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Quiet and Relaxing Home with Spectacular Views

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Welcome! Now sick back and relax with a beverage and a view, you've made it!

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Malpais house description

***Our private yoga shala is completed! For those of you looking to practice yoga, surf, and stay somewhere with outstanding views in one of the The Top 10 Beaches in the World (Santa Teresa/Mal Pais, Forbes Magazine, 2010) this is the place for YOU!!***

Casa Toucanet gets it's name from the colorful toucanet birds that frequent the fruit trees on this beautiful property. The house sits atop a small hill approximately 215 ft. above sea level and 1/4 mile in from Playa Mal Pais. This vacation home has the view, location, jungle scenery, and privacy you are looking for. We selected this home for this very reason. The home was completely remodeled in 2013 and it has a bright and airy feel. The bedrooms are air conditioned but sleeping with the doors and windows open is an option that allows you to hear the gentle roar of the ocean and the early morning sounds of the howler monkeys and parakeets.

The home has a small living room, a full kitchen, dining room,an outside patio downstairs, 2 1/2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and a scenic porch upstairs. All of the doors and windows in the house are custom made from teak. The upstairs floor is also teak and the downstairs floor is finished with a mosaic tile.

The property also has a separate two story casita that is the home of the onsite caretakers. They are a great young couple from Virginia who will be happy to assist you during your stay and coordinate any tours or activities you desire. Surfing lessons and Private Yoga can be arranged through them! They are fluent in Spanish and can help you with any local information of your interest.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Guest: 1 double

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          • Master: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Twin is in a small room attached to the Master...moreless

          • The downstairs has a day bed suitable for sleeping, however this area is not air conditioned....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, shower

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          • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, shower

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          • Both bathrooms are new construction

          Other Amenities

              • One of the most unique features of Casa Toucanet are the services that are available from our on-site property caretakers. They are a great young couple from Virginia. He's an experienced surfer and teaches surfing lessons and does ATV tours and she is a yoga teacher and can provide private lessons. They can also organize fishing trips, quad adventures, waterfall excursions, surfing trips, and much more for you and your group. If you have any further questions regarding the accommodations, services, or local area in general, feel free to call them at (011 506) 8579-5860....moreless

              Theme

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

              Attractions

                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    Casa Toucanet sits on a hilltop at 210 ft. above the Pacific Ocean. It has a commanding view of the several of the areas famous surfing beaches....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    There is a beautiful view of the jungle valley below which is visible from one of the private porches....moreless

                  • Ocean View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Upstairs bedrooms have a/c...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

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

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Guests can use the pool at the Vistas de Olas B&B next door. There is a small fee. Please ask for details....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Holiday
                          Dec 6 - Jan 5, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $295
                          $1,770
                          High season
                          Jan 6 - Apr 15, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $225
                          $1,350
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $185
                          $1,200

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          50% deposit is required when reservation is made. Full payment is due 10 days prior to arrival.

                          Cancellation Policy: FULL REFUND OF DEPOSIT IF RECEIVED 14 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/20/2014
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                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          25 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Tambor
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Playa Mal Pais

                          Car: Necessary

                          Casa Toucanet is walking distance from Hotel Vista de Olas, which has an onsite infinity pool bar open to the public daily after 4pm.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2013

                          About the owner: Meet our property managers Mikey and Jess Mausteller. Mike is an accomplished surfer, surf instructor and tour guide. Jess is a certified yoga teacher.

                          Why the Owner Chose Malpais:
                          We purchased this property because it was away, but not too far away, from the center of activity in Santa Teresa. It's on a small hill at the end of a short and very private road and the views are exceptional. The house needed remodeling so we were able to make the modifications to make it 'ours'. It's not fancy but it is bright, clean and has everything you would need to enjoy your time away from home. The huge bonus we were not expecting was meeting Mike and Jess. They have been coming every winter to Mal Pais for 6 years and now we are doing everything we can to keep them there year round.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Welcome! Now sick back and relax with a beverage and a view, you've made it!

                            Welcome! Now sick back and relax with a beverage and a view, you've made it!

                          • View of Playa Carmen and Santa 
Teresa from the porch

                            View of Playa Carmen and Santa Teresa from the porch

                          • Side view of house

                            Side view of house

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Downstairs Patio

                            Downstairs Patio

                          • Guest double bedroom

                            Guest double bedroom

                          • Fishing just off Mal Pais

                            Fishing just off Mal Pais

                          • One of the beautiful Toucanets  that visit our tree

                            One of the beautiful Toucanets that visit our tree

                          • Monkey climbing through the trees

                            Monkey climbing through the trees

                          • Manzanillo Beach,CR. This isolated beach is a 20 minute quad ride from the house

                            Manzanillo Beach,CR. This isolated beach is a 20 minute quad ride from the house

                          • Mike getting some air

                            Mike getting some air

                          • Playa Santa Teresa looking North towards Mal Pais. (the house is in those hills)

                            Playa Santa Teresa looking North towards Mal Pais. (the house is in those hills)

                          • May sunset from the upstairs deck

                            May sunset from the upstairs deck

                          • House from the water

                            House from the water

                          • Downstairs patio and upstairs deck

                            Downstairs patio and upstairs deck

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Upstairs deck

                            Upstairs deck

                          • Twin bed off master bedroom

                            Twin bed off master bedroom

                          • Our 1st SUP lesson with Andy and Edith

                            Our 1st SUP lesson with Andy and Edith

                          • Horseback riding on the beach.  Our house is directly in front of the riders.

                            Horseback riding on the beach. Our house is directly in front of the riders.

                          • Surfers enjoying an evening session in Playa Carmen.Picture taken from the porch

                            Surfers enjoying an evening session in Playa Carmen.Picture taken from the porch

                          • The Montezuma waterfall. Only a 30 min drive away, it's a must-do when visiting!

                            The Montezuma waterfall. Only a 30 min drive away, it's a must-do when visiting!

                          • Jess practicing above the stunning Pacific Ocean

                            Jess practicing above the stunning Pacific Ocean

                          • Oceanview yoga studio just steps away from the home! Private classes available!

                            Oceanview yoga studio just steps away from the home! Private classes available!

                          VRBO #513636

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                          This listing was first published here in 2014.

                          Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

                          $185 - $295 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 5

                          View calendar: Updated 10/20/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 10/20/2014
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