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Nosara's Hidden Jewel!

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 15-20)

This villa is Beautiful! It sits on a gated, private and secure 2 1/2 acres resort offering mountain valley and wildlife jungle views. Our concierges will assist in booking all your families adventures and rentals, located at the Jungle's Edge Restaurant. Bath and relax in the largest salt water pool in Nosara. The villa has A/C & Ceiling fans in 6 of the 6 bedrooms. The 6th bedroom has a 360 degree window system offering mountain and ocean breezes. The villa has WiFi TV and high speed Internet. Once you arrive at the airport use our shuttle service for a problem and stress free arrival to the house (additional charge).

Additional equipment for rent: ATVs, Mountain bikes, surfboards, SUP's, body boards and snorkel equipment.

The beach is a 4 min drive or a short 20 min walk away. We now have 2 covered yoga studio, with gym, heavy bag with focus mitts and gloves, yoga and brazilian jiu jitsu classes.

An amazing gourmet kitchen. Master Suite , walk-in shower with dual shower heads. balconies and verandas off every room, perfect for monkey and bird watching, Tourney-size billiard table.

Huge Sundeck, teak wood lounge chairs with cushions and a popular spot for yoga or dining under the stars. Comfortable clean beds with 400 thread count linens.

SURFING, FISHING and WATERFALL TOURS are incredible here.

Playa Guiones, our local break is a mile-long beach break. It's been called 'The Most Consistent surf spot anywhere' Perfect for beginning as well as experienced surfers, it has head-high waves almost every day of the year. Our estate has avocado, orange, and mandarin trees as well as a long list of indigenous fruit trees all ripe for the picking, when in season. Fun for the whole family.

Keywords: House fishing surfing large house waterfalls massage restaurants shopping

More Details

Edie and David
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Edie and David

Which story do you want to hear ? Haha we had traveled Costa Rica for 10 years before purchasing this property. We are a family wanting to share Costa Rica with you and yours

Edie and David purchased this house in 2005

Why Edie and David chose Playa Guiones

This is the most dialed in property in the area. You won't miss anything while staying with us.

What makes this house unique

Surfboards, SUP'S, body boards, 10 27 speed Marin mountain bikes and 2 beach cruisers, as well as snorkels all at extra charge. We also offer surf lessons, SUP river tours and massages. Yoga, TRX and BJJ classes available for $15 per person per class


Playa Guiones House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • There is an additional 5% fee if paid by credit card or you can pay by ECheck for no fee 13% lodging tax to be added check in 3pm to 8pm only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , outdoor shower , Bathroom 5 just has a outside toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Sleep Sofa (2), Bunk Beds (3)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Nosara's Hidden Jewel!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The absolute best place to stay in Nosora!! The house is amazing, very clean and up to date. The pool is beautiful and very relaxing. Bismark and Yaki are simply the best, they are truly the reason we keep going back. They are both very friendly and make us feel like family not to mention they go above and beyond to help make your stay memorable!


  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys are the best. We hope you find the time to stay longer on your return vacation.
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Great place & people!

  • 5 of 5

We recently had a group of 10 who stayed in the main house and enjoyed it! The layout of the house allowed for private rooms for couples and lots of common space. The pool was relaxing and enjoyable.

The food was unbelievable! Kel's use of fresh ingredients and his techniques for melding flavors is incredible. We tried a few local restaurants and none of them came close for presentation, flavor or value.

Some of us joined Mike for an ATV adventure to the back country and a coffee plantation. The generous couple at the plantation treated us to coffee, home made baked goods and home made cheese. All of it delicious.

Bismarc always greeted us with a smile, got us scheduled for zip lining and tended to things when needed. A couple of days we had yoga class at the house and it was mindful and relaxing, the instructor was great! Cannot wait to go back...

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for those kind words You guys are the most giving and sweetest group ever Please come back soon
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Tough to beat this property at any price!!

  • 5 of 5

We travelled with 3 families, 6 adults and 7 kids ranging in ages from 12 – 16. Our Hosts, David and Edie, were very accommodating during the planning process. They have extensive “lifestyle” experience in Nosara and coordinated all activities including surf lessons, zip-lining, snorkeling, fishing, etc. Even fronting deposits and grocery money to make sure we had supplies when we arrived. The “Jungle’s Edge” property is quite unique. The main house is spacious, relatively updated and well-maintained. The pool and outside living space is the greatest asset of the property. There are lots of bedrooms- a huge primary master, another that can be considered a master, 2 more with queen beds that share a fairly small bathroom, a large loft with 2 bunkbeds and another room with queen and bunkbeds and it's own bathroom. A walk out the front door offers a close up view to the Howler Monkeys. Would strongly recommend hiring cooks for your group. Shopping for groceries is not an easy effort and kitchen cleanup is best handled by them, especially with no dishwasher. The food that was prepared was very good but a little more variety and less effort on our part to coordinate would have made the meal experience much better. When David is not around to translate, it made communicating a little tough. We did not rent cars, but had them arrange taxis from the airport. Transportation once we arrived, is relatively well managed. There are 2 vehicles available, an SUV and a large pickup truck with bench seating in the cargo area for up to 10 people. David and Manuel are available most of the time, but its best to plan your activities at least a ½ day in advance. There is a nominal charge for transportation. Playa Guiones, is great spot for surfing and sunsets. Although you can walk there, estimate about 20 -25 minutes. Carrying surfboards, chairs ( which are all available on property for a small rental fee) etc. is best done with vehicles. You can easily walk to a very good restaurant, located at the base of the property. Don't miss Olgas for sunset and dinner on the beach. There is also a fitness studio at the bottom of the property- make sure to arrange workouts with Davis- he is amazing and the kids loved their tailored workouts. Pamper yourselves with massages on the deck of the house. Everyone at Jungles Edge was very pleasant and attentive to our needs. The more advanced planning you do with David, the smoother your trip will be!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Orleans, LA

What a great vacation home!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The Sun House is incredible. It looks like a house they would use to host the MTV's Real World.

From January 4th - January 12th 2014, 14 of us stayed at The Sun House in Nosara, Costa Rica - and we had a blast!

My favorite thing about The Sun House was the infinity pool. The Sun House has the most amazing infinity pool with one of the best views in Nosara. The house really has everything you need, and some of us did not want to leave!

The private chef was so worth it, they cooked us breakfast, lunch and dinner for super cheap. It was so nice not worrying about cooking and cleaning up after meals. I certainly recommend the chef and the maid service.

Everything worked great at the house, we didn't have any problems at all. WiFi, TV, phone, pool table, comfortable beds, hammocks, washer/dryer, lighted pool and outside deck - everything was amazing!

We even had a visit by a troop of monkeys! They climbed around the trees 20 feet from our front door, and we have some great photos. That was truly an amazing experience I will never forget.


Yoga, Surfing, Beaches, Monkeys, Restaurants, Bars, shops, coffee, Super Markets, Monkey Sanctuary (SIBU Sanctuary), fishing, Liqueria, really nice locals, etc

We really had a very nice vacation, and we couldn't have stayed a nicer place.

Nosara is awesome, and so is The Sun House.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jake, thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so glad that you and your group enjoyed yourselves. Please keep The Sun House and Jungles Edge in mind the next time you come to Costa Rica. New and exciting things are happening here. Edie and David
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Pura Vida Casa del Sol!

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 14, 9 adults, youngest child 7. The area of Nosara is a sleepy beach town, pretty quiet during this season. The house is nice and well situated and secure. We loved the pool. The owners were quite accommodating from beginning to end. They answered all questions and had great recommendations for the area. Manuel who lives on the property is awesome and so nice. The cooks and maids were equally as pleasant (can be arranged). Most of all, the pool is so so awesome. Great for the kids and even a lap lane too!. If you are here with kids, they should be able to swim. Young toddlers who cannot swim need to obviously be supervised 24/7. Thank you Edie and David for a blast in CR!! The town does close down it seems in sept and oct for heavy rain can ruin the roads (confirm that) so be sure to plan a visit to Nosara around that fact to get the most out of it!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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London, England

Excellent and unbelievable retreat in a pristine paradise!

  • 5 of 5

From the minute we arrived to when we left, we had the best experience possible. The owners were extremely helpful and friendly, going out of their way to help us arrange different activities months ahead of our arrival. Throughout our stay the house manager would always check to see if there was anything he could do to help out. The owners and help were truly top banana!

The house itself is unbelievable! Perched on a hill overlooking the rain forest. The pictures of the house don't do it justice. The house is well laid out and easily accommodated our group of 18 people. There are plenty of nice features that come included in the house, namely the infinity pool over looking the jungle, the yoga studio, and the sun deck (which is perfect for group dinners or sunbathing during the day) to name a few.

I would recommend this property to everyone from large groups and couple retreats to individuals. For people looking to have a relaxing base from where to explore the surrounding town, restaurants, beaches and activities (zip lining, quad biking, surfing, biological reserves, cave exploring, and more!) this is the perfect choice.

Will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
rt 160
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Buritos and Bowls at the bottom of the property
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Yoga Classes available on premises, eco tours, zipline, tidepools, charter fishing, we offer surf lessons and SUP river tours, TRX fitness classes.

24 hours notice for yoga lessons required




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
cleaning feee $250

Shared pool between the hours of 10-5 daily
Lost key or forgot to leave key $75 to be taken out of damage deposit
Check in 3 pm check out 11 am
$100.00 extra per person over 14 people
13% lodging tax to be added to price

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.