BEACH AND OCEAN FRONT CONDO CLEAN! UPDATED UPSCALE

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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BEACH AND OCEAN FRONT CONDO CLEAN! UPDATED UPSCALE

Playa Junquillal Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

SUN, SAND & SURF

The unit is located on Playa Venado, within 50m (150ft)of the high water mark. Playa Venado is one of a handfull of beaches that has received for the past 7 years the coveted 'Blue Flag' designation, the highest standard for quality achievable as determined by the Costa Rican authorities.

Relax in the comfort of the large well appointed lanai overlooking the beach and watch the constantly changing seascape with a 120 deg vista. Bask in the gentle, warm, dry breezes as you watch pelicans soaring in formation over the beach then diving for lunch. The secluded 1 1/2 km Playa Venado beach calls out to be walked at low tide to search for sand dollars and seashells during the day.

If the timing is right at night, you might happen upon a giant Leatherback or Olive Ridley sea turtles coming on shore to nest. Sixty - ninety days later you might come upon and help the baby turtles out of their sand nest and help them dash to the relative safety of the sea. If there are no turtles, stop and gaze at the canopy of stars, the Milky Way, Big Dipper, Little Dipper, Southern Cross, Cassiopeia, and thousands more as they twinkle over head while your feet are caressed by the warm ocean waters below. Bonfires at night, sand castles during the day, snorkeling on the black lava reef just in front...lots to do on and around the beautiful beach.

Inside, enjoy the well appointed modern, fully equipped, kitchen with big island, great for gourmet entertaining or prepping an intimate dinner for two. Large wrap around windows bring the sea to you as you linger inside.

The newly renovated decor features rich Cristobal a local wood, in the kitchen and all the baseboards, marble on the floors, comfortable rattan furniture, modern window treatments and lovely local art pieces. Each bedroom has it its own air conditioner and ceiling fan to ensure your sleep is comfortable regardless of what it is like outside. High quality linens add to the enjoyment. Both bathrooms have been renovated in the same style as above.

Unit #3, is part of a small 18 unit condo complex that has a large 25 m pool and tastefully landscaped inner court yard with a variety of palms and flowers which attract a number of colorful birds. Comfortable chaise lounges and chairs make for great sun worshipping space or even more decadent, lay about in the pool in our floatees. A built in pool bar is great to sit at to watch the magnificent sunsets and even,if you’re lucky,catch a fleeting glimpse of the elusive 'green flash'.

There is a full time English speaking caretaker to help in emergencies and the English, Spanish, German speaking property manager for unit #3 lives a few minutes away. It is a safe, gated community with 24 hour guard coverage.

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The condo is also for sale.

Just another day in Paradise!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

John Latham

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Sun, sea and golf in a quiet, laid back, rustic, eco-friendly environment, in a very stable country with a great climate, is what attracted us to Las Brisas, Playa Junquillal, Guanacaste, and Costa Rica. Playa Junquillal, a small, laid back, tranquil commmunity of only 100 full time residents that swells to 200 during their summer...Dec to March. Although off the tourist trail, it is just over an hour away from the closest international airport, Liberia, with lots of airlines arriving from multiple US, Canadian and European destinations. You can keep yourself busy every day or just soak up the sun and read that pile of books that have been calling to you for months. The weather is ideal 85 degs F +- 5 degs, /29 deg C +- 2 deg, with no rain from mid Dec to mid April. Typically, the humidity is around 40-50%, with warm, dry, winds blowing offshore during the early part of the day ...very pleasant and it helps set up the waves right off shore for surfers. In the late afternoon, the cooler breezes blow on shore.

The abundance of flora and fauna makes this a bird watchers haven. Zip lining; rafting; kayaking; mud baths; thermal pools; volcanoes dormant and safely active; trekking by horseback; mountain biking; history and culture tours; river expeditions; sunset cruises on catamarans; golf; tennis; offshore fishing for tuna, snapper, and sail; night life and shopping; are available for 1/2 or full day trips. If golf attracts you, a challenging Mike Young designed course at Hacienda Pinilla, is 30 min away with special pricing for unlimited family weekly play.

The new Supermarcado in Junquillal has most food stuffs, but if you need some harder to get NA/European foods, Tamarindo or Santa Cruz, both only 40 minutes away, have bigger stores with greater variety.

There is an array of great restaurants within 45 minutes of the condo...local Tico and upscale foreign run places cater to most palates at reasonable prices. The local watering hole, Adrianna's, is great beach bar to stop at sunset to have a cold Pilsen or Imperial. Meet the locals, Ticos and snowbirds, and find out more about the attractions of Playa Junquillal, new restaurants, or new spots to visit.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Beach And Ocean Front Condo Clean! Updated Upscale
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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Playa Junquillal Guanacaste
Dorchest, Ontario,Canada
5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
We stayed 18 nights & thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. The beach was amazing, the view from the lanai was breathtaking & the condo was fabulous. The condo was equipped with everything you could ask for, and decorated beautifully. The location was perfect for a relaxing & secluded holiday. Long walks on the beach & quiet dinners on the lanai with options of nearby restaurants. Would definately recommend this unit to anyone.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you John And Pat. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed this very special place of ours. Come and see us again.
Sue and john
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Beach And Ocean Front Condo Clean! Updated Upscale
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Playa Junquillal Guanacaste
5

Pure Paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
The ultimate vacation spot if you are looking for true relaxation on your vacation.
We have traveled Mexico (both ocean sides), Cuba, and St Lucia and this has to be the best vacation spot we have found. This Las Brisa condo is in such a secluded private secure location you can walk to the pool or out to the ocean in your bare feet. There was so much to do there that we did not wander far from the complex. All the people @ the condo are very friendly and welcoming to make suggestions or recommendations if you need anything, along with John & Sue (owners) that offered to pick us up some groceries at the condo for when we arrived...nice touch. They also phoned to see how we were doing. Loved the fact that a Fish Truck and a Baker truck comes by the complex so you can have fresh amazing goodies and seafood. It felt like we were the only ones in this complex, very private. The condo was amazing, everything said in previous reviews in so true. Thanks again John & Sue for sharing your paradise with us.
We will definitely be back to experience more of lovely Costa Rica.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Playa Junquillal Guanacaste
newmaket
5

Paradise on earth!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
If you are looking for a true getaway, here it is. A perfect combination of luxury and peace. The location is absolutely stunning. Sun, sand, and surf, fantastic for swimming and waves enough for boogie boarding, or surfing. We had the entire beach to ourselves, loved it. The kids found shells, crabs, and we saw a baby leather back sea turtle making its way to the ocean. If you've had enough ocean there is plenty of shade by the pool. At night, it gets so beautifully dark, it is easy to spot the constellations.
The condo itself is very clean and comfortable with all the amenities for a couple or family. Beds are comfortable. The eat-in kitchen is well laid out with every appliance and gadget one would need to cook a great meal. Large patio with comfortable furniture in full view of the ocean. Comes with laundry room which is really great for families, nice to arrive home with clean clothes. Master has a large bathroom with fantastic shower and walk-in closet.
A well laid out guide book has been put together by the owners giving an outline of the condo itself and an overview of the nearby restaurants, grocery stores, and activities.
If you like to go out for lunch or dinner there are many options. Great vacation, I'd rent this unit again in a blink. Highly Recommended.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beach And Ocean Front Condo Clean! Updated Upscale
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Playa Junquillal Guanacaste
Squamish
5

sanctuary indeed

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
From the moment we entered the gates to Las Brias Del Mar , a sense of calm took over. The sound of the birds, the ocean, a chattering family of Howler monkeys put a smile on our faces.
The condo was spotless, the kitchen is fully equipped for a gourmet cook (except groceries and wine !) and the view from the lanai was breathtaking. With the ocean 50 ft. away and over a mile of an almost empty beach to ourselves, we couldn't have asked for a more idealistic place to spend our time. Snorkeling, boogie boarding, surfing ,horse back riding and at least a dozen good restaurants all within(a 5 min drive or 20 minute walk).Such a welcome spot to come back too after a day trip exploring this jewel in Central America. There is so much to see and do here and we are so looking forward to coming back again.

Thank you John and Sue for sharing your Sanctuary


Kris and Greg
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beach And Ocean Front Condo Clean! Updated Upscale
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Playa Junquillal Guanacaste
London, Ontario, Canada
5

Amazing Cost Rica in an Amazing Condo!!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Jan 2011
We stayed at Las Brisas in January 2011. We absolutely fell in love with this Condo and Costa Rica and its people. The Condo is a luxury upgraded unit, with ALL the amenities you could ever want. Unobstructed beach views and sunsets are guaranteed. The most people we ever saw on the beach at any one time during our 2 week stay was 4!!! Talk about private and romantic! The pool area is lovely and you are surrounded by nature - palm trees, beautiful birds and very nice residents in the complex.

The owners are extremely welcoming, kind and inviting. The property manager will drop by to address anything you need (for us, a burnt out light on the lanai!) You will definitely need an SUV to get around on the roads and a GPS is very handy, since roads/highways are not marked on the local maps. You can explore the local sights and restaurants, or go as far afield as Ricon de la Vieja and Palo Verde Nature Park, where you will see LOTS of amazing animals and plant life.

We loved this Condo so much that we booked for the next year before we left last year!! We ate out on the lanai most nights, listening to the waves roll in and out. There is a local Mercado near the Condo, or larger grocery stores in Tamarindo and Santa Cruz.

We are looking forward to our 3 weeks there in January 2012. Amazing Costa Rica in an Amazing Condo!!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the super comments. Yes you are booked for next year. Enjoy the summer.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Liberia
Nearest Beach
Playa Venado
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Beach Club
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Hacienda Pinilla
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Guacamaya
Car: recommended

Turtle watching right on the beach in front or an hour down the coast. the best season is from Dec. to Feb. WWF has a turtle management site on Playa Junquillal.

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Playa Junquillal Condo Rental Rates

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Refundable damage deposit $250.00
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Amenities

Playa Junquillal Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Internet ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Air Conditioning
Kitchen:
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Recently renovated with rich dark local wood and modern fixtures; bidet in master suite;non-skid flooring in both bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), The twins can be made into a King; Sleep Sofa air mattress available
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Books
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • mountain climbing
  • whitewater rafting
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • rafting
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • tennis
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
  • hiking
  • snorkeling/diving
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