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4 BR/4 BA, Pool, Ocean View, Steps from the Beach, Reduced Rates

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Last updated: 09/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Playa Potrero house description

This incredible ocean view home is only about 100 feet from the Pacific Ocean. You can enjoy relaxing strolls on the sandy beach, swim in the family-friendly ocean bay, and return for a fresh water dip in the privacy of your own pool. In the evening enjoy the unforgettable Costa Rican sunsets from the 2nd floor furnished balcony, or the 3rd floor shaded belvedere.

If you want excitement, a huge selection of activities are readily available: scuba diving, snorkelling, turtle expeditions, sport fishing, canopy tours, sunset sails...to name just a few. Costa Rica is famous for its diverse wildlife population. Monkey sightings are common, occasionally even from the pool at Casa Cerca del Mar!

If you are more inclined to relax, Casa Cerca del Mar offers a cool and comfortable home away from home to enjoy the peace and serenity of a quiet beach in Costa Rica...Just sit and listen to the rhythm of the ocean waves!



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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Three first floor bedrooms ...moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Indoor/Outdoor Dining Areas accommodating 8 Guests, Covered ocean view Balcony and 3rd floor Shaded Belvedere to enjoy ocean views and sunsets....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    You can see the see the sand from the 2nd and 3rd floor verandas. There is a an unobstructed public path from the front door to the beach....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Views of the ocean with its islands in the distance. Rain or shine you can watch and listen to the breakers from the comfort of your covered veranda, or take the spiral staircase even higher......moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Internet
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Safe
                      • Security System
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Free Wi-Fi...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Catering Available:

                        On Request...moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Grill
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        2nd and 3rd Floor Ocean View Balconies...moreless

                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Sun Loungers and Outdoor Patio Furniture...moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Terrace

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Private Pool:

                        Outdoor Shower and Toilet Facilities...moreless

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Included
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Rainy Season
                              Aug 17 - Oct 31, 2014
                              1 night min stay
                              $175
                              Early High Season
                              Nov 1 - Nov 15, 2014
                              1 night min stay
                              $314
                              High Season
                              Nov 16 - Dec 23, 2014
                              1 night min stay
                              $349
                              High Season
                              Jan 4 - Apr 18, 2015
                              1 night min stay
                              $349
                              Off Peak
                              Apr 19 - Jul 3, 2015
                              1 night min stay
                              $299
                              Indian Summer
                              Jul 4 - Aug 22, 2015
                              1 night min stay
                              $314
                              Rainy Season
                              Aug 23 - Oct 31, 2015
                              1 night min stay
                              $175
                              $1,200
                              Early High Season
                              Nov 1 - Nov 14, 2015
                              1 night min stay
                              $314
                              High Season
                              Nov 15 - Dec 23, 2015
                              1 night min stay
                              $349
                              Christmas
                              Dec 24 - Dec 26, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $750
                              Christmas to New Years
                              Dec 27 - Dec 30, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              $550
                              New Years
                              Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2016
                              3 night min stay
                              $750
                              High Season 2
                              Jan 3 - Apr 16, 2016
                              1 night min stay
                              $349

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                              • Tax Rate 2.5%

                              Notes:

                              Rental Policy: Maximum capacity cannot exceed eight (8) without the consent of the house owner. You will be charged $25 additional per night per extra person. This is a no smoking home! No pets without the consent of the owner. Cancellations made within sixty (60) days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment. Check-in time is 2 PM. Check out must be before 12 NOON.


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                              Last updated: 09/24/2014
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                              Location

                              65 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Liberia International Airport
                              40 Metres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Beach

                              Car: Necessary

                              This comfortable villa includes twice weekly maid service and daily pool and grounds maintenance. Enjoy our two sea-kayaks (one two-person - one one-person)-- and paddle out to explore the nearby islands, or fish for Wahoo, Rooster Fish, or Snapper in the lush fishing grounds of Potrero Bay. The ocean in front of the house is yours to enjoy!

                              The property manager 'Saioa' will be there to greet you and introduce you to the house. And she will gladly help with all your arrangements: From Liberia Airport pick-up to Zip-Lining, Snorkeling, and any number of spectacular Nature and Wildlife Tours.

                              The neighborhood is safe and quiet, and the house is easy walking distance from grocery stores, fun restaurants, and night spots. Enjoy the swim-up bar at the Bahia Del Sol just a few minutes walk south on the beach, or stay up late dancing on 'Ladies Night Wednesdays' at the Las Brisas nightclub and restaurant, just a few minutes walk north along the beach. Don't miss breakfast at The Shack or live music at Coconuts. Speaking of coconuts, our grounds keeper, Benito, will be happy to fetch fresh coconut water for you from the local palms-- watching him open them deftly with his machete is an experience you won't forget! And if you like, we can arrange a traditional Costa Rican chef for your party-- he will shop, cook, serve, and clean-up for as little as $10/plate while you enjoy the spectacular sunsets from the 2nd or 3rd floor verandas.

                               

                              Manager info

                              Year Purchased: 2004

                              About: When my wife and I both retired from high-stress health service careers, we decided to devote our lives to escaping the 'hustle and bustle' of life: Costa Rica made that dream come true, and we feel we have managed to turn the clock back on our lives, never feeling healthier or younger!

                              Why Playa Potrero:
                              It was love at first sight! A unique 3-level home in a quiet exclusive neighborhood...Beautiful private garden... Monkeys visiting the mango tree next to our own pool... The sounds and sights of the ocean from our master bedroom...How much better could it be???

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              One of things we like bast about our location it that the ocean in front of the villa is safe for swimmers of all ages-- There are no hidden obstacles or severe drop-offs, and no dangerous currents or rip-tides. The kids can safely enjoy body-boarding, and very occasionally, (about once a year) an ocean 'swell' from the North will build great surfing waves. But for the most part the ocean outside the Casa is tame and safe for swimmers of all ages and skill levels. And I'm certain you'll be as surprised as we are when you walk out onto the beach and scan the two miles of beach to your left and then the mile of beach to your right and see maybe only a handful of beach-goers...you'll instantly realize the entire bay is all YOURS to enjoy! Please take the time to explore Playa Penca just to the North, a bit beyond the 'Las Brisas' beach bar and restaurant. The waves are a little rougher there, but the ocean and beach are pristine and you will find some great shade trees to laze under while watching the Pelicans dive for fish in the cove.


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                              Speaks: english, german

                               

                              Photos

                              • Beachside Villa-  Casa Cerca Del Mar

                                Beachside Villa- Casa Cerca Del Mar

                              • Large Open Plan Living and Dining  Area

                                Large Open Plan Living and Dining Area

                              • "Tree Frog" Guest Room with Dual Twin Beds and Adjacent Bath

                                "Tree Frog" Guest Room with Dual Twin Beds and Adjacent Bath

                              • "Butterfly" Guest Room with Private Bath

                                "Butterfly" Guest Room with Private Bath

                              • Master En Suite Bathroom

                                Master En Suite Bathroom

                              • Open Air 2nd Floor Furnished Balcony for Outdoor Dining and Ocean Views

                                Open Air 2nd Floor Furnished Balcony for Outdoor Dining and Ocean Views

                              • Beautiful Ocean View

                                Beautiful Ocean View

                              • Private Pool with Entertainment Deck and Outdoor Shower and Bathroom Facilities

                                Private Pool with Entertainment Deck and Outdoor Shower and Bathroom Facilities

                              • Fresh Local Cuisine

                                Fresh Local Cuisine

                              • The CASA Entrance

                                The CASA Entrance

                              • Fully Equipped Kitchen w/ Breakfast Bar

                                Fully Equipped Kitchen w/ Breakfast Bar

                              • "Parrot" Guest Room with Queen Bed and Private Bath

                                "Parrot" Guest Room with Queen Bed and Private Bath

                              • Master Bedroom w/ Cable TV and En Suite Bathroom

                                Master Bedroom w/ Cable TV and En Suite Bathroom

                              • Master Suite Access to 2nd Floor Balcony with Ocean Views

                                Master Suite Access to 2nd Floor Balcony with Ocean Views

                              • Shaded "Crows Nest" w/ 360 Degree Views of Ocean and Surroundings

                                Shaded "Crows Nest" w/ 360 Degree Views of Ocean and Surroundings

                              • Sunset view from the "Crows Nest"

                                Sunset view from the "Crows Nest"

                              • Private Garden with Varieties of Tropical Flowers and Lavish Palms

                                Private Garden with Varieties of Tropical Flowers and Lavish Palms

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                              This listing was first published here in 2006.

                              Date last modified - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

                              $175 - $750 per night (USD)
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                              4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

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                              Minimum stay: 1-3 nights
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                              Speaks: english, german
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