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Luxury Ocean view 3 Bedroom Home with Optional 2 Bedroom Casita sleeps 6-10

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 4,550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights


About the property

3 or 5 Bedroom, 4 full and 2 half baths

Resting on the hillside overlooking Hermosa Bay and her majestic sunsets sits a truly unique property. Casa Puesta del Sol is available as either a 3 or 5 bedroom vacation property. The upper Casa is 2700 sq ft. Sleeping 6 people with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, the home is beautifully complimented with handmade tropical wooden doors,cabinets and windows. Custom made rattan furniture adds the finishing touches of luxury to this outstanding home. The pool with its sunken bar contains 4 full size bar stools, a sink and refrigerator also has 3 in the water bar stools and whirlpool with built in bench. The views of the ocean from all areas are simply spectacular.

Both homes are connected by a short staircase from the upper home's backyard. You access the Casita on the 2nd floor with its great ocean views. The Casita is also decorated with custom rattan furnishings. (Continued Below Further Details)

A private world has been thoughtfully created for your senses.The Rainforest Backyard abounds with fauna and flora. A rock waterfall with cascading waters into the lagoon pool and matching stone patio for sunbathing complete this magical natural paradise.

Both homes are totally private yet so close together. Privacy is maintained even though both homes are located on the same lot because they exist on two different levels. When traveling with a larger group this feature allows for moments of retreatable enjoyment. Nowhere in the Papagayo area will you find a property that compares with Casa and Casita Puesta del Sol.

Amenities Abound: The upper home has full American Kitchen with all the utensils needed to prepare any meal. All bedrooms have TVs and DVD Players. Dining seating for 6 and additional space for 3 at the kitchen's raised granite countertop. Outside a 35 by 12 ft covered patio with fans is the perfect place to relax from the sun or have that evening cocktail as the kaleidoscope of colors explode in front of your eyes in sunsets that are just too incredible to believe.

The Casita has its own unique features. On the first floor the step down shower/ tub adds a touch class. Views of the ocean and sunsets from the second floor are wonderful. The rainforest backyard is so encompassing that you will ask yourself ' why do I need to go anywhere else?'

But you do need to see this wonderful country and the Home has the perfect location from which to journey. Hermosa is the closest beach community to 2 National parks and to the Arenal Volcano. Playas del Coco is 10 mins away, nightlife, dining and full market.

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Playa Hermosa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Electricity usage will be monitored. Reasonable use is OK. Abuse will be considered damage and renters will be surcharged.
  • Rental Agreement must be signed and mailed to Owner, address available upon booking. No rental is final without the contract and agreement to its term
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , partial sunken with a mirrored bay window
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Extra Large Shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Exterior - toilet , Out by upper pool
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , At Casita
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , At Casita
  • Bathroom #1 is private to Bedroom #1. Bathroom #2 has a private entrance to Bedroom #3 and public hallway access. The Casita has a unique step down sunken tub/shower on the 1st floor bedroom level and a shower stall on the upper floor living room level.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , At Casa
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , At Casa
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , At Casa
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , At Casita
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , At Casita
  • All Bedrooms have Cable TV
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • 10 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Telephone with U.S. Telephone number Free calls to U.S. and Canada. Friends and family call you by calling a U.S. telephone. Rental includes 1 day maid service provided on weekly rentals. Additional maid service is available for fee. Wireless high speed internet access.


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Luxury Ocean view 3 Bedroom Home with Optional 2 Bedroom Casita sleeps 6-10
average rating of 4.974359 based on 83 reviews

Everything we hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

What can I say....but WOW! We vacationed here for the first time (not our last) in January of 2018. The seven of us stayed at this property for one week. We rented both the Casa and the Casita. This property has it all. The layout of the house is perfect. Grand indoor-outdoor living area makes the house feel larger than it is. The bedrooms are perfectly spacious with all the comforts of home. We particularly enjoyed the large outdoor covered patio. The pool was amazing situated on the property for perfect sunset views. Speaking of the view, it's to die for. The view of the beach and ocean gave you a sense that you were sitting on top of the world. Every night's sunset was different and enjoyable.

The house is nestled in a gated community with an amazing staff on stand by for anything you might need, even if its a silly question. I would give their service 4 stars on their own!

We highly enjoyed the location on the house as well! Very close to the beach, restaurants, excursion tours and a convenience store. You don't have to go far and plus you feel like a local in the area. Playa Hermosa beach has amazing views, small playground were our kids played (8 & 11) and beach side bars and grills where we went almost every day (Aquasport)!

The owner of the property needs a review of his own! He has owned his house for many years and the love for his home shows. He was very easy to work with and helped me plan this vacation every step of the way. From the house, to connecting me with the right people to book excursions, car rental and dining options to telling us where to shop for groceries. He was very thorough through out the whole process that I might not want to deal with anyone else when I vacation in Costa Rica again.

Stay amazing Costa Rica, we will be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow what can I say! WE the owner and the management company work hard to make the vacation for a traveler as smooth as possible. When someone appreciates the time and love we put into a rental, a reward such as these comments makes it all worth the effort. Thanks and it would be a pleasure to help you again.
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Great Vacation at Puesta del Sol

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! We love that house, it is large , outstanding ocean view and the staff was great as well ! We hope to come back next year again

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent! Would stay again..extremely comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Family and Business Partner found tbis property to be perfect. From the views to house amenities. Management company and Concierge was great to work with and set up extra services for our group that were professional and wonderful.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waterford, Michigan

Very nice place to stay, with great views!

  • 4 of 5

Overall, i would most definitely come here again! From this house its a 10 minute walk to Playa Hermosa beach, a short drive to Playa Panama and playa coco, and surfing city of Tamarindo, 45 minute drive to Llanos de Cortes, the most beautiful waterfall in all of Costa Rica. Playa hermosa (sandy bottom, very small waves, no dropoffs) is a great beach for adults and kids, and even at busiest time of year (Christmas) there were still plenty of spots on the beach for our group of 8 adults.

The house has excellent views of the hillside, is inside a gated community with a guard. Some unique highlights over and above most houses were charcoal grill with an overhead light, lighted pool, very nice landscaping with cactus and bougainvillea flowers. Grethel Vega from property management company was outstanding and checked us in. She always picked up the phone when we had a question about the property.

The only reason I gave it 4 stars is I give 5 stars for perfection or almost perfection. As with any very large house, there a few MINOR things that were not working or broke while we were there. None of these minor things (toaster would not stay down, faucets loose, 1 drawer front came off, dishwasher filter plugged...) affected the quality of our vacation, and we had a fantastic time! I would stay here again in a heartbeat because of the proximity to a fantastic beach, and fantastic restaurants. Our favorite restaurant was Casita de Mariscos - stuffed fish filet and chocolate cake. Monkeys were in the trees overhead while we watched the sunset. A very close second was Aquasport for fish tacos and the sunset. Both are on the beach at Playa Hermosa. Make sure you bring plenty of bug spray and sunblock, and use them both on the very first day!!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Really glad you had a great time. Sorry for the small problems but as you said it's always something! Love to have you all back again. Jeff
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Exceeded expectations.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect accommodations. Can’t wait to return.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Millville, Utah

Dream Vacation Home - Amazing View & Pool!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many vacation rentals over the years, but this home stands out as the most amazing ever! It was comfortable and spacious with lots of little personal touches that made us feel right at home. The great room was a wonderful gathering place for our family and the bedrooms were spacious and very cozy. But by far, our favorite place to hang out was the huge, well-designed pool with swim-up bar. This pool rivaled many of the hotel pools we have seen. We loved the fact that one end was shallow and one end was deep where we could actually swim. We loved watching the fireflies at night from the pool, and the view of the bay and ocean was spectacular. We saw many colors of butterflies and we loved looking for lizards as well as watching for many species of birds.

The owner, Jeff was very kind to let us rent the home last-minute when our previous plans fell through. He was a gracious host and we were very impressed with the fact that he called us the first day to make sure we were comfortable and answer any questions.

The kitchen is very well-equipped and the décor and layout are very welcoming to guests. We loved that fact that a mini Bluetooth speaker was even provided so that we could listen to our music while swimming—a nice touch. The property managers were so helpful and very interested in making sure our stay was perfect.

We will dream about this home and our vacation here for years to come and we hope to come back someday. I would highly recommend this home to anyone who wants to enjoy the perfect mix of comfort and luxury in Costa Rica. Our experience here could not have been better.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property Manager

Jeffrey Grayson
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

Why Jeffrey Grayson chose Playa Hermosa

Fantastic views, very large outdoor space, full pools not plunge pools, beautiful grounds, very reasonable walking distance to the beach and restaurants, mere 20 minutes to the Liberia Airport

What makes this house unique

Casa Puesta has amazing views of the ocean and sunsets. It also has the one of the largest backyard areas in Hermosa allowing for the entire group to mingle poolside. There a several shaded areas. With a combo rental you can have 2 areas to relax and get some privacy from the others in your group.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Wow! What a great time in paradise. This trip was a Christmas present from my wife and I to my kids and other family members (13 of them) that was truly the gift that kept on giving. We spent (2) exciting weeks of fun and relaxation at the beautiful, comfortable, spacious and secure villa Puesto Del Sol, which also included a separate but equally nice casita that accommodated the overflow of people aged 5 to 89. Great accommodations, terrific pools, (both the main house and the casita had their own), endless activities and stunning views of the ocean from our mountainside perch made this a truly memorable experience. The crew at Beach Front Properties, which included our agent Tim Ellis and concierge Guss really took care of our every need and their advice and assistance was invaluable in making the most of our time there. The property was well maintained and included a generous amount of space for our family to spread out---the daily maid service (Elsey) was a much appreciated bonus. We also hired a local women "Rocio's Kitchen" who prepared (3) different Costa Rican meals for us, each one of them unique, authentic and very tasty. There were also plenty of excellent restaurants in the area we enjoyed.

Additionally, we took almost daily advantage of the fantastic array of activities offered through Tico Tours, to explore the area and take advantage of day-trips that included zip-lining, sail boat cruises, beach hopping, horse-back riding, hot springs, ATV ‘ing, snorkeling, river boat excursions, you name it. Our guide, Bernal Mata, the owner of Tico Tours, was without question the most knowledgeable, attentive and fun-to-be-with guide any of us had encountered while on vacation and most of us have traveled the world. His direction, input and adventurous spirit were indispensable for getting the most out of 14 days in paradise.

Overall, everything worked out beautifully and I guess the best recommendation we could give is---we'll be back later this year!
Jan 2012
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Car: recommended

Located only 20 minutes from Liberia International Airport, this new property is well situated for those seeking adventure while appreciating the pleasure and convenience of Luxury Accommodations. Minutes off our beach is arguably the best deep-sea fishing in the world, Witch's Rock's renowned waves are 25 min. Cultural shopping in neighboring Del Coco (10 min.) and Liberia (30 min.) Brilliant Hiking, Hot Springs, Mud Holes, Waterfalls, Remote Beaches and more all within an hour at Santa Rosa and Rincon De La Vieja National Parks. Tropical scenery and gorgeous views lie about all over Costa Rica, a memorable drive east takes you to Monteverde's Cloud Forests and Arenal's surreal feel in 2.5 hrs.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
cleaning fee $100

ALL RATES ARE FOR THE MAIN HOUSE ONLY THE CASITA IS AN EXTRA $100 PER NIGHT. EXCEPT XMAS AND NEW YEARS WHERE THE CASITA IS INCLUDED IN THE RATE. Pets MAY be acceptable with a much larger security deposit and increased cleaning fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund