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Lovely Town Home in Tranquil Setting - 100 Steps to Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Welcome to #8 Villas Flamingo, your home away from home. This comfortable 1500 sq ft bright end-unit 2-story town home offers you a unique experience in a peaceful tropical setting just 100 steps to the beautiful white sandy beach of Playa Flamingo. Take a short stroll down the beach for an evening meal at one of Flamingo's open air restaurants or pick up one of Marie's world famous barbequed chickens to take home. Flamingo's drug store, bank, shops and car rentals are ready to serve you.

There is a local market nearby and a half hour drive will bring you to a modern air conditioned supermarket with a full array of fresh produce. While you are there, drive for a few more minutes and experience Tamarindo with many shops, restaurants and surfers riding the waves.

Then back home to #8 for a quiet evening or a boca party by the pool. Wake up to varied bird song and see the howler monkeys that live in the surrounding trees. In the morning, take a walk down the back road behind the Mangrove Forest to see the parrots. Enjoy this wonderful experience at one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Playa Flamingo.

Door-to-door shuttle service available to and from Liberia International Airport, less than an hour's drive away.

Keywords: Townhouse, Villa, Condo

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Less than the 100 yards from a quiet white sand beach, the Villa's Flamingo condo complex sites in a lush tropical garden. Unit # 8 is probably the nicest unit, fully equipped with two bedrooms and three washrooms. The decor is beautiful and the kitchen, dinning room and living room are spacious and well furnished. The town is quiet, safe and boasts a number of excellent restaurants.

My wife and I have enjoyed our past five winter vacations at unit # 8 and plan to continue to do so.
Feb 2009
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Playa Flamingo Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twins in second bedroom can be put together to make a queen size bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa in living room converts to a double bed.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Good-sized pool set in tropical garden setting a few steps from the unit. Free-standing palapa (gazebo) provides shady pool-side resting spot.


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Lovely Town Home in Tranquil Setting - 100 Steps to Beach
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 23 reviews

Large Condo and close to the beach

  • 4 of 5

The condo had everything you need and more. It was very close walking distance to the beach but you couldn't see the beach from the condo. AC worked great. Kitchen had everything in it. Plenty of towels. American stations on T.V. Barbecue pit, ice chest for beach, beach chairs and boogie boards available. Cudos to the Mtnce crew and to the guys at the Palms gaurd shack. Monkeys always in the Mango trees out back. I highly recommend Maries restaurant. Other than going to the beach everyday there wasn't much to do. Took a catamaran and snorkel cruise through the lazy lizard which was great. The wood work in the house is really nice. My only dissapointme was that we couldn't see the beach and the bugs are bad.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Johns Island

Great spot for exploring the area

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for part of our Spring Break. It was a last minute trip and we were fortunate that this townhome was available. Unit was furnished with all that you would need, place was clean and the owner very helpful. We had an issue with the cooktop and the property manager was quick to respond and help us. The only problem was the internet, it was very slow. It was a challenge to get work done and emails checked. It seemed that certain times of the day were better than others. We own several businesses and had to be connected while away. The pool area was very nice and the beach just two minutes away. We love Costa Rica and the Playa Flamingo area is a favorite of ours to visit. I would recommend this unit and would stay here again while in this part of Costa Rica.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

Great property close to the beach- it is literally a 5 minute walk. The property was very clean and spacious. I was impressed the security staff who helped do everything from unload our luggage to point us to the nearest washing machine. Six beach chairs also came in very handy for our family as well as an abundance of beach towels. The owner was very quick to respond and very easy to work with. Great place to wrap up our trip to Costa Rica!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation experience!

  • 4 of 5

First, Joanne was so helpful with all our recommendations, transportation and connecting us with the right people to work with once we arrived. The condo is very cute!! Comfortable beds, fully stocked kitchen, BBQ, beach chairs and towels. Walk to the beach takes about 2 minutes total. The area is perfect for families and a great location!!1 We will definitely come back and stay again!! Jorge was very helpful with transportation, excursion and taxi recommendations!! Thank you for a great vacation!! Highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

We needed a place to stay in the Playa Flamingo area, after looking at many we reached out to the owner Joanne with a few questions, she answered quickly and thoroughly. When we arrived we found the unit to like home at the beach! Beautiful woodwork, great AC, super large 2bedroom, 3 bath unit with fully equipped kitchen. Even beach chairs and a cooler for your use. The pool is just steps out the front door, and a trail to one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica is a few steps down the street, and you're there in a couple of minutes tops! Quiet area, close to everything, we will be back👍😎

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved this villa! The location is amazing, very quiet yet close to everything. The air conditioning was the best we have experienced in our travels! The beds were a priority for us and they were very comfortable, we had awesome sleeps! Being able to do laundry was a great bonus. We had a bit of trouble with the stove which the property managers came and fixed but the oven didn't work at all. I found the owner of the property amazing! She was great to communicate with and gave us a lot of helpful advice. I would certainly recommend this villa, we would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ATV and scooter rentals, local fiestas and bull riding, a short drive to a local village that creates exquisite pottery, 5-hour drive to Arenal Volcano, Tabicon Hot Springs and Monte Verde Cloud Forest, world renowned for its bird watching, Canopy tours through the treetops and exciting Zip Line adventures!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $100

Maid service twice per week included. Local property manager available to assist guests and attend to any maintenance issues that may arise.

50% deposit required to secure reservation. Balance payable 90 days prior to check-in, or upon booking if check-in within 90 days of reservation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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