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Villas Canadiense - over 80% of our rentals are repeat guests!

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Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Villa, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4 adults), FREE WiFi

Villas Canadiense - a great oceanside retreat, owned and operated by a small town fun loving Canadian family (original owners).

Located in the Boca del Nosara project, in the Nicoya District, in the Province of Guanacaste, in beautiful Costa Rica. 200 meters to Playa Guiones! Located at the end of a quiet dead end road.

We came, we enjoyed, we fell in love, and you will also.

Villas Canadiense facilities include:

* Four fully-furnished one-bedroom units

(additional beds can be made in living area)

* Full kitchen facilities

* Air conditioned bedroom


* Beautiful kidney-shaped pool

* Surf school near by

* Yoga retreat near by.

* Only 200 metres to the Pacific Ocean and beach

* A 5-mile horseshoe-shaped sandy beach of Playa Guiones

* Safe swimming and surfing

* Nearby convenience store with fresh and frozen groceries

* Nearby HIGH quality restaurants with good prices

* Property backs onto a nationally designated preserved jungle

* Access to many tourist activities near by

* And so much more all within a 10 min walk!

When you want to truly relax and slow the pace down to a sultry smooth vacation, stress free, friendly, economical, and memorable - come to Villas Canadiense. You will build memories for the rest of your life, you will daydream of Nosara forever and you will return again and again...everyone does!

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 26, 2014

About Jess

Owned by the original owners since 2000 when the villas were built with friends and their families. Since then, ownership has shifted as one family bought out the other 3. So we are still the same good ol' small town folk that own and love Nosara like we did back then.

Why Jess chose Nosara

Nosara is just the perfect distance from typical holiday destinations that are over crowded and busy. The area has grown dramatically in the last 12 years, but it now has all of the amenities anyone could need within a 5-10 min walk. Our villas are centrally located in the Nosara district at the end of a quiet road with beach access. It doesn't get much better.

What makes this villa unique

Our staff are wonderfully friendly and trustworthy. They value their jobs because they are valued. They are around just enough to be helpful but still provide you with privacy and space.


Playa Guiones Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed is in the bedroom with air conditioning and a large ceiling fan with vaulted ceiling., Double Beds (1) Futon couch in living area converts into double bed, Twin or Single Beds (1) Futon chair in living area converts into single bed, Baby Cribs (1) We have a playpen that you are welcome to use if available.
  • CD Player
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Villas Canadiense is located as close as you can get to staying on the beach. There are no buildings on the beach as it is designated national reserve land. Only 200 meter walk to the 5 mile long sandy Playa Guiones. Air-Conditioning in the bedroom, 4 overhead large ceiling fans for added comfort through out the villa and private patio, secure, friendly and very trustworthy staff, all amenities needed within a 10 min walk, fantastic restaurants in the area, consistent surf, beautiful gardens, etc. Small weddings welcome! We have had a few weddings on our property and hosted several wedding parties and family groups looking to stay close to each other but still have their own space. This property is FANTASTIC for private family and friend reunions! Ask us about our discounted rates if you book 3-4 villas!


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(5 traveler reviews)

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Villas Canadiense - over 80% of our rentals are repeat guests!
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
Ocean City, NJ

Cleanest, Safest, and most economical place to stay in Guiones

  • 5 of 5

Villa Canadiense is clean, safe, and has everything you need to relax. I stayed there for two weeks in January/February 2016 and lived care free and happy. Me and three of my friends surfed all day every day at the world famous Guiones beaches and had a blast. The local Ticos were friendly (as long as you didn't paddle battle for waves) and the local Super (grocery store) and sodas (mom and pop restaurants) were relatively inexpensive and convenient. Villa Canadiense is only a short walk through the jungle to the beach and I woke each morning eager to see the wild dogs and other native critters that inhabited the area. At the Villa, we had everything we needed. We cooked plenty of meals, relaxed by the pool, listened to local music and partied. One night, we even had dinner with the owner of the Villa. She was great. There was plenty of room for all of us and four longboards. Do yourself a favor and DO NOT LOOK AT ANY OTHER PLACES IN GUIONES. Villa Canadiense is the cleanest, safest, economical, and most convenient place to stay. Each day we left a tip for the cleaners, and most of the time, if we didn't specifically tell her to take it, we would return from surfing to find the tip untouched. The staff is like family and made our stay worry-free. We already booked our stay for next year and plan to return there each year to surf and take in the local scene.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Westhampton, MA

Our Favorite Place to Unwind

  • 5 of 5

We've been repeated visitors to Villa Canadiense (at least 5 times). Very short walk to the beach where the surfing is great and the beach is so expansive it never feels crowded. The grounds are well kept and the staff has always been helpful and friendly. We have only had positive experiences at Villa Canadiense and we will keep coming back!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada

Peaceful paradise

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough good things about Villa Canadiense! Within days of arriving last December, we knew we'd want to keep returning. Our rental unit had everything we needed, and was cleaned daily. Kembry was on site daily to answer any questions. The gardens surrounding the pool are simply spectacular, and provide a sense of space and privacy. The beach is incredibly close, just a short walk down a beautiful path. The location is also great for getting to yoga classes and restaurants. We went everywhere on foot, though our neighbors enjoyed their rented bicycles. We met some lovely people during our stay, and hope to see them again during future visits. And last but certainly not least, Ellie, who will be your main point of contact prior to arrival, is just terrific. She has a wealth of information about the area, and answered our many emailed questions with patience and good humor. Peaceful paradise perfection!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Perfect locale to experience Nosara beaches!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful trip to Nosara, thanks to the warmth of Villas Canadiense!! We found it perfectly comfortable and centrally located near everything we wanted from our experience: surf, sun, wildlife, yoga, and locals : ) It is about 100 yards from the beach via a remote access path, usually passing under howler monkeys eating mangos quietly (or not-so-much) above you, and if you aren't quite feeling the steamy beach scene, you have a private pool setting with plenty of sun and butterflies & lightning bugs at sunset. There are a few yoga spots within walking distance, along with some popular local restaurants/bars/internet cafes/juice bars/supers. The 1 bedroom villa had everything we needed to be comfortable: large fridge, stocked utensils, airy bath, large bedroom with A/C and safe, outdoor private deck with fan, hammocks in the cabina, outdoor shower for pre-pool or post-beach, gated entry, staff that is available during the week. The grill has been converted to a coal grill and we couldn't get it going with the coals but it seemed clean enough and the broiler in the oven was a good second option. For the location, the town, and the price, we will hopefully be renting out all units every once in a while to travel back here and experience it with our family and friends - that is how special we found this place : ) Nosara is now, after my third trip to Costa, my favorite town and I attribute much of it the comforts of the Villas.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Belleville, NJ

Great Location

  • 3 of 5

The location is fantastic and the pool is very nice. The grill by the pool was disgusting so we didn't use it. The pool chair covers were dirty also. The rooms are a very nice size and laid out well. It would have been nice to have maps and some other restaurant info and that kind of thing after you arrive. Their website link has excellent info but once we got there we didn't have that at our disposal. It was peaceful and secure with georgeous landscaping. A good value steps from the beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The issue with the grill and cleanliness of pool chairs has been resolved. This concern came up during some staff transitions and are not normal occurrences. They are being cleaned by the staff regularly. Each of our villas have a binder with a map of the area and information on some suggested restaurants and contacts for activities. This information is updated once in a while, however as things change in the area, we do not guarantee that it is up to date all the time. Our manager in Nosara is at the villas 2-3 times daily 5 days of the week and is able to help you as well. You are also welcome to contact our reservation desk by email to ask about suggested restaurants or directions. She will be happy to help you plan your holiday.
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Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Playa Guiones
Nearest Point of Interest
Villas Canadiense
Car: not necessary

Yoga classes, surfing, jungle tours, monkies, birds, butterflies, turtle watching, Sun-bathing, Massage Therapy, quad rentals, etc. all available near by!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Manager'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.

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