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Playa Del Coco/Ocotal Dlx 2 Bed 2 Bath $695 WK

Cantón Carrillo, Costa Rica
  • Condo750 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay7 nights

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, VERY WELL APPOINTED

$695 PER WEEK DELUXE CONDO IS NEW 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH very nicely appointed . Features a beautiful view and close to Playa Del Coco beach and the 'BLUE FLAG' beach at Ocotal. FREE DEDICATED WiFi, 32 INCH Flat screen LCD TV, 2 ADDITIONAL TVS in the bedrooms, IPod dock, DVD Player, International TV Stations, comfortable couch and chair, local artwork, fine linens and towels, extra beach towels, 2 King Size beds or 1 king and 2nd king converts into two singles. Stainless Steel Appliances, Microwave, Blender, Toaster, Kettle, High quality pots and pans, bakeware, lots of utensils, 1 Gas BBQ and 1 Charcoal BBQ, Everything you need is here.

2 Coolers, Full Patio Set with umbrella, Granite Counter tops, Solid Wood Custom Made Cabinets. A cool pool out front with 7 other pools including a large Infinity Pool is available for your use in the complex. Beautiful sunsets. Lots of Extra items, dishes, cutlery, glasses, EXTRA BEACH TOWELS, portable IPod Dock speakers and much more.

The location is 3 minute drive to town including grocery stores, local 'SODA's' for a quick snack or a beach picnic. Enjoy Beautiful Sunsets over the Pacific Ocean. Watch the birds dive for their meal or take in the sights at the fine restaurants that boast fresh seafood caught locally. Many attractions and activities are just a phone call away. FREE WiFi, Cable TV with International Stations. Airport Pick Up or drop off $40 each way ,

FREE SERVICE - We will shop for you and stock the fridge and cupboards you pay only for the items on your supplied list upon arrival. A cool drink can be waiting for you to pour it.

There are 3 - 24 hour security guards on premises. Friendly neighbors and staff. This property has the ability to allow you to just kick back and relax by the pool or to take in all the activities, festivals, rodeos and other events that are available locally.

Between the birds, monkeys, iguana's, flowering trees and shrubs and all the activities to watch, you will be entertained just sitting by the pool or on your own patio. Live music and 'HAPPY HOUR' at the local watering hole (drinks are just $1.60) can be a great start to your evening. Extended Happy Hour 3PM to 7PM

Sunsets are beautiful in Costa Rica at the beach or atop a mountain you can really relax while sipping on your favorite beverage while planning your next days activity.

Ground floor with easy access to pools and free parking. Each condo building has 4 condos and all are well landscaped and quiet. Keywords:New Condominium, comfortable furniture, tons of extras in the condo, private patio, patio set for 4 people, lots of beautiful plants and trees. Really nice neighbors.

Owner

Frank Evans

Member Since 2009
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within a few days
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Mar 28, 2018
About Frank Evans

A husband and wife combo Canadian entrepreneurs fell in love with Costa Rica upon our first holiday here. The laid back atmosphere as well as the exceptionally friendly people and good food were the decision makers for us. In addition we found the wildlife and greenery abundant and easily accessible within many national parks. Our activities included a 2 minute drive to a blue flag snorkeling beach at Ocotal, a volcano tour including zip lining, water slide, horseback riding, hot springs and typical Costa Rican lunch. Our family and friends who have visited us rave about the scenery, the food, and the variety of activities available to them locally. We return as often as possible and have found many friends from all over the world that now reside here as well.

Frank Evans purchased this Condo in 2008

Why Frank Evans chose Cantón Carrillo

The quality of construction, quality of the finish, value for the dollar, proximity to the beautiful Pacific Ocean and the town of Playa Del Coco and Ocotal Beach, overall location, only 20 minutes from the international airport, lots of excellent restaurants and shops in town, casinos, excellent medical service. International car rental facilities at or near the airport. Economy cars to luxury SUV's available. Short drive to the large town of Liberia with access to all the major stores, movie theater, food includes both local fare and US owned chains.

What makes this Condo unique

Facilities allow you the freedom to prepare your own beverages, snacks and meals if desired. Gas BBQ and a second charcoal BBQ is included as is your own patio set with umbrella and four chairs.Relax or mingle with other guests around any of the 8 pools. Close to Ocotal Beach a world class 'Blue Flag Beach' where you can walk early in the morning or at sunset or snorkel where you will see plenty of sea life. The location is close everything you will need and a central location to use as a base for longer excursions. Lots of helpful people in the complex. Beautiful mountain view from the Infinity Pool on the highest level of the complex, quiet atmosphere where you get to choose what level of activity you want. Just hang out at any of the eight pools, do a BBQ on the patio or with other guests in the attached Rancho. Afternoon drinks by the pool, lively discussions of local events. Enjoy a horse parade called a Tope or a local Costa Rican Rodeo a fiesta in the town are just a few of the things that are available during High Season. Zip Lining, fishing at all levels, mountain biking, walking, tours, boat tours, surfing, sunset cruises for $40 and tons of other activities abound in this lovely setting.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Can be converted to 2 twinbeds if desired. Includes onsuite
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king, 2 twin/ single, the king size bed can be converted to 2 twin beds
      • King size beds (2) Can be converted to twin beds, Twin or Single Beds (2) CAN BE CONVERTED TO A SECOND KING SIZE BED

      Bathrooms

      • 2 Bathrooms
        • 2 bathrooms have a full shower, toilet and sink. Natural light from the window.

        Location Type

          • Downtown
            The village of Playa Del Coco is about 1.7 KM's from the condo. The village has a lot of restaurants, bars, casinos, shops, grocery stores, 5 banks, pharmacies, medical facilities and much more.
          • Golf Course Front
            Papagayo Golf course is about 15 KM
          • Mountain View
            PROPERTY OVERLOOKS PLAYA DEL COCO HILLS BETWEEN TWO BEAUTIFUL BEACHES - PLAYA DEL COCO & OCOTAL, SEVERAL RESTURANTS NEARBY, SNORKELLING, SWIMMING, FISHING FROM SHORE. BEACH PICKNIC'S, BEACH MASSAGE,
          • Village
            There are shops, dive centers, banks, bakeries, FISH MONGERS, LOCAL BUTCHER, grocery stores, tour operators, car rentals, fast food outlets and much more.
          • Waterfront
            Two beaches are close by this property. OCOTAL BEACH is about 800 meters south and Playa Del Coco Beach is about 1 KM north. OCOTAL BEACH has great snorkeling.

            Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Living Room
                        32 INCH LCD TV, VCR, IPOD DOCK, Couch and Chair, side table with lamp, ceiling fan with light.
                      • Air Conditioning
                        3 LARGE A/C UNITS WITH INDIVIDUAL CONTROLS 3 CEILING FANS
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        FREE USE OF THE WASHER AND DRYER INCLUDED IN RENTAL COSTS
                      • Free Long Distance
                        CALL ANYWHERE IN COSTA RICA WITH CELL PHONE RENTAL $3 DAILY
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        NATURAL FROM THE SUN
                      • Internet
                        Free dedicated WiFi is included
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                        FINE QUALITY LINENS AND TOWELS. EXTRA BEACH TOWELS ALSO PROVIDED
                      • Broadband Access
                        FREE WIFI Available in the condo IS FOR YOUR EXCLUSIVE USE.
                      • Mobile Phone
                        LOCAL CELL WITH SIM CHIP IS AVAILABLE FOR $3 A DAY
                      • Parking
                        FREE PARKING IN OUR OWN LOT
                      • Parking Off Street
                        TWO PARKING AVAILABLE ON THIS LEVEL
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                        SPACE AVAILABLE
                      • Telephone
                        LOCAL CELL PHONE IS AVAILABLE WITH PRE CHARGED SIM CHIP $3.00
                      • Towels Provided
                        EXTRA BEACH TOWELS PROVIDED AS WELL AS LOTS FOR REGULAR USE.
                      • Washing Machine
                        FREE USE OF THE WASHER AND DRYER INCLUDED IN RENTAL COSTS
                      • Wireless Internet
                        FREE DEDICATED WiFi Available in the condo AND IS INCLUDED IN RENTAL!
                      • Free Wifi

                        Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            A LOT OF EXTRAS
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            full set of dishes, extra white and red wine glasses,
                          • Kitchen
                            FULL SIZE STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, + MICROWAVE
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                            ATLAS BRAND STAINLESS STEEL 30 INCH OVEN
                          • Pantry Items
                            pots and pans are high quality, extra fry pans, baking trays, muffin tins and more.
                          • Refrigerator
                            STAINLESS STEEL
                          • Stove
                            FULL SIZE 30 INCH 4 BURNER STOVE AND OVEN
                          • Toaster
                            4 slice toaster

                            Dining

                              • Dining
                                Kitchen is equipped with a table and four padded chairs.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 4 people

                                Entertainment

                                  • Books
                                    lots of books to choose from in our library
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Music Library
                                    IPOD DOCKING STATION INCLUDED.
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    (3) 32 INCH FLAT SCREEN LCD TV plus two additional TV'S, one in each bedroom
                                  • Television
                                    (3)
                                  • Video Library
                                    A SELECTION OF DVD'S ARE AVAILABLE FROM MY COLLECTION

                                    Outside

                                      • Bicycles
                                        Two 18 speed mountain bikes are available for rental.
                                      • Boat
                                        Sunset cruises, fishing boats of all kinds. FOR INSHORE OR DEEP SEA FISHING FOR MARLIN, SAILFISH, MAHI MAHI AND MORE
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        (2) LARGE ENOUGH FOR SEVERAL PEOPLE AT FRONT IN ADDITION TO THE RANCHO AREA
                                      • Gazebo
                                        THIS AREA IS ALSO KNOWN AS THE RANCHO. COMES WITH TABLE AND CHAIRS AS WELL AS A SINK. IT CAN BE USED FOR PARTIES OR JUST A SHADY SPOT TO RELAX OR BBQ
                                      • Golf
                                        Papagayo Course is about 15 KM's away
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        On the beach rentals
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Two BBQ's one gas and one charcoal
                                      • Tennis
                                        COURTS AT COCO BAY CLUB $10 CHARGE

                                        Suitability

                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • wheelchair accessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Private Pool
                                                (8) 8 pools on the complex. there is an infinity pool with a beautiful mountain view on the 3rd level. GREAT TO WATCH SUNSETS

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Massage
                                                  • Staff

                                                    Attractions

                                                      • churches
                                                      • cinemas
                                                      • duty free shops
                                                      • festivals
                                                      • health/beauty spa
                                                      • marina
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • zoo

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • beachcombing
                                                          • boating
                                                          • eco tourism
                                                          • gambling casinos
                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • photography
                                                          • bird watching
                                                          • shelling
                                                          • shopping
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking
                                                          • whale watching
                                                          • wildlife viewing

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • fitness center
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • hospital
                                                              • laundromat
                                                              • massage therapist
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • rafting
                                                                  • basketball court
                                                                  • deepsea fishing
                                                                  • equestrian events
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • fly fishing
                                                                  • freshwater fishing
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • golf privileges optional
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • jet skiing
                                                                  • kayaking
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • mountain climbing
                                                                  • mountaineering
                                                                  • parasailing
                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • rock climbing
                                                                  • roller blading
                                                                  • sailing
                                                                  • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                  • snorkeling
                                                                  • snorkeling/diving
                                                                  • sound/bay fishing
                                                                  • spelunking
                                                                  • surf fishing
                                                                  • surfing
                                                                  • swimming
                                                                  • tennis
                                                                  • water skiing
                                                                  • water tubing
                                                                  • whitewater rafting
                                                                  • wind-surfing

                                                                    Notes

                                                                      • BEAUTIUL SUNSETS EVERY NIGHT FROM THE INFINITY POOL ON THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN. YOUR INDIVIDUAL Pool at your front door. Small 24 unit complex with friendly neighbours from all over the world. Rancho by the pool. 8 pools in the three level complex with an INFINITY POOL on the highest level. Pools are available to everyone. FREE PARKING, YOU CAN DRINK THE WATER FROM THE TAP IT IS SAFE. THE COMPLETE COMPLEX IS MANAGED BY A GROUP OF CARING OWNERS SO IT IS VERY WELL MAINTAINED. THE OPTIONS FOR ACTIVITIES ARE VERY BROAD AND ALL CAN BE ENJOYED DURING THE ENDLESS SUNNY DAYS.

                                                                        6 Reviews

                                                                        Excellent4.5/5

                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        Fantastic location nice condo well worth the trip!

                                                                        Nice condo perfect location. We usually walked to Ocotal beach and drove to Coco beach (windy narrow road was safer but can walk to both). Harvey met us and took care of any needs we had with the condo. Need a better cleaning service and exterminator for the ants. Talked to Frank and he appreciated our reports and took care of them. Beds were super comfy, pool very nice, need more lounge chairs for pool. They have 2 washers and 1 dryer for your usage free. This is a great price would like to return and rent for a longer period of time. They are 45 minutes from the airport roads are nice. Prefer this area of Costa Rica wasn’t as humid and they have nice ocean breezes. Snorkeling on Ocotal was nice if the jellyfish weren’t around. Depending on the wind is how you determine where to snorkel. Husband fished off the rocky point at low tide. Just need smaller Meps spinners, or bait. Many tourists from Toronto and locals very nice. Lots of grocery stores and a wonderful open fruit market down the road. Worth the long journey from Alaska to thaw out. There is a Club Coco where you can play tennis use the pool, weight room, take yoga classes and eat at the best restaurant called Santorini. Only costs $75 for 1 week family membership. So this condo had everything even affordable golf $65/person for clubs, cart, green fees at Vista Ridge golf and country club. I contacted the manager and he gave us a deal. Loved it was hard to come back to below zero temps. Thanks Frank and Harvey for being there for us. Susan

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Thank you Susan for the lovely review. You were our first guests during high season and we had just hired a new cleaning service and we are just getting used to each other's programs. I refunded the security deposit and the cleaning fee and apologize for the mix up. I will have the condo sprayed for bugs and ants. Thank you for being so understanding Re the cleaning. If you do want to return we would love to be your hosts again. You are lovely people.

                                                                        Frank

                                                                        Great Property, Not the Best Location

                                                                        Jess H.

                                                                        To start off on a positive note, the condo and grounds were quite nice. The landscaping was beautiful, the grounds and pools were clean and tidy, the neighbors were awesome, there were several pools to choose from, and there was plenty of free parking.

                                                                        However, the location of this condo is not ideal. Especially if you don't have a car. Playa Ocotal is within walking distance, but the walk involves several steep hills that would not be great for anyone with mobility issues. Ocotal is a nice enough beach, but small, and the only facility is Father Rooster's, which is not a bad little spot, but I'm not a fan of hanging out at the same place every day.

                                                                        Playas del Coco is larger, and has a small 'town' beside it, but doesn't offer much in the way of nightlife. It is not walking distance from this condo; it is about a 10 minute drive.

                                                                        If you have a car, and prefer the very relaxed vacation style rather than adventure and exploring, this place could work for you.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Hello Jess : I am glad that your overall experience here was a positive one. The location is 1.7 KM's from the center of Playa Del Coco so it is a short drive. Some people walk it as there form of morning exercise. Thanks to my wonderful neighbors who are often mentioned in the reviews. I trust that all the other things were working properly and that you were satisfied with the condo and its comfort. I thank you for your review and comments so people with limited mobility will be made more aware. The small town has three locations that have live music and dancing each night, all you can eat pizza and pasta and movie night for $9. Happy hour from 3 to 7 with $2 drinks. A beach side bar/restaurant with music and dancing, the boardwalk, the casino, The Hard Rock Cafe and several excellent restaurants to choose from. I hope you return to enjoy all the adventures that Costa Rica has to offer. Frank

                                                                        Great Condo and Area!

                                                                        Nancy C.

                                                                        We stayed at this condo for 10 nights and enjoyed every minute. The condo itself has everything needed for an independent vacation where you can cook when you want and just relax by the pool. The neighbours were terrific and very helpful in activities and events happening. Frank was very accommodating and available when needed. The area is super for walking daily either to the beach or to Playa Coco. No rental car is needed which we loved. The local beaches along with eateries were all great. Food is terrific and the locals are very friendly. Wonderful vacation and definitely planning to return next year.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Thanks Nancy:

                                                                        I am pleased that you found everything you wanted in your vacation here in Coco.

                                                                        Please come back when you need more of the rest and relaxation that only Costa Rica can offer.

                                                                        Frank.

                                                                        Great condo!

                                                                        Kellie G.

                                                                        During our 9 night stay we found everything perfect, just as described. Pool area beautiful, condo well equipped, friendly neighbours, we walked daily to either Ocotal beach or Playa del Coco. Taxi from Coco $2. Weather was fantastic. Frank provided airport pick up and drop off for a reasonable price and took us for a tour and grocery shopping when we arrived.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Thanks for your generous review. I am pleased you both enjoyed the condo and the grounds to say nothing of the people there. I do have some items you left behind. What do you want to do with them?

                                                                        Frank.

                                                                        Great winter get away.

                                                                        AdventurerCalgary, Alberta, Canada

                                                                        During our 3 week stay we found everything as described and better. Mature tropical landscaping around pool, condo well equipped, friendly owners, could walk to both Ocotal beach and Playa del Coco (no vehicle required). Weather was perfect. Frank provided airport pick up and drop off, groceries requested and great advise on local sites.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Thanks for the great review Larry. We as so glad you enjoyed our condo and found everything you wanted and needed. We would love to have you as guests again. Lucia the cleaning lady was overwhelmed with your generous tip.

                                                                        Frank & Linda.

                                                                        A great spot to visit and return to.

                                                                        COntario Canada

                                                                        We had a great stay! The weather was perfect. The condo great! Slept incredibly well!

                                                                        Playas Del Coco had lots of variety in restaurants. $5.00 cab ride to town inc. tip. We used trip advisor as a guide to choose restaurants and it was right on. Beaches were convenient. Pool right outside the door. Frank and Linda were great hosts. They pre stocked the fridge upon request and assisted with a grocery trip. We took two tours and the tour company picked up at the condo.

                                                                        We will be back and highly recommend it.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Hi Charlie: Thanks for the great review. We were so happy that you enjoyed yourselves and plan on returning.

                                                                        We just returned and are reviewing our information so that is why i am responding so long after your visit. We look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

                                                                        Regards,

                                                                        Frank.

                                                                        Location

                                                                        Cantón Carrillo, Costa Rica

                                                                        BLUE FLAG BEACH AT OCOTAL, ZIPLINING ON THE CONGO TRAIL LESS THAN 20 MINUTES AWAY, HORSEBACK RIDING ALSO ON THE CONGO TRAIL, LESS THAN 1 HOUR TO VOLCANO AT RINCON, 3 HOURS TO ARENAL VOLCANO, WORLD FAMOUS SURF BEACHES 1 HOUR SOUTH, TONS OF ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE LOCALLY. PROFESSIONAL TOUR OPERATORS WILL TAKE YOU TO SEE THE CROCODILES, MONKEY'S, LIZARDS, BIRD WATCHING, TICO LUNCH INCLUDED WITHIN 1 HOUR OF THE CONDO. HORSEBACK RIDING, NATURE TOURS, WATERFALLS, NATIONAL PARKS, SURF BEACHES, HAPPY HOUR BARS WHERE THE DRINKS COST $2.

                                                                        Availability

                                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                                        Tax Rate
                                                                        13%

                                                                        AIRPORT PICK UP AND DROP OFF - WE WILL PICK UP AND DROP OFF AT THE AIRPORT FOR UP TO 4 PEOPLE $90 TOTAL. TAXI'S ARE $60 + TIP EACH WAY.

                                                                        $99avg/night
                                                                        6 Reviews
                                                                        Excellent 4.5/5
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