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Tony Waddell

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Tony Waddell

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2015
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Casa Zorro in Puerto Viejo

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Puerto Viejo House Rental Photos and Description

Private Home, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Does your upcoming visit to Costa Rica include the lush and tropical Caribbean coast? Planning to stay a few days in Puerto Viejo? Why not try something different from the drab and plain cabinas and stay in a place that provides all the amenities of home? Stay at VRBO's highest rated private home in Puerto Viejo.

Casa Zorro Guest House is your home away from home. This spacious house provides you with two nicely appointed bedrooms, each with a private bath. The master suite sleeps 2 adults and features a walk-in closet and dressing area, and a huge shower with hot water. The other bedroom has two twin beds and a standard double bed. The adjacent bathroom also has hot water in the shower. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the dishes, utensils, and cookware that you need to prepare anything from a simple breakfast to a gourmet dinner. You’ll also find a full sized range and oven, microwave, coffee maker, blender, slow cooker, and toaster. The living room is large and comfortable with two sofas. You'll spend a lot of time outside on the veranda watching the local wildlife, enjoying your favorite beverage, or just relaxing in the Adirondack chairs with a good book. Local telephone service is included, and wi-fi Internet access is provided at no additional charge.

Casa Zorro is located in Puerto Viejo, so you are only a hundred meters from the beach and two blocks from the great restaurants and nightlife of this quaint village. Just to the north is the popular town of Cahuita, including Cahuita National Park. And just to the south are the towns of Playa Cocles, Playa Chiquita, Punta Uva, and Manzanillo where you will find Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge. Miles of unspoiled beach await you.

There is so much to see and do in Costa Rica’s “forgotten” Atlantic coast. Whether an organized half or full day guided tour or an adventure on your own, Puerto Viejo offers a wide variety of local area tours and attractions. Whether it is walking along the beach, hiking through the jungle, surfing, snorkeling, swimming, white-water rafting, tours of butterfly and botanical gardens, wildlife sanctuaries, or just taking in the sun on the secluded and pristine beaches, you will surely find something for you.

Keywords: House, private, home, private home, villa, bungalow, beach house

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Tony Waddell (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2015

About Tony Waddell

My very first trip to Costa Rica was on a cruise. The port of call was Limon, and I was so impressed, I thought if I ever retire, Costa Rica would be the place I'd want to call home. When I finally did retire, I moved to Costa Rica and fell in love with the Caribbean coast. I purchased land in Puerto Viejo and eventually built Casa del Zorro. I hope you love the area, and enjoy my home, which I happily share with you.

Tony Waddell purchased this house in 2000

Why Tony Waddell chose Puerto Viejo

The Caribbean coast of Costa Rica is so rich in diversity with miles of unspoiled and uncrowded beaches. While certainly not remote and isolated, it is refreshing to visit a coastline that is unmarred with high-rise hotels and all-inclusive resorts. The area is stunningly beautiful, and the people are very friendly and helpful.

What makes this house unique

Staying in a private home is so much better than checking into a hotel that you may not be familiar with. And the house is so close to the beach as well as to the stores, restaurants, and shops. It is literally a 2 minute walk to the beach and a 5 minute walk to the center of town. The owner lives in Costa Rica and the property is professionally managed, providing you with the best service possible.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I urge all guests to leave a comment here. Be honest and constructive. Let others know what you liked. Let me know what you didn't. And as always, if you have any questions, be sure to let me know.



Thank you so much for visiting.

Tony Waddell "Zorro"
Aug 2009
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.6
based on 30 traveler reviews

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Casa Zorro in Puerto Viejo
average rating of 4.5666666 based on 32 reviews
Taunton, Ma, USA
5

Excellent Stay, Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Casa Zorro was just as described and it was everything we could have wanted. The home came equiped with a full kitchen which we used to avoid eating out for every meal to save some money for adventures. Another nice touch was the available beach and shower towels. This allowed us to leave towels home and save some room/weight in our travle bags. The location of the property is great. A short, safe walk to town and a short bike ride to Cocles. I will definitely consider staying at the Casa Zorro on my next return to Puerto Viejo!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Aberdeen
4

Great House

  • 4 of 5

Loved this house. Perfect place to stay as close to town and the beach. The cleaning service was really good. Only thing I would recommend would be a security light on the gate as it is very dark. Unfortunately two of our party were robbed just outside the gate which did shake our confidence about walking up and down the lane. However the house itself is very secure and it did not ruin the holiday.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. I'm so sorry about the incident that occurred just outside the property. Your suggestion to install some lighting is a good one and I've asked the property manager to make it happen.
United States
5

A Great Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable, close to town so you can walk everywhere, felt safe and secure, nice privacy. I would definitely stay at the casa Del Zorro again!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Nashville, TN
5

Wonderful House for a Wonderful Week

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our stay at Casa Zorro was great. Our correspondences with the owner before our vacation were pleasant and informative, and we had all the proper instructions sent well in advance of the trip.

The location of the house was absolutely perfect. It was just outside of town and the beach (no more than a few minutes walk), and everything in/on the property was working and as described.

We had an incredible time at Casa Zorro and I would recommend this house for anyone looking for a nice stay in Puerto Viejo.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
4

Thank God for this place!

  • 4 of 5

After being scammed on another property in Cocles (called the Gingerbread House - beware of it!), we contacted Tony for a last second accommodation and he replied to us within hours and just totally took care of us! This home is great! Comfortable and spacious with many amenities that made our 3 kids feel relaxed and secure like sofas, full kitchen and cable TV. The location is really wonderful. Could not be more safe and within walking to everywhere you need. Thank God for you Tony and for Casa Zorro!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. You contacted me between bookings so the house was a tad dusty, but I'm glad I could accommodate you and your family for a second time. Immediately after your stay I received another call from someone also staying in an unacceptable place in Cocles. Casa Zorro is a safe and comfortable home, which is why it is so often reserved for most of the year.
5

perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful house with everything we needed. The house was spacious and clean. I loved the funky mural in the master bedroom!

Location was also ideal as its close to the center of town but off the main road. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
230 Kilometres
Juan Santamaria International Airport (San Jose)
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
KOKi Beach Restaurant Bar Lounge
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Puerto Viejo Bakery
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Salsa Brava
Car: not necessary

Waterfalls, National Parks, Day Trips to Panama, River Rafting

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Rates & Availability

From $90 Per night

Puerto Viejo House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

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Amenities

Puerto Viejo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Private bath and walk-in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1) Located in master bedroom., Double Beds (1) Located in second bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) Located in second bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

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