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All the Amenities with a Truly Tico Flair!

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Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2015
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All the Amenities with a Truly Tico Flair!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Samara Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This three bedroom apartment condominium boasts a king size bed in the air conditioned master bedroom complete with wardrobe closet and ensuite bathroom. The second air conditioned bedroom is equipped with a queen sized bed, armoire and dresser with the bathroom in very close proximity to the bedroom. The third bedroom is equipped with a queen sized bed and a built in wardrobe. All come complete with linens and towels along with a steam iron, ironing board and hair dryer.

The living area is equipped with a large screen (42') TV along with satellite and two DVD players (one for North American DVD’s and one for Central American DVD’s) and a stereo complete with an iPod docking station. The leather livingroom furniture ensures all guests can enjoy using the room. Tico inspired occasional seating rounds out a comfortable area for rest, relaxation or entertaining. Wireless internet access is provided.

The well equipped kitchen includes stainless steel appliances (stove, side-by-side fridge, dishwasher and microwave) along with a full sized washer and dryer in the suite. A full complement of kitchen necessities include coffee maker, electric kettle, regular blender, drink blender, toaster, dishes and cutlery (place setting for 8), 13-pc cookware set with and additional frying pans, serving and storing dishes and all the amenities required to cook, bake and entertain during your visit.

For your beach excursions, the apartment has a host of coolers, boogie boards, umbrella and drink koozies to keep your beverages cool while enjoying either Samara Beach or Carrillo Beach – a MUST in Costa Rica.

Housekeeping service is offered twice per week unless otherwise negotiated. There will be a surcharge for excessive electrical usage (to discourage leaving the air conditioners on with the windows open). Maximum 6 persons per rental. Airport transfers can be arranged - $120 each way (per 2 people) from Liberia International Airport (1.5-2 hour drive).

Keywords: 1702 sq ft, Apartment Condominium, fully furnished with a 35 foot balcony with access from the dining room, living room and master bedroom

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2015

About The Owner

We are a couple that has made an investment in our retirement in our purchase of a home in Costa Rica. We are awaiting the calendar to tick away to our retirement and in the interim are pleased to be able to offer our home to others who either love Costa Rica or WILL love Costa Rica!! It is truly our home away from home.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2009

Why The Owner chose Samara

After more than 10 visits to Costa Rica we found the crown jewel in Samara. It offers the true Tico Experience with all the amenities close at hand. Almost exactly between two beaches - Samara Beach and Carrillo Beach we like the option to enjoy the quietness and serenity of Carrillo Beach and the excitement and action of Samara Beach. Samara offers all the amenities required for a relaxing vacation with enough excitement to make it's mark as our favorite place in Costa Rica

What makes this condo unique

We enjoy the option of having 2 beaches within walking distance. If we are looking for peace and solitude we are an 8 minutes walk to Carrillo Beach or a 5 minute walk to Samara Beach where we often walk into town for the day's fresh fruit and vegetables. We bask in the pool and often just take a 20 minutes dip to refresh, cool down and start over again! We love to lay in the uniquely designed wading area. In the evening we enjoy the ability to watch satellite TV, watch movies, read or listen to music. We have two DVD players as we found out - the hard way - that DVD players have a country code and aren't interchangeable. We bring our iPod and dock it whenever we are home.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 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.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
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Reviews

5
based on 10 traveler reviews

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All the Amenities with a Truly Tico Flair!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Excellent home to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed during January 2015 and loved it. The house was completely equipped and it was beautifully comfortable. It had everything and more than we expected. The pool area was nice and the pool was very clean. Carrillo beach at a walking distance, and the center of Samara at 5 minutes away where you can find supermarkets, pharmacy, restaurants, etc. My family really enjoy it.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Lucy! We are happy you enjoyed our home, Samara and Carrillo! We hope to see you again!
5

Excellent Vacation property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property over New Years 2014/2015. IT was my husband and I and our 4 kids and we found it very spacious. IT is very clean and nicely and comfortably decorated. It was a nice added bonus that there was a bookshelf with books you could borrow and read while there and a DVD player to get the kids out of the sun for an hour in the afternoon on occasion. The kids loved the pool and actually quite liked that it was a shared pool instead of a private one as they met other kids down there to play with. If you prefer the beach it is only a 5 or 10 minute walk down to Samara beach, and the walk to town along the beach is beautiful (although it takes about 45 minutes with 4 kids in tow). The kitchen was by far the best equipped of all the places we stayed in Costa Rica and the appliances were all fairly new and modern. The property owners were very helpful and easy to work with before our stay and the property manager Laura was very helpful during our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. We work very hard to make our guests feel like they are at home away from home! I'm happy the children found some friends at the pool too! Hope to see you again! Pura Vida!
Mississauga,ON, Canada
5

An unforgettable winter holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Casa Marlanda was everything we expected and more. It is a spacious, comfortable, well decorated home and we especially enjoyed the fully equipped kitchen! We will miss waking up to the sound of birds and howler monkeys and early morning coffee on the balcony overlooking the pool and laguna. We were amazed by the number and variety of birds. We chose not to rent a car and enjoyed the early morning walk along Playa Samara to yoga class and the gym and to shop. The pool was always refreshing to cool off in and Playa Carrillo is also within easy walking distance. Dean was very helpful in answering our questions and giving advice before our arrival and even e-mailed a few times during our stay to see if we needed anything! Christopher and Brenda at Samara Info Centre were friendly and helpful and arranged tours for us throughout our stay. Alvaro at Samara Trails offers a hike through his property with lots of info about the local dry tropical forest. We would recommend this tour. Local people were friendly and helpful. WE really didn't want to leave at the end of the month.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dan and Deb! It was our pleasure to have you as our guests! I'm going to try out the yoga this trip! I'm glad you were in touch with Brenda and Christopher at Samara Infocenter. They really can make a holiday special! Jim and Dean
Regina, Canada
5

A hot Christmas and New Years

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property over xmas 2013 and new years 2014, for a 2 week period. Our group had six people in it, including 2 small children. The condo was very spacious and comfortable for a group our size. The kitchen is extremely well equipped with anything you need to cook. The appliances are high quality. We utilized the DVD player and supply of DVDs provided. The pool is EXCELLENT for kids because it has a separate childrens area, with a few toys in a room off to the side. A main highlight of this condo is that the balcony is huge. Its got an eating area for 6 and 2 large loungers, and an area to hang up wet clothes, with 3 entrances to the balcony from the condo. I would definitely recommend having a rental car if you don't want to be stuck at the property, because it is a few minutes from town. The condo building is very quiet. It was very clean. The beds and sheets were comfortable. The owner was extremely helpful, answering many of my questions before the trip.

To write a fair review I will include one negativs about this place (although I would certainly stay here again). There are gates for security, but they are not manned and are often just left open.

Great stay, would stay here again.........

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind word! We are so happy you enjoyed our home for your vacation. The gates are locked and both manned at night however with the adjacent hotel, we share the guard. We have never had any issues or trespassers - except the German Bakery truck that comes once a week ;) But we LOVE to see him! We welcome you back anytime! Jim & Dean
5

Month long stay at Casa Marlandaa

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a month at Casa Marlanda, late Febuary through late March, 2013. As this was our second stay at Casa Marlanda we knew all was good and we were not disappointed. The condo itself is expansive with comfortable furniture and a great view of park like grounds. Well situated with just a short walk to Playa Carrillo or a 30 minute walk to Playa Samara. We elect not to rent a car and utilize the bus system to get back and forth to Samara. All grocery needs are met with a visit to Pali in Samara. Restaurants in the area offer great diversity in dining options. Pool area just below the condo comes in quite handy for afternoon or evening swims. Bottom line, all good !

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Steve! It is a pleasure to have you and Cyndi as guests in our home. Looking forward to next year!
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
5

Looking for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We arrived on the morning Feb 6th, after a little tour through the local town of Samara. We found the property to be almost like entering a private resort but without that commercial feel. The grounds are well kept and the maintenance staff very friendly.

We were traveling with my elderly mother-in-law who has to use a wheel chair for long excursions and were very happy to find a well maintained elevator in the building.

When we opened the door I knew immediately we were going to have a very relaxing 2 weeks. The suite was spacious, well decorated and CLEAN!! We were able to enjoy TV, internet and listening to music while sitting on the balcony. This is where we spent a lot of our time.

There are 2 beaches close by Samara and Corilla, Samara is closer but Corilla is amazing, just a 12 minute walk away. We did all of our shopping in Samara, found everything that we needed from groceries to liquids and more. Great little bakery on the North side of town.

Getting back to the suite, every morning we awoke to 24 degrees Celcius on the balcony, by ten am it was 30 degrees. If sitting in the shaded balocony was getting a little warm we just went downstairs to the pool. The staff could be seen cleaning the pool every morning and was the water warm? OH yeah!!

Like a bathtub.

We had privacy and at the same time you're only 10 minutes from town if you're looking for a night out.

The owners were very easy to get along with and we highly recommend this unit. We are already planning our next holiday and this is were we plan to spend it. Enjoy!!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Rob. We certainly look forward to having you at our home again! Jim and Dean

Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Liberia International LIR
Nearest Barpub
3.2 Kilometres
Samara
Nearest Beach
200 Kilometres
Playa Samara
Car: recommended

Boat Tours, Sport fishing, Eco Tours, Horseback Riding, Bird Watching, Canopy Tours (Zip Lining), Quad Tours, Turtle Nesting Tours, Sea Kayaking, Water Skiing, Tubing, Knee Boarding

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Rates & Availability

From $250 Per night

Samara Condo Rental Rates

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Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
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Amenities

Samara Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1702 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (2) Second Bedroom and Third Bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ranchero poolside

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