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"Villa Gecko, its owners, and Bahia Pez Vela all exceeded expectations. As noted by other reviewers, Mary is incredibly communicative, helpful, and friendly. She immediately makes you feel like you have chosen the right villa and will be well taken care of. Similarly, the staff at Bahia Pez Vela are equally kind and helpful. Their cheerful smiles brightened every day, and they took care of all of our needs, from delicious food at the restaurant (Picante) to small maintenance requests (fixing the coffee maker, supplying bulbs for night lights for the kids, etc.). Having the pool at the villa is a bonus. Only a few of the villas at Bahia Pez Vela have their own pool. It makes it easy to enjoy coffee in the morning or a cocktail on the porch in the evening while the kids swim. The beach was also a wonderful surprise. The black sand is stunning, the snorkeling is amazing (just steps from the shore), and it is never crowded. We also enjoyed walking from the property to Playa Ocotal for exercise & to explore the area. Finally, the other guests and owners were a pleasure to chat with as well--Playa Azul and Bahia Pez Vela make everyone happy!"
Guest: Kristin U.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 8, 2015
"This is my second visit to Villa Paraiso, the first one having been just as amazing. The pictures don't do justice to how gorgeous the house is - our group rarely left the house. Rosa, Luis, and Jesus were incredibly accommodating, making sure that we had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. I already miss Rosa's delicious breakfasts! I'm counting down to the days when I can take my third trip to Villa Paraiso - if you're looking for a place to stay in Tamarindo, look no further and book Villa Paraiso!"
Guest: Christina S.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
"We had a terrific time at Casa Baula. Just loved it. Surf was really good and we were in the water out front or down the beach surfing most of the trip. The restaurants were so great, and we loved the town. The ping-ping table was a super-big surprise hit. We all love to play and so ended up having some "high-stakes" competitive round-robin tourneys each evening after dinner! Corynne and Ian at Frijolos Locos Surf Shop were super, and we spent a lot of time at their shop (airline demo'd my board so i dropped it off for repair when I got there and rented until it was fixed; They did a great job repairing and getting it water tight); and they had great boards to rent, excellent gear, very cool apparel, etc.
All of the logistics that concierge Corynne organized and set up went off without a hitch; she was really great!
And best of all, Casa Baula is the perfect place to stay in Playa Grande. Fantastic house, set in one of the most beautiful parts of the world we've ever been. Right on the beach, and the beach is truly spectacular. Restaurants nearby are amazing, and everyone in town was super friendly. Can't wait to get back!"
Guest: Mike T.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 5, 2015