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Villa ~ Quiet, Secure, Spacious, Elegant, Beachside

(14 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/07/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Surrounded By Jungle, 5 Min Walk To Beaches

Just five minutes walking distance from the north end of pink sand beach Playa Pelada and the Rio Nosara Boca, you hear the gentle ocean waves from the hammock on our deck. An easy walk or quick bike ride to Playa Guiones best surf break. Nosarananda Sanctuary Villas; one acre property with Casa Ceiba situated adjacent to Casa Sita.

Built in 1996, from poured concrete and fine hardwood, nestled into a hillside and at the end of a private drive, all wood and furniture carved from local pochote.

Landscaping is beautifully maintained with flower gardens and variety of mature fruit trees, depending on the time of year you may find yourself picking mangos, lemons, coconut, gunabanas, starfruits and mandarins… surrounded by jungle you will hear and see howler monkeys, posotes and many exotic bird and butterfly species. this is a private and classic residence on a large lot.

Travel up stairs to the entrance and large open patio deck, perfect for dining, feel the breeze, listen to waves, lay in the hammock, read or relax.

Master bedroom with king size bed, closet and ensuite full bathroom. Second living/bedroom with three single beds, small library and large desk; separate bathroom with shower, bot villas with on demand hot water.

A large, open and understated space that has many windows and very high ceilings, all with ventilation, each room has overhead fan and vent space to move warm air out, every opening is newly screened to protect you from the bugs.

Because our Villas were specifically designed to remain cool, there is no air conditioning, however each bed has it's own fan in addition to the overhead room fan. With the elevation and proximity to the ocean there is a consistent breeze.

Dining table for six, two other tables with seating for four and patio furniture.
Kitchen is complete with fridge, oven, stove, pots, pans and all the basics you need to cook.

Telephone, daytime wifi internet, secure bodega with washing machine.
House is completely secure with sensor lighting and ornately barred windows.
Parking for three vehicles, the entire property is fenced and gated.

Weekly gardener and maid service included.
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/07/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    strict no smoking on the property, if found to be smoking by staff full forfeiture of damage deposit and/or additional charges to credit card...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ensuite bathroom ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 3 twin/ single


  • open and spacious, large windows, overhead fans, individual fans per bed, vented, newly screened, security bars, additional sofa bed, queen and/or cot available...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • tiled bathroom with toilet, shower, cabinet, mirror and hot water

Other Amenities

  • Vacationing to Costa Rica will be exhilarating, stimulating and life expanding. Nosara is quickly becoming a popular resort town catering to families, surfers, yogis, outdoor and nature lovers of all kinds, a tropical eco haven, Costa Rica is truly a Rich Coast! You’ll never have another vacation as invigorating, easy to plan or as smoothly operated, as your private, custom vacation to Costa Rica with Nosarananda. We invite you to share bold adventures or healing retreats — all private, all designed and oriented to your skill level and ability, with amazing guides, good food, interesting venues and comfortable accommodations. Visit us in Costa Rica and you will find pristine nature, excellent surf, ancient yogic techniques, elegant accommodations and fresh, wholesome food....moreless


  • Books:

    large book library, please do not remove books from the property...moreless


  • Romantic


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    a quick stroll and you are at a more secluded and semi private area of the pink sands beach, North Playa Pelada.. from our Villa you will hear the sound of ocean waves breaking on the shore, ...moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean:

    10min walk to the Rio Nosara, rivermouth with tours of birds, SUP and kayak, world class fishing and surfing, as well as turtles ...moreless

  • Resort:

    many resorts and restaurants to visit including Yoga and Surfing...moreless

  • Rural:

    surrounded by lush jungle, deep forest fauna and flora...moreless

  • Village:

    close to Nosara Beach Guiones village, about a 15min walk...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    free wifi between hours of 6am - 9pm wifi is turned off at night to reduce EMF radiation and assist natural sleep regeneration...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    not permitted to remove from location, please bring a sarong for the beach...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    typical Tico style "sock"...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    maid service once weekly, if property is observed dirty additional maid service will incur charges of $30 per day...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    sugar, coffee, tea, powdered milk, flax, oats, salt + pepper...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat:

    10mins to the rio nosara boating and birdwatching available at $75 per person...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    10mins to the rio nosara where kayak tours are available at $75 per person...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    5min walk to tidal pools at the beach...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.4
from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 8 - Apr 30, 2017
1 night min stay
$1,030 $4,414

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

May 1 - Aug 31, 2017
1 night min stay
$828 $3,679

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2017
1 night min stay
$736 $3,311

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $55 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$828 $3,679

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $55 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $367.85
  • Tax Rate 15%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. All renters and guests *must* agree to and strictly adhere to House Rules and Guidelines for full refund of Damage Deposit; most importantly - no flushing of anything except human waste down the toilets, no smoking on the property or locale, conservation of water and electricity, recycling of all garbage and all food waste composting. if you are not sure of something, ask the onsite manager for info or assistance.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/07/2017
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200 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Liberia International
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
300 Metres
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Visit our elegant, all inclusive, boutique resort in Nosara, Costa Rica, the quaint local of Playa Pelada just North of Playa Guiones and close to the boca Rio Nosara.

A unique boutique experience awaits you, offering exciting local excursions, intimate and tranquil surroundings, gourmet organic meals, yoga therapy, massage, detox retreats and teacher trainings - tailored to meet your needs in honor of the five levels of healing.

Listed in National Geographic - World's Best Surf Town and

The New York Times - Top 45 places to Visit in 2012

and recently an article in The New York Times - Travel - Sept 30 2012 ~ says a lot about this sweet spot!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: Canadian/European/German, from Vancouver, a organic and holistic home where arts and music were the foundations of wholesome life. Successful entrepreneur and Snow Bird.

Why the Owner Chose Playa Pelada, Costa Rica:
Vacationed to Costa Rica since 1992, discovered Nosara, our family has been vacationing to since the early 90's. Eventually deciding to make Nosara a retirement home, and then a boutique yoga retreat hotel and wildlife sanctuary.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
the beach; pink sands, teal waters, consistent waves = some of the best surfing in the world.. the food; fresh fruit and greens, fresh fish... the climate; always warm, thundershowers, lazer sunlight, warm warm ocean... the flora and fauna, the birds and their songs

Contact us

Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/07/2017

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  • entrance


  • dining area

    dining area

  • study


  • bathroom


  • lounge


  • kitchen


  • second bedroom

    second bedroom

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

VRBO #487342

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, April 17, 2017

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