Hear the soothing sound of the waves from our fabulous home, Alma del Mar (The Soul of the Sea). This luxurious 4000 square foot oceanfront home with a new infinity edge pool 55 ft long (17m x 4m) offers complete privacy and the best beach views out of only 5 oceanfront homes within the unique Hacienda Pinilla. Hacienda Pinilla is a 4500 acre scenic working ranch, one of Costa Rica's best exclusive gated private residential communities. This wild life refuge property has 3 km of secluded pristine beaches and offers surfing, world-class 18 hole golf course, tennis and equestrian riding facility. This beautiful home sits on Playa Bonita, and it is just minutes by car or golf cart from Playa Avellanas, one of the premier surfing beaches of Costa Rica. In addition, Playa Langosta is also just minutes from the door providing access to three premier pristine Costa Rican beaches! Hacienda Pinilla is only a 15-minute drive away from Tamarindo, where one can find a gourmet grocery stores, shopping, restaurants and nightlife.
The house consists of two levels. At the ground level facing the ocean, there is a large (700 sq ft) outdoor patio completely covered, with built-in BBQ area including large wooden table seating 13-14 people, chaise lounges, coffee tables, armchairs, and hammock. The outdoor patio is facing the pool, the lush tropical garden, and the beach. In the garden you can find tropical flowers and fruit trees, and herbs for cooking. All rooms in the house have beautiful ocean views. The ground floor of the house has a living area with game table and wet bar. On the right and left from the living area there are two large suites with spacious private baths and closet spaces, and laundry room. One suite has a king size bed, and an ample dresser. Another suite has one queen and one twin bed, an ample dresser, a desk and a chair.
The second level has a large great room with vaulted ceiling and dining room area with floor to ceiling panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. There is also kitchen, which suits the needs of any culinary chef. The house has a water softening and a reverse osmosis water filter system installed in the kitchen sink and the fridge, so you can enjoy great quality of water during your stay. One of the two large suites with spacious private baths and closet spaces on the upper level has king size bed, ample dresser, desk and chair. The second suite has one queen and one twin bed, and an ample dresser.
Each room in the house has a ceiling fan and air conditioning. Both living areas contain televisions with Cable service and DVD players. Wireless Internet access is available. There is a CD player in both family rooms. Weekly maid service is included and additional days are available for a small charge.
Relax in the morning sipping coffee or tea on a chaise lounge from the deck that surrounds the upper level as you watch hummingbirds along with all different kinds of birds, or spot the Howler monkeys in the nearby trees. In the evenings, enjoy the exquisite sunsets while sipping a mango margarita in the shallow entrance of the warm pool.
During your stay you will become a part of Hacienda Pinilla and you will fully enjoy its amazing nature. Hacienda Pinilla prides itself in protecting the environment, is an Audubon Society reserve and hosts an array of wildlife: including variety of birds, frogs, snakes, iguanas, tortoises, turtles, anteaters, armadillos, rabbits, deers and howler monkeys. Just by driving by or biking, you will learn about variety of local trees some of them are old more than 150 years, and all kinds of tropical flowers.
You will have access to the Hacienda Pinilla Beach Club with a beach garden area in front of Playa Avellanas called 'Litttle Hawaii'. It is a great spot for surfing. At the Beach Club there is a beautiful infinity swimming pool and great dining. All this is only 10 min away from the house by golf cart.
Next to the Tennis courts there is also a Gym.
Within Hacienda Pinilla lies the JW Marriott, 5 star flagship hotel, which offers a full service spa and several world class restaurants.
Major airline service is available to Liberia Airport, approximately 1-hour drive, or to San Jose Airport, which is a 4-hour drive or a 40 min. commuter flight into Tamarindo Airport (15 min. from the house)
Amenities: boogie boards, beach chairs, tennis racquets, bikes.
Communication: telephone, high-speed broadband Internet access
Activities on site or near by: Golf, sailing, surfing, swimming, snorkeling, sport fishing, shopping, spa, boating, biking, sightseeing, restaurants, hiking, Canopy Tours, volcanoes, scuba diving, river floating and superior horseback riding.