THE PALM GROVE A BEACHFRONT PARADISE! SURF RIGHT IN FRONT!

Anna Wachtmeister

Speaks french, swedish, german, spanish, english
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
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Anna Wachtmeister

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THE PALM GROVE A BEACHFRONT PARADISE! SURF RIGHT IN FRONT!

Santa Teresa House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6-8

THE PALM GROVE with its Three Large Air conditioned Bedrooms, and entirely open Living Areas is constructed of Almond Wood, in Tropical Style with large Verandas. It is nestled on a three acre property with more that 20 Mango trees, Water Apples, Papaya, Coconuts and Bananas and so is a haven for wildlife. The Howler Monkeys visit almost daily with their brood to hang upside down in the trees surrounding the extra deep refreshing Swimming Pool, providing fascinating circus acts. Tom , the Papa of the clan of monkeys, likes to sit in the Mango Tree and look at his own reflection in the bedroom Windows!

Large Iguanas frequent the property as do red Squirrels, Parakeets, Colibris and a myriad of other Birds and Butterflies

Right in front, The Ocean offers one of the best Surf Beaches in the Santa Teresa/ Malpais area, a beach so long and unspoiled it was recently voted one of the best beaches in the World by Forbes Magazine .

We have Satellite TV, a film projector and large screen in the open air Lanai, as well as a Pool Table and a very well stocked Chefs Kitchen. We also recently added Wi-fi!

The tropically furnished bedrooms offer a queen size bed in two of the rooms and two queen size beds in the third. Fluffy Pillows and beautiful Oriental Textiles complete the picture. We have a large safe for valuables, large enough for laptops. There are two bathrooms and surf board storage and a caretaker living on the property.

The Maid comes daily except Sunday and can do Laundry on request.

THE PALM GROVE is conveniently situated across the street from the Fruit and Vegetable Vendor and the Supermarket. Santa Teresa teems with small delicious restaurants from Argentinean to Thai, Fish, Italian, Sushi and of course Costa Rican. Many are within walking distance as is the Beach/Night Club, Dia y Noche with its huge Palapa and Sushi at Sunset.

Fresh Fish can be bought directly from the Fishermen in nearby Malpais, or ordered from Mariscos Macho, who arrives on demand with everything from Lobster to Tuna. There is also a new fishmonger in the Centro Comercial, where the Bank and The Pharmacy are located. Or Go Fishing! We can organize fishing trips with the Fishermen (About $45 per boat per tour with 6 people on board). We have a large purpose-built barbeque in the garden!

We live in Santa Teresa and are happy to share with you our inside knowledge of the best Surf Instructors, and Masseuses (Both come to you!) as well as any Adventurous Excursions you may wish to embark upon.

We can also supply you with a Chef if desired.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome

Anna Wachtmeister

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks french, swedish, german, spanish, english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 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.
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Reviews

4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

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The Palm Grove a Beachfront Paradise! Surf Right in Front!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
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The Palm Grove a Beachfront Paradise! Surf Right in Front!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p337721
+506 88738303
Santa Teresa Puntarenas
Bellevue, WA USA
5

SPRING BREAK FOR OUR FAMILY OF FIVE!

  • 5 of 5
We've just returned home from one of the best family (three kids ages 9,9 and 12) vacations on record! This was our second visit to Costa Rica, yet first time in Mal Pais/Santa Teresa. The Palm Grove was absolutely spot on with what Anna (owner) has described in her listing! The accommodations were quite spectacular from the coziness of the casual spaces to the short steps out past the yoga platform then on to the sandy beach - perfect! We utilized the recommended private yoga instruction (most of our family's first time!) and having Ingrid, the cook, put together an amazing dinner party for 12. The location is ideal for walking out the gravel driveway to the Super Fresca or Super Maya and the darling Bakery a few minutes further away. Anna made herself available for any questions that we had and gave fantastic restaurant suggestions that we simply ran out of time to visit! Cooking was super easy and convenient in the open air kitchen and the private sleeping areas were clean and spacious. Housekeeping daily was a real treat, too! The open air downstairs space was fantastic for feeling the ocean air, hearing and seeing birds, iguanas, monkeys and much more! She reminds her guests to keep villa locked and valuables stored in the two safes - we mistakenly left our camera on the sofa while we left and sure enough, it was taken. Be sure to follow her advice on this note! Regardless of this incident, we cannot wait to return and perhaps stay at The Palm Grove or even one of Anna's other lovely properties! Pura Vida!
  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Palm Grove a Beachfront Paradise! Surf Right in Front!
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Santa Teresa Puntarenas
San Francisco Bay Area
4

FANTASTIC BEACH HOUSE WITH ONLY ONE DRAWBACK

  • 4 of 5
We spent three nights in this wonderful place. It is the guest house on a beautiful property with the larger, more luxurious "La Casona." Palm grove is built with beautiful wood and furnished with asian antique style. The owner has an elegant sense of style and the place reflects a sense of love and care. The owner is friendly and attentive. There is also a fantastic yoga platform on the property, just meters from the surf. The owner does yoga classes there and offers them to her guests.

The drawback for us was the kitchen. The vrbo description of the property says it has a "chef's kitchen." It doesn't. The place has a combination of beautiful ceramic serving bowls and plates and very low quality plastic kitchen tools. The stove was barely functional. And the coffee maker took 45 minutes to make coffee and was a low quality appliance. To her credit, the owner kept bringing other coffee makers for us to try, but there is just now way to justify this kitchen as a chef's kitchen. I could go on - no quality knives etc. All that being said, we made it work and enjoyed our time there very much. But if having a good kitchen matters to you, this will be an issue.

Also, the place advertises daily maid service and the maid did not come on Sunday.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We have spruced up the kitchen so vacationing cooks can indulge without fear. We have a new gas cooktop, a great electric oven big enough for a turkey as well as new coffee maker, blender and dishwasher. Nice new sharp knives too! The Palm Grove is rented all the time so at the end of the season things unfortunately sometimes get a bit tired (us included!) and if the guests don't tell us we don't know that all is not perfect. So we are grateful for the criticism! Pura Vida!
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The Palm Grove a Beachfront Paradise! Surf Right in Front!
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+506 88738303
Santa Teresa Puntarenas
Sweden
5

SURFERS PARADISE!

  • 5 of 5
La Palm Grove has everything you can wish for. I spent one week her together with some friends from Sweden and we had a amazing time. The location is fantastic, with awesome surf just in front of the house. The vegetation surrounding the house is beautiful and we had daily visits from curios monkeys and iguanas. Everything worked perfect. The staff was very friendly and we had no problems during our stay. I cant wait to get back next year!
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Palm Grove a Beachfront Paradise! Surf Right in Front!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p337721
+506 88738303
Santa Teresa Puntarenas
como, italy
5

WHAT A GREAT PLACE!

  • 5 of 5
We had a fanstatic stay the the palm grove for christmas, and we loved it all: the house, the beach, santa teresa, everything! the house is very comfortable and in a very good location, the beach is nice even if you don't surf, and there is lots of lovely places where to hang out. i strongly reccomend it!
  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
The Palm Grove a Beachfront Paradise! Surf Right in Front!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p337721
+506 88738303
Santa Teresa Puntarenas
Sweden
5

HAPPY TIMES IN COSTA RICA ,SANTA TERESA

  • 5 of 5
We spent our vacation at the Palm Grove. We immediately fell in love with the place. It is beautiful and cozy and you just want to stay forever. The beach is one of the most wild and exotic beaches we have seen. Surfing was excellent and the kids never wanted to stop. They became real "surfers" in no time. Even our 7 year old enjoyed the waves and was in the water for hours enjoying the big waves. We also took yoga classes every day at the beautiful "Shala" placed in the garden in the shades of the palm trees. If we didn't cook ourselves we went to one of the many restaurant situated nearby. Our hostess Anna was very helpful with bookings and guided us with insightful many tips. We will come back!!!
  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Palm Grove a Beachfront Paradise! Surf Right in Front!
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Santa Teresa Puntarenas
San Francisco/London
5

FANTASTIC HOUSE..WHAT A MAGNIFICENT SURPRISE WHEN YOU WALK THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR!!

  • 5 of 5
It takes your breath away. You drive down the driveway off the road from town into paradise!!! Lush landscaping as you approach the house...then enter the large wooden doors which open into this vast room of comfortable white and very chique furniture open to a large dining table for many and modern kitchen and clear through open doors to the pool lit in turquoise splendor and gardens that run down to the ocean. Through palm trees the glimpse of white waves crashing and the red sunset draws you along paths to the beach that stretches for miles to right and left.. heaven!!
  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
TAMBOR
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
PAQUERA
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
TAMBOR

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Santa Teresa House Rental Rates

Notes

  • $600/nt-$1200/nt US Dollars
  • Dates Available: Year Round

Amenities

Santa Teresa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Village
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Parking
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
  • Beautifully decorated with Tropical furniture and textiles, the three bedrooms are enchanting in every way. Fine bedding and soft pillows led to the comfort of your stay. Two of the bedrooms have bathrooms ensuite and the third bedroom has a bathroom downstairs. All three bedrooms have ceiling fans and Air Conditioning. They share a large veranda with an outdoor movie screen should you wish to watch films.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • rain forests
  • botanical garden
  • reefs
  • waterfalls
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • eco tourism
  • whale watching
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • sound/bay fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • surf fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • surfing
  • snorkeling
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • fishing