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Luxury Beachfront with 5 Ocean Front MASTER suites (6 bedrooms total)

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 7,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 9 nights


About the property

5 Beachfront Master Suites With Private Lanais (6 bdrm. Sleeps 13)

Indonesian Design with Costa Rican flare, Professional Interior Design, Spacious & Private, Beach Front

Casa De Las Tortugas (House of the Turtles) sits on the beautiful upscale beach of Playa Langosta. So close that the surf is to be heard from just about every room in the house.

Designed by acclaimed architect Abraham Valenzuela, executed by the well-known Karl Gronemeyer and built by the hands of Costa Ricans with imported wood columns, ornate doors and artifact's that were imported directly from Indonesia… These two cultures blended together create a serene oceanfront escape. Over seen and executed by Karl again, In 2015 Casa De Las Tortugas went under a careful restoration that has enhanced its subdued and simple, yet elegant character.

This breath taking 7500 sq. ft. beach front estate is truly one-of-a kind which makes it the perfect place for an Oceanfront private wedding ceremony, multiple families traveling together or a family vacation. There are no flipping coins over who gets the master…Out of 6 bedrooms we have 5 Oceanfront master bedrooms. All Masters are furnished with king beds, private lanais and breath-taking views. The 6th room is at the front of the house and has its own bathroom …Perfect for a nanny or teenagers. Every room in the house is open and airy with an abundant amount of windows in the living room and kitchen area. As you walk through the house you’ll instantly feel relaxed with trickling sounds of water from the fountain pools throughout.

Gated private entrance, courteous and accommodating staff, two car garage, and a private security guard ensures you of a good night sleep.

Take advantage of our Wireless internet WiFi or leave the world behind and head to the pool or to the beach with a cold drink in your hands and for the warm sand between your toes…. You're close enough to go back for a refill!

We hope to have you as our guest at Casa De Las Tortugas ~ Chris Kellar (owner)

More Details

Property Manager
Chris Kellar
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Review from a guest on our other site that is on VRBO (559373) -Chris Kellar

One word to describe our stay here.. MAGICAL! We rented this property for both of our families to stay during our wedding week, and everyone absolutely loved staying at Casa De Las Tortugas. My nieces and nephew swam in the pool everyday/played on the beach (the ocean is your backyard), and my family cooked up a storm in the beautiful kitchen, it really felt like a home away from home. The views from each room are breathtaking, and the decor really lends itself to rest and relaxation. Each room feels very private and is separated enough to where others can be hanging out in the living room and you can retreat into a nice quiet bedroom for some down time. The main living room is a wonderful space to congregate in and you can see the ocean and surrounding tropical landscape through the huge windows, so it really feels like your own tropical oasis. The energy of this house is really great! One of my favorite parts about our stay was waking up to the sights and sounds of the ocean, looking out of our beachfront suite and seeing the kids splash around in the pool, and then going downstairs to my family cooking up a delicious breakfast. And how could I forget to mention, walking on the beautiful beach everyday, and witnessing some of the most amazing sunsets we’ve ever seen, just steps away from the house. From the get go, my experience with Chris, the property owner was so easy. She is very communicative, and very quick to respond. Once we arrived in Costa Rica, Susanne, the property manager, made sure that we had everything we needed and was very available to us whenever we had questions. The house staff and private security guard were so friendly and helpful. We all felt so very well taken care of! Chris was so wonderful working with me due to some last minute changes that occurred on my wedding. This house is so welcoming, warm and family friendly, unlike another property that I also used for the wedding. I believe things happen for a reason, and I am so glad they did, as the last minute reception and dance party that took place in Casa De Las Tortugas was nothing but perfect. All of our wedding guests were so impressed with this house! So many great memories were made here during this trip with my family and friends, and I can’t thank Chris enough for accommodating us, and making our reception dry (it was raining) and oh so special. I highly recommend this property!
Nov 2015
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Playa Langosta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 7500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , The shower and tub have doors that open to pool and fountain
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Oceanfront with Private Lanai
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Oceanfront with Private Lanai
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Oceanfront with Private Lanai
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Oceanfront with Private Lanai
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Oceanfront, Beach/Pool Level
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , Bedroom with twins can be made into a king
  • We have the capability to make two twins into a KING bed. The house can then have 6 KINGS and 1 TWIN
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Our management company is your Concierge as well. They can provide a chef, transportation, Massages, book adventure tours, a stocked fridge upon your arrival or anything your heart desires. The fees for these extras luxuries will be additional.


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Luxury Beachfront with 5 Ocean Front MASTER suites (6 bedrooms total)
average rating of 4.85 based on 21 reviews

Outstanding home in Playa Langosta

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and perfect for our group! It was very spacious and we did not feel cramped at all. Each bedroom had its own bathroom which was a plus. The house has a huge kitchen, big dining room where we had a chef come to cook a couple of times and a great lanai area to sit outside in the shade. Location was perfect and was walking distance to the town of Tamarindo or accessible by golf cart. Everyone was very accommodating and helpful. I would definitely rent this house again. Thanks Chris for sharing your lovely home!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house from June 2 through the 11th. The house was amazing. We had plenty of room and felt right at home. The beds were super comfortable and we had everything we needed.

Susan the concierge was very helpful with booking our adventures. Ronnie our driver was wonderful.

We rented a golf cart and it was a short drive to town to shop or enjoy local restaurants.

The house staff was very helpful, and with the security at night we felt very safe.

Sol, the owner of Basilico Catering and Featured chef Leo Manzur were beyond wonderful. They cooked for us five of the nights we were there. The food was amazing. Fresh ingredients, cooked to perfection. The kids ( 18 yrs to 24) loved helping them cook in the kitchen, Sol and Leo were so great with them. By the end of the week they were so much more than our chefs, they were family. Passion Fruit cheesecake, need I say more!!!!

We will be back!!!

Thank you Chris for sharing your amazing home!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home was incredible

  • 5 of 5

Everything was wonderful. Had a perfect vacation. Home is very organized

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and the perfect amount of space to be together with good friends - wonderful use of space

  • 5 of 5

The housekeeper and security guard were wonderful and definitely appreciated. One of our friends had their purse stolen on one of the side streets by kids on a moped so we wished there was more stressed to newcomers about safety matters. Also Susanne Kommen was a rock star with the group - we all appreciated her attention to details, kindness and suggestions. Thank you sincerely for opening your lovely home!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Casa De Las Tortugas with our wedding party. There were 13 of us and it was a great stay. My wedding was beautiful and it was everything we expected and more. Thank you for the amazing stay. We left a piece of our heart in Costa Rica

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation at its Finest!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 12 rented this property about a week ago and couldn't have been more pleased with our experience!! The layout of the home is perfect for privacy, but also has a great open floor plan in the common areas providing opportunity for great family time! The pool was beautiful, right on the water and just a $5 dollar taxi ride into town! I loved how safe and friendly everything was! The house smelled great and was always very clean, thanks to the sweet lady who took care of everything!!

Susan was such a pleasure to work with and was always on call if we ever needed anything!

Mario with security was such a wonderful man! He takes his job of protecting the house and all who are in it very seriously while also being very kind and friendly. We enjoyed talking to him and always brought him any extra food from dinner. He was very appreciative!!

Sol, the chef was such a sweetheart! She was such a joy to have in the kitchen and made the most delicious meals during our stay!! I would highly recommend her to anyone and everyone! She is a very hard worker and creates such a beautiful meal. She even prepared our catches of fish for dinner! So delicious!! I'm getting hungry just thinking about her meals!

We will most definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Car: not necessary

Located on the exclusive beach of Playa Langosta just one mile south of Tamarindo.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250

We will only accept groups of maximum of 50 people.
All activities need to be finished the latest at 11pm (according to Costa Rica Law for the Langosta Beach Area)
There are additional fees when paying by Credit Card

$500 damage deposit required
50% deposit to reserve *The remaining 50% to be paid 90 days prior to arrival.
For Events: $3000 P/D for a day. (subject to change based on Season)

DRY SEASON -$1,400 per night $9000 week - 5 day minimum
STANDARD (Green)- $1350 per night $8500 per week - 5 days minimum

THANKSGIVING - $13,000 wk.
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS - $17,000 p/w, 2 week min.
Taxes to be added

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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