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Amazing Oceanfront Location, 5 Bedroom Villa

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Last updated: 08/02/2015
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Property description

Casa Mirage is a delightful and inviting multi-story oceanfront villa fabulously situated upon the pristine white sandy beach of Playa Grande. Uniquely located with no path to walk, road to cross, or green wall blocking the ocean view. This Mediterranean style vacation home is attractively built from rich local hardwoods, furnishings are contemporary, colorful, comfortable, many customized. Upper level rooms offer pristine beachfront views, with lower level rooms opening into a vibrant garden courtyard. Terrazzo tile floors flow throughout the interior and spill out across the spacious wrap-around beach view verandas.

We offer luxurious 'ROLL OUT OF BED' surfing, beach bike riding, horseback riding, strolling the seashore. Take a step outside: scan the trees for howler monkeys, indulge in a massage under the alemendra trees or relax in a hammock along the oceans edge.

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AMENITIES::
• Wireless INTERNET
• Complimentary Beach BIKE Cruiser (more bikes for rent )
• Seaside Dinning
• 15' Above Ground POOL
• 8' Round Splash POOL
• Hammocks, LOUNGE Chairs, & Rocking Chairs
• Bali Shower

FEATURES::
• AIR Conditioning
• Ceiling FANS
• Large Lock Boxes
• House Keeping 3x/wk
• 24/7 SECURITY
• On-site Gardner & MAINTENANCE

ARRANGED BY MARIANELA::
• Private COOK
• Airport Shuttle
• Ground TRANSPORTATION
• MASSAGE
• STOCKED Refrigerator Prior to Arrival
• European BAKERY Truck Delivery - 2x wk
• Fresh SEAFOOD Delivery
• Local ESTUARY Tour, HORSEBACK Riding,
• SURF Lessons
• ZIP LINING, Deep Sea FISHING, Golfing, KAYAKING, Sunset SAILING, Snorkeling & SCUBA DIVING
• Rincon De La Vieja ADVENTURE Tour


Within walking distance are a variety of 12 restaurants, surf shops, spa services, and yoga classes, horseback riding, turtle tours, and surfboard & SUP rentals. For all this, PG is the perfect laid-back beach vacation.

Sleeping 13, this 5 bedroom/5 bathroom beachfront location offers a perfect and uncomplicated oceanfront vacation, designed with multiple couples, friends, families, and groups in mind. Including our adjacent villa Villa Olivia vrbo#1914 (sleeps 13) we can accommodate a total of 26 guests. Smaller groups are welcome.

• WEBSITE: villasdeplayagrande com
• FACEBOOK: costaricavillas

Playa Grande “big beach” is truly one of the most unique, unspoiled vacation spots in Costa Rica. Located only an hour drive from the Liberia Airport (LIR) its 2 mile-long crescent shaped coastline of warm blue waters and honey colored sand forms the Las Baulas Marine National Park. A sanctuary for the nesting giant leatherback turtles.






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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    We love having children!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26, Beds for 2-26

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    upstairs, oceanfront view...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    upstairs, oceanfront view...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Lower level: opens into garden courtyard...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Lower level: opens into garden courtyard...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Lower level: opens into garden courtyard...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Shared with Rooms 4 & 5...moreless

  • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Bed 1...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Bed 2...moreless

  • Bath 5 - Livingroom: toilet, shower

    Livingroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Bed 3...moreless

  • Upper level rooms 4 & 5 share a bath.

Other Amenities

  • Airport transfer, rental car, adventure tours, massages, surf lessons, bike rentals and more available and arranged through our manager, Marianela. 2 mile-long crescent shaped coastline of warm blue waters and honey colored sand forms the Las Baulas Marine National Park. A sanctuary for the nesting giant leatherback turtles. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games:

    Dinning Table has built in Chess/Checkers board :-) For pieces use shells, beer caps, just use your imagination....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    The villa sits in the sand!...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    No roads or paths to cross nor homes or vegetation to block your view....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Arrival Day

  • Flexible

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 13 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Entire Home...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    $5 load...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Secure and lighted...moreless

  • Free Local Calls
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking:

    Secure and lighted...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone:

    Free local calls...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    No Beach Towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    $5 load...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Personal cook available on request...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Granite counter tops and island with breakfast bar. Custom local wood cabinetry. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless Steel Double door, ice maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles:

    1 complimentary, additional bikes are $15 daily or $50 for week....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    15' round above ground pool, and 8' round wading pool is great for young children ....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Jan 3 - Mar & July          $2,900/wk....(2-9 guests)   $3400/wk....(10-13 guests)
Winter Break Feb 15 - 22    $3,700/wk    1/wk. minimum
Apr, Jun - Aug              $2,200/wk...(2-9 guests)   $2,600/wk...(10-13 guests)
Easter Week                 $3,700/wk...(13 guests)    1/wk. minimum
May,Sep - Oct               $1,500/wk...(2-9 guests)   $1,800/wk...(10-13 guests)
Nov - Dec 19                $2,500/wk...(2-9 guests)   $2,800/wk...(10-13 guests)
X- Mas Week:: Dec 20 - 29   $6,000/wk...(13 guests)    • Includes Studio •
New Year's Stay::           $640/nt.....(2-9 guests)4/nt. min. $125/nt..(13 guest)

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Location

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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Liberia (LIR)
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Playa Conchal
20 Miles
Nearest Beach
Playa Tamarindo, 25 min. drive

Car: Recommended

Go explore the estuary in a canoe, spotting birds, iguanas and crocodiles basking on the sun-drenched riverbanks. Snorkel Playa Conchal made up of billions of crushed shells. Attend a weekend fiesta, featuring bull riding, traditional food, marimba music, and dancing. Tee-off at the course designed by Robert Trent Jones which meanders through a rolling terrain with breathtaking ocean views. To end the day sail along the shoreline as dolphins frolic along side.

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For thrill seekers and nature lovers alike enter the realms of the forest via a canopy tour. Get your adrenalin pumping inner tubing or riverafting on the Rio Negro. Visit Rincon De La Vieja to enjoy great hiking, waterfalls, boiling mud pots, sulpher vents and a large diversity of wildlife species. Get in the action of deep blue water fishing, targeting sailfish, marlin, yellowfin tuna, dorado, wahoo, roosterfish, and snapper. Experience the rich Guanacaste folklore and ancient Chorotega Indian traditions of pottery making in village of Guatil.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

Why the Owner Chose Playa Grande:
We are a family of 'water babies' raised on the beach shores of Santa Barbara, CA. (Of course the grand kids also have this ocean gene). Once my children (Julie, J.C, and Mark) became of an age when we could all travel my husband and I would take them during summer vacation on a surf safari to an exotic destination somewhere in the world. This was not only for fun, but to spend quality time with each other and expose them to different cultures and customs. On a surfing safari to Costa Rica in '91 we instantly fell in love with the country, the kind and hospitable people, and the natural habitat. It was a paradise!! Long story short after returning to the States and raving to family and friends about this oasis a friend said he had the perfect property for our family in Playa Grande. My husband, Jim, flew down a month later and purchased the property for me as my 50th B-Day present! Over the past 16 years both my family and friends lives have been significantly enhanced by the beauty of the 'Tico' people, the natural wonders that surrounds us and the 'Pura Vida' lifestyle. This means Pure Life, an expression of contentment, happiness, and satisfaction with ones life. It's this philosophy that ranks Costa Rica as one of the happiest places in the world!! We invite you along with your family and friends to visit and enjoy the surf, sand, sun, & experience the 'Pura Vida' life.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Traveling to the end of the road we found Playa Grande, a magical beach where for thousands of years the prehistoric leatherback turtles have come to nest and the ancient Chortega Indians performed ceremonies. We decided to build a vacation home for our family as it is uniquely located oceanfront, with no path to walk, road to cross, or green wall blocking the view. We enjoy rolling out of bed and surfing out the backyard, scanning the trees for howler monkeys, sea shelling and exploring tide pools and gazing at the brilliant stars. It's barefoot luxury. Where peacefulness, beauty, and the' Pura Vida' way is easily attained!


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Photos

  • Playa Grande 'Big Beach'

    Playa Grande 'Big Beach'

  • Front Door Entrance Into Garden Courtyard

    Front Door Entrance Into Garden Courtyard

  • Kitchen with Granite Counters and Island. Kitchen Table Has Inset Checkers Board

    Kitchen with Granite Counters and Island. Kitchen Table Has Inset Checkers Board

  • Bed 1/ Bath 1: Garden Courtyard View. 1 Twin, 1 Queen

    Bed 1/ Bath 1: Garden Courtyard View. 1 Twin, 1 Queen

  • Bed 3/ Bath 3: Opens to Garden Courtyard.  1 Queen, 1 Futon bed

    Bed 3/ Bath 3: Opens to Garden Courtyard. 1 Queen, 1 Futon bed

  • Enjoy Rare Seaside Dinning With a View

    Enjoy Rare Seaside Dinning With a View

  • Relaxing and Spacious Veranda With Rocking Chairs and Hammock.

    Relaxing and Spacious Veranda With Rocking Chairs and Hammock.

  • Amazing Playa Grande

    Amazing Playa Grande

  • Bed 5/ Shared Bath: Upstairs Oceanview. 1 Queen

    Bed 5/ Shared Bath: Upstairs Oceanview. 1 Queen

  • Upstairs Bath

    Upstairs Bath

  • Playa Grande, Costa Rica oceanfront vacation villa. Steps to the sea

    Playa Grande, Costa Rica oceanfront vacation villa. Steps to the sea

  • Oceanfront Villa, It is built on the sand! Casa Mirage: 5 bed/ 5 bath, sleeps 13

    Oceanfront Villa, It is built on the sand! Casa Mirage: 5 bed/ 5 bath, sleeps 13

  • Walk Directly Onto The Beach!

    Walk Directly Onto The Beach!

  • Newly Remodeled Living Room With Air Conditioning. Opens to the Kitchen.

    Newly Remodeled Living Room With Air Conditioning. Opens to the Kitchen.

  • Bed 2/ Bath 2: Opens to Garden Courtyard. 1 Queen

    Bed 2/ Bath 2: Opens to Garden Courtyard. 1 Queen

  • Bathroom 3

    Bathroom 3

  • Playa Grande Beach. Enjoy and Relax in Hammocks and Lounge Chairs

    Playa Grande Beach. Enjoy and Relax in Hammocks and Lounge Chairs

  • 15' Above Ground Pool With Shade and a View.

    15' Above Ground Pool With Shade and a View.

  • Bed 4/ Shared Bath: Upstairs Oceanview. 1 Queen

    Bed 4/ Shared Bath: Upstairs Oceanview. 1 Queen

  • Trundle, Shared Bath: Upstairs Oceanview. 2 single beds

    Trundle, Shared Bath: Upstairs Oceanview. 2 single beds

  • Upstairs Veranda Oceanview

    Upstairs Veranda Oceanview

  • Casa Mirage, Playa Grande, Costa Rica. 5 bed, 5 bath, sleeps 13.

    Casa Mirage, Playa Grande, Costa Rica. 5 bed, 5 bath, sleeps 13.

  • Casa Mirage oceanfront location on Playa Grande

    Casa Mirage oceanfront location on Playa Grande

VRBO #78040

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    26
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    5
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/02/2015
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