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A view from the tropical garden of Casa Marisa; designed in 3 spacious pods.

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Last updated: 07/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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Casa Marisa is a very beautiful, uniquely designed comfortable house. It is set within a large, private, tropical garden with direct access to the golden sands of the famous Cocles beach. This house is one of the few in the area to be situated in a highly prized beach front plot, as most are situated on the other side of the road. Casa Marisa is steps away from the beach and ocean. The beautifully maintained tropical garden and surrounding jungle are home to a wealth of wildlife. This house is a two bedroom, 2 bathroom bungalow and comfortably sleeps 4 people. The unique design of the house provides tranquility and privacy.
The house is securely fenced and alarmed. There is a safety deposit box supplied for your convenience.
It is surrounded by lush vegetation and wildlife. Guests can truly relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. However, it is also perfectly situated close to the amenities of Cocles and only minutes away from the vibrant town of Puerto Viejo.

The house is within easy walking distance of restaurants, cafes and grocery stores and it is only an 8 minute drive to Puerto Viejo. It is an ideal vacation spot for people who want to relax to the sound of the waves and jungle. Nature surrounds and enhances the house, whilst maintaining high standards of comfort and design.

We also have a self contained 1 bedroom house located on the same site called Casa Caracola. This property sleeps 2 people and it is perfect for couples. Please see our separate listing 262998 for further details.

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Property Type

  • Bungalow

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years or over....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

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  • Queen size Beds (1) The master bedroom has a beautiful hand made bamboo four poster bed. There is also comfortable arm chair, bedside tables and lamps. Twin or Single Beds (2) The second bedroom has two hand made bamboo single beds, with a bedside table and lamp. All beds have mosquito nets; although there is not a mosquito problem in the area....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The house is well ventilated and cool with natural air flow. Ceiling fans cool the house naturally when required. The house has beautiful hard wood floors throughout. Mid-week cleaning and laundry changes are available for an extra charge on rentals of less than three weeks. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Casa Marisa is set within a beautiful tropical garden with a private gate that leads directly onto the golden sands of Cocles Beach....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Outside circular, glass topped dining table with four comfortable chairs. There is also a breakfast bar in the kitchen and four stools....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    For an extra charge, access to wash house can be provided which houses a washer/dryer. Please inquire if you would like to use this service. For small loads of washing the local laundry is cheaper....moreless

  • Internet:

    Free WIFI available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed lines and bath towels are provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    1 sofa, two arm chairs, 1 chaise longue and a coffee table....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Telephone available for national calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    We provide towels for inside use. Please bring your own beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    For an extra charge, access to wash house can be provided which houses a washer/dryer. Please inquire if you would like to use this service. For small loads of washing the local laundry is cheaper....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    An electronic coffee maker and also a French press are provided for making coffee....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    The house has an American kitchen. There is an oven with 4 ring hob. There is a large kitchen counter with four hand made Caribbean stools....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Fridge/freezer...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    With 2 hammocks....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Our agent hires two bicycles. Guests can arrange to book them from him. There are also many places to hire bicycles close by....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    A deck with a table and four chairs is provided for outdoor dining. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautifully kept tropical garden with bananas, guavas, pineapples and passion fruit....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Standard low
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$100
$700
XMAS & NY
Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,000
High season
Jan 6 - Apr 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$135
$930
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$125
$875

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

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Cancellations made with over 30 days notice 1/2 deposit refunded.

Cancellations on bookings over 3 weeks 1/2 deposit refunded with over 45 days notice.

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Last updated: 07/19/2016
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Location

Cocles, Costa Rica
Nearest Barpub
2 minutes walk away.
Cocles, Costa Rica
Nearest Restaurant
2 minutes walk away.
Cocles, Costa Rica
Nearest Beach
Cocles Beach at the end of the garden!

Car: Not Necessary

It is situated within a stunning beach front lot. To the front, there is direct access to the beautiful golden sands of Cocles Beach. It is surrounded by lush vegetation and wildlife. The house affords privacy, allowing the residents to truly relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. However, it is also perfectly situated close to the amenities of Cocles and only minutes away from the vibrant town of Puerto Viejo.

The house is within easy walking distance of restaurants, wifi points and grocery stores and it is only an 8 minute drive to Puerto Viejo. It is an ideal vacation spot for people who want to relax to the sound of the waves and jungle. Nature surrounds and enhances the house, whilst maintaining high standards of comfort and design.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2005

About: We love Costa Rica, especially the Puerto Viejo and Cocles Beach area. The houses are our dream and we hope that everyone who stays in them enjoys them as much as we do.

Why Cocles, Costa Rica:
Costa Rica offers a wide variety of spectacular terrain , animals and plants. With its unique location it boasts both Pacific and Caribbean coast lines. The Caribbean Coast offers a more relaxed friendly holiday with the added excitement of some extreme sports, for those who want to venture away from the delicious local food, drinks and beach. There are many reasons why Puerto Viejo is known as the most happening town on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. There is so much to see and do here, but far and away the overall vibe here is the 'pura vida' that Costa Rica is so famous for. So whether you come to relax under the palms on one of Puerto Viejo's beautiful beaches or try and tackle the surf at Salsa Brava (just 100 yards away) or Cocles, there is also great snorkelling and diving in the areas active coral reefs. Or how would you like to hike and bike through the jungle? There is also excellent white-water rafting in the area. It is all possible here.

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
Cocles Beach is the winner of the highly coveted Costa Rican government Blue Flag for pristine beach and is the only lifeguard-protected beach on the Caribbean Coast. The golden sands meet the warm Caribbean ocean and from the beach no buildings are visible. This beach has both great surfing at one end and safe swimming for families with children at the other. Please note that the route to the beach from the beach gate goes through a small strip of jungle (about 5-8 metres in width). This is national park and therefore cannot be cleared, so at times it can be over grown. If guests have mobility issues, the beach can be easily accessed from the main house gate, where the beach can be reached by just a short two minute walk along a small lane.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • A view from the tropical garden of Casa Marisa; designed in 3 spacious pods.

    A view from the tropical garden of Casa Marisa; designed in 3 spacious pods.

  • The spacious, open-plan, tropical living area; including a well-equipped kitchen

    The spacious, open-plan, tropical living area; including a well-equipped kitchen

  • The front entrance to Casa Marisa.

    The front entrance to Casa Marisa.

  • The front view of Casa Marisa showing the unique Balinese/Caribbean design.

    The front view of Casa Marisa showing the unique Balinese/Caribbean design.

  • The master ensuite bathroom with twin sink and handmade mosaic mirror.

    The master ensuite bathroom with twin sink and handmade mosaic mirror.

  • The second bedroom with handmade bamboo beds.

    The second bedroom with handmade bamboo beds.

  • The golden sands and crystal clear waters of Cocles Beach - paradise!

    The golden sands and crystal clear waters of Cocles Beach - paradise!

  • A stroll down Cocles beach, which you can directly access from our garden.

    A stroll down Cocles beach, which you can directly access from our garden.

  • The beautiful beach and lagoon directly in front of our garden.

    The beautiful beach and lagoon directly in front of our garden.

  • Our favourite place to wallow and watch the tropical fish (10 min stroll away).

    Our favourite place to wallow and watch the tropical fish (10 min stroll away).

  • The stunning beach at Cocles.

    The stunning beach at Cocles.

  • Organic, tropical fruit stall in Cocles.

    Organic, tropical fruit stall in Cocles.

  • The decking is a perfect place to dine and relax; surrounded by nature.

    The decking is a perfect place to dine and relax; surrounded by nature.

  • A view of the gorgeous tropical garden from the decking.

    A view of the gorgeous tropical garden from the decking.

  • The secure front gates and parking area.

    The secure front gates and parking area.

  • The master bedroom with hand made four poster bed and beautiful hard wood floors

    The master bedroom with hand made four poster bed and beautiful hard wood floors

  • The master en suite bathroom with our uniquely designed tropical shower.

    The master en suite bathroom with our uniquely designed tropical shower.

  • The uniquely designed tropical shower room.

    The uniquely designed tropical shower room.

  • The path to Cocles beach from our private gate at the end of our garden.

    The path to Cocles beach from our private gate at the end of our garden.

  • The stunning Cocles beach directly in front of our garden.

    The stunning Cocles beach directly in front of our garden.

  • A beautiful spot on Cocles beach. A perfect place to relax.

    A beautiful spot on Cocles beach. A perfect place to relax.

  • The sleepy harbour in Puerto Viejo.

    The sleepy harbour in Puerto Viejo.

  • Surfing at Cocles Beach.

    Surfing at Cocles Beach.

  • Kayaks and bikes for rent on the main street in Puerto Viejo.

    Kayaks and bikes for rent on the main street in Puerto Viejo.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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