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You'll love the home, but the view will blow you away! A spectacular 'view' home set high up on a hill overlooking several pristine beaches, Catalina Islands, night lights and the Flamingo marina. Secluded, yet within minutes of beautiful beaches, restaurants, stores, night life, casinos, night clubs, sport fishing, sunset cruises, scuba diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, canopy tours, championship golf and surfing.
This private home is nicely furnished with all the amenities needed for a perfect vacation. A beautiful infinity edge pool highlights the back yard, with ever-changing views of the beaches and islands below. There are patios, decks with lounge chairs and green areas for lots of outside activities. Inside, you'll find a master bedroom with a king-size bed (with new premium mattress)and private ceramic tile bath. Two spare bedrooms share a full bath and have a queen bed in one and a double bed in the other. All the bedrooms have a view of the ocean. The living and dining rooms have three walls of glass with a 180 degree view of the ocean. Furnishings include a sofa, love seat, glass dining room table, Tiffany lamps and leather rocking chairs. The full kitchen includes everything you need, like a microwave oven, full-size stove and refrigerator, dishes, glasses, pots and pans, blender, toaster, coffee maker and grinder.
Wildlife is abundant at my home. Wake up to the sounds of Howler monkeys. See flocks of parrots flying overhead, as well as Turkey Vultures, Magpie Bluejays, Hummingbirds, Blue-Crowned Mot Mots, Crimson-collar Tanagers, to name a few. Beautiful Butterflies, fireflies and HUGE colorful grasshoppers, as well as Armadillos, Mapaches (raccoon/anteater looking animals), Racoons, colorful lizzards and Iguanas.
NEW, NEW, NEW!!!!! I now WIFI at my home. Bring your laptop, Ipad, etc, or use my Netbook! There is also a cell phone for your use, to make local calls, while at my home. I also have unlimited FREE calling to and from the US, using my US virtual phone number. Leave a phone number for friends and family, so they can be in touch with you. It is a US number, so no international charges apply. You can also call anyone in the US and Canada for FREE!!
The home is located 25 minutes from the Tamarindo Domestic Airport, one hour from the Liberia International Airport (LIR) and four hours from the San Jose International Airport (SJO). The nearest white-sand beach is a five minute drive, with several to choose from with-in 15 minutes. Local grocery stores are with-in five minutes, as well as several restaurants, bars, coffee shops, juice bars.
Whether you are looking for a place to relax and unwind and enjoy a little piece of paradise, or a home base to explore what Costa Rica is all about, then Casa Prieta is for you!
For additional photos of my home, a reservation form, guest book and a welcome letter with lots of information, please visit my own web site link listed below at 'Links to more information'.
PLEASE NOTE: My home is NOT with in walking distance to the beaches. It is located 500 feet above the beaches and it is a 5 minute drive down the hill, to the beaches, restaurants, grocery stores, bars, etc. Of course, you can walk to it, but it is long way back up the hill! Great, if you like the exercise!
There is a completely different 'feel' up at my home. Usually there is a nice breeze, which keeps the mosquitoes away. And the views, as stated in most all of the reviews, is spectacular!
Keywords: Private home with beautiful infinity edge pool
King size beds (1) Master bedroom has a brand new premium mattress., Queen size Beds (1) Spare bedroom has a beautiful new queen bed made from local Costa Rican wood. New mattress too., Double Beds (1) Spare bedroom has a double bed with drawers underneath and a new premium mattress....moreless
Private Infinity Edge Pool, Ceiling Fans and Air Conditioning, WIFI, Satellite TV with HBO and Cinemax (32' LCD TV in Living room), DVD/CD Player, Stereo system, Linens and Towels provided, Outdoor Pool Shower, Alarm clock, Iron and ironing board, Hair dryer, Deck With Lounge Chairs and Maid Service every other day....moreless
Blueray DVD player, plays both regular and Blueray DVD's, as well as CD's....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Satellite TV with several HBO and Cinemax channels....moreless
A 32' LCD TV is in the living room, with a Blueray DVD player....moreless
A DVD video library of movies is at the home for your use, free of charge. There is also a Video rental store nearby with an account set up for Casa Prieta....moreless
Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
Spectacular, unobstructed, panoramic ocean, mountain and island views....moreless
Sun rises over the mountains and sets over the ocean....moreless
Air conditioning through out the home, as well as fans....moreless
A Netbook is available for guests to use, free of charge. Use mine, or bring your own laptop and enjoy WIFI through out my home. There is also Wifi most everywhere in town and at restaurants/bars...moreless
Free Long Distance:
I now have FREE, unlimited calling, to and from the US and Canada. I have a virtual US phone number, 207-951-9813. You can leave that number with friends and family, so they can call you here at my home. You can also make calls to the US and Canada, by simply using the home phone installed on my Netbook at the home....moreless
All linens and towels provided. Beach/pool towels too....moreless
Free use of a cell phone, to make local calls in CR...moreless
Parking Off Street
A NEW addition to my home!! I now have WIFI at my home. Guests are allowed to use my Netbook. Skype is preloaded with an account for casa.prieta, so you can communicate with anyone on Skype, while you are here...moreless
There is a $500 security deposit due at check in. Payment can be in cash, credit card, or travelers checks. Security deposit will be returned at check out.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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About the owner: I 'discovered' Costa Rica in 2001 and immediately fell in love with all its beauty and diversity. As a home builder in the Northeast, I found it very difficult to build in the winter months. My friend just returned from CR and told me all about how beautiful it was, how friendly the people were and that you could buy property there as a foreigner. On my first trip there, I had no intention on buying a home, but rather to find a lot and build a home, until I found Casa Prieta! I stood in the backyard, overlooking the ocean and islands below the home and quickly changed my mind. This is what I've been looking for all my life. I decided to buy the home and rent it to others to enjoy too. It gives me great pleasure to be able to share such a place and hear what others have to say in my guest books at the home. I hope to share it with you too!
Why the Owner Chose Flamingo Beach: Guanacaste is the driest, sunniest part of Costa Rica. There is usually a slight breeze, so no bugs! And of course, you get to see glorious sunsets over the ocean, 365 days a year!!
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: It's the VIEW, VIEW, VIEW!!!!!! The ever-changing vista is what I like most about my home. You can stay on the beach, but at night, all you see is darkness. At my home, during the day, you see gorgeous views of the ocean, islands, surf, mountains and valleys. At night, you see all the lights below the home. Breathtaking!!