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Costa Rica Luxury Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

The condo was built in 2004 and includes all modern conveniences. It is fully furnished, with all kitchen items and linens. State of the art building materials were used in the construction, which include stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and tile throughout. The pool and sundeck are just steps from the front door and the ocean is about 'one block' from you!

In addition, the unit is a secure, walled property with a guard station at the entrance. There is no charge for the howler monkeys which were in the trees surrounding the property, when we visited in August.

The condo is easy walking distance to many local restaurants, grocery stores, and fresh fruit market. Short walk to kayaking, sailing, fishing, snorkeling. Iguanas, monkeys, green parrots are all present and common. Tours easily available to the cloud forest, volcanoes, jungle river cruises, leatherback turtles, and hanging bridges etc.

Keywords: Condominium

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Doug Speer
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Doug Speer

Three brothers from various parts of USA bought 'Tres Hermanos' because together with our spouses we all love the very welcoming gentle people of Costa Rica and the countless interesting and beautiful sites to see.

Doug Speer purchased this condo in 2008

Why Doug Speer chose Tempate

We enjoy the quiet community, and being able to walk to the local restaurants and market. The beaches are quiet.

What makes this condo unique

This property gives all the comforts of home (and maybe nicer!), while you are in the midst of the Costa Rican culture. It is also an easy one hour drive from the airport in Liberia on paved roads. It you don't want to drive, there is a shuttle service available that will take you right to the front door!

Our family loves the Costa Rican people as well as the beauty of the country and the ocean. There are spectacular beaches and numerous restaurants that are right on the water. The food is delicious. My teen age daughter and I tried surfing for the first time and she also went on a tree top zip line.

Also, we have purchased a membership at the Costa Rica Sailing Center, located on the beach just 2 blocks from our condo. In addition to a beautiful beach, the Center has its own restaurant, swimming pool, and extensive equipment. As our guest, you will have the ability to utilize this facility and receive a 50% discount on all rentals, including paddleboards, kayaks, sailboats, and bikes and a $50 discount on all classes and tours. A Sailing Center ID card is located in the condo for your convenience. There is so much to see and do in Costa Rica!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are loving it here. The people in the community as well as the condo complex are so very friendly.

We are going fishing with Mike (I think that is his name) from Maxwell's and a couple of other couples we met last night. We are going

tomorrow. Looking forward to it. Went to the farmers market this morning, so we are set.

Thanks again

You certainly have a piece of paradise here !!!
Mar 2011
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Tempate Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Costa Rica Luxury Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

A great condo in Potrero!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time with our 3 children in this condo. It was very clean and comfortable with a short walk to the beach. We enjoyed the sailing center for lunch, drinks and swimming in the ocean and pool. Coco Loco in flamingo is amazing for beach side dinner at sunset. Breakfast or sunset drinks at the Bahia is also a must.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, convenient, everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

This Luxury Retreat met beyond our expectations. The pool was beautiful and the home lovely. The AC worked awesome, the kitchen was stocked with all the accessories you could possibly need, all of the details are here! We will definitely be back. Thank you for a wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Would HIGHLY recommend this condo... not only do you have all the luxuries of home, but you get to immerse yourself into the local culture. Great location -- You can walk to the grocery store or fresh fruit market, there are plenty or great restaurants around (within walking distance) and the beach is across the street (a great beach!). It is in a gated community for extra safely and all other tenants are friendly and very helpful.

Enjoy your stay in Coast Rica!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great liitle oasis

  • 5 of 5

We spent Feb. 2014 at Surfside Towers. Loved it. Very confortable unit, warm pool, extra clean condo, nice people. Close to fruit stand, several bars and rstaurants and a couple of food stores. Across the road from Potrero beach. We rented a car for a few days, took cabs and local buses to other beaches, way cheaper and less risky than driving.

Great spot to explore the West Coast.

Will return.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our Costa Rican Experience

  • 5 of 5

Dear Tres Hermanos,

We could not have had a better time at Surfside Towers and in Costa Rica. Your condo was perfect for us. We were very comfortable and having the pool right outside our door was fantastic. We met many wonderful people residing at Surfside and enjoyed their company. We can't say enough good things about William. We really appreciated getting to know him. He was very patient with me as I practiced my Spanish with him daily. The other part-time staff were also very helpful.

One of the many things we really appreciated about staying at your condo was the real world Costa Rican experience right outside your door. The howler monkeys, the dusty roads with cattle roaming the streets, the open air Castillo restaurant with dogs walking in and out, the ocean beaches nearby. So many people with whom we talked were staying at sanitized, all-inclusive resorts. We felt we had the best of both worlds at Surfside, a comfortable place to stay and yet close access to a Costa Rican experience.

Our tours to Monte Verde and Palo Verde were both extraordinary. All four of us rated this trip as one of the best we have ever taken. So thanks to you Tres Hermanos for sharing your space with us. Doug and Rob, I and sure that you'll be surprised to hear that we also appreciated being able to meet and spend some time with Michael and Suzanne both of whom were very welcoming and enjoyable people to be with.

Thanks again making your Costa Rican home available to us.

Dick & Kathie

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2011
  • Stayed: February 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Liberia, Costa Rica

The condo location affords a great blend of authentic Costa Rican beach villages, yet enough English speaking presence to easily learn the best places to go and get insights into the native culture. Tours easily available to the cloud forest, zip lines, volcanoes, jungle river cruises, leatherback turtles, and hanging bridges etc.




Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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