Rustic private beach home in the the renowned surf town of Playa Hermosa, where world championships have been hosted. Enjoy waking up to the sound of ocean waves & macaws with a private pool overlooking the ocean. Our front fence gate opens to the beach. Sand & waves are at your footsteps. Walk right to the laid back beach front restaurants, bars and surf shops or head left to the desolate beaches of the Playa Hermosa - Punta Mala Wildlife National Refuge. It's heaven for surf lovers! IMPORTANT: Abundant iguanas room the property. There is NO air conditioning - just fans in every room. No hot water, just abundant river water. There is traffic NOISE especially at night, as the beach property anext to the main highway in the area.
The property consists of two homes, one for your exclusive use & other one for the owners to use. Your 2-story rustic wood getaway has 5 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms. Upstairs it features a long area with a hammock & rocking chairs, a bathroom, 2 bedrooms with queen beds, each to accommodate 2 guests plus a bedroom with 3 single beds. Downstairs is a kitchen, a living/eating area facing the pool & ocean, a room with a private bathroom & queen bed plus another bedroom with 2 single beds. The house is ideal for 3 couples & 5 individuals or groups ranging from 8 to 11 people.
The small kitchen includes a fridge, a gas stove, microwave, dishes, glass, coffee maker, blender, small counter top oven, pots & pans plus cooking utensils. Sheets, towels, soap & shampoo are provided. Bring your beach towels, mosquito repellent & most importantly, a bathing suit & sunblock. There is an onsite person that guards & maintains the property.
The swimming pool lies in between the house & the beach. It's a perfect spot for the most beautiful sunsets & surf shows. There is an outdoor shower area in between platoon trees overlooking the ocean. A rustic BBQ is also available. Wifi is available as well as fans in every bedroom & living/lounge areas.
A very large deck with a large custom wood dining table, rocking chairs, sofa & hammocks is available when the owners are not present in the next door house. Secure parking is available inside the property for 4 cars.
Playa Hermosa is a quiet beach town known worldwide for its surfing - it hosted the wold surf championships a few years back. Saturday afternoons surfers & surf fans fight for parking to witness world-class surfing a the weekly surf competitions, viewed from the privacy of your beach home. The property is located at the end of the town & the beginning of a natural reserve that preserves sea turtle nesting. It abuts the main highway known as la Costanera to the east, the Backyard Hotel to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the west & an open cattle field to the south. Small restaurants, surf & a few small shops are located within walking distance. Due to the town's proximity to virgin rainforest, you will likely see Scarlet macaws on a daily basis. Iguanas roam freely all over the property.
Our country is notorious for bad roads & bad signage. For most flexibility, we recommend you hire a 4x4 with low mileage and either bring or rent a GPS. Wake is very handy! If you plan to party at night in Jaco, taxis can be easily hired for pick up and will be available in town for drop off. Always be careful with your belongings, as it is the case with all of Latin America.
Bring your own surfboard, rent or take surf lessons in town but be mindful of the extremely strong ocean currents. A yoga center is less than 1km away. Local tours include bungee jumping Jaco, sport fishing in Los Suenos Golf Resort & marina, horseback riding through jungle trails or along the beach, hikes to waterfalls, kayaking, biking, ATV rides, canopy zip lining & whitewater rafting. On site massages can be arranged too. Other day trips include Tortuga Island, Carara National Park & Manuel Antonio Park visits.
The property is located 1.5 hours from San Jose & 5 min from the bustling town of Jaco, where you will find ATMs, nightlife, restaurants, supermarkets, souvenir shops & all sorts of retail.