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Eco Beach House with Pool in Gated Beachfront Community

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8 adults)

Located just a few steps from the world famous Playa Negra beach and surf break, Casa Ganesha beach house lies in an oasis of tranquility surrounded by lush tropical nature and offers everything you could want from life in the tropics. We have done everything to make this house as charming and comfortable as possible, exotic furniture, tasteful interior decorations and modern amenities, so it feels like a real home and not just another vacation rental.

Casa Ganesha is spread over two levels and is composed of two units connected by a patio. It is ideal for 8 to 10 people although it is also possible to rent just one unit for a party of up to 4 people. Several patios equipped with hammocks and lawn chairs allow you to select the perfect spot with regard to ocean view, breeze or shade. The generously sized swimming pool remains cool all year long and is perfect for swimming or cooling down at all times of the day.

All 3 lower floor bedrooms are provided with air conditionning and ceiling fans while the upper floor suite is generously ventilated by the natural breeze and ceiling fans. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas stove, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher and all ustensils to prepare meals. An outdoor grill is also available. However, should you feel lazy, the nearest restaurant is just a 2-minute walk from the house.

Upon arrival, you will be taken in charge by Judy who will organize the maid service (3 times a week at no charge) and other activities of interest for you. She will be at your disposal during your stay at Casa Ganesha, helping you with all practical details to make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable.

Keywords: Playa Negra, Beachfront, Swimming Pool, Surf, Tropical lifestyle

More Details

Property Manager
Michele and Serge Bosson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Michele and Serge Bosson

Michele and Serge, we are Swiss and have found in love since our first visit threre in 1999.

We acquired this piece of land in 2008 and built our dream house one year later. We stay there 2 - 3 times every year and enjoy water activities, nature and the laid back way of living of people of Guanacaste. We are happy if you can enjoy this place as much as we do!

Michele and Serge Bosson purchased this house in 2009

Why Michele and Serge Bosson chose Los Pargos

Right next to Playa Negra's surf break. Ideal for families and friends. Birds, butterflies and monkeys can be seen daily from the house. We enjoy the tranquility of the spot, mild climate and love this beach for swimming and surfing. The water temperature is perfect all year round. Very friendly local people.

What makes this house unique

Generously sized upper deck as a place to relax and spend time with family and friends. Master's bedroom 'open to the wind' allowing you to have a natural sleep. Ecological swimming pool cleaned without using chlorine. Very gentle to the skin. Bodyboards available for guests.


Los Pargos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Free maid three times a week, ceiling fans in all rooms, 3 safe deposit boxes. Food can be ordered and picked up at nearby restaurant (2 minute walk). Massage on site upon request.


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Eco Beach House with Pool in Gated Beachfront Community
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

An Amazing Piece of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We arrived from a cold, February winter in Upstate New York to find one of the best places to unwind and relax in the world. We have traveled to many places and Casa Ganesha was just what we needed to forget all about the 14 inches of snow we had just left behind. This trip was planned as a family getaway to celebrate our parents' 80th birthdays. There were 6 adults and one child (12) in our group and the accommodations of the home suited us perfectly. Everyone could relax in their own space and the outdoor spaces (pool, deck, patios) were great places to gather together and enjoy each other's company. Admittedly, traversing the countryside of Costa Rica is not one of the easiest things to do. Once you adjust you mindset (slow it down) and forget about the fast pace we are so accustomed to, you have fully arrived. Once we got ourselves unpacked, which was quite easy, as there is nothing formal about the dress code in Costa Rica, we quickly made our way down the short path to the beach. The waves can be heard from the home. As an aside, if you are first to arrive, take the upstairs bedroom. There is no a/c in this room, but you won't need it. The slight warmth you feel as you go to bed will soon disappear. The ceiling fan is more than adequate and you will soon be cooled by the breezes coming in through the screens at the top of the walls. You will be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves crashing on the beach. The beach is absolutely awesome. The water is the perfect temperature and the wave action is enough to enjoy without beating you up. The swimming best just past the hotel as the "sandy" beach. The area right in front of the hotel is best for surfing, but the rocky (lava) bottom is hard on the feet. The private pool at the house is perfect for a quiet place to cool off, but the hotel pool is also available. On one of the nights, we hired the chefs to prepare a meal for my parents' birthdays. It was exquisite! I highly recommend doing that at least one night. Most nights we prepared meals in the kitchen. We also ate the hotel. There aren't a lot of nearby restaurants, so cooking at home is easiest. Tamarindo, which offers more restaurants, is a short drive away. Overall, the experience of renting, traveling to, and staying in this home was phenomenal. The owners are very responsive to questions. The property manager, Judy, was delightful and very helpful with anything we needed. Have an amazing and relaxing vacation to Playa Negra!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You've really been touched by the grace of this place and it really makes us proud and happy. We built this house as a place to escape from the hectic world we live in. Every time we spend time there, with family or friends, we feel resourced and able to appreciate the little things that makes life great. It's really a wonderful feeling whenever we can share this experience with guests such as you. Thank you! Michèle and Serge
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Didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful experience. Casa Ganesha is an amazing house. The house is in a great location, private and well stocked. Being on the hotel grounds is an added bonus, being able to use the pool and restaurant. Sunset cocktails are a must!

The property manager Judy was fantastic, helping us organize babysitting, activities and in-house chefs. Serge was also very responsive to any questions we had prior to arrival.

For surfers, the main break is fantastic and the locals friendly. For beginners, the sandy beach 200 yards south is perfect and the hotel surf shop rents soft boards. For kids, the rock pools at low tide provide hours of entertainment.

November was a great time to visit, the weather was perfect and the beach uncrowded.

We would recommend Casa Ganesha to anyone wanting a relaxing vacation in paradise.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

we were a group of 4 couples, 2 millennial couples and 2 baby boomer couples (relatives) sharing this magnificent property. The upper deck was the perfect spot for all of us to connect for conversations, games, wildlife spotting and meals, but we each has lots of places to escape to, when needed. The pool was stunning and comfortable at any time of day or night. The casa is located within grounds of hotel playa negra, so able to run a tab on food or drinks for the week, which was really nice. Food was excellent at hotel and would also recommend villa deevena, vida la buena and cafe negra. Be sure to pick up groceries before arriving, as closest grocery of any size is in santa cruz or tamarindo. Also, be sure to follow directions to casa given by management, don't rely on GPS, as missing crucial last number, which put us at a rushing creek over the road that we almost were foolish enough to go through, until we turned around and called for help. the beach just to the left from the restaurant at the start of the black sand was amazing for body and boogie board surfing. Alex was an excellent surfing instructor for the younger generation, but be sure to keep watch of your gear. We neglected this warning and my daughter had $50.00 in colons stolen and I had my prescription sunglasses taken. This was rather a shock as everyone we met seemed so hospitable and friendly. We did the volcano walk tour as a group which was amazing and the kids did the combo tour which was very fun, but the best times were walking the beach and beach path and seeing the howler monkies, the butterflies and the crabs along the way. This setting is somewhat secluded, but was perfect for us. We drove into tamarindo 1 day (35min drive) and hated the crowds and the touristy-ness of the place. If you want authentic and peaceful CR, playa negra and casa ganesha is your place!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property was stunning with gorgeous wood work all over. Extremely comfortable with a warmth of

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic, relaxing vacation and fell in love with the area, the people and lifestyle of Playa Negra, Costa Rica. Pura Vida at its truest meening. What minor issues we encountered were handled quickly and kindly by the house manager, Judy. She was an absolute pleasure to work with and helped us to learn about the area. She, along with the owner, Serge, were completely interested in making sure we had the best vacation possible! We are hoping to go back and stay at Casa Ganesha again... hoping for a longer stay next time.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you overcame the minor issues and felt what this place was about. We always try very hard to make people confortable at Casa Ganesha and are more than happy to get such warm reviews. Thank you, you're welcome to return whenever you feel like it! Serge
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Could not have been more perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house accommodated our "girls trip" of six perfectly! Being on the grounds of the hotel not only helped us feel safe, but allowed us to run a tab at the bar/restaurant and schedule excursions. Experience from start to finish was great - Judy (the house manager) was responsive and helped us acclimate quickly, hotel staff were friendly and accommodating. We'll be back...

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's been a pleasure to deal with you all through the reservation process and I'm glad you had a great time. I'd be a pleasure to have you back whenever you need another break! Thank you!
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Absolutely the best!!

  • 5 of 5

Not only where the owner and his property manager so responsive but they where so helpful! We loved the house, it was perfect in size and privacy. The house was truly a peaceful home in what was a secluded lovely area. The walk to the beach was so close and the people in the town are so nice! I highly recommend hiring the private chef they recommend but note there is an awesome pizza place around the corner. We are planning our next trip and will stay at their home again!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're most welcome. Thanks for your kind words. We'll be pleased to have you back.
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Hotel Playa Negra
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Hotel Playa Negra
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Playa Negra Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Surf break
Nearest Point of Interest
Hotel Playa Negra
Nearest Point of Interest
Caf� Playa Negra
Nearest Point of Interest
Mary's Place
Nearest Point of Interest
Caf� Diveena
Nearest Point of Interest
Kon Tiki
Nearest Point of Interest
Lola's in Avellanas
Car: recommended

We can arrange activities such as yoga, surf, SUP, fishing tours, mountain bike tours, massages on the beach or at the house


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $246.12

Reservation is confirmed once the initial deposit is paid

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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