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Heavenly Haven: Oceanfront Penthouse ; Private Rooftop Balcony: Tax Included!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6) *** SALES TAX INCLUDED!

Luxury, relaxation and splendor are what you will find as your vacation dreams begin at this incredible penthouse at Bahia Encantada in Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica! This is one of only four TRUE penthouses in the complex - meaning that it is on the top floor WITH a private, covered roof top balcony! To top it off, local sales tax is INCLUDED in our rate - not added at the end - saving you 13% over most of our competition!!! From the moment you arrive - welcomed by your personal Guest Hosts - until the day you leave, this vacation will be one to remember!

This penthouse suite has something for everyone! This complex is directly beachfront! From the large, covered balcony, (accessible from either the master bedroom or dining room) you will enjoy the incredible sights of the Pacific Ocean and a beach view of ENTIRE Jaco Beach! Take in the majestic mountain views from your eastern bedroom! Feel the stress melt away as you begin your day with breakfast on an inlaid stone table for six on your ocean view balcony! Your penthouse also features a private rooftop balcony! Each ocean side balcony is furnished with quality, outdoor furniture. Finish your favorite book, take a nap or just lie around and let your senses get lost in the sounds of the surf and ocean breeze at this beautiful villa! We have also installed 'boosters' to ensure a consistent Internet/WiFi experience.

While the outdoors is certainly gorgeous, wait until you get inside! You will be delighted to find high-end upgrades throughout the penthouse too! We care about the health of our guests too. Our penthouse suites are the only two in this complex with ozone machines. These ensure mold-free units - especially important to parents in this kid friendly, no smoking home! Why not pick up some fresh local fruit and vegetables at the Farmer's Market and dine in your spacious, fully-equipped kitchen? It comes complete with stainless appliances, elegant wood cabinetry and service for six! Be sure to make reservations early if you would like to add additional housekeeping services to your stay.

For your comfort, all three spacious bedrooms have king-sized beds and two have flat screen TV's. Enjoy a romantic bubble bath in the lovely glass surrounded tub. This penthouse also has a great master walk in closet. Relax in the comfortable living room furniture while enjoying the flat screen TV. Of course the penthouse is central air conditioned. For your convenience, there is a laundry room with full sized washer and dryer. By the way, calls to the US, Canada and anywhere in Costa Rica are free. We even provide a cell phone for your pleasure during your stay with us!

Although you may never want to leave you 'home away from home, you surely won't want to miss any of the tours, tourist attractions or surfing that Costa Rica is so famous for! To the west of Bahia Encantada, you will find palm tree lined beaches. To the south is the city of Jaco. Bahia Encantada is a short 10-15 minute walk from town. There is no need to rent a vehicle during your stay with us. We offer personal transportation to/from the airport at a very reasonable rate, with English speaking drivers, (Advance reservations are required). Our favorite tour companies will pick you up directly at the penthouse. Walking is safe and fun. If you choose not to walk, taxis are plentiful and cost $2.00 - $3.00 most anywhere in downtown Jaco! There is also a golf course with golf rental about 10 minutes outside of town.

In order to accommodate our larger parties, we proudly offer an additional 3 bedroom/2.5 bath, penthouse condo with rooftop balcony directly next door. The two together are perfect for up to 12 people. When reserved together, you will have the entire floor to yourselves!

From the minute you set foot in the door, you will realize that you are truly in your own piece of paradise!!! Repeat customers, please be sure to ask about our 'Faithful Customer Discount' of 5%. We want to be sure to let you know that we appreciate your business! So, are you ready for your 'vacation of a lifetime'? You have earned it! Just give us a call! Stateside: 919-581-6848 or locally: 506-8745-3679. The rates are great! Reserve early, because at these prices we book quickly. We hope to hear from you soon!

Keywords: 2007 Property of the Year, Bahia Encantada, penthouse, condo, vacation rental, townhouse, villa, kid friendly, no smoking allowed, pool, Internet, WiFi, air conditioned, beachfront, beach view, oceanfront, ocean view, mountain view, golf, golf rental

More Details

Property Manager
Stephanie Craig
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Stephanie Craig

Have you ever had Moose Tracks Ice Cream? Our owners - Wally and June Blume - are the developers of this flavor and many others which can be purchased in several grocery stores from coast to coast in the US. They have been coming to Costa Rica since 2005 and purchased this condo at Bahia Encantada in 2007. They love the beauty of Costa Rica and the gentleness of the people here. "You can plan to be as busy or as low key as you’d like, which is the beauty of vacationing here. It is a thrill to wake up every morning and see the beautiful Pacific Ocean in Jaco Bay. It is like a symphony for your eyes". They own several companies and their lives tend to be pretty busy in the US, so they love their time away here in Jaco.

Stephanie and John met Wally and June in 2009 when the Craig's moved to Costa Rica full time. We had very similar life and business philosophies, so it was an easy decision to begin working together in 2012. We love what we do - representing the country we love, taking care of our fantastic guests and being property managers!

Stephanie Craig purchased this condo in 2007

Why Stephanie Craig chose Jaco

This complex is direct ocean front! It has three large adult and one children's pool.

Clarita's Bar and Grill is located steps away on the beach and are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner - one of our guests favorite spots!

Sunsets, sunsets, sunsets!

What makes this condo unique

From the balcony, one guest counted 44 varieties of birds! It isn’t unusual to sit on the balcony and see Macaws in pairs or groups fly by. They are so colorful and absolutely beautiful as they do “a fly by” in front of the balcony. Guests have seen dolphins and whales in season.

One can see the entire view of Jaco Beach and the sunsets are incredible! The breezes are beautiful and relaxing. My favorite treasure is during Green Season. Guests can steal away to the private, covered roof top balcony and watch their own light show over the ocean. It is magnificent!

Finally being the penthouse, we are on the top floor. We never have any noise above us. Since we own both penthouses on this floor, (the only two) we have room for parties of up to 12 guests AND our guests have the entire floor!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our group has stayed in various condos in the Jaco Beach – Los Suenos area for the last eight years. We have found these two condos (G-5 and H-5) to be the best we have rented.



The units were very well kept and supplied with all the necessary amenities. The pools, grounds and beaches were exceptionally clean and inviting. The property managers were great and looked after every detail to ensure that we had a good time during our stay. From this location we were able to enjoy everything there is to do in the area, from some of

the best fishing in the world, to surfing, canopy tours, ATV riding in the mountains - and of course, the wonderful people of Costa Rica.



I encourage anyone wanting to stay at the Bahia Encantada Resort Condos in CR to book either of these units. They will definitely have a wonderful time. 5 Stars!
Feb 2013
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Tacobar Jaco Beach
"Good Mexican food and burgers"
Los Amigos
"Some of the best bugers in Jaco!"
Juan Santamaria International Airport
"Airport: Modern, quick, efficient - 1 1/2 hours from the penthouse via our personal driver!"
KFC
"Fast Food"
Tsunami Sushi -- CLOSED
"Great two for one specials every night!"
El Avion
"Photo Ops, Clean, Good prices!"
Manuel Antonio National Park
"Always a family favorite! Don't forget plenty of water..."
CitiCinemas
"Cinema"
Villa Caletas
"Mountaintop Restaurant - INCREDIBLE view & GREAT breakfast!"
Tarcoles Bridge
"CROCODILES!!!"
Auto Mercado Shopping Center
"Inka Grill, American-style supermarket, Optical store, Subway, Pizza Hut, Ice Cream Parlor, ..."
Arenal Volcano Inn
Pizza Hut
"Fast Food"
Bank/ATM
"There are many..."
Farmacia la Económica
"There are many good ones... most have an English speaking Pharmacist who can diagnose and di..."
Subway
"Fast Food"
Bus Station
"Inexpensive, dependable travel"
Clarita's Restaurant
"This is one of our guest's favorite restaurants. It is located right outside of our gate - ..."
Tacobar Jaco Beach
"Good Mexican food and burgers"
Lemon Zest Restaurant
Crocodile Man Tour
Green Room
The Hook Up
Side Street Sandwich Shop+Bistro
Graffiti Restro Cafe
Arigato japanese restaurant
Nearest Airport
65 Miles
SJO - San Jose
Nearest Barpub
Claritas
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Playa Herradura
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Los Suenos
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Caldera Highway #34
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
Claritas
Nearest Beach
Jaco Beach
Car: not necessary

ATV rentals, Biking/bicycle rentals, Birding tours (Guided – Professional guide contact number in the condo),

Boogie boarding, Crocodile tours, Eco tours, Monkey and Snake tour, Restaurants (A list of the best restaurants in Jaco with numbers with our personal recommendations in the condo), Supermarkets: (A list of our recommendations in the condo), Surfing (Some of the best in Costa Rica), Taxi services (A contact lList is in the room), U.S., World Class Sailfish fishing, Zip line tours, Car rentals (Contact information in the condo), and even a Medical laboratory!

Amenities

Barrio Los Villalobos Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • ‘Prostitutes' are not allowed at any time. Non- compliance will result in your being asked to leave immediately with no refund!
  • No bachelor parties or similar activities.
  • Maximum occupancy six people - including children and babies.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size beds: 3 King sized beds with pillow top mattresses
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Decorated accommodations with upscale furniture, New living room furniture, Garbage disposal, 3 King sized beds, 50 " flat screen TV in master, 42" flat screen TV in living room, flat screens in both guest bedrooms! Dining room table - seats six, Counter top seating, Stone inlaid table on main balcony with seating for six , Portico, Four balconies (2 ocean and 2 mountain views), Private covered rooftop terrace (360 degree view) Keywords: Activities nearby; Airport transfers; Balconies; Bedding/Linens; Child Friendly; Coffee maker; Convenient Location; Food Options; Housekeeping available; Internet; Kitchen; Laundry; Lift / Elevator; Free Parking; Pool; Security; Small Appliances; TV / Cable; Views

Reviews

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average rating of 4.967213 based on 62 reviews
Peachtree City, Georgia
5

Beautiful Condo with sweeeeeeet ocean view.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the penthouse condo at Bahia Encantada. John & Stephanie met us at the gate, showed us around the condo and provided us with a few 'must try' Jaco restaurants. Condo was well appointed, comfortable and the A/C kept the condo nice and cool...really nice to return to after a day at the beach or rain forest ;-) The ocean view from the condo was amazing...

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed your stay! Your family was a delight! Please come back and see us again soon!
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5

Great location for an active vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Nice Property and even nicer hosts in Stephanie and John. Plenty of room for a family of four and amazing views from the two decks. We felt very secure with the guards being stationed at both the gated entrance to the building and on the back near the beach. We walked or cabbed into town everyday for shopping or a bite to eat. Stephanie and John made sure we had everything we needed for our stay and were very helpful in helping us to plan our adventures. We fished (twice), ziplined, rode ATVs, and explored some of the nearby parks. We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a nice review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your vacation and look forward to seeing you all again soon!
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5

Fantastic Stay in Jaco

  • 5 of 5

The penthouse suite at Bahia Encantada was wonderful and greatly exceeded our expectations. The furnishing were very clean and comfortable. The views from the condo were beautiful. The beach was out one direction and Macaws were nesting/flying in the other direction. Stephanie and John were accommodating and easy to work with before and during our stay. Their arrival orientation was very helpful. Our family stayed at the suite in preparation for our grandson's wedding in in San Jose later in the week. We would definitely return in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! Weddings are such a precious time for a family and our hope was that you would take away great memories of your vacation here. Please come and see us again soon!
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5

Amazing Costa Rica Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Costa Rica with our family and we could not say enough about our experience. The residence at Bahia Encantada was beautiful. It was clean, well decorated, very comfortable and is in a great location on the beach. We had plenty of room for our family and the views were spectacular. From the top of the penthouse you could see from one end of the beach to another and the views of the Pacific Ocean in the front and the mountains that you could see from the back of the condo were spectacular. Stephanie and John were wonderful and very helpful from recommending a company to schedule our excursions with before we arrived, arranging our transportation to and from the airport and were always available to answer any questions we may have had.

Awesome Pool our kids loved it!

The condo is walking distance to town but you can always take a taxi to get there if you do not feel like walking. We did not need to rent a car as the tours we took picked us up right at the condo. There are lots of great places to eat in town and a grocery store.

We went on the zip line tour, monkey tour in the mangroves, Tortuga Island and Manuel Antonio National park. All tours were very well run and the people very friendly and knowledgeable.

We went Marlin fishing and took a private charter with a boat captain name Ty who charters out of Los Suenos just a few miles up from Jaco. He and his mate were excellent and we caught a couple of Marlin. His phone number is 506-7172-7831.

We highly recommend this residence. We have traveled extensively in the US and internationally and this is one of the best!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Frank and Stacey for the lovely review! You and your sweet family were such fun! We are so glad that you were so happy with your vacation. That is our goal and our pleasure! Thank you for the recommendation for the private charter! We are always looking for people who stand above and beyond the others for our guests! I know our future guests who love to fish will appreciate the heads up! Please come back and see us soon!
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Bixby, Oklahoma
5

Outstanding property

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay in this condo! It was very comfortable, well furnished, very clean, and the views were awesome. We spent every morning drinking coffee on the rooftop patio and every evening watching the sunset. The pool and the grounds were clean and very well maintained. John and Stephanie, the property managers, were extremely helpful and were quick to reply to any questions. We highly recommend this property as well as the following restaurants: Bello Resto Bar Italiano a short walk from the condo, Parsley and Garlic in Croc's Casino, I Love Sushi in downtown Jaco, and Clarita's.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your persistence with VRBO in getting this review posted. I'm so happy to finally read it and even happier to know how pleased you were with the penthouse! It was a pleasure meeting you both and hope to see you again one day soon!
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5

The condo was perfect, pool was relaxing and beach was steps away.

  • 5 of 5

This condo provided us with a wonderful week of relaxation in a clean and well appointed place. The unit itself is wonderful- pictures are accurate. Roof patio was great for evening cocktails during sunset. Pool was quiet and relaxing. Town is a short walk away, with enough places to eat for a week- if you want to dine out every night. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Stephanie and John were available if we needed them for anything - they were terrific.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alex for the nice review. We are so glad that you had a great vacation. You were all a pleasure - hope you will come and see us again soon!
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Damage Deposit $50

SEE THE SAVINGS: Taxes INCLUDED in the low price!!!

We offer Property Protection Insurance Coverage. A non refundable Security Deposit, ($50) covers the renter for $1000 worth of liability.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.