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Just Steps Away from the Fun!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Big, beautiful home in a great locaton! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 10, pool.

Perfect lodging for family vacation, surfers or nature lovers, this home is nestled at the base of the mountain, just a short walk to Playa Hermosa and a short drive to the fun of Jaco. Rental includes entire first floor of this huge duplex, including 3 bedrooms sleeping 10, 2 baths, a gorgeous, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, living room and rooftop deck. Beautiful private pool. Plenty of gated parking.

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About The Owner

My name is John and I live here at Dos Palomas now. I gave up my excavating business and left the cold and insane taxes of Maryland to live out the rest of my days in the warmth of Costa Rica. I invite all my friends to come visit and I look forward to all the new friends I will make with this rental!

The Owner purchased this house in 2013

Why The Owner chose Hermosa Hills

This is a great house, big and ideally located. I looked at a lot of properties and loved this house as soon as I saw it. The long balcony is great for lounging in the morning as the sun rises and even better in the evenings with a cocktail as the sun sets.

What makes this house unique

This house is quiet and feels remote without actually being remote. You can hear the pounding surf of the ocean from the rooftop deck and the balconies. It is easy to get to, just off the main highway (34) and has all the luxury of a high end resort but without the high price tag.


Hermosa Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Marble and tile bathroom. With Master Suite 1 on 1st floor.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Marble and tile bath. With Master Suite 2 on 1st floor.
  • Each master suite has a private bath, fully tiled. One has bath tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite 2 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Large closet, en suite bathroom, sleeps 5
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Double on bottom, twin on top, sleeps 3, closet
    Master Suite 1 - 1 queen , Large closet, en suite bathroom
  • First floor home of duplex has 2 master suites and a 3rd bedroom and can sleep 10.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Property manager lives on site and is available to assist you with all of your vacation needs.


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(3 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
Baltimore,Md. U.S.A.

Awesome !!!!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome vacation home !!!! It was everything that anyone could ask for. Oversized tub !!! Two adults could fit comfortably. Lovely tile , nice size kitchen , balcony and roof top views , with excellent restaurants within walking distance. Breathtaking sunrises and sunsets !!! We loved every bit of the house and our vacation in Costa Rica exceeded our expectations. I would recommend this home to anyone thinking of staying in the Jaco, Playa Hermosa area. Already looking forward to our next visit as we will definitely be staying here if possible. Awesome !!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently spent 7 days here, and I think Costa Rica is our new favorite vacation spot! This house is beautiful, spacious, and very reasonably priced. It could easily accommodate a large family or group of friends. In addition, it is conveniently located to several restaurants and shops, and the beach is right across the street. The private pool was very nice and the view from the balcony is spectacular. This was by far one of the nicest places that we have traveled to in many years, and we will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Yvonne! We hope you return soon!
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Playa Hermosa Get Away

  • 4 of 5

Stayed at the house for 5 days in early December. Nice, large rooms that more than met our needs. Great views from the third floor balcony that is actually the entire top of the house! All of the interior is finished in tile and granite, very neat and clean. Situated across the road from one of the best surf beaches in CR. An easy walk to the Back Yard, Bowies Point and other restaurants of Hermosa Beach. A pizza shop and small food convenience store right across route 34 was very helpful. Had dinner one night with John the owner, a very amiable guy who was able to answer a lot of our questions about the area. With the addition of the pool (which is under construction) this will be a really super place to stay in Playa Hermosa. Easy access to all the amenities of the area, and the secluded feel of the house make this a great pick for spending some quality time in a beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your nice comments! Glad you enjoyed yourselves and we hope you return soon to swim in the new pool!
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Juan Santamaria International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Bowie's Point
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Los Suenos
Nearest Motorway
0.05 Miles
Route 34
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Bowie's Point
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Playa Hermosa
Car: recommended

This property is located in a small community at the base of the mountain, just a short walk from the beach and the best surfing in the region. Listen to the roar of the ocean from the front balcony or rooftop; watch the monkeys in the back; birdwatch from the balconey and rooftop deck.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.