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Recent Nosara reviews

  • Love Nosara!

    "We just returned from a relaxing stay and the house fit our needs perfectly. Enjoyed many nights drinking pina coladas on the deck. Playa Pelada is amazing for sunsets and La Luna is not to be missed. The short walk to the beach made taking kids back to the house for naps and snacks a breeze"
    Guest: Jodie Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 18, 2014
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  • Tough to beat this property at any price!!

    "We travelled with 3 families, 6 adults and 7 kids ranging in ages from 12 – 16. Our Hosts, David and Edie, were very accommodating during the planning process. They have extensive “lifestyle” experience in Nosara and coordinated all activities including surf lessons, zip-lining, snorkeling, fishing, etc. Even fronting deposits and grocery money to make sure we had supplies when we arrived. The “Jungle’s Edge” property is quite unique. The main house is spacious, relatively updated and well-maintained. The pool and outside living space is the greatest asset of the property. There are lots of bedrooms- a huge primary master, another that can be considered a master, 2 more with queen beds that share a fairly small bathroom, a large loft with 2 bunkbeds and another room with queen and bunkbeds and it's own bathroom. A walk out the front door offers a close up view to the Howler Monkeys. Would strongly recommend hiring cooks for your group. Shopping for groceries is not an easy effort and kitchen cleanup is best handled by them, especially with no dishwasher. The food that was prepared was very good but a little more variety and less effort on our part to coordinate would have made the meal experience much better. When David is not around to translate, it made communicating a little tough. We did not rent cars, but had them arrange taxis from the airport. Transportation once we arrived, is relatively well managed. There are 2 vehicles available, an SUV and a large pickup truck with bench seating in the cargo area for up to 10 people. David and Manuel are available most of the time, but its best to plan your activities at least a ½ day in advance. There is a nominal charge for transportation. Playa Guiones, is great spot for surfing and sunsets. Although you can walk there, estimate about 20 -25 minutes. Carrying surfboards, chairs ( which are all available on property for a small rental fee) etc. is best done with vehicles. You can easily walk to a very good restaurant, located at the base of the property. Don't miss Olgas for sunset and dinner on the beach. There is also a fitness studio at the bottom of the property- make sure to arrange workouts with Davis- he is amazing and the kids loved their tailored workouts. Pamper yourselves with massages on the deck of the house. Everyone at Jungles Edge was very pleasant and attentive to our needs. The more advanced planning you do with David, the smoother your trip will be!"
    Guest: Indy Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 8, 2014
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  • A wonderful vacation home but not for everyone

    "We spent a lovely relaxing week in this villa with our 3 adult children. The magnificent view from the pool & terrace area is breath taking. The property is well equipped, well maintained and very spacious but has obviously been well used e.g the towels were quite old and it would have been useful had there been different ones for pool and house use. Some of the glass ware had also seen better days. There is excellent WIFI reception. The house is situated on the hillside with magnificent views overlooking Playa Guiones far below and is cool and airy during the heat of the day. It is reached via a long driveway through the trees ; while we were there none of the neighbouring properties (the closest of which was about 100 metres away) were occupied adding to the sense of isolation. I found this together with the security measures (there is no alarm) rather unnerving. Although there were grills and bars on all of the external windows and doors many of the doors themselves were unlocked which seemed a little strange. We raised this with both the lovely maid and property manager who seemed unconcerned. I would have been very unhappy at the property had my children been younger. The large master suite is on the same level as the kitchen and both internal and external living spaces while the other two bedrooms and bathrooms are accessed via a long outside staircase at the bottom of which is a metal door that has to be separately locked. I also don't think that the pool terrace would be particularly safe for very young children. It was wonderful to wake in the morning to the sound of the troop of howler monkeys crossing the property and to watch the amazing variety of birds ( including vultures that came to drink in the pool !)After 10 days travelling throughout Costa Rica all we really wanted to do while in Nosara was to relax at either the house or the beach and the house was perfect for this. A car preferably a 4WD is essential as the house is a good 5 min drive from the village where there are a number of very good places to eat. The owner was very pleasant and efficient to deal with. Once I had overcome my nervousness during the night time we had a fantastic stay in this lovely property."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • Excellent property and even better owner

    "We had an amazing Christmas at new years staying at Casa de Memphis I. The property is in really great shape and is just as described and pictured. The local property manager was attentive, and the one minor repair that was needed during our stay was accomplished quickly and painlessly. We brought our 4 children, ages 6-12. The older ones had a great time surfing in Guiones, and the younger ones found all the boogie boarding and swimming they could want. This property is truly as close to the water as one can get. (Costa Rican law limits building on the water, preserving a nice natural boundary between the home and the sea.) The best part of our experience was actually working with Dave the owner. He has lots of good information for us ahead of time on renting a car, planning of the trip, etc. He sent us email at various points before and during to make sure we would be all taken care of. It was a great experience."
    Guest: Dave H. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: February 5, 2015
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