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Beautiful beach front bungalow with stunning beach and sea views

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Casa Caracola is a very beautiful, uniquely designed and comfortable beach front bungalow. It is set within a large private garden with a gate leading directly onto the golden sands of the famous Cocles beach. This house is one of the few in the area to be situated in a highly prized beach front plot, as most are situated on the other side of the road. The house has beach, sea and jungle views. This is a self contained open plan, 1 bedroom bungalow.

Casa Caracola is situated within a stunning beach front lot. To the front, there is direct access to the beautiful golden sands of Cocles Beach. It is surrounded by lush vegetation and wildlife. The house affords privacy, allowing the residents to truly relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. However, it is also perfectly situated close to the amenities of Cocles and only minutes away from the vibrant town of Puerto Viejo.

The house is within easy walking distance of restaurants, wifi points and grocery stores and it is only an 8 minute drive to Puerto Viejo. It is an ideal vacation spot for people who want to relax to the sound of the waves and jungle. Nature surrounds and enhances the house, whilst maintaining high standards of comfort and design.

There is also a two bedroom, two bathroom house located on the same site called Casa Marisa. This property sleeps 4 people and it is perfect for families. It is also a great house for couples as it has a beautiful elevated master bedroom with handmade four poster bed and en suite tropical bathroom. Please see the separate listing for this property VRBO 427600.

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More Details

Owner
Puerto Viejo Estate Holdings
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Puerto Viejo Estate Holdings

Costa Rica is a beautiful place and it will capture your hearts.

Why Puerto Viejo Estate Holdings chose Limon

Costa Rica offers a wide variety of spectacular terrain , animals and plants. With its unique location it boasts both Pacific and Caribbean coast lines. The Caribbean Coast offers a more relaxed friendly holiday with the added excitement of some extreme sports, for those who want to venture away from the delicious local food, drinks and beach. There are many reasons why Puerto Viejo is known as the most happening town on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. There is so much to see and do here, but far and away the overall vibe here is the 'pura vida' that Costa Rica is so famous for. So whether you come to relax under the palms on one of Puerto Viejo's beautiful beaches or try and tackle the surf at Salsa Brava (just 100 yards away) or Cocles, there is also great snorkeling and diving in the areas active coral reefs. Or how would you like to hike and bike through the jungle? There is also excellent white-water rafting in the area. It is all possible here. Puerto Viejo is also conveniently nestled between two of the area's most beautiful national parks where white-faced and howler monkeys, toucans and sloths abound. You will also want to come just to sample some of the area's famous dishes like the Caribbean-style rice and beans made with coconut and many other exquisite varieties of food in this little village.

What makes this cabin unique

Cocles Beach is the winner of the highly coveted Costa Rican government Blue Flag for pristine beach and is the only lifeguard-protected beach on the Caribbean Coast. The golden sands meet the warm Caribbean ocean and from the beach no buildings are visible. This beach has both great surfing at one end and safe swimming for families with children at the other. Please note that the route to the beach from the beach gate goes through a small strip of jungle (about 10 metres in width). This is national park and therefore cannot be cleared, so at times it can be over grown. If guests have mobility issues, the beach can be easily accessed from the main house gate, where the beach can be reached by just a short two minute walk along a small lane.

Amenities

Cocles Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a beautiful, tropical shower and double hand basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Lovely hand made bamboo queen size bed with a full mosquito net and ceiling fan. With views directly to the ocean giving a lovely sea breeze and sound of the waves.
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Shared use of 2700 sq meters of a lovely tropical fenced garden. Sit and watch the wildlife. Humming birds, toucans, monkeys, sloths, etc etc.

Reviews

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Beautiful beach front bungalow with stunning beach and sea views
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 44 reviews
5

Perfect jungle paradise

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay in Puerto Viejo. Casa Carcola was secluded and private to the outside world while the jungle and ocean were just steps from the front door. Fresh pineapples in the tropical garden, sloths and howler monkeys in the trees above, toucans flying overhead...a true tropical experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Great little beach house!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for six nights and loved every minute of it. The house is nice, simple, with beautiful landscaping and right on the beach. Very relaxing. Would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

The place is absolutely gorgeous and right near the beach. Thomas was very helpful, fun to talk with, and gave great recommendations. You can rent a bike for $5/day, which we did for several days to get back and forth to/from town. We will definitely be back. We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Anselmo, CA
5

Beautiful beachfront home

  • 5 of 5

Great location on Cocles Beach about 10 min south of Puerto Viejo. There is a grocery store, bakery and great restaurants nearby or you can drive into town for more choices. Thomas took great care of us and introduced us to his community of spiritual and healing professionals as well. Very clean and safe.

There is also a 2 BR house at the front of the property that can be combined for a multi-family/friends vacation. If you're going to Puerto Viejo, this is where you want to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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mullica hill, nj, USA
5

private cottage tucked away on a great beach!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week at casa Caracola! What a great little house... tucked in a lush garden right on the beach. The property is very secure and allows you to sleep with all the doors open to the sounds of the surf and the jungle. We had a resident sloth in the almond tree which we saw everyday, she even came down one day and we watched her and her baby for hours..one day we had 12 howler monkeys in the tree over our deck, again we spent the afternoon watching them. The house is well equipped and very spacious for two people. It was a pleasure to book with Sofie, and Thomas was super responsive and helpful! We would not hesitate to return or to recommend to others.... our favorite rental during our 3 week stay in beautiful Costa Rica!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that these guests enjoyed there stay and that they got to meet plenty of the local wildlife!
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Calistoga, CA
5

Fantastic bungalow on every level

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I fell in love with Casa Caracola the moment we saw it! A lot of thought and love clearly went into designing and goes into maintaining this beautiful property. The clean and well-equipped space feels very large because of the unenclosed floor plan. Not only are the huge windows awesome, but the fact that they all open up is wonderful - we loved being beachfront and hearing the waves all day and night. The location is perfect being so close to Puerto Viejo and biking there, Playa Chiquita, and even Punta Uva, was very easy. We got a rental car after our first week and explored all areas from Cahuita to Manzanillo. We totally connected with the nature, merchants and neighbors in the 3 weeks we spent at Punta Cocles. After a bit of rain (when we first arrived) stopped and the surf settled down, the gorgeous crystal clear beach right outside the back gate became our favorite. It is truly spectacular and we could wade, swim, float and bob with the waves all day. We cooked many meals in and also had lots of great meals out. We adored the friendly vibe of the Caribbean side where we could choose to be very active or spend time chilling in the hammock on the deck watching sloths, monkeys, birds and iguanas in the trees. Booking the casa was very easy, all communication was clear and helpful, and the property manager, Thomas, was very pleasant and accommodating. Highly recommend and would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate this lovely review and we are, once again, thrilled that guests enjoy their experience staying in Casa Caracola.
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Tree top canopy zip lining, indigenous reserves visits, jungle tours, turtle watching, spiritual retreats nearby, yoga 2 minutes walking distance, massage therapists 2 minutes.

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Additional information about rental rates

PLEASE SEND AN INITIAL INQUIRY EMAIL BEFORE ACTIVATING ONLINE BOOKING.SEE VRBO CANCELLATION POLICY.
FOR ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT METHODS SEE BELOW:
30% deposit can be paid to reserve your stay by PayPal - balance paid upon arrival.
Cancellations made with over 30 days notice 1/2 deposit refunded.
Cancellations on bookings over 3 weeks 1/2 deposit refunded with over 45 days notice.
No refunds of deposits are given for cancellations to bookings during peak high season holidays.
Check in between 2pm & 7pm.
Check out between 8am & 11am - out of hours check in/out charge may apply

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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