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Palm House: Exquisite Exotic Villa-Minutes from Beaches & Attractions

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
4 - 5 nights

About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 and half bathrooms, sleeps 10 people

Nothing is more precious than friends & family gathering to create memory of a lifetime. Designed with such in mind, Palm House is located in a secluded, gated, and private neighborhood, yet it is only 10 minutes away from area beaches & other attractions that Tamarindo has to offer.

The house has an open & inviting atmosphere. You will find yourself drawn to the thatched roof Rancho where you will spend most of your time relaxing by the pool and admiring the spectacular view of the green valley, rolling hills, ocean and sunset in the horizon.

It is a 2-level house. Each bedroom is a suite with its own bathroom. One master suite is on the second floor with a king size bed. A double glass doors opens up to a balcony offering the view. A guest bedroom next door has 2 twin beds with trundles (sleep 4). It also has its own private balcony.

Another master suite is located on the main floor with king size bed and 2 trundles. It features an outdoor private shower.

The Gourmet kitchen is well equipped with modern appliances such as cooktop, oven, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. The kitchen opens up to the family room providing enough space for family members to gather during meal preparation. Separated by bifold glass door from the kitchen and family room is the Rancho which provides outdoor formal dining and sitting area.

Our uniquely designed swimming pool has shallow beach area, perfect for sun bathing and unwinding during lazy days.

Enjoying the nature & the outdoors is what Costa Rica is all about. You’ll find yourself waking up to the sound of howler monkeys and birds in the morning. You have many sandy beaches, shops, and restaurants to visit and sample. Guanacaste offers attractions from hiking, surfing, sports fishing, kayaking, horseback riding, canopy tour, national parks, volcanoes to countless many others.

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Tia Djohan
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely home, comfortable, impeccably clean, magnificent views. A little off the beaten track - 20 minutes to the town of Tamarindo - and you absolutely need a 4-wheel drive vehicle to get there.
Oct 2015
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Palm House: Exquisite Exotic Villa-Minutes from Beaches & Attractions
average rating of 4.875 based on 42 reviews

Gorgeous home! Hate to leave!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at the Palm House. This place is right out of a magazine and was always such a joy to come back to each evening. We lived out on the patio practically. The hammock, the pool table, the daybed, the incredible pool - it was all perfection.

Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous house!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 enjoyed our stay at the Palm House over Christmas. The home was spacious and we loved the indoor-outdoor living area which expanded the dining and visiting area. We also enjoyed having Marta cook our dinners for us. It was wonderful to spend the day out doing adventures and then return home to a delicious dinner about 6:30pm each evening.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful house - we loved to stay here!

  • 5 of 5

The house is wonderfully situated and the views have been breathtaking. The pool was great for the kids and adults alike and we made the most of the wonderful outside area which really can only be described as the living room. The kitchen is well equipped and generally the house provides all we needed. We enjoyed wonderful days there and certainly would have loved to stay longer.

The owners advice of needing a 4-wheel drive should be taken seriously as there is a rather steep approach to the property which caused us amusement every time. The owners are great and easily reached whenever we needed anything. The pictures don't fully relay just how wonderful the view are. It's way better than what it seems.

Tamarindo is a wonderful little beach place and has all one needs from supermarkets to restaurants at the beach.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning Hillside Escape

  • 5 of 5

This home is perched high in the hills overlooking a lush green valley. Howler monkeys are easily heard nearby, especially in the early morning and evenings - very cool! The home is immaculate and tastefully decorated. The very private setting was enjoyed by our family of 4. Communication with the owner was great and there is daily maid service. The outside veranda was wonderful with plenty of area to lounge including a hammock and pool table. I enjoyed the pool the most. In the early hours, you will see thr mist/low lying clouds pass through the valley. Also, watching storms pass through provides quite a lightning show. In short, this was exactly what I was looking for, away from the city (only 10 minutes) but allows you to feel Costa.

Note: you must have a 4-wheel drive to climb the hill and the kids loved it each time.

Thank you for sharing you home!

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  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The pictures are true, but certainly do not do this fabulous place justice. There was a steady 15 mph breeze almost the entire time we were there which helped to keep things cool during the day. We had a wonderful and relaxing time at the house. It was the perfect place to come back to after making our way around the region for fun and adventure. This place was truly home during our stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice House

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Palm house.

The view is amazing.

It was hard to leave the house and CR.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Nearest Airport
69 Kilometres
Liberia International Airport, Costa Rica
Car: necessary

The property is located in the hill sides of virgin forest overlooking an undeveloped valley just minutes from the Pacific Ocean. Its a very natural setting with little neighboring constructions where sunsets are simply breathtaking and tranquility abounds.

Palm House is only 10 minutes from Tamarindo - Costa Rica's surfing capital with restaurants, shops, pharmacies and overall beach town amenities. The popular Flamingo and Conchal beaches are only 20 minutes North, while great surfing spots like Avellanas and Playa Negra are only 15 minutes South. The Playa Grande National Park renowned for the leather back turtles is just across the estuary of Tamarindo.

The Pinilla development is located 7 miles down valley and hostess luxury hotels, but also one of the top golf courses in Costa Rica. The Flamingo Marina holds world records in Blue Marlin and Sail fish; while the Catalina Islands are famous for scuba diving with Tiger sharks.

Adventure is minutes away from our house!


Rates & Availability

Guanacaste Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season 2017
Jan 5 2017 - Apr 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Easter 2017
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
Apr 17 2017 - Jun 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 12 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Nov 13 2017 - Dec 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Holiday Season
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
High Season 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Mar 22 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Tax Rate 6.5%

$25 per day for additional children over 4 guests
Rates are subject to change without notice.
No refunds for cancellation or changes within 60 days prior to check-in.

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Guanacaste Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Living room toilet - toilet
    Guest bathroom - toilet , shower
    Master Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Outdoor shower
    Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Large Soaking Tub
  • The master bedroom has an large soaking tub, while the guests bedroom an additional exterior shower - great for full moon nights
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Guest Room - 1 king , 4 twin/ single , Twin bed can be combined into a king bed
    Masterbed Room 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2 Trundle Twin Beds
    Masterbed Room - 1 king
  • All bedrooms are A/C and ceiling fan equipped.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
At sunset, the pergola at the end of the pool makes a perfect picture for your adventure album.

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