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Spacious, Modern Well Equiped Spanish Style Villa with Fabulous Ocean Views

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Modern villa with 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6), pool and ocean views

Casa Margarita is a beautiful modern Spanish style Villa with splendid ocean views . The house has a very airy open plan living /kitchen/dining room opening out onto a large terrace with a very comfortable shaded seating area.We have a fabulous pool with seating area, great for relaxing with a cool drink.

All our Bedrooms are en-suite very airy and comfortable and all have opening double doors allowing an inside out feeling . We have a large garden and lots of parking space .

The kitchen is very well equipped, with a large side by side fridge/ freezer with ice dispenser, dish washer, electric oven, gas hob and everything you would expect to find in a modern kitchen. There is a separate laundry room with washing machine and dryer.

The floors and bathrooms are all attractively tiled and all the house walls painted white. The furniture is a mixture of cane and wood, to match the style of the house.

The indoor seating area is equipped with flat screen TV, internet TV via Wi-Fi and Roku, DVD player and a stereo system.

The house is surrounded by a half acre garden with many mature trees and plants. The garden and adjacent woodland is frequently visited by a wide variety of animals and birds, all of which can be easily viewed from the terrace.

Keywords: Detached , Quiet, Sea Views , Modern , Spacious , Well equiped , Air conditioned, Screened windows , Hi Speed internet /Wi Fi , Baby cot available .

More Details

Margaret and Peter Watson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 29, 2018

About Margaret and Peter Watson

We are a 'young' retired couple from Scotland living our summers in Scotland and our Winters over in Samara . We have two children and two grandsons living in Scotland, who keep us occupied during the Scottish 'summer'. Fortunately we are able to enjoy more than our fair share of sunshine by escaping to Samara for much of the Scottish winter.

Our time in Samara is spent enjoying our house and the beach; socialising with other like-minded retirees who either live here year round or who escape here from the northern winters; fishing (we keep a boat here) and quad biking, which is a great way to see some of the more remote parts of the area.

Margaret and Peter Watson purchased this villa in 2007

Why Margaret and Peter Watson chose Sámara

We had our Villa built for us in 2007 . We had been to Costa Rica on holiday and enjoyed it so much we decided to design a house and have it built to our specifications . We chose Samara because it is perfect for the kind of lifestyle we like: beautiful beaches, nice restaurants , friendly locals , great bars and just a nice laid back feel about the village .

What makes this villa unique

Our Villa is ideally situated up on a hill with views of the ocean but 15 minutes walk from the beach . It is a very quiet location but with a few villas close by safe and secure . We love sitting out on our large terrace watching the humming birds at the feeders listening to the the howler monkeys in the jungle at the back of the house and taking photo's of the amazing tropical birds which frequent and feed in the garden every day . Taking walk's along the 5km beach as the sun sets is one of our favourite 'things to do '


Sámara Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • The en-suite to the master bedroom has a large shower enclosure, twin vanity style wash-basins, WC and bidet. The other 2 shower rooms have large shower enclosures, vanity style wash-basins and WC's. All bathrooms are part tiled. There is a separate, part tiled WC compartment off the main hallway.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) All bedrooms have air conditioning and ceiling fans and are well proportioned. All have en-suite shower rooms.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
There is a travel cot and high chair available for very young guests. The house is provided with solar hot water.


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Spacious, Modern Well Equiped Spanish Style Villa with Fabulous Ocean Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

A family retreat with some surfing thrown in (not couchsurfing!)

  • 5 of 5

The house is a very well maintained spacious residence that is easily accessible by car but far enough away from town to be quiet and removed from any bustle. You feel as if you are living in the country. Besides spending time at the nearby beach, our family of four used the swimming pool, hung out a lot on the comfortable porch with the bbq, and basically enjoyed ourselves to the fullest. Each bedroom room has its own a/c controls which is helpful depending upon how members of your party can be affected by humidity depending upon what time of year you visit. Because you are living in a tropical environment, don't be surprised to find a geckos and small frogs inside the house at various times. There was a resident horse that came to browse on the lawn one day. Finally, if you want to learn to surf which two members of our family did, my wife and 17 year son, please check out Tico Mae Retreats ~ Instructor James Flores is a locally known professional who grew up there but now lives full-time in the States. Enjoy yourself! There is a local manager who came by to refill the propane tank, and insure our stay was going well. It is all part of the charm that comes with visiting such a magical place as Samara, Costa Rica.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home - surrounded by nature, yet close to amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed in this beautiful home and we were so pleased to be there. Our positive experience began with friendly and informative advice from the owner and continued with a happy and accommodating property manager.

The house is really nice. We loved the relaxed and pleasing decor. The entire home is bright and soothing and has everything you need for a comfortable stay. The location is great - just a few minutes out of town (a car is necessary). We enjoyed lounging on the patio, feeling the breeze and admiring the iguanas and hummingbirds. The pool is perfect for a cool dip. We felt we were surrounded by nature, yet we weren't secluded or remote. Loved the shower in the master bath and the bidet!

The only thing to note is that the WiFi is unreliable and you should expect interruptions. I heard this is a general problem in Samara (although our experience with internet access in nearby coastal communities was completely reliable - so I'm not sure why Samara has issues).

The town of Samara and this home were the highlight of our trip - Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Samara Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

I have rented this house for extended times (approximately 5 months total) during 3 different trips since 2013. It sits in a comfortable small neighborhood of foreign nationals and with native Costa Rican houses mixed in on the outskirts of the neighborhood. Its location is a 20 minute walk to an undeveloped part of Playa Samara or a 5 minute drive to Samara's restaurants and shops. The property location also allows for a 10 minute drive to the beautiful undeveloped Playa Carrillo. It comes as advertised and is ideal for simple vacationing at an affordable price.

A great feature of the house is the elevated patio to enjoy simple entertaining , watching wild life in the yard or enjoying the view. It is very interesting watching the living habits of the multiple bird species and iguanas in the yard. Bring your binoculars! Occasionally you can view howler monkeys and you certainly hear them during multiple parts of the days. The favorite parts of staying here occur out on the patio watching wildlife , enjoying early morning breakfast and the evening to view the night sky or watch storms.

I would recommend this house to anyone that is looking for a reasonably priced , comfortable , fully equipped rental. In my 3 years coming here it is my first choice in the area when looking for an affordable , air conditioned house with a pool. The owners, Peter and Maggie, have been very accommodating and responsive. They provide local property management if you require immediate assistance.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Numerous in Samara
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Numerous in Samara
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Playa Samara
Car: recommended

Zip line jungle adventure tours .

Quad biking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $347.75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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