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Luxury Villa Bougainvillea with spectacular Flamingo beach and ocean views.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 7,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 2 half baths, sleeps 6

Northridge of, new home! The newest and one of the nicest homes in Flamingo! This beautiful home has incredible views of the entire Flamingo Beach. Villa Bouganvillea is a must for your list. Finished with natural rock accents and brick domed ceilings, this is a one of a kind home in the area with beautiful ocean, beach and mountain views. You'll never want to leave the house...unless it is to go walk along beautiful Flamingo Beach or walk to one of several fine restaurants of the area. Tropical and natural with luxury describes this home. One of the nicest homes in the area and the newest. Just completed and furnished, ready for you to enjoy! The home has large open spaces with folding doors to completely open up to bring the outdoors inside while enjoying the nice ocean breeze. The large infinity edge pool is definitely one to be enjoyed while sitting in the jacuzzi or just watching the activity on Flamingo Beach. If you like, take the short walk to the beach.

Each room is tastefully decorated with items such as large seashell sinks, natural stone showers, cane ceilings, brick dome ceilings, beautiful rock granite, professional appliances, tropical native and imported furniture, outdoor shower, the list goes on! The front entry steps down into an open courtyard with a large rock waterfall and beautiful plants including flowering bouganvillea.

The third bedroom has a kitchenette for those who wish to just relax and enjoy their privacy. This bedroom is entered from the front courtyard area. The new addition of the 4th bedroom is located outside the house and is entered from stairs at the pool area to go to the second floor where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful views. In the master, there is a jacuzzi and an outdoor shower. The house includes cable Internet, fully furnished kitchen ready for cooking, ice maker, dishwasher, laundry room, and handicap accessible.

Every room is large and spacious with an airy tropical feel. One can spend days just enjoying the beauty of the house and the views. Definitely, Villa Bouganvillea should be on every one's rental list.

More Details

Property Manager
Special Places Of Costa Rica
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager


Amazing view! Large, comfortable house with plenty of space. Bar seating and a giant dining table. Entire back of house opens up to the horizon pool and outdoor seating area. A/C units in every room so you can take a break from the humidity at night (or whenever). Older kids will love the privacy of the external access bedrooms, which are still within the secure, fenced perimeter of the property. Our 10-year-old girls stayed in the upstairs bedroom. Short walk down the hill to the town center and beach (going back up is a little more strenuous). Two excellent restaurants within walking distance: Coco Loco (eat on the beach) and Angelina's in the town center. Beach is clean and sandy. Marie's is a good place for breakfast (also in the town center). Grocery store is 5 minutes away by car. We took an Ecotrans shuttle from the airport to the town and then rented a car from Economy in the town center. From there, it was a 30 second drive to the house, which has a secure garage. Some of the roads are a little sketchy, and we didn't want to have to worry about finding our way to the house from the airport. However, once there, we found that Google Maps works pretty well for navigation. Lots of good restaurants within driving distance, even in low season.
Jun 2017
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Playa Flamingo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - outdoor shower , master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , jetted tub , master
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
  • Bath towels and beach towels are provided. Each bathroom is fabulously finished with natural rock features.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • Bedrooms are all suites with bathrooms. Linens are provided. Each room is beautifully furnished and decorated.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Luxury Villa Bougainvillea with spectacular Flamingo beach and ocean views.
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 25 reviews

Missing the "attention to detail"

  • 3 of 5

Pictures make it look larger then it actually is and its a bit outdated. But as far as 5 star, no can do.


Fans are loaded with dust, bath mats are old and gross, and you need shower shoes, for sure. I know they don't ever sanitize it,

(very slimey).

Back stairs to the upper room are not cared for/very dirty, or at least not the week we were there. My mom actually washed them before we had guest for dinner.

Spider webs in most rooms, bedrooms smell old and musty.

The master bdrm (green) has a strong urine smell, quite awful, my mother let the management know, and their response was, "that we only paid for the basic cleaning." WHAT??? We have never heard of anything like this, they didnt even come to the house to see what the concern was. The office is 200 ft away.

POOL - 4

Very nice, tile could use scrubbing (a little slimey)

VIEW - 5

It really has a beautiful view, that's the best part of the house.


Playa Flamingo is a pretty sleepy town, everything closes 9:30/10. From the house, you can take a short cut to the beach, where there is one hotel, one beach restaurant/bar. (10 minute walk) Other then that, you need a car. Dont miss dinner or you will have to drive to Tamarindo to eat.


The response to the urine complaint was unacceptable.

Also, make sure you ask for an inventory sheet when you check in, we got charged for 13 mix match glasses for $50. What we would do with 13 mix match kitchen glasses, Im not sure. That was a bunch of bullshit but it's a foreign country and some things you just can't fight, like a US top of the line property.

So, bottom line, if your looking for a 5 star VIEW, and not worried about the rest, this is for you.

BUT if you expect a lot from a 5 star villa, like you should, go elsewhere.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lemont, IL


  • 5 of 5

This property is incredible! It truly is as it is described and the pictures do not do it justice. If you are considering renting this home do it! You will not be disappointed.

If you are looking for some good ice cream, head down to the plaza area just outside Marie's restaurant (great breakfasts!). There is a family who makes homemade ice cream and adds different liquors to it, that is so delicious! They do have some for kids as well.

We will definitely try to return to this property again soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Uxbridge, Ontario

Can't lose with that view!

  • 5 of 5

We were 6 adults and 2 kids staying for two weeks in this amazing house. We rented at the end of the rainy season (beginning of December) and had a few days of rain and clouds, but that didn't even matter with the huge covered outdoor living area in this house.d

There are a few cosmetic issues with the house that should be fixed - the kitchen sink is concrete and has a big (saucer size) chunk of concrete missing and because its green it just doesn't look clean. The water in CR is high in calcium so the washer and dishwasher are full of calcium scale - it didn't really affect if they worked or not, but don't look great.

We had only one issue, with the ice maker, but they were VERY quick to come and fix it for us and very responsive to any inquiries.

The view and outdoor space in this home MORE than made up for the few cosmetic issues - so much so that we're hoping to book it again for 2 weeks next year. You can't beat the location and space wise it really worked for us.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Savannah GA

Thank you Special Places...Amazing Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Villa Bouganvillea is Gorgeous! My family and I chose this home from many others we viewed online. What drew our attention at first look....the entry way/bouganvillea, open living areas/bedrooms/natural rock showers/shell sinks in master/the doors that open to view the amazing infinity pool/Flamingo Beach views/gourmet kitchen/circular stairs leading to upstairs bedroom/rock entry waterfall. What you don't see online are the intriguing tiki masks/cultural framed linen "wraps" - beautiful!!! We loved the pool and the ocean view - felt like you can touch the ocean, you feel so close. The sunrises/sunsets - more breathtaking than one can put in words - up daily to see sunrise/beach walk. Roy, with Special Places, was the first person we met to give us keys/house information. So friendly and accommodating to make sure we had the best vacation! Randy & Phem with Special Places very helpful in organizing our trip/directions/tour. We did Miravalles Volcano tour and Goose (Hanar) is superb! So friendly, knowledgable, felt like family with us! Goose did a fabulous job with his driving, information of MIravalles volcano and stayed with us every step of the way! Beautiful waterfalls/swimming/fantastic lunch/trek through mountain/suspension bridges (Thank goodness only 2) bridges!)/mud pool/viewing volcano geothermic activity). Goose even stopped at a local coffee store/gift store on way home. We got to see & hear Howler Monkeys too! Family had the BEST time and made so many memorable memories. Have to give thanks to the Beautiful Tikos we, so, so friendly and helpful, everywhere we went. Loved seeing Tamarindo (Nari Italian Restaurant -Great Pizza!!!), Playa Grande too!! Playa Grande has great beach/view. Must eat in Playa Grande (Restaurant Huerto, restaurant & pizzeria!). Huerto would be #1 on our list for pizza with Nari in Tamarindo 2nd!!! Saw Playa Conchal & Playa Coco as well. Loved Brasilito too! Super Massei grocery store...convenient, had what we needed, great grocery store. Marie's restaurant - fabulous breakfast foods/Restaurant Pleamar fun dinner - we really enjoyed so much! We fell in love with Costa was so hard to leave.... Thank you Special Places, Special Places Associates, Special Places services/ Goose (Miravalles Tour Guide), Tikos we met, places we saw, Villa Bouganvillea home, for the most relaxing, BEST family vacation! We would do this again in a hearbeat, hopefully sooner than later!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property

  • 4 of 5

The house was great but it had some issues. First, there was no one at the Special Places office when we arrived - had to wait for someone to give us keys to the house, bring us there, etc. (They were aware of our arrival time.) When we finally arrived at the house, it hadn't been opened up for guests arriving - it was nice and clean but the AC wasn't on and it was hot and stuffy. Seems like they could've aired it out a bit. (minor problem) The security system was messed up (they did come to fix it while we were there) but it's not set up well. Be aware- if you have small children with you, this house may not work. Two of the bedrooms are entered from outside the main house so the security system isn't connected to these bedrooms. I was a little uncomfortable with that. The garbage disposal in the kitchen sink is turned on from an awkward hiding place under the sink and it doesn't work well at all...kind of gross really - water kept backing up into the sink. I was told there were 6 lounge chairs, and there were only 4 (again, minor) Other than these issues, the house worked out really well for us. The pool and patio area is great - spent most of our time there. The beach is lovely - quite a downhill trek but it was a good work-out coming back. If you're interested in a catamaran tour, call Mateo at Manta Rey...he was fantastic!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carolyn for your FOUR STAR rating, it was a true pleasure to host you and your family. We very much appreciate feedback from our clients, this way we can only make the stay from future clients more comfortable! I do want to share some thoughts on the items you shared with you: As you had to wait at our office for a little while, it was for the simple reason that when you arrived, our check in person, Roy, was doing another check in of another client. It also might have been that you arrived later than the expected time of arrival, and as we have a tight schedule and you arrived after office hours, we still managed that you only had to wait for approximate 10 minutes. The day of your arrival the alarm system had a little issue, which was fixed the day after. Unfortunate sometimes this happens, and our team manages to respond and fix these littles items very quickly. We do not run the AC’s prior to each client’s arrival, for the reason that the AC’s only take 5 minutes to cool down the rooms. Also electric in Costa Rica is expensive, and we try to save on energy where we can for the better of our planet. Upon you check out, you had mentioned to us that you had some issues with the disposal, and we checked upon it as we had clients coming in that same afternoon. The disposal was in good working condition. We always mention to costumers to inform us about the smallest doubt or issue regarding the house, that’s why we are there for. This is the same for the chairs, we have them storage to protect them from the weather, and we could have taken them out for you. It does enjoy us that you had great time with your family in Villa Bougainvillea and Flamingo. We hope we can host you on your next visit to Costa Rica. Kenny
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Best Family Vacation Yet!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Bougainvillea is absolutely immaculate, beautiful and has all of the amenities you are looking for in a "home away from home". Although there are other properties near Villa Bougainvillea, the landscaping makes it feel completely private and comfortable. The ocean waves are audible from the terrace or the living room if you leave the patio doors open. There are 2 private "en-suites" which make it great for large groups / families that want their own privacy. For travelers going during "dry" season, please note that at times your water will be turned off. This happens not just in Villa Bougainvillea, but throughout Guanacaste, especially the last month of dry season - which is when we traveled there. It is usually turned off in the early morning for about an hour. Not too inconvenient. If you travel any other time, you should not run into this problem. Location is great and "centralized" to get to many other places easily. "Special Places of Guanacaste" concierge services were outstanding and made excursion arrangements ahead of time and also last minute. They did a wonderful job, and our family did not miss out on any Costa Rican adventure. The locals around Villa Bougainvillea are so pleasant, and the nearby Restaurants were great and have some live free entertainment - fire throwing-belly dancing-flying yoga and more. Make sure you explore the volcanoes, go white water rafting, surfing, horse back riding and ATVing. ATVing is so much more fun in Costa Rica than anywhere in the U.S. Also, if you think that it is impossible to surf, guess again. Special Places hooked us up with a SUPERBOLOUS surf instructor, and my kids and I actually "rode the waves" for the first time ever. EXHILARATING!

Villa Bougainvillea is HUGE, beautifully decorated, has the most comfortable sleeping arrangements, incredible view, large and clean pool and a wonderful waterfall in entrance foyer that has great ambiance. Any family would enjoy there stay here!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Liberia International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Mariner Inn
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Reserva Conhal
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Car: recommended

Flamingo Beach is located in the Guanacaste region on the Pacific northwest coast of Costa Rica. Flamingo is one hour from the Liberia International Airport and 3.5 hours from the San Jose Airport.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, parasailing, kayaking, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa


Rates & Availability

Playa Flamingo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
June, July, August
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 19 2017 - Dec 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Year 2018
Dec 26 2017 - Jan 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Easter 2018
Mar 24 2018 - Mar 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Green Season 2018
May 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Low Season 2018
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2018
Dec 19 2018 - Dec 25 2018
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Year 2019
Dec 26 2018 - Jan 1 2019
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Booking Fee $40
Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 13.0%

Nightly $600 for 3 bedrooms and $700 for 4 bedrooms
Nov to Aug Weekly for 3 bedrooms: $3900
Nov to Aug Weekly for 4 bedrooms: $4600
Sept to Oct Weekly for 3 bedrooms: $2500
Sept to Oct Weekly for 4 bedrooms: $3000
Easter Week: $4500
Christmas & New Year's Weeks: $7000

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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