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Parrot Bluff – Your Rainforest Balcony on the Pacific Ocean

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Last updated: 11/21/2013

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This craftsman inspired tropical home is nestled on 4 ¾ acres in therainforest overlooking the Pacific Ocean of Playa Dominical. Located on the Escaleras mountains, the most scenic in Costa Ballena. You will be immersed in the beauty of a natural rainforest with panoramic views of theocean, unbelievable sunsets, and the rainforest will take your breath away!

Built in 2012, Parrott Bluff sleeps 4 people in 2 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1008 sq. ft. of indoor living space plus 600+ sq. ft. of decks with hammocks and hanging chairs for relaxing and soaking in the scenery. Each bedroom has a queen size bed, armoire wardrobe and its own private bathroom.

This home offers a private location with a spacious open floor plan, lots of windows with screens, ceiling fans in every room, and air conditioners in both bedrooms. The kitchen is equipped with full size appliances, dishes, a breakfast bar, and is fully equipped with a toaster, electric coffee maker, blender, pots and pans, linens and cooking utensils. There is also a washer and dryer for you convenience. The dining area has a comfortable table that seats 8. The great room features a large sofa and two comfortablearmchairs for watching the 32” flat screen TV provided with satellite dish (English speaking channels available).

Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature, including howler monkeys, white-faced capuchin monkeys, white-nosed coati mundis (racoon family), sloths,agoutis, iguanas, toucans, parrots, and many other exotic birds, beautiful butterflies including the spectacular blue morpho, frogs, and other jungle wildlife while relaxing on the hammock and hanging chair… all this while navigating the high speed wireless internet on the deck.

Minutes to beautiful tropical beaches where the jungle meets the shore, and the ocean temperatures range from 80-85 degrees year round! Convenient to many restaurants in Dominical, Uvita and Ojochal that serve delicious meals. Banks, grocery and convenience stores, gas stations, and a multitude of nearby activities are available that includes swimming, surfing, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, fishing, boating, kayaking, snorkeling, zipline canopy tours, hiking, exploring ocean caves and rainforest waterfalls. Also, ATV tours, learning about jungle flora and fauna at Hacienda Baru Wildlife Refuge, Don Lulo's horseback riding tour to Nauyaca Waterfalls, visiting Reptilandia, a reptile zoo, and shopping for souveniers at beachside stalls on Playa Dominical, or at the Community Market in Uvita on Saturday mornings.


A 4-wheel drive vehicle is necessary. We would be happy to refer you to a reputable and reasonable rental car company, as well as provide you with contact information for making reservations for nearby activities and excursions.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1608 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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High Season
Jan 7 - Apr 20
3 night min stay
$160
$995
Peak Season
Dec 20 - Jan 6
7 night min stay

$1,295
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$130
$695

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Location

45 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Quepos
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Costanera Coastal Road Highway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Playa Dominicalito

Car: Necessary

the area of Dominical is world wide known for its surfing beaches and has any kind of attractions for tourists

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We were looking for a retirement home for the future. Saw this property and fell for it...hard. We named it Parrot Bluff because the first evening we spent there, having and picnic and drinking Bamboo, we had many screeching parrots and toucans that joined us while we took pictures of the most beautiful sunset we'd ever seen. We are originally from the South Carolina low country where a Bluff means any raised elevation over looking the ocean. We now reside in the western North Carolina mountains where winters are very cold and are really looking forward to retiring one day to our new piece of paradise. We were really impressed with the Costa Rican eco friendly way of life and that's why we decided to build a wooden Eco Madera home which leaves a far less carbon foot print than concrete structures. We have been welcomed with open arms by all the new friends we have made, both Costa Rican and expats alike. We love sitting on the porch every evening waiting for the next sunset and being visited by howler and white face monkeys, parrots and toucans. We hope to make Costa Rica our home in a few years.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Sunset from patio

    Sunset from patio

  • Outdoor patio...just to relax!!!

    Outdoor patio...just to relax!!!

  • Jungle house! West side view

    Jungle house! West side view

  • Morning Ocean view from patio (2)

    Morning Ocean view from patio (2)

  • Outdoor shower

    Outdoor shower

  • Kitchen bar

    Kitchen bar

  • Living area view

    Living area view

  • North side view

    North side view

  • 1st bathroom

    1st bathroom

  • 2nd bedroom

    2nd bedroom

  • 2nd bathroom

    2nd bathroom

  • Sunset from patio (3)

    Sunset from patio (3)

  • East side view - BBQ area

    East side view - BBQ area

  • Sitting in the fresh patio at noon

    Sitting in the fresh patio at noon

  • Morning Ocean view from patio

    Morning Ocean view from patio

  • South side view

    South side view

  • Living and dining area - view from kitchen bar

    Living and dining area - view from kitchen bar

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Flat TV with satellite dish connection

    Flat TV with satellite dish connection

  • 1st bedroom

    1st bedroom

  • Shower in both bathrooms

    Shower in both bathrooms

  • bedroom view

    bedroom view

  • Sunset from patio (2)

    Sunset from patio (2)

  • Monkeys at dusk

    Monkeys at dusk

VRBO #481884

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Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 11/21/2013
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