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Escape from stress and step into tranquility at Villa Mariposa, a quiet yet convenient retreat. The picturesque villa is one of ten "PRIVATELY OWNED" homes in a gated conclave unique in all of Tamarindo. A comfortable, ten minute walk brings guests to the fabulous Pacific surf and sand that draws visitors from all over the world.
Spacious bedrooms, central AC, hot water, and a cozy living room ensure your every comfort. Enjoy coffee in the morning or cocktails in the afternoon under the cool "palapa" while swinging in a comfortable hammock listening to birds sing all around. Villa Mariposa is the vacation that you need to rejuvenate and recharge your soul while providing fun and adventure under the Costa Rican sun and jungle tree tops.
Electronic Safe, Hammock, Iron/Ironing Board, Coffee Maker, Blender, Toaster, Microwave, Wall Mounted Bathroom Hair Dryers, Washer/Dryer, Automatic gate operation for car entrance, on-site secuirty and maintenance, property manager offers cleaning services (some cleaning provided or can be arranged with the property manager at the guest's expense)....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Some networks are offered in both Spanish and English, others offer both subtitles. US networks and news are available (based in the Denver area)....moreless
Direct connect if you do not have wireless capabilities on your computer (must provide your own cable)...moreless
features full sized refrigerator, electric stove and oven....moreless
Lanai / Gazebo:
Private tiled patio is covered by a thatch-roofed palapa with hammock and locally handmade chairs and table....moreless
Pool / Spa
Swimming pool is located just outside the front door of the villa. Lounge chairs at the pool are available on a first come basis with four additional lawn chairs just for the use of our guests....moreless
Quiet Season May 1 - Jun 30, 2015 2 night min stay
Summer Surfing Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015 2 night min stay
Quiet Season Sep 1 - Dec 12, 2015 2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning & Concierge Fee$50
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
Smoking in the unit or bringing pets into the unit can result in immediate eviction and termination of rental agreement without refund of rental fees or security deposit.
Contact property owner to make payment arrangements. Credit card payments and PayPal transactions may result in an additional processing charge. Cashiers checks and money orders in US funds are accepted. Personal checks in US funds are accepted for reservations made more than 30 days prior to check in.
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Deep sea fishing, world class surfing with surfboard rentals and shops offering surfing lessons nearby, nightclubs, ATV rentals and tours, zip-line canopy tours, sightseeing by air via the nearby Tamarindo airport, volcano trips, bird watching, monkey sightings, beautiful sunsets, long expanse of sand allows for great beach jogging especially at low tide. Guests can make arrangements for sightseeing and adventure tours with the property manager for added convenience.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Living in Indiana, beach vacations are a must for my husband and me. We were once hooked on Mexican resorts. Thanks to a hurricane, we tried Costa Rica and fell in love with country as soon as we stepped off the plane. A few years later, we met with the realtor and happened upon the house that was just perfect for us. This is our only vacation property and we truly think of it as our house, not just an rental.
Why the Owner Chose Tamarindo: The atmosphere in Tamarindo is ideal. Its all about enjoying the sunshine and the outdoors. Traveling to There are residens and travelers from around the world which adds a diverse international flavor to the Costa Rican culture. Everyone is so friendly. And everything we need is right there in Tamarindo.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: Our house is located on one edge of town so we can easily access the beach and the vibrant shopping/restaurant area or retreat to our relaxing patio or pool to unwind. Its absolutely perfect!