Awesome Oceanfront - Romantic! Nature-Lover's Paradise!!(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)
Low-impact...Living Off The Grid: We believe in living lightly and are off the grid, completely solar-powered – even the fridge. There are ceiling fans to stir the air in the heat of the day, ocean breezes to keep it fresh at night, and screens on all the beautiful louvered doors. Our kitchen is open, airy and fully equipped. Each of the two spacious bedrooms has a stunning ocean view.
It’s a perfect setting for a honeymoon – beautiful, romantic and private. It’s also perfect for a small family or two couples. The bedrooms and two private baths are separated by a large, open great room. On the best beach in the Osa - Pelican House is great for kids (and great without them!)...
It's perfect for adventurers - or hammock potatoes: A beautiful, pristine beach is steps away. World-famous Corcovado Park is only a short drive, as are a few of the world’s most celebrated ecolodges. Hire a guide and tour the park, take a zip line through the canopy, sign up for a dolphin tour, take surf lesson, or hire a private boat to carry you to the wildlife rescue center across the Gulf. Here you can meet many of the Osa’s unique animals: howler monkeys, toucans, scarlet macaws… Or just veg at the house and swim between naps in the hammock. The beach is sandy, and the water is warm and gentle. The bird watching from our deck is great: scarlet macaws and flocks of parrots regularly grace the sky, while kites and local hawks hunt for prey in the nearby pastures. Because we are completely solar-powered, you can feel good (or at least better) about your carbon footprint!
Utterly Private - but convenient: Although remarkably private, we are only 10 minutes from the small town of Puerto Jimenez where you’ll find a vibrant community, choice of grocery stores, a handful of good restaurants and even internet cafes. We love walking 25 minutes down the deserted beach to The Pearl of the Osa restaurant to enjoy a first-class meal! You can rent a car in town, rent bicycles or simply take taxis when needed
Keywords: paradise, osa, nature, romantic, ocean front, costa rica, honeymoon, vacation, holiday, ideal holiday, Puerto Jimenez, villa, private, green, solar, environmentally friendly
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Member since: 2012
- Max. occupancy 5
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- PELICAN HOUSE includes: • Floor to ceiling louvered doors with a stunning ocean view (and screens) • Large, open, fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, stove/oven, hardwood shelves, counters and island • Spacious, open living area w/ lovely, comfortable furniture • Ceiling fans in every room • Beautiful hard wood cathedral ceilings • Solar electricity w/ 110-volt outlets for charging electronics (no adaptors needed) • Linens and towels provided • On site caretaker (American property manager lives one mile away) • Safe for valuables • Hammocks • Large deck and landscaped yard • Ocean view from every room • For a fee: grocery shopping, housekeeping, & laundry...moreless
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Cooking Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
50% deposit due at time of reservation. Balance due 30 days before arrival.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Pelican House is located in a gloriously unspoiled area of Costa Rica: the Osa Peninsula. The property is only ten minutes from the small town of Puerto Jimenez; it is utterly private but more convenient than properties farther from town. It is a 50 minute flight from San Jose to Puerto Jimenez -- or a 6 1/2 hour drive. You can rent a car in Puerto Jimenez -- or hire taxis. You can also rent bicycles. There is LOTS to explore in the Osa (rain forest trails, zip lines, bird or monkey watching, deep sea fishing, surfing, horseback riding) but once you see Pelican House you might not want to leave... !...
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: I am a wildlife filmmaker and Jim is an artist (he designed Pelican House). When we vacationed on the Osa 8 years ago, it was love at first sight! We live on Cape Cod when we're not in Costa Rica. We care deeply about the natural world and doing all we can to protect it.
Why the Owner Chose Puntarenas, Costa Rica:
The Osa is still untouched. It is a nature-lover's paradise.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love to unplug and settle into our natural surroundings. We love to cook our meals at home and swim at least once a day. Watching wildlife is always a favorite pastime. It's a great place to read and write. Quiet and inspiring.
- Primary: 508-240-1955
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Pelican House at dusk
Sun through the louvers
Open and airy. From bedroom to great room.
Sun through the louvers
Our favorite shower!
The only neighbors you'll see (Squirrel Monkeys)
The beach in front of our house - almost always deserted. You can walk for miles
Sitting area of great room
One of two bedrooms. Each is spacious with a comfy queen bed & ocean view.
Our kitchen is a joy to cook in!
Full bath, private and bright
Scarlet macaws from the deck!
Allison and Jim :-)
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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