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Dulces Suenos, Vista Ocotal: Luxurious, comfortable villa, steps from the beach!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,540 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

VISTA OCOTAL, Large pool side villa with 4 BR-3 BA, close to the beach

With the pool and the beach literally mere steps from the front porch, this villa ¨Dulces Suenos¨ (Sweet Dreams) in Vista Ocotal Resort is aptly suited for a relaxing vacation for a larger family or various couples vacationing together.

The master bedroom has its own balcony and features a queen size bed, one of the guest rooms has a queen size bed and the other two guest rooms feature double beds, to cater to a maximum of eight persons (no special facilities for young children in the house). There is ample closet space for all of your luggage.

The large, well equipped kitchen is part of a large open concept living space, with a nice living/dining area. The high ceilings add to the feeling of grandeur. Of course all the rooms feature air conditioning and it goes without saying that Wifi internet is available, as is a choice of local and international (English language) TV channels. The unit has an indoor washer/dryer.

The owners have lovingly furnished and decorated their home in a way that will be welcoming to their (and your) guests.

Guests of Dulces Suenos at Vista Ocotal do not only have access to their own pool and rancho area, but they can use the facilities of the Coco Bay Estates Beach Club on the beach of Ocotal and the Club facilities in Coco Bay Estates (with tennis, large pool, gym).

¨Dulces Suenos¨ at Vista Ocotal offers you all the ingredients for a wonderful and memorable vacation in very comfortable surroundings. You´ll surely love it.

We will also gladly assist you in making arrangements for airport pick up, rental cars, ready made or customized tours, etc. All you have to do is ask.

On behalf of the proud owners we would love to welcome you to ¨Dulces Suenos¨, at Vista Ocotal (unit 10).

More Details

Property Manager
Odette Koster, Papagayo Property Management, Playas del Coco
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 3, 2018

About Odette Koster, Papagayo Property Management, Playas del Coco

The owners are travelers (from the USA) themselves, so they know what people are looking for in a vacation rental: a great and safe place to stay, home away from home, close to the beach, with a lot of fun activities in the immediate area, with room to relax and enjoy nature to its fullest, on land, on the ocean and under the waves.

They are avid scuba divers and that is something the Golfo de Papagayo, with Playa Ocotal in it, also has in abundance: great dive spots and lots of marine life.

Odette Koster, Papagayo Property Management, Playas del Coco purchased this townhome in 2014

Why Odette Koster, Papagayo Property Management, Playas del Coco chose Playa Ocotal

The owners bought this property because of the proximity to the ocean they like to dive in, the quiet and relaxed surroundings of the beach in a small community, yet close to a larger town with amenities to make life easier (banks, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, shops). The villa with its 4 bedrooms is a great spot for family vacations or for traveling with a group like-minded friends. Together, but still with the privacy of your own bedroom.


Playa Ocotal Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1540 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • 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
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms all have hot showers, toilet, vanity and have towels for bathroom use by guests.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom second floor - 1 queen , Master bedroom has private balcony and en-suite bathroom
    Guest bedroom, second floor - 1 queen , The bedroom has ample closet space and en-suite bathroom
    Guest bedroom first floor - 1 double , The guestroom has ample closet space and shares a bathroom
    Guest bedroom first floor - 1 double , The bedroom has ample closet space and shares a bathroom
  • All beds have very comfortable mattresses and memory foam mattress covers for added comfort. Each bedroom has its own multisplit air conditioning system.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Our property managers will gladly assist you with making arrangements for airport pick up, affordable car rentals without surprises, tours and trips, tips and advice. They have been living in the area for many years and know their way around, they know the in-spots, they will tell you about the off-the-beaten-track locations. They are well versed in English, Spanish, French, German and Dutch.


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Dulces Suenos, Vista Ocotal: Luxurious, comfortable villa, steps from the beach!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
New Buffalo, MI


  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks and it was not nearly long enough. We are looking to buy one of the units. There is not one thing I would change. A small condo complex just the right distance to town and restaurants. A beautiful beach that was not ever crowded. We bought ceviche from a vender on the beach. We hired the chef from the infinity pool club to cook for us one night which was beyond expectations. Love this place!!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our home, Dulces Sueños in Vista Ocotal. Enthusiastic reviews like yours are the icing on our cake! It pleases us to read that you had such a good time at our house at Vista Ocotal and that you are even contemplating becoming a neighbor in the complex! Reviews do not come much better than this! We would love to share our piece of paradise again with you, and with any other guest(s) who would like to come and see if you were right! We hope to welcome you back soon!
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Great rental in Ocotal

  • 5 of 5

This condo is ideal for up to four couples who wish the quiet comfort of Playa Ocotal. The complex has a nice pool just steps from your front door, with a small cafe where you can have breakfast or lunch. We were a short walk to the beach, which also has a restaurant for dinner and drinks. The water is mostly smooth as glass, though the last two days there was a surf for some reason. The condo is well-equipped and has A/C in every room.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are happy that you enjoyed staying in our wonderful home and that you enjoyed the amenities it had to offer. We liked sharing our piece of paradise with you and hope you will consider another stay at a future opportunity! Saludos cordiales, kind regards and of course: PURA VIDA ! Papagayo Property Management
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Muscle shoals al usa

Hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful accommodations and fantastic location.

Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It is good to hear you were happy to stay in our house and that you loved the location as much as we do. It was a pleasure to have you and we look forward to seeing you again in the future! You will be welcome! Saludos cordiales, PURA VIDA ! Papagayo Property Management
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BC, vancuver

Relaxing at Playa Ocotal

  • 4 of 5

Vista Octotal met all of our needs for our stay in Playa Ocotal. The villa was clean and in a great location. Each of the 4 bedrooms has its own air conditioner which is great. We took advantage of the dish washer and in-suite laundry but we couldn't figure out the microwave. The shared pool and outdoor bbq area were hardly busy which was nice. A quick walk brings you to Playa Ocotal which is a beautiful black sand beach with great snorkeling on the right hand side. Father Roosters restaurant is also right there which we took full advantage of. After spending some time in other beach areas, we were totally happy that we picked Vista Ocotal for our stay as it was our favourite beach by far. You really can't beat the location. One slight drawback is that they are working on a new development next door so if you plan to sit outside you may have to be prepared for some noise, and sometimes a weird sewer smell.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you again for choosing Vista Ocotal for your vacation spot. We are glad that our house met with your expectations and that you enjoyed your stay. We also appreciate you mentioning the issues that you found lacking and we will surely address those. It was our pleasure having you as our guests and we hope that you will return one day soon! Saludos cordiales, kind regards and of course PURA VIDA ! The team at Papagayo Property Management
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Charleston, SC USA

Perfect time of year to go if you prefer less tourists, yet desire nice weather.

  • 5 of 5

Where do I begin to tell you about our amazing trip to Costa Rica and our stay at Vista Ocotal?

First of all, the people of CR are very kind. Even though we did not speak Spanish, the local people understood us well enough to accommodate whatever we requested.

The villa we stayed in was a five minute stroll to Playa de Ocotal (the beach) and Father Roosters, a beachfront hacienda where we enjoyed magnificent views of the Gulf of Papagayo and sunsets over the Pacific. You don't have to go any farther to enjoy snorkleing right off the coast. If scuba diving is your thing, there is a dive shop a short block away. You can also enjoy a massage while basking in the sun right on the beach! The time of year we went was perfect, too. There was little rain, mostly just in the evenings. The water temperature of the pools and ocean was perfect and there were few other tourists since it was just before their season began.

The villa had 4 total bedrooms. Both upstairs bedrooms had Queen beds and Full Bathrooms. We really enjoyed having our own private space. We also enjoyed watching an evening thunderstorm from the balcony upstairs. The morning air is full of the sounds of the local birds, howler monkeys and squirrels.

There are also two BR downstairs off the common area which share a large full bath. There is a breakfast bar that we enjoyed most of our stay at home meals at even though there is a dining table. We took no more than 15 steps out the main entrance and jumped into the pool! There is also a hot tub to relax in right there. Even though it is a gated community, there was a guard close by over night time. I felt very safe.

Playa del Coco is only a short car ride (maybe 2 km) where you can choose from many fresh seafood restaurants and grills. Almost anything you will need for your stay can be purchased in Coco, too. The property manager's office is in Coco and they were happy to recommend and arrange excursions for us.

We had an amazing time staying here and soaking up the CR culture and sun. I highly recommend this dwelling, especially if you have 4-8 people in your party.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our villa in Playa Ocotal. We are glad that you had such a good time staying with us. We are happy that you liked the location so close to the beach and to the pool, that our home was so aptly suited to your needs. We hope to see you back again, one day soon, to renew your experience in our villa at Vista Ocotal and to enjoy the hospitality of the country and especially our area. PURA VIDA !
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Greenville, SC, USA

clarifications of this property

  • 5 of 5

This is a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom new condo in Vista Ocotal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. located about 200 meters from the beach, down a private, low traffic road safe for family pedestrian traffic. All beds are queen sized, with 2 bedrooms and bathrooms upstairs, and two downstairs, perfect for two familys to share. On premises is a large pool, a spa pool and outdoor sheltered "ranchito" for cook-outs. This property grants you access to two modern beach clubs, one at Playa Ocotol, and one at Coco, nearby. A nearby (walking) restaurant, "Father Rooster" serves tables on the beach and generally has live entertainment and a bonfire nightly. Next door is Rocket frog, a scuba and water sports operation. Many more fun restaurants and shopping in nearby Coco

Beach. A fun, safe place for your vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Daniel Oduber International Airport Liberia
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Father Rooster
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Panamerican Highway, Interamericana
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Father Rooster
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Playa Ocotal
Car: recommended

With (direct) flights from US and Canadian carriers like Air Canada, American Airlines, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Grupo Taca, JetBlue, Spirit Air, United and US Airways from a variety of airports (Charlotte, Miami, Houston, Atlanta, Newark, New York, Dallas, Toronto, to name just a few) to the International Airport Daniel Oduber in Liberia, Costa Rica (airport code LIR), is rapidly becoming a major hub for vacationers to Costa Rica and especially to our province of Guanacaste with its many national parks and beach towns.

Car rental companies will provide you with access to your own transportation, but airport transfers can be arranged too of course.

Playa Ocotal is about 30 kilometers (20 miles) from that international airport, so after less than a 25 minute drive you can swap your winter gear for summer clothes and have a cold beer or nice cocktail to toast to your vacation.

Playa Ocotal is mainly a residential and resort beach, located in a small horseshoe shaped bay, surrounded by lush hills, just 3 kilometers/2 miles south of Playas del Coco, where most of the amenities (supermarkets, banks, doctor´s and dentist´s offices, bars and restaurants, souvenir shops, real estate offices, etc) can be found.

Playa Ocotal is an ideal starting point for activities like sport fishing (a few operators in the bay) or scuba diving at Rocket Frog Divers, who offer more than scuba diving alone (, sunset sail trips etc. The rocky sides of the bay make for fun snorkeling.

The famous Father Rooster restaurant is right on the beach and for a great breakfast with astonishing ocean views head up to the Ocotal Resort.

Lounge at the pool of Vista Ocotal or take a dip in the pool of the nearby Coco Bay Estates Beach Club, which is part of the Vista Ocotal community. Feeling more active? The tennis court at Coco Bay Estates and the gym are at your disposal.

The nearby town of Playas del Coco is only 3 km/2 miles north of Playa Ocotal, so you will have easy access to banks, a choice of supermarkets to stock up on your necessities, shops, dental offices, real estate offices, bars, sports bars, restaurants to please different pallets, spa and massage facilities, etc.

In the area there are a variety of national parks that are well worth a trip: Rincón de la Vieja Vulcano and National Park, Santa Rosa National Park, Palo Verde Wetlands and National Park. Although the Arenal Volcano, in the National Park with the same name is near dormant, it is still an impressive sight and the lake area nearby is famous for windsurfing and other water sport activities.

For some ¨couleur locale¨ head out to the nearby town of Liberia, Ciudad Blanca (white city), have lunch in a local restaurants, stroll through the old town with its regional architecture. Or further south to Santa Cruz, a smaller town with that typical Costa Rican flavour. Near Santa Cruz you can visit the villages of Guaítil and San Vicente, both dedicated to the production of pottery in the Chorotega style, typical for this region. The art is still practiced with locally found natural colorants and they will gladly show you how it is done.

With your villa at Vista Ocotal as your home away from home, you will find that there is plenty to see and do if you want to explore and that you will have a luxurious and comfortable place to come home too.

We´d love to welcome you as our guests in our little piece of paradise!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund