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Enjoy a beautiful, peaceful beach.

Bedrooms 8
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Stunning sunsets and world class surf!

Casa Mia caters to large family gatherings or groups looking to relax and have fun in a homey, but intimate environment. Enjoy our pool, rancho, or beach and the many local attractions and tours. We offer rooms with queen, king, or twin beds, that share a fully equipped outdoor kitchen and a one bedroom apartment with 2 beds and its own small kitchen. All rooms have cable,flat-screen TVs, and wi-fi. A perfect setting for a destination wedding or family reunion that sleeps 18 persons comfortably. Enjoy a drink from our bar at sunset or a leisurely walk on the beach to take spectacular photos. We love hosting families, couples, and groups of friends. However, in order to maintain the peace and tranquility that Casa Mia offers, we do not permit bachelor parties.

Granera Family
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018

About Granera Family

We are a family of 5, Nicole and Carlos, and 3 girls. We love surfing and life at the beach so divide our time between San Jose and Playa Hermosa. We have an onsite manager, Diane, that will welcome you and help with any arrangements.

Granera Family purchased this villa in 2011

Why Granera Family chose Playa Hermosa

We love Playa Hermosa and have a property close by on the mountain. We've been coming here to vacation for the past 10 years and buying Casa Mia and remodeling the hotel has been a project we've enjoyed with all our heart.

What makes this villa unique

Taking walks on the black sand beach, the surfing, the magnificent sunsets, are a few of my favorite things about living here. From the deck chairs surrounding the pool or cooking in the outdoor kitchen, you can see, feel, and hear the ocean and enjoy the breeze. Our rooms are clean and comfortable but you will prefer to read a book under the sun umbrella with a cool drink in hand.The location is perfect for many different day trips, such as canopy tours or Manuel Antonio Park, where you can see monkeys and sloths.


Playa Hermosa Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No Bachelor Parties or drugs allowed on property. No exceptions.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , full size bunk beds
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 8 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 9 - 1 bunk bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Enjoy a beautiful, peaceful beach.
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 36 reviews

Awesome location, great host, perfect vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Oh man, this property looked better than the photos. The moment we walked in we were greeted with an amazing view and the hospitality of Casa Mia. Carlos and Nicole were great throughout our stay, always offering to help us with any activities. Our private chef, Eric, provided us with awesome meals for our party that left us feeling stuffed. The location of Casa Mia is perfect. It's 10 minutes to Jaco and there are a few restaurants and bars near the property. I 100% would recommend this property to anyone with a large group.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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Wonderful Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Just spend 7 wonderful days with our family of 20!!! The house is amazing. Carlos' hospitality is beyond accommodating. Sonia is great in the upkeep of the house and Erick's gourmet meals were excellent. Everything exceeded our expectations. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it and highly recommend. Thank you Carlos and Nicole for making our Family Reunion such a memorable experience. Mayra J.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

You could not ask for better accommodations or a more responsive owner and attentive staff. Our housekeeper, Sonia, took wonderful care of us and the property; including our laundry. While Eric greeted us and doubled as an extraordinary chef and concierge. We could not recommend him more favorably. We were a group of 18 and his dinners were far better and more cost effective then eating out. You will find this rental to be among the best you will experience. We definitely have this on our short list of "do it again" properties.

We also chartered a fishing trip out of Los Suenos marina (1 marlin/6 sail fish) and did a day trip to Manuel Antonio national park. Both of which we would also recommend very highly.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sebastopol, CA

Beachfront retreat

  • 5 of 5

Casa Mia exceeded our expectations! Carlos our host, Sonia our housekeeper & Erick the chef were exceptional! Our favorite excursions were Tortuga Island and Manual Antonio. Although the ocean in front is beautiful it is NOT for swimming but the pool is an afternoon oasis. We loved the daily visits from the macaws and other critters. The washer is not accessible but Sonia graciously will do any laundry left on the bench. Of note the driving style is aggressive with tailing and frequent passing. We cannot wait to visit again!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, Colorado

Heaven on Earth...

  • 5 of 5

We had a family trip planned celebrating my wife's parents 50th wedding anniversary and my daughter and niece's high school graduations. We are from Colorado and Texas and wanted to have a good place where we could all stay together, there were 13 of us in all... Carlos and Nicole helped us arrange our airport transfers, provided great recommendation to our private Chef for the week (Eric), great transportation options (Cuchi) and the rest was just magical. The house accommodated all of us very well, with private rooms with dedicated baths and great outdoor spaces including the awesome pool we used daily! What we did not realize is that the house is very close to many restaurants and awesome beach bars, all right next door, and the BLACK SAND beaches were pristine, watching the surfers and the big waves daily was a bonus. Eric our Chef was amazing with his creative cuisine, he became one of the family before it was all over, Eric also became our tour guide on a couple days as well. I would also like to mention Sonya, she was there every day to clean for us including laundry! It was a dream vacation that did not disappoint! The reason for the success of our trip was meeting the Casa Mia crew, they took great care of us! Thanks again so much for the incredible experience you provided for our family. We hope to come back and see you again!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Houston, Tx

The stay here was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 17 staying here for a wedding party and it was just the perfect size accommodation for our group. Everyone was able to have their own bed, had plenty of lounging areas outside to mingle and hang out, loved that the kitchen was outdoors and very open with a large table that also was able to sit everyone. We were right off the beach so waking up and having those morning views were beautiful. There was a 24 hour mini mart next door which was very convenient and there were also restaurants within walking distance for breakfast and dinner which were delicious. Carlos the owner did a fantastic job on checking up on us if we needed anything. Also Sonia who was the cleaning lady did such a great job on having everything well kept and cleaned up by the time we got back from our daily activities, she even went above and beyond to let us know she could wash a few clothing items for some us (did an atv tour, so got pretty muddy), so that was really nice. I would have to say overall we had a very good experience here, every person in our group had nothing but good things to say about staying here. Hopefully in the future we can plan to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Juan Sant Maria, San Jose
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Los Suenos
Nearest Beach
Playa Hermosa
Car: not necessary

Playa Hermosa attracts the best surfers from around the world or you can take a private surf lesson, but there are many other activities, such as SUP, canopy tours, kayaking, bird watching, horseback riding, yoga, Tortuga Island Tour, hiking to waterfalls, or visiting the Turtle Rescue Center,


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund