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Luxury Condo "Casa Blanca" - Will Consider Long Term - 3 Min. Walk to Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bed Condo | 2-1/2 Bath | Private Balcony | 24-hour Security

Will consider long term rentals.

Located only 1 hour from Liberia Airport with easy access by shuttle or rental car. Shuttle service offers door-to-door service.

“Casa Blanca” is located in Surfside Estates/Playa Potrero with only 8 condos in the complex; you'll frequently have the pool to yourself.

Expansive, 3-bedroom, 2-1/2 bath condominium located within a 3-minute walk from the beautiful, tranquil beach of Playa Potrero. Three rooms have private balconies that face the forested greenbelt area so you’ll feel like you’re in a tree house surrounded by nature.

We have the possibility of accommodating 12 persons utilizing adjoining condo (also sleeps 6).

Wonderful beaches, restaurants, bars, grocery stores, fresh fruit/vegetable market -- all within easy walking distance. Or, rent a bicycle, golf-cart or car to explore farther afield.

Nearby beaches include: Playa Flamingo, Conchal, Brasilito, Tamarindo, Penca, Prieta, Azucar (Sugar Beach). Taxis are inexpensive and there’s a local bus service.

“Casa Blanca” is equipped with all the modern comforts of home:

Chef's kitchen with breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, granite counters, washer/dryer, open living area, comfortable bedrooms with fine linens, sleek contemporary bathrooms with custom glass shower enclosures and vessel sinks. Water is clean and drinkable.

Living/Dining area is great for entertaining (or just relaxing) with double-slider doors that open onto a private balcony overlooking a serene, forest greenbelt area where you'll hear howler monkeys, birds singing and the soothing sound of ocean waves. If you watch for swaying branches, you can occasionally see howler monkeys.

Split bedroom arrangement: master on one side with en-suite bathroom. 2 additional bedrooms share a bathroom (each bedroom has separate access). There is a powder room (toilet and sink) in main foyer.

Enjoy lush surroundings, tropical birds, monkeys and gorgeous beaches. Whether you want to just sit and relax or enjoy the spectacular national parks, charming villages or explore many adventures such as sailing, fishing, surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, cycling, zip-lining, mountaineering, white-water rafting .... Costa Rica offers all of this and more!

Beach chairs (4), beach towels and beach toys included!

24-hour Security Guard, gated secure property, outdoor parking

Note: There is not an elevator, but easy access by stairs. Security Guard will help with luggage if necessary.

More Details

Owner
Natalie Garrett & Paul Evens
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2018

About Natalie Garrett & Paul Evens

After travelling to many areas in Costa Rica, we fell in love with the quaint, peaceful area of Surfside/Playa Potrero; a friendly neighborhood with a variety of great restaurants and grocery stores.

Eventually, we look forward to enjoying the Pura Vida lifestyle for longer than just a few weeks a year. Until then, we are happy to share with family, friends, and you!

Natalie Garrett & Paul Evens purchased this condo in 2015

Why Natalie Garrett & Paul Evens chose Potrero

3-minute walk from our condo to Playa Potrero and one can enjoy long stretches of deserted beaches, mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets, and star-filled evening skies.

Grocery stores, a variety of restaurants and bars are within walking distance. Also, a fresh fruit/veggie market.

With 300+ days of sunshine, consistent warm temperatures, less humidity and rainfall than the rest of the country, this is paradise! This area boasts some of the most beautiful beaches and, for nature lovers, offers so much to explore.

Pura Vida as the locals say ... Pure Life!

What makes this condo unique

All the modern comforts of home with a sparkling clean pool, 24-hour security, and a short 3-minute walk to the beach (playa).

Easy 1-hour drive from Liberia airport on paved roads. Door-to-door shuttle service is available.

Potrero/Surfside is located on the "Gold Coast" of Costa Rica close to Playa Flamingo which is consistently rated one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica.

Tamarindo, offers world-class surfing and is only 20 minutes away where you'll find great shops, restaurants and nightlife .

Guanacaste region, located on the Pacific Ocean, experiences little rain and consistent heat from November to April. May to October is considered "green" season where you can expect rain at some point during the day or evening. October is typically the wettest month. The hot, dry climate makes tropical dry forests the province's natural vegetation type. One exception is the highland portion of the province which consists of the upper Pacific slopes in the Guanacaste Cordillera and the northern half of the Tilaran Cordillera. The cool, moist conditions along these ridges support luxuriant cloud forests.

With 300+ days of sunshine, consistent warm temperatures, less humidity and rainfall than the rest of the country, this is paradise! The area boasts some of the most beautiful beaches and, for nature lovers, offers so much to explore.

Amenities

Potrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , En Suite with Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Jack & Jill shared with bedroom 2 and 3
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Guest bathroom in hallway
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master - Private balcony overlooking forested green belt
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private balcony overlooking forested green belt
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Faces front court yard
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Notes about our rates. This info used to be available near the calendar showing availability. We do discount for longer stays. For weekly stays we discount by having lower rates mid-week compared to weekends. For monthly stays (28 nights and longer) we discount 24.8% off our regular rates. This is like paying for three weeks and the fourth week is free. These monthly rates are for short term vacation rentals. Will consider long term rentals (2 months and longer) at lower rates. Contact us with your dates and we will provide a quote. Terms will include; all payments to be made through the local property manager, electricity charges to be paid by guest. Contact us today and let us help you plan your dream get away.

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Luxury Condo "Casa Blanca" - Will Consider Long Term - 3 Min. Walk to Beach
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
5

We have loved our long-term stay

  • 5 of 5

We have loved our seven months at Casa Blanca – waking up to the sound of birds, playing games out on the patio, splashing around in the pool, and hearing (and occasionally seeing) the howler monkeys in the trees behind the building. With three bedrooms, the condo has plenty of space for our family of four, and we can walk to everything: the beach, the Sailing Center, the fruit stand, and plenty of restaurants. (We are also a 12-minute drive from CRIA, where our kids go to school.) The condo is fully stocked with everything we need, and everything works – and if something doesn’t, Natalie and Paul and the property manager are very responsive and will send someone to fix it quickly. If we didn’t have to return to the U.S., we’d stay here for another year.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2018
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at Casa Blanca over Christmas 2016. What a fabulous holiday it was. Fabulous weather, fabulous beaches, fabulous food, and a fabulous place to stay. The beaches, none of which are private, were many and out of this world, wide, long and clean, with Playa Potrero just steps away and Playa Flamingo within easy walking distance, so we didn’t spend much time in the condo pool, even though we had it all to ourselves.

The food was plentiful with many restaurants in the vicinity, several just a stroll away from the condo, and a wide variety of foods, some local cuisine but mostly North American.

Following the advice of some websites we packed plenty of bug spray, but there was a surprising absence of bugs and flies, so it all stayed in the suitcase; likewise the Immodium, as there was never any sign of tummy upsets. A wide variety of fresh and prepared foods could be bought at local supermarkets and fruit stalls, and the kitchen in the condo was very well equipped for cooking, with some gadgets that we don’t have at our own home. The unit was very clean, quiet and nicely and comfortably furnished for our vacation stay. Most other holiday condos we have rented barely have adequate living essentials.

Besides the fact my wife and I had a lovely stay surrounded in this fantasy country, the condominium really made our trip memorable. We can’t wait to return.

M & B - Canada

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ventura County
4

Serenity achieved!

  • 4 of 5

Casa Blanca truly is your home away from home. All the amenities are there to make your stay a hassle-free one. The property was extremely clean, taken good care of, so was the condo. Natalie and Paul put in great attention to detail. The property manager was quick to respond to any of our inquiries. We let him know that the knives were dull and the next day, he came with an old-fashion sharpener but promised he would buy a more modern one when in USA because he couldn't find it there :) The condo is convenient/walking distance to watching sunsets, groceries and very good restaurants. We loved the fruit stand across the condo - fresh coconuts and pineapples that they cut for you! Pura Vida indeed. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home!!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet and beautiful place to call home for a week!!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

well organized and very clean

  • 4 of 5

Welcome preparation of coffee and coffee filters, milk, sugar, salt, pepper, spare batteries, laundry and hand soaps and many other items were much appreciated. Some things needed a bit of work and they were taken care of promptly and easily. The local rental agent was very easy to get in touch with and a great help with bookings and info. The condo gate people were friendly at all times. It was a very relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to provide valuable feedback. We are glad you noticed and appreciate the extra items and attention to detail. We care about providing a well maintained, safe, clean property and a pleasurable experience; the same as if we were staying there. Thank you for choosing Casa Blanca. We are glad you enjoyed your very relaxing stay!!! Pura vida!
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We are a retired Canadian couple who have been snowbirding in this lovely area for some years for a three month period. How lucky we have been to have spent this winter at Casa Blanca. We hate to leave this fully equipped quiet condo as it truly feels like home. Perfect location, quiet pool but noisy howler monkeys make an interesting morning wake-up.

Randall always solves any problems and directs you to fun things to do. The owners are very open to any suggestions to improve your stay. (crock pot and electric barbegue)

We highly recommend this condo for your stay in this great location in the middle of great places to eat and a pick of beaches to go to, not to mention a fantastic patio over looking green space for cocktails and bird and monkey watching.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Liberia International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Conchal
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Playa Potrero

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Refundable Damage Deposit $400

Christmas / New Year's - $2,250 per week
Easter (Santa Semana) - $1,550 per week
High Season: December - April, $1,330 per week

Above monthly rates are for short term vacation rentals.
Will consider long term rentals (2 months and longer) at lower rates. Contact us with your dates and we will provide a quote. Terms will include; all payments to be made through the local property manager, electricity charges to be paid by guest.

Contact us today and let us help you plan your dream get away.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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