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Recent Playa Grande reviews

  • Excellent Stay!

    "We really enjoyed our stay at this house. Very comfortable and had most amenities that we needed. Nir was so helpful and really nice. When we had a problem with the refrigerator he had it fixed as soon as possible and supplied us with a cooler until it was fixed. It was just a short walk to the beautiful beach and the pool was refreshing when we were at the house. This was our first time in Costa Rica and we had an awesome vacation. I would highly recommend it! An overall great experience and we would stay here again when we return."
    Guest: Cheryl and Dave Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 4, 2015
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  • Paradise Found

    "This was truly a week in paradise, I only wish we had booked a longer stay! The house was perfect for our 2 families of 4, everyone had their own space but the house also offers plenty of room for us all to eat together, or lounge on the patio or yard. Beach access is right out the back door, to a long, wide uncrowded beach. Sunsets up on top of the "Rock" were fun for the kids (15-23).Plenty of patio furniture and beach lounges to enjoy the outdoors. We saw one turtle on the beach one night, though it wasn't nesting season! The orange and purple crabs are everywhere - it became a nightly ritual of shooing the crabs out of the courtyard (Not an easy task without hurting them)so they wouldn't scurry into our rooms when the doors were opened! All part of the jungle life, it didn't bother us at all. Water pressure in the house is really low at times, but there is a drought right now so it was no problem for us to deal with. House water is safe to drink, we had no problems. We had Kimberly cook 3 dinners for us - she is not only a great cook (Her Arroz con Pollo is amazing!) but she is very helpful in answering questions about the house and the area in general. Taco stand just down the block is great, Bula Bula has a really nice dinner in a beautiful setting, but the stand out meal was at Café del Pueblo, the small restaurant on the left as you're heading out of Playa Grande. Not to miss! We booked an Adventure Tour through Frijoles Locos (Corynne is so nice and very helpful!) at Rincon de la Vieja. $85/pp if you drive yourself, which is a very easy 1 3/4 drive away. It included awesome ziplining through gorgeous river gorge, horseback riding (I would skip this part - unimpressive) and whitewater river tubing - the highlight of or whole trip! Also amazing hot springs and mud bath, and a great buffet lunch. Awesome day, I would HIGHLY recommend! Overall, the house exceeded our expectations. Just remember that you are in a beach house in the jungle so there are critters and sand everywhere. Relax and enjoy! PURA VIDA"
    Guest: Blythe H. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • Casa JJ

    "We were welcomed by the owners, Jorge and Jessie, and given a detailed explanation of the property- security, pool, kitchen equipment, air conditioning etc. They took the time to walk us to the near-by grocery store and introduced us to the owner and security guard we met on the way. We were left with detailed instructions as to procedures to follow in case of any problems. The house was clean, spacious and had adequate supplies of towels, dishes, pots etc. for the six adults present.We would have liked there to be a safe for our documents when away from the house. The short walk to the beach through a jungle/wooded area provided privacy from the beach. The pool was refreshing and used at night as well as during the day to cool off from temperatures of + 36 degrees. With strong winds, we lost power for periods during two days but a short walk to Wil-Mart and Seven restaurant provided us with anything missing. The gas stove and water system still worked. In the backyard we were witness to geckos, howler monkeys, black eagles, parrots and large blue birds and iguanas. We would have appreciated a local bird book. It was quiet and a perfect place to relax and we felt safe. The beautiful beach was surprisingly empty and we enjoyed the lovely sunsets. We definitely would return."
    Guest: Bruce S. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 16, 2015
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  • Best vacation home ever

    "9 of us went to Playa Grande for 9 days. 5 of them being teenagers. Everyone loved everything about this house. We can not wait to go back. We try to go on a different vacation every year, but this one will certainly be a repeat. The owner is east to work with and the caretakers are great. The waves were only a 3 minute walk for all of our surfers and boogey boarders. Next door is a great restaurant Seven and a small convenience store that has everything you could possibly need."
    Guest: EK Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 2, 2015
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