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Villa Sonita-- a Spectacular Beach Rental in Playa Guiones

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

Villa, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5- 3/4 Baths, (Sleeps 12-15)

A beautiful Villa located on the 200 meter line in Playa Guiones, Nosara. This is as close to the beach as you can get. Villa Sonita has room for multiple families or friends. The main house consist of 3 bedrooms, full kitchen and 3- 3/4 baths. The suite has full kitchen and 3/4 bath. The cabina has 3/4 bath. It is the perfect home for your surfing vacation. Enjoy your stay in this very private property and its lush surroundings. You can relax by the pool or just sit on the patio in this incredible place. Take to the beach for some world class surfing or just enjoy the warm water and beautiful sand. The house is located near the Harbor Reef Hotel and is walking distances to the stores in town. Whether you decide to cook at the house or eat out, the area offers stores and great resturants for all your needs. If you are looking for night life to keep things going there is plenty to have.

Keywords: A beautiful remodled Villa with swimming pool.

More Details

Property Manager
Scott Cornwell and Sonia Cornwell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Scott Cornwell and Sonia Cornwell

Sonia and I live in the Long Beach Calif. area and have 3 children. Sonia has a love for decorating and fittness. Other than running a family business I enjoy surfing and riding my Harley. Now that our children are older Sonia and I have more time to spend on our dreams. Thats how we found our place in Costa Rica.

Scott Cornwell and Sonia Cornwell purchased this villa in 2010

Why Scott Cornwell and Sonia Cornwell chose Playa Guiones

In 2001 I took my first surf trip to Costa Rica with my friends. From the first day we arrived we knew we would be back. After several surfing trips with my friends my wife decided to experience Costa Rica. I told her of a beautiful town that we stay at called Playa Guiones. It did not take long for her see why it was so special to me. The beautiful sandy beaches, the warm water,great food, and most of all the kindness of the local people. Every vacation we spent in Nosara with our family we would take the time and look at property. We hoped one day we would buy a piece of our dream. In March of 2010 our dream came true.

What makes this villa unique

While staying at Villa Sonita you will enjoy the feel of living in the jungle and seeing wildlife from the patio. You won't find a better place to relax. Take a short walk to the beach and experience the warm water of Playa Guiones.


Playa Guiones Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • The suite has a large bathroom (bedroom 1) The master bedroom has its own bathroom (bedroom 2) Bedroom 3 and 4 share a hall bathroom Cabina (bedroom 5) has bathroom. Main living area also has a large bathroom. All Bathrooms have a shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 5 sleep sofa /futon , All in the downstairs area
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (5) Sleep Sofa or Futons (5).
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Villa Sonita-- a Spectacular Beach Rental in Playa Guiones
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
Medford, Massachusetts

Simple house, tons of space, pool is awesome, and close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

Everything I could have asked for. Great proximity to the beach and town. We basically spent the week shuffling back and forth between the house and the beach. The pool is the perfect reprieve from the Costa Rican sun.

If you have a big group, and are hoping to spend a lot of time all together, this is the perfect spot. Also, it's proximity to the beach is great if you want to do early morning or evening surfs.

All in all, great house, and great vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Adam for the review. I t means a lot to my wife and I when guest take the time to share their experiences about their stay. Hope you come back again. Scott Cornwell. Owner
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Santa Barbara, CA

Amazing house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in this beautiful house. A private trail to the beach, great little pool and A/C in each bedroom made everything super easy and fun.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lorraine B

  • 5 of 5

I just spent the past week there with friends to celebrate our 50th birthdays. 3/25/17-4/1/17..Absolutely beautiful property. Every room was clean and comfortable. The pool and grounds couldn't have been maintained any better. We were with a large group between two houses and they were both incredible. Cannot say enough good things about this home.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enchanting location!

  • 5 of 5

Our group recently returned home from our stay at Casa Sonita. It was an unforgettable experience. The accommodations blew us away!! The house is extremely well-kept, spacious, and inviting.

Every morning we made coffee and headed outside to sip and watch the monkeys stretch their limbs. It was mesmerizing to say the least. The proximity to the beach is unbeatable. In the morning we would swing by Coconut Harry's to pick up boards on our short walk to the beach... and in the evenings we would stop at Beach Dog Café (also located right in between the beach and the house).

One afternoon we took an ATV to La Luna -- the view of the ocean from our table was breathtaking! Highly recommend scoping that out on your visit!

Without hesitation- BOOK THIS HOUSE! You will fall in love!! We are already looking at our calendar to reserve dates for 2017!!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot for Costa Rican vacation!

  • 5 of 5

After having been in Nosara in the past we knew this was the spot we wanted to return for our family vacation. With more people in our family now than the last time we came, we needed a fairly good sized house to stay in - this house provided not only the comfortable space that we needed but it is a beautiful, comfortable place to be. It is close to everything: beach, restaurants, shops... The outdoor pool area is perfect for hanging out and grilling food for dinner. The property is beautifully landscaped with tropical flowers and plants. My favorite thing in the morning was to sit out back and watch the family of monkeys jumping from tree to tree. This is a very comfortable Tica styled home that we would definitely stay in again. Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Memories Made

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Nosara and after much searching for a home that would fit 14 (adults and children) perfectly; this was the place! Thank you for sharing your amazing home with us. We made so many amazing memories in this beautiful area! The kids enjoyed the pool most days as it was very hot! The ocean was great as well and the short walk was great! Rebecca was very helpful as well! The monkeys were definetlty the alarm clock in the early a.m. but that was ok as we would get up a be at beach by 6:30--it is beautiful! I would recommend if you are flying in from Liberia to take advantage of the grocery shoppimg that Rebecca will do for you. We didn't arrive to the house until 6:00 p.m. and it was so nice to have food there as everyone was hungry. One and only recommendation I would make is a new grill as the handle fell off for us the refrigerator seemed to cool some days better than others and the top shelf was broke when we got there so did not put much on this as we did not want it to fall apart. Air in the whole place would be nice but at least it was in the bedrooms! I would recommend this place to anyone! Love the location as well! Again, Thank you Cornwell's!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kim---Thank you for your review. I am so happy you had a great experience at our place. My wife and I never get tired of spending time in Nosara. Thanks for the heads up on the refrigerator and Barbecue. Both will be replaced. Hope you make it back to Nosara some time soon. Scott
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Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Playa Guiones
Car: not necessary

Villa Sonita sits on the 200 meter line at Playa Guiones. This is as close to the beach as you can get. From high tide and 200 meters back is protected land. Our property enables you to enjoy the beauty of the jungle,sound of the ocean and a variety of wildlife. In all my travels I believe Playa Guiones (Nosara), has the nicest people,best food and surf for all levels. This is why my wife and I chose Nosara.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Discounts are offered during the off season depending on the month

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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