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SPRING BREAK DISCOUNT ! Tired and Cold? Come to Paradise

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Villa, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Parrita, is a one of a kind treasure that's off the beaten path of the busy Tourist Areas. Feel the Local Experience of this small working class town by meeting the people in the many restaurants, shops, grocery stores, drug stores etc. Parrita has everything you need.

Villa Las FLores is a 24/7 fully secured 23 acre tropical paradise nestled 2.5 miles inland between untouched pristine beaches and the Estuary Wildlife Sanctuary. Relax and enjoy the tranquility of monkeys playing in their own natural habitat. Listen to tropical birds singing and waves of the ocean crashing from the large private pool.

Looking for some Adventure? Property Management will assist

with all your plans. From car rental, zip lines, water rafting, wildlife tours, taxi, 4WD ... you name it.

Our beautiful beach villa has fun tropical murals painted on the walls by a local artist. The large bedroom has a big closet and hutch for all your things. Windows on both sides for wonderful breezes. The king size bed splits into 2 twins if needed. The spacious screened sun room looks on to the inviting private pool and lush grounds that gardeners tend daily. Fully air conditioned, our villa has all the comforts of home. The remodeled kitchen includes microwave, stove, tile counter tops, handmade teak cabinets, washer and dryer, all dishes and cooking items.

Linens, towels,beach towels, beach chairs, coolers, boogies boards, bikes, hammock, TV, DVD player, CD player, radios, alarm clock and WI FI are there for your enjoyment.

Playa Palo Seco Beach is a 3-4 minute walk from our house. Enjoy bike rides, calming walks, watch fishermen bring in the catch of the day. View its untouched beauty, breathtaking sunsets. Stop for a drink or full meal at one of the several eating establishments located down the beach.

Keywords: Private Villa, Surrounded by Nature & Steps to Beach

More Details

Property Manager
Sue and Roger Portscheller
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2018

About Sue and Roger Portscheller

Roger and Sue have owned their home in Costa Rica for over 10 years. Currently, they reside in Florida and have two sons named Adam and Josh. They have enjoyed many adventures in CR including zip lining, rafting, repelling, visiting waterfalls and the ocean! Our place has given us a more authentic CR experience than any other resort or all-inclusive setting would give. The location is the perfect vacationing spot for a relaxed, peaceful get away along with activity filled adventures that make memorable experiences for everyone.

Sue and Roger Portscheller purchased this villa in 2005

Why Sue and Roger Portscheller chose Parrita

Fell in love with the country and people. Villa Las Flores is secure, well managed and the grounds are like no other other.

What makes this villa unique

Perfect Climate, Secluded Beach, Very safe, Inexpensive vacationing, Wildlife is incredible, Ocean and pool available year around


Parrita Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Modern large bathroom w walk in shower Teak cabinets
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) Splits into 2 twins, (1) Futon in living room 1 HIGH LEVEL AIR MATTRESSES
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Pool and Rancho with Two Toilets + Outside Showers (Just Steps from Screened Lanai), Gated Community (24 Hour Security).


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(6 traveler reviews)

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SPRING BREAK DISCOUNT ! Tired and Cold? Come to Paradise
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Floresville, Texas

Pura Vida

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this gem and were totally satisfied. The pool is clean, the grounds are immaculate and the condo is comfortable and well stocked. The Palo Seco Beach is in walking distance but we took the car because I like to take anything that I might need. There is a lot of beach and very few people. We tried out two restaurants on the beach the Mar y Sol and the Cocomar, both had great food. We went to Manuel Antonio Park. It was a bit crazy with people and tour guides but we had a great time and we were able to snorkel. The Rainmaker was also wonderful. We were alone the entire hike and saw poison dart frogs, blue morpho butterflies, waterfalls, hanging bridges, tree platforms all in the Lord's beautiful rain forest.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lisa, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We always love to hear from others all the wonders they experienced while in and around our sweet home. We fell in love with it 11 years ago. Hope u keep us in mind for future trips. Sue and Roger
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Perfect, quiet and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

Sue and Roger's place in Parrita was just perfect for the three of us. We were traveling with our daughter who attends a University in Heredia. We headed to the beach and loved our stay at Sue and Roger's place. The people in Parrita, the beach and the property at Villa Las Flores was amazing. We traveled to Manuel Antonio from Parrita for a great day trip, but mostly stayed nearby, it was too nice of a place to leave.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a dream come true! Enjoy life for a day or week. We were there for a week. Had a great and wonderful time. Honeymoon.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Healdsburg, CA/USA

One of the best beaches I've found in the world!

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at Villa Las Floras with friends and then this 2nd recent visit was with my husband. Best beach ever! I can honestly say it was the most relaxing 2 weeks. During the "Friends" visit we went Zip lining & to dinner often. Parrita is a gem! There is a great bakery, butcher, fish, liquor store, and pharmacy's. ( I needed to deal with bug bite's don't go out at night without using spray.) There is also a great fruit and vegy truck and store front right off the main street in the middle of Parrita. All of the merchants want to help so do not be affraid to check out the local shops. But our days at Villa Las Floras will never be forgotten. We started with a long walk on the beach, it is hard to sleep past 6:30 because there is so much bird action. The first visit in September the monkey's came to the trees between the river bridge and the villa each morning at 6 - 7 am. The January visit they came between 8-9:30 am. After a beach walk we'd return to the pool shower and go for a dip. Return to the villa make breakfast and then head to the beach. We'd spend hours boogie boarding, reading books, playing in the sand, watching the surfers & fisherman. Then we'd head to Las Palmas for lunch. It is walking distance to the beach but we were always in the car because we' have boogie boards, floaties, beach mats, coolers with water and beer. So we often drove from the villa to the beach and then to lunch. Las Palmas is new and fantastic!! The fish soup is like none I've ever had. The ceveche was fabo, the grilled shrimp and chicken and rice was a daily staple, but when we were really hungry we'd order "The entire fish!" After lunch we'd head home, read around the pool, check email's, hang out in the clubhouse, english and french are spoken here. We'd play cards, shuffle board, horse shoes, darts, and swap stories of the newest and best places to eat. There is a turtle pond in the villa. Show up there anytime of day to watch the turtles interaction. Many herons live there, we saw a woodpecker and many different bird varieties. Amazing. My husband and I did a bunch of driving around for 3 days to Arienal, Manuel Antonio, Puntereas, Quepos, Jaco, Montezuma, & other towns. When we returned to Villa Las Flores we were glad we had a few more days to soak in Costa Rica!! There were 2 really cool rain storms. Besides being fully equipped at the house, there is an on-site manager who will help you with booking trips. Sue and Roger have made a very comfortable home!!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2011
  • Stayed: January 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peoria, IL

LOVE this place!!

  • 5 of 5

I fell in love with Costa Rica!! Staying in this villa was the perfect location for our 'girls' trip! We were central to so many places to go and do things! Around the corner from our villa, we fed monkeys bananas early in the morning. It was FABULOUS. The beautiful scenery and weather could not have been more perfect. I was there the end of August, 2007.

Can't WAIT to go back again!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise in Paradise!!!! Private! Comfortable! Beautiful!!!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this slice of Heaven with 3 other girl friends. It is one of the most memorable vacations of my life!!! The Villa was perfect for relaxng, exploring, lounging, swimming, cooking, walking, and hours and hours of sightseeing. We walked across the street and hung out with the monkeys, which was an experience of a lifetime! We body surfed, zip-lined, walked the beach, devoured the local cuisine and stayed up late at night playing games and laughing!

The grounds surrounding this Villa are fantastic. It is safe, lush, meticulously manicured, full of flowers, super clean and GORGEOUS! We all swam daily in the pool just steps away and the owners have floating loungers for your use. And how fun to hop on the bikes and explore! You will see turtles lizards and incredible birds on the grounds right out your door!!

The kitchen has everything you will need to stay in and cook and if want to dine out you will find several nearby options, too! The shower is great and the linens were plush! The air conditioning was wonderful at the end of the day! The attention to detail to make this a great vacation home was more than we had hoped for.

If you want to stay in a clean, fun and comfortably decorated private home and skip the noisey and crowded resorts, this place is for you!! It is the best of both worlds... safe and quiet but close enough to experience some nightlife and bars! WE HAD A BLAST!!!! (we gals purchased our alcohol at the airport upon arrival... duty free! And the fruit and veggies along the way at the roadside stands are not to be missed!!!)

I would definitely go back and stay here again!!! You will, too!!!!

Viva la Costa Rica! ~~~ Mary ~~~

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Local on beach
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Jaco beach area has Marriot Los Suenos Resort
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
several resturants on the beach, or in Parrita
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Palo Seco
Car: not necessary

Immediately Adjacent to the Villas (4 Km South) is an Extensive Mangrove Estuary, Manuel Antonio National Park 15 Miles South of the Villas Offers Jungle Hiking Trails + Beautiful Protected Beaches and Snorkeling, Jaco Beach 25 Miles to the North is a Favorite Tourist Destination for Costa Ricans and is a Surfer’S Paradise, Quepos: a Town Located 15 Miles South of Villas Las Flores Offers World-Class Deep-Sea Fishing, the Marriott Hotel 30 Miles North of Villas Las Flores Has a Beautiful 18-Hole Golf Course, Horseback Riding is Available 1 Mile South of the Villas, Several Companies Offer Whitewater Rafting Trips on the Nearby Parrita River.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $100

Manager'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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