Gorgeous Home in Playa Carrillo Near Samara and Nicoya(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
The kitchen has handmade tile, depicting designs of the local indigenous people, made by a renowned Costa Rican ceramic artist and her husband, a well-known American architectural ceramic artist. It also includes a toaster oven, microwave, gas stove, refrigerator, blender, and nice glasses and china. Pots and pans are adequate for most cooking needs. Telephone service is available with long distance available only with a telephone credit card. There is a washing machine and dryer, and the maid will wash anything you want. There is a wet bar in the living room with a small refrigerator. On the deck are two wooden tables with umbrellas and four wooden deck chairs with cushions. The house comes with all linens but you will need to bring shampoo, etc.
There is also a CD player/radio and satellite TV high speed Internet and wifi
Many excellent restaurants, the best sport fishing in Costa Rica, river float trips, surfing on a gorgeous beach, snorkeling at low tide, canopy tour, wonderful area for nature walks. Guatil, a historic village for ceramic work is only about an hours drive from the house where you can see artists at work and many interesting pieces both modern and indigenous. The Flying Crocodile is about a half hour from here where you can take breathtaking ultra light rides over the ocean and coastal mountains. The area is quiet and peaceful with not too much development. The road from Carrillo to Samara is paved which is a great improvement for travel although it is only three miles. Horses are available for rent from Luis Rodrigues--Celenia can contact him for you. Sea kayaking and float trips available from Popo's, owner Tad. A new zip line is available as well as the Flying Crocodile, an exciting ultralight ride.
Contact owners for specific info on sport fishing.
BR B Area: /B BR This is a beautiful, tropical area of the north coast of Costa Rica. The beach is a large semi-circle lined with coconut palms perfect for relaxing in the shade or venturing out into the sun. Waves can be very large at high tide but smaller and much gentler at low tide. There are tide pools at the west end of the beach and snorkeling is good there at low tide. The mountains make for gorgeous views and sunset can be viewed from the side of the house where the view overlooks two ocean beaches.
Weekly rates $1500/week except Christmas, New Years and Easter which are $2000/week.
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Member since: 1998
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Daily Maid Service
- Low Allergen Environment
- Children Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Rain Forests
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 10 people
- Bottled Water
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Water Cooler
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio
- Large Cooler
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Small Cooler
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Pool
- Private Pool
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
Christmas, New Years and Easter are $2000/week, not necessarily Saturday to Saturday. Prices for more than one week are negociable with the owner, email and phone listed above. Year round rate other than holidays is $1500/week. The minimum rental is three days at $250/night.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Playa Carrillo is located three miles south of Samara on one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. The beach is a huge horseshoe lined with coconut palms with a rocky headland on each end. There is no commercial development on the beach which adds to its natural beauty. It is in Guanacaste province on the northern Pacific coast in a area that so far is not overdeveloped and still retains the lovely natural beauty without condos and golf courses. You are sure to see parrots, howler monkeys, iguanas, frogs and many species of birds and other animals. It is the perfect place to relax, but there is plenty to do if you want to venture. There are horses, a zip line, surfing, swimming, snorkeling, fishing(some of the best sport fishing in Costa Rica) as well as short day charters that fish close to land. If you decide to rent out home, I will send you a detailed list of things to do and places to go.
Year Purchased: 1993
About the owner: We are a family from Pensacola, Florida who love our Costa Rican paradise. We have shared it with many people over the years, many of whom have come back every year or so and consider it their home as well. We are college professors, attorneys, farmers/ecologists, scientists, sailors, artists and people who love to have a good time.
Why the Owner Chose Guanacaste, Costa Rica:
Villa Mitchell and Playa Carrillo are both secluded non-touristy places which it make the home and the area a paradise away from the commercialism that has taken over much of Costa Rica. There is plenty to do there without condos and highrises! The most beautiful beaches in the world, clean water, wildlife, peace and serenity--also good places to eat, fish, swim, play.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Over the years we have improved the property, planted many trees and plants--mangoes, lemons, flowers etc--and restored the house along the way by adding new custom made Costa Rican furniture and Costa Rican artwork. We also have an excellent library from scientific books on plants and birds to the best novels as well as plenty of 'beach reads!' The view from the pool deck of the Pacific Ocean to unrivaled; sitting as the rail overlooking the ocean has become a daily and nightly place to be to relax and enjoy the view, the stars, the monkeys--you name it!
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Pacific/Carrillo Beach at sunrise
Downstairs entry and driveway
View from Villa Mitchell over the Pacific
White faced monkey in palm by the pool!
Cool Cloud formation over the Pacific
Diningroom with local pottery, owner's computer!
Coconut palms on Carrillo Beach
Howler Monkey on telephone pole
Bedroom by the pool
Middle bedroom with two queen sized beds
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