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Recent Guanacaste reviews

  • Family vacation

    "Villa Orquideas was our home base for a 2 week Xmas vacation for our family. It was impeccably clean, high quality linens, super confortable beds and sofas, ample kitchen linens, beach towels, shower towels, paper/cleaning necessities. Kitchen with full appliances, well stocked, a few minor items missing upon arrival, replaced the very next day by condo manager. Many different areas within the house and grounds allowing common time (large dinning room table/ open kitchen living area) as well as private time (2 different living rooms on 2 floors, and several terrasses). 5 homes nestled around a common pool, all tenants during our stay quiet, curteous and pleasant. NO other neighbours. Very short walk to the beach; ocean view through the trees as soon as you walk out of the property grounds to the left. Most amazing beach, both surfable and swimmable ! Another beach to the right, a few minutes walk, TOTALLY private even through Xmas and New Years. Property owner super helpful and accomodating."
    Guest: nicole m. Date of Stay: December 2015 Review Submitted: January 7, 2016
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  • Amazing Views and Five Star Living!

    "I don't even know where to start! A few girlfriends and I had the pleasure of staying in this beautiful home July 8-13. When I tell you the pictures don't do this home any justice. From the time we walked in it felt like we were in paradise. The views were amazing and can't even be put into words. Everything was in immaculate shape. The community that this house is located in "Pacifico" is a beautiful and safe gated community. Minutes away from Main Street in El Coco, everything was close and accessible. Roger the property manager was a big help as well. Costa Rica is such a majestic place. I'll will definitely be back in the near future. Thanks for having us Michelle!"
    Guest: Brontie S. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 20, 2016
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  • Amazing Vacation Destinatiin

    "This was a wonderful vacation. The room was beautiful and had pretty much everything we needed. Everyone was very friendly and the city and beach was fabulous. Can't wait to do it again! Thanks Syd and Lynne!"
    Guest: Deana A. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 8, 2016
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  • House was Great: Location/View...Neighbor with vicious, barking German Shepards was awful!

    "We had a large group and were very comfortable at Casa Miramar. The house is very large and there was plenty of room for all of us to spread out. The view from the balcony is breathtaking and the highlight of the house. It was nice to jump in the pool during the day and soak in the Jacuzzi at night. We walked to the beach and local restaurants on several occasions and the hike back up to the house was good exercise! We rented a 4-wheel drive SUV, highly recommended for any of the Costa Rican unpaved roads! We made good use of it and drove to lots of the nearby beaches. Donald was great and cleaned the pool and balcony area daily. Marta made the beds and swept, but did not empty the trash in any of the bathrooms or kitchen. We also had trouble getting the appropriate number of bath towels for our party and had to share the first few days. We started out with only one spoon and after mentioning this to the rental staff, Marta brought up a handful the next day. The house could use more glasses and coffee cups. Also, we were told toilet tissue and paper towels were included, but we never got paper towels and were limited to 2 rolls of TP per bathroom for our 10-day stay. I would suggest charging $100 more per week and let people have as much TP & PT as they need! The staff at Special Places was very helpful answering emails and arranging excursions prior to our arrival. However, they seemed a bit disorganized after our arrival asking all in our party to come into the office to sign credit card receipts for our excursions despite us submitting a credit card authorization form prior to our arrival. They never mentioned we would have to come into the office and do this and it was a bit irritating since we wanted to start our vacation! The neighbor next door with the dogs was awful. She encouraged the dogs to bark at anyone walking by and the dogs barked at all hours of the day and night disturbing our sleep. The car gate at the bottom of the driveway needed repairing one day and the neighbor left the dogs outside to bark at the repairmen for hours. If you could get rid of the neighbor and her dogs, the house is ideal!"
    Guest: Mary Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 14, 2016
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