BEAUTIFUL NEW 3 BEDROOM BUNGALOW

Michael Phelan

Speaks english, spanish
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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BEAUTIFUL NEW 3 BEDROOM BUNGALOW

Isla Tolinga House Rental Photos and Description

This beautiful 3 bedroom Spanish style bungalow is nestled in a little subdivision that backs onto a small river. This 948sq.ft home features an open floor plan with the living room, dinette and kitchen all flowing together. In the front, a spacious veranda finished in ceramic tile is great for sitting and enjoying the scenery. Out the back door, stepping stones lead to a circular patio with firepit in the center, all shaded by a mango tree. Just 2 minutes outside the town of Paquera, this area is a haven for birds and wildlife. Howler monkeys and white faced monkeys frequent the property and over 150 species of birds, including parrots, hummingbirds and cuckoos visit regularly. Relatively untouched by development, this region is still quite typical of Costa Rican life prior to the tourist boom. Oxcarts are used to haul material and horses are not uncommon. Just two minutes up the road however the new medical center, banks, supermarkets, and restaurants are all easily accessible.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
Michael Phelan (Owner)
Advertiser since 2014
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Speaks english, spanish

About Michael Phelan

I live in Edmonton, Alberta Canada but I love this wonderful part of Costa Rica. My daughter, son in law, and my grandson live in the capital San Jose, so Costa Rica is really my second home. Come down, enjoy the house, and this beautiful area and the great people of Costa Rica.

Michael Phelan purchased this house in 2012

Why Michael Phelan chose Isla Tolinga

We looked long and hard and finally settled here because of the great blend of nature and close proximity to all of the services in the town.

What makes this house unique

Whether you are walking to the convenience store 100 yards from the house, or driving the winding roads down to the beach, you know you are truly in a different country and not an all inclusive that is identical to every other all inclusive the world over. Its fun to 'explore' and bit. It is also very safe in this area. It is quite quiet and the local people are very friendly.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

Beautiful New 3 Bedroom Bungalow
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Birders Paradise

  • 5 of 5
“A Birders Paradise”

We went for the Birds and it was HEAVEN. Even if you aren't a big Birder, you can't help but be in awe of them all around you in the Paquera area. The Monkeys are great too. Beautiful beaches just minutes away. Amazing photo opportunities for anyone who is camera happy. :)

Very friendly locals, they couldn't have been more helpful. It was a very relaxing stay. The house is modern, spotlessly clean and well located to the stores and restaurants. I highly recommend this house and vacation spot to anyone.
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I'm really glad that you enjoyed the house and the area Sharon. I hope you come back again soon!
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Liberia
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
160
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Playa Organos
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Hotel Ginana
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Los Delphines
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Hotel Ginana
Car: recommended

This laid back area of Costa Rica is like life may have been almost a hundred years ago. Not many tourists and a very 'typical' Costa Rican feel to the pace of life. Oxcarts are still used regularly to haul goods and horses are not uncommon. Not much English spoken in the area, which adds to the cultural experience. Paquera and the lower Nicoya Peninsula have not yet been overly developed, even though two of the best beaches in the country, Santa Teresa and Montezuma are here. Curu Biological Reserve is just 10 minutes from the house. From there, take the 10 minute boat ride over to Isla Tortuga for the best diving and snorkeling on the peninsula! The closest beach is Playa Organos. It is a beautiful 2 kilometer long stretch with a fair sized river on one end that flows into the pacific. Isla Tortuga can be seen from Playa Organos with a sharp eye or binoculars. A little further down the coast, the busier tourist towns of Montezuma and Santa Teresa are always lively.

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Photos

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Isla Tolinga House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn
Aug 18 2014 - Dec 14 2014
2 night minimum stay
C$49
C$329
C$1,329
 
 
Winter
Dec 15 2014 - Mar 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
C$69
C$469
C$1,769
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$65
C$435
C$1,645
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit C$750
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Amenities

Amenities

Isla Tolinga House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 948 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Spacious full bath features great floor to ceiling ceramic work and a large shower with hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Spacious bedroom with large closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Medium sized room with large closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Medium sized room with large closet
  • Large bedrooms include spacious closets and windows with ornate ironwork and screens.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • zoo
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • mountaineering
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
Henry and Hilda, my neighbors will direct you to any and all other services or activities you are interested in. The best restaurant in Paquera is at the Hotel Ginana; great food and even prices! For seafood you have to hit 'Las Vegas'. Their seafood combo has a ton of lobster, crab, shrimp, clams, etc. all for $20!!! Taxistas are plentiful so don't worry if you didn't rent a vehicle. Playa Organos is our favorite beach, about 10 minutes away. It is quiet, mainly just a few locals, but if you want something livelier, go down the coast a bit to Montezuma and Santa Teresa. Much more tourists and here is where the night life is!
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