About the property
- House2100 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay4 - 7 nights
4 bedroom 3 bath with Swimming Pool
Welcome to Playa Negra Vacation Rentals, Jarrod and Meaghan, where we do our best to ensure a wonderful stay in Playa Negra.
***MANGO TANGO CURRENTLY BEING RENOVATED BACK TO RENTALS FALL OF 2018****
ADDING SQUARE FOOTAGE, LARGER KITCHEN AND LIVING, ADDING 4 BEDROOM AND ANOTHER BATH. MAKING THIS GREAT HOUSE EVEN BETTER!! NEW PICS COMING SOON!!!
*Please see notes for proper rates!
1-4 Adults $175
5-8 Adults $250
*$300 Refundable Damage Deposit
SPECIAL HOLIDAY RATES FOR CHRISTMAS, NEW YEARS and EASTER WEEKS
Just 200 meters walk to the snorkeling beach and 8-10 minutes walk to more beautiful PACIFIC BEACHES; relax in Mango Tango's unique riverfront retreat. From the main tree-top level gaze at animals enjoying the pristine riverfront. Enjoy Costa Rican coffee on the romantic master bedroom balcony over-looking the river; you will likely be joined by a monkey, parakeets, Iguana, red-tailed squirrels and Mapaches also enjoying breakfast. Dine, read or enjoy yoga on the outdoor covered patio surrounded by gardens. Walk a short distance in our gated community to Playa Negra, Sandy Beach, Playa Blanca and more for surfing, beach combing, dining, sunset drinks, and rejuvenating ocean views.
WHY IS PLAYA NEGRA AWESOME? You're probably looking at multiple locations in Costa Rica. If a selection of uncrowded beaches, wild-life, a laid-back 'time does not matter' atmosphere, no high rise buildings, no franchises, multiple surfing breaks and tranquility are on your vacation agenda; Playa Negra beach town is your place to kick back and smell the sea! In Playa Negra you can capture the way Costa Rica used to be! If you need a dose of a touristy town, its only half an hour drive to Tamarindo for shopping, Subway, our favorite huge US style grocery store the 'AutoMercado' and shop after shop of souvenirs. You can also go 40 minutes inland to visit Santa Cruz for a taste of an authentic Costa Rica mini city.
HOME INTERIOR LAYOUT: Currently geing renovated to a 4 bedroom 3 bath. New pics coming soon.
OUTSIDE enjoy the beautiful private POOL under the Guanacaste tree with Caribbean blue glass tile and granite (approximately 4' deep, with two 1.5 meter long in-pool benches + a tanning ledge for 2+ persons). There is also a travertine outdoor shower in our gated yard with private parking. The LAUNDRY room offers a surfboard rack, pool floats, new washer, dryer, a WeberQ BBQ and cooler for grocery trips.
HELP IS JUST AN EMAIL OR PHONE CALL: Our home is lovingly cared for and managed by Playa Negra Vacation Rentals. We are a phone call or email away to answer home questions or help with directions, or an trusted employee if we're away.
BEACHES: Through the gated ocean-front community, stroll 4 minutes on palm and hibiscus lined paths to a small secluded beach with snorkeling and 8-10 minutes walk to Playa Negra Reef Break, Sandy White Swimming Beach and Open-Air Restaurant and bar. It is a short 10 Minute Drive to Playa Avellanas North (White Sand, Reef/ Sand Surfing, Restaurant), and 15 minutes drive to Playa Junquillal South (Black Sand, Beach Break surfing, Great for Kids) or lots of other great beaches we'll share about too!
ACTIVITIES: Playa Negra is a perfect casual beach town to relax or to explore Guanacaste through day trips. Casa Mango Tango is just 18 minutes to Zip-Line, ATV and horse-back tours, 15 Minutes to Hacienda Pinella Beach Club and Spa, 35 minutes to Tamarindo for shopping, 1.15 hr to Playa Flamingo & Playa Conchal and Portero, 1 hr to Guatil Pottery, and just under 3 hours to Rincon De La Viejo or Guachipelin (canopy tour, river tubing, waterfalls, horse back rides & hot spring mud baths).
LOCAL DINING: Playa Negra has 8+ great restaurants in town, including Peruvian fusion at Cafe Playa Negra, Beach-front seafood at Hotel Playa Negra, amazing sandwiches and baked goods at Cafe La Ventana, Excellent fish tacos at Jalapenos, tropical dishes at Pura Vida Pizzeria, yummy traditional fare at Bar Latina, even an amazing 5 star chef with a large wine cellar at Villa Deevena.
Jarrod Guidry and Meaghan Foley
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- May 16, 2018
About Jarrod Guidry and Meaghan Foley
California Family of 5
Jarrod Guidry and Meaghan Foley purchased this House in 2013
Why Jarrod Guidry and Meaghan Foley chose Los Pargos
We just remodeled Mango Tango after buying it a few years ago. The new larger floor plan is great for our family and hopefully yours too. We enjoyed making our Playa Negra getaway home larger and more comfortable. Adding our own touch to this already great home. We hope you think so too.
What makes this House unique
Great lush, and tropical pool area with monkeys visits make for a great day at Casa Mango Tango.
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Awesome awesome awesome
So much good stuff, I don't even know where to start.
I spent a week at Casa Mango Tango with my wife and our two daughters (ages 8 and 10). The place was perfect for us. Sweet little house with a perfect little pool for cooling off.
The first morning we woke up to a couple of howler monkeys climbing through the trees just outside our balcony. Very cool. The girls had never seen anything like that in the wild before. There are also iguanas and ctenosaurs (bigger, grayish iguana-like lizards) that visit the ground-floor porch when you're eating looking for handouts. We fed them pieces of apple. (Just don't try to hand-feed them. I made that mistake and got bitten. Can't blame the lizard for that.) Tons of cool birds around the house too.
Jarrod and Meaghan were awesome. Very approachable and happy to help us whenever we needed it. They helped us arrange ziplining and horseback riding. They also hooked us up with Adobe Car Rental, which I would recommend. Got a good 4x4 from them. Used it for trips to the stores/restaurants in "town", Hotel Playa Negra and nearby Playa Avellanas.
The nearby snorkeling tide pool was super cool too. Perfect for young ones.
Bottom line: We can't wait to go back. (Hopefully for longer next time!)
Perfect relaxing getaway
My boyfriend and I spent a week at Casa Mango Tango in Jan 2016 to celebrate his birthday. It was exactly what we were looking for - far from the maddening crowds, close to the beach but a private haven at the end of the cul-de-sac, a wonderfully appointed house, our own pool for laps or just reading a book in the shallow end, and lots of daily entertainment watching the local wildlife. Yes, in addition to the iguanas and monkeys (we were disappointed to only hear them!), and birds and racoon, we did see a small crocodile on the far banks of the river behind the house!! We did take a few day trips during our week away, but what we loved best was our morning walks along the nearby beach, reading by the pool, and checking out the local restaurants nearby - sunset at Lola's in Avellanas beach and dinner at Villa Daveena are not to be missed! And Jen at the local Cafe La Ventana brought an excellent catered birthday meal to the house for our first night there - it was hard to top! Stephanie, the owner, was easy and accommodating to work with, and Jarrod and Meaghan were the perfect Playa Negra manager/hosts - they were full of great local info, accessible for any of our needs, and just great people! We are already trying to figure out when we can return.
A memorable vacation for our family
Our visit to Mango Tango was extraordinary. On a scale of one to ten, with ten being the highest rating, our family would rate our trip to Playa Negra as a ten in each of the categories of service, accomodations, location and overall experience. Mango Tango was perfect. We are so grateful for the thoughtful and helpful assistance provided to us by Jarrod and Mariah. Thank you for the opportunity to stay at Mango Tango. We look forward to our next visit.
mango tango days
we have been coming to Costa Rica for 4 years in a row now. Twice we have stayed in one of Playa Negra rental homes.both times it was a very good experience. we love the Playa Negra area,mango tango is a 200 hundred meters walk to the ocean.there is a water source just behind the house that attracts wildlife,we did have a big pet iguana come and visit us daily by the pool .house was set up very nice. Jarrod and Meaghan were very helpful when we had question on what to do . we will be back soon. thanks for letting us stay in your home. mike and peggy
Above & Beyond Expectation
This property is exceptional if you want the real feel of Costa Rica. My girlfriend booked this sight unseen. It was perfect for 3 couples for the week. It is well equipted with everything you need including condiments in the cupboards which is a bonus. You could get a way without a car but we saw more having one. If you like beaches almost to yourself this area is amazing. You could go to a different beach everyday. Sunsets amazing. We rented bikes from the surf shop which was fun. We booked in house massages which were the best of the best. We picked up supplies in Santa Cruz but could ride our bikes to the local grocery store for pretty much anything else we needed. Make sure you try the Pizza just out side the gate. The wraps at Jalepeno's are great as well. We drove to lots of other eating spots and every place was fabulous. People were great but you have to get used to Costa Rican time. Which means service can be a bit slower than we were used to but you do adjust. If you want to enjoy breakfast on your private patio and watch monkey's, iguanna's & birds this is for you. House & Pool were very clean. I will be going back to this location. Thank you Jarrod for your exceptional property management skills.
Thanks so much for your review and the great review of this super one of a kind property. We're so happy you enjoyed your stay and I if I wouldn't have been sick, I for sure would have had a drink by the pool with you all, what a fun group! See you again, soon,
Calm, nature and great house
The presence of the wild forest and of a small river in the backyard of the villa, has permit us to see alot of beautiful birds, iguanas, howling monkeys, squirrels, etc. We have appreciated the pool who was cleaned, a must due to the heat, The kitchen was well equiped, the living-room and dining room very confortables. It takes a car to live there because it is a remote place. Great beaches near by.
Jarrod and Meaghan , the manager, were always there to helpfull us.
Henriette, Jean-Claude, Jacinthe et Marc, Québec, Canada
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Additional Fees and Taxes: *1-2 Guests $164 Night *3-4 Guests is $184 Night *5-6 Guests is $200 Night *Guest = age 2+ for counting # of Guests *$300 Refundable Damage Deposit SPECIAL HOLIDAY RATES FOR CHRISTMAS, NEW YEARS and EASTER WEEKS