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Laurie & Larry

Member since: 2005
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Family Friendly, Internet, Pool, Central to: Beach/Town/Tours

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Tamarindo Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6 +1 (approx. 1250 sq ft)

Book in May 2016, mention this text, and get $100 off

Across from world famous Tamarindo beach, other beaches are near by (Langosta, Grande, Flamingo)

You can walk to many stores, restaurants, tour companies and other areas of interest. This is the 'happening' town in the area.

2 private bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king size bed, a view overlooking the pool, with a slight ocean view, spacious private balcony. There is also a master en suite.

2nd bedroom has a queen size bed. Direct access to 2nd bathroom.

2 bathrooms with a toilet, sink and shower. The shower in the master bathroom is large and could be used for bathing young children.

Full kitchen - fridge, stove/oven, dishwasher, microwave, and coffee maker. Pots, dishes, utensils, glasses, etc.

Family room - 43 inch Plasma TV with English/Spanish Cable. Shared high speed Internet - 4Mb/s for the building.

Washer/Dryer.

Why Tamarindo?: Central to so many things (Tours, Restaurants, Groceries, Beaches)

This is the town in the Pacific North West of Costa Rica for being able to find and plan activities. Other coastal towns in the area don't have nearly as much to offer in the way of activities, restaurants, etc. Tamarindo is one of the top tourist destinations in the country. It is large enough to keep families, surfers, nightlife seekers, all happy.

Get far more details: For far more details on our property, including, many more photos/pictures:

do a search in your browser for 'discover tamarindo'

to bring up our personal site about our condo and the area. While we are limited to posting 12 photos on this site, we have dozens of photos on our personal site to help you feel comfortable with exactly what you are getting when you book with us.

We also have a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) list, as well as a lot of helpful tips and tricks if you are new to traveling to Costa Rica, or just the Pacific Northwest around Tamarindo.

Our goal is to make you feel comfortable with deciding to rent with us. We provide more details, more photos, accept bookings by credit card (besides just wiring the money), respond faster to e-mails/phone calls than most other vacation rental owners in Costa Rica.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Laurie & Larry (Property Manager)
Member since: 2005
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Laurie & Larry

Larry is a serial entrepreneur. Having spent much of the 90’s at Microsoft, since 2002 he has helped to create and run a number of Internet and high tech companies. Larry is now working for a company providing indoor digital wayfinding.

Laurie is a visual merchandiser who travels across Canada for her work.

Both of us are avid travellers. We own 5 vacation rental properties with Laurie managing the bulk of our rentals. Together we’ve spent many months travelling the world (North America - 5 provinces, over 20 states) (World - 10 countries and numerous territories) not counting places we’ve been to individually. Our goal is to do a good job exploring this great world of our in the time we have here.

We are open to trading time at our properties during the off peak seasons. All our properties are fantastic to visit year around.

Laurie & Larry purchased this condo in 2006

Why Laurie & Larry chose Guanacaste

Why book our condo

Very central downtown Tamarindo location (restaurants, groceries, shopping, tours), immediately across from the beach

Once you arrive you do not need access to a your own vehicle as the condo is so central to everything

You get a full kitchen, complete with microwave, oven, fridge, dishwasher, blender and regular dishes, utensils, etc.

2 bathrooms in the condo

Air Conditioning

Internet access (both a private wi-fi connection and a shared condo complex Internet connection that allows for some redundancy.)

In condo washer/dryer

Large (42”) TV – with Xbox/DVDs

Access to a large on site swimming pool, which the condo overlooks

Beach/Pool Towels

Elevator to our 2nd storey condo

On site property management

On site cleaning staff that cleans the condo approximately every 3 days (daily service is possible for extra money - to be worked out with property manager directly).

Built & managed to North American type standards so it is very unlikely that some type of Costa Rican critter will be found in the condo, unlike some of the less expensive places around town where it is not unusual to find cockroaches, ants, spiders, crabs, and possibly even snakes living with you in your accommodations.

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Paypal as well of the bank wired funds as payment methods

Guide books for the area, some pool toys for children, pool towels, a safe in the room that will fit most laptops

A number of major things you don’t get at most other places, especially at the price we quoted you.

There is a king size bed, and 2 queen size beds in the condo. The king bed is in the master bedroom with its own ensuite bathroom, another queen size bed in the 2nd bedroom. One of the beds is a pull out couch in the main floor family room.

What makes this condo unique

We fell in love with this property because we can walk to everything. Including our favorite evening activity of walking from our condo to the beach to see the sunset, or just enjoying it from our balcony.

Larry's favorite daytime activity is kayaking in the estuary. Laurie's is biking around town.

Our condo is also wider than some of the other condos within Sunrise so it made it easier to buy larger furniture and to allow for a sofa bed in our family room.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)
Family Friendly, Internet, Pool, Central to: Beach/Town/Tours
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Olds, Alberta, Canada
5

Sunrise, Sunset & The Beach

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at Sunrise #6. Really enjoyed the location - the beach just across the street, the swimming pool, internet, well equipped kitchen - a perfect home away from home. Enjoyed morning coffee on the patio overlooking the pool, listening to the howler monkeys and the sunsets in the evening. Very well located - close to grocery stores, restaurants and the beach. Staff were very helpful. Many tours of the area can be arranged. Condo is spacious, comfortable and secure. We look forward to a return trip. Info on "What to Pack" really helped plan our trip and the weather was perfect.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2008
  • Stayed: Mar 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback Noreen, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We strive to make our condo a home away from home and it is nice to see that we have succeeded. Larry
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5 0
Kirkland, Washington
5

a magical vacation retreat

  • 5 of 5

This condo is an absolute gem of a vacation destination. It is the absolute closest you can get to the beach without actually sleeping ON the beach. The condo had all the amenities you could need, is close to great restaurants and shops as well as being just a short jaunt to the supermarket. The staff were extremely helpful and the owners communicated with us throughout the week to ensure our satisfaction. I would highly recommend this condo to my friends and family and I already have !

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We really enjoyed it!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Tamarindo. We spent 5 nights in the condo, and we really enjoyed it.

Larry and Laurie were very professionnal, answering questions and explain us all the rental details. Once we got there, it was very easy, and the condo was very clean.

It is perfectly centrally located, very very close to the beach. We really enjoyed the balcony, the view on the pool, and the pool itself! There is 2 large bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, perfect for 2 couples searching for privacy.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
5

Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time in Costa Rica!! Larry and Laurie were a pleasure to deal with, answering every question we had. The condo is beautiful and had everything you could ever want while on vacation - I really appreciated the blender!! Very roomy and clean. It is just steps away from stores, restaurants, surf shops and of course, the beach. It was also a very safe place to be.

This was our first time in Costa Rica, but certainly not our last!! We will definitely be back!

PURA VIDA!! :)

  • Submitted: May 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Jan 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ontario, Canada
5

We had a wonderful time and can't wait to go back

  • 5 of 5

A great location in the heart of Tamarindo. Close to shopping, restaurants, tour guides and right across the street from the beach.

The condo was great, both the unit itself and the grounds. We loved sitting on the balcony in the mornings having a leisurely breakfast and overlooking the pool. The owners and the staff in Tamarindo were very helpful.

It is a great place if you just want to go and relax. But also a great place to explore and take an adventure. There is all kinds of wild life to see, from sea urchins, star fish, sand dollars, crabs, all kinds of birds, lizards, monkeys, all within walking distance of the cono. And even more to see if you take one of the many tours offered.

When we got back home I couldn't wait to show off my pictures and tell eveyone what a great time we had. I have recommended the place to family and friends and can't wait to go back myself.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback. Costa Rica is a lot more natural than North America. The beaches in Costa Rica are like they were in Canada/USA a couple hundred years ago where you can still see a crab, or other wild life at the beach.
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5

Wonderful Costa Rica Condo

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with 2 other girlfriends at The Sunrise Condominiums for a week. It was spacious and clean with a large terrace, and in the perfect location – right across the road from the beach. It was so convenient we didn't have to worry about lugging a day's worth of stuff every time we went to the beach. We could easily return for lunch or to pick up anything we forgot. The pool was clean, the staff friendly and having security was nice. We took a number of tours while there, all arranged through the property manager. The condo was close to all amenities and we had dinner out a few times within close walking distance. Tamarindo is a lovely town with friendly people, most of whom speak English. If you like surfing or want to learn, it's the perfect place.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love the location for the exact same reasons. In fact, we don't rent a car when we stay at the property unless we go on a major supply run. We almost bought at a more remote beach about 20 minutes away but we had trouble booking tours, getting a taxi, finding restaurants within walking distance, from that other beach. The town of Tamarindo had the best selection of amenities in the area by far for a beach town. Our condo complex is built as close to the beach as it is legally possible to build since about the mid-1970's.
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Liberia International Airport (Daniel Oduber)
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Playa Tamarindo
Car: not necessary

Downtown Tamarindo, we are tucked just off the main street of Tamarindo and it takes just seconds to walk to the beach, restaurants and activities.

Other Activities: National Parks (Barra Honda, Las Baulas, Palo Verde, Rincon de la Vieja), Arenal, Miravalles, Canopy Tour, Estuary, Leather Back Turtles, Monkeys

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Rates & Availability

Tamarindo Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Value Season
Aug 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$165
$1,002
$2,250
 
 
Mid Season
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
$165
$1,002
$2,250
 
 
Low Season
Sep 5 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$127
$812
$1,950
 
 
High season
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$192
$1,204
$2,000
 
 
High Season
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
$192
$1,204
 
 
Special Week
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
$280
 
 
High Season
Jan 9 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$197
$1,254
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$115
$700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

Until booked all pricing is subject to change without notice.


Note: We typically respond to rental requests within 1 hour, except Sundays which may take a bit longer. If you don't receive a response from us fairly quickly please check your Junk Mail folder.

Normally 3 night is the minimum rental, except Christmas/New Years which require 5 night minimum stays.. We will accept 2 nights within 28 days of arrival (i.e., last minute) at most other times of year. Inquire for full details.

Pricing may change until a signed contract is in place.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Amenities

Tamarindo Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master En suite - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Two bathrooms, both of which have a toilet, sink and shower. The shower in the master bathroom is larger than a typical stand up shower and could be used for bathing young children.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The master bedroom has a king size bed, a fair size closet, a view overlooking the pool, with a partial ocean view. There is also a sliding door out to the spacious private balcony. There is also a master en suite (private washroom). The second bedroom has a queen size bed. It has a private door leading to a bathroom that has a 2nd door which leads to the kitchen/family room area.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Property management office is located in same complex and can help with tour bookings, providing maps, details of area. Wi-Fi Internet 4MB/s shared for the building (over 25 units - but it is hit and miss as to how many are using the Internet at any point in time). Works well for checking e-mails a couple times a day, probably not for having a Skype phone call.

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