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La Casa De Curia Beautiful Ocean View House

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + 2 Lofts, 2 Baths, (Maximum capacity 12)

This beautiful house is located 6 km North of Montanita on top of a small hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, it provides peace and relaxation like no other, located within a family owned property it is very private and lovingly taken care of. The beach which is one of the most beautiful in the coast is at 5 minutes walking distance down the hill and has a private access. 10 minutes by car is Montañita, a very eclectic little village with a very cosmopolitan atmosphere and lots to see and do, Montañita is mostly known as a world class surfing destination.

Long walks on the beach, surfing, whale watching during the summer months and many other activities are possible in the area. The house is perfectly located to be used as a base to explore the coast North and South. The nearest international airport is in Guayaquil which is at 2.5 hours by car.

Keywords: Ocean view House, Beautiful beach,peaceful and private setting, Near famous Montanita surf spot in Ecuador,strategic location to explore the coast,bird watcher paradise and biodiversity hotspot,

More Details

Owner
Bernardo Jaramillo
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 29, 2017

About Bernardo Jaramillo

My name is Bernardo Jaramillo, I am a marine Biologist currently living in Hawaii's big Island. Built and lived in my house La Casa de Curia for 12 years.

Bernardo Jaramillo purchased this house in 1990

Why Bernardo Jaramillo chose Ecuador

The house was built as my private residence.

What makes this house unique

Peace, relaxation, privacy, and beauty

Amenities

Santa Elena House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 4 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (6)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
5 gal bottled water provided at check in,Daily complimentary housekeeping, boogie boards available, gated family compound, Always somebody is on-site to answer questions give advice and resolve problems, owner (Bernardo) is fluent in French and English, Guests are given keys to private beach access.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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La Casa De Curia Beautiful Ocean View House
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
3

A beautiful beach and adequate house.

  • 3 of 5

After reading all of the previous reviews I was prepared to be wowed by our little vacation in Curia. The beach is beautiful and very clean. The town is quiet and feels safe. The house was fine. Not amazing, not spectacular (as many of the reviews suggested), but fine. It met our needs. Yes, it is stocked with adequate dishes. It was nice to have use of the washer and dryer. I did not feel that it was SUPER clean as some of the reviews claimed. When we arrived I asked for some floors to be redone and for hair to be removed from one of the showers. It felt like a rustic beach cabin with the heat, bugs, and sand/dirt that you'd expect to find. There is no A/C and we really suffered at night. Both of the bathrooms have plumbing issues which is kind of gross (one shower doesn't drain well and one toilet doesn't flush well). The rooms of the house are smaller than pictured. Yes, the personal (Bernard and Gilson) were excellent. Overall, it was a fine beach trip. I would love to give it 4 or 5 stars, but that would be a dishonest representation.

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

a great escape!

  • 5 of 5

La Casa de Curia was the perfect place at the end of busy trip. The layout of the house allowed our group of 6 adults just the right amount of privacy and togetherness. The location just a few minutes from Olon and Montanita gives the option of hanging out with others, or the peace of your own private beach. Life's essentials are available just a minute down the road at the shops in Olon. The house itself benefits from its placement on a hill, as others mention, with refreshing breezes, the sound of the ocean waves, and plants and trees surrounding the house keeping it cool and comfortable. We also felt very safe. The house is beautifully maintained and very well supplied.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Dream house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed twice in this dream house. Perfect for kids. Ocean view, beautiful gardens. M.Julio was so helpfull and attentioned. La Casa de Curia is our family favorite house on the Coast!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
5

Close to everything but away from it all

  • 5 of 5

La Casa de Curia is the absolute perfect homebase for exploring a bit of Ecuador's Ruta del Spondylus. The house is very comfortable and was ideal for our group of 5 (although it could easily accommodate more). It's location high on a hill allows you to take advantage of the refreshing ocean breezes, while being close enough to the beach to hear the crashing waves. And with access to a private and nearly deserted beach just a short walk down the hill, you might not want to leave the property at all.

Once you do get motivated to leave, there is much to do and see within a short drive. Montañita's party scene - if that's your thing - is an easy (and cheap) cab ride away. Personally, we preferred the more peaceful vibe on the beach in Olón, where a row of beachfront restaurants serve up delicious fresh seafood and cold beers at unbelievably affordable prices. Don't miss the ceviche de ostra sold from the little cart - it seriously doesn't get any fresher. One of the highlights of the trip was watching local fisherman pull up their catch on the beach while the enormous frigates and pelicans swooped and dove to get their fill of fish. Amazing!

But much more amazing than the house and it's incredible location are the people you will meet at Casa de Curia. Don Julio was incredibly helpful to us and I am so glad to have met him. He truly went above and beyond for us, especially when my daughter had a little surfing accident and split her lip. I was so worried that she might need stitches, but Don Julio knew just who to call (it seems he knows everyone and everyone knows him) and she got treatment within half an hour. I cannot thank him enough for his kindness.

I would simply add that you can book this house with confidence, knowing that you will be in excellent hands during your stay. We will definitely be back. Thank you Bernardo and Don Julio.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario
5

Best Trip Ever!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend La Casa de Curia - beautiful views, amazing home and great locations. You will not be disappointed when staying at La Casa De Curia. Truly a memorable experience and can't wait to go back. You are so close to Montanita, have access to a private beach, witness the most beautiful sunsets...we can't say enough good things about La Casa De Curia - you will just have to experience it for yourself.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Christina. I hope we will see you again soon. Cheers Bernardo
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clifton park, NY
5

Best vacations ever!

  • 5 of 5

We loved every single moment at La Casa de Curia, wonderful people, food, beach. Planning to go back ASAP. House is exactly as describe in this website. Beach just cross the street, clean, magnificent!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
200 Kilometres
Guayaquil (GYE)
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Many in Montañita
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
E15
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Olon
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Curia
Nearest Point of Interest
Montanita
Nearest Point of Interest
Isla de La Plata
Nearest Point of Interest
Puerto Lopez
Car: not necessary

Surfing, whale watching, Bird watching, nature trekking, fishing, snorkeling, beach combing, Mountain Biking, Night life, dancing, restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

Santa Elena House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer-Fall
May 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
1 night minimum stay
$109
$630
$2,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday
Aug 11 2017 - Aug 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
Flat fee
 
 
Holiday
Oct 7 2017 - Oct 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
Flat fee
 
 
holiday
Nov 2 2017 - Nov 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
Flat fee
 
 
New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$750
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$109
$665
$2,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Special prices for weekly and longer stays are available, contact us for information. During Big and important Holidays like Christmas and new years eve, Carnaval, and the wholly week our rates will be higher.

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.
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