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200 Meters to Beaches in Gated Community

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Last updated: 08/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

SAME HOUSE UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT, now with more services, from Jarrod and Meghan.
Just 200 meters walk to the snorkeling beach and 8-10 minutes walk to more beautiful PACIFIC BEACHES; relax in Mango Tango's unique riverfront retreat. From the main tree-top level gaze at animals enjoying the pristine riverfront. Enjoy Costa Rican coffee on the romantic master bedroom balcony over-looking the river; you will likely be joined by a monkey, parakeets, Iguana, red-tailed squirrels and Mapaches also enjoying breakfast. Dine, read or enjoy yoga on the outdoor covered patio surrounded by gardens. Walk a short distance in our gated community to Playa Negra, Sandy Beach, Playa Blanca and more for surfing, beach combing, dining, sunset drinks, and rejuvenating ocean views.

WHY IS PLAYA NEGRA AWESOME? You're probably looking at multiple locations in Costa Rica. If a selection of uncrowded beaches, wild-life, a laid-back 'time does not matter' atmosphere, no high rise buildings, no franchises, multiple surfing breaks and tranquility are on your vacation agenda; Playa Negra beach town is your place to kick back and smell the sea! In Playa Negra you can capture the way Costa Rica used to be! If you need a dose of a touristy town, its only half an hour drive to Tamarindo for shopping, Subway, our favorite huge US style grocery store the 'AutoMercado' and shop after shop of souvenirs. You can also go 40 minutes inland to visit Santa Cruz for a taste of an authentic Costa Rica mini city.

HOME INTERIOR LAYOUT: Tree-Top Casa Mango Tango is a 3 bedroom/ 2 bathroom private home on a 7500SF lot that overlooks the river-front (don't worry, no more insects than anywhere else, but lots of extra wildlife!). BEDROOMS: Two queen bedrooms with balconies, one fully renovated bathroom and the main living area (with A/C unit) are upstairs. The downstairs queen bedroom and beautiful bathroom suite has a separate entrance and opens to the large covered patio and pool. All 3 bedrooms have tropical ceiling fans (2 have A/C units), quality MEMORY FOAM toppers on pillow top mattresses, custom made beds, and large locally made cedar armoires. Every bedroom offers attractive green views and all bedroom windows have curtains. The KITCHEN offers granite slab counters and modern appliances, a microwave and all the pots and utensils needed for cooking and serving. You'll find even matching dinnerware and wine glasses for setting a pretty table.

OUTSIDE enjoy the beautiful private POOL under the Guanacaste tree with Caribbean blue glass tile and granite (approximately 4' deep, with two 1.5 meter long in-pool benches + a tanning ledge for 2+ persons). There is also a travertine outdoor shower in our gated yard with private parking. The LAUNDRY room offers a surfboard rack, pool floats, new washer, dryer, a WeberQ BBQ and cooler for grocery trips.

HELP IS JUST AN EMAIL OR PHONE CALL: Our home is lovingly cared for and managed by Playa Negra Vacation Rentals who live within the community, the gardens and pool are cared for twice weekly during guest stays. You We are a phone call or email away to answer home questions or help with directions, or an trusted employee if we're away.

BEACHES: Through the gated ocean-front community, stroll 4 minutes on palm and hibiscus lined paths to a small secluded beach with snorkeling and 8-10 minutes walk to Playa Negra Reef Break, Sandy White Swimming Beach and Open-Air Restaurant and bar. It is a short 10 Minute Drive to Playa Avellanas North (White Sand, Reef/ Sand Surfing, Restaurant), and 15 minutes drive to Playa Junquillal South (Black Sand, Beach Break surfing, Great for Kids) or lots of other great beaches we'll share about too!

ACTIVITIES: Playa Negra is a perfect casual beach town to relax or to explore Guanacaste through day trips. Casa Mango Tango is just 18 minutes to Zip-Line, ATV and horse-back tours, 20 Minutes to Hacienda Pinella Beach Club and Spa, 35 minutes to Tamarindo for shopping, 1.15 hr to Costa Rica's Diria National Park and Waterfall, 1.15 hr to Playa Flamingo & Playa Conchal and Portero, 1 hr to Guatil Pottery, 2 hrs to Africa Mia and just under 3 hours to Rincon De La Viejo or Guachipelin (canopy tour, river tubing, waterfalls, horse back rides & hot spring mud baths).

LOCAL DINING: Playa Negra has 8+ great restaurants in town, including Peruvian fusion at Cafe Playa Negra, Beach-front seafood on the wood grill at Hotel Playa Negra, amazing sandwiches and baked goods at Cafe La Ventana, Excellent fish tacos at Jalapenos, tropical dishes at Pura Vida Pizzeria, yummy traditional fare at Bar Latina, even an amazing 5 star chef with a large wine cellar at Villa Deevena.

IN TOWN ACTIVITIES: In Los Pargos, a 3-4 minute drive from Mango Tango enjoy: yoga classes, SUP paddle-board lessons & bike tours (Los Pargos Adventures), Surfboard and Snorkel Rentals, 2 surf shops, ding repair, 2 tiny art galleries (check out Coopwood's amazing surf art at Cafe La Ventana!), custom swimwear and dresses at 2 location, and a small natural day spa offering pedicures and manicures.


Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


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

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    French Doors, Balcony, pillow top mattress & memory foam...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Twin over Qn, French Doors,Sm balcony, pillowtop + memory fm...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Canopy Bed, Sliding doors to patio, pillowtop + memory foam...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Upstairs Glass Spa rain shower, Granite and vessel sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Downstairs Glass Spa rain shower, granite and vessel sink...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television


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


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    River Frontage, with great wildlife, birds, monkeys etc.....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Mango Tango has 3 dining tables: 1 inside with traditional chairs seats 6, outside larger wood dining set on covered patio with 2 benches + 2 chairs can seat 8, glass table by pool seats 4-6...moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet:


  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    private gated parking area fits 2 vehicles...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Calls withing Costa Rica are free...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Golf is available 20 minutes North in Hacienda Pinilla...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Custom 4' deep tile Pool by Qualls Quality Builders with large tanning ledge, 2 long benches for in-pool seating and granite accents...moreless



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4 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included


Additional Fees and Taxes:

*1-2 Guests is $868 Week/$124 Night

*3-4 Guests is $1,008 Week/$144 Night

*5-6 Guests is $1,148 Week/$164 Night

*5-6 Guests is $1,316 Week/$188 Night

*Guest = age 2+ for counting # of Guests

*Departure Clean $29-$39: Includes 2X wk pool & stone patio cleaning

*$300 Refundable Damage Deposit


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Last updated: 08/05/2015
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Liberia (LIR) 1.5 hours from house
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hacienda Pinillia
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many great Restaurants
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Playa Negra, Playa Avellanas, Playa Junquillal

Car: Recommended


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

About: Casa Mango Tango, SOLD, which is great news! Now you get the same house with additional services! We are happy to introduce ourselves as the new property managers and vacation rental agents of Casa Mango Tango, we are Jarrod and Meaghan with Playa Negra Vacation Rentals. We take care of over ten vacation rental properties in and around Rancho Playa Negra where Casa Mango Tango is located. We're excited to be taking over the property management and vacation rentals and services for this amazing property for the new owners of Casa Mango Tango, Jacob and Stephanie Forbes. Casa Mango Tango is a great addition to our rental inventory. Our services are top notch please read our reviews! Our exceptional service includes booking day tours and excursions in and around Playa Negra, airport shuttles, assisting with rental car service, local activities such as in house massages, cooks, grocery shopping, private yoga classes and many other services. Just let us know what you need and we will gladly try to help you out. Looking forward to meeting you!

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