4 BR/4 BA, POOL, OCEAN VIEW, STEPS FROM THE BEACH, REDUCED RATES

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house

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4 BR/4 BA, POOL, OCEAN VIEW, STEPS FROM THE BEACH, REDUCED RATES

Playa Potrero House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This incredible ocean view home is only about 100 feet from the Pacific Ocean. You can enjoy relaxing strolls on the sandy beach, swim in the family-friendly ocean bay, and return for a fresh water dip in the privacy of your own pool. In the evening enjoy the unforgettable Costa Rican sunsets from the 2nd floor furnished balcony, or the 3rd floor shaded belvedere.

If you want excitement, a huge selection of activities are readily available: scuba diving, snorkelling, turtle expeditions, sport fishing, canopy tours, sunset sails...to name just a few. Costa Rica is famous for its diverse wildlife population. Monkey sightings are common, occasionally even from the pool at Casa Cerca del Mar!

If you are more inclined to relax, Casa Cerca del Mar offers a cool and comfortable home away from home to enjoy the peace and serenity of a quiet beach in Costa Rica...Just sit and listen to the rhythm of the ocean waves!

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only

Tom

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When my wife and I both retired from high-stress health service careers, we decided to devote our lives to escaping the 'hustle and bustle' of life: Costa Rica made that dream come true, and we feel we have managed to turn the clock back on our lives, never feeling healthier or younger!

Tom purchased this house in 2004

It was love at first sight! A unique 3-level home in a quiet exclusive neighborhood...Beautiful private garden... Monkeys visiting the mango tree next to our own pool... The sounds and sights of the ocean from our master bedroom...How much better could it be???

One of things we like bast about our location it that the ocean in front of the villa is safe for swimmers of all ages-- There are no hidden obstacles or severe drop-offs, and no dangerous currents or rip-tides. The kids can safely enjoy body-boarding, and very occasionally, (about once a year) an ocean 'swell' from the North will build great surfing waves. But for the most part the ocean outside the Casa is tame and safe for swimmers of all ages and skill levels.

And I'm certain you'll be as surprised as we are when you walk out onto the beach and scan the two miles of beach to your left and then the mile of beach to your right and see maybe only a handful of beach-goers...you'll instantly realize the entire bay is all YOURS to enjoy!

Please take the time to explore Playa Penca just to the North, a bit beyond the 'Las Brisas' beach bar and restaurant. The waves are a little rougher there, but the ocean and beach are pristine and you will find some great shade trees to laze under while watching the Pelicans dive for fish in the cove.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house

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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Liberia International Airport
Nearest Beach
40 Metres
beach
Car: necessary

This comfortable villa includes twice weekly maid service and daily pool and grounds maintenance. Enjoy our two sea-kayaks (one two-person - one one-person)-- and paddle out to explore the nearby islands, or fish for Wahoo, Rooster Fish, or Snapper in the lush fishing grounds of Potrero Bay. The ocean in front of the house is yours to enjoy!

The property manager 'Saioa' will be there to greet you and introduce you to the house. And she will gladly help with all your arrangements: From Liberia Airport pick-up to Zip-Lining, Snorkeling, and any number of spectacular Nature and Wildlife Tours.

The neighborhood is safe and quiet, and the house is easy walking distance from grocery stores, fun restaurants, and night spots. Enjoy the swim-up bar at the Bahia Del Sol just a few minutes walk south on the beach, or stay up late dancing on 'Ladies Night Wednesdays' at the Las Brisas nightclub and restaurant, just a few minutes walk north along the beach. Don't miss breakfast at The Shack or live music at Coconuts. Speaking of coconuts, our grounds keeper, Benito, will be happy to fetch fresh coconut water for you from the local palms-- watching him open them deftly with his machete is an experience you won't forget! And if you like, we can arrange a traditional Costa Rican chef for your party-- he will shop, cook, serve, and clean-up for as little as $10/plate while you enjoy the spectacular sunsets from the 2nd or 3rd floor verandas.

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Availability & Rates

Playa Potrero House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Low Season
Apr 16 2014 - Aug 21 2014
$257
1 night
 
 
Rainy Season
Aug 22 2014 - Nov 1 2014
$175
1 night
 
 
High Season 1
Nov 2 2014 - Dec 23 2014
$314
1 night
 
 
Christmas
Dec 24 2014 - Dec 26 2014
$1,950
Flat fee
3 nights
 
 
Christmas Week
Dec 27 2014 - Dec 30 2014
$500
1 night
 
 
New Years
Dec 31 2014 - Jan 1 2015
$1,300
Flat fee
2 nights
 
 
High Season 2
Jan 2 2015 - Apr 15 2015
$314
1 night
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500.00
Tax Rate 2.5%
Notes Rental Policy: Maximum capacity cannot exceed eight (8) without the consent of the house owner. You will be charged $25 additional per night per extra person. This is a no smoking home! No pets without the consent of the owner. Cancellations made within sixty (60) days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment. Check-in time is 2 PM. Check out must be before 12 NOON.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Amenities

Playa Potrero House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone
  • Broadband Access
  • Covered Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking Off Street
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) On Request
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • shelling
  • walking
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • whale watching
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
  • fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • cycling
  • golf
  • tennis
  • surfing
  • hiking
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • kayaking
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
Notes:
Indoor/Outdoor Dining Areas accommodating 8 Guests, Covered ocean view Balcony and 3rd floor Shaded Belvedere to enjoy ocean views and sunsets.
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