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Peaceful and Comfortable Retreat by Potrero Bay, Flamingo Area

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Last updated: 08/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Playa Potrero apartment description

Casa Jardín (Garden House) is a peaceful property ideally located at Playa Potrero, Pacific Ocean of North Costa Rica, two miles from Flamingo, in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by nature and wildlife, close enough to bars and restaurants and far enough from traffic and nightlife.

The 2 apartments we offer for rent have been designed and equipped like a real home.

FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT (1-4 persons):
- living room with charming and cosy furniture, 32'' plasma screen TV with USB connection, Hi-Fi CD player/radio, futon couch/bed for 2 persons
- beautiful kitchen made of cedar wood, equipped with full size fridge, microwave oven, electric stove, coffee maker, dishwasher, waste disposal and all kitchenware
- 1 bedroom with King-size bed (2m x 2m), drawer chest, table, TV
- bathroom with a brand new and large hydro-massage cabin for two persons
- washing machine in the apartment and clothesline outside
- private terrace with table and chairs for 4

SECOND FLOOR APARTMENT (1-5 persons):
- living room with comfortable furniture, TV, couch/bed (Queen-size, 160cm large), 1 single bed, air conditioning
- beautiful kitchen made of Guanacaste wood, equipped with full size fridge, microwave oven, electric stove, coffee maker, dishwasher, waste disposal and all kitchenware
- 1 bedroom with King-size bed (2m x 2m), wood closet, plasma screen TV, air conditioning
- bathroom with an extra large shower cabin
- washing machine/dryer combo
- large balcony with table and chairs for 4, nice view on the garden, pool and orchard

Both apartments: ceiling fans, high-speed Internet, cable TV, hot water, private parking lot in the property, electric gate with remote control.

From the terrace or balcony of your apartment you can enjoy the scenery of the charming salt-water pool with its waterfall and jacuzzi, observe the multitude of tropical birds and enjoy the visit of the monkeys if you are lucky. Behind the house you can pick your own fruit in a wonderful orchard: mango, orange, lime and a variety of tropical fruit (subject to availability in season).

The beautiful pool is eco- and health-friendly (no chlorine added), safe for the little ones and large enough to swim a few laps (36 feet/11 meters long).

A traditional Costa Rican rancho and several lounge chairs are at your disposal by the pool, along with an outside shower. There is a play for the kids, with slide and swing. The outdoor installations are shared with the owners of the house.

The beach of Potrero is at 1/2 mile from the house. It is a long and quiet beach just North from Flamingo, province of Guanacaste. It is one of the only places around where one can swim safely in the Ocean most of the year. All the beaches around are marvelous: Playa Penca, Playa Prieta, Playa Danta (las Catalinas), Playa Flamingo, Playa Conchal, Playa Grande, etc. Thanks to the orientation of the coast facing the west, the sunsets are especially gorgeous from all those places.

In the area of Potrero/Flamingo you will find a large range of nautical activities like sailing, snorkeling, scuba-diving, sea-kayaking, paddling, etc., as well as bike rental and horse riding, to name but a few. This little town also offers a choice of restaurants, bars, grocery stores and basic services at a walking distance from the apartment.

Tamarindo is a busier town at half an hour distance by car if you feel like shopping, surfing and see the Leatherback turtles in season.

Last but not least, we enjoy a radiant sun and a warm climate all year :-) as the province of Guanacaste is the driest area of Costa Rica.

English spoken, se habla Español, nous parlons français.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Apartment
  • 50 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Limited Accessibility:

            Please ask me and I will check accessibility for you....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            You are welcome to smoke outside the apartment....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Bedroom Second Floor: 1 king

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          • Bedroom First Floor: 1 king

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          • First Floor: King size bed in the bedroom, futon couch/bed for 2 in the living room, 2 TVs, large windows with mosquito shields, ceiling fans, air conditioning. Second Floor: King size bed in the bedroom, Queen size couch/bed and 1 single bed in the living room, 2 TVs, large windows with mosquito shields, ceiling fans, air conditioning....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • Large hydro-massage cabin in the first floor apartment. Extra large cabin shower in the second floor apartment (without hydro-massage)....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Dining
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Toaster
          • Coffee Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Pantry Items
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Living Room seats 5
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            1 flat screen TV and extra TV in the bedroom...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Cabletica with cinema package....moreless

          • Stereo

          Communications

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Salt water pool with massage jets and waterfall....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Adventure
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Hiking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High season ex Holiday
                  Nov 1 - Apr 30
                  2 night min stay
                  $125
                  $600
                  December Holiday
                  Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2014
                  8 night min stay

                  $850
                  flat fee
                  New Year week
                  Dec 28 - Jan 4, 2015
                  8 night min stay

                  $850
                  flat fee
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $85
                  $500

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Taxes Included

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/08/2014
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                  Location

                  50 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Liberia 45' / Tamarindo 20'
                  0.8 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Potrero, Flamingo, Conchal, Brasilito, Penca...
                  0.5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Various restaurants at a walking distance.

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Flamingo/Potrero is an international destination for scuba diving. Potrero beach is one of the safest in Costa Rica.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About the owner: We are a French/Costarican family with two kids, speaking English, Spanish and French.

                  Why the Owner Chose Playa Potrero:
                  Quiet, touristic enough but not too much.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  The large orchard by the house, the privacy so important in a place that can be busy sometimes, the character of the main house, the green spaces of the property, the peaceful atmosphere of the place and the walking distance from the beach and grocery stores.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english
                   

                  Photos

                  • Welcome! Entrance and parking lot

                    Welcome! Entrance and parking lot

                  • Lovely and eco-friendly salt water pool

                    Lovely and eco-friendly salt water pool

                  • Private terrace of the first floor apartment

                    Private terrace of the first floor apartment

                  • Kitchen with stove, microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, waste disposal, fridge

                    Kitchen with stove, microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, waste disposal, fridge

                  • The sunset over Flamingo, seen from Playa Potrero

                    The sunset over Flamingo, seen from Playa Potrero

                  • Second floor apartment: kitchen

                    Second floor apartment: kitchen

                  • Second floor apartment: bedroom

                    Second floor apartment: bedroom

                  • Second floor apartment: bathroom

                    Second floor apartment: bathroom

                  • View from the second floor bedroom (orchard)

                    View from the second floor bedroom (orchard)

                  • Sightseeing from the private terrace of the downstairs apartment

                    Sightseeing from the private terrace of the downstairs apartment

                  • First floor: Living room with 32'' TV, cable, high speed Internet, Hi-Fi stereo

                    First floor: Living room with 32'' TV, cable, high speed Internet, Hi-Fi stereo

                  • Large cabin shower with hydro-massage jets

                    Large cabin shower with hydro-massage jets

                  • Enjoy the warm nights of Guanacaste

                    Enjoy the warm nights of Guanacaste

                  • Second floor apartment

                    Second floor apartment

                  • Second floor apartment: bathroom

                    Second floor apartment: bathroom

                  • Second floor apartment: bathroom with washing machine and dryer

                    Second floor apartment: bathroom with washing machine and dryer

                  • Balcony second floor

                    Balcony second floor

                  • View from second floor

                    View from second floor

                  VRBO #448292

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Friday, August 08, 2014

                  $85 - $125 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

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