Beach House in Private Gated Community of Hermosa Palms

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Last updated: 10/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our 3 Bedroom, 2-1/2 Bath home is located in the unique and secluded beach front community of Hermosa Palms. Located directly across the street from the beach front pool and shaded by 70 foot Mango Trees, our house has easy access to the beach and surfing. The beach is less than 100 steps from the front door.

The house is 2200 square feet . The ground floor has a spacious living and dining area where friends and family can gather to socialize and talk about the days adventures . The outdoor veranda is perfect for listening to the wildlife abuzz in the mango trees. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king bed, walk in closet and private bathroom with a shower. There is also a balcony. During the cool months leave the sliders open and the birds will wake you in the morning with their songs or take the stairs up to the third floor lookout and see the ocean one way and the mountains the other. There are two other bedrooms upstairs. One with a queen and one with 2 Twin Beds. They share a bathroom with a shower. There is a Blowup Queen Mattress which allows our house to sleep 6 people in beds plus 2 additional on the inflatable mattress.

Hermosa Palms is a gated community with 24 hour security. Take the beach road at the end of Playa Hermosa. Drive slow so you don't hit the potholes, miss the hot surfers, the occasional crocodile or the Macaws flying overhead. Pay close attention because you will see storks, spoonbills, Caracara, egrets, Herons, parrots,and a whole bunch of birds you cant identify. Beyond Hermosa Palms is a sanctuary dedicated to the protection of sea turtles. Playa Hermosa is a prime nesting area for Olive Ridley sea turtles from July to November. Every morning and afternoon scarlet macaws come to feed in the trees by the pool. The mango trees are home to iguanas, opossums, and all kinds of birds. Our house is usually home to geckos and the occasional beach crab.

Hermosa Palms is secluded enough to have nearly solitary beaches but also close enough to nearby Jaco for convenient shopping, restaurants, casinos and nightlife.

Keywords: Private Home, Beachfront Gated Community, 24 Hour Security, Playa Hermosa, Jaco

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


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

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


Write a review 4.7
from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Green season
May 1 - Dec 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$900 $3,300
High season
Dec 17 - Jan 2, 2017
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,200 $4,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $50
  • Taxes Not included


Cancellation Policy: If greater than 60 days we will refund deposit less 25% handling fee. If less than 60 days we have a "no refund" policy unless we are able to rent the house for the same dates you reserved. In this case we will refund whatever payment you have made less 25% handling fee.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/16/2016
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2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
The Backyard
12 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Los Suenos
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Playa Hermosa

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My husband and I live in Park City, Utah. We have owned and operated a picture framing gallery for over 30 years. We enjoy skiing, golf, hiking and traveling

Why the Owner Chose Hermosa Paradise (Puntarenas, Costa Rica):
How do I describe what this property has meant to me. 13 years ago I came for the first time and absolutely fell in love with the country, the culture, and the people. Looking back I was a little impulsive but I wanted a piece of it. My little bit of paradise. So I threw caution to the wind and bought a lot and built a house. Over the years we have had amazing trips and adventures. I invite you to come and visit this land of adventure and wonder. You don't have to go far from any location to see the beauty of nature.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View out the master bedroom. The birdsong is incredible

    View out the master bedroom. The birdsong is incredible

  • 2nd bedroom

    2nd bedroom

  • upstairs bathroom

    upstairs bathroom

  • Third bedroom

    Third bedroom

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Third bedroom

    Third bedroom

  • Veranda


  • Our beach

    Our beach

  • master bath

    master bath

  • Half bath

    Half bath

  • Beachfront pool

    Beachfront pool

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Ocean view from third floor

    Ocean view from third floor

VRBO #388277

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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