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Sublime Seclusion Close to Everything!

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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom With Mountain And Ocean Views

Nido de Nicoya
(“Nest over Nicoya”)

Nestled in the hills in the lap of the Aquacate mountains overlooking San Mateo and the Gulf of Nicoya, Nido de Nicoya is a rare find. When we chose this spot to build a vacation home, it was because it had everything we were looking for: easy to get to (less than an hour from SJO airport), great views, natural setting, wonderful climate (National Geographic called nearby Atenas the world’s most perfect climate), close to amenities and healthcare and a reasonable driving distance to San Jose, beaches, diving, surfing, fishing, volcanoes and all the other things associated with Costa Rica.
What we have come to realize however, is that this is a place where you can peek behind the curtain, and experience the real Costa Rica. A sanctuary where a mix of expats and locals (ticos) are living in harmony and enjoying a warm and peaceful existence where friends are made easily, exotic bird and monkey sightings occur frequently, and the setting is as natural and beautiful as anywhere in the world. If you want a lot of action this is not the place for you. If you just want to take it easy and drink in the view, bird watch, catch up on your reading by the pool, take a nap, go on an excursion or venture into town for some shopping and fresh fruit (it’s awesome and cheap!), then we think you’ll like it here. If you decide to visit, we hope you will enjoy staying here as much as we do.

Our home is built on two lots and features 3 BR's and 2.5 baths in the main house, which is 1800 sq. ft. With another 1000 sq.Ft. Of covered terraces. There is a guest house by the pool that has a small kitchen, living area and separate BR w/queen bed and a full bathroom.

The main house has a mbr on the 2nd floor with a king bed, full bath w/separate shower and jacuzzi tub, walk-in closet, coffee bar w/fridge and a splendid covered balcony with the best views on the property. There is also a laundry room on this level. Downstairs are two brs, one w/a queen bed and one w/two singles and a jack and jill bathroom. The lr, dr and kit. are on this level and open out to a covered terrace through two sets of double french doors. There is a carport for covered parking.

Elliott & Cindy Webb


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 years of age or older to reserve....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Master Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    'Jack and Jill' guest bathroom...moreless

  • Guest House: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4


  • All bathrooms have tile and granite vanities.

Other Amenities

  • This house is semi-new, completed in May 2013.


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Rain Forests
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Indoor dining area seats 4, outside table seats 6. Pool dining table (With umbrella) seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking for 2 vehicles in covered carport....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 2 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Apr 1 - Apr 7, 2017
3 night min stay
Apr 8 - Apr 22, 2017
7 night min stay

Apr 23 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 1 - Dec 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 16 - Jan 1, 2018
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,200 $3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $100


A $100.00 Cleaning Fee will be added to all bookings regardless of length of stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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47 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Juan Santamaria in San Jose
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
San Mateo
40 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Rt.27 Autopista
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
San Mateo
36 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Playa Agujas

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: I grew up in Norfolk, VA where I currently live, and graduated from ODU with a degree in English and am a Realtor. I enjoy travel, tennis, surfing, reading and spending time with friends and family.

Why the Owner Chose Alajuela Province, Costa Rica:
Easy access, great views, private, beautiful setting, close to shopping, medical and amenities.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Ideal climate, fabulous views, and unique mix of expats and friendly locals who share a love for this very special place.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

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  • View form the Guest House

    View form the Guest House

  • looking towards pool & guest house from main house

    looking towards pool & guest house from main house

  • 1st floor terrace

    1st floor terrace

  • Outdoor dining on terrace

    Outdoor dining on terrace

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen


  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • MBR coffee bar with fridge

    MBR coffee bar with fridge

  • Covered balcony off MBR

    Covered balcony off MBR

  • Jacuzzi tub in Master bath

    Jacuzzi tub in Master bath

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Main House

    Main House

  • View


  • 1st floor terrace

    1st floor terrace

  • 1st floor terrace

    1st floor terrace

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Covered balcony off MBR

    Covered balcony off MBR

  • Master bath

    Master bath

  • Master bath shower

    Master bath shower

  • Toucanos in the yard

    Toucanos in the yard

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