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Recently Redecorated, Spectacular View, and Special Pricing!

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Last updated: 01/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Arenal house description

Reduced Pricing until December 31, 2014. Take $100 off of the price of a one week rental. Shorter terms are 10% off. Take advantage of these rates to visit one of the most beautiful homes in the Lake Arenal area. Casa Esmeralda is a lovely well-maintained three bedroom, three bathroom Mediterranean style villa, located above Lake Arenal in the Guanacaste highlands of Costa Rica. The view is one of the most spectacular in Costa Rica that features ever changing colors as clouds pass high above the lake and surrounding mountains. The home was recently renovated and refurnished to be put back on the rental market after several years of exclusively private use. It features a spacious, covered terrace for morning coffee, afternoon cocktails and conversation anytime. There are four comfortable 'Tico' rockers on the porch for your relaxation. The home has satellite TV, DVD player, telephone and WiFi, in case you feel the need to stay in touch. The home is fully air conditioned, but this is rarely needed with our mild temperatures and gentle mountain breezes. The kitchen is well equipped with new appliances. The dining room seats eight and features dramatic lake and mountain views. The laundry room is conveniently located off the kitchen and is equipped with a washer and dryer. Each of the two main bedrooms comfortably sleeps two adults. The third bedroom is equipped with a futon for children or additional adults.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is allowed on the patio and outdoor areas of the property....moreless

          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable


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


          • Churches
          • Festivals
          • Forests
          • Marina
          • Rain Forests
          • Restaurants
          • Volcano

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Lake View:

            Spectacular cliff side view of Lake Arenal....moreless

          • Mountain View:

            Lake Arenal was created when a dam was used to flood a valley. The lake is surrounded by the mountain tops.The house sits on one of the highest peaks with an unobstructed view....moreless

          • Village:

            A few minutes drive to the town of Nuevo Arenal for restaurants and shopping....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Rafting
          • Swimming
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining
          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Air Conditioning:

            Entire house....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Full size American dryer...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Disconnected. Critters were trying to enter through the chimney....moreless

          • Garage
          • Internet:

            WiFi provided via3G cellular modem...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Telephone:

            There is a hard-wired phone. Most travelers purchase an inexpensive pre-paid SIM card in town for use with unlocked phones from abroad so they are compatible with the Costa Rican cellular network...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            Full size American washer...moreless


          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen:

            Well equipped with new appliances...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden:

            The property is beautifully landscaped...moreless



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          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Regular Season 2015
          Jan 16 - Nov 30, 2015
          3 night min stay

          Additional information about rental rates


          • Taxes Included


          Rates are subject to change until deposit is received. Refunds will be made for cancellation requests received 60 days or more before arrival date. Cancellations made less than 60 days before arrival will only be made if owner can re-book property for the rental period reserved.

          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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          Last updated: 01/26/2015
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          66 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Daniel Oduber Int'l, Liberia(LIR)
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          El Establo
          0.25 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          1 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Caballo Negro/Lucky Bug
          78 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Playa del Coco

          Car: Recommended

          Lake Arenal is a world famous wind and kite surfing destination. Tico Winds is a 20 minute drive. Zip-lining, hot springs, and waterfall rapelling are all within an hour driving distance. Monteverde Cloud Forest is a two hour drive.


          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2001

          About the owner: The house is owned by a North American family. The extended family members vacation at the house whenever their schedules permit.

          Why the Owner Chose Arenal:
          The owners were vacationing in Costa Rica. Overwhelmed by the view from the house and the surrounding area, they purchased the house without concrete plans. It has been one of their best decisions.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          The house is conveniently located right off the main road and only a few minutes from Nuevo Arenal. The area is a vacationer's paradise that offers a variety of activities unique to Costa Rica. The house is entirely air conditioned for any 'outdoor challenged' visitors.

          Contact us

          Speaks: english, spanish



          • First impressions

            First impressions

          • View from the front of the house

            View from the front of the house

          • Recently redecorated living room

            Recently redecorated living room

          • Dining room has a spectacular view of Lake Arenal with a table that seats eight

            Dining room has a spectacular view of Lake Arenal with a table that seats eight

          • Master Bath

            Master Bath

          • Second Bath

            Second Bath

          • The island is actually a submerged mountain's peak.

            The island is actually a submerged mountain's peak.

          • The front porch is a wonderful place to relax

            The front porch is a wonderful place to relax

          • Well equipped kitchen

            Well equipped kitchen

          • Master bedroom with private full bath

            Master bedroom with private full bath

          • Front bedroom has a lovely lake and mountain view

            Front bedroom has a lovely lake and mountain view

          $125 per night (USD)
          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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          Member since: 2014
          Speaks: english, spanish
          • Response time: Within 12 hours
          • Response rate: 90%
          • Calendar last updated: 01/26/2015
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          +506 26921204

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