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Recent Playa Hermosa reviews

  • Beautiful Home with Great Property Managers

    "My family and I had a great time at Villa Aurelia. The home is beautiful, the kitchen is great, and we all loved the pool. We spent our mornings at the beach and the afternoons at the pool - can't ask for a better vacation. The property managers were also great in helping us arrange for a personal chef to come to the house (who was wonderful!), book excursions, book our rental car and just navigate around the city. But there were a couple of things I wish we had known before we arrived. The home sits on a hill, which allows for a great view of Playa Hermosa. But the drive up to the house isn't ideal. Only the part right by the house is paved, and the rest is a steep, uneven dirt road. A rental car is a must, and you won't really be able to walk anywhere from the house because of the hill. Especially if you have young children, like we did. The other item we wished we had known about was the water. We were told about two days before our trip that there were severe water restrictions in place, but they shouldn't impact our vacation as long as we limited the length of our showers. Not a big deal. When we arrived the water tank was about 1/3 full, which was enough to last us a few days. But because of the above mentioned road, the water truck didn't fill the tank on Monday like they were supposed to. We went a day and a half without running water at the house, which was frustrating. The property managers were very helpful in fixing the pipe down to the road and getting trucks to come out as quickly as the could to refill the tank. Hopefully the pipe they installed prevents this from happening to anyone else, but just wanted to share our experience. And although it was frustrating, we still had a wonderful vacation."
    Guest: Rikke G. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 17, 2016
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  • Paradise on the Beach

    "The Blue Villa was unreal. The location is right on the south end of Playa Hermosa Beach and is absolutely beach front, best sunset views we've ever had. The house fit our 8 guest perfectly (4 adults and 4 kids 7-13 yrs old). I could not have designed a better layout if I tried. We spent most of the time on the back deck and in the water. One unexpected surprise was Freddie the property caretaker. He lives right onsite and was invaluable in helping us with everything from showing us how all the appliances work to helping us fix our paddle board pump. The whole stay was perfect and we will be back again."
    Guest: Terence Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: June 30, 2016
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  • Great villa, excellent location!

    "Myself, husband and 4 year old daughter stayed July 26-August 3. We had a great time, this was our 5th trip back to Costa Rica. Although we haven't been back in 5 years we were worried about the development of Playa Hermosa. We were pleasantly surprised that little had changed, a few new buildings but nothing crazy. The beach is still as beautiful as the first time we visited. The Villa was great and had everything that we needed. We did have a problem with the AC, but was fixed very promptly. The pool did get cloudy our last 3 days, but we played in the ocean so it wasn't too much of a problem. Chris and Amy were really easy to reach and help solve problems. Very short walk down to the beach that we did everyday, my daughter liked to ride the tram so we rode that back to the villa office on the way back. If you do plan a stay buy groceries in Cocos, the snack shop for the hotel/villa is very pricey. My husband spoke with Amy from Avispas, turns out she does dog rescue and my husband is a veterinarian. We had a great time and would highly recommend this villa."
    Guest: Seahawk Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 15, 2016
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  • The house, the view, the people and most of all the host

    "We stayed at this villa for a week. The house is has an amazing location and the view from the terrace is stunning. The place is decorate with amazing taste which makes the stay all the more pleasant. There are friendly animals visiting in case you care for that. The office people are very friendly and accommodating and they facilitated all the requests we had. It was a pleasure dealing with them. Most of all though we were impressed with the host who gave us all kind of valuable information prior to our arrival and then she was extremely responsive to any request we had during our stay A vacation to remember for a long time One recommendation is to have a car to make moving around easier"
    Guest: Cristina C. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 29, 2016
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