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Beach Front Vacation Rental on the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica

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Last updated: 07/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Come to beautiful vacation home Casa Dulce, a simple, open-air rancho style home located on the scenic Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica on a private two-acre preserve. Bring your family, friends or that special someone to slow down, take your life at a different pace, and see how much clearer everything is when you step back in to the peace, quiet and privacy of what feels like another world.

Our house is a traditional "open-air" rancho design. The design is loft-style with two sleeping areas upstairs and one downstairs. The beds are all double size with mosquito net canopies over each. Each bed has its own reading light and fan. There is a full kitchen complete with stove, refrigerator, hot water and all cooking utensils. There is a dry-room lock-up for valuables such as cameras and wallets, etc...

The living room adjoins the kitchen area with a couch and easy chair. The kitchen has a nice family table (seating for four)...all with a beautiful view of the ocean.

The front porch is the highlight of the house with its beautiful Cristobel bar and bar stools overlooking the pool and kitchen area. Imagine sitting by the pool, watching the breakers roll in while catching a glimpse of the scarlet macaws flying overhead and the monkeys scampering by to get coconuts from the trees on the beach. It's paradise found.

Come to relax and enjoy the solitude of the private two-acre preserve!


Keywords: House, beach front, bungalo, beach house, jungle.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Ping Pong Table

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens and pillows provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and beach towels provided. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
 

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 07/20/2016
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Location

We have contact info for various attractions: eco tours, waterfall repelling, bungee jumping from Matapalo trees, surf lessons and select restaurants. Please let us know if you'd like more info or to be connected!

 

Owner info

About the owner: Rick Hardy, spent more than a decade visiting Mexico for his sand and surf fix, but after some prodding from a Costa Rican college friend he decided to visit Costa Rica. One visit and it was no more Mexico for him! He had found paradise and promptly bought beautiful Casa Dulce in 1991. Since that time, Rick and his family have enjoyed escaping the hustle and bustle of the States by retreating to Casa Dulce twice a year. "When we come down here life just seems to slow down and we realize how little we need to get by and still be happy. In fact, we're happier here than we are in the States with all of the trappings of the modern world. One of the things we love the most about coming down here is 'family time'. When we are in the States, everyone is so busy, we hardly ever see each other, much less take the time to sit down together to work on a puzzle, play a board game, or just talk with one another. That's probably my favorite reason for coming to Casa Dulce." -- Rick Hardy

Why the Owner Chose Puerto Jiménez, Costa Rica:
Owner Rick Hardy has frequented countless beaches and surf spots in the past 30 years - landing on the Osa as his second home. The beaches are beautiful and still relatively uncrowded (compared to more touristy spots like Guanecaste or Tamarindo). If you are looking to slow down, enjoy everything the jungle and beach have to offer - you've come to the right place. If you're looking for bars, crowds, and connectivity back to the real world, you may want to keep looking.


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Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Casa Dulce - front porch.

    Casa Dulce - front porch.

  • Lounge poolside at Casa Dulce.

    Lounge poolside at Casa Dulce.

  • The beach that serves as Casa Dulce's front yard.

    The beach that serves as Casa Dulce's front yard.

  • One of the 3 beds at Casa Dulce.

    One of the 3 beds at Casa Dulce.

  • White Face Monkeys enjoying pipas in the yard. Monkeys are regular visitors!

    White Face Monkeys enjoying pipas in the yard. Monkeys are regular visitors!

  • Snook - one of several varieties you might catch off the beach, if you're lucky

    Snook - one of several varieties you might catch off the beach, if you're lucky

  • If you enjoy beautiful flowers, you'll see plenty around Casa Dulce!

    If you enjoy beautiful flowers, you'll see plenty around Casa Dulce!

  • Spider Monkey.

    Spider Monkey.

  • View from the kitchen.

    View from the kitchen.

  • The road to Casa Dulce - when we say jungle, we mean it!

    The road to Casa Dulce - when we say jungle, we mean it!

  • Poison dart frogs can be found near creeks and rivers - look but don't touch!

    Poison dart frogs can be found near creeks and rivers - look but don't touch!

  • Can't beat that sunrise in our front yard!

    Can't beat that sunrise in our front yard!

  • You never know who might pop over for a visit at Casa Dulce!

    You never know who might pop over for a visit at Casa Dulce!

  • View from the porch, looking towards the beach.

    View from the porch, looking towards the beach.

  • One of 3 beds at Casa Dulce.

    One of 3 beds at Casa Dulce.

  • The 'dipping tub' at Casa Dulce - sometimes you can't beat fresh spring water!

    The 'dipping tub' at Casa Dulce - sometimes you can't beat fresh spring water!

  • This lizard enjoys sunbathing by the Casa Dulce pool.

    This lizard enjoys sunbathing by the Casa Dulce pool.

  • View from Pan Dulce towards Casa Dulce.

    View from Pan Dulce towards Casa Dulce.

  • Backwash Beach - a short walk from Casa Dulce.

    Backwash Beach - a short walk from Casa Dulce.

  • The Casa Dulce 'living room' view from the kitchen.

    The Casa Dulce 'living room' view from the kitchen.

  • The scarlet macaws love the almond trees in the front yard of Casa Dulce.

    The scarlet macaws love the almond trees in the front yard of Casa Dulce.

  • One of many excursions you can take via a quick walk! Tree bungee jumping!

    One of many excursions you can take via a quick walk! Tree bungee jumping!

VRBO #198375

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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