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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
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  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Esterillos Oeste house description


Casa Sirena ( The Mermaid's House)

Located just 10 steps from our property is the quiet and secluded beach of Esterillos Oeste. All of the wood work in our newly finished beach house is handcrafted from tropical hardwoods. To protect the forests we use only timber from fallen trees. All countertops and sinks were hand built from colored concrete. The house is two stories with all of the bedrooms upstairs. Casa Sirena has 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. Each of the bedrooms have a queen sized bed and the largest bedroom has an additional single bed. Two bedrooms upstairs share one large bathrooms, each with it's own entrance. There is abundant closet and drawer space. The linens and mattresses are of the highest quality. The sheets are Egyptian cotton and the mattresses are new and very comfortable. Each bedroom has air conditioning and a ceiling fan. With the windows open, you can be lulled to sleep by the sound of the sea.

There is a small office downstairs that has a single bed also with air conditioning.

Downstairs is the kitchen / dining room and living room area which is spacious and comfortable

The full kitchen is equipped with new appliances and everything one would need to prepare meals. There The dining room table seats 12 comfortably. There is also a wet bar with a wine rack and several secure drawers with locks in which valuables may be stored.

There is a flat screen cable TV, wireless internet and a DVD player.

With the downstairs doors open you have a perfect view of the coconut palms on the beach. The downstairs also has air conditioning and fans. There is a fully equipped laundry room just off of the kitchen.

Outside there is a small pool and a covered rancho with a sink and simple barbecue. This is a fun social area and very easy and convenient. Lounging in the pool sipping marguerites you can listen to the waves of the ocean and squawks of the scarlet macaws roosting and eating in the nearby trees. Butterflies flutter and iguanas sun on the trees. Sometimes when the mangos are ripe the white faced capuchin monkeys come to feast. Palm trees are everywhere giving shade and fresh coconuts for coco water (agua de pipa) and coconut meat whenever you wish.

A caretaker and his family live on the property. He is also a fisherman who brings in the catch of the day which you can buy and cook fresh for dinner. If you want a very typical Costa Rican experience you can go out fishing with him in his fishing boat.

Our house (Casa Sirena ) is perfect for a large family or a group of friends or just a quiet getaway for a couple or small family. It is also great for entertaining.

Esterillos beach is a very quiet and secluded local beach far from the over developed tourist spots. It can be perfect for surfing and boogie boarding and at other times great for swimming and playing in the water.

It is a long and beautiful beach . You can walk for miles in either direction. Close by on the beach there are many large tide pools perfect for children (and adults) to swim in , snorkel or just relax and watch the ocean and sunset.These were formed by lava overflow and you may also find some fossils and shells (and maybe some monkeys) beach combing. There is a majestic bronze mermaid statue right on the beach of Esterillos Oeste that has become an icon of the wonderful Esterillos Oeste.

Esterillos Oeste is only 1 1/2 -2 hours drive from the airport on the Central Pacific coast , Although Esterillos Oeste is a small, and typical village on a tranquil beach , it is just 20 minutes South of the beach town of Jaco which has casinos, restaurants of all types,shops,bars, jazz and lots of night-life. Forty minutes south of Esterillos is the town of Quepos and the world famous Manuel Antonio National Park, which is one of the finest rain forest parks in the country. Manuel Antonio is home to a large diversity of wildlife including two species of monkeys, one of which is very rare and use their bushy tails for balance. There is a sloth trail, turtles, and many birds. It is a great place for hiking and has beautiful white sand beaches. There are some incredible views from high up on the rocky cliffs a ways through the jungle.

Other activities in the area include zip lines, monkey tours and birdwatching in mangrove swamps, deep sea fishing and diving, surfing, surfing lessons,jungle or beach tours on horseback, and boogie boarding, snorkeling, and massage.

Casa Sirena is a perfect home base to enjoy the wide variety of activities in the area or just chilling beach side, sunset watching, and boogie boarding.

We like to rent to conscientious people who have a respect for nature and will treat our home with care.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage

          Suitability

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

            We would like to rent to conscientious people who have a respect for nature and will treat our home with care....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Ceiling Fan/ AC / abundant drawer and closet space...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Ceiling Fan/ AC / abundant drawer and closet space...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Ceiling Fan/ AC / abundant drawer and closet space...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

            This room is a very small office downstairs w/ a single bed...moreless

          • Casa Sirena has 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. Each of the bedrooms have a queen sized bed and the largest bedroom has an additional single bed. Two bedrooms upstairs share one large bathrooms , each with it's own entrance.There is abundant closet and drawer space. The linens and mattresses are of the highest quality. The sheets are Egyptian cotton and the mattresses are new and very comfortable. Each bedroom has air conditioning and a ceiling fan. With the windows open, you can be lulled to sleep by the sound of the sea....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Downstairs is a large full bathroom There are 2 full bathroo...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            This bathroom has a view to the beach ....moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            This is a large shared bathroom,with 2 private entrances ...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet

            This is an outdoor bathroom with only a sink and toilet....moreless

          • Downstairs is a large full bathroom. There are 2 full bathrooms upstairs. One is a large bathroom shared by 2 bedrooms ,each with it's own separate entrance. All of the counters are hand made from concrete with inlays....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television

          Theme

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

          Attractions

              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Beachfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining:

                The dining table is very large and extra chairs could be pulled up to the table. ...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 12 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                There is a complete supply of pots and pans and dishes and all utensils needed to prepare and serve meals. ...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                The full kitchen is equipped with all new appliances and everything one would need to prepare meals. The dining room table seats 12 comfortably. There is also a wet bar with a wine rack. ...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Paper towels, dishwashing soap and spices are provided. For an additional fee basic supplies and food could be provided. For an additional fee shopping ...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                There is a simple outdoor rancho with the grill and seating/eating area . It is next to the pool and house and very convenient to move from house to rancho to pool....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                There is a simple charcoal grill. ...moreless

              Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.7
                      from 13 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Holiday Season
                      Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $425
                      $2,975
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $2,100 $6,300
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Cancellation Fee $50
                      • Additional Guest over 8 $25
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      The monthly rates are substantially discounted.

                      A $500.00 refundable damage deposit fee will be held on your credit card until departure or a deposit of $500.00 upon arrival to be refunded upon departure.

                      Optional Maid Service Available for an extra fee.

                      There is an additional charge of $25 per night per guest over 8 guests


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                      Location

                      73 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Juan Santamaria Airport ,Alajuela
                      17 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Mariott Los Suenos, Herradura
                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 34/ Costanera/
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Los Almendros

                      Car: Recommended

                      Esterillos beach is a very quiet and secluded local beach far from the over developed tourist spots. It can be perfect for surfing and boogie boarding and at other times great for swimming and playing in the water.

                      It is a long and beautiful beach . You can walk for miles in either direction. Close by on the beach there are many large tide pools perfect for children (and adults) to swim in , snorkel or just relax and watch the ocean and sunset.These were formed by lava overflow and you may also find some fossils and shells (and maybe some monkeys) beach combing. The famous magnificent bronze mermaid statue graces the beach of Esterillos Oeste., Although Esterillos Oeste is a small, and typical village on a tranquil beach , it is just 20 minutes South of the beach town of Jaco which has casinos, restaurants of all types,shops,bars,jazz and lots of night-life.It is also a good place for souvenir shopping . Jaco is also a town where tours are easily booked.Forty minutes south of Esterillos is the town of Quepos and the world famous Manuel Antonio National Park, which is one of the finest rain forest parks in the country. Manuel Antonio is home to a large diversity of wildlife including two species of monkeys,, one of which is very rare and use their bushy tails for balance. There is a sloth trail,turtles,and many birds. It is a great place for hiking and has beautiful white sand beaches. There are some incredible views from high up on the rocky cliffs a ways through the jungle. I recommend visiting Manuel Antonio. They also have first class restaurants . Manuel Antonio is one of the places nearby that offers a variety of diving,snorkeling, deep sea fishing, whale watching tours among other specialty tours.

                      I also recommend a hike in Carara National Park. It is on the way to Esterillos Oeste and is an easy hike where you are apt to see all different kinds of wildlife. There are streams which you can bathe in and the hike is an easy one ; it is especially good for children and people who want a nice easy hike. Right before the park is the ' Crocodile Bridge'. This is a must stop; where it is possible to see sometimes as many as 20 crocodiles sunning by the estuary or floating with their snouts above the water. There are also many boating trips up estuaries where you may also see wildlife. These sights are about 30 minutes from our beach house 'Casa Sirena' (the mermaid's house). Also in this area is a zipline tree top adventure.

                      Other activities in the area include ziplines, monkey tours and birdwatching in mangrove swamps, deep sea fishing and diving,surfing , surfing lessons,jungle or beach tours on horseback, and boogie boarding,snorkeling,and massage.

                      Horseback riding on the beach or in forests is also fun and a different activity in all these areas.

                      Casa Sirena is a perfect home base to enjoy the wide variety of activities in the area or just chilling beach side sunset watching,and boogie boarding.

                      I have lived in Costa Rica for 26 years and am available to point you in the right direction , depending on your interests.

                      The medical services are in Jaco Beach ,20 minutes from Esterillos Oeste.

                      Some possible tours include : Sea Kayaking and Snorkeling , Rafting, Guided Park Tours,Estuary Boat Trips,Ocean Kayaking and Snorkeling,Horseback Riding and Catamaran Tours

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: My husband and I are American citizens who have collectively lived in Costa Rica for 70 years. We are very knowledgeable about all aspects of Costa Rica. We are available to help with side trips and offer any other information. We take pride in our properties and are responsive to our renters needs.

                      Why the Owner Chose Esterillos Oeste:
                      My husband is from NYC but has lived in Costa Rica for over 40 years.He has always loved to renovate houses so when we saw this house , he knew he had to go for it. My husband is also a master woodworker craftsman and used these skills in 'Casa Sirena' . All of the wood work is handcrafted. The proximity to San Jose is also a major plus as is it's location which is between Jaco Beach and Manuel Antonio. It is the best of both worlds!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Esterillos Oeste is a peaceful, uncrowded beach. Sometimes you have the entire beach to yourself. The beach is just steps from our property . It is wonderful to be so close to the beach. You can be sun bathing on the beach and run into the house for a snack , another beer ,extra towel or a jump into the pool and be back at the beach in a couple of minutes. The natural surroundings are lovely. It is a very unique spot.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, spanish

                       

                      Photos

                      • 'Casa Sirena' 
    (The Mermaid's House)

                        'Casa Sirena' (The Mermaid's House)

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • View From Dining Area

                        View From Dining Area

                      • Bedroom # 1

                        Bedroom # 1

                      • Upstairs Hallway

                        Upstairs Hallway

                      • Large Full Bathroom # 3

                        Large Full Bathroom # 3

                      • Bedroom # 3

                        Bedroom # 3

                      • Outdoor Rancho/ Barbecue Area

                        Outdoor Rancho/ Barbecue Area

                      • Fisherman/ Caretaker Hauling Boat on Beach in Front of House

                        Fisherman/ Caretaker Hauling Boat on Beach in Front of House

                      • View From the Living Room'

                        View From the Living Room'

                      • Dining /Kitchen Area

                        Dining /Kitchen Area

                      • Hand Crafted Wood Countertop and Bar

                        Hand Crafted Wood Countertop and Bar

                      • Dining /Kitchen Area

                        Dining /Kitchen Area

                      • Full Bathroom # 2

                        Full Bathroom # 2

                      • Bedroom #2

                        Bedroom #2

                      • Full Bathroom # 3

                        Full Bathroom # 3

                      • Bedroom # 3

                        Bedroom # 3

                      • Outdoor Rancho/ Barbecue Area

                        Outdoor Rancho/ Barbecue Area

                      • Esterillos Beach in Front of House

                        Esterillos Beach in Front of House

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                      $300 - $425 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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                      Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                      Speaks: english, spanish
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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