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Villa Pochote - Private Ocean View Beach Villa

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Last updated: 09/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Playa Santa Teresa house description

At villa pochote you will find the peace and tranquility that you are looking for in your trip to costa rica.

We are a 7 acre oasis just 150 yards from the beautiful beach of playa manzanillo and a nice walk or quick drive to the breathtaking beach of playa hermosa.

Villa pochote has two bedrooms and two baths and is surrounded by the renowned pochote tree and the rare gavilan and cocobolo. Both upstairs bedrooms have ocean views. The main bedroom has sliding glass doors that open to a teak wood balcony for monkey, whale, and bird watching as well as ocean and sunset views.

Downstairs there is a full bath along with the kitchen and entertaining areas opening to a spacious patio accessed by sliding glass doors for more ocean viewing and garden access.

Villa pochote can accommodate up to 5 adults.

Viila pochote is constructed with wood accents of teak, pochote, and laurel.

***the home is fully equipped and furnished with lush gardens, white gravel walkways, wrought iron gates, private parking, pressurized hot/cold water, sky tv, wireless satellite internet, cleaning and laundry service, gardener, and 24-hour security.

Built and designed by the owner in august of 2008 the home has vaulted ceilings of pochote beams with laurel wood paneling and the verandas, patios, stairs, door and window frames are all accented in teak.

Take time to walk along the trails of our 6 acre property...Look for coatis, anteaters, jaguarundis, white face and howler monkeys, various bird species, and iguanas...Or find one of our sitting areas and just watch and listen to the ocean.

Our staff can help with any questions or needs, so sit back, relax, and enjoy your stay with us...


The beaches....

Because of rock reefs surrounding the entrance to playa manzanillo, this beach has it all. Here you can surf, snorkel, swim, kayak, fish, beach comb, and at the end of the day enjoy one of the most spectacular sunsets the nicoya peninsula has to offer. The best part about manzanillo beach is many days the only footprints you will find will be your own.

A few years ago playa hermosa was basically unknown, but recently discovered by surfers tired of the crowds and congestion of santa teresa, this beach is becoming increasingly more popular for tourists and surfers. Playa hermosa lives up to its name and is truly beautiful offering great waves for surfers, swimming and beachcombing on a long and wide un-crowded beach.

To truly capitalize on all the peninsula has to offer, a car or 4 wheeler is a must, but still many of our guests prefer to walk the old beach road to playa hermosa enjoying the quiet and slow pace - stopping at the tide pools, private beaches, the waterfall, and always returning with stories of seeing more monkeys and iguanas than people.

The surf....

Yes, there is surf. A short drive south are the more popular surf spots of playa carmen (mal pais) and santa teresa, but just a few minutes away in manzanillo and playa hermosa you can find waves for all levels of surfing (reef, point breaks, beach breaks, river mouths) – beginner to advanced – with crowd and attitude free, consistent surf.

For any surf questions feel free to contact the owner who has over 25 years surfing experience.

We can also set-up surf lessons with qualified instructors.

The fishing....

Manzanillo and north to the bongo river is an area famous for fishing. You can go local and try your hand at hand-line fishing or bring your own gear and head out to the reefs at low tide. You may get lucky and hook sea bass, snook, red snapper, or a rooster. A quick run north will get you to the bongo which is legendary for its fishing due to its river mouth - a great place to catch snook, just ask a local family who bought a car they call “robalo” meaning “snook” in spanish. All the money they earned to buy the car came from selling their snook/robalo catches from the bongo.

We can also book fishing tours for you – just ask.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Catering Available

              Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included
              • Massage
              • Staff

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Refrigerator
              • Kitchen

              Amenities

              • Washing Machine:

                There is a washing machine on the premises. The maid on site will wash for you for a $10 fee per load in the dry season (Dec - May) and $5 per load the rest of the year....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                The maid on site will wash and fold for you. Just ask....moreless

              • Parking:

                parking for RV/boat/trailer. parking off street. ...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • wireless broadband

                  Entertainment

                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Music Library
                  • DVD Player

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        There is a pool with swim up pool bar and eating area for Villa Pchote and Villa Cocobolo guests only....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Balcony

                      Theme

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

                      Location & View

                      • Mountain View
                      • Ocean View

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Swimming
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Surfing
                      • Hiking
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Green Season 2
                      Aug 15 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $105
                      $735
                      High Season
                      Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $150
                      $1,050
                      Holidays
                      Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $165
                      $1,150
                      High
                      Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $150
                      $1,050
                      Low
                      May 1 - Jul 2, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $129
                      $900
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $129

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

                      Cancellation policy:

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


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                      Last updated: 09/01/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2001

                      Why the Owner Chose Playa Santa Teresa:
                      I chose Manzanillo because it was far enough away from the hustle and bustle and congestion of Santa Teresa, but close enough to hop in the car or on a 4-wheeler and have access to anything and everything one could want - and most importantly, the outstanding surfing and fishing!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Within half an acre of the villas, there are more than 25 different type of indigenous trees. The property itself is 7 acres and is connected by walking trails that my worker and I have built by hand and has ocean views from almost every corner of the property. All the trails have been planted and reforested, and because of the planting all the birds, butterflies, and animals have returned to the property. You can sit anywhere on the property and hear the waves crashing 60 meters below at Punta Pochote.


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                      Speaks: spanish, english, Japanese

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                      Photos

                      • Master bedroom - Villa Pochote

                        Master bedroom - Villa Pochote

                      • Upstairs balcony

                        Upstairs balcony

                      • Living room - Villa Pochote

                        Living room - Villa Pochote

                      • Kitchen - Villa Pochote

                        Kitchen - Villa Pochote

                      • Sunset - Punta Pochote

                        Sunset - Punta Pochote

                      • Trail to pool and rancho with Villa Pochote

                        Trail to pool and rancho with Villa Pochote

                      • Master bedroom to upstairs balcony

                        Master bedroom to upstairs balcony

                      • Bedroom 2 - Villa Pochote

                        Bedroom 2 - Villa Pochote

                      • Dining area - Villa Pochote

                        Dining area - Villa Pochote

                      • Upstairs bathroom - Villa Pochote

                        Upstairs bathroom - Villa Pochote

                      • The pool monkeys

                        The pool monkeys

                      • Sunset - Punta Pochote

                        Sunset - Punta Pochote

                      VRBO #446257

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

                      $105 - $165 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

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