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Casa Bonita - Charming Beach House with beautiful pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 8),

Welcome to Casa Bonita. This relaxing and gorgeous home is located only a few steps from Playa Grande Beach in the area of Palm Beach Estates, an exclusive gated community nestled between the beach and the largest estuary in Central America, surrounded by tall trees giving you a sense of pleasant privacy and tranquility all around.

Enjoy the best vacation ever in a comfortable and spacious 4 bedroom-3-bathroom house which is fully air conditioned, has 3 king and 1 queen size beds and space enough for 2 families. The 4th bedroom suite with private bathroom conveniently has its own entrance around the side of the house. All rooms have fans and air conditioners for your comfort. In addition, the bedrooms offer lots of storage in the large built-in closets. The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances and utensils as well as 2 refrigerators.

You have your own very private tropical garden and large pool with built-in bar stools. The outdoor barbecue area provides a fun alternative to cooking for the whole family or for your BBQ party with friends. Have a drink on our patio while listening to parrots, tropical birds and howler monkeys announce their presence...

The area of Tamarindo/Playa Grande is known for a variety of activities such as World-Cass Surfing, Golf, Boating, Swimming, Hiking, Nature Trails, Wildlife Watching Tours, Jetskiing, Canopying, Fishing, Sailing, Horse Back Riding.... Alternatively, enjoy the large variety of restaurants, bars and clubs in Tamarindo or discover the town's many shops and stores. Casa Bonita is close to a convenience store, but Tamarindo has some very sophisticated Super Markets and restaurants. There are also different tour operators, banks, spas, car rental agencies and all other necessary services in Tamarindo.

Casa Bonita's excellent location allows guests to walk to Tamarindo's stores and restaurants along the beach while providing an oasis away from the noise and hassle of the town. Enjoy our tropical garden, beautiful pool and comfy outdoor living space for a getaway with friends or family.

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More Details

Property Manager
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

Why Owner chose Playa Grande

When we first came to Costa Rica 10 years ago we were thrilled and deeply moved by its friendly people, stunning nature and unparalleled conservation message. Travelling is our hobby so in the subsequent years we added lots of 'pins to our travel map' all around the world but nothing compares to the beauty and environmental conservation in Costa Rica. Playa Grande combines the best of all: Nature, Beauty, Beach and Wilderness. It is the perfect spot - for your vacation and our retirement!

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Located in Playa Grande, just steps away from the beach which is a protected nesting grounds for the Leatherback Turtle. 200 m away from the ferry boats that take you over the estuary and into Tamarindo in minutes, at 100 m from a convenience store and restaurant....the perfect location!

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing,

Amenities

Palm Beach Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Once weekly cleaning provided on a courtesy basis, any additional cleaning at renter's request and expense
  • We are not responsible or liable for any accidents inside the house, premises or the yard area and/or lost/stolen property.
  • Loss of house keys is subject to full reimbursement of repair/replacement cost, independent from security deposit.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • The house is ideal for 8 people. It has a spacious master suite with a king size bed and a large bathroom with double showers and sinks. In addition, there are two bedrooms with a queen and a king bed, which share a large bathroom. The fourth bedroom with its king size bed has its separate and completely private entrance at the back of the house and also its own bathroom. Please visit our website for more infos: www.casa-bonita.com
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Linens and towels provided. AC & fans in all rooms. A 2500 liter water tank and automatic pneumatic pump allow Casa Bonita to maintain excellent water pressure at all times, which a lot of the other properties are not able to do. Inside Casa Bonita you will find a large living room with two built-in couches and a TV and Stereo set. The fully equipped kitchen features a “wild sea” granite counter that resembles the ocean wave, two refrigerators, 6 burner gas stove, microwave, water cooler, all necessary utensils and all the appliances you need to prepare your own meals.

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Casa Bonita - Charming Beach House with beautiful pool
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 35 reviews
Montgomery, AL
4

Excellent location!

  • 4 of 5

The three of us were able to completely relax at Casa Bonita. We've stayed in Palm Beach Estates several times. We like the neighborhood, easy access to stores and restaurants, and sense of community. Loved the outdoor space and pool, spending most of our time out there watching and listening to the animals. And we were close enough to the beach to hear the waves crashing. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic House in a Wonderful area.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Casa Bonita for one week with our son, wife, and 2 grand-children, 6 people.

It was a wonderful week.

We were in the sea and the pool most of the days, or on the porch, and visited a little bit around: Tamarindo, Playa Conchal, the Estuary and a few restaurants in Palm Beach Estates and Tamarindo. Very nice and safe place. Our son took surf lessons.

The house is well equipped and clean. Everything works in the house and the kitchen was very functional. The manager was very helpful.

The fourth bedroom in the back of the house allowed more quiet mornings for the grand-parents.

The beach is wonderful and safe, provided that you do not go too far beyond the big waves.

There were no turtles in the park and that time.

Maybe too many friendly dogs ?

A lot of nice birds, iguanas, racoons, squirrels, monkeys howling at distance, weird insects....Something new every day.

Very relaxed, quiet and friendly area.

Owners very helpful.

Everything was perfect for us and we strongly recommend that house.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quiet Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We are so happy we chose this house in Playa Grande as opposed to one in a more bustling area of Costa Rica. Casa Bonita is a two minute walk from the longest, cleanest, quietest beach we found. Our young kids enjoyed countless hours boogie boarding in the ocean and practicing surfing on rented boards form the surf school. A car is a definite must in order to tour around. There were many good restaurant choices in Playa Grande with 4 just a short walk away. The house was well equipped, clean and comfortable. We spent many hours (day and night) in the pool as the heat was pretty intense. The cleaning staff were very helpful and did a great job tidying up every few days. The only negative about our stay was that our dates happened to coincide with some sort of crab invasion that apparently occurs yearly at the start of rainy season. This led to hundreds of crabs storming the yard and pool most evenings, however Manfred was quick to have the groundskeeper come and help tidy up the mess and actually it was quite an amazing natural event to witness. Hope we would be lucky enough to stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and Safe

  • 4 of 5

Our 10 day stay at Casa Bonita was great. There was more than enough room for our large group of 8. The property offered all of the amenities of home and its central location was a good starting point to the many varied attractions. Two minute walk to the beach was a bonus.

Manfred, our property manager was extremely attentive and he was quite responsive to any questions we had. Our stay was trumped by the great surprise that Manfred can bake the best bread and Croissant which were delivered to us.

A clean and Safe place to stay in a friendly neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of 7 (kids to grandparents) spent a wonderful week at Casa Bonita earlier this month. Iris was very easy to communicate with, and answered all our questions promptly. The property is ideally located if you are looking for quiet and relaxation. We enjoyed the close proximity to the beach, and great private surf lessons at the Surf School a 2 minute walk from the house. The people who run the surf shop were very helpful when my dad got sick and we had to get him to a clinic. And the food there was great, too. Edwin, who looks after the pool and garden, was also very helpful and friendly. We did an early morning tour of the estuary with one of the park guides, and it was a highlight. The evening venture with guides to see turtles was less exciting... lots of people and few turtles. We loved the troop of howler monkeys that hung out in the large tree at the beach entrance, and the various wildlife (birds, huge iguanas) that came around the casa. All round, it was a great trip and a beautiful laid-back property.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA
5

Perfect Playa Grande!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house and pool, great location right across the street from beach, easy walk to restaurants/bars. So nice to easily walk back with surfboards and cool off in the beautiful pool. Great outdoor living spaces and clean comfortable and relaxing inside. Safe, secure property and excellent assistance from local caretaker Manfred. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175

Rates may change without prior notice. Please contact us for Holiday rates (Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, 4th of July...), as these rates are dependent on length of stay and choice of days and will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.