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Refugio de las Mariposas is a beautiful & spacious 2,400 sq. ft. beach home with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean from every room. Designed with physical comfort and visual delight in mind, and constructed of native materials, tropical hardwoods and rock, the house exudes an air of tranquility and communicates seamlessly with its natural environs. Refugio is a rustic, yet fully functional retreat! An open 'Great Room' area, with three king-size sleeper couches and a fully equipped kitchen, leads onto a terrace where a dipping pool flows over the infinity edge waterfall down to a lower pool. Master bedrooms are roomy and located on opposite sides of the house. Each has a canopy bed draped with tropical mosquito netting, a private terrace, and a bathroom with grotto-like shower which also faces the ocean view. You feel like you are taking a shower in a waterfall! Four shady terraces and a 'Sunbathing Stargazing' deck with white water views are designed for relaxing in a rocking chair, swinging in a hammock, reading, or observing tropical birds and monkeys in the natural jungle setting. Lovingly decorated with comfortable, tropical decor, this home is a short walk down to the beach for surfing, strolling the shoreline, or watching the monthly cycle of nesting and hatching of the Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. Other amenities include weekly maid service, on-site laundry room, ceiling fans, alarm, a safe, night guard, gated community entrance, a land line phone, and WiFi. Great for families, surfers, and perfect for you if you are looking for a quiet spot, great surf, ocean views and a walk to the beach in a gorgeous setting!
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Rental details and payments are to be made through Nosara Travel.
Fully refundable $500 USD security deposit required at the time of booking.
50% of total rental fee is payable two weeks prior to arrival.
50% of total rental fee is payable upon arrival.
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Our beach home, 'Refugio de las Mariposas', is located in a pristine tropical forest with spectacular panoramic views of the Pacific ocean and local mountains.
Nearby beaches provide opportunities for swimming, surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, and fishing. A world class Zipline, canopy tours, river tours, hiking, biking, horseback riding and quad rentals are nearby. Many bird & wildlife sanctuaries are located in the area, and the monthly nesting cycle and hatching of the Olive Ridley Sea Turtles can be seen on the beach right below our home!
You are never far from fine dining experiences, ranging from light snacks, gelato, and cool tropical drinks to a wide variety of international cuisine options and great fresh seafood!
Explore the local beaches and stroll the white sands of San Juanillo, the black sands of Playa Ostional, and the golden sands of Playa Guiones.
Year Purchased: 2006
About: I am a retired kindergarten teacher who loves to travel and discovered this precious spot some time ago. My family and I have put a lot of love and care into making this a magical retreat.
Why Ostional: My son was working at a surf school in Playa Guiones and on a lark I found this hilltop property. I was a part of the design and construction from the very beginning. For me, being away from the hustle and bustle of Guiones, nestled in the jungle with this amazing view, fills my soul.
The Unique Benefits at this House: This property is not a club-med experience. The views are truly spectacular. The beach is close. There are other great beaches nearby (San Juanillo and Guiones). You can explore many neat locales around every corner and come back to the comforts of our 'Refugio'.
Speaks: english, spanish
Primary:+506 2682-0300International Number (Costa Rica)