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Watch fabulous sunsets over the ocean from the spacious terrace

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Last updated: 07/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Luxurious 4-bedroom, 4 1/2 bath penthouse on peaceful Playa Potrero.

Completed in 2007, our spacious home (3000 square feet) is beautifully decorated and features high end finishes throughout: granite counter tops, travertine floors, tiled bathrooms, original art, and custom furniture, paintwork, window treatments and bedding. Twice weekly housekeeping service is included.

Our penthouse occupies the entire top floor of a 5 unit building. It is located in the exclusive Surfside development, in the center of a wide bay stretching from Sugar Beach to Playa Flamingo. World class ocean fishing, surfing, scuba and snorkeling are only minutes away, and we offer a new, 2-person Hobie kayak if you want to fish or explore the bay on your own. A small, well-stocked grocery store, farmers market and three cafe/restaurants are less than a block away, and nearby Playa Flamingo (10 minutes drive) and Tamarindo (about 1/2 hour) have a wealth of restaurants, shops and services to meet your every desire.

Despite its luxurious appointments, our penthouse is child-friendly. Playa Potrero is one of the calmest beaches in Guanacaste, with no riptides, gentle surf and soft sand. Unlike some other properties in the area, there are no roads to cross or hills to navigate to get to the ocean. There's a fenced swimming pool and large grass play area between our building and the beach. We've stocked our home with boogie boards, swim fins, masks and snorkels, and kids toys and books.

Our local property managers are ready to help you with anything you need to make your stay enjoyable and memorable. They can have the home stocked with groceries when you arrive, and arrange for a transportation, a massage or daily maid service (twice weekly cleaning is included in your rental fee). They can help you plan jungle or canopy tours, excursions to the area’s many spectacular volcanoes, scuba or surfing lessons, or golf or fishing trips.


Keywords: Condominium

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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 20%
Calendar last updated: 07/27/2016

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    We have kids games, toys and sports equipment. Swimming pool has zero entry at one end and ocean is calm with no riptides....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 11-14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

    Bunk bed has trundle, so this bedroom sleeps 5...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 twin/ single, 2 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen sleeper, 2 Pac 'n Play cribs plus 1 single air bed...moreless

  • 1 king bed with ocean view in Master Bedroom; 2nd king in second master. Two twin beds in 3rd bedroom can be made up as a king. Queen size bed located with a set of bunk beds and trundle in fourth bedroom, so this bedroom sleeps a total of 5. We also have 2 Pack 'N Play cribs, a queen hide-a-bed in the living room and one twin-size premier raised airbed....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Cable offers many English-language stations. Two flat screen TVs and one additional TV. Flat screen TV in great room is linked to a Surround Sound Stereo system with iPod dock. All TVs have DVD players....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    3 flat screen TVs...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    DVD library with large number of DVDs for children of all ages...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Direct access to the beach with no roads in between and no hills or steps to navigate....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Two dining tables (one inside and one outside). Both seat 8-10...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Separate airconditioning w/remote control in each room....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    In laundry room....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Toshiba Laptop configured with Windows. Color printer/scanner/copier....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free Skype phone with access to United States and other countries....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Separate laundry room with tub....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Chef service can be arranged by contacting the property manager....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen equipped for gourmet cooking. Includes dishwasher and garbage disposal (neither is common in Costa Rica)....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The unit has a fenced pool deck/patio and grass play area....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    New Hobie 2-person kayak for fishing and/or exploring our bay....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Terrace measures 45 X 12 feet. Includes barbecue, dining table for 6, easy chairs....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool with outdoor shower shared by 5 units....moreless

  • Jetted Tub

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall Low Season
Aug 21 - Nov 19, 2016
4 night min stay
$200
$1,300

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving Week
Nov 20 - Nov 27, 2016
4 night min stay
$275
$1,800
Winter Low Season
Nov 28 - Dec 17, 2016
4 night min stay
$200
$1,300

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Christmas Week
Dec 18 - Dec 25, 2016
5 night min stay
$400
$2,700

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

New Years Week
Dec 26 - Jan 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,000
Winter High Season
Jan 3 - Apr 8, 2017
4 night min stay
$425
$2,800 $8,400

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Easter/Santa Semana Week
Apr 9 - Apr 16, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,000

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Spring Low Season
Apr 17 - Jun 3, 2017
4 night min stay
$300
$2,000 $6,000

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Summer High Season
Jun 4 - Aug 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$325
$2,200 $6,600

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Fall Low Season
Aug 27 - Nov 17, 2017
4 night min stay
$225
$1,400 $4,200

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving Week
Nov 19 - Nov 26, 2017
5 night min stay
$325
$2,200

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Winter Low Season
Nov 27 - Dec 22, 2017
4 night min stay
$225
$1,400 $4,200

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Christmas Week
Dec 23 - Dec 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$425
$2,800

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

New Years Week
Dec 31 - Jan 7, 2018
5 night min stay
$750
$5,200

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Winter High Season
Jan 8 - Mar 24, 2018
4 night min stay
$425
$2,800 $8,400

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Easter/Santa Semana Week
Mar 25 - Apr 1, 2018
5 night min stay

$3,000

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $500

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Liberia
300 Metres
Nearest Barpub
El Coconut/Bahia del Sol
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Four Seasons Resort
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Flamingo
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Bahia del Sol/El Castillo
10 Metres
Nearest Beach
Beachfront

Car: Not Necessary

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2007

About: We are a Colorado couple with 5 grown children, 12 grandchildren and two goofy golden retrievers. We love to ski, golf, fish, hike and enjoy the outdoors. We also like to travel, with recent trips to Alaska, Africa, Europe and New Zealand. Tom is a retired computer business owner and Chris is a psychologist and part-time consultant. Since we bought our El Destino penthouse in 2007, we have averaged about 3 trips each year to Costa Rica.

Why Guanacaste, Costa Rica:
We fell in love with Costa Rica on our first visit and were fortunate to find a property that has allowed us to share this beautiful place with our family, friends and rental guests. We chose our El Destino penthouse for many reasons: it accomodates large groups easily and with all the comforts of home; it has incredible ocean views and sounds; and, because it is in the middle of a large bay, we have no undertow and our young grandchildren can handle the waves. We also like being located in a residential neighborhood where the beach is never crowded, but which offers easy access to a variety of restaurants, shops, and adventurous tourist activities.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Because our penthouse occupies the entire third floor of our building, we have spectacular, unobstructed ocean views from Flamingo Beach and the marina on the south, to the town of Potrero and beautiful secluded beaches and islands on the north. We think our terrace, which spans almost the entire width of the building, is the best place in the area to view the sunset. Unlike many other 'beachfront' properties nearby, you don't have to cross a road or navigate down a hill to get from our building to the beach. One of our favorite early morning rituals is to walk from one end of the bay to the other, looking for shells, crabs and other ocean life. Along the estuaries that flow into the bay, we have spotted monkeys in the trees and birds such as egrets, herons and roseate spoonbills (from which Flamingo Beach gets its name). Every day we see something new and different.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 20%
Calendar last updated: 07/27/2016

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Photos

  • Watch fabulous sunsets over the ocean from the spacious terrace

    Watch fabulous sunsets over the ocean from the spacious terrace

  • Penthouse occupies the entire 3rd floor of the building.  View from the beach.

    Penthouse occupies the entire 3rd floor of the building. View from the beach.

  • Gourmet equipped kitchen has breakfast bar for 6 and dining table seating 10.

    Gourmet equipped kitchen has breakfast bar for 6 and dining table seating 10.

  • Master bedroom #1 adjoins terrace with great ocean views on two sides

    Master bedroom #1 adjoins terrace with great ocean views on two sides

  • Bedroom #2 (second master) has king bed, sitting area and walk-in closet

    Bedroom #2 (second master) has king bed, sitting area and walk-in closet

  • Zero entry pool shared by 5 units

    Zero entry pool shared by 5 units

  • Bedroom #3 with queen, bunk beds and trundle sleeps 5. Great for kids.

    Bedroom #3 with queen, bunk beds and trundle sleeps 5. Great for kids.

  • A view of the Flamingo marina from our terrace

    A view of the Flamingo marina from our terrace

  • Recent photo showing our kayak and new trees for shade.

    Recent photo showing our kayak and new trees for shade.

  • Another beautiful sunset and rainbow taken while fishing on the bay.

    Another beautiful sunset and rainbow taken while fishing on the bay.

  • A view of our child-friendly beach and surf before landscaping added to the yard

    A view of our child-friendly beach and surf before landscaping added to the yard

  • The great room seating area has ocean view & faces a large entertainment center

    The great room seating area has ocean view & faces a large entertainment center

  • Another great room view showing dining area and breakfast bar

    Another great room view showing dining area and breakfast bar

  • Large master bathroom has large tub, separate stall shower and ocean view

    Large master bathroom has large tub, separate stall shower and ocean view

  • Terrace view. Walk right down our path to the beach.

    Terrace view. Walk right down our path to the beach.

  • Huge terrace with fantastic views over the entire bay

    Huge terrace with fantastic views over the entire bay

  • Twins in bedroom #4 can be made up as a king

    Twins in bedroom #4 can be made up as a king

  • Two adventurers getting ready to explore the bay or fish using our kayak.

    Two adventurers getting ready to explore the bay or fish using our kayak.

  • Another garden view showing pool, lawn and path to beach.

    Another garden view showing pool, lawn and path to beach.

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Sunday, August 28, 2016

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