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Recent Playa Grande reviews

  • Pictures and words cannot describe how wonderful this place is.

    "After A LOT of searching, I decided this was the best place for my family to spend four days of our week in Costa Rica. I wanted a house that would offer beach access as well as space for my two kids. David and Kelly's house far exceeded our expectations. It's beautiful. It's a wonderful place to just relax and enjoy the sounds of the ocean, amazing birds and summery cicadas. We could walk to a surf shop that offered excellent lessons as well as good rates on body boards and surf boards (body boards - $5 per day, surf boards - $15 per day). I didn't cook, but used the kitchen for simple breakfasts, snacks and sandwiches, as well as morning coffee. There were also several restaurants and a market close by. If you are willing to walk, more restaurants are available at the north end of the beach (approx 1.5 miles), or by taking a water taxi to Tamarindo (operates until 4 pm daily, for either $3 per person, or $1 per person, depending on pickup point). The house is clean, beautifully decorated and in an incredible spot if you like a quiet, slow pace, and proximity to natural beauty. If you prefer an all inclusive resort or a lot of action, this is not for you. The encounters with natural beauty changed daily, but in four days, we saw howler monkeys, iguanas, egrets, crabs, pelicans, lizards, and even a crocodile. I taught my kids card games, we ate ice cream, tried new fruits, played in the ocean, developed keen eyes for natural beauty, and learned how to slow down. It was wonderful."
    Guest: Elizabeth L. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 13, 2014
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    "My husband and our 2 teenage daughters spent a week at the beach bungalow. We absolutely loved it. We found the bungalow to be very comfortable and truly enjoyed the simplicity of the location. SURF, SURF, SURF! The owner of the property came by to educate us on the home and surroundings which was very helpful. We requested a grill and she dropped one by later. She even called a couple days into our stay to check up on us. We have rented several homes throughout the years and this has never happened. My only recommendation would be to add a place to have dinner as a family. We sat around the coffee table and it worked out. Thank you for your hospitality and sharing your beautiful casa with us. We were soooooooo sad to have to leave."
    Guest: michelle g. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 21, 2014
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  • Fun in playa Blanca!

    "we loved our stay here. The house was very comfortable, and fully equipped for my family of four. the pool was beautiful. a bird book would be fun to have here, as it is like living in a bird sanctuary. The owner was very accommodating and helpful. the whole experience was terrific."
    Guest: Jules Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 7, 2014
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  • Amazing Beachfront Vacation

    "This was my second time renting Casa Mandarina, and I'm reluctant to write a review only because I want to keep this place as our little secret, but that wouldn't be fair. This house is, in my opinion, the best beachfront house in Playa Grande. The grounds are always well maintained, the house is clean, super comfortable and really spacious. The caretakers are the most wonderful people, they are super friendly, they do a really good job, Marcia is a great cook, but they also give you your space. There are waves to surf right in front of the house, and you can watch TV and check the waves at the same time. The beds are comfortable, each room with a private bath, and good water pressure. No complaints, We love this house and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to enjoy the beach."
    Guest: The Miami Beach Crew Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 27, 2014
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