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India Dart

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Guesthouse on Top of the World

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Playa Hermosa Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, sleeps 4

Located in Playa Hermosa; Guanacaste, within the community of Monte Paraiso and behind the private walls of the Casa Cox Compound you will find Casita Cox. This 1200 Sq Ft, 2 bedroom, 2 bath wonder of classic Costa Rican Design will absolutely charm her guest with her thoughtful and unique amenities. The bedrooms and baths are very spacious. A large living room separates the two ensuite bedrooms and adds to the feeling spaciousness.

There is nothing small about the casita. There is a fully equipped kitchen ready to assist you in preparing any meals. Just outside awaits your private infinity pool with views of the Gulf of Papagayo that will have you reminiscing about the sunsets for years to come. Upon entering the private gates of Casa Cox you turn off onto your own private drive to the casita.

The casita can be rented alone or with her parent Casa Cox, property #192288

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
India Dart (Property Manager)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)
Guesthouse on Top of the World
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
5

Beautiful and peaceful location.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the Casita Cox for 5 days and we loved our time there. The house was so quiet and peaceful and had all the amenities we needed. I loved the well-stocked kitchen and enjoyed quite a bit of cooking while we were there, and Andy loved using the grill every night for yummy fish that we'd pick up from the super mercado in town. (In fact, if there was ANYTHING that I could critique about the place, it would be that the kitchen knives were a little bit dull, but whatever! That's a sign of an excellent home if the critique is on the dull knives. :))

We loved stretching out on the lawn chairs and watching the stars at night. And we LOVED having our own infinity pool.

Thank you to Tim and Edgar for welcoming us and ensuring that we had everything we needed. That was such a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

This place has it all!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Casita Cox last year around the same time on the referral of family members. We loved it so much, we chose this same house again this year. It has gated security at the main road, and also a gate at the end of the driveway of the home. The Casita is the smaller home just adjacent to the larger Casa, but proved to be very spacious for us. The home itself is very comfortable, and the views from the private patio and pool are amazing. The guys at Beachfront do a great job of making sure everything is going well throughout the stay, and have excellent recommendations for anything and everything you might want to do or eat. We can't wait to come back to Costa Rica as soon as possible, and we would definitely choose Beachfront once again for our next rental.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Casita cox was not just a house, it was a home. We were 4 adults and this house was a perfect size for us providing privacy due to the floor plan. The view is spectacular. The sound of the howler monkeys in the distance was awesome. The house was exactly as presented on the website. The furniture was very comfortable and the house was spotless. The concierge, Guss, was great, very helpful with information and advice. The grocery store is not far and there are some good restaurants near by. We were very fortunate to have met the owners, Bill and Lee. The nicest people you could meet and also gave us good information and places to eat. We had 2 dinners catered by Rocio's Kitchen. We should have had more dinners with her. The food was delicious, reasonbly priced and Rocia was so entertaining! We can' t wait to return next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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5

Worth every penny!

  • 5 of 5

Casita Cox is just as amazing as the pictures look and is a great place to stay!

Everything was ready even though we had arrived a few hours early and Guss and Tim were both very friendly and helpful for anything we needed.

It's in very secure gated community and close to a small grocery store and restaurants, and beaches.

AC works well inside for anytime of the day, but relaxing in the sun in the pool with the view is the way to go!

We also hope to come back, 1 week went by too quickly!

Highly recommended!

David and Sara

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
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5

Perfect Get-a-Way Vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

The Casita Cox was absolutely fantastic. A very spacious cottage with a nice pool and shaded area to sit and relax. Lots of great restaurants in the area and many places to explore. We had Rocio, who will be your private chef, cook us a wonderful Costa Rican meal from her menu selection. The Casita sits on top of a hill overlooking Playa Hermosa and the beach....what a view!!!!

Guss, Tim and Jeff from Beachfront Properties will take real good care of you.

Highly recommended.....we will be back!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
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Great view !!! but need work

  • 2 of 5

My husband and I rented this house for a month and it has a great location in a quite neighborhood with a great view. Only thing this house needs house is in need of some repairs and other issues that need to be fixed, before I would rent it again. There was constantly tiny ants or spiders on the kitchen counters which got very old, we sprayed with Raid and still could not get rid of them. The dishwasher didn’t work right, it would get stuck in a cycle, and one day it ran for 10 hours while we were gone. Every time we used the dry the house was humid because the dry vent was clogged. We were told there was wireless internet and there wasn’t and the hard wired internet was down all the time. The main bathroom has double sinks and one the sink stop was stuck closed and the other one we had to keep it pried open with a toothpick so the water would drain. The barbeque had a gas leak so it could not be used. For the amount of money they are charging for this house everything should be in working condition.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Liberia International
Car: necessary

Playa Hermosa is a 20 minutes ride from the Liberia Airport. Playa Hermosa is close to many activities. Fishing is just out the front door. Sailing and all water activities are right on the beach. Canopy tours are within a 20 minutes drive. Playas del Coco is just a few minutes away with all its local color and shopping. The supermarket, ATM, Casino and many restaurants are also there in Coco. Beachfront Properties can arrange tours to the volcanoes and rain forests..

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Rates & Availability

Playa Hermosa Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Green
May 1 2016 - Nov 14 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
High
Nov 15 2016 - Dec 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
$280
$1,750
 
 
High Season
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
$280
$1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Tax Rate 13.0%

All Rentals Require A $500 Refundable Security Deposit
The Rental Includes 4 hours of Daily Maid Service: house cleaning, and laundry. This is provided 6 days a week, except on Sundays , Holidays and The Holiday Weeks of Xmas, New Years and Easter (where services are reduced due to staff capacity)
* deposit made 60 days in advance requires a 50% payment at time of booking. Less than 60 days requires full payment. Up to a 50% refund may available for cancellations 30 days prior to arrival date. No refund is available for reservations of less than 1 week..

Privacy from the main house is assured. You can rent this charmer by itself or in tandem with the main house property #192288. Either way you will be astounded by this fantastic home.

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Amenities

Playa Hermosa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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