Casita Amarilla - Jungle Home + Pool(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4-5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 bedroom, 2.5 bath with Mountain Views
Casita Amarilla is a spacious 3 bedroom bungalow located in a gated development just 2.5 km (1.5 mi) outside the Samara village/beach. The property, set in a private 1.25 acre lot, contains a new 10x30ft pool which was installed in 2014, outdoor shower, rancho, and several fruit trees. The house has lofted ceilings with windows and fans for ventilation as well as air conditioning in the bedrooms. There are three bedrooms; Master bedroom with queen bed, walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom with double sink, Second Queen bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a third bedroom with a twin over double bunk bed. There is a Pack N Play crib available for infants. Fully equipped kitchen: fridge with ice-maker, electric range, microwave,toaster & coffee-maker, breakfast bar seating for 4. Dining area seats 6. Living room has a sectional sofa with a TV and Blu-ray player with a variety of adult and family movies (DVD). There is a two piece bathroom and laundry room with washer and dryer adjacent to the kitchen. The back porch adjacent to the third bedroom is gated and screened, allowing fresh, cooler air to flow through at night. Casita Amarilla backs onto the Werner Sauter Biological Reserve - the jungle is literally right outside the back door, as can be seen in the photos, where howler monkeys are a frequent sighting. There is an abundance of other wildlife in and around the property, particularly in the green season - iguanas and other lizards, a variety of birds and butterflies as well as the occasional coati sighting.
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
5 night min stay
May 1 - Nov 30, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
Home is on a septic system - please nothing other than toilet paper in toilets.
Cleaning on checkout: Usual time required for cleaning upon checkout is 8 hours (2 maids, 4 hours each). If, upon checkout, the house is left in such a condition that it takes longer than the usual cleaning time, guest will be charged $10USD/hour, to be deducted from damage deposit.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Samara is a laid back village with an authentic Tico feel and is a popular destination among both Tico's and tourists. A variety of shops, services, restaurants and bars are within walking distance along the mainstreet of Samara. A 5 minute walk from the entrance of Samara will put you on the beach. Because Samara Beach is protected by a reef, the surf is gentle and safe for children. There are many local activities available, with several adventure companies offering various tours and activities. Several other beautiful beaches are with 10 minutes to 1/2 hour drive from Samara; Playa Carrillo to the south and Playas Buenavista and Barrigona to the North.
Year Purchased: 2014
About: We are a family of five, living in Toronto, Canada. My husband and I (Hugo and Melanie) have 3 kids, a boy and two girls (ages 10, 6 and 3 at time of purchase). We had rented a house in neighboring Carrillo in 2013 and fell in love with the area. After doing some research on Costa Rica and specifically the Samara region, we decided this was where we want our eventual home to be.
Why Sámara, Costa Rica:
We were drawn to this property for many reasons. The location is private and natural with plenty of space for growing flowers and fruit trees. A multitude of wildlife is practically at our doorstep. We are close enough to the highway and town that getting about is easy. There's convenient access to many shops, restaurants and services - and the beach! - just 2.5 km/1.5mi away - accessible with a short drive, by public transit or even walking if so inclined.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
At Casita Amarilla you will have privacy and solitude, yet it is only a 5 minute drive into the village of Samara. Our property backs on to the Werner Sauter Biological Reserve, literally right outside the back door. Howler monkeys are frequent visitors in the trees right behind the house, along with the occasional coati (pizotes), iguanas, and many types of birds.
Links to more information:
Front of the house
Main Living area
Dining area (seats 6) with view of jungle just outside
Second bedroom, Queen bed
Third bedroom - Twin over double bunk bed
View from the Rancho
View from above driveway, green season
Playa Samara, looking south.
Howler Monkeys can be seen in the trees around the house and along the road
Master Bedroom - queen bed with ensuite bathroom
Back porch leading to 3rd bedroom; gated and screened.
Rancho and Dining area; Relax in the hammock and enjoy the view!
10x30 foot pool and rancho
View from just above driveway - dry season
Playa Carrillo, facing north
Iguana - Black Ctenosaur can often be found basking in the rancho
Turquoise-crowned mot-mot; just one of the many exotic birds that can be seen
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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