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Couples Hideaway,Best Beach View Possible! Within Wildlife Refuge

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Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Couples Hideaway,Best Beach View Possible! Within Wildlife Refuge

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

Nosara House Rental Photos and Description

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

If view matters, this is IT! So close to 2 beaches (Playas Pelada and Nosara - both just a couple minutes stroll down the hill) that the ocean sounds will constantly surround and soothe you. This home and area is tranquil and unique because it is within the wildlife refuge yet very close to restaurants and all Nosara has to offer. The attached guest house sits at the end of Playa Pelada, 30 meters above the river mouth looking down the black sand beach of Playa Nosara at the Ostional turtle sanctuary. The view is of the beach and also of the most amazing estuary where two rivers (Montana and Nosara) come together and flow into the Pacific. The view then continues up into the mountains. There is no better view anywhere with the constant changing of the estuary, waves rolling in, fablous bird watching and the abundant wildlife. This is a rare home inside the wildlife refuge. The 1st floor attached guest home is 1000 sq feet with 1 bedroom with queen bed and 2 full baths plus additional outside shower, large covered deck and a double futon in the living area. Ideal for couple but will accomodate 4. Nicely decorated, air conditioned, private and secure. You will not want to leave. The pool (shared with us if we are there) has a fantastic infinity edge showcasing the view, a spa bench with jets and a beach area to lounge in!

The Beaches of Nosara is a tranquil gem on a series of gorgeous beaches on the Pacific side of Costa Rica. Nosara is one place in Costa Rica where the development has been controlled, preserving the natural flora and fauna. Yet the availability of great dining and the attraction of the world-class surfing at Playa Guiones and deep sea fishing can not be denied. Not to mention this is just one laid-back and cool place to be! Nosara made the New York Times list of the 45 places to visit in 2012! New in Nosara is the longest zip line canopy tour, pure excitement! Take a river tour to see the birds and wildlife with our friends at Nosara Boat Tours or a tranquil horse ride through jungle and beach with our friends at Boca Nosara tours, a 3 minute walk from the home. Dine at wonderful Italian, French, restaurants and the local Costa Rican and seafood restaurants. Walk 5 minutes to Playa Pelada, one of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the world. Here you can buy the fresh catch of the day, sip a refreshment and watch the fabulous sunset.

Keywords: Unique ocean view, ocean sounds, nature, wildlife, bird watching, surfing, fishing, kayaking, beach view, horseback riding, zipline, nature, trails, hiking,turtles

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2015

About The Owner

We are Carl and Cathy, form Austin, TX USA

Why The Owner chose Nosara

This is a very unique loction, no place quite like it! Having seclusion, a world class view and being in the wildlife refuge is incredible.Yet we are still close to everything that is Nosara.

What makes this house unique

The pool overlooking the beach and estuary is one of a kind. Great hiking, bird and animal watching right here, within the wildlife refuge.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4.9
based on 30 traveler reviews

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Couples Hideaway,Best Beach View Possible! Within Wildlife Refuge
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews
5

One word: Incredible

  • 5 of 5

When we found this property, I confess that we thought it was too good to be true. The price, location and view just seemed an impossible mix for Nosara.

Imagine waking up at dawn to check the surf from the porch, cooking up a feast at the grill overlooking the ocean, sipping sparkling wine in the pool under the stars, observing the diverse range of flora and fauna from the nearby wildlife refugee, wondering the beach at night as huge sea turtles crawl up the sand and plant their eggs, and each and every day sleeping to the peaceful sound of the ocean. If you can imagine that, then you can imagine the incredibly unique space that Carl & Kathy have created in Costa Rica.

Furthermore, I challenge you to find more affable and welcoming hosts. My wife and I have travelled a lot (40 countries each) and Carl (whose wife was away) was the most genuinely accommodating host we've ever met - he went out of his way regularly to make sure we were content each and every day.

One note: if you're in the Nosara region, it's worth renting a car, preferably a 4WD, as the roads are unsealed and can at times get quite bumpy. Alternatively you can rent quad bikes once in the area.

If you're reading this review, then I suggest you book. And book now.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Lowell, Michigan, USA
5

Most wonderful and relaxing vacation I have ever had!!!

  • 5 of 5

There isn't much more to say than has already been said....this is a little slice of heaven in a single vacation! The accommodations are wonderful, the view every day is breathtaking, and the surrounding beaches are wonderful to explore and experience. Carl and Kathy are the perfect hosts, able to advise you on all things Nosara. As several have stated before...leave 1/2 your clothes at home and prepare to relax!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
4

THIS PLACE WAS MAGICAL

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I had the time of our life. Carl was a excellent host, He always had a beautiful smile, and was eager to help us have a good time. The map he gave us of the area was fantastic, he explained how to get to all the hot spots. The restaurants that he recommended where all excellent, we didn't have a bad meal the whole time we where there. you are with in walking distance of the most beautiful beach in the world. But if you want to venture out make sure you rent a 4x4. The roads are ruff and bumpy, but that's the price you pay for paradise. Thanks Carl for being you. Bob and Jania Fruit Heights Utah.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Palatine, IL
5

You won't get a better ocean view at ANY rental in Costa Rica!

  • 5 of 5

You won’t get a better ocean view at ANY rental in Costa Rica! Which is one of the reasons why we keep coming back to this wonderful apartment. Our most recent trip to Nosara was in November, only this time my husband and I brought my brother, because we knew he just had to experience Costa Rica. He had seen photos of this rental and its incredible views, but nothing was better than seeing the look on his face when we arrived! He couldn’t believe the gorgeous ocean view and how great the apartment was. It has everything you need….washer/dryer, fully stocked kitchen, WiFi, air conditioning in the living room and bedroom (we preferred open windows and ceiling fans) a TV (we never used it once!). It is private, tranquil, and secure….you can hang out by the infiniti pool and watch the ocean roll in, or relax on the private covered patio in the hammock and check out the wildlife that inhabits the jungle. This rental is so close to so much…..beaches, restaurants, shopping, not to mention all of the activies and wildlife viewing that Nosara has to offer. Carl and Cathy are the perfect hosts, full of information on what to do and how to get to anywhere you’d like. This has been our go-to getaway time and time again, and we most certainly will be back! PS, make sure you have a 4 wheel drive vehicle, and pack light, you need less than you think!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Washington, Ct
5

Charlie S

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I visited from Sept 20-27, 2014 and had a great time! We continuously enjoyed the beautiful views from the porch, pool and from inside the house. Carl's directions made getting there very easy and the local map provided made travel in Nosara simple and fun. We took walks to the river, saw monkeys (some with little babies), many birds, and animals. The store was easy to get to for supplies and the people were very friendly. The house was perfect and whether you want to take long hikes or sit by the pool this is the place! We felt very safe and secure and the privacy of being on a dead end road was great. We would highly recommend this beautiful oasis to anyone visiting Costa Rica as this house is simply perfect!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Exceptional Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Best spot in Nosara. After spending the day all over town: 4-wheeling up the mountain side to see amazing views, kayaking in the mangroves, surfing and eating at Guinoes, coming "home" was a special treat. The pictures here, though beautiful, only provide a tiny sample of the magnificence therein.The views are breathtaking and awesome, giving sight to the ocean, two rivers, and the mountains beyond. Just an amazing spot, and the home itself is absolutely beatuiful and all one could want in a vacation rental, complete with infinity pool from which to watch the sunsets.

Carl and Cathy were more than hosts, they became friends while we were living beneath them. They were there as much or as little as we wanted them to be, they answered all of our questions, helped us schedule our excursions, just perfect and companionable hosts. We couldn't have hoped for better, which became our mantra while in Nosara. Every day, every sight, every adventure exceeded our expectations.

Must haves: a car or quad to get around the winding dirt roads of Nosara (it's about a 10 minute drive to surf at Guinoes beach, or a short walk through the jungle path to Playa Pelada), a sense of adventure- this is not your cushy resort town, and an open heart because the people of Costa Rica will surely invade it.

Must nots: don't overpack! All you need are bathing suits, simple sundresses, shorts and tank tops (even when going out to eat), and a pair of crocs or flip-flops, preferrably crocs due to the rocky, dusty roads and wet environment. That's it, period. No hair dryer, no makeup, no jewelry....pura vida.

Best vacation ever. Hands down. Loved the location, loved the people, loved the views, loved the surf, loved the food; there's as much or as little to do as you want. We will definitely go back asap and will even try a yoga class next time!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Our House
Nearest Point of Interest
Playa Pelada Surfing
Nearest Point of Interest
Playa Giones Surfing
Nearest Point of Interest
Wildlife Refuge

Walk to 3 different beaches, surfing, turtle egg laying in the refuge, horse tour, kayak tour, stand up paddleboarding, guided river tour, and fishing. Also walk to a selection of restaurants. Short drive to zip line, spa services, waterfall and many other adventures!

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Rates & Availability

From $125 Per night

Nosara House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Aug 15 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$125
$700
 
 
Christmas
Dec 17 2015 - Jan 8 2016
5 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$138
$896
$3,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Bank Fee $20
Cleaning Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $100

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Nosara House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) full sized futon
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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