Emerald Abode Romantic, Private and Huge Upclose Ocean Views.(29 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
The Emerald Abode sits high above the famous surf breaks of Santa Teresa.
this newly constructed home, was built and designed specifically to take advantage of the 30 miles of pacific ocean views, with the emerald jungle below. Every room in the house has a view of the ocean. Modern tropical open air designed interior, solid wood floors, counter and cabinets. A/C in master bedroom, and hot water throughout. Truly a unique and romantic vacation spot. Very private, no Neighbors, a wonderful place to sit back, relax and unwind in the privacy of your own home. NON-SMOKING PROPERTY
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Member since: 2014
- 650 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 2
- Non Smoking Only:
Pets Not Allowed:
i have two magnificent dogs, pets by day, guard dogs by night.. if you are dog friendly you will love Akun and Nicoya. they stay with me at my house all day and night, but if guests are wanting to have dog company/visits they will find them most accommodating when i am off property at work.. guests that don't want dog visits can close the gate at the house to keep the dogs out. Both dogs speak English and understand common commands, Out, Down, Off, No etc... they both love hugs....moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Included
- Private Chef
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Linens Provided:
Open Air concept house provides lots of special lounging areas starting with a hammock for TWO on the deck outside the bedroom, plus poolside lounge chairs, hammocks, canopy day bed near pool....moreless
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
Dishes & Utensils:
a full set of Italian made dishes, stainless steel cooking pots, glass and plastic glassware for the poolside. Everything that you will need to make any meal is already here for your convenience....moreless
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Outdoor Grill:
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 9 - Jul 31, 2017
3 night min stay
2017 rainy season
Aug 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
thanks giving season
Nov 1 - Dec 14, 2017
3 night min stay
christmas new years 2018
Dec 15 - Jan 14, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Refundable Damage Deposit $49
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Pet Fee $100
- Taxes Not included
rates are subject to change up to date of confirmed reservation. cancellation policy is as follows. cancellations will be accepted up to 60days to confirmed reservation, all cancellations will be charged a service fee (minimum cancellation charge $100, maximum is full cost of rental)...and will be deducted from the total. NO CANCELLATIONS will be accepted for any reservations made during xmas, new years and Easter weeks... there are NO EXCEPTIONS to this. No guests are allowed to bring strangers to the property, only guests that are originally booked are welcomed. the Emerald Abode provides excellent security in the form of dogs (pets by day, security dogs by night), and the property is surrounded by fence. this is a NON-SMOKING PROPERTY
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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the village of Santa Teresa is the vacation spot for the rich and famous. often you will see movie stars roaming the beach, or having coffee at our local bakery. this is an international village, with over 70 restaurants serving international cuisine, 20 surf shops with surf instructors, 10 yoga/pilates studios, famous surf breaks, lots of souvenir shops, and much much more.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: i am originally from Toronto, Canada. i hold a business degree in Advertising and Marketing, and worked in that field and Publishing for over 25 years before i looked to make a change in my life. when i first left Canada i came to Costa Rica in the winter of 1992, (over 25 years) and fell in love with the area right there and then. I purchased a little piece of paradise where i am now living permanently. I am an artist that has a contractor business here, and i also publish our local newspaper called THE DIRT ROAD. i am currently divorced, living on the property in my first home i built myself back then when there was no electricity and no water, with just 3 Costa Rican’s and a lot of luck. I live here permanently with my two dogs, Akun and Nicoya. I am an entrepreneur from the start, when i came to Costa Rica our village had just got electricity so i started our first bakery, called 'la casa Rosa', delivering pizza and fresh baked bread to our very small population...i later moved on to the manager and chef at Star Mountain resort in MalPais...i also had a massage practice and created beach parties for the young tourists in the early years... Shortly thereafter i purchased this property and started building my paint contractors business. In 2009 i started our village newspaper called The Dirt Road. i have worked in the many homes of Mel Gibson as the main Paint Contractor and color consultant here in Costa Rica and MalPais, and well as many other homes of the rich and famous here. I fell in love with our area the moment i saw it, and still believe it is the best part of Costa Rica. over 25years have passed and I'm what most locals refer to as an 'old school' resident. i love it here and especially grateful i can share my love of the village, and the incredible nature with my guests.
Why the Owner Chose Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica:
I have seen all of Costa Rica in my first 5 years when I came here in 1992 and besides Playa Santa Teresa being voted as the top 5 beaches in the world, i personally don’t think there is a more beautiful beach anywhere. I have watched this area grow from No electricity and No phone lines, and a population of about 30 families, with only 2 little local restaurants, 2 public schools, no banks or even a grocery store; into the current village we have now, which includes 4 private schools, 30 international cuisine restaurants, 10 yoga studios and spas, famous surf breaks, 5 grocery stores, banks, doctors, and a population of over 1,000 families. And i still love it here ! In 2000 I decided it was finally time to buy land, and although i could have traded my car for a piece of beachfront land in 1994, when i started to look for my paradise, i looked to the small hillside that follows our coastline for miles. i wanted to be up and above the growing crowds, but still close enough to be a part of the village. This is a very special piece of land, above the emerald green jungle, looking at the gem of the pacific for miles and miles. I own this little knoll overlooking the best of the best. I have NO neighbors on either side of me, (because I’m on this knoll). I rest about 50 meters above it all, so you can actually see the beach, the palm trees and the surfers catching the waves. Whether you like watching the monkey’s pass by, tropical birds or relaxing with a cup of tea and a good book, or how about a margarita to watch the amazing sunsets, or sit by the pool and stargaze all night. The Emerald Abode is my own private sanctuary, and i'm happy to share it with my guests....it is truly the gem of Santa Teresa for me. this is a non-smoking property.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Over the past 25 years i have had many visiting friends and family, all saying the same thing about my property. Everyone that visits mentions the amazing energy of the land and the truly amazing large views. But it wasn't until 2013 that i decided to build a rental home to share this beautiful piece of paradise with others. So my second home, the Emerald Abode, was designed for the visitor. This Tropical house was designed open air to nature, to take advantage of the amazing views, the sound of the ocean waves 24/7, and fresh air! Each room has a large ocean view, with the jungle below creating an emerald carpet, making a perfect back drop for sitting back and relaxing. Some have said the view inspires, and as an artist i know why. Living outside of the hustle and bustling of the big cities and even our little village here, one can hear the tropical birds and migrating monkeys in the early morning, watch the iguana’s and little gecko’s playing all day, and hear the crickets and tree frogs at night, but the most spectacular part of this property, is to see and hear the ocean 24/7. The rhythm of the ocean is really hypnotic and can roll away even the most stressed situation, making this the perfect relaxing and romantic place in Santa Teresa. Dreams feel possible when you’re sitting and enjoying the Emerald Abode.
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relaxing by your private infinity plunge pool, with amazing views forever.
LOOK AT THIS VIEW! FROM THE OPEN KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM best 5 surf breaks
private deck and infinity plunge pool, amazing views
ROMANTIC EVENINGS at the Emerald Abode, open air kitchen & hammock
corner view of bedroom, with sliding glass doors, deck & Kitchen surround.
large bathroom with special features bringing modern luxury to the jungle
a romantic home for two !
ocean views for miles, sitting above the jungle canopy, you can hear ocean 24/7
volcanic rock shorelines provide the perfect safe snorkeling experiences
exotic birds and animals are all part of the Costa Rica experience
waves for all levels of surfers, making surfing Santa Teresa a gem.
private walk-out deck, infinity plunge pool, lounge chairs, BBQ, & hammock area.
EMERALD ABODE sits on a hillside overlooking miles and miles of blue ocean.
voted TOP 5 BEACHES in the WORLD, Playa Santa Teresa is steps away.
queen size bed, with sliding glass doors for a/c comfort
TABLE with a VIEW, overlooking 30 miles of pacific coast.
great place to cook, fresh air and open views
view the ocean from the bedroom
SUNSET ANYONE ? can it get better than this ? views from the Emerald Abode
secret tidal pools safe for snorkeling are a short distance from the house.
watching the surfers on the waves all day long.
monkeys love spending the hot day hanging in the cool trees above.
red headed wood pecker eating tree bugs for breakfast. yum yum
Akun and Nicoya - pets by day, guard dogs by night. Very friendly dogs.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 30, 2017
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