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Private Bungalows, Amenities and Swimming Pool Amidst a Beachfront Forest

Bedrooms 10
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Five, 2 bedroom bungalows that accommodate up to 20 guests (4 per bungalow).

Experience the feeling of unbound freedom and tranquility at LAS VELAS BLANCAS . COSTA RICA, where we have blended the designs of nature with relaxed comfort, simplicity and beauty.

Unlike any other in it’s category, L.V.B. is surrounded by 70 acres of pristine forest facing the breaking surf of Costa Rica’s Pacific Ocean. A short five-minute walk on the beach takes you to the estuary, the natural barrier that separates the protected beach of Playa Grande from the lively surf town of Tamarindo. Pangas are always available to assist in the crossing.

Wishing to offer our guests the luxury of privacy in nature, our beach compound is limited to five (05) bungallows, allowing a maximum of twenty (20) guests at a time. More guests can be accommodated in foldout beds.

Each beachfront bungalow consists of two (02) master bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a/c, wi-fi, a fully equipped kitchenette and a covered deck with living and dining area. Each unit has it’s own private grounds and beach access.

The large swimming pool is at the heart of the amenities area, with the main kitchen, dining and bar b q facilities on one side and the magnificent open two story lounge facing the ocean; where a delightful fresh breeze flows constantly and you will be witness to the silent beauty of the most spectacular sunsets. The swimming pool was renovated in June, 2018.

We recommend our guests to consider our cook’s services. We have a weekly menu with a variety of tried and true delicious recipes that we prepare reliably and consistently. The meals are served at the poolside dining area. (please reserve in advance)

Liberia International Airport is 70 kms from Las Velas Blancas (about 45 minutes to 65 minute drive, depending on traffic).

Tamarindo is 20 kms from Las Velas Blancas by road (About 25-30 minutes). Tamarindo airport serves domestic flights.

Our concierge will assist you coordinating airport transportation, tours and activities.

The property is guarded and maintained by our staff, who will be available to assist you at all times.

Prices listed are for the entire property: ten (10) bedrooms in five (05) bungalows, two (02) bedrooms per bungalow. The property can accommodate more than twenty (20) guests.

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About The Owner

I am an attorney at law, Notary Public, entrepreneur and politician. I was born in San José, Costa Rica. My family has owned the beach property since the 1970's. I was raised between San José and Playa Grande. My childhood was a dream building sand castles, water skiing, scuba diving, fishing and surfing in Playa Grande.

Why The Owner chose World

Las Velas Blancas is surrounded by Las Baulas Marine Park, rich with flora and fauna. Playa Grande exceeds every beach-enthusiasts expectations with perfect sand for castle-building, sea shells, sunsets, surf, crabs, sea-gulls and pelicans. Playa Grande offers the ideal beach experience.

What makes this bungalow unique

The bungalows were built as close to the ocean as legally possible. The sound of the waves is soothing and inviting. The property is at the Southernmost point of Playa Grande. The privacy is unparalleled. The closest neighbor is 300 meters away from our beach-front bungalows.


World Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Dining Area
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • All bedrooms are air-conditioned. Bedrooms offer one king-size bed or two twin beds, a desk, closet and en suite bathroom with shower.
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Private Bungalows, Amenities and Swimming Pool Amidst a Beachfront Forest
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews

Perfect property. Perfect set up.

  • 5 of 5

We just shared a week of amazing times at this property. We had four families of four rent the entire property. The bungalows were perfectly attired and the a/c and WiFi worked great. The staff was attentive and ready to help with anything. Melvin took care of maintenance issues, Alia and Jessica cooked two fantastic meals (lunch and dinner) daily, Felipe (the concierge) was readily available to help with excursions, and Manfred was available via text to help with any issues that arose. I would HIGHLY recommend renting this property if you have a group up to 20 and are looking for a relaxing time with good waves right out front. The vibe is pure “Pura Vida.” If you don’t know what that is, GO! You’ll figure it out shortly after your arrival. 🤙?🏻?

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private bungalows on amazing beach

  • 3 of 5

Clean property, but there were ants in the bungalows. Air conditioning worked amazing. We rented all five bungalows but there was still another rental property in the middle of the property. The upstairs lounge area had bed bugs in the cushions and we got bit up the last night we were there. Bites were confirmed by a doctor. Great location for surf as bungalows we're 100 ft from the beach. The pengas take you across the estuary to tamarindo run from sun up to sun down. It was an amazing spot to be close to town without feeling in town.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brett, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We have addressed your concerns regarding insects. Insect populations spike at the beginning of the rainy season. As you know, we are surrounded by Las Baulas Marine Park. The vast mangrove forests of the estuary are home to hundreds of species of wildlife, including a variety of ants. Ants play a vital role in the local ecology since they serve as food for birds, reptiles and some mammals. Although the ant colonies build their anthills in the sandy grounds in the protected mangrove forests away from the bungalows, they roam across a wide territory in search of food. They climb the stilts of the bungalows to feast on open food containers and fruit. Although a nuisance, this variety of ants is harmless. Since the anthills are located in the protected area, we use mild natural insecticides around the bungalows to deter them. In light of your experience, we will increase the frequency of the applications of the repellent to make sure the ants stay away. With regards to bed bugs (Cimex lectularius), our pest control specialist did not identify any specimens in the property. He suggests that you might have been bitten by a small flying insect colloquially called “noseeums”. Noseeums (Ceratopogonidae) or biting midges are smaller than mosquitoes, barely visible to the naked eye. They bite at dawn and a few hours after dusk. Unlike mosquitoes, noseeums do not produce the notorious buzzing sound when they fly. Their bites itch like mosquito bites and leave red marks as well. Bed bugs, on the other hand, are imperceptible when they attack since they posses a numbing agent that allows them to bite their host without being noticed. Thank you for your report. Best wishes!
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Ideal for beach lovers!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time in our home away from home in our Velas Blancas cabin. Great property with instant access to the huge, nearly empty beach. A five minute walk away, there is a 30 second boat ride that takes you to Tamarindo. A 10-minute walk down the beach takes you to a few restaurants. Property manager was very helpful and friendly. Owners are very responsive. We loved our cabin, the outdoor deck/living area and the well equipped kitchen. We spent a very happy month there!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach front bungalow

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 rented bungalow #2 for three nights during Semana Santa 2017 (spring break). The bungalow is new and worked out perfectly for us: we had two separate bedrooms and two separate bathrooms, there is a kitchenette but we previously booked our breakfasts and lunches to be served in the dining area by the pool (buffet style). The food was delicious and the portions were very generous. We enjoyed both the pool and the ocean just a few steps away, the beach is huge (playa grande) and you can hear the waves from the bungalow, there is AC and wifi (although wifi was on and off). The overall setting is very nice, would recommend to get there with a 4X4 as the road is not paved. We enjoyed most the quietness and the ocean view.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
67 Kilometres
Liberia Int. Airport (45 minute drive)
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Great Waltini's at Hotel Bula Bula
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Tamarindo Hotel Driving Range
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Kilometres
Panga's Beach Club
Nearest Beach
On site
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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