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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We spent a week in this home as part of a family vacation. The home was easily large enough to accommodate our family of seven (two adults, five children). The backyard was a fantastic place to kick around a soccer ball, to lay in a hammock and read a book, or to just enjoy a private view of the ocean. The beach was literally just outside the back gate with Playa Flamingo to the left and Playa Potrero to the right. The surf was mild enough to not worry about the kid's safety, but big enough for boogie boards and even some attempts at learning to surf one day. Playa Conchal is a short (~10 minute) drive away and offers crystal clear water with great snorkeling opportunities.
The hidden benefit to this property comes from the two Dominican caretakers of the home. Perla takes care of the inside of the home and even does your laundry while you are out having adventures. If you make arrangements with her, she is happy to cook meals for you for MUCH less than you will spend eating in restaurants! When Perla learned that our anniversary would occur while we were there, she prepared a surprise for us by scattering rose petals on our bed, lighting some candles, and having soft, romantic music playing in our bedroom when we returned from a day at the beach...
Cody, her cousin, takes care of the yard and outside of the home, and he also acts as an activities director/guide if you are interested. He took us fishing from the local marina and snorkeling at several locations. He spent time teaching my kids to surf, and playing basketball with them in front of the house. Perla's five year old daughter was shy when we arrived, but we invited her to come play with our younger children about the same age, and by the end of the week, she was calling me Tio (uncle). We left feeling a strong friendship and gratitude."
Guest: Annette M.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 27, 2015
"The villa is lovely and in a beautiful setting with a view of the ocean. It has every amenity you could need including a small pool. Close to (10 mins walk) wonderful quiet beaches.
We saw monkeys and iguanas from our villa and a five minute walk away could watch pelicans feeding in the ocean.
The villa is three floors and we enjoyed having all that space. If you have really young children or have difficulty with stairs, however, it might be a challenge . We have kids in grades 4 and 6 so it was not a problem and it was nice for them to have their own space and floor.
Yes, monkeys, dogs and roosters could be heard but with Air conditioning on at night it wasn't issue.
Villa owner was very helpful with directions and suggestions for sightseeing.
We'd definitely return."
Guest: N S.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 30, 2015
"The home is wonderful and situated 1 block from the ocean! We enjoyed the comfortable, clean bedrooms (4) of them. Our group was comprised of 3 couples (in our 60's) and we had plenty of room at the pool and the crows nest on top. The sunsets were awesome and beds and air conditioning were great. Cannot say enough about this home and Saioa, the property manager. She was a delight to work with and made sure our every need was met along with a wealth of information about the area. We felt very safe and secure and the beach was very pleasant to walk on day or night. Wish we could of spent more time here but hope to return soon. I highly recommend staying at this property!"
Guest: KarenBDate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 14, 2015
"WOW!! The views of Potrero bay from the penthouse suite were magnificent!! Mike & Irma are truly wonderful people. Breakfast every morning was a culinary delight. Mike's knowledge of CR and passion for its flora and fauna were immensely appreciated by my husband and I.
We can't wait to return to the "Twin Dolphins" in 2016.
Guest: CATAWABADate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 9, 2015