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A Cozy, Private & Romantic Cottage for Wildlife Enthusiast !

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Last updated: 12/02/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Tucked in the jungle and close to the beach

THE BLUE HOUSE is an outstanding destination for those seeking at the comforts of a home, amid the wild, natural beauty of Costa Rica!
Location:
THE BLUE HOUSE is located just 5km (3 mile) from Playa Hermosa (Hermosa Beach).
Located on the Central Pacific coastline, Playa Hermosa is just ten minutes south of Jaco Beach (Playa Jacó).
THE BLUE HOUSE is only 1 ½ hours from Juan Santa Maria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica.
If you are planning to drive from the airport, the new highway will take you on an enjoyable trip with amazing views of the mountains and down to the beach. We will provide you all the directions to get to your destination. If you prefer to have someone pick-you up from the airport, just let us know! We can book one of the local private vans for you.
Attractions and activities:
Playa Hermosa is one of the most famous surfing beaches in Costa Rica, producing a world class wave.
In Playa Hermosa you can find a few small restaurants. We recommend Vista Hermosa. They have the best refreshing smoothies, and a variety of delicious meals you can enjoy while you look at the ocean!

In Jaco (15 min North) you can find pretty much everything you need. There is grocery stores, banks, Clinics, Spas, beauty salons, pharmacies, many restaurants to choose from (we recommend sushi at Tsunami, or at Arigato), casinos, juice bars (try “Mandarina´s”, it is one of our favorite!), mail office, Gyms, Bakeries, souvenir shops… etc…
Or just stay at home and enjoy a cup of coffee on your porch, as you watch the monkeys jump from tree to tree around you. Or maybe go for a walk, or even for a swim at the river (a short drive down the road).
If you are looking for activities, to do during your stay at THE BLUE HOUSE. We can provide you all the information you need.
We definitely recommend having a vehicle to explore the area. There are many places to visit and all kind of activities to do just a short drive away from THE BLUE HOUSE. These are just a few examples:
* Horseback riding (5km)
* Canopy tours (3 km)
* ATV tours (7 km)
* Crocodile river Tour (45 km)
* Snorkeling and Catamaran tours to Tortuga Island (17 km) or Manuel Antonio (45 km)
* Deep sea fishing (17 km)
* Jungle hiking, and wildlife watching at the National Parks:
- Carara National Park,
- Manuel Antonio National Park, It is a beautiful wildlife Park on a white sand beach…
* White water rafting (45 km)
* Surf lessons (8 km)
* Golf (17 km)
… And many other fun activities.
* We also own COSTA RICA UNLIMITED: The best Dirt bike tour company in Costa Rica! We get riders from all over the world. In case you might be interested ;-)
Feel free to ask, we will be happy to address your specific needs and with booking your adventures in paradise as well as in-house Massage therapist.

Acomodations:
Here is what THE BLUE HOUSE has to offer you:
* 1 Beautiful open bedroom with Jungle view.
* Our kitchen has all the appliances you need to feel almost like home !
* Hot water
* Internet (wifi)
* We do not have a pool at the moment. We are working on that. Hopefully we will, sometime next year.
* View: At this house you will feel like in the jungle ! In green season, a small creek runs a few meters away from the house. Enjoy the view and the sound of the water running. It´s like paradise!
* Bonus ! Our water comes from our private deep well; the water is 100% potable. You can drink it with no problem
* Please remember that a 4 x 4 vehicle is required to access the property.

Hope we´ll have the pleasure to meet you !

PURA VIDA !

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+506 88110856
From 7:00am - 5:00pm (Spanish, English, French)

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/02/2016

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 50 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Our properties are Non smoking only. But we also have smoking areas for your convinience....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom: 1 double

    With beautiful Jungle View !...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    Beautiful outdoor shower made with stones. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Located a in a very secure private area, THE BLUE HOUSE is perfect for those who just want to relax and enjoy their stay in nature. We can also offer grocery delivery service, and transportation from/to Airport. Our water comes from our own private well. And it is 100% potable....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    If you´d like your stay to feel like you are in a suite IN the Jungle, well this is perfect place for you !...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    (in green season)...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    In green season you cane enjoy the sound of a little creek that passes next to THE BLUE HOUSE...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels only Bring your beach towels !...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    We have a Laundry service uppon request...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    All the basic tools you need to make your own delicious meals....moreless

  • Microwave

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Green season
Mar 28 - Dec 19, 2016
2 night min stay
$70
$425 $1,300

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Christmas / New Year
Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2017
5 night min stay
$110
$670

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

High Season 2017
Jan 5 - Apr 6, 2017
2 night min stay
$85
$520 $1,600

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Semana Santa / Easter 2017
Apr 7 - Apr 16, 2017
5 night min stay
$110
$670

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$70
$425 $1,300

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning Fee $30
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

If cancelled or modified up to 30 days before date of arrival, 50% of deposit will be refunded.

If cancelled or modified later or in case of no show, the deposit will be kept in full.

The balance for your reservation will be charged in cash at check-in.

Roads are concrete but also steep. A 4x4 vehicle is required to access the property.

A $200 refundable damage deposit is required to rent this property.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

100 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional JUAN SANTAMARÍA
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Backyard Bar
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Ferrys Naviera Tambor
19 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Estación de trenes Orotina
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Costanera Sur
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Vista Hermosa
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Playa Hermosa

Car: Recommended

Playa Hermosa is one of the most famous surfing beaches in Costa Rica, producing a world class wave.

It is a beautiful and quiet beach. Between the months of July and December, it also becomes one of Costa Rica´s sea turtle nesting site. Where lucky nature watchers can see these lovely beasts; coming ashore at night, to lay their eggs on secluded beaches.

We definitely recommend having a 4x4 vehicle, although it is not strictly necessary. 4 wheel drive (4x4) taxis can also provide you transportation. There are many places to visit and all kind of activities to do just a short drive away from our properties.

Since this a very touristic area, you can find many activities to enjoy outdoors with family and friends.

We definitely recommend the CANOPY TOUR, it´s a very cool experience to be traveling across the jungle from tree to tree !

We also recommend ATV Tours. You can choose from a couple of hours to a full day tour. You will be traveling on dirt roads in the mountains, thru little rural towns. If you prefer to be a little more adventurous, and if you have motorcycle experience. We also own COSTA RICA UNLIMITED: The best Dirt bike tour company in Costa Rica! We get riders from all over the world. In case you might be interested to join us on the best ride of your life ;-) One thing is for sure, if you choose this activity, you will enjoy some of the most amazing views around.

If you want to walk around nature and do some wildlife viewing, we recommend 'Manuel Antonio National Park' (about 45 min south), you will see all kinds of animals, and don´t forget your swim suit, there is also a amazing white sand beach, and some very good restaurants!

Horseback riding is also a very good option. Talk to our good friend Andrea, she will be happy to take you for an astonishing ride on the beach, rivers and jungle. 100% fun Guaranty !

Restaurants / drinks and others:

In Playa Hermosa you can find a few small restaurants. We recommend Vista Hermosa. They have the best refreshing smoothies, and a variety of delicious meals you can enjoy while you look at the ocean!

In Jacó (15 min North) you can find pretty much everything you need. There is grocery stores, banks, Clinics, Spas, beauty salons, pharmacies, many restaurants to choose from (we recommend sushi at Tsunami, or Arigato), casinos, juice bars (try “Mandarina´s”, it is one of our favorite!), mail office, Gyms, Bakeries, souvenir shops…

Or just stay at home and enjoy a cup of coffee on your private terrace, as you watch the parrots, toucans and the macaws flying overhead. You will probably also see the white face monkeys jumping from tree to tree, around THE BLUE HOUSE.

For more information about all our rentals, please take a look at our website, where you will find all the information you need: www.villasoperahills.com & www.rentinhermosa.com

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: We moved to Costa Rica over 10 and 20 years ago respectively. We love it here ! And we want to share it with you.

Why the Owner Chose Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica:
Our properties have a little of everything. It´s nice to be close from town but not in the middle of it. It´s also located just a few minutes from the beach. And very secure. It´s perfect to enjoy nature.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
It´s all about the feeling ! It´s hard to describe. It´s like having a suite in the middle of the jungle ! We also have a beautiful canopy bridge on the property just a few meters away, where you can sometimes see the monkeys play in the morning and afternoon !


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/02/2016

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Photos

  • THE BLUE HOUSE

    THE BLUE HOUSE

  • THE BLUE HOUSE
Living Room / Kitchen

    THE BLUE HOUSE Living Room / Kitchen

  • THE BLUE HOUSE
Kitchen

    THE BLUE HOUSE Kitchen

  • THE BLUE HOUSE
View

    THE BLUE HOUSE View

  • THE BLUE HOUSE
Living room

    THE BLUE HOUSE Living room

  • THE BLUE HOUSE
Bedroom / Bathroom / outdoor shower

    THE BLUE HOUSE Bedroom / Bathroom / outdoor shower

  • THE BLUE HOUSE

    THE BLUE HOUSE

  • From Airport to THE BLUE HOUSE

    From Airport to THE BLUE HOUSE

  • Hermosa Beach
(5km from THE BLUE HOUSE)

    Hermosa Beach (5km from THE BLUE HOUSE)

  • Playa Hermosa
(Hermosa Beach)

    Playa Hermosa (Hermosa Beach)

  • Jaco Beach Sunset

    Jaco Beach Sunset

  • Sushi at ARIGATO !

    Sushi at ARIGATO !

  • THE BLUE HOUSE
Facade

    THE BLUE HOUSE Facade

  • THE BLUE HOUSE
Exterior & Bedroom

    THE BLUE HOUSE Exterior & Bedroom

  • Canopy Bridge
Just a few meters from THE BLUE HOUSE

    Canopy Bridge Just a few meters from THE BLUE HOUSE

  • THE BLUE HOUSE
Bedroom view !

    THE BLUE HOUSE Bedroom view !

  • THE BLUE HOUSE

    THE BLUE HOUSE

  • THE BLUE HOUSE
Bedroom

    THE BLUE HOUSE Bedroom

  • THE BLUE HOUSE

    THE BLUE HOUSE

  • Wildlife at THE BLUE HOUSE

    Wildlife at THE BLUE HOUSE

  • Wildlife at THE BLUE HOUSE

    Wildlife at THE BLUE HOUSE

  • VISTA HERMOSA RESTAURANT

    VISTA HERMOSA RESTAURANT

  • Andrea´s horseback riding tour, just a few minutes away from THE BLUE HOUSE

    Andrea´s horseback riding tour, just a few minutes away from THE BLUE HOUSE

  • Jaco Beach (10 km from THE BLUE HOUSE)

    Jaco Beach (10 km from THE BLUE HOUSE)

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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