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Mi Casa es Su Casa - Tranquil Home Away From Home

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Gated 2 Bedroom Condo, minutes From Secluded Beaches

Accommodations: Bungalow (approximately 900 sq. ft of living space), 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms (Minimum 3 day stay, weekly or monthly basis).

This family oriented unit features 2 bedrooms – one with queen bed & one with 3 single beds (includes air conditioning in both bedrooms for night time use), 2 ensuite bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, outdoor patio/covered pergola with table/chairs. The complex includes Wi-Fi & a shared pool and barbeque area. The local grocery stores are very well stocked so you can enjoy the quiet & solitude of home cooking or you can choose from one of the many restaurants located within 10-15 minutes.

Our location is 10-15 minutes from several very secluded beaches, and 20 minutes from many more popular beaches. We are 1 km inland from the Pacific Ocean & the humidity level is less than the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. The sandy beaches are beautiful, quiet & the water is warm year round.

Flights into the area are best booked through Liberia which is a brand new airport about a 1 1/2 - 2 hour drive away, mostly on paved roads through the true rural setting of small towns, cites and agriculture of Costa Rica.

Rentals are available nearby for …. quads, horses, fishing boats, surfboards, boogie boards, scuba equipment… the list goes on. Go on ocean/jungle/river boat tours, zip line through the canopy; enjoy horseback riding on the beach, turtle or bird watching, wind-surfing, sea kayaking, deep sea fishing; take a surf lesson, visit a wild life reserve and beautiful waterfalls. We are also situated 10 minutes from the world renowned Nosara Yoga Institute. Enjoy some of the most captivating coastline scenery on the planet!!

If you want to experience a rural Costa Rican setting, away from the hubbub of a typical holiday, this is the location for you. We are situated in a small rural community of approximately 200 friendly local residents. We are located mid way (15 minutes) between two beautiful tourist towns, Samara and Guiones. There are 19 condos inside a gated and secure community. There is very little crime, but we do have night and day security.

In order to experience all there is to offer, a vehicle or ATV is a must.

For larger families/groups/retreats, other condos in this complex are available for rental and arrangements can be made to accommodate more people.

Maid service is available upon request on a weekly basis.

More Details

Property Manager
Angus Sutherland
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2017


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Mi Casa es Su Casa - Tranquil Home Away From Home
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews
Grand Rapids Michigan

Secure and centralized location

  • 4 of 5

Booking with the owner was easy. For the price, you get a great value with this condo. It is in a gated community that has access to multiple beaches. Most of the residents in the complex are Canadian and ALL were friendly.

YOU ABSOLUTELY NEED a rental vehicle and if you want to access all of the local beaches, you NEED a 4 x 4. We had a sedan and could not access every beach. You are 25 minutes to Samara beach and 15 minutes to Nosara/Guiones. Our favorite close beach was Garza as they have a restaurant (Restaurante Bahia Garza) that is on the beach and you can eat/drink and sit on chairs/tables they provide.

The condo itself is clean and well appointed. Having a washer/dryer was great. The pool in the complex is smaller, but only once was it too busy. There are trees around the pool to avoid the hot sun when you do not want to go to the beach. As others have said, internet is spotty and very slow.

It was a good stay for our family of five and would recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet casita

  • 4 of 5

This house was the perfect size for our family of five (parents, and three kids aged 11, 8 and 5). It is out of the way, so quiet and peaceful, and between Samara, Garza, and Guiones. The house was very clean and welcoming when we arrived, complete with flowers with our towels. The caretakers, Marcelo and Luz, were ever available.

As another reviewer mentioned, there is no wifi in the home. One must stand outside the neighbor's house across the street to connect. At first, this seemed like terrible news! But it actually allowed us to truly disconnect, and that was really nice.

In spite of the very clean house, when we arrived, the kitchen had ants. This is a common thing in humid climates, but for someone looking forward to cooking, this worried us. The caretakers sprayed Raid, which initially helped, but the ants never went away and grew in numbers as our stay went on. We kept the kitchen garbage in the freezer and all food in the fridge. The pans are not in very good shape, so that combined with the ants, we did not cook as we had hoped.

I don't know that our family has ever slept so well as in this house - super quiet and peaceful. We had cereal or leftovers for breakfast, stay out all day exploring beaches and the landscape, showered in the late afternoon, and out to dinner each night. We fell in to a great rhythm, and our family in the end really enjoyed our stay here. The owners were also very available to us via email both prior and during our stay, and were super helpful. I would absolutely recommend this house for families.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback and we are glad you enjoyed your time at our condo. We are surprised to hear about the condition of the pots and pans as they are actually a good quality Lagostina brand, but we will have the staff evaluate to see if they need replacing the next time we visit. We will also ensure that our caretaker sprays the perimeter of our condo on a more regular basis for the ants which are very common in our area of the tropics. We have not personally experienced the ants to the extent you have noted, but perhaps they are worse in the rainier season. I am glad we were able to communicate during your visit and work our way through your concerns.
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Quiet in the country

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay at this home. It is very spacious, bright and clean. The gated community is safe for families. For anyone staying here, you will need a a vehicle, preferable a 4x4. One thing of note, the home does not offer WIFI. We had to use the Neighbors and stand in the lot across the street. It was a disappointment. However the rest was as advertised and we had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the complications with the WiFi as our complex has shared WiFi so the booster situated next door must not have been working properly. Hopefully you will return for another stay.
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Excelente Lugar...

  • 5 of 5

La pasamos muy bien, todo muy limpio, el lugar seguro, confortable, adecuadas las habitaciones con aire acondicionado ideal por el calor.... Además los vecinos muy amenos.... Nos gusto mucho..

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas Gracias! Thanks for the review and happy that you enjoyed your stay.
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A beautiful, safe and friendly gated community.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this condo Jan. 19 to Mar. 2. We had an amazing time at this friendly, safe and beautiful community. It really feels like a ‘home away from home’. The house it’s well equipped with all you need and more. The log provided with a lot of information on the area: restaurants, activities and other tips.

The neighbours (most of them owners) are an enjoyable and caring group. We are so grateful for their support when we had a small medical issue.

The maintenance staff is courteous, helpful and the pool and grounds are kept very clean. The pool is one of the best features given the temperatures, even at night.

There are 5 beautiful beaches at closed distance but all required traveling on bumpy roads some worst that others. Still, once you are there, can enjoy warm water, long walks and unbelievable sunset.

We would love to go back in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Guanecaste House.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice gated community. My family felt very safe in this small peaceful area. They have a 24 hr guard to let you in and out. The house had everything that was needed. The pool was a hit with the kids. We will definitely return to this house. The owner was very accommodating , I can not say enough nice things about our experience . The house is not far from Playa Samara or Playa Nosara. The roads are a little bumpy but you get use to it after a few days. When you leave the gated area, take a left and drive 5 minutes , stay on the road and do not take a left towards playa Samara. You will come to a bar/restaurant on the right side of the road. " just passed Mel Gibsons estate" The food is amazing, made to order and a hit with the locals . The dishes are very large and cheap. Looking forward to next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you come back again. We will have try out the little soda that you mentioned!
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Liberia, CR
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Samara, Barrigona, Garza, Guiones
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Guanacaste Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
Jan 15 2017 - Apr 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Apr 16 2017 - Oct 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $37

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Guanacaste Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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