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Pool, stunning ocean view, quiet, stairway to beach, ECO house

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

main house 1 BR 1 BA -second house 1 BR 1 BA - sleeps 4

Since dec 2014 we work with a solar grid system for electricity. Hot water comes from a solar heater. Come and enjoy !

This lovely property is located on the cliffs above Playa Cedros. The large 22000 m2 lot ensures our guests complete privacy while not being isolated from other homes in the area. There are two homes on the property, ideal for friends and families with older children. The main house is a large studio with 1 queen bed, bathroom and kitchen. Living and dining areas are outside. It offers a fully equipped kitchen and outdoor grill.

The second house is about 30 feet from the main house. It has a bedroom upstairs with a queen bed. The sink, toilet and rustic outdoor shower are on the first floor. Both houses back a wildlife corridor. Monkeys, iguanas, and agouti abound… There are many native fruit trees for our guests to enjoy. Ocean breezes keep the homes comfortable. 4X4 recommended.

Cabo Blanco National Park and the little town of Cabuya are just 4 km to the South - Cabuya is a great base for hiking, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, beach combing, wildlife watching and everything nature lovers are looking for. Montezuma is 3 km North and offers many restaurants and shops. You are minutes from one of the best beaches in our area. Playa Cedros is known for its' long surf break. Rio Cedros is a short distance away with a fresh water lagoon and waterfalls up river.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mr Berger,



We really enjoyed our vacations in your house.

It's a real paradise.

We loved the view on the sea, be in the jungle, watch the animals and refresh ourselves in the pool.

Everything has been well thought for the comfort and the pleasure.

Our friends loved the place as much as we did.

Congratulations for the choice of the spot....

We may come back....



Best regards,
Jan 2012
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Amenities

Montezuma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Pool, stunning ocean view, quiet, stairway to beach, ECO house
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 28 reviews
Houston, Texas
5

Best Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with our stay at this property. We are a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 teen boys. The 2 houses were perfect for our family. The views are stunning and the proximity to the jungle is perfect. We were able to enjoy seeing so much wildlife during our stay. The kitchen is well stocked with all you need to cook which we did quite a lot of. Cobano and Montezuma both have markets with ample selections for meals. The walk to the beach is strenuous, but doable. The return hike is difficult. We preferred to make the short drive to the main road...you can stop anywhere along it to go to the beach and only see 1 or 2 people. We stayed for a week. It was not nearly enough. We enjoyed snorkeling and ziplining, but the inshore fishing was the best! What can beat a relaxing boat ride culminating in tight lines with beautiful yellow fin tuna?! Most days we did some sort of half day activity and spent the other half on property enjoying the pool and the views. I don't recommend the property for small children as the second house lacks guard rails, but for older kids, it is perfect. We really cannot say enough good things about the property and our hosts. Pura vida!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sarnia, Ontario
5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, quiet, secluded, very comfortable. We had a fabulous stay! Host was very welcoming and attentive getting us settled. Fantastic place.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful spot

  • 5 of 5

This is a stunning property. I can't recommend it enough. We were a family of 4 (11 and 13 year old children) and loved our time here.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, TX
5

Million dollar views!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed this property. We had as much fun laying by the pool with cocktails, enjoying our tunes, and taking in the breathtaking views as we had exploring the plethora of other things there are to do in the Montezuma area. Joachim was extremely helpful and accommodating. The perfect host! The kitchen was well-equipped. No A/C, but we went in December and found the fans certainly adequate. The wildlife that we encountered on the property was a true treat for my family. As a note, the guesthouse is not quite adjacent to the main house. I talked to Joachim about this before we arrived, so we knew what to expect. With our two younger children (ages 6 and 8), that meant that my wife and I split up to each share a bed with a boy. We didn't feel comfortable putting them that distance away from us. It wasn't a deal breaker when we booked and it didn't detract from our experience. Just something to be aware of. I think this property is ideally suited for 2 couples or a family with 1-2 older children that you don't mind sleeping in a separate structure about 50 feet away. For the right adventurous family, I can not stress enough how amazing this property is! I think that you will be hard pressed to find any property at this price point that can beat it in all of Costa Rica...let alone the Montezuma area.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best ever!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had an excellent time at Casa Joachim! Thomas a Beatrix were wonderful and made sure everything went smoothly. Stunning sunrises every morning! Private swimming pool for lounging in the sun. Howler monkeys joining us every evening for cocktail hour! Loved everything about it!

On a side note- Rent a four-wheel drive from Dollar. Our car had some issues and they immediately brought us a new one from 5 hours away for no extra charge. Great service! We will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Casa Joachim is an absolutely unique place

  • 5 of 5

Having traveled and seen much of the world for the last 60 years we have found Joachim's Paradise unique. Situated on a rock over the Pacific ocean this wonderful home is well equipped in every respect. (More details you find in other reviews)

This very private and secure place offers nature lovers everything they can wish for. Flora and Fauna are simply spectacular.

Thomas and Beatrice, the property Managers, are very helpful, friendly and reliable.

We have been staying here for over 2 months and enjoyed every moment of it. Wernito and Esthercita

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Tambor
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Montezuma
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Paquera
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Montezuma
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Los Cedros
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $30
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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