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Oceanfront Estate On 2 Acres, Steps Away From World-Class Surf

Bedrooms 4
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Rancho, Kitchen, Pool, A/C, Wi-Fi; Sleeps 8

This unique estate is situated on 2 acres with a wide variety of coconuts, fruits and botanicals.

Experience southern hospitality, world class surf, vibrant nourishing food, yoga on the beach, skate ramp, horseback riding, fish tours and more.

We invite you to enjoy the natural beauty and serenity at our gorgeous oceanfront estate.

Accommodations for 6-8 people, 200 yards to private beach, Newly Renovated, 4 bedrooms ( 2 king beds and 2 queen), 3 bathrooms, kidney shaped kid-friendly pool, Rancho with rocking chairs and dining room table, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Skate Ramp, Basketball hoop, Air Conditioning, Solar Hot Water, Wi-Fi, Housekeeping ( laundry available), Farm to Table Meals, Bird Watching, Fruit trees and botanical gardens throughout Rancho Cannatella.

Property Manager
Joseph Robertson & Blakely Stein
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 13, 2017

About Joseph Robertson & Blakely Stein

We are a passionate family who loves the ocean, grow and cook delicious food and offer excellent service to our customers. There are many parts to Pavones to explore and feel the real Tico, Costa Rica. From the beach to the mountains there are many of our family members who want to share their culture and life style here in Pavones with you.

Joseph Robertson & Blakely Stein purchased this estate in 2005

Why Joseph Robertson & Blakely Stein chose Puntarenas

Rancho Cannatella, an oceanfront estate, is the best location in Pavones. Oceanfront beach is a hidden bay with sand bar for swimming, empty left point break and extensive areas to enjoy the beach. Walking distance to the main point and paddle out behind peak to take off zone. Brick pool deck with extending deck and tiki bar great for entertaining. Homegrown food and onsite Southern Hospitality makes this rental unique in our area. Our oceanfront rancho, an extensive property will give you a full experience of "Pura Vida".

What makes this estate unique

Experience Southern Hospitality, World Class Surf, Point Breaks and Beach Breaks for all Levels; Skate Ramp and Outdoor activities-great for families, stand up paddle and kayak tours; Fishing, Bird Watching, Water Therapy; Fresh and Delicious Homegrown Meals, Oceanfront Deck great for Yoga and Relaxation; Homemade Chocolate and Coconut Classes, Handmade Exotic Wood Art.


Pavones Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King Wolf - 1 king
    Ylang - 1 queen
    Plumeria - 1 king
    Coconut - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Foosball
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Juicy Roll Skateboards: Exotic wood skateboards. Custom designs available for skateboards and paddles. Jungle Soul Chocolates: Raw Organic Chocolates infused with superfoods and lots of love. What to do? surf skate fish hiking snorkeling yoga cooking classes relax bird watching permaculture class fitness and surf training


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average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

excellent vacation

  • 5 of 5

Pavones, Pavones, Pavones!

Rancho, Rancho, Rancho!

We (our 16-year old daughter and us) had the pleasure of staying at Rancho Cannatella in Pavones during spring break 2017.

We couldn't decide where to go and ended up booking our trip (and accommodation) two days before flying! Pavones was recommended by a friend...and did not disappoint!

In fact, it turned out to be one of the best trips we'd ever taken.

Pavones is a little off the beaten Costa Rican tourist track...and that's what makes it special!

No hotels, resorts, banks, gas stations...None of the trappings that befall so many other places we've travelled to.

What made it extra special was staying at Rancho Cannatella with our amazingly fabulous and warm hosts, Blakely and Joseph (Kainoa and Kailana).

All the charms mentioned by the previous guests and were realized...and much more!

Right from the very first communique with Blakely, everything went seamless.

She's a professional and runs her operation to a tee.

Blakely can and does arrange any and all of the local activities through a network of Pavones friends. It's all about accommodating 'your' time...and not their schedule.

Our days were filled with beaching, surfing (some of the best in the world!), paddle-boarding, hiking, fishing, horse riding on the beach, yoga, and 'spa' hikes up the river.

And...and even a boat ride across the Gulf to the Osa Peninsula to a zipline, hike, waterfall repel and an overnight stay at an Eco-Lodge.

Our favourite times were enjoying our evening swims (at the beach that is situated right in front of the Rancho), and watching the sun go down over the mighty Pacific.

Our hosts took us to their farm property in the back country mountains and after an exciting (and 'hairy') 4X4 drive, we were offered an authentic Costa Rican meal by a local family. Such an amazing setting and a very special place.

The food was equally outstanding. Blakely made us the freshest breakfasts and arranged wonderful meals for us to enjoy... with all the local organic produce and fresh fish off the Pavones fishing boats.

The local restaurants/cafes were delightful.

We can't recommend this gem enough and can't wait to return!

Pura Vida!!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time and an awesome home with waves and skateramps!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Pavones - Beauty untouched

  • 3 of 5

Pavones is such a great place. It is definitely off the beat and path. The Ranch is in a great location which is across the street from the beach (as close as you can get). We saw monkeys, huge blue butterflies, amazing birds, etc right on the property. Beware that there is no air conditioning and the journey to get to Pavones is a long, dusty one but it is well worth it.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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If there’s such thing as paradise on earth I found it!

  • 5 of 5

This was my 5th trip to Costa Rica and by far the best vacation ever. If you haven’t been to Pavones you’re missing out. Location, Location, Location! Pavones Point is walking distance from Rancho Cannatella. You have your own private beach right out front with beautiful views of the gulf and Matapalo. This place is gorgeous and the locals are so friendly. Joseph and Blakely were awesome hosts. It feels like we met new life long friends. They took care of all our needs from booking waterfall, cacao, and horseback tours to showing us some uncrowded local surf spots walking distance from Rancho Cannatella. Our hosts were kind enough to have some items stocked in the kitchen when we arrived from a long road trip from the San Jose. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare your own meals. Blakely cooked up an excellent birthday meal and cake for my son’s 12th birthday. My girls absolutely loved Blakely. She let them help out in the kitchen preparing some yummy appetizers. We had the opportunity to surf with Joseph and Blakely quite a bit. They are excellent instructors for the kids. Their friend Billy was out in the lineup pushing the kids into waves while everyone rooted them on. My son is so stoked on surfing he said his 12th birthday was “the best day of his life”. The weather was great and we scored perfect waves the entire trip. This is a family friendly atmosphere where you feel safe at all times and you have your own private oasis. Howler Monkeys act as your alarm clock while Scarlet Macaws, Toucans, and beautiful Blue Morph Butterflies fly by every morning at sunrise. The rooms are spacious with comfortable beds and beautiful jungle wood furniture throughout. We enjoyed grilling out nightly on the outdoor grill. Joseph will show you how to stoke up a great fire with jungle wood that makes your food taste o so good. If you like to skate, they have a little private concrete skate park in the driveway to enjoy in between surf sessions. We enjoyed spending afternoons cooling off in the pool and sipping cocktails on the pool deck. There is so much to see and do. Nine days wasn’t near long enough. Joseph and Blakely, you guys rock! We can’t wait to come back! Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from this wonderful place! Rustic charm abounds at this oceanfront property. Gorgeous pool, fruit trees everywhere, and ocean toys - surfboards, stand-up paddle boards,etc. Joseph is a fabulous teacher - I took paddle board lessons and had a marvelous time! Many other opportunities can be found - horseback riding on the beach, fishing expeditions, surf and paddles board lessons, or cooking classes with Blakely of LadyLoveFood. This is an incredible place to visit - can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Car: not necessary

How to get there?

- flying into Costa Rica:

- Juan Santa Maria International Airport (SJO)

- getting around Costa Rica:

- bus systems: Tica Bus ( or Tracopa (

- local flights: Sansa ( from SJO-Golfito

- from Golfito: one hour and thirty minute cab ride from Golfito to Ranch Cannatella. We can arrange for transport, just let us know!


Rates & Availability

Pavones Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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