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Playa Guiones, Northend Beach Front Nosara

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Playa Guiones Nosara, House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, Sleeps 9, see notes

Casa Libelula is a custom built house with top quality finishes including Italian porcelin floors, hand hammered copper sinks, granite counters and numerous beautiful wood features. Located in G-section of Playa Guiones. Walk to the beach. Beautiful bamboo blinds in every

room of the house. Refreshing pool and rancho in tropical garden setting.

The house is surrounded by the jungle, with a large garden full of many native trees and plants. The wrap-around porches are the perfect place for yoga or to just sit and observe howler monkeys in the trees around the house, also iguanas, pizotes and numerous bird species.

Downstairs has an open floor plan with the kitchen flowing directly into the living room. This area is spacious and designed for entertainment. The kitchen is beautiful with granite counters, hardwood cabinets and a large natural wood island.

From the house you can walk to the main restaurants, bars and hotels of the area. There is a mini market just steps from the house that has a wide selection of hard to find items.

Four spacious bedrooms can accommodate up to 9 people comfortably. First and second bedrooms are located downstairs and share a large bathroom with a double vanity and shower. Third and fourth bedrooms located upstairs, share the 2nd bathroom with a large walk in shower and another double vanity. There is a small loft area with a private patio and 1 twin bed that can be used as an upstairs living room or another sleeping area. All bedrooms have air conditioning and the downstairs bedrooms have sliding doors to the house porch. Master bedroom has it own porch.

Keywords: Nosara, Playa Guiones, beach front, 4 bdrm house, sleeps 9, surfing ,yoga, jungle, private lush gardens, no car needed walk to every thing, large covered porch, charcoal bbq

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018


Playa Guiones House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3)
  • CD Player
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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(44 traveler reviews)

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Playa Guiones, Northend Beach Front Nosara
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews

Beautiful home in the perfect location with fantastic hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a little over a week at Casa Libelula in late November, with a group of 5 adults and 3 pre-teen kids. The house itself is beautiful and spacious. The kitchen was well-stocked with every gadget a guest might need. The bedrooms were very comfortable - each with A/C, though most nights we only used ceiling fans – and the washer/dryer was a nice amenity for our large group. The WiFi was dependable throughout our stay - not something we've often experienced during previous stays at other properties in the area!

It was obvious from the minute we stepped onto the property that Tom and Jana spent a lot of time planning this vacation home with many little details and touches to make it feel warm and welcoming. The location was perfect for our needs - just steps from the main street in North Guiones and all its shops and restaurants, but tucked away amid beautiful landscaping, giving us the privacy we desired. The beach is just a few minutes' walk from the property and the pool area, with its natural shade and covered patio with hammocks, provided the perfect respite from the mid-day heat. Playa Pelada - with calmer waters for swimming and a few other bars/restaurants - was just a 15-20 minute walk down the beach and up the jungle path.

Tom was quick to get back to me with pre-trip questions and met us at the property to give us the lay of the land. He could often be found tending the beautiful gardens on the grounds and was always available to answer our questions or give us suggestions or advice. He and Jana, and their warmth and hospitality, truly made our stay even more special. We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Man o man what a nice group this family was to have as guests here at Casa Libèlula. We enjoyed very much watching this group enjoy many of the local activities and taking advantage of family time at the pool. Often the good vibe people bring with them on vacation sets them up for a good time and this group definitely brought the good vibes and had a good time. We’d love to have them back.
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Islamorada, Florida Keys

Beautiful Home and Grounds Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We just stayed at Casa Libelula for our sons wedding. It was perfect. Tom could not have been a more gracious host and a great time was had by all. The house is lovely and the surrounding gardens are a sight to see. We got to see howler monkeys which was incredible. It is a short walk to the beach through a private path from the home and the beach did not disappoint. The home is located within walking distance to all stores, restaurants, etc... We would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a honor to host the parents and family of the young wedding couple and to have them Wed on the beach out front. I could see that my home was a perfect gathering spot for all their family and guests staying in the area. Thanks for the good memories Capt.C and KL
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Fantastisk villa i umiddelbar nærhet til stranden

  • 5 of 5

Toms hus var et drømmehjem. Romslig for seks personer, to delikate bad, kjøkken med alle fasiliteter og jungelen like utenfor vinduet. Matbutikk, restauranter og barer i to-tre minutters gåavstand. Verdens vakreste strand ligger to minutters gåavstand unna. Takk til Tom som var en super host!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville Beach, FL

Great house, great location, great owners.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a family of 5 adults and cannot imagine better accommodations. We found the place to be exactly as advertised - well-appointed, perfectly located, beautiful grounds, and managed by friendly and attentive owners who were very helpful suggesting local attractions and amenities. We highly recommend the place and would certainly stay there again.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Will use again for sure

  • 5 of 5

Great central location, but also has a sense of privacy. Check in/out was breeze.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa maria, Ca

Nosara Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this beautiful home the last week of April. The house is clean, airy and newly decorated. The beach is a few minutes walk away with amazing sunsets, great waves for surfing, and warm water. The pool is awesome. In fact, as we lounged in the pool in the early evening, monkeys climbed in the trees above us and gave us quite a show.

The owner and host Tom was so helpful in every way. He answered questions prior to our arrival, greeted us, and gave us a tour of the property, showed us the path to the beach and even gave us some homemade banana chocolate bread on our last day. He has surfboard to rent which was fun for us. He definitely demonstrated pride of ownership and was very friendly. We highly recommend the house!!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The most consistent surf break in Costa Rica, The longest zip line in the world is 10 minutes from the house. The off shore and in shore fishing is incredible, Joe has caught over 32 large marlin in the last 6 weeks, and over 30 tuna yesterday,the river kayaking is beautiful and tranquil, we can help with what ever your needs are, ground transportation, scheduling all local activities, surf board rentals and lessons


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Damage Deposit $400

Holiday rates:
Christmas week $2500
New years week $2500
Rates are for up to 6 people. Inquire for rates above 6 people and up to 9, normally $10 per person per night over 6 people.
Easter week $2300
Thanksgiving week. $2300
Posted rates are for up to 6 people. a $10 per night per person over 6 will be added.
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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.