate on the honor system. We merely ask that if you use it, you replace it!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New side by side stainless steel refrigerator/freezer with ice maker and ice/water dispenser. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Brand new stainless steel professional grade gas stove and oven with second warming oven below....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Wide slot toaster for your convenience...moreless

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    Boats available for charter at nearby marinas- Pez Vela Marina in Quepos or Los Suenos Marina at Playa Herradura....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Pool terrace and expansive outdoor space adjoining the house. Two outdoor dining tables, plus the bar area....moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf is available nearby at La Iguana 18 hole, par 72 golf course at Los Suenos....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Two acres of manicured grounds with swaying palm trees overhead adds to the magic. A tiled bench on the grounds provides a peaceful hideaway....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Built in charcoal barbeque grill with surrounding bar, called a 'Rancho' in Costa Rica, makes the perfect entertaining spot....moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Screened veranda off the master bedroom provides the perfect place to lounge and survey the grounds....moreless

  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Tennis is available a short drive away at Los Suenos resort and also in Quepos....moreless

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

    Pool toys and rafts for use in the pool, and boogie boards for use in the surf are provided....moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Luxurious lap pool with built-in underwater bench perfect for relaxing or swimming. Beautifully landscaped pool terrace with chaise lounges...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Green Season
Jun 1 - Nov 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$333
$1,976 $5,928
Thanksgiving, 2015
Nov 21 - Nov 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,912
High Season
Nov 30 - Dec 11, 2015
3 night min stay
$364
$2,184 $6,552
Christmas/New Years, 2015/2016
Dec 12 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,912
High Season
Jan 4 - Mar 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$364
$2,184 $6,552
Easter, 2016
Mar 19 - Mar 27, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,912
High Season, 2016
Mar 28 - May 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$364
$2,184 $6,552
Green Season, 2016
Jun 1 - Nov 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$333
$1,976 $5,928
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$333
$1,976 $5,928
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Minimum stay 7 nights during Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and Easter weeks. Minimum stay 3 nights otherwise.

Cancellation policy per terms of rental agreement. Available by contacting owner during booking process.


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20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
San Jose or Quepos
0.25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Ruta de Alex
82 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Puntarenas
37 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Los Suenos
4.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Highway 34
0.25 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Ruta de Alex
Playa Bandera
Nearest Beach
Playa Bandera

Car: Recommended

Convenient to Manuel Antonio, Jaco, San Jose. Many attractions nearby, and tons to do right on our own beach!

Other Activities: Swimming, surfing, bodysurfing, boogie boarding, beach fishing, beachcombing, beachwalking, wildlife viewing, and bird watching are all available on-site.

Also available nearby: canopy tours & zip lines, sportfishing, ultra-light flights, golf, boating, kayaking, whitewater rafting, mangrove tours, wildlife viewing, bird watching, hiking, snorkeling & scuba diving, canyoning, shopping, health/beauty spas.

For more information, photos and videos, see our website, see link below.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: We hadn't planned on purchasing a home in Costa Rica when we found this house - it just spoke to us! We totally fell in love, and things gradually evolved from there. We live in Seattle, so it is wonderful to have a place to escape our grey winter skies, which we do at every opportunity.

Why the Owner Chose Playa Bandera:
We had made several trips to Costa Rica when we started to look at property. The country has so much going for it: stunning beauty everywhere, friendly people, amazing wildlife, not to mention its stable democracy and everything that goes with that. We were captivated. Of all the places we looked, we liked Playa Bandera the best. It is still relatively undiscovered, and one of the few beaches where the road passes behind the houses, instead of in front of them, which makes a big difference. We love that for most of the year, we can walk on this incredible, utterly perfect beach on a brilliant sunny morning and see two or four other people, at the most. The house was a real 'fixer' when we found it, but it had 'great bones' and we could really see the possibilities! We spent an entire year with a full time construction crew returning her to her former glory - and then some! - addressing every conceivable detail. It was truly a labor of love. We repaired and painted walls, ceramic tile, wrought iron, etc. We replaced nearly all the lighting. We had handmade furniture built. It was an incredible project and a wonderful experience. Now La Fiaca is our own little piece of paradise. We are excited to share it with others, whom we hope will fall in love with the place the way we did.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
We love the nearly deserted beach, the privacy of our grounds, the amazing trees that grow on the property. We adore our private pool, and spend a lot of time there. We love the fountains. We added the large Spanish fountain outside the front door, which we adore, and which has become Villa La Fiaca's trademark. It adds a special touch. We love the style of the house- Spanish Hacienda with some tropical flavor thrown in...


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Speaks: english, french, Some Spanish

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Photos

  • Poolside Rancho and private pool

    Poolside Rancho and private pool

  • Enjoy lounge chairs beside the private pool

    Enjoy lounge chairs beside the private pool

  • Rancho adjacent to pool has a bar and charcoal barbeque.

    Rancho adjacent to pool has a bar and charcoal barbeque.

  • Secluded garden bench provides a relaxing hideaway

    Secluded garden bench provides a relaxing hideaway

  • Gourmet kitchen with Spanish tile and stainless steel appliances

    Gourmet kitchen with Spanish tile and stainless steel appliances

  • Living Room area with ample comfortable seating

    Living Room area with ample comfortable seating

  • Screened veranda in Master Suite with seating and desk area

    Screened veranda in Master Suite with seating and desk area

  • Main floor bedroom features two full sized beds and ample room

    Main floor bedroom features two full sized beds and ample room

  • Four miles of spectacular beach await you on Playa Bandera, just steps away

    Four miles of spectacular beach await you on Playa Bandera, just steps away

  • The illuminated house welcomes you at dusk from the beach side

    The illuminated house welcomes you at dusk from the beach side

  • Enjoy fresh seafood and amazing local fruits & vegetables during your visit

    Enjoy fresh seafood and amazing local fruits & vegetables during your visit

  • See Costa Rica's amazing wildlife nearby

    See Costa Rica's amazing wildlife nearby

  • Spanish fountain welcomes you at the front entry

    Spanish fountain welcomes you at the front entry

  • Poolside dining at one of two outdoor dining tables

    Poolside dining at one of two outdoor dining tables

  • Villa La Fiaca, a beachfront home with 2+ acres of extensive grounds

    Villa La Fiaca, a beachfront home with 2+ acres of extensive grounds

  • Gourmet kitchen and dining area. Hand made custom-built table seats 10

    Gourmet kitchen and dining area. Hand made custom-built table seats 10

  • Living Room area provides ample seating. Original artwork graces the walls

    Living Room area provides ample seating. Original artwork graces the walls

  • Master suite features queen bed, dressing area and bath, private veranda

    Master suite features queen bed, dressing area and bath, private veranda

  • Main floor bedroom features king-sized 4 poster bed, campaign desk, wicker chair

    Main floor bedroom features king-sized 4 poster bed, campaign desk, wicker chair

  • Hand laid cobble path leads straight to the beach - just steps outside the door.

    Hand laid cobble path leads straight to the beach - just steps outside the door.

  • It's easy to spend an entire afternoon napping on one of our hammocks

    It's easy to spend an entire afternoon napping on one of our hammocks

  • Enjoy sunsets on our pristine secluded, uncrowded beach

    Enjoy sunsets on our pristine secluded, uncrowded beach

  • Try out surfing right on our beach. Bilingual instruction available

    Try out surfing right on our beach. Bilingual instruction available

  • Participate in a baby sea turtle release as part of  nearby conservation program

    Participate in a baby sea turtle release as part of nearby conservation program

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english, french, Some Spanish
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