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Paradise Beach House w/Private Pool! *Special* (Mar31-Apr7.2018) only $2,495/wk!

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Paradise 3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom Beach House with 3 Kings, 2 Queens, Wifi & More...

Paradise Beach House with Private Pool! Short Walk to Beach/3 Great Restaurant/Bars & Grocery Store

*** Special Deal below

Rent Jim's Beach House with your group of up to 10 people from Saturday, March.31st, 2018 to Saturday, April 7th, 2018 for only $2,495/week total! :)

Welcome to Jim's Paradise Beach House located in the Palm Beach Estates Area in Playa Grande, Costa Rica. (About 100 yards from Playa Grande beach marker #25 and about 1/2 of a mile north of Tamarindo) Check out a new video of the house and short path to the beach by clicking the Video tab above the picture on this profile at Enjoy a very spacious 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom house with your very own Private Pool, outdoor barbecue, and more. Ideal for a group of 3 to 8 people (1 - 12 maximum). Walk from the house to the ocean at the gorgeous Playa Grande beach which is about 100 meters to the sand.

The upstairs of Jim's Beach House has a very spacious master suite with a king size bed and a large couch that pulls out into a queen size futon bed if needed. From the master bedroom you can walk out on to your private deck with a balcony over looking the pool. The upstairs balcony has comfortable rockers and chairs that adjust nicely for reading and a possible afternoon nap. Upstairs next to the master bedroom is a large master bathroom with a large walk in shower, toilet, and sink.

Walk in the front door on the first floor of Jim's Beach House to view a large living room, dining area, and kitchen. The living room has 2 large couches, chairs, and a coffee table. The dining area seats up to 10 guests comfortably and all of the silverware, glassware, and cooking utensils are provided. The kitchen has a large sink, coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator with ice-maker, blender for margaritas, and large island for preparing food and extra counter space. There is also a private washer and dryer in a side room next to the kitchen for guest use.

The East Guest Bedroom of Jim's Beach House has a king size bed and a patio with a comfortable hammock just outside. There is also a large couch in this room that pulls out into a queen-size pull out futon bed if needed. There is a bathroom attached to this bedroom with a large walk in shower toilet and sink.

The West Guest Bedroom of Jim's Beach House has a king size bed and a view out to the out door barbeque and pool. There is a bathroom attached to this bedroom with a large walk in shower toilet and sink as well.

Of the many fun things to do in the area some of them include surfing, swimming, & relaxing. (& for those of you who are more adventurous zip-lining, white water rafting, and horse back riding). If you travel during the right season you may be able to take a midnight tour to watch the amazing Leather Back Turtles hatch their eggs right on Playa Grande beach.

Jim's Beach House's excellent location allows guests to walk to 3 Restaurant/Bars & a Grocery Store straight from the house in minutes and is a great getaway for family and friends. There is also a new great breakfast place called Cafe Mar Azul that just opened this Spring 2017 & is only a few minute walk from Jim's Beach House. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Happy travels ... :)

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*Please note that we accept payments through our PayPal account to reserve rental dates.

In the unique circumstance of a cancellation and dates are able to be re-rented and confirmed there may be a possibility of a partial refund depending on the amount of the new sale to re-rent dates. After a cancellation if we are able to re-rent dates for the same price or more based on the new number of people in the group, cancellations more than 6 months in advance of the arrival date result in an extra 15% cancellation charge. Cancellations that are re-rented more than 60 days before your arrival date result in a refund of up to 50% of the stay. For cancellations after 60 days before the arrival date all payments are non-refundable.

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Palm Beach Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large shower, toilet, sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large shower, toilet, sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Large shower, toilet, sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen , Very spacious master bedroom with 1 king size bed & 1 queen.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 queen , Large main bedroom with 1 king size bed & 1 queen size futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Large extra bedroom with 1 king size bed.
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Paradise Beach House w/Private Pool! *Special* (Mar31-Apr7.2018) only $2,495/wk!
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Los Angeles, California, United States

Beautiful Home - Tropical Paradise - Must Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Jim's Beach House provides a tropical paradise at a very affordable price. The location couldn't be any more ideal- a stones throw from the beach, market and a couple of great restaurants. My group and I spent a ton of time in the large backyard, which comes with a pool and a heavy-duty barbecue. The boarder of the backyard is lined with trees, and if you are lucky you can spot families of monkeys and iguanas! The home has 3 large bedrooms with high ceilings and their own bathrooms + AC units. Each of the rooms has their own locked entry, which makes this a great place to go with another couple or two. The home has a large kitchen with modern appliances and filtered water. There is also a washer and dryer, so pack lightly! :)

The icing on the cake has to be the property manager Max, who lives next door to Jim's beach house. Max is born and raised in Costa Rica, and his outgoing personality makes him the perfect tour guide for someone who is new to the area. Max always made sure the rooms and pool were in pristine condition. Max has surfboards and bikes, and is more than willing to lend them out. But Max isn't the only friendly neighbor- the entire community was very welcoming during our stay. Make sure to visit both of the restaurants- they are a great place to meet tourists and the staff is excellent!

If you are looking to stay at a beautiful home in a very safe community, look no further! I highly recommend Jim's Beach House, and am excited to return soon!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

Could not have asked for a better place to stay during our time in playa grande. Not only is Jim's Beach house an absolutely beautiful house, it is also less than a 5 minute walk to the beach! We enjoyed his pool everyday, there is a BBQ there, and the very friendly neighbor Max checked us on every day to make sure we were comfortable and all taken care of. Better yet, we didn't have the car but the beach house is centrally located to several other hotel/bars so we didn't even need one. I definitely plan on returning to Costa Rica at some point and won't think twice about where I'm staying. Thanks again Jim for making our Costa experience that much more enjoyable!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded Beach Paradise House

  • 5 of 5

My friends and had the privilege of staying at Jims Beach House during our trip to Costa Rica this month. We traveled from Liberia to Arenal to Tamarindo and nothing compared to the 4 days at this place. We were greeted by their personal driver with signs waiting for us at Liberia Airport. He drove us down to the house, while acting as a tour guide of the country and providing us with the best "local tips". As soon as we arrived into the gated community and at the house, we were greeted with the biggest smile from Max the property manager. He gave us the full tour including our private beach access pathway. The house is absolutely perfect for large groups with 3 bedrooms (each sound proof - thus allowing those who wished to go to bed early to be at peace and quiet in their respective rooms). Each room had a king-sized bed and additional bed alongside their private full bathrooms with the most spacious shower you will ever see. The kitchen had a large island set up, with all kitchen amenities you could ask for, along with a washer/dryer and full sized refrigerator nearby. The outside veranda led right to the pool which was followed by trees with had monkeys flying from tree to tree and birds floating around at dusk.

The playa grande estates had their own hotels and restaurants (each hosting their own "night of the week" where one restaurant would have a "tapas tuesday" and the next would have a "wine wednesday" with live performances so that you could fully immerse yourself into the Costa Rican culture). The boats (located at Hotel Bula Bula - a 30 second walk to the left of the house) offered boats that take you along the estuary and into the nearby town of Tamarindo. This allowed you to have the safety of Playa Grande's gated community, while being only a short boat ride away from the major city attraction of Tamarindo.

I cannot express how much of a blast we each had and with the cheap price offered (compared to our other rental destinations in Costa Rica), will definitely be going back again soon!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome house in the perfect setting!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 9 days as 2 couples and were blown away! The house is bright, spacious, surrounded by wildlife & has all the amenities - pool, wifi, A/C, safes. From the moment we booked Jim's son Willy kept in regular contact with us up until our arrival, and Jim even called us during our stay to check in and offer recommations of things to do! Max took great care of us during our stay!

Bedrooms: This property has 3 master suites which can accommodate 3 couples as each has its own full bath & privacy (2 of the rooms have entrances separate from the main house). The true "master" is the entire second floor and it's HUGE with a large balcony. The 2 downstairs bedrooms have sliding doors and their own small patios.

Kitchen: Big and has all the necessities - blender, coffee maker, fridge, stove, microwave, cutlery/dishes/pots/pans. There is a washer and dryer off the kitchen.

Backyard/Pool: The pool was a good size and kept at a nice temperature. Max came in regularly to clean and maintain it (check PH levels, etc). It provides a nice ambiance at night too with the pool lights. The backyard is huge and backs onto jungle so it is very private. There is alot of wildlife - we saw a family of monkeys in the trees above, a large variety of birds and lizards. The bugs were not an issue, but it doesnt hurt to bring bug spray just in case. There is an outdoor BBQ too!

The beach: The beach is a 3 minute walk from the front door.

Area: There are afew restaurants and small grocery store (Wil-Mart) within walking distance which has a good assortment of staples (fruit, veggies, eggs, milk, condiments, personal hygiene items, sunscreen).

Although there is some wear and tear on the property (which can be expected in a rental) it is nothing that would make us think twice about recommending Jim's beach house or staying there again! Amazing trip!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Guys Surf Trip!!

  • 4 of 5

I just returned from a week long stay at Jim's Beach House. It was a guys surf trip and let me begin by saying it was a FANTASTIC week of surfing and relaxing. The house is safe and secure like people have mentioned. Willie is an excellent host and helped tremendously with our stay and is easy to contact. This is not our first time in CR nor is it our first time in Palm Beach Estates. The surf break at Entry 25 was good! The accommodations at the house were on point and as most people have mentioned, Max is easily contacted. For our trip we chose to rent surfboards from Frijoles Loco ( and I can't say enough good things about those guys. We must have tried at least 10-12 boards during our stay among the six of us. Corynne, the owner also hooked us up with a service that provided a cook (contact Jeanette at the following email: I recommend asking for Deyanira, she was outstanding! The only things that could have made Jim's a 5 star (although for a guys trip it was a 5 for the price) would be to replace the living room couches (they were essentially "unsittable"), spray for ants (they were numerous and annoying but didn't bite anyone), and enable hot water for the upstairs bathroom shower (it was hot in the other two showers and didn't bother just would have been perfect). What I loved about the house was the location, the kitchen, the washing machine, the setting, the pool was nice, and we even used the outdoor gas grill! The terrain getting to the house was somewhat atypical for the time of year in that the roads getting to Palm Beach Estates were really bad...four wheel SUV recommended for more than 4 people. We didn't mind at all but I can see where a family might have issues. Overall, I highly recommend Jim's Beach House and would be happy to stay again. Especially another guys surf trip!! Thanks Willie and thanks Max!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise found. Seriously. This is it.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just returned from our first trip to CR and Jim's Beach House was a shining star. Tucked in a safe, private community surrounded by jungle this house was perfect. Pool, BBQ, A/C, WiFi. The house, and guests, are graciously cared for by Max who has a great Pura Vida aura about him. We looked to him for tours, restaurant advice. He has the hook up in the area (including Tamarindo) which was well appreciated. Master Bedroom is large and was perfect for our 2 toddler daughters. Each morning we drank great CR coffee and checked out the resident iguana and birds in the mango tree. The walk to the beach is an easy 3 minute walk to Entry 25 at Playa Grande. Water was like a bathtub at 85 degrees. Low tide in the mornings were great for the kids with a wide beach and thousands of shells and crabs to check out. River tours, zip-lining, horse-back riding, ATVs, and gorgeous beaches are all easily accessible. Willie was a great host throughout the process. Informative, responsive, and stoked for you to have a great time. Couldn't be happier with the stay and the way this place is loved by the owner and staff. We'll be back. Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Willie Chambers
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

*Simply Magical. I've been waiting for years to get my immediate family together, somewhere, where everyone can relax, recharge, & explore. Some place that has an adventure for everyone. Jim's Beach House gave us all that. *With the calm of the warm humid Costa Rican air at night, as we got off the plane, our prompt driver, Jorge, took care of the last leg of our travel w drinks & quick stops at the local market to set us up for the night. As we arrived that evening, Max, the manager, met us w the house & pool lights up, the ac & the fans cooling, & the stars & fireflies, inviting us for a quick night swim. All in. *The house was spacious, w large common living, well equipped kitchen & covered out door terrace, fans & BBQ, the 10 of us all quickly disappeared out into our own private rooms w king beds & private baths. *Of course, we all came for our own selfish reasons, my wife & I, school out ,briefly, to steal our grand kids from their parents, who didn't put up much resistance, & take them on an animal adventure. Our boys & their best girls, to surf, sun & escape for a moment, re evaluate all that gets lost in the day to day scramble. *We woke up to lots of sun, bikes, surfboards, animals & plenty of adventures that kept us busy all 2 weeks. The grand kids were on animal watch, & we saw iguanas, fluorescent green lizards, crabs, howler monkeys, frogs, raccoons, ring tailed lemurs, crocodiles, & the most amazing birds circling overhead, frigates, osprey, egrets, vultures, parrots & a few bats diving near the pool at dusk. The ocean was warm & 2 or 3 times a day there lead to all of the rest of the time in the pool. I think the pool was just a bit cooler than the ocean, & a little less sun. 2 weeks later, I'm still getting those smiles that I saw on our 1st day sailing & snorkeling expedition all together, any time I mention it. The kids 1st ocean snorkeling adventure, after at least a week of practice at home, went smoothly. We moved on from surf practice, to snorkeling, animal hunts in the estuary, to many walks & bikes along the way at the local market & restaurants for pizza, fish, shrimp & rice & of course ice cream & popcorn. Food was great, w local markets restaurants, pastry & fish delivery, we never rented a car. Maybe next time. I don't think at the start that everyone thought we had it in us, but I heard it at Jim's Beach House, & I still here it now from all our crew "Best days ever!" Thanks Max, WEEE'LL BE BAACK! Pura vida JP
Jul 2014
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Liberia Costa Rica Airport
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Cantarana Restaurant/Bar &(LosMalinches 350meters)
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Hotel Bula Bula Ferry Location Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Playa Grande Beach Marker #25
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 7.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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