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5 Bedroom Sleeps 10 Best Value For Family Group

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms (Sleeps 10) With Ocean Views, Close To Town

Located on a hill with sweeping panoramic views overlooking Tamarindo Bay, yet just steps from the ocean, Casa Papaya is a three story custom home with 5 bedrooms equipped with 3 king size beds and 2 queen size beds with fans & a/c, 3.5 baths, entry lobby with coffered wood ceilings, large kitchen with island & bar, local hand carved hardwood doors and headboards, wood windows, 2 large decks with teak furniture, spa, secure 2 car parking with laundry and storage. Casa Papaya boasts a very large private pool area with a pool rancho . Casa Papaya offers complete comfort for up to 5 couples . With 3 king size beds and 2 queen size beds choosing a room with be no problem !

Casa Papaya provides maid service and laundry service. Beaches, supermarkets, restaurants, gift shops, bars and nightclubs are all minutes away by foot. Casa Papaya is the perfect vacation getaway. Of interest to surfers special surf trips & boat trips may be arranged. For golfers two signature, world class 18 hole golf course’s are a 15 minute drive away.

When you’re ready to get away for your tropical vacation and enjoy the splendor of Costa Rica, contact Casa Papaya to reserve your own private space in paradise.

More Details

Property Manager
Brian King
Member since: 2009
Speaks: spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Brian King

Moving to Tamarindo from southern California to build my dream home in 2000. I have lived in Casa Papaya on and off for years . Now I have decided to share my home with others .

Brian King purchased this house in 2000

Why Brian King chose Tamarindo

Casa Papaya offers the size of a very large vacation rental at the most affordable price in all the area . Boasting sleeping arrangements of 5 bedrooms with 3 king and 2 queen size beds makes choosing a room no problem . Accommodations for 5 couples very comfortable !

What makes this house unique

Close to town and very private . You can rent Casa Papaya and do not need a rental car to access all of the attractions offered in the Tamarindo and surrounding areas .


Tamarindo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Full bathroom located in pool side rancho
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Down stairs bedroom with king size bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Down stairs bedroom with queen size bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Down stairs bedroom with king size bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Down stairs bedroom queen size bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Casa Papaya offers a great vacation home with everything you will need for a great vacation .


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(21 traveler reviews)

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5 Bedroom Sleeps 10 Best Value For Family Group
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

This home was amazing!!!! We would definitely stay here again.

  • 5 of 5

Pictures don’t do this place justice. It’s on top of a hill with amazing views. It was spacious for the 9 of us that stayed there. Loved the infinity pool off the balcony. The pool area in the backyard was amazing. We had a chef one night that Brian arranged. Amazing food. One of our best meals we had in Costa Rica.

We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Natalie ! Hope to see you again sometime soon ! Best regards Brian
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Met all expectations

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Tamarindo before and scouted out this property. Such beautiful grounds and views. It is a ten minute walk to the beach, but strolling the local streets is part of the Tamarindo experience so having the walk as part of your day adds to the experience. Groceries and many restaurants and bars are ten minutes or less, with great places like Seasons and La Esquina even closer -- like a three minute walk.

The bedrooms are all spacious, as are the outdoor gathering spaces: the rancho, the pool, the balconies. it is a great place. The housekeeper and groundskeeper kept everything tidy and clean. And so attentive. When we tried to use the blender and it didn't work, a new blender appeared in 10 minutes. Amazing.

I'm not a fan of 1,000 word reviews so let me just say that this is the best place in the area at this price point. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Jeff ! Look forward to hopefully seeing you soon !! Best regards
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Sandusky, Ohio, USA

Fantastic Property!

  • 5 of 5

This is just a fantastic property located a short walk from Tamarindo and the beach. There is plenty of room to spread out, and the outdoor living space cannot be beat! The pool and waterfall are so fun, and having the palapa to relax on, or jump into the pool from is also very fun. The house is clean and well maintained. The bedroom spaces are great and plenty of bathrooms too! Jugo and Janet are the warmest people, and provide such a great touch to the property. Jugo maintains a beautiful garden and can fix anything, and Janet keeps a clean house and does great laundry! She is also very knowledgable local cuisine and just lovely. We loved feeding the pretty birds that visited us in the morning as well. The kids loved everything about the house too. We would definitely rent this property again. One negative, no air conditioning on the main floor. We were there in summer, and it can get quite warm without air conditioning on this level. Other times of year its probably fine.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Elaine Hope to see you again one day !! Best regards
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Wonderful Tropical Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My family and friends stayed in this amazing home for a week! We were beyond comfortable, each with our own rooms and bathrooms. The views out every window invited you to step out into the beauty of Tamarindo. You could hear and see the monkeys from the 180˚ veranda on the second floor and from the amazing top floor balcony. The best part of this house is the pool, with its water fall, high jump into a 12 foot deep section, and the inlayed mermaid! The second best thing is the short walk to everything Tamarindo has to offer!!! The daily grounds keeper and house keeper are super nice people as well. We have already booked our next adventure!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles

Fantastic Rental for 8 guys

  • 5 of 5

We just spent an extended weekend at Casa Papaya and couldn't have been happier with the accommodations! Brian was super friendly and able to set us up with a local chef to cook us dinner on two nights, which was both very affordable and extremely delicious. The 8 of us all slept comfortably, especially considering 3 beds are Kings and easily shareable. Proximity to town is perfect, as you're just far away enough to have some privacy but also can walk there in 5-10 minutes. The beach is just beyond the first strip of bars, restaurants and such, maybe 15-20 mins depending on how fast you walk.

This was a perfect place for 8 guys to get away on fun weekend in Costa Rica. The one drawback to the house is that there is no AC on the middle floor, so it gets a little hot if you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, dining room or living room, but it's nothing that can't be fixed by jumping off the Rancho into the pool...and they literally have a section of the railing removed to accomplish this :) Bravo Brian and viva Casa Papaya!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for a Large Group and Very Close to the Beach & Downtown

  • 5 of 5

Casa Papaya is an amazing property. The location is perfect – a short walk to the beach and down town. There are 5 large bedrooms with one of the most amazing views of Tamarindo Beach from the top floor master suite. The yard is huge and meant for fun with a deep pool that can handle second story jumps from the two story Palapa. There is also an outdoor shower, awesome waterfall and 10 person Jacuzzi. We had 11 people comfortably stay at the estate; however, you could easily fit more if needed. Brian King is the property manager who made the booking and payment process very straight forward and simple. Have no worries about the international wire transfer of funds – this is legit. To our pleasant surprise there were also two housekeepers who showed up daily to keep the property tidy. Their names were Hugo and Janet and they were really wonderful people who actually made our stay even more special than we expected. You will be more than happy should you choose to stay at Casa Papaya.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Tim !! It was our pleasure to have you in Casa Papaya !! Hope to have you again one day soon in Casa Papaya !! Best regards Brian
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Liberia International Airport
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Pasa Tiempo
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Hacienda Pinilla
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Playa Tamarindo

Playa Tamarindo and surrounding areas offer the best beaches in all of Costa Rica . Unspoiled beaches with great fishing and surfing offer a unique natural experience in comparable to others . Local eco tours included Palo Verde and numerous Volcanos and Nacional parks for exploration .


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rates are subject to change without notice . There is no cancelation policy . If you cancel we will credit you with a future stay with available dates in Casa Papaya .

50% of the total rental to reserve the dates . Final balance due 30 days prior to arrival .

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund