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Cottage Style Beach House-Large Private Pool-local cell phone use included

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
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About the property

House, 7 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 7.5 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Fully staffed rustic beachfront house in Puntarenas Costa Rica for rent.

The property is located DIRECTLY on the beach!

Bring the whole extended family or your group of friends down as this house sleeps 16 in seven air-conditioned bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms are in a separate building known as 'Cabinas'. Each of the two cabinas has a king size bed and a single bed. The main house has 2 rooms with queens beds, 1 room with a king bed and 2 rooms with 2 twin beds.The house, 'Oceano', sits on the beach and consists of two buildings and the caretaker's house, totalling 4500 square feet on over half an acre of palm trees and tropical gardens! There is plenty of parking and we have two caretakers who will ensure you have everything you need for an enjoyable stay.

There is a large pool with a great charcoal barbeque under a large lanai where you can prepare what you picked up at the fishing docks.

Puntarenas is known to have the most beautiful sunsets in Costa Rica, enjoy. You sleep well listening to the waves break, wake up rested in the morning, brew great Costa Rica coffee and walk out on the beach to watch the fishing boats. Now that is a good start for any day! There is good surfing down the beach, 'Boca Barranca' is a long break that is a stop on the national surf tour. Surf's up, dude!

The largest hospital on the Costa Rica Pacific Coast is located 200 yards from the house and there are several convenience stores, restaurants and atm's within walking distance. There is a four-star hotel with a casino down the beach where you can visit the spa and enjoy the casino. There are tour operators down the street where can book excursions for ziplining, fishing, surfing, sailing and everything else Costa Rica has to offer. Some of the sightseeing tours include wildlife, volcanos and more.

The house is located one and a half hour drive from San Jose Airport, (SJO), the area is the nearest spot on the coast from the capital. It can also easily be acessed from Liberia Airport.

The Google Earth coordinates are 9°58'24.29'N 84°44'59.11'W.

So gather the troops, go south to the beach house 'Oceano' for good times and adventure.



Keywords: House, beach, ocean, pool

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rupi bhalla
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 4, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Excellent staff, perfect rustic beach house with a pool for a large group

We enjoyed our stay at Casa Oceano. Many hours were spent relaxing poolside while the kids enjoyed the pool.

Thank you to Bernie & Ronnie for their hospitality. We had an exceptionally comfortable & memorable stay in El Roble because of them. For 8 days, we woke up to Tica food & fresh local fruits prepared by Bernie. She makes dinner for an additional charge paid to the owner Karin. Bernie is off on Sundays, which did not pose a problem for us. It gave us a chance to sample local restaurants.

Our family had a nice Sunday dinner at Costa Del Sol as per Ronnie's recommendation. Ronnie came with us to town to purchase groceries anytime we needed him too. He also took our group to see the nearby monkeys.

The house comes with the most intelligent guard dog. We miss Macha so much. She instinctively kept our group safe, especially the young ones.
Feb 2014
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Cottage Style Beach House-Large Private Pool-local cell phone use included
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 41 reviews

Amazing pool

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Costa Rica! The house is really beautiful, very spacious and the swimming-pool is amazing (specially when the weather was very hot). The location is excellent, not only for visiting the main places all around but also for making day-trips to other interesting places in the region (Arenal, Poas, Montverde,...). Karin made our stay in really easy and nice and she was very helpful on our arrival, giving lots of information about the house & the area. The staff were also very helpful. Thank you very much !

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Spot

  • 5 of 5

This home is great for a relaxing vacation away from home. just over an hour drive from San Jose airport, near Puntarenas, with a back yard to the beach. The house has everything you want, and can sleep up to 16, a furnished kitchen, a great outdoor patio and the pool area. we had a great time and service.

I highly recommend this home for a vacation with a large group of family or friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Unforgettable week in one of the world's most pristine and incredible places.

I loved it from the staff (Bernie and Ronald) to the clean rooms, beautiful scenery, and warm waters of Puntaerans beach.

Don't miss this spot when you come to Costa Rica

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Week!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful, interesting place to stay! We loved every second of it, even when we were learning the lay of the land and all the intricacies of Costa Rica. Karin, Bernie, and Ronald were all extremely welcoming and helped us to adjust to our new surroundings, advise us on the best places to see and what to do (and what not to!), and hooked us up with the best tour guide/driver Costa Rica has to offer! When you come, definitely have Bernie cook for you to get the real Costa Rica flavor. Definitely a worthwhile and memorable vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paradise in Puntarenas!

  • 5 of 5

I had the pleasure of staying at Oceano and I must say it was the perfect getaway! Backing onto the beach with private access the palm tree covered property is quite stunning and situated in a great location.

Whether you want to spend time at the beach catching the sunrise/sunset (which are next to none) or at the pool, both options are fully at your disposal. They also offer a great outdoor covered area with BBQ, making it a perfect spot to spend time with friends and family.

Owners Rupi and Karin are great people, very accommodating and knowledgeable of the surrounding area. The caretakers Ronald and Bernie are super friendly and keep everything in great shape; rooms and property are always clean, with laundry and meal options available at your disposal.

With Puntarenas being a cruise ship destination there are many day trips and overnight adventures that one can choose if they wish; hot springs surrounding the Arenal Volcano and zip lining through the mountains at Miramar just to name a few.

Overall my experience in Costa Rica was next to none, and staying at Oceano was the perfect choice! Thanks to Rupi and Karin for providing the perfect place!


  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing ocean front getaway

  • 5 of 5

This home is great for a relaxing vacation away from home. The location is good, only 1 1/2 hour drive from San Jose airport, near Puntarenas, and just steps from the beach. The house itself has everything you might want, 8 bedrooms, each with their own bathroom, a fully furnished kitchen, a very nice outdoor patio and the pool area is wonderful in the heat of Costa Rica. The true gems of this home are Bernie and Ron. These 2 live in the gate house and are the caretakers of the property. They are truly there for any need you may have. Bernie is a wonderful cook, and will make anything you ask her to. They are always there, but are never in the way, and they are very respectful of your space. The house dog Macha is a treat as well! I highly recommend this home for a vacation with a large group of family or friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Bernie and Ronald really do ensure that our guests have a great and authentic Costa Rican vacation.
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
San Jose
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Several local restaurants within walking distance
Nearest Beach

Worldclass Sportfishing, Boca Barranca Surfspot Down the Beach, Nearby Casino, Ziplining, Whitewater Rafting, Eco-Tours,Carnival in February, Fishmarket, Canopy Tours (Hold on), Rainforest Tours, Cruises, Most Activities Arranged By Nearby Tourism Centre


Rates & Availability

Puntarenas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season 2017
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
Easter/Semana Santa 2017
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Season 2017
Apr 19 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 13.0%

Extra nights beyond 7 are at standard rate or $399 high season and $299 low season
Terms for weeks of: Christmas, New Year or Easter Week (Semana Santa)
$2575.00 per week
$600.00 deposit ; balance payable 90 days before arrival.
All other weeks $400 deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Puntarenas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 17 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
  • Each room has an ensuite bathroom with large shower, toilet and sink
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (6)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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