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4 Bedroom 3 Bath Villa """

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,520 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Playa Ocotal Villa

This villa has all the comforts of home. This unit comes with fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, air conditioning, celling fans in each room, cable, wifi, and balcony off of master bedroom. Comfortably sleeps 8, but has a pull out couch that would sleep an additional 1-2 people. The Villa is just steps from a pool and only a short walk to the beach.

Renting through this villa receives free privileges to The Club at Coco bay. This includes two locations. One is a beach side cabana and infinity pool a short walk from your villa and right behind Father Roosters. The other is just a 7 minute drive in Playa del Coco. This includes a large pool, work out facilities, yoga pavilion, restaurant, bar, lighted tennis courts, spa services, locker rooms, and concierge service.

More Details

Andrew and Emily Nagel
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Andrew and Emily Nagel

A family of four from Minnesota.

Andrew and Emily Nagel purchased this villa in 2014

Guestbook comments from the owner

The villa is a short walk from the ocean. The ocean was at a perfect temperature to swim in. Not to mention, the weather was perfect while I stayed in the villa.
Dec 2014
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Guanacaste Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1520 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bedroom with bathroom suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Shared bathrrom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Shared bathrrom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom with bedroom suite and a balcony
  • Two Bedrooms Upstairs (Each with own bathroom) Two Bedrooms on main level (Shared bathroom) Pull-Out Couch in living room sleeps 2
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.95 based on 21 reviews

Nicely Kept Condo; Responsive Owner and Manager

  • 4 of 5

Vista Ocotal is short walk to Ocotal Beach which is 10 minute drive from town of Playa Coco. The condo is located in small gated community with nice swimming pool. The unit well kept and feels almost brand new. There are three 3/4 baths that are very nice. The living room is ok for 2-4 people, but seems small for 4BR/3BA unit. There are some simple chairs under overhang but no real outdoor furniture included in unit, but swimming pool is only 50ft away. The beach at Ocotal is about a half mile long between two outcroppings of rock. Because it is at the end of road that meanders through a poor unkept neighborhood, it is not crowded with tourists. There is one public restaurant in walking distance, Fr Roosters, which has nice setting on the beach with good service, ok food and relatively high prices. Vista Ocotal includes access to a beach club tucked 100 yards from beach behind Fr. Roosters. The club has nice pool and ok restrooms. We spent a lot of time at club pool because they have a simple breakfast, lunch and drink menu that is reasonably priced served by very pleasant staff. The club also has shade and provides towels. There is another pool club included that is 5-10 minute drive that has very nice pool but very few chairs and no towels. It has a reasonably priced Greek restaurant, Santorini, which has good food. It also has a workout facility with some older equipment but the of course the weights work fine. The owners and managers are pleasant and very responsive. Overall, we had a good experience, but the drive from Coco is unpleasant and hair raising at night with many pedestrians to avoid hitting in the dark. Unless you plan on staying at Ocotal the whole time you really need a car.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent stay for our family , very clean and comfortable and safe place to enjoy

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay

Nice place for family

Very close to main town

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tampa, FL

All the comforts of home with an introduction to Costa Rican culture

  • 5 of 5

I originally emailed the Emily & Scott a year prior to our stay because we knew that the area would start to be booked pretty quickly. We had four couples staying in this beautiful condo with 4 athletes racing the Ironman Costa Rica 70.3 Triathlon, so the space had to not just be large enough for our group, but bikes and gear as well. It worked out perfectly.

The condo has a large kitchen with all of the necessary appliances, dishes and utensils, 4 very nice sized bedrooms, a living area, terrace and porch. All of which are up-to-date and extremely clean.

Pamela and Gil, the management staff,are quick to answer any questions or take care of any issues from maintenance to booking a tour.

During the night, you can see and hear howler monkeys hanging out in the trees on the property. Iguanas are rare but can be seen as well, as Olingos, Coatis and different species of birds.

A 5 minute walk from the condo is a beach and Father Rooster's, a bar and grille that did not serve us one bad meal (and due to the convenience and our racing schedule we were there alot.)

Staying at Vista Ocotal in Emily and Scot's Condo simply made our race-cation amazing. I know that when I come back to race or visit Costa Rica again, I will have no hesitation requesting this residence again.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice property ingood location to walk to beach, Father Roosters, etc.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable for 7 of us, nice staff, quiet, clean-- would stay here again

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow - fantastic place to vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 adults stayed here for 8 days and had an amazing time! We had arranged for some excursions prior to coming with the help of the hosts (fantastic, friendly service from them), as well as a driver that picked us up at the airport and drove us to the grocery store prior to arriving at the villa. The kitchen was well equipped and we made some meals there, along with a special birthday meal made by the local chef. The coffee shop on the property was a nice option for breakfast or smoothies too. They even deliver by the pool! The beach is so close and we enjoyed Father Roosters too! We rented a golf cart to get around and that was a fun way to explore the area and get to town. Zip-lining, horseback riding and a catamaran cruise were some of our favorite activities. Locals very friendly and we felt safe everywhere, day or night. The villa was spacious enough for all 8 of us, very clean and modern. Definitely will be coming back for another visit - so much to see and do!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place- better than described!

  • 5 of 5

Prior to trip, the host contacted us to share some things about the unit and gave some really good tips about getting around, things to do and what to avoid. He offered to arranged for car service to pick up our group at the Liberia airport and were met at the condo by caretaker. Found the unit extremely clean and well kept. Beach and great restaurant (Father Rosters) were just a minute walk from the unit and town of Coco was a 10 minute ride away. Host arranged for a tour at zip line / animal park that was unbelievable. Bottom line- best property we have rented!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22 Kilometres
Liberia (Daniel Oduber) International Airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Father Roosters
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Papagayo Golf & County Club
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Father Roosters
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Ocotal Beach
Car: not necessary

Father Rooster's is a short walk from the villa. It is a very relaxing place on the beach to have a nice meal or get drinks.

Playa Coco is a town 2 miles or 7 minutes away by car where you will find many restaurants, local shops, grocery stores, medical facilities, and night life. If you don't want to rent a car, renting a golf cart can conveniently get you around the area

Local tours can be arranged though the concierge. Including volcanos, hikes, rafting, deep sea fishing, wild life tours, zip-lining, ATV excursions, and waterfalls to name a few.

All renters have free access to the Club at Coco Bay which offers a large pool, lighted tennis courts, Yoga pavilion, and air conditioned gym.

Guests also receive free access to the infinity pool and beach cabana a short walk away from the villa. This is very close to Father Roosters.

For more information on the free access to the Club at Coco Bay and the Ocotal Beach Club:


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Maid Service $55

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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