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andrea centenaro

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish, italian

Modern Minamilist home w/pool steps to the beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Playa Langosta House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps till 6 plus 1 kid

Location: Playa Langosta, Guanacaste,

Accommodations: House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths (Sleeps 4-7)

This is not your common type of house. This is our home, a private corner of paradise offered as the perfect vacation spot for you, your family or friends. We call it Casa Brisa Del Estero which means house where breeze coming from close estuary refreshing this lovely spot.

Location

Perfectly situated on the Pacific Ocean, 2 blocks, secluded Langosta Beach, a National Marine Park where giant Leatherback turtles make their way up the white sand beaches to lay their eggs...

A few steps from a world class surfbreak of Langosta and Tamarindo beach and few minutes drive form other famous surf spot like Avellanas and Playa Negra or beautiful Conchal beach

Close to Everything!

Within a five minute walk: Grocery/beverage store, tour booking and departures, many restaurants, one of the best surf breaks in the area, hotel with casino and wooded areas for bird watching

Langosta surroundings: Tamarindo is the premier beach community in Costa Rica’s Northwest province – Guanacaste. Centered with a stunning one and a half mile crescent beach, Tamarindo is usually the first stop on many visitors itineraries and with good reason. It’s a real town with a dynamic international community of artists, writers, photographers, travelers, surfers, and sun-worshipers. It’s a vibrant beach community with fifty- eight restaurants, nightclubs, hotels, shops, yoga retreats, galleries, spas and a full assortment of recreational opportunities.

Tamarindo is a bustling, cosmopolitan Costa Rican town that contains a mix of Costa Ricans, Europeans and Americans. It is the perfect place to make contact with the heart and soul of Costa Rica that makes living here so worthwhile. And it’s easy to get to - just forty minutes by flight from San Jose or seventy minutes by car from the Liberia International Airport

Tamarindo beach: In recent years the village has become one of the most popular seaside destinations of the country and has experienced growth and development. Therefore, the village offers the accommodations you need to enjoy unforgettable holidays such us a domestic Airport, a variety of boutiques, restaurants and bars, as well as bakeries, supermarkets, car rentals, banks, excellent doctors and pharmacies, two Spanish schools, real states, beauty salons, gym, etc.

Due to the fact that Tamarindo Bay has some of the most tranquil currents of the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica and therefore considered as one of the safest beaches, it is ideal for swimming and other water sport activities. The place is excellent for kayaking, surfing - or boogie-boarding, snorkeling and diving. Sailboat and catamaran trips are also available. They offer special Sunset-Trips in which one can often enjoy spectacular and famous sunsets of this bay. The surrounding areas of the village are great for bicycling and horseback

from the garden: Relaxing on sun chairs in our garden or in the sofa in the patio you can observe the magnificent beauty of Costa Rica’s nature. Birds, howler monkeys, squirrels, gray iguanas, geckos, armadillos, skunks and raccoons are some of the animals that can be seen almost daily throughout the house garden.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
andrea centenaro (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish, italian

About andrea centenaro

Several years ago we met here in this piece of paradise. We got married in 2004 and some years ago our family got bigger with the arrival of two beautiful boys.

We lived in our house since we got married until 2010 and enjoyed this beautiful stage of our life in a place which is unique in the world for its beaches, wildlife, international community that is Playa Langosta and in a house so simple and beautiful that we designed according to our taste.

andrea centenaro purchased this house in 2004

Why andrea centenaro chose Guanacaste

Now our house is available for you to enjoy it with all its positive energy.

During sunny mornings, enjoy breakfast with fresh Costa Rican coffee and the wide variety of natural juices that this country offers, watching the birds that pass in our garden or bathing in the pool.

Read a book on the upstairs terrace at sunset with the sounds of monkeys in the trees surrounding the house.

Have a tropical cocktail in the pool before a delicious dinner watching the stars.

In the warm afternoon after returning from the beach, take a refreshing splash in the pool then prepare a delicious fresh lobster BBQ while listening to good music from our stereo.

These are things we did and are part of wonderful memories that we share and suggest to make and your stay truly enjoyable, memorable and unique to the location and the facilities that the home offers.

What makes this house unique

In Tamarindo we own a spa, a women’s clothing and accessories boutique and a concierge service.

So in choosing Casa Brisa del Estero, you are not just renting a beautiful villa near a beautiful beach, but are also hiring tourism specialists who are at your disposal to help every wish become reality.

Happy holidays

Pura Vidal

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)
Modern Minamilist home w/pool steps to the beach
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews
5

Great time relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The house was a perfect escape. My husband and I enjoyed the close access to Langosta Beach and Tamarindo. Beautiful home and excellent services provided by the host.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect for two couples or family of four

  • 4 of 5

The house presents itself pretty much as the pictures on the VRBO site. We used Andrea to arrange some events for us. He had us work thru the individual who managed his SPA and that worked perfectly. We arranged for a full day Rainforest Canopy Tour, a snorkeling/sunset tour, a SPA day for the ladies and a golf day for the men. For each event except the SPA day, we were picked up and returned to the house and we were very happy with the tour companies they suggested. The house is very comfortable and having the pool was great on our non-beach days. WE also enjoyed the monkeys out back. They did't show up every day but when they did it was either around 6 am or 6 pm. I agree with an earlier review of the Pizza restaurant. FYI, for a $25 per person charge you can also eat at the all inclusive resort across from the pizza place. It was super buffet and a good value. We spent our beach days at the Tamarindo beach. It's about a 10 minute drive. The only thing we used our car for was to travel to Tamarindo for our beach days and evening meals. The walk to Tamarindo is about 20 minutes and very dusty. Also, it wasn't a walk we wanted to do in the dark. Best meal of the trip by far was at the Playa Langosta Beach Club. While it was pricey, the food was superb. The only problem we had was getting used to the finicky locks on the doors. It would seem that this would be a quick and inexpensive fix. Overall, I would readily suggest this property to my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect For Small Family or Group

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived and walked in the backyard to find 15 monkeys foraging in the trees, we knew the house would be perfect for us. Being a family of 3, myself, wife and 7 year old son, we had plenty of room to hang out. Trying to go beyond 4 people would probably start to get get tight.

While its apparent that the house survives in daily 90 degree heat the owners do a very nice job of maintaining the property. The beds are comfortable and the linens are a nice quality. Plenty of hot water.

In the past we've stayed both closer to Tamarindo and in Playa Langosta. We think the location of this villa is excellent for access to just about everything.

Hopefully, when you go, the pizza restaurant across the street from the all inclusive called RistoPizza is still in business. I live near New York City and this is one of the TOP 5 pizzas I have EVER had.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Location. Location. Location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 5 wonderful weeks at Casa Brisas. Enjoyed every minute. And why not? We were 100 yards from the Sports Bar, 200 yards from the little grocery store and 2 blocks from the beach. The house was great. The pool (which we considered a lucky strike extra) was a must. Go for it!

Gary & Shara

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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5

AWESOME !!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a luxury, style ,cleanenes, pace , You must book this home.

The Owner Andrea takes such a good care of his home and very profesional to deal with.

These was our second visit to the house and we just continue in love, it has become our favorite location in guanacaste, We can't wait to return next year. :)

Bullet points :

Location near town to restaurants -shop and night life entertainment.

Pool is fantastic , even monkeys come around the house.

Ohhh make sure to go PATAGONIA ARGENTINA GRILL THE BEST MEAT EVER.

GREAT PRICES AND SERVICE, MAKE SURE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS.

THANK YOU

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect vacation villa for small family!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Brisas was perfect for our family's getaway to sun, sand, surf in December. It has a minimalist, clean design inside and a spacious, relaxing terrace with pool outside - both of which we really enjoyed. The proximity to the beautiful and uncrowded Langosta beach is unbeatable and it is only a short ride into Tamarindo if more action is desired. Our 4-year old son loved alternating between the 'pools' at the beach (formed by retreating tides) and the pool at the house. We even saw a few howler monkeys and iguanas from the backyard.

The owner (Andrea) and his caretaker (Alonso) did everything to make our experience memorable and relaxing - from flexibility with booking, to check-in, attention and quick resolution with the inevitable little things that can come-up (in our case one of the AC's wasn't working at full capacity and Alonso had it fixed in no time). Alonso was also very helpful with booking Spa services and short trips in the surrounding area (the owner owns a Spa and concierge service in town).

If there was one small thing we could change, it would be the need to keep an extra watchful eye on one's energy consumption ... we applaud Andrea's intent to keep energy consumption low and help renters realize wasteful habits (like keeping the AC blasting all day while out). Unfortunately, we ended up having to pay a bit extra despite being very mindful.

All in all though this did not diminish the fact that we enjoyed ourselves thoroughly at Casa Brisas and had a great time in Langosta!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Liberia
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Sports bar langosta
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Hacienda Pinilla
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Capitan Suizo beachfront restaurant
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Playa Langosta
Car: not necessary

Best option for a tranquil vacation close to everything but enough far away to enjoy silence, and nature music with all comforts in a modern style home for a price of a condo unit !!

Is not necessary rent a car you can walk to the beach and forget stress of driving around ...

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Rates & Availability

Playa Langosta House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Mid Seaon
Mar 28 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$270
From
$337
Fri,Sat
$1,551
$5,619
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$247
$1,349
$4,383
 
 
Mid Season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
$270
From
$337
Fri,Sat
$1,551
$5,619
 
 
Christmas week
Dec 16 2016 - Dec 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,933
 
 
New Year Eve
Dec 27 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,495
 
 
High Season 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$371
$2,248
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$281
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $73

Rates are based on 4 person maximum ocupancy.
Extra person pay 30 $/day

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Playa Langosta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2755 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Bedrooms: All bedrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs are air conditioned. All bedrooms have full bathrooms, each with it's own shower and bathtub. UPSTAIRS FRONT BEDROOM... features a queen-size bed with super comfortable pillow-top mattress. Cedar wood sliding door connects you to a totally private terrace surrounded with lush gardens. Desk and chair for a comfortable internet session or organize your pictures. DOWNSTAIRS FRONT BEDROOM... ... features a queen-size bed a wonderful seating area/garden alcove, and a walkout through sliding glass doors to a large terrace overlooking the garden and pool... a great spot to enjoy relaxing that area offer, morning coffee or sunset drinks.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Really comfortable mattress. We have queen bed for each bedroom and an extra queen size inflatable deluxe mattress with automatic engine , perfect for young people. A7c and fan in both bedrooms 2 cribs available for your young kids Upstairs bedroom has a modern desk with internet connection for relaxing internet session. Generous closet with safe box
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Close to Everything! Within a five minute walk: Grocery/beverage store, tour booking and departures, many restaurants, one of the best surf breaks in the area, hotel with casino and wooded areas for bird watching. Within a 15 minute walk (one and a half km): the village of Tamarindo with it's numerous delightful casual and fine dining restaurants, shops for art, clothing, souvenirs, gifts etc. Also the departure point for deep sea fishing, snorkeling, diving, sunset sail cruises, kayak tours, ATV tours etc. Tamarindo also has emergency ambulance, medical and dental services and a pharmacy. Unique Style: Casa Brisa Del Estero is a Minimalist style luxuriously furnished 2712 square foot villa on two levels. Is located in a dead end street surrounded by tropical gardens. Truly enchanting! Built in 2004 by an Argentinian architect offer really sober style, mixed with all comforts make this house a unique vacation rental in exclusive Langosta beach

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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