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Beautiful Beach House with Pool on Playa Pelada (Nosara)

(19 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/01/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6), featured on House Hunters International

The magical village of Playa Nosara is located on the Western Coast of Costa Rica. The area is lush with jungle flowers and trees and hosts abundant wildlife..howler monkeys, iguanas, toucans and parrots. The Nosara area includes three distinct beach areas, Playa Nosara, Playa Guiones and Playa Pelada where the house is located.

There is a 300 ft easement from the beach to the house that is protected as a wildlife refuge so there is a 5 minute walk. Step through the trees and you find the most beautiful, quiet, white sand beach, great for swimming, beachcombing and sunbathing. A 5 minute walk over a hill and you'll find Playa Guiones, considered one of the best surf spots on the central peninsula.

Within walking distance are great restaurants, ATV rentals, groceries and hotels. All the roads in and around Nosara are unpaved so Jeeps, ATV's and walking are the best methods of transportation. There are shuttle services, tour companies and buses that operate out of Nosara.

For recreational needs there are several surf camps located in the town in addition to surf board rentals and private, daily surf instruction. Located just south of Playa Giones is the famous Nosara Yoga Institute which has regular classes and workshops. There are guided tours to the Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre.

Ostional where you can watch the arrival of the turtles. Or if inactivity is more your desire, spread out your towel on the beautiful white sand beach and listen to the waves and the sea gulls or sit in a rocking chair on the verandah and sip local Tico beer.

If you're looking for a culinary experience, the restaurants in Nosara are very high quality and reasonably affordable. The typical dish, Casados, of rice, beans, plantains and chicken, fish or beef is by far the freshest, best value. There are pizza restaurants, Asian influenced and European restaurants as well.

The house is well appointed with hand made solid teak furniture and bright fabrics. There are two bedrooms downstairs with a queen bed in one and a king size bed in the other bedroom and the upstairs loft has 2 twin beds.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to prepare full gourmet meals or just whip up your mango and pineapple smoothies. There is a good sized combination safe in the closet so you needn't worry about your valuables. Beach towels are provided for your use.

NEW: We have just completed a new outdoor living space including a pool and well equipped ranchito. We promise an unforgettable experience in a one-of-kind spot in what we believe to be an amazingly, beautiful country.

Keywords: House


Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/01/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is not permitted in the house or on the grounds...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are 3 or 4 stairs to access the front door. Locks on the doors are also quite high....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The house has the following security features: - combination safe - car and pedestrian gates (locked) - bars on windows and doors - monitored security system New in 2016: back up water tank system in the event of local water shortages...moreless


  • Books
  • Games
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Approximately 300 m from beach...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Table seats 6. Outdoor table seats 6 as well....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Air-conditioning is available at an additional cost of $100 per week, payable on site...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Green Season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Payment fee $50
  • Cleaning (per week) $65
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400


Air conditioning is optional at $100 per week (or pro rated). This is to be paid in cash upon arrival (or it can be included in your VRBO payment if requested at the time of booking.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/01/2017
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  • La Luna

    "Wonderful beach side restaurant offering terrific sunset views over the ocean and European c..."

  • Beach Dog Cafe

    "Great food (wraps, burritos, tacos) and smoothie drinks in Playa Guiones. "

  • Café de Paris

    "Croissants and fresh bread. Good breakfasts too."

  • Playa Guiones

    "Surfing beach"

  • Nosara Yoga Institute

    "Lots of daily classes and a great smoothie bar."

  • Il Pepperone

    "Fantastic thin crust wood fired pizza."

  • El Chivo Cantina

    "Great Mexican food and nice setting."

  • La Dolce Vita

    "Italian food. A bit outside of Guiones but worth the excursion. Seating is up in the trees!"

  • Sibu Sanctuary

    "Animal rescue - they only do a couple of tours a week so you will need a reservation. "

  • La Bodega

    "Convenience store"

  • Seekretspot

    "Gelado. Closes early so get there before 5 pm."

  • Burgers and Beers

    "Gourmet burgers and craft beer. Vegetarian option(s)."

  • Nosara Retreat

    "Yoga in Pelada - beautiful outdoor pagoda. Contact them for a schedule of community classes. "

0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Zip Lines, volcanos, rain forests, canopy tours, turtle watching & tours


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: We live in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and have been visiting Costa Rica annually for several years. We fell in love with the Nosara area and we are sure others will too!

Contact us

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/01/2017

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  • View of pool and house from the rancho

    View of pool and house from the rancho

  • Pool and rancho

    Pool and rancho

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen


  • Queen-sized bed in second bedroom

    Queen-sized bed in second bedroom

  • Loft


  • Parking for two cars (property is gated)

    Parking for two cars (property is gated)

  • Paddleboarding on the river

    Paddleboarding on the river

  • Snorking at San Juanillo

    Snorking at San Juanillo

  • Local troop of howler monkeys

    Local troop of howler monkeys

  • Beachcombing


  • Front porch and pool

    Front porch and pool

  • Front porch

    Front porch

  • Living room and dining room from the loft

    Living room and dining room from the loft

  • Large front bedroom with king-sized bed

    Large front bedroom with king-sized bed

  • Twin beds in the loft

    Twin beds in the loft

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Playa Pelada

    Playa Pelada

  • Horseback riding along the beach

    Horseback riding along the beach

  • Playa Pelada

    Playa Pelada

  • Surfing - Playa Guiones

    Surfing - Playa Guiones

  • Local trails

    Local trails

VRBO #208021

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 18, 2017

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