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Exotic 5 bedroom beachfront Villa

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Tropical Home right on the beach

Watch dolphins and whales from the terrace of this spectacular private ocean front villa. Sunset views of the Catalina Islands are breathtakingly beautiful.

This beautifully landscaped villa features five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and a spacious covered terrace. All bedrooms have remote controlled air-conditioning and three bed rooms have ocean views. The master suite has its own balcony with breathtaking view.Rental includes daily maid service.. Casa Bella Catalina is 3 km from the town of Flamingo with it's restaurants and shops. On the first floor you'll find an open floor plan, which includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, dining room and living room, all opening onto the terrace and pool. The spacious covered terrace lets you sit in the shade while enjoying the view, the sunset or a good read. Upstairs, you will find the Master bedroom suite with unforgettable of the Flamingo sunsets. The additional two bedrooms are located in a separate Casita on the property. And to make Casa Bella Catalinas comfortable and familiar as home, you'll find a full kitchen,washer/dryer, Cable television, air conditioning, CD stereo, and high speed internet. If you like to have the flexibility of snacking at home, we can stock upon your favorite foods. Many familiar American brands are readily available at the local grocery store.

Property Manager
Tropical Homes of Costa Rica
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018


Tempate Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Arrivals at 6 PM or after, are required to pay a Cash $20 Late Check In Fee ; 8 PM $40 ; 10 PM $60. We do not accept Arrivals after 12 MID.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • forests
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


4.6/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

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Exotic 5 bedroom beachfront Villa
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

Beautiful views & Property

  • 4 of 5

This home is located directly on the Beach and within walking distance to some great restaurants. There were 7 of us in our group. The house has a beautiful, rustic feel. The pool is very inviting and the grounds are beautifully landscaped. The top bedroom is the only one with a king bed and the bathroom has an open shower, so it gets pretty warm in the bathroom. The casita has 2 bedrooms with a layout of each room besides each other and located on the street. Luckily one of our friends took that room, but it has some issues. The window coverings are see thru, so it is not very private especially at night. Although it has a kitchen like area, there is no refrigerator or shelves/microwave (it would be really nice to have that) The bathroom is odd. You have to exit the inside of the home to use the bathroom that is located next to it. It is very warm, no windows & uncomfortable. Plus if you use this bathroom at night, the door locks on the casita as it is a self-lock deadbolt, so you lock yourself out if you forget. We used a rock to keep the door ajar to keep this from happening. Not a great set up. Comfortably, I would say no more that 6 people to use this villa.

Regarding food, Good pizza; 2 for 1 on Tuesday nights next door. There is a hotel a few steps further at Bahia Del Sol has a good breakfast as well as 'The Shack" (a little farther away). Lots of restaurants to choose from within walking distance. You can also walk on the beach to some of the restaurants. The Beach House is another one located directly on the Beach. This is not a a huge tourist destination in my opinion, which is exactly what we liked (not like Tamarindo). We absolutely loved this area and the home overall. If you do cook in the villa, be aware that the oven only goes up to 390 degrees. We used it once. but ended up cooking on the cooktop to finish cooking some potatoes.

We went to the hot springs, waterfalls, and volcano (Ricon de la Vieja) without a guide. Had a great time. Should be about 1 1/2 hours away. We did get lost using our gps. So beware when traveling with a gps. Also went to the Monkey Farm Rescue. Interesting to know about the wildlife and what is happening in the environment. They are all volunteers and do a great job of helping. Overall, we had a great time, the views are spectacular, love that you can walk or bike to restaurants, grilled out one night & hung around the pool. Everyone was very friendly. I would come back again. Lots of Mosquitos-

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Costa Rica is beautiful!

  • 4 of 5

The house was a great location. Between beach, pool, restaurants and other amenities, you couldn't beat the location. It would have been great to have more pool and beach amenities as I am used to that from other VRBO beach rentals. Kitchen staples would also be great. Despite all that we loved Playa Potrero, the beach was fantastic and you couldn't beat the sunsets! Nancy, our housekeeper was lovely and did a great job.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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60th Celebration

  • 5 of 5

What a spectacular home to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday with family and friends. This home was absolutely gorgeous....the grounds are your own private oasis. Not only were there beautiful flowers and plants, we also had mango, lime, lemon, avocados, coconut palms and banana plants. There was a family of iguanas that visited with us regularly, as well as the monkeys that hung out across the way.

As for the view, what can I say, it was magnificent. Whether you were sitting under the covered patio or relaxing on the hammock or lounge chairs, the ocean was breathtaking and just steps away. At night we sat around the fire pit and enjoyed the sounds of the surf.

Nancy our housekeeper was wonderful. She was there 3 times during the week and kept the home in perfect order. The gentleman who took care of the pool (i'm sorry but his name escapes me) was there every morning to take care of the pool and the grounds. The managing agent, Jesus, from Tropical homes was very attentive. He was there to greet us and was quick to respond when we had a few minor issues at the house.

The location was ideal. We had at least 6 restaurants which were in walking distance from the house, as well as a small market. My suggestion would be to stop at the larger supermarket before coming to the house and stock up, as the small market was somewhat pricey.

If you are looking for adventures, I would highly suggest using Flamingo Adventures, just down passed the market. Franco was extremely accommodating and Andres our guide was unbelievable. Their rates were great and we were able to have them take our group of 9 to Tamarindo and Flamingo beach for dinners at very reasonable prices. When we return, we certainly will contact them for our travels while in Costa Rica.

Looking forward to return to Costa Rica sometime soon.

Pura Vida,

Rita & Rich

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Locust Grove

Simply Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This could not have been a more perfect place for our group! Everyone fell in love with this place; we are already discussing our next trip! Very clean and spacious house. The pool out back and the beautiful landscape makes you think you are in a tropical paradise. The a/c in the guest house did not work properly the first night, but when I called the next morning the office sent someone over immediately and it was fixed in no time. I also cannot rave enough about our chef Ander; he was amazing and everything he cooked was delicious! We ended up going to his restaurant for lunch one day after we had checked out of the house and checked into our all inclusive resort. I highly recommend him when choosing a chef for your meals. We look forward to coming back soon; Costa Rica is a beautiful place and to find a gem like this house made our experience top notch!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Melissa for your review of Casa Bella Catalina. We know that choosing a vacation retreat for a large group can be a daunting task, and we are happy that you chose to stay at one of our ocean front properties. Hopefully, you will return to our country again for a repeat visit.
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We Stayed here almost 4 years ago- what a dream!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here about 4 years ago and it was amazing from start to finish. First of all, having the car drop us off at the front gate was pretty cool, but when we got inside... all I can say is wow! The stone and wood throughout the house makes you feel very cozy and it is VERY Costa Rican feeling. The pool was wonderful and the beach was perfect! We had a wonderful stay here and couldnt have been happier. :) We walked each night to several local bar/restaurants that were awesome. There is an open air one just about a half mile or so away that has an American girl that works there and she made all of us a drink called "Elvis Lives" and it was amazing, dont forget to get one of those, breakfast is also very good there. There is a market, or grocery store down the street (past the open air restaurant) and then take a left of the road and the store is right down the way on the right side. Easily walkable distance and they have everything you will need. Playa Flamingo is a short cab ride away and has a lot more in it, more of town and less of a village, but we liked being further out, more secluded. But we went to Flamingo for a day to shop. Or favorite location nearby, other than the house, was playa grande.. we rented surf boards at a really nice surf shop right down the street from the beach. The beach there is also really great- fun to watch the surfers. The beach at the house was a great place for everyone to swim and relax, it has beautiful sunset views.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Car: recommended


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