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Spectacular 5-Star Oceanfront Villa in Prestigious Palms residences

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Huge 2300 square foot duplex villa with 2 king Bedrooms, 3 full Baths,& bunk bed

Located on Costa Rica's northwest Pacific coast, just a forty five minute drive from Liberia airport, and twenty five minutes from Tamarindo's airport. This select private beach front residence located on the gorgeous white sands of Costa Rica's premier beach, Playa Flamingo. This residence is one of only thirty four residences, nestled among multi-million dollar private estates near the end of a secluded cove. Playa Flamingo is renowned for its soft white sand, and clear warm ocean water. Playa Flamingo has been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag designation as an outstanding ecological beach. Flamingo is also home to world class sports fishing. Located just offshore, the Catalina Islands offer outstanding scuba diving. Nearby Playa Grande offers some of Costa Rica's best surfing. Beautiful golf courses, a marina, and gourmet restaurants are all conveniently located nearby. The resort offers a spectacular 100+ ft infinity edge pool, gym facilities overlooking the Pacific Ocean, water sports equipment (kayaks, surf boards, boogie boards etc), a business center with high speed internet access, wireless internet, and a barbecue area. Beautiful evening sunsets. Attractive tropical landscaping. The residence is two story, and two bedroom, and three bath. The residence is finished with the finest materials including marble floors, granite countertops, and native woods. Top of the line appliances include a Sub Zero refrigerator and Viking stovetop, dishwasher and wine cellar. The villa contains floor to ceiling double pane bi-fold doors which maximize your view of the Pacific Ocean, and bring the beauty of the outdoors inside. It is regarded as possibly the nicest location in all of Costa Rica.

We chose this particular villa in the complex for our second home because it was the developers model due to its direct views of the ocean and its centralized proximity to all the amenities. Don't be fooled by some of the other listings at this complex...all units are not updated, rehabbed, or decorated at the same level of ours (...nor do they have the same ocean views). The villa now offers artist designed Décor and furnishings. Both bedrooms have King Size Beds, which is unique to this complex! In addition, the bunk area sleeps two and the leather couch is a sleeper sofa. We have three large plasma TV's, Apple TV, Netflix, Wi-fi, and free international calling from our villa. Villa Coral (...what he have chosen to name unit #13) offers views of the ocean from everywhere. The complex offers 24 hour guard gated security and parking. There is a common barbecue area that boasts new Viking grills situated under an attractive Palapa roof.

The business center, located at The Palms entrance, has desktop computers with high speed Internet. In addition there is a fax/scanner/printer/copier in the business center. Also a free international vonage line.

The gardens of the Palms offers an array of exotic plants, beautiful tropical flowers and stately Royal palms. Natural Costa Rican materials have been combined with old world craftsmanship to create a stunning oasis.

Gourmet restaurants are within walking distance, and food service is available at the complex.

There is a full equipment Gym with a beautiful ocean view. The resort offers water sports equipment (kayaks, surf boards, boogie boards).

More Details

Owner
Michael Lazarus
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Michael Lazarus

My wife and I have our primary residence in Chicago, and purchased this villa as our second home in July of 2014. We chose this particular unit from all the others because it has a direct view of the ocean.

Michael Lazarus purchased this villa in 2014

Why Michael Lazarus chose Guanacaste

The Palms is, without a doubt, the most prestigious beachfront complex in Costa Rica. Flamingo Beach is the most beautiful beach in Costa Rica, and arguably one of the finest beaches in the world.

What makes this villa unique

The high end finishes and craftsmanship of construction was a major selling point for us. In addition, the diversity of residents in this complex creates an atmosphere that we always look forward to being a part of.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was our first time travelling to Costa Rica, and wanted to stay at the "best of the best" while at the beach. We were told that the private complex of the Palms was the place to be, and after staying there, we strongly agree.



Villa 13 was immaculate, and had direct views of the ocean. The owners thought of everything, from king size beds in both bedrooms all the way down to the free international phone, wifi, and Netflix! The small (34 unit complex) has all the amenities of a top notch world class hotel, without the crowds and other downfalls of a typical resort. The grounds were immaculate, staff responsive and friendly, and amenities kept us busy all week. The beach is steps from your door and the complex offers its own food service, even though restaurants are within walking distance.



The most difficult experience we had was the last day when we had to pack up and leave this enchanting vacation destination. We recommend it highly to anyone who wants to experience a truly 5 star boutique atmosphere at one of the nicest beaches in the world! I could not suggest anything else that the owners of Villa 13 could have done to make our stay more perfect. ...Thank you for helping to create a fantastic memory!
Nov 2014
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Amenities

Playa Flamingo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Granite Master bath has two sinks and Jacuzzi. There is also a full granite bath in the guest bedroom and a 3rd full bath on the main floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Master Bedroom has a King Size bed and large plasma television. Granite master bath with Jacuzzi . Enjoy views of the ocean from the Master Bedroom terrace with lounge chairs and coffee table for your comfort. Guest bedroom also offers a King Size bed, granite bath and large plasma television. Additionally, this room has a bunk area for sleeping.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Turtle viewing, canopy tours, all-terrain tours, coffee plantation tours, spa tours, rain-forest tours, yoga classes, great relaxing massages, fitness classes. The Palms has a wonderful concierge service. Most guests partake in at least one or two activities during their stay, to enhance the over-all experience of Costa Rica and Pura Vida lifestyle.

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Spectacular 5-Star Oceanfront Villa in Prestigious Palms residences
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

First Class Property - Beach - Location - Service

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every aspect of the property and loved the spectacular beach even more. We have vacationed at over 20 different 5 star locations but this was the best beach we have ever stayed on. This property felt like home while also giving us a definite feeling of being somewhere special. All the staff went above and beyond expectation to meet our every need. A great compliment is the safe, easy to travel surrounding area with fun little villages and other enjoyable beaches, restaurants and scenery. We could not ask for anything more from a beach vacation destination.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great amenities and staff! Can't get much closer to a beach and pool.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Hands down best experience in Guanacaste

  • 5 of 5

We've been coming to the area for years and as our family grows we're looking for different options. The combination of raw access to Costa Rica and the 5 star services at this residence is something special. The entire staff made us feel like family and it was hard to leave...lol. They could not have been more helpful and truly cared about the experience we were getting. Inside the villas was like walking into a luxurious million dollar home, which is what these things actually sell for, the details and attention to them was outstanding. The beds were comfortable and the blackout shades meant we could sleep in. Best vacation in a long time!

Ask about the Pre-arrival grocery shopping, my wife loved that, or order from their Palms Menu which was reasonable and delicious.

We're already planning our next trip back; Thanks guys.....Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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California
5

GORGEOUS Ocean Views!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This has been my 3rd time visiting Costa Rica and villa 13 at the Palms has, by far, been my best stay!!! From the relaxing infinity pool to the crystal clear ocean, just steps away from your door, it has been FANTASTIC!

I ABSOLUTELY recommend staying in this particular villa! Villa 13 was the best one I have seen because it has great amenities including a queen size pull out coach, apple tv (which includes netflix), washer and dryer, a guest room with a king size bed and a loft which has plenty of room! The villa also has housekeeping service for no additional charge and food delivered right to your door so you never have to cook! We will certainly stay here again and hopefully it will be soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to write us a review. We welcome the opportunity to allow you to stay in our villa again!
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New York
5

This place tops the Four Seasons!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time travelling to Costa Rica, and wanted to stay at the "best of the best" while at the beach. We were told that the private complex of the Palms was the place to be, and after staying there, we strongly agree. Villa 13 was immaculate, and had direct views of the ocean.

The owners thought of everything, from king size beds in both bedrooms all the way down to the free international phone, wifi, and Netflix! The small (34 unit complex) has all the amenities of a top notch world class hotel, without the crowds and other downfalls of a typical resort. The grounds were immaculate, staff responsive and friendly, and amenities kept us busy all week. The beach is steps from your door and the complex offers its own food service, even though restaurants are within walking distance.

The most difficult experience we had was the last day when we had to pack up and leave this enchanting vacation destination. We recommend it highly to anyone who wants to experience a truly 5 star boutique atmosphere at one of the nicest beaches in the world! I could not suggest anything else that the owners of Villa 13 could have done to make our stay more perfect. ...Thank you for helping to create a fantastic memory!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York
5

This place tops the Four Seasons!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time travelling to Costa Rica, and wanted to stay at the "best of the best" while at the beach. We were told that the private complex of the Palms was the place to be, and after staying there, we strongly agree. Villa 13 was immaculate, and had direct views of the ocean. The owners thought of everything, from king size beds in both bedrooms all the way down to the free international phone, wifi, and Netflix!

The small (34 unit complex) has all the amenities of a top notch world class hotel, without the crowds and other downfalls of a typical resort. The grounds were immaculate, staff responsive and friendly, and amenities kept us busy all week. The beach is steps from your door and the complex offers its own food service, even though restaurants are within walking distance.

The most difficult experience we had was the last day when we had to pack up and leave this enchanting vacation destination. We recommend it highly to anyone who wants to experience a truly 5 star boutique atmosphere at one of the nicest beaches in the world! I could not suggest anything else that the owners of Villa 13 could have done to make our stay more perfect. ...Thank you for helping to create a fantastic memory!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Conchal
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Coco Loco

The 34 unit boutique private residence complex is located directly on the prestigious, white sand beach of Playa Flamingo. Jet ski rental, restaurants, bars, and shopping located within walking distance.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200

Inquire for Holiday Rates-Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Years, Semana Santa not included in Standard Rates
Balance Due 60 days prior to arrival. Reservation deposit is 100% refundable if cancelled 60 days prior to arrival and we are able to re-book the dates. Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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