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4 BR/4 Bth Spectacular Luxury Home, New to Rental Market. Across from Beach.

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Welcome to Casa Hermosa! Gated parking available for 2-3 cars

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Last updated: 11/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Playa Grande house description

Enjoy Morning visits from howler monkeys, beautiful birds and iguanas while drinking your coffee. Be mesmerized by turtles coming out to nest on the beach. Learn to surf on one of the best beaches in the world. Watch the most spectacular sunset every night. Enjoy leisurely walks and search for sea shells on an endless beach. Relax with a book in the shade by the pool while the kids play endless games of Marco Polo. You can do it all when you stay at Casa Hermosa.

Casa Hermosa is located in the exclusive gated community of Palm Beach Estates in Playa Grande. Playa Grande, which is named one of the top 10 in the World by Travel and Leisure in 2013, is located immediately north of the beach community of Tamarindo and is considered one of the best surfing beaches in the world. It is also famous as a major nesting site for the highly endangered leatherback sea turtle, the largest reptile on Earth. The house is ideally located on the southern end of the 3 kilometer beach, less than 200 meters from the water and within the sound of the crashing surf.

The Spanish styled home has been professionally decorated to reflect the natural beauty of the area and thoughtfully organized to meet all your needs. The 3000 sq. ft home has 4 bedrooms (1 King, 2 Queen beds and 4 bunk beds) and 4 full bathrooms and can comfortably accommodate 10-12 people. The house has been recently renovated with new furniture, entertainment center and decorations.

The front room is a casual space and perfect for kids of all ages to gather, watch movies, and play games. The front room can be opened up to connect with the great room, providing a spacious place for everyone to gather but still provide cozy areas to meet everyone’s needs. In the great room, you will find an entertainment center, including a new 60” flat screen TV, DVD player and music system for MP3 players, high speed WiFi internet. The gourmet kitchen is beautifully laid out with granite counters, breakfast bar, a full stainless steel freezer and refrigerator, European gas stove, microwave oven, dishwasher, and custom cabinets. This kitchen is fully stocked for all occasions, whether that’s for a party of two or ten.

The sliding doors in the great room open out to a large outside patio, private pool and garden. You can enjoy breakfast or evening drinks while the beautiful birds visit the garden. The pool provides a refreshing oasis after a hot day of excursions and a wonderful place to gather and play.

The master bedroom, with high vaulted ceiling and wrap around patio is a perfect place to find serenity. There is also a small work area, with a desk where you can catch up with work if needed. Additional flat screen TV, dvd, music system and a comfortable couch makes the master bedroom a suite on its own. With WiFi and free phone calls to the U.S., you can set up a home office and telecommute. The iron-gated porch outside the master bedroom is set up to give you some peace and shade throughout the day.

There are two other bedrooms with queen size beds (with memory foam pads) and full bathrooms. The fourth bedroom is set up with 4 bunk beds. All bedrooms have ample storage space and air conditioning.

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Concierge
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • We can arrange chauffeur service to pick up from Liberia Airport and have rental car delivered to the house. Arrange cooking services, grocery pick up services for additional fees. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Novels and Books about Costa Rica...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                3 DVD Players-in the Den, Great Room and Master Suite...moreless

              • Games:

                Variety of board games in the Den...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo:

                Great Room and in the Master Suite...moreless

              • Television:

                60' flat screen TV in the Great room, TV in the Den and Master Suite...moreless

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Air conditioning in all common rooms and bedrooms...moreless

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

                High quality linens...moreless

              • Living Room:

                New entertainment Unit, including 60' flat screen TV, DVD player, and MP3 player. ...moreless

              • Parking
              • Telephone:

                Free Calls to U.S. and Canada, Free local calls...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                High quality bath and beach towels...moreless

              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Drip coffee machine, filter not needed...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Brand new flatware and dishes for 12 guests...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:

                Stainless steel full size refrigerator and a full size freezer...moreless

              • Stove:

                Six-burner gas stove...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Patio by the pool and and covered patio off the Master Suite...moreless

              • Golf:

                Available at J.W. Marriott Resort...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
                      High Season
                      Nov 16 - Dec 19, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $500
                      Christmas/New Years
                      Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $6,000
                      High Season
                      Jan 5 - Mar 29, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $500
                      Spring Break/Easter
                      Mar 30 - Apr 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay
                      $700
                      Mid Season
                      Apr 13 - Aug 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $400
                      Low Season
                      Sep 1 - Nov 13, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      $300
                      High Season
                      Nov 14 - Dec 18, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $500

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Rates include all occupancy taxes, daily maid service, garden/pool maintenance, departure cleaning as well as property management and concierge services. Rates are subject to change.

                      50% is required to secure the reservation. Balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.

                      Security Deposit is due 30 days prior to arrival.

                      Discounts for smaller groups, long term rentals, and last minute rentals.


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                      Last updated: 11/19/2014
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                      Location

                      55 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Liberia
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Playa Grande

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Casa Hermosa is located in the exclusive gated community of Palm Beach Estates in Playa Grande. Playa Grande, which is named one of the top 10 in the World by Travel and Leisure in 2013, is located immediately north of the beach community of Tamarindo and is considered one of the best surfing beaches in the world. It is also famous as a major nesting site for the highly endangered leatherback sea turtle, the largest reptile on Earth. The house is ideally located on the southern end of the 3 kilometer beach, less than 200 meters from the water and within the sound of the crashing surf.

                      Playa Grande is truly spectacular. At high tide, large waves provide excellent surfing and boogie boarding. At low tide, a sand flat extends more than 100 meters off the beach allowing the family to enjoy the waves in safety. The beach has no rocks to stub toes and is literally covered with sea shells. Water temperature is usually 82 degrees rendering wet suits pointless. The entire beachfront is now a national park to protect the nesting turtles and this has greatly limited development. As a result, the southern end of the beach is often deserted and never has more than small number of people. The western orientation provides spectacular sunsets and reduced night lighting (to protect the turtles) allows for phenomenal star gazing.

                      Palm Beach Estates has a small general store a quick five minute walk from the house. Next door is a surfing inn and school that has great instructors for visitors looking to try out the sport or improve their skills. Three excellent restaurants are a short walk from the house.

                      Boat tours of the beautiful estuary with its monkeys, crocodiles and birds, can also be arranged within walking distance. The limited traffic means the dirt roads are great for those looking to do a morning jog. The north end of the beach is a short five minute drive along the access road. North Playa Grande has a number of restaurants as well as surf shops and a spa.

                      Casa Hermosa’s southern location lets you take a beautiful 1 kilometer walk along the water to the estuary separating Playa Grande from Tamarindo. From there you can either take a 1 minute water taxi ($1/person) to Tamarindo or take the short swim depending on the tide. Tamarindo is the largest beach community in Guanacaste and has many amenities including shops, surf schools, tennis club, U.S. style grocery stores and dozens of excellent restaurants. If you have a car, you can also get to Tamarindo by driving 25 minutes around the estuary.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2014

                      About: We discovered Playa Grande while we were staying at nearby Playa Langosta. On a recommendation from a local surfer, we decided to have dinner at Bula Bula and check out the hidden gem of a beach that everyone was raving about. With happy hour drinks in our hands, we sat and watched a spectacular sunset and decided this was one of the most magical places in Costa Rica. On our next trip, we decided to stay in Playa Grande for 3 weeks. For us, Playa Grande combine the best of Costa Rica—beautiful pristine beach, surf, wildlife, no crowds, natural beauty, comfort, and wonderful people. We knew we wanted to be part of this paradise and decided to buy a house. We chose Casa Hermosa because the house is beautifully constructed and we could hear the ocean waves while still being just far enough to not bother the turtles that grace the beach to nest. We also loved the fact that the house is in the National Park and we are committed to doing our part in making sure that Playa Grande stays pristine, beautiful and magical. We live in San Jose, California, which isn’t a bad place to live either. However, we look forward to every opportunity we get to spend some wonderful time in Casa Hermosa with family and friends. We hope you will have many lasting memories.


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                      • Welcome to Casa Hermosa!  Gated parking available for 2-3 cars

                        Welcome to Casa Hermosa! Gated parking available for 2-3 cars

                      • Comfortable sitting area for reading, conversation and watching movies.

                        Comfortable sitting area for reading, conversation and watching movies.

                      • Dining Area looking out to the pool.

                        Dining Area looking out to the pool.

                      • Kitchen counter is a convenient place for casual dining.

                        Kitchen counter is a convenient place for casual dining.

                      • Den is equipped with TV, DVD player, board games and books about Costa Rica.

                        Den is equipped with TV, DVD player, board games and books about Costa Rica.

                      • The water temperature is perfect.  Inviting after a hot day of excursions.

                        The water temperature is perfect. Inviting after a hot day of excursions.

                      • Master LR has a couch, 32' LED TV, DVD, sound system & desk for working.

                        Master LR has a couch, 32' LED TV, DVD, sound system & desk for working.

                      • Second bedroom is roomy with large built-in closet and drawers.

                        Second bedroom is roomy with large built-in closet and drawers.

                      • Third Bedroom also has a large built-in closet/drawers for ample storage.

                        Third Bedroom also has a large built-in closet/drawers for ample storage.

                      • Fourth bedroom has four beds and large closet/shelf area.  Great for kids.

                        Fourth bedroom has four beds and large closet/shelf area. Great for kids.

                      • Huge enclosed & covered patio provides shade off the pool w/two sitting areas.

                        Huge enclosed & covered patio provides shade off the pool w/two sitting areas.

                      • Male howler monkey in a tree at the front of house.

                        Male howler monkey in a tree at the front of house.

                      • Spacious and airy Great Room is a perfect place to gather.

                        Spacious and airy Great Room is a perfect place to gather.

                      • Entertainment Center with Samsung 60' LED TV & Sony Home Theater Sound system

                        Entertainment Center with Samsung 60' LED TV & Sony Home Theater Sound system

                      • Gourmet kitchen with full freezer, refrigerator, gas stove and dish washer.

                        Gourmet kitchen with full freezer, refrigerator, gas stove and dish washer.

                      • The colorful Den is a comfortable place to relax and play games

                        The colorful Den is a comfortable place to relax and play games

                      • Whether you want sun or shade, the patio around the spacious pool is ideal.

                        Whether you want sun or shade, the patio around the spacious pool is ideal.

                      • Master Suite has a king bed.  Decorations provide a serene oasis.

                        Master Suite has a king bed. Decorations provide a serene oasis.

                      • Master Bath has a separate room w/toilet & shower. Huge walk-in closet.

                        Master Bath has a separate room w/toilet & shower. Huge walk-in closet.

                      • Bath off the second bedroom.

                        Bath off the second bedroom.

                      • Bath off the third bedroom.

                        Bath off the third bedroom.

                      • Fourth bath services the 4th bedroom & house guests.

                        Fourth bath services the 4th bedroom & house guests.

                      • Lush backyard borders a permanent green space.  Great for privacy & wildlife.

                        Lush backyard borders a permanent green space. Great for privacy & wildlife.

                      • Just another typical sunset on Playa Grande.

                        Just another typical sunset on Playa Grande.

                      VRBO #564220

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

                      $300 - $857 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

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                      Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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