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The Best View in Carrillo!

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Last updated: 12/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carrillo house description

Large shaded patio, dining area and kitchen, open to the warm Costa Rican air.

The Kitchen has dishwasher, microwave, stove, large fridge, pots and pans, coffee maker, kettle, cutlery and dishes, hand mixer, and blender. The water is safe to drink, but to be absolutely sure we also have a filter on the drinking water tap in the kitchen.

Air conditioned living room with sofa, TV, DVD player, movies and board games.

Air conditioned master bedroom with queen-size bed, night tables, bedside lamps, wardrobe and ensuite bathroom with rain-head shower and modern vessel sink.

On the lower level (17 steps) there are 2 air conditioned bedrooms, one with a queen bed and one with 2 single beds. Both have wardrobes, bedside lamps and night tables.

There is a large bathroom on the lower level with rain head shower and vessel sink. This room also has storage and a washer and dryer. With its steel door, this room can be used to store valuables when you are out of the house.
There is a baby's travel cot that can be placed in any room with advance notice.

The private pool is also on the lower floor, with patio seating, and large umbrella. The multi-coloured pool light makes night time swims magical.

There is parking for 3 cars on the concrete parking area but plenty of room for other cars along the road. The road is a typical Costa Rican unpaved road. There are 9 steps from the parking area down to the front door.

This is a new home so the landscaping still has to mature, but we are continuing to add more plants.

The birds and howler monkeys will wake you up each morning to the most amazing sunrise that you can enjoy from the comfort of your bedroom.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Air conditioned...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Air conditioned...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                Air conditioned...moreless

              • Wardrobe and night tables. Bedroom 1 has ensuite bathroom. All bedrooms have air conditioning....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                Vessel sink. Rain head shower....moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Vessel sink. Rain head shower....moreless

              • Bathroom 2 also contains a washer and dryer and has a steel door for the protection of valuables....moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Chess, scrabble, checkers, backgammon, checkers, cards including canasta, uno and cribbage board, jig saw puzzles...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Bose sound system for iPods, smart phones...moreless

              • Television


              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Churches
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                180 degree view of hills and ocean...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Great view of the surf at Playa Camaronal...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Air Conditioning:

                In all three bedrooms and living room....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Large sliding doors open onto the dining and patio; close them for air conditioned comfort...moreless

              • Parking:

                Parking for 3 cars on concrete pad and room for more on the road....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Bathroom and beach towels provided...moreless

              • Washing Machine


              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Open to shaded patio...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Welcome to use pantry items but would appreciate replenishing if you use the last of an item....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full size...moreless

              • Stove:

                4 burners...moreless

              • Toaster


              • Deck / Patio:

                Upper shaded patio; lower pool patio with umbrella...moreless

              • Golf:

                9 hole course at Punta Islita 12 km or 25 km away via unpaved road (short route goes through a river and only passable in the dry season Jan-April)...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                For rent nearby...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas infra red barbecue ...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                For rent nearby, includes surf and stand up paddle boards....moreless

              Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Large enough for lap swimming, salt water so no chlorine odours...moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional


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                      from 2 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Dec 14 - Jan 3, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      Jan 4 - Mar 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,200 $3,800
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Taxes Not included


                      Cancellation terms: full refund if cancelled more than 60 days prior to rental start date, less $50 service fee. Between 60 - 30 days, 50% refund. Cancellations with less than 30 days notice, no refund of rental, but damage deposit will be returned in full.

                      There may be additional charges for monthly renters if hydro or internet costs are more than would be normally expected.

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                      Last updated: 12/11/2014
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                      120 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Liberia (international)
                      4 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Hotel Guanamar
                      16 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Punta Islita, 9 holes
                      4 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Hula Jungla
                      3.5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Playa Carrillo

                      Car: Necessary

                      Playa Carrillo is a 2 km stretch of palm tree lined beach, perfect for quiet relaxation and swimming in the reef-protected ocean. It is rated as one of the best beaches in Costa Rica. There are restaurants in Puerto Carrillo about 500 metres from the east end of the beach. Samara, 7 km west of Playa Carrillo, is a bustling village providing all modern amenities such as ATMs, internet cafés, shops, grocery stores, doctor, dentist, pharmacies, bakeries and restaurants. The beachside restaurants in Samara are the perfect place to while away an afternoon or evening swaying in a hammock and enjoying your favourite cold drink. There is usually music and casual entertainment in the evenings, especially during the high season, but it will be quieter out of season.

                      The Natural Centre in Samara has fitness and dance classes, as well as a basic gym. There is also an organic cafe and shop. Of course Costa Rica is famous for its ecotourism and all kinds of tours can be arranged for activities both in the area and further afield, such as turtle or bird watching, river or ocean kayaking, in-shore or deep sea fishing.

                      There are surf schools in Samara where you can rent equipment and take lessons.

                      The natural wildlife is all around, from the noisy howler monkeys to the chattering parakeets. From our house you will see butterflies, many different kinds of birds (including hummingbirds), iguanas, and occasionally monkeys.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2014

                      About the owner: We're Canadians transplanted from England, who fell in love with the country and the people of Costa Rica. We are now retired and split our time between Ontario and Costa Rica.

                      Why the Owner Chose Carrillo:
                      We love this area because it is casual and low key. This is not a village with huge resorts, casinos or night clubs, but small restaurants and bars providing friendly service and entertainment. Beachwear, cool casual clothing and flip flops are all you will need. Our house is a modern, open home with clean lines and no clutter.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Open air living with all the modern conveniences and close to beaches and restaurants.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Front of the house

                        Front of the house

                      • View from main floor patio

                        View from main floor patio

                      • Kitchen and dining

                        Kitchen and dining

                      • Typical bedroom

                        Typical bedroom

                      • Master bedroom ensuite  bathroom

                        Master bedroom ensuite bathroom

                      • Lower pool patio

                        Lower pool patio

                      • Lower level guest bathroom

                        Lower level guest bathroom

                      • Guest bathroom includes washer and dryer (concealed behind door)

                        Guest bathroom includes washer and dryer (concealed behind door)

                      • Sunset on Carrillo beach

                        Sunset on Carrillo beach

                      • Samara beach

                        Samara beach

                      • Street vendors in Samara

                        Street vendors in Samara

                      • Main floor patio

                        Main floor patio

                      • Kitchen


                      • Shaded, open air dining on the patio

                        Shaded, open air dining on the patio

                      • All bedrooms have great views

                        All bedrooms have great views

                      • Ensuite bathroom

                        Ensuite bathroom

                      • Pool in the evening

                        Pool in the evening

                      • 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom on lower pool deck

                        2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom on lower pool deck

                      • Carrillo beach

                        Carrillo beach

                      • Restaurants on Samara beach

                        Restaurants on Samara beach

                      • Surfing school and rentals, Samara beach

                        Surfing school and rentals, Samara beach

                      • Carrillo beach road

                        Carrillo beach road

                      VRBO #561762

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                      This listing was first published here in 2014.

                      Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

                      $200 - $270 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 12/11/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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