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Custom Home on Backwash Bay

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Last updated: 06/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7-8 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Mindugar is a premier rental property on the Southern tip of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula. The home offers luxury in an extraordinary jungle setting. Take in breathtaking views of Costa Rica’s natural wildlife from the privacy of this eight-acre estate. The property rises gradually from Backwash Beach and stretches across a section of lush tropical gardens backing up to a mountainside draped in abundant rainforest. The home is situated at the base of the mountain, approximately 35 meters above the water and less than 100 yards from the sand; and boasts garden and ocean views. The open-air design of the home takes advantage of both mountain and ocean breezes throughout the day. Mindugar is the ultimate in tropical coastal living. The attention to detail and amenities provided ensure comfort in a secluded setting.

Spanning roughly 10,000 square feet, Mindugar consists of a large communal area known as the Casa Grande, three detached bungalows, and plenty of outdoor living space. The Casa Grande contains a master bedroom suite, kitchen, dining area, bar, living room, guest bathroom, pool and patio. A spiral staircase made from tropical hardwoods takes you to the master bedroom which is furnished with a king size bed, ceiling fan, closet space, flat screen TV with DVD player, iPod docking station, and large bathroom with his and her sinks. The living area contains bamboo-framed sofas, chairs, a coffee table, satellite TV, DVD player and an iPod docking station. The kitchen is fully equipped with a professional gas range, two chest style refrigerators, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, and all the cooking utensils one needs. The dining area features an oversized table custom made from local hardwoods. The table seats twelve people comfortably. Just off the dinning area is a bar with a small sink, sofa, and bar stools. A full size guest bathroom is also located on the main floor. The focal point of the Casa Grande is a large infinity pool that disappears into the tropical scenery and blue waters of Backwash Bay. The pool includes a shallow area great for sunbathing, as well as a deep end that measures 15 feet deep. Each of the detached bungalows is equipped with two queen beds, ceiling fans, full bathroom, closet, outdoor shower, and patio space. Manicured trails lead to each of the bungalows from the Casa Grande.

Throughout the booking process, you will work with a full time property manager. The property manager is able to assist with travel arrangements and answer any questions you might have. Once you arrive, they will provide a concierge service assisting with tours and providing information about the area. The house is cleaned daily, and linens are changed every three nights. There is also a 24hr onsite caretaker that can handle maintenance issues during your stay.

Mindugar is perfect for families or groups of friends looking for adventure and relaxation in a remote jungle setting. Offering luxury and privacy, you’re sure to enjoy your vacation in style.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 10000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Smoking Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

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  • Pan Dulce Bungalow: 2 queen

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  • Backwash Bungalow: 2 queen

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  • Matapalo Bungalow: 2 queen

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  • The master bedroom is located at the top of the spiral staircase in the Casa Grande. The bungalows are detached. Each have their own bathroom, patio, and outdoor shower....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower

    His and Her Sinks...moreless

  • Pan Dulce Bungalow Bath: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

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  • Backwash Bungalow Bath: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

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  • Matapalo Bungalow Bath: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

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  • Casa Grande Bath: toilet, shower

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  • Aside from the bathrooms in each bedroom, there is a full bathroom located off the dining area....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Mindugar is fully equipped and set up to function as a full service property. If you're interested in adding meals to your reservation, just let us know and we can arrange for a private chef....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Both the tv in the living area and the tv in the master bedroom have a dvd player....moreless

  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    SKY TV satellite is connected to the tv in the living area....moreless

  • Stereo:

    There is an Ipod docking station in the living room with large speakers....moreless

  • Television

Theme

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    The onsite caretakers can wash your cloths for an additional cost....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    2 chest style fridges and one stand up fridge with a small freezer on top....moreless

  • Stove:

    Professional six burner range....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    There is a balcony off the Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a large deck off the main living area, as well as a patio off of each bungalow....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
May 1 - Aug 31
7 night min stay

$4,000
Low Season
Sep 1 - Nov 30
7 night min stay

$3,500
High Season
Dec 1 - Apr 30
7 night min stay

$4,500
Christmas
Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2015
8 night min stay

$5,500
flat fee
New Years
Dec 27 - Jan 3, 2016
8 night min stay

$5,500
flat fee
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$3,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are set for up to 8 guests. Additional guests are $40/person/night. Maximum occupancy is 12.

50% is required to confirm the booking. The balance is due prior to arrival.


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Location

13 Miles
Nearest Airport
Puerto Jimenez
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Buena Esperanza
13 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Puerto Jimenez to Golfito
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Encanta La Vida
Cabo Matapalo
Nearest Beach
Backwash

Car: Not Necessary

Cabo Matapalo, known by the locals as simply Matapalo, is a small community located 15 km south on a bumpy dirt road from the town of Puerto Jimenez. The area consists of a scattering of eco-lodges and rental homes with one local bar. There are no banks or grocery stores, so make sure to stock up in Puerto Jimenez before heading out. Over the years, Matapalo has become a surf destination. It borders a beach along the Pacific Ocean that routinely ushers in large swells. There are several areas to surf. The waves vary in difficulty, allowing for beginner to expert surfing opportunity. The abundant wildlife also makes this area popular among travelers. Four species of monkeys, scarlet macaws, toucans, sloths, agoutis, and coatimundis are just a small sample of the wildlife that one sees on a regular basis. The Audobon Society has named Cabo Matapalo one of the premiere bird watching venues in the world. Matapalo is where travelers go to be at one with nature and find ultimate relaxation.

The pristine rainforests and rugged natural beauty of the Osa Peninsula make this region one of the most beautiful areas in Costa Rica. Declared one of the most biologically intense places on Earth by National Geographic Magazine, the Osa Peninsula has become the premier eco-tourism destination in the country. The Osa Peninsula is a secluded nature wonderland, playing home to many of the country’s rare and endangered animal and bird species, including squirrel monkeys, jaguars, and other forest cats. With a large chunk of the peninsula forming the Corcovado National Park, this area has the single largest expanse of lowland tropical rainforest in Central America and is one of the tallest rainforests in the world. The area hosts more than 375 bird species, a fourth of Costa Rica's tree species and more than 4000-5000 vascular plant species, many of which are found nowhere else on earth. The rain forest is made up of 700 tree species — the greatest diversity of tree species in all of Central America.

 

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Photos

  • This large dining table can seat up to 12.

    This large dining table can seat up to 12.

  • Sunrise over Backwash Bay

    Sunrise over Backwash Bay

  • Pingpong table located just off the back of the living room.

    Pingpong table located just off the back of the living room.

  • The pool measures 15 feet deep

    The pool measures 15 feet deep

  • Each bungalows has it's own private patio

    Each bungalows has it's own private patio

  • There are 2 queen beds in each bungalow

    There are 2 queen beds in each bungalow

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • The kitchen is fully stocked with appliances, cooking utensils, and spices.

    The kitchen is fully stocked with appliances, cooking utensils, and spices.

  • Mindugar is an excellent place to host events such as weddings.

    Mindugar is an excellent place to host events such as weddings.

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Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 06/11/2015
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Cabo Matapalo #490451

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